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Theresa May's ideological power grab will hold up Brexit negotiations. It's almost like that she planned it that way - The Independent

theresa-may-donald-tusk.jpg Theresa May welcomes Donald Tusk to 10 Downing Street. Negotiations between Britain and the EU will now be stalled by the process of a general election campaign EPA. Theresa May triggered Article 50 on 29 March, nine days ...and more »

Tajani in London: “Citizens deserve certainty regarding their post-Brexit future” - EU News

Antonio Tajani stressed the importance of a deal to safeguard people's rights in the wake of Brexit during a meeting with UK Prime Minister Theresa May this morning. "The European Parliament's message is clear: strongly defending their interests is our ...and more »

Theresa May's cold election calculus - Macleans.ca

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to speak to the media outside her official residence of 10 Downing Street in London, Tuesday April 18, 2017. May announced she will seek early election on June 8 (Alastair Grant/AP/CP). It was the best kept ...and more »

The markets adjust their Brexit calculations - The Economist (blog)

Sterling has risen because investors think a Conservative victory will allow a softer approach to Brexit. But that may not be the right call. Buttonwood's notebook. Apr 19th 2017. by Buttonwood. SOMETIMES the markets are genuinely surprised. On the ...and more »

UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for snap election for June 8 - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Theresa May calls for a general election on June 8, saying that the country needs political unity while negotiating the terms of Britain's exit from the EU. British Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to ...and more »

The UK Snap Election Is Riskier Than It Seems - FiveThirtyEight

Theresa May's conservatives are probably headed to a big win, but polls in the U.K. are terrible. By Nate Silver. Filed under UK Election · Facebook · Twitter · Email. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May outside 10 Downing Street in London on Tuesday ...and more »

Theresa May calls for UK general election on 8 June - The Guardian

Theresa May has said she wants to hold a snap general election on 8 June, despite repeatedly claiming that she was against the idea of an early vote. In a surprise statement outside Downing Street on Tuesday morning, the prime minister claimed that ...and more »

General election 2017: the biggest threat to the HE Bill since it was introduced - Times Higher Education (THE) (blog)

The announcement of a June general election in the UK, just two years shy of the last one, has come as a surprise. Even prime minister Theresa May had previously ruled out an early election. But, over the weekend, the opinion polls suggested that the ...and more »

Theresa May has ruled out taking part in any televised general election debates — but that won't deter the broadcasters - Business Insider

LONDON — Theresa May has ruled out taking part in any televised general election debates before the planned June 8 vote. Asked whether the prime minister would take part in televised debates, a Conservative spokesperson said this afternoon: "Our ...and more »

Theresa May Calls for New Election in Britain, Seeking Stronger 'Brexit' Mandate - New York Times

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain on Tuesday called for an early election in less than two months, clearly anxious that her thin majority in Parliament would weaken her hand in complicated negotiations on the British exit from the ...and more »