ANOTHER Labour MP says they won't stand for re-election as pollsters predict a wipe-out for Jeremy Corbyn's party - The Sun

AT LEAST six MPs have decided to desert Labour today and not stand for re-election this June. Andrew Smith, Iain Wright and Rob Marris all said today they would stand down – and many MPs are still undecided. Iain Wright – who won his seat in 2004 ...

British PM May says no to general election TV debates - Daily News & Analysis

British Prime Minister Theresa May today said she will not take part in TV debates ahead of the snap general election on June 8, drawing criticism from her opponents and the media. The prime minister told BBC Radio 4's Today she preferred "to get out ...

UK's May wins MP's backing snap poll - The Australian

Prime Minister Theresa May has won parliament's backing for an early election, a vote she says will strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain. May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she ...

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election - Reuters

A still image from a video footage shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addressing the House of Commons in central London April 19, 2017. May on Wednesday asked parliament to back her call for an early national election, saying the result would ...

Theresa May says no to general election TV debates - BBC News

Theresa May will not take part in TV debates ahead of the planned general election, she has told the BBC. The prime minister told BBC Radio 4's Today she preferred "to get out and about and meet voters". ITV has become the first broadcaster to confirm ...

U.K. Push to Keep EU Banking, Drug Regulators in London Rejected - Bloomberg

The European Union dismissed an effort by the U.K. to keep the bloc's banking and drugs regulators in London after Brexit, declaring Britain will have “no say” in the agencies' new locations. “The decision to relocate the European Medicines Agency and ...

These are the 13 MPs who voted against holding a general election in June - International Business Times UK

MPs have voted overwhelmingly to back Theresa May's calls to hold a general election on 8 June by 522 to 13. The 509 majority is well above the two-thirds backing from MPs needed for the motion that there should be an early general election to pass in ...

UK election: mayday for Brexit - The Australian

Divided about Brexit, divided about the election, divided by age, divided by geography. After Britain's Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election for June 8, boosted by the pathetic Labour opposition and a sniping Scottish leader ...

UK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election - Daily Mail

LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers voted by a resounding 522 to 13 on Wednesday to back Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. The result easily surpassed the two-thirds majority of the 650 lawmakers needed to trigger an early ...

MPs vote overwhelmingly to hold snap General Election on June 8 - Evening Standard

MPs have given the go-ahead to a snap General Election on June 8 after a Commons vote. Theresa May announced her intention to have an early election on Tuesday in a surprise move. And, on Wednesday, MPs voted overwhelmingly for the election by ...

Theresa May wins Commons backing for 8 June general election - The Guardian

Theresa May has won the overwhelming backing of MPs for her decision to hold a general election on 8 June, saying it will secure “stability and certainty” as Britain prepares to enter Brexit talks. MPs backed the government motion to hold a general ...

Majority of Britons want TV election debates - Sky Data poll - Yahoo News

A Sky Data poll suggests that 64% of Britons believe there should be televised debates between party leaders during the General Election campaign. Only 31% of those surveyed thought no such events should take place between now and 8 June - while 5% ...

Why British PM Theresa May called for a snap election in June - DailyO

For the third consecutive year, the British will be having a national vote, following Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a general election on June 8 – subject to her getting the required approval from Parliament to do it earlier than the ...

MPs back May's snap election, sending Brits to the polls on June 8 - Ars Technica UK

Updated, April 19: MPs have passed a motion in favour of a General Election on June 8—after prime minister Theresa May took everyone by surprise on Tuesday by asking the nation to go to the polls again a little over two years since the Tories, under ...

Theresa May's early election plan overwhelmingly backed by MPs - Mirror.co.uk

MPs have overwhelmingly backed Theresa May's plan to hold an early election on June 8th. The Tory leader announced her intention to go to the polls yesterday, in a surprise announcement on the steps of Number 10. Making her pitch to the House of ...

UK lawmakers back May's call for June election - Daily Sabah

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on April 19, 2017 ahead of the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session in the House of Commons. (AFP Photo). British lawmakers voted by a resounding 522 to 13 on ...

General election campaigning begins as MPs back June poll - BBC News

Campaigning is under way after the House of Commons backed Theresa May's call for a general election on 8 June. MPs voted by 522 votes to 13 - with Labour and Lib Dem helping secure the two-thirds majority needed to bring forward the election from ...

British Parliament overwhelmingly approves call to hold early election June 8 - Washington Post

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May received overwhelming backing Wednesday from Parliament to hold early elections in June, as the government seeks more clout before difficult talks on Britain's break from the European Union. As expected ...

Theresa May secures overwhelming backing from MPs for snap General Election on June 8 2017 - The Sun

THERESA MAY has fired the starting gun on a snap general election to secure support for Brexit. The PM promised that she will put her case for stability and a smooth Brexit front and centre of her election campaign – as she comfortably won a vote in ...

U.K. Lawmakers Vote in Favor of Early Election on June 8 - Bloomberg

U.K. lawmakers have voted in favor of holding a snap election on June 8, Bloomberg News reports. The decision followed a debate in the House of Commons and comes a day after Prime Minister Theresa May unexpectedly called for an early election.