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Theresa May's general election statement in full - BBC News

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a plan to call a snap general election on 8 June. Here is the statement she made outside Number 10 in full: "I have just chaired a meeting of the cabinet, where we agreed that the government should call a ...and more »

How to register to vote: Do I need to register again? Am I already registered? Everything you need to know - The Independent

The time left for UK voters to register for the upcoming general election is fast disappearing. Eligible voters have until 23:59 BST on Monday 22 May to register online, and postal vote applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday 23 May. More than ...and more »

Student voters: How to register for the 2017 general election - The Independent

An impressive 94 per cent of the eligible UK student population registered to vote in the EU referendum - but far fewer went out and did so on the day. Here's how to avoid being disappointed in the next general election. Rachael Pells Student Editor ...and more »

Dial B for Brexit: how Hitchcock would explain Britain's current politics - The Guardian

The European council's Donald Tusk likened Brexit and the snap election to a Hitchcock film. Here's how the director might have plotted a Theresa May movie. Peter Bradshaw · @PeterBradshaw1. Wed 19 Apr 2017 10.10 EDT Last modified on Tue 13 Mar 2018 14 ...and more »

General election 2017: These are the Greater Manchester seats Labour might lose - and other election targets - Manchester Evening News

A string of Greater Manchester seats are about to turn into fiercely contested general election battlegrounds in the run-up to June 8. Labour constituencies not held by the Tories since the 1990s will be among those in Theresa May's sights as she eyes ...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 »

Jeremy Corbyn rules out second Brexit referendum - The Guardian

Labour leader says public vote on eventual deal will not be in manifesto after initially refusing to dismiss the idea. • General election 2017 - live updates · Peter Walker and Jessica Elgot. Thu 20 Apr 2017 10.12 EDT First published on Thu 20 Apr 2017 ...and more »

EU leader: UK would be welcomed back if voters overturn Brexit - The Guardian

Exclusive: European parliament president Antonio Tajani says process could easily be reversed if election brings in new British government. • General election 2017 - live updates · Dan Roberts and Lisa O'Carroll. Thu 20 Apr 2017 13.24 EDT First ...and more »

Theresa May calls for general election to secure Brexit mandate - The Guardian

Theresa May has stunned Westminster by demanding a snap general election on 8 June that she hopes will turn her party's clear lead in the opinion polls into a healthy parliamentary majority and secure her Conservative vision for Brexit. The prime ...and more »

Election 2017: how the main parties shape up ahead of snap vote - The Conversation UK

Theresa May's announcement, calling for a general election on June 8, 2017, caught virtually everyone by surprise. May has repeatedly rejected calls for an early election since becoming leader of the Conservative party and prime minister, which made ...and more »