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Don't believe Theresa May. The election won't change Brexit one bit - The Guardian

Having informed European leaders that Britain is leaving the European Union and, after laying out the UK's negotiating position in a detailed notification letter, the prime minister is now asking the British people how they would like their full ...and more »

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 triggered Article 50 on 29 March, nine days after a Downing Street spokesperson said: “There is not going to be a general election.” It wasn't the first time May denied, in her own words or through a spokesperson, that she'd call a snap ...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

It was the best kept secret in contemporary British politics—until it wasn't. Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May's announcement that she would be holding a snap election on June 8 took the public, the media, and many of her own ministers utterly by ...and more »

Theresa May calls for June general election - Wikinews

Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, the UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday her plans to seek a general election for June 8. May accused the opposition parties of threatening the government's Brexit agenda and cited the need for ...and more »

Theresa May Calls Snap UK Election For 2017 To 'Secure Vision For Brexit' - The Inquisitr

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has called a snap U.K. election in the hope of securing a larger majority in parliament and, with it, her vision of Britain after Brexit. Set for June 8, this election will give the British people the choice of ...and more »

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn rules out a second referendum on final EU deal - The Independent

Labour will not support a second referendum on the terms of Theresa May's Brexit deal, a spokesman for Jeremy Corbyn has said, ending speculation the party might back a vote at the end of the two-year negotiation. Reports on Wednesday evening suggested ...and more »

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand - Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by bolstering support for her Brexit plan. Standing outside her ...and more »

Dover and Out - The New York Review of Books

Considering the European Union's unhappy history with national referenda, there was no guarantee that Brexit would mean Brexit, to adapt the slogan adopted by Britain's prime minister, Theresa May. True, the British people voted to leave the EU by a ...and more »

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 »