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Theresa May's cold election calculus -

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 »

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

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 after a Downing Street ...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 »

I predicted a snap election this spring – here's what I predict will happen next - The Independent

This election may seem like an exercise in democracy, but it's actually about giving Theresa May the means to ignore democracy in the future. There are surprises to come. Paddy Ashdown; Thursday 20 April 2017 12:00 BST. Click to follow. Independent ...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 »

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 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 »

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

'For me, the election is more akin to the unworldly art of Magritte.' Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images. Having informed European leaders that Britain is leaving the European Union and, after laying out the UK's negotiating position in a ...and more »

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

The president of the European parliament has said Britain would be welcomed back with open arms if voters changed their minds about Brexit on 8 June, challenging Theresa May's claim that “there is no turning back” after article 50. Speaking after a ...and more »