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PMQs sketch: May attacks Corbyn's lack of leadership qualities as election campaign begins - Herald Scotland;

PMQs sketch: May attacks Corbyn's lack of leadership qualities as election campaign begins - Herald Scotland

Herald ScotlandPMQs sketch: May attacks Corbyn's lack of leadership qualities as election campaign beginsHerald ScotlandTHERE was a large neon sign hanging over Theresa May's head during this week's PMQs; it repeatedly flashed: 21-point lead, 21-point lead. As she entered the Commons arena to begin the election campaign, the Tory berserkers let rip a full-throated cheer ...and more »

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

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

The SunANOTHER Labour MP says they won't stand for re-election as pollsters predict a wipe-out for Jeremy Corbyn's partyThe SunAT 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 ...and more »

The election is on. Prepare for seven weeks of solid Corbyn-bashing - Telegraph.co.uk;

The election is on. Prepare for seven weeks of solid Corbyn-bashing - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThe election is on. Prepare for seven weeks of solid Corbyn-bashingTelegraph.co.ukThe election campaign hasn't officially begun yet. But today in the Commons, Theresa May generously treated us to a preview of it. Jeff Smith (Lab, Manchester Worthington) asked her about Government cuts to school budgets. Mrs May replied that Mr Smith ...and more »

Why British Prime Minister Theresa May Called for a Snap Election - U.S. News & World Report;

Why British Prime Minister Theresa May Called for a Snap Election - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportWhy British Prime Minister Theresa May Called for a Snap ElectionU.S. News & World ReportBritish Prime Minister Theresa May just called for a snap election. What's in it for her? Reuters. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement at Downing street in London, Britain, March 22, 2017 following the attack in Westminster.and more »

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

British PM May says no to general election TV debatesDaily News & AnalysisBritish 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 ...and more »

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

UK's May wins MP's backing snap pollThe AustralianPrime 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 ...and more »

May wants a hard Brexit without scrutiny. It's Labour's job to stop her getting it - The Guardian;

May wants a hard Brexit without scrutiny. It's Labour's job to stop her getting it - The Guardian

The GuardianMay wants a hard Brexit without scrutiny. It's Labour's job to stop her getting itThe Guardian'After 9 June an increased Tory majority would be used as a daily justification for branding those who challenge the PM's vision as 'enemies of the people'.' Photograph: Alamy. General election 2017 · Opinion ...and more »

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

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

BloombergU.K. Push to Keep EU Banking, Drug Regulators in London RejectedBloombergThe 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 ...and more »

British parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap election - Bangladesh News 24 hours;

British parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap election - Bangladesh News 24 hours

Bangladesh News 24 hoursBritish parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap electionBangladesh News 24 hoursBritish Prime Minister Theresa May called on for the early election, saying it was the only way to guarantee political stability for years ahead as Britain negotiates its way out of the European Union. Reuters photo taken on Apr 18, 2017.and more »

British parliament backs Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election - Stuff.co.nz;

British parliament backs Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap election - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzBritish parliament backs Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for June 8 snap electionStuff.co.nzPrime Minister Theresa May said an early election would strengthen her in Britain's divorce talks with the EU. Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament's backing for an early election, a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with ...and more »

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

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

International Business Times UKThese are the 13 MPs who voted against holding a general election in JuneInternational Business Times UKMPs 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 ...and more »

The Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election - Waterloo Record;

The Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election - Waterloo Record

Waterloo RecordThe Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June electionWaterloo RecordScotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon leaves Bute House in Edinburgh Tuesday April 18, 2017 . Britain‚Äôs Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early general election for June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain‚Äôs exit ...and more »

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

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

Daily MailUK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 electionDaily MailLONDON (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 ...and more »

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

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

DailyOWhy British PM Theresa May called for a snap election in JuneDailyOFor 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 ...and more »

UK Parliament Approves Theresa May's General Election Call - New York Times;

UK Parliament Approves Theresa May's General Election Call - New York Times

New York TimesUK Parliament Approves Theresa May's General Election CallNew York TimesPrime Minister Theresa May called for elections on June 8, reversing numerous pledges that she would wait until 2020. Credit Daniel Sorabji/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. LONDON — The British Parliament on Wednesday approved Prime Minister ...and more »

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

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

Ars Technica UKMPs back May's snap election, sending Brits to the polls on June 8Ars Technica UKUpdated, 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 ...and more »

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

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

Mirror.co.ukTheresa May's early election plan overwhelmingly backed by MPsMirror.co.ukMPs 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 ...and more »

BBC and ITV ready to 'empty chair' Theresa May over election debate no-show - iNews;

BBC and ITV ready to 'empty chair' Theresa May over election debate no-show - iNews

iNewsBBC and ITV ready to 'empty chair' Theresa May over election debate no-showiNewsThe BBC and ITV are prepared to “empty chair” Theresa May after the Prime Minister ruled out taking part in a televised leaders' debate during the general election campaign. ITV confirmed it will host a live debate, despite Mrs May's insistence that ...and more »

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

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

BBC NewsTheresa May says no to general election TV debatesBBC NewsTheresa 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 ...and more »

LATEST: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn trade blows before vote to confirm June 8 poll - BreakingNews.ie;

LATEST: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn trade blows before vote to confirm June 8 poll - BreakingNews.ie

BreakingNews.ieLATEST: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn trade blows before vote to confirm June 8 pollBreakingNews.ieUPDATE 1.40pm: Theresa May has promised to deliver "a strong economy, strong defence and strong, stable leadership" if Conservatives win the snap election. Speaking at Prime Minister's Questions in the Commons shortly before MPs vote on her plans for ...and more »