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May dealt crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

/ Jun 9, 2017

May dealt crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

British voters dealt Prime Minister Theresa May a devastating blow in a snap election she had called to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, wiping out her parliamentary majority and throwing the country into political turmoil. With no clear winner emerging from Thursday's election, a ...

London police face new realities of terrorism

Jun 5, 2017

London police face new realities of terrorism

The image of a special-forces helicopter landing on London Bridge on Saturday night raised the question of whether the British capital is becoming more dangerous — or is in fact better defended than ever. The attack, which killed seven people, was the second time in ...

U.K. election exposes Northern Ireland's deep divisions

/ Jun 4, 2017

U.K. election exposes Northern Ireland's deep divisions

Political leaders in Northern Ireland are casting Thursday's British election as a referendum on whether voters want to be part of the United Kingdom or neighboring Ireland. Britain's vote to leave the European Union has raised the stakes in the long and divisive dispute over ...

/ May 28, 2017

British leader May's lead narrows ahead of election

British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed sharply, according to five opinion polls published since the Manchester attack, suggesting she might not win the landslide predicted just a month ago. Four opinion polls published on Saturday showed that May's ...