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10 June 2017 1:29 PM Theresa May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

The British PM’s bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing 'a weak opposition Labour Party' backfired spectacularly on Thursday. LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting for survival on Saturday after a failed election gamble undermined her authority and plunged the country into a major political crisis days before talks to leave 27

10 June 2017 10:53 AM British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting for survival on Saturday after a failed election gamble undermined her authority and plunged the country into a major political crisis days before talks to leave the European Union start. May's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing what she believed to be a weak opposition Labour Party 24

10 June 2017 7:42 AM Theresa May seen fighting for survival after election failure

The surprising outcome, which sent the pound tumbling , forced May to form a minority government, leaving her reliant on a small group of Northern Irish parliamentarians, just nine days before Britain is due to begin negotiating a deal to leave the EU. Britain's typically right-wing press savaged May over the election outcome, questioning whether she will be able to remain 30

10 June 2017 12:40 AM UK leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a slew of criticism after a failed election campaign left her short of a parliamentary majority and fighting for survival as the clock ticks down to the start of Brexit talks. May's gamble that she could capitalise on Britons' desire to quit the European Union and perceived weakness in the opposition 35

09 June 2017 1:13 PM Shock election may delay Brexit talks, soften tone: experts

London - With Brexit talks due to begin in just over a week, Britain's shock election results may soften the government's strategy - if there is even a government formed to negotiate in Brussels by then. The country could be plunged into uncertainty for weeks as Theresa May seeks to form a government, if her Conservative party has lost its overall majority 71

09 June 2017 6:50 AM Theresa May: Steady leader who gambled and lost

The ruling Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's vote, after a campaign marred by terror attacks, policy mistakes and her own awkward public manner, prompting warnings that her days are numbered. "It is clear that this election has left her authority deeply wounded, perhaps fatally," said Paul Goodman, a former lawmaker and editor 45

09 June 2017 5:52 AM British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign

London – British Prime Minister Theresa May faced pressure to resign on Friday after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom. The pound fell sharply amid fears the Conservative leader will be unable to form a government and could even be forced out of office after a troubled campaign overshadowed 30

08 June 2017 6:05 PM Britons stream to polls to vote in shadow of terror

London - Britons streamed to the polls for the third time in two years on Thursday after a campaign dominated by terror attacks and the uncertainty of Brexit. Prime Minister Theresa May called the snap vote in April, when opinion poll ratings for her and her centre-right Conservative party were sky-high, presenting herself as the strong leader to steer 47

08 June 2017 11:54 AM British election: All you need to know

London - Marred by two terror attacks during the campaign, Britain's snap general election on Thursday will decide who shapes the UK's future as it leaves the EU. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May, who came to power without a national vote in 2016 after David Cameron's resignation, called the election three years early after just one year in charge 39

08 June 2017 10:46 AM May’s bid for stronger Brexit hand at stake in UK election

Police investigating the London attacks said they had arrested three more suspects late on Wednesday. Two of the men, aged 27 and 29, were held on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism while the third was detained over suspected drugs offences. In the final hours of campaigning, both leaders returned to their core campaign messages. "If we get Brexit 26