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UK election results: A conversation

UK election results: A conversation

The UK snap election has dominated news coverage for the past two weeks, and most pundits believe that Theresa May made one of the worst calculated moves in recent political memory. How did we get here and what does it mean moving forward for the UK and Europe at large? Is it a blip on […]

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Roundtable on #UKSnapElection

Roundtable on #UKSnapElection

Theresa May’s call for an early election last Tuesday (18 June) has created a wealth of conversation and debate. We’ve invited a number of experts to weigh in. Joining us this week: Gary Cartwright, publisher of EU Today with a particular focus on the current geopolitical tensions between east and west. Dr. Eric Heinze, Professor of Law and Humanities at […]

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#UK parliament backs May’s plan for June 8 snap election

#UK parliament backs May’s plan for June 8 snap election

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament’s backing for an early election on Wednesday (19 April), a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain, writes Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she announced her plan to […]

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#Brexit: British PM May calls for early election on 8 June

#Brexit: British PM May calls for early election on 8 June

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday (18 April) for an early election on June 8, saying it was the only way to guarantee political stability for years ahead as Britain negotiates its way out of the European Union, writes Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. The pound strengthened by almost half a cent against […]

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