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Who’s who, what’s at stake in Britain’s unexpected election

LONDON (AP) — Britain votes for a new Parliament and government Thursday after a campaign of three phases: the sleepy election, the surprising election and the security election. What initially seemed the dullest campaign in memory has been...

UK contenders trade blows on last day of election campaign

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s political leaders crisscrossed the country making final appeals to voters on the last day of the general election campaign Wednesday, with security dominating the agenda in the wake of the London Bridge attack. The main...

UK’s Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote if elected

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, gestures to the audience during the launch of the party’s manifesto in London, UK, on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. [Photo/VCG] LONDON – Britain’s Liberal Democrat Party, trailing...

UK – UK’s Prime Minister May calls for snap election on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying the government had the right plan for negotiating the terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union and she needed political unity in London...