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UK opposition Labour backs soft Brexit, putting pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May

UK opposition Labour backs soft Brexit, putting pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May

Labour wanted to avoid a damaging "cliff edge" for the economy from an abrupt separation in less than two years.

UK opposition Labour backs soft Brexit, putting pressure on Theresa May

The opposition Labour Party says it would keep Britain in the European single market and customs union for a transitional period after Brexit, offering a clear alternative to the policies of Prime Minister Theresa May.

UK's first woman Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill elected to key Parliament panel

Earlier this year, he had led an international cross party delegation of parliamentarians to Agra and Delhi, where the group met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Britain's opposition Labour Party to force vote in parliament on pay cap

May's botched gamble on a June 8 snap election lost her Conservative Party its majority in parliament, leading her to strike a deal on Monday with a small Northern Irish party to ensure she has enough votes to pass legislation in parliament.

European Union door open if Britain gives up on Brexit: Germany

The British government has been in disarray since a snap election last Thursday, called by Theresa May in an effort to boost her majority but which resulted in a hung parliament.

British PM May accepts voters are tired of 'austerity': Report

British PM May accepts voters are tired of 'austerity': Report

 British Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted that voters` patience with austerity is at an end, the Times of London newspaper reported on Tuesday, citing unidentified sources. 

British PM Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

British PM Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

At just eight seats shy of a majority, Theresa May turned to the right-wing Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats in Westminster.

UK vote shows discontent over May`s Brexit strategy: Germany

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Friday that the UK vote reflected popular discontent over Prime Minister Theresa May`s hard Brexit strategy.

UK elects first female Sikh MP

Gill secured 24,124 votes to hold the seat in Birmingham Edgbaston for the Labour Party with a majority of 6,917, reports the BBC.
 

UK election: PM Theresa May's Conservative Party fails to win majority; Opposition calls for resignation

UK election: PM Theresa May's Conservative Party fails to win majority; Opposition calls for resignation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May`s ruling Conservative Party has failed to win an overall majority in snap elections, and the country is now set for a hung Parliament, media reports said on Friday.

UK election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM Theresa May

UK election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May faced calls to quit on Friday after her election gamble to win a stronger mandate backfired, throwing British politics into turmoil and potentially delaying the start of Brexit negotiations.

UK to vote in general election

Voting will begin at 7 am (local time) in over 40,000 polling stations across the country.

British general election: What the polls say

British general election: What the polls say

Opinion polls show the outcome of the general election could be a lot tighter than had been predicted when Prime Minister Theresa May announced the vote six weeks ago.

Jeremy Corbyn: Radical peril or amiable underdog?

In 2015, with Labour in disarray after an unexpected election defeat, Corbyn`s tilt for the party leadership was widely dismissed as hopeless.

UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again

The poll was conducted on May 26 and May 27 in the aftermath of a suicide bombing which killed 22 people in Manchester last Monday.

Rattled UK PM Theresa May forced into 'dementia tax'; U-turn after poll lead halves

British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election pledges on Monday to force elderly people to pay more for their social care after her party`s opinion poll lead halved in just a few days.

UK Conservatives lose ground after manifesto launches

The governing centre-right party is still on course for a comfortable victory, but no longer enjoys the 20-point lead that provoked talk of a landslide at the start of the campaign.

UK Labour`s election manifesto and Brexit plan leaked

The document proposes sweeping reforms including the renationalisation of the railways, tax hikes and a large increase in borrowing to invest in infrastructure.

British PM May says no to general election TV debates

British PM May says no to general election TV debates

British 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.

Facing parliament vote, UK's Theresa May says early election will boost her in EU talks

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday an early election would strengthen her at the "most crucial point" in Britain`s divorce talks with the EU, as she prepared to ask parliament to approve a vote in just seven weeks` time.