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UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

With no clear winner emerging from Thursday's parliamentary election, a wounded May signaled she would fight on, despite losing her majority in the House of Commons. Her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn said she should step down, according to Reuters. With 643 out

Brexit: EU demands ‘serious UK response’ on citizens’ rights

"We need guarantees," Tusk said in Brussels as 27 EU leaders backed the bloc's Brexit negotiating guidelines, according to the BBC. The rights of EU citizens to live, work and study in the UK is one of three topics they want dealt

UK Prime Minister announces shock general election

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced the general election will be held on June 8 in an unexpected speech outside 10 Downing Street, according to Metro. Justifying the decision, Mrs May said: ‘The country is coming together but Westminster is not.’ She

Brexit begins: UK triggers Article 50 to begin EU divorce

Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, confirmed that the UK has triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning a legal process that must end in two years' time with Britain leaving the EU, according to CNN. "This is an historic moment

The Daily Mail is getting dragged for its ‘Legs-it’ front page

The front page was first published on Twitter on Monday night, instantly prompting a stream of criticism from politicians, journalists and members of the public, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Mashable. Alas, the sexist commentary didn't stop at the front page. Inside

Brexit: Theresa May to trigger process on March 29

Downing Street said she would write a letter to the EU's 27 other members, adding that it expected negotiations to then begin as quickly as possible, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The move comes nine months after people voted 51.9%

Brexit: Theresa May receives authority to trigger Article 50

Commons Speaker John Bercow told MPs: “I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent 1967, that her majesty has signified her royal assent to the following acts: Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2017, European Union (Notification

UK Parliament backs Brexit

The Queen will now sign it into law, clearing the way for May to trigger Article 50, beginning the process by which Britain will give up its EU membership, Joinfo.com reports with reference to CNN. May could begin the process as early

Scotland First Minister to seek second referendum on independence

Ms Sturgeon said she wanted a vote to be held between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of the following year, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. That would coincide with the expected conclusion of the UK's Brexit negotiations. The Scottish

UK government to reveal Brexit plan

The House the Commons voted Wednesday to allow the PM to begin the Brexit process, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. MPs backed the European Union Bill by 498 votes to 114 on Wednesday night, with 47 Labour rebels voting against. The