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  • LONDON, June 7- British Prime Minister Theresa May's narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 election has weakened sterling and raised questions over whether she will win the landslide predicted just over a month ago. The vote will decide whether May or her Labour Party rival Jeremy Corbyn takes control of Britain's exit from the European Union- a...

  • LONDON, June 7- British Prime Minister Theresa May's narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 election has weakened sterling and raised questions over whether she will win the landslide predicted just over a month ago. The vote will decide whether May or her Labour Party rival Jeremy Corbyn takes control of Britain's exit from the European Union- a...

  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May reacts as she speaks at an election campaign event at Pride Park Stadium on June 1, 2017 in Derby, United Kingdom.

    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May would only have herself to blame if the election results in embarrassment, analysts say.

  • LONDON, June 5- After militants killed seven people and injured 48 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants...

  • LONDON, June 5- After militants killed seven people and injured 48 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May resumes campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants...

  • *Britain mourns after seven killed in London Bridge attack. May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism after three knife-wielding assailants rammed a hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed others nearby, killing seven people and injuring 48.. After the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months, May...

  • *Britain mourns after seven killed in London Bridge attack. LONDON, June 5- After a militant attack on a nightlife district of London this weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May will resume campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted. May said Britain must be tougher in...

  • LONDON, June 4- Britain's opposition Labour Party will offer voters in Thursday's election the prospect of a cut in value-added tax, the party's top finance official John McDonnell was quoted as saying by a newspaper. The interview was conducted before Saturday's van and knife attack in London which has prompted political parties to suspend campaigning...

  • LONDON, June 4- Britain's opposition Labour Party will offer voters in Thursday's election the prospect of a cut in value-added tax, the party's top finance official John McDonnell was quoted as saying by a newspaper. The interview was conducted before Saturday's van and knife attack in London which has prompted political parties to suspend campaigning...

  • *Election due on June 8, followed by formal Brexit talks. LONDON, June 3- British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble on a June 8 snap election was thrust into doubt after a Survation poll showed her Conservative Party's lead had dropped to a new low of just one percentage point. Some of the polls indicate the election could be on a knife edge that would throw Britain...

  • *Election due on June 8, followed by formal Brexit talks. LONDON, June 3- British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble on a June 8 snap election was thrust further into doubt on Saturday after a Survation poll showed her Conservative Party's lead had dropped to a new low of just one percentage point. "Prime Minister May's overall majority now hangs in the balance...

  • LONDON, June 3- British Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to win Thursday's election by a much smaller margin than previously predicted, opinion polls showed on Saturday, as her campaign stumbled again, this time over taxation for the wealthy. Comres found the Conservative Party's lead stood at 12 percentage points, unchanged from a week ago but far below...

  • LONDON, June 3- British Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to win Thursday's election by a much smaller margin than previously predicted, opinion polls showed on Saturday, as her campaign stumbled again, this time over taxation for the wealthy. An Opinium poll for the Observer newspaper suggested May was set for a substantial parliamentary majority on June...

  • *Comment contrasts with tax plans of opposition Labour Party. Polls suggest the Conservatives are still set to win but are no longer likely to get the kind of landslide victory that would have boosted May ahead of the launch of complicated negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union. Fallon told the Daily Telegraph newspaper that the Conservative...

  • *Comment contrasts with tax plans of opposition Labour Party. Polls suggest the Conservatives are set to win but are no longer likely to get the kind of landslide victory that would have boosted May ahead of the launch of complicated negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union. Fallon told the Daily Telegraph that the Conservative Party would not...

  • LONDON, June 3- An ally of British Prime Minister Theresa May has said income tax will not rise for higher earners, making a new promise to voters less than a week before a national election with opinion polls showing a narrowing of May's lead. The comments from Defence Minister Michael Fallon in an interview with the Daily Telegraph suggested that the ruling...

  • LONDON, June 2- British Prime Minister Theresa May has declined to confirm that she will keep Philip Hammond as her finance minister if she wins the June 8 national election, leading to speculation about who from her Conservative Party might replace him. Whoever occupies Number 11 Downing Street after the election will play a key role in negotiations to leave...

  • The crowd listen to leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn as he delivers a speech at a campaign rally in Beaumont Park on May 16, 2017 in Huddersfield, England.

    CNBC takes a look at how the race for Downing Street has evolved and whether there really could be a shock in store.

  • LONDON, May 30- British Prime Minister Theresa May's ability to deliver a landslide majority in the June 8 election was in doubt on Tuesday after two more opinion polls showed the vote could be much tighter than previously thought. A total of seven polls carried out since the May 22 Manchester attack have shown May's lead over the opposition Labour Party...

  • LONDON, May 30- British Prime Minister Theresa May's narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 election has weakened sterling and raised questions over whether she will win the landslide predicted just a month ago. The vote will decide whether May or her Labour Party rival Jeremy Corbyn takes control of Britain's exit from the European Union- a...