Parliamentary elections

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 09, 2017 - 7:45 am
LONDON (AP) — Spectacularly punished by voters who took away her majority in Parliament, a politically wounded Theresa May sought to soldier on Friday as Britain's prime minister, resisting pressure to resign after the failure of her high-stakes election gamble made the massive challenge of...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 5:32 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Germany's foreign minister says he hopes the outcome of the British election will be seen as a message that the British people aren't looking for a so-called "hard exit" from the European Union. Sigmar...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 09, 2017 - 4:54 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, throwing British politics into chaos. UK media, citing sources they did not identify, reported early Friday that May has no...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 09, 2017 - 3:58 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, throwing British politics into chaos. UK media, citing sources they did not identify, reported early Friday that May has no...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn gestures as he arrives for the declaration at his constituency in London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 09, 2017 - 3:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 7:55 a.m. Britain's news media says Theresa May has no intention of giving up the post of prime minister even though her Conservative Party lost its majority in the House of Commons in Thursday's general election. Mays...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 09, 2017 - 1:46 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament and pressure mounted on her Friday to resign. The shock result throws British politics into chaos and could send Britain's...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn waits to make an address after he retained his seat in Islington, London, Friday, June 9, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 09, 2017 - 12:23 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 5:20 a.m. Britain's home secretary has narrowly avoided defeat in the general election, holding on to her seat in Parliament by 346 votes after a recount. In the 2015 election, Amber Rudd won the Hastings and Rye seat...
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British political and fathers' rights activist, Bobby Smith stands alongside a person wearing a costume of childrens' TV character Elmo, outside a polling station in Maidenhead, England, where Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is due to arrive to vote in the general election Thursday, June 8, 2017. Smith is the founder and leader of the Give Me Back Elmo party. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 08, 2017 - 11:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 4:25 a.m. Britain's election night has provided fleeting moments of fame for an array of pranksters, jokers and fringe candidates. In each constituency, all the candidates get to line up on stage while the results are...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election appeared Friday to have backfired spectacularly, after an exit poll suggested her Conservative Party could lose its majority in Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 08, 2017 - 10:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 3:30 a.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says her Conservative Party will work to provide stability whatever the result of the election. An exit poll and early results suggest the party will be the biggest in...
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Election staff count ballot papers for the general election inside Kendal Leisure Centre in the Westmorland and Lonsdale constituency in north England, Thursday June 8, 2017. Britain voted Thursday in an election that started out as an attempt by Prime Minister Theresa May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations but was upended by terror attacks in Manchester and London during the campaign's closing days. (Danny Lawson /PA via AP)
June 08, 2017 - 9:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's parliamentary election (all times local): 2:35 a.m. Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says the anti-EU party has a big role to play in politics if the Conservatives fail to get a strong majority ahead of Brexit talks. Farage was instrumental in...
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