Friday, June 9, 2017

U.K. Election Roundup

Washington Post: May vows to stay course on Brexit, but resignation pressure builds after stunning loss

LONDON — On the day after British voters delivered an astonishing repudiation of Prime Minister Theresa May at the very moment that she had expected to be her crowning glory, she tried to go on as though nothing much had changed.

She would stay on as prime minister. She would keep her cabinet’s elite circle. Her plans for Brexit would go forward.

“That’s what people voted for last June,” she announced defiantly outside 10 Downing Street after meeting with Queen Elizabeth II to discuss her new government. “That’s what we’ll deliver. Now let’s get to work.”

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WNU editor: I can hear the knives being sharpened right now to see British Prime Minister Theresa May gone by the end of the year.

U.K. Election Roundup

Theresa May to form new government with help of DUP -- CNN
Defiant May vows to stay on despite UK election blow -- AFP
UK's May keeps Hammond as finance minister, others stay in top jobs -- Reuters
After electoral gambit backfire, May vows to form new government - with help -- DW
UK election: Theresa May 'intends' to remain Conservatives leader despite hung parliament -- ABC News Online
May faces calls to resign as election hangs in balance -- Al Jazeera
British PM May reaches deal with Northern Ireland party -- UPI
British election - Democratic Unionist Party play the kingmakers -- DW
Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit -- AP
Election debacle leaves UK government in a minority on eve of Brexit talks -- Reuters
UK election results cast cloud over Brexit talks -- DW
Exclusive: Jeremy Corbyn Expects Second Election As Theresa May Wobbles -- Daily Beast
UK election result: How the world reacted -- BBC
World’s media mocks Theresa May claiming she ‘shot herself’ with risky election gamble -- The SUN
Trump calls UK election results 'surprising' -- Reuters
Analysis: Theresa May fighting to hang on after gamble fails -- AP
UK election: How did we get here and what happens next? -- ABC News Online
British Millennials Take Revenge on Parents and Grandparents -- Joe Mayes , Svenja O'Donnell , and Charlotte Ryan, Bloomberg
UK election: Theresa May's disastrous result will have unpredictable consequences: ANALYSIS -- James Glenday, ABC News Online
General Election polls 2017: How the pollsters got it wrong -- Peter Kellner, Evening Standard
Jeremy Corbyn’s surprise success tapped into an anti-elite sentiment, but he’s no Donald Trump -- Adam Taylor, Washington Post
Corbyn: Firebrand symbol of Britain's resurgent left -- Deborah COLE, AFP
UK election: Explaining Jeremy Corbyn's shock performance for British Labour: ANALYSIS -- Nick Rowley, ABC News Online
Election results 2017: How will this minority government actually work? -- James Landale, BBC


Young Communist said...

Good job Corbyn, the Left need to recover their basis to move forward.

Bob Huntley said...

She was foolish. Remember Joe Clark in Canada? His problem was that he couldn't count.