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British PM Theresa May’s Top Aides Resign in Wake of Election Disaster

The fallout over the Conservative Party’s disappointing results in the UK parliamentary election continued Saturday with the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May’s two top aides. The Conservative Party announced Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, May’s chiefs of staff, have stepped down. The news comes after some senior Tories demanded that the pair…

British Voters Go To The Polls In National Election

Polls are open in the United Kingdom for a general election that Prime Minister Theresa May might wish she hadn’t scheduled. When May called the snap election in April, her Conservative Party was 20 points ahead of the main opposition Labour Party, and she argued that she needed a larger majority in Parliament to negotiate…

UK Elections: David Cameron Keeps Witney Seat [VIDEO]

British PM David Cameron met with Queen Elizabeth II on Friday afternoon, who asked him to form her next government, after his Conservative Party defied all pollsters’ predictions to win a shock overall majority in the U.K. general election. The Scottish National Party wiped out Labour and the Liberal Democrats in Scotland, surging from six…

U.K. Heads to Polls in Tight Election [VIDEO]

British voters head to the polls Thursday in one of the tightest elections in recent decades, with Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives neck and neck with Ed Miliband’s opposition Labour Party. Opinion polls have been too close to call to indicate which major party will secure enough seats for an outright majority in the 650-seat…