General election 2017: The non-Brit’s guide to the UK election – BBC News

General election 2017: The non-Brit’s guide to the UK election – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images You may have heard that voters in the UK are going to the polls on 8 June to choose the entire national parliament – all 650 seats. But for those who don’t know what a Tory is and can’t pronounce Plaid Cymru, here’s a crash course in the UK’s general election. […]

Election shock? Why you now need to sit up and take note of UK politics – CNBC

Election shock? Why you now need to sit up and take note of UK politics – CNBC

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Banned protest song, calling UK prime minister a ‘liar’, shoots to number one on Apple iTunes chart – CNBC

Banned protest song, calling UK prime minister a ‘liar’, shoots to number one on Apple iTunes chart – CNBC

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Buying sterling might be the wrong option around a UK election – CNBC

Buying sterling might be the wrong option around a UK election – CNBC

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Live: Sterling falls as poll warns Conservative Party may lose majority in UK election – CNBC

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Sterling slides as poll shows May could lose majority in UK Parliament – CNBC

Sterling slides as poll shows May could lose majority in UK Parliament – CNBC

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UK exports record amount of food and drink – BBC News

UK exports record amount of food and drink – BBC News

Image copyright PA Surging sales of salmon helped the UK to export a record amount of food and drink in the first quarter of 2017, the Food and Drink Federation has said. The industry group said sales of the fish leapt more than 50% by value – to £186.7m – and 13% by volume. British […]

After Manchester, the UK Weighs Security and Freedoms – The New Yorker

“Going forward, I wouldn’t be surprised if we see arguments over the blurring of the lines between what the Army and police traditionally do,” a senior member of the British security establishment said.CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY REX VIA AP What are the risks for a nation seeking to protect its citizens from violence? Is there a point […]

What Would It Take for Jeremy Corbyn to Win the U.K. Election? – Bloomberg

What Would It Take for Jeremy Corbyn to Win the U.K. Election? – Bloomberg

Prime Minister Theresa May warned voters that if her Conservative Party loses just six seats in next week’s U.K. election, Jeremy Corbyn could become head of a coalition government. We decided to go a step further. Using the seat calculator in Bloomberg’s U.K. Election Tracker, we can find out what would need to happen on June 8 to deliver an upset on election […]

‘Meddling’ Nicola Sturgeon infuriates Conservatives by demanding UK increases spending on hospitals – Telegraph.co.uk

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of trying to “meddle” in Westminster politics by demanding the Government spends more cash on hospitals south of the Border. The Scottish National Party’s manifesto, which was published yesterday, included a pledge to boost the health budget in Scotland by up to an extra £1 billion, despite health spending being […]