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Theresa May seeks early election in U.K.

Tuesday - 18/04/2017 06:28
Proposed June 8 vote aimed at bolstering Conservative party ahead of Brexit talks
British Prime Minister Theresa May, seen here in July 2016, said Tuesday she wants to hold an early election on June 8, bolstering her party's position as the country enters talks to leave the European Union. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/Associate
British Prime Minister Theresa May, seen here in July 2016, said Tuesday she wants to hold an early election on June 8, bolstering her party's position as the country enters talks to leave the European Union. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/Associate

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday she will seek an early election for the U.K., to be held on June 8. 

May said she is seeking to strengthen the ruling Conservative party's position heading into the negotiations for Brexit.

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With files from CBC News
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