Theresa May Faces Post-Election Disquiet

Peace and Freedom

May’s failure to win an outright majority raises uncertainty over her future as prime minister

British Prime Minister Theresa May attends St Andrew’s Church in Sonning, southern England, on Sunday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May attends St Andrew’s Church in Sonning, southern England, on Sunday.PHOTO: STRINGER/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

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U.K. Election: What Does This Mean for Brexit?

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resisted opposition calls to resign and moved to form a new government with the help of a small Northern Irish party after voters unexpectedly denied her party a parliamentary majority. Chief European Commentator Simon Nixon explains what this could mean for Brexit negotiations with the European Union.

Updated June 11, 2017 10:33 a.m. ET

LONDON—The U.K. was facing the prospect of prolonged political uncertainty after an inconclusive election cast doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May’s ability either to stay in office or govern effectively, as her Conservative Party prepares to form a minority administration…

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