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UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

Dec 13, 2019
With the stunning victory of Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, will they finally be able to "get Brexit done"?
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on December 13, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the projected election result based on exit polls in the UK general election.
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Will re-election help British PM Theresa May with tricky EU negotiations?

May 4, 2017
Victory would help her dampen domestic criticism. But the 27 EU countries look set for a showdown.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking re-election ahead of talks about the terms of Brexit.
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