British PM loses majority, faces pressure to resign — Who is now going to control the Brexit process?

Peace and Freedom

By Alice RITCHIE
AFPJune 9, 2017
Britain’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Prime Minister Theresa May to resign after the election result (AFP Photo/JOHN THYS, Paul ELLIS)

London (AFP) – British Prime Minister Theresa May faced pressure to resign on Friday after losing her parliamentary majority, plunging the country into uncertainty as Brexit talks loom.

The pound fell sharply amid fears the Conservative leader will be unable to form a government and could even be forced out of office after a troubled campaign overshadowed by two terror attacks.

After being re-elected with an increased majority in the London commuter seat of Maidenhead, May said Britain “needs a period of stability” as it prepares for the complicated process of withdrawing from the European Union.

She said that while the full results had yet to emerge, her party seemed to have won the most seats and “it would be…

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