UK election talk builds ahead of surprise statement from May

A stock quotation board displaying Japan's Nikkei average is seen before a ceremony marking the end of trading in 2016 at TSE in Tokyo

A stock quotation board displaying Japan's Nikkei average is seen before a ceremony marking the end of trading in 2016 at TSE in Tokyo

Mr Cameron said she made a "brave - and right - decision", wishing the Conservative candidates the best via Twitter.

May became the first foreign leader to meet with Trump at the White House when she visited in late January.

London stocks plunged Tuesday, dragging Europe lower after Britain called a snap general election, fueling political uncertainty ahead of Brexit but also a tight presidential race in France. A triumph would present May with a strong mandate she can use to push through the upcoming Brexit negotiations while they are still at an early stage.

Professor John Curtice suggested the Prime Minister would need a lead greater than ten points to get the large government majority she wants. That makes it all the more important that Scotland is protected from a Tory Party which now sees the change of grabbing control of government for many years to come and moving the United Kingdom further to the right.

The British currency, which had weakened before the announcement, was up by more than a cent against the dollar. By midday trading in London, it was trading 0.7 percent higher at $1.2658. The Conservative Party has a slim majority in Parliament, but May is betting they'll gain seats.

An EU spokesman said the bloc will stick to its Brexit timetable, with European Council president Donald Tusk scheduled to chair a summit of the other 27 EU members in Brussels next week to agree on the negotiating guidelines.

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Britain's top 100 blue chip companies saw their market value plunge on foot of British Prime Minister Theresa May revealing plans for a snap general election.

"Sterling. recovered all the losses while she was making her speech", he said. Labour is the main opposition party in parliament.

"The Prime Minister's attempt to dodge scrutiny shows how she holds the public in contempt", Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said.

Video: The PM's for turning - why did May change her mind? A stronger majority could give her a more stable foundation that she could use to take a more accommodating approach in negotiations with the European Union without worrying that unhappy Euroskeptics would force her hand. But an early election can take place if two-thirds of lawmakers in the House of Commons vote for it.

Asked whether the prime minister would take part in televised debates, a Conservative spokesperson said this afternoon: "Our answer is no".

Separately, the BBC said its election coverage would be led by Huw Edwards, who is taking over from David Dimbleby.

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The opinion polls might give the opposition no chance at the moment, but in two months time the numbers could look very different.

It had fallen dramatically to around $1.2515 amid speculation over what the announcement would be.

The pound rose 0.1 percent against the USA dollar after the announcement, to 1.257, recovering from a 0.4 percent drop an hour earlier.

May's office says she will speak after the weekly meeting of her Cabinet.

Geoff White, the policy manager at Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in the North and Midlands, said that, since the European Union referendum last summer, market surveys across the residential, commercial and construction sectors show "we have largely moved on from initial negative reactions, but uncertainty continues to cloud the outlook and weigh on market sentiment".

"As a country we must come together and we need a strong parliament that can embrace a new relationship with our European partners".

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