The Labour Party's good showing involved several major components, including Donald Trump's deep unpopularity in the United Kingdom.
The outcome immediately raised questions about whether May could maintain her hold on Downing Street. It also threw into doubt the country's plans for leaving the European Union.
On Tuesday, the British prime minister suddenly called for a snap general election. On Wednesday, Parliament approved the early election.
In the wake of the Panama Papers, protesters gather in London with a message for Prime Minister David Cameron.
Although his feet have barely touched the ground, the Labour Party's new leader, a man of principle, is already reinvigorating British politics.
Under new laws, U.K. teachers are expected to act as the "eyes and ears of the state."
The British prime minister has drawn criticism from civil liberties groups that claim the ban on "extremists" could be adapted to cover anyone, including protesters the government disagrees with.
The U.S. government and media haven't really weighed in on the Sept. 18 Scottish independence vote, despite the fact that some polls are showing that a majority of Scots will vote yes. And yes, this would have "serious policy ramifications" for America, according to The Guardian's Nicky Woolf.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, who had been the first Muslim to serve in the U.K. cabinet but was later demoted to senior minister of state at the Foreign...
I couldn't face the "state" funeral of Margaret Thatcher on Wednesday, not after such a short time since the death of my dad, who was for the first half of his long and hardworking life a South Wales coal miner deep "down the pit" in Cwmgrach, and one of the "enemies within," as the former prime minister put it.I couldn't face the "state" funeral of Margaret Thatcher on Wednesday, not after such a short time since the death of my dad, a South Wales coal miner and one of the former prime minister's "enemies within."