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U.K. Prime Minister Calls Surprise July Election

HeadlineMay 23, 2024

In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called a surprise snap election on July 4, taking a major gamble as he seeks reelection even as his Conservative Party is trailing far behind the opposition Labour Party in the polls. Conservatives have been in power in Britain since 2010.

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