Brexit looms large over UK elections

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she called the election because needs a stronger mandate for upcoming negotiations to withdraw the country from the EU.

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she called the election because needs a stronger mandate for upcoming negotiations to withdraw the country from the European Union.

    Brexit has deepened divides in the country and is having a serious impact on the election.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from England.


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