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Why snap UK election may not banish 'Brexit blues'

A second successive parliament with no party having a House of Commons majority will only deepen the political impasse in Westminster and fuel voter frustration.

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Contrary to what many Brexiteers like Mr Johnson now insist, the Leave vote encapsulated a range of sentiments, and there still is not a consensus behind any specific version of Brexit.

THE UK House of Commons voted on Tuesday for the first general election to be held in the month of December since 1923. While the ballot could be the most consequential in the post-war period, it may yet fail to resolve the vexed issue of Brexit which has split the nation down the middle since...

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