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Latest update : 2017-06-07

What do the British want? Unexpected campaign, unpredictable outcome (part 1)

When British PM Theresa May called a snap election just seven weeks ago, some were calling it a stroke of genius that would cement the Conservatives' hold on power. However flip-flops and a wooden performance on the campaign trail have gone a long way to dissolving the party's 20-point lead in the polls. Between Brexit, terrorism and greater government intervention, what will decide Thursday's election?

Click here for PART TWO. 

Produced by Yi SONG, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Alex DEANE

Managing Director & Head of Public Affairs UK, Strategic Communications

Sam KRISS

Author and Editor at Vice UK

Nina SCHICK

European political commentator

Mike FINN

Deputy Head of the School for Cross-Faculty Studies, University of Warwick

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2017-10-18 Communist Party of China

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidated grip on power

Xi Jinping showing rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's to further consolidate his grip on power. Xi's...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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2017-10-11 Europe

Can Spain keep it together? Madrid ponders direct rule in Catalonia

Did Catalonia declare independence or not? Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given the leader in Barcelona until next Monday to answer, dangling the threat of direct rule....

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