After almost two-and-a-half years of wrangling caused by a government that has no majority, lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for a snap election on December 12.
Several hundred people protesting against the UK election result have marched through central London. The crowd scuffled with police and chanted for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to quit.
Many people in Boris Johnson's constituency are mad at the prime minister, who is rarely seen in his district. Meanwhile, the Labour party is doing its best to win the seat. DW's Barbara Wesel reports from London.
Boris Johnson will command an absolute majority in the House of Commons, giving him the votes to push through his Brexit divorce deal. But this is just a first step, and the UK might still crash out of the EU.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party secured a comfortable majority — meaning fewer hurdles for the UK leader to fulfill his mantra of "get Brexit done."
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