Teresa May

Two months after calling a snap general election in the hope of bolstering her parliamentary majority, UK Prime Minister Theresa May woke up on Friday with egg on her face. Having entered the campaign with a small majority, the Conservatives emerged without one at all – although the Tories gained the most seats. Labour’s share of the vote rose to its highest level since 2001. As of noon on Friday, while May’s future as leader was in doubt, her party was set on forming a minority government with the backing of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party. Brexit negotiations begin in a week…