The particularities of the British electoral system make working together unrealistic.
It will take bravery and vision, but a deal between opposition parties is the only sensible way to respond to a changed political landscape.
Wondering how the U.K. government can just decide to dissolve itself and call for a general election? As our expert explains, it's not uncommon.
The two main parties in Stormont still haven't reached a power-sharing deal, and a national vote is unlikely to help matters.
One topic will feature very heavily on the campaign trail, but how will this vote affect work in Brussels?
Fleet Street's reaction to Theresa May's election announcement was just as expected: aggressive and partisan.
In calling a snap election, the prime minister accused her opponents of playing party politics. She should know.
A look at the pressure points for the contenders in this last minute election.
The prime minister knows how to use the element of surprise to her advantage.
Theresa May has clearly read up on her history before calling a vote for June 8.
The war of words is underway: who will come out on top is far from clear.
By calling a national vote now, the prime minister can strengthen her own position at home and at the Brexit negotiating table.
Theresa May has read the economic runes – and called an election while she still confidently can.
The white paper proposing post-Brexit legal changes is deceptively technical. In reality, it has much wider implications.
The prime minister has linked continued security cooperation with the EU to a successful trade deal. Was that wise?
London's media were unified against Scottish separatism in 2014. Second time around, the picture is more complicated.
Trump’s agenda to pull America from key global alliances is more evidence that suggests it is. A law professor probes the unknown of what a world without such cooperation might look like.
What the British prime minister said in her letter to the EU – and what she meant.
The two-year period for withdrawing from the EU has been launched, so what happens next?
For Australia, Brexit is the diplomatic equivalent of moving into a shared house with a divorcing couple.