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Britain's anti-Europeans set to emerge stronger from EU polls

While UK outcome may not affect bloc's Parliament, it may seal PM May's fate

The people of Britain will go to the polls today to elect their representatives for the European Union's Parliament in a ballot few expected, and one which will only muddle the nation's politics further.

The country narrowly opted to leave the European Union at a referendum in June 2016 and should already be out of the EU.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 23, 2019, with the headline 'Britain's anti-Europeans set to emerge stronger from EU polls'. Print Edition | Subscribe