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An analysis found that 1,120 of 3,322 registered candidates to stand for the UK polls were women. The Greens and Liberal Democrats are fielding 204 and 188 female candidates, respectively.
A tentative recovery in oil prices spurred investors to hunt for bargains in the beaten-down energy sector and helped commodity-related currencies gain against the dollar.
May made an offer to EU leaders to guarantee the rights and status of EU citizens in the UK, provided that EU countries do the same for Britons living abroad.
Another wobble in commodity-related shares saw British blue chips extend their underperformance against continental European peers on Friday, a year on from Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson made his comments upon his arrival at an EU Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on the day that Brexit negotiations will begin in Brussels.
The British Brexit minister David Davis will lead a team to Brussels on Monday for the first round of official talks to negotiate Britain leaving the European Union (EU).
Asian stocks rose on Monday, shaking off Wall Street's uninspiring performance on Friday.
Theresa May's loss of her parliamentary majority in last week's election increases the likelihood the government will try to retain some British access to the European Union's single market.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said that talks to launch procedures of Britain's divorce from the European Union will start as scheduled next week.
The pound fell to its lowest in eight weeks against the dollar, while it hit a seven-month low next to the Euro.
Prime Minister Theresa May said that whatever the results, the Conservative party would continue being the face of stability.
Nearly three years after Scotland voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom, Independence continues to be a defining poll issue.
The 27 leaders will use anniversary of signing of Treaty of Rome on March 25, 1957, to hail the peace and prosperity they say the project has brought Europe in the aftermath of World War II.
The European Union is fully prepared for Brexit negotiations after Britain announced the exit date, the European Commission said.
Britain will trigger its exit from the European Union on March 29 after which a two-year timetable for difficult negotiations will open.