Breaking news. British Prime Minister set to announce summer general election

Multiple British media outlets are reporting that UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is about to announce an early summer general election in a statement made outside Downing Street. 

Although Sunak has previously said an election will be held during the last few months of 2024, an election as early as the summer would come as a surprise for analysts.

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