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The survey by Opinium put Mrs May's party on 46%, one point down on the previous week, but still 16 points clear of Labour, who were unchanged on 30%.
A majority of Labour supporters want Jeremy Corbyn to quit immediately if he loses the general election, an exclusive poll for The Independent has revealed. We lost seats but we are closing the gap on the Conservatives.
The Tories also retained Essex, Hampshire and Dorset, while Wrexham and Flintshire councils remain without overall control.
The Liberal Democrats were having a mixed election, failing to breakthrough against the Tories in the south-west England battleground.
Some 4,851 council seats in 88 councils are being contested.
A key plank of the Conservatives' general election strategy involves winning votes from Ukip and, on the evidence of Thursday's council elections, that's a winning formula.
"When you look across these results there hasn't been a uniform break to the Tories as was predicted in the national polls".
"... as the local elections showed, they are ... are on course for the type of victory last seen by (Labour's) Tony Blair and Margaret Thatcher when they were at their peaks", said Adrian Drummond of pollsters Opinium.
Gideon Skinner, head of political research at Ipsos Mori, told Reuters: "The Conservatives are starting the campaign matching the biggest lead we have ever recorded for them during an election campaign, which was back in 1983 ahead of Thatcher's victory".
Meanwhile, Labour forfeited more than 250 council seats, lost control of Glasgow after 40 years and suffered reverses in Welsh strongholds.
In a statement, Nuttall said his party's candidates had worked hard but there was "nothing they could have done in the face of a big national swing to the Tories", as the Conservatives are also known.
Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said voters "are now seeing that what this country needs is a government with a full, working majority to negotiate a good, successful exit from the European Union and to build a stronger, fairer Britain after that". And the party has made unprecedented inroads in Scotland, where it is already the main opposition in Holyrood.
The United Kingdom Independence Party won one new seat, and lost all 114 they were defending.
In Dorset, Conservatives retained control although leader Robert Gold lost his seat to the Liberal Democrats.
"The SNP has won the council elections", Sturgeon said on Friday.
Ukip are now [7.4] to win a seat at the general election.
Capps had a 3.991-second pass at 317.79 miles per hour in a Dodge Charger R/T for his second victory at Atlanta Dragway. As the tension began to build in the closing laps, a massive wreck damaged 18 of the 38 cars still running at the time.
The US Treasury Department said it will play a "leading role" in protecting the global financial system's IT infrastructure. Fortunately, security researchers @benkow_ spotted the domain and Matthieu Suiche registered the kill switch today.
Chinese group tours to South Korea have also been canceled, while anti-Korean sentiment has proliferated online. Both leaders agreed to strengthen the US-South Korea alliance and the "friendship" between the two countries.
The organisation said it continues to experience IT disruption and urged the public to use other NHS services where possible. The US Treasury Department said it will play a "leading role" in protecting the global financial system's IT infrastructure.
Eight years ago the Democratic Party was pushing a health care bill of its own, promising a new era for health care in America. The stark reality is that Obamacare is on a trajectory to collapse and is now failing the people of Illinois' 18th district.
Jake Guentzel leads Pittsburgh with seven goals, Phil Kessel has seven assists and Sidney Crosby has 21 shots on goal. The first goal came midway through the first period and tied the game at one after an early Rangers goal.
They had a one-goal lead and 20 minutes standing between them and another Eastern Conference Finals appearance. There were just three players with a positive Corsi differential, according to http://naturalstattrick.com.
They're either out of work or they will be out of work. "I am here to ask people to help a honest , caring and capable president". According to the conservatives' polls , Rouhani and Ghalibaf would draw an equal number of votes in the coming elections.
Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they identified the malicious software in more than 70 countries. Microsoft said the situation was "painful" and that it was taking "all possible actions to protect our customers".
The Senators did what they've done repeatedly during their surprising run to the NHL's final four: they found a way. I just said that we're gonna look at everything and try to get better so I'm not really thinking that [way].
Iran Moderates Rally Round Rouhani to Oppose Hardliners
With Qalibaf dropping out , there are now five candidates contesting, though others may choose to drop out in the coming days. Mohammad Taghi Karroubi said the family was confident that the interior ministry would let his father vote on Friday.
Mother's Day: The most Special day of all
Deepika Padukone: Love you maa. "After all, you can do them tomorrow!" The little things that deplete you really don't matter. Just another kid going through life, so anxious that I won't be accepted. "I'll have somewhere to go this Sunday evening".
Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation
Higher education fee contributions for students will be increased, by a sizeable 7.5 per cent phased in over four years from 2018. An inland rail linking Melbourne and Brisbane will get an $8.4 billion, with the project set to begin in the next financial year.
Blue Jays place LHP Liriano on DL because of sore shoulder
Smoak was a classic 'Three True Outcomes ' guy as 48.9 percent of his trips to the dish resulted in a strikeout, walk or home run. Justin Smoak also hit a home run, a two-run shot in the sixth inning, for the Blue Jays (17-21), who have won five straight.
Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'
Of course, when it's suggested that "Sanders" run the press briefings instead of Spicer from now on, "Spicer" can't take it. McCarthy's angry Spicer announces after storming into the room following the suggestion that Sanders simply replace him.
Ways to Honor Mom on Mother's Day
Are they getting enough sleep? I also have two moms as assistants, Sara and Kayla, and they are outstanding moms and caregivers. In fact, the more we work things out with mom, the better we will be at working things out in any intimate relationship.
Microsoft aims to create a more versatile Windows 10
Firstly, mixed reality headset dev kits from HP and Acer are now available for pre-order , starting at $329 and $299 respectively. It will be displayed in all of a user's connected devices, including Apple iOS and Google Android, not just Windows 10.
Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series
Trevor Ariza and Clint Capela were the main scorers for the Rockets and without Harden's numbers, it was hard for them to keep up. In addition, the Spurs beat Houston by 39 points on the road without Kawhi Leonard , who missed the game due to an ankle injury.