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Contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hots up

May announced on Friday she was quitting over her failure to deliver Brexit, raising the prospect of a new leader who could seek a more divisive split with the EU which could lead to confrontation with the bloc or a possible parliamentary election.

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM

Hancock follows former foreign minister Boris Johnson, who is seen as the favourite, current foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, International Development Secretary Rory Stewart and former work and pensions minister Esther McVey in joining the contest.


Explained: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor?

Britain's Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will bring a new prime minister to power who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union

Theresa May to step down as British PM amid Brexit impasse

"Sadly, I have not been able to convince MPs to back my Brexit deal. I will resign on Friday, June 7," Theresa May said.

Theresa May to resign as UK PM: A timeline of her 3 tumultuous Downing Street years

Fighting back tears, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal.

All you need to know about the EU parliamentary election in United Kingdom

How will the election work, when will we get results and what were the results last time?


Explained: Can anyone force British PM May to resign?

May has already promised she will resign to let someone else negotiate Britain's future relationship with the EU and has agreed to set out the timetable for her departure after putting her exit deal to another vote in parliament early next month.

Theresa May to ask lawmakers to vote on second Brexit referendum

"This must take place before the Withdrawal Agreement can be ratified," May told reporters.

UK's May tweaks Brexit deal in last-ditch bid to win support

The Cabinet is meeting Tuesday to work out details of what May has called a "bold offer" to win support for her Brexit agreement.

Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles

Brexit talks between May's Conservative Party and Labour collapsed hours after May agreed on Thursday to set out in early June a timetable for her departure.

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Britain's Brexit-beaten Theresa May announces resignation

An embattled Theresa May announced that she will resign as the UK's Conservative leader on June 7 "in the best interests of the country", paving the way for a contest to decide the new Prime Minister after she failed to win over her ministers with a revised strategy to withdraw Britain from the European Union.

Theresa May meets Opposition's Jeremy Corbyn to forge Brexit compromise

Prime Minister Theresa May met Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in a bid to avoids a potentially chaotic "no-deal" departure from the EU. May sought Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's support in a surprise last-minute move.


With British government, parliament and people divided, a disorderly Brexit looms

The European Union said on Tuesday that Britain could be heading for a potentially disorderly exit in just 10 days time as Prime Minister Theresa May met with ministers to thrash out ways to break the Brexit deadlock.

City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

In Britain's 2016 EU membership referendum, Sunderland voted by 61 per cent to 39 per cent to leave a bloc from which many residents — rightly or wrongly — believe they have received little benefit

Brexit: A timeline of the UK crisis

Britain will leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019. Here is a timeline of key events related to Britain's decision of opting out of the European Union in photographs

Stop Brexit: One man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

While Brexit supporters are also regularly outside the building, Steve Bray has become well-known for his tactics.


Dogs owners march on UK parliament demanding new Brexit 'Wooferendum'

Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britain’s parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the country’s exit from the European Union

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UK Supreme Court Rules Britain PM Must Get Parliament's Approval To Trigger Brexit

The UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Prime Minister Theresa May must get parliament’s approval before she begins Britain’s formal exit from the European Union. The UK’s highest judicial body dismissed the government’s argument that May could simply use executive powers known as “royal prerogative” to invoke Article 50 of the EU’s Lisbon Treaty […]