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.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce her departure from office, The Times reported, without citing a source.
A top member of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will tell her in the coming week that she must step down by the end of June or her lawmakers will try again to depose her, the Sunday Times reported, without citing sources.
Theresa May has suffered many rebellions and humiliations over the last few months, but on Monday night she sustained what could be the blow that finishes off her premiership -- when she finally lost control of Brexit to Parliament.
Theresa May issued a final ultimatum to Eurosceptic MPs on Wednesday night, telling them to back her EU divorce deal with Brussels next week or face a months-long Brexit delay that would force Britain to hold elections to the European Parliament.
The apparent confrontation between the government and the British Parliament over how to leave the EU continues. The BBC has dedicated one of its most recent reports to the latest developments in the subject. The BBC writes in this regard:
British lawmakers are certain to back a proposed Brexit agreement if it does not include the backstop, a controversial Irish border arrangement, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told a Polish newspaper. The British parliament will vote later on Thursday on Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for an agreement with the European Union on the terms […]
British opposition Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn moved a step closer to paving the way for another referendum on European Union membership by trying to use parliament to grab control of Brexit from Prime Minister Theresa May. With the clock ticking down to March 29, the date set in law for Brexit, the United Kingdom […]
British Prime Minister Theresa May comfortably survived a “no-confidence” vote in her government Wednesday following a stinging defeat in Parliament over her Brexit deal to leave the European Union. The result means she stays in power for now. May won the attempt to oust her from power by 325 to 306 votes. The motion was called by opposition […]
The Chancellor of Germany is still trying to play the role of a senior official in the Europe’s foreign policy. Currently, Angela Merkel is trying to end the negotiations with the British side over the Brexit. “With less than four months left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March 29, […]