Tag Archives: Leaders of the Conservative Party

12Nov/17

Forty Conservative MPs ready to oust May – Sunday Times

Forty members of parliament are ready to sign a letter of no-confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May. Katie Mark reports Continue reading

09Nov/17

Penny Mordaunt appointed new UK aid minister

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (NOVEMBER 9, 2017) (POOL) – British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a strong Brexit supporter as aid minister on Thursday (November 9) following a resignation that left her struggling to ward off open conflict in a cabinet divided over leaving the EU. Continue reading

26Sep/17

Donald Trump is like fatberg, author Naomi Klein says

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 26, 2017) (UK POOL) – U.S. President Donald Trump is the political equivalent of the fatberg clogging up London’s sewers, Canadian journalist and activist Naomi Klein said on Tuesday (September 26). Continue reading

18Apr/17

Britain’s PM Theresa May calls general election

British Prime Minister Theresa May calls for an early general election, calls for political unity in parliament. Continue reading

16Nov/16

British PM May tells rowdy parliament she does “have a plan” for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells a particularly spirited House of Commons session that she does have a plan for Brexit, one day after a leaked memo concluded her minister’s have no overall strategy.

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14Jul/16

A look at the colourful political life of Boris Johnson, Britain’s surprise new foreign minister

Known for jokes and insults, Boris Johnson takes helm of British diplomacy as surprise choice for Prime Minister May’s new foreign minister. The flamboyant former London mayor is more known for gaffes and humour than delicate diplomacy.
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12Jul/16

Britain’s May says to negotiate a successful Brexit as PM

Britain’s next prime minister, Theresa May, calls for the country to unite under her leadership, promising to make a success of negotiating the country’s divorce from the European Union.

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12Jul/16

May to be confirmed as UK Conservative leader, and next PM

The chairman of the Conservative Party committee running the leadership contest confirms Theresa May is only remaining candidate and refuses to deny that she could become the next Prime Minister by the end of the day.

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01Jul/16

Johnson has little to say over his snub by Gove for leadership battle

Conservative parliamentarian and prominent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says little about the fall of his political ambitions following a last minute snub by his biggest ally, Justice Secretary Michael Gove, who decided to run for the leadership of the party himself.
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04May/16
Labour candidate Sadiq Khan

Labour candidate favourite for London mayor after racially charged campaign

Labour candidate Sadiq Khan favourite to win London’s mayoral election after a campaign marked by mud-slinging and accusations of racism.

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