Theresa May

Primodos scandal: why Theresa May is calling for ‘redress’
Prime minister Theresa May
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Primodos scandal: why Theresa May is calling for ‘redress’

Theresa May steps down: what happens next?
Theresa May
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Theresa May steps down: what happens next?

May will stay on as acting PM after officially resigning as Tory leader today
7 Jun 2019
Michael Gove says 31 October Brexit deadline is ‘arbitrary’
Environment Secretary Michael Gove
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Michael Gove says 31 October Brexit deadline is ‘arbitrary’

Tory leadership hopeful says he would consider short delay if deal was close
6 Jun 2019
Donald Trump backtracks on NHS after outcry
Trump May
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Donald Trump backtracks on NHS after outcry

US President tells Good Morning Britain health service 'not part of trade'
5 Jun 2019
Carnival of Resistance: what anti-Trump groups have planned
Stop Trump protest UK
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Carnival of Resistance: what anti-Trump groups have planned

Up to a million Londoners set to take to streets in series of demonstrations
4 Jun 2019
State banquet and angry tweets on day one of Trump visit
Trump Queen
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State banquet and angry tweets on day one of Trump visit

US President dines with the Queen and attacks Sadiq Khan as he arrives in UK
4 Jun 2019
Donald Trump’s UK visit: five awkward conversations
Donald Trump and Theresa May
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Donald Trump’s UK visit: five awkward conversations

Intelligence, Iran and abortion access could all be flashpoints when the US president sits down with Theresa May
3 Jun 2019
Hunt says pursuing no-deal would be ‘suicide’ for Tories
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Hunt says pursuing no-deal would be ‘suicide’ for Tories

Jostling begins in Tory leadership contest with 10 candidates in the race
28 May 2019
Trump state visit: what to expect
Donald Trump
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Trump state visit: what to expect

Buckingham Palace announces June trip dates as protesters promise large demonstrations
24 May 2019
Theresa May resigns: five moments that sank her premiership
Theresa May
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Theresa May resigns: five moments that sank her premiership

Her exit comes as no surprise now but few were anticipating failure back in July 2016
24 May 2019
Theresa May ‘preparing for departure’
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Theresa May ‘preparing for departure’

PM faces pressure to go ahead of crunch meeting with 1922 Committee chair
24 May 2019
Who is Andrea Leadsom?
Andrea Leadsom
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Who is Andrea Leadsom?

Leader of the Commons’ dramatic resignation leaves Theresa May’s government on the brink
23 May 2019
How to vote in the European elections in the UK today
Dog at polling station
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How to vote in the European elections in the UK today

Whether you’ve had enough of Brexit or want to support Farage, here’s how to have your say
23 May 2019
Why Theresa May is clinging on amid ‘open warfare’
Andrea Leadsom
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Why Theresa May is clinging on amid ‘open warfare’

The Conservative party is in meltdown as Andrea Leadsom resigns on the eve of European elections
23 May 2019
Today’s front pages: Theresa May’s ‘gamble too far’
Today's newspaper front pages
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Today’s front pages: Theresa May’s ‘gamble too far’

A round-up of headlines in UK newspapers on 22 May
22 May 2019
Theresa May's Brexit deal offers MPs second referendum vote
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Theresa May's Brexit deal offers MPs second referendum vote

Prime Minister promises MPs major concession in return for approving her Withdrawal Agreement
22 May 2019
What is Theresa May’s ‘new, bold offer’ on Brexit?
Theresa May
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What is Theresa May’s ‘new, bold offer’ on Brexit?

PM revisits Withdrawal Agreement package for ‘last roll of the dice’
20 May 2019
May agrees to set her departure date after next Brexit vote
Theresa May
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May agrees to set her departure date after next Brexit vote

PM's announcement follows Boris Johnson's admission he will run for leadership
17 May 2019
Backbenchers to demand May sets out her departure timetable
Theresa May at Prime Minister’s Questions
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Backbenchers to demand May sets out her departure timetable

Members of 1922 Committee will threaten to depose the PM unless she offers ‘clarity’
16 May 2019
James ‘four ovens’ Brokenshire and other failed photo-ops
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James ‘four ovens’ Brokenshire and other failed photo-ops

From bacon butties and bananas to a poorly timed Mexican wave
15 May 2019
The last days of Theresa May: the PM’s final Brexit options
Theresa May
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The last days of Theresa May: the PM’s final Brexit options

Ailing premiership appears to be drawing to close with decision to bring forward legislation to ratify a revised deal
15 May 2019
May to put her Brexit bill to MPs again in early June
Theresa May
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May to put her Brexit bill to MPs again in early June

Move puts deadline on cross-party talks but will the Commons back her bill?
15 May 2019
Red lines harden over second Brexit referendum
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Red lines harden over second Brexit referendum

Tories and Labour split over People’s Vote as Theresa May urged to ditch cross-party talks
14 May 2019
Johnny Mercer: the Tory MP going on strike
Johnny Mercer
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Johnny Mercer: the Tory MP going on strike

Former Army officer tells Theresa May he’s withdrawing support in protest against probes into military veterans
9 May 2019
What 27 European leaders think about Brexit
German chancellor Angela Merkel greets French president Emmanuel Macron
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What 27 European leaders think about Brexit

Talks on UK’s exit have been banned at this week’s EU summit in Romania but everyone has an opinion
9 May 2019
Theresa May ‘war games’ second referendum
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Theresa May ‘war games’ second referendum

But Labour and Tories warn against cross-party concessions to secure quick Brexit deal
7 May 2019
The pros and cons of leaving the EU customs union
David Davis, Boris Johnson and Theresa May
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The pros and cons of leaving the EU customs union

Government sources say May is set to change her stance on joining so-called ‘customs arrangement' with the bloc
3 May 2019
Brexit breakthrough? Optimism at cross-party talks
Brexit talks
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Brexit breakthrough? Optimism at cross-party talks

Labour and Conservative negotiators hint discussions may be moving towards compromise
30 Apr 2019
Why the Queen’s Speech has been delayed
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Why the Queen’s Speech has been delayed

Theresa May accused of leading ‘zombie government’ as she tries to postpone key Brexit vote
30 Apr 2019
Tory backbenchers ‘to tell May to leave by end of June’
Prime minister Theresa May
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Tory backbenchers ‘to tell May to leave by end of June’

Disgruntled Brexiteers intensifying efforts to oust the Prime Minister
23 Apr 2019
Corbyn: Tories’ deregulation dream is blocking Brexit talks
Jeremy Corbyn
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Corbyn: Tories’ deregulation dream is blocking Brexit talks

Labour leader says he is putting the case for a custom union ‘very robustly’
17 Apr 2019
Jeremy Corbyn on course for Downing Street
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Jeremy Corbyn on course for Downing Street

Polls paint grim picture for Conservatives, who face electoral wipeout at local, national and European level
15 Apr 2019
Theresa May and EU agree Brexit delay to 31 October
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Theresa May and EU agree Brexit delay to 31 October

PM warned by Donald Tusk ‘do not waste this time’
11 Apr 2019
EU targets Brexit extension of up to a year
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EU targets Brexit extension of up to a year

But delay to Article 50 could come with some strict conditions attached
10 Apr 2019
Theresa May in whistlestop tour to seek Brexit extension
Angela Merkel and Theresa May
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Theresa May in whistlestop tour to seek Brexit extension

PM will meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron as clock ticks down
9 Apr 2019
Theresa May ‘rules out no deal and fourth meaningful vote’
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Theresa May ‘rules out no deal and fourth meaningful vote’

PM's video statement demands compromises from Tories and Labour
8 Apr 2019
Theresa May to make written Brexit offer to Jeremy Corbyn
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Theresa May to make written Brexit offer to Jeremy Corbyn

PM’s letter will offer MPs vote on second referendum, according to source
5 Apr 2019