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May resigns; Britain's new PM in place by July 20: Conservatives

May resigns; Britain's new PM in place by July 20: Conservatives

Britain's governing Conservatives said Friday that Theresa May's successor as party leader and prime minister was expected to be in place by parliament's summer recess -- set for July 20.

Britain's May offers ‘new deal’ to try to break Brexit deadlock

Britain's May offers ‘new deal’ to try to break Brexit deadlock

Prime Minister Theresa May set out on Tuesday a ‘new deal’ for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to opposition parties in her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit.

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

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

Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May's crumbling government.

Boris Johnson says will stand as UK PM agrees to set exit date

Boris Johnson says will stand as UK PM agrees to set exit date

Britain's Boris Johnson confirmed Thursday he will seek to become prime minister when Theresa May quits, reports said, as she promised to set out a departure timetable early next month.

Britain's May stands by promise to resign after phase on of Brexit

Britain's May stands by promise to resign after phase on of Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May stands by her commitment to resign after she completes "phase one" of the Brexit process to open the way for a new leader to negotiate the second phase, her spokesman said on Wednesday.

Brexit deal could be done in ‘next few days’, top Conservative says

Brexit deal could be done in ‘next few days’, top Conservative says

Prime Minister Theresa May could reach a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party within days, a leading Conservative Party figure said on Saturday ...

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition

English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday.

Voters set to punish UK PM May's Conservatives over Brexit delay

Voters set to punish UK PM May's Conservatives over Brexit delay

English voters are expected to use local government elections on Thursday to punish Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party over its failure to deliver Brexit, revealing a divided and dissatisfied electorate.

UK parliament very likely to consider new Brexit referendum -Hammond

UK parliament very likely to consider new Brexit referendum -Hammond

The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britain's parliament again although the government remains opposed to any new plebiscite, the British finance minister said on Friday.

EU leaders debate how long to delay Brexit

EU leaders debate how long to delay Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Wednesday she wants Britain to leave the EU as soon as possible even as she prepared to agree a potentially long delay to Brexit at an emergency summit in Brussels.

EU carbon price hits over 10-year high on Brexit extension hopes

EU carbon price hits over 10-year high on Brexit extension hopes

The benchmark European Union carbon price hit a more than 10-year high on Wednesday, on expectations Britain will get a delayed exit from the EU which will mean it stays in the bloc's emissions trading system ...

France sets conditions for another Brexit delay before May arrives

France sets conditions for another Brexit delay before May arrives

French President Emmanuel Macron's office set out blunt conditions on Tuesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May headed for Paris to ask him to agree to a delay in Britain's departure from the European Union.