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Theresa May resigns: key reactions

Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation looks likely to make Britain’s looming departure from the EU even more difficult, with some suggesting a hard or “no-deal” Brexit is now almost inevitable. Here are the main reactions to the announcement she will step down as leader of the Conservative Party, and hence also

Theresa May quits amid Brexit chaos

Theresa May has announced her resignation after weeks of deadlock and chaos surrounding several failed attempts to push her European Union Withdrawal Agreement through parliament. On Friday morning, May announced she would step down as Conservative leader on June 7. She will stay on as prime minister of the United Kingdomuntil her

Theresa May expected to quit Friday

Theresa May is expected to announce her resignation as British Prime Minister on Friday, most British newspapers reported on Thursday. May’s resignation will trigger a race among senior ministers to replace her as leader of the Conservative Party, and herald a new approach to the deadlocked Brexit negotiations that have besieged

Theresa May vows to resign if Brexit deal is passed

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down if her Brexit deal is approved by parliament. In a meeting with legislators from her Conservative party on Wednesday, May said she would quit if the twice-defeated divorce deal she negotiated with the European Union passes at a third vote. "We need to get the

May survives No-Confidence Vote but still faces brexit deadlock

U.K. Prime Minister (PM) Theresa May survived an attempt to oust her government and immediately opened talks with rival political parties in an attempt to break the Brexit deadlock, as time runs out to reach a deal. The PM fought off the threat of a national election and won the right

Brexit vote: May suffers crushing defeat, Faces Confidence Vote

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament in a humiliating defeat, her plan for leaving the European Union all but dead. She now faces a confidence vote in her government. The House of Commons voted 432 versus 202 against the divorce the U.K. government brokered with the European

UK puts 3,500 soldiers on standby for no-deal Brexit

British ministers agreed on Tuesday to make no-deal Brexit planning “an operational priority” amid continued opposition to Prime Minister Theresa May draft divorce deal, just 14 weeks before the country leaves the EU. Following a meeting of her cabinet — the last before parliament breaks for the Christmas/New Year break — Defence Secretary

Group condemns Kwankwaso’s Eagle Square shutout as dictatorial,  undemocratic

•Blasts Trump for describing Buhari as lifeless  Jude Johnson    The Centre for Unity, Tolerance and Equity (CUTE) has condemned the prevention of Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] presidential aspirant, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso from using the Eagle Square, Abuja for his presidential declaration by the Federal Government through the FCT Administration. CUTE described the action as