Theresa May

Queen’s Speech delayed as parties continue talks

The set-piece event had been due to take place on Monday 19 June. The Conservatives are negotiating with the Democratic Unionist Party to get support for their minority government after losing their Commons majority in last week's general election, according to

Theresa May to ask the Queen if Tories can form a government despite hung parliament

May is set to visit Buckingham Palace at 12.30pm to seek permission, a Downing Street spokesman has confirmed, according to Metro. With no clear winner emerging from the election, a humiliated May has signalled she will not be resigning. It is believed

UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

With no clear winner emerging from Thursday's parliamentary election, a wounded May signaled she would fight on, despite losing her majority in the House of Commons. Her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn said she should step down, according to Reuters. With 643 out

London attackers kill seven, PM May says ‘enough is enough’

The attack occurred five days before a parliamentary election and was the third to hit Britain in less than three months. May said the vote would go ahead as planned on Thursday, according to Reuters. "It is time to say enough is

UK Prime Minister announces shock general election

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced the general election will be held on June 8 in an unexpected speech outside 10 Downing Street, according to Metro. Justifying the decision, Mrs May said: ‘The country is coming together but Westminster is not.’ She

Brexit begins: UK triggers Article 50 to begin EU divorce

Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, confirmed that the UK has triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning a legal process that must end in two years' time with Britain leaving the EU, according to CNN. "This is an historic moment

The Daily Mail is getting dragged for its ‘Legs-it’ front page

The front page was first published on Twitter on Monday night, instantly prompting a stream of criticism from politicians, journalists and members of the public, reports with reference to Mashable. Alas, the sexist commentary didn't stop at the front page. Inside

Brexit: Theresa May receives authority to trigger Article 50

Commons Speaker John Bercow told MPs: “I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent 1967, that her majesty has signified her royal assent to the following acts: Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2017, European Union (Notification

UK government to reveal Brexit plan

The House the Commons voted Wednesday to allow the PM to begin the Brexit process, reports with reference to the BBC. MPs backed the European Union Bill by 498 votes to 114 on Wednesday night, with 47 Labour rebels voting against. The

Theresa May vows to make success of Brexit as cabinet meets for first time

Theresa May has promised ahead of her first cabinet meeting that the government will not be “defined by Brexit” but will nonetheless make a success of the country’s departure from the EU, the Guardian reports. The prime minister, who campaigned to remain