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British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

May set out a timetable for her departure - she will resign as Conservative Party leader on June 7 with a leadership contest beginning the following week. 

May 24, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

May in fight to retain grip on Brexit as parliament seeks control

British Prime Minister Theresa May was holding crisis talks with colleagues on Sunday in an effort to breathe life into her twice-defeated Brexit deal after reports that her cabinet was plotting to topple her.

Mar 25, 2019, 00:00 AM IST

UK MPs reject chaotic 'no-deal' Brexit, back PM May's bid to reopen deal

British MPs on Tuesday voted to reject a chaotic 'no-deal' Brexit by 318 to 310 votes but backed British Prime Minister Theresa May's bid to change the withdrawal agreement already struck with the European Union (EU).

Jan 30, 2019, 06:17 AM IST

British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

The prime minister won by 325 votes to 306 - a majority of 19, a day after her government suffered a historic parliamentary defeat over her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union.

Jan 17, 2019, 07:15 AM IST

British PM May wins confidence vote after Brexit defeat

Her government won by 325 votes to 306 - a majority of 19. 

Jan 17, 2019, 06:19 AM IST

UK ''deeply disappointed'' at US steel tariffs: PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she was "deeply disappointed" at the unjustified decision by the US to apply tariffs to European Union (EU) steel and aluminium imports.

Jun 02, 2018, 09:07 AM IST

Brexit will not divide Britain: PM Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday rejected any plans that would mean a Brexit border between Northern Ireland and the neighbouring Irish Republic.

Mar 01, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

May under fresh pressure to step down as British PM

Theresa May has come under fresh pressure from within her own party to step down as British prime minister as it emerged on Friday that a former Conservative party chairman is leading an attempted coup against her.

Oct 06, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

UK ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

"A handful of senior people have pledged their loyalty to Boris at Cabinet level," a Johnson ally told 'The Sunday Times'.

Jun 11, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

British PM Theresa May loses majority, faces pressure to resign

Theresa May is now facing questions over her judgement in calling the election three years early and risking her party`s slim but stable majority of 17.

Jun 09, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

UK reduces threat level from critical to severe: PM Theresa May

"A significant amount of police action has taken place over the last 24 hours and there are now 11 suspects in custody," May said in a statement.

May 27, 2017, 17:59 PM IST

May to confront Trump as UK police stop sharing attack information with US

British police stopped sharing information about the suicide bombing with the United States, a British counter-terrorism source told Reuters.

May 25, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

May takes tough Brexit stance as UK holds local elections

Nearly 5,000 local authority seats are being contested across England, Scotland and Wales, along with eight metropolitan mayoralties.

May 04, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Britain's May begins Mideast trip focused on security, trade

British Prime Minister Theresa May landed in Amman today for a three-day trip to Jordan and Saudi Arabia focused on security and post-Brexit trade efforts.

Apr 03, 2017, 22:57 PM IST

British PM Theresa May to unveil industrial strategy to trigger 'ambitious' ideas

Prime Minister Theresa May will unveil her new industrial strategy on Monday, pledging to spend billions of pounds on science, technology and research to spur a new "ambitious" way of doing business in Britain.

Nov 21, 2016, 15:37 PM IST

When British PM Theresa May donned sari during her India visit

 British Prime Minister Theresa May was on a three-day visit to India from November 6.

Nov 10, 2016, 17:59 PM IST

UK PM Theresa May seeks to boost Indo-UK trade ties before Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will use her first bilateral trade trip since taking office to try to boost ties with India before leaving the European Union.

Nov 06, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

British PM Theresa May dismisses talk of early general election

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday moved to dismiss talk of an early general election despite a High Court ruling that Parliament must vote on whether to start the Brexit process.

Nov 04, 2016, 10:14 AM IST

Russia's Putin and Britain's May agree to meet to try to mend frosty ties

Both leaders are due to attend a G20 summit in China early next month, giving them an opportunity to meet for the first time since May became prime minister.

Aug 10, 2016, 02:41 AM IST

British PM briefed on `terrible incident` in Nice

Theresa May keeping a timely check on the Nice incident.

Jul 15, 2016, 09:10 AM IST