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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

British PM May expected to announce date of her departure

May will remain in the office during a Conservative Party leadership election lasting about six weeks. The contest is likely to start on June 10 after US President Donald Trump`s state visit to Britain. 

May 24, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

UK Prime Minister Theresa May to make 'new, bold offer' on Brexit bill, Labour Party sceptical

After failing three times to get parliament`s approval for her deal, the government will now put the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, legislation which will enact that deal, before parliament for a vote in early June.

May 19, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Brexit talks over: UK Labour leader calls time on discussions with PM Theresa May

Corbyn said the Conservative Party`s moves towards selecting a new leader means the government has become "ever more unstable and its authority eroded” undermining confidence in the "government`s ability to deliver any compromise agreement". 

May 17, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

UK's Theresa May told to ditch Brexit talks with opposition Labour

Thirteen of May’s former cabinet colleagues as well as Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of Conservative lawmakers, wrote to May to ask her not to agree Labour`s demand for a post-Brexit customs union with the EU. 

May 14, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

UK PM May's party slumps to fifth place as pressure mounts for her to go

Nigel Farage`s Brexit Party was in the lead, up four percentage points, on 34% while May`s Conservative Party had just 10%, the YouGov poll for the Times newspaper showed. 

May 13, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

UK police will not probe sacked defence minister over Huawei leak

The Daily Telegraph story, which came from a meeting of Britain`s normally top-secret National Security Council (NSC), embarrassed the government and set it at odds with the United States over the next generation of communications technology.

May 05, 2019, 00:41 AM IST

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

The results will paint a picture, albeit an imperfect one, of how that has affected support for May`s centre-right Conservative Party, and the leftist opposition Labour Party.

May 02, 2019, 21:45 PM IST

UK's Theresa May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak

The NSC is a forum in which senior cabinet ministers discuss top secret national security information, and the leak, first reported in national newspapers, sparked anger in parliament.

May 02, 2019, 00:50 AM IST

UK fears Brexit could hurt global hunt for new Bank of England governor

There is some speculation that among many, Raghuram Rajan's name may be doing the rounds.

Apr 14, 2019, 23:54 PM IST

Nothing short of apology will do, says Amarinder Singh on British PM's 'regret' on Jallianwala

Amarinder Singh said that Jallianwala Bagh massacre was a heart-wrenching moment in India's history and the people of country want an "unequivocal apology from Britain for the atrocity". 

Apr 12, 2019, 22:05 PM IST

Acknowledging frustration, Britain's May calls on parliament to deliver Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged on Thursday there was "huge frustration" that she had to request a second delay to Brexit from the European Union, urging parliament to finally support her Brexit deal.

Apr 11, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

Jallianwala Bagh tragedy shameful scar on British Indian history: UK PM Theresa May

"We deeply regret the tragedy and the suffering it caused."

Apr 10, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

EU open to Brexit extension but PM May needs clear plan

Without an extension, Britain is due to leave the EU at 2200 GMT on Friday, without a deal to cushion the economic shock.

Apr 09, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron amid Brexit chaos

While May travels to Berlin and Paris ahead of an emergency EU summit in Brussels on Wednesday, British lawmakers will hold a 90-minute debate on her proposal to delay Britain`s EU departure date to June 30 from April 12. 


Apr 09, 2019, 05:15 AM IST

UK parliament approves Brexit law forcing Prime Minister Theresa May to consult on delay

Britain`s parliament approved legislation on Monday that gives lawmakers the power to scrutinise and even change Prime Minister Theresa May`s request that the European Union agree to delay Brexit until June 30.

Apr 09, 2019, 05:10 AM IST

Theresa May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

May has so far failed to secure backing for her negotiated agreement with Brussels as some Conservative lawmakers and Northern Ireland`s Democratic Unionist Party have voted it down. 

Apr 07, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Brexit delay law approved by UK's House of Commons

The legislation, put forward by opposition Labour lawmaker Yvette Cooper, was rushed through all of its stages in the House of Commons in less than six hours.

Apr 04, 2019, 07:20 AM IST

Brexit compromise: Theresa May seeks delay to agree deal with Labour Party

Nearly three years since the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU in a shock referendum result, British politics is in crisis.

Apr 02, 2019, 23:53 PM IST

British parliament weighs forcing May into a softer Brexit

The third defeat of May`s withdrawal agreement on Friday left one of the weakest British leaders in a generation facing a spiralling crisis over Brexit.

Apr 01, 2019, 23:36 PM IST