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How Theresa May fight back tears and bows to Brexit Pressure.

LONDON (Reuters) – Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union. 805 more words

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Europe awaits voting results as Theresa May resigns

Across Europe people took to the polling stations yesterday as a new swathe of MEPs put their names forward to sit in the European Parliament. But, not country is under the spotlight quite like the UK as it teeters on the edge of departure from the EU with the fairly new Brexit Party riding high in the polls and the Conservative Party in absolute chaos. 610 more words

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Centre Director shares thoughts on Theresa May’s resignation and Tory Party leadership battle

Centre for Brexit Studies Director Professor Alex de Ruyter has shared his views and expertise on Theresa May’s resignation, which was announced this morning. The PM has stated that she will depart from her role on June 7 2019, triggering a Tory party leadership battle. 125 more words

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Ignorant, dishonest or both? Boris Johnson's ramblings about prisoners and spa breaks are divorced from reality.

As today’s resignation announcement by the Prime Minister prefigures, in bookmakers’ eyes at least, the dawn of a Boris Johnson premiership, I thought it worth typing up a thread I posted earlier this week in response to Mr Johnson’s… 1,585 more words

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British Prime Minister Theresa May to Resign on June 7, Labour Call For Election

Michael East, Red Revolution

British Prime Minister Theresa May is to resign from office on June 7 following months of speculation, atrocious poll showings and increasing unrest in her leadership both within her own party and across the nation at large. 769 more words

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Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson 'lied' in Brexit campaign, court hears

London: Britain’s former foreign secretary Boris Johnson knowingly lied during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign over the cost of the UK’s EU membership, a court heard on Thursday in an application with potentially far-reaching implications. 199 more words

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The band plays on: Boris Johnson’s bid for leadership of UK's Titanic Tory party

And the band plays on. Sometimes political parties get the leader they deserve. Go Boris! JP

23 May 2019 | Rowena Mason | The Guardian… 776 more words

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