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May vows to stay as party plotters attempt to topple her

1 year, 11 days ago
LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would stay on as leader to provide stability after a former chairman of her Conservative Party said he had garnered the support of 30 lawmakers who wanted her to quit. May is…

Theresa May: The leader who gambled and lost

1 year, 4 months ago
LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May presented herself as a stable leader to take Britain through Brexit, but her gamble of an election backfired and has left her deeply wounded. The Conservative Party leader refused to resign after losing…

UK PM’s party secures big gains in local polls

1 year, 5 months ago
LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives secured big wins Friday in local elections, a month ahead of a Brexit-dominated snap general election. Final results showed the centre-right party gaining ground across the…

UK Conservative caught ridiculing leadership contenders

2 years, 3 months ago
LONDON: A senior British Conservative lawmaker was caught on camera Tuesday dishing out scorching criticism of the candidates hoping to succeed David Cameron as prime minister, following the shock Brexit vote.

Race opens to succeed Cameron amid Brexit disarray

2 years, 3 months ago
LONDON: Britain's Conservative party will launch the race Wednesday to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron after last week's stunning Brexit vote, with former London mayor and top "Leave" campaigner Boris Johnson tipped as the frontrunner.

After hard bargaining, EU set for deal on new leadership

4 years, 1 month ago
BRUSSELS: European Union leaders are set to end weeks of wrangling over top jobs in Brussels and agree on Saturday on who will fill key posts in EU institutions that face major challenges from a combative Russia and a stuttering economy.