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Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

The former London mayor easily beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a poll conducted among members of the governing Conservative Party.

Larger than life: Britain’s Boris Johnson

The former foreign minister has dismissed questions about his competence and populist rhetoric with a pitch to take Britain out of the European Union

Beating Boris: Race to replace UK’s May kicks off

Ten Conservative MPs gathered enough support to qualify by Monday's deadline for the race to replace May

Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK’s May under way

Eleven candidates have set their sights on replacing May, who quit as the prime minister over her failure to take Britain out of the EU on time

Assange faces jail for UK bail breach

The Australian whistle-blower, who was arrested on April 11 after Ecuador gave him up, could face a 12-month prison sentence

May pledges to quit to save Brexit plan

The prime minister of Britain dramatically announced she would quit if her MPs finally backed her withdrawal agreement

May back in Brussels for latest Brexit showdown

​Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May returned to Brussels on Thursday for a showdown with EU leaders

May wins mandate to reopen Brexit deal but EU says no changes

MPs also voted in favour of a non-binding measure that 'rejects the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement'

The man holding the Brexit cards: Speaker John Bercow

Speaker John Bercow is best known for presiding over debates, bellowing "Order! Order!" at unruly lawmakers and chastising ministers who displease him

British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

May suffered the largest government defeat in modern British history when the House of Commons rejected the withdrawal agreement struck late last year

British MPs debate Brexit deal amid legal row

May is facing opposition on all sides of the House of Commons to the withdrawal agreement she struck with the European Union last month

May takes Brexit deal to rebellious MPs

​British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday begin trying to sell her Brexit deal to Parliament

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