Theresa May

Theresa May

Theresa May sees off Brexit rebellion at last minute

Theresa May has seen off a Commons rebellion on her flagship Brexit bill after a last-minute concession to pro-EU MPs.

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Theresa May calls US child migrant policy "deeply disturbing" and "wrong"

Theresa May calls US child migrant policy "deeply disturbing" and "wrong"

Theresa May has condemned the US Government's policy of separating children from their parents if they are captured after crossing the border from Mexico, saying it was "completely and unequivocally wrong".

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Paris Gourtsoyannis: Brexit dividend could cost May dear

£20bn boost for the NHS is buying Boris Johnson’s loyalty – and you’re paying, writes Paris Gourtsoyannis

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Theresa May tells SNP to spend £2bn on Scottish NHS

Theresa May tells SNP to spend £2bn on Scottish NHS

Theresa May has told the Scottish Government how it should spend an estimated £2bn windfall from increased funding for the NHS in England, saying devolved administrations should use the Barnett consequentials to "benefit the whole United Kingdom".
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Theresa May was speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on Sunday

Calls for Theresa May to come clean over £20bn ‘Brexit dividend’

A £2 billion Barnett formula windfall for Scotland must be spent on the NHS, opposition parties have warned the SNP.

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Brian Monteith: Bringing Government down might play into May’s hands

Brian Monteith: Bringing Government down might play into May’s hands

With another High Noon this week, Theresa May might have only one course left to her, writes Brian Monteith

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Spending on the NHS is set to rise. Picture: Getty

£2bn Barnett windfall for NHS as May set to loosen purse strings

Scotland’s NHS is in line for a windfall of up to £2 billion by the end of this Westminster Parliament under plans to boost health spending set to be unveiled by Theresa May.

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Millionaire Brexit campaigner Arron Banks had a series of undisclosed meetings with Russian embassy officials. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Leave.EU founder Arron Banks denies campaign took Russian money

Prominent Brexiteer Arron Banks has insisted there is no evidence the anti-EU campaign took Russian money as he faces a grilling from MPs.

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Minister resigns to fight for meaningful vote on Brexit

A junior minister has resigned from the government to fight Brexit, saying Theresa May was offering MPs a "fake choice" between a "bad deal or no deal".

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May strikes deal with pro-EU rebels ahead of crunch Brexit votes

Theresa May struck a deal with pro-EU rebels in her own party last night after making an appeal for unity ahead of two days of crucial votes on flagship Brexit legislation.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks on Brexit. Picture: Getty Images

Paris Gourtsoyannis: Brexit mutineers keep their powder dry

There’s a reason why, in Anglo-Saxon parliamentary tradition, two sides face each other down from opposite sides of the debating chamber. The idea is that the government governs, and the opposition opposes. That’s how it’s supposed to work.

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Theresa May made a statement in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

Theresa May: UK stands by committments after ‘difficult G7 summit’

Theresa May has vowed that Britain will continue to work for international agreement on issues like trade and security, following a G7 summit at which Donald Trump clashed with America’s traditional allies.

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Theresa May under fresh pressure over Brexit

Theresa May was under fresh pressure from within the Cabinet after Boris Johnson warned of a Brexit “meltdown” and called for “guts” in exit talks.

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David Davis won't resign over Irish border backstop, Downing Street insists

David Davis won't resign over Irish border backstop, Downing Street insists

Theresa May has avoided a potentially devastating cabinet resignation after striking a last-minute deal with David Davis over plans to prevent a hard border in Ireland after Brexit.
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Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Picture: PA Wire

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face rebellions from backbenches

Both main parties’ Brexit positions have been thrown into chaos days before a crucial set of Commons votes and with just two weeks until the UK is due to present a plan covering trade and the Irish border at a summit of EU leaders.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Theresa May meets with Israel leader Benjamin Netanyahu in London

Theresa May has told Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu she is concerned about the shooting of Palestinians during a wave of protests at the Gaza border.

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Theresa May faces fresh criticism from her own party over Brexit negotiations

Theresa May has been hit with fresh Conservative attacks on her leadership as she attempts to steer the UK through Brexit.

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Prime Minister Theresa May. Picture: AFP/Getty

Theresa May calls on Donald Trump to exempt UK from steel tariffs

Theresa May has broken her silence over the escalating trade war between the US and its allies, saying that the EU and the UK should be “permanently exempted” from tariffs.

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A gunman killed three people, including two police officers, in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday, a city official said. Police later killed the attacker, and other officers were wounded in the shooting. Picture: AP

Theresa May denounces Belgium gunman who shot three people dead

Prime Minister Theresa May has denounced a “cowardly” knife and gun attack in the Belgian city of Liege that left two police officers and a member of the public dead.

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Jacob Rees-Mogg: Easing NI abortion law would "damage the Union"

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Easing NI abortion law would "damage the Union"

Jacob Rees-Mogg has claimed any attempt by the UK Government to relax strict laws against abortion in Northern Ireland would damage the Union.

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