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PM May wins party confidence vote by 200 to 117

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote from her Conservative party on Wednesday, but 117 of her lawmakers said she was no longer the right leader to implement Britain’s exit from the European Union. Britain’s March 29 exit has been plunged into crisis by parliamentary opposition to the divorce deal she struck with the EU last ...

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How Tory MPs say they will vote in no confidence vote

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May is fighting for her political future, as Conservative MPs finish casting their votes on whether to remove her as party leader. Many have publicly said which way they plan to vote. The ballot is secret, however, so an MP’s public declaration might not match up to their mark on the ballot paper. Voting began ...

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EU working on Brexit assurances for May, if she wins confidence vote

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is preparing to give more Brexit assurances to Britain’s Theresa May at a summit this week if she survives a no-confidence vote within her party, but sources said the bloc will do nothing now that contradicts its draft deal with London. FILE PHOTO: Anti-Brexit demonstrators hold flags opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, ...

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UK leader May battles confidence vote, warning Brexit is in peril

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to win a vote of no confidence triggered by angry Brexit supporters in her Conservative Party on Wednesday, saying her ouster would jeopardize Britain’s divorce from the European Union. Less than four months before the United Kingdom is due to leave on March 29, Brexit is in chaos with options ranging from ...

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No confidence vote in Theresa May: Rules for a challenge

Image caption Theresa May became leader in 2016 after all the other challengers withdrew Theresa May is fighting to stay on as prime minister after a no confidence vote among Conservative MPs was triggered. How does the vote work and what could happen next? As leader of the Conservative Party, Theresa May depends on the continued support of her MPs. ...

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UK PM May’s lawmakers trigger confidence vote in her leadership

LONDON (Reuters) – Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a confidence vote in her leadership, plunging Britain’s planned divorce from the European Union into chaos. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the media outside 10 Downing Street after it was announced that the Conservative Party will hold a vote of no confidence in her ...

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Theresa May to face vote of no confidence from Tory MPs

Image copyright EPA UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence in her leadership later on Wednesday. Conservative MPs will vote between 18:00 GMT and 20:00 GMT. The challenge to Mrs May’s position comes after the required 48 letters calling for a contest were delivered. Mrs May, who has been prime minister since shortly after the ...

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mukwege worried Congo vote could lead to war

OSLO (Reuters) – Presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo this month could lead to conflict if they are not free, fair and peaceful, and evidence suggests they will not be, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege said on Monday. The Dec. 23 elections are scheduled to mark Congo’s first democratic transfer of power and end President Joseph Kabila’s rule, ...

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