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Britain elects record number of female lawmakers in 2019 election

Britain elects record number of female lawmakers in 2019 election

A record number of women were elected as lawmakers in Britain's general election, with women's rights campaigners on Friday cheering the result but saying progress towards equal representation must speed up.

Johnson vows to get Brexit done after big election win

Johnson vows to get Brexit done after big election win

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed Friday to "get Brexit done" after his thumping election victory cleared the way for Britain to leave the EU after years of political paralysis.

Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM

Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM

Boris Johnson won the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, but will face a confrontation over Brexit with Brussels and members of his own party as well as a tense diplomatic standoff with Iran.

UK won't accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk - PM's party chairman

UK won't accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk - PM's party chairman

Britain cannot accept an EU proposal to break the deadlock in the Brexit talks because it would threaten the unity of the United Kingdom by treating Northern Ireland differently, the chairman of the ruling Conservative Party said.

May urges her Conservative party to back her on Brexit

May urges her Conservative party to back her on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday called on members of her Conservative party to ‘move beyond what divides us,’ three days after she suffered another humiliating defeat on her Brexit plans in parliament.

40 of May's lawmakers willing to vote down Brexit deal, ex-minister says

40 of May's lawmakers willing to vote down Brexit deal, ex-minister says

At least 40 lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party are willing to vote down her possible Brexit deal if it leaves the United Kingdom 'half in and half out' of the European Union, a senior lawmaker said on Tuesday.

Prankster interrupts British PM's keynote party speech

Prankster interrupts British PM's keynote party speech

British comedian Simon Brodkin, who uses the stage name Lee Nelson, handed May a P45 letter - a document given to employees when they leave their job - as she gave her speech to Conservative supporters.

PM May says she can steer Britain through Brexit

PM May says she can steer Britain through Brexit

Theresa May, who has faced calls from within her party to step down, wants to use the Conservatives' annual conference in the northern English city of Manchester this week to try to reset her agenda.

May to form fragile gov after UK election debacle

May to form fragile gov after UK election debacle

British Prime Minister Theresa May will form a government supported by a small Northern Irish party after her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in an election debacle days before talks on Britain's EU departure are due to begin.

British PM's election lead halves after 'dementia tax'

British PM's election lead halves after 'dementia tax'

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a much closer election after the lead held by her governing Conservative Party halved since she set out proposals to reduce financial support for some elderly voters.

May seeks Brexit mandate with Conservative manifesto

May seeks Brexit mandate with Conservative manifesto

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged voters to "strengthen my hand" in Brexit talks and vowed to cut immigration as she unveiled her Conservative Party's manifesto on Thursday ahead of a general election.

Brexit plan under pressure ahead of parliamentary test

Brexit plan under pressure ahead of parliamentary test

Pro-Europe lawmakers' efforts to temper Theresa May's Brexit plan gained traction when a member of her own party broke ranks to criticise her strategy before parliamentary votes that will test her government's slim majority.