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Russia will fail in efforts to undermine West: British PM

London - Russia will not succeed in efforts to sow discord in the West, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.

UK PM May's 'lonely' Brexit photo goes viral

London - Social media on Friday mocked embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May over a photograph of her sitting alone in a room awaiting EU Brexit talks, calling it a "metaphor" for her isolated position.

PM May vows to make it easy for EU citizens to stay in UK

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to cut red tape and costs for EU citizens wanting to remain in Britain after Brexit, as she prepares to address EU leaders Thursday.

UK papers count cost of May's 'speech shambles'

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May's "excruciating" conference speech dominated Thursday's newspapers, which had sympathy for her bad luck but bleak warnings about what the string of misfortunes signalled for her leadership.

Britain 'prepared' if Brexit negotiations fail: May

Manchester - Britain's government wants Brexit negotiations to succeed but is preparing for a scenario in which they could fail, Prime Minister Theresa May told her Conservative Party's annual conference on Wednesday.

Britain 'unconditionally' committed to EU security: May

Tapa - Britain is "unconditionally committed" to European security despite Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May told British troops stationed with NATO in Estonia on Friday, as EU leaders met to discuss the future of the bloc.

Could Japan's Abe 'do a Theresa May'?

Toukyo - Seeking to capitalise on a fractured and weak opposition and a healthy lead in the polls, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stunned Japan by gambling on a snap election more than a year before it was due.

Unlike Trump, Britain's May defends multilateral world

New York - British Prime Minister Theresa May urged world leaders to defend the rules-based international order and its multilateral institutions Wednesday, one day after US President Donald Trump had hailed national sovereignty.

British PM says no plans to quit

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted she would lead the Conservative Party into the next general election, in interviews broadcast Thursday.

British PM 'shed a little tear' at election result

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted Thursday she shed "a little tear" after realising her election gamble last month had backfired spectacularly, but denied she had considered quitting.

Doubts over Brexit mount as May marks a year in power

London - A weakened Theresa May came under fresh pressure Tuesday to soften her Brexit position, adding to uncertainty about her negotiating strategy with Brussels one year after she became Britain's leader.

Theresa May ouster would be 'catastrophic' for Brexit talks: minister

London - Britain's minister in charge of Brexit talks warned Sunday that any bid from within the Conservative Party to unseat Prime Minister Theresa May would be "catastrophic" for negotiations.

May serves up Brexit menu with added humble pie

London - A month before Britain's general election, Theresa May was in combative mood as she warned that a hung parliament would yield a bad Brexit and decried alleged threats from Brussels.

Election campaign exposes faultlines in iron-clad May

London - Prime Minister Theresa May began her election campaign with a monolithic image that has shown cracks due to her own missteps and a string of terror attacks.

May woos Brexit voters but manifesto row hits support

Guisborough - After a wobble in her campaign, British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to woo voters in a Brexit-backing constituency Thursday but activists warned that a policy misstep had lost her support.

British PM says Brexit threats timed to affect vote

London - Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday accused Brussels of deliberately threatening Britain over the Brexit talks in order to affect the outcome of next month's general election.

Harry Styles to release breakthrough solo studio album in May

Harry Styles will be releasing his highly anticipated eponymous breakthrough studio album, which will be available for pre-order tomorrow on April 14.

May faces fresh Brexit hurdles despite clearing parliament

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to open negotiations to leave the EU having finally overcome opposition in parliament, but she now faces the monumental task of thrashing out details of the divorce.

Op-Ed: UK Tories prove their insanity with jailing of journalists law

London - Proposed Tory laws which permit jailing of journalists for publishing leaks would never be allowed in Europe. This ability to enact Fascist laws might be the real reason for Brexit.

Britain wins exemption on Trump visa ban as PM faces criticism

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May faced criticism on Sunday for her initial response to Donald Trump's border clampdown, as the UK won an exemption for its citizens from the US president's restrictions.

British PM to make major Brexit speech

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a major speech next week setting out further details on her plan for leaving the European Union, Downing Street said on Thursday.

PM Theresa May raises possibility of Brexit transition deal

London - Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said she was planning to negotiate both Brexit and Britain's future relationship with the EU by 2019 but a transition period may be required after that.

British PM Theresa May urges 'smooth and orderly' Brexit

Brussels - British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her EU counterparts Thursday to make Brexit "as smooth and orderly... as possible" as they prepared to discuss the process at a dinner without her."We want that to be as smooth and orderly a process as possible....

British PM Theresa May: private woman, political enigma

Birmingham - Facing ever-louder calls to define what Brexit means, the honeymoon is over for British Prime Minister Theresa May after her meteoric rise to Downing Street following the vote to leave the EU.

May says UK must be prepared for 'difficult times' on economy

London - Prime Minister Theresa May warned of possible "difficult times ahead" for Britain's economy in an interview screened Sunday as she sought to build post-Brexit trade ties at the G20 summit in China.

May 'channelling Thatcher' in parliament debut

London - Conservative lawmakers cheered British Prime Minister Theresa May as she repeatedly mocked the opposition while dodging key questions on Brexit in a confident debut at parliamentary question time on Wednesday.

Brexit crisis to test 'Iron Ladies' Merkel, May

Berlin - Pragmatic, childless pastors' daughters with killer instincts who were long underestimated by their blustering male peers -- the parallels between new British Prime Minister Theresa May and Germany's Angela Merkel are striking at first glance.

Britain's Brexit PM Theresa May: A tough pragmatist

London - Incoming prime minister Theresa May is a tough, hard-working pragmatist who now has the task of uncoupling Britain from the European Union, and of uniting her country and her party.

Theresa May: A different type of Conservatism?

London - Theresa May, Britain's prime minister in waiting, has already given some hints about what her policies might be when she steps in -- and a bigger role for the state in the economy could be on the cards.

PM-in-waiting May wants 'best deal for Britain' with EU

London - Theresa May, who will become British prime minister on Wednesday, said she wanted the "best deal" possible on leaving the EU in her first comments since her leadership victory was confirmed Monday.
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