Theresa May has 9 days to avoid an enormous defeat on her Brexit deal

Theresa May has 9 days to avoid an enormous defeat on her Brexit deal

LONDON — Theresa May faces a bigger than expected defeat on her Brexit deal with the potential to threaten her leadership, with the number of MPs set to vote for her deal in nine days time looking smaller by the day. The prime minister has spent the last week touring the United Kingdom in an…

LIVE: Theresa May grilled by senior MPs on her Brexit deal

LIVE: Theresa May grilled by senior MPs on her Brexit deal

LONDON — Theresa May will be grilled on her performance as prime minister and her controversial Brexit deal on Thursday morning as she appears before senior MPs on the House of Commons Liaison Committee. Business Insider will be following proceedings live as the prime minister takes questions from a super-committee of 35 MPs who each…

Theresa May told to set her resignation date as Trump blasts her Brexit plans

Theresa May told to set her resignation date as Trump blasts her Brexit plans

LONDON — Theresa May is under growing pressure to hand Conservative MPs a date for her resignation in return for their support for a Brexit deal, as one of her most loyal MPs Michael Fallon issued a damaging warning that her draft deal was a „huge gamble.” The prime minister remains under sustained attack over…

Theresa May is planning a televised Brexit debate with Jeremy Corbyn in last ditch bid to save her deal

Theresa May is planning a televised Brexit debate with Jeremy Corbyn in last ditch bid to save her deal

LONDON — Theresa May is planning a televised Brexit debate with Jeremy Corbyn in a last-ditch bid to save her embattled Brexit deal. The prime minister is preparing to put her deal, agreed with EU leaders on Sunday, to the Houses of Parliament on December 11. However, up to 90 Conservative MPs are pledged to…

Theresa May to sign Brexit deal with EU leaders as her Cabinet plot to rip up her agreement

Theresa May to sign Brexit deal with EU leaders as her Cabinet plot to rip up her agreement

LONDON — Theresa May faces a fresh rebellion from her Cabinet that could yet force her to rip up the deal she has just signed with EU leaders. EU leaders agreed to the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement in Brussels at a special summit on Sunday. European Council president Donald Tusk said on Sunday morning that an…

Theresa May refuses to say if her Brexit deal is better than remaining in the EU

Theresa May refuses to say if her Brexit deal is better than remaining in the EU

LONDON — Theresa May has repeatedly refused to say whether she believes her Brexit deal will leave British people better off than if the UK had opted to stay in the EU. Asked on Friday by a caller on BBC 5 Live whether she could „honestly say” that her deal would leave Britain better off…

Theresa May fails again to block court case that could allow the UK to reverse Brexit

Theresa May fails again to block court case that could allow the UK to reverse Brexit

LONDON — The EU’s highest court will decide whether the UK can cancel Brexit after Theresa May’s government failed in a second attempt to stop the hearing going ahead. The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Downing Street’s bid to appeal against a ruling asking the European Court of Justice (ECJ) if the UK can unilaterally…

Theresa May believes a Conservative leadership contest could threaten Brexit

Theresa May believes a Conservative leadership contest could threaten Brexit

Theresa May believes a new Conservative leadership contest could threaten Brexit. The embattled British prime minister has faced the biggest test of her premiership after ministers including the Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and the Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey resigned to protest her Brexit plans. May negotiated a deal with the European Union and…

How it will play out if MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

How it will play out if MPs vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal

LONDON — As the dust settles on the most chaotic week of British politics in recent memory, one question has become increasingly important. What happens if parliament votes down Theresa May’s Brexit deal? Early in December, the prime minister will put her deal to a „meaningful vote,” in parliament. As things stand, it’s looking increasingly…