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Full text: Theresa May’s resignation speech

May 24, 2019 6:43 am

‘I will shortly leave the job that it has been the honor of my life to hold – the second female Prime Minister but certainly not the last’

johnson

Cometh the hour: Boris Johnson may be the Tories’ best hope

May 24, 2019 6:21 am

The former Foreign Secretary is the man to beat

corbyn

Corbyn isn’t working – and Labour is being picked apart by its new enemies

May 23, 2019 1:39 pm

Rivals are sweeping down like vultures to attack what remains of the party

Christopher Steele (PA)

Donald Trump vs British spies 

May 23, 2019 1:34 pm

Will Trump continue his battle against the ‘Deep State’ when he visits Britain?

paranoid

The paranoid style in British politics

May 23, 2019 11:42 am

No political movement is immune to the conspiratorial world view

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Will Theresa May’s new Brexit deal backfire?

May 21, 2019 4:06 pm

Her fourth attempt offers concessions to Labour and Brexiteers

brexit party

Will Nigel Farage’s Brexit party sink the Tories?

May 2, 2019 12:51 pm

It’s a slicker, more professional outfit than Ukip ever was

northern ireland

Romanticizing Northern Ireland’s history is a deadly mistake

May 2, 2019 10:05 am

Children are growing up with ‘heroic’ stories of the Troubles

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The time has come for Britain to legalize drugs

May 2, 2019 9:48 am

The profit from drugs fuels the underworld of organized crime

snub

Why would Donald Trump care about Jeremy Corbyn’s snub?

April 26, 2019 11:25 am

He probably doesn’t even know who the Labour leader is

corbyn victory

What would a Corbyn victory mean for me?

April 25, 2019 4:29 pm

Few can doubt that a Labour government would introduce state regulation of the press

brexit impasse

The Brexit impasse proves Britain need political reform

April 25, 2019 3:31 pm

Untangling 40-odd years of EU integration is not easy

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Let Trump speak!

April 24, 2019 1:13 pm

Addressing the House of Commons is indeed an ‘earned honor’...one the American president deserves

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A Tory nightmare? Theresa May is granted Brexit delay to Halloween

April 11, 2019 10:21 am

The six-month extension is slightly shorter than had been expected ahead of the summit

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have been undone by Brexit

April 10, 2019 11:12 am

No country can survive without leaders who will, if only on occasion, level with their electorates

frexit

How Brexit could lead to Frexit

April 8, 2019 2:14 pm

France arguably has a stronger history of Euroskepticism than the UK

no brexit

If there’s no deal, there’s no Brexit

April 4, 2019 2:19 pm

When it comes to the next election, the question won’t be which party takes a hit — but which comes off worse

thomas friedman

If Thomas Friedman bristles at Brexit, you know everything will be OK

April 3, 2019 4:20 pm

The philosopher-king’s take on Britain leaving the EU is his typical mixture of Midwestern gee-shucking and historical buffoonery

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Monday’s vote takes some of the pressure off Theresa May

April 2, 2019 11:16 am

No Brexit option earned a majority

theresa may brexit delay

May’s third loss means the UK is heading for a lengthy Brexit delay

March 29, 2019 12:06 pm

Is the UK destined for a general election?

nigel farage

Nigel Farage: Pints, pretty girls and the March to Leave

March 28, 2019 1:45 pm

A week in the life of the former Ukip leader

remain

Imagine the uproar if Remain had won, but MPs then made Britain leave

March 28, 2019 1:32 pm

Throughout this three-year circus, a favorite Europhilic weapon of choice has been sheer bafflement

brexit voters

Isn’t it time we forgave Brexit voters?

March 28, 2019 1:18 pm

Let’s Remain in the reassuringly authoritarian arms of the EU forever and ever

theresa may

Theresa May plays her final card: if her deal passes, she’ll go

March 27, 2019 2:56 pm

Her deal had no chance of passing without her offer to stand down

may’s plan

What is Theresa May’s plan? Don’t ask her ministers…

March 25, 2019 10:31 am

‘Reading tea leaves would be easier’