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Theresa May

  1. foreign interests
    U.K. Gets More Time to Mess Up Brexit, and Maybe the E.U.The October 31 extension means the U.K. may participate in European Parliament elections, and boost the far-right faction bent on taking down the E.U.
  2. foreign interests
    U.K. Politicians Are in Full-Blown Brexit Panic ModeDespite an escalating series of desperate moves, leaders are far from a final deal — and a crash-out next Friday looks more and more likely.
  3. just asking questions
    A Brexit Expert on Just How Badly Things are Going in the U.K.Ian Dunt says that “most people — Remain or Leave — are united on the idea that the government is screwing the whole thing up.”
  4. brexit
    May’s Brexit Deal Is Dead (Again). Here’s What That Means.The chances of Britain remaining in the E.U. are higher than they’ve been in years. So are the chances of a no-deal Brexit.
  5. brexit
    Parliament Rejects All Options for Brexit, Agrees to Extend Withdrawal TimelineIn a historically unproductive vote, the House of Commons rejected eight proposals to leave the E.U. MPs did manage to push the deadline to April 12.
  6. brexit
    Theresa May to Step Down If Parliament Backs Brexit PlanOn Wednesday, the U.K.’s embattled prime minister announced she would step down if Parliament would just agree to a Brexit plan.
  7. foreign interests
    Brexit Guide: What Happens Now That Parliament Has Seized ControlAfter taking over for Theresa May’s government, Parliament will vote on several options — but there’s no guarantee that they’ll break the logjam.
  8. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Trump Is a Massive Failure — and Getting Exactly What He WantsAt the level of governance, he’s a catastrophe. But meanwhile he keeps tightening his grasp on the country.
  9. brexit
    E.U. to Let Britain Drag Out Its Nervous Breakdown a Bit LongerThe European Union has extended the deadline for Brexit, allowing the United Kingdom to carry on tearing itself to pieces until at least mid-April.
  10. brexit
    A Crucial Week for Brexit: What to ExpectThere could be up to three votes this week determining the future of Britain’s departure from the E.U.
  11. foreign interests
    May and Corbyn’s Desperate, Last-Ditch Moves to Stop the Brexit Crash-OutBoth made surprise U-turns, with Corbyn backing a second referendum, and May mulling a deadline extension. Neither plan will end the U.K.’s problems.
  12. foreign interests
    On Brexit, Theresa May Is Out of Ideas and Running Out of TimeIt appears her “Plan B” is to keep pushing her rejected deal until either Parliament or the E.U. gets spooked enough to accept it.
  13. brexit
    The Fate of Brexit Is in Jeremy Corbyn’s HandsThere is no majority in Parliament for any deal — or a second referendum — without the Labour Party’s votes.
  14. brexit
    Parliament Rejects May’s Brexit Plan in Historic LandslideNow, Jeremy Corbyn is pushing for a vote that could force a new general election in the United Kingdom.
  15. foreign interests
    Political Chaos Is Driving the U.K. Off a No-Deal Brexit CliffWith today’s vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal almost certain to fail, Brexiteers have resorted to telling the public a crash-out will be manageable.
  16. last night on late night
    Voldemort and Elton John Reluctantly Stop by Theresa May’s SNL Christmas SpecialTried to kill Harry Potter, still polling better than the British Prime Minister.
  17. interesting times
    Theresa May Might Be the Most Important Person in the World Right NowUnder ridiculous conditions, she’s trying to find a way to keep the U.K. — and perhaps all of Europe — from spinning off into populist chaos.
  18. foreign interests
    Confidence Vote Confirms Theresa May Is the U.K.’s Least Terrible OptionThe results of the confidence vote were fitting, as the prime minister is pushing a bad, unpopular deal that’s still the best version of Brexit.
  19. brexit
    Tory Rebels Decide Brexit Not Chaotic Enough, Move to End May’s LeadershipThe Conservative Party’s hard-line Brexiteers engineer a small, pointless crisis (within the large pointless crisis they already engineered).
  20. foreign interests
    Theresa May Delays Brexit Deal So It Can Die Another DayWhile it’s the best deal Brexiteers can hope for, nobody likes it — and its probable failure means the U.K. is headed for a worst-case scenario.
  21. break ups
    May and E.U. Leaders Reach Historic Agreement on Brexit Deal Nobody WantsAfter a year and a half of negotiations, the European Union has approved a pain-delaying Brexit deal which most British lawmakers oppose.
  22. brexit
    May Faces Cabinet Mutiny As Brexit Deal Breaks DownIf the U.K. prime minister couldn’t sell her own Brexit secretary on the divorce deal with the E.U., how will she ever sell it to Parliament?
  23. brexit
    May Has Sold a Brexit Deal to the E.U. (But Not to the U.K.)The British prime minister just reached a divorce agreement with Brussels — and her partners in London are already in revolt.
  24. naked capitalism
    We’re Headed for a Brexit CrashoutWe’re on a path to the worst sort of Brexit: no plan, no transition period, and a U.K. financial crisis for which we’re totally unprepared.
  25. maybot
    Theresa May Moves Body Arhythmically Again, This Time in KenyaDuring stops in Kenya and South Africa, PM May couldn’t stop trying to dance.
  26. Jeremy Corbyn Says Theresa May Is Blowing Brexit for ManufacturersIn a speech, he promoted an economic nationalist view of trade — a position that puts him at odds with many of his voters.
  27. Theresa May Rejects Idea of Second Brexit ReferendumThe prime minister is trying to fend off challenges from multiple factions in her government.
  28. foreign policy
    Trump Says European Union Is America’s Biggest ‘Foe’The president already seems to be aligned with Vladimir Putin ahead of their big meeting.
  29. Theresa May Says Trump Told Her to Sue the European Union over BrexitThis is probably not a practical piece of advice.
  30. diplomacy
    Trump Says the U.S. and U.K.’s Relationship Is the ‘Highest Level of Special’A true master of words, and international diplomacy.
  31. Trump Denies Saying Something He Was Recorded SayingA day after The Sun recorded him criticizing British PM Theresa May, Trump said he never criticized her. Then he apologized for criticizing her.
  32. In Wild Interview, Trump Says May Blew Brexit and Immigrants Ruined EuropeThe president just made a series of diplomatically disastrous — and borderline white nationalist — remarks to a British tabloid.
  33. Trump: Meeting Putin Might Be Easier Than Meeting Theresa MayAmerica’s European allies probably can’t wait for this week to be over.
  34. Boris Johnson Quits U.K. Government in Blow to Brexit, Theresa MayHe’s the second hard-line Brexiteer to flee May’s cabinet as she attempts to thread the needle on withdrawal from the E.U.
  35. politics
    Top Brexit Officials Resign in Blow to Theresa MayThe man negotiating the U.K.’s departure from the E.U. quit over May’s plan for a “soft Brexit,” sparking a crisis that threatens her premiership.
  36. Trump, May, Merkel, and Macron Condemn Russia Over Spy PoisoningThe rare joint statement calls the nerve agent attack “an assault on U.K. sovereignty.”
  37. U.K. to Expel 23 Russian Diplomats in Retaliation for Nerve Agent AttackIt’s the biggest expulsion in three decades.
  38. Theresa May: Russia Probably Behind Poisoning on British SoilA diplomatic Donnybrook between the countries appears imminent.
  39. the art of diplomacy
    Donald Trump Allows Woman to Speak for 10 Whole SecondsThe president reportedly can’t stop interrupting British prime minister Theresa May.
  40. the national interest
    Trump’s Favorite World Leaders Are All Male DictatorsThe American president demands British prime minister stop protests and media criticism.
  41. nsfw
    Top British Politician Resigns for Porn on Work ComputerDamian Green worked closely with Prime Minister Theresa May.
  42. Theresa May’s Brexit ‘Breakthrough’ Is a Declaration of SurrenderTurns out a bad deal is, in fact, better than no deal.
  43. British MPs Condemn ‘Racist,’ ‘Incompetent’ TrumpOne said Trump should be arrested if he ever sets foot in London.
  44. oops
    Theresa May Would Like an Apology From the White HouseNo, not that Theresa May.
  45. foreign affairs
    Here’s a Crazy Thought: Why Not Just Give Up on Brexit?Prime Minister Theresa May only has bad options at this point. But sacrificing her job for her country is the best among them.
  46. Theresa May Could Be Out of Power Very SoonIt’s been a catastrophic stretch for the British prime minister.
  47. shoes
    25 Famous Women on ShoesBeyoncé, Sarah Jessica Parker, and more on choosing heels or flats, Adidas slides or cowboy boots.
  48. May Says Trump’s Terrorist Rumormongering Is UnhelpfulThe president’s inability to keep his mouth shut remains a problem.
  49. first pets club
    Meet the World’s Most Powerful PetsFrom France’s new First Dog, Nemo, to Finland’s Lennu, who is “not fully media trained.”
  50. Trump Reportedly Told May to ‘Fix’ a Warm Reception or He Won’t Visit the U.K.“I haven’t had great coverage out there lately, Theresa.”
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