No longer party leader as of 7 June 2019, May will officially step down as prime minister during the week of 22 July. With the leadership candidates all demonstrating vastly different opinions regarding Brexit, there is still a great deal of uncertainty about how the next few months will play out.
When historians open their laptops and look back at the latter half of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st, one of the key psephological trends they will notice is the decline of the two main political parties’ vice-like grip on the electoral system.
The press conference is due to get underway around 14.15 CET.
In order for Europe to be a champion of human rights globally, we have to get our own house in order first.
Any hopes that the new Foreign Secretary would tone down the rhetoric were quickly dispelled recently with Jeremy Hunt’s appalling and indefensible comparison of the EU to a ‘Soviet prison’- prompting Nigel Farage to remark that Hunt was now ‘talking his language.’
Many of Orbán’s allies in the centre-right European People’s party (EPP) deserted him. Those expressing their disgust also included fellow Scottish MEPs from the Scottish National Party and the Scottish Conservatives. But it didn’t include most of the Conservative MEPs from England.
A large majority of the European Parliament voted to trigger article 7 of the Lisbon Treaty. This majority included many of Fidesz’s colleagues in the EPP (traditionally a very pro-EU grouping) whose affiliation to the EPP is being seriously tested by Fidesz’s membership, writes London's Green MEP.
It is clear that at the highest levels of the Cabinet, Conservative politicians are worried about criticising Hungary in any way, because they want to secure favourable treatment in the Brexit negotiations, writes British Labour MEP Theresa Griffin.
A thank you letter from a far right leader for showing solidarity is not something I would be proud for my party to be associated with. It's astonishing the level The Tories are prepared to stoop to in order to get support for their failed Brexit plan.
It is important to note that the Tories sit in the European Parliament along with PiS, the Polish ruling party, who have taken very hostile actions against the independence of the judiciary in their country. These actions leave you wondering whether the Tories see democracy as a priority.
It is frankly shameful that the Conservatives were the only ruling party in Western Europe that voted to support Orbán and at a time when my nation needs friends more than ever before, this is hardly a successful strategy to make friends and influence people.
Orbán deliberately tries to portray the Article 7 action as an attack on the Hungarian nation and people when it is actually a judicial process against his corrupt and anti-democratic government.
Michael Fallon has resigned from his position as British defence minister, following sexual misconduct accusations.
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is in trouble again for undiplomatic comments about Libya.
Home Secretary Theresa May is now the only contender in the running for the post of UK Prime Minister.
The outsider to become UK’s next Prime Minister, Andrea Leadsom, has furiously denied she has an edge over her rival, because she has children.
The Conservative parliamentary party has whittled down the leadership contenders to just two.
This is the State of the Union, euronews’ round-up of the top stories from the past seven days.
Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom to compete to be the next UK Prime Minister.
Conservative MPs vote in the second stage of the leadership battle to determine who will win the coveted top spot of UK Prime Minister.
British Prime Minister David Cameron hopes to secure a deal on EU reform next month. Amongst his demands: tighter rules on EU migrants claiming
In a move that has surprised many, British Conservative MEPs, who form the backbone of the Eurosceptic European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR)