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#Prime Minister

# prime-minister - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Tory leadership contest in full swing as ex-minister Andrea Leadsom joins the race

Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has also thrown his hat in the ring.

# prime-minister - Friday 24 May, 2019

Can anyone beat Boris? Here are the favourites to succeed Theresa May

All of them want Brexit but who will be the next Conservative party leader?

'She's banjaxed': The slow-motion fall of Theresa May

May officially resigned today.

# prime-minister - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister?

The Times newspaper in the UK has put Tory MP Boris Johnson as the front-runner.

# prime-minister - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Finland election result: Prime minister's party is the 'biggest loser' as results come in

If the Social Democrats win, it will be their first time to head a government in 16 years.

# prime-minister - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Jacinda Ardern says she'll never speak the name of New Zealand mosque attacker

The Prime Minister also said alleged gunman Tarrant will “face the full force of the law in New Zealand”.

# prime-minister - Sunday 13 January, 2019

All eyes are on Westminster again, but what can Theresa May do if her vote fails?

Warning: this article contains a lot of ifs and buts.

# prime-minister - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

'Kicking the can down the road': Theresa May wins confidence vote from Tory MPs

The British Prime Minister said today has been “a long and challenging day”.

# prime-minister - Friday 7 December, 2018

Tory MP suggests using possible 'no-deal' food shortages to force Ireland to drop the backstop

Ireland would be hit hard in the event of a no-deal Brexit; a Brexiteer has argued this should be used as leverage to get a better deal.

# prime-minister - Thursday 1 November, 2018

UK's Sports Minister steps down in row over slot machines

“It is with great sadness I have resigned from one of the best jobs in Government,” Crouch tweeted.

# prime-minister - Monday 15 October, 2018

May says EU wants 'a backstop to the backstop': but says the UK won't accept that either

The UK Prime Minister was told by a fellow MP that for the people of Ireland, “Brexit means borders”.

# prime-minister - Friday 24 August, 2018

Australia has its seventh Prime Minister in 11 years

A Liberal Party revolt instigated by hardline conservatives unseated moderate Malcolm Turnbull.

# prime-minister - Friday 20 July, 2018

So what now? Theresa May rejects the EU's Brexit backstop, saying it would create a border in the UK

“The government I lead will never be neutral in a union, we will always be in favour of it,” she said.

# prime-minister - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Ex-Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak charged in corruption scandal

He pleaded not guilty to three counts of criminal breach of trust and a separate charge that he abused his position to pocket 42 million ringgit.

# prime-minister - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Prime minister hopes women giving birth while in office will no longer be 'a novelty'

Jacinda Ardern brought her newborn daughter Neve home today.

# prime-minister - Thursday 21 June, 2018

New Zealand prime minister gives birth to a baby girl

Jacinda Ardern becomes just the second world leader to give birth while in office.

# prime-minister - Monday 11 June, 2018

From The42 De Gea demands public apology from Spanish Prime Minister Unhappy

De Gea demands public apology from Spanish Prime Minister

Pedro Sanchez made comments in connection with a false 2016 sex slur.

# prime-minister - Friday 1 June, 2018

Populist leader sworn in as Italian prime minister

The country has been in the throes of political uncertainty for almost three months.

# prime-minister - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Slovakia's prime minister resigns over handling of journalist's murder

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini has been asked to form a new government.

# prime-minister - Monday 26 February, 2018

Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant' So Attractive This post contains videos

Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant'

Reporter Charles Wooley has landed himself in hot water with New Zealand viewers for his interview technique.

# prime-minister - Friday 19 January, 2018

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child Labour Party This post contains videos

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.

# prime-minister - Friday 29 December, 2017

British infrastructure tsar quits, calling Brexit a 'populist spasm worthy of Donald Trump'

He penned a scathing resignation letter for Theresa May.

# prime-minister - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Explainer: Why the baffling resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister is escalating Middle East tensions

Saad Hariri has denied he is being held prisoner in Saudi Arabia, and that he was forced to resign.

# prime-minister - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'Jacinda-mania' triumphs ... a month after the election: Labour leader takes charge in New Zealand

Populist ‘kingmaker’ Winston Peters has backed Ardern – after stringing the media along all day.

# prime-minister - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her

The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.

# prime-minister - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Former PM Ted Heath allegedly sexually assaulted boys as young as 10

After a landmark, two-year investigation, police said he would have been questioned if he were still alive.

# prime-minister - Friday 15 September, 2017

Iceland's government collapses after PM's father vouches for paedophile

The convicted sex offender was applying for “restored honour”, or a legal clean slate.

# prime-minister - Monday 31 July, 2017

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

UK High Court rejects attempt to privately prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq war

A former Iraqi general has been trying for some time to bring a private prosecution against Blair for his role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

# prime-minister - Sunday 30 July, 2017

The leading candidate to replace Pakistani PM ousted for corruption? His brother

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan is also in the running.

# prime-minister - Friday 28 July, 2017

Supreme Court rules Pakistani Prime Minister is barred from holding office

The ruling is linked to last year’s Panama Paper leaks, which implicated Nawaz Sharif’s family.

# prime-minister - Monday 26 June, 2017

Trump hosts 'true friend' Modi for first one-on-one at White House

Both men won power by portraying themselves as establishment outsiders.

# prime-minister - Monday 5 June, 2017

Theresa May: 'The attackers' identities are known and will be released'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister because of cuts in police numbers.

# prime-minister - Monday 1 May, 2017

Who would people in Ireland like to see in Number 10? It's pretty close

The Labour leader has over 40% support in Ireland, according to a new poll.

# prime-minister - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Finland's mild-mannered Prime Minister flies himself around the globe

Juha Sipilad is committed to austerity – and saving taxpayers’ money.

# prime-minister - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Theresa May 'bundled into car' by police with firearms drawn

She was escorted to the vehicle by at least eight armed undercover police officers.

# prime-minister - Monday 30 January, 2017

Enda Kenny says he will tell Trump in person that he disagrees with his travel ban

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May is in Dublin today to meet Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# prime-minister - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

The British and German media reacted very differently to May's speech

From ‘The Iron Lady’ to ‘Little Britain’ – vested interests mean the assessment of her speech has been varied to say the least.

# prime-minister - Monday 2 January, 2017

Police arrive at Netanyahu's home to question him in corruption investigation

Ahead of their arrival, the Israeli prime minister denied any wrongdoing and told his political opponents to put any “celebrations” on hold.

# prime-minister - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Theresa May challenges Britain to 'forge bold new role' in bullish Christmas message

The Queen and British athletes at the Olympics and Paralympics were singled out for praise by May.

# prime-minister - Monday 5 December, 2016

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

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