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 United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa Mary May (née Brasier; born 1 October 1956) is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Leader of the Conservative Party. She has also been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead since 1997. May identifies as a one-nation conservative and is characterised as a liberal conservative. She is the second woman to hold the post of UK Prime Minister.

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London - British Prime Minister Theresa May says the attack on a concert venue in Manchester Monday night "stands out for its appalling, sickening cowardice".
Theresa may cancelled a visit to Yeovil because of a terrorist attack in Manchester last night (May 22), according to reports.
X FACTOR flop Steve Brookstein sparked outrage today by suggesting Theresa may could have been behind the Manchester Arena terror attack.
Campaigning ahead of the General election has been suspended in the wake of a suspected terrorist attack in Manchester. Theresa may said the incident at Manchester Arena was being treated by police as an "appalling terrorist attack" while Amber Rudd, ...
TORY MPs last night accused Theresa may of looking "incompetent" for watering down her flagship manifesto policy on social care.
A proposed crackdown on zero-hours contracts in a review carried out for Theresa may is virtually worthless, union leaders have protested.
Theresa may has paid tribute to the victims of an "appalling terrorist attack" in Manchester in which at least 19 people died.
Mrs May wanted him to back her successful campaign to become party leader last summer, but the actor refused her request. An insider said: "The idea was that Moore would introduce Theresa may at an event during her campaign for the Tory leadership.
President Trump offered to help British Prime Minister Theresa May in a Tuesday morning phone call, just hours after a terrorist attack in Manchester, England, that left 22 people dead.
A Labour Party activist has described the Manchester terror attack as "wonderful timing for Theresa may." Debbie Hicks, who is the Labour Party vice-chairman for Stroud in Gloucestershire, wrote on facebook: "What has happened in Manchester is awful ...
... and whether they had confused great moral certainty for something more. But enough about Gordon Brown. Last night it was Theresa may getting the once-over from the BBC's Andrew Neil, fast emerging as the interviewer no underprepared politician ...
Theresa may's U-turn is a chance to rethink social care. David Brindle. The swiftly introduced cap on care liability underlines the need for a green paper that deals with the quality of care, not just the cost.
The following is a transcript of Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Tuesday on the bombing at Manchester Arena, as recorded by The New York Times.
Theresa may has performed an extraordinary U-turn by watering down her "dementia tax", just four days after making it the centrepiece of her election manifesto.
During a door-knocking session in west London, the prime minister is confronted by a voter who feels 'unnerved' by the proposed social care changes.
VERDICT: Theresa may is wrong to say that Corbyn has been making "fake claims" about her social care policy - although he did make an initial error which was quickly corrected.
Meanwhile Theresa may met the dreaded public - being barracked by two angry voters in Abingdon market and taking part in a facebook Live where she was hit by an avalanche of questions on fox hunting, benefit cuts, cannabis legalisation and austerity.
So Theresa may's election promises around workers' rights, especially the idea of giving working carers entitlement to a year's unpaid leave, looks like a welcome move.
London - Theresa may pledged to serve a full five-year term if she wins the U.K. general election on June 8 in order to "make sure Brexit happens.
Theresa may refuses to consider relaxing laws on cannabis use, despite a desperate plea from an anxiety sufferer. The question came up during a live facebook Q&A hosted by ITV News.
Do Theresa may's shoes subtly telegraph her collusion with the patriarchy? No, but that suggestion was offered in the opinion pages of the New York Times on Friday.
She is pledging to keep all workers' rights currently guaranteed by EU law (thanks, Mrs Brexit), and give workers who need to care for a relative unpaid leave for a year.
With between 13,000 and 14,500 viewers tuning in throughout its 45 minutes, Theresa may's facebook Live event would have registered as an audience of zero if it had been broadcast on any TV channel.
The Prime Minister suffers from type one diabetes and urged fellow sufferers not to allow the illness to hold them back from doing what they want in life.
Now Theresa may has published a 12-point plan to strengthen workers' rights. It should be judged on what it says and achieves, not dismissed at the outset as spin or a piece of electoral opportunism towards traditional Labour voters.
Yemi Hailemariam, of St John Street, is standing in Theresa may's Maidenhead constituency. Her ultimate aim is to secure a meeting with Mrs May, nearly three years since Andy was jailed in his native Ethiopia.
Theresa may works up a new line of attack: Mirror politics morning briefing. The Prime Minister has promised to protect workers' rights but her voting record tells a different story.
Theresa may has been continuing her UK-wide tour to convince voters in all corners of the country to back the Conservatives.
The suspicion that Theresa may's commitment to strengthen the rights of workers is less than it seems is encapsulated in this passage from her piece for the Financial Times: "I will ensure that there is representation for workers on company boards and ...
Nicola Sturgeon's appearance on ITV's Peston on Sunday show explains why Theresa may is refusing to participate in leadership debates ahead of the general election.
Theresa may has come in for criticism in this election campaign, not only from the opposition, but from both wings of her own party.
Theresa may today attempted a 'land-grab' of Labour territory by announcing a raft of measures apparently intended to strengthen workers rights.
Mrs May was told by one woman to bring back the Disability Living Allowance, which was replaced with the Personal Independence Payment or "PIP".
Theresa may has ruled out lowering the voting age to 16, arguing that being able to participate in elections is not necessary to become "engaged" in politics.
Theresa may will announce 11 new policies designed to seize Labour voters in a speech today/to rebuild the economy so it works for working people (delete as you see fit).
It's early days yet," said my old Cabinet colleague Vince Cable in a Monday morning interview in which he valiantly tried to justify the performance of the Liberal Democrats in the election campaign so far.
We won't see the Conservative manifesto until later this week, but we're already getting a good sense of Theresa may's thinking on markets and the economy. So far, we've been told about a cap on energy prices, more state intervention to increase the ...
Ben Southwood, Head of Research at the right wing Adam Smith Institute, said: "Theresa may's decision to copy Ed Miliband's continental-style labour laws risks continental style unemployment and stagnation.
We can recite statistic after statistic, pointing to failing after failing, and they'll just bounce off our intended target because Theresa may gives them a sense of confidence that Jeremy Corbyn does not. You can win a hundred arguments and change not ...
Jeremy Corbyn ambushed Theresa may as she appeared on facebook Live, issuing a direct challenge to the Prime Minister to take part in televised debates before the general election.
Theresa may's belated attempts to engage directly with members of the public ran into difficulties when she was berated during a walkabout in Abingdon in Oxfordshire by a voter with a learning disability who has suffered from benefit cuts.
Instead, Theresa may's party has clambered to 49%, the highest mark recorded by YouGov in this campaign, 18 points ahead of the opposition.
Theresa may is much more popular than the Conservatives but the public like Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron less than their parties, according to a poll for The Independent.
Theresa may and Jeremy Corbyn's campaign operation was ridiculed by Tim Farron on Tuesday night as he attended an event in Cornwall hosted by the local journalists who accused the Conservatives of barring them from filming May's visit.
It was a "serious mistake" to leak details of his private dinner with Theresa may, Jean-Claude Juncker has admitted, but the EU Commission president has denied he was behind the information getting out.
For weeks Theresa may has been avoiding controversial topics, focussing almost obsessively on the need to carry out 'the will of the people' via Brexit.
Conservative party leader Theresa may wasn't knocking on doors in the Stroud constituency today - despite a tweet by the Conservative candidate which indicated that she might have been.
Theresa may will host NATO's general secretary in Downing Street and it is expected the UK will be asked to send more troops to Afghanistan.


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