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Conservative MPs demand clearer ‘road map’ for May’s exit

British Prime Minister Theresa May | Jack Taylor/Getty Images Conservative MPs demand clearer ‘road map’ for May’s exit But backbenchers opted not to change the rule that prevents her being challenged before December. By Charlie Cooper 4/24/19, 6:59 PM CET Updated 4/24/19, 7:04 PM CET LONDON — Conservative MPs demanded a “road map” for Theresa…

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Second Change UK candidate quits EU election over past tweets

The Independent Group launches its European election campaign | Finnbarr Webster/Getty Images Second Change UK candidate quits EU election over past tweets Joseph Russo dropped out after reports that he tweeted derogatory comments about women. By Laurenz Gehrke 4/24/19, 5:15 PM CET Updated 4/24/19, 5:28 PM CET A second candidate for Britain’s newest political force dropped…

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Sturgeon: Brexit should trigger Scottish independence vote by 2021

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon | Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty Images Sturgeon: Brexit should trigger Scottish independence vote by 2021 Scotland’s first minister says ‘independent nations’ wield more power in EU than Scotland does within the UK. By Charlie Cooper 4/24/19, 3:59 PM CET Updated 4/24/19, 4:26 PM CET Scotland should hold a referendum on…

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Conservatives to demand clear departure schedule from May

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at church, in Sonning, Britain April 21, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) – The Conservative Party will demand a clear timetable for Prime Minister Theresa May’s departure but will not change the rules governing leadership challenges, the chair of the party’s influential 1922 Committee said on Wednesday. May…

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Scotland will prepare for a second independence vote regardless of UK – Sturgeon

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland will start preparing for an independence referendum before May 2021 without permission from London, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday. Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks in the Scottish Parliament during continued Brexit uncertainty in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain, April 24, 2019. REUTERS/Russell CheyneScotland, England’s political partner for more than 300 years…

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Result of 2014 Scottish independence vote should be respected – May’s spokesman

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain, April 10, 2019. REUTERS/Gonzalo FuentesLONDON (Reuters) – Scotland had an independence referendum in 2014, when the majority of voters rejected leaving the rest of the United Kingdom, and that result should be respected, a spokesman for Prime…