Theresa May Is Poised to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister

Ms. May is set to take over on Wednesday, succeeding David Cameron at a time of immense upheaval for Britain.


Theresa May Poised to Be Britain’s Next Premier as Andrea Leadsom Quits Race

It was not immediately clear how quickly Ms. May’s victory would be formally ratified by her party, but there appeared to be no hurdles to her ascension.


Andrea Leadsom Pulls Out of Race

Ms. Leadsom, Britain’s energy minister and a former top candidate to lead the Conservative Party, announced on Monday she would drop out of the race, leaving Theresa May as the … Continue Reading →


Theresa May Likely to Be Britain’s Next Premier as Andrea Leadsom Quits Race

Ms. Leadsom had been the subject of widespread criticism after suggesting in an interview that being a mother made her better qualified to run the country than her rival.


‘Brexit’ Briefing: May and Leadsom Face Off to Become Prime Minister

The next premier will be a woman, consumer confidence has tanked and the trans-Atlantic alliance may be facing its most important moment since the Cold War.


Race for Britain’s Prime Minister Down to Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom

Theresa May, the home secretary, and Andrea Leadsom, the energy minister, won the most votes in the second round of voting.


‘Brexit’ Briefing: May, Gove or Leadsom? Conservatives Vote

Tory lawmakers are choosing the two finalists who will go before the party’s rank-and-file members to become the next leader, as well as Britain’s prime minister.


The 5 Conservatives Vying to Become Britain’s Next Prime Minister

After Boris Johnson’s decision not to seek the leadership of the Conservative Party, these are the main contenders.