Speculation is mounting over who will take over as British prime minister after David Cameron announced he would be resigning. Former London mayor Boris Johnson and home secretary Theresa May are believed to be the main contenders.
A total of 40 MPs in Britain's Conservative Party have agreed to sign a letter of no confidence in PM Theresa May, according to a report. The figure still comes up short of the 48 needed to force a new leadership vote.
British International Development Secretary Priti Patel has quit her post amid a public outcry over secret meetings with Israeli officials. The scandal deals another blow to Theresa May's increasingly wobbly Cabinet.
Several Conservative MPs have praised PM Theresa May for persisting with a speech fraught with voice issues and an interruption from a prankster. However, British media reported that some were discussing her resignation.
For many years, his claim to fame was keeping a pet tarantula under his desk. Gavin Williamson's rise to power has been rapid — but his latest promotion has enraged many of his Conservative colleagues.
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