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  • LONDON, July 13- Britain's tough former interior minister Theresa May became prime minister on Wednesday, promising to champion social justice and rise to the challenge of leading the country out of the European Union. May, 59 assumed office after an audience with Queen Elizabeth and drove straight to her new home of 10 Downing Street, vacated hours earlier by...

  • LONDON, July 13- Theresa May became Britain's new prime minister on Wednesday, promising to carve out a bold new future in the world as she embarks on the monumental task of leading the country out of the European Union. May, 59 assumed office after an audience with Queen Elizabeth and drove straight to her new home of 10 Downing Street, vacated hours earlier by David...

  • *May to enter Downing St as prime minister. LONDON, July 13- Theresa May replaced David Cameron as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, assuming responsibility for the monumental task of negotiating a complex divorce from the European Union. She is also Britain's second female head of government after Margaret Thatcher.

  • LONDON, July 13- Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron urged his successor Theresa May on Wednesday to keep Britain close to the European Union, even as she embarks on the monumental task of ending four decades of membership. "My advice to my successor, who is a brilliant negotiator, is that we should try to be as close to the European Union as we can be for the benefits...

  • LONDON, July 13- Having fought her way to the top of British politics, new Prime Minister Theresa May will face an even tougher battle in power: plotting a divorce from the European Union that she once opposed but now says must not be halted. The Brexit vote thrust Britain into political crisis with both major parties in leadership battles and investors left...

  • LONDON, July 13- Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron urged his successor Theresa May on Wednesday to keep Britain close to the European Union, even as she embarks on the monumental task of ending four decades of membership. "My advice to my successor, who is a brilliant negotiator, is that we should try to be as close to the European Union as we can be for the benefits...

  • * "We have our Angela Merkel"- colleague. LONDON, July 13- David Cameron entertained parliament with a series of farewell quips on Wednesday in his last appearance as prime minister before making way for Theresa May to lead the monumental task of extricating Britain from the European Union. Then May will pay her own visit to the monarch to be formally entrusted with...

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    Germany will issue 10-year bonds with a negative yield, highlighting a willingness among investors to hold top-rated debt.

  • LONDON, July 13- Theresa May will take over the job of British prime minister from David Cameron on Wednesday and form a government with the monumental tasks of extricating Britain from the European Union and uniting a fractured nation. May, who has been interior minister for six years and is seen by her supporters as a safe pair of hands to steer the country...

  • LONDON, July 12- German leaders stepped up the pressure on Britain's incoming prime minister Theresa May on Tuesday by demanding she swiftly spell out when she will launch divorce proceedings with the European Union. "The task of the new prime minister... will be to get clarity on the question of what kind of relationship Britain wants to build with the European...

  • LONDON, July 12- Britain will not rush to trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union, a leading ally of incoming Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday as David Cameron bowed out at his final cabinet meeting. She will face the enormous task of disentangling Britain from a forest of EU laws, accumulated over more than four decades, and negotiating new...

  • LONDON, July 12- Britain will not rush to trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union, a leading ally of incoming Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday as David Cameron bowed out at his final cabinet meeting. She will face the enormous task of disentangling Britain from a forest of EU laws, accumulated over more than four decades, and negotiating new...

  • *Theresa May to succeed Cameron as UK prime minister. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- July 14: First Bank of England policy meeting after vote- July 21: European Central Bank policy meeting- Aug. 4: Bank of England policy meeting, economic forecasts- Sept. 16: Informal EU summit in Bratislava- Sept. 25-28: UK Labour Party conference- October TBA: Italian constitutional reform...

  • LONDON, July 11- Theresa May has won the battle to be Britain's prime minister but will face a much tougher struggle once in power-- overseeing her country's divorce from the European Union. But she has also said Britain should not trigger the exit proceedings until London is ready to start negotiations. Merkel said on Monday talks with Britain would "not be easy" and...

  • *May had been due to contest ballot with Andrea Leadsom. LONDON, July 11- Interior minister Theresa May will become Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, with the task of steering its withdrawal from the European Union, after rival Andrea Leadsom abruptly terminated her disastrous leadership campaign. Britain's planned withdrawal has weakened the 28-...

  • *Theresa May to succeed him as UK prime minister. *Angela Eagle challenges for leadership of Labour Party. LONDON, July 11- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics.

  • *Theresa May to succeed him as UK prime minister. *Angela Eagle challenges for leadership of Labour Party. LONDON, July 11- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics.

  • *Theresa May to succeed him as UK prime minister. *Angela Eagle challenges for leadership of Labour Party. LONDON, July 11- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics.

  • *Theresa May to succeed him as UK prime minister. *Angela Eagle challenges for leadership of Labour Party. LONDON, July 11- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    Hillary Clinton may be the next US president. Theresa May is likely to be the UK prime minister. Beyonce's prophecy that girls "Rule the World" may be coming true.