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PM May survives party confidence vote but Brexit deal still teetering

11:02pm GMT

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a confidence vote by the Conservative Party on Wednesday, but a mutiny by more than a third of her lawmakers indicated parliament was heading towards deadlock over Brexit. | Video

Factbox - Who might be Britain's next prime minister if May goes?

5:35pm GMT

LONDON MPs in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a confidence vote in her leadership over Britain's planned divorce from the European Union.

Explainer: How will the leadership challenge to UK's May work?

3:28pm GMT

LONDON Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a confidence vote in her leadership over Britain's planned divorce from the European.

Explainer: How will the leadership challenge to UK's May work?

1:53pm GMT

LONDON Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a confidence vote in her leadership over Britain's planned divorce from the European.

Explainer - How will the leadership challenge to May work?

1:39pm GMT

LONDON Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a confidence vote in her leadership over Britain's planned divorce from the European.

Factbox: Who might be Britain's next prime minister if May goes?

9:31am GMT

LONDON Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a confidence vote in her leadership over Britain's planned divorce from the European.

Armed British police use stun gun on man inside grounds of parliament

11 Dec 2018

LONDON Armed British police used a Taser stun gun to restrain a man after he ran into the grounds of parliament on Tuesday, close to where an officer was stabbed to death last year, and ignored warnings to stop. | Video

Explainer - Chaos, or keep calm and carry on: What happens now in the UK?

11 Dec 2018

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May has delayed a vote in parliament to approve her Brexit deal in search of extra assurances from the European Union that will win over deeply sceptical lawmakers. Britain cannot ratify any withdrawal agreement without parliament's consent.

British PM suffers setbacks as Brexit debate starts in parliament

10 Dec 2018

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered embarrassing defeats on Tuesday at the start of five days of debate over her plans to leave the European Union that could determine the future of Brexit and the fate of her government. | Video

Explainer: Chaos, or keep calm and carry on? What happens if UK's May loses Brexit vote

10 Dec 2018

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May needs to win approval for her Brexit deal in parliament on Dec. 11. But critics are lining up on all sides to say they will oppose it and the chances of the government winning a vote currently look slim.

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Trump ex-lawyer Cohen given 3 years in prison as risks rise for Trump

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election, and he promised to keep cooperating with the U.S. government against his former boss.