British PM May should call a leadership contest, former party chairman says
Oct 07, 2017, 00:55
Her aides sought to spin the speech as showing May's human side, countering the image of her being a "Maybot" who uttered scripted lines and answers during her election campaign.
In her first reaction to the day's developments Theresa May said she has the "full support of her cabinet".
The already febrile mood was heightened by Mrs May's conference address in Manchester when a prankster managed to hand her a fake P45, part of the stage set fell down, and she struggled with a persistent cough.
British Prime Minister Theresa May should call a leadership election and as many as 30 of her lawmakers support telling her to go, former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps said on Friday.
He added: "There's nothing wrong or illegitimate in saying we can do better than this".
"That was this list, and it was private until the whips, bizarrely, decided to make it public yesterday".
Damien Green appeared on BBC's Question Time and tried his best to defend a disastrous Conservative Party Conference so bereft of ideas that the Tory message literally falling apart on the wall behind Theresa May as she spoke made the front pages. We've not really managed to see that relaunch. You can't just carry on when things aren't working.
Environment Secretary and one-time leadership contender Michael Gove, threw his weight behind May.
Environment secretary Michael Gove - who ran against her in last year's leadership election - said ousting Mrs May would be a betrayal of everyone who voted Conservative in the general election or backed Leave in the European Union referendum. "I am finding it increasingly hard to see a way forward at the moment, and it worries me".
Under the headline: "Theresa May will stay as Prime Minister and get the job done", Interior Minister Amber Rudd wrote in The Telegraph newspaper that "she should stay".
He said it was unclear if there would be enough support to topple Ms May and that the plot had been hatched before the party conference.
The latest round of political uncertainty surrounding May pushed down the value of the pound against the euro and the dollar on currency markets.
The plan, he said, had been for a group - including five ex-Cabinet ministers - to approach Mrs May in private with a list of names to avoid the "embarrassment" of a formal leadership challenge.
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The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member had a big impact on the lives of people who listened to his songs, including Daniel Page. Following the minute of silence, Peter Buck joined the band for this wonderful rendition of Freefalling by Tom Petty .
This is something Abbas would certainly wish to avoid, wanting as he very much does to keep the United States on side. Abbas in an TV News Agency that will not tolerate any strong Hamas in Gaza , comparing the Fatah rival to Hezbollah.
Salling admitted to using the internet over several months in 2015 to download thousands of images of child pornography. He was subsequently fired from his starring role in the miniseries "Adi Shankar's Gods and Secrets " a few days later.
A total of 47 guns have been recovered from three locations: Paddock's hotel room and his two Nevada homes in Verdi and Mesquite. Australia's Channel 7 TV network interviewed Marilou Danley's sisters with their faces obscured and their names withheld.
This leaves Moscow aligned with Saudi Arabia's arch-rival Iran, whose influence Riyadh fears is growing in the region. Putin described his talk with the Saudi king as very productive, according to comments carried by state media.
One of the fun debates that arose from the original Blade Runner was whether Deckerd himself was a replicant. The titular blade runners are specialists who identify and destroy replicants that are deemed faulty.
The governments of Honduras and Nicaragua have issued tropical storm warnings ahead of the storm as it makes its way northward. Wednesday, the storm was labeled a tropical depression with maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour with higher gusts.
In Tesco's prime market, the United Kingdom, like-for-like turnover grew 2.2 % and there was a 1.1 % increase in Ireland. Pre-tax profit was also up, rising to £ 562m for the first half compared with £71m for the same period a year ago .
Iraq army recaptures Hawija from 'Islamic State'
Iraqi security forces said IS militants were preventing some people from leaving and might have laid explosives around the town. Government and allied forces, backed by a US-led coalition, launched an offensive last month to oust ISIL from Hawija .
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By the end of 2016, China had increased its solar PV capacity by almost 800 times, with more than 77 gigawatts now installed. India's eye-catching growth is spurred by the National Solar Mission, which has targeted a goal of 100 GW of solar by 2022.