Winning 92,153 votes to Jeremy Hunt’s 46,656, frontrunner Boris Johnson was elected new Conservative leader and UK prime minister on Tuesday 23 July.
The race to take over from Theresa May on July 24th, 2019 is at full speed. After eight conservative candidates including Michael Gove, Sajid Javid and Dominic Raab were kicked out of the competition, only two contenders for the PM position remain: Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt and backbencher Boris Johnson.
Will Brexit be cancelled? Will the UK have a new Prime Minister? Will the UK leave the EU and, if so, when?
When we last wrote about Brexit, Theresa May was making last minute amendments to her Brexit proposal ahead of the EU summit. Despite the deal having been approved by EU representatives, it is still unclear whether or not May’s deal will go through on March 29th, 2019.
Theresa May is expected to make an emergency visit to Brussels on Saturday in order to finalise Brexit negotiations ahead of EU leaders’ summit the next day.
The much-awaited draft was finally submitted to members of the government after Theresa May and EU negotiators agreed on an exit plan on Wednesday, November 14th.
Two years after UK voters decided to leave the EU, Brexit negotiations seem to be at some sort of deadlock. Yet the country has one certainty: Brexit is going to be a long, painful and expensive process. This is why, a mere week ago, the Telegraph appealed to the public through a petition to ask the government for a second referendum.
Many things can be said of cryptocurrencies, including that they are an unregulated and unpredictable market. Because of their increase in value over the years, sometimes reaching billions of dollars on the cryptomarket, cryptocurrencies are advertised everywhere, from social media to tube stations.
Despite its significant increase in the last quarter of 2017, the value of Bitcoin has since gone down to $6,600 from its record-breaking $20,000.
According to Eurostat, quarterly growth in the eurozone is down 0.4% compared with 0.7% in the last quarter of 2017.