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Who will replace Theresa May as prime minister?

Numerous Conservative MPs are reportedly lining up bids to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader when she steps down. Here's who is in the mix.
Theresa May embraces European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Theresa May has only one real option for survival left — a soft Brexit

The prime minister is running out of moves to make in her battle to survive the Brexit process. A soft Brexit, in which Britain stays aligned to EU customs and single market rules, is the only option that has potential majority support in parliament.
Kong Linlin, a Chinese state journalist, slapped a volunteer at a British Conservative Party fringe event on September 30.

Beijing demands apology after UK Conservative Party kicked out a Chinese journalist who slapped a party volunteer

A Chinese journalist shouted at a panel and slapped a volunteer at a fringe event at the British Conservative Party conference on Sunday. She was restrained, and then escorted out.

Conservative ministers’ private contact details exposed by major flaw in party conference app

The loophole, now deleted, allowed app users to look at the contact details of senior Conservative politicians like Boris Johnson.

Conservative MPs plan to avoid their party conference ‘like the plague’ amid fears of a Brexit ‘bloodbath’

Exclusive: Multiple Conservative MPs say they are turning down invitations to speak at the party's upcoming conference amid concerns that the atmosphere will be bitterly divided because of Brexit.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson addresses a special session of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in the Hague, Netherlands June 26, 2018.

How Boris Johnson could still become prime minister

Having resigned as Foreign Secretary on Monday, Boris Johnson's route to higher office looks harder than ever. However, despite everything, he retains a narrow route to power.
Theresa May addresses members of her cabinet at an all-day Brexit session in Chequers, the Prime Minister's country retreat in Buckinghamshire.

Anti-EU Conservative MPs reject Theresa May’s ‘worst of all worlds’ Brexit plan in 18-page letter

Pro-Brexit Conservative MPs have put together an 18-page critique of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposal. The letter describes May's proposal as the "worst of all worlds" amid reports that some MPs want to overthrow her.
Baroness Warsi

The Islamophobia scandal in the Conservative party goes ‘right up to the top’

Exclusive: Former Conservative government minister Baroness Warsi tells Business Insider that Muslims in the Conservative party are frightened to speak out about the bigotry they face in the party.

This influential Tory MP thinks the UK needs to continue its ‘light touch’ approach to fintech to encourage growth: ‘It’s not ...

Adam Afriyie, the head of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fintech, told BI that the UK's fintech advantage is not our "birthright."

Half of Conservative party members oppose gay marriage and want the return of the death penalty

There is a significant gulf between Conservative members and those of other parties on social issues, according to Queen Mary University of London research.