Prime Minister Theresa May will promise to make Britain "a sovereign and independent country" by repealing the act that took it into what is now the European Union next year, she told the Sunday Times newspaper.
In an interview, May, appointed after Britain's vote in June to leave the EU, said she would not wait for an election in Germany next September before triggering Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty to start formal divorce proceedings.
LONDON (Reuters) - Interior minister Theresa May and eurosceptic rival Andrea Leadsom emerged on Thursday as the two candidates who will battle to become Britain's next prime minister and lead the country out of the European Union.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party will back Prime Minister David Cameron's plans to hold a referendum on the country's European Union membership by the end of 2017, its acting leader said on Sunday.
Ms. May is set to become the country’s leader on Wednesday. She’s been a long-serving cabinet minister and has promised to guide Britain out of the European Union.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said she will listen to Scotland's concerns over Britain's exit from the European Union but that the devolved Scottish government will not have a veto over the Brexit negotiations.