State & Ceremonial

BREAKING: Theresa May to face a vote of no confidence in her government

Prime Minister Theresa May is to face a vote of confidence in her  government following the crushing defeat on her Brexit vote on Tuesday. The government lost Theresa May’s meaningful vote by a huge majority on Thursday evening. 432 MPs voters against the motion with just  202 voting in favour of it. This means the government has suffered its worst defeat in the history of the House of…
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State & Ceremonial

Ariana Grande turned down damehood because it came "too soon" after Manchester bombing

The US pop star Ariana Grande has reportedly turned down the offer of a damehood following her response to the Manchester Arena bombing last year. According to The Sun, Miss Grande was to be made Dame Commander of the British Empire, however, rejected the offer because she felt it had come too soon. The Queen has the power to make anybody an honorary Knight or Dame who does not live within a…
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State & Ceremonial

Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Theresa May "to see The Queen urgently and resign" following confidence vote

Jacob Rees-Mogg has called on the Prime Minister to “urgently” tender her resignation to The Queen, despite winning a vote of no confidence on Wednesday evening. Speaking immediately after the result of the vote was declared, the Tory Brexiteer said: “The Prime Minister must realise that under all constitutional norms she ought to go and see The Queen urgently and…
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State & Ceremonial

Late night talks are taking place between Buckingham Palace and the Cabinet Office

Late night talks have been taking place between Buckingham Palace and the Cabinet Office this evening amidst the ongoing political uncertainty. According to Tim Shipman of the Sunday Times, “conversations have taken place between Cabinet Office and Palace.” I know I’m hours after the fray. But source in No10 says 48 letters are in and second source says conversations have taken…
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