Larry, the Downing Street cat, sits outside the front door of 10 Downing Street, London. Photo: Reuters

Brexit Britain: how the Tories will pick PM Theresa May’s successor

  • Theresa May steps down as Conservative leader on Friday
  • First round of voting among the party’s lawmakers to elect successor will take place next week
Topic |   Brexit

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Larry, the Downing Street cat, sits outside the front door of 10 Downing Street, London. Photo: Reuters
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Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson (left) and Britain's International Development Secretary Rory Stewart (right). Photo: EPA/ AFP

UK leadership race: can Hong Kong-born Rory Stewart beat US-born Boris Johnson?

  • International Development Secretary Rory Stewart joins crowded race to replace PM Theresa May
  • Until now, Boris Johnson has been seen as the front runner
Topic |   Britain

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Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson (left) and Britain's International Development Secretary Rory Stewart (right). Photo: EPA/ AFP
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