British Prime Minister Theresa May selected Jeremy Hunt to replace Boris Johnson as foreign secretary Monday as she sought to re-stabilize her government following a pair of high-profile resignations over Brexit.
But it soon began to unravel, when Davis resigned late on Sunday and launched a no-holds-barred attack on her plan, calling it "dangerous" and one which would give "too much away, too easily" to European Union negotiators, who would simply ask for more.
If Davis's resignation rattled May, Johnson's shook the foundations of her government. See PA story POLITICS Brexit.
May's office said in a terse statement that the prime minister had accepted Johnson's resignation and would name a replacement soon.
"It is as though we are sending our vanguard into battle with the white flags fluttering above them", Johnson wrote in a letter that underscored his credentials as a champion of full-speed Brexit.
"As I said then, the Government now has a song to sing". "The trouble is that I have practiced the words over the weekend and find that they stick in the throat".
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To trigger a no-confidence vote in the PM, 15% of Tory MPs must write to the chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee, now Sir Graham Brady. That plan is now in tatters and her political future appears uncertain.
A spokesman for the Department for Transport said in response: "We share the mayor's concerns about the potential benefits of improved cab design and we want to see changes in the industry".
Just on Friday, May announced she had secured the backing of her whole Cabinet for her Brexit plan and told ministers to either back it or resign.
Pro-Brexit lawmakers say May's plan for free trade and regulatory alignment with the bloc will stop Britain forging an independent economic course.
The BBC reported that Johnson said in his resignation letter that May has put off decisions about how Britain will leave the European Union, warning that "we appear to be heading for a semi-Brexit, with large parts of the economy still locked in the EU system, but with no United Kingdom control over that system".
The Government went on to explain that it held Brexit discussions with senior officials from the UK Government yesterday afternoon, as the two Governments continue to work closely together going forward.
He has always supported a so-called "hard Brexit", which supports relinquishing access to the bloc's single market in exchange for full border control. Everything she said, "Brexit means Brexit", "we must leave the customs union", she has given away.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte returned to pre-season training on Saturday, despite speculation over his future at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are yet to sign off on Gianfranco Zola returning to the club as Maurizio Sarri's No2.
On Monday, Trump phoned retiring Justice Kennedy to inform him that his former law clerk would be nominated to fill his seat. Democrats are voicing alarm about what the new justice could mean for charged issues such as abortion rights and gay rights.
We spoke to Cameron Johnson, Director of Product Innovation at Netflix to get an idea of why this is the case. For example, let's say you've downloaded the first three episodes of the first season of One Day at a Time.
This issue may not get as much buzz as abortion or health care, but it's probably the one that's directly relevant to Trump. Another Democrat representing a conservative state, Doug Jones (Ala.), was not in the Senate to vote on Gorsuch.
Four ambulances and a convoy of other vehicles arrived at the cave site Tuesday morning (local time) as rains hit the region. Monday's rescue effort took about nine hours, two fewer than the day before, in a sign of growing confidence and expertise.
Environment Canada lifted heat warnings Friday, despite expectations that temperatures will once again rise early next week. Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois said none of the deaths in Quebec took place in public health institutions.
The existing Surface Pen works with this device and you can opt for the Type Cover at $99 or a Signature Type Cover at $129.99. For one, it's more versatile than the latest generation of iPads, especially with the track pad in the optional keyboard.
Bottas again led from the second restart however his older, harder tyres made it difficult to hold back Vettel. Bottas was fourth with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo fifth and Nico Hulkenberg sixth for Renault.
Del Potro sets up quarter-final showdown with Nadal
The 28-year-old Nishikori is the first Japanese man to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon since Shuzo Matsuoka in 1995. If his big serve - which has blasted 96 aces in four matches - kicks in, Federer could be in trouble.
George Clooney reported hurt in motorcycle crash in Italy
Calls and emails to Clooney's spokesman in regards to the accident weren't immediately returned, according to Associated Press. The A-list couple are believed to have brought their parents to the island to help care for the children while George works.
China hails Air India's move to change Taiwan's name
Air India has caved to China's attempts to strong-arm countries and companies into recognising Taiwan as a part of "One China". The Chinese government wrote to 44 airlines earlier this year, giving them a May 25 deadline to change their websites.
'Ant-Man & the Wasp' Dominates Weekend Box Office!
Similar to Solo, Infinity War brought in just under $1 million, bringing its domestic box office total to $675 million. I'll probably see it this week, but I don't think Ant-Man and the Wasp comes off as a "must see" Marvel movie.
Gal Gadot Makes Surprise Visit to Virginia Children's Hospital
Gadot and Jenkins are also producing the upcoming sequel alongside Charles Roven, Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, and Stephen Jones. Lucas Collazo at the Inova Children's Hospital in Falls Church, sharing a photo of the Israeli star posing with staff members.