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Theresa May, New British Prime Minister, Gives Boris Johnson a Key Post - New York Times

LONDON — After a startlingly swift transfer of power that made her Britain's prime minister, Theresa May took charge of a new government on Wednesday, vowing to honor the referendum to leave the European Union and naming Boris Johnson, the former ...and more »

Leadsom promoted and Gove sacked as Theresa May overhauls cabinet - The Guardian

Michael Gove was one of the most prominent Brexit campaigners. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images. Theresa May has unveiled a wholesale reconstruction of the cabinet, with Michael Gove and Nicky Morgan among the big names leaving the ...and more »

Theresa May sacks Michael Gove from Cabinet with brutal justice after top Tory knifed Boris Johnson -

Michael Gove's dreams of power ended in disaster today as Theresa May rained down brutal justice by sacking him from the Cabinet. The humiliated Justice Secretary paid the ultimate price for knifing Boris Johnson out of the Tory leadership race. While ...and more »

Theresa May's Cabinet reshuffle recap: PM completes brutal purge of top Tories - but Jeremy Hunt survives -

Theresa May has finished unveiling her top team in a marathon Cabinet reshuffle that made Boris Johnson Foreign Secretary. Tory big guns Michael Gove, Nicky Morgan and John Whittingdale were sacked in quick succession in a brutal piece of justice for ...and more »

Theresa May wields the axe on Cameron's Notting Hill set in 'most ruthless cull in modern British political history ... -

Theresa May has begun a brutal cull of the Cabinet in her her first day as Prime Minister. Nine ministers were sacked or resigned, making it one of the most brutal reshuffles in modern British political history. A number of her predecessor's closest ...and more »

New PM Theresa May culls Cameron's cabinet - Financial Times

Theresa May conducted a ruthless cull of David Cameron's old cabinet as she put together a new administration with a rightwing flavour to deal with the political and economic fallout of the Brexit referendum. Mr Cameron's modernising allies, including ...and more »

Boris Johnson made Foreign Secretary to give Theresa May 'someone to blame' in Brexit talks, says Yvette Cooper - The Independent

Yvette Cooper, the former Labour Cabinet minister, has suggested that Boris Johnson has been sent to the Foreign Office so that Theresa May will have “someone to blame” if the Brexit negotiations hit the rocks. That is one explanation for the new Prime ...and more »

Theresa May shakes up government with new-look cabinet - BBC News

Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled a nearly completely new look cabinet, in a major departure from predecessor David Cameron's top team. George Osborne, Michael Gove, John Whittingdale, Nicky Morgan and Oliver Letwin have all been sacked by Mrs ...and more »

Revealed: The inside story of Theresa May's 'Day of the Long Knives': Two minutes with the PM...and Michael Gove's ... -

When Michael Gove walked into his office in the Ministry of Justice on Thursday morning, he knew it would probably be for the last time. Hours before, Theresa May had astonished Westminster by making Boris Johnson her Foreign Secretary. In a political ...and more »

Theresa May completes cull of David Cameron's allies - Financial Times

The cull of David Cameron's closest allies — known as the “Notting Hill set” — has been completed after Theresa May sacked Michael Gove as justice secretary. Mr Gove, who came third in the race for the leadership, had been criticised for “knifing ...and more »