Theresa May will go unchallenged by the Conservative Party for the next year after surviving a vote of no confidence in December 2018, but most local media reported a suspicion that she is in the final days of her premiership due to her inability to find support for the Brexit deal at home. READ MORE: 'Very Difficult’ to Forecast UK's Fate Amid Theresa May’s Brexit Debacle The Sun, for instance, reported that May offered MPs to leave her post in return for the endorsement of her Brexit deal in a bid to break the impasse. In light of these rumours, here's a look at the list of potential candidates who could replace May as prime minister. Frontrunners in the Tory Party Michael Gove Taking into account mounting calls for the next Tory leader to be a vocal Brexiteer, bookmakers have placed high bids on Environment Secretary … [Read more...] about Next UK Prime Minister: Bookmakers’ Favourites to Replace Theresa May
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Royal fans are counting down the days until we get our first glimpse of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Royal Baby . As is traditional for the Royal Family, the couple have kept many of the exciting details - including the due date and gender - a secret. But that hasn't stopped people taking a guess and having a cheeky flutter. In fact, there has been somewhat of a betting frenzy on Baby Sussex with a record breaking amount of cash being placed on Baby Sussex. According to betting intelligence website bookmakers.tv bookies expect more then £8million on the new royal baby - more than Prince George , Princess Charlotte and Prince George combined. Here are the latest odds being offered by bookies: Paddy Power Gender SUSPENDED Date of birth April - Evens May - 2/1 March - 4/1 June - 7/1 Girls name Diana - 5/1 Victoria - 14/1 Alice - 14/1 Grace - 14/1 Elizabeth - 18/1 Boys name Arthur - 8/1 James - 14/1 Edward - 14/1 Alexander - 18/1 Oliver - 25/1 Ladbrokes … [Read more...] about Latest betting odds on Meghan and Harry’s baby
THERESA May failed to win support from MPs for her Brexit deal in the latest Commons vote making a No Deal Brexit a real possibility. With just weeks remaining until the UK is due to leave the EU, here are the bookies odds on all the possible Brexit scenarios ahead of today's crunch vote. What are the latest No Deal Brexit odds? What other Brexit bets can you make? Leading bookmakers Ladbrokes and Coral both put the odds on the UK leaving the EU without a Brexit deal to 4/1 as the deadline edges closer. A number of other Brexit punts are on offer. Here are some of the best odds as of March 13 on other Brexit political outcomes: A second EU referendum in 2019: 9/4 (Ladbrokes and Coral) 2019 referendum and UK votes to Remain: 9/2 (Ladbrokes and Coral) Theresa May still be PM on April 1, 2019: 1/25 (Paddy Power) What is a No Deal Brexit? A No Deal British departure from the European Union means leaving without formal arrangements for the future relationship. On February 26 it was … [Read more...] about Latest No Deal Brexit odds – today’s crunch vote according to the bookies
25 February 2019 • 4:38am The best looks from the red carpet All the winners announced so far Richard E Grant is the real winner – even though he's going home empty-handed The glitziest night of the film calendar is currently underway, and it's turning into a good night for crowdpleasing blockbusters: musical biopic Bohemian Rhapsody collected four Oscars, including for its lead actor Rami Malek's performance as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, while Marvel superhero hit Black Panther took three trophies. Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron's semi-autobiographical Roma, widely tipped to win Best Picture, was beaten by race-relations drama Green Book, but Cuaron did win Best Director. The biggest upset of the night was Olivia Colman (The Favourite) beating bookies' favourite Glenn Close (The Wife) in the Best Actress category. Colman, who impressed critics with her idiosyncratic performance as Queen Anne in the period drama, gave an endearingly … [Read more...] about Oscars 2019: Olivia Colman wins Best Actress for The Favourite, plus latest news
THERESA May faces a crucial time in the Commons that could carve the shape of Brexit, with fewer than 60 days remaining until the UK is due to leave the EU. Here is the latest that the books have on all the possible Brexit scenario as of January 29. What are the latest no-deal Brexit odds? Leading bookmaker Paddy Power has cut the odds on the UK leaving the EU without a Brexit deal to 9-4 as the deadline edges closer. The bookies is also offering odds of 3-10 that a deal will be in place before the deadline of March 30, 2019. A general election is 5-4 to take place in 2019, while it is 3-1 that UK has a second EU referendum this year. “The closer we get to the deadline for Brexit, the shorter the odds are becoming on the UK leaving without a deal and to the point now where it looks very realistic,” said Coral’s John Hill. The odds have also been slashed on a general election this year where the Conservatives are the marginal favourites to win that vote,” added … [Read more...] about What are the latest no-deal Brexit odds and what is the likelihood there will be a second referendum?