She delivered an emotional statement outside Number 10, in which she said that the job of Prime Minister had been the "honour of her life to hold."
The PM will stay in Downing Street until the Conservative Party elects a new leader.
High volumes. Short intervals. Odd times of day. Twitter thinks this is the online behaviour of regular British voters, but researchers have raised doubts.
"We were not aware of this, no."
It comes during the prominent far-right figure's campaign to become an MEP.
Change UK’s Top Donors Are Funding A Firm Behind Facial Recognition Software Used To Register EU Citizens
Exclusive: The facial recognition software has been compared to “border guards knocking on every door in the U.K. and forcing EU nationals to show documentation."
Leaked Emails Reveal Labour’s Compliance Unit Took Months To Act Over Its Most Serious Anti-Semitism Cases
Exclusive: BuzzFeed News has obtained hundreds of internal emails that show the party failed to suspend members despite evidence of racism and took a year to launch a formal investigation into offensive comments from Ken Livingstone.
YouTube Has Downgraded Carl Benjamin's Sargon Of Akkad Account After He Talked About Raping A British MP
YouTube confirmed to BuzzFeed News that UKIP candidate Carl Benjamin — known online as Sargon of Akkad — has been suspended from the company's partner programme.
Under Siege For His Comments About Rape, UKIP’s Star Candidate Carl Benjamin Has Recruited Milo Yiannopoulos To Join His Campaign
The former Breitbart editor and conservative troll is returning to the UK for a week to support Carl Benjamin's bid for a seat in the European Parliament.
Advocacy group Hope Not Hate has polling data that shows young people could decide Robinson's fate at the ballot box — but only if they turn out to vote.
UKIP Candidate Carl Benjamin Has Talked Again About Raping Labour MP Jess Phillips And Now She Wants Action
"If Facebook and Twitter can ban these people for hate speech, how is it they are allowed to stand for election?" Phillips told BuzzFeed News.
"Theresa May should not be rolling out the red carpet for a state visit to honour a President who rips up vital international treaties, backs climate change denial and uses racist and misogynist rhetoric," Corbyn said.
The popularity of Farage's own Facebook page is also helping to raise the insurgent Eurosceptic party's profile ahead of the May 23 poll.
Former Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen launched the new "venture" earlier this year. BuzzFeed News has found 28 articles that have been reproduced in part or in full from a variety of mainstream publications.
"It is deeply disappointing to see a Liberal Democrat council candidate resort to such crass bigotry and denial about Islamophobia," a spokesperson from the Muslim Council of Britain said.
Exclusive: Party leader Vince Cable had personally pledged to address the Liberal Democrats' "complacency" over diversity.
A YouTuber Standing As A UKIP Candidate Invited Supporters To A Gaming Community That Has Chatrooms Filled With White Supremacist And Anti-Semitic Content
Sargon of Akkad – one of UKIP’s candidates for the European elections – invited supporters to join a Discord server from a video on his YouTube channel last week.
“It is now clear that MPs would vote to revoke rather than allow no deal, and that the government is seriously considering a vote on a second referendum,” one Tory MP told BuzzFeed News.
The Brexit Party's MO is "principle heavy, policy light", a spokesperson said.
Theresa May had requested an extension until June, but at a summit in Brussels the leaders rejected both that and a longer delay to the end of the year many had argued for.
The Home Office Says It Will Continue Funding A Charity That Helps People The UK Deported To Jamaica
After annual funding for the National Organisation of Deported Migrants (NODM) in Jamaica was cut, the charity had to let some staff go.
The French president also wants checkpoints every three months to ensure the UK is not disrupting EU business, according to European diplomats privately briefed on his thinking.
A draft memo prepared ahead of this week’s EU summit says the UK would be held to enhanced “sincere cooperation” terms in the event of a 9- or 12-month extension.
Several EU governments have doubts about a long extension too, according to a diplomatic note of an EU27 ambassadors meeting seen by BuzzFeed News.
The move means Britain could have to participate in elections to the European Parliament.
The UK Might Have To Withdraw Troops From A Military Operation In Bosnia In The Event Of A No-Deal Brexit
Command of the operation has already been transferred to a French lieutenant general.
EU Leaders Are Unlikely To Allow A Short Extension If British MPs Don’t Approve The Brexit Deal By Next Week
In the event of a long extension, negotiations would likely be frozen until the end of the year, giving the UK's bitterly divided parliament time to approve the withdrawal agreement.
Britain's Future and We Are the 52% have spent heavily on Facebook ads. Now senior MP Damian Collins has told BuzzFeed News that a new subcommittee investigating disinformation will look into their activity.
After MPs rejected all the alternative proposals for the second time in a week, a leading Conservative MP announced he was quitting the party because it “refuses to compromise”.
Hard Brexit, Dark Money: Links Between These Secretive Campaigns Raise New Questions For Facebook About Political Ads
We Are The 52% has spent more on Facebook ads recently than the Labour Party, while saying almost nothing about its origins or donors. MPs say it’s another example of why the social media giant's transparency measures don't work.
In which a Tory MP votes to remain, becomes a Brexiteer, votes against the deal, votes for the deal, suggests he doesn't back the deal, and then votes for it again.
A Vulnerable British Man Has Been Missing Since The Home Office Told Him His Wife Can't Stay In The UK
Carl Allen was devastated when he learnt the Home Office had denied his Jamaican wife of 17 years a visa allowing her to stay in the UK.
On the day that Britain had initially been scheduled to leave the European Union, the deal was voted down by 58 votes, deepening Britain's political crisis.
They include a senior party official who was criticised for blocking a recommendation from staff to suspend a member accused of anti-Semitism.
BuzzFeed News has seen a diplomatic note of an EU27 ambassadors meeting on Thursday that states that the UK’s remaining options are no-deal or a long delay to Brexit.
The prime minister’s promise to stand aside if her Brexit deal passes will bring an end to one of the shortest and most turbulent premierships in modern British history.
Cabinet Ministers Are Plotting To Oust Theresa May As Even Her Fed-Up Whips Say Her Brexit Deal Is Doomed
BuzzFeed News can reveal explosive details of an extraordinary showdown between the prime minister and her whips office. “It was like the Murder on the Orient Express.”
In which Britain slips in a dog turd and then falls down a flight of stairs towards the finish line.
Article 50 can be extended until May 22 but only if MPs approve the deal. If they don't, the UK has until April 12 to come up with a plan or crash out without a deal.
"May’s rhetoric was something straight out of the Breitbart playbook," one MP told BuzzFeed News.
After Streatham MP Chuka Umunna quit the party for the Independent Group, Labour has just three black male MPs. Their next candidate could be selected from a shortlist of women.
Organisers expect 30,000 young people nationwide will join a global walkout as part of the Youth Strike 4 Climate.
The government hopes Labour MPs will help Theresa May to get her deal through eventually, but Labour MPs in Leave-voting constituencies told BuzzFeed News they won't be backing it.
“He’s been colder than cold on this in any case, and is rowing back furiously."
A Mysterious Hard Brexit Group Run By A Young Tory Writer Is Now Britain’s Biggest Spending Political Campaign On Facebook
Tim Dawson is the only person publicly associated with Britain's Future. The group has spent almost £350,000 on Facebook since November, raising questions over the influence of "dark money" at a crucial point in the Brexit process.
The FCO Has Removed A Job Advert For An "African Adventure" After It Was Called Out By Its Own Staff
The advert was taken down after BuzzFeed News contacted the Foreign Office with concerns from employees.
Former party chair Sayeeda Warsi accused the Tories of "institutional" anti-Muslim behavior.