What's happening in the UK? A really simple guide in 100 wordsDecember 12, 2018
PM Theresa May is fighting for her political life after fellow Conservative Party MPs triggered a leadership vote.
From all sides of the political spectrum, there was opposition to the Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May brokered with European leaders.
Parliament was expected to reject it in a vote on Tuesday, but May pulled the poll and returned to Europe seeking amendments.
Forty-eight Conservatives have now managed to raise a vote of no confidence that will take place on Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 GMT. The result comes soon after.
If she loses, she must resign. She may stay on as interim prime minister until the Conservatives choose another leader – which could take six weeks.
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