Britain's pro-Conservative Telegraph newspaper backs May for PM

July 9, 2016 11:21 AM

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LONDON, July 9 The Daily Telegraph, a British newspaper seen as influential among Conservative supporters, endorsed interior minister Theresa May on Saturday to be the country's next prime minister.

May is the front-runner to succeed David Cameron as Conservative leader and prime minister in a contest against junior energy minister Andrea Leadsom that will be decided by the party's 150,000 grassroots members.

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