This week has been yet another highlight of Theresa May's lack of leadership in government. Michael Gove has been accused of sitting on a report on food price rises, Vince Cable proves he is a relic from the 19th century, the first woman to have a statue was announced to be suffragist leading campaigner, Millicent Garrett Fawcett and Uber lost its license to operate in London, after TfL said they would not renew it with backing from #Mayor Sadiq Khan.

#Donald Trump has of course made headlines after he called Kim Jong-Un, 'Rocket Man' and threatened them with annihilation. Palestine could see its first elections since 2006, Silvio Berlusconi made his political comeback and natural disasters continue to wreak havoc around the world.

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Theresa May has all but lost all power over her cabinet after Boris Johnson wrote an article for The Times outlining his vision for Brexit. Mr Johnson has been accused of 'back seat' driving the Brexit negotiations and continued to peddle the disproved £350 million a week lie. Mrs May proved further her lack of power and leadership as Mr Johnson remains in the position of Foreign Secretary. Whilst Mr Johnson completely undermined the prime minister, at least he has a plan for Brexit.

Theresa May gave a speech in Florence on Friday that was meant to clarify the position of the UK and the government's plan for Brexit, but she failed to clarify anything new. She repeated the rhetoric of working closely with Europe and confirmed that there will be a transition period after 2019, this was a climb down from previous statements where she had said that there wouldn't be a transition period.

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Meanwhile at the Liberal Democrat's party conference in Bournemouth, Vince Cable tried out a new stand-up routine declaring he could be the next prime minister.

Michael Gove has been accused of suppressing a report into the rise of food prices before and after Brexit. Unite the Union, the largest union to represent food, drink and agricultural workers, submitted a freedom of information request but the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) replied "The information requested is being withheld as it falls under the exemption in section 35 of the FOIA, which relates to the formulation and development in government policy." The refusal to publish the report increases concerns over a sharp increase of food prices and possible food shortages.

Transport for London (TfL) have made a bold step into clamping down on unethical tech employment, after it decided to not renew Uber's license to operate in London. Mayor, Sadiq Khan backed the decision. This isn't the first time Uber have been banned, in Austin, Texas, Uber were banned for failing to comply with local regulations, paving the way for a more diverse ride-sharing market.

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Earlier this year, they shut their operations down in Denmark after prosecutors accused them of operating an illegal taxi business, and there have been bans in Taiwan, Hungary, Bulgaria and parts of Australia.

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Donald Trump used his first speech to ironically accuse Iran and North Korea of threatening 'world peace' he called the North Korean despot 'Rocket Man' and promised to 'totally destroy' them should they attack America's allies. Meanwhile in the peace-laden middle-east, Hamas have said they are ready to dissolve the shadow government set up in the Gaza Strip and are keen for the first elections in the Palestine since 2006, Fatah, who run the West Bank, are pleased but more talks are needed to end the decade old dispute.

Natural disasters continued to wreak havoc across the world after hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean, this was the second category-5 hurricane to hit the region in less than a month. In Dominica, 90% of the buildings were damaged, the Virgin Islands were badly flooded and Puerto Rico lost all power across the entire island. In Mexico, an earthquake that measured a magnitude of 7.1 struck the country on the anniversary of the devastating earthquake in 1985. The death toll continues to rise but is at least 230 people who have been confirmed, this included dozens that were buried beneath a school in Mexico City. #Week In Politics