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UK’s Liz Truss quits after turmoil obliterated her authority

Oct 20, 2022 | 7:46am

British Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned. She has bowed to the inevitable after a tumultuous term in which her policies triggered turmoil in financial markets and a rebellion in her party obliterated her authority. Just a day earlier Truss had vowed to stay in power, saying she was “a fighter and not a quitter.” […]

Boris Johnson reached the top but was felled by his flaws

Jul 7, 2022 | 6:26am

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson wanted to be like his hero Winston Churchill: a larger-than-life character who led Britain through a time of crisis. He was felled by crises of his own making, as a trickle of ethics allegations became a flood that engulfed his government and turned his own party against him. Johnson resigned […]