British Prime Minister Truss resigns, Tories promise new leader next week

British Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation on Thursday, just six weeks after taking office, and became the shortest-lived Prime Minister in British history.

On Thursday morning, more than a dozen Conservative MPs had publicly urged Truss to step down after her tax cut plans sparked a market collapse amid an already severe crisis in the cost of living.

Originally published when British Prime Minister Truss quits, Tories pledge new leader next week

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