New PM inherits UK economy in crisis

Britain’s new prime minister, set to be former finance minister Rishi Sunak, inherits a UK economy that was headed for recession even before the recent turmoil triggered by Liz Truss. Outgoing Prime Minister Truss resigned after her…

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Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak walk out of Downing Street, in London, Britain, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo

Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak lead race to be UK’s next prime minister

Boris Johnson and his former finance minister Rishi Sunak were leading the potential contenders to replace British Prime Minister Liz Truss on Friday, with candidates canvassing support to become Conservative Party leader in a fast-tracked contest. After Truss quit on Thursday,…

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Britain’s Prime Minister Liz Truss reacting following Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt presentation of tax and spending measures, part of medium-term fiscal plan at the House of Commons, in London, on October 17, 2022. / AFP

UK PM fights for survival in first parliament questions since U-turns

British Prime Minister Liz Truss is set to address lawmakers in parliament on Wednesday for the first time since abandoning her tax-slashing economic agenda, as she seeks to reassert her…

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The Queen and Liz Truss

What had Queen Elizabeth II done in the 1990s that she didn’t over the last two decades? Nobody knows the exact answer. Most likely though, she kept doing what she…

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Britain’s newly appointed Prime Minister Liz Truss poses outside of 10 Downing Street, in central London, on September 6, 2022. She has inherited an extremely difficult economic and diplomatic situation and much has to do with Russia./ AFP

OPINION: PM Truss – be careful what you wish for

Now that Liz Truss has been elected by the Conservative Party to the helm of the United Kingdom, she will have to face myriad challenges, imposed by both domestic and…

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New British Prime Minister Liz Truss makes an address outside Downing Street in London, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022 / AP

New UK PM Truss vows to tackle energy crisis, ailing economy

LONDON (AP) — Liz Truss became U.K. prime minister on Tuesday and immediately faced up to the enormous tasks ahead of her: curbing soaring prices, boosting the economy, easing labor…

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UK’s foreign secretary arrived in Thailand Tuesday on her Southeast Asia tour

The United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss arrived in Bangkok today (Tuesday) to forge closer bilateral ties with Thailand and to develop the UK’s wider role in Southeast Asia, as…

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