Ex-UK PM Truss' personal mobile phone was compromised by "agents suspected of working for Kremlin" when she was foreign minister, The Daily Mail reports, prompting UK opposition's demand for investigation.
The former UK finance minister Rishi Sunak wins the Conservative Party race to finally assume the office of the prime minister he missed out on less than two months ago.
The Tories have lost sight of what matters most: serving the country while providing stability and solution to people's despairs. Britain deserves better.
Johnson's decision makes his rival Rishi Sunak almost certain to be the nation's next prime minister.
The former UK Treasury chief confirmed he was running in the leadership race and currently has the backing of at least 124 Conservative lawmakers, according to unofficial tallies.
The ex-PM's arrival came as rival Rishi Sunak reached the minimum threshold set by the conservative party to stand as a candidate.
Conservative Rishi Sunak meets threshold to run for party leader with over 100 endorsements while ex-PM Boris Johnson cuts short a Caribbean holiday to take part in the accelerated contest.
Whoever replaces Truss will have to deal with a potential recession, double-digit inflation and spiralling energy costs.
Britain's governing Conservative Party has ordered a lightning-fast race that aims to have a new prime minister in place within a week at a time when UK can ill afford uncertainty at the top.
Australian prime minister raises fears about a possible delay to the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement after resignation of his former counterpart Liz Truss
On Twitter, some Conservatives were trying to make the hashtag #BringBorisBack go viral on Thursday after Liz Truss announced her resignation as British prime minister.
The announcement comes after a tumultuous six-week term in which her policies triggered upheaval in financial markets.
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