End of May will be on 7 June, as British PM resigns

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Theresa May confirmed this morning that she will step down as prime minister on 7 June, a move that will trigger a leadership contest in a party deeply divided by the vexed issue of Brexit. Standing outside 10 Downing Street this morning, Theresa May said: "I will resign as leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party on Friday 7 June so that a successor can be chosen." She said the fact that she has been unable to deliver Brexitr was a matter of "deep regret." The prime minister faile...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.