British PM Theresa May Announces Resignation

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation outside 10 Downing Street in central London on 24 May 2019. Picture: AFP.

LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced she will step down as Conservative leader on 7 June after failing to convince MPs to support her Brexit deal.

“It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit,” May said in a statement outside her Downing Street residence.

More details to follow.

EWN