Brexit row: Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as United Kingdom foreign minister

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It followed the resignation late on Sunday evening of David Davis, the Brexit Secretary.

The battle between 21st Century Fox and Comcast for ownership of Sky could have hit a bump in the road as a result of Boris Johnson's resignation as UK Foreign Secretary. That plan is now in tatters and her political future appears uncertain.

"The Pound is now rattled after the resignation of Boris Johnson".

May has hung on to power longer than many expected after she lost her majority in a June 2017 snap election that she had called in hopes of strengthening her hand in Brexit talks. See PA story POLITICS Brexit. "Punters are sensing that a coup could be on the horizon, and it could be yet another walk to the polling station for United Kingdom voters".

"This mess is all of the Prime Ministers own making", opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn told lawmakers.

"It is as though we are sending our vanguard into battle with the white flags fluttering above them", Johnson wrote in a letter that underscored his credentials as a champion of full-speed Brexit.

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Musk’s mini sub "not practical" for Thai cave boys rescue
Monday's rescue mission, which saw four boys extracted before dusk and whisked to Chiang Rai hospital, took around nine hours. The boys were rescued one at a time, four a day, and it is hoped the final five will be removed in one last push today.

Divers begin final push to rescue remaining boys, coach in Thailand cave
Osatanakorn said conditions in the cave had not changed much despite the heavy rain. "So I've been asking for three days". The other, and perhaps more worrying, was that oxygen levels in the complex were falling close to risky levels.

But in reality, she will be at the mercy of her party.

Johnson and Davis advocate a clean break with the European Union, known as "hard Brexit".

PM May agreed in December that in the absence of an agreed solution to this conundrum the United Kingdom would remain effectively inside the EU's single market and customs union until one could be reached.

The resignations came just days after May announced Friday that she had finally united her quarrelsome government behind a plan for a divorce deal with the EU. He pledged to secure the "best deal with our European Union friends and partners" for the UK.

Jacob Rees-Mogg, who leads a bloc of Brexit-supporting Conservative MPs in Parliament, urged May to give up on the plan.

The pound's fall was initially triggered after Boris Johnson, the UK's foreign secretary, unexpectedly resigned from his post.

The value of the British pound dropped on global markets after Johnson's announcement, having risen after the announcement Friday that a Cabinet deal on Brexit had been agreed.

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