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Theresa May news LIVE: Latest as Prime Minister announces she will resign on June 7

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 24/05/2019
British Prime Minister Theresa May reacts as she delivers a statement in London, Britain, May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville © Thomson Reuters British Prime Minister Theresa May reacts as she delivers a statement in London, Britain, May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Theresa May has announced that she will stand down as Conservative leader on June 7.

She made the announcement during an emotional address outside Downing Street on Friday.

It came after a Cabinet revolt over her Brexit plan.

It paves the way for a contest to decide the new Prime Minister, which will begin from June 10.

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