24 Oct 2022
Anger and disillusionment greeted the news that Liz Truss had tendered her resignation after less than two months as the UK's prime minister. With pressing policy issues piling up, the Tories seek to replace her quickly.
21 Oct 2022
Just 24 hours ago, UK Prime Minister Liz Truss shouted emphatically at a raucous House of Commons: "I'm a fighter, not a quitter!" And set herself up for one final U-Turn, writes DW's Zulfikar Abbany.
20 Oct 2022
UK Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation less than seven weeks after taking the position after her failed tax-cutting budget spurred market turmoil and led to a lack of confidence within her party. Truss was appointed prime minister on September 6.
19 Oct 2022
Truss answered questions both from the opposition and her own Conservative Party, after she reversed course on her controversial tax-cut plans.
16 Oct 2022
The Bank of England has expanded its emergency purchases of government bonds to calm financial markets riled by a government plan to cut taxes. As a crucial deadline looms, everyone is asking: will it work?
11 Oct 2022
Human rights watchdogs from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus were on Friday announced the winners of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize, with the jury criticising Russian President Vladimir Putin's "authoritarian" regime as he wages war in Ukraine.
10 Sep 2022
She won over the Conservative Party faithful. Now can she win over the UK? Our panel discusses the challenges ahead for prime minister-in-waiting Liz Truss. The one-time Remainer played the hardline Brexiteer in a sometimes bitter Tory leadership campaign, often courting comparisons with Britain's first female PM, Margaret Thatcher.
7 Sep 2022
It's Day One on the job for Britain's new prime minister, and as Russia squeezes natural gas exports, Liz Truss faces a wartime economy. And across the Channel, how to keep the light on? How to rein in inflation? As Europeans pool their energy purchases, tax windfall profits and collectively ease costs for consumers, will they include Britain and their now Brexiteer PM in that conversation?
7 Sep 2022
Liz Truss has finally succeeded Boris Johnson as the become the United Kingdom's new prime minister, who resigned in July after a series of scandals. Truss, 47, defeated rival Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership contest, and she follows Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May as the third female British Premier Minister.
6 Sep 2022
We look at the front pages of the UK's main newspapers as Liz Truss takes over from Boris Johnson as British prime minister. Many of the Conservative-supporting papers focus on Truss's message that she will "deliver" as the country reels from a series of crises. One tabloid, the Daily Star, calls this the "end of an error", referring to Johnson's hapless hold on power. Another tabloid, the Labour-supporting Daily Mirror, dismisses Truss's leadership victory as just the "same old Tories".
3 Aug 2022
Members of Scotland's ruling party have condemned a remark by the favorite to become next UK prime minister. Liz Truss said the best thing to do with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was to "ignore her."