Britain's Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock is seen outside Downing Street, as uncertainty over Brexit continues, in London, Britain on Tuesday. Hannah Mckay/ Reuters
British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister.
Hancock follows former foreign minister Boris Johnson, who is seen as the favourite, current foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, International Development Secretary Rory Stewart and former work and pensions minister Esther McVey in joining the contest.
May announced on Friday she would step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after admitting defeat in her bid to get parliament to pass a divorce deal she agreed with the European Union.
England ended their 44-year wait for a first 50-overs world title by beating New Zealand in a nailbiting final Super Over on Sunday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday as lawmakers in her own party rejected a compromise offer and called for her to resign immediately.
It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to surmount US-led sanctions on his country in state media reports on Wednesday alongside evocative propaganda images of him riding a white horse
Rescue workers in Japan searched for the missing on Wednesday as the death toll from one of the worst typhoons to hit the country rose to 74, public broadcaster NHK said, many drowned by flooding after scores of rivers burst their banks.