LIZ TRUSS RESIGNS; RISHI SUNAK MIGHT BE ON HIS WAY IN
PM until replacement found
Britain's Liz Truss resigned, saying she would remain the Prime Minister until a successor had been chosen.
Elections in a week
She also said that the elections for a new Prime Minister would take place within a week.
Resignation follows chao
The resignation came soon after she lost her interior minister, Suella Braverman, and fired her finance minister.
Liz Truss's woes began when her showpiece tax-slashing policy sparked market chaos.
5th premier in 7 year
Her successor will become the party's fifth premier in less than seven years.
Rishi Sunak's chance
Among the front-runners to take over as UK PM is Rishi Sunak, whom Liz Truss defeated in this summer's T RESERVED elections.
First Indian-origin UK PM
'If he wins, Rishi Sunak would be the first Indian-origin person to hold the UK Prime Minister's office.
Apart from Sunak, the names of Ben Wallace, the Secretary of State for Defence, and Penny Mordaunt are doing the rounds.
Former Home Secretary Suella Braverman, who was sacked on Oct. 19, may also be in the running
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