LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned Thursday after a tumultuous and historically brief tenure marred by economic policies that rattled financial markets and a rebellion within her political party that shattered her authority.

After just 45 days in office, Truss became the third Tory Prime Minister to be ousted in as many years, and she will go down as the shortest female leader in British history. His resignation continues the instability that has rocked Britain since it separated from the European Union and leaves his leadership in limbo as the country faces a cost of living crisis and a impending recession.

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