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BREAKING: Boris Johnson assumes duty as British PM as Theresa May quits

•Britain’s new PM Boris Johnson shakes the Queen, as he asks for her permission to form a govern

Boris Johnson has assumed duty as Britain’s new Prime Minister following the formal resignation of Theresa may.

He met with Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday afternoon to ask for her permission to form a government, according to a BBC report.

“Protesters attempted to block his car’s route along the Mall but were bundled aside,” the report said, adding that Philip Hammond has also quit as Chancellor, the most high profile in a slew of resignations.

“Later, Mr Johnson will announce his most senior cabinet appointments

“He defeated Jeremy Hunt in the Tory leadership contest by 92,153 votes to 46,656,” the report said.

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