Watch: Theresa May Admits Failure, Announces Resignation in Emotional Address

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Theresa May announced the end of her turbulent three-year reign as U.K. prime minister, saying she would resign as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7.

  • Brendan Cole
  • Newsweek

In a tearful speech on the steps of 10 Downing Street, May said she had done her best to honor the result of the 2016 EU referendum.

She described her tenure as the U.K.’s second female premier as being “the honor of my life.”

With her voice audibly cracking, she said she would leave “with no ill will but with enormous and enduring gratitude to have had the opportunity to serve the…

She listed what she said were the…

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