UK's May loses two key cabinet ministers over Brexit row

David Davis resigned as Brexit secretary, followed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, as disagreements over strategy for leaving EU deepens.

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    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has lost two of her key cabinet ministers - as disagreements over the best strategy for leaving the European Union threaten to tear her ruling Conservative Party-government apart.

    First, David Davis resigned as Brexit secretary.

    Then, he was swiftly followed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson - a leading figure in the referendum's "Leave" campaign.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan has more.


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