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Boris Johnson abruptly drops out of race for UK PM

This apparently comes after many key MPs defect to Michael Gove, who says he's running, along with Theresa May

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Mr Johnson (above) had been bookmakers' runaway favourite to be Prime Minister, and previously had the support of Mr Gove.
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Mr Johnson had been bookmakers' runaway favourite to be Prime Minister, and previously had the support of Mr Gove (above).

London

FORMER London mayor Boris Johnson abruptly pulled out of the race to become Britain's prime minister on Thursday, in a shock announcement less than a week after leading the campaign to pull the country out of the European Union.

Mr Johnson, whose support for the campaign to