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British PM Truss has to act quickly to recover her credibility or face a ruthless party

British Prime Minister Liz Truss at a television studio during the annual Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, on Oct 2, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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LONDON - Most British prime ministers enjoy a brief honeymoon when they first take office; a fresh face and some fresh promises usually do the trick.

But as Prime Minister Liz Truss faces the annual conference of her Conservative Party on Monday, less than a month after coming to power, she will be fighting for her survival.

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