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The big picture: High-profile departures shake Westminster

Theresa May walks down the stairs outside Number 10 in England
Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images

The ground is shaking under U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s feet after two top cabinet officials resigned over her blueprint for Brexit.

The big picture: Two years after May moved into Downing Street in the wake of the Brexit referendum, and nine months before the U.K. is set to leave the EU, the truce she worked tirelessly to maintain within the Conservative Party has officially broken down, and the path to Brexit remains far from clear.