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U.K. prime minister fires finance chief amid economic turmoil

The U.K. finance minister has been fired by Prime Minister Liz Truss, following financial and political turmoil over the announcement of new economic policies and massive tax cuts.

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Frank Langfitt is NPR's London correspondent. He covers the UK and Ireland, as well as stories elsewhere in Europe.
A Martínez is one of the hosts of Morning Edition and Up First. He came to NPR in 2021 and is based out of NPR West.