Baroness Warsi joined David Cameron’s cabinet in 2010 as a minister without portfolio but was demoted in 2012 to a junior minister in the foreign office. Despite this she was allowed to continue to attend cabinet.
An increasingly marginalised figure, she was reported to have wanted to quit the government during last month’s reshuffle but was asked to stay on by Cameron.
- Greece won't pay the International Monetary Fund the $1.8 billion it owes on time, paving the way for a formal default.
- Liberia has reported its first Ebola death since the country was declared free of the virus in May.
- At least 30 people were reported dead after a military plane crashed into two houses in a residential neighborhood in the Indonesian city of Medan.
- N.J. Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican who's faced political fallout from the "Bridgegate" scandal, is running for president.