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Theresa May Becomes Prime Minister, In Pictures

David Cameron has stepped down after six years in power, the former home secretary Theresa May has become Britain's second female prime minister.

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Dawn breaks on parliament on 13 July as home secretary Theresa May prepares to walk into Downing Street as prime minister.

Prime Minister David Cameron, accompanied by his family, speaks as he leaves Downing Street for the last time.

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Prime Minister David Cameron leaves number 10 Downing street with his wife Samantha and their children Arthur, 10, Florence, 5, and Nancy ,12, London July 13 2016.

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Theresa May at the start of an audience in Buckingham Palace, London, where she invited the former Home Secretary to become Prime Minister and form a new government.

Matt Tucker is the UK picture editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

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