New UK defense minister named as Gavin Williamson after sex scandal resignation of Michael Fallon

UK Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip Gavin Williamson walks in Downing Street in London on September 7, 2017. ( AFP photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has named Gavin Williamson as Britain’s new defense secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon was forced to resign over a sexual harassment scandal sweeping Westminster. The […]

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Michael Fallon resigns as UK defense secretary over repeatedly touching journalist’s knee

UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned from his position after accepting his misconduct in the past on the backdrop of Westminster sexual harassment scandal. Fallon admitted Wednesday that his “previous conduct” had “fallen below the high standards” after he was reportedly accused of grabbing the leg of a female journalist. “Many of these have been […]

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