Theresa May confirms she is stepping down as British Prime Minister

Theresa May will step down as Conservative leader on June 7th.

Amid mounting internal party pressure she has decided to step down - and will stay on as Prime Minister until a new Tory leader is elected.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has praised Mrs May for her determination, tenacity and courage in difficult times.

Political Correspondent Seán Defoe has been looking back at her time as British Prime Minister...........