“Sunak’s rise in British politics has been nothing short of meteoric. After entering Parliament in 2015 after a career in banking, Boris Johnson appointed him just five years later as finance minister — a role formally known as chancellor of the Exchequer, the U.K.’s Treasury. Sunak will be the first British Asian to become prime minister and the first nonwhite to take the top job. At 42, he’ll also be the youngest prime minister in more than 200 years.” Rishi Sunak will become the next U.K. prime minister.

+ “His rise to the top job came after he successfully thwarted Boris Johnson for the second time. As Johnson’s finance minister, Sunak’s resignation in July over Johnson’s handling of a colleague’s sex scandal triggered the ministerial exodus which ultimately brought Johnson down.” Britain’s Third PM This Year, Rishi Sunak, Is Twice as Rich as the King. Here’s the latest from BBC.