REPORTS: Diane James has quit as UKIP leader after just 18 days

UK Independence Party leader Diane James has stepped down after just 18 days in the job, according to various reports.

Business Insider is trying to contact James’ office for confirmation.

James was elected the anti-EU party’s new leader last month, winning 47.4% of the vote.

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