She will now have to find a replacement at a time when she is already carrying out a major re-shaping of her top team.
The 50-year-old father-of-three stepped down this morning, citing a lung condition as the reason.
Brokenshire, who has led government efforts to restore the devolved Northern Irish executive after power sharing collapsed a year ago, was stepping down ahead of major surgery in coming weeks, his spokesman said.
He was elected at the 2005 general election to the now dissolved constituency of Hornchurch'.
Downing Street sources indicated the reshuffle was expected to be conducted over two days, with junior and middle-ranking ministerial appointments likely to continue into Tuesday. The first was when she was speaking about organised crime and the second to inform the House that the home office had sold a Toyota Prius there for £3,073.
Mr Murdoch's recent sale of Fox to Disney may have made the decision academic, but in risking the retribution of the most powerful media figure in Britain, Ms Bradley showed a grit that could prove useful in her new post.
Meanwhile, Brandon Lewis was promoted to Chairman of the Conservative Party, replacing Sir Patrick McLoughlin, a veteran Tory minister who served in Margaret Thatcher's government.
Greening said: "Clearly, there are immediate challenges".
Shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth said yesterday: "If she promotes this Health Secretary tomorrow it's a betrayal of those 75,000 people in the back of ambulances".
The Congress soon took to Twitter and said that this was the party president's first foreign visit after his takeover. State party chief Bhupesh Baghel will be assisted by Ram Dayal Uike and Shiv Kumar Dhahariya as working presidents.
Little by little, Macy's is beginning to close some of the roughly 30 stores it previously announced were on the chopping block. Top-selling items included coats, boots, sweaters and fragrances. - CNBC's Courtney Reagan contributed to this reporting .
He told the hosts that instead of condemning the decision, they should persuade their viewers to accept it. One of the phone calls was also to well-known Egyptian actor and singer, Yousra, who heeded his advice.
I love you so much." she addressed him directly from the stage. "My achievements are her achievements", she added. Kidman also took to honor her mother, Janelle Ann Kidman, for empowering her at an early age.
The survivor was identified as Ghulam Nabi Bhat, son of Ali Mohammed Bhat, a resident of Kalmona, Kralpora, Kupwara. Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti also expressed grief and prayed for peace to the departed souls.
Coffee cup producers and distributors have not taken action to rectify this and government has sat on its hands. The multi-layer material prevents the cup being recycled in exclusively paper or plastics recycling streams.
He's very strong physically, good technique. 'I think this is a good opportunity for the club to buy this player. He went on to make 179 appearances for his boyhood club across all competitions and scored 27 goals.
The writer-director of " Lady Bird ", Greta Gerwig , won best director and best screenplay as the society voted in NY on Saturday. Saoirse Ronan , who played the title character, took home a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical.
As one of the first major VR headsets to hit shelves, the hardware inside the HTC Vive isn't its most compelling feature anymore. The unit is supposed to be available to existing owners this quarter, with a standalone bundle to come later in the year.
While Virat will be back after the match, Anushka will return to Mumbai earlier as she has to complete shooting for Aanand L. Isn't Anushka looking all handsome and one can see the reflection of happiness on her face as she cheers for Virat.
Cam Newton crumples trying to leave field in scary scene
He was replaced the next play, but as he made his way off the sideline he stubbled and needed help to get back up off the field. Newton took a hard hit in the fourth quarter in which he claimed his helmet came down over his eyes and hurt his right eye.
Taylor named to College Football Hall of Fame
He is the winningest coach in Virginia Tech history and has won 7 conference championships and 11 bowl games. Their accomplishments will be forever immortalized at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta .
Real spot on while Barca held to draw
Keylor Navas then saved a second-half penalty from Iago Aspas before Maxi Gomez nodded Celta level with just eight minutes left. Problems in a player's life can result in injuries.
Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years Jail in fodder scam
The former chief minister of Bihar has been lodged in Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi since his conviction in the second case. The court had on December 23 convicted Lalu Prasad and 15 others in the case relating to the multi-million-rupee scam.
Kmart Set to Close Closing in Wicomico County
The stores targeted for closure are unprofitable and are set to be shuttered between early March and early April. Macy's also announced the closing of 11 stores on Thursday, though none in New England.