Rees-Mogg appointed new UK business minister

Jacob Rees-Mogg walks outside Number 10 Downing Street in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Jacob Rees-Mogg was appointed as Britain's business minister in Prime Minister Liz Truss' new Cabinet, her office said in a statement on Tuesday, as she continued to assemble her team of top ministers.

(Reporting by Sachin Ravikumar and Farouq Suleiman)