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Boris Johnson gives new roles to Truss and Goldsmith in mini-reshuffle

Liz Truss made women and equalities minister and Zac Goldsmith handed cabinet seatLiz Truss has been made women and equalities minister and Zac Goldsmith promoted to attending cabinet as Boris Johnson conducted a mini-reshuffle on...

Boris Johnson gives new roles to Truss and Goldsmith in mini-reshuffle

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Johnson gives new roles to Truss and Goldsmith in mini-reshuffle Liz Truss made women and equalities minister and Zac Goldsmith handed cabinet seatLiz Truss has been made women and equalities minister and Zac Goldsmith promoted to attending cabinet as Boris Johnson conducted a mini-reshuffle on the first day of pa...
02:56, 09/11/2019

Boris Johnson has nothing to hide, says Liz Truss Treasury chief secretary backs Tory leader hopeful and claims attacks are because of ‘huge public appeal’Tory leadership - latestOne of Boris Johnson’s leading supporters has been challenged over whether he has the right character to be prime ministe...
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Israeli PM wrongly refers to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin Benjamin Netanyahu’s office clumsily tries to edit out mix-up over former Russian leader’s name The office of Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime m...
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14:28, 07/23/2019

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22:56, 08/09/2019

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17:14, 06/27/2019

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07:00, 06/28/2019

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12:00, 07/24/2019

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10:00, 07/24/2019

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06:42, 09/10/2019

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12:00, 06/17/2019

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20:42, 09/13/2019

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20:14, 09/15/2019

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07:00, 06/25/2019

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02:28, 08/23/2019

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14:14, 08/24/2019

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13:28, 07/28/2019

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21:14, 09/04/2019

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Boris Johnson booed by protesters in Luxembourg British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was loudly booed by protesters shouting “Shame on you!” — forcing him to abandon a planned press briefing with an angry Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel. “We need written proposals and time is ticking. So stop speaking...
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15:42, 07/23/2019

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14:56, 06/30/2019

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08:28, 09/10/2019

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12:00, 07/24/2019

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01:42, 05/17/2019

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14:56, 07/23/2019

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04:56, 07/16/2019

EU dismay as Boris Johnson compares himself to Hulk Breaking ‘manacles’ comments come a day before PM travels for Brexit talks in Luxembourg Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo smashes PM’s attempt at incredible metaphorEuropean officials reacted with exasperation on Sunday as Boris Johnson compared himself to th...
06:56, 09/16/2019

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbulence if Mr. Johnson wins....
02:00, 07/23/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson says UK will break away like Hulk Boris Johnson has vowed that the UK will escape the EU's chains on October 31 just like the comic book hero if no new deal is reached. The British prime minister is due to hold fresh talks in Brussels on Monday....
19:28, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson set to enter Number 10 as UK's next PM revealed Boris Johnson is preparing for power as he awaits the widely expected confirmation that he has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the battle to become the UK's next prime minister....
02:42, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
03:00, 07/23/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and likely British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is likely to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
09:42, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson expected to be named Britain's next PM Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
11:42, 07/23/2019

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18:28, 07/24/2019

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business leaders here in Germany think?...
15:42, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson's first day in office met with protests in London Greenpeace activists block his car on the Mall as ‘fck govt fck boris’ demo staged nearbyEnvironmental protesters blocked the path of Boris Johnson’s car on Wednesday as he made his way to Buckingham Palace to officially become Britain’s new prime mi...
01:56, 07/25/2019

U.K.'s Boris Johnson to Appear in Court Over Brexit Claims Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become Britain’s next prime minister, has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of misconduct in office relating to claims he made around the Brexit referendum....
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03:42, 09/07/2019

New UK PM Boris Johnson Says Brexit On October 31, "No Ifs Or Buts" Newly-installed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised to deliver Brexit on October 31, "no ifs or buts", and prove wrong "the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters"....
19:42, 07/24/2019

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, saying he would strive to win a Brexit deal from the European Union....
14:14, 06/16/2019

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight LONDON (AP) — Candidates seeking to become Britain’s next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson. Johnson, a former foreign secretary, has a big lead ...
11:28, 06/16/2019

EU rejects Boris Johnson request to remove backstop Johnson says MPs who claim they can prevent no deal are to blame for hardline EU responseAll the day’s Brexit and politics news – live The European Union has rebuffed Boris Johnson’s attempts to tear up the Irish backstop, in a coordinated response t...
10:56, 08/21/2019

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain’s Conservative Party has thrown her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson. Andrea Leadsom, an ardent backer of Britain’s exit from the European Union, told LBC Radio that she’s ba...
13:14, 06/18/2019

UK's Boris Johnson fills Cabinet with close allies Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed several key supporters to top jobs as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could be pushed....
10:56, 07/25/2019

The EU — not Boris Johnson — will trigger a no-deal Brexit, says strategist The U.K. was initially supposed to exit the EU on March 29. But that departure date has been postponed multiple times, and Britain now has until Oct. 31 to leave....
10:56, 08/21/2019

UK's Boris Johnson fills cabinet with Brexit loyalists Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has surrounded himself with Brexit hardliners as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could be pushed....
01:56, 07/25/2019

UK's Boris Johnson puts his feet up in Macron's palace British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip abroad, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron's gilded palace, putting his feet up on the furniture....
20:28, 08/22/2019

The 10 ages of Boris Johnson: a guide to his road to power From bullied schoolboy to betrayer of women and voters, his career trajectory has been a controversial oneAlexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born on 19 June 1964 in New York and is still known by his family as Al. Over the next 14 years he moved ...
09:42, 07/21/2019

Boris Johnson: I'll make UK 'match fit' for no-deal Brexit Tory leadership frontrunner pledges to leave the EU by 31 October ‘come what may’Boris Johnson has pledged to get the UK “match fit for no deal” to ensure it can leave the EU on 31 October “come what may”.The Conservative leadership frontrunner said ...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Want to know what a Boris Johnson government would look like? I have just the book | John Harris Among the would-be PM’s backers are the authors of Britannia Unchained, and their vision of deregulated Britain is terrifyingSeven years ago, a group of Conservative MPs who had taken their parliamentary seats in 2010 brought out a slim manifesto for...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Britain's Boris Johnson Set For PM Job, Beset By Brexit Crisis Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse....
13:28, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson denies No 10 tried to block his access to intelligence Tory frontrunner says reports of an effort to keep sensitive information from him as foreign secretary are untrue Politics live – follow the day’s developmentsBoris Johnson has hit out at claims that Downing Street sought to restrict his access to so...
15:56, 07/05/2019

Boris Johnson could shift UK policy on Huawei after US warnings British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national security team is reviewing the United Kingdom’s posture toward Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant that U.S. officials regard as a platform for spy agencies....
05:00, 08/13/2019

Boris Johnson Chairs First Cabinet Meeting On New Brexit Course Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson chaired his first cabinet meeting Thursday after a brutal overhaul installed a right-wing government bent on leaving the EU at any cost....
18:42, 07/25/2019

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
17:42, 07/05/2019

Boris Johnson takes to airwaves to lie, lie and lie again | John Crace Tory leader-in-waiting unable even to maintain the most basic rules of conversationYou can see why Boris Johnson’s carers have chosen to mothball him in recent weeks. His decline has been almost total. Johnson never did much care for the past or the ...
22:14, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
15:14, 07/06/2019

The rebel reshuffle: Boris Johnson's new team Boris Johnson has already put noses out of joint, obliterating the old Cabinet and giving top jobs to Brexiteers Sajid Javid, Priti Patel and disruptive adviser Dominic Cummings. Julian Glover gives his take on the PM's new team...
14:56, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson 'not bluffing' about quitting EU on 31 October with no deal Tory favourite also hits out at Theresa May for ‘computer says no’ approach to governmentBoris Johnson has claimed he is “not bluffing” over his commitment to take the UK out of the European Union on 31 October with or without a deal and has criticis...
14:00, 07/07/2019

Boris Johnson 'confident' EU will back down in Brexit talks PM says ‘backstop just doesn’t work’ in run-up to meetings with Merkel and MacronBoris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in the withdrawal agreement.As the prime minister pre...
21:56, 08/19/2019

Boris Johnson willing to give 'commitments' to avoid backstop Boris Johnson says he is willing to give the EU the "commitments" it needs that alternatives to the Northern Ireland backstop can be put into effect....
00:14, 08/20/2019

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the many faces of the man who could be the UK's next prime minister....
16:42, 07/20/2019

Boris Johnson Turns to Maverick Brexit Architect New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has put Dominic Cummings, an architect of the 2016 referendum campaign to leave the European Union, in charge of making sure the U.K. can get out by Oct. 31....
14:42, 07/26/2019

Boris Johnson Emerges to Face Reporters’ Questions. Six of Them. Criticized as hiding from scrutiny, the front-runner to be Conservative Party leader spoke at a campaign event, vaguely, about his Brexit plans and college cocaine use....
18:14, 06/12/2019

Nicola Sturgeon on Boris Johnson bid to suspend Parliament Scotland's first minister says Boris Johnson is acting like a "tin pot dictator" by deciding to suspend Parliament, and urges him to "bring an election on"....
13:56, 08/28/2019

Brussels calls out UK's Boris Johnson over fishy anecdote The EU has accused UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson of fake news over his complaint that "Brussels bureaucrats" made life hard for smoked herring sellers. It emerged that the rules were made by the UK, and not the EU....
05:28, 07/19/2019

Boris Johnson builds momentum in UK Conservative race Boris Johnson has solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain's next prime minister by gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers....
14:56, 06/11/2019

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, after the Conservative leadership frontrunn...
16:42, 07/18/2019

Would "Rather Be Dead In A Ditch" Than Delay Brexit: UK's Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on October 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
12:56, 09/06/2019

Tory MPs condemn Boris Johnson over Kim Darroch resignation Frontrunner to become PM accused of lack of leadership and called on to apologiseBoris Johnson has been heavily criticised by fellow Tory MPs over his role in Sir Kim Darroch’s decision to resign as the UK ambassador to Washington, with one backbench...
17:00, 07/11/2019

The cat is out of the bag – Boris Johnson’s shutdown is unconstitutional | Shami Chakrabarti Whatever the Tories may claim, it is clear that parliament is sovereign and MPs must be allowed a say on plans for a ‘crash-out’ BrexitOne of the gravest dangers to any society is “outrage fatigue”. The symptom of this condition is when so many peopl...
23:56, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit threat risks being ignored by the EU Michel Barnier says the UK will ‘have to face the consequences’ of crashing outBoris Johnson’s suggestion he could use the threat of no deal to win an improved Brexit deal for the UK risks falling on deaf ears in Brussels, the EU’s top negotiator has...
11:28, 07/18/2019

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
14:28, 07/12/2019

Boris Johnson kept from media in ‘ruthlessly organised’ campaign Tory MPs ‘gobsmacked’ by lengths leadership frontrunner’s team going to in bid for supportBoris Johnson’s campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister is being ruthlessly organised, with his media appearances restricted to avoid the potential for gaf...
19:28, 06/09/2019

EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reopen....
14:56, 07/16/2019

Brexitcast questions Steve Barclay on Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been criticised for making inaccurate claims during a speech at the final Conservative Hustings - supporter Steve Barclay responds....
15:28, 07/19/2019

| WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump? Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this the start of a very "special relationship"?...
20:42, 07/19/2019

Boris Johnson says a no-deal Brexit would be 'vanishingly inexpensive' Reuters Boris Johnson claims a no-deal Brexit will be "vanishingly inexpensive." His rival for prime minister, Jeremy Hunt, accuses him of "peddling optimism." The two men clashed during a fiery televised leadership debate. Johnson is the current fa...
01:56, 07/10/2019

'You bet': Boris Johnson vows to talk Trump down from trade war at G-7 Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson told reporters on Saturday that he intends to tell President Trump to deescalate his trade war with China during a planned Sunday meeting....
00:42, 08/25/2019

Boris Johnson To "Straighten Out" Theresa May's Brexit "Bad Job": Trump U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
05:42, 07/20/2019

Boris Johnson: no deal would mean UK did not owe Brexit divorce bill PM says keeping £39bn is not threat but ‘reality’ before meeting with Donald TuskBoris Johnson has said the £39bn Brexit divorce bill would not “strictly speaking” be owed to Brussels in full in the event of no deal, insisting: “It’s not a threat. It...
14:56, 08/25/2019

Boris Johnson & the Queen: What did Her Majesty say? What do his foes wish she'd said? Twitter fantasized about whether Queen Elizabeth II could say "no" to Boris Johnson as her next and 14th prime minister. Answer: She can't.        ...
02:42, 07/25/2019

UK PM candidate Javid says Boris Johnson is "yesterday's news" Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was "yesterday's news" and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party....
19:42, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump offers his backing to Boris Johnson to become PM US president says Conservative party leadership frontrunner will ‘straighten out’ BrexitDonald Trump has offered his backing to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the UK’s prime minister next week, saying he will succeed in pushing through Brex...
21:28, 07/19/2019

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Pledges to Deliver Brexit With or Without a Deal Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become the U.K.’s next prime minister, laid out his plan to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31, if necessary without a divorce deal to smooth Britain’s exit....
18:00, 06/12/2019

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
14:56, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson: chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one against' Tory leadership frontrunner’s claim comes one day after he said UK will leave EU ‘come what may, do or die’ Boris Johnson has said the chances of a no-deal Brexit are a “million-to-one against”, despite promising to leave on 31 October whether or not...
22:42, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump Says Boris Johnson Would Do "Great Job" As British PM US President Donald Trump said Friday that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
20:56, 07/19/2019

Timetable for US-UK trade deal is 'tight', says Boris Johnson Donald Trump had talked up prospects for ‘very big’ deal that could be achieved in a yearBoris Johnson has played down the prospects of striking a trade agreement with Donald Trump within 12 months, saying that timetable was “tight” and would require...
03:14, 08/26/2019

Highlights: Boris Johnson promises to get Brexit done on October 31 Boris Johnson said he would get Brexit done by the Oct. 31 deadline and unite Britain after he won the race to become the country's next prime minister on Tuesday....
14:14, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson Picks His Top Team for Brexit Battle Incoming U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson began assembling his team before formally taking power, a lineup that signals he is preparing an all-out push to fulfill his pledge to take the U.K. out of the EU within months....
14:28, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson says hair-gate is ‘beyond satire’. Here goes… | Stewart Lee Team Johnson quickly moved their man on to French-kissing a dog after his domestic row. But did the dog give consent?I had this week’s column nailed by Tuesday teatime, 36 hours ahead of the deadline. Boris Piccaninny Watermelon Letterbox Cake Bumboy...
14:56, 06/30/2019

Neighbour who called police over Boris Johnson row goes public Tom Penn, 29, says he wants to put the record straight in wake of furore over loud altercation The neighbour who contacted the police over a late-night altercation between Tory leadership favourite, Boris Johnson, and his partner, Carrie Symonds, has...
20:00, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson To Name Dominic Cummings As Adviser: Report Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will bring in Dominic Cummings, the controversial head of the 2016 Brexit campaign, as a senior adviser, a source close to Johnson said on Wednesday...
14:42, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson's neighbour: 'There was no response, so we called the police' Exclusive: neighbour says they hope anyone would do same after hearing smashing and screaming in early hoursThe neighbour who called the police after hearing a row between Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds said they dialled 999 as a last r...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Labour still doesn’t take the threat of Boris Johnson seriously | Zoe Williams Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is more defined by its opposition to New Labour than to the ConservativesJeremy Corbyn’s support among Labour members has collapsed, according to polling for the Times: nearly two-fifths of them would like to see the leader...
05:14, 07/23/2019

Police Respond to Altercation Between Boris Johnson and His Girlfriend A neighbor called the police when Johnson, who is favored to become Britain’s next prime minister, was heard shouting at his girlfriend, a newspaper reported....
02:42, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson and younger gal pal get into wild fight: report BoJo may need to work on his mojo. British pol Boris Johnson — the UK bookies’ favorite to replace Theresa May as prime minister — got into a nasty beef early Friday with his much younger, live-in gal pal, according to reports from the UK. Cops...
01:14, 06/22/2019

UK's Boris Johnson: I am like a lightsaber-wielding Jedi Knight Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, said he identified closely with the Jedi Knights - the lightsaber-wielding mythical warrior monks of the Star Wars movies....
15:42, 07/02/2019

In Push to Leave One Union, U.K.’s Boris Johnson Risks Another Amid rising tension over the risk of a “no deal” Brexit, Mr. Johnson made his first official visit as prime minister to Scotland. He was met in Edinburgh with jeers and boos....
23:00, 07/29/2019

Can Jeremy Hunt possibly beat Boris Johnson? Dirty tricks allegations are still reverberating around Westminster, after Michael Gove was knocked out of the leadership race by the knife-edge margin of just two votes....
18:14, 06/21/2019

Fight For British PM Job Now Between Boris Johnson And Jermy Hunt Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson......
10:00, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson Pledges Brexit In October, With Or Without Deal Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, promised on Monday to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, with or without a deal....
00:28, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson's personal life makes waves Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson brings a unique personal life as the first single Prime Minister in more than 40 years. He is in the process of a divorce, while his girlfriend Carrie Symonds could be moving into 10 Downing St, becoming the...
13:28, 07/27/2019

'Good luck to my brother, the new PM': Rachel on Boris Johnson In the week her brother Boris Johnson became the new prime minister, Rachel Johnson makes a personal plea on his behalf. But how does the rest of the panel feel about him?...
16:56, 07/26/2019

Boris Johnson under pressure to explain police incident Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, was facing mounting calls Sunday to fully explain an incident in which police attended an alleged altercation at the London home he shares with his girlfriend....
22:28, 06/23/2019

'Unwanted': Glastonbury festival's message to Boris Johnson The prospect of Boris Johnson as PM inspires artists and musicians to get creativeFrom speeches by political figures to anti-war protests and climate marches, Glastonbury has been long known for its roots in activism and a strong political undercurre...
20:14, 06/28/2019

Boris Johnson refuses to appear on Sky Tory leadership debate Sky News cancels debate with Jeremy Hunt as frontrunner continues to evade scrutinyFollow the day’s political developments - liveBoris Johnson’s refusal to face public scrutiny as he runs for the Conservative party leadership has prompted Sky News to...
15:28, 06/24/2019

Will Boris Johnson evict Larry the Cat from Downing Street? This could be a cat-astrophe! Larry the Cat, the “Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office” who has lived at 10 Downing Street for eight years, could soon get the boot — as new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to get a dog. During an...
21:00, 07/26/2019

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson is assuming control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. The day's proceedings will start with one final Prime Minister's Questions session for Theresa May Follow the latest here....
13:14, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson's 5 most urgent tasks as UK prime minister Incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have scant time to settle in to his new job. The UK's challenges and tasks are many and formidable, to say the least. So what is on his to-do list?...
13:14, 07/24/2019

More Boris Johnson neighbours confirm 'tear-up' with partner Two others back up Tom Penn’s account, one of whom ‘thought someone was being murdered’Neighbours of the man who overheard a row between Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds, prompting a late-night police callout, have corroborated his accoun...
14:14, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson's hard Brexit cabinet – podcast Jonathan Freedland talks about Boris Johnson’s brutal cabinet reshuffle which brings the members of the victorious Brexit campaign into the heart of government. And: Laura Snapes on the nominations for the Mercury music prizeIt was one of the most sw...
05:00, 07/26/2019

UK newspapers torn over Boris Johnson as prime minister Boris Johnson is not everyone's cup of tea. He divides opinion among many Brits almost as much as Brexit itself. The schism was evident on the UK front pages that marked his anointment as successor to Theresa May....
05:56, 07/24/2019

British PM Boris Johnson doubles down on plan to leave EU New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday doubled down on his plans to leave the European Union by November, with or without an exit agreement....
01:28, 07/26/2019

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as research by Labour shows it will stop the UK meeting a net zero target for carbon emissions this century...
10:42, 07/30/2019

| Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
05:42, 06/27/2019

| WATCH | Donald Trump says he likes Boris Johnson Comments from earlier in July of US President Donald Trump saying he likes new Conservative Party Leader Boris Johnson. The President made the remarks on July 19....
16:28, 07/23/2019

Dominic Raab throws support behind Boris Johnson Dominic Raab tells the BBC he is backing Boris Johnson in the Conservative party leadership contest. Mr Raab was knocked out of the second round of the contest....
16:42, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson: First Commons statement as prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the Commons for the first time as prime minister says the UK could have the "greatest and most prosperous economy in Europe"....
20:14, 07/25/2019

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Friday as he was warned that Conservative rebels could cross the House of Commons to foil Brexit in the ...
23:56, 08/02/2019

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
07:14, 06/19/2019

'Boris Johnson could be the man to put motoring back on the political spectrum' Opinion 3 Aug, 2019 New PM Boris Johnson could be the man to put cars, motorists and the road network back on the political agenda, says Mike Rutherford...
22:00, 08/03/2019

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, with four other candidates also getting through....
22:00, 06/18/2019

UK industry responds to Boris Johnson fibre plan The UK broadband industry has told the UK Prime Minister his target of full fibre coverage by 2025 is only achievable if the government eliminates several barriers to network rollout – and quickly.The government official target for such deploy...
12:14, 08/05/2019

Boris Johnson fibre plan needs much work, industry says The UK broadband industry has responded to boasts by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the country will get full fibre coverage by 2025.Key figures in the industry have said that this target is only achievable if the government eliminates several bar...
18:14, 08/05/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
20:14, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson says chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one' Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal are "a million-to-one" even as he repeated his promise to leave the bloc without a deal by the end of October....
10:28, 06/27/2019

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
23:56, 08/08/2019

Boris Johnson extends funding lead in battle to become UK PM Boris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt as they race to become the next British prime minister, official figures showed on Wednesday, and has so far raised the fourth-largest amount by any politician in Britain in recent years....
20:14, 07/03/2019

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leadership frontrunner was 'unfit' to be prime minister. Ian Blackford asked Theresa May if she agreed wit...
16:56, 06/19/2019

UK's Boris Johnson talks Brexit in Northern Ireland The British prime minister's Brexit policy has divided Northern Ireland's main political parties. He wants to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal if Brussels refuses to drop the controversial Irish backstop....
23:00, 07/31/2019

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minister. Mr. Johnson, the former foreign secretary, is the favorite to win....
22:42, 06/20/2019

If Boris Johnson gets his Brexit, it may break the United Kingdom On Tuesday, the British pound dropped to its lowest level in two years, a reaction to growing alarm over the likelihood of Johnson’s government crashing Britain out of Europe in a “no-deal” Brexit....
06:14, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson again dodges questions over police visit LONDON (AP) — U.K. Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has again refused to address questions on his private life, despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend that prompte...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Why Carrie Symonds is the embodiment of the Boris Johnson brand Greenish and economically rightwing, No 10’s first live-in girlfriend is recognisable to many young Tories, and legitimises Johnson as a lustful law unto himselfCarrie Symonds is not some ingenue blond playmate of a rich and powerful older man. It is...
15:00, 08/01/2019

EU won't negotiate on Boris Johnson's Brexit plan, says Dutch PM Mark Rutte says Tory frontrunner will have to abandon pledge to get rid of Irish backstopBoris Johnson as prime minister would have to dump his pledge to get rid of the Irish backstop and then change the British government’s red lines for there to be...
12:14, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson Dreams of a “Side-Deal” Brexit The prime minister’s “madman” strategy will put a serious strain on EU unity, with enormous pressure to strike country-to-country deals with the U.K. ...
10:42, 08/02/2019

The Key to Boris Johnson's Brexit Plan Is Held by Dublin Ireland is the EU member state that is central to the British leader’s hope to rewrite the withdrawal package negotiated by London and Brussels aimed at easing disruption from Britain’s planned October exit from the bloc....
22:42, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and mayor of London who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, is set to become British prime minister after winning the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party....
15:28, 07/23/2019

UK Tory race down to 4 as rivals vie to catch Boris Johnson The race to become Britain’s next prime minister has got down to the final four, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest...
20:00, 06/19/2019

| WATCH: Leave EU by October 31 or pay the price: Boris Johnson Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. WATCH NOW....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, winning 66.4% of votes cast...
14:56, 07/23/2019

Brexit: Does Boris Johnson's track record explain the man? With his decision to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson has sounded the bell for the endgame on Brexit. But will the UK's gaffe-prone prime minister get through it all unscathed?...
23:14, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumToday’s politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over comments made in the run-up to t...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
23:56, 08/31/2019

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire By having the crown suspend Parliament on a potentially misleading justification, the British prime minister threatened long-settled relations with the monarchy....
15:28, 09/13/2019

Could Boris Johnson's explosive election strategy work? Anushka Asthana hears from the Guardian’s John Harris on how the chaos in Westminster looks to people in towns around the UK. Also today: Gaby Hinsliff on accusations of cronyism in Theresa May’s honours listHaving lost his majority in parliament, Bo...
07:42, 09/11/2019

A play about Boris Johnson tries to find humor in Brexit LONDON (AP) — Is Brexit a tragedy, a comedy — or is it too soon to tell? A new play running in London tries to grapple with the Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. “The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson ” centers on a ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Court quashes bid to prosecute Boris Johnson over EU claim Britain's High Court has quashed a bid to prosecute Conservative lawmaker Boris Johnson for allegedly lying during the country's 2016 European Union membership referendum....
16:42, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson confirms bid for leadership of Conservative Party At a business conference in Manchester, former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that he would be standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party. He's the third to confirm a bid to succeed Theresa May....
20:56, 05/16/2019

Thousands protest against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown Crowds march, wave banners and chant ‘stop the coup’ in cities across UKProrogation protests across the UK – latest updatesTens of thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets across Britain and outside the gates of Downing Street in protest ...
16:42, 08/31/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
17:42, 06/07/2019

‘The Poison of a “No Deal’”: Boris Johnson Clashes With Parliament Members of Parliament pressed ahead with a measure designed to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, delivering another blow to Brexit....
01:14, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson’s Government Says Parliament Will Be Suspended Until Mid-October LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has confirmed it will suspend the U.K. Parliament later Monday until Oct. 14. Spokesman James Slack says Parliament will be prorogued, or suspended, at the close of the day’s busine...
15:42, 09/09/2019

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims The former foreign secretary is accused of lying during the Brexit campaign by inferring that Britain paid 350 million pounds every week to the European Union....
18:00, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson to expel MPs who block 'no-deal Brexit' The UK Parliament is set for heated debate when it reconvenes on Tuesday. Rebel MPs and opposition are running out of time to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union without a divorce deal....
22:42, 09/02/2019

Boris Johnson faces blow in Brexit battle British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered another defeat in the UK Parliament, when lawmakers approved a rebel bill to block a no-deal Brexit next month. CNN's Bianca Nobilo reports....
04:56, 09/05/2019

UK's Boris Johnson warns lawmakers against blocking no-deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged his own Conservative MPs not to support an opposition maneuver to block a "no-deal" Brexit. The UK Parliament is set for heated debate when it reconvenes on Tuesday....
22:42, 09/02/2019

How Boris Johnson Lost His Legislative Majority, And What It Means When Britain's Parliament convened for the first time following a summer recess Tuesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a working majority of one. Roughly eight hours later, it was gone - making the......
06:28, 09/05/2019

David Cameron Says Boris Johnson ‘Didn’t Believe’ in Brexit After three years of relative silence, the former prime minister apologized for the outcome of the Brexit referendum but said he did not regret letting voters decide....
23:14, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit crisis....
18:28, 09/03/2019

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted...
02:56, 06/06/2019

Brexit: Ireland doubts Boris Johnson can do a deal with EU The UK prime minister has said he is "cautiously optimistic" he can thrash out an agreement with the EU. But his Irish counterpart insists the gulf between Brussels and Britain is still "very wide."...
01:14, 09/14/2019

Trump Says Leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson Would Be An "Excellent" PM U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge boost defence spending, in a striking intervention......
02:56, 06/01/2019

Boris Johnson 'could go to jail if he refuses to delay Brexit' The former director of public prosecutions has told Sky News that Boris Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit in the face of court action....
01:28, 09/08/2019

It'll take superpowers to unseat Boris Johnson. This comic book fan says he's got them No sitting British prime minister has ever been unseated in a general election. But Boris Johnson's majority halved during the last election, and an ambitious young immigrant and political newcomer is hoping to beat the odds and make history....
15:42, 08/30/2019

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity about her political career -- now she has announced she will resign on June 7 and set the timetable ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

Think Boris Johnson is toxic to voters? Don’t be so sure | Gaby Hinsliff We can’t be certain that a tide of progressive votes will wash away the prime minister’s chances of winning an electionBoris Johnson has blown it, surely. Even the man who invariably gets away with murder – rising above things that would sink any mor...
13:00, 09/07/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and wannabe British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man plotting to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson 'will be forced from power if he defies no-deal law' If PM fails to comply with anti-no deal act, he could face jail, legal experts warnBoris Johnson would trigger a legal and constitutional crisis that would force his resignation as prime minister if he failed to obey a law mandating him to seek anoth...
23:56, 09/07/2019

Boris Johnson's options are so bad that he might have to call a no-confidence vote in himself Boris Johnson keeps saying he really, really doesn't want an election. In reality, he wants nothing more. It's the only way out of the Brexit mess he finds himself in....
08:42, 09/07/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking intervention ahead of his state visit next week....
02:00, 06/01/2019

In Race to Succeed May, Boris Johnson Leads Field Theresa May’s decision to quit as Conservative Party leader fires the starting gun on a race to succeed her. The candidate to beat is ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose pro-Brexit credentials and colorful public profile have made him a darling...
16:56, 05/25/2019

Parliament hands Boris Johnson another Brexit defeat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to force a snap election amid the growing crisis over Brexit — before preparing to suspend Parliament for more than a month. The move came hours after the Queen gave her royal thumbs up to a law that w...
05:28, 09/10/2019

Boris Johnson says next British PM must deliver 'proper' Brexit Britain's new prime minister must move quickly to "properly" leave the European Union, Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday after Theresa May said she would step down....
17:56, 05/24/2019

Mandy Moore Teases New Music With Husband Taylor Goldsmith: Listen She's back! Mandy Moore is making new music...and we have the pictures to prove it! It's been almost 20 years since Moore dropped "Candy," the debut single off of her......
07:56, 06/07/2019

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US trade deal met with a series of rightwing American thinktanks to discuss deregulation and the benefits...
11:14, 08/04/2019

Police called to loud altercation at Boris Johnson's home Neighbour records shouting and banging at flat potential PM shares with Carrie SymondsPolice were called to the home of Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds, in the early hours of Friday morning after neighbours heard a loud altercation invo...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Charming but dishonest and duplicitous: Europe's verdict on Boris Johnson As the Brexit deadline looms, Europe remains wary of the poker player behind the clown mask He is clever, cultivated, charming; witty, self-deprecating, wildly entertaining and oh so terribly British. Also dissembling, dishonest, dark, duplicitous, a...
15:28, 08/02/2019

Boris Johnson suspends U.K. Parliament following latest Brexit defeat The simmering showdown between Johnson and Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government’s plans for leaving the European Union, before being sent home early Tuesday for a contentious five-week suspensio...
14:14, 09/10/2019

Pound slumps as PM Boris Johnson’s Brexit rhetoric toughens British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is visiting Wales as part of a national tour to reassure Britons that his push for a no-deal Brexit won’t hurt the economy and rip apart the U.K....
19:28, 07/30/2019

Brexit: Crucial day for Boris Johnson and no-deal date — as it happened The UK Parliament will be suspended Monday evening following a vote on a snap election. The queen has given "royal assent" to a law that aims to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Follow along for the latest from Parliament....
18:28, 09/10/2019

British judge says Boris Johnson must face misconduct charges Boris Johnson, one of the top candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, will face misconduct charges over remarks he made before the 2016 vote to leave the European Union, a judge ruled Wednesday....
17:42, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson to Face Court Questions Over Brexit Claims (LONDON) — A British judge ruled Wednesday that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court over allegations that he lied and misled the public during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Coleman sa...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Could Boris Johnson’s ‘no-deal’ Brexit break up the United Kingdom? Scotland voted against independence in 2014, but there is much animosity toward the British premier north of the border. A Scottish leader in Parliament welcomed Johnson as “the last prime minister of the United Kingdom.”...
18:14, 07/29/2019

‘Wonderfully inane’: the art critic’s view on Boris Johnson’s first photos The PM seems to be trying to channel Winston Churchill and Barack Obama in his behind-the-scenes pictures. Surely the next next step is the Vladimir Putin school of power imageryHands in pockets as he pauses on the stairs at Admiralty House before go...
17:56, 07/29/2019

Boris Johnson heads to Scotland amid Brexit disagreement Boris Johnson is making his first official visit as British prime minister to Scotland, pledging to boost “the ties that bind our United Kingdom” amid opposition from Scottish leaders to his insistence on pulling Britain from the European Union...
01:00, 07/29/2019

Boris Johnson embraces Trumpism with tax cut plan to boost UK economy The front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister is planning to mirror one of President Trump’s signature tax cuts as he looks to secure economic growth after Brexit....
13:42, 07/03/2019

Cornered Boris Johnson suffers triple Commons defeat MPs block bid to call snap election after vote on bill to prevent a no-deal BrexitBrexit: government fails in bid to call general election – liveBoris Johnson’s bid to trigger a general election next month has been blocked by MPs following a string o...
04:00, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds move into Downing Street PM and partner will take flat above No 11, after speculation that she might not join him Boris Johnson is moving into Downing Street with his partner, Carrie Symonds, after weeks of speculation about whether she would join him.The new prime minister ...
17:00, 07/29/2019

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims LONDON (AP) — A British judge has ruled that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court to answer questions about his possible misconduct in public office during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Cole...
15:28, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson's words on UK battery sector 'not matched by action' Open letter calls for changes to policies sector says threatens to hold green economy backBoris Johnson’s support for Britain’s “world leading” battery sector risks being undermined by government policy, according to the industry.A coalition of trade...
23:42, 08/27/2019

Police called to home of UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson LONDON (AP) — British police were called to the London home of prime ministerial contender Boris Johnson after a neighbor reported an altercation. The Metropolitan Police force says officers were called in the early hours of Friday to the home Johnso...
21:56, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal....
13:42, 09/10/2019

UK Judge Rules Boris Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Lawful A British judge on Wednesday ruled in favour of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in a move that will provide some respite for the beleaguered prime minister....
13:28, 09/04/2019

British PM Boris Johnson Issues Ultimatum to EU Over Brexit Talks British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday urged EU leaders to drop their opposition to renegotiating Brexit, as the pound slumped on growing concerns about a no-deal departure....
04:14, 07/30/2019

Boris Johnson Faces Brexit Showdown With Hostile Lawmakers U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks set to face further setbacks in two critical votes in the House of Commons, a day after suffering a serious blow to his Brexit plans at the hands of lawmakers....
17:42, 09/04/2019

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
19:00, 05/29/2019

The Fight to Lead the U.K. Narrows to 2: Boris Johnson vs. Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt finished second in a vote among Tory lawmakers, keeping him in the race. But critics call him “Theresa May in trousers.”...
22:00, 06/20/2019

World Leaders React to Boris Johnson Becoming the UK’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson will succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister after he defeating Jeremy Hunt in a Conservative Party leadership race. World leaders have been showing their support on Twitter. President Trump was one of the first to congratu...
21:28, 07/23/2019

'They call him Britain's Trump': US president on Boris Johnson - video Donald Trump praises Britain's incoming prime minister on Tuesday, saying that he is a 'good man' who 'will get [Brexit] done'. The US president also says Johnson is known as 'Britain's Trump': 'They like me over there. That's what they wanted. That'...
21:14, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson faces first test in Welsh local election The new UK prime minister's biggest challenge yet is one he could well have done without: Defeat for Johnson's Conservatives in the Brecon and Radnoshire by-election would cut his parliamentary majority to just one seat....
17:00, 08/01/2019

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a form...
21:28, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson's Big Tech tax risks souring his friendship with Trump When France imposed a new digital services tax on Silicon Valley’s biggest companies, President Trump responded in kind, threatening a tariff on the country's wines....
18:42, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson to become UK prime minister after decisive Tory vote Boris Johnson is on track to become British Prime Minister after winning the Conservative Party leadership vote. He will immediately have to deal with a burgeoning crisis with Iran and long-stalled Brexit negotiations....
20:14, 07/23/2019

New UK PM Boris Johnson (still) thinks there’s a tech solution for the Irish border Perhaps we should feel sorry for Boris Johnson. He just attained a long-held ambition of his, ascending to the office of Prime Minister following a tight competition with his Conservative rivals. And now he has to figure out Brexit, with a deadline o...
17:28, 07/23/2019

‘Stupefying ignorance’: What Boris Johnson said about Trump when he wasn’t being so diplomatic The incoming British prime minister's 2016 criticism of President Trump was even more pitched than that of many Republicans who have come around to supporting the president....
20:00, 07/23/2019

Britain's Boris Johnson Suffers First Leadership Blow In By-Election Britain's Boris Johnson lost his first test as prime minister on Friday after his candidate was edged out by a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one....
08:42, 08/02/2019

Michael Savage asks Boris Johnson lift 10-year ban on him Conservative radio host Michael Savage finally sees an opening in reversing a 10-year ban on him in the United Kingdom — new Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
08:42, 08/02/2019

Meet Boris Johnson, the Latest Wanker in Charge of Britain The day I have dreaded since I was a child is here: Boris Johnson will be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. By winning the Conservative Party leadership contest on Tuesday—he secured a majority of votes from the 160,000 members of the party in a ...
23:00, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage during UK visit President Trump on Thursday said he may meet with pro-Brexit U.K. politicians, including one running to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, when he visits the U.K. next week....
18:56, 05/30/2019

| UK's Boris Johnson faces new Brexit vote after stinging defeat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for another showdown in parliament after a humiliating defeat over his Brexit strategy, with MPs set to vote on a law aimed at blocking a no-deal departure....
20:00, 09/04/2019

"Turbo-Charge" Brexit Plans, With "All Necessary Funding": Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government holds the first of a series of daily meetings Tuesday designed to ramp up preparations to leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on October......
20:14, 07/30/2019

Boris Johnson's Rise Solidifies Brexit Standoff With Ireland It took nearly a week for new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to talk on the phone, and when they did on Tuesday it was to underscore a position they shared on Brexit: no compromise....
23:00, 07/30/2019

Boris Johnson: EU must scrap the backstop to avoid a no-deal Brexit After rebuff from Irish taoiseach, PM ready to blame ‘friends across the Channel’Boris Johnson has said it is up to the EU to compromise to avoid a no-deal Brexit, after his demands for the backstop to be scrapped were met with a flat refusal from th...
02:42, 07/31/2019

Boris Johnson calls for election after losing Brexit votes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday formally called for a snap general election after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The leader was humiliated as rebels from his own party turned agai...
23:42, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson loses bid for new election amid Brexit defeats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday was denied a snap general election — one he called after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The leader was humiliated as rebels from his own part...
23:42, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson suffers another loss in key Parliament Brexit vote British lawmakers’ attempt to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson — and stop the country from leaving the European Union at the end of October without a divorce deal — passed a major hurdle in Parliament Wednesday. The House of Comm...
21:14, 09/04/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' less than a day after his devastating Brexit defeat in Parliament AP Photo/Evan Vucci; Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool/Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Boris Johnson "knows how to win," despite the fact the British prime minister just suffered a major defeat in Parliament regarding his Brexit plans. "Bori...
22:56, 09/04/2019

'Different kind of guy': Trump sees kindred spirit in Boris Johnson They have signature strawberry blonde hair styles. They like to throw rhetorical bombs with little regard for the political consequences. And they both have a celebrity style that generates headlines....
02:00, 07/24/2019

For Boris Johnson, the Tumult Begins Inside Downing Street As the country’s first single leader in more than 40 years, he brings an unsettled domestic situation unique in the annals of modern-day prime ministerial politics....
01:00, 07/24/2019

Britain's Boris Johnson Proposes Early Election On October 15 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged his Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn to vote in favour of an early election on October 15 later on Wednesday....
18:28, 09/04/2019

Neighbour Sends Cops To Boris Johnson's Home After "Row": Report Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson and his partner after reports of a heated row, according to British media, hours after he was named in the final two in the race to......
07:42, 06/22/2019

From Boris Johnson to Bernie Sanders: why politicians seem most weird when they’re trying to be normal The admission that the Tory leadership contender relaxes by creating model buses is bizarre, but it’s far from being the only example of a public figure getting it totally wrongIt’s weird when politicians pretend they are normal people. Boris Johnson...
22:42, 06/26/2019

If Boris Johnson can't win his own brother round, trouble lies ahead We don't really do political dynasties in quite the same way as the Americans but the Johnsons are, if not quite a dynasty then certainly a clan. ...
04:28, 09/06/2019

Brussels repels Boris Johnson's quest for new Brexit deal Juncker said to have told new PM current agreement is the best and only one possibleBrussels has roundly rebuffed Boris Johnson after he laid down tough conditions for the new Brexit deal he hopes to strike over the summer.Speaking to the House of Co...
02:42, 07/26/2019

Boris Johnson's brother resigns as an MP, citing the national interest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brother, Jo, has resigned as junior minister and said he would step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national interest....
02:28, 09/06/2019

UK opposition parties won’t back Boris Johnson’s call for new election Britain’s opposition parties said Friday they won’t back Boris Johnson’s call for a new election next week, putting more pressure on Britain’s embattled prime minister as he tries to deliver on his promise to quit the EU with ...
00:00, 09/07/2019

US ambassador: Trump likes Boris Johnson for 'calling it as he sees it' Woody Johnson says they have a lot in common and will have ‘sensational’ relationshipDonald Trump respects Boris Johnson for “calling it as he sees it”, the US ambassador to the UK has said, responding to the new prime minister’s 2015 description of ...
12:14, 07/26/2019

New prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson has become the new prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
18:28, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson tells Pence: 'We're not too keen on your chlorinated chicken' Prime Minister Boris Johnson told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday that Britain's National Health Service would not be included in negotiations with the United States for a trade deal once Britain has left the European Union....
02:28, 09/06/2019

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12:14, 07/26/2019

Delay Brexit? 'I'd rather be dead in a ditch,' says British PM Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on Oct. 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
02:28, 09/06/2019

Colbert on Boris Johnson: 'Former foreign secretary and shaved muppet' Late-night hosts discussed the new UK prime minister and drew comparisons to Donald TrumpLate-night hosts covered Boris Johnson rising to the position of UK prime minister while comparing him to Donald Trump. Continue reading......
18:00, 07/24/2019

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Vows to Leave the E.U. on Oct. 31 No Matter What (LONDON) — Boris Johnson is officially Britain’s prime minister. Johnson left Buckingham Palace after being appointed by Queen Elizabeth II. The palace confirmed that Johnson had been appointed “as Prime Minister and First Lord of t...
17:42, 07/24/2019

Car industry chief warns Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit SMMT president Mike Hawes highlights strength of car industry in letter to new Prime Minister New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to rule out a no-deal Brexit by the head of car industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Trader...
16:00, 07/26/2019

How Boris Johnson's Blond Locks Became Recognisable Political Brand At different times described as a "straw-coloured mop", "eccentrically windblown" and resembling a "mediaeval monk", Boris Johnson's talismanic haircut has helped define a political career that has......
19:14, 07/24/2019

Top cabinet member quits over Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy A top cabinet ally of Boris Johnson has quit over the prime minister’s purge of anti-Brexit conservatives — and said six other ministers could bolt as well in what is emerging as a major challenge to the British leader’s government. Amber Rudd, Johns...
02:42, 09/08/2019

| UK's Boris Johnson pledges post-Brexit migration controls British leadership hopeful Boris Johnson pledged to introduce a new points-based system to control migration after Brexit, addressing a key issue from the EU referendum but not explicitly promising to cut numbers....
21:42, 06/27/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
22:14, 06/25/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges rival to back Brexit deadline Boris Johnson challenged his rival for Britain's leadership on Tuesday to deliver Brexit by the end of October whatever happens, only to be accused once again of trying to avoid scrutiny....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Theresa May delivers parting shot on Brexit to Boris Johnson Prime minister hopes for Brexit ‘that works for whole UK’ after refusing to praise successorFollow all today’s politics with our live blogTheresa May has left Downing Street for the final time, saying she hopes for a Brexit “that works for the whole ...
01:56, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson Talks Tough on Brexit in Combative First Speech British Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out a hard-line negotiating stance with the European Union, setting the stage for fraught Brexit talks before the U.K.’s scheduled departure from the bloc in October....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson takes his revenge and sacks over half the cabinet New PM shows ruthless streak as he packs team with Brexiters and rightwingersBoris Johnson has signalled his ruthless determination to deliver Brexit and stoked speculation about an early general election by sacking more than half of Theresa May’s ca...
01:56, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson vows to use powers of persuasion to win new Brexit deal PM rejects calls for article 50 extension and says he may ignore law blocking no dealBoris Johnson has said he will win a new Brexit deal at next month’s EU summit by using his “powers of persuasion”, and rejected calls for a further extension to art...
16:56, 09/06/2019

UK's Boris Johnson promises new 'golden age' as he makes his first speech in Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered his first speech in the Parliament on Thursday, promising to unleash a “new golden age for the United Kingdom” and leaving the European Union by the Oct. 31 deadline....
19:14, 07/25/2019

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
12:14, 05/25/2019

Boris Johnson lambasted by man in Leeds who tells him: You should be in Brussels negotiating Boris Johnson was lambasted by an angry member of the public in a trip to Yorkshire who told the PM he should be in Brussels negotiating rather than visiting Leeds....
23:42, 09/06/2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal claims rubbished by Guy Verhofstadt EU Brexit coordinator likens Tory frontrunner’s claims to ‘false promises’ of referendumTory leadership latest – politics liveBoris Johnson’s claims about the prospects of rewriting the Brexit deal have been compared by the European parliament’s Brex...
16:00, 06/27/2019

U.K. leadership candidate Boris Johnson says he is serious about ‘no-deal’ Brexit threat The former London mayor is still the frontrunner in the race to succeed Theresa May but his lead had been dented by reports of a heated late-night row with his girlfriend....
11:28, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson’s talk of ‘global Britain’ is about to look even more ridiculous | Guy Verhofstadt While the favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister feeds his public disinformation, the EU is homing in on a huge trade dealThree years after the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum, the UK is no closer to figuring out how to leave the European U...
16:28, 06/27/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt: Boris Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debate Jeremy Hunt, one of the two people vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on Brexit....
09:42, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson Led the Charge for Brexit. Now, as Prime Minister, He Must Deliver It A week to the day before Boris Johnson became U.K. Prime Minister, he was on stage waving a smoked fish above his head. “I want you to consider this kipper,” Johnson told his crowd, punctuating each word with a shake. Traditionally eaten ...
16:28, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson domestic 'row' report stirs up UK leadership race Police said they were called to the home of UK Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson after neighbors reported a fracas. The news came as Johnson and rival Jeremy Hunt prepared to launch their runoff campaigns....
23:42, 06/22/2019

Video reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris Johnson Far-right activist claimed he helped with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech as foreign secretaryBoris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fearsNew evidence suggesting close links between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump’s cont...
23:42, 06/22/2019

Bully or broker: EU wonders which Boris Johnson will come to Brexit talks The European Union is offering new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson a wary welcome, insisting it will consider any detailed new ideas he has on Brexit but cautious lest his gambit is ultimately to blame Brussels for a no-deal departure....
17:56, 07/27/2019

Boris Johnson calls Brexit a ‘massive economic opportunity’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Brexit was a “massive economic opportunity” and pledged to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals and set up free ports to boost the economy. “When people voted to leave the Europea...
19:56, 07/27/2019

Boris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson was struggling to keep his campaign to become prime minister on ...
23:42, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson's character should be an issue for the whole nation | Polly Toynbee The police being called to Johnson’s flat was the latest dismal episode in a shocking week for the Conservative party“What a non-story. ‘Couple have row’.” So tweeted security minister Ben Wallace, Boris Johnson’s 2016 campaign manager. But it appear...
20:00, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson’s call for a snap election rejected by U.K. lawmakers In a second straight day of parliamentary turmoil, the House of Commons voted by 327-299 in favor of the bill, sending it to Parliament’s upper chamber, the House of Lords. An earlier version was approved 329-300....
05:14, 09/05/2019

Call for snap UK general election fails (again) for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson's second attempt to call a snap general election was roundly rejected by British lawmakers on Monday night, in yet another stunning defeat for the Prime Minister....
01:56, 09/10/2019

Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament as Brexit plans hit snag British lawmakers on Monday demanded Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government release private correspondence about Brexit and plans to suspended Parliament, weeks before the United Kingdom is slated to leave the European Union. ...
04:14, 09/10/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson avoids questions about police visit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman in his home....
18:00, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson will be the next UK Prime Minister after Conservative Party vote Boris Johnson, the flamboyant former London Mayor who has been compared to President Trump, will take his place at 10 Downing as Prime Minister.        ...
06:28, 07/24/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
14:56, 05/29/2019

Want Brexit Deal On October 18, Undaunted By Parliament: Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on October 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit....
18:28, 09/09/2019

Boris Johnson yet to make a phone call to Irish PM Leo Varadkar Lack of contact four days into premiership may further strain Anglo-Irish relationsFour days after becoming the new prime minister, Boris Johnson has yet to make a phone call to his Irish counterpart. Leo Varadkar appears to have been pushed back in ...
15:56, 07/27/2019

Boris Johnson's alleged ties with Steve Bannon exposed A UK newspaper has published a video showing far-right campaigner Steve Bannon discussing his advice to former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Johnson previously denied having any association with Bannon....
04:28, 06/23/2019

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson: a question of character | Editorial Conservative members will choose the next prime minister. The rest of us need to know whom they are pickingWho trusts Boris Johnson? Not, apparently, his team. The paradox of the race to lead the Conservative party, and therefore Britain, is that tho...
00:28, 06/24/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson's brother resigns in 'national interest' Boris Johnson has doubled down on elections, saying he would "rather be dead" than ask for a Brexit delay. "Torn between family and the national interest," the prime minister's younger brother resigned from government....
00:56, 09/06/2019

Boris Johnson Vows ‘I’d Rather Be Dead in a Ditch’ Than Ask for an Extension on Brexit (LONDON) — Boxed in by opponents and abandoned politically even by his own brother, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggled Thursday to keep his Brexit plans on track, and he accused lawmakers of thwarting democracy by blocking his call ...
00:28, 09/06/2019

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
15:56, 09/08/2019

Meet Boris Johnson’s 31-year-old girlfriend Carrie Symonds British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s politics aren’t the only way he’s shaking up his new elected office. The Tory leader is also turning heads for his complicated relationship with 31-year-old girlfriend Carrie Symonds, whom he h...
20:28, 07/26/2019

UK's Incoming PM Boris Johnson May Inherit Economy Heading For Slowdown Britain's incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson will inherit an economy that could be heading for a slowdown or even a recession, weakening his hand in the battles ahead as the country prepares to......
14:42, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson heads to Dublin amid fears of more resignations PM battles to keep Brexit plan on track after Amber Rudd quit the government on SaturdayBoris Johnson will fly to Dublin to meet the Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, on Monday, as he battles to show that his Brexit plan remains on track after Ambe...
23:42, 09/08/2019

| UK PM hopeful Boris Johnson called French 'turds' - report Footage of British prime ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson calling the French "turds" over their Brexit stance was cut from a BBC documentary following a request from the Foreign Office, the Daily Mail reported....
15:28, 06/28/2019

Boris Johnson faces growing pressure to comment on row with partner Tory frontrunner’s silence over issue threatens to derail campaign to become PMBoris Johnson is under pressure from a Conservative cabinet minister to explain why police were called to his home after a row with his partner as the issue threatens to d...
13:56, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson to shut down Parliament amid Brexit fight British leader Boris Johnson has confirmed he will shut down Parliament Monday night after a second attempt to force a snap general election. “Parliament will be prorogued at close of business today,” the Prime Minister’s spokesman ...
16:00, 09/09/2019

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set on leaving the European Union UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will “keep to the plan” to leave the European Union and will not try to negotiate a deal to delay Britain’s departure, two allies said Sunday. Under a law that is expected to take effect Monday, Johnson (inset) must se...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Six ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal Brexit MP says Tories have come up with ‘about 20’ ways to get around law calling for a delayLatest Brexit developments - live updatesThe strongly pro-Brexit Tory MP Nigel Evans has claimed he and colleagues have come up with “about 20” ways Boris Johnson c...
18:00, 09/09/2019

| WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine! Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse....
11:56, 06/30/2019

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretary, according to the United Nations patron for the ...
07:42, 06/15/2019

Boris Johnson now the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British PM British politician Boris Johnson took a big step toward succeeding Theresa May as prime minister, winning the first round of Conservative Party voting Thursday....
18:28, 06/13/2019

Brussels to offer Boris Johnson extension on no-deal Brexit Exclusive: extra time could be used for renegotiation but will be billed as chance for no-deal planningBrussels is preparing to offer Boris Johnson a no-deal Brexit extension beyond 31 October in an attempt to help him keep the Conservative party tog...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
16:00, 06/13/2019

'Why aren't you in parliament?' Boris Johnson heckled in Rotherham – video A protester was ejected as the prime minister made a speech in Rotherham on Friday. The man said: ‘Why are you not … in parliament sorting out the mess that you have created?’ Johnson replied: ‘I’m very happy to get back to parliament very soon’ Cont...
20:14, 09/13/2019

Who Is 'Mr No Deal'?: Boris Johnson, Donald Tusk Clash Over Brexit At G7 Accusing one another of being "Mr No Deal", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Council President Donald Tusk exchanged accusations at the G7 summit Saturday over who will be to blame if......
02:42, 08/25/2019

Philip Hammond signals he could vote to bring down Boris Johnson Chancellor refuses to rule out supporting no-confidence motion to stop no-deal BrexitPhilip Hammond has suggested he is prepared to vote to bring down a Boris Johnson government should the likely new prime minister push for a no-deal Brexit.In an out...
14:56, 07/19/2019

Mark Ruffalo smashes Boris Johnson's Hulk comparison Mark Ruffalo, the actor who plays the anger-prone Hulk in the "Avengers" movie franchise, has struck out at UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for suggesting Britain could break free of the EU's "manacles," like the Marvel superhero....
16:28, 09/16/2019

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:28, 06/13/2019

Trump starts first day of G-7 with Boris Johnson and anti-press tweetstorm President Trump embarked on his first full day at the G-7 Summit in France on Sunday — starting out with a tweetstorm against the “disgusting” press, followed by a bilateral breakfast with the new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. &#...
20:56, 08/25/2019

With October 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson calls Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' – video Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister, has called Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' after the UK ambassador to the US resigned in a furore over leaked memos. Darroch quit after Donald Trump labelled him 'stupid' and 'wacky' following ...
02:28, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador (LONDON) — Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit after coming under attack from President Donald Trum...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson says it's 'bizarre' people are blaming him for resignation of UK ambassador to US Boris Johnson — the British politician who will most likely become the U.K. prime minister in the coming weeks — denied on Thursday that he had anything to do with the resignation of U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch....
19:14, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson prepares for Biarritz balancing act with Donald Trump The PM has so far been careful not to break with the EU on key policies. Now the quixotic US president could force his handBoris Johnson will sit down for breakfast on Sunday morning with a man he once famously described as “betraying a quite stupefy...
21:56, 08/24/2019

Donald Trump and Boris Johnson to hold talks during G7 summit Boris Johnson is heading to his first international summit as prime minister - and meetings with Donald Trump, the EU and other world leaders on the agenda....
06:14, 08/24/2019

In Setback For Boris Johnson, MP From His Party Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a fresh blow on Saturday after another member of his governing Conservatives defected to an opposition party seeking to reverse Brexit....
19:56, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson’s girlfriend denied entry to US after Somaliland visit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s gal pal Carrie Symonds has been barred from entering the US on business — apparently because of her trip to Somaliland last year, according to a report. Symonds, 31, applied for entry to the US as part of ...
19:14, 08/21/2019

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, which could hamper his chances of winning a future general election even if he delivered Brexit, the Cons...
14:56, 06/05/2019

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views....
08:28, 07/21/2019

Boris Johnson warned: focus on Iran crisis or risk war Tory leadership rivals kept informed about spiralling crisis in the Gulf as ex-naval chief blasts governmentAdmiral Lord West: ‘Our political establishment have been focused on the election of a new prime minister’Boris Johnson will be tested by a ma...
23:42, 07/20/2019

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates...
11:00, 06/14/2019

What would Churchill say? Boris Johnson needs to be braver and face media, says rival Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, needs to be braver and face the media, one of his main rivals said on Friday following accusations the former foreign secretary was avoiding scrutiny....
10:42, 06/14/2019

Trevor Noah on Boris Johnson: 'Like a midlife crisis Malfoy' Late-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s British visit and introduced Americans to the mayhem surrounding Boris JohnsonLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s continued time in Britain as well as providing an introduction to the world of Boris Jo...
17:56, 06/06/2019

Boris Johnson makes Brexit statement: Live updates Boris Johnson has warned lawmakers not to vote to block no-deal Brexit in a statement outside Downing Street, and dropped a strong hint that an election could be on the cards. Get the latest developments here....
19:56, 09/02/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re goi...
01:28, 07/20/2019

What to Expect of Britain’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 Summit Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G7 summit of world leaders in Biarritz, France. There, Johnson will have his first chance as Prime Minister to win over – or al...
14:14, 08/23/2019

Boris Johnson 'deeply concerned' by fires raging in the Amazon Jeremy Corbyn pressures UK government to take action against the Brazilian presidentBoris Johnson has expressed concern about the fires raging in the Amazon and called for international action to protect rainforests, as his government came under pres...
20:43, 08/23/2019

Boris Johnson Threatens To Purge UK Lawmakers Against No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the stakes Monday in a pivotal week of the Brexit saga by threatening to purge ruling party lawmakers who try to block a no-deal divorce with the EU....
17:00, 09/02/2019

Boris Johnson emerges from hiding to promise timely Brexit The former foreign secretary has said further delays to Brexit would mean a Tory defeat at the next election. Johnson has been criticized by rivals for failing to face the public until now....
14:42, 06/12/2019

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit Front-runner Boris Johnson is officially launching his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister, telling fellow Conservatives they must take the U.K. out of the European Union or see the party wiped out by angry voters....
11:14, 06/12/2019

Queen approves Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked Queen Elizabeth II to temporarily suspend Parliament in order to prevent lawmakers from pushing through new legislation on a so-called no-deal Brexit....
22:42, 08/28/2019

Andrew Neil tests Boris Johnson's knowledge of GATT 24 The BBC's Andrew Neil has asked Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson if he knows what is in one of the paragraphs of GATT 24. Mr Johnson said he didn't....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Boris Johnson’s ‘Explosive’ Move to Get His Way on Brexit: Suspend Parliament Britain’s prime minister asked the queen to suspend Parliament, a move intended to ensure that lawmakers have as little time as possible to challenge a no-deal Brexit. The opposition called it a “coup.”...
01:00, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world 'centuries behind' Anger as 2007 essay lamenting ‘no spread of democracy’ in Islamic world comes to light Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west, in an essay unearthed by the ...
00:28, 07/16/2019

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — wants to withhold payment. He's looking for "greater clarity" on Brexit....
04:56, 06/09/2019

Opposition forming against Boris Johnson’s move to prorogue U.K. Parliament Political opposition to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament crystallized Thursday amid protests, legal action and a petition to block the move....
14:28, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson's speaking fee tops six digits as war chest swells Ex-foreign secretary, touted as one of the favorites to succeed UK PM Theresa May when she steps down, is well ahead of potential leadership rivals in fundraising stakes....
21:38, 04/28/2019

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
15:56, 06/10/2019

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Fury and Resignations The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
14:28, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson's Letter To Lawmakers About His Plans To Shut UK Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to all lawmakers on Wednesday announcing his plans to suspend Parliament ahead of the looming Brexit deadline at the end of October....
15:14, 08/29/2019