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Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson says it is 'folly' to rule out suspending parliament for Brexit

Boris Johnson has said it would be "absolutely folly" to rule out suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the will of MPs but hopes not to have to resort to...

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson says it is 'folly' to rule out suspending parliament for Brexit

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Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson rules out working with Nigel Farage in EU negotiations Boris Johnson has insisted he would not work with Nigel Farage in Brexit talks as he faced off with rival Jeremy Hunt in the latest leadership hustings....
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Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
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Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiative in the Tory leadership race....
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Boris Johnson snubs Channel 4 TV debate on Tory leadership Frontrunner says he will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals ...
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Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
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16:00, 06/14/2019

| WATCH | Boris Johnson says it's 'all to play for' as Tory leadership result looms Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arrives at his office in Westminster, London Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership ...
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Tory leadership rivals discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson Decision on ‘consolidation’ imminent after former foreign secretary’s crushing victoryConservative leadership candidates are in talks about joining forces to provide the strongest challenge to Boris J...
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14:34, 07/23/2019

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15:00, 06/27/2019

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
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Tory leadership vote LIVE: Boris Johnson, Rory Stewart and other remaining contenders prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will be axed today after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
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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 ...
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Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start ...
03:17, 06/29/2019

Boris Johnson 'could face Tory coup' over no-deal Brexit stance Tobias Ellwood says MPs would vote against government as Jeremy Hunt accuses rival of cowardiceToday’s political developments - live newsJeremy Hunt has stepped up his criticism of Boris Johnson for a...
11:34, 06/24/2019

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....
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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 ...
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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 wip...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson bids for British leadership with pledge of an October Brexit Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 and a warning to his divided party that "del...
13:17, 06/12/2019

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson urges supporters to 'look at what I do' when asked if he is fit to be PM Boris Johnson has insisted he is fit to be the Tory leader and urged supporters to "look at what I do" when he was questioned over his ability to run the country....
03:34, 06/30/2019

Brexit news: Tory MPs could end your premiership over no-deal, Dominic Grieve warns Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been warned by Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve that Conservative MPs could push him out of office in October if he becomes prime minister and tries to leave the EU withou...
19:51, 06/22/2019

U.K. PM candidate Boris Johnson balks at Brexit cost as leadership race heats up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the Eu...
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Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
23:34, 06/18/2019

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02:34, 07/07/2019

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possibility of suspending parliament to force through a...
01:17, 06/13/2019

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
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16:34, 06/02/2019

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12:34, 07/10/2019

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19:51, 06/08/2019

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14:34, 06/01/2019

MPs vote to oppose next PM suspending Parliament to force no-deal Brexit Tory MPs and ministers staged a massive revolt today to block the next prime minister from suspending Parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
19:51, 07/18/2019

Suspending parliament for no-deal Brexit would be scandalous: Labour's Benn Any suggestion of suspending parliament to try to force through a so-called no-deal Brexit would be "scandalous" and probably will never happen, Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour lawmaker and chair of...
12:17, 06/16/2019

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05:17, 07/13/2019

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12:51, 07/29/2019

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01:00, 07/02/2019

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10:51, 06/18/2019

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15:34, 06/20/2019

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01:00, 06/25/2019

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00:17, 06/16/2019

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00:00, 06/23/2019

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00:34, 06/20/2019

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01:17, 06/13/2019

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18:17, 07/23/2019

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02:51, 06/23/2019

Tory rebels warn Boris Johnson: ditch no deal or face fight for survival Leadership candidate told he is on collision course with parliament over no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives that he will not survive long as prime minister unles...
07:17, 07/23/2019

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20:00, 07/25/2019

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson a ‘coward’ as UK leadership race heats up The winner of the contest will replace Theresa May, who stepped down as party leader after failing to secure Parliament’s approval for her European Union divorce deal....
18:17, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson wins Conservative Party leadership vote, now set to become UK prime minister 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 Br...
17:17, 07/23/2019

President Trump Backs Boris Johnson in U.K. Leadership Race Before State Visit Donald Trump weighed into Britain’s domestic political turmoil by backing the pro-Brexit Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, in a breach of convention on the eve of the presi...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Tory hustings: Johnson and Hunt warn of Brexit failure Boris Johnson has said would it be "folly" to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit, as leadership rival Jeremy Hunt warned that the winner of the contest could serve the sh...
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20:17, 05/24/2019

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22:34, 07/07/2019

UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the Eu...
16:51, 06/09/2019

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain ...
01:51, 08/18/2019

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17:00, 07/23/2019

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20:00, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson says he is serious about 'no-deal' Brexit threat Seeking to regain momentum in his bid to become the next prime minister of Britain, Boris Johnson said on Monday he was seriously prepared to take the country out of the European Union in October even...
00:51, 06/25/2019

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 ...
15:51, 05/29/2019

What Boris Johnson’s Premiership Means for Brexit and the U.K. Boris Johnson became the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister this week. The former London mayor and foreign secretary assumed the U.K.’s premiership with a mandate to lead the U.K. out of the ...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Boris Johnson's 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 fo...
14:51, 07/27/2019

UK's Boris Johnson promises MPs 'new golden age' after Brexit The British prime minister has vowed to push through Brexit — even without a deal. Johnson has backed an October 31 deadline to leave the EU, describing it as the beginning of a "new golden age for th...
14:00, 07/25/2019

'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 turbu...
08:00, 07/23/2019

| Who blinks first? Boris Johnson's risky Brexit bet UK leadership race favourite Boris Johnson has gambled all on a risky Brexit strategy that he insists will take Britain out of Europe on favourable terms....
12:51, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson Vows To "Get Brexit Done" on October 31 Boris Johnson vowed on Tuesday to "get Brexit done" by the twice-delayed October 31 deadline, after defeating Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to become next British premier....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Factbox: Who is in Boris Johnson's Brexit team so far? Britain's incoming prime minister, Boris Johnson, starts appointing his government team on Wednesday, after weeks of planning and of jockeying among Conservative hopefuls looking for top jobs in his n...
14:17, 07/24/2019

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"....
21:00, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson is in denial about the reality of Brexit Boris Johnson, the man most likely to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, has finally broken cover and placed himself before the media to face public scrutiny....
11:34, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson 'could face defections from MPs' after Tory by-election defeat Boris Johnson could be facing defections or resignations from disgruntled Tory MPs after the party's defeat in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election....
04:51, 08/03/2019

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris ...
13:00, 06/19/2019

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....
20:17, 05/24/2019

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 ...
03:51, 07/08/2019

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 ...
05:17, 06/27/2019

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....
12:00, 07/20/2019

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....
21:51, 07/31/2019

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 controvers...
19:17, 07/31/2019

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 ...
10:34, 07/18/2019

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...
15:51, 05/16/2019

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”, despi...
22:34, 06/26/2019

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....
17:51, 05/24/2019

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 Octobe...
21:51, 07/25/2019

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...
20:17, 06/18/2019

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 ...
12:34, 06/20/2019

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....
15:34, 05/29/2019

| 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....
12:34, 06/27/2019

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 fo...
06:34, 07/26/2019

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. ...
15:17, 08/02/2019

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...
23:00, 06/12/2019

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 p...
14:17, 05/29/2019

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 announce...
14:17, 05/25/2019

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....
01:17, 06/25/2019

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....
16:51, 07/26/2019

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 tele...
04:51, 07/10/2019

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....
14:51, 07/25/2019

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....
13:34, 07/23/2019

Tory leadership race: Johnson and Hunt condemn Trump's 'go home' tweets and suggest Corbyn is anti-Semitic Both Tory leadership rivals have condemned Donald Trump after he told four congresswomen of colour to go back to their "broken and crime infested countries."...
05:00, 07/16/2019

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported....
04:00, 08/14/2019

Nigel Farage warns Tory leadership candidates hoping for Brexit deal renegotiation: 'EU won't change one dot or comma' Nigel Farage has warned Tory leadership candidates claiming they could renegotiate a better Brexit deal than Theresa May that the EU is not prepared to change "one dot or comma"....
08:51, 05/29/2019

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 ...
22:00, 07/25/2019

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 busin...
14:17, 05/29/2019

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 thi...
22:17, 07/19/2019

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 ...
22:17, 07/30/2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit plans under threat from ministers' resignations Likely new PM could find no-deal option thwarted by senior Tories such as Philip HammondBoris Johnson’s hoped-for triumphant march into Downing Street this week is set to be dampened by a carefully ti...
07:17, 07/22/2019

Judges Throw Out Brexit Case Against UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson Judges at London's High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson: Tories must deliver Brexit or face extinction Speaking at a private hustings, Johnson told party members he is the man to put Farage ‘back in his box’Boris Johnson has warned the Conservative party it is facing extinction if it does not deliver B...
06:17, 06/05/2019

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....
00:17, 07/30/2019

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 ha...
17:51, 06/27/2019

| 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....
19:34, 05/29/2019

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...
10:51, 07/28/2019

Boris Johnson has no intention of renegotiating Brexit deal, EU told No-deal Brexit is British PM’s ‘central scenario’, chief Brussels envoy reportedly saysBoris Johnson has no intention of renegotiating the withdrawal agreement and a no-deal Brexit is his “central sce...
18:17, 08/05/2019

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 ...
16:17, 07/25/2019

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 t...
01:51, 07/31/2019

"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......
17:51, 07/30/2019

| 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....
07:51, 06/26/2019

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....
17:51, 06/12/2019

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....
12:51, 05/29/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson to stand as next UK Conservative leader Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said on Thursday he will be standing as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as Conservative leader....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson to stand as next UK Conservative leader: BBC Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said on Thursday he will be standing as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as Conservative leader....
16:34, 05/16/2019

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 insistenc...
03:17, 07/29/2019

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 a...
02:17, 07/20/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
15:00, 06/10/2019

| 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...
00:51, 06/28/2019

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...
05:17, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit gamble hits sterling The British pound tumbled on Tuesday as investors bet Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit brinkmanship with the European Union could trigger a messy divorce that would sow chaos through the world e...
16:51, 07/30/2019

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 econ...
23:17, 07/27/2019

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 ...
15:51, 05/29/2019

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 ...
20:17, 07/26/2019

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...
01:51, 07/25/2019

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, punctu...
16:17, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson launches leadership bid: We leave EU on October 31 deal or no deal Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership b...
12:17, 06/03/2019

Sacked minister urges Boris Johnson to dial down Brexit rhetoric Ex-defence minister Tobias Ellwood tells PM to ‘take a step back’ to avoid no dealSacked defence minister Tobias Ellwood has urged Boris Johnson to “step back from the rhetoric” in his dealings with B...
14:51, 07/27/2019

Philip Hammond: MPs can stop Boris Johnson delivering no-deal Brexit Former chancellor suggests No 10 advisers have no intention of negotiating a new EU dealPhilip Hammond has said MPs can prevent Boris Johnson taking the UK out of the EU without a deal on 31 October, ...
14:00, 08/14/2019

Remainer MPs are plotting to force Boris Johnson to request a Brexit extension Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS Remainer MPs are reportedly drawing up plans to force Boris Johnson to avoid no-deal and seek another Brexit delay in the autumn. Johnson is committed to taking the U...
11:01, 08/14/2019

Boris Johnson Faces First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union have joined forces. A loss for the British leader would cut his parliamentary majority to one....
16:51, 08/01/2019

Pound Falls After Boris Johnson Ramps Up No-Deal Brexit Rhetoric U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will begin face-to-face meetings with EU leaders only if they agree to change key aspects to the deal, something the other 27 member states have so far refused to do,...
22:51, 07/29/2019

Boris Johnson to face court for 'misconduct' over £350m for NHS Brexit bus claim BORIS Johnson will be summonsed to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over claims he was lying when he said the UK gave the EU £350 million a week....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Brexit Clashes Begin as U.K.’s Boris Johnson Pushes a Hard Line The new prime minister fueled speculation that he was ready to go to a general election if he was blocked by lawmakers from leaving the European Union without a deal....
23:00, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson launches bid to succeed Theresa May, promises not to ‘kick the can’ on Brexit Former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson promised not to “kick the can” on Brexit as he formally launched his push to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May -- while showing no signs of pulling back fr...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson’s ‘Awesome Foursome’ U.K. Tour Highlights Brexit Rancor After visiting Scotland and Wales, Mr. Johnson ended a three-day tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, amid more warnings of what Brexit could bring....
09:17, 08/01/2019

Theresa May makes veiled attack on Boris Johnson's Brexit policy PM says Britain must leave EU with ‘a good deal’ in apparent rebuke to ‘do or die’ commentTheresa May has made a thinly veiled attack on Boris Johnson’s “do or die” approach to leaving the EU on 31 Oc...
05:17, 07/01/2019

Boris Johnson 'convinced' he can reach Brexit deal; forms Cabinet Boris Johnson said he's "convinced we can do a deal" on Brexit Wednesday in his first national address as British prime minister outside 10 Downing St. in London....
20:00, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson Loses First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union joined forces and won. The loss for the British leader will cut his parliamentary majority to one....
07:17, 08/02/2019

Boris Johnson saves trickiest Brexit challenge, Northern Ireland, for last Northern Ireland is arguably both the most perilous, and the least soluble Brexit riddle taxing the UK prime minister. Even his more modest goal of convincing the power-sharing government to reconvene...
06:51, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson ducks tough questions, vows to deliver Brexit The front-runner in Britain’s Conservative leadership contest, Boris Johnson, has brushed aside questions about his character and trustworthiness as he officially launched his campaign for prime minis...
15:17, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson’s threat of a no-deal Brexit will not break EU unity | Guy Verhofstadt The UK government should instead seek an agreement that removes the need for the backstop altogether• Guy Verhofstadt is Brexit coordinator for the European parliamentNo matter what Boris Johnson or h...
23:51, 07/31/2019

Angela Merkel invites Boris Johnson amid Brexit differences Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited the UK's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, to Berlin. No date has been set for the visit, which could include difficult talks on Johnson's Brexit plans....
00:00, 07/27/2019

Brexit: Carney rejects Boris Johnson's no-deal trade claim Bank of England governor says UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to EUThe Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said that the UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports ...
02:51, 06/22/2019

Brexit to China? Boris Johnson praises Xi's Belt and Road Initiative Chinese President Xi Jinping might have a new partner at 10 Downing Street for his ambitious project to expand Communist Party economic influence overseas....
09:34, 07/25/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
17:00, 07/18/2019

Boris Johnson says EU nationals will have an absolute right to remain after Brexit – live news Corbyn says he is ‘worried that Johnson overestimates himself’ as Johnson gives first statement to MPs 1.26pm BST Asked what changes he wants to the withdrawal agreement, Johnson says the first step s...
14:34, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plan ‘will trigger early election’ Top Tories say attempt to appease hardliners means coalition of support for his leadership bid will not survive the autumnBoris Johnson’s attempts to appease hardline Tory Brexiters will tilt the part...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Is prime minister Boris Johnson leading us to a no-deal Brexit? - podcast Boris Johnson will enter Downing Street this afternoon as Britain’s new prime minister. But Britain is still hurtling to the Brexit deadline of 31 October – with parliament rising this week for its su...
11:51, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. It removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative party leadership bid....
15:34, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson's Top Aide Says Lawmakers Can't Stop No-Deal Brexit: Report Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, according...
11:51, 08/04/2019

Boris Johnson’s full English Brexit could rip the union apart | Martin Kettle The Tory frontrunner’s ‘do-or-die’ approach is alienating Scotland and Northern Ireland – and courting disasterIt is time to wake up, but there is barely a moment to smell the coffee. If Boris Johnson...
22:34, 06/26/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt: Boris Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debates on Brexit Jeremy Hunt, one of the two candidates 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 what to do ...
16:17, 06/24/2019

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
09:51, 07/17/2019

Tories warn of government collapse if Boris Johnson pursues no-deal Brexit Former minister says more MPs would vote no confidence in government than may admit itConservatives stepped up warnings on Monday that a Boris Johnson premiership could lead to the collapse of the gov...
01:00, 06/25/2019

On Brexit Mission, Britain's Boris Johnson Takes Office Of Prime Minister Boris Johnson began putting together his top team as he prepared to take over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, on a mission to deliver Brexit by October 31 by any means necessary....
21:00, 07/24/2019

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn slams Boris Johnson's lack of a Brexit plan Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn has slammed Boris Johnson on his Brexit proposals during Mr Johnson's maiden speech as Prime Minister in the House of Commons....
17:17, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson's plan means no-deal Brexit or election, says Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary says it is wrong to commit rigidly to leaving the EU by 31 OctoberJeremy Hunt has said the Brexit deadline of 31 October should not be a “hard stop” and that Boris Johnson is posing ...
20:34, 06/16/2019

Boris Johnson prepares to take reins of power as he takes on challenge of delivering Brexit Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Downing Street for the first time as prime minister as he takes on the challenge of delivering his pledge to deliver Brexit by October 31....
04:17, 07/24/2019

EU negotiator Michel Barnier calls Boris Johnson's Brexit stance 'unacceptable' Writing to EU governments, Michel Barnier has rejected the new UK prime minister's insistence that a new Brexit deal is needed to deal with the Irish border question. Barnier called Johnson's stance "...
19:34, 07/25/2019

UK PM front-runner Boris Johnson says trade deal can break Brexit deadlock Boris Johnson, favored to become Britain's new prime minister, said on Sunday the country could agree a free trade deal to leave the European Union that would remove the need for one of the more probl...
23:34, 07/21/2019

Boris Johnson says no-deal Brexit claims are 'wildly overdone … and planes will fly' – video Boris Johnson has told a Conservative leadership hustings in Belfast that the UK 'should not be terrified' of a no-deal Brexit. Johnson said farmers and just-in-time supply chains would be protected i...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May suffers double blow as she awaits verdict on Tory rebel bid to oust her Theresa May has suffered a double Brexit blow as she prepares for Tory backbenchers to deliver their verdict on whether she should remain in Number 10....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Tory leadership candidates: Matt Hancock calls delivering Brexit 'critical' - but Jeremy Hunt says no-deal would be 'political suicide' Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock says it is "mission critical" to deliver Brexit before a general election takes place after the party's humiliating performance at the European elections....
11:17, 05/28/2019

Suspending Parliament would be an insult to D-Day veterans, says Matt Hancock Cabinet minister Matt Hancock today claimed Tory leadership contenders willing to prorogue Parliament over Brexit were insulting D-Day veterans who had fought for democracy....
13:17, 06/10/2019

UK ministers could resign in battle over suspending parliament: BBC reporter Some British cabinet ministers could resign on Thursday to vote to block Theresa May's successor as prime minister from suspending parliament, the political editor of BBC's Newsnight program said....
02:51, 07/18/2019

Michael Gove says leadership rival Hunt treated Brexit liked an 'unexploded bomb' as he insists he is the man to take on Boris Michael Gove today takes aim at leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, telling the Evening Standard that the Foreign Secretary treated Brexit like an "unexploded bomb" rather than a springboard to success....
13:17, 06/18/2019

Sajid Javid dismisses Tory rival Boris Johnson as 'yesterday's news' as he makes bid for No10 Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has dismissed rival Boris Johnson as "yesterday's news" as he positioned himself as a "new kind of leader" with a credible plan to deliver Brexit....
02:34, 06/13/2019

Avoiding no-deal Brexit means hectic summer of talks, Boris Johnson warned Whitehall sources say incoming PM cannot wait until summit in October but must start talks with EU quicklyBoris Johnson will have to embark on a whistlestop charm offensive meeting EU leaders over the...
23:34, 07/08/2019

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers (LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. But he faced ...
22:51, 06/11/2019

Boris Johnson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of t...
03:51, 07/30/2019

David Gauke warns Boris Johnson will lose election if he panders to Brexit hardliners Departing Justice Secretary David Gauke warned Boris Johnson today that he will lose the next general election if he allows Brexiteers to purge the party of Centrists....
17:34, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson tells Merkel EU must abandon backstop if it wants Brexit deal - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenAfternoon summaryDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryBrexit deadlock as No 10 insists EU must scrap backstop before talksDublin ac...
20:17, 07/26/2019

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...
17:17, 07/23/2019

Brexit will be 'catastrophic', first minister tells Boris Johnson ahead of his visit to Wales - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Wales as prime minister 1.03pm BST Downing Street has just sent out the readout of Boris J...
14:51, 07/30/2019

Boris Johnson officially becomes Prime Minister, pledges 'modern Britain' cabinet with pro-Brexit tilt Boris Johnson officially became Britain's Prime Minister after meeting the Queen Elizabeth II and will form a “cabinet for modern Britain” as outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May took a parting shot at...
17:17, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson faces fresh legal bid to make him stand trial over £350m Brexit claims Boris Johnson is a facing fresh attempt to prosecute him over claims he made during the Brexit referendum about the UK giving the EU £350 million a week....
03:17, 08/01/2019

Speaker Bercow will 'fight with every bone in my body' to stop Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit Getty John Bercow says he will "fight with every bone in my body" to stop Boris Johnson ignoring Parliament on Brexit. The prime minister has refused to rule out suspending Parliament in order to tak...
07:34, 08/15/2019

Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom become latest Tories to announce leadership bids... as both hint at no-deal Brexit Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom have become the latest Tories to announce party leadership bids - with both suggesting they would be prepared to leave the EU without a deal....
04:17, 05/26/2019

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
13:34, 05/22/2019

Boris Johnson rejects Gove's claim government now assuming no deal Brexit most likely outcome - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Scotland as prime ministerPM drops investigation into MP who manhandled protester Dominic ...
18:51, 07/29/2019

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campai...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson risks betraying EU referendum result by forcing through no-deal Brexit, Philip Hammond warns Boris Johnson risks betraying the EU referendum result if he forces through a no-deal Brexit by listening to "unelected" saboteurs, Philip Hammond has warned....
04:00, 08/14/2019

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn's plan to be caretaker prime minister receives further blow as senior Tory backs out Jeremy Corbyn's proposal to be installed as caretaker prime minister to prevent a no-deal Brexit has received a further blow after another senior Tory ruled out backing the plan....
00:51, 08/18/2019

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal Brexit rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
15:34, 08/14/2019

Boris Johnson clashes with Bank of England chief over whether Britain can strike a deal to continue free trade with EU after Brexit Boris Johnson clashed with the Bank of England Governor today over whether Britain can strike a deal to continue free trade with the EU after Brexit....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson vows to hold back £39bn EU divorce bill to force Brexit deal as he sets out vision for Number 10 Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has vowed to hold back the promised £39 billion from the European Union unless better exit terms are offered as he set out his vision for Number 10....
13:51, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson's government sets aside additional $2.8B to deal with potential no-deal Brexit fallout The British government headed by newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set aside an additional £2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in preparation for a no-deal Brexit....
19:51, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson steps up Brexit preparations as 'fast-track' spending review announced Boris Johnson is stepping up his Brexit preparations as the government announced a "fast-tracked" spending review ahead of the looming October deadline....
20:17, 08/09/2019

Boris Johnson prepared to brush aside legal warnings over Brexit because date is 'set in stone', minister insists Prime Minister Boris Johnson is prepared to brush aside legal warnings and Parliament to crash Britain out of the EU because the October 31 exit date is "set in stone", a minister signalled today....
20:17, 08/09/2019

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
17:00, 05/27/2019

Brexit: Irish PM says withdrawal agreement won't be reopened after latest Johnson-Hunt hustings - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the G20 summit and Tory leadership contestMay and Putin exchange cool handshake at G20 meetingJohnson refuses to rule out...
17:51, 06/28/2019

Deal or No Deal: What to Know About Brexit Under Boris Johnson Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament....
14:51, 07/23/2019

Your A to Z guide to the Tory leadership contest Conservative MPs are on manoeuvres for the top job — but what do they all stand for? From B for Brexit to I for infighting and V for victory, Julian Glover dives into the alphabet soup...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Who won and who lost the Tory leadership debate? When the five Tory leadership candidates arrived for the first TV debate of the campaign at studios in east London, they were greeted by a woman in a chicken costume....
03:17, 06/17/2019

The final two: What happens now in the Tory leadership race? Conservative MPs have chosen the final two candidates in the party's leadership race, with Tory members now to decide between Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt....
03:00, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal Boris Johnson has said it would be "utterly pathetic" to cancel Brexit as he declared "people have voted for it, Parliament's voted for it, on March 29 it's going to happen"....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson secretly pursuing 'dangerous no-deal Brexit' says Nicola Sturgeon on Prime Minister's first visit to Scotland Nicola Sturgeon believes Boris Johnson is secretly pursuing a "dangerous" no-deal Brexit, the SNP leader said after her first meeting with the new Prime Minister....
03:51, 07/30/2019

Tory leadership race: who could replace Theresa May? The race has begun for the next leader of the Conservative Party as more than a dozen MPs are believed to be seriously considering entering the contest after Theresa May announced she was stepping dow...
14:51, 05/25/2019

Who were the winners and losers of the Tory leadership debate? Rory Stewart and Jeremy Hunt had good nights, but the missing Boris Johnson loomed over proceedingsFive candidates minus Boris Johnson took each other on in the head-to-head debate televised debate on...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Brexit news latest: The Queen 'could reject a new PM's demands to suspend Parliament over no-deal' The Queen may reject a Brexiteer Prime Minister's demand to suspend Parliament to ram through a crash-out from the EU, a Whitehall grandee said today....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: Contenders in Tory leadership race Conservative MPs vying to become leader of the Party have officially launched their campaigns. Tory MPs had until 17:00 on June 10 to enter the contest....
21:17, 06/10/2019

'Have some loyalty': Minister slams Tory leadership manoeuvring A minister has vented his frustration with Conservative colleagues jockeying to replace Theresa May, urging them to focus on getting Brexit "across the line" first....
22:00, 05/19/2019

The Londoner: Tory Donors denied leadership vote In today's Londoner: Tory donors query lack of ballots / Mark Francois' top teddy / Joanna Lumley pays respect to Ian Fleming / Fiona Hill's surprise return...
01:51, 07/18/2019

Tory leadership hopeful says party must not 'try to outdo Farage' The new International Development Secretary has warned the Conservative Party against "trying to outdo Nigel Farage", while admitting he wants to be its next leader....
17:00, 05/05/2019

May's emotional farewell kicks off battle for Tory leadership Prime minister remains in office until successor has been chosen by her party Theresa May has given an emotional farewell to “the job that it has been the honour of my life to hold”, pledging to step ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, has said it is “blindingly...
06:51, 06/07/2019

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for a chat," he confided. "I haven't made my mind up ye...
13:17, 06/13/2019

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadersh...
14:51, 07/22/2019

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party - and become the country’s new prime minister - are making their first formal pitches to party members...
00:51, 06/23/2019

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules ...
20:51, 06/06/2019

| WATCH | Jeremy Hunt 'feeling positive' on day of Tory leadership announcement Conservative Party leadership contender Jeremy Hunt leaves Lancaster House, London. Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominat...
12:51, 07/23/2019

Amber Rudd rules herself out of Tory leadership race as she calls for a Brexiteer to become PM Work and Pensions Secretary, Amber Rudd has formally ruled herself out of the Tory leadership race, saying "I don't think it's my time at the moment."...
01:34, 05/25/2019

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid out as Gove overtakes Hunt to go second Boris Johnson set out a vision to unite Britain in an exclusive Evening Standard interview today — as Michael Gove overtook Jeremy Hunt for second place in the Tory leadership race....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Tory leadership race: Another contender to be knocked out as rivals prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will today be eliminated from the contest after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
06:34, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says he will put 20,000 more police officers on the beat if elected Conservative leadership hopeful Sajid Javid has promised to put 20,000 more police officers back on the street if he is elected to be the next Prime Minister....
08:51, 05/29/2019

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
18:34, 05/30/2019

Amber Rudd to set out Tory leadership credentials with vision of 21st century Conservative Party Tory leadership contender Amber Rudd will today set out her vision of a modern-day Conservative Party, saying it must support workers of all backgrounds....
23:17, 05/09/2019

Tory leadership race: Contest to narrow down as MPs hold first ballot after intense week of pitches The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
02:34, 06/13/2019

Fragmented parliament complicates EU leadership contest The task of picking the five names that will hold the European Union's top jobs and guide its future just got harder after EU assembly elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of th...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Backbench Tory MPs hopeful of rule change to oust Theresa May Brexit-supporting 1922 Committee members believe support for move is growingTheresa May’s future as prime minister is hanging in the balance as Brexit-supporting members of the 1922 Committee believe ...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Andrea Leadsom quits: Junior minister who challenged for Tory leadership and became high-profile Brexiteer From junior minister to Tory leadership candidate to "Pizza Club plotter", Andrea Leadsom's recent political career has been defined by the fall-out from the 2016 EU referendum....
05:34, 05/23/2019

Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launchesMatt Hancock’s launch - SummaryDominic Raab’s launch - SummaryJere...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Tory leadership candidates: James Cleverly becomes 11th hopeful as race descends into open warfare Junior Brexit minister James Cleverly has become the 11th candidate hoping to replace Theresa May as Tory leader as the race continued to escalate into open warfare....
04:00, 05/29/2019

Tory leadership contest LIVE: Race for Number 10 enters final stage as postal ballot set to close The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
09:00, 07/22/2019

Tory leadership contest: Party chairman Brandon Lewis under fire for hiring seven helicopters and private plane for hustings Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis is under fire from allies of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for organising seven helicopter flights and a private plane charter for the leadership contest....
04:34, 07/03/2019

Papua New Guinea to hold key parliament session amid leadership turmoil Papua New Guinea's lawmakers gathered on Tuesday for a crucial sitting of parliament, with opponents vowing to topple the government of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, who clings on despite promising to...
10:00, 05/28/2019

Victoria Borwick: Ex-Boris deputy loses her bid to stand again as Tory MP in Kensington Former Kensington Tory MP Victoria Borwick has failed in her bid to stand again in the seat, which she lost to Labour in a surprise result at the 2017 election....
14:51, 07/08/2019

Michael Gove gets boost as two top Tory women back him but odds are slashed on Boris Michael Gove's leadership bandwagon was given a big boost today when two of the Conservative party's most senior "One Nation" women said only he offered the "serious leadership" that Britain needs....
13:00, 06/05/2019

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
19:34, 06/13/2019

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
13:51, 05/31/2019

BBC will consider 'additional steps' in its vetting process of guests following furore over Tory leadership debate The BBC has said it will consider "additional steps" in its vetting process for guests following a debate between Conservative leadership candidates....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Tory leadership race: Sam Gyimah pulls out citing 'not enough time to build support' Conservative former minister Sam Gyimah has announced he is pulling out of the Tory leadership race because there has "not been enough time to build sufficient support"....
21:34, 06/10/2019

Tory leadership battle commences with Jeremy Hunt declaring bid for PM and Sir Graham Brady 'considering' challenge Jeremy Hunt and Sir Graham Brady are among the senior Tories who have set their sights on Downing Street just hours after Theresa May announced her resignation....
15:51, 05/24/2019

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt slams BBC TV debate offer as an 'absolute joke' Jeremy Hunt has slammed the BBC for offering to stage a head-to-head TV debate with his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson days after most party members will have cast their votes....
04:34, 07/03/2019

Johnson plans tax cut for higher earners as Tory battle begins Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson plans to raise the level at which people pay 40% income tax from £50,000 to £80,000 at an estimated cost of £10bn....
10:34, 06/10/2019

Tory candidates clash on whether Brexit can happen on 31 October Conservative leadership candidates have clashed over whether the UK can leave the EU on 31 October, on day two of the official race to be the next prime minister....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Parliament Session Updates: Amit Shah Moves Bill On J&K President's Rule Home Minister Amit Shah Friday moved a statutory resolution in the Lok Sabha to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for a period of six months....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader of the Conservative Party....
05:17, 05/29/2019

Tory rebels flex their muscles in bid to block no-deal Brexit A Tory rebellion against a no-deal Brexit was staged today as a report said crashing out the EU would blow a £30 billion hole in the public finances....
19:51, 07/18/2019

Hammond hints he would vote against new Tory PM to halt no-deal Brexit Chancellor tells Johnson and Hunt £26bn fiscal headroom would be wiped out by no dealPhilip Hammond has strongly hinted he could vote against a new Conservative government to block a no-deal Brexit, a...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Ex-Tory donors to give 'big bucks' to Brexit Party - Farage Former Conservative donors are ready to provide "big bucks" for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party to fight a general election, the anti-EU campaigner has suggested....
22:00, 05/07/2019

No-deal Brexit was once a sick Tory joke. Now it’s serious | Simon Jenkins Boris Johnson is stepping up planning for a stunt that analysts agree invites economic disaster. Britain is playing with fireNo-deal Brexit has suddenly gone serious. It is no longer an exercise in bo...
18:51, 07/29/2019

'30-plus' Tory rebels willing to defy whip and block no-deal Brexit Northern Ireland bill could be used to prevent next prime minister from proroguing parliament and initiating unruly EU exitMPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit may try to force a vote on a Northern Ireland...
18:51, 07/07/2019

Hammond leads 30 Tory MPs in plot to stop no-deal Brexit Thirty Tory MPs led by Chancellor Philip Hammond are plotting to stop a no-deal Brexit in October in a move which would raise the chance of a second referendum, Sky News understands....
17:51, 07/05/2019

Ex-Tory donor revealed as major backer of Brexit Party A businessman who has previously donated hundreds of thousands of pounds to the Conservative Party has been confirmed as a major financial backer of the Brexit Party....
03:51, 05/11/2019

Emily Maitlis: Tory leadership debate presenter defended by fellow broadcasters and viewers after being accused of 'losing control' Broadcasters and political campaigners have leapt to the defence of Tory leadership debate host Emily Maitlis after she was accused of losing control over the candidates....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Britain's Fox says party leadership should not be rushed despite Johnson's lead The Conservative Party leadership contest should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a big lead among party lawmakers, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
13:51, 06/18/2019

| UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate....
03:17, 06/19/2019

Johnson plots first days as PM after leadership contest victory Boris Johnson is preparing to take over as prime minister and begin assembling his new cabinet, after being named the new Conservative Party leader earlier today....
00:34, 07/24/2019

Factbox: Beyond Brexit, what are UK leadership candidates' priorities? British Conservative lawmakers are lining up to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, taking on the task of delivering Brexit and healing a country still deeply split over its relationship with...
12:51, 06/10/2019

Johnson rules out Farage pact as Tory rivals warn against early election Boris Johnson ruled out a general election alliance with the Brexit Party as he and Jeremy Hunt used the final Tory leadership hustings to dismiss the idea of calling another snap national poll....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Tory MP tips national unity government to block no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson's top adviser does not understand the British constitution or how MPs can still block a no-deal Brexit, a senior Conservative has told Sky News....
14:51, 08/06/2019

Tory and Labour splits to scupper cross-party Brexit talks Theresa May and her bitterly divided Cabinet are meeting to decide whether to axe cross-party Brexit talks with Labour that have failed to achieve a breakthrough in six weeks....
06:51, 05/14/2019

Brexit: both Tory sides play down risk of no-deal after business alarm Supporters of Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson say they believe no-deal Brexit is unlikelyBrexit and Tory leadership latestSupporters of the two Conservative leadership candidates have sought to play dow...
13:51, 07/01/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls on next Tory leader to put Brexit deal to second referendum Jeremy Corbyn has said the Labour Party will challenge whoever is the next prime minister to put their Brexit deal to the public in a second referendum....
12:51, 07/09/2019

UK Tory contenders trade blows; Labour backs new Brexit vote The two men vying to be Britain’s next leader have traded verbal blows in a televised debate about who is more likely to break the country’s Brexit deadlock and lead the U.K. out of the European Union...
00:34, 07/10/2019

UK: Police visit incident dogs Johnson’s leadership campaign LONDON (AP) — The leading contender to become Britain’s next prime minister is under pressure to address a visit police officers made to his London home after a reported quarrel with his girlfri...
16:51, 06/23/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leade...
21:34, 06/19/2019

UK economy shrinks as Brexit and leadership race grind on The U.K. is looking increasingly in limbo when it comes to its political and economic life as the country awaits a new prime minister and the outcome of Brexit....
18:34, 06/10/2019

UK leadership hopefuls launch campaigns to take control of Brexit Several of the leading candidates to become Britain's next prime minister and take on the challenge of delivering Brexit will launch their leadership campaigns on Monday, as the crowded contest offici...
07:51, 06/10/2019

Don’t be fooled by Johnson’s ‘diverse’ cabinet. Tory racism hasn’t changed | Kehinde Andrews The new ethnic minority ministers don’t represent real progress – they are among the most hard-right figures in the partyBoris Johnson’s new team has been labelled a “cabinet for modern Britain” – a e...
14:34, 07/25/2019

Keir Starmer blames 'wannabe Tory leaders' for Brexit talks failure Shadow Brexit secretary says impasse could be broken by allowing confirmatory voteThe shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, has blamed “wannabe Tory leaders” for the breakdown of cross-party talks as...
11:51, 05/18/2019

May averts Tory mutiny by agreeing to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote 1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early JuneFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May has agreed to set a timetable for her departur...
23:51, 05/16/2019

BBC bosses called on to issue apology after Imam Abdullah Patel who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on Tory leadership debate Tweets on women and Israel by imam who appeared on BBC debate exposed Imam Abdullah Patel suspended from school where he is named as deputy head He appeared on BBC Tory leaders' debate to ask candidat...
15:51, 06/19/2019

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of an...
05:51, 07/16/2019

Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Mini...
07:00, 05/17/2019

With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "do or die" pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without a div...
17:34, 08/14/2019

Leadsom: I won't shut down parliament to push through Brexit Conservative leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom has told Sky News she will "certainly not" seek to temporarily suspend parliament in order to push through Brexit....
20:51, 06/06/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says he would not allow parliament to be suspended for Brexit British health minister Matt Hancock, one of the candidates to replace prime minister Theresa May as prime minister, said he would not allow parliament to be suspended to allow Brexit to occur on Oct....
12:51, 06/10/2019

Sure, Boris Johnson Is Funny. But Has He Ever Done a Job Well? The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary....
06:34, 07/22/2019

Boris Johnson on milkshake tax Boris Johnson has told a leadership hustings in Exeter that he wants to see more work done on getting children to exercise rather than introducing a sugar tax for milkshakes....
14:00, 06/28/2019

Bypassing parliament on no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, says campaigner Legal campaigner Gina Miller said on Sunday any attempt to suspend Britain's parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit would be unlawful, announcing her intention to challenge such a move i...
12:17, 07/14/2019

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final att...
21:34, 05/21/2019

After Trump and Brexit, the EU Parliament vote could further a populist wave European voters will elect 751 lawmakers, and anti-EU parties could take more than a third of the seats in the European Parliament.        ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Explainer: Can Britain's parliament stop a no-deal Brexit? Several of the contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May have said Britain should leave the European Union on Oct. 31, even if that means a no-deal Brexit....
17:17, 05/28/2019

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the......
13:34, 07/23/2019

A question of character? Boris Johnson by those who know him Concerns over Johnson’s private life and fitness for office have lingered since he became a politicianJohnson neighbour: ‘There was no response, so we called the police’After the Guardian reported tha...
16:51, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson on Verge of Taking Over in U.K. The former foreign secretary and London mayor, a polarizing figure known for over-the-top displays, has promised to take Britain out of the European Union, even without a deal....
10:17, 07/24/2019

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality....
15:34, 07/17/2019

How will the US-UK relationship evolve with Boris Johnson in No 10? Donald Trump is a fan of the incoming PM but it is unclear if there will be any real convergence on policyBoris Johnson prepares to enter No 10 - live updatesBoris Johnson has already been dubbed “Bri...
11:51, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson will take part in BBC TV debate Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will take part in the BBC TV debate on Tuesdayt after the second round of leadership votes among Conservative MPs....
20:34, 06/14/2019

Can Boris Johnson deliver on his pledges? During his campaign to be the next prime minister, Boris Johnson made a number of promises to the electorate on everything from Brexit, to broadband - but can the new occupant of number 10 really deli...
15:00, 07/23/2019

Can Labour reunite to take on Boris Johnson? Heather Stewart on Labour’s attempts to reunite around its Brexit policy, plus Sonia Sodha on Boris Johnson’s first speech as prime ministerAs parliament goes into recess, Labour has the summer to ref...
04:51, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson bid gets support from former rival LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister has been bolstered by fresh support from one of his former rivals. Health Secretary Matt Hancock threw his support...
12:17, 06/17/2019

'Not the Boris we're used to': Johnson's ruthlessly organised bid for PM Tory MPs ‘gobsmacked’ by lengths to which frontrunner’s team is going in attempt to win supportBoris Johnson’s campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister is being organised ruthlessly to limit his m...
20:17, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson Is Running for Britain's Top Job. Again. Former foreign minister and Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson is working to appear more statesmanlike as he takes on Conservative rivals and his own reputation for unpredictable chaos....
11:51, 06/07/2019

Is Boris Johnson planning an election? There have been some key hints at the possibility of a general election in the autumnIt might not be welcome news for voters, let alone MPs, but the UK could be facing its third general election in li...
19:51, 08/09/2019

Backlash against Boris Johnson over ambassador row A prominent supporter of Boris Johnson has said he agrees with the possible next prime minister's refusal to back the UK's ambassador to Washington amid a row with Donald Trump....
12:34, 07/10/2019

Can anything stop Boris Johnson? – podcast The Tory leadership hopeful has spent the past three days avoiding questions on why the police were called to his home after an altercation with his partner. But will questions about Johnson’s previou...
05:51, 06/25/2019

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson to EU: I won't pay unless deal improved Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms....
15:00, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson to EU: I won’t pay unless deal improved Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms...
14:34, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson's 'insult to the French was cut by BBC' Boris Johnson is reported to have called the French "turds" when he was foreign secretary, in a Brexit outburst filmed for a BBC documentary but never broadcast....
06:00, 06/28/2019

How much do all of Boris Johnson's promises cost? Boris Johnson has made a series of eye-catching pledges on schools, hospitals and policing since entering 10 Downing Street - but how much do they all cost?...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Should you wash your socks more often than Boris Johnson? The frontrunner to be prime minister has been spotted seemingly wearing the same pair for more than one day. It may be environmentally friendly – but is it hygienic?In the run-up to the Conservative l...
02:51, 06/28/2019

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 whet...
11:17, 06/12/2019

Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliament Nigel Farage faces wall with party members for European anthem on opening dayNigel Farage and his Brexit party MEPs turned their backs during the playing of the European anthem at a ceremony to mark t...
21:00, 07/02/2019

UK justice minister says likely parliament will find a way to stop no-deal Brexit British justice minister David Gauke said on Sunday he believed that parliament would find a way to stop a new prime minister taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal....
14:00, 07/07/2019

Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war Commons has sat for 298 days, and with MPs unable to agree deal no new session is in sightThe current session of parliament is now the longest since the civil war period as the impasse over Brexit con...
18:34, 05/13/2019

Nigel Farage Plots Post-Brexit Push On UK Parliament Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage admitted Monday that his Brexit Party lacked policies beyond pulling Britain out of Europe and would now consult supporters for a way to seize the UK parliament....
04:00, 05/28/2019

Britain's Labour is confident parliament can stop no-deal Brexit Britain's main opposition Labour Party is confident that parliament can prevent a government trying to take the country out of the European Union without a deal, a spokesman for leader Jeremy Corbyn s...
16:34, 06/26/2019

In Brexit quagmire, UK parliament session hits longest in over 350 years Deadlocked over navigating Britain's exit from the European Union, the country's parliament session is now the longest since the English Civil War of 1642-51, the House of Commons library said on Mond...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Outrageous to suspend parliament in October over no-deal Brexit: minister It would be outrageous for parliament to be suspended in October ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit, a possible tactic by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister, Brit...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift h...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its depart...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious ...
21:00, 07/02/2019

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at...
04:17, 07/16/2019

Boris Johnson says he’s not to blame for ambassador’s ouster Boris Johnson, the man likely to become Britain’s prime minister within weeks, is denying he played any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit after coming under attack ...
12:17, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson Is Underpriced By the Financial Markets Sterling could well get a lift if the former Mayor of London becomes prime minister. International investors want clarity before they return to the U.K....
20:51, 06/11/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clea...
08:00, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson suffers major setback British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives are now down to a one-seat majority. The results of a Welsh by-election will make life difficult for Johnson....
20:51, 08/02/2019

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?...
19:17, 07/24/2019

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn’t much co...
02:17, 07/24/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's next prime minister? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
17:17, 07/23/2019

Is Boris Johnson really Britain's Trump? | Cas Mudde Both are loudmouthed man-children, whose professional success is a combination of immense privilege, unscrupulous opportunism, and relentless self-promotionThe United Kingdom has a new prime minister,...
11:51, 07/24/2019

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald T...
00:51, 06/04/2019

| UK's Boris Johnson under pressure to explain domestic 'row' Boris Johnson, the strong favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, came under pressure from figures in his own party on Sunday to explain reports of a domestic 'row' that led to a police vis...
19:51, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson will not say who released photo with partner, or when it was taken Frontrunner to be PM refuses to comment on picture that emerged in wake of rowToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has repeatedly refused to say whether his campaign team passed ...
19:51, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become the U.K.’s Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country’s next prime minister, with Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson the strong favorite ...
18:34, 07/23/2019

Opinion: Boris Johnson's clowning glory The UK got the news on Tuesday that Boris Johnson is the next Tory party leader and is now set to become the country's new prime minister. Rob Mudge asks how it could all go so horribly wrong....
17:17, 07/23/2019

Why does Boris Johnson need a jacket that says ‘Prime Minister’ on it? On his visit to a Scottish naval base, the new PM opted for a foul weather jacket, complete with handy description on the lapelName: Boris Johnson’s jacket.Age: New. Continue reading......
01:51, 07/31/2019

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson?: QuickTake Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his...
13:17, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson defensive, evasive, and favourite for No 10 Frontrunner comes under pressure over issues including tax cuts and IslamophobiaBoris Johnson has been forced on to the defensive in a fractious five-way Tory leadership debate, coming under pressure ...
05:00, 06/19/2019

Ambition fulfilled for Boris Johnson. But what next for Britain? As he becomes PM, new Tory leader knows he has to unite his party – and deliver BrexitTrump claims Johnson popular in UK because he’s ‘Britain’s Trump’ - liveBoris Johnson will underline his determina...
23:51, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson needs Trump in order to succeed Entering No. 10 Downing Street as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson will finally attain his lifelong ambition. But he faces many challenges — challenges that President Trump can help him over...
20:00, 07/23/2019

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him...
12:17, 06/16/2019

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 ...
01:51, 07/25/2019

Big debate over Boris Johnson police call From the moment Boris Johnson joined the race to be Britain's next prime minister last month, victory has seemed likely for the larger-than-life Conservative politician....
18:00, 06/25/2019

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservativ...
20:51, 06/28/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media reporte...
19:51, 05/16/2019

Who’s Who in Boris Johnson’s Top Team? A Guide to Who’s Running the U.K. Now By the time night fell on Boris Johnson’s first day as British Prime Minister, he had got rid of more than half of his cabinet of senior ministers. Most of them had been fired; some resigned bef...
18:17, 07/26/2019

What Boris Johnson’s filthy car tells us about the aspiring PM Photographs of his Toyota are a still life of slovenliness, but are the cartons, crumbs and crumpled clothes a sign of a muddled mind?It might prove to be the most relatable thing about the Tory leade...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson takes over for Theresa May as Britain’s PM The UK is ushering in a new era Wednesday as Boris Johnson enters 10 Downing St. with a promise to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31 with a government touted as a “cabinet for modern Britain.” The brash forme...
17:00, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party ...
23:17, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson on How He Likes to Relax: Buses Boris Johnson is a British former car writer turned Conservative politician, who is likely to be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. When reporter Ross Kempsell simply asked him what he lik...
21:51, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to...
16:51, 06/17/2019

Trump hails 'good man' Boris Johnson and says of UK: 'They like me over there' Trump tells crowd: ‘Boris is good. They call him Britain Trump’President praises Farage and mocks Alexandria Ocasio-CortezDonald Trump has heaped praise on the UK’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, ...
23:51, 07/23/2019