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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, a...

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science

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Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
04:17, 08/23/2019

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 refuses to apologise for 'racist' remarks as he is challenged to applause by MPs during PMQs Boris Johnson refused to apologise for "racist" remarks when he was challenged during PMQs over his description of women in burkas as looking like letter boxes and bank robbers....
00:51, 09/05/2019

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

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

Labour’s best tactic to beat Boris Johnson? A popular front | Paul Mason Corbyn’s uncertainty over Brexit is costing the party dear – a progressive pact with Greens and Lib Dems is its only optionBritain’s current political dynamics have been made crystal clear by the Brec...
03:51, 08/03/2019

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jere...
18:17, 06/11/2019

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...
00:17, 07/25/2019

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime ...
16:34, 06/18/2019

The next prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Theresa May is expected to resign tomorrow and hand over power. Here's what Johnson ha...
18:51, 07/23/2019

Jeremy Corbyn has 'no strategy' to take on Boris Johnson, says former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has accused Jeremy Corbyn of being "asleep on the job" and said the Labour leader has "no strategy" to take on prime minister Boris Johnson....
23:51, 07/30/2019

The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic global heating, despite the scientific evidence. Could better communication be the key? And what tips can s...
20:17, 08/02/2019

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 e...
03:00, 09/09/2019

Boris Johnson continues push for election as brother Jo Johnson resigns The question of when — rather than if — to hold a general election for all 650 seats in the House of Commons appears to be the latest key battleground in a rough week for the prime minister and an ext...
17:17, 09/05/2019

UK Labour demands probe into Boris' top man over Deutsche Bank career Britain's opposition Labour party has challenged PM Boris Johnson's choice of finance minister. It has raised a raft of concerns about Sajid Javid's career with Deutsche Bank in the run-up to the glob...
10:17, 08/06/2019

Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a message for Donald Trump - listen to the science about climate change. (Aug. 28)        ...
08:51, 08/29/2019

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
14:17, 06/12/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational differences when it comes to opinions on climate c...
00:34, 05/09/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg to Trump: 'Listen to the science' Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said her message to President Trump would be to believe the climate is in danger because of human activities....
21:17, 08/30/2019

War on science: Trump administration muzzles climate experts, critics say Whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions say administration is ignoring science and censoring expertiseThe Trump administration is disregarding science and expertise across a wide range of ...
16:00, 07/26/2019

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chie...
16:17, 05/28/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says he can deliver Brexit and defeat Labour Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Wednesday he could get Brexit done and win an election as he vowed to keep the opposition Labour party out of offi...
13:17, 06/12/2019

UK's Labour vows to bring down PM Johnson and delay Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party began its bid to bring down Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a vote of no confidence, urging lawmakers to unite behind a caretaker government led by Jeremy Corbyn to...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Johnson set for another Commons defeat as Labour snub election - for now Boris Johnson will attempt to trigger a general election today after MPs - including 21 rebels from within his own party - inflicted a stinging defeat on him....
11:17, 09/04/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with littl...
00:34, 06/28/2019

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change and the public health benefits of environmental rul...
13:51, 05/31/2019

Australian natural disasters minister's complete about face: 'I believe in climate science' David Littleproud’s comments to parliament entirely at odds with earlier statement to Guardian AustraliaAustralia’s minister responsible for drought and natural disasters, David Littleproud, now says ...
10:17, 09/12/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for presid...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber an...
09:17, 05/16/2019

Hammond plots with Labour to kill Johnson’s no-deal Brexit Meanwhile, poll shows ‘Boris bounce’ with Tories in lead over LabourThe former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond held private talks with Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer shortly before Boris Johnso...
00:17, 07/28/2019

American media promotes false balance on climate science, research shows According to a new study, the overwhelming consensus among climate researchers is obscured by media coverage in the United States, which lends too much weight to those who are skeptical of climate cha...
18:34, 08/15/2019

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sou...
20:00, 06/14/2019

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will ...
14:17, 05/29/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exch...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the clim...
14:34, 05/31/2019

UK PM hopeful Johnson risks being a U.S. 'patsy' if he prompted envoy resignation: Labour Boris Johnson, frontrunner to become next prime minister, would be the "patsy" of U.S. President Donald Trump if his lack of support for British ambassador Kim Darroch prompted his resignation, a Labo...
15:51, 07/10/2019

Labour attacks 'appalling waste' as Johnson adds £2.1bn to no-deal fund Spending for Brexit preparations increased to stockpile medicines and recruit border officialsThe huge cost of a no-deal Brexit was laid bare on Wednesday as the government announced plans to set asid...
06:17, 08/01/2019

Labour-supporting Momentum launches campaign to oust UK PM frontrunner Johnson A group set up to support British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has launched a campaign to try to oust Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the next prime minister, from his parliamentar...
11:51, 07/01/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: Labour Party leader Corbyn guilty of anti-Semitism The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism....
06:00, 07/16/2019

Kamala Harris brands Trump as a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to the world....
05:17, 06/28/2019

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

Can a new pet save Boris Johnson? At the height of Brexit drama, the UK prime minister made an important decision: to adopt a puppy from an animal shelter. There may be more to his move than meets the eye....
01:51, 09/05/2019

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

What Did Boris Johnson Just Do to Parliament? The British prime minister has slashed the time lawmakers will have to debate and deflect his Brexit plans, with a deadline fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know....
00:51, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson Needs Help From Trump, but Not Too Much As he undertakes his first foreign trip, Mr. Johnson needs American support for Brexit. But he also needs help from Berlin and Paris, where the president is regarded with suspicion....
17:17, 08/21/2019

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

Things Are Not Looking Up for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson is having such a miserable run as the U.K. Prime Minister that I’d almost feel sorry for him if he weren’t so fucking awful. But he is, and life is life, and Brexit is Brexit, and so I f...
13:18, 09/10/2019

Here's what we know about new UK PM Boris Johnson and what he means for Brexit Boris Johnson is to be the U.K.'s next prime minister but the charismatic and controversial figure will already divides the party and British public alike....
17:00, 07/23/2019

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
09:17, 08/27/2019

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...
14:34, 06/09/2019

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

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit....
05:51, 09/10/2019

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 is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France? There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and sat awkwardly as the band selected for the occ...
01:51, 08/23/2019

Opinion: Boris Johnson, the UK dictator The British prime minister wants a hard Brexit, no matter the cost. He didn't even hesitate to suspend Parliament. It's the kind of move you'd expect from a military dictatorship, writes DW's Barbara ...
22:17, 08/28/2019

'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

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 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 Is Getting Mercilessly Owned Everywhere He Goes British prime minister Boris Johnson is not a very popular man in many parts of his home country (or with several people in his own family), which makes sense considering he’s actively attempting to d...
00:18, 09/14/2019

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

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

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

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

Does Boris Johnson’s government have a women problem? With a resolutely male inner circle and the sacking of four female aides, it’s no surprise that accusations of misogyny have been levelled by the opposition. The question is whether it makes a differe...
20:51, 09/05/2019

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 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

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

Why Boris Johnson Lost His Bid for a New Election Before Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt two harsh rebukes in a showdown with Parliament this week over his plans to take a hard line in Brexit negotiations with the E.U. First, a “rebel alli...
04:18, 09/05/2019

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

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

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

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

UK PM Boris Johnson To Suspend Parliament Until October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday that the suspension of parliament would be extended until October 14 -- just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU -- enraging......
16:17, 08/28/2019

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 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 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

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

Boris Johnson kicks out 21 Conservative MPs who opposed him British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has expelled 21 moderate lawmakers — including Winston Churchill’s grandson — from his Conservative Party for voting against his hardline Brexit strate...
19:17, 09/04/2019

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

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 heading to his first international summit as PM 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....
04:17, 08/24/2019

Trump or Europe — Boris Johnson's G-7 balancing act Hot on the heels of his chastening experiences in Berlin and Paris, Boris Johnson will get a further taste of the new realities facing the UK when he makes his debut at the G-7 summit in the French re...
12:51, 08/23/2019

'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

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

| WATCH | Oops! Has Boris Johnson been replaced? Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister the wrong name. WATCH NOW....
12:17, 09/10/2019

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

UK won't owe £39bn under no-deal Brexit, Boris Johnson to tell EU Boris Johnson is expected to tell EU boss Donald Tusk that Britain will only pay a quarter of its so-called Brexit divorce bill if the country leaves without a deal on 31 October....
09:17, 08/25/2019

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

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to...
13:17, 08/29/2019

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

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

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 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

UK’s Boris Johnson likens himself to the Incredible Hulk Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says current officeholder Boris Johnson didn’t really believe in Brexit when he led the 2016 referendum to take Britain out of the European Union...
16:51, 09/15/2019

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

The reason why Europe isn't that scared of Boris Johnson European leaders know that a no-deal Brexit would wreak havoc in their countries as well as in Britain. But they're far from entering panic mode over the latest threats from Boris Johnson....
10:00, 08/11/2019

Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader Former foreign secretary will succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister after beating Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson wins Tory leadership - liveTory leadership election: full resultsBoris Johnson...
14:51, 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

EU dismay as Boris Johnson compares himself to Hulk Breaking ‘manacles’ comments come a day before PM travels for Brexit talks in Luxembourg European officials reacted with exasperation on Sunday as Boris Johnson compared himself to the Incredible Hulk...
02:51, 09/16/2019

What a no-deal Brexit is, and how Boris Johnson could push for one Oct. 31 Here’s what you need to know about how the U.K. got to where it is now, what a no-deal Brexit is and how opposition parties are continuing to fight it....
20:51, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the n...
14:51, 09/05/2019

| 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

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
20:34, 08/14/2019

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

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

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

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...
19:51, 09/15/2019

| 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: Brexit needs greater optimism On a visit to Scotland, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he hopes to end negativity about leaving the European Union and focus on new opportunities. (Sept. 6)        ...
03:34, 09/07/2019

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

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

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leake...
13:17, 08/18/2019

UK: Boris Johnson vows to 'come down hard on crime' The new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to introduce a series of tougher policing measures, more draconian sentencing practices, and build new prisons to crack down on violent crime....
07:34, 08/11/2019

Tory rivals say there must be no 'coronation' for Boris Johnson Leadership candidates demand proper contest after reports of plan to make them withdrawTory leadership candidates have insisted there must be no unchallenged “coronation” for frontrunner Boris Johnson...
20:51, 06/15/2019

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 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

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

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

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

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Lawmakers Face Off Over Brexit As British lawmakers head back to Parliament and attempt to find a way to block a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens to call snap elections....
15:00, 09/03/2019

| 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

Boris Johnson makes first speech to UK Parliament as PM 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...
13:00, 07/25/2019

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer to new elections....
15:51, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson will have us laughing all the way to the food bank | Will Self The dialectical relation between politics and comedy is taking us somewhere deeply unfunnyHello, I’ll be standing in for David Mitchell this week, and Stewart Lee next. I’d like to apologise for this ...
05:51, 08/26/2019

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 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

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...
14:17, 07/12/2019

'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 r...
20:51, 06/28/2019

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....
04:34, 08/20/2019

Boris Johnson's UK tour: did he show he could save the union? PM set out to prove his pledge to the ‘awesome foursome’ but not everything went to planBoris Johnson pledged his commitment to the “awesome foursome” of the UK when he was elected Conservative leader...
01:17, 08/02/2019

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....
19:00, 09/03/2019

+++ 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....
13:34, 07/24/2019

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 s...
04:34, 08/13/2019

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 s...
17:51, 05/16/2019

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

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....
18:51, 06/19/2019

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

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 ...
10:51, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson 'will be forced from power if he defies no-deal law' If PM fails to comply with anti-no deal act passed by parliament this week, he could face jail, legal experts warnBoris Johnson would trigger a legal and constitutional crisis that would force his res...
22:34, 09/07/2019

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 w...
15:34, 07/18/2019

Protests erupt as Boris Johnson suspends Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defiantly suspended Parliament until next month and said he would not seek a Brexit extension as opposition lawmakers protested the maneuver by holding up signs th...
16:17, 09/10/2019

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?...
15:51, 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 p...
14:17, 05/29/2019

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?...
13:34, 07/24/2019

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....
02:34, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson's latest Brexit move looks doomed already Boris Johnson has embarked on his first foreign trip as British Prime Minister, as part of his attempt to make the European Union shift its position on Brexit....
18:17, 08/21/2019

Boris Johnson says he’d ‘rather be dead in a ditch’ than ask for Brexit delay British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday put aside his recent defeats to again call for a general election — insisting he would “rather be dead in a ditch” than ask for another del...
02:17, 09/06/2019

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 blon...
20:17, 08/01/2019

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....
19:19, 09/13/2019

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....
15:34, 06/19/2019

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....
22:00, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson dodges questions at hustings about row with partner Tory leadership candidate fails to address incident in which police were calledBoris Johnson repeatedly dodged questions during a live televised Tory leadership hustings over his late-night row with h...
18:00, 06/22/2019

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”. T...
00:51, 08/29/2019

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."...
23:51, 09/13/2019

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....
21:34, 09/06/2019

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 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

| 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

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

| 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....
10:00, 06/19/2019

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 ...
19:34, 08/19/2019

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....
16:00, 07/02/2019

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......
08:00, 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...
20:51, 08/03/2019

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 hono...
05:51, 09/11/2019

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 a...
16:17, 08/31/2019

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

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 mu...
10:34, 09/07/2019

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...
16:17, 08/30/2019

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....
21:17, 08/31/2019

‘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....
08:51, 09/05/2019

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

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....
07:51, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson prepares for power: Next PM to be unveiled within hours 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....
01:51, 07/23/2019

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

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

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....
12:34, 09/07/2019

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 partne...
16:34, 06/22/2019

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....
05:17, 07/01/2019

Trump administration wants to show Boris Johnson that US does chicken right WASHINGTON — The Trump administration hatched a plan to combat bad headlines about US food practices, including infamous “chlorinated chickens,” by taking “influential” British journalists on to...
13:00, 09/07/2019

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 a...
21:51, 08/05/2019

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-...
23:34, 06/21/2019

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 a...
18:00, 05/25/2019

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight Contenders 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...
11:34, 06/16/2019

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

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....
11:17, 07/19/2019

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....
18:34, 09/02/2019

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gathered further momentum in his bid to become the next British prime minister as Conservative Party lawmakers ejected another contender from their leadership ra...
15:34, 06/20/2019

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 parliament...
18:51, 07/07/2019

| 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...
22:00, 07/19/2019

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 & 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.        ...
02:51, 07/25/2019

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....
20:00, 07/25/2019

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 ...
16:34, 07/05/2019

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...
04:51, 09/05/2019

| 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....
16:17, 07/23/2019

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 h...
19:51, 07/25/2019

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 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

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

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....
22:51, 07/29/2019

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 ...
09:00, 07/21/2019

'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....
23:17, 08/24/2019

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK prime minister Hardline Brexiteer Boris Johnson was announced as Britain’s new prime minister on Tuesday. The New York-born politician and President Trump favorite won a landslide victory against rival Jeremy ...
16:17, 07/23/2019

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 EU on 31 October wit...
18:51, 07/07/2019

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...
08:51, 07/24/2019

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......
16:51, 07/05/2019

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

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 ...
18:17, 06/12/2019

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....
15:35, 07/06/2019

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...
22:34, 09/09/2019

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....
16:34, 06/07/2019

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....
18:00, 06/12/2019

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

'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?...
16:34, 07/26/2019

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

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 p...
09:17, 07/20/2019

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

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

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...
22:00, 09/02/2019

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.....
02:17, 06/21/2019

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....
05:34, 09/08/2019

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, s...
05:51, 08/26/2019

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 Mi...
02:17, 07/27/2019

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

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 th...
21:00, 06/23/2019

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

| 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....
15:17, 06/07/2019

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 ...
11:34, 09/10/2019

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 amo...
20:17, 07/03/2019

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...
12:34, 06/25/2019

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 ...
20:51, 08/22/2019

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 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...
19:51, 06/25/2019

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...
13:00, 07/25/2019

"Rough Shape" Of A Brexit Deal To Be Done, Says Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was the "rough shape" of a Brexit deal to be done and he was cautiously optimistic an agreement could be reached to smooth Britain's exit from...
12:18, 09/14/2019

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

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 ...
18:34, 07/23/2019

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"....
13:51, 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...
04:17, 07/19/2019

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-...
02:51, 06/24/2019

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

Philip Hammond to quit government if Boris Johnson becomes PM Chancellor joins David Gauke in saying he could not work for leader seeking a no-deal BrexitPhilip Hammond has confirmed he will resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister next week,...
18:00, 07/21/2019

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"....
17:34, 07/25/2019

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...
15:17, 07/30/2019

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....
15:00, 06/11/2019

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

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.....
06:34, 06/01/2019

Would Rather Be Dead In Ditch Than Delay Brexit, Says Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than delay Brexit beyond next month, as he urged opposition lawmakers who oppose his plan to support an early election....
07:51, 09/06/2019

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

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 interventio...
01:34, 06/01/2019

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....
02:51, 09/16/2019

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

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 o...
16:17, 09/05/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Move to Block Boris Johnson From No-Deal Brexit British lawmakers are expected to vote on whether to begin steps aimed at preventing Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU on Oct. 31 without a deal, a process that could lead to a snap ele...
15:34, 09/03/2019

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12:34, 07/26/2019

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....
17:51, 09/04/2019

French minister tells Boris Johnson: don't ban our fishermen from your waters France's agriculture minister warned incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday against preventing French fishermen from fishing in British waters if Britain crashes out of the Europea...
09:51, 07/24/2019

Nationwide protests as Boris Johnson suspends parliament – video Protesters across the UK took to the streets to demonstrate against the Queen’s approval to prorogue parliament on the request of the prime minister. Boris Johnson confirmed the government will suspen...
16:17, 08/29/2019

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 ...
08:34, 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...
00:51, 06/28/2019

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....
16:17, 09/05/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson's brother resigns in 'national interest' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's younger brother is set to resign as a minister and lawmaker, saying he felt "torn between family and the national interest."...
13:51, 09/05/2019

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, respondin...
12:34, 07/26/2019

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....
13:34, 09/09/2019

Boris Johnson chairs first cabinet as prime minister – video Britain's newly appointed PM, Boris Johnson, has chaired cabinet for the first time after a ruthless reshuffle. He told the cabinet it was 'wonderful to see this new team assembled here', which respec...
14:34, 07/25/2019

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum c...
22:34, 06/07/2019

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 centuri...
22:51, 07/15/2019

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

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’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Protest 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....
20:51, 08/29/2019

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

British PM Boris Johnson's Brother Quits Government Over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Thursday when his brother Jo announced his resignation from the government and from parliament....
15:51, 09/05/2019

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....
13:17, 06/10/2019

| 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

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has made contradictory statements in the past about the r...
17:51, 06/11/2019

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the peo...
16:34, 06/11/2019

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 sho...
03:00, 09/09/2019

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....
17:18, 09/04/2019

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a friend to have beaten up has demanded an apology from ...
18:00, 07/14/2019

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....
11:00, 07/21/2019

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 l...
11:34, 06/23/2019

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....
02:00, 09/09/2019

| 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 Mai...
16:00, 06/28/2019

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......
16:51, 07/24/2019

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

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. ...
01:51, 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....
20:00, 07/25/2019

UK: Boris Johnson denies lying to the Queen over Parliament suspension UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied that he lied to the Queen over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlawful by a Scottish court....
12:51, 09/12/2019

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...
09:34, 06/23/2019

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...
06:17, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson's ultimatum: back me or it's a general election – podcast Jonathan Freedland joins Anushka Asthana to discuss a pivotal week ahead in British politics. Plus Prof Liz Bentley of the Royal Meteorological Society on the destructive force of Hurricane Dorian, wh...
13:34, 09/03/2019

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

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 Donal...
17:34, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson's own brother resigns on eve of Brexit election campaign British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the ...
14:17, 09/05/2019

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 p...
23:00, 07/20/2019

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...
11:34, 06/23/2019

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....
17:51, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson denies lying to the queen over the suspension of Parliament U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks in the run up to the Brexit deadline....
16:51, 09/12/2019

Turks welcome 'Ottoman grandson' Boris Johnson as British leader Turkey celebrated incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson's Turkish heritage on Wednesday, with politicians and media proclaiming that the "Ottoman grandson" could strengthen ties between two co...
14:17, 07/24/2019

Brussels baffled by Boris Johnson's Brexit progress claims PM says deal outline is nearly ready but EU says no backstop alternatives have been tabledLatest Brexit developments – live updatesBrussels has responded with bafflement at Boris Johnson’s claims of p...
13:34, 09/03/2019

| 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....
17:51, 09/04/2019

UK's Boris Johnson To Call Election If MPs Vote Against Brexit Strategy British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call an election for October 14 if MPs vote against his Brexit strategy, a top official said Monday on the eve of a parliamentary showdown....
10:34, 09/03/2019

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 r...
20:34, 05/29/2019

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....
13:51, 08/01/2019

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 majori...
18:17, 08/01/2019

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

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 ...
18:17, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson 'ignored expert advice' over £1bn mayoral vanity projects No 10 frontrunner defied senior officials over doomed projects including Routemaster and garden bridge Boris Johnson has been accused of repeatedly ignoring expert advice on the viability of his so-ca...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Boris Johnson calls Trump's tweets 'totally unacceptable' Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party leadership hopeful who is widely expected to become Britain's Prime Minister next week, has described US President Donald Trump's racist tweets attacking four con...
21:17, 07/16/2019

On eve of UK visit, Trump backs Boris Johnson, dings duchess WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing in on the United Kingdom’s political maelstrom days before his state visit, saying Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” prime mi...
02:00, 06/01/2019

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....
09:17, 06/25/2019

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

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....
02:51, 08/02/2019

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 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 ...
20:00, 06/14/2019

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 which aims to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Follow along for the latest ...
04:51, 09/10/2019

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 politic...
22:34, 06/26/2019

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

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...
11:17, 06/14/2019

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny LONDON (AP) — 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. Johnson has a comm...
11:00, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson is a hostage in No 10. No wonder he fears a long contest | Zoe Williams Now that Labour has refused to rise to the prime minister’s bait, his project lies cruelly exposed in all its absurdityBoris Johnson’s strategy is coming apart. He had no plan for a deal. He promised ...
20:51, 09/05/2019

| 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

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

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....
18:51, 06/13/2019

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

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

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 member...
19:51, 06/25/2019

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....
17:34, 06/13/2019

In new blow, Cabinet minister quits Boris Johnson government Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suffered a new blow with the resignation of a Cabinet minister, who says she does not believe Johnson is sincere about getting a Brexit deal with the...
00:00, 09/08/2019

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

Boris Johnson Smashes Record For Most Money Raised By UK Politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit......
19:51, 07/17/2019

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....
20:34, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson 'could be jailed for refusing to seek Brexit delay' PM could be found in contempt of court, warn legal experts, as Corbyn says Johnson ‘not above the law’Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson he is not above the law after the prime minister suggested ...
21:00, 09/07/2019

| 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'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 loses majority in House of Commons after defection British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons Tuesday after a member of the Conservative Party defected in protest of the prime minister's plan to leave the European U...
00:00, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
14:34, 06/26/2019

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....
16:34, 09/02/2019

‘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 step is the Vladimir Putin school of power imageryHands in pockets as he paus...
18:51, 07/29/2019

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 ...
18:51, 07/29/2019

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

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

Here Is the Beautiful Sight of Boris Johnson Being Utterly Humiliated Over Brexit Brexit: What is it, and where is it going? The answer: a wild nightmare, and straight to hell! Every day in Brexit-town brings a greater amount of lunacy than the last, but Tuesday is shaping up to be...
21:00, 09/03/2019

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

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

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

UK's Esther McVey to back Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Telegraph British conservative lawmaker Esther McVey said on Saturday that she will support Boris Johnson in his bid to be prime minister, The Telegraph reported....
00:17, 06/16/2019

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 ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

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...
23:01, 09/09/2019

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 developme...
23:34, 09/02/2019

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...
09:17, 09/11/2019

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

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 ...
18:00, 06/06/2019

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

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

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

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 gene...
20:17, 06/05/2019

Who can beat Boris Johnson? Rivals in race for Tory crown Five candidates vying to be the next prime minister are spending the weekend figuring out how best to take on the runaway leader in the race - Boris Johnson....
17:00, 06/15/2019

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 secretar...
14:00, 06/15/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior co...
15:34, 06/04/2019

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....
01:17, 06/13/2019