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Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers

(LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawm...

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers

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U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewar...
06:00, 06/20/2019

UK prime minister race narrows to Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will face off in a Conservative Party runoff to become Britain's next prime minister. Michael Gove was eliminated by two votes....
20:17, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10....
18:17, 06/13/2019

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.        ...
05:34, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson Leads U.K. Prime Minister Race as Number of Candidates Drops to Three (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party narrowed the race to become the country’s next prime minister to three candidates on Thursday, and is set to pick the final two cont...
22:51, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders is cut to three. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders is cut to three....
14:17, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.   ....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders cut to 4 LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders cut to 4....
20:34, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt advance in race for British prime minister British politician Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status Thursday to replace Theresa May as prime minister, winning another round of voting for leadership of the country and his Conservativ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

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

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 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

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

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

Boris Johnson 'eyeing snap election' within months of becoming Prime Minister ALLIES of Boris Johnson have said they are gearing up for a general election in early 2019 if he wins the Tory leadership to take on Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn....
23:17, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in battle to be Britain's next prime minister 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 o...
09:17, 06/21/2019

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry...
15:51, 06/01/2019

I was Boris Johnson’s boss: he is utterly unfit to be prime minister | Max Hastings The Tory party is about to foist a tasteless joke upon the British people. He cares for nothing but his own fame and gratificationSix years ago, the Cambridge historian Christopher Clark published a s...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt square off in UK prime minister debate In their only head-to-head debate, the two remaining candidates for Britain's new prime minister have both said that the UK will leave the EU on the October 31 deadline. The new leader will take offic...
01:34, 07/10/2019

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister, told a group of Conservatives on Friday,...
08:17, 07/07/2019

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Johnson is a divisive figure in the party after leadi...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister....
19:51, 06/20/2019

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

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May -- saying the blustery Brexite...
19:34, 06/01/2019

Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
13:51, 06/18/2019

Lawmakers choose Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt to face off in British race; Michael Gove, Sajid Javid out British politicians Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face each other to replace Theresa May as prime minister after candidate Michael Gove was eliminated from the ballot Thursday....
04:51, 06/21/2019

Trump praises Johnson and Hunt in race to be British prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump said Boris Johnson and British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt were both strong candidates to become prime minister, when he was asked about the race to succeed Theresa May....
18:34, 06/04/2019

Trump 'friend' Boris Johnson, who was born in the US, is the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May Boris Johnson was born in New York City to British parents and is the former mayor of London. President Donald Trump has called him a 'friend.'        ...
17:51, 05/24/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiative in the Tory leadership race....
07:17, 06/27/2019

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

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is maki...
08:34, 06/09/2019

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

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:51, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as pr...
10:17, 05/25/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
00:34, 06/20/2019

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

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
23:17, 06/18/2019

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

U.K. Lawmakers Pressure Prime Minister to Say When She Will Quit British lawmakers are dialing up pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May to specify as soon as Friday when she will quit, as her Conservative Party faces its likely worst-ever result in a European Parl...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
15:17, 05/17/2019

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

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

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

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
13:51, 06/12/2019

The Latest: UK prime minister pool cut to 4, Johnson at top LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Conservative Party voting to pick Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The contest to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to four...
20:34, 06/19/2019

Who are the UK Tories in the race to be prime minister? The contest to be Britain’s next prime minister down to seven from 10 candidates; Boris Johnson takes commanding lead in first-round voting by Conservative Party legislators....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson leads Tory leadership race with 114 votes; Leadsom, McVey and Harper out – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the first round of voting in the Tory leadership contestFull results: round one of the Conservative leadership electionAn...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies.....
22:34, 06/05/2019

Tory leadership race live: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt clash over Brexit in battle for Number 10 Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have clashed again over Brexit as a former civil service boss warned against making "straitjacket" promises to leave on Halloween....
08:34, 06/26/2019

Tory leadership race: Gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt closes slightly after first full week of campaigning The gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt has narrowed slightly at the end of the first full week of campaigning in the battle for the keys to 10 Downing Street, an exclusive poll reveals today....
15:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Prime minister assures IOC of Sweden's support Sweden's prime minister says he told International Olympic Committee voters his country can overcome doubts and deliver a successful 2026 Winter Games       ...
12:00, 06/24/2019

The Latest: UK Tories narrow prime minister race to 3 LONDON (AP) — The Latest on choosing Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The contest to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to its final three candidates, w...
14:17, 06/20/2019

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
05:00, 07/02/2019

UK's Johnson would meet Trump to negotiate trade deal after becoming Prime Minister: The Times Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister would want to meet U.S. President Donald Trump within the first two months of becoming prime minister to negotiate a post-Brexit ...
00:51, 07/15/2019

Home Secretary Sajid Javid joins race for UK prime minister LONDON (AP) — British Home Secretary Sajid Javid is joining the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May. Javid said in a video posted Monday on Twitter that his goal is to restore trust and...
17:00, 05/27/2019

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

‘I’m the Sort of Trumpian Anti-Trump.’ The Unconventional Lawmaker Trying to Upend the Race for U.K. Prime Minister Rory Stewart is an unconventional man running an unconventional campaign. The British lawmaker, a former soldier, diplomat and author, is running to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative P...
19:51, 06/10/2019

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

Tory leadership race: Boost for Boris Johnson as Matt Hancock backs 'unique' frontrunner to deliver Brexit Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid has received a new boost with the backing of health secretary Matt Hancock, who pulled out of the contest last week....
08:34, 06/17/2019

Paid family leave gains momentum in the Senate with new working group A new Senate bipartisan working group will study paid family leave, a priority that has been nudged along by senior White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump....
01:17, 05/23/2019

Morrissey says Nigel Farage would 'make a good prime minister' as he voices support for right-wing group For Britain Morrissey has voiced his support for the right-wing political group For Britain, said Nigel Farage would "make a good prime minister" and claimed "everyone prefers their own race"....
22:34, 06/25/2019

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21:51, 05/23/2019

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

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development.....
16:34, 06/07/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa....
06:34, 06/01/2019

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Boris Johnson 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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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 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

| 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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

| 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

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 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

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

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

Boris Johnson 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

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

Inner Circle: Zach Johnson gains inside edge with help of golf psychologist Zach Johnson explains how his work with a golf psychologist has paid off on PGA Tour, where he's won 12 times.        ...
22:51, 06/05/2019

| 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'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 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

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

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

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

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

A play about Boris Johnson tries to find humor in Brexit LONDON (AP) — Is Brexit a tragedy, a comedy — or is it too soon to tell? A new play running in London tries to grapple with the Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. “The Last...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson: chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one against' Tory leadership frontrunner’s claim comes one day after he said UK will leave EU ‘come what may, do or die’ Boris Johnson has said the chances of a no-deal Brexit are a “million-to-one against”, despi...
22:34, 06/26/2019

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

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

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Pledges to Deliver Brexit With or Without a Deal Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become the U.K.’s next prime minister, laid out his plan to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31, if necessary without a divorce deal to smooth...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other C...
23:17, 06/05/2019

EU won't negotiate on Boris Johnson's Brexit plan, says Dutch PM Mark Rutte says Tory frontrunner will have to abandon pledge to get rid of Irish backstopBoris Johnson as prime minister would have to dump his pledge to get rid of the Irish backstop and then change ...
12:34, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson 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

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 rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
12:34, 06/27/2019

Boris Johnson 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

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 to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumToday’s politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in p...
14:17, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims The former foreign secretary is accused of lying during the Brexit campaign by inferring that Britain paid 350 million pounds every week to the European Union....
15:34, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson 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

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

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

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

'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

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: 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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 says it's 'bizarre' people are blaming him for resignation of UK ambassador to US Boris Johnson — the British politician who will most likely become the U.K. prime minister in the coming weeks — denied on Thursday that he had anything to do with the resignation of U.K. Ambassador t...
21:00, 07/11/2019

| 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

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

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
10:00, 05/25/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson embraces Trumpism with tax cut plan to boost UK economy The front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister is planning to mirror one of President Trump’s signature tax cuts as he looks to secure economic growth after Brexit....
14:51, 07/03/2019

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 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 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

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit Front-runner Boris Johnson is officially launching his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister, telling fellow Conservatives they must take the U.K. out of the European Union or see the party wip...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson 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 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

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

Fears grow over Boris Johnson win as Hunt challenge fades Senior Tories voice alarm on spending commitments, Brexit and future of the unionTory MPs have not been able to agree on very much since the momentous decision by voters to leave the EU. Yet as they h...
04:17, 07/07/2019

| 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 under fire over claim to have voted in local elections Aides explain London-based MP’s much-criticised tweet by saying he voted in Oxfordshire Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inAides to Boris Johnson have insisted t...
14:00, 05/03/2019

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

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

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

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

| 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 faces questions over ‘arguably racist’ comments Tory frontrunner says ‘letterbox’ column was defence of women’s right to wear burqaBoris Johnson was forced to defend his ability to represent minority groups in the UK at a Conservative party husting...
21:17, 07/06/2019

Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador (LONDON) — Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit af...
18:51, 07/11/2019

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, 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’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

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

| 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

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

Andrew Neil tests Boris Johnson's knowledge of GATT 24 The BBC's Andrew Neil has asked Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson if he knows what is in one of the paragraphs of GATT 24. Mr Johnson said he didn't....
20:17, 07/12/2019

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

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

The Fight to Lead the U.K. Narrows to 2: Boris Johnson vs. Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt finished second in a vote among Tory lawmakers, keeping him in the race. But critics call him “Theresa May in trousers.”...
21:00, 06/20/2019

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

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

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

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson: a question of character | Editorial Conservative members will choose the next prime minister. The rest of us need to know whom they are pickingWho trusts Boris Johnson? Not, apparently, his team. The paradox of the race to lead the Cons...
02:51, 06/24/2019

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

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

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

Trevor Noah on Trump and Boris Johnson: 'Failed clones of each other' Late-night comics focused on Trump’s antics surrounding his visit to London and his ongoing beef with Sadiq KhanLate-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s visit to the UK and his ongoing war with the m...
18:51, 06/04/2019

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

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's character should be an issue for the whole nation | Polly Toynbee The police being called to Johnson’s flat was the latest dismal episode in a shocking week for the Conservative party“What a non-story. ‘Couple have row’.” So tweeted security minister Ben Wallace, Bo...
18:00, 06/22/2019

| 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 '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's speaking fee tops six digits as war chest swells Ex-foreign secretary, touted as one of the favorites to succeed UK PM Theresa May when she steps down, is well ahead of potential leadership rivals in fundraising stakes....
19:17, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

| Boris Johnson 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: Donald Trump's tweets could perhaps be more diplomatic – video The Tory leadership hopeful has said the US president ‘could perhaps be more diplomatic’ in his tweets after Trump used the social media platform to brand Theresa May’s handling of Brexit ‘a mess’. Jo...
23:34, 07/11/2019

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 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

As Jeremy Hunt Takes On Boris Johnson to Lead U.K., ‘The Gloves Are Off’ Britain’s foreign secretary says he has “been waiting for this moment for 30 years of my life.” But the moment comes at a tricky time, with Brexit on the horizon....
19:00, 07/08/2019

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

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

| WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine! Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Ca...
10:51, 06/30/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson calls Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' – video Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister, has called Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' after the UK ambassador to the US resigned in a furore over leaked memos. Darroch quit after Donald ...
19:51, 07/10/2019

Woman suing Harvard over slave portraits gains support of controversial prof's relatives A Connecticut woman suing Harvard University for 19th-century images of slaves she says were her ancestors has been backed by descendants of the professor who commissioned the images in a bid to prove...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson: Vote for Nigel Farage and you'll get Jeremy Corbyn Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' ...
12:17, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson claims he supports Kim Darroch amid Tory criticism Conservative frontrunner said he rang former envoy as fellow MPs accuse him of a lack of leadershipBoris Johnson has claimed he fully supports the outgoing UK ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, a ...
23:34, 07/11/2019

India v Pakistan, Boris Johnson's street rugby and US Open memories This week’s roundup also features a goalkeeper’s calamitous loss of focus, USA goal gluts and office chair racing1) There’s no doubt what the most watched Cricket World Cup match will be this weekend ...
13:00, 06/13/2019

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

Boris Johnson row: top Tory party donor joins calls for explanation Taxi tycoon John Griffin voices concerns about morality of leadership favouriteToday’s political developments - live updatesOne of the Conservative party’s most generous donors has joined a growing ch...
01:00, 06/25/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt: Boris Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debates on Brexit Jeremy Hunt, one of the two candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on what to do ...
16:17, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson criticised over Kim Darroch: 'The most craven and despicable act of cowardice' – video MPs have weighed in against Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson over his refusal to publicly back Sir Kim Darroch after he was pilloried by Donald Trump. The UK ambassador to Washington resigned on ...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to success PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, a...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Kim Darroch: Boris Johnson joins defence of press over cables publication Fellow Tory Michael Fallon had suggested journalists should be subject to Official Secrets ActBoris Johnson has come out in defence of the right of the press to publish leaked diplomatic dispatches se...
14:51, 07/13/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favourite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
11:00, 06/11/2019

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Once Claimed Islam Had Put the Muslim World ‘Centuries Behind’ the West Boris Johnson, the U.K. lawmaker expected to become the country’s prime minister, once argued that the practice of Islam had historically put the Muslim world “literally centuries behind&#...
22:17, 07/16/2019

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

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson to take part in BBC debate – live news Plus the latest on the Tory party leadership race and all the rest of the political newsBoris Johnson turns down Channel 4 but will do BBC TV debateMatt Hancock pulls out of Conservative leadership ra...
16:00, 06/14/2019

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

Boris Johnson: police called to loud altercation at potential PM's home Exclusive: Neighbour records shouting and banging at flat MP shares with Carrie SymondsPolice were called to the home of Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds, in the early hours of Friday mor...
02:51, 06/22/2019

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

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make first pitches for U.K. leadership to Tories Ex-foreign secretary and former London mayor Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite of Tory lawmakers, faced off with Jeremy Hunt, the current foreign secretary, at a Conservative conference in central ...
02:51, 06/23/2019

Sexism, vandalism and bullying: inside the Boris Johnson-era Bullingdon Club Woman who recruited members during the club’s 80s heyday reveals the true extent of members’ destructive behaviourIt is notorious for champagne-swilling, restaurant-trashing, “pleb”-taunting elitism. ...
11:51, 07/07/2019

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to b...
00:34, 06/12/2019

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

British police called to home of PM candidate Boris Johnson after altercation British police were called to the home of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next prime minister, after neighbors heard a loud altercation between him and his girlfriend....
14:34, 06/22/2019

Tory leadership rivals discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson Decision on ‘consolidation’ imminent after former foreign secretary’s crushing victoryConservative leadership candidates are in talks about joining forces to provide the strongest challenge to Boris J...
23:34, 06/13/2019

Rory Stewart in talks with Gove over uniting to fight Boris Johnson Tory leadership rivals discuss combining forces to get one of them through to final roundRory Stewart has said he is in discussions with Michael Gove’s camp over potentially combining forces as a way ...
18:51, 06/19/2019

Broadway legend’s daughter at center of wild Boris Johnson scandal Eve Leigh and her husband admitted Saturday that they called the cops Friday about the plate-smashing row between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his live-in gal pal, Carrie Symonds, and then tipped off...
06:34, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson painfully refuses to answer questions about police callout to row BORIS Johnson painfully refused to answer questions about the explosive "plate-smashing" row at his partner's flat which resulted in a police callout....
23:17, 06/22/2019

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary ...
00:34, 05/26/2019

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

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

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

UK PM Hopeful Hunt Says Rival Boris Johnson "Coward" For Avoiding Debate British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has urged his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson not to be "a coward" about facing public scrutiny, the media reported on Monday....
16:34, 06/24/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to succeed PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, a...
23:51, 05/17/2019

Portuguese lawmakers support teachers over back pay claim Portugal's government was under pressure on Friday from a broad alliance of lawmakers to grant teachers salary increases held back over several years since 2005, a payout that could undermine efforts ...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged alterc...
18:51, 06/24/2019

The London method: a look back at Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor as he battles to become PM A strong, competitive team, an obsession with big projects, and never a dull moment — Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor is his blueprint for the top job. Julian Glover inspects his record, and asks what ...
16:51, 07/10/2019

'Where is Boris?' Johnson mocked after Tory party favourite misses leadership debate BORIS Johnson was slammed by his leadership rivals after he failed to appear on the first televised debate between the remaining six Tory candidates....
06:00, 06/17/2019

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him As the final live debate of the Conservative leadership contest came to an end on Monday evening, the two men competing to be Britain’s next Prime Minister turned to one another, smiled, and ban...
22:17, 07/16/2019

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

Trump calls Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage 'very good guys' - video Donald Trump praised the politicians on Thursday, saying they were 'two very good guys, very interesting people'. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House, the US president said he wasn't sure...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson’s cash splurge is totally reckless. Yet it could win an election | Aditya Chakrabortty His plan for tax cuts and spending commitments makes no economic sense. But don’t underestimate its effect on votersYou know what you’re supposed to think of Boris Johnson. He is a cynical joker, a bl...
00:51, 07/04/2019

To defeat Boris Johnson, learn the lessons of Donald Trump | Jonathan Freedland Britons must not repeat the mistakes that have dogged opposition to the US presidentAll we need now is for Boris Johnson to praise Mark Field, the government-minister-cum-self-appointed-close-protecti...
02:51, 06/22/2019

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

Boris Johnson may be an incompetent liar, but charm is his secret weapon | Simon Jenkins His record as London mayor is farcical. Yet disillusioned Labour voters are as mesmerised by him as punch-drunk ToriesCharm is politics’ deadliest weapon. It is not charisma, the authority to lead thr...
23:34, 06/13/2019

Bandwagon rolls on as more Tories swing behind Boris Johnson... but Sajid Javid struggles Boris Johnson's bandwagon accelerated today as new backer Matt Hancock called round his supporters to get them to swing behind the former foreign secretary....
21:34, 06/17/2019

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

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
05:17, 07/13/2019

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significan...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Trump backs Boris Johnson and calls Meghan, Duchess of Sussex 'nasty' US president says Johnson would be excellent leader and reacts to duchess’s criticismDonald Trump has backed Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister, in an interview with the Sun in which he also ...
19:00, 06/01/2019

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

Tory leadership contest: What happens next as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt battle for their spot in Number 10? Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become the next Prime Minister, taking part in 16 hustings events across England, Scotland and Wales....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Of course Boris Johnson wants a royal yacht. He’s the king of fake-it-till-you-make-it | Suzanne Moore This latest vanity project is part of a plan to mould the country in his own image: winging it and pretending to be a superpowerBoris Johnson has no policies, it appears, beyond tax cuts for the rich ...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson rules out working with Nigel Farage in EU negotiations Boris Johnson has insisted he would not work with Nigel Farage in Brexit talks as he faced off with rival Jeremy Hunt in the latest leadership hustings....
07:17, 06/27/2019

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

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

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humilia...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Bor...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replace her, with multiple candidates expected to launch...
18:34, 05/24/2019

Withdrawal deal won't be changed, Germany warns Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt Germany told Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt today that the withdrawal agreement will not be changed, fuelling fears of a no-deal crash-out from the EU....
15:34, 07/03/2019

How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain went on strike during Prime Day; this year, fulfillmen...
19:34, 07/12/2019

Australian cricket star James Faulkner clarifies sexuality after photo with 'boyfriend' gains support from LGBT community Cricket star James Faulkner was forced to clarify an Instagram post Monday after one of his picture captions drew overwhelming support from the LGBT community....
16:17, 04/30/2019

Dominic Raab knocked out in second Tory leadership ballot as Boris Johnson edges closer to No10 Dominic Raab has been eliminated from the Tory leadership race in the latest ballot of MPs, with five candidates remaining in the battle to become the next Prime Minister....
19:34, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson could benefit from UK envoy's resignation over Trump-critical memos his allies are suspected of leaking The transatlantic uproar over the British ambassador’s private cables criticizing President Trump could set the stage for a warm U.S. partnership with the man poised to replace Prime Minister Theresa ...
05:34, 07/11/2019

Michael Gove cocaine shame — Boris Johnson rival admits taking drugs: 'It was a mistake' TORY leadership hopeful Michael Gove has admitted taking cocaine on multiple occasions — but insists it shouldn't stop him from becoming Prime Minister....
07:00, 06/08/2019

Calling the French ‘turds’ shows Boris Johnson is the eternal spoilt 15-year-old | Stephen Moss The would-be prime minister’s racist vulgarity is childish – and reveals the nostalgia for empire that underpinned BrexitIf you were seeking to be positive about the likely premiership of Boris Johnso...
20:51, 06/28/2019

Boris Johnson to be hit by dozens of new Tory rebels as sacked ministers join forces to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Conservative MPs plotting to prevent a no-deal Brexit believe they will receive a major boost to their numbers when Boris Johnson becomes prime minister. Rebels believe Johnson's plans to remo...
02:34, 07/07/2019

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson challenges Tory leadership rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to October 31 Brexit deadline Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have clashed over their plans for delivering Brexit with Mr Johnson saying Britain will leave on October 31 "come what may."...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Is there a single blue-rinse Tory who doesn’t fancy a knee-trembler with Boris Johnson? | Marina Hyde The leadership candidate is said to connect with people emotionally. But his only genuine emotion is self-loveI wouldn’t kiss you if you were the last man on Earth!” It’s one of the great cliches of r...
19:00, 05/17/2019

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

Boris Johnson faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership bid Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime minister....
03:17, 06/12/2019

Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest next month that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Unio...
14:51, 05/24/2019

Johnson must be put to the test in UK PM race: rival Gove Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British prime minister but who has so far kept a low profile in the leadership race, needs to be put to the test, rival contender Michael Gove...
10:17, 06/17/2019

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
10:17, 06/17/2019

In race for No. 10, UK's Johnson and Hunt vow to splash the cash Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt vowed to spend billions of pounds on public services, infrastructure and tax cuts on Sunday as the two men battling to become prime minister pitched themselves as the bes...
16:51, 06/30/2019

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabour needs exclusion rule for antisemitism, says Keir ...
12:34, 07/10/2019

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

Tory leadership vote LIVE: Boris Johnson, Rory Stewart and other remaining contenders prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will be axed today after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson comes under fire from rivals for rejecting Brexit delay as he breaks cover for TV debate Boris Johnson came under fire from his Tory leadership rivals for promising to reject a delay to Brexit as the contenders went head-to-head in a live TV debate....
23:34, 06/18/2019

Corey Johnson admits underestimating fur support, will rework ban bill City Council Speaker Corey Johnson conceded Wednesday that he underestimated the opposition his proposed ban of fur apparel sales in the Big Apple would get — adding he’s now planning to re-work...
13:00, 05/30/2019

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

Some Streamers Are Boycotting Twitch In Support Of The Amazon Prime Day Strike Unless you’ve got the world’s most powerful ad blocker, you’re probably painfully aware that it’s Prime Day, a holiday that Amazon made up because it could. Deals parade naked in the streets and the c...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Trump Says Hungary’s Prime Minister Is ‘Probably Like Me’ President Trump met at the White House on Monday with Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary and one of Europe’s leading nationalists. He offered praise for Mr. Orban’s immigration policies....
01:17, 05/14/2019

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
15:35, 07/06/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week....
07:51, 05/07/2019

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her Conservative Party chooses a successor, potentially paving the way for a new leader who would put a no-deal departure from the Europe...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss h...
02:51, 05/24/2019

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

Brexit news latest LIVE: Tory leadership contenders Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt and others brace for first ballot of election The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
10:51, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start ...
03:17, 06/29/2019

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

Brazil lawmakers vote to strip financial oversight from justice minister Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key tool for monitoring financial transacti...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Bob Hawke, Who Led Australia Into a New Era as Prime Minister, Dies at 89 A highly popular prime minister from 1983 to 1991, he was an ally of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and revolutionized the Australian economy....
13:51, 05/16/2019

In Bhutan, The Prime Minister Is A Doctor Every Saturday It's Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital....
05:51, 05/10/2019

Factbox: Who is hoping to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will step down before the next phase of Brexit negotiations and, although she has not put a date on her departure, senior members of her Conservative Party are ...
16:34, 05/16/2019

Thai prime minister has little to say about staying in power Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is avoiding the spotlight despite a Parliament vote that will let him stay on in the job he seized after a military coup...
12:51, 06/06/2019

Junta chief elected Prime Minister The former head of Thailand's military junta has been formally elected as the country's next prime minister by members of the lower and upper houses of Parliament, consolidating the military's grip on...
12:17, 06/06/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $...
13:34, 05/26/2019

India’s Modi sworn in as prime minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India’s security. Now the hard part begins....
01:00, 05/31/2019

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic...
10:51, 07/09/2019

Trump welcomes prime minister of Slovakia to WH President Donald Trump met Friday with the prime minister of Slovakia. Peter Pellegrini is the latest central European leader to visit the White House as the U.S. works to curry favor in the region as...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Trump meets with Hungary’s far-right prime minister WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister — another example of the president not being shy about engaging with foreign leaders not warmly embrac...
21:34, 05/13/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slipping away from Washington’s orbit....
08:51, 05/13/2019

Australia's former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Trump meets Hungary's far-right prime minister President Donald Trump has never shied away from rubbing shoulders with leaders more typically kept at a distance by the West, and his Oval Office meeting with Hungary's far right-leaning prime minist...
05:00, 05/14/2019

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
13:34, 06/18/2019

A Select Few Prepare to Pick Next U.K. Prime Minister Over the coming weeks, a group of people who represent less than 1% of the British electorate will choose the U.K.’s prime minister—and polls indicate these 160,000 Conservative Party members are more...
15:17, 06/13/2019

Former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, one of Australia's longest serving prime ministers, died on Thursday just days ahead of a federal election, the opposition Labor party said....
12:17, 05/16/2019

Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving prime ministers, has died at age 89. His wife and biographer, Blanche d’Alpuget, says he died on Thursday in their ...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
20:17, 05/24/2019

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system any better?...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residency of the PM....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Morrison sworn in as Australia’s prime minister SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister Micha...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Britain's New Prime Minister Will Be Announced On July 23 The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruling party said Tuesday....
18:17, 06/25/2019

Favorite Johnson pledges tax cut as race to succeed PM May officially starts Boris Johnson promised tax cuts for higher earners if he becomes Britain's next prime minister as the crowded race to replace Theresa May officially begins on Monday in the shadow of Brexit turmoil....
12:51, 06/10/2019

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

Then there were two: Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain Boris Johnson, a former foreign secretary who helped lead the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, is the runaway favorite to win a final pair of ballots on Thursday that will whittle down the race to rep...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival RaabFollow the day’s political developments - liveFull results of votingRory Stewart has been ousted from the Con...
05:17, 06/20/2019

Prime Ministerial Contest Now A "One-Horse Race": Arun Jaitley Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday claimed that the Prime Ministerial contest in the ongoing elections has become a "one-horse race" and exuded confidence that "Modi mandate" could be larger than...
23:17, 05/10/2019

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying they would succeed where she failed by taking a de...
06:34, 05/26/2019

Modi sworn in for second term as Indian prime minister NEW DELHI (AP) — Narendra Modi was sworn in for a second term as India’s prime minister on Thursday after an overwhelming election victory for his Hindu nationalist party in a country of 1.3 bil...
16:51, 05/30/2019

UK Tories to pick final 2 contenders for prime minister LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservatives are set to pick two candidates who will square off to become the country’s next prime minister. Lawmakers will vote Thursday to eliminate tw...
11:51, 06/20/2019

Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister: Live Updates Mrs. May said on Friday that she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament....
17:17, 05/24/2019

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely criticized parliamentary election in which his par...
18:34, 06/06/2019

6 Out of 7 Candidates for U.K. Prime Minister Admitted to Using Drugs. Here’s Why It Might Not Matter The race to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister is in full swing, and with it, scrutiny of those who hope to take her job. Ahead of Thursday’s first round of voting, media focus was not s...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Malaysian prime minister: My Jewish friends are ‘not like other Jews’ The Malaysian prime minister has been condemned for saying that while he has some Jewish friends, “they are not like the other Jews, that’s why they are my friends” – drawing laughter at a debate even...
17:51, 06/18/2019

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of th...
14:51, 05/25/2019

Australia's 'larrikin' former prime minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 Bob Hawke, a transformative and charismatic left-wing lawmaker with a "larrikin' streak who served as Australian prime minister from 1983 to 1991, died on Thursday aged 89, his family said....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Australian prime minister bares self in campaign launch Australia's prime minister has officially launched his conservative coalition's campaign less than a week before an election in an extraordinarily personal presentation....
10:00, 05/12/2019

Greek conservative Mitsotakis sworn in as prime minister After winning the election in a landslide victory, Kyrikos Mitsotakis has been sworn in as prime minister. He takes over from Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the final years of its interna...
14:34, 07/08/2019

Thai parliament to vote for a new prime minister on June 5 Both houses of Thailand's parliament will meet on June 5 to vote for a prime minister, the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Chuan Leekpai, said on Friday....
19:17, 05/31/2019

The Jeffrey Epstein case could involve a ‘well-known prime minister.’ Here’s what we know A court order to unseal documents from a 2015 defamation case related to the financier could tie in someone who was a prime minister at least prior to 2014....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have to rule in th...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May during a lunchtime Commons address on Wednesday, The Su...
01:34, 05/22/2019

UK's Javid says would order 'no-deal budget' if prime minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa ...
01:34, 06/01/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
08:17, 05/22/2019

Denmark's prime minister calls election for June 5 Denmark will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said on Tuesday, starting a campaign likely to focus on cracks in the Nordic country's cherished welfare model...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the So...
09:34, 06/03/2019

"Where Is The Bride": Tejashwi Yadav's Quip On Next Prime Minister Tejashwi Yadav, the political heir of Lalu Yadav, has a question of "chacha" Nitish Kumar - the man who once claimed to rely only on his face to seek votes. "Where did that face go?" questioned the......
03:17, 05/16/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement Sunday follows weeks of high profile defections fr...
12:34, 05/26/2019

Where do Britain's candidates for prime minister stand on Huawei? U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting Britain this week on a state visit and is likely to urge the government to decide against allowing Chinese company Huawei to take part in its 5G telecoms infras...
19:51, 06/03/2019

New Prime Minister Won't Change Brexit, Says European Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing premier in London, a European Commission spokesman.....
18:51, 06/11/2019

Britain’s next prime minister could make Brexit worse Theresa May spent two years trying to work out how Britain should leave the European Union, and it remains unclear whether any of the candidates vying to replace her have a real plan to deal with Brex...
19:17, 06/11/2019

Greek prime minister to ask president for early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has a meeting set with Greece’s president to ask him to call an early national election by dissolving parliament. Tsipras’ office said t...
00:51, 06/10/2019

New Zealand should always 'speak its mind' to China, former prime minister says New Zealand's relationship with China had become "too transactional" in recent years, but it needs to be able to raise concerns with Asia's superpower, according to former New Zealand Prime ...
11:34, 05/03/2019

Mette Frederiksen becomes Denmark's youngest-ever prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the leader of Denmark's center-left Socialist Democratic party, has announced that she will form a left-leaning, one-party minority government -- which will make her the nation's yo...
18:34, 06/26/2019

Thai prime minister declares end of military rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
16:17, 07/15/2019

No More Sex Between Ministers and Staff, Australia’s Prime Minister Declares Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the ban after a political scandal involving the deputy prime minister and a former staff member who is now pregnant....
18:00, 05/20/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prim...
15:34, 05/24/2019

Denmark's youngest prime minister to lead new government Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen said her minority government will rely on leftist parties for support. Their deal includes bold climate action and increases to welfare spending after years ...
07:17, 06/26/2019

Third candidate for UK prime minister reveals past drug use Britain’s environment secretary acknowledged using cocaine on “several occasions” two decades ago, the latest politician hoping to become prime minister to reveal past drug use to circumvent negative ...
02:51, 06/09/2019

"I Never Use Foul Language For A Prime Minister," Says Rajnath Singh Amid the ongoing political slugfest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on former PM Rajiv Gandhi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said he never used foul language for any of......
20:51, 05/11/2019

Algeria jails second ex-prime minister in corruption sweep Former Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has been jailed in an anti-corruption sweep — the second former head of government in two days to be sent to prison while his case is investigated....
18:34, 06/13/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer 'difficult questions' The frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, came under renewed pressure on Sunday to explain the circumstances of a late-night row between him and girlfriend that led to the po...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson says he has 'deep anguish' for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has said he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for what jailed British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been going through in cells in Iran....
13:00, 06/30/2019

Boris Johnson's early days as mayor: 'It was total, total chaos' The politician’s years in London’s City Hall give clues to his possible working style as PMBoris Johnson had been mayor of London for 115 days when the rest of the world got its first glimpse of the i...
21:17, 07/16/2019

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