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Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate

Frontrunner refuses invite, but will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a ...

Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate

Source: theguardian.com

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson to take part in BBC debate – as it happened Boris Johnson turns down Channel 4 but will do BBC TV debateMatt Hancock pulls out of Conservative leadership raceThen there were six: policies of remaining Tory contenders 2.59pm BST That’s your lot ...
16:17 2019-06-14

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03:51 2019-06-17

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....
06:00 2019-06-19

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
06:00 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson emerges from hiding for Tory leadership launch 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....
12:51 2019-06-12

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....
01:17 2019-06-19

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 2019-06-13

| WATCH | Boris Johnson says it's 'all to play for' as Tory leadership result looms Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arrives at his office in Westminster, London Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership ...
13:34 2019-07-23

Tory leadership: Johnson, Hunt, Gove, Stewart and Javid in BBC debate – live Remaining candidates take part in TV hustings after Dominic Raab ousted in second round of votingStewart survives as Raab eliminated from Tory leadership raceFull results of the Conservative leadershi...
21:34 2019-06-18

Candidates for UK Tory leadership discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson -The Guardian Rival candidates for the leadership of the UK's Conservative party are in discussions about the possibility of joining forces to challenge front-runner Boris Johnson to replace Prime Minister Theresa ...
00:17 2019-06-14

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15:00 2019-06-12

Tory leadership contest: Boost for Boris Johnson as Tories vote for new prime minister Sir Oliver Letwin admits Mr Johnson is 'likely' to win Read live updates as Tory MPs go to the ballot box in first round of voting in Tory leadership contest...
14:17 2019-06-13

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....
18:34 2019-06-27

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13:51 2019-06-28

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23:51 2019-06-20

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23:17 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson to be UK's new Prime Minister after landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in Tory leadership race Boris Johnson heads to No10 tomorrow after winning Tory leadership race Mr Johnson beat Jeremy Hunt by a significant margin of 92,153 to 46,656 Follow the latest developments LIVE See Boris Johnson's ...
14:17 2019-07-23

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....
23:51 2019-06-20

Tory leadership vote news as it happened: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face off in digital hustings Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been grilled as part of a digital hustings hosted on the Conservative Party's social media channels....
18:34 2019-06-27

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....
18:34 2019-06-27

Tory leadership contest 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....
08:17 2019-06-19

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....
02:51 2019-07-02

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....
10:00 2019-06-13

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 ...
15:51 2019-06-28

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....
16:34 2019-06-29

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson says it is 'folly' to rule out suspending parliament for Brexit Boris Johnson has said it would be "absolutely folly" to rule out suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the will of MPs but hopes not to have to resort to that measure....
03:51 2019-06-28

'We would all suffer under No Deal Brexit,' says Europe after Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership race A European official described Boris Johnson's No Deal Brexit strategy as a "tragedy" for both the EU and Britain as Mr Johnson swept to victory in the Tory leadership contest....
14:17 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson gets Tory leadership boost 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....
11:17 2019-06-17

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....
18:34 2019-06-27

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson 'planning emergency budget' to ensure strong British economy ahead of Brexit Boris Johnson is said to be drawing up plans for an emergency budget to make sure Britain's economy is "going gangbusters" by the Halloween deadline for Brexit if he becomes prime minister....
07:51 2019-06-28

Who won and who lost the Tory leadership debate? When the five Tory leadership candidates arrived for the first TV debate of the campaign at studios in east London, they were greeted by a woman in a chicken costume....
04:51 2019-06-17

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

Johnson under pressure to take part in Tory leadership debates Boris Johnson is under growing pressure to take part in televised debates for the Conservative leadership - months after he described them as "essential"....
10:51 2019-06-14

Johnson comfortably wins first ballot of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson has comfortably won the opening round of the Conservative leadership contest, as the frontrunner easily cleared the first hurdle to becoming Britain's next prime minister....
00:17 2019-06-14

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...
09:51 2019-06-20

Tory leadership: Johnson denounced as 'racist' by SNP at PMQs - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the third round of Tory leadership voting and May and Corbyn at PMQs 5.03pm BST Voting has now closed in the third ballot of the Tory le...
18:17 2019-06-19

Hunt to face Johnson amid rumours of tactical voting in Tory leadership race Johnson’s team accused of skullduggery after Michael Gove knocked out by narrow marginBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become Britain’s next prime minister after a day of drama at W...
03:34 2019-06-21

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15:51 2019-07-23

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19:51 2019-06-15

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15:00 2019-07-11

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Friday as he was warned that Conservative rebels could...
01:51 2019-08-03

BBC will consider 'additional steps' in its vetting process of guests following furore over Tory leadership debate The BBC has said it will consider "additional steps" in its vetting process for guests following a debate between Conservative leadership candidates....
23:51 2019-06-20

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23:51 2019-07-23

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20:17 2019-06-20

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 ...
14:00 2019-06-18

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08:34 2019-07-25

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11:17 2019-06-19

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....
00:17 2019-06-20

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....
01:34 2019-06-13

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit LONDON (AP) — 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 ...
12:17 2019-06-12

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03:51 2019-06-16

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16:34 2019-06-22

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05:00 2019-09-07

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18:51 2019-07-23

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 ...
04:17 2019-06-23

UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister....
03:17 2019-06-17

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18:51 2019-05-29

Tory rebels warn Boris Johnson: ditch no deal or face fight for survival Leadership candidate told he is on collision course with parliament over no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives that he will not survive long as prime minister unles...
04:00 2019-07-23

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...
14:17 2019-06-22

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17:34 2019-09-04

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...
01:00 2019-06-02

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...
16:34 2019-06-09

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...
17:51 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson to become next British Prime Minister, after winning Conservative Party leadership ballot Britain’s next Prime Minister will be Boris Johnson after he won a ballot vote of Conservative Party members against Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, it was announced Tuesday....
19:00 2019-07-23

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...
23:00 2019-07-06

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....
23:00 2019-06-14

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14:34 2019-07-23

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....
02:34 2019-06-12

Amber Rudd slams Boris Johnson for lack of effort in trying to secure Brexit deal after quitting Cabinet and Tory party Amber Rudd has slammed the government for the lack of work going into getting a deal with the EU after she sensationally quit in protest of the Prime Minister's handling of Brexit....
10:34 2019-09-08

Tory leadership race: Johnson and Hunt condemn Trump's 'go home' tweets and suggest Corbyn is anti-Semitic Both Tory leadership rivals have condemned Donald Trump after he told four congresswomen of colour to go back to their "broken and crime infested countries."...
01:17 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson 'could face defections from MPs' after Tory by-election defeat Boris Johnson could be facing defections or resignations from disgruntled Tory MPs after the party's defeat in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election....
23:34 2019-08-02

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13:51 2019-06-19

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01:34 2019-07-10

'Boris Johnson risks killing off the Tory party with a full-scale purge of those who voted against him' The Conservatives will be "dead" if Downing Street attempts a full-scale purge of Brexit rebels, one of the 21 MPs stripped of the Tory whip warns today....
19:00 2019-09-11

Row erupts between Downing Street and Channel 4 after Boris Johnson scraps interview after 'coward' rebuke from news chief A row has erupted between Downing Street and Channel 4 after Boris Johnson refused to give an interview at the G7 summit, days after being criticised by the broadcaster's news chief....
22:34 2019-08-25

Boris Johnson urged to be Churchill not Stalin by senior Tory MP as disquiet over 'purge' of rebels grows A senior Conservative MP today warned Boris Johnson "we are better being like Churchill and NOT Stalin" as the Prime Minister came under mounting pressure to reverse a "purge" of anti-no deal rebels....
22:34 2019-09-05

Tory leadership race: Hunt 'can't promise Brexit by Christmas' as Johnson vows Halloween deadline 'come what may' The two Tory leadership contenders have differed on their Brexit stances again as the pair were gilled on their departure dates for leaving the European Union....
00:51 2019-07-13

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11:17 2019-07-17

The Empty Chair: Why Trump Leaves Behind More Than an Open Seat at the G7 President Trump was the sole leader absent from a meeting on climate change during the closing hours of the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, but his unoccupied seat at the table didn’t just signal...
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The Empty Chair: Why Trump Leaves Behind More Than an Open Seat at the G-7 President Trump was the sole leader absent from a meeting on climate change during the closing hours of the G-7 Summit in Biarritz, France, but his unoccupied seat at the table didn’t just signa...
10:34 2019-08-28

Former British ambassadors to EU condemn UK 'empty-chair' policy Officials will skip most EU meetings in what former ambassadors call ‘petulant and futile’ gestureThree former British ambassadors to the EU have condemned the government’s decision to withdraw from m...
02:34 2019-08-31

Sajid Javid dismisses Tory rival Boris Johnson as 'yesterday's news' as he makes bid for No10 Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has dismissed rival Boris Johnson as "yesterday's news" as he positioned himself as a "new kind of leader" with a credible plan to deliver Brexit....
21:51 2019-06-12

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

Your A to Z guide to the Tory leadership contest Conservative MPs are on manoeuvres for the top job — but what do they all stand for? From B for Brexit to I for infighting and V for victory, Julian Glover dives into the alphabet soup...
13:34 2019-05-30

Tory leadership race: who could replace Theresa May? The race has begun for the next leader of the Conservative Party as more than a dozen MPs are believed to be seriously considering entering the contest after Theresa May announced she was stepping dow...
15:34 2019-05-25

The Londoner: Tory Donors denied leadership vote In today's Londoner: Tory donors query lack of ballots / Mark Francois' top teddy / Joanna Lumley pays respect to Ian Fleming / Fiona Hill's surprise return...
03:17 2019-07-18

Tory leadership contest: We have to deliver Brexit, says Cleverly Tory leadership hopeful James Cleverly says the government "absolutely has to deliver Brexit" which so far has been "delayed and delayed and delayed"....
11:51 2019-05-29

May's emotional farewell kicks off battle for Tory leadership Prime minister remains in office until successor has been chosen by her party Theresa May has given an emotional farewell to “the job that it has been the honour of my life to hold”, pledging to step ...
00:17 2019-05-25

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20:17 2019-06-10

'No deal' Tory leadership hopefuls boosted by MPs' Brexit vote Labour-led attempt to stop the UK leaving without a deal is defeated, in move that could help Boris JohnsonPolitics live – latest updatesConservative leadership candidates including Boris Johnson hopi...
22:34 2019-06-12

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules ...
00:00 2019-06-07

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for a chat," he confided. "I haven't made my mind up ye...
14:17 2019-06-13

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members LONDON (AP) — The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party — and to become the country’s new prime minister — are making their first formal pitches to party...
17:17 2019-06-22

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

| WATCH | Jeremy Hunt 'feeling positive' on day of Tory leadership announcement Conservative Party leadership contender Jeremy Hunt leaves Lancaster House, London. Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominat...
13:34 2019-07-23

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid out as Gove overtakes Hunt to go second Boris Johnson set out a vision to unite Britain in an exclusive Evening Standard interview today — as Michael Gove overtook Jeremy Hunt for second place in the Tory leadership race....
23:51 2019-06-20

Amber Rudd rules herself out of Tory leadership race as she calls for a Brexiteer to become PM Work and Pensions Secretary, Amber Rudd has formally ruled herself out of the Tory leadership race, saying "I don't think it's my time at the moment."...
00:01 2019-05-25

Tory leadership campaigns: Gove says wealthy don't need more tax cuts - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launchesMatt Hancock’s launch - SummaryDominic Raab’s launch - SummaryJere...
18:34 2019-06-10

Michael Gove joins crowded Tory leadership race – live news Follow live updates as the battle to lead the Conservative party is played out in a round of broadcast interviews with some of the key contenders Tory leadership race: who is in the running to replace...
13:01 2019-05-26

Tory leadership race: Another contender to be knocked out as rivals prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will today be eliminated from the contest after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
06:00 2019-06-19

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says he will put 20,000 more police officers on the beat if elected Conservative leadership hopeful Sajid Javid has promised to put 20,000 more police officers back on the street if he is elected to be the next Prime Minister....
10:34 2019-05-29

Tory leadership race: Contest to narrow down as MPs hold first ballot after intense week of pitches The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
03:51 2019-06-13

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
01:51 2019-05-31

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates clash over Brexit as Dominic Raab insists next PM could suspend Parliament Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament should stay on the table....
01:17 2019-06-17

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister to "solve this problem."...
02:51 2019-07-02

Andrea Leadsom quits: Junior minister who challenged for Tory leadership and became high-profile Brexiteer From junior minister to Tory leadership candidate to "Pizza Club plotter", Andrea Leadsom's recent political career has been defined by the fall-out from the 2016 EU referendum....
04:17 2019-05-23

Tory leadership candidates: James Cleverly becomes 11th hopeful as race descends into open warfare Junior Brexit minister James Cleverly has become the 11th candidate hoping to replace Theresa May as Tory leader as the race continued to escalate into open warfare....
03:51 2019-05-29

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
21:34 2019-05-21

Tory leadership contest: Party chairman Brandon Lewis under fire for hiring seven helicopters and private plane for hustings Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis is under fire from allies of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for organising seven helicopter flights and a private plane charter for the leadership contest....
01:00 2019-07-03

Solicitor becomes second man suspended from job after BBC Tory debate appearance An employment solicitor who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate has become the second member of the public to be suspended from their job over controversial historic so...
04:17 2019-06-20

Israeli PM wrongly refers to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin Benjamin Netanyahu’s office clumsily tries to edit out mix-up over former Russian leader’s name The office of Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has released a video that clumsily tries to e...
05:00 2019-09-09

TV Channel Trolls Donald Trump Jr For Post On Democratic Debate During Wednesday night's second Democratic presidential debate, US President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr, tried to crack a joke. Unfortunately, it backfired on him....
21:34 2019-08-01

DNC Chair Perez defends stricter criteria for next Democratic primary debate Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez defended on Sunday the criteria to qualify for the party’s next presidential primary debate, calling it a “fair bar” for the White House hopefuls to me...
18:34 2019-09-08

2020 hopeful criticizes DNC's debate criteria while on stage with chair Tom Perez Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., created a seemingly awkward moment on Friday when he criticized the Democratic National Committee's debate criteria while standing next to DNC Chairman Tom Perez....
09:00 2019-08-24

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
16:34 2019-05-21

Brexit: Jo Johnson, brother of Boris Johnson, to stand down – live news PM’s brother cites ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’ as he announces he will resign as MP and ministerLords agree to rule out filibusterHow the papers covered J...
15:00 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson continues push for election as brother Jo Johnson resigns The question of when — rather than if — to hold a general election for all 650 seats in the House of Commons appears to be the latest key battleground in a rough week for the prime minister and an ext...
21:00 2019-09-05

BBC Conservative leadership debate – the winners and the losers Front-runner Boris Johnson makes debate debut, and avoids any significant damageAfter a second round of voting by MPs, with a third to come on Wednesday, the remaining five Tory party leadership conte...
00:00 2019-06-19

Conservative leadership debate – be in the audience Sky News is planning to host a live leadership debate between the final two contenders to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader, and you could be in the audience....
02:00 2019-06-12

MSNBC is both a news channel and face of the Resistance. How will that impact the Democratic primary debate? “This is a channel that’s just figuring out how to exist as a news organization that is also a potential arbiter of a presidential race,” said one senior NBC staffer....
01:17 2019-06-23

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
13:00 2019-05-31

Tory leadership race: Sam Gyimah pulls out citing 'not enough time to build support' Conservative former minister Sam Gyimah has announced he is pulling out of the Tory leadership race because there has "not been enough time to build sufficient support"....
19:00 2019-06-10

Victoria Borwick: Ex-Boris deputy loses her bid to stand again as Tory MP in Kensington Former Kensington Tory MP Victoria Borwick has failed in her bid to stand again in the seat, which she lost to Labour in a surprise result at the 2017 election....
13:00 2019-07-08

Brexit news latest: Tory leadership hopeful Sajid Javid reveals he is 'not afraid' to take UK out of EU without a deal Sajid Javid has said he is "not afraid" of taking Britain out of the EU without a deal despite warnings that it would be disastrous for British business....
12:17 2019-06-01

Next Tory leader: Leadership battle commences with Jeremy Hunt declaring bid for PM and Sir Graham Brady 'considering' challenge Jeremy Hunt and Sir Graham Brady emerged today as being among senior Tories to set their sights on Downing Street just hours after Theresa May announced her resignation....
21:17 2019-05-24

Stop Boris campaign launched by Tory moderates opposed to no-deal Brexit Former foreign secretary attacked as dishonest by leadership candidate Rory StewartA campaign to stop Boris Johnson becoming prime minister and taking the country into a no-deal Brexit was launched by...
03:51 2019-05-26

Michael Gove gets boost as two top Tory women back him but odds are slashed on Boris Michael Gove's leadership bandwagon was given a big boost today when two of the Conservative party's most senior "One Nation" women said only he offered the "serious leadership" that Britain needs....
15:34 2019-06-05

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
00:17 2019-06-14

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without a deal on October 31....
21:51 2019-06-02

Tory hustings: Johnson and Hunt warn of Brexit failure Boris Johnson has said would it be "folly" to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit, as leadership rival Jeremy Hunt warned that the winner of the contest could serve the sh...
05:51 2019-06-28

Hammond takes legal advice on Johnson's 'purge' of 21 Tory MPs Philip Hammond has revealed he is taking legal advice on Boris Johnson's decision to throw him and 20 other Tory MPs out of the party for trying to avoid a no-deal Brexit....
02:00 2019-09-08

Johnson plans tax cut for higher earners as Tory battle begins Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson plans to raise the level at which people pay 40% income tax from £50,000 to £80,000 at an estimated cost of £10bn....
12:17 2019-06-10

Tory Brexit rebels to hold showdown meeting with Johnson Planned talks come as David Gauke says national interest is priority when opposing no dealRebellious former cabinet ministers will have a showdown meeting with Boris Johnson on Monday, as the former j...
18:00 2019-09-01

Nigel Farage warns Tory leadership candidates hoping for Brexit deal renegotiation: 'EU won't change one dot or comma' Nigel Farage has warned Tory leadership candidates claiming they could renegotiate a better Brexit deal than Theresa May that the EU is not prepared to change "one dot or comma"....
06:51 2019-05-29

| 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....
20:51 2019-06-18

Brexit brings down May, Johnson stakes leadership claim Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break wit...
18:34 2019-05-24

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
22:34 2019-05-31

Johnson rules out Farage pact as Tory rivals warn against early election Boris Johnson ruled out a general election alliance with the Brexit Party as he and Jeremy Hunt used the final Tory leadership hustings to dismiss the idea of calling another snap national poll....
00:34 2019-07-18

UK: Police visit incident dogs Johnson’s leadership campaign The leading contender to become Britain’s next prime minister is under pressure to address a visit police officers made to his London home after a reported quarrel with his girlfriend...
17:51 2019-06-23

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...
00:51 2019-06-20

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...
15:17 2019-06-09

Tory leadership candidates: Matt Hancock calls delivering Brexit 'critical' - but Jeremy Hunt says no-deal would be 'political suicide' Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock says it is "mission critical" to deliver Brexit before a general election takes place after the party's humiliating performance at the European elections....
14:17 2019-05-28

Michael Gove says leadership rival Hunt treated Brexit liked an 'unexploded bomb' as he insists he is the man to take on Boris Michael Gove today takes aim at leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, telling the Evening Standard that the Foreign Secretary treated Brexit like an "unexploded bomb" rather than a springboard to success....
18:34 2019-06-18

Boris Johnson Needs Help From Trump, but Not Too Much As he undertakes his first foreign trip, Mr. Johnson needs American support for Brexit. But he also needs help from Berlin and Paris, where the president is regarded with suspicion....
15:00 2019-08-21

What Did Boris Johnson Just Do to Parliament? The British prime minister has slashed the time lawmakers will have to debate and deflect his Brexit plans, with a deadline fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know....
06:34 2019-08-29

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....
18:51 2019-06-28

Things Are Not Looking Up for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson is having such a miserable run as the U.K. Prime Minister that I’d almost feel sorry for him if he weren’t so fucking awful. But he is, and life is life, and Brexit is Brexit, and so I f...
14:34 2019-09-10

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

Can a new pet save Boris Johnson? At the height of Brexit drama, the UK prime minister made an important decision: to adopt a puppy from an animal shelter. There may be more to his move than meets the eye....
03:34 2019-09-05

UK's Johnson says will take part in TV debate on Tuesday: BBC Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, has agreed to take part in a televised debate with other contenders on Tuesday, the BBC said....
14:51 2019-06-14

Can Boris Johnson deliver on his pledges? During his campaign to be the next prime minister, Boris Johnson made a number of promises to the electorate on everything from Brexit, to broadband - but can the new occupant of number 10 really deli...
09:34 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
23:34 2019-08-26

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...
21:51 2019-05-30

Boris Johnson Is Getting Mercilessly Owned Everywhere He Goes British prime minister Boris Johnson is not a very popular man in many parts of his home country (or with several people in his own family), which makes sense considering he’s actively attempting to d...
22:34 2019-09-13

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...
12:34 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson to EU: I won’t pay unless deal improved LONDON (AP) — 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. Johnson told the Sunday ...
14:34 2019-06-09

Can Labour reunite to take on Boris Johnson? Heather Stewart on Labour’s attempts to reunite around its Brexit policy, plus Sonia Sodha on Boris Johnson’s first speech as prime ministerAs parliament goes into recess, Labour has the summer to ref...
07:34 2019-07-25

Boris Johnson on Verge of Taking Over in U.K. The former foreign secretary and London mayor, a polarizing figure known for over-the-top displays, has promised to take Britain out of the European Union, even without a deal....
13:17 2019-07-24

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....
05:51 2019-06-28

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...
18:17 2019-06-22

How will the US-UK relationship evolve with Boris Johnson in No 10? Donald Trump is a fan of the incoming PM but it is unclear if there will be any real convergence on policyBoris Johnson prepares to enter No 10 - live updatesBoris Johnson has already been dubbed “Bri...
12:34 2019-07-24

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...
18:34 2019-06-27

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...
14:17 2019-06-17

Opinion: Boris Johnson, the UK dictator The British prime minister wants a hard Brexit, no matter the cost. He didn't even hesitate to suspend Parliament. It's the kind of move you'd expect from a military dictatorship, writes DW's Barbara ...
22:00 2019-08-28

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit....
03:00 2019-09-10

Here's what we know about new UK PM Boris Johnson and what he means for Brexit Boris Johnson is to be the U.K.'s next prime minister but the charismatic and controversial figure will already divides the party and British public alike....
14:17 2019-07-23

Is Boris Johnson planning an election? There have been some key hints at the possibility of a general election in the autumnIt might not be welcome news for voters, let alone MPs, but the UK could be facing its third general election in li...
22:34 2019-08-09

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the......
13:51 2019-07-23

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....
14:17 2019-06-07

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 2019-07-17

How much do all of Boris Johnson's promises cost? Boris Johnson has made a series of eye-catching pledges on schools, hospitals and policing since entering 10 Downing Street - but how much do they all cost?...
19:00 2019-08-12

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...
20:34 2019-06-27

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
18:00 2019-05-22

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, Esther McVey....
11:00 2019-06-16

Why Boris Johnson Lost His Bid for a New Election Before Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt two harsh rebukes in a showdown with Parliament this week over his plans to take a hard line in Brexit negotiations with the E.U. First, a “rebel alli...
07:00 2019-09-05

Trump says Boris Johnson would do a ‘very good job’ as British PM Donald Trump today throws his weight behind Boris Johnson to be Britain’s next PM — and reveals other Tory leadership hopefuls have also begged for his backing. The US President spoke glowingly of the...
18:00 2019-06-01

UK won't owe £39bn under no-deal Brexit, Boris Johnson to tell EU Boris Johnson is expected to tell EU boss Donald Tusk that Britain will only pay a quarter of its so-called Brexit divorce bill if the country leaves without a deal on 31 October....
12:34 2019-08-25

Trump says Boris Johnson is 'right man' to deliver Brexit President talks up prospects for ‘very big’ US-UK trade deal but PM rules out NHS being part of itDonald Trump has described Boris Johnson as “the right man” to deliver Brexit, as the pair met for a b...
10:34 2019-08-25

Boris Johnson defensive, evasive, and favourite for No 10 Frontrunner comes under pressure over issues including tax cuts and IslamophobiaBoris Johnson was forced onto the defensive in a fractious five-way debate on Tuesday night, coming under pressure on is...
00:00 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson's cabinet cull: the departures so far As the new prime minister entered No 10, a succession of ministers headed for the exitsFollow all the latest political news on our live blogOn a busy day for ministerial departures, these are the peop...
19:34 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson will have us laughing all the way to the food bank | Will Self The dialectical relation between politics and comedy is taking us somewhere deeply unfunnyHello, I’ll be standing in for David Mitchell this week, and Stewart Lee next. I’d like to apologise for this ...
17:34 2019-08-25

| 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...
23:34 2019-06-23

| 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...
15:17 2019-06-03

UK: Boris Johnson vows to 'come down hard on crime' To crack down on violent crime, new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to introduce a series of tougher policing measures, more draconian sentencing practices, and new prisons....
14:34 2019-08-11

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

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to...
09:34 2019-08-29

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...
16:00 2019-06-17

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
22:00 2019-08-14

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...
13:34 2019-06-16

UK PM Boris Johnson To Suspend Parliament Until October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday that the suspension of parliament would be extended until October 14 -- just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU -- enraging......
13:34 2019-08-28

Boris Johnson suffers major setback British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives are now down to a one-seat majority. The results of a Welsh by-election will make life difficult for Johnson....
21:34 2019-08-02

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...
16:34 2019-06-19

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leake...
20:34 2019-08-16

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....
21:17 2019-06-11

Trump or Europe — Boris Johnson's G-7 balancing act Hot on the heels of his chastening experiences in Berlin and Paris, Boris Johnson will get a further taste of the new realities facing the UK when he makes his debut at the G-7 summit in the French re...
01:34 2019-08-23

EU dismay as Boris Johnson compares himself to Hulk Breaking ‘manacles’ comments come a day before PM travels for Brexit talks in Luxembourg European officials reacted with exasperation on Sunday as Boris Johnson compared himself to the Incredible Hulk...
01:34 2019-09-16

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 ...
21:34 2019-06-21

Boris Johnson heading to his first international summit as PM Boris Johnson is heading to his first international summit as prime minister - and meetings with Donald Trump, the EU and other world leaders on the agenda....
05:34 2019-08-24

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer to new elections....
17:34 2019-09-04

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Lawmakers Face Off Over Brexit As British lawmakers head back to Parliament and try to find a way to block a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens to call snap elections....
17:00 2019-09-03

What a no-deal Brexit is, and how Boris Johnson could push for one Oct. 31 Here’s what you need to know about how the U.K. got to where it is now, what a no-deal Brexit is and how opposition parties are continuing to fight it....
00:00 2019-08-30

| WATCH | Oops! Has Boris Johnson been replaced? Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister the wrong name. WATCH NOW....
19:00 2019-09-09

Opinion: Boris Johnson's clowning glory The UK got the news on Tuesday that Boris Johnson is the next Tory party leader and is now set to become the country's new prime minister. Rob Mudge asks how it could all go so horribly wrong....
23:51 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the n...
16:34 2019-09-05

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...
11:51 2019-07-16

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn’t much co...
23:17 2019-07-23

Brexit: Boris Johnson says UK will break away like Hulk Boris Johnson has vowed that the UK will escape the EU's chains on October 31 just like the comic book hero if no new deal is reached. The British prime minister is due to hold fresh talks in Brussels...
01:00 2019-09-16

Boris Johnson: Brexit needs greater optimism On a visit to Scotland, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he hopes to end negativity about leaving the European Union and focus on new opportunities. (Sept. 6)        ...
13:00 2019-09-07

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...
20:00 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson Vows To "Get Brexit Done" on October 31 Boris Johnson vowed on Tuesday to "get Brexit done" by the twice-delayed October 31 deadline, after defeating Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to become next British premier....
15:34 2019-07-23

Is Boris Johnson really Britain's Trump? | Cas Mudde Both are loudmouthed man-children, whose professional success is a combination of immense privilege, unscrupulous opportunism, and relentless self-promotionThe United Kingdom has a new prime minister,...
12:34 2019-07-24

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's next prime minister? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
23:51 2019-07-23

Ambition fulfilled for Boris Johnson. But what next for Britain? As he becomes PM, new Tory leader knows he has to unite his party – and deliver BrexitBoris Johnson will underline his determination to unite a fractured and demoralised Conservative party and deliver...
03:01 2019-07-24

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

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to de...
05:51 2019-07-23

| Who blinks first? Boris Johnson's risky Brexit bet UK leadership race favourite Boris Johnson has gambled all on a risky Brexit strategy that he insists will take Britain out of Europe on favourable terms....
10:34 2019-07-23

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and likely British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is likely to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
11:00 2019-07-23

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...
14:51 2019-05-24

Boris Johnson needs Trump in order to succeed Entering No. 10 Downing Street as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson will finally attain his lifelong ambition. But he faces many challenges — challenges that President Trump can help him over...
00:17 2019-07-24

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...
19:17 2019-06-27

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 ...
16:51 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson's brother resigns from UK government British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's younger brother, Jo, has resigned as a junior minister and said he would also step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national ...
13:00 2019-09-05

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' next PM for Britain Former British foreign minister and Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson would make a "very good" next UK prime minister, U.S. President Donald Trump said, intervening in the Conservative Party's leadershi...
00:34 2019-06-01

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become the U.K.’s Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country’s next prime minister, with Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson the strong favorite ...
19:17 2019-07-23

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business leaders here in Germany think?...
16:17 2019-07-24

New UK PM Boris Johnson Says Brexit On October 31, "No Ifs Or Buts" Newly-installed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised to deliver Brexit on October 31, "no ifs or buts", and prove wrong "the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters"....
18:00 2019-07-24

Factbox: Who is in Boris Johnson's Brexit team so far? Britain's incoming prime minister, Boris Johnson, starts appointing his government team on Wednesday, after weeks of planning and of jockeying among Conservative hopefuls looking for top jobs in his n...
15:34 2019-07-24

Does Boris Johnson’s government have a women problem? With a resolutely male inner circle and the sacking of four female aides, it’s no surprise that accusations of misogyny have been levelled by the opposition. The question is whether it makes a differe...
11:34 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson takes over for Theresa May as Britain’s PM The UK is ushering in a new era Wednesday as Boris Johnson enters 10 Downing St. with a promise to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31 with a government touted as a “Cabinet for modern Britain.” The brash forme...
15:17 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson ‘might never enter No 10’ if MPs withdraw support Constitutional experts say new Tory leader could be blocked from becoming prime minister without a Commons majorityBoris Johnson could be stopped from becoming prime minister even if he is elected as ...
19:34 2019-06-30

Thousands protest against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown Crowds march, wave banners and chant ‘stop the coup’ in cities across UKProrogation protests across the UK – latest updatesTens of thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets across Britain a...
15:34 2019-08-31

UK industry responds to Boris Johnson fibre plan The UK broadband industry has told the UK Prime Minister his target of full fibre coverage by 2025 is only achievable if the government eliminates several barriers to network rollout – and quic...
15:17 2019-08-05

Labour still doesn’t take the threat of Boris Johnson seriously | Zoe Williams Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is more defined by its opposition to New Labour than to the ConservativesJeremy Corbyn’s support among Labour members has collapsed, according to polling for the Times: near...
06:17 2019-07-23

'Boris Johnson could be the man to put motoring back on the political spectrum' Opinion 3 Aug, 2019 New PM Boris Johnson could be the man to put cars, motorists and the road network back on the political agenda, says Mike Rutherford...
05:34 2019-08-04

Boris Johnson prepares for power: Next PM to be unveiled within hours Boris Johnson is preparing for power as he awaits the widely expected confirmation that he has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the battle to become the UK's next prime minister....
02:17 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson kept from media in ‘ruthlessly organised’ campaign Tory MPs ‘gobsmacked’ by lengths leadership frontrunner’s team going to in bid for supportBoris Johnson’s campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister is being ruthlessly organised, with his media app...
19:34 2019-06-09

Boris Johnson’s Government Says Parliament Will Be Suspended Until Mid-October LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has confirmed it will suspend the U.K. Parliament later Monday until Oct. 14. Spokesman James Slack says Parliament will be prorogued, or...
18:00 2019-09-09

Would "Rather Be Dead In A Ditch" Than Delay Brexit: UK's Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on October 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
17:00 2019-09-06

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...
18:34 2019-05-25

Boris Johnson could shift UK policy on Huawei after US warnings British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national security team is reviewing the United Kingdom’s posture toward Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant that U.S. officials regard as a platform for s...
03:34 2019-08-13

The 10 ages of Boris Johnson: a guide to his road to power From bullied schoolboy to betrayer of women and voters, his career trajectory has been a controversial oneAlexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born on 19 June 1964 in New York and is still known by ...
14:51 2019-07-21

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the race to lead the ruling Conservative Party and become Britain’s next prime minister, repeating a pledge to pull Britain out of the EU by Oct. 31—but the challenge he faces became...
17:34 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson 'will be forced from power if he defies no-deal law' If PM fails to comply with anti-no deal act, he could face jail, legal experts warnBoris Johnson would trigger a legal and constitutional crisis that would force his resignation as prime minister if h...
00:34 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson's options are so bad that he might have to call a no-confidence vote in himself Boris Johnson keeps saying he really, really doesn't want an election. In reality, he wants nothing more. It's the only way out of the Brexit mess he finds himself in....
20:34 2019-09-07

Think Boris Johnson is toxic to voters? Don’t be so sure | Gaby Hinsliff We can’t be certain that a tide of progressive votes will wash away the prime minister’s chances of winning an electionBoris Johnson has blown it, surely. Even the man who invariably gets away with mu...
08:00 2019-09-07

Trump administration wants to show Boris Johnson that US does chicken right WASHINGTON — The Trump administration hatched a plan to combat bad headlines about US food practices, including infamous “chlorinated chickens,” by taking “influential” British journalists on to...
04:34 2019-09-07

Boris Johnson claims: 'We have a way to get Brexit done' – live news Follow the latest fallout from decision to suspend parliament amid mounting fears about a no-deal Brexit Scottish judge refuses to make emergency order stopping prorogationThen and now: what senior To...
15:34 2019-08-30

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
23:34 2019-08-08

| WATCH | Donald Trump says he likes Boris Johnson Comments from earlier in July of US President Donald Trump saying he likes new Conservative Party Leader Boris Johnson. The President made the remarks on July 19....
14:51 2019-07-23

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 ...
22:34 2019-06-27

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the many faces of the man who could be the UK's next p...
11:17 2019-07-20

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson took a step closer to becoming Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest on a firm promise to leave the Eu...
02:51 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson fibre plan needs much work, industry says The UK broadband industry has responded to boasts by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the country will get full fibre coverage by 2025.Key figures in the industry have said that this target is only a...
18:51 2019-08-05

Britain's Boris Johnson Set For PM Job, Beset By Brexit Crisis Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse....
13:51 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson 'could go to jail if he refuses to delay Brexit' The former director of public prosecutions has told Sky News that Boris Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit in the face of court action....
19:00 2019-09-07

Brexit: Does Boris Johnson's track record explain the man? With his decision to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson has sounded the bell for the endgame on Brexit. But will the UK's gaffe-prone prime minister get through it all unscathed?...
01:34 2019-08-30

It'll take superpowers to unseat Boris Johnson. This comic book fan says he's got them No sitting British prime minister has ever been unseated in a general election. But Boris Johnson's majority halved during the last election, and an ambitious young immigrant and political newcomer is...
19:00 2019-08-30

Boris Johnson To "Straighten Out" Theresa May's Brexit "Bad Job": Trump U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
00:51 2019-07-20

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...
10:17 2019-05-25

David Cameron Says Boris Johnson ‘Didn’t Believe’ in Brexit After three years of relative silence, the former prime minister apologized for the outcome of the Brexit referendum but said he did not regret letting voters decide....
22:34 2019-09-15

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire By having the crown suspend Parliament on a potentially misleading justification, the British prime minister threatened long-settled relations with the monarchy....
01:34 2019-09-14

Brexit: Ireland doubts Boris Johnson can do a deal with EU The UK prime minister has said he is "cautiously optimistic" he can thrash out an agreement with the EU. But his Irish counterpart insists the gulf between Brussels and Britain is still "very wide."...
00:00 2019-09-14

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...
14:17 2019-07-07

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...
19:17 2019-07-07

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 ...
05:17 2019-07-08

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...
06:17 2019-07-10

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...
15:00 2019-07-12

'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...
20:00 2019-06-28

'You bet': Boris Johnson vows to talk Trump down from trade war at G-7 Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson told reporters on Saturday that he intends to tell President Trump to deescalate his trade war with China during a planned Sunday meeting....
05:00 2019-08-25

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....
19:34 2019-06-30

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....
20:34 2019-06-12

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...
20:51 2019-07-03

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 2019-07-05

Timetable for US-UK trade deal is 'tight', says Boris Johnson Donald Trump had talked up prospects for ‘very big’ deal that could be achieved in a yearBoris Johnson has played down the prospects of striking a trade agreement with Donald Trump within 12 months, s...
23:34 2019-08-25

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 ...
17:00 2019-07-05

Boris Johnson: no deal would mean UK did not owe Brexit divorce bill PM says keeping £39bn is not threat but ‘reality’ before meeting with Donald TuskBoris Johnson has said the £39bn Brexit divorce bill would not “strictly speaking” be owed to Brussels in full in the e...
17:34 2019-08-25

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...
17:34 2019-06-12

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....
17:00 2019-07-06

Boris Johnson claims his remarks were 'misrepresented' to Kim Darroch Tory frontrunner says former US envoy confirmed TV debate was a factor in his resignationBoris Johnson has robustly defended his role in the resignation of Kim Darroch, claiming his remarks in a telev...
21:51 2019-07-12

Could Boris Johnson's explosive election strategy work? Anushka Asthana hears from the Guardian’s John Harris on how the chaos in Westminster looks to people in towns around the UK. Also today: Gaby Hinsliff on accusations of cronyism in Theresa May’s hono...
12:00 2019-09-11

EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reo...
17:51 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson willing to give 'commitments' to avoid backstop Boris Johnson says he is willing to give the EU the "commitments" it needs that alternatives to the Northern Ireland backstop can be put into effect....
02:00 2019-08-20

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....
18:34 2019-05-24

Brexitcast questions Steve Barclay on Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been criticised for making inaccurate claims during a speech at the final Conservative Hustings - supporter Steve Barclay responds....
13:34 2019-07-19

The cat is out of the bag – Boris Johnson’s shutdown is unconstitutional | Shami Chakrabarti Whatever the Tories may claim, it is clear that parliament is sovereign and MPs must be allowed a say on plans for a ‘crash-out’ BrexitOne of the gravest dangers to any society is “outrage fatigue”. T...
01:00 2019-08-29

Nicola Sturgeon on Boris Johnson bid to suspend Parliament Scotland's first minister says Boris Johnson is acting like a "tin pot dictator" by deciding to suspend Parliament, and urges him to "bring an election on"....
01:34 2019-08-29

| WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump? Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this...
22:17 2019-07-19

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....
22:17 2019-05-24

Donald Trump Says Boris Johnson Would Do "Great Job" As British PM US President Donald Trump said Friday that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
23:00 2019-07-19

Brussels calls out UK's Boris Johnson over fishy anecdote The EU has accused UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson of fake news over his complaint that "Brussels bureaucrats" made life hard for smoked herring sellers. It emerged that the rules were made by the...
03:00 2019-07-19

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, saying he would strive to win a Brexit d...
13:34 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson's latest Brexit move looks doomed already Boris Johnson has embarked on his first foreign trip as British Prime Minister, as part of his attempt to make the European Union shift its position on Brexit....
15:34 2019-08-21

Protests erupt as Boris Johnson suspends Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defiantly suspended Parliament until next month and said he would not seek a Brexit extension as opposition lawmakers protested the maneuver by holding up signs th...
17:34 2019-09-10

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-...
19:51 2019-06-23

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....
15:17 2019-06-11

EU rejects Boris Johnson request to remove backstop Johnson says MPs who claim they can prevent no deal are to blame for hardline EU responseAll the day’s Brexit and politics news – live The European Union has rebuffed Boris Johnson’s attempts to tear ...
21:34 2019-08-20

Parliament hands Boris Johnson another Brexit defeat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to force a snap election amid the growing crisis over Brexit — before preparing to suspend Parliament for more than a month. The move came hours after ...
13:00 2019-09-10

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-Labour PM says Tory leader frontrunner’s anti-European Conservatism is anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown ...
13:51 2019-07-18

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight Candidates seeking to become Britain's next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson....
12:17 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson 'confident' EU will back down in Brexit talks PM says ‘backstop just doesn’t work’ in run-up to meetings with Merkel and MacronBoris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in ...
20:34 2019-08-19

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...
18:17 2019-06-22

If Boris Johnson gets his Brexit, it may break the United Kingdom On Tuesday, the British pound dropped to its lowest level in two years, a reaction to growing alarm over the likelihood of Johnson’s government crashing Britain out of Europe in a “no-deal” Brexit....
19:34 2019-07-31

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as research by Labour shows it will stop the UK meeting a...
23:51 2019-07-31

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit crisis....
01:00 2019-09-04

UK's Boris Johnson fills Cabinet with close allies Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed several key supporters to top jobs as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could...
09:00 2019-07-25

Would Rather Be Dead In Ditch Than Delay Brexit, Says Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than delay Brexit beyond next month, as he urged opposition lawmakers who oppose his plan to support an early election....
22:00 2019-09-05

Why Carrie Symonds is the embodiment of the Boris Johnson brand Greenish and economically rightwing, No 10’s first live-in girlfriend is recognisable to many young Tories, and legitimises Johnson as a lustful law unto himselfCarrie Symonds is not some ingenue blon...
12:34 2019-08-01

‘The Poison of a “No Deal’”: Boris Johnson Clashes With Parliament Members of Parliament pressed ahead with a measure designed to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, delivering another blow to Brexit....
03:34 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson To Name Dominic Cummings As Adviser: Report Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will bring in Dominic Cummings, the controversial head of the 2016 Brexit campaign, as a senior adviser, a source close to Johnson said on Wednesday...
15:01 2019-07-24

How Boris Johnson Lost His Legislative Majority, And What It Means When Britain's Parliament convened for the first time following a summer recess Tuesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a working majority of one. Roughly eight hours later, it was gone - making the...
07:00 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson says he’d ‘rather be dead in a ditch’ than ask for Brexit delay British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday put aside his recent defeats to again call for a general election — insisting he would “rather be dead in a ditch” than ask for another del...
03:00 2019-09-06

UK's Boris Johnson talks Brexit in Northern Ireland The British prime minister's Brexit policy has divided Northern Ireland's main political parties. He wants to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal if Brussels refuses to drop the controvers...
19:17 2019-07-31

Boris Johnson & the Queen: What did Her Majesty say? What do his foes wish she'd said? Twitter fantasized about whether Queen Elizabeth II could say "no" to Boris Johnson as her next and 14th prime minister. Answer: She can't.        ...
06:00 2019-07-25

UK newspapers torn over Boris Johnson as prime minister Boris Johnson is not everyone's cup of tea. He divides opinion among many Brits almost as much as Brexit itself. The schism was evident on the UK front pages that marked his anointment as successor to...
09:00 2019-07-24

Trump: Boris Johnson will ‘do a good job’ if he succeeds Theresa May President Trump said he thinks Boris Johnson will “do a good job” on Tuesday, reiterating comments he made over the weekend endorsing the former mayor of London to take over as prime minis...
16:17 2019-06-04

Boris Johnson's neighbour: 'There was no response, so we called the police' Exclusive: neighbour says he hopes anyone would do same after hearing smashing and screaming in early hoursThe neighbour who called the police after hearing a row between Boris Johnson and his partner...
16:17 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson's 5 most urgent tasks as UK prime minister Incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have scant time to settle in to his new job. The UK's challenges and tasks are many and formidable, to say the least. So what is on his to-do list?...
14:01 2019-07-24

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....
05:01 2019-06-22

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson is assuming control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. The day's proceedings will start with one final Prime Minister's Questions session for Theresa May Follow the latest here....
14:01 2019-07-24

In Push to Leave One Union, U.K.’s Boris Johnson Risks Another Amid rising tension over the risk of a “no deal” Brexit, Mr. Johnson made his first official visit as prime minister to Scotland. He was met in Edinburgh with jeers and boos....
18:00 2019-07-31

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-...
01:34 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson faces blow in Brexit battle British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered another defeat in the UK Parliament, when lawmakers approved a rebel bill to block a no-deal Brexit next month. CNN's Bianca Nobilo reports....
06:00 2019-09-05

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....
21:00 2019-06-21

Boris Johnson becomes prime minister – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s formal resignation as remainers refuse to serve under new PMPMQs: May gives Johnson frosty welcomeHammond q...
16:51 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson's UK tour: did he show he could save the union? PM set out to prove his pledge to the ‘awesome foursome’ but not everything went to planBoris Johnson pledged his commitment to the “awesome foursome” of the UK when he was elected Conservative leader...
23:17 2019-08-01

UK's Boris Johnson warns lawmakers against blocking no-deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged his own Conservative MPs not to support an opposition maneuver to block a "no-deal" Brexit. The UK Parliament is set for heated debate when it reconvenes...
01:34 2019-09-03

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....
16:51 2019-06-07

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....
18:17 2019-06-19

| 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....
15:00 2019-06-07

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
05:51 2019-09-01

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign ...
19:17 2019-07-23

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...
02:17 2019-06-01

Boris Johnson to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over comments made in t...
16:17 2019-05-29

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.....
07:17 2019-06-01

Boris Johnson to expel MPs who block 'no-deal Brexit' The UK Parliament is set for heated debate when it reconvenes on Tuesday. Rebel MPs and opposition are running out of time to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union without a divorce deal....
13:34 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims The former foreign secretary is accused of lying during the Brexit campaign by implying that Britain paid 350 million pounds every week to the European Union....
14:51 2019-05-29

| 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....
19:34 2019-06-27

| 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....
09:17 2019-06-19

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 ...
11:34 2019-06-20

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....
19:51 2019-06-19

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...
22:34 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson Dreams of a “Side-Deal” Brexit The prime minister’s “madman” strategy will put a serious strain on EU unity, with enormous pressure to strike country-to-country deals with the U.K. ...
10:00 2019-08-02

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...
23:51 2019-06-05

Johnson's domestic dispute fuels debate in Britain over his PM credentials Reports of a heated late-night row between Boris Johnson and his girlfriend sparked a debate on Sunday about whether it would hurt his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and the front-runner...
17:34 2019-06-23

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...
12:51 2019-07-12

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...
18:34 2019-07-15

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...
18:17 2019-06-22

| 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...
17:34 2019-06-28

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deafening. What is Johnson hoping to achieve in Berlin?...
01:00 2019-08-21

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....
20:51 2019-07-12

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 ...
18:34 2019-07-14

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny Contenders to become Britain's next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates....
11:34 2019-06-14

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 ...
19:51 2019-06-22

New prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson has become the new prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
19:34 2019-07-24

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views....
10:17 2019-07-21

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...
21:51 2019-07-11

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....
02:00 2019-07-09

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...
19:17 2019-07-11

Colbert on Boris Johnson: 'Former foreign secretary and shaved muppet' Late-night hosts discussed the new UK prime minister and drew comparisons to Donald TrumpLate-night hosts covered Boris Johnson rising to the position of UK prime minister while comparing him to Donal...
17:34 2019-07-24

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...
00:00 2019-07-07

Who Is 'Mr No Deal'?: Boris Johnson, Donald Tusk Clash Over Brexit At G7 Accusing one another of being "Mr No Deal", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Council President Donald Tusk exchanged accusations at the G7 summit Saturday over who will be to blame if......
09:34 2019-08-25

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...
08:34 2019-06-23

World Leaders React to Boris Johnson Becoming the UK’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson will succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister after he defeating Jeremy Hunt in a Conservative Party leadership race. World leaders have been showing their support on Twitter...
19:17 2019-07-23

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 ...
04:34 2019-07-11

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...
03:34 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson takes strong lead in race for next UK leader Boris Johnson has taken a commanding lead in the contest to become Britain’s next prime minister, winning by far the largest share of support in first-round voting by Conservative Party lawmakers...
15:34 2019-06-13

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....
17:51 2019-06-13

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...
03:34 2019-06-23

How Boris Johnson's Blond Locks Became Recognisable Political Brand At different times described as a "straw-coloured mop", "eccentrically windblown" and resembling a "mediaeval monk", Boris Johnson's talismanic haircut has helped define a political career that has......
15:01 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson Led the Charge for Brexit. Now, as Prime Minister, He Must Deliver It A week to the day before Boris Johnson became U.K. Prime Minister, he was on stage waving a smoked fish above his head. “I want you to consider this kipper,” Johnson told his crowd, punctu...
18:51 2019-07-24

| 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...
15:51 2019-06-30

Boris Johnson 'deeply concerned' by fires raging in the Amazon UK government criticised for ‘cosying up’ to Brazil’s administration during trade missionBoris Johnson has said he is “deeply concerned” by the fires raging in the Amazon and called for international ...
15:00 2019-08-23

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Vows to Leave the E.U. on Oct. 31 No Matter What (LONDON) — Boris Johnson became Britain’s new prime minister Wednesday, vowing to lead the U.K. out of the European Union, “no ifs, ands or buts.” Standing outside the shiny bl...
18:51 2019-07-24

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....
14:34 2019-07-03

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...
18:34 2019-07-06