TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:34

Boris Johnson criticised over Kim Darroch: 'The most craven and despicable act of cowardice' – video

MPs have weighed in against Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson over his refusal to publicly back Sir Kim Darroch after he was pilloried by Donald Trump. The UK ambassa...

Boris Johnson criticised over Kim Darroch: 'The most craven and despicable act of cowardice' – video

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Boris Johnson calls Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' – video Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister, has called Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' after the UK ambassador to the US resigned in a furore over leaked memos. Darroch quit after Donald Trump labelled him 'stupid' and 'wacky' following ...
2019-07-11 01:17

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the people” in the Conservative leadership race, as he ca...
2019-06-11 14:51

Tory MPs condemn Boris Johnson over Kim Darroch resignation Frontrunner to become PM accused of lack of leadership and called on to apologiseBoris Johnson has been heavily criticised by fellow Tory MPs over his role in Sir Kim Darroch’s decision to resign as the UK ambassador to Washington, with one backbench...
2019-07-11 16:51

Kim Darroch: Boris Johnson joins defence of press over cables publication Fellow Tory Michael Fallon had suggested journalists should be subject to Official Secrets ActBoris Johnson has come out in defence of the right of the press to publish leaked diplomatic dispatches sent by the former British ambassador to the US Sir ...
2019-07-13 14:00

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
2019-07-13 03:51

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. ...
2019-07-11 20:34

Just ‘Despicable’: Actor Dressed as Gru From Despicable Me Fired After Making Racist Gesture in Pic With Biracial Child Full disclosure: I love Despicable Me with the hilarious, sometimes anti-hero, Gru and all his Minions. But a child’s family vacation featuring some of her favorite movie characters from the film was marred when an actor dressed as Gru made a racist ...
2019-10-05 08:00

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leadership frontrunner was 'unfit' to be prime minister. Ian Blackford asked Theresa May if she agreed wit...
2019-06-19 18:17

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’. Johnson also expressed regret over the resignation o...
2019-07-11 22:51

Video reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris Johnson Far-right activist claimed he helped with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech as foreign secretaryBoris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fearsNew evidence suggesting close links between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump’s cont...
2019-06-23 02:34

'Why aren't you in parliament?' Boris Johnson heckled in Rotherham – video A protester was ejected as the prime minister made a speech in Rotherham on Friday. The man said: ‘Why are you not … in parliament sorting out the mess that you have created?’ Johnson replied: ‘I’m very happy to get back to parliament very soon’ Cont...
2019-09-14 04:34

'They call him Britain Trump': US president on Boris Johnson - video Donald Trump praises Britain's incoming prime minister on Tuesday, saying that he is a 'good man' who 'will get [Brexit] done'. The US president also says Johnson is known as 'Britain Trump': 'They like me over there. That's what they wanted. That's ...
2019-07-24 06:34

Nationwide protests as Boris Johnson suspends parliament – video Protesters across the UK took to the streets to demonstrate against the Queen’s approval to prorogue parliament on the request of the prime minister. Boris Johnson confirmed the government will suspend parliament in September with a Queen’s speech on...
2019-08-29 18:34

Boris Johnson has no credible backstop replacement, says Irish deputy PM – video The tánaiste says Britain has not made credible proposals on replacing the Irish border backstop arrangement in Brexit talks. Simon Coveney, who is also Ireland's foreign minister, said any agreement had to be credible, meaning it must avoid the retu...
2019-08-31 18:00

World leaders, the British public and Boris Johnson's dad react to his win – video Reactions have poured in after Boris Johnson won the race to lead the Conservative party and prepared to become Britain's next prime minister. Johnson's win has generated mixed emotions across the spectrum, with some fearing the erratic politician is...
2019-07-24 06:34

'A Kinder egg?': Boris Johnson shocked to hear prisoners' smuggling techniques – video Boris Johnson grimaced and exclaimed 'you are joking' as he was shown a body scan from a prisoner who tried to smuggle contraband into jail in a Kinder egg hidden inside his body. The prime minister was on a tour of HMP Leeds, an inner-city Victorian...
2019-08-13 23:51

Boris Johnson says no-deal Brexit claims are 'wildly overdone … and planes will fly' – video Boris Johnson has told a Conservative leadership hustings in Belfast that the UK 'should not be terrified' of a no-deal Brexit. Johnson said farmers and just-in-time supply chains would be protected if the UK left the EU without a deal on 31 October,...
2019-07-02 22:00

Trump calls Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage 'very good guys' - video Donald Trump praised the politicians on Thursday, saying they were 'two very good guys, very interesting people'. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House, the US president said he wasn't sure he would endorse either candidate to be the new U...
2019-05-30 18:51

'No disposable cups!': aide snatches coffee out of Boris Johnson's hand – video Boris Johnson has been filmed having a disposable coffee cup snatched away from him as he arrived for day three of the Conservative party conference. The Channel 4 News cameraman Neil Corbett captured the moment as Johnson was given the cup by one ai...
2019-10-01 20:00

David Cameron on Brexit regrets, Boris Johnson and the expulsion of 21 Tory MPs – video David Cameron has said he does not think Boris Johnson was right to suspend parliament, believes it looks like 'sharp practice' and was 'probably counterproductive'. In an interview with ITV News, the former prime minister also apologises for his fai...
2019-09-16 22:00

Kim Darroch quits as UK ambassador to US 'after Johnson remarks' Envoy understood to have seen his position as untenable after Boris Johnson did not back himLatest politics news – live updatesSir Kim Darroch, the UK ambassador to Washington who has been at the centre of a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticis...
2019-07-10 15:51

'It is a matter of great regret,' says Theresa May as Darroch resigns – video Sir Kim Darroch's resignation as UK ambassador to Washington came shortly before prime minister’s questions. Theresa May said in the Commons: 'We owe him an enormous debt of gratitude.' Jeremy Corbyn said Darroch had given 'honourable and good servic...
2019-07-11 01:17

The 1975 criticised after using fake suicide vest in new video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's new music video....
2019-09-02 03:34

'Be ashamed':The 1975 criticised after detonating fake suicide vest in video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's new music video....
2019-09-02 10:00

'Be ashamed': The 1975 criticised after detonating fake suicide vest in video The 1975 have been criticised by relatives of the Manchester Arena bombings after lead singer Matty Healy detonated a fake suicide vest in the band's new music video....
2019-09-02 15:00

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

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 extraordinary week in British politics....
2019-09-05 22:34

| WP crush Blue Bulls in Craven Week finale A superb all-round performance by Western Province saw them overpower the Blue Bulls in the final match of the U18 SA Rugby Craven Week at Grey College....
2019-07-06 16:34

Wes Craven's Estate Is Now in Charge of Freddy Krueger's Future The A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise has been in limbo for a long time, following a disastrous 2010 remake that didn’t do Freddy Krueger or his fearful fans any favors. And while there isn’t any news about the next time we see Freddy on screen (an...
2019-09-22 09:34

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....
2019-06-28 14:51

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....
2019-09-04 18:34

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 feel perfectly fine reporting that Johnson is in th...
2019-09-10 10:34

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....
2019-07-22 06:34

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....
2019-08-21 16:34

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....
2019-08-29 06:00

| SAIDS Annual Report confirms 6 anabolic steroids tests at Craven Week The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport's annual report reveals it tested 1 584 athletes during the 2018/19 period - and that there were 50 anti-doping rule violations....
2019-09-19 00:00

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....
2019-09-10 03:34

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....
2019-08-27 12:34

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 previous behaviour and character damage his chances of be...
2019-06-27 22:34

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 statements -- and one that comes not from the sta...
2019-05-30 13:34

| What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France? There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and sat awkwardly as the band selected for the occasion struck up the two nations' anthems....
2019-08-22 23:34

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 “Britain Trump” by the occupant of the Oval Office, wh...
2019-07-24 12:17

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 reflect on the position it finds itself in: strugglin...
2019-07-25 08:34

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 leadership election, the frontrunner, Boris Johnson...
2019-06-28 06:34

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......
2019-07-23 15:01

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 drive said country off of a cliff. On Friday, he ma...
2019-09-14 03:34

Boris Johnson Criticized Over Comments About Jo Cox Speaking in Parliament, the prime minister suggested that recalcitrant lawmakers had only themselves to blame for the climate of hostility that has enveloped British politics....
2019-09-26 11:00

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 Times he would refuse to pay the agreed-upon 39 bi...
2019-06-09 16:51

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....
2019-07-24 09:34

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 little more than four years. With many pundits predi...
2019-08-10 00:34

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 deliver?...
2019-07-24 01:34

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....
2019-06-14 19:17

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 Wesel....
2019-08-29 02:34

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....
2019-07-17 15:34

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?...
2019-08-12 22:17

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....
2019-07-23 16:34

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....
2019-06-07 14:00

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 that police were called to Boris Johnson’s home after...
2019-06-22 19:34

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....
2019-06-28 13:51

Boris Johnson to EU: I won't pay unless deal improved Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms....
2019-06-10 02:17

Schiff: 'There’s been an epidemic of cowardice in the GOP' Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, attacked Republicans’ moral character on Thursday while continuing to temper Democrats’ calls for impeaching President Donald Trump until such proceedings are clearly “the right thing fo...
2019-05-31 05:34

Boris Johnson Set To Suspend UK Parliament From October 8 To 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to ask for parliament to be suspended from October 8 to 14, his Downing Street office said Wednesday, after a previous attempt was ruled unlawful....
2019-10-03 00:00

EU dismay as Boris Johnson compares himself to Hulk Breaking ‘manacles’ comments come a day before PM travels for Brexit talks in Luxembourg Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo smashes PM’s attempt at incredible metaphorEuropean officials reacted with exasperation on Sunday as Boris Johnson compared himself to th...
2019-09-16 03:34

UK’s Boris Johnson likens himself to the Incredible Hulk Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says current officeholder Boris Johnson didn’t really believe in Brexit when he led the 2016 referendum to take Britain out of the European Union...
2019-09-15 16:34

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 is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner a...
2019-06-22 01:17

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)        ...
2019-09-07 12:00

Boris Johnson Makes Last-Ditch Brexit Bid to EU Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a revised Brexit proposal, warning the European Union that he remains prepared to take the U.K. out of the bloc at the end of October without a deal....
2019-10-02 16:34

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 win the contest....
2019-06-18 08:34

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....
2019-09-03 16:00

PM Boris Johnson Rallies Party With Vow To "Get Brexit Done" After a bruising week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson entered the warm embrace of his Conservative party's annual conference on Sunday vowing to "get Brexit done"....
2019-09-29 20:00

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"....
2019-07-24 21:17

Britain’s Boris Johnson Renews Vow to Leave E.U. on Oct. 31 (LONDON) — British Prime Minister has renewed his vow to take the country out of the European Union by the Brexit deadline. Boris Johnson, writing in The Sun on Sunday and Sunday Express newspapers, is contradicting a government pledge in court...
2019-10-06 20:00

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 resort of Biarritz....
2019-08-23 01:34

Boris Johnson Says U.K. Is Offering Brexit Compromise to E.U. (MANCHESTER, England) –– Britain has sent its proposals for a Brexit deal to leaders of the European Union, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging “rapid negotiations towards a solution.” The proposals submitted on Wednesday...
2019-10-02 18:00

Brexit: Boris Johnson says UK will break away like Hulk Boris Johnson has vowed that the UK will escape the EU's chains on October 31 just like the comic book hero if no new deal is reached. The British prime minister is due to hold fresh talks in Brussels on Monday....
2019-09-15 21:34

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....
2019-09-04 14:00

Boris Johnson's first day in office met with protests in London Greenpeace activists block his car on the Mall as ‘fck govt fck boris’ demo staged nearbyEnvironmental protesters blocked the path of Boris Johnson’s car on Wednesday as he made his way to Buckingham Palace to officially become Britain’s new prime mi...
2019-07-25 02:51

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 clear favourite? Also today: Claire Armitstead on the ...
2019-05-24 06:00

Analysis: Boris Johnson is holding himself hostage When launching his bid to take over as the UK's Prime Minister back in June, Boris Johnson said he wanted to do two things: get Brexit done and unite the country....
2019-10-06 02:00

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....
2019-08-14 21:17

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 national interest."...
2019-09-05 23:34

Boris Johnson row: 'It does make you question his mentality' Tory activists split as news of argument with partner knocks Brexit off top talking spotWhen thousands of Conservative party members booked their tickets to the first leadership hustings in Birmingham, most reasonably believed it would be dominated b...
2019-06-22 20:34

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," leaked documents suggest....
2019-08-16 20:34

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' next PM for Britain 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 defense spending, in a striking intervention ahead of his state visit next week....
2019-06-01 00:51

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 difference at the ballot boxSonia Khan seemed exactly the...
2019-09-05 22:00

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 leadership hopeful Boris Johnson. The photographs of hi...
2019-06-19 18:00

UK: Boris Johnson vows to 'come down hard on crime' New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to introduce a series of tougher policing measures, more draconian sentencing practices, and new prisons to crack down on violent crime....
2019-08-11 08:00

'No Impropriety': Boris Johnson On His Relationship With US Businesswoman British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday there had been no impropriety in his relationship with a U.S. businesswoman which is now subject to a possible misconduct investigation....
2019-10-01 12:34

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....
2019-08-11 07:34

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 alliance” of opposition lawmakers and members of...
2019-09-05 14:34

| 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 visit....
2019-06-24 02:17

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....
2019-08-02 09:17

U.K.'s Boris Johnson to Appear in Court Over Brexit Claims Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become Britain’s next prime minister, has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of misconduct in office relating to claims he made around the Brexit referendum....
2019-05-29 16:17

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 what his career in newspapers says about his char...
2019-07-16 06:00

Boris Johnson's father says there is a 'master plan' CNN's Bianca Nobilo spoke to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's father, Stanley Johnson, who says his son is the right leader to handle Brexit and still maintain a relationship with the EU....
2019-10-05 09:34

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 liked to do to relax, the answer was long, rambling, ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Boris Johnson defensive, evasive, and favourite for No 10 Frontrunner comes under pressure over issues including tax cuts and IslamophobiaBoris Johnson has been forced on to the defensive in a fractious five-way Tory leadership debate, coming under pressure on issues from Islamophobia to his plan to cut tax...
2019-06-19 09:51

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 consolation or compliment....
2019-07-23 23:34

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 new cabinet....
2019-07-24 15:00

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 Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over th...
2019-06-28 20:34

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 for refusing to debate his Brexit policy....
2019-06-16 12:34

Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader Former foreign secretary will succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister after beating Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson wins Tory leadership - liveTory leadership election: full resultsBoris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister after w...
2019-07-23 16:17

Boris Johnson's dad says he is 'proud' his son called him crusty Boris Johnson's father has described his "pride" at being called a "non-cooperative crusty" by his own son, as he addressed climate change activists....
2019-10-10 01:34

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....
2019-07-23 15:01

| 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....
2019-07-23 14:51

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 in advance: regular readers of this column have be...
2019-08-25 23:00

Tory rivals say there must be no 'coronation' for Boris Johnson Leadership candidates demand proper contest after reports of plan to make them withdrawTory leadership candidates have insisted there must be no unchallenged “coronation” for frontrunner Boris Johnson at the latest round of hustings.Senior cabinet mi...
2019-06-15 19:00

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....
2019-07-23 14:17

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....
2019-07-23 14:17

Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for language about Jo Cox Prime minister avoids answering to MPs in Commons debate on inflammatory rhetoricFollow the latest political developments - liveBoris Johnson has declined to apologise for his language about Jo Cox and ducked a Commons debate on inflammatory rhetoric...
2019-09-26 16:00

Boris Johnson Is Defiant as U.K. Parliament Reconvenes After a stinging Supreme Court defeat, the prime minister came out fighting on Brexit. He also infuriated some lawmakers by invoking the memory of Jo Cox, a Brexit opponent....
2019-09-26 12:34

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 overcome....
2019-07-23 22:51

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 the new Conservative leader, two of Britain’s lead...
2019-06-30 15:17

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, again, roughly three years after Theresa May took...
2019-07-24 12:17

Boris Johnson Says U.K. Supreme Court ‘Was Wrong’ A day after the Supreme Court reversed Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament, his critics clashed angrily with the government over Brexit and other issues....
2019-09-26 01:00

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 Brexit by 31 October as he achieves his long-cher...
2019-07-24 06:34

No apologies: MPs' fury as Boris Johnson goes on the attack PM rejects pleas to moderate his ‘inflammatory’ language after supreme court defeatAn unrepentant Boris Johnson has sparked a furious backlash after he repeated his criticism of the supreme court judgment, and rejected MPs’ pleas to moderate his “inf...
2019-09-26 05:00

| 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 Trump....
2019-06-03 14:34

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 ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive intervi...
2019-06-01 17:00

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....
2019-08-29 19:34

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 take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including s...
2019-08-29 22:34

Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson dared his foes to try to topple him at a raucous session of Parliament, a day after Britain's highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the body ahead of the Brexit deadline. (Sept. 25)  ...
2019-09-26 02:34

Britain Will Leave EU By October 31 "Come What May", Says Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday urged the EU to compromise as he prepared to submit a new Brexit plan but warned Britain was ready to leave without a deal on October 31, "come what may"....
2019-10-02 19:00

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 to get the job. Party officials will announce whet...
2019-07-23 13:51

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....
2019-08-25 09:34

| 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....
2019-09-09 11:00

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....
2019-07-23 11:17

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbulence if Mr. Johnson wins....
2019-07-23 00:51

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....
2019-08-24 04:00

Boris Johnson set to enter Number 10 as UK's next PM revealed Boris Johnson is preparing for power as he awaits the widely expected confirmation that he has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the battle to become the UK's next prime minister....
2019-07-23 11:17

Boris Johnson's cabinet cull: the departures so far As the new prime minister entered No 10, a succession of ministers headed for the exitsBoris Johnson appoints new government – live updatesOn a busy day for ministerial departures, these are the people who have left the government so far. Continue re...
2019-07-24 20:51

Boris Johnson on course to win Tory leadership contest Former foreign secretary likely to win by substantial margin over his rival, Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of the Conservatives within the next few hours, entering Downing Street as Theresa May’s successor on Wednesday.He ...
2019-07-23 10:34

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?...
2019-07-24 18:51

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 breakfast meeting at the G7 summit in Biarritz.Aske...
2019-08-25 12:34

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
2019-07-23 07:17

Pat Narduzzi's Cowardice Doesn't Go Unpunished So, you’re trailing 17-10, fourth-and-goal at the one-yard line, five minutes left in the fourth quarter. What do you do? Trick question: You’re Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi, a lame as hell coward, so you kick a field goal....
2019-09-15 02:34

Boris Johnson: I'll make UK 'match fit' for no-deal Brexit Tory leadership frontrunner pledges to leave the EU by 31 October ‘come what may’Boris Johnson has pledged to get the UK “match fit for no deal” to ensure it can leave the EU on 31 October “come what may”.The Conservative leadership frontrunner said ...
2019-07-08 04:00

UK PM Boris Johnson dares opposition to vote no-confidence The prime minister challenged the opposition to vote no-confidence in the government. Members of parliament were meeting for the first time in two weeks following an "unlawful" suspension of parliament ruling....
2019-09-25 21:00

Boris Johnson plays down chance of Brexit breakthrough at UN Despite a series of planned meetings with European leaders, the PM says there are ‘still difficulties’ over an agreementBoris Johnson has cautioned against speculation he could come significantly closer to a revised Brexit deal during a series of tal...
2019-09-23 08:34

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"....
2019-08-28 21:34

MPs Return To UK Parliament After Top Court Ruling Against Boris Johnson British MPs returned to parliament on Wednesday following a momentous Supreme Court ruling that struck down Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend the house weeks before the Brexit......
2019-09-25 16:00

Boris Johnson unveils £1.2bn for climate and endangered species Announcement comes as PM heads to New York for meeting of UN general assemblyBoris Johnson has unveiled a combined £1.2bn in funding for new efforts to tackle the climate emergency and protect endangered species as he prepares to attend the annual ga...
2019-09-23 08:34

| 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....
2019-06-07 14:34

UK PM Boris Johnson Says: Don't Expect Brexit Breakthrough In New York British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday cautioned that there would be no Brexit breakthrough at talks with European leaders in New York as gaps remained but said significant progress had been......
2019-09-23 10:34

Boris Johnson and the Jennifer Arcuri allegations – podcast Boris Johnson says he behaved with ‘full propriety’ regarding his links to the US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri while he was London mayor. Matthew Weaver has been following the story for the Guardian. Plus: Wadah Khanfar remembers his friend Jamal Kh...
2019-10-02 04:34

Boris Johnson could be forced out as UK Prime Minister next week British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could be forced out of office next week as opposition lawmakers try to join forces to replace him with an interim administration in order to secure another Brexit delay....
2019-09-29 02:34

| 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....
2019-06-27 20:00

Boris Johnson could shift UK policy on Huawei after US warnings British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national security team is reviewing the United Kingdom’s posture toward Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant that U.S. officials regard as a platform for spy agencies....
2019-08-13 05:17

Court quashes bid to prosecute Boris Johnson over EU claim LONDON (AP) — 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. Two judges on Friday threw out a lower court’s...
2019-06-07 17:17

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....
2019-08-08 23:00

UK PM Boris Johnson Reveals How His Mother Voted On Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed on Wednesday what he described as his "ace up my sleeve" - that his mother voted to leave the European Union at a referendum, trying to make light of the......
2019-10-02 19:00

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

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?...
2019-08-29 12:00

UK industry responds to Boris Johnson fibre plan The UK broadband industry has told the UK Prime Minister his target of full fibre coverage by 2025 is only achievable if the government eliminates several barriers to network rollout – and quickly.The government official target for such deploy...
2019-08-05 14:34

| Boris Johnson rallies party for Brexit fight Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gathers his Conservative party on Sunday for what could be its final conference before an election, with the gathering set to be dominated by Brexit....
2019-09-29 17:34

Boris Johnson and younger gal pal get into wild fight: report BoJo may need to work on his mojo. British pol Boris Johnson — the UK bookies’ favorite to replace Theresa May as prime minister — got into a nasty beef early Friday with his much younger, live-in gal pal, according to reports from the UK. Cops...
2019-06-21 23:51

Boris Johnson fibre plan needs much work, industry says The UK broadband industry has responded to boasts by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the country will get full fibre coverage by 2025.Key figures in the industry have said that this target is only achievable if the government eliminates several bar...
2019-08-05 20:17

Boris Johnson indicates he may renew attempt to suspend parliament PM repeats condemnation of supreme court ruling as he speaks alongside Trump at UNLatest political news - live updatesBoris Johnson has repeated his condemnation of a landmark ruling by Britain’s highest court that his suspension of parliament was un...
2019-09-24 20:00

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

Boris Johnson to face UK lawmakers as he returns to Parliament Lawmakers returned to work on Wednesday after a momentous ruling by the United Kingdom's highest court that found Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament to be unlawful....
2019-09-25 16:00

Boris Johnson faces Parliament — live updates The UK prime minister is appearing before lawmakers in the wake of a parliamentary defeat at the hands of Tory rebels and the opposition. MPs are confronting Johnson over his insistence on keeping no-deal on the table....
2019-09-04 13:34

Boris Johnson met with chorus of ‘Resign!’ at re-opened Parliament Britain’s leader Boris Johnson flew home early from New York to face a re-opened Parliament Wednesday — and was met with a raucous chorus of “Resign!” from rival politicians. The Prime Minister was repeatedly jeered in the hou...
2019-09-26 02:34

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....
2019-06-22 02:51

The cat is out of the bag – Boris Johnson’s shutdown is unconstitutional | Shami Chakrabarti Whatever the Tories may claim, it is clear that parliament is sovereign and MPs must be allowed a say on plans for a ‘crash-out’ BrexitOne of the gravest dangers to any society is “outrage fatigue”. The symptom of this condition is when so many peopl...
2019-08-29 00:34

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

'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....
2019-08-25 07:34

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....
2019-05-29 15:00

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...
2019-07-12 13:00

Boris Johnson denies No 10 tried to block his access to intelligence Tory frontrunner says reports of an effort to keep sensitive information from him as foreign secretary are untrue Politics live – follow the day’s developmentsBoris Johnson has hit out at claims that Downing Street sought to restrict his access to so...
2019-07-05 19:17

Timetable for US-UK trade deal is 'tight', says Boris Johnson Donald Trump had talked up prospects for ‘very big’ deal that could be achieved in a yearBoris Johnson has played down the prospects of striking a trade agreement with Donald Trump within 12 months, saying that timetable was “tight” and would require...
2019-08-25 23:00

More Boris Johnson neighbours confirm 'tear-up' with partner Two others back up Tom Penn’s account, one of whom ‘thought someone was being murdered’Neighbours of the man who overheard a row between Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds, prompting a late-night police callout, have corroborated his accoun...
2019-06-23 17:51

EU rejects Boris Johnson request to remove backstop Johnson says MPs who claim they can prevent no deal are to blame for hardline EU responseAll the day’s Brexit and politics news – live The European Union has rebuffed Boris Johnson’s attempts to tear up the Irish backstop, in a coordinated response t...
2019-08-20 21:34

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....
2019-07-06 14:51

Please Enjoy the Exact Moment Boris Johnson Gets His Ass Handed to Him Britain is careening headfirst into a Brexit shitstorm, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a racist wanker who looks like Donald Trump on an all-milk diet. But for a brief, glorious moment on Tuesday, things seemed like they might be looking slightl...
2019-09-25 01:34

Boris Johnson says a no-deal Brexit would be 'vanishingly inexpensive' Reuters Boris Johnson claims a no-deal Brexit will be "vanishingly inexpensive." His rival for prime minister, Jeremy Hunt, accuses him of "peddling optimism." The two men clashed during a fiery televised leadership debate. Johnson is the current fa...
2019-07-09 23:34

Britain's Boris Johnson won't quit, vows to 'get Brexit done' The UK prime minister has turned up the Brexit rhetoric as his ruling Conservative Party meets in Manchester. But the annual conference risks being disrupted by a no-confidence vote in his government....
2019-09-30 23:34

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted...
2019-06-06 00:17

Boris Johnson 'confident' EU will back down in Brexit talks PM says ‘backstop just doesn’t work’ in run-up to meetings with Merkel and MacronBoris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in the withdrawal agreement.As the prime minister pre...
2019-08-19 22:34

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....
2019-09-03 01:34

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....
2019-08-20 01:00

UK: Boris Johnson referred to police watchdog over possible corruption Johnson has been referred to a police watchdog over allegations of corruption during his time as London mayor. Meanwhile, he is facing a possible no confidence vote next week....
2019-09-28 08:34

Boris Johnson under pressure to explain police incident Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, was facing mounting calls Sunday to fully explain an incident in which police attended an alleged altercation at the London home he shares with his girlfriend....
2019-06-24 03:34

U.S. Businesswoman Admitted Affair With Boris Johnson, U.K. Report Says The woman, Jennifer Arcuri, reportedly told friends that she was having an affair with Mr. Johnson when he was mayor, deepening the scandal as he tries to navigate an impasse over Brexit....
2019-09-29 17:34

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....
2019-09-01 09:34

Boris Johnson dismisses allegations of relationship with US businesswoman British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted there was "no interest to declare" amid allegations he had a relationship with the American businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri during the time he served as the Mayor of London....
2019-10-01 01:34

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......
2019-07-05 16:51

Boris Johnson says hair-gate is ‘beyond satire’. Here goes… | Stewart Lee Team Johnson quickly moved their man on to French-kissing a dog after his domestic row. But did the dog give consent?I had this week’s column nailed by Tuesday teatime, 36 hours ahead of the deadline. Boris Piccaninny Watermelon Letterbox Cake Bumboy...
2019-06-30 15:17

Even Boris Johnson's dog wants out as PM keeps up losing streak | John Crace The prime minister skips parliament and misses his seventh defeat in seven votesAfter the previous night’s toxic debate in which Boris Johnson had set yet another new low for standards in public life – hard to believe, but even sociopaths can have a ...
2019-09-27 07:34

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....
2019-09-04 07:00

UK PM Boris Johnson Says Iran Behind Attacks On Saudi Oil Plants British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused Tehran of being behind attacks on Saudi oil installations, in remarks to reporters en route to New York where he is to meet with Iran's president....
2019-09-23 10:34

Who is Boris Johnson's 'close friend' Jessica Arcuri? Boris Johnson has repeatedly refused to answer questions over allegations that he granted thousands of pounds of public money to "close friend" Jessica Arcuri....
2019-09-26 16:34

Unlawful: the supreme court stuns Boris Johnson Philippe Sands QC on the decision by the supreme court to rule against the government on the suspension of parliament. Plus: Shoshana Zuboff on how to fight back against surveillance capitalismAs Boris Johnson prepared to give a speech at the UN in N...
2019-09-25 12:00

Boris Johnson to attend leadership hustings after row with partner Questions over ex-foreign secretary’s private life dominate battle for No 10Boris Johnson will attend Tory leadership hustings while embroiled in a scandal after police were called to his home after a loud altercation with his partner.The Guardian re...
2019-06-22 14:34

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......
2019-06-01 02:51

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking intervention ahead of his state visit next week....
2019-06-01 02:17

Boris Johnson says chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one' Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal are "a million-to-one" even as he repeated his promise to leave the bloc without a deal by the end of October....
2019-06-27 19:51

Boris Johnson to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumToday’s politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over comments made in the run-up to t...
2019-05-29 14:34

Boris Johnson dodges hustings questions 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 his partner, Carrie Symonds, which prompted a polic...
2019-06-22 19:34

'Unwanted': Glastonbury festival's message to Boris Johnson The prospect of Boris Johnson as PM inspires artists and musicians to get creativeFrom speeches by political figures to anti-war protests and climate marches, Glastonbury has been long known for its roots in activism and a strong political undercurre...
2019-06-28 20:34

It'll take superpowers to unseat Boris Johnson. This comic book fan says he's got them No sitting British prime minister has ever been unseated in a general election. But Boris Johnson's majority halved during the last election, and an ambitious young immigrant and political newcomer is hoping to beat the odds and make history....
2019-08-31 01:00

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 with or without a deal and has criticised Theresa May...
2019-07-07 18:51

Trump: Boris Johnson will ‘do a good job’ if he succeeds Theresa May President Trump said Tuesday he thinks Boris Johnson will “do a good job,” reiterating comments he made over the weekend endorsing the former mayor of London to take over as prime minister after Theresa May steps down. “I like him, ...
2019-06-04 17:34

Want to know what a Boris Johnson government would look like? I have just the book | John Harris Among the would-be PM’s backers are the authors of Britannia Unchained, and their vision of deregulated Britain is terrifyingSeven years ago, a group of Conservative MPs who had taken their parliamentary seats in 2010 brought out a slim manifesto for...
2019-07-07 18:51

Thousands protest against Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown Crowds march, wave banners and chant ‘stop the coup’ in cities across UKProrogation protests across the UK – latest updatesTens of thousands of demonstrators are taking to the streets across Britain and outside the gates of Downing Street in protest ...
2019-08-31 18:00

Neighbour who called police over Boris Johnson row goes public Tom Penn, 29, says he wants to put the record straight in wake of furore over loud altercation The neighbour who contacted the police over a late-night altercation between Tory leadership favourite, Boris Johnson, and his partner, Carrie Symonds, has...
2019-06-22 20:34

Who is Boris Johnson's 'close friend' Jennifer Arcuri? Boris Johnson has repeatedly refused to answer questions over allegations that he granted thousands of pounds of public money to "close friend" Jennifer Arcuri....
2019-09-28 11:00

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....
2019-08-01 06:51

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson is assuming control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. Parliament has paid tribute to May's public service and she has said she is happy to hand over the leadership to a fellow conservative....
2019-07-24 15:17

Donald Trump offers his backing to Boris Johnson to become PM US president says Conservative party leadership frontrunner will ‘straighten out’ BrexitDonald Trump has offered his backing to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the UK’s prime minister next week, saying he will succeed in pushing through Brex...
2019-07-19 21:17

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....
2019-07-19 22:17

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....
2019-09-06 04:34

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....
2019-07-20 03:51

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.        ...
2019-07-25 08:00

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-18 21:00

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the many faces of the man who could be the UK's next prime minister....
2019-07-20 10:00

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, with four other candidates also getting through....
2019-06-18 21:00

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....
2019-06-11 15:51

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?...
2019-07-24 15:17

UK's Boris Johnson talks Brexit in Northern Ireland The British prime minister's Brexit policy has divided Northern Ireland's main political parties. He wants to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal if Brussels refuses to drop the controversial Irish backstop....
2019-07-31 18:34

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
2019-06-19 10:34

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....
2019-05-24 23:34

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....
2019-07-19 11:00

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 delay for Brexit. The PM was humiliated Wednesday whe...
2019-09-06 04:34

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."...
2019-09-13 21:00

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....
2019-07-31 20:34

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as research by Labour shows it will stop the UK meeting a net zero target for carbon emissions this century...
2019-07-31 19:34

| WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump? Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this the start of a very "special relationship"?...
2019-07-19 20:34

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....
2019-09-13 22:00

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....
2019-05-24 19:00

Why Boris Johnson will be forced to delay Brexit until next year Reuters Boris Johnson and his Downing Street team continue to insist that the UK will leave the EU on October 31. But the reality is that the prime minister is almost certainly going to forced into asking the EU for a Brexit delay until at least ear...
2019-10-05 13:34

"Rough Shape" Of A Brexit Deal To Be Done, Says Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was the "rough shape" of a Brexit deal to be done and he was cautiously optimistic an agreement could be reached to smooth Britain's exit from......
2019-09-14 03:34

Boris Johnson to meet Leo Varadkar over Brexit compromise Pair to meet in north-west England on Thursday and discuss Northern IrelandBoris Johnson is set for a private meeting with the Irish taoiseach on Thursday in a last-ditch attempt to come to a Brexit compromise over Northern Ireland, after talks came ...
2019-10-10 03:34

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

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

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....
2019-09-08 14:34

Boris Johnson’s Government Says Parliament Will Be Suspended Until Mid-October LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has confirmed it will suspend the U.K. Parliament later Monday until Oct. 14. Spokesman James Slack says Parliament will be prorogued, or suspended, at the close of the day’s busine...
2019-09-10 02:00

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
2019-06-12 14:34

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, winning 66.4% of votes cast...
2019-07-23 13:51

Boris Johnson Plays a Shameless Game With Merkel No. 10’s hysterical briefings on the lack of a Brexit deal are all aimed at making Brussels look like the guilty party in the eyes of British voters....
2019-10-08 18:34

Think Boris Johnson is toxic to voters? Don’t be so sure | Gaby Hinsliff We can’t be certain that a tide of progressive votes will wash away the prime minister’s chances of winning an electionBoris Johnson has blown it, surely. Even the man who invariably gets away with murder – rising above things that would sink any mor...
2019-09-07 17:34

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and mayor of London who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, is set to become British prime minister after winning the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party....
2019-07-23 13:34

Labour still doesn’t take the threat of Boris Johnson seriously | Zoe Williams Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is more defined by its opposition to New Labour than to the ConservativesJeremy Corbyn’s support among Labour members has collapsed, according to polling for the Times: nearly two-fifths of them would like to see the leader...
2019-07-23 07:00

Does anyone in the country believe Boris Johnson isn’t a groper? | David Mitchell Given his past, it’s no wonder people disbelieve the prime minister’s denial about Charlotte EdwardesCharlotte Edwardes’s allegation that Boris Johnson once groped her thigh has divided the nation, like everything always does nowadays. Johnson denies...
2019-10-06 20:00

| 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....
2019-07-23 14:51

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....
2019-06-12 21:51

Ireland’s PM says he wants to meet UK’s Boris Johnson about Brexit next week With less than a month until its scheduled exit, Johnson is seeking significant changes to how the most contentious issue -- the border between British-ruled Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland -- was dealt with in the divorce deal agreed by his p...
2019-10-06 01:34

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 tours of American farmland. The US Embassy in London...
2019-09-07 02:34

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight Candidates seeking to beat favorite Boris Johnson and become Britain’s next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real leadership contest, not a coronation for the front-runner...
2019-06-16 14:34

Boris Johnson wins race to become UK prime minister Hardline Brexiteer Boris Johnson was announced as Britain’s new prime minister on Tuesday. The New York-born politician and President Trump favorite won a landslide victory against rival Jeremy Hunt to be his party’s pick to replace There...
2019-07-23 15:34

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....
2019-09-07 17:00

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....
2019-07-23 15:01

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, saying he would strive to win a Brexit deal from the European Union....
2019-06-16 14:51

UK's Boris Johnson fills cabinet with Brexit loyalists Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has surrounded himself with Brexit hardliners as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could be pushed....
2019-07-25 01:17

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....
2019-09-15 22:34

Boris Johnson elected next British PM, party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
2019-07-23 13:34

Brussels calls out UK's Boris Johnson over fishy anecdote The EU has accused UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson of fake news over his complaint that "Brussels bureaucrats" made life hard for smoked herring sellers. It emerged that the rules were made by the UK, and not the EU....
2019-07-19 02:51

Boris Johnson: ‘I Love Europe’ and Here Is My Plan to Leave It The swift, negative response of Irish officials to the plan by the British prime minister suggested that it would not draw the two sides any closer to an amicable divorce....
2019-10-03 03:00

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Leo Varadkar see 'pathway to a possible deal' With his promised EU departure date three weeks away, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Irish leader Leo Varadkar Thursday to discuss the deal's main sticking point -- the Irish backstop....
2019-10-11 10:00

UK Tory race down to 4 as rivals vie to catch Boris Johnson The race to become Britain’s next prime minister has got down to the final four, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest...
2019-06-19 20:34

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit threat risks being ignored by the EU Michel Barnier says the UK will ‘have to face the consequences’ of crashing outBoris Johnson’s suggestion he could use the threat of no deal to win an improved Brexit deal for the UK risks falling on deaf ears in Brussels, the EU’s top negotiator has...
2019-07-18 11:00

'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...
2019-08-03 19:34

Boris Johnson’s Brexit speech: preparing for an election Boris Johnson used his first leader’s speech at the Conservative party conference to set up a new phase of negotiations with the EU and an election confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn. Plus: Jim Waterson on Prince Harry, privacy and the mediaBoris Johns...
2019-10-03 18:34

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rivals say Boris Johnson needs scrutiny Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival said on Friday with a taunt that his hero Winston Churchill would not shy away from the media....
2019-06-14 12:17

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...
2019-07-24 14:51

‘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....
2019-09-05 01:00

Could Boris Johnson's explosive election strategy work? Anushka Asthana hears from the Guardian’s John Harris on how the chaos in Westminster looks to people in towns around the UK. Also today: Gaby Hinsliff on accusations of cronyism in Theresa May’s honours listHaving lost his majority in parliament, Bo...
2019-09-11 13:00

The 10 ages of Boris Johnson: a guide to his road to power From bullied schoolboy to betrayer of women and voters, his career trajectory has been a controversial oneAlexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born on 19 June 1964 in New York and is still known by his family as Al. Over the next 14 years he moved ...
2019-07-21 11:17

Boris Johnson calls for routine prorogation of Parliament With parliament needing to be prorogued before any new legislative launch, known as a Queen's Speech, the government has requested a much shorter suspension than the five weeks previously requested....
2019-10-03 01:34

Absolutely not true I misled Queen, says Boris Johnson PM plays down Scottish court ruling and significance of Yellowhammer releaseBoris Johnson has said it is “absolutely not true” that he misled the Queen over his reasons for suspending parliament, after a Scottish court ruled his suspension unlawful b...
2019-09-12 17:34

Fight For British PM Job Now Between Boris Johnson And Jermy Hunt Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson......
2019-06-21 03:00

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....
2019-09-05 06:34

UK newspapers torn over Boris Johnson as prime minister Boris Johnson is not everyone's cup of tea. He divides opinion among many Brits almost as much as Brexit itself. The schism was evident on the UK front pages that marked his anointment as successor to Theresa May....
2019-07-24 08:01

In Race to Succeed May, Boris Johnson Leads Field Theresa May’s decision to quit as Conservative Party leader fires the starting gun on a race to succeed her. The candidate to beat is ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose pro-Brexit credentials and colorful public profile have made him a darling...
2019-05-25 17:00

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, after the Conservative leadership frontrunn...
2019-07-18 19:34

| 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....
2019-06-19 15:17

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....
2019-06-19 15:51

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, and has since embarked on a whistlestop tour tak...
2019-08-02 01:17

Trump Could Negotiate "Better" Iran Deal, Says UK's Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday US President Donald Trump could negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran "better" than what Tehran and world powers agreed to in 2015....
2019-09-24 06:00

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....
2019-09-06 11:00

Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar say they 'see pathway' to Brexit deal Prime ministers’ Wirral meeting appears to revive hope of agreement between UK and EULatest Brexit news - live updatesBoris Johnson and Leo Varadkar have agreed they can see a “pathway to a possible Brexit deal” but warned there were still challenges...
2019-10-10 18:00

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Friday as he was warned that Conservative rebels could cross the House of Commons to foil Brexit in the ...
2019-08-02 22:17

| WATCH | Here is UK PM Boris Johnson's new Brexit plan at a glance British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his senior ministers before setting out on a delicate mission to convince sceptical EU leaders to back his new Brexit plan....
2019-10-03 22:34

Why Carrie Symonds is the embodiment of the Boris Johnson brand Greenish and economically rightwing, No 10’s first live-in girlfriend is recognisable to many young Tories, and legitimises Johnson as a lustful law unto himselfCarrie Symonds is not some ingenue blond playmate of a rich and powerful older man. It is...
2019-08-01 14:00

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minister. Mr. Johnson, the former foreign secretary, is the favorite to win....
2019-06-20 22:51

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity about her political career -- now she has announced she will resign on June 7 and set the timetable ...
2019-05-25 10:51

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. ...
2019-08-04 21:17

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Gamble Might Take the U.K. Back to Square One Newly selected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stormed into 10 Downing Street this past summer vowing to do the impossible: secure a better deal from Brussels than the one offered to his predecessor Theresa May. Johnson threatened to pull the U....
2019-09-19 19:34

Report: ESPN Reminds Employees Of Craven No-Politics Policy In Wake Of Dan Le Batard's Criticism Of The Network And Trump It was only a matter of time before ESPN decided to do something in response to Dan Le Batard very correctly calling the network’s anti-politics stance “cowardly,” after he denounced the “send her back” chants that Trump’s racist supporters decided t...
2019-07-21 18:34

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit Front-runner Boris Johnson is officially launching his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister, telling fellow Conservatives they must take the U.K. out of the European Union or see the party wiped out by angry voters....
2019-06-12 11:17

Trevor Noah on Trump and Boris Johnson: 'Failed clones of each other' Late-night comics focused on Trump’s antics surrounding his visit to London and his ongoing beef with Sadiq KhanLate-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s visit to the UK and his ongoing war with the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Continue reading......
2019-06-04 19:00

What would Churchill say? Boris Johnson needs to be braver and face media, says rival Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, needs to be braver and face the media, one of his main rivals said on Friday following accusations the former foreign secretary was avoiding scrutiny....
2019-06-14 11:00

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

Want Brexit Deal On October 18, Undaunted By Parliament: Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on October 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit....
2019-09-09 15:00

| WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine! Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse....
2019-06-30 12:17

Brexit: Crucial day for Boris Johnson and no-deal date — as it happened The UK Parliament will be suspended Monday evening following a vote on a snap election. The queen has given "royal assent" to a law which aims to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Follow along for the latest from Parliament....
2019-09-10 02:34

Six ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal Brexit MP says Tories have come up with ‘about 20’ ways to get around law calling for a delayLatest Brexit developments - live updatesThe strongly pro-Brexit Tory MP Nigel Evans has claimed he and colleagues have come up with “about 20” ways Boris Johnson c...
2019-09-09 18:34

Boris Johnson emerges from hiding to promise timely Brexit The former foreign secretary has said further delays to Brexit would mean a Tory defeat at the next election. Johnson has been criticized by rivals for failing to face the public until now....
2019-06-12 15:34

Opposition forming against Boris Johnson’s move to prorogue U.K. Parliament Political opposition to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament crystallized Thursday amid protests, legal action and a petition to block the move....
2019-08-29 15:34

The verdict is in: Boris Johnson is a liar. And he should pay the price | Rafael Behr The supreme court could not have been clearer: Johnson’s prorogation of parliament was a subversion of democracyIf Boris Johnson does nothing more, his name in history is already inscribed as the man who lied so hard he nearly broke the constitution....
2019-09-25 01:34

Boris Johnson Promises Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Passes to Rule Out No Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the European Union on Oct. 31—even as a bill aimed at preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement became law....
2019-09-09 17:00

Coppola takes revenge for Boris Johnson’s Godfather tribute Director of PM’s favourite film scene denounces ‘foolish’ rush towards no-deal BrexitWestminster trembled in July when Boris Johnson told the Daily Mail his favourite movie scene was “the multiple retribution killings at the end of The Godfather”. Bu...
2019-09-14 04:34

UK PM Boris Johnson denies lying to queen as he struggles to get Brexit done U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday denied lying to Queen Elizabeth II over the advice he gave her about a bill suspending Parliament -- as he struggles to find a way to complete Britain’s departure from the E.U. amid a coordinated oppositi...
2019-09-12 22:00

British PM Boris Johnson's UN Speech Draws Laughs, Baffled Looks British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered an unconventional speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that referenced "terrifying limbless chickens" and "pink-eyed terminators" but only......
2019-09-25 10:00

Boris Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal....
2019-09-10 11:34

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....
2019-06-12 23:17

Who can beat Boris Johnson? Rivals in race for Tory crown Five candidates vying to be the next prime minister are spending the weekend figuring out how best to take on the runaway leader in the race - Boris Johnson....
2019-06-15 10:00

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretary, according to the United Nations patron for the ...
2019-06-15 12:00

Boris Johnson can’t keep dodging scrutiny about his past | Gaby Hinsliff His friendship with Jennifer Arcuri, and the funding she received, raises awkward questions that deserve answersIf success was really all about who you know, then Jennifer Arcuri might easily be a millionaire by now. The American model-turned-tech en...
2019-09-25 12:00

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
2019-06-13 15:51

"Won't Be Forgiven": Boris Johnson Warns Lawmakers Trying To Block Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned any attempt by MPs next week to stop Brexit or delay it beyond October 31 would do "lasting damage" to public trust in politics....
2019-08-30 16:00

Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament as Brexit plans hit snag British lawmakers on Monday demanded Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government release private correspondence about Brexit and plans to suspended Parliament, weeks before the United Kingdom is slated to leave the European Union. ...
2019-09-10 09:34

Call for snap UK general election fails (again) for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson's second attempt to call a snap general election was roundly rejected by British lawmakers on Monday night, in yet another stunning defeat for the Prime Minister....
2019-09-10 10:00

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, which could hamper his chances of winning a future general election even if he delivered Brexit, the Cons...
2019-06-05 21:00

The court battle over Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament explained Boris Johnson is bracing himself for the mother of all legal battles this coming week over his controversial decision to suspend parliament in the run up to Brexit....
2019-09-13 18:00

Boris Johnson Suspends U.K. Parliament After Brexit Plans Defeated (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has succeeded in his plan to suspend Britain’s rebellious Parliament for five weeks, but he has achieved little else in his first prolonged jousting with legislators determined to prevent a no-deal ...
2019-09-10 14:00

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny LONDON (AP) — Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates. Johnson has a commanding lead after the first round of voting by Con...
2019-06-14 12:51

| Limbless chickens, terminators: Boris Johnson's confusing speech British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered an unconventional speech at the UN General Assembly that referenced "terrifying limbless chickens" and "pink-eyed terminators" but only mentioned Brexit once....
2019-09-25 18:00

"Sort Out Mess You Created": Heckler Yells At Boris Johnson Boris Johnson was heckled by a protester as he made a speech in northern England on Friday, with a man demanding to know why the British prime minister wasn't in parliament fixing the mess he had......
2019-09-14 03:34

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....
2019-06-13 22:00

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Protest and Resignations The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
2019-08-29 19:34

UK lawmakers to return to Parliament amid Boris Johnson ruling LONDON — Lawmakers in Britain are returning to the House of Commons following a Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had acted illegally by suspending Parliament. The prime minister is hurrying back to London after cutting short a t...
2019-09-25 13:00

Boris Johnson gives new roles to Truss and Goldsmith in mini-reshuffle Liz Truss made women and equalities minister and Zac Goldsmith handed cabinet seatAll the day’s political news – liveLiz Truss has been made women and equalities minister and Zac Goldsmith promoted to attending cabinet as Boris Johnson conducted a mi...
2019-09-11 12:00

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior commitment, ITV's political editor said....
2019-06-04 15:17

The Latest: Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader race The Latest on the race among British Conservatives to replace Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Boris Johnson has secured the most support in the first round of votes in Britain's Conservative Party leadership race, while three ...
2019-06-13 17:34

| UK PM hopeful Boris Johnson called French 'turds' - report Footage of British prime ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson calling the French "turds" over their Brexit stance was cut from a BBC documentary following a request from the Foreign Office, the Daily Mail reported....
2019-06-28 16:34

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

UK Judge Rules Boris Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Lawful A British judge on Wednesday ruled in favour of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in a move that will provide some respite for the beleaguered prime minister....
2019-09-04 15:34

Judges Throw Out Brexit Case Against UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson Judges at London's High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
2019-06-07 16:17

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a form...
2019-06-19 20:34

Boris Johnson is a hostage in No 10. No wonder he fears a long contest | Zoe Williams Now that Labour has refused to rise to the prime minister’s bait, his project lies cruelly exposed in all its absurdityBoris Johnson’s strategy is coming apart. He had no plan for a deal. He promised not to call a general election. He feared the cons...
2019-09-05 22:00

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
2019-06-10 18:51

If Boris Johnson can't win his own brother round, trouble lies ahead We don't really do political dynasties in quite the same way as the Americans but the Johnsons are, if not quite a dynasty then certainly a clan. ...
2019-09-06 03:00

Brexit: Boris Johnson's brother resigns in 'national interest' Boris Johnson has doubled down on elections, saying he would "rather be dead" than ask for a Brexit delay. "Torn between family and the national interest," the prime minister's younger brother resigned from government....
2019-09-05 22:34

Boris Johnson Vows ‘I’d Rather Be Dead in a Ditch’ Than Ask for an Extension on Brexit (LONDON) — Boxed in by opponents and abandoned politically even by his own brother, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggled Thursday to keep his Brexit plans on track, and he accused lawmakers of thwarting democracy by blocking his call ...
2019-09-05 23:34

Boris Johnson domestic 'row' report stirs up UK leadership race Police said they were called to the home of UK Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson after neighbors reported a fracas. The news came as Johnson and rival Jeremy Hunt prepared to launch their run-off campaigns....
2019-06-22 16:17

Openreach CEO: Boris Johnson's 2025 fibre goal is a 'stretch' Clive Selley, the CEO of Openreach, has called Boris Johnson’s call for full fibre coverage across the UK by 2025 “a stretch” given the practical realities of deployment.Openreach’ fibre rollout target recently increased t...
2019-06-19 16:17

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson avoids questions about police visit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman in his home....
2019-06-22 18:51

Boris Johnson's character should be an issue for the whole nation | Polly Toynbee The police being called to Johnson’s flat was the latest dismal episode in a shocking week for the Conservative party“What a non-story. ‘Couple have row’.” So tweeted security minister Ben Wallace, Boris Johnson’s 2016 campaign manager. But it appear...
2019-06-22 19:34

Delay Brexit? 'I'd rather be dead in a ditch,' says British PM Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on Oct. 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
2019-09-06 02:34

Mark Ruffalo smashes Boris Johnson's Hulk comparison Mark Ruffalo, the actor who plays the anger-prone Hulk in the "Avengers" movie franchise, has struck out at UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for suggesting Britain could break free of the EU's "manacles," like the Marvel superhero....
2019-09-17 03:34

Boris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson was struggling to keep his campaign to become prime minister on ...
2019-06-23 02:34

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....
2019-06-19 21:34

Boris Johnson's brother resigns as an MP, citing the national interest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brother, Jo, has resigned as junior minister and said he would step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national interest....
2019-09-05 20:00

Boris Johnson tells Pence: 'We're not too keen on your chlorinated chicken' Prime Minister Boris Johnson told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday that Britain's National Health Service would not be included in negotiations with the United States for a trade deal once Britain has left the European Union....
2019-09-05 20:00

Police called to loud altercation at Boris Johnson's home Neighbour records shouting and banging at flat potential PM shares with Carrie SymondsPolice were called to the home of Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds, in the early hours of Friday morning after neighbours heard a loud altercation invo...
2019-06-21 20:34

Britain's Boris Johnson Proposes Early Election On October 15 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged his Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn to vote in favour of an early election on October 15 later on Wednesday....
2019-09-04 15:34

Boris Johnson Faces Brexit Showdown With Hostile Lawmakers U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks set to face further setbacks in two critical votes in the House of Commons, a day after suffering a serious blow to his Brexit plans at the hands of lawmakers....
2019-09-04 19:00

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — wants to withhold payment. He's looking for "greater clarity" on Brexit....
2019-06-09 04:34

Trump says Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' less than a day after his devastating Brexit defeat in Parliament AP Photo/Evan Vucci; Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool/Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Boris Johnson "knows how to win," despite the fact the British prime minister just suffered a major defeat in Parliament regarding his Brexit plans. "Bori...
2019-09-04 21:34

U.K. Opposition Lawmakers Plan to Turn Up Heat on Boris Johnson The Labour Party vowed to complicate his plan for a swift general election, and lawmakers planned to press ahead with legislation designed to avert his threat to leave the European Union without a deal....
2019-09-04 14:00

The Fight to Lead the U.K. Narrows to 2: Boris Johnson vs. Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt finished second in a vote among Tory lawmakers, keeping him in the race. But critics call him “Theresa May in trousers.”...
2019-06-20 20:34

"Father Of Lies": UK MPs Fume At Boris Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the "father of lies" who shut down the mother of parliaments in the run-up to Brexit, Britain's Supreme Court heard Wednesday....
2019-09-19 03:34

Boris Johnson given two-week EU deadline for Irish backstop plan Ultimatum comes as sources say PM was ‘surprised’ by levels of checks on the borderBoris Johnson has been set a two-week deadline to table a plan for replacing the Irish backstop as further embarrassing details emerged of the prime minister’s chaotic...
2019-09-19 02:00

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
2019-06-07 22:17

Cornered Boris Johnson suffers triple Commons defeat MPs block bid to call snap election after vote on bill to prevent a no-deal BrexitBrexit: government fails in bid to call general election – liveBoris Johnson’s bid to trigger a general election next month has been blocked by MPs following a string o...
2019-09-05 07:00

| UK's Boris Johnson faces new Brexit vote after stinging defeat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for another showdown in parliament after a humiliating defeat over his Brexit strategy, with MPs set to vote on a law aimed at blocking a no-deal departure....
2019-09-04 11:34

British PM Boris Johnson's Brother Quits Government Over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Thursday when his brother Jo announced his resignation from the government and from parliament....
2019-09-05 16:00

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-10 12:34

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

Boris Johnson blames Iran for attack on Saudi oil facilities British Prime Minister Boris Johnson blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi oil facilities ​and said the United Kingdom is considering joining a US-led military effort to bolster the kingdom’s defenses. Speaking to reporters as he flew to New Yor...
2019-09-23 19:34

Boris Johnson's ultimatum: back me or it's a general election – podcast Jonathan Freedland joins Anushka Asthana to discuss a pivotal week ahead in British politics. Plus Prof Liz Bentley of the Royal Meteorological Society on the destructive force of Hurricane Dorian, which has been battering the Bahamas and is heading ...
2019-09-03 15:00

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
2019-06-27 21:00

Former UK leader Cameron blasts Boris Johnson, Michael Gove Former British Prime Minister David Cameron says current officeholder Boris Johnson didn’t really believe in Brexit when he led the 2016 referendum to take Britain out of the European Union...
2019-09-15 16:00

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
2019-09-08 15:34

Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s party allegedly funded fake Facebook ads that included an altered news headline casting the Conservative Party in a more positive light. The ad-in-question links to a BBC article criticizing the British go...
2019-09-15 08:34

Boris Johnson makes Brexit statement: Live updates Boris Johnson has warned lawmakers not to vote to block no-deal Brexit in a statement outside Downing Street, and dropped a strong hint that an election could be on the cards. Get the latest developments here....
2019-09-02 21:34

Trump backs Boris Johnson after UK Supreme Court ruling ​President Trump showed unwavering support Tuesday for Boris Johnson ​after a UK Supreme Court ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament ahead of a Brexit vote was unlawful and calls for the British prime minister to step down. “I’ll tell you, I...
2019-09-24 20:34

In Setback For Boris Johnson, MP From His Party Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a fresh blow on Saturday after another member of his governing Conservatives defected to an opposition party seeking to reverse Brexit....
2019-09-15 08:00

In UK PM Boris Johnson's Brexit Plans, An Incredible Hulk Analogy Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday he was making a "huge amount of progress" towards a Brexit deal with the EU, in an interview in which he compared Britain to the Incredible Hulk....
2019-09-15 08:00

Boris Johnson heads to Dublin amid fears of more resignations PM battles to keep Brexit plan on track after Amber Rudd quit the government on SaturdayBoris Johnson will fly to Dublin to meet the Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, on Monday, as he battles to show that his Brexit plan remains on track after Ambe...
2019-09-09 00:00

Boris Johnson: there are no circumstances in which I will delay Brexit – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against him on BrexitBoris Johnson says he will never ask EU for further Brexit delayFull text of Johnson sta...
2019-09-02 20:00

Boris Johnson: Tories must deliver Brexit or face extinction Speaking at a private hustings, Johnson told party members he is the man to put Farage ‘back in his box’Boris Johnson has warned the Conservative party it is facing extinction if it does not deliver Brexit and put Nigel Farage “back in his box” as he...
2019-06-05 00:17

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set on leaving the European Union UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will “keep to the plan” to leave the European Union and will not try to negotiate a deal to delay Britain’s departure, two allies said Sunday. Under a law that is expected to take effect Monday, Johnson (inset) must se...
2019-09-09 06:00

The Latest: Brexit: Boris Johnson’s opponents publish plan British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s opponents plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without a deal have published draft legislation designed to prevent it...
2019-09-02 19:34

Top cabinet member quits over Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy A top cabinet ally of Boris Johnson has quit over the prime minister’s purge of anti-Brexit conservatives — and said six other ministers could bolt as well in what is emerging as a major challenge to the British leader’s government. Amber Rudd, Johns...
2019-09-08 04:00

Senior Tories warn Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit Probable PM told he is on collision course with parliament unless he drops hardline agendaBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives that he will not survive long as prime minister unless he drops his no-deal Brexit agenda, as he sta...
2019-07-22 23:34

How the U.K. Supreme Court’s Rebuke to Boris Johnson Remakes British Law In ruling a suspension of Parliament “unlawful,” some scholars argue that the court brought an American style of judicial review to Britain, with all that entails....
2019-09-24 19:00

Boris Johnson's alleged ties with Steve Bannon exposed A UK newspaper has published a video showing far-right campaigner Steve Bannon discussing his advice to former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Johnson previously denied having any association with Bannon....
2019-06-23 10:00

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....
2019-06-19 03:34

Boris Johnson calls for new Iran nuclear deal, says Trump is the 'one guy' to get it done In an interview with "NBC Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt, the Conservative prime minister praised President Donald Trump's negotiating skills....
2019-09-24 01:00

UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote on Tuesday after Conservative MP Phillip Lee defected to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats....
2019-09-04 01:00

Elections Likely In UK As MPs Defeat Boris Johnson's Brexit Strategy Vote Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major parliamentary defeat over his Brexit strategy on Tuesday, which could delay Britain's exit from the European Union next month and force an early election....
2019-09-04 01:00

Here Is the Beautiful Sight of Boris Johnson Being Utterly Humiliated Over Brexit Brexit: What is it, and where is it going? The answer: a wild nightmare, and straight to hell! Every day in Brexit-town brings a greater amount of lunacy than the last, but Tuesday is shaping up to be especially unhinged, featuring parliamentary intr...
2019-09-04 00:34

Boris Johnson lambasted by man in Leeds who tells him: You should be in Brussels negotiating Boris Johnson was lambasted by an angry member of the public in a trip to Yorkshire who told the PM he should be in Brussels negotiating rather than visiting Leeds....
2019-09-06 20:34

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime minister because the Tory MP oversaw “devastating”...
2019-06-18 17:17

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson: a question of character | Editorial Conservative members will choose the next prime minister. The rest of us need to know whom they are pickingWho trusts Boris Johnson? Not, apparently, his team. The paradox of the race to lead the Conservative party, and therefore Britain, is that tho...
2019-06-24 09:51

Downing Street’s Larry the Cat will make space for Boris Johnson’s new dog Downing Street’s Larry the Cat has a new roommate. The tabby who has been dubbed the “Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office” will have to make room at 10 Downing Street for new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new adopted puppy,...
2019-09-03 21:34

U.K. Lawmakers Move to Block Boris Johnson From No-Deal Brexit British lawmakers will vote Tuesday on whether to begin steps aimed at preventing Prime Minister Boris Johnson from delivering an abrupt split with the EU on Oct. 31, a process that could lead to a snap election next month....
2019-09-03 20:00

UK opposition parties won’t back Boris Johnson’s call for new election Britain’s opposition parties said Friday they won’t back Boris Johnson’s call for a new election next week, putting more pressure on Britain’s embattled prime minister as he tries to deliver on his promise to quit the EU with ...
2019-09-07 02:34

| UK's Boris Johnson pledges post-Brexit migration controls British leadership hopeful Boris Johnson pledged to introduce a new points-based system to control migration after Brexit, addressing a key issue from the EU referendum but not explicitly promising to cut numbers....
2019-06-27 20:00

Neighbour Sends Cops To Boris Johnson's Home After "Row": Report Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson and his partner after reports of a heated row, according to British media, hours after he was named in the final two in the race to......
2019-06-22 10:51

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has made contradictory statements in the past about the relationship he wants Britain to have with the worl...
2019-06-12 09:51

Brexit countdown: inside Boris Johnson’s terrible week It started with a cheery chat to the press pack, but by Friday the PM, crushed in the courts, and with a criminal inquiry looming, looked on the ropesWhen Boris Johnson’s plane took off from Heathrow at 6pm last Sunday, No 10 officials seemed as rela...
2019-09-29 15:34

Boris Johnson denies journalist’s decades-old misconduct allegation MANCHESTER, England — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced political opposition and personal allegations Monday as he tried to fulfill his pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union in just over a month. The prime minister’s office den...
2019-09-30 18:00

Britain's new leader: Brexiteer Boris Johnson to be 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 leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 13:17

British PM Boris Johnson denies any wrongdoing as allegations mount U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced political opposition and personal allegations Monday as he tried to fulfil his pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union in just over a month....
2019-09-30 18:34

Boris Johnson responds to Harry Dunn diplomatic immunity row The PM says he does not think "it can be right to use the process of diplomatic immunity for this type of purpose" when asked about the case of 19-year-old Harry Dunn....
2019-10-08 02:00

Boris Johnson warned: focus on Iran crisis or risk war Tory leadership rivals kept informed about spiralling crisis in the Gulf as ex-naval chief blasts governmentAdmiral Lord West: ‘Our political establishment have been focused on the election of a new prime minister’Boris Johnson will be tested by a ma...
2019-07-20 22:34

EU slams Boris Johnson's 'untried, revocable' Brexit plan The European Commission has criticized Britain's latest Brexit proposal, saying it urgently needs a "workable solution." Disagreements about the UK border in Ireland remain an intractable problem....
2019-10-08 00:00

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Accused Of Groping A Journalist Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson was trying mightily Monday to showcase his shiny new agenda for the people, but his Conservative Party's annual conference has been overshadowed by accusations......
2019-10-01 04:34

Iran not seeking confrontation, Tehran says in message for Boris Johnson Foreign minister says Iran wants ‘normal relations based on mutual respect’ as tanker crisis continuesIran does not seek confrontation with Britain amid a row over seized tanker ships, foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday in a message di...
2019-07-23 09:34

Boris Johnson Says, ‘I Love Europe,’ Even as He Presents Brexit Plan The swift, negative response of Irish officials to the plan by the British prime minister suggested that it would not draw the two sides any closer to an amicable divorce....
2019-10-02 19:00

Colbert on Boris Johnson: 'Former foreign secretary and shaved muppet' Late-night hosts discussed the new UK prime minister and drew comparisons to Donald TrumpLate-night hosts covered Boris Johnson rising to the position of UK prime minister while comparing him to Donald Trump. Continue reading......
2019-07-24 19:51

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...
2019-07-24 20:34

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
2019-05-29 20:51

UK's Boris Johnson sends last-gasp Brexit proposals to Brussels Boris Johnson has sent his altered Brexit plan to EU officials, publishing a four-page accompanying letter to Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. That letter was headed: "A fair and reasonable compromise."...
2019-10-02 20:34

"Have Better Memory": Boris Johnson's Accuser Stands By Groping Charges British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied on Monday that he had inappropriately touched a female journalist 20 years ago, and said the public were more interested in hearing about his plans for......
2019-09-30 17:34

Boris Johnson's father praises Extinction Rebellion 'crusties' Stanley Johnson tells London protesters they have ‘exactly the right things in mind’The prime minister’s father, Stanley Johnson, has told a crowd at Extinction Rebellion’s London demonstrations that he backs their methods and is proud to call himsel...
2019-10-09 15:00

Boris Johnson Apologised To Queen Over Parliament Suspension: Report British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly apologised to Queen Elizabeth II after the Supreme Court verdict earlier this week against his decision to prorogue Parliament....
2019-09-29 20:00

No 10 denies claims Boris Johnson squeezed journalist's thigh Charlotte Edwardes alleges the then Spectator editor touched her leg ‘high up’ at 1999 lunchBoris Johnson’s first day at Conservative party conference as prime minister was overshadowed by allegations of sexual misbehaviour, as Downing Street was for...
2019-09-29 22:34

I used to think Boris Johnson could get a Brexit deal. Not after last week | Simon Jenkins Under the spell of Dominic Cummings, he offers only robotic slogans. Now, like his predecessor, he may fail to leave the EUI cannot recall a more critical week in British politics. It will decide whether parliament, the law and public opinion can hol...
2019-09-29 22:34

The next prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Theresa May is expected to resign tomorrow and hand over power. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
2019-07-23 14:34

Philip Hammond signals he could vote to bring down Boris Johnson Chancellor refuses to rule out supporting no-confidence motion to stop no-deal BrexitPhilip Hammond has suggested he is prepared to vote to bring down a Boris Johnson government should the likely new prime minister push for a no-deal Brexit.In an out...
2019-07-19 16:17

Boris Johnson to Be U.K. Prime Minister After Winning Party Vote Having won the backing of his Conservative Party, Mr. Johnson will immediately face the daunting task of managing Britain’s exit from the European Union by Oct. 31....
2019-07-23 14:17

Michael Savage asks Boris Johnson to lift 10-year ban on him Conservative radio host Michael Savage finally sees an opening in reversing a 10-year ban on him in the United Kingdom — new Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
2019-08-03 23:51

Boris Johnson’s girlfriend denied entry to US after Somaliland visit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s gal pal Carrie Symonds has been barred from entering the US on business — apparently because of her trip to Somaliland last year, according to a report. Symonds, 31, applied for entry to the US as part of ...
2019-08-21 15:34

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re goi...
2019-07-19 21:00

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?...
2019-08-21 11:00

Brussels to offer Boris Johnson extension on no-deal Brexit Exclusive: extra time could be used for renegotiation but will be billed as chance for no-deal planningBrussels is preparing to offer Boris Johnson a no-deal Brexit extension beyond 31 October in an attempt to help him keep the Conservative party tog...
2019-07-19 22:51

Theresa May delivers parting shot on Brexit to Boris Johnson Prime minister hopes for Brexit ‘that works for whole UK’ after refusing to praise successorFollow all today’s politics with our live blogTheresa May has left Downing Street for the final time, saying she hopes for a Brexit “that works for the whole ...
2019-07-24 20:51

UK PM Boris Johnson To Unveil New Brexit Plan In Closing Address Prime Minister Boris Johnson will unveil his plan for a new Brexit deal at his Conservative party conference Wednesday, warning the EU it is that or Britain leaves with no agreement this month....
2019-10-02 19:00

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims LONDON (AP) — A British judge has ruled that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court to answer questions about his possible misconduct in public office during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Cole...
2019-05-29 12:51

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 black door of 10 Downing St., Johnson said that R...
2019-07-25 02:34

Boris Johnson has no intention of renegotiating Brexit deal, EU told No-deal Brexit is British PM’s ‘central scenario’, chief Brussels envoy reportedly saysBoris Johnson has no intention of renegotiating the withdrawal agreement and a no-deal Brexit is his “central scenario”, European diplomats have been told, amid ha...
2019-08-05 21:17

Boris Johnson says it's 'bizarre' people are blaming him for resignation of UK ambassador to US Boris Johnson — the British politician who will most likely become the U.K. prime minister in the coming weeks — denied on Thursday that he had anything to do with the resignation of U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch....
2019-07-12 02:00

Boris Johnson's speech to the Tory party conference – annotated In keynote address, the PM gives a taste of the rhetoric he might employ for an electionLatest politics news - live updatesIt’s great to be here in Manchester at the best attended conference for years and I know that some of you may have been mildly ...
2019-10-02 16:34

Boris Johnson denies lying to the queen over the suspension of Parliament U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks in the run up to the Brexit deadline....
2019-09-12 13:34

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world 'centuries behind' Anger as 2007 essay lamenting ‘no spread of democracy’ in Islamic world comes to light Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west, in an essay unearthed by the ...
2019-07-16 06:00

Boris Johnson faces ultimatum over Jennifer Arcuri messages London assembly committee may also compel PM to appear before it to answer questions about relationship with entrepreneurBoris Johnson could be forced to hand over any private text messages and emails he sent to the US technology entrepreneur with wh...
2019-10-06 11:34

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

Michel Barnier: blame Boris Johnson for a no-deal Brexit EU’s chief negotiator issues warning to UK government as talks appear on brink of collapse• ‘We cannot change what we are’: Michel Barnier stares down Tory threatsThe EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said Boris Johnson’s government will hav...
2019-10-06 10:00

Boris Johnson unveils Brexit plan for alternative to backstop Prime minister hails new proposals as ‘fair and reasonable compromise’Latest Brexit news - live updatesBoris Johnson has laid out a five-point Brexit offer that would take Britain, including Northern Ireland, out of the customs union, and warned the ...
2019-10-02 16:34

Boris Johnson smashes record for most money raised by UK politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit stance with a "do or die" pledge....
2019-07-17 19:17

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

Boris Johnson to Face Court Questions Over Brexit Claims (LONDON) — A British judge ruled Wednesday that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court over allegations that he lied and misled the public during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Coleman sa...
2019-05-29 15:34

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 the Conservative leadership candidate as he stands...
2019-07-14 17:51

British judge says Boris Johnson must face misconduct charges Boris Johnson, one of the top candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, will face misconduct charges over remarks he made before the 2016 vote to leave the European Union, a judge ruled Wednesday....
2019-05-29 19:17

'No disposable cups': Boris Johnson's aide confiscates his drink PM’s cup snatched away in what’s speculated to be evidence of No 10’s feuding tribesIt is a moment worthy of any episode of the political TV series The Thick Of It. As he walks through the Conservative party conference, Boris Johnson is handed a hot ...
2019-10-01 18:00

Boris Johnson: 'can-do spirit' can solve problem of Irish border Favourite to be PM compares Brexit to mission to put astronauts on moon in 1969Boris Johnson has put his faith in optimism to find technological solutions to prevent a hard Irish border if he becomes prime minister, as the DUP impressed on him the ne...
2019-07-22 14:00

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
2019-05-29 18:00

Boris Johnson takes his revenge and sacks over half the cabinet New PM shows ruthless streak as he packs team with Brexiters and rightwingersBoris Johnson has signalled his ruthless determination to deliver Brexit and stoked speculation about an early general election by sacking more than half of Theresa May’s ca...
2019-07-25 02:51

Will Not Delay Brexit: Boris Johnson Warns Emmanuel Macron British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the European Union on Sunday he will not delay Brexit beyond October 31, underlining that his latest proposals are a last chance to reach a deal....
2019-10-07 02:34

Boris Johnson 'ignored expert advice' over £1bn mayoral vanity projects No 10 frontrunner defied senior officials over doomed projects including Routemaster and garden bridge Boris Johnson has been accused of repeatedly ignoring expert advice on the viability of his so-called vanity projects as London mayor, leaving tax ...
2019-07-16 20:51

Boris Johnson dismisses leaked Irish border plans as 'not quite right' Hard border concerns heightened after media reports but PM refuses to explain his ‘very good’ Brexit planLatest Brexit news – live updatesBoris Johnson has denied the UK government was proposing to install customs clearance zones several miles away f...
2019-10-01 20:00

Boris Johnson's Brexit plans under threat from ministers' resignations Likely new PM could find no-deal option thwarted by senior Tories such as Philip HammondBoris Johnson’s hoped-for triumphant march into Downing Street this week is set to be dampened by a carefully timed series of resignations by senior ministers, wh...
2019-07-22 07:51

Boris Johnson calls Trump's tweets 'totally unacceptable' Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party leadership hopeful who is widely expected to become Britain's Prime Minister next week, has described US President Donald Trump's racist tweets attacking four congresswoman as "totally unacceptable."...
2019-07-16 20:17

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 16:00

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....
2019-07-21 06:51

Boris Johnson Led the Charge for Brexit. Now, as Prime Minister, He Must Deliver It A week to the day before Boris Johnson became U.K. Prime Minister, he was on stage waving a smoked fish above his head. “I want you to consider this kipper,” Johnson told his crowd, punctuating each word with a shake. Traditionally eaten ...
2019-07-24 15:51

Trump talks up Boris Johnson as next British prime minister WASHINGTON – President Trump talked up Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as the next prime minister of Britain. “I actually have studied it very hard. I know the different players,” Trump said in an interview with The Sun. “But I think Boris...
2019-06-01 07:34