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Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to the Queen over Parliament suspension

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied that he lied to the Queen over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlawful by a Sc...

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to the Queen over Parliament suspension

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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....
21:13, 09/12/2019

UK PM Johnson denies lying to Queen Elizabeth over the suspension of parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks after a court ruled his decision to do so was unlawful....
13:00, 09/12/2019

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...
23:52, 09/12/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Denies Lying to Queen Elizabeth Over Brexit (LONDON) — The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied ...
04:52, 09/13/2019

UK PM Denies Lying To Queen Elizabeth Over Suspension Of Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks after a court ruled his decision to do so was unlawful....
13:00, 09/12/2019

'Absolutely not': PM Johnson denies lying to Queen Elizabeth in Brexit crisis Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday denied lying to Queen Elizabeth over the reasons for suspending the British parliament after a court ruled his decision was unlawful and opponents called for lawmakers to be recalled to discuss Brexit....
15:39, 09/12/2019

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possibility of suspending parliament to force through a no-deal exit from the European Union, The Times r...
03:26, 06/13/2019

Protestors Amass Across U.K. Over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit Parliament Suspension (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where prote...
22:26, 08/31/2019

Brexit: Queen approves Boris Johnson’s request to suspend U.K. Parliament A so-called no-deal Brexit would see the return of border checks and tariffs on trade between Britain and the rest of the EU, its greatest trading partner....
19:00, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson asks queen to suspend Parliament to push through no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked Queen Elizabeth II to temporarily suspend Parliament in order to prevent lawmakers from pushing through new legislation on a so-called no-deal Brexit....
16:13, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson asks Queen Elizabeth to suspend Parliament to force through Brexit Queen Elizabeth II was asked by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament to force through Britain's departure from the European Union.        ...
22:13, 08/28/2019

EU Brexit news LIVE: Supreme Court to hear appeals over Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament A legal battle over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks will today be heard by the UK's highest court....
08:39, 09/17/2019

Johnson denies lying to the queen The embattled British prime minister was asked about a Scottish high court opinion on Wednesday that found his request to suspend parliament was “unlawful.”...
00:26, 09/13/2019

Brexit: Queen Approves UK Parliament's Suspension Till October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament's ability to derail his Brexit plan by cutting the amount of time it will sit between now and EU exit day on October 31, infuriating......
17:26, 08/28/2019

Queen approves parliament suspension - cutting time to block no-deal Brexit The Queen has approved Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month, which will restrict MPs' ability to block a no-deal Brexit....
21:00, 08/28/2019

UK Top Court To Rule Next Week On Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court aims to deliver its ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit, the......
05:26, 09/20/2019

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Growing Backlash 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....
12:00, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Protest and Resignations The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
20:00, 08/29/2019

"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....
07:39, 09/19/2019

UK Judge Rules Boris Johnson's Suspension Of Parliament Lawful A British judge on Wednesday ruled in favour of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in a move that will provide some respite for the beleaguered prime minister....
16:00, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Fury 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....
16:26, 08/29/2019

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....
21:26, 09/13/2019

Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal The British prime minister’s decision to send lawmakers home during the Brexit crisis “had the purpose of stymying Parliament,” a summary of the ruling said....
17:39, 09/11/2019

London Court Rejects Bid To Stop PM Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could still be taken to the Supreme Court......
21:00, 09/06/2019

Scottish court rules Boris Johnson’s suspension of British Parliament was illegal The ruling does not mean Parliament will immediately come back into session. But it does give the prime minister’s opponents hope ahead of a Supreme Court case next week....
15:39, 09/11/2019

Britain’s Supreme Court hears challenge to Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament Britain’s Supreme Court opened proceedings Tuesday to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union....
02:00, 09/18/2019

Queen approves Boris Johnson's request to suspend Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked Queen Elizabeth II to temporarily suspend Parliament in order to prevent lawmakers from pushing through new legislation on a so-called no-deal Brexit....
17:26, 08/28/2019

Hugh Grant slams Boris Johnson in expletive-laden tweet over Parliament suspension British actor Hugh Grant went on a profanity-laced tirade Wednesday blasting Prime Minister Boris Johnson for suspending Parliament for over a month shortly before the United Kingdom's Brexit deadline....
04:39, 08/29/2019

British PM Boris Johnson asks Queen Elizabeth II to close Parliament for weeks British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II Wednesday to shut down Parliament for at least a few weeks, igniting a controversy some worry could bloom into a full-blown constitutional crisis....
14:13, 08/28/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Judges to hear from those challenging Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension in final day of hearing The Supreme Court will today hear from a host of supporters of a legal challenge against Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire By having the crown suspend Parliament on a potentially misleading justification, the British prime minister threatened long-settled relations with the monarchy....
15:26, 09/13/2019

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer to new elections....
14:26, 09/04/2019

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including s...
12:52, 08/29/2019

Brexit: Supreme court begins hearing case over Johnson's suspension of parliament – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including day one of the supreme court hearing to decide on claims the suspension of parliament was unlawfulJohnson’s suspension of parliament ‘unlawful abuse of power’Johnson likely to lose court...
15:01, 09/17/2019

Parliament hands Boris Johnson another Brexit defeat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to force a snap election amid the growing crisis over Brexit — before preparing to suspend Parliament for more than a month. The move came hours after the Queen gave her royal thumbs up to a law that w...
02:39, 09/10/2019

Want Brexit Deal On October 18, Undaunted By Parliament: Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on October 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit....
19:26, 09/09/2019

Boris Johnson’s ‘Explosive’ Move to Get His Way on Brexit: Suspend Parliament Britain’s prime minister asked the queen to suspend Parliament, a move intended to ensure that lawmakers have as little time as possible to challenge a no-deal Brexit. The opposition called it a “coup.”...
01:52, 08/29/2019

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....
12:00, 09/10/2019

Boris Johnson’s Surprise Brexit Ploy: Delay Parliament Britain’s prime minister said he would lengthen an upcoming parliamentary break, making it harder for lawmakers to prevent a no-deal departure from the European Union....
21:00, 08/28/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson pushes to suspend Parliament until October 14 Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seeking to suspend Parliament for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move would leave lawmakers with few options to block a no-deal....
11:52, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson suspends U.K. Parliament following latest Brexit defeat The simmering showdown between Johnson and Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government’s plans for leaving the European Union, before being sent home early Tuesday for a contentious five-week suspensio...
12:26, 09/10/2019

Boris Johnson to shut down Parliament amid Brexit fight British leader Boris Johnson has confirmed he will shut down Parliament on Monday night after a second attempt to force a snap general election. “Parliament will be prorogued at close of business today,” the prime minister’s spokesm...
20:39, 09/09/2019

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...
07:52, 09/05/2019

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. ...
04:13, 09/10/2019

Boris Johnson suffers another loss in key Parliament Brexit vote The British Parliament on Wednesday voted to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The vote was the first stage of the approval process in Parliament, with another vote expected at 2 p.m. New York time. A...
20:26, 09/04/2019

Queen Elizabeth Approves Measure To Block Boris Johnson's No-Deal Brexit Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday gave final approval to a piece of legislation which seeks to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking the country out of the European Union without an exit......
20:39, 09/09/2019

Queen Elizabeth Approves Measure To Block Boris Johnson's No-Deal Brexit Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday gave final approval to a piece of legislation which seeks to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking the country out of the European Union without an exit......
19:26, 09/09/2019

UK Parliament approves bill to block Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit The UK Parliament’s House of Lords on Friday approved a bill designed to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the European Union in mid-October without a divorce agreement. The unelected upper chamber’s action came after the elected H...
22:39, 09/06/2019

No-deal Brexit under fire: Parliament grabs brakes against Boris Johnson British lawmakers on Thursday approved proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, showing again their resolve to stop a divorce from the European Union without an agreement....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Boris Johnson moves to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will temporarily shut down Parliament in mid-October, squeezing the time for the opposition to thwart a no-deal Brexit. In comments on Wednesday, Johnson confirmed earlier reports that he would hold the Queen̵...
14:13, 08/28/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson's opponents unite in wake of Parliament shutdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has caused outrage both in Westminster and in the streets with his decision to prorogue Parliament. His opponents are now assembling for a showdown next week....
00:13, 09/02/2019

UK Parliament moves to block ‘no deal’ Brexit in blow to Boris Johnson After suffering a bruising Brexit defeat in Parliament, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday demanded a snap election on Oct. 15 if lawmakers vote against him again and force him to seek a three-month extension from the European Union. &...
20:26, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson's Major Losses In Parliament Leave Brexit Terms In Doubt Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has staked his job on his ability to deliver Brexit, suffered two major losses in Parliament on Wednesday, leaving his governing authority in doubt and the terms of......
03:26, 09/05/2019

Brexit rebels seize Parliament's agenda in major blow to Boris Johnson A rebel alliance of British lawmakers has voted to seize control of the parliamentary agenda, inflicting a humiliating defeat on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and threatening to derail his Brexit plans....
00:52, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing Street, Johnson said he did not want an election, but would not request another Brexit extension unde...
00:00, 09/03/2019

Thousands protest Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British protesters flooded the streets to dispute Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament, shutting down main roads while chanting “Boris Johnson, shame on you!” Aerial footage of London’s Whitehall shows thousands of prote...
17:26, 08/31/2019

Boris Johnson moves to suspend U.K. Parliament to limit time to block a no-deal Brexit The timing means that lawmakers would be unlikely to have enough time to pass laws blocking the U.K.'s exit from the European Union without a negotiated deal....
15:52, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure ahead of Brexit Secret plan to block any delay in leaving EU is likely to anger European leaders at G7 summitBoris Johnson has asked the attorney general, Geoffrey Cox, whether parliament can be shut down for five weeks from 9 September in what appears to be a conce...
00:13, 08/25/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Sir John Major to challenge Boris Johnson suspending Parliament in row over Brexit The Supreme Court will today hear from a host of supporters of a legal challenge against Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament....
13:26, 09/19/2019

Boris Johnson’s brother quits parliament amid Brexit debates, cites national interest As the United Kingdom spins towards an election, Brexit remains up in the air more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc in a 2016 referendum....
18:39, 09/05/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
21:52, 08/18/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE news: Sir John Major claims Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension was motivated by 'political interest' Former prime minister Sir John Major has slammed Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension, saying he believed the move was motivated by his "political interest"....
15:13, 09/19/2019

Brexit: John Major threatens court action to stop Boris Johnson proroguing parliament – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and the latest from the Tory leadership contestLabour needs exclusion rule for antisemitism, says Keir StarmerTory leadership debate: who came out on top...
12:13, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson's brother quits Parliament over Brexit impasse as prime minister accuses opposition of ‘cowardly insult to democracy’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a new blow when his brother, Jo Johnson, quit Parliament over the ongoing divide over the Brexit impasse....
19:52, 09/05/2019

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case Arguing Prime Minister Boris Johnson Illegally Shut Down Parliament Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court, arguing in a high-stakes legal drama over whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament at a crucial time ...
17:39, 09/17/2019

Brexit news latest: Judges throw out Gina Miller and Sir John Major's fight to stop Boris Johnson shutting down Parliament A legal challenge brought over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks has been rejected by leading judges at the High Court in London....
11:13, 09/06/2019

UK opposition leader Corbyn writes to Queen over parliament suspension The leader of the opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has written to Queen Elizabeth to express grave concern about Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament until Oct. 14th, a party source said on Wednesday....
16:13, 08/28/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson says it is 'folly' to rule out suspending parliament for Brexit Boris Johnson has said it would be "absolutely folly" to rule out suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit against the will of MPs but hopes not to have to resort to that measure....
00:52, 06/28/2019

Queen approves parliament suspension - cutting time to block no-deal The Queen has approved Boris Johnson's request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month, which will restrict MPs' ability to block a no-deal Brexit....
16:13, 08/28/2019

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces sustained backlash as opposition parties 'demand' Parliament is not suspended A backlash against the PM's plan to prorogue Parliament further intensified this evening as opposition parties issued a joint statement against the action....
06:39, 08/30/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces new pressure to recall Parliament after no-deal assessment reveals 'severe risks' Labour had warned it is "more important than ever" that Parliament be recalled after its no-deal Brexit assessment confirmed there are "severe risks" for crashing out of the European Union....
05:52, 09/13/2019

Rebel lawmakers in Britain's Parliament move to block Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a showdown in Britain's Parliament that could determine the fate of the country's exit from the European Union.        ...
17:52, 09/03/2019

UK Top Court To Hear Case Against PM Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament in the run-up to Brexit....
15:13, 09/19/2019

UK holds #StopTheCoup rallies against Johnson's suspension of Parliament Thousands of protesters have condemned Boris Johnson for taking an "undemocratic" decision to suspend Parliament. But he has defended his actions, saying he needed a clean slate to prioritize "our domestic agenda."...
21:00, 08/31/2019

Brexit: UK Supreme Court to rule on suspension of parliament Britain's highest court is deliberating whether Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful. Critics have accused the prime minister of silencing debate in his attempts to push through Brexit....
18:13, 09/17/2019

UK PM Johnson's suspension of parliament is an abuse of power, court hears British Prime Minister Boris Johnson abused his powers by suspending parliament from next week until shortly before Britain is due to leave the European Union, London's High Court was told on Thursday....
19:52, 09/05/2019

London court rejects challenge to PM Johnson's suspension of parliament London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could be taken to the Supreme Court for an appeal, the BBC said....
16:27, 09/06/2019

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament battle over the future of Brexit....
03:26, 09/12/2019

UK, EU ramp up Brexit talks as Parliament suspension backlash grows Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to "step up the tempo" with bi-weekly Brexit talks. While Johnson tries to quickly renegotiate a divorce deal, his plans to suspend Parliament are being challenged in court....
12:39, 08/30/2019

Ex-UK PM Major vows to block suspension of parliament for Brexit in court Former British prime minister John Major said on Wednesday he was ready to go to court to block a new leader from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a no-deal Brexit....
12:39, 07/10/2019

Blow for UK PM Johnson as Scottish court rules suspension of parliament is unlawful Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for five weeks was unlawful and should be annulled....
12:52, 09/11/2019

UK parliament suspension not a matter for judges, PM Johnson's lawyer tells Supreme Court Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is not a matter for judges and was not done for improper reasons, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court the five-week shutdown was lawful....
20:00, 09/18/2019

What Did Boris Johnson Just Do to Parliament? The British prime minister has slashed the time lawmakers will have to debate and deflect his Brexit plans, with a deadline fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know....
21:00, 08/28/2019

Parliament suspension: Portuguese woman becomes internet sensation after delivering impassioned Brexit statement A Portuguese woman has been hailed as a spokesperson for millions of EU citizens, after she interrupted a Sky News interview to make an impassioned statement on Brexit....
20:00, 08/29/2019

Brexit: Jo Johnson, brother of Boris Johnson, to stand down – live news PM’s brother cites ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’ as he announces he will resign as MP and ministerLords agree to rule out filibusterHow the papers covered Johnson’s horror day in CommonsExplainer: is no dea...
15:00, 09/05/2019

U.K. Government Will Ask Queen to Suspend Parliament Before Brexit Deadline, Report Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is preparing to ask Queen Elizabeth II to prorogue or suspend the U.K. Parliament from September until mid-October, the BBC reported, a move that could hamper lawmakers’ efforts to block a no-deal...
12:13, 08/28/2019

UK government asks Queen to suspend parliament before brexit deadline Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is preparing to ask Queen Elizabeth II to prorogue or suspend the U.K. Parliament from September until mid-October.        ...
06:13, 08/30/2019

Boris Johnson & the Queen: What did Her Majesty say? What do his foes wish she'd said? Twitter fantasized about whether Queen Elizabeth II could say "no" to Boris Johnson as her next and 14th prime minister. Answer: She can't.        ...
02:13, 07/25/2019

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit....
03:39, 09/10/2019

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the European Union. Since then, UK's parliament, under...
07:52, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson denies No 10 tried to block his access to intelligence Tory frontrunner says reports of an effort to keep sensitive information from him as foreign secretary are untrue Politics live – follow the day’s developmentsBoris Johnson has hit out at claims that Downing Street sought to restrict his access to so...
16:52, 07/05/2019

UK PM Boris Johnson To Suspend Parliament Until October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday that the suspension of parliament would be extended until October 14 -- just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU -- enraging......
16:13, 08/28/2019

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Opposition Labour narrowly denies Brexit Party its first seat in UK parliament Britain's opposition Labour Party narrowly held on to a parliamentary seat in eastern England on Friday, seeing off a challenge from Nigel Farage's insurgent Brexit Party to win by less than 700 votes....
10:26, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador (LONDON) — Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit after coming under attack from President Donald Trum...
19:52, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson Becomes Britain's New Prime Minister, Meets Queen Elizabeth Boris Johnson took over as Britain's prime minister Wednesday, promising to pull his country out of the European Union on October 31 by any means necessary....
18:52, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson’s Government Says Parliament Will Be Suspended Until Mid-October LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has confirmed it will suspend the U.K. Parliament later Monday until Oct. 14. Spokesman James Slack says Parliament will be prorogued, or suspended, at the close of the day’s busine...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Nicola Sturgeon on Boris Johnson bid to suspend Parliament Scotland's first minister says Boris Johnson is acting like a "tin pot dictator" by deciding to suspend Parliament, and urges him to "bring an election on"....
20:39, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson loses majority in UK Parliament after MP defects British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost his working majority after a Conservative Party lawmaker defected to another party amid the Brexit crisis....
18:39, 09/03/2019

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....
15:13, 09/04/2019

‘The Poison of a “No Deal’”: Boris Johnson Clashes With Parliament Members of Parliament pressed ahead with a measure designed to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, delivering another blow to Brexit....
01:00, 09/05/2019

Thousands protest Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown Thousands of people took to the streets Saturday to protest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament earlier in the week....
21:00, 08/31/2019

U.K.'s Top Court Hears Case Against Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament The U.K.’s highest court waded into Britain’s Brexit drama as it began deliberations on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for weeks this month was lawful....
17:13, 09/17/2019

Nationwide protests as Boris Johnson suspends parliament – video Protesters across the UK took to the streets to demonstrate against the Queen’s approval to prorogue parliament on the request of the prime minister. Boris Johnson confirmed the government will suspend parliament in September with a Queen’s speech on...
18:00, 08/29/2019

'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...
22:39, 09/13/2019

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....
16:00, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson’s opponents rally against his attempt to suspend Parliament Opponents of ​​​British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday rallied against his ploy to suspend Parliament for nearly a month, saying they plan to hold a vote of no-confidence and pursue legal challenges and legislation to block a no-deal Brexit...
16:00, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson’s brother resigns from Parliament in latest defeat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been stymied by Parliament over his goal to pull the United Kingdom out of the European Union without an exit deal, suffered another defeat Thursday when his little brother quit the government and stepped...
17:26, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson move to suspend parliament sets up clash with MPs Move cuts time MPs have to introduce legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal BrexitFollow the latest Brexit developments – liveBoris Johnson has set up an extraordinary confrontation with MPs when they return to Westminster next week by announcing ...
20:13, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson's Letter To Lawmakers About His Plans To Shut UK Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to all lawmakers on Wednesday announcing his plans to suspend Parliament ahead of the looming Brexit deadline at the end of October....
01:52, 08/29/2019

UK's Boris Johnson promises new 'golden age' as he makes his first speech in Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered his first speech in the Parliament on Thursday, promising to unleash a “new golden age for the United Kingdom” and leaving the European Union by the Oct. 31 deadline....
18:39, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson again fails to receive support from Parliament for early election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's effort to hold an early election to solve an impasse on whether to leave the European Union without a deal was defeated again on Monday....
06:52, 09/10/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Just Lost His Majority in Parliament. Here’s What That Could Mean (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party Tuesday, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans. On a day of high...
15:39, 09/04/2019

British court rules Boris Johnson’s shutdown of Parliament unlawful A British court on Wednesday ruled that Boris Johnson’s controversial shutdown of Parliament is unlawful — but still did not overturn it. Judges at the Court of Session in Scotland said the government’s action was illegal “bec...
14:52, 09/11/2019

Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament is lawful, high court rules PM found to have acted lawfully in advice he gave to Queen to suspend parliamentFollow the day’s political developments liveBoris Johnson’s decision to prorogue parliament for five weeks is legal, the high court in London has ruled.In a judgment hand...
13:26, 09/06/2019

In a flash, Boris Johnson’s working majority in Britain’s Parliament is now just one seat Following the loss by his party of a seat in Wales, the British prime minister’s wafer-thin hold in the House of Commons will make passing his ‘do-or-die’ Brexit that much harder. ...
15:13, 08/02/2019

Tens of Thousands Take to Streets to Protest Boris Johnson Maneuver in Parliament Protesters in London and dozens of other cities and towns spoke of worries for democracy over the decision to suspend Parliament for several potentially critical weeks before Brexit....
19:13, 08/31/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson seeks to boost support for Brexit ambitions as Labour's deputy leader pushes referendum call - LIVE updates Boris Johnson has sought to shore up support for his Brexit ambitions, as Labour's deputy leader prepares to call for a second referendum before any general election....
10:26, 09/11/2019

British Supreme Court hears case on legality of Boris Johnson suspending Parliament The British Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday to determine whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson had the legal right to suspend Parliament for five weeks....
03:26, 09/18/2019

Former U.K. Prime Minister Joins Court Case to Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament Former U.K. Prime Minister Sir John Major has said he will join a legal action to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament. Break: Sir John Major joins legal action against Boris Johnson to try to stop him proroguing. Tory party at...
16:39, 08/30/2019

Johnson Moves to Shut Parliament to Push Through Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to shut down Parliament for several weeks, a tactic aimed at stopping lawmakers from blocking an abrupt break with the EU. The pound fell 0.5% against the dollar on the news....
23:52, 08/28/2019

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain is to avoid leaving the EU without one....
03:26, 08/18/2019

Johnson Moves to Suspend Parliament to Push Through Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to shut down Parliament for several weeks, a tactic aimed at stopping lawmakers from blocking an abrupt break with the EU. The pound fell 0.5% against the dollar on the news....
05:52, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their 'job' to get Brexit 'done' Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their "job" to get Brexit "done", as the prime minister said was "marginally more optimistic" of striking a new deal with the EU....
20:26, 08/26/2019

Boris Johnson says he’ll go ‘Hulk’ on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to go all Hulk on Brexit. “The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets,” ​Johnson told the Sunday Mail. The prime minister, who faces an Oct. 31 deadline to withdraw from the European Union or seek a...
00:13, 09/16/2019

Here's what we know about new UK PM Boris Johnson and what he means for Brexit Boris Johnson is to be the U.K.'s next prime minister but the charismatic and controversial figure will already divides the party and British public alike....
14:00, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
09:39, 08/27/2019

Prorogue parliament latest: Judge refuses to halt Boris Johnson's planned shutdown A legal challenge aimed at stopping Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament has been denied an interim interdict at the Court of Session in Edinburgh....
18:13, 08/30/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Hearing over Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament enters second day Boris Johnson is set to defend his controversial decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks at the UK's highest court as a hearing in front of eleven justices enters its second day....
10:13, 09/18/2019

Chaos in UK Parliament as speaker pinned to seat, lawmakers chant ‘shame’ after Boris Johnson shutdown The British Parliament erupted into chaos as Prime Minister Boris Johnson followed through with his threat to suspend the legislature over Brexit Monday night....
21:52, 09/10/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
16:39, 08/24/2019

British PM 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....
08:00, 09/10/2019

Britain's 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....
02:39, 09/10/2019

Johnson to tell France and Germany that UK parliament cannot stop Brexit: Telegraph Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the British parliament cannot stop Brexit, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported....
23:52, 08/17/2019

U.K.'s Johnson Brandishes Election in Bid to Stop Parliament From Foiling Brexit The chances of an early British general election to resolve a three-year impasse over Brexit appeared to rise on Monday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched a broadside at lawmakers seeking to thwart his Brexit plans....
04:52, 09/03/2019

UK PM Johnson threatens election ahead of Brexit battle in parliament Prime Minister Boris Johnson implicitly warned lawmakers on Monday that he would seek an election if they tied his hands on Brexit, ruling out ever countenancing a further delay to Britain's departure from the European Union....
21:52, 09/02/2019

Johnson refuses to rule out shutting parliament to get no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, refused on Tuesday to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit....
00:00, 07/10/2019

| Britain's Johnson faces parliament showdown over fate of Brexit The fate of Brexit hangs in the balance as parliament prepares for an explosive showdown with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that could end in a snap election....
19:52, 09/03/2019

Uproar as British PM Johnson cuts parliament time before Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to limit parliament's opportunity to derail Brexit by cutting the amount of time it sits between now and EU exit day on Oct. 31, infuriating opponents who accused him of leading a "very British coup"....
16:13, 08/28/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson says UK will break away like Hulk Boris Johnson has vowed that the UK will escape the EU's chains on October 31 just like the comic book hero if no new deal is reached. The British prime minister is due to hold fresh talks in Brussels on Monday....
16:39, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit cabinet – podcast Jonathan Freedland talks about Boris Johnson’s brutal cabinet reshuffle which brings the members of the victorious Brexit campaign into the heart of government. And: Laura Snapes on the nominations for the Mercury music prizeIt was one of the most sw...
08:13, 07/26/2019

What a no-deal Brexit is, and how Boris Johnson could push for one Oct. 31 Here’s what you need to know about how the U.K. got to where it is now, what a no-deal Brexit is and how opposition parties are continuing to fight it....
20:52, 08/29/2019

UK's Boris Johnson promises MPs 'new golden age' after Brexit The British prime minister has vowed to push through Brexit — even without a deal. Johnson has backed an October 31 deadline to leave the EU, describing it as the beginning of a "new golden age for the United Kingdom."...
16:26, 07/25/2019

New UK PM Boris Johnson Says Brexit On October 31, "No Ifs Or Buts" Newly-installed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised to deliver Brexit on October 31, "no ifs or buts", and prove wrong "the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters"....
18:52, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson: Brexit needs greater optimism On a visit to Scotland, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he hopes to end negativity about leaving the European Union and focus on new opportunities. (Sept. 6)        ...
04:00, 09/07/2019

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Lawmakers Face Off Over Brexit As British lawmakers head back to Parliament and attempt to find a way to block a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens to call snap elections....
13:13, 09/03/2019

| Who blinks first? Boris Johnson's risky Brexit bet UK leadership race favourite Boris Johnson has gambled all on a risky Brexit strategy that he insists will take Britain out of Europe on favourable terms....
11:39, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson says he is serious about 'no-deal' Brexit threat Seeking to regain momentum in his bid to become the next prime minister of Britain, Boris Johnson said on Monday he was seriously prepared to take the country out of the European Union in October even if a deal with the bloc had not been reached....
05:00, 06/25/2019

U.K.'s Boris Johnson to Appear in Court Over Brexit Claims Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become Britain’s next prime minister, has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of misconduct in office relating to claims he made around the Brexit referendum....
17:52, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson Vows To "Get Brexit Done" on October 31 Boris Johnson vowed on Tuesday to "get Brexit done" by the twice-delayed October 31 deadline, after defeating Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to become next British premier....
19:26, 07/23/2019

Why Boris Johnson Lost His Bid for a New Election Before Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt two harsh rebukes in a showdown with Parliament this week over his plans to take a hard line in Brexit negotiations with the E.U. First, a “rebel alliance” of opposition lawmakers and members of...
03:00, 09/05/2019

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbulence if Mr. Johnson wins....
22:52, 07/22/2019

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

What Boris Johnson’s Premiership Means for Brexit and the U.K. Boris Johnson became the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister this week. The former London mayor and foreign secretary assumed the U.K.’s premiership with a mandate to lead the U.K. out of the E.U. He has promised to secure a better Brexit dea...
00:13, 07/27/2019

David Cameron Says Boris Johnson ‘Didn’t Believe’ in Brexit After three years of relative silence, the former prime minister apologized for the outcome of the Brexit referendum but said he did not regret letting voters decide....
22:13, 09/15/2019

Britain's Boris Johnson Set For PM Job, Beset By Brexit Crisis Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse....
19:26, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson 'could go to jail if he refuses to delay Brexit' The former director of public prosecutions has told Sky News that Boris Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit in the face of court action....
01:13, 09/08/2019

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....
01:39, 07/25/2019

The Key to Boris Johnson's Brexit Plan Is Held by Dublin Ireland is the EU member state that is central to the British leader’s hope to rewrite the withdrawal package negotiated by London and Brussels aimed at easing disruption from Britain’s planned October exit from the bloc....
23:13, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson 'confident' EU will back down in Brexit talks PM says ‘backstop just doesn’t work’ in run-up to meetings with Merkel and MacronBoris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in the withdrawal agreement.As the prime minister pre...
21:39, 08/19/2019

Boris Johnson Dreams of a “Side-Deal” Brexit The prime minister’s “madman” strategy will put a serious strain on EU unity, with enormous pressure to strike country-to-country deals with the U.K. ...
16:13, 08/04/2019

Boris Johnson's latest Brexit move looks doomed already Boris Johnson has embarked on his first foreign trip as British Prime Minister, as part of his attempt to make the European Union shift its position on Brexit....
16:13, 08/21/2019

UK's Boris Johnson talks Brexit in Northern Ireland The British prime minister's Brexit policy has divided Northern Ireland's main political parties. He wants to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal if Brussels refuses to drop the controversial Irish backstop....
19:39, 07/31/2019

If Boris Johnson gets his Brexit, it may break the United Kingdom On Tuesday, the British pound dropped to its lowest level in two years, a reaction to growing alarm over the likelihood of Johnson’s government crashing Britain out of Europe in a “no-deal” Brexit....
19:13, 07/31/2019

Boris Johnson tries to reassure on Brexit as pound slumps British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is visiting Wales as part of a national tour intended to reassure Britons that his push for a hard Brexit won’t hurt the economy and rip apart the U.K....
12:26, 07/30/2019

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

Boris Johnson Turns to Maverick Brexit Architect New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has put Dominic Cummings, an architect of the 2016 referendum campaign to leave the European Union, in charge of making sure the U.K. can get out by Oct. 31....
12:52, 07/26/2019

"Rough Shape" Of A Brexit Deal To Be Done, Says Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was the "rough shape" of a Brexit deal to be done and he was cautiously optimistic an agreement could be reached to smooth Britain's exit from......
19:39, 09/13/2019

Boris Johnson Chairs First Cabinet Meeting On New Brexit Course Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson chaired his first cabinet meeting Thursday after a brutal overhaul installed a right-wing government bent on leaving the EU at any cost....
15:00, 07/25/2019

Would Rather Be Dead In Ditch Than Delay Brexit, Says Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than delay Brexit beyond next month, as he urged opposition lawmakers who oppose his plan to support an early election....
07:26, 09/06/2019

| Boris Johnson rules out working with Farage on Brexit Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, has ruled out working with Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage in trying to secure a divorce deal with the European Union....
07:00, 06/27/2019

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson says chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one' Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal are "a million-to-one" even as he repeated his promise to leave the bloc without a deal by the end of October....
23:00, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson: chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one against' Tory leadership frontrunner’s claim comes one day after he said UK will leave EU ‘come what may, do or die’ Boris Johnson has said the chances of a no-deal Brexit are a “million-to-one against”, despite promising to leave on 31 October whether or not...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims The former foreign secretary is accused of lying during the Brexit campaign by inferring that Britain paid 350 million pounds every week to the European Union....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumToday’s politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over comments made in the run-up to t...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson faces blow in Brexit battle British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered another defeat in the UK Parliament, when lawmakers approved a rebel bill to block a no-deal Brexit next month. CNN's Bianca Nobilo reports....
11:00, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson Pledges Brexit In October, With Or Without Deal Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, promised on Monday to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, with or without a deal....
05:00, 06/25/2019

U.K.'s Boris Johnson Pledges to Deliver Brexit With or Without a Deal Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become the U.K.’s next prime minister, laid out his plan to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31, if necessary without a divorce deal to smooth Britain’s exit....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson to expel MPs who block 'no-deal Brexit' The UK Parliament is set for heated debate when it reconvenes on Tuesday. Rebel MPs and opposition are running out of time to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union without a divorce deal....
13:26, 09/02/2019

Would "Rather Be Dead In A Ditch" Than Delay Brexit: UK's Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on October 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
21:00, 09/06/2019

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....
13:26, 09/19/2019

Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership with pledge of Oct. 31 Brexit Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 and a warning to his divided Conservative Party that "delay means defeat"....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson: no deal would mean UK did not owe Brexit divorce bill PM says keeping £39bn is not threat but ‘reality’ before meeting with Donald TuskBoris Johnson has said the £39bn Brexit divorce bill would not “strictly speaking” be owed to Brussels in full in the event of no deal, insisting: “It’s not a threat. It...
18:26, 08/25/2019

Boris Johnson To "Straighten Out" Theresa May's Brexit "Bad Job": Trump U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
03:52, 07/20/2019

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit threat risks being ignored by the EU Michel Barnier says the UK will ‘have to face the consequences’ of crashing outBoris Johnson’s suggestion he could use the threat of no deal to win an improved Brexit deal for the UK risks falling on deaf ears in Brussels, the EU’s top negotiator has...
11:26, 07/18/2019

Boris Johnson says a no-deal Brexit would be 'vanishingly inexpensive' Reuters Boris Johnson claims a no-deal Brexit will be "vanishingly inexpensive." His rival for prime minister, Jeremy Hunt, accuses him of "peddling optimism." The two men clashed during a fiery televised leadership debate. Johnson is the current fa...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
20:39, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson: I'll make UK 'match fit' for no-deal Brexit Tory leadership frontrunner pledges to leave the EU by 31 October ‘come what may’Boris Johnson has pledged to get the UK “match fit for no deal” to ensure it can leave the EU on 31 October “come what may”.The Conservative leadership frontrunner said ...
03:39, 07/08/2019

Brexit: Crucial day for Boris Johnson and no-deal date UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to confront British MPs and his Irish counterpart in another showdown day for Brexit. Parliament could be suspended this evening following a vote on a snap election....
10:00, 09/09/2019

Boris Johnson says next British PM must deliver 'proper' Brexit Britain's new prime minister must move quickly to "properly" leave the European Union, Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday after Theresa May said she would step down....
19:13, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity about her political career -- now she has announced she will resign on June 7 and set the timetable ...
10:26, 05/25/2019

Brexit: Does Boris Johnson's track record explain the man? With his decision to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson has sounded the bell for the endgame on Brexit. But will the UK's gaffe-prone prime minister get through it all unscathed?...
15:39, 08/29/2019

Boris Johnson's lawyers to defend controversial five-week Parliament shutdown as Supreme Court fight enters second day Boris Johnson is today set to defend his controversial decision to shut down Parliament for five weeks as a court battle at the UK's highest court enters its second day....
10:13, 09/18/2019

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported....
00:52, 08/14/2019

UK parliament's speaker promises 'creativity' to ensure PM Johnson obeys Brexit delay law House of Commons speaker John Bercow, has promised to use "creativity" to ensure Prime Minister Boris Johnson does not ignore a law which would prevent him taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal at the end of October....
11:39, 09/13/2019

A chaotic night in Britain’s Parliament leaves Johnson with bleak choices on Brexit With Parliament suspended for the next five weeks, the prime minister has virtually no chance of getting a vote before Oct. 31, the deadline by which Britain is due to leave the European Union....
16:39, 09/10/2019

Johnson loses majority as Brexit rebels get chance to seize Parliament's agenda Boris Johnson was dealt twin blows on Tuesday evening when a dramatic resignation cost him his razor-thin majority in Parliament and rebel lawmakers cleared the first hurdle in their plot to block to the Prime Minister's Brexit plans....
23:13, 09/03/2019

Six ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal Brexit MP says Tories have come up with ‘about 20’ ways to get around law calling for a delayLatest Brexit developments - live updatesThe strongly pro-Brexit Tory MP Nigel Evans has claimed he and colleagues have come up with “about 20” ways Boris Johnson c...
16:00, 09/09/2019

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?...
20:39, 08/20/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson's brother resigns in 'national interest' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's younger brother is set to resign as a minister and lawmaker, saying he felt "torn between family and the national interest."...
18:39, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal claims rubbished by Guy Verhofstadt EU Brexit coordinator likens Tory frontrunner’s claims to ‘false promises’ of referendumTory leadership latest – politics liveBoris Johnson’s claims about the prospects of rewriting the Brexit deal have been compared by the European parliament’s Brex...
16:52, 06/27/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson would freeze $50bn Brexit debt to EU Boris Johnson says that he'd threaten to withhold nearly $50bn in outstanding liabilities owed by the United Kingdom to the European Union. WATCH NOW....
15:39, 06/10/2019

| UK's Boris Johnson pledges post-Brexit migration controls British leadership hopeful Boris Johnson pledged to introduce a new points-based system to control migration after Brexit, addressing a key issue from the EU referendum but not explicitly promising to cut numbers....
00:52, 06/28/2019

Theresa May delivers parting shot on Brexit to Boris Johnson Prime minister hopes for Brexit ‘that works for whole UK’ after refusing to praise successorFollow all today’s politics with our live blogTheresa May has left Downing Street for the final time, saying she hopes for a Brexit “that works for the whole ...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Bully or broker: EU wonders which Boris Johnson will come to Brexit talks The European Union is offering new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson a wary welcome, insisting it will consider any detailed new ideas he has on Brexit but cautious lest his gambit is ultimately to blame Brussels for a no-deal departure....
17:00, 07/27/2019

Brussels to offer Boris Johnson extension on no-deal Brexit Exclusive: extra time could be used for renegotiation but will be billed as chance for no-deal planningBrussels is preparing to offer Boris Johnson a no-deal Brexit extension beyond 31 October in an attempt to help him keep the Conservative party tog...
02:52, 07/20/2019

British PM Boris Johnson Issues Ultimatum to EU Over Brexit Talks British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday urged EU leaders to drop their opposition to renegotiating Brexit, as the pound slumped on growing concerns about a no-deal departure....
04:52, 07/30/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would fix Brexit as Britain’s prime minister President Trump on Friday lavished praise on Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister. “I like him. I like Boris Johnson. I spoke to him yesterday. I think he’s going to do a great job. I think we’re goi...
23:13, 07/19/2019

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....
04:26, 09/15/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
12:52, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit gamble hits sterling The British pound tumbled on Tuesday as investors bet Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit brinkmanship with the European Union could trigger a messy divorce that would sow chaos through the world economy and financial markets....
14:26, 07/30/2019

With Brexit Gambit, Boris Johnson Reveals a Ruthless Side For years, Mr. Johnson affected a mischievous, even clownish air. As prime minister, he is showing that he can be as pugnacious as critics said his predecessor was timid....
21:00, 08/28/2019

| UK's Boris Johnson faces new Brexit vote after stinging defeat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for another showdown in parliament after a humiliating defeat over his Brexit strategy, with MPs set to vote on a law aimed at blocking a no-deal departure....
23:52, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson calls for election after losing Brexit votes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday formally called for a snap general election after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The leader was humiliated as rebels from his own party turned agai...
23:26, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson calls Brexit a ‘massive economic opportunity’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Brexit was a “massive economic opportunity” and pledged to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals and set up free ports to boost the economy. “When people voted to leave the Europea...
03:00, 07/28/2019

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
18:13, 09/08/2019

Top cabinet member quits over Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy A top cabinet ally of Boris Johnson has quit over the prime minister’s purge of anti-Brexit conservatives — and said six other ministers could bolt as well in what is emerging as a major challenge to the British leader’s government. Amber Rudd, Johns...
14:13, 09/08/2019

"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....
19:26, 08/30/2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit plans under threat from ministers' resignations Likely new PM could find no-deal option thwarted by senior Tories such as Philip HammondBoris Johnson’s hoped-for triumphant march into Downing Street this week is set to be dampened by a carefully timed series of resignations by senior ministers, wh...
22:26, 07/21/2019

U.K. leadership candidate Boris Johnson says he is serious about ‘no-deal’ Brexit threat The former London mayor is still the frontrunner in the race to succeed Theresa May but his lead had been dented by reports of a heated late-night row with his girlfriend....
05:52, 06/25/2019

Judges Throw Out Brexit Case Against UK PM Candidate Boris Johnson Judges at London's High Court on Friday threw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit....
15:39, 06/07/2019

Who Is 'Mr No Deal'?: Boris Johnson, Donald Tusk Clash Over Brexit At G7 Accusing one another of being "Mr No Deal", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Council President Donald Tusk exchanged accusations at the G7 summit Saturday over who will be to blame if......
10:52, 08/25/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges rival to back Brexit deadline Boris Johnson challenged his rival for Britain's leadership on Tuesday to deliver Brexit by the end of October whatever happens, only to be accused once again of trying to avoid scrutiny....
01:39, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson loses bid for new election amid Brexit defeats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday was denied a snap general election — one he called after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The leader was humiliated as rebels from his own part...
23:26, 09/04/2019

Brexit: Crucial day for Boris Johnson and no-deal date — as it happened The UK Parliament will be suspended Monday evening following a vote on a snap election. The queen has given "royal assent" to a law which aims to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Follow along for the latest from Parliament....
08:52, 09/10/2019

Boris Johnson: Tories must deliver Brexit or face extinction Speaking at a private hustings, Johnson told party members he is the man to put Farage ‘back in his box’Boris Johnson has warned the Conservative party it is facing extinction if it does not deliver Brexit and put Nigel Farage “back in his box” as he...
03:52, 06/05/2019

Boris Johnson has no intention of renegotiating Brexit deal, EU told No-deal Brexit is British PM’s ‘central scenario’, chief Brussels envoy reportedly saysBoris Johnson has no intention of renegotiating the withdrawal agreement and a no-deal Brexit is his “central scenario”, European diplomats have been told, amid ha...
07:00, 08/06/2019

Boris Johnson Led the Charge for Brexit. Now, as Prime Minister, He Must Deliver It A week to the day before Boris Johnson became U.K. Prime Minister, he was on stage waving a smoked fish above his head. “I want you to consider this kipper,” Johnson told his crowd, punctuating each word with a shake. Traditionally eaten ...
17:26, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson threatens to withhold Brexit divorce payment The UK owes tens of billions of euros when it leaves the EU but Boris Johnson — the current front-runner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister — wants to withhold payment. He's looking for "greater clarity" on Brexit....
13:00, 06/09/2019

"Turbo-Charge" Brexit Plans, With "All Necessary Funding": Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government holds the first of a series of daily meetings Tuesday designed to ramp up preparations to leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on October......
17:39, 07/30/2019

Here Is the Beautiful Sight of Boris Johnson Being Utterly Humiliated Over Brexit Brexit: What is it, and where is it going? The answer: a wild nightmare, and straight to hell! Every day in Brexit-town brings a greater amount of lunacy than the last, but Tuesday is shaping up to be especially unhinged, featuring parliamentary intr...
00:52, 09/04/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson to stand as next UK Conservative leader Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said on Thursday he will be standing as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as Conservative leader....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
14:13, 05/29/2019

British PM Boris Johnson's Brother Quits Government Over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Thursday when his brother Jo announced his resignation from the government and from parliament....
15:00, 09/05/2019

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
19:39, 05/29/2019

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...
12:39, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson Threatens To Purge UK Lawmakers Against No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the stakes Monday in a pivotal week of the Brexit saga by threatening to purge ruling party lawmakers who try to block a no-deal divorce with the EU....
17:26, 09/02/2019

Boris Johnson makes Brexit statement: Live updates Boris Johnson has warned lawmakers not to vote to block no-deal Brexit in a statement outside Downing Street, and dropped a strong hint that an election could be on the cards. Get the latest developments here....
22:52, 09/02/2019

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....
08:13, 09/06/2019

Boris Johnson to Face Court Questions Over Brexit Claims (LONDON) — A British judge ruled Wednesday that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court over allegations that he lied and misled the public during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Coleman sa...
18:39, 05/29/2019

Brussels repels Boris Johnson's quest for new Brexit deal Juncker said to have told new PM current agreement is the best and only one possibleBrussels has roundly rebuffed Boris Johnson after he laid down tough conditions for the new Brexit deal he hopes to strike over the summer.Speaking to the House of Co...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson to stand as next UK Conservative leader: BBC Boris Johnson, the face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, said on Thursday he will be standing as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as Conservative leader....
16:39, 05/16/2019

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 ...
21:52, 09/05/2019

Ex-Treasury chief: Boris Johnson is wrecking Brexit deal Britain’s former top finance official is accusing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government of steering the country toward a damaging no-deal Brexit that isn’t backed by Parliament or the voters...
16:26, 08/14/2019

Boris Johnson's Rise Solidifies Brexit Standoff With Ireland It took nearly a week for new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to talk on the phone, and when they did on Tuesday it was to underscore a position they shared on Brexit: no compromise....
23:39, 07/30/2019

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit LONDON (AP) — Front-runner Boris Johnson is officially launching his campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister, telling fellow Conservatives they must take the U.K. out of the European Union or see the party wiped out by angry voters. Johnso...
11:26, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson's own brother resigns on eve of Brexit election campaign British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the government, citing the national interest....
14:13, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson emerges from hiding to promise timely Brexit The former foreign secretary has said further delays to Brexit would mean a Tory defeat at the next election. Johnson has been criticized by rivals for failing to face the public until now....
21:52, 06/12/2019

BMW CEO says hopes Boris Johnson will listen to business as Brexit looms BMW's Chief Executive Harald Krueger on Thursday said he hoped that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would consider business interests as he prepares to negotiate Britain's exit from the European Union....
11:39, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson vows to use powers of persuasion to win new Brexit deal PM rejects calls for article 50 extension and says he may ignore law blocking no dealBoris Johnson has said he will win a new Brexit deal at next month’s EU summit by using his “powers of persuasion”, and rejected calls for a further extension to art...
16:52, 09/06/2019

Car industry chief warns Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit SMMT president Mike Hawes highlights strength of car industry in letter to new Prime Minister New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to rule out a no-deal Brexit by the head of car industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Trader...
18:13, 07/26/2019

With October 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
20:00, 06/12/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Move to Block Boris Johnson From No-Deal Brexit British lawmakers are expected to vote on whether to begin steps aimed at preventing Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU on Oct. 31 without a deal, a process that could lead to a snap election next month....
14:00, 09/03/2019

Boris Johnson Talks Tough on Brexit in Combative First Speech British Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out a hard-line negotiating stance with the European Union, setting the stage for fraught Brexit talks before the U.K.’s scheduled departure from the bloc in October....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Privy Councillors 'could urge Queen not to let Boris Johnson suspend Commons' A plan for dozens of Privy Councillors to lay siege to Downing Street is being considered as a way of stopping Boris Johnson suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit....
20:00, 07/19/2019

Boris Johnson’s threat of a no-deal Brexit will not break EU unity | Guy Verhofstadt The UK government should instead seek an agreement that removes the need for the backstop altogether• Guy Verhofstadt is Brexit coordinator for the European parliamentNo matter what Boris Johnson or his new Vote Leave cabinet threaten – and the expec...
17:39, 07/31/2019

Trump praises Boris Johnson, but insists Theresa May could have cut Brexit deal President Trump on Monday praised ex-UK Prime Minister Theresa May — but also repeated his contention that if she had only taken his advice, she would have been able to cut a Brexit deal with the EU. “Theresa was unable to do the deal. I gave her my ...
23:13, 08/26/2019

Report: EU officials dismiss Boris Johnson's optimism on Brexit talks European Union officials on Sunday dismissed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statements that negotiations for Britain to leave the bloc have progressed....
05:00, 09/16/2019

Boris Johnson ordered to court over alleged lies during Brexit campaign Johnson, who is the front-runner to be Britain’s next prime minister, was accused of misconduct in a public office. He called the prosecution a “stunt.”...
18:39, 05/29/2019

British MPs Vote To Block No-Deal Brexit In New Blow To PM Boris Johnson British lawmakers inflicted a fresh defeat on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy on Wednesday, approving in principle a law that could stop him taking Britain out of the European Union......
20:00, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson short of options as rebels vow to secure Brexit delay PM’s hopes of election by end of October recede as opposition leaders agree to reject demandsBoris Johnson’s shrinking options have narrowed further after opposition leaders agreed to reject his demand for a snap general election, until a Brexit dela...
23:00, 09/06/2019

Boris Johnson 'could face Tory coup' over no-deal Brexit stance Tobias Ellwood says MPs would vote against government as Jeremy Hunt accuses rival of cowardiceToday’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has stepped up his criticism of Boris Johnson for avoiding media scrutiny in the Tory leadership c...
15:26, 06/24/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt: Boris Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debates on Brexit Jeremy Hunt, one of the two candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on what to do about Brexit....
12:13, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson to face court for 'misconduct' over £350m for NHS Brexit bus claim BORIS Johnson will be summonsed to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over claims he was lying when he said the UK gave the EU £350 million a week....
13:39, 05/29/2019

Boris Johnson’s full English Brexit could rip the union apart | Martin Kettle The Tory frontrunner’s ‘do-or-die’ approach is alienating Scotland and Northern Ireland – and courting disasterIt is time to wake up, but there is barely a moment to smell the coffee. If Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, Britain will be sleepwalk...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson’s ‘Awesome Foursome’ U.K. Tour Highlights Brexit Rancor After visiting Scotland and Wales, Mr. Johnson ended a three-day tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, amid more warnings of what Brexit could bring....
12:52, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson Likens Britain To Hulk, Promises Brexit On October 31 Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Sunday that "huge" progress was being made in Brexit talks and declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comicbook hero Hulk....
21:26, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson Loses First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union joined forces and won. The loss for the British leader will cut his parliamentary majority to one....
04:52, 08/02/2019

Britain can 'easily cope' with no-deal Brexit, claims Boris Johnson PM said EU leaders would be blamed for their ‘obduracy’ and that UK could keep much of £39bn settlementBritain could “easily cope” with a no-deal Brexit, which would be the fault of EU leaders’ “obduracy”, Boris Johnson claimed at the summit of G7 co...
07:39, 08/26/2019

Theresa May makes veiled attack on Boris Johnson's Brexit policy PM says Britain must leave EU with ‘a good deal’ in apparent rebuke to ‘do or die’ commentTheresa May has made a thinly veiled attack on Boris Johnson’s “do or die” approach to leaving the EU on 31 October, insisting that the right approach for Brita...
02:13, 07/01/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson short of options as rebels vow to secure delay PM suggests he will break the law to avoid asking for extension of article 50 as his hopes of election by end of October recedeBoris Johnson’s shrinking options have narrowed further on Friday, after opposition leaders agreed to reject his demand for...
11:52, 09/07/2019

39 Billion Pound Divorce Bill Not Due In No-Deal Brexit: Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, it will no longer legally owe the 39 billion pound ($47.88 billion) divorce bill agreed by his......
00:52, 08/26/2019

Boris Johnson's Top Aide Says Lawmakers Can't Stop No-Deal Brexit: Report Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, according......
11:00, 08/04/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Create Hurdle to No-Deal Brexit, in Blow to Boris Johnson They approved a plan to stop the next prime minister from suspending Parliament as a means of forcing through Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
17:13, 07/18/2019

Boris Johnson Seeks Snap Election To Break Brexit Deadlock UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called Thursday for an early election after a flurry of parliamentary votes tore up his hardline Brexit strategy and left him without a majority...
07:26, 09/06/2019

Pound Falls After Boris Johnson Ramps Up No-Deal Brexit Rhetoric U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will begin face-to-face meetings with EU leaders only if they agree to change key aspects to the deal, something the other 27 member states have so far refused to do, a standoff that helped send the pound to its lowe...
20:52, 07/29/2019

Sterling could rally to $1.50 if Boris Johnson secures a Brexit deal, strategist says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to meet with EU leaders at a crucial summit on October 17 and 18, where he is expected to renew negotiations for a Brexit deal before Britain's scheduled departure from the bloc on October 31....
21:13, 09/12/2019

Boris Johnson saves trickiest Brexit challenge, Northern Ireland, for last Northern Ireland is arguably both the most perilous, and the least soluble Brexit riddle taxing the UK prime minister. Even his more modest goal of convincing the power-sharing government to reconvene looks unlikely....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Time to step up tempo of Brexit talks, says bullish Boris Johnson Two sides will meet twice a week as No 10 fights rebel MPs’ efforts to block no dealA bullish Boris Johnson has sought to reassure Tory MPs queasy about his plan to suspend parliament by announcing he wants to “step up the tempo” of Brexit talks in B...
01:00, 08/30/2019

Boris Johnson touts ‘good deal of progress’ in Brexit talks with EU Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he’d made “a good deal of progress” in his negotiations with the European Union, and was “cautiously optimistic” of cutting a Brexit deal. “We are working incredibly hard to get a deal. There is the rough shap...
22:13, 09/13/2019

Boris Johnson Faces First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union have joined forces. A loss for the British leader would cut his parliamentary majority to one....
15:39, 08/01/2019

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to achieve it....
10:39, 08/22/2019

U.K. Opposition Unites to Deny Boris Johnson Snap Brexit Election (LONDON) — Britain’s bedeviling Brexit dilemma intensified Friday, as opposition parties refused to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election until he secures a delay to Britain’s exit from the European Union...
20:39, 09/06/2019

Boris Johnson vows to stick to Brexit plan despite minister’s resignation Johnson's strategy to leave "do or die" by that deadline has been shaken by the events of recent days, which have prompted critics to describe him as a "tin pot dictator" and deepened uncertainty over how Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU will play...
20:39, 09/08/2019

Angela Merkel invites Boris Johnson amid Brexit differences Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited the UK's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, to Berlin. No date has been set for the visit, which could include difficult talks on Johnson's Brexit plans....
05:26, 07/27/2019

Philip Hammond: MPs can stop Boris Johnson delivering no-deal Brexit Former chancellor suggests No 10 advisers have no intention of negotiating a new EU dealPhilip Hammond has said MPs can prevent Boris Johnson taking the UK out of the EU without a deal on 31 October, calling no deal a “betrayal of the referendum” and...
17:39, 08/14/2019

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. It removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative party leadership bid....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Remainer MPs are plotting to force Boris Johnson to request a Brexit extension Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS Remainer MPs are reportedly drawing up plans to force Boris Johnson to avoid no-deal and seek another Brexit delay in the autumn. Johnson is committed to taking the UK out of the EU on October 31, with or without a d...
07:26, 08/13/2019

Boris Johnson 'turbo-charging' no-deal Brexit plans, say ministers Cabinet blitzes media, saying how preparations for crashing out are top priorityBoris Johnson is “turbo-charging” preparations to leave the EU without a deal on 31 October as his government’s number one priority, according to several senior cabinet m...
13:26, 07/28/2019

Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plan ‘will trigger early election’ Top Tories say attempt to appease hardliners means coalition of support for his leadership bid will not survive the autumnBoris Johnson’s attempts to appease hardline Tory Brexiters will tilt the party into a “disastrous general election” that could ...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Brexit: Carney rejects Boris Johnson's no-deal trade claim Bank of England governor says UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to EUThe Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said that the UK would be hit automatically by tariffs on exports to the EU in a no-deal Brexit, rejecting a claim m...
13:26, 06/21/2019

Protests In Britain Against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit Move Demonstrators rallied on Saturday in cities across Britain against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial move to suspend parliament weeks before Brexit....
15:00, 08/31/2019

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing Europe....
01:00, 08/18/2019

Boris Johnson 'convinced' he can reach Brexit deal; forms Cabinet Boris Johnson said he's "convinced we can do a deal" on Brexit Wednesday in his first national address as British prime minister outside 10 Downing St. in London....
00:26, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson loses majority ahead of no-deal Brexit showdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his majority in the House of Commons on Tuesday as he faced a showdown with members of his Conservative Party that will determine the UK’s exit from the European Union. Johnson’s political predicament came ab...
19:00, 09/03/2019

Boris Johnson skips debate as Tory rivals quizzed on Brexit Candidates who hope to become Britain’s next prime minister have accused current front runner Boris Johnson of trying to avoid scrutiny after he refused to take part in a televised debate...
21:52, 06/16/2019

Brexit Clashes Begin as U.K.’s Boris Johnson Pushes a Hard Line The new prime minister fueled speculation that he was ready to go to a general election if he was blocked by lawmakers from leaving the European Union without a deal....
22:26, 07/25/2019

| Boris Johnson loses parliamentary majority as Brexit crisis bites Phillip Lee has abandoned the Conservative party, citing 'bullying and lies'. In a moment of high-drama in the House of Commons, Lee crossed the floor while PM Boris Johnson was delivering a statement on the recent G7 summit....
19:52, 09/03/2019

Sacked minister urges Boris Johnson to dial down Brexit rhetoric Ex-defence minister Tobias Ellwood tells PM to ‘take a step back’ to avoid no dealSacked defence minister Tobias Ellwood has urged Boris Johnson to “step back from the rhetoric” in his dealings with Brussels to ensure the country does not crash out o...
13:52, 07/27/2019

Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson as PM despite Brexit jail demand Lord Sugar has backed Boris Johnson as the next prime minister - despite having previously suggested he should be jailed for misleading the public over Brexit....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson pledges to drop backstop in 'orderly' Brexit plan Tory leadership frontrunner says he would push for alternative arrangementsFollow the day’s political developments - liveBoris Johnson has claimed he can achieve an “orderly, managed Brexit” on deadline by ditching the Northern Irish backstop in favo...
17:26, 06/14/2019

Is prime minister Boris Johnson leading us to a no-deal Brexit? - podcast Boris Johnson will enter Downing Street this afternoon as Britain’s new prime minister. But Britain is still hurtling to the Brexit deadline of 31 October – with parliament rising this week for its summer recess. Rowena Mason and Daniel Boffey map ou...
04:26, 07/24/2019

Brexit to China? Boris Johnson praises Xi's Belt and Road Initiative Chinese President Xi Jinping might have a new partner at 10 Downing Street for his ambitious project to expand Communist Party economic influence overseas....
08:39, 07/25/2019

Has Boris Johnson hatched a cunning no-deal Brexit plan? | Stewart Lee Ingeniously used, Kinder eggs could be responsible for a greater flow of goods than the botched ferry schemeHow many small plastic toy egg casings could be hidden in, for example, a Michael Gove? And, if we knew this figure, and had an accurate idea ...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Boris Johnson suffers major defeat in no-deal Brexit vote After hours of heated debate, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a major vote in Parliament that could force him to delay Brexit. The PM is now pushing for a snap election, but he'll need a majority of MPs to do so....
15:13, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson launches bid to succeed Theresa May, promises not to ‘kick the can’ on Brexit Former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson promised not to “kick the can” on Brexit as he formally launched his push to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May -- while showing no signs of pulling back from the colorful and controversial language that ha...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson ‘turbo-charging’ no-deal Brexit plans, say ministers Cabinet blitzes media, saying preparations for crashing out are top priorityBoris Johnson is “turbo-charging” preparations to leave the EU without a deal on 31 October as his government’s number one priority, according to several senior cabinet minis...
21:00, 07/28/2019

U.K. opposition parties reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to break deadlock over Brexit Johnson already lost a vote on the same question this week, but plans to try again Monday, saying an election is the only way to break the country's deadlock over Brexit....
21:26, 09/06/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson to table motion for general election – live news More than a dozen Tories defy leader by voting in favour of seizing control of Commons timetableFull report: Johnson suffers Commons defeatPhillip Lee quits Tories, leaving PM without majority 11.52pm BST More reaction from MPs to tonight’s vote is c...
01:13, 09/04/2019

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn slams Boris Johnson's lack of a Brexit plan Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn has slammed Boris Johnson on his Brexit proposals during Mr Johnson's maiden speech as Prime Minister in the House of Commons....
16:26, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson's plan means no-deal Brexit or election, says Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary says it is wrong to commit rigidly to leaving the EU by 31 OctoberJeremy Hunt has said the Brexit deadline of 31 October should not be a “hard stop” and that Boris Johnson is posing a “stark choice”, between leaving the EU without a...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Mike Pence backs Boris Johnson over Brexit in awkward Dublin visit US vice-president urges taoiseach and EU to negotiate with UK ‘in good faith’ The US vice-president and the taoiseach have clashed over Brexit, with Mike Pence urging Leo Varadkar and the EU to work with Boris Johnson to protect the “United Kingdom’s...
17:00, 09/03/2019

Brexit: British PM Boris Johnson to meet with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to travel to Luxembourg next week to hold Brexit negotiations with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU leader's office said Friday....
05:13, 09/14/2019

Crowds gather in London, other UK cities to protest Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan Protesters gathered near 10 Downing Street in central London and in Belfast, York and other cities to show determination to block a "no deal" Brexit....
22:26, 08/31/2019

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday that ...
17:26, 09/03/2019

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...
16:26, 09/16/2019

Boris Johnson faces criticism on Brexit ahead of key meetings with French, Germany The prime minister’s office said Monday that the right of EU citizens to work in the U.K. without restrictions would end on Nov. 1 if Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Boris Johnson Seeks to Stifle Brexit Opposition With Surprise Parliamentary Delay Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would lengthen an upcoming parliamentary break, making it harder for lawmakers to prevent a no-deal departure from the European Union....
15:52, 08/28/2019

Watch Trump say Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' after the UK prime minister is repeatedly defeated on Brexit Getty Donald Trump insists Boris Johnson "knows how to win" after the UK prime minister suffers repeated defeats on his Brexit plans. Johnson loses a series of House of Commons votes on plans to force him to delay Brexit. The prime minister is pushi...
07:52, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson suffers major defeat after MPs vote to delay Brexit until 2020 Reuters Members of Parliament have voted for a new law to force Boris Johnson to delay Brexit and stop a no-deal exit from the EU. The legislation is designed to force the prime minister to request a three month extension to the UK's Brexit deadline...
07:52, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson says no-deal Brexit claims are 'wildly overdone … and planes will fly' – video Boris Johnson has told a Conservative leadership hustings in Belfast that the UK 'should not be terrified' of a no-deal Brexit. Johnson said farmers and just-in-time supply chains would be protected if the UK left the EU without a deal on 31 October,...
20:26, 07/02/2019

Boris Johnson Booed By Anti-Brexit Protesters Skips News Conference British Prime Minister Boris Johnson skipped a joint media conference with his Luxembourg counterpart Monday after holding Brexit talks with the European Commission chief that offered no breakthrough....
18:26, 09/16/2019

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday th...
06:52, 09/03/2019

British MPs Reject Boris Johnson's Call For Early Elections, Brexit Plan British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was left in limbo on Wednesday after MPs voted to derail his Brexit plan and rejected his call for an early election to break the political deadlock....
01:00, 09/05/2019

Brexit: Amber Rudd says no evidence Boris Johnson trying to get deal with EU – live news Rudd replaced by Therese Coffey as work and pension secretary while Johnson vows to plough on with Brexit by 31 October 11.29am BST Shadow attorney general and Labour peer Shami Chakrabarti has warned the government against breaking the rule of law b...
12:52, 09/08/2019

Boris Johnson compares Britain to the Incredible Hulk amidst Brexit battle Using a comic book analogy, Prime Minister Boris Johnson compared Britain to the big green superhero, The Incredible Hulk, when discussing his efforts to have the country leave the European Union (EU) with or without a deal on Oct. 31....
23:26, 09/15/2019

EU officials reject Boris Johnson claim of 'huge progress' in Brexit talks PM’s upbeat account dismissed as Jean-Claude Juncker warns time is running outEU officials have rejected Boris Johnson’s claim that “a huge amount of progress” is being made in Brexit talks, as Jean-Claude Juncker warned that time is running out.Junc...
17:52, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson prepares to take reins of power as he takes on challenge of delivering Brexit Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Downing Street for the first time as prime minister as he takes on the challenge of delivering his pledge to deliver Brexit by October 31....
02:00, 07/24/2019

Britain’s Boris Johnson pushing for new election as casualties mount in Brexit battle 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....
15:26, 09/05/2019

EU negotiator Michel Barnier calls Boris Johnson's Brexit stance 'unacceptable' Writing to EU governments, Michel Barnier has rejected the new UK prime minister's insistence that a new Brexit deal is needed to deal with the Irish border question. Barnier called Johnson's stance "unacceptable."...
23:26, 07/25/2019

Boris Johnson tells Irish prime minister new Brexit deal can be reached Speaking alongside Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin, Johnson said a deal on the Irish border question can be secured in time to enable a smooth British departure from the EU by the scheduled Brexit date....
15:39, 09/09/2019

Tories warn of government collapse if Boris Johnson pursues no-deal Brexit Former minister says more MPs would vote no confidence in government than may admit itConservatives stepped up warnings on Monday that a Boris Johnson premiership could lead to the collapse of the government if the leadership frontrunner attempts to ...
21:00, 06/24/2019

'Avengers' star shoots down Boris Johnson's Hulk comparison with Brexit Britain 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....
15:39, 09/16/2019

On Brexit Mission, Britain's Boris Johnson Takes Office Of Prime Minister Boris Johnson began putting together his top team as he prepared to take over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, on a mission to deliver Brexit by October 31 by any means necessary....
18:52, 07/24/2019

U.K. PM candidate Boris Johnson balks at Brexit cost as leadership race heats up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms...
20:00, 06/09/2019

UK PM front-runner Boris Johnson says trade deal can break Brexit deadlock Boris Johnson, favored to become Britain's new prime minister, said on Sunday the country could agree a free trade deal to leave the European Union that would remove the need for one of the more problematic parts of a previous agreement....
01:13, 07/22/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
20:39, 09/05/2019

Brexit news latest: The Queen 'could reject a new PM's demands to suspend Parliament over no-deal' The Queen may reject a Brexiteer Prime Minister's demand to suspend Parliament to ram through a crash-out from the EU, a Whitehall grandee said today....
12:52, 06/07/2019

Chaos as Boris Johnson accidentally brings Theresa May's Brexit deal back from the dead REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool LONDON — There were chaotic scenes in the House of Commons on Wednesday evening after the government apparently accidentally allowed Members of Parliament to approve a plan which would force them to vote again on Theresa ...
07:52, 09/05/2019

Tony Blair: Boris Johnson should hold referendum on no-deal Brexit instead of general election Former Prime Minister Tony Blair today said Boris Johnson would be "smart" to hold a referendum on a no-deal Brexit instead of a general election that he could lose....
10:26, 09/11/2019

Brexit news: Tory MPs could end your premiership over no-deal, Dominic Grieve warns Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been warned by Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve that Conservative MPs could push him out of office in October if he becomes prime minister and tries to leave the EU without a deal....
19:00, 06/22/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson says people 'shouldn't get hopes up too soon' about prospects of deal - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenAfternoon summary 5.07pm BST It is just plain wrong for Boris Johnson to label refugees crossing the Channel as ‘illegal migrants’. Quite apart from the dehumanising language, there i...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Avoiding no-deal Brexit means hectic summer of talks, Boris Johnson warned Whitehall sources stress need for urgency as MPs take new measures to prevent chaotic exit from EUBoris Johnson will have to embark on a whistlestop charm offensive meeting EU leaders over the summer to try to secure an emergency Brexit summit in Sep...
01:39, 07/09/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Call a New General Election After Brexit Defeat (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will call for new general election. Johnson spoke Tuesday night after suffering a major defeat in Parliament when rebels seized control of the Brexit agenda. He says he will call for a new...
15:39, 09/04/2019

David Gauke warns Boris Johnson will lose election if he panders to Brexit hardliners Departing Justice Secretary David Gauke warned Boris Johnson today that he will lose the next general election if he allows Brexiteers to purge the party of Centrists....
16:13, 07/24/2019

Brexit: Angela Merkel gives Boris Johnson 30 days to come up with solution to backstop - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 6.54pm BST Here are the main points from the press conference.If one is able to solve this conundrum, if one finds this solution, we said we would probably find it in the next two ye...
04:39, 08/22/2019

His Brexit Plans in Crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Pushes for New Elections LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson looked for new ways Thursday to bring about a national election, after rebellious British lawmakers rejected his call to trigger a snap poll and moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next...
21:52, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson accused of using police as 'props' during rambling Brexit speech – live news PM addresses police in Wakefield after brother Jo Johnson quits citing ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’Lords agree to rule out filibusterHow the papers covered Johnson’s horror day in CommonsExplainer: is no d...
22:52, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of the UK....
00:26, 07/30/2019

Boris Johnson Gains Momentum in U.K. Prime Minister Race With Support of Pro-Brexit Lawmakers (LONDON) — Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister on Tuesday, gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. But he faced calls from his rivals to abandon his low-profile c...
18:00, 06/11/2019

'Rude' Boris Johnson puts foot up on Elysee furniture during key Brexit talks with Macron The British prime minister was labeled “rude” and “embarrassing” after a photo showed him with his foot on top of a table in France’s Elysee Palace while meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday....
20:39, 08/22/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson ridiculed by Luxembourg PM after skipping press conference – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as British PM meets with Jean-Claude Juncker and Luxembourg’s Xavier BettelJuncker says after Johnson lunch he’s still waiting for UK backstop planEU must show ‘flexibility’, says RaabCameron firml...
18:26, 09/16/2019

Boris Johnson to formally take office, pledges 'modern Britain' cabinet with pro-Brexit tilt Boris Johnson is set to take formally take office and form a “cabinet for modern Britain” as outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May takes a parting shot and urges Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to quit....
16:39, 07/24/2019

Brexit news latest: David Cameron says Boris Johnson only backed Leave to further career David Cameron has launched another stinging attack on Boris Johnson, claiming the Prime Minister "didn't believe" in Brexit and only backed the Leave campaign to further his career....
10:13, 09/15/2019

Brexit news: Tories round on Luxembourg PM for attack on conference no-show Boris Johnson Tory MPs have rounded on Luxembourg's leader Xavier Bettel after he took aim at Boris Johnson, who failed to appear at their scheduled joint press conference....
08:39, 09/17/2019

Boris Johnson tells Merkel EU must abandon backstop if it wants Brexit deal - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenAfternoon summaryDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryBrexit deadlock as No 10 insists EU must scrap backstop before talksDublin accuses Boris Johnson of putting UK on ‘collision co...
19:39, 07/26/2019

Emmanuel Macron tells Boris Johnson any new Brexit deal would have to be very similar to existing one – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with the French president Emmanuel Macron in ParisMacron/Johnson’s statements and Q&A - SummaryMacron/Johnson Q&A - Snap verdict 4.55pm BST 4.53pm...
21:52, 08/22/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells lawmakers to back his Brexit plan Downing Street said the British prime minister would call an early election if legislation blocking his plans for a departure from the EU by the Oct. 31 deadline passes.        ...
17:52, 09/03/2019

Operation Yellowhammer: Philip Hammond denies leaking secret Whitehall dossier after Boris Johnson blamed it on 'former minister' Philip Hammond has denied being the source of a leak of the Government's secret no-deal Brexit planning details after Boris Johnson blamed it on a "former minister"....
13:39, 08/19/2019

'Bumbling' Boris Johnson shows his ruthless streak with dramatic step closer to sealing Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson has long been mocked by his political opponents as a bumbling, oafish joke better suited to the studios of comedic quiz panels and the after dinner circuit than deciding policy from 10 Downing Street....
17:26, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our live updates HERE...
16:13, 09/03/2019

Boris Johnson faces fresh legal bid to make him stand trial over £350m Brexit claims Boris Johnson is a facing fresh attempt to prosecute him over claims he made during the Brexit referendum about the UK giving the EU £350 million a week....
03:39, 08/01/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson risks row by holding back key details of plan on backstop Boris Johnson risked a row at his first meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker today by refusing to hand over "concrete" details demanded by the European Union of British alternatives to the backstop....
08:39, 09/17/2019

John Oliver explains how the looming Brexit blight won't be avoided by Boris Johnson's bigoted buffoonery “Unfortunately, the U.K. is about to be completely fucked,” began John Oliver on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. Well, he actually segued to that from a soon-to-be-running gag about the phenomenon of the “fearless mating foxes of Kent,” but he got the po...
22:26, 07/29/2019

Boris Johnson officially becomes Prime Minister, pledges 'modern Britain' cabinet with pro-Brexit tilt Boris Johnson officially became Britain's Prime Minister after meeting the Queen Elizabeth II and will form a “cabinet for modern Britain” as outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May took a parting shot at opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, urg...
21:13, 07/24/2019

Brexit news latest: UK will refuse any delay offer, Boris Johnson to tell Jean-Claude Juncker The UK will refuse any offer of a Brexit delay beyond the current October 31 deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today....
13:52, 09/16/2019

Mark Ruffalo wants British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to stop using the Hulk to push Brexit It’s pretty cool that superhero stuff has become totally mainstream, but sometimes it seems like the general cultural acceptance of The Justice League and The Avengers might actually be a bad thing. Case in point, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
09:13, 09/17/2019

Pound suffers further slide after Boris Johnson takes Brexit hard line – business live Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as sterling hits new 28-month low against the US dollar 8.19am BST Centrica shares have fallen by 10% in early trading on the FTSE 100.Here is the chart which probably goes some way to explaining wh...
09:39, 07/30/2019

Speaker Bercow will 'fight with every bone in my body' to stop Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit Getty John Bercow says he will "fight with every bone in my body" to stop Boris Johnson ignoring Parliament on Brexit. The prime minister has refused to rule out suspending Parliament in order to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal on Oc...
20:26, 08/15/2019

Brexit: Tory MP defects to Lib Dems as Boris Johnson makes statement on G7 summit – live news Parliament resumes after summer recess amid Boris Johnson threat to call snap electionJohnson: back me or face election Hammond preparing for political ‘fight of a lifetime’Brussels baffled by Johnson’s Brexit progress claimsGreening to quit as Tory ...
17:00, 09/03/2019

Parliament prorogued: Boris Johnson to 'see what judges say' as legal battle over five-week shutdown reaches Supreme Court A legal battle over Boris Johnson's controversial decision to suspend Parliament as the Brexit deadline looms is set to be heard by the UK's highest court....
08:39, 09/17/2019

Jeremy Corbyn to tell Queen 'we're taking over' if Boris Johnson loses no confidence vote, John McDonnell says Jeremy Corbyn will go to Buckingham Palace in a cab to tell the Queen "we're taking over" if Boris Johnson loses a vote of no confidence, John McDonnell has said....
03:52, 08/08/2019

Jeremy Corbyn to tell Queen 'we're taking over' if Boris Johnson loses no confidence vote, John McDonnell claims Jeremy Corbyn will go to Buckingham Palace in a cab to tell the Queen "we're taking over" if Boris Johnson loses a vote of no confidence, John McDonnell has claimed....
09:26, 08/08/2019

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn warns Boris Johnson he is not above law after PM refuses to seek no-deal delay Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson that he is not above the law after the Prime Minister suggested he could ignore the opposition's bid to block a no-deal Brexit....
18:52, 09/07/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson warned EU will block any deal without Irish backstop by Macron ally Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been warned that there can be no Brexit deal without the Irish backstop by one of Emmanuel Macron's strongest allies....
00:13, 07/29/2019

Brexit: Supreme court hears claim Boris Johnson abused prorogation more than any PM for 50 years – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including day one of the supreme court hearing to decide on claims the suspension of parliament was unlawfulJo Swinson’s speech to Lib Dem conference – liveJohnson’s suspension of parliament ‘unla...
16:26, 09/17/2019

Boris Johnson risks betraying EU referendum result by forcing through no-deal Brexit, Philip Hammond warns Boris Johnson risks betraying the EU referendum result if he forces through a no-deal Brexit by listening to "unelected" saboteurs, Philip Hammond has warned....
02:52, 08/14/2019

Brexit news: Tories round on Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel for attack on conference no-show Boris Johnson Tory MPs have rounded on Luxembourg's leader Xavier Bettel after he took aim at Boris Johnson, who failed to appear at their scheduled joint press conference....
10:00, 09/17/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson will challenge law blocking no-deal in court, reveals Dominic Raab Boris Johnson will go to court to challenge the law passed to block a no-deal Brexit and force the Prime Minister to seek a delay from the EU, the foreign secretary has said....
13:26, 09/08/2019

Boris Johnson face questions in court over allegedly making misleading claims during 2016 Brexit referendum Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, was told to appear to court to face questions concerning alleged misconduct during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign....
23:13, 05/29/2019

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

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
23:00, 08/22/2019

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in place, and later opposed a push from Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a new election in October....
05:26, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson to be hit by dozens of new Tory rebels as sacked ministers join forces to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Conservative MPs plotting to prevent a no-deal Brexit believe they will receive a major boost to their numbers when Boris Johnson becomes prime minister. Rebels believe Johnson's plans to remove those opposed to a no-deal Brexit, from the gov...
00:13, 07/07/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces backlash for ignoring order to release prorogation documents Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash after refusing to publish private messages on proroguing parliament just hours after a court ruled the shutdown was illegal....
05:52, 09/13/2019

G7 summit: Boris Johnson in charm offensive as he holds talks with leaders to position UK for post-Brexit world Boris Johnson has used the closing stages of the G7 summit to hold a series of talks with world leaders as he seeks to position Britain for a post-Brexit world....
15:13, 08/26/2019

Boris Johnson faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership bid Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime minister....
02:00, 06/12/2019

Brexit: John Major tells supreme court it would be 'naive' to believe Boris Johnson on prorogation - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the final day of the supreme court hearing to determine if Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of parliament was lawful 12.10pm BST Garnier is now summarising some of the...
13:26, 09/19/2019

Boris Johnson rejects Gove's claim government now assuming no deal Brexit most likely outcome - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Scotland as prime ministerPM drops investigation into MP who manhandled protester Dominic Raab’s Today interview - Summary and analysisDowni...
18:52, 07/29/2019

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn has Boris Johnson's most sensitive parts in his hands, says Tony Blair Jeremy Corbyn has Boris Johnson's "most sensitive parts of his political anatomy in his hands" and should try to force him into calling another Brexit referendum, Tony Blair said today....
01:00, 09/07/2019

Trump offers full support for Boris Johnson as Pence prepares to visit London amid Brexit chaos No one was more gleeful than President Trump to see Johnson’s political ascent on the back of the promised British withdrawal from the E.U., and no other world leader may have as much to lose from the stunning political humiliation of a populist brot...
08:13, 09/05/2019

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal Brexit rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
17:39, 08/14/2019

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson calls for a general election after MPs pass bill aimed to prevent no deal – live news PM says bill essentially ends negotiations with EU and ‘hands control to our partners’PMQs verdict: Johnson resorts to machismo and cheap jibesMore than 100,000 apply to register to vote in UK in 48 hours 8.18pm BST Blackford says the SNP does not tr...
21:26, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson says no-deal Brexit claims 'wildly overdone' as Hammond says it would cost Treasury £90bn - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenMark Field calls homelessness charity ‘a magnet for undesirables’Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliamentNo 10 confirms inquiry into leak claims about Jeremy ...
17:13, 07/02/2019

Tory leadership vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt clash over Brexit in battle for Number 10 Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have clashed again over Brexit as a former civil service boss warned against making "straitjacket" promises to leave on Halloween....
14:13, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson clashes with Bank of England chief over whether Britain can strike a deal to continue free trade with EU after Brexit Boris Johnson clashed with the Bank of England Governor today over whether Britain can strike a deal to continue free trade with the EU after Brexit....
13:39, 06/25/2019

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson faces prorogation backlash as rebels prepare for fresh push to block no-deal Boris Johnson faces a revolt over his move to suspend Parliament, with a cross-party group of MPs expected to launch a bid to block a no-deal Brexit as soon as next week....
06:13, 08/29/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson fuels general election speculation as he gathers cabinet before addressing Tory MPs Boris Johnson's inner circle will gather for a crunch cabinet meeting this evening to consider their response to MPs attempting to wrangle control of the Commons....
18:13, 09/02/2019

Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown 'infected by desire to thwart no deal opponents' Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline was "fatally infected" by a desire to frustrate opponents to crashing out of the EU with no deal, the High Court heard today....
20:39, 09/05/2019

John Major to tell Supreme Court Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown motivated by 'political interest' Sir John Major is today set to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
09:00, 09/19/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
07:52, 09/06/2019

Amber Rudd slams Boris Johnson for lack of effort in trying to secure Brexit deal after quitting Cabinet and Tory party Amber Rudd has slammed the government for the lack of work going into getting a deal with the EU after she sensationally quit in protest of the Prime Minister's handling of Brexit....
13:26, 09/08/2019

Emily Thornberry interview: Labour's shadow foreign secretary discusses bike crash, Boris Johnson and... Brexit She's back on her bike after an accident and off to 'thrash out' Brexit policy at Labour conference. Shadow minister Emily Thornberry tells Susannah Butter and Sophia Sleigh about booing Boris and never ironing for her husband...
17:13, 09/20/2019

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
01:00, 09/07/2019

| Hurricane Dorian kills 7 | Rebel MPs beat Boris Johnson Brexit plan: WATCH the top world news videos for today At least 7 killed in Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian says PM | Opponents of 'no-deal' Brexit vote to defeat Johnson; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
23:52, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson Brexit news LIVE: PM to meet Angela Merkel he battles for backstop breakthrough on first trip abroad as leader Boris Johnson will meet Angela Merkel in his first outing on the world stage as Prime Minister, where he is set to call for the Brexit backstop to be scrapped....
12:13, 08/21/2019

Boris Johnson vows to hold back £39bn EU divorce bill to force Brexit deal as he sets out vision for Number 10 Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has vowed to hold back the promised £39 billion from the European Union unless better exit terms are offered as he set out his vision for Number 10....
17:26, 06/09/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
11:13, 09/06/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson fuels general election speculation as he prepares for Downing Street statement after cabinet meeting Boris Johnson's inner circle has gathered for a crunch cabinet meeting this evening to consider their response to MPs attempting to wrangle control of the Commons....
16:13, 09/03/2019

Boris Johnson's government sets aside additional $2.8B to deal with potential no-deal Brexit fallout The British government headed by newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set aside an additional £2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in preparation for a no-deal Brexit....
20:52, 08/01/2019

Donald Tusk taunts 'Mr no-deal' Boris Johnson in latest Brexit warning European Council president Donald Tusk has taunted Boris Johnson by reaffirming he will not co-operate on a no-deal Brexit and saying he hopes the Prime Minister doesn't go down in history as "Mr no-deal."...
16:39, 08/24/2019

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence...
05:52, 09/09/2019

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson heads to Scotland to continue campaign for early election as opposition leaders hold talks on preventing no-deal Boris Johnson will today continue campaigning for an election he is yet to successfully call, after a torrid day in which his brother resigned from Government over "torn loyalties"....
11:13, 09/06/2019

Boris Johnson steps up Brexit preparations as 'fast-track' spending review announced Boris Johnson is stepping up his Brexit preparations as the government announced a "fast-tracked" spending review ahead of the looming October deadline....
07:26, 08/09/2019

'We would all suffer under No Deal Brexit,' says Europe after Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership race A European official described Boris Johnson's No Deal Brexit strategy as a "tragedy" for both the EU and Britain as Mr Johnson swept to victory in the Tory leadership contest....
14:52, 07/23/2019

EU Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson 'cautious' as he arrives in Luxembourg for Juncker talks Boris Johnson has said he is "cautious" about progress in Brexit talks as he met with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker for their first face-to-face discussions since he became Prime Minister....
13:52, 09/16/2019

Brexit votes: Ken Clarke calls Boris Johnson 'disingenuous' in furious rant after being ousted from Tories Ken Clarke got an element of revenge on Boris Johnson as he labelled the Prime Minister "disingenuous" and told him to stop playing games over Brexit....
05:00, 09/05/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he will enter talks with EU leaders 'with a lot of oomph' despite backstop differences Boris Johnson has said he will enter talks with EU leaders "with a lot of oomph" as differences between the UK and EU's position over the Withdrawal Agreement remain....
21:00, 08/20/2019