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UK PM Johnson says 'rough shape' exists for Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was "the rough shape of a deal to be done" over Brexit, as he prepared to meet European Commission Pre...

UK PM Johnson says 'rough shape' exists for Brexit deal

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UK PM Johnson says there is the 'rough shape' of a Brexit deal to be done 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 the European Union....
15:26, 09/13/2019

"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

UK in "pretty good shape" for no-deal Brexit: top official Britain is in "pretty good shape" if it needs to leave the European Union without a transition deal on Oct. 31, Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill, the country's top civil servant, said on Thursday....
21:13, 06/13/2019

UK government in 'pretty good shape' for no-deal Brexit: top official Britain's government is in "pretty good shape" if it needs to leave the European Union without a transition deal on Oct. 31, Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill, the country's top civil servant, said on Thursday....
23:52, 06/13/2019

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

| WATCH | Jeremy Corbyn: Hunt and Johnson are perusing post no-Deal Brexit trade deal with Trump UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Conservative leadership candidates Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson of using the possibility of a no-deal Brexit as a way to form a new trade agreement with Donald Trump's US administration. WATCH NOW....
08:39, 07/15/2019

Deal or No Deal: What to Know About Brexit Under Boris Johnson Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament....
15:13, 07/23/2019

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

UK minister quits before Johnson becomes no-deal Brexit PM A British minister quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the country's presumed new prime minister Boris Johnson takes office and could launch a policy to lead Britain out of the European Union without a deal....
11:39, 07/22/2019

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

| UK's Johnson under fire over no-deal Brexit assessment The British government is facing a backlash after it was forced to publish documents warning that a no-deal Brexit could lead to civil unrest and shortages of food and medicines....
22:13, 09/12/2019

| UK's Johnson urged to embrace no-deal Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lead Britain out of the EU without a divorce deal, threatening to fight his party "in every seat" otherwise....
09:00, 08/29/2019

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

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prime minister hopeful Boris Johnson said on Friday....
16:52, 05/24/2019

UK on course for no-deal Brexit as Johnson rejects EU agreement Crashing out could make a united Ireland more likely, Irish PM saysBoris Johnson has set the UK on an apparent course towards a no-deal Brexit by playing down the likelihood of any talks with the EU unless Brussels agrees to scrap the existing withdr...
07:26, 07/27/2019

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

Ireland says UK's Johnson 'very unhelpful' on Brexit, risks no deal Ireland's foreign minister, Simon Coveney, said new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's approach to Brexit was "very unhelpful" and would block an agreement, after Johnson rejected a key Irish demand his predecessor had agreed to....
15:26, 07/26/2019

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

US-UK trade deal within a year of Brexit will be tight, UK PM Johnson It will be tight to meet the United States' desire to do a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain within a year, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday....
13:39, 08/25/2019

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

Farage says Brexit will be delayed again when PM Johnson's deal falls Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage says he believes Britain's departure from the European Union will be delayed again because parliament will reject Prime Minister Boris Johnson's attempt to do a last-minute deal with Brussels....
11:13, 09/16/2019

UK's Johnson buffeted in Luxembourg, says Brexit deal emerging Britain's Boris Johnson said on Monday that a Brexit deal was beginning to emerge, but the EU said he offered nothing to break the impasse during a visit to Luxembourg where he was harangued loudly by protesters and rebuked for trying to shift the bl...
19:13, 09/16/2019

UK finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal....
16:52, 07/21/2019

Johnson 'may be forced to defy law' on no-deal Brexit - report Boris Johnson is returning to London today to consider his next move in the Brexit crisis, cutting short his visit to the Queen at her Scottish holiday home....
09:52, 09/07/2019

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

U.K. Lawmakers Move to Block Johnson From No-Deal Brexit British lawmakers will vote Tuesday on whether to begin steps aimed at preventing Prime Minister Boris Johnson from delivering an abrupt split with the EU on Oct. 31, a move that could lead to a snap election next month....
22:26, 09/03/2019

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

UK's Johnson warns EU against any 'Napoleonic' tariffs in no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said he was prepared to lead Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 and said any EU attempt to impose trade tariffs would be akin to a Napoleonic-era blockade....
20:26, 06/25/2019

| UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if he took his country out of the bloc without a divorce deal....
15:39, 07/18/2019

UK PM Johnson: Progress in next few days key to Brexit deal chances British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday the next few days would be key to his chances of securing a Brexit deal, and that an agreement with the European Union was still his aim and still possible....
00:39, 09/16/2019

UK PM Johnson's no-deal Brexit gamble hammers 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....
12:26, 07/30/2019

Hunt and Johnson 'pivot towards no-deal' with Brexit red line Both Tory leadership contenders have been accused of making a dramatic pivot towards a no-deal Brexit after they ruled out accepting a potential key concession from Brussels....
11:13, 07/16/2019

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

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

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

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

Johnson’s win elevates ‘no-deal’ Brexit risks to UK economy With Boris Johnson confirmed as the next leader of the Conservative Party and British prime minister, the outlook for the British economy has become murkier — and potentially more perilous...
19:00, 07/23/2019

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 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

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

UK's Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the European Union without a deal if they do not....
17:13, 08/19/2019

Not sensible to aim exclusively for no deal Brexit: UK leadership frontrunner Johnson It would not be sensible to aim only to leave the European Union without a deal but it would not be responsible to take no deal off the table, Boris Johnson, the bookmakers' favorite to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, said on Sunday....
00:26, 05/27/2019

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

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 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

British PM Johnson: Irish backstop must be abolished for a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the European Union on Thursday that the Irish border backstop would have to be struck out of the Brexit divorce agreement if there was to be an orderly exit with a deal....
16:39, 07/25/2019

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

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

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

Johnson vows 'new Brexit approach' as he sets out no-deal plans Boris Johnson has told MPs "today is the first day of a new approach" towards Brexit in his first appearance in the House of Commons as prime minister....
18:13, 07/25/2019

Johnson hopeful of new Brexit deal as he prepares to meet Juncker Boris Johnson has said he believes he can strike a Brexit deal in the next few weeks - as he prepares for his first face-to-face negotiations with EU chiefs....
05:26, 09/16/2019

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

France's Macron tells Johnson: not enough time for a new Brexit deal French President Emmanuel Macron firmly told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to negotiate a wholly new Brexit divorce deal....
15:52, 08/22/2019

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

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

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

UK's Johnson declines to comment on plan to facilitate a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British prime minister, on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit but agreed such a plan could be convenient for him....
03:26, 07/18/2019

UK PM Johnson vows to get Brexit deal after losing election vote again British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to secure a divorce deal with the European Union at a crucial summit in October, after lawmakers voted for a second time to reject his bid to hold a snap election....
02:13, 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

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

Too late for new Brexit deal, France's Macron tells Johnson French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain's Brexit divorce deal before an Oct. 31 deadline....
19:52, 08/22/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson to slash taxes in no-deal Brexit budget Boris Johnson, the leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, is preparing an emergency budget including aggressive tax cuts, an overhaul of stamp duty and an assault on regulation if there is a no-deal Brexit, The Times reporte...
09:39, 06/28/2019

PM Johnson will go to EU to seek a deal, not a Brexit delay: finance minister British finance minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not ask for a Brexit delay at an EU summit next month, but will instead press to secure a deal to smooth Britain's departure from the bloc....
12:26, 09/08/2019

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'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

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

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

Farage offers Johnson no-deal Brexit election pact Nigel Farage has told Sky News his Brexit Party will stand down candidates against the Conservatives if Boris Johnson calls an election and backs a no-deal divorce with the EU....
21:52, 08/27/2019

Opponents of 'no-deal' Brexit defeat PM Johnson, who promises an election British lawmakers defeated Boris Johnson in parliament on Tuesday in a bid to prevent him taking Britain out of the EU without a divorce agreement, prompting the prime minister to announce that he would immediately push for a snap election....
02:52, 09/04/2019

No deal Brexit is UK PM Johnson's central scenario, EU diplomats say: Guardian British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's central scenario is a no-deal Brexit and he has no intention of renegotiating the Withdrawal Agreement, European diplomats were quoted as telling The Guardian newspaper....
11:26, 08/06/2019

Hammond plots with Labour to kill Johnson’s no-deal Brexit Meanwhile, poll shows ‘Boris bounce’ with Tories in lead over LabourThe former Tory chancellor Philip Hammond held private talks with Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer shortly before Boris Johnson entered Downing Street last Wednesday, to plot c...
23:00, 07/27/2019

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

UK PM Johnson tells EU: ditch backstop or face no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cautioned the European Union on Saturday that the "anti-democratic" Irish backstop must be ditched if they were to strike a Brexit divorce deal....
15:52, 07/27/2019

No-Deal Brexit Threatens UK Car Production, Industry Warns PM Johnson Johnson, who took office earlier this week, is ramping up preparations for a potentially disorderly Brexit although he hopes to achieve a better agreement with the European Union....
10:39, 07/27/2019

Brexit news latest: MPs to launch fresh bid to block no-deal… as Boris Johnson insists he's 'not bluffing' about quitting without a deal MPs are set to launch a fresh bid to block a no-deal Brexit as Boris Johnson insisted that he is not bluffing over his commitment to take the UK out of the EU without a deal....
16:13, 07/07/2019

Johnson told no-deal Brexit will crush domestic policy plans Institute for Government tells PM there is ‘no such thing as a managed no deal’Boris Johnson’s ambitious domestic agenda would be crushed by the pressing needs of the emergency that would follow a no-deal Brexit, a new report by a Whitehall thinktank...
12:52, 07/29/2019

Johnson can’t escape the clutches of May’s zombie Brexit deal | Rafael Behr He may play the rightwing populist, but don’t be surprised if the prime minister ditches his determination to leave without a dealIn schlock horror movies there is a moment when the monster, assailed by every weapon and presumed dead, lurches back to...
03:39, 09/11/2019

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

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 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’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

UK PM Johnson heads to Scotland as local leader attacks no-deal Brexit Britain's Boris Johnson will make his first visit to Scotland as prime minister on Monday, his office said, as his Conservative Party's leader there said she would refuse to support a no-deal Brexit....
01:00, 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

Corbyn: Johnson plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit Labour leader calls on top civil servant to spell out election rulesJeremy Corbyn has called on the UK’s most senior civil servant to intervene to stop Boris Johnson forcing a no-deal Brexit in the middle of an election campaign, amid rising signs th...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Johnson's top aide says UK lawmakers can't stop no-deal Brexit: Sunday Telegraph 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 to the Sunday Telegraph....
07:52, 08/04/2019

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

UK's Johnson declines to comment on plan to send lawmakers away before no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British Prime minister, declined to comment on a report that he was exploring a plan that could ease a no-deal Brexit but agreed it could be convenient for him....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit Macron rules out renegotiating Brexit deal, as French see no deal as ‘most likely outcome’ Angela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come up with a solution to avert a no-deal Brexit “in the next 30 days”, putting responsibility for stopping the ...
04:39, 08/22/2019

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

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

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

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

Chance of no-deal Brexit rises as Johnson leads Hunt: poll The chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal is the highest since October 2017, economists polled by Reuters say, as arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson looks set to take over as prime minister next week....
06:13, 07/19/2019

Johnson to explore Brexit deal with Juncker over lunch of snails and salmon British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will explore his chances of securing a Brexit deal over lunch with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday, after weekend rhetoric from both suggested their positions remain far apart....
11:13, 09/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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 '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 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’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

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

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 ‘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

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

British Prime Minister Johnson promises a bold new Brexit deal Boris Johnson promised in his first speech as prime minister to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with "no ifs or buts" and warned that if the bloc refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit....
00:26, 07/25/2019

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 '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

Trump approves of Johnson’s tough approach to Brexit, promises ‘very big trade deal’ The British prime minister has vowed to bring his country out of the EU on Oct. 31 no matter what, an approach that has raised worries about a chaotic divorce that could cause chaos and hurt the economy. Trump promised that he and Johnson would work ...
19:39, 08/25/2019

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

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

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 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

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times Ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election next week as Britain's prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that would avoid a no-deal disaster, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
01:39, 07/21/2019

British lawmakers trying to block 'no-deal' Brexit as court hands PM Johnson a boost British lawmakers are working Wednesday to defy Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans by voting on a measure that would block the country from leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement....
16:52, 09/04/2019

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

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

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

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

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: judge fast-tracks challenge to stop Johnson forcing no deal Hearing in Edinburgh to block suspension of parliament backed by more than 70 MPsA Scottish judge has fast-tracked a legal challenge backed by 75 MPs and peers to prevent Boris Johnson proroguing parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.The cross...
13:52, 08/13/2019

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Speaker of UK House of Commons vows to stop Johnson 'robbing a bank' with no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the outgoing Speaker of the UK House of Commons, has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson against ignoring the law and implementing a no-deal Brexit on October 31, a move that he compared to "robbing a bank."...
03:26, 09/14/2019

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

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

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

No Secret Immigration Deal Exists With U.S., Mexico’s Foreign Minister Says The United States and Mexico will review immigration figures in 45 and 90 days, but Marcelo Ebrard directly contradicted the president’s claim of a signed deal....
21:39, 06/10/2019

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

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

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

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

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 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

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: 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

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: 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 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

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

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

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

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

Mould-breaking court to shape Britain's Brexit agony Britain is renowned for its ancient, august and male-dominated institutions - yet its biggest moment since World War Two may be shaped by a mere decade-old court run by a very modern woman....
18:26, 09/20/2019

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

'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

Brexit news latest: Britain can 'easily cope' with leaving EU without a deal, Boris Johnson claims Boris Johnson has claimed the UK could "easily cope" with a no-deal Brexit as he resisted mounting pressure for him to outline plans for breaking the deadlock over the backstop....
02:00, 08/26/2019

Boris Johnson tells Jean-Claude Juncker there is 'no prospect' of a Brexit deal unless the backstop is abolished Boris Johnson has told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker there is "no prospect" of a Brexit deal unless the contentious backstop is scrapped....
23:52, 08/27/2019

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

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to stop him from crashing Britain out of the EU....
01:39, 09/04/2019

Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal Boris Johnson has said it would be "utterly pathetic" to cancel Brexit as he declared "people have voted for it, Parliament's voted for it, on March 29 it's going to happen"....
10:52, 06/12/2019

At $3,500, Is This Kinda Rough 1986 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce Still A Pretty Slick Deal? Veloce is Italian for fast, and while it’s a bit of an aspirational title when it comes to today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Alfa Spider, it’s still a nice name to have. Let’s see if its price means it will at least be selling fast....
01:00, 08/22/2019

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

Boris Johnson secretly pursuing 'dangerous no-deal Brexit' says Nicola Sturgeon on Prime Minister's first visit to Scotland Nicola Sturgeon believes Boris Johnson is secretly pursuing a "dangerous" no-deal Brexit, the SNP leader said after her first meeting with the new Prime Minister....
00:26, 07/30/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit appears defeated. Now he's pushing for new election Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a new fight to call a general election after rebel lawmakers took a decisive step toward taking control of Brexit.        ...
18:00, 09/04/2019

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

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get a deal because that is overwhelmingly in the econ...
12:26, 07/08/2019

Deal or no deal, opinions are divided on Brexit at Dover ahead of the EU elections "It would be hell if there was a no deal," predicts Simon Bailey as he heads onto Dover's seafront. In the distance, the busiest ferry port in Europe is in full throttle, with some 10,000 lorries a day flowing through....
17:26, 05/20/2019

Getting good trade deal from EU could be 'much easier' after no deal Brexit, Raab claims - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s first visit to Scotland as prime ministerDominic Raab’s Today interview - Summary and analysisDowning Street lobby briefing - SummaryRaab: UK will be bette...
14:26, 07/29/2019

Deal or no-deal, Brexit's puppet master has more strings to pull Boxed in by parliament, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's next move on the Brexit chessboard will most likely be played with the ruthless bravura that his senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, built his reputation on....
15:52, 09/10/2019

Brexit secretary on whether UK PM could defy no-deal law: Our focus is on securing a deal The U.K.'s Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay called for a "creative" approach from the EU to fix the current impasse between London and Brussels....
18:13, 09/08/2019

Britain's Malthouse says: We want a Brexit deal but should prepare for no deal British Housing Minister Kit Malthouse, who has put himself forward as a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said he wanted a Brexit deal but that preparations should begin in earnest for a no-deal exit....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Deal or no deal, we leave EU on Oct. 31: UK PM candidate Johnson Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video....
18:26, 06/03/2019

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: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
11:00, 07/08/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May insists Withdrawal Agreement 'delivers Brexit' in desperate plea for MPs to back deal Theresa May has insisted her Withdrawal Agreement Bill "delivers Brexit" after senior ministers admitted it will be "dead" if MPs reject it a fourth time....
23:13, 05/15/2019

Deal or no deal: what next for Brexit, the Tories and the country? Things will have to move fast if the new PM is to take the UK out of the EU before 31 OctoberToday’s developments - liveNow that Theresa May has announced her resignation date, what happens next?Initially nothing. She will remain in post to bear the ...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Johnson may yet get away with his Brexit plan There were no obvious winners in the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday, as the process - which must somehow come to a resolution in less than 48 hours - meandered forward frustratingly slowly....
00:52, 06/19/2019

UK PM Johnson: I will not ask for Brexit delay Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal....
02:13, 09/10/2019

| WATCH: UK's Johnson says would rather die than delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than delay Brexit beyond next month, as he urged opposition lawmakers who oppose his plan to support an early election....
22:26, 09/05/2019

Ireland says UK PM Johnson 'very unhelpful' on Brexit Ireland's foreign minister, Simon Coveney, said new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's approach to Brexit talks was "very unhelpful" and would not lead to an agreement....
13:13, 07/26/2019

Britain's new leader Johnson: 'We are going to get Brexit done' Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday....
23:52, 07/23/2019

UK's Johnson wants any Brexit transition to end before next election Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled election in 2022, the favourite to be the next prime minister said on Wednesday....
23:00, 07/17/2019

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

Brexit can go down to the very last minute, British PM Johnson says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was prepared to take Brexit talks with the European Union down to the very last minute before the Oct. 31 exit deadline and if necessary to take a decision to leave without a deal on that day....
20:00, 08/26/2019

| Former UK PM Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit Former British prime minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK's current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published on Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to further his own career....
09:26, 09/16/2019

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

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

Delay Brexit? I'd rather be dead in a ditch, says PM 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....
19:52, 09/05/2019

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

Brexit is not a threat to British prosperity: Johnson Britain can forge a "fantastic free trade relationship" with Europe after it quits the European Union, but can also be a champion for global free trade, lawmaker and Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said on Friday....
16:52, 05/24/2019

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

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

Johnson accuses MPs and EU of collaborating to block Brexit Boris Johnson has accused MPs and the EU of collaborating to block Brexit, as he failed to rule out calling a general election after 31 October in order to push through the UK's exit from the EU....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Top advisor to UK PM Johnson says 'trust the people' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior advisor Dominic Cummings said the people should be trusted on Brexit after lawmakers voted to stop the UK leaving the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31....
14:13, 09/05/2019

UK PM Johnson set out Brexit position to France's Macron British Prime minister Boris Johnson spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday night, Johnson's spokesman told reporters, saying the new British leader used the call to set out his position on Brexit....
13:13, 07/26/2019

British PM Johnson says opponents of Brexit are 'collaborating' with EU Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday that some British lawmakers who thought they could bloc Brexit were engaging in a "terrible" collaboration with the EU....
14:26, 08/14/2019

UK PM Johnson will say Brexit extension is a betrayal of voters Prime Minister Boris Johnson will demand an election and say that seeking an extension to Britain's membership of the European Union is a betrayal of voters who backed Brexit in 2016 in a speech on Thursday....
14:13, 09/05/2019

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

No Brexit breakthrough as Johnson meets Juncker, EU says Salmon, snails, and the Irish backstop were on the menu for the UK prime minister and European Commission president. But a day of deadlock ended ignominously for Boris Johnson....
21:13, 09/16/2019

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

Britain's Johnson to appoint his Brexit team Boris Johnson will take office on Wednesday as British prime minister and will unveil the names of the team he has tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal....
09:52, 07/24/2019

Brexit: Johnson says Britain will leave EU on 31 October 'do or die' Tory leadership frontrunner hardens position as Eurosceptics extend influence on faltering campaign Today’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has hardened his position on leaving the EU “do or die” by the end of October, as hardline ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Election is the only way to break Brexit deadlock, says UK's Johnson An election is the only way to break the deadlock over Brexit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told parliament on Monday, ahead of a vote on whether a snap election should be held....
02:13, 09/10/2019

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Second Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an ...
13:13, 09/10/2019

| 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

'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

Johnson weakened by party defections over Brexit 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. (Sept. 3)    ...
06:26, 09/04/2019

UK's Johnson tells EU's Juncker that Brexit backstop must go Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday that the so-called Northern Irish backstop must be abolished to avoid a no-deal Brexit, a spokesman for Johnson said....
20:52, 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

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

UK’s Johnson weakened by party defections over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered key defections from his party, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position as he tried to prevent lawmakers from blocking his Brexit plans...
22:26, 09/03/2019

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

Macron to discuss Brexit with PM Johnson on Thursday French President Emmanuel Macron will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Aug. 22 to discuss Brexit as well as the crises in Iran and Syria, an official from Macron's office said on Monday....
10:00, 08/19/2019

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

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 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

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

The UK after May: no-deal, new deal, socialism - or no Brexit? The end of Theresa May's premiership will usher in an even more turbulent phase of Britain's exit from the European Union as any new leader is likely to seek to strike a tougher divorce deal, and there could be an election within months....
19:00, 05/23/2019

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

British PM Johnson urges Merkel to budge on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal....
13:00, 08/21/2019

| No breakthrough in Brexit talks as Johnson dodges reporters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has failed to convince EU leaders he has a serious plan for a Brexit deal, then ducked out of a planned news conference under a chorus of abuse from protesters....
21:39, 09/16/2019

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

Dublin warns Johnson and Hunt over Brexit backstop Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been warned the EU will not consider any changes to the Irish border backstop, after the Tory leadership contenders hinted they would try and get it scrapped if they become prime minister....
19:13, 07/16/2019

British PM Johnson challenges lawmakers to deliver Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31....
05:52, 09/01/2019

John Bolton in UK to meet Johnson and Brexit hardliners US security adviser expected to urge tougher line on Tehran and Chinese tech firm HuaweiJohn Bolton, the hawkish US national security adviser, has started two days of meetings in London with key figures in Boris Johnson’s government as the US pitches...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Noise but no breakthrough as Johnson, Juncker talk Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have agreed to ramp up talks on securing an elusive Brexit deal, but the two sides gave starkly different assessments of how far apart they are...
00:26, 09/17/2019

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

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

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

Britain's Corbyn to accuse Johnson of hijacking Brexit Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will accuse Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday of hijacking Brexit to lead Britain out of the European Union without a deal and shift power and wealth "to those at the top"....
02:13, 09/10/2019

U.K.'s Johnson Hints at Snap Election in Brexit Ultimatum The chances of an early British general election to resolve a three-year impasse over Brexit appeared to rise as Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched a broadside at lawmakers seeking to thwart his Brexit plans....
10:00, 09/03/2019

Macron tells Johnson Brexit backstop is indispensable French president tells Boris Johnson he must present concrete proposals for UK exitEmmanuel Macron has described the Irish backstop as “indispensable” to a Brexit deal but backed the idea of giving Boris Johnson 30 days to find a solution as he met t...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Highlights: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Macron British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. Following are key Johnson quotes when he spoke alongside Macron just after his arrival:...
15:52, 08/22/2019

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

UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion pound ($50 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better exit terms....
08:39, 06/09/2019

| Johnson the Brexit 'Hulk' finally meets EU's Juncker Six weeks after he took office and six weeks before he is due to lead Britain out of the European Union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to meet Jean-Claude Junker....
16:00, 09/16/2019

British Lawmakers Upset Johnson's Brexit Plan U.K. lawmakers delivered a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy with a vote aimed at delaying the country’s exit from the European Union, prompting the British leader to call for a general election....
02:52, 09/04/2019

EU's Tusk, Britain's Johnson to discuss Brexit next week European Council President Donald Tusk and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson are due to hold bilateral talks on Brexit on the sidelines of a U.N. session in New York next week, according to an official with the bloc....
00:52, 09/19/2019

Macron dampens Johnson's plan to renegotiate Brexit The details of the Irish backstop continued to split European leaders as British PM Johnson met French President Macron. Macron called the backstop "indispensable" to a Brexit deal. Johnson said a new deal is possible....
16:39, 08/22/2019

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

Johnson: Brexit backstop is 'terrible moral blackmail' Boris Johnson has told Conservative Party members the Irish border backstop is a "terrible moral blackmail" and represents the "incoherence" of the UK's Brexit strategy....
18:13, 07/02/2019

UK's Johnson says he doesn't want election, calls for no more Brexit delay British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he did not want an election as he called on lawmakers not to vote for any further delay to Brexit....
21:52, 09/02/2019

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

UK PM Johnson discusses Brexit in call with U.S. President Trump British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to U.S. President Trump on Monday, discussing Brexit, trade and economic issues, a statement from Johnson's office said....
19:13, 08/12/2019

UK's Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion EU Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as leader of Britain's Conservative Party and its next prime minister, said he would withhold a 39 billion pound ($50 billion) exit payment to extract better terms from the European Union....
00:52, 06/09/2019

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

PMQs: Does May believe Hammond or Johnson on Brexit, Corbyn asks Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May who she believes - Philip Hammond, who is totally against a no-deal Brexit, or Boris Johnson, who is happy to accept one?...
17:26, 07/03/2019

Johnson to appeal against court order over Brexit claims Boris Johnson has launched an appeal against a summons ordering him to appear in court over claims he lied and misled the public by saying the UK sent the EU £350m a week....
19:52, 06/04/2019

Brexit fallout: UK's Johnson woos 'best and brightest' immigrants New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a plan to fast-track top scientists seeking to immigrate to the UK. Brexit uncertainties have many leading research institutions worried about funding and talent....
08:13, 08/09/2019

Macron delivers tough Brexit message to Johnson When Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson spoke to reporters ahead of their meeting in Paris on Thursday, they stood side by side but sounded as if they were living in parallel universes....
17:52, 08/22/2019

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

Brexit A "Massive Economic Opportunity": British PM Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a "massive economic opportunity" but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as "an impending adverse weather event"....
02:13, 07/28/2019

Brexit: EU unconvinced by Johnson's fresh bid to remove backstop PM says new commitments to stop hard Irish border should be considered by the blocBoris Johnson has written to the EU suggesting the backstop could be replaced by some form of commitment to prevent a hard Irish border in his first major move to expla...
12:52, 08/20/2019

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

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
11:39, 07/09/2019

UK's Johnson sticking to Brexit plans, says foreign minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
12:26, 09/08/2019

Johnson's personality has made the Brexit crisis worse Boris Johnson really is a record breaker. He lost a by-election faster than any other prime minister in modern history and now he has the worst voting record too....
02:13, 09/05/2019

UK PM favorite Johnson reiterates desire for October 31 Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, reiterated his desire to leave the European Union in October with or without a deal as he avoided questions at a campaign event on Saturday about a police visit to his home....
01:26, 06/23/2019

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

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

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

Cameron lambasts Johnson for 'appalling' Brexit behavior Britain's former Prime Minister David Cameron said those campaigning for Brexit in 2016 "left the truth at home," especially over immigration. He refused to rule out a second referendum on EU membership....
16:39, 09/14/2019

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

UK's Labour vows to bring down PM Johnson and delay Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party has urged rebel lawmakers in the ruling Conservatives to help block a no-deal Brexit by bringing down Prime Minister Boris Johnson's administration and allowing its leader Jeremy Corbyn to form a caretaker government...
03:13, 08/15/2019

Sticking to Brexit plan, UK's Johnson will not seek a delay Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sticking to his Brexit plan and will not seek a delay to Britain's departure from the EU at a summit next month, two of his ministers said on Sunday following a resignation from his government....
12:26, 09/08/2019

Brexit brings down May, Johnson stakes leadership claim Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
16:52, 05/24/2019

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 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

Johnson willing to give 'commitments' to avoid Brexit backstop Boris Johnson says he is willing to give the EU the "commitments" it needs that alternatives to the Northern Ireland backstop can be put into effect....
11:39, 08/20/2019

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

UK PM candidate Johnson to face court over Brexit claims Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied about Brexit by stating Britain would be 350 million pounds a week better off outside the EU, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
15:13, 05/29/2019

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

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 '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 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 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

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 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

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

'Very unhelpful': Ireland scolds British PM Johnson over Brexit Ireland said on Friday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's approach to Brexit was "very unhelpful" and that the new British leader appeared set on a collision course with the European Union that would preclude an orderly exit with a deal....
17:39, 07/26/2019

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

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

Brexit 'no matter what', PM Johnson promises as sterling falls Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Tuesday to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 "no matter what" as sterling tumbled and Ireland warned that the bloc would not be renegotiating the thrice defeated divorce deal....
22:52, 07/30/2019

UK's Johnson, likening himself to Incredible Hulk, vows Oct. 31 Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson likened himself to the unruly comic book character The Incredible Hulk late on Saturday in a newspaper interview where he stressed his determination to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31....
06:13, 09/15/2019

UK court blocks bid to prosecute PM Johnson over Brexit bus claim A campaigner who wanted to prosecute British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for allegedly lying about the benefits of Brexit before the 2016 European Union referendum, on Wednesday lost his bid to take the case to Britain's top court....
14:26, 08/14/2019

His Brexit plans in crisis, Johnson pushes for new elections Prime Minister Boris Johnson is looking for new ways to bring about a national election after rebellious British lawmakers rejected his call to trigger a snap poll...
08:13, 09/05/2019

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

British PM Johnson says he's prepared to take Brexit talks down to last minute Johnson has 68 days to convince the EU to give him a new Brexit deal, with neither side so far willing to compromise on the most contentious issues. If he can't get a deal, he says Britain will leave the bloc anyway....
21:13, 08/26/2019

British PM Johnson says prepared to take Brexit talks down to last minute British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was prepared to take Brexit talks with the European Union down to the very last minute before the Oct. 31 exit deadline, and if necessary to take a decision to leave without a deal on that day....
20:52, 08/26/2019

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

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

Britons think Johnson best PM to secure Brexit and win election - poll The public prefer Boris Johnson to Jeremy Hunt as next prime minister - and see Mr Johnson as the Conservatives' best hope of winning a general election, according to a Sky Data poll....
05:13, 06/21/2019

U.K. Lawmakers Batter Johnson Again, Defying Him on Brexit and Election After lawmakers seized control of Brexit from the prime minister, they doubled down by rejecting his request for an October election. Though a setback for Mr. Johnson, it may be only temporary....
09:00, 09/05/2019

Johnson 'absolutely' rules out election before Brexit delivered Boris Johnson has "absolutely" ruled out calling an election before Britain has left the EU, as the PM was warned he has put himself on a "collision course" with the bloc....
23:26, 07/26/2019

| 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

| 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

Johnson Takes the Helm in Britain, Gears Up for Brexit Battle Boris Johnson formally became Britain’s prime minister and immediately set about assembling a team of ministers and advisers to prepare an all-out push to get the U.K. out of the European Union by the fall....
19:13, 07/24/2019

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

UK's Johnson baulks at Brexit cost as leadership race hots up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms...
18:52, 06/09/2019

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

UK PM Johnson to hold election soon after Brexit if lawmakers sink government: FT British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will hold an election in the days following Brexit if lawmakers sink his government with a vote of no-confidence, the FT reported on Thursday, citing unidentified senior aides to the prime minister....
15:00, 08/08/2019

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

An archetypal rebel: how Johnson's chief adviser is driving Brexit Boris Johnson has lost no time in making his mark as British prime minister. In two weeks, he has toured the country telling Britons a spending squeeze will end and they will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what....
17:00, 08/08/2019

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

Court should throw out Brexit case against UK PM candidate Johnson: lawyer A lawyer for Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, told London’s High Court on Friday that an attempt to prosecute him for allegedly lying about Brexit should be thrown out....
14:00, 06/07/2019

British PM Johnson urges lawmakers to back October 31 Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged lawmakers to support an Oct. 31 Brexit, saying they had promised to honour the result of the country's 2016 decision to leave the European Union....
13:26, 08/08/2019

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

British PM Johnson's top team meet to plot Brexit gambit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet his Brexiteer-dominated team of senior ministers for the first time on Thursday to plot how to persuade the European Union to agree to a new Brexit deal ahead of the Oct. 31 exit deadline....
10:39, 07/25/2019

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

UK's Johnson will not form pact with Brexit Party: health minister Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will not form an electoral pact with the Brexit Party or seek an early election to gain stronger parliamentary backing for his Brexit plans, health minister and Johnson ally Matt Hancock said on Wednesday...
10:26, 07/24/2019

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

| 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

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 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

Tory hustings: Johnson and Hunt warn of Brexit failure Boris Johnson has said would it be "folly" to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit, as leadership rival Jeremy Hunt warned that the winner of the contest could serve the shortest premiership in history if they fail to take...
23:26, 06/27/2019

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

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

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

Trump, UK's Johnson discuss Brexit, economic issues in call British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed Brexit and a U.S.-Britain free trade deal during a phone call on Monday ahead of a Group of Seven summit in France this weekend....
04:52, 08/20/2019

UK PM Johnson heads to Northern Ireland, Brexit's toughest riddle Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be confronted by the most intractable riddle of Brexit on Wednesday when he visits Northern Ireland on a nationwide tour to sell his plan to pull Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal...
00:26, 07/31/2019

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

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

Crowds gather in UK cities to protest Johnson’s Brexit plans Crowds are gathering in London and other major British cities to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament for part of the period before the Brexit deadline in two months...
15:00, 08/31/2019

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

"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

Hunt and Johnson are wildly different, but it’s the latter who can deliver Brexit | Simon Jenkins The former foreign secretary would roar, skid, veer and cheat, but would be more likely to carry Brexiters with himNow there are two. The choice of Britain’s next prime minister devolves to the Tory faithful – to many Britons a disconcerting prospect...
02:13, 06/21/2019

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

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

UK PM contender Johnson more radical on Irish Brexit backstop, lawmaker says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister next week, has become more radical on the issue of the Irish backstop making the Brexit picture starker, Conservative lawmaker Dominic Grieve said on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/16/2019

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

Tory Brexit rebels to hold showdown meeting with Johnson Planned talks come as David Gauke says national interest is priority when opposing no dealRebellious former cabinet ministers will have a showdown meeting with Boris Johnson on Monday, as the former justice secretary David Gauke said he believed the ...
19:00, 09/01/2019

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’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

British PM Johnson threatens Brexit rebels with party expulsion British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to prevent a no-deal exit from the European Union....
11:52, 09/02/2019

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

"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 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 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 supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
21:13, 06/13/2019

| 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

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

U.K. Lawmakers Defy Johnson on Election, Delivering Another Brexit Blow After lawmakers seized control of Brexit from the prime minister, they doubled down by rejecting his request for an October election. Though a setback for Mr. Johnson, it may be only temporary....
00:13, 09/05/2019

| Brexit figurehead Johnson tops first-round vote for British PM Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson came top by a landslide in a first-round vote on Thursday for a leader to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May as the deadline for leaving the EU looms....
18:39, 06/13/2019

Johnson sends 'ditch the backstop' message to EU via Brexit adviser David Frost to meet senior officials in new government’s most significant contact so farBoris Johnson has sent his most senior EU adviser and Brexit negotiator to Brussels to deliver in person his message that the UK will leave without a deal unless ...
20:26, 07/31/2019

Brexit: Britain Parliamentary Speaker Warns PM Johnson Not To Disobey Law Britain's parliamentary speaker has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to disobey the law by refusing to ask for a Brexit delay and vowed to thwart any attempt to circumvent legislation....
10:52, 09/13/2019

Cameron accuses Johnson and Gove of behaving appallingly over Brexit Former PM tells Times he worries desperately about Britain’s futureFor the Record: signs of trouble before David Cameron book hits shelvesIs Cameron’s real regret about EU referendum the fact he didn’t win?David Cameron has revealed Brexit makes him ...
22:39, 09/13/2019

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

UK PM Johnson holds Belfast talks on Brexit backstop riddle Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson held talks with allies in Northern Ireland on Wednesday in a bid to solve the Irish border conundrum that has scuppered all efforts to secure an orderly withdrawal from the European Union....
18:26, 07/31/2019

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

| Johnson faces UK election test as Brexit battle looms Britain's Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to one, making it harder to enact his Brexit plan....
16:00, 08/01/2019

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

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

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make Brexit case Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what....
17:39, 06/16/2019

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

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 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

Britain's Hunt takes aim at PM rival Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledge Jeremy Hunt took aim at Boris Johnson's "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, saying his rival in the race to become prime minister could destroy the Conservative government and stop Brexit from happening....
14:26, 06/26/2019

British PM Johnson's own brother quits 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....
18:13, 09/05/2019

UK PM Johnson tells Japan's Abe smooth Brexit transition needed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stressed the importance of a smooth transition out of the European Union "whatever the circumstances" to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a call last week, his office said in a statement on Tuesday....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Johnson and Macron to hold ‘frank’ Brexit talks in Paris French observers fear Britain’s PM is setting up France to take blame over no-deal departureEmmanuel Macron will hold a friendly but “frank” working lunch with Boris Johnson on Thursday after dismissing his request to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawa...
07:52, 08/22/2019

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 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

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

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

British PM Johnson faces tough Brexit lunch with Macron British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday try to convince France to reopen Brexit negotiations less than a day after President Emmanuel Macron bluntly ruled out any further talks on the divorce deal....
10:39, 08/22/2019

| 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

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

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

Brexit rebels apply for emergency debate in challenge to PM Johnson An alliance of opposition parties and rebels in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party have applied for an emergency debate in an attempt to grab control of the business of the lower house of the British parliament in a bid to thwart a no-deal Brexit....
13:13, 09/03/2019

British PM Johnson to meet Ireland's Varadkar over Brexit: report British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accepted an offer to meet Irish leader Leo Varadkar to discuss Brexit and the Northern Irish backstop, the Sunday Telegraph said citing UK government sources....
17:57, 08/11/2019

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

PM Johnson Takes Dip In Ocean At G7 Summit, Offers "Metaphor" On Brexit Facing accusations from political opponents of being out at sea over his Brexit strategy, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson strode into the Atlantic Ocean for a bracing dip on Sunday before......
00:52, 08/26/2019

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

UK PM contender Johnson challenges rival to commit to Oct. 31 Brexit date Boris Johnson, front-runner in the race to become British prime minister, has challenged his rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31, whether he has agreed a Brexit deal or not....
20:26, 06/25/2019

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what....
01:52, 06/17/2019

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

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

| 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

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

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

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’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

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’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

UPDATE 3-UK PM Johnson holds Belfast talks on Brexit backstop riddle Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson held talks with allies in Northern Ireland on Wednesday in a bid to solve the Irish border conundrum that has scuppered all efforts to secure an orderly withdrawal from the European Union....
18:26, 07/31/2019

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

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 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

Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledge risks election, no EU exit: PM candidate Hunt The promise by Boris Johnson, frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, that Britain will be out of the EU on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal risks prompting an election and no Brexit all, his rival Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday....
14:00, 06/26/2019

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

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

Trudeau and Johnson discuss transition to trade relations after Brexit: Downing St Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to work with the UK to achieve a smooth transition to a UK-Canada free trade agreement as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, a Downing Street representative said on Friday....
01:13, 07/27/2019

British PM Johnson tells EU: Ready to talk Brexit when you shift position British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told EU leaders he will sit down for Brexit talks when they indicate that they are ready to shift position on the divorce deal, otherwise Britain will prepare for leaving without an agreement, his spokeswoman ...
15:39, 07/29/2019

British opposition parties discuss PM Johnson's Brexit election gamble British opposition parties will discuss on Friday how to respond to Boris Johnson's bid to call a snap election after the prime minister said he would rather die in a ditch than delay the planned Oct. 31 departure from the European Union....
11:13, 09/06/2019

After Brexit pledges, British PM Johnson announces cash injection for health Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a 1.8 billion pound ($2.2 billion) cash injection for Britain's public health system on Monday, seeking to honor his Brexit pledges as he pushes through the country's departure from the European Union....
03:26, 08/05/2019

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

Johnson, Trump discuss trade, Brexit and Iran: Downing Street British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to start talks as soon as possible after the UK leaves the European Union, a Downing Street representative said on Friday....
23:39, 07/26/2019

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

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: 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

U.K. Lawmakers Vote to Delay Brexit and Bar Snap Election, Foiling Johnson British lawmakers imposed twin defeats on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, frustrating his signature effort to take Britain out of the European Union at the end of October and thwarting his push for a quick election....
06:39, 09/05/2019

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

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

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

We don't trust PM Johnson on October 15 election date: UK opposition Brexit spokesman Britain's main opposition Labour Party does not trust Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposal to hold an election on Oct. 15, before the country is due to leave the European Union, its Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Wednesday....
09:13, 09/04/2019

Johnson takes aim at rival over fake Brexit deadline comments in UK PM race Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, took aim at his rival Jeremy Hunt, saying the governing Conservative Party would suffer if a new leader treated the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline as a "fake" target....
11:39, 06/27/2019