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Tory leadership rivals discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson

Decision on ‘consolidation’ imminent after former foreign secretary’s crushing victoryConservative leadership candidates are in talks about joining forces to pr...

Tory leadership rivals discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson

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Candidates for UK Tory leadership discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson -The Guardian Rival candidates for the leadership of the UK's Conservative party are in discussions about the possibility of joining forces to challenge front-runner Boris Johnson to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, The Guardian reported on Thursday....
23:52, 06/13/2019

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson given new boost with further endorsements as Tory MPs begin first round of voting EXCLUSIVE: Two centre ground Tories back leadership frontrunner Read live updates as Tory MPs go to the ballot box in first round of voting in Tory leadership contest...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Tory rivals say there must be no 'coronation' for Boris Johnson Leadership candidates demand proper contest after reports of plan to make them withdrawTory leadership candidates have insisted there must be no unchallenged “coronation” for frontrunner Boris Johnson at the latest round of hustings.Senior cabinet mi...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Boris Johnson refuses to appear on Sky Tory leadership debate Sky News cancels debate with Jeremy Hunt as frontrunner continues to evade scrutinyFollow the day’s political developments - liveBoris Johnson’s refusal to face public scrutiny as he runs for the Conservative party leadership has prompted Sky News to...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
03:13, 06/19/2019

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

'Where is Boris?' Johnson mocked after Tory party favourite misses leadership debate BORIS Johnson was slammed by his leadership rivals after he failed to appear on the first televised debate between the remaining six Tory candidates....
04:13, 06/17/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson rules out working with Nigel Farage in EU negotiations Boris Johnson has insisted he would not work with Nigel Farage in Brexit talks as he faced off with rival Jeremy Hunt in the latest leadership hustings....
23:39, 06/26/2019

Tory leadership contest: What happens next as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt battle for their spot in Number 10? Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become the next Prime Minister, taking part in 16 hustings events across England, Scotland and Wales....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson leads Tory leadership race with 114 votes; Leadsom, McVey and Harper out – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the first round of voting in the Tory leadership contestFull results: round one of the Conservative leadership electionAndrea Leadsom, Esther McVey and Mark Harper out of ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

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

Tory leadership race: Gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt closes slightly after first full week of campaigning The gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt has narrowed slightly at the end of the first full week of campaigning in the battle for the keys to 10 Downing Street, an exclusive poll reveals today....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
23:52, 06/20/2019

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

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

Tory leadership vote LIVE: Boris Johnson, Rory Stewart and other remaining contenders prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will be axed today after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start of G20 summit in Japan...
19:13, 06/28/2019

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows Britain's Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country's next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson....
12:52, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson urges supporters to 'look at what I do' when asked if he is fit to be PM Boris Johnson has insisted he is fit to be the Tory leader and urged supporters to "look at what I do" when he was questioned over his ability to run the country....
23:39, 06/29/2019

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

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

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson promises not to 'bottle it' on Halloween Brexit date Tory leadership front-runner Boris Johnson has repeated his determination to deliver Brexit by the Halloween deadline as the race for Number 10 continues....
09:13, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson gets Tory leadership boost as Matt Hancock backs 'unique' frontrunner to deliver Brexit Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid has received a new boost with the backing of health secretary Matt Hancock, who pulled out of the contest last week....
12:26, 06/17/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiative in the Tory leadership race....
04:13, 06/27/2019

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson 'planning emergency budget' to ensure strong British economy ahead of Brexit Boris Johnson is said to be drawing up plans for an emergency budget to make sure Britain's economy is "going gangbusters" by the Halloween deadline for Brexit if he becomes prime minister....
09:00, 06/28/2019

Tory leadership race: Another contender to be knocked out as rivals prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will today be eliminated from the contest after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership: Johnson or Hunt to be new party leader Michael Gove is narrowly voted out of the Conservative leadership race, with Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt facing members who will pick a new leader. leader...
19:52, 06/20/2019

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival RaabFollow the day’s political developments - liveFull results of votingRory Stewart has been ousted from the Conservative leadership contest after losing 10 votes...
02:52, 06/20/2019

Johnson comfortably wins first ballot of Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson has comfortably won the opening round of the Conservative leadership contest, as the frontrunner easily cleared the first hurdle to becoming Britain's next prime minister....
16:13, 06/13/2019

Tory MPs condemn Boris Johnson over Kim Darroch resignation Frontrunner to become PM accused of lack of leadership and called on to apologiseBoris Johnson has been heavily criticised by fellow Tory MPs over his role in Sir Kim Darroch’s decision to resign as the UK ambassador to Washington, with one backbench...
17:26, 07/11/2019

Johnson rules out Farage pact as Tory rivals warn against early election Boris Johnson ruled out a general election alliance with the Brexit Party as he and Jeremy Hunt used the final Tory leadership hustings to dismiss the idea of calling another snap national poll....
01:00, 07/18/2019

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rivals say Boris Johnson needs scrutiny Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival said on Friday with a taunt that his hero Winston Churchill would not shy away from the media....
13:13, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson filmed telling Tory members NHS 'needs reform' Frontrunner to be PM gives rabble-rousing speech at private garden partyToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has been filmed at a private garden party telling Conservative members that the NHS absolutely needs to be reformed, as...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Tory leadership: Johnson, Hunt, Gove, Stewart and Javid in BBC debate – live Remaining candidates take part in TV hustings after Dominic Raab ousted in second round of votingStewart survives as Raab eliminated from Tory leadership raceFull results of the Conservative leadership election – round 2Second round results - Snap an...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson confirms bid for leadership of Conservative Party At a business conference in Manchester, former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that he would be standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party. He's the third to confirm a bid to succeed Theresa May....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gathered further momentum in his bid to become the next British prime minister as Conservative Party lawmakers ejected another contender from their leadership race....
16:39, 06/20/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson '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

Boris Johnson row: top Tory party donor joins calls for explanation Taxi tycoon John Griffin voices concerns about morality of leadership favouriteToday’s political developments - live updatesOne of the Conservative party’s most generous donors has joined a growing chorus of demands for Boris Johnson to explain why p...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Tory leadership: Johnson, Gove and Hunt progress as Javid is eliminated – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the last two rounds of voting by MPs in the Tory leadership contest and the choice of the final two candidates for next PMLeadership election results in fullFourth round results - Snap a...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Hunt to face Johnson amid rumours of tactical voting in Tory leadership race Johnson’s team accused of skullduggery after Michael Gove knocked out by narrow marginBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become Britain’s next prime minister after a day of drama at Westminster that saw Johnson’s team accused of conn...
02:13, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
16:52, 06/13/2019

UK's Esther McVey to back Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Telegraph British conservative lawmaker Esther McVey said on Saturday that she will support Boris Johnson in his bid to be prime minister, The Telegraph reported....
00:39, 06/16/2019

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

Boris Johnson domestic 'row' report stirs up UK leadership race Police said they were called to the home of UK Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson after neighbors reported a fracas. The news came as Johnson and rival Jeremy Hunt prepared to launch their run-off campaigns....
16:39, 06/22/2019

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

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
00:26, 06/20/2019

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

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Stop Boris campaign launched by Tory moderates opposed to no-deal Brexit Former foreign secretary attacked as dishonest by leadership candidate Rory StewartA campaign to stop Boris Johnson becoming prime minister and taking the country into a no-deal Brexit was launched by moderate cabinet ministers on Saturday as the fir...
00:52, 05/26/2019

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, Jeremy Hunt make first pitches for U.K. leadership to Tories Ex-foreign secretary and former London mayor Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite of Tory lawmakers, faced off with Jeremy Hunt, the current foreign secretary, at a Conservative conference in central England’s Birmingham....
01:52, 06/23/2019

Fin24.com | Boris Johnson's leadership ambitions hit snag with UK court date Boris Johnson’s leadership ambitions were dealt an embarrassing setback when a London judge ruled that he must attend court to face allegations of misconduct in public office....
15:39, 05/29/2019

UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister....
01:52, 06/17/2019

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

President Trump Backs Boris Johnson in U.K. Leadership Race Before State Visit Donald Trump weighed into Britain’s domestic political turmoil by backing the pro-Brexit Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, in a breach of convention on the eve of the president’s state visit to the U.K. Trump insiste...
19:26, 06/01/2019

Is there a single blue-rinse Tory who doesn’t fancy a knee-trembler with Boris Johnson? | Marina Hyde The leadership candidate is said to connect with people emotionally. But his only genuine emotion is self-loveI wouldn’t kiss you if you were the last man on Earth!” It’s one of the great cliches of romance novels that any woman saying this will, in ...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replace her, with multiple candidates expected to launch their bids....
16:13, 05/24/2019

Can anything stop Boris Johnson? – podcast The Tory leadership hopeful has spent the past three days avoiding questions on why the police were called to his home after an altercation with his partner. But will questions about Johnson’s previous behaviour and character damage his chances of be...
06:39, 06/25/2019

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

Tory leadership race: Johnson and Hunt criticise Donald Trump over 'go home' tweets Both Tory leadership rivals have criticised Donald Trump for telling four congresswomen of colour to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries....
22:39, 07/15/2019

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conservative leadership race....
09:13, 07/17/2019

Sajid Javid dismisses Tory rival Boris Johnson as 'yesterday's news' as he makes bid for No10 Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has dismissed rival Boris Johnson as "yesterday's news" as he positioned himself as a "new kind of leader" with a credible plan to deliver Brexit....
21:26, 06/12/2019

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

Tory leadership race: Hunt 'can't promise Brexit by Christmas' as Johnson vows Halloween deadline 'come what may' The two Tory leadership contenders have differed on their Brexit stances again as the pair were gilled on their departure dates for leaving the European Union....
00:26, 07/13/2019

Your A to Z guide to the Tory leadership contest Conservative MPs are on manoeuvres for the top job — but what do they all stand for? From B for Brexit to I for infighting and V for victory, Julian Glover dives into the alphabet soup...
13:52, 05/30/2019

The final two: What happens now in the Tory leadership race? Conservative MPs have chosen the final two candidates in the party's leadership race, with Tory members now to decide between Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt....
05:13, 06/21/2019

Who won and who lost the Tory leadership debate? When the five Tory leadership candidates arrived for the first TV debate of the campaign at studios in east London, they were greeted by a woman in a chicken costume....
04:52, 06/17/2019

Who were the winners and losers of the Tory leadership debate? Rory Stewart and Jeremy Hunt had good nights, but the missing Boris Johnson loomed over proceedingsFive candidates minus Boris Johnson took each other on in the head-to-head debate televised debate on Channel 4. They stayed mostly civil towards each ...
01:39, 06/17/2019

Tory leadership hopeful says party must not 'try to out do Farage' The new International Development Secretary has warned the Conservative Party against "trying to out do Nigel Farage", while admitting he wants to be its next leader....
15:00, 05/05/2019

Javid eliminated from Tory leadership contest The race to make the final two of the Tory leadership contest and take on Boris Johnson in the last stage is on a knife-edge after the latest round of voting....
21:52, 06/20/2019

Tory leadership race: who could replace Theresa May? The race has begun for the next leader of the Conservative Party as more than a dozen MPs are believed to be seriously considering entering the contest after Theresa May announced she was stepping down....
15:52, 05/25/2019

Macri's key rivals in Argentina presidential election strike alliance with centrist The main ticket opposing Argentine President Mauricio Macri in elections scheduled for October struck a formal alliance on Wednesday with Sergio Massa, a key centrist political figure, a move that could prove crucial in the tight race....
03:26, 06/13/2019

Congress Skips Bihar Alliance Meeting To Discuss Election Results Dissonance within the opposition "mahagathbandhan" in Bihar, smarting under the drubbing in the general election, came to the fore on Wednesday as the Congress skipped a meeting of the alliance......
22:39, 05/29/2019

Renault, Fiat Chrysler Discuss Merger as Part of Alliance Talks Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have discussed the possibility of a merger as they explore options for combining their businesses, according to people familiar with the matter....
21:39, 05/26/2019

Gove joins Tory race as rivals vow to keep no-deal on table Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Conservative Party leader - as two of his rival candidates insisted the UK should be prepared for a no-deal Brexit....
21:13, 05/26/2019

May's emotional farewell kicks off battle for Tory leadership Prime minister remains in office until successor has been chosen by her party Theresa May has given an emotional farewell to “the job that it has been the honour of my life to hold”, pledging to step aside as Conservative leader on 7 June and kicking...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Tory leadership contest: We have to deliver Brexit, says Cleverly Tory leadership hopeful James Cleverly says the government "absolutely has to deliver Brexit" which so far has been "delayed and delayed and delayed"....
13:00, 05/29/2019

'Have some loyalty': Minister slams Tory leadership manoeuvring A minister has vented his frustration with Conservative colleagues jockeying to replace Theresa May, urging them to focus on getting Brexit "across the line" first....
15:52, 05/19/2019

Tory leadership hopeful says party must not 'try to outdo Farage' The new International Development Secretary has warned the Conservative Party against "trying to outdo Nigel Farage", while admitting he wants to be its next leader....
19:26, 05/05/2019

The Londoner: Tory Donors denied leadership vote In today's Londoner: Tory donors query lack of ballots / Mark Francois' top teddy / Joanna Lumley pays respect to Ian Fleming / Fiona Hill's surprise return...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Leaked document reveals Tory leadership spending rules Candidates to succeed Theresa May will not have to count any spending on their leadership campaigns made before Friday, even though teams have been up and running for weeks, according to leaked rules obtained by Sky News....
21:26, 06/06/2019

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadership contest....
05:39, 07/22/2019

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party - and become the country’s new prime minister - are making their first formal pitches to party members...
18:00, 06/22/2019

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for a chat," he confided. "I haven't made my mind up yet, what do you think?"...
13:26, 06/13/2019

Tory leadership race kicks off with split over no-deal Brexit A Conservative leadership hopeful has declared she would take Britain out of the EU with no deal - despite up to 60 Tory MPs being ready to block any candidate planning to do so....
17:26, 05/20/2019

Amber Rudd rules herself out of Tory leadership race as she calls for a Brexiteer to become PM Work and Pensions Secretary, Amber Rudd has formally ruled herself out of the Tory leadership race, saying "I don't think it's my time at the moment."...
00:52, 05/25/2019

Sajid Javid knocked out in fourth round of Tory leadership race Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt and Michael Gove will face fifth vote to decide final two candidates later on ThursdayConservative leadership - latest newsSajid Javid has become the latest candidate to exit the Conservative party leadership race, with the...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid out as Gove overtakes Hunt to go second Boris Johnson set out a vision to unite Britain in an exclusive Evening Standard interview today — as Michael Gove overtook Jeremy Hunt for second place in the Tory leadership race....
15:39, 06/20/2019

British Leadership Rivals Take Brexit Position That Sets Up Clash With EU The two contenders to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister said during a debate that they want to ditch controversial proposals for managing the Irish border after Brexit, raising the risk of and abrupt and messy split with the bloc....
04:39, 07/16/2019

Rory Stewart knocked out of Tory leadership contest in third round - live news Stewart received just 27 votes as favourite Boris Johnson topped the poll with 143 votes from MPs Third round results in Tory leadership contest - Snap analysis 6.32pm BST Sajid Javid does not seem ready to give up before the next ballot.Delighted to...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says he will put 20,000 more police officers on the beat if elected Conservative leadership hopeful Sajid Javid has promised to put 20,000 more police officers back on the street if he is elected to be the next Prime Minister....
12:26, 05/29/2019

Michael Gove joins crowded Tory leadership race – live news Follow live updates as the battle to lead the Conservative party is played out in a round of broadcast interviews with some of the key contenders Tory leadership race: who is in the running to replace May? 10.34am BST Raab said if elected as leader h...
12:26, 05/26/2019

Mark Harper enters leadership race - with attack on 'failed' rivals Former Conservative chief whip Mark Harper has become the 12th Tory MP to enter the race to become the next prime minister - telling Sky News that many of his rivals have already "failed" on Brexit....
02:39, 05/31/2019

Tory leadership race: Contest to narrow down as MPs hold first ballot after intense week of pitches The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
05:00, 06/13/2019

Amber Rudd to set out Tory leadership credentials with vision of 21st century Conservative Party Tory leadership contender Amber Rudd will today set out her vision of a modern-day Conservative Party, saying it must support workers of all backgrounds....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
20:26, 05/30/2019

Victoria Borwick: Ex-Boris deputy loses her bid to stand again as Tory MP in Kensington Former Kensington Tory MP Victoria Borwick has failed in her bid to stand again in the seat, which she lost to Labour in a surprise result at the 2017 election....
16:39, 07/08/2019

Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launchesMatt Hancock’s launch - SummaryDominic Raab’s launch - SummaryJeremy Hunt’s launch - SummaryEsther McVey’s launch - ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime minister to "solve this problem."...
23:13, 07/01/2019

Andrea Leadsom quits: Junior minister who challenged for Tory leadership and became high-profile Brexiteer From junior minister to Tory leadership candidate to "Pizza Club plotter", Andrea Leadsom's recent political career has been defined by the fall-out from the 2016 EU referendum....
23:52, 05/22/2019

Tory leadership candidates: James Cleverly becomes 11th hopeful as race descends into open warfare Junior Brexit minister James Cleverly has become the 11th candidate hoping to replace Theresa May as Tory leader as the race continued to escalate into open warfare....
03:52, 05/29/2019

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates clash over Brexit as Dominic Raab insists next PM could suspend Parliament Five Tory leadership candidates clashed over Brexit in a fiery televised debate after Dominic Raab insisted the option of suspending Parliament should stay on the table....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Michael Gove gets boost as two top Tory women back him but odds are slashed on Boris Michael Gove's leadership bandwagon was given a big boost today when two of the Conservative party's most senior "One Nation" women said only he offered the "serious leadership" that Britain needs....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Tory leadership contest LIVE: Race for Number 10 enters final stage as postal ballot set to close The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
08:26, 07/22/2019

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
17:39, 06/13/2019

Tory leadership contest: Party chairman Brandon Lewis under fire for hiring seven helicopters and private plane for hustings Tory party chairman Brandon Lewis is under fire from allies of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for organising seven helicopter flights and a private plane charter for the leadership contest....
16:26, 07/02/2019

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond takes swipe at no-deal advocates as Tory leadership battle looms Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to make an explosive intervention in the looming Tory leadership race with a fierce attack on advocates of a no-deal Brexit....
07:13, 05/21/2019

Johnson far ahead of rivals in battle to become PM Boris Johnson is by some distance the preferred option among Conservative MPs to become the party's next leader and Britain's new prime minister, a Sky News analysis has found....
06:39, 06/12/2019

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

Johnson plans tax cut for higher earners as Tory battle begins Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson plans to raise the level at which people pay 40% income tax from £50,000 to £80,000 at an estimated cost of £10bn....
09:52, 06/10/2019

Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Minister announces her departure....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Hammond leads 30 Tory MPs in plot to stop no-deal Brexit Thirty Tory MPs led by Chancellor Philip Hammond are plotting to stop a no-deal Brexit in October in a move which would raise the chance of a second referendum, Sky News understands....
19:00, 07/05/2019

Rory Stewart boldly calls for rivals to quit so he can take on Johnson Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has called on his rivals to drop out so he can take on frontrunner Boris Johnson in the final ballot to choose the party's next leader and the UK's new prime minister....
14:39, 06/19/2019

Sure, Boris Johnson Is Funny. But Has He Ever Done a Job Well? The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary....
06:39, 07/22/2019

Boris Johnson on milkshake tax Boris Johnson has told a leadership hustings in Exeter that he wants to see more work done on getting children to exercise rather than introducing a sugar tax for milkshakes....
15:13, 06/28/2019

Tory leadership race: Sam Gyimah pulls out citing 'not enough time to build support' Conservative former minister Sam Gyimah has announced he is pulling out of the Tory leadership race because there has "not been enough time to build sufficient support"....
01:39, 06/11/2019

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
12:00, 05/31/2019

BBC will consider 'additional steps' in its vetting process of guests following furore over Tory leadership debate The BBC has said it will consider "additional steps" in its vetting process for guests following a debate between Conservative leadership candidates....
23:52, 06/20/2019

'We have to stop no-deal': Ed Davey kicks off Lib Dem leadership bid Exclusive: Former minister Ed Davey aims to broaden party’s appeal with climate focusThe former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Ed Davey launched his bid for the party leadership on Thursday, pledging to fight a no-deal Brexit by working with remai...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Lib Dem leadership hopefuls rule out coalition with Corbyn or Johnson Liberal Democrats leadership hopefuls have ruled out going into coalition with either Jeremy Corbyn or Boris Johnson, branding both men "Brexiteers"....
00:26, 06/01/2019

| UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate....
21:13, 06/18/2019

Hunt steps up attacks on Johnson in UK leadership contest Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has stepped up his attacks on front-runner Boris Johnson in the race to be Britain’s next prime minister, challenging him to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend...
11:39, 06/24/2019

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

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

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt slams BBC TV debate offer as an 'absolute joke' Jeremy Hunt has slammed the BBC for offering to stage a head-to-head TV debate with his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson days after most party members will have cast their votes....
16:26, 07/02/2019

Stewart slams Johnson as he accuses rivals of offering 'fairy stories' Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has questioned frontrunner Boris Johnson's ability to be prime minister, declaring: "Is this the person that you want writing the instructions to the nuclear submarines?"...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Brexit news latest: Tory leadership hopeful Sajid Javid reveals he is 'not afraid' to take UK out of EU without a deal Sajid Javid has said he is "not afraid" of taking Britain out of the EU without a deal despite warnings that it would be disastrous for British business....
12:13, 06/01/2019

Next Tory leader: Leadership battle commences with Jeremy Hunt declaring bid for PM and Sir Graham Brady 'considering' challenge Jeremy Hunt and Sir Graham Brady emerged today as being among senior Tories to set their sights on Downing Street just hours after Theresa May announced her resignation....
17:00, 05/24/2019

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality....
17:13, 07/17/2019

'Not the Boris we're used to': Johnson's ruthlessly organised bid for PM Tory MPs ‘gobsmacked’ by lengths to which frontrunner’s team is going in attempt to win supportBoris Johnson’s campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister is being organised ruthlessly to limit his media appearances and minimise the potential for ga...
21:26, 06/09/2019

Should you wash your socks more often than Boris Johnson? The frontrunner to be prime minister has been spotted seemingly wearing the same pair for more than one day. It may be environmentally friendly – but is it hygienic?In the run-up to the Conservative leadership election, the frontrunner, Boris Johnson...
21:26, 06/27/2019

Boris Johnson to EU: I won't pay unless deal improved Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms....
17:39, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson to EU: I won’t pay unless deal improved LONDON (AP) — Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms. Johnson told the Sunday Times he would refuse to pay the agreed-upon 39 bi...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Boris Johnson Confirms Will Bid To Be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media......
22:00, 05/16/2019

Boris Johnson Is Running for Britain's Top Job. Again. Former foreign minister and Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson is working to appear more statesmanlike as he takes on Conservative rivals and his own reputation for unpredictable chaos....
12:39, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson will take part in BBC TV debate Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will take part in the BBC TV debate on Tuesdayt after the second round of leadership votes among Conservative MPs....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson's 'insult to the French was cut by BBC' Boris Johnson is reported to have called the French "turds" when he was foreign secretary, in a Brexit outburst filmed for a BBC documentary but never broadcast....
06:00, 06/28/2019

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his statements -- and one that comes not from the sta...
13:26, 05/30/2019

A question of character? Boris Johnson by those who know him Concerns over Johnson’s private life and fitness for office have lingered since he became a politicianJohnson neighbour: ‘There was no response, so we called the police’After the Guardian reported that police were called to Boris Johnson’s home after...
21:26, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson bid gets support from former rival LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister has been bolstered by fresh support from one of his former rivals. Health Secretary Matt Hancock threw his support behind Johnson on Monday, saying the Brexit-backi...
12:00, 06/17/2019

UK: Police visit incident dogs Johnson’s leadership campaign LONDON (AP) — The leading contender to become Britain’s next prime minister is under pressure to address a visit police officers made to his London home after a reported quarrel with his girlfriend. Boris Johnson has refused to comment on the i...
17:26, 06/23/2019

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

UK PM candidate Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest....
20:39, 06/19/2019

EVE Online Developers Discuss Ways To Stop New Players From Leaving The Game EVE Online fans gathered in Toronto, Canada last weekend to celebrate the midpoint of the EVE Online Invasion world tour. EVE North, the name given to this leg of the series of fan gatherings, was the first official EVE Online gathering to be hosted ...
20:26, 06/28/2019

Boris Johnson promises fibre for all UK by 2025 Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver full fibre connectivity to the entire of the UK by 2025 if he becomes Prime Minister.Writing in his column in The Telegraph, Johnson said it was a “disgrace” that ru...
14:13, 06/17/2019

Boris Johnson row: 'It does make you question his mentality' Tory activists split as news of argument with partner knocks Brexit off top talking spotWhen thousands of Conservative party members booked their tickets to the first leadership hustings in Birmingham, most reasonably believed it would be dominated b...
21:26, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner a...
22:52, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson says he’s not to blame for ambassador’s ouster Boris Johnson, the man likely to become Britain’s prime minister within weeks, is denying he played any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit after coming under attack from President Donald Trump...
17:52, 07/11/2019

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

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest....
19:26, 06/17/2019

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clear favourite? Also today: Claire Armitstead on the ...
07:26, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson Is Underpriced By the Financial Markets Sterling could well get a lift if the former Mayor of London becomes prime minister. International investors want clarity before they return to the U.K....
20:13, 06/11/2019

What Boris Johnson’s filthy car tells us about the aspiring PM Photographs of his Toyota are a still life of slovenliness, but are the cartons, crumbs and crumpled clothes a sign of a muddled mind?It might prove to be the most relatable thing about the Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson. The photographs of hi...
18:13, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson ‘might never enter No 10’ if MPs withdraw support Constitutional experts say new Tory leader could be blocked from becoming prime minister without a Commons majorityBoris Johnson could be stopped from becoming prime minister even if he is elected as the new Conservative leader, two of Britain’s lead...
12:52, 06/30/2019

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

Big debate over Boris Johnson police call From the moment Boris Johnson joined the race to be Britain's next prime minister last month, victory has seemed likely for the larger-than-life Conservative politician....
14:26, 06/25/2019

Boris Johnson will not say who released photo with partner, or when it was taken Frontrunner to be PM refuses to comment on picture that emerged in wake of rowToday’s political developments - live updatesBoris Johnson has repeatedly refused to say whether his campaign team passed a photograph of him and his partner to newspapers ...
15:00, 06/25/2019

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over th...
21:39, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says he may meet this week with conservative British politician Boris Johnson during his state visit to the United Kingd...
03:00, 06/03/2019

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his char...
05:00, 07/16/2019

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would do a ‘very good job’ as British PM Donald Trump today throws his weight behind Boris Johnson to be Britain’s next PM — and reveals other Tory leadership hopefuls have also begged for his backing. The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive intervi...
16:13, 06/01/2019

| UK's Boris Johnson under pressure to explain domestic 'row' Boris Johnson, the strong favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, came under pressure from figures in his own party on Sunday to explain reports of a domestic 'row' that led to a police visit....
00:13, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson defensive, evasive, and favourite for No 10 Frontrunner comes under pressure over issues including tax cuts and IslamophobiaBoris Johnson has been forced on to the defensive in a fractious five-way Tory leadership debate, coming under pressure on issues from Islamophobia to his plan to cut tax...
04:26, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson on How He Likes to Relax: Buses Boris Johnson is a British former car writer turned Conservative politician, who is likely to be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. When reporter Ross Kempsell simply asked him what he liked to do to relax, the answer was long, rambling, ...
01:39, 06/27/2019

| WATCH: Boris Johnson confirms will bid to be British PM Britain's Boris Johnson, the former foreign minister, ex-mayor of London and leading Brexit campaigner, confirmed Thursday he will run for the premiership when Theresa May quits, British media reported....
06:52, 05/17/2019

Emily Maitlis: Tory leadership debate presenter defended by fellow broadcasters and viewers after being accused of 'losing control' Broadcasters and political campaigners have leapt to the defence of Tory leadership debate host Emily Maitlis after she was accused of losing control over the candidates....
10:52, 06/19/2019

'Cabinet plot to ensure Johnson wins Conservative leadership' - report Some members of the cabinet have reportedly hatched a plan in an effort to ensure that Boris Johnson is the only candidate on the ballot paper when party members vote for their new leader....
06:26, 06/15/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson extends lead in fourth round of leadership contest Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, increased his support among lawmakers in the fourth round of the Conservative Party leadership contest on Thursday....
15:13, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
15:39, 07/06/2019

Police Respond to Altercation Between Boris Johnson and His Girlfriend A neighbor called the police when Johnson, who is favored to become Britain’s next prime minister, was heard shouting at his girlfriend, a newspaper reported....
04:26, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson 'not bluffing' about quitting EU on 31 October with no deal Tory favourite also hits out at Theresa May for ‘computer says no’ approach to governmentBoris Johnson has claimed he is not bluffing over his commitment to take the UK out of the EU on 31 October with or without a deal and has criticised Theresa May...
17:39, 07/07/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson: 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 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

Want to know what a Boris Johnson government would look like? I have just the book | John Harris Among the would-be PM’s backers are the authors of Britannia Unchained, and their vision of deregulated Britain is terrifyingSeven years ago, a group of Conservative MPs who had taken their parliamentary seats in 2010 brought out a slim manifesto for...
01:39, 07/08/2019

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

Dominic Raab throws support behind Boris Johnson Dominic Raab tells the BBC he is backing Boris Johnson in the Conservative party leadership contest. Mr Raab was knocked out of the second round of the contest....
16:26, 06/19/2019

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

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leadership frontrunner was 'unfit' to be prime minister. Ian Blackford asked Theresa May if she agreed wit...
19:52, 06/19/2019

| 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

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 PM candidate Javid says Boris Johnson is "yesterday's news" Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was "yesterday's news" and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson takes to airwaves to lie, lie and lie again | John Crace Tory leader-in-waiting unable even to maintain the most basic rules of conversationYou can see why Boris Johnson’s carers have chosen to mothball him in recent weeks. His decline has been almost total. Johnson never did much care for the past or the ...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Can Jeremy Hunt possibly beat Boris Johnson? Dirty tricks allegations are still reverberating around Westminster, after Michael Gove was knocked out of the leadership race by the knife-edge margin of just two votes....
17:39, 06/21/2019

| WATCH: Leave EU by October 31 or pay the price: Boris Johnson Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. WATCH NOW....
08:52, 06/19/2019

More Boris Johnson neighbours confirm 'tear-up' with partner Two others back up Tom Penn’s account, one of whom ‘thought someone was being murdered’Neighbours of the man who overheard a row between Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds, prompting a late-night police callout, have corroborated his accoun...
14:00, 06/23/2019

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
05:13, 06/19/2019

UK's Boris Johnson: I am like a lightsaber-wielding Jedi Knight Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, said he identified closely with the Jedi Knights - the lightsaber-wielding mythical warrior monks of the Star Wars movies....
16:39, 07/02/2019

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, with four other candidates also getting through....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson extends funding lead in battle to become UK PM Boris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt as they race to become the next British prime minister, official figures showed on Wednesday, and has so far raised the fourth-largest amount by any politician in Britain in recent years....
20:26, 07/03/2019

Boris Johnson under pressure to explain police incident Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, was facing mounting calls Sunday to fully explain an incident in which police attended an alleged altercation at the London home he shares with his girlfriend....
19:39, 06/23/2019

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

Fight For British PM Job Now Between Boris Johnson And Jermy Hunt Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson......
00:26, 06/21/2019

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

Neighbour who called police over Boris Johnson row goes public Tom Penn, 29, says he wants to put the record straight in wake of furore over loud altercation The neighbour who contacted the police over a late-night altercation between Tory leadership favourite, Boris Johnson, and his partner, Carrie Symonds, has...
21:26, 06/22/2019

'Unwanted': Glastonbury festival's message to Boris Johnson The prospect of Boris Johnson as PM inspires artists and musicians to get creativeFrom speeches by political figures to anti-war protests and climate marches, Glastonbury has been long known for its roots in activism and a strong political undercurre...
21:39, 06/28/2019

Boris Johnson again dodges questions over police visit Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has again refused to address questions on his private life, despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend that prompted a police visit...
15:00, 06/25/2019

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight LONDON (AP) — Candidates seeking to become Britain’s next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson. Johnson, a former foreign secretary, has a big lead ...
11:52, 06/16/2019

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

Boris Johnson and younger gal pal get into wild fight: report BoJo may need to work on his mojo. British pol Boris Johnson — the UK bookies’ favorite to replace Theresa May as prime minister — got into a nasty beef early Friday with his much younger, live-in gal pal, according to reports from the UK. Cops...
23:13, 06/21/2019

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
17:00, 07/05/2019

Boris Johnson says hair-gate is ‘beyond satire’. Here goes… | Stewart Lee Team Johnson quickly moved their man on to French-kissing a dog after his domestic row. But did the dog give consent?I had this week’s column nailed by Tuesday teatime, 36 hours ahead of the deadline. Boris Piccaninny Watermelon Letterbox Cake Bumboy...
02:13, 07/01/2019

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

Trump Says Leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson Would Be An "Excellent" PM U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge boost defence spending, in a striking intervention......
02:52, 06/01/2019

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 Emerges to Face Reporters’ Questions. Six of Them. Criticized as hiding from scrutiny, the front-runner to be Conservative Party leader spoke at a campaign event, vaguely, about his Brexit plans and college cocaine use....
17:13, 06/12/2019

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
17:39, 06/07/2019

Donald Trump Says Boris Johnson Would Do "Great Job" As British PM US President Donald Trump said Friday that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
20:52, 07/19/2019

Boris Johnson claims his remarks were 'misrepresented' to Kim Darroch Tory frontrunner says former US envoy confirmed TV debate was a factor in his resignationBoris Johnson has robustly defended his role in the resignation of Kim Darroch, claiming his remarks in a televised debate had been “misrepresented” to the forme...
20:39, 07/12/2019

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
18:52, 07/12/2019

Brexitcast questions Steve Barclay on Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been criticised for making inaccurate claims during a speech at the final Conservative Hustings - supporter Steve Barclay responds....
12:13, 07/19/2019

Court quashes bid to prosecute Boris Johnson over EU claim Britain's High Court has quashed a bid to prosecute Conservative lawmaker Boris Johnson for allegedly lying during the country's 2016 European Union membership referendum....
16:52, 06/07/2019

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

| WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump? Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this the start of a very "special relationship"?...
02:52, 07/20/2019

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, after the Conservative leadership frontrunn...
18:52, 07/18/2019

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

Boris Johnson To "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

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking intervention ahead of his state visit next week....
08:52, 06/01/2019

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted...
23:13, 06/05/2019

UK leader race down to 6 contenders, Boris Johnson in front One of seven contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May has quit the Conservative Party leadership race, as front-runner Boris Johnson is accused of trying to dodge media scrutiny...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson builds momentum in UK Conservative race LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson has solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister by gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers. Johnson is promising to lead Britain out of the European Union by Oct. ...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the many faces of the man who could be the UK's next prime minister....
15:39, 07/20/2019

The 10 ages of Boris Johnson: a guide to his road to power From bullied schoolboy to betrayer of women and voters, his career trajectory has been a controversial oneAlexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born on 19 June 1964 in New York and is still known by his family as Al. Over the next 14 years he moved ...
09:39, 07/21/2019

Brussels calls out UK's Boris Johnson over fishy anecdote The EU has accused UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson of fake news over his complaint that "Brussels bureaucrats" made life hard for smoked herring sellers. It emerged that the rules were made by the UK, and not the EU....
02:39, 07/19/2019

Tory leaderhip: Johnson denies intelligence claims as John Major backs Hunt – live news Tory leadership frontrunner also tells hustings he is no fan of austerity while former PM endorses Jeremy Hunt for Tory leaderPro-remain parties strike byelection pact to fight ToriesTom Watson urges Labour members to sign remain declaration 12.15pm ...
13:39, 07/05/2019

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without a deal on October 31....
16:13, 06/02/2019

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 'ignored expert advice' over £1bn mayoral vanity projects No 10 frontrunner defied senior officials over doomed projects including Routemaster and garden bridge Boris Johnson has been accused of repeatedly ignoring expert advice on the viability of his so-called vanity projects as London mayor, leaving taxp...
21:26, 07/16/2019

Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage during UK visit President Trump on Thursday said he may meet with pro-Brexit U.K. politicians, including one running to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, when he visits the U.K. next week....
20:26, 05/30/2019

Boris Johnson's speaking fee tops six digits as war chest swells Ex-foreign secretary, touted as one of the favorites to succeed UK PM Theresa May when she steps down, is well ahead of potential leadership rivals in fundraising stakes....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
12:26, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson’s talk of ‘global Britain’ is about to look even more ridiculous | Guy Verhofstadt While the favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister feeds his public disinformation, the EU is homing in on a huge trade dealThree years after the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum, the UK is no closer to figuring out how to leave the European U...
16:52, 06/27/2019

Boris Johnson calls Trump's tweets 'totally unacceptable' Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party leadership hopeful who is widely expected to become Britain's Prime Minister next week, has described US President Donald Trump's racist tweets attacking four congresswoman as "totally unacceptable."...
22:13, 07/16/2019

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has made contradictory statements in the past about the relationship he wants Britain to have with the worl...
19:39, 06/11/2019

Philip Hammond signals he could vote to bring down Boris Johnson Chancellor refuses to rule out supporting no-confidence motion to stop no-deal BrexitPhilip Hammond has suggested he is prepared to vote to bring down a Boris Johnson government should the likely new prime minister push for a no-deal Brexit.In an out...
13:39, 07/19/2019

| 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

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

Boris Johnson says it's 'bizarre' people are blaming him for resignation of UK ambassador to US Boris Johnson — the British politician who will most likely become the U.K. prime minister in the coming weeks — denied on Thursday that he had anything to do with the resignation of U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch....
02:13, 07/12/2019

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

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
10:39, 05/25/2019

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

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

| WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine! Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse....
10:52, 06/30/2019

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

From Boris Johnson to Bernie Sanders: why politicians seem most weird when they’re trying to be normal The admission that the Tory leadership contender relaxes by creating model buses is bizarre, but it’s far from being the only example of a public figure getting it totally wrongIt’s weird when politicians pretend they are normal people. Boris Johnson...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a friend to have beaten up has demanded an apology from the Conservative leadership candidate as he stands...
18:26, 07/14/2019

On eve of UK visit, Trump backs Boris Johnson, dings duchess WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing in on the United Kingdom’s political maelstrom days before his state visit, saying Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” prime minister and calling Meghan Markle “nasty.R...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Trevor Noah on Boris Johnson: 'Like a midlife crisis Malfoy' Late-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s British visit and introduced Americans to the mayhem surrounding Boris JohnsonLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s continued time in Britain as well as providing an introduction to the world of Boris Jo...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Andrew Neil tests Boris Johnson's knowledge of GATT 24 The BBC's Andrew Neil has asked Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson if he knows what is in one of the paragraphs of GATT 24. Mr Johnson said he didn't....
22:13, 07/12/2019

Fears grow over Boris Johnson win as Hunt challenge fades Senior Tories voice alarm on spending commitments, Brexit and future of the unionTory MPs have not been able to agree on very much since the momentous decision by voters to leave the EU. Yet as they headed back to their constituencies last week, ther...
22:52, 07/06/2019

Boris Johnson embraces Trumpism with tax cut plan to boost UK economy The front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister is planning to mirror one of President Trump’s signature tax cuts as he looks to secure economic growth after Brexit....
13:52, 07/03/2019

Openreach CEO: Boris Johnson's 2025 fibre goal is a 'stretch' Clive Selley, the CEO of Openreach, has called Boris Johnson’s call for full fibre coverage across the UK by 2025 “a stretch” given the practical realities of deployment.Openreach’ fibre rollout target recently increased t...
15:13, 06/19/2019

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime minister because the Tory MP oversaw “devastating”...
14:13, 06/18/2019

| UK PM hopeful Boris Johnson called French 'turds' - report Footage of British prime ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson calling the French "turds" over their Brexit stance was cut from a BBC documentary following a request from the Foreign Office, the Daily Mail reported....
14:39, 06/28/2019

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views....
07:00, 07/21/2019

Boris Johnson warned: focus on Iran crisis or risk war Tory leadership rivals kept informed about spiralling crisis in the Gulf as ex-naval chief blasts governmentAdmiral Lord West: ‘Our political establishment have been focused on the election of a new prime minister’Boris Johnson will be tested by a ma...
22:52, 07/20/2019

The Fight to Lead the U.K. Narrows to 2: Boris Johnson vs. Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt finished second in a vote among Tory lawmakers, keeping him in the race. But critics call him “Theresa May in trousers.”...
21:13, 06/20/2019

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson: a question of character | Editorial Conservative members will choose the next prime minister. The rest of us need to know whom they are pickingWho trusts Boris Johnson? Not, apparently, his team. The paradox of the race to lead the Conservative party, and therefore Britain, is that tho...
05:13, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world 'centuries behind' Anger as 2007 essay lamenting ‘no spread of democracy’ in Islamic world comes to light Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west, in an essay unearthed by the ...
17:26, 07/15/2019

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the people” in the Conservative leadership race, coming u...
15:52, 06/11/2019

British judge says Boris Johnson must face misconduct charges Boris Johnson, one of the top candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, will face misconduct charges over remarks he made before the 2016 vote to leave the European Union, a judge ruled Wednesday....
14:52, 05/29/2019

Trevor Noah on Trump and Boris Johnson: 'Failed clones of each other' Late-night comics focused on Trump’s antics surrounding his visit to London and his ongoing beef with Sadiq KhanLate-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s visit to the UK and his ongoing war with the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Continue reading......
19:39, 06/04/2019

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a form...
20:52, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson calls Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' – video Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister, has called Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' after the UK ambassador to the US resigned in a furore over leaked memos. Darroch quit after Donald Trump labelled him 'stupid' and 'wacky' following ...
18:26, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretary, according to the United Nations patron for the ...
10:13, 06/15/2019

Neighbour Sends Cops To Boris Johnson's Home After "Row": Report Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson and his partner after reports of a heated row, according to British media, hours after he was named in the final two in the race to......
09:00, 06/22/2019

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

Boris Johnson: 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

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny Contenders to become Britain's next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates....
11:26, 06/14/2019

As Jeremy Hunt Takes On Boris Johnson to Lead U.K., ‘The Gloves Are Off’ Britain’s foreign secretary says he has “been waiting for this moment for 30 years of my life.” But the moment comes at a tricky time, with Brexit on the horizon....
18:39, 07/08/2019

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

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 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

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, which could hamper his chances of winning a future general election even if he delivered Brexit, the Cons...
14:26, 06/05/2019

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

Boris Johnson 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

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

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
12:26, 06/10/2019

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

Boris Johnson now the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British PM British politician Boris Johnson took a big step toward succeeding Theresa May as prime minister, winning the first round of Conservative Party voting Thursday....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson was struggling to keep his campaign to become prime minister on ...
22:39, 06/22/2019

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

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior commitment, ITV's political editor said....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Video reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris Johnson Far-right activist claimed he helped with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech as foreign secretaryBoris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fearsNew evidence suggesting close links between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump’s cont...
22:39, 06/22/2019

| 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

Boris Johnson smashes record for most money raised by UK politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit stance with a "do or die" pledge....
18:39, 07/17/2019

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
04:00, 06/08/2019

Police called to loud altercation at Boris Johnson's home Neighbour records shouting and banging at flat potential PM shares with Carrie SymondsPolice were called to the home of Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds, in the early hours of Friday morning after neighbours heard a loud altercation invo...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Boris Johnson faces questions over ‘arguably racist’ comments Tory frontrunner says ‘letterbox’ column was defence of women’s right to wear burqaBoris Johnson was forced to defend his ability to represent minority groups in the UK at a Conservative party hustings in Nottingham on Saturday.Johnson and his rival ...
22:52, 07/06/2019

Boris Johnson's alleged ties with Steve Bannon exposed A UK newspaper has published a video showing far-right campaigner Steve Bannon discussing his advice to former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Johnson previously denied having any association with Bannon....
03:00, 06/23/2019

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

Boris Johnson's character should be an issue for the whole nation | Polly Toynbee The police being called to Johnson’s flat was the latest dismal episode in a shocking week for the Conservative party“What a non-story. ‘Couple have row’.” So tweeted security minister Ben Wallace, Boris Johnson’s 2016 campaign manager. But it appear...
21:26, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson: Donald Trump's tweets could perhaps be more diplomatic – video The Tory leadership hopeful has said the US president ‘could perhaps be more diplomatic’ in his tweets after Trump used the social media platform to brand Theresa May’s handling of Brexit ‘a mess’. Johnson also expressed regret over the resignation o...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Nigel Farage warns Tory leadership candidates hoping for Brexit deal renegotiation: 'EU won't change one dot or comma' Nigel Farage has warned Tory leadership candidates claiming they could renegotiate a better Brexit deal than Theresa May that the EU is not prepared to change "one dot or comma"....
12:26, 05/29/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to succeed PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, according to a poll published on Friday....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to success PM May: poll Boris Johnson, a prominent leader of the Brexit campaign and former foreign minister, is the top choice among members of Britain's ruling Conservative Party to replace Theresa May as prime minister, according to a poll published on Friday....
18:52, 05/17/2019

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

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Theresa May makes coded attack on Boris Johnson in final speech Outgoing PM takes aim at ‘rancour and bitterness’ of Brexit absolutistsIn a defensive final speech of her premiership, Theresa May has taken a coded swipe at the “absolutism” of politicians like Boris Johnson as the Commons prepared for another tense...
23:39, 07/17/2019

I was Boris Johnson’s boss: he is utterly unfit to be prime minister | Max Hastings The Tory party is about to foist a tasteless joke upon the British people. He cares for nothing but his own fame and gratificationSix years ago, the Cambridge historian Christopher Clark published a study of the outbreak of the first world war, title...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
22:26, 06/11/2019

UK prime minister race narrows to Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will face off in a Conservative Party runoff to become Britain's next prime minister. Michael Gove was eliminated by two votes....
21:26, 06/20/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over party in Lebedev mansion Potential PM will not say whether he had police protection during weekend in Italy while foreign secretaryBoris Johnson is refusing to give details of a trip he made to Italy when he was foreign secretary for a weekend-long party held at a restored c...
18:52, 07/18/2019

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.        ...
22:26, 06/19/2019

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

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the bookmaker's favorite....
21:26, 05/25/2019

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Once Claimed Islam Had Put the Muslim World ‘Centuries Behind’ the West Boris Johnson, the U.K. lawmaker expected to become the country’s prime minister, once argued that the practice of Islam had historically put the Muslim world “literally centuries behind” western countries, an article unearthed by a...
16:00, 07/16/2019

UK PM Hopeful Hunt Says Rival Boris Johnson "Coward" For Avoiding Debate British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has urged his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson not to be "a coward" about facing public scrutiny, the media reported on Monday....
15:39, 06/24/2019

Broadway legend’s daughter at center of wild Boris Johnson scandal Eve Leigh and her husband admitted Saturday that they called the cops Friday about the plate-smashing row between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his live-in gal pal, Carrie Symonds, and then tipped off the press....
00:13, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson: Vote for Nigel Farage and you'll get Jeremy Corbyn Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
12:52, 06/07/2019

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 prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister, told a group of Conservatives on Friday, “I want everybody who comes here and makes their ...
15:52, 07/07/2019

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

Sexism, vandalism and bullying: inside the Boris Johnson-era Bullingdon Club Woman who recruited members during the club’s 80s heyday reveals the true extent of members’ destructive behaviourIt is notorious for champagne-swilling, restaurant-trashing, “pleb”-taunting elitism. Now new light has been shed on the outrageous anti...
12:39, 07/07/2019

Boris Johnson 'eyeing snap election' within months of becoming Prime Minister ALLIES of Boris Johnson have said they are gearing up for a general election in early 2019 if he wins the Tory leadership to take on Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn....
21:26, 06/22/2019

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10....
16:26, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson criticised over Kim Darroch: 'The most craven and despicable act of cowardice' – video MPs have weighed in against Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson over his refusal to publicly back Sir Kim Darroch after he was pilloried by Donald Trump. The UK ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday. The shadow Foreign Office minister Liz ...
18:26, 07/11/2019

Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreement....
16:00, 07/21/2019

India v Pakistan, Boris Johnson's street rugby and US Open memories This week’s roundup also features a goalkeeper’s calamitous loss of focus, USA goal gluts and office chair racing1) There’s no doubt what the most watched Cricket World Cup match will be this weekend (if the rain holds off): India v Pakistan excites ...
12:26, 06/13/2019

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

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

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

British police called to home of PM candidate Boris Johnson after altercation British police were called to the home of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next prime minister, after neighbors heard a loud altercation between him and his girlfriend....
13:52, 06/22/2019

Trump backs Boris Johnson; calls Duchess of Sussex 'nasty' US president backs Tory in leadership run and reacts to criticism by duchessDonald Trump has backed Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister, in an interview with the Sun in which he also called Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, “nasty”.The president...
04:13, 06/01/2019

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry was "nasty."...
10:52, 06/01/2019

Boris Johnson’s pitch is all about his character. That’s why the row in his flat matters | Matthew d’Ancona The would-be prime minister says Brexit just requires brio and confidence. He turned politics into a game of personalityLet’s begin with the straightforward part: any incident in which a woman is heard screaming in her home, and shouting “Get off me!...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in battle to be Britain's next prime minister Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson odds-on favourite to win next month....
06:13, 06/21/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt square off in UK prime minister debate In their only head-to-head debate, the two remaining candidates for Britain's new prime minister have both said that the UK will leave the EU on the October 31 deadline. The new leader will take office later in July....
02:52, 07/10/2019

BREAKING: Boris Johnson painfully refuses to answer questions about police callout to row BORIS Johnson painfully refused to answer questions about the explosive "plate-smashing" row at his partner's flat which resulted in a police callout....
18:26, 06/22/2019

Russians ‘spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson’ on social media Suspected spy operation was designed to provoke tension in the west, says new studySuspected Russian spies floated a series of fake stories on social media including a claim that Remainers were planning to kill Boris Johnson and that the novichok use...
14:00, 06/23/2019

Trump calls Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage 'very good guys' - video Donald Trump praised the politicians on Thursday, saying they were 'two very good guys, very interesting people'. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House, the US president said he wasn't sure he would endorse either candidate to be the new U...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Zip-Wire Episode, Wild Rugby Tackles: The Comedic Face Of Boris Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicise a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting......
07:26, 07/22/2019

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

To defeat Boris Johnson, learn the lessons of Donald Trump | Jonathan Freedland Britons must not repeat the mistakes that have dogged opposition to the US presidentAll we need now is for Boris Johnson to praise Mark Field, the government-minister-cum-self-appointed-close-protection-officer who thought the best way to deal with a...
02:52, 06/22/2019

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him As the final live debate of the Conservative leadership contest came to an end on Monday evening, the two men competing to be Britain’s next Prime Minister turned to one another, smiled, and bantered out of range of the room’s microphones...
19:13, 07/16/2019

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

The London method: a look back at Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor as he battles to become PM A strong, competitive team, an obsession with big projects, and never a dull moment — Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor is his blueprint for the top job. Julian Glover inspects his record, and asks what we could expect from him as PM...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson may be an incompetent liar, but charm is his secret weapon | Simon Jenkins His record as London mayor is farcical. Yet disillusioned Labour voters are as mesmerised by him as punch-drunk ToriesCharm is politics’ deadliest weapon. It is not charisma, the authority to lead through an electrifying presence. It is a subtler, mo...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Bandwagon rolls on as more Tories swing behind Boris Johnson... but Sajid Javid struggles Boris Johnson's bandwagon accelerated today as new backer Matt Hancock called round his supporters to get them to swing behind the former foreign secretary....
16:52, 06/17/2019

Jeremy Hunt piles pressure on Boris Johnson to explain police visit Tory leadership candidate says his rival ‘needs to show he can answer difficult questions’Jeremy Hunt has joined calls for Boris Johnson to explain why police were called to his home after an argument with his partner by warning that his Conservative...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Johnson is a divisive figure in the party after leading the campaign for Brexit. However, growing numbe...
22:26, 05/23/2019

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

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 Leads U.K. Prime Minister Race as Number of Candidates Drops to Three (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party narrowed the race to become the country’s next prime minister to three candidates on Thursday, and is set to pick the final two contenders before the end of the day. Boris Johnson, a...
21:39, 06/20/2019

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
04:39, 07/13/2019

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his g...
15:26, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson’s cash splurge is totally reckless. Yet it could win an election | Aditya Chakrabortty His plan for tax cuts and spending commitments makes no economic sense. But don’t underestimate its effect on votersYou know what you’re supposed to think of Boris Johnson. He is a cynical joker, a blond wrecking ball spouting Latin, an overprivilege...
15:39, 07/03/2019

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

Michael Gove says leadership rival Hunt treated Brexit liked an 'unexploded bomb' as he insists he is the man to take on Boris Michael Gove today takes aim at leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, telling the Evening Standard that the Foreign Secretary treated Brexit like an "unexploded bomb" rather than a springboard to success....
17:26, 06/18/2019

Tory leadership candidates: Matt Hancock calls delivering Brexit 'critical' - but Jeremy Hunt says no-deal would be 'political suicide' Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock says it is "mission critical" to deliver Brexit before a general election takes place after the party's humiliating performance at the European elections....
09:39, 05/28/2019

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. ...
20:39, 07/11/2019

Withdrawal deal won't be changed, Germany warns Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt Germany told Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt today that the withdrawal agreement will not be changed, fuelling fears of a no-deal crash-out from the EU....
13:52, 07/03/2019

Boris Johnson, Britain’s likely next prime minister, is a hack — a journalist who has reached the pinnacle of power The key to understanding Johnson, say his biographers, lifelong observers, friends and enemies in a dozen interviews with The Washington Post, is to see him first as a hack — the self-deprecating but not pejorative Britishism for a working journalist...
21:13, 07/20/2019

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May -- saying the blustery Brexiteer would do “an excellent job.”...
17:52, 06/01/2019

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

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humiliates her, spends her money, has affairs and is abus...
23:00, 06/14/2019

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

Of course Boris Johnson wants a royal yacht. He’s the king of fake-it-till-you-make-it | Suzanne Moore This latest vanity project is part of a plan to mould the country in his own image: winging it and pretending to be a superpowerBoris Johnson has no policies, it appears, beyond tax cuts for the rich and – oh – “optimism”. Act happy. Act big. He want...
16:13, 07/12/2019

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described...
17:26, 06/11/2019

'Boris factor' fails to win over faithful in ex-Mayor's backyard as Tory voters in Uxbridge and South Ruislip turn to Brexit Party Disillusioned Conservatives in London's most westerly borough set to lend vote to Nigel Farage, while tomorrow's poll offers little comfort for Labour...
15:13, 05/22/2019

Boris Johnson could benefit from UK envoy's resignation over Trump-critical memos his allies are suspected of leaking The transatlantic uproar over the British ambassador’s private cables criticizing President Trump could set the stage for a warm U.S. partnership with the man poised to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, whose allies might have engineered the memos'...
06:00, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt advance in race for British prime minister British politician Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status Thursday to replace Theresa May as prime minister, winning another round of voting for leadership of the country and his Conservative Party....
19:00, 06/20/2019

Calling the French ‘turds’ shows Boris Johnson is the eternal spoilt 15-year-old | Stephen Moss The would-be prime minister’s racist vulgarity is childish – and reveals the nostalgia for empire that underpinned BrexitIf you were seeking to be positive about the likely premiership of Boris Johnson – which is absolutely not my intention – you mig...
21:39, 06/28/2019

Michael Gove cocaine shame — Boris Johnson rival admits taking drugs: 'It was a mistake' TORY leadership hopeful Michael Gove has admitted taking cocaine on multiple occasions — but insists it shouldn't stop him from becoming Prime Minister....
07:26, 06/08/2019

Boris Johnson downgrades tax cuts for rich pledge by claiming he would prioritise helping the poor – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the latest from the Tory leadership contest and Boris Johnson’s LBC phone-in 1.38pm BST Iain Duncan Smith, the former Conservative leader and arch-Brexiter, has been appoi...
15:00, 06/25/2019

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

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
13:39, 05/11/2019

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

Lawmakers choose Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt to face off in British race; Michael Gove, Sajid Javid out British politicians Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face each other to replace Theresa May as prime minister after candidate Michael Gove was eliminated from the ballot Thursday....
23:39, 06/20/2019

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

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

UK PM candidate Johnson wins bid to stop court case over Brexit campaign bus claim Judges at London’s High Court have thrown out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign....
16:39, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson says he has 'deep anguish' for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has said he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for what jailed British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been going through in cells in Iran....
12:52, 06/30/2019

Boris Johnson's early days as mayor: 'It was total, total chaos' The politician’s years in London’s City Hall give clues to his possible working style as PMBoris Johnson had been mayor of London for 115 days when the rest of the world got its first glimpse of the idiosyncratic charms that had helped him bag the jo...
21:26, 07/16/2019

From Trump to Boris Johnson, we’re moving from post-truth to post-shame | Alastair Campbell Populism means never having to say you’re sorry, and never having to say you’re wrong. You just change the subjectA confession: I tend not to read the online comments about anything I write for the Guardian. But as I am about to embark on a short “po...
01:13, 07/16/2019

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

Boris Johnson allies accuse Hunt of 'do-or-dither' over leaving EU on October 31 Boris Johnson's allies today unleashed a heavy onslaught on Jeremy Hunt's "do-or-dither" position on quitting the European Union, in a crunch battle for No 10....
12:26, 07/02/2019

Boris Johnson in show of unity with Carrie Symonds days after flat 'bust-up' Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds broke cover today as pictures emerged of them holding hands and gazing into each other's eyes just days after police were called to a row at her flat....
13:39, 06/24/2019

Michael Gove says Boris Johnson will be 'great' as PM Michael Gove today buried the hatchet with Boris Johnson, saying the man he dramatically stopped from becoming Tory leader in 2016 will make "a great prime minister"....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Business leader Sir John Hegarty attacks Boris Johnson over 'disastrous' no deal plans Boris Johnson was today singled out for criticism by a business chief who accused Conservative leadership candidates of "destroying" their party's image as the party of the economy and "abandoning what they are about"....
20:39, 05/31/2019

Attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for misconduct in a public office 'politically motivated,' his lawyers say Boris Johnson's lawyers have begun a High Court challenge against a summons over allegations of misconduct in a public office relating to claims he made during the EU referendum campaign....
12:52, 06/07/2019

Trump 'friend' Boris Johnson, who was born in the US, is the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May Boris Johnson was born in New York City to British parents and is the former mayor of London. President Donald Trump has called him a 'friend.'        ...
16:52, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson vows to make Britain 'greatest place on Earth' if he wins battle for Number 10 Boris Johnson has vowed to make Britain the "greatest place on Earth" if he gains the keys to Number 10 as he said he will united the country by delivering Brexit....
05:26, 07/05/2019

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
07:26, 05/27/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson interview: 'It's time we had some excitement... but there's a serious job to be done' EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson sets out his vision, telling Joe Murphy he wants to do for the whole country what he did for the capital as Mayor of London Boris promises to reach out beyond Conservative voters Evening Standard b...
15:39, 06/20/2019

Johnson & Johnson wants Oklahoma opioid case tossed, 'fireworks' expected Monday Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has asked the judge presiding over the historic Oklahoma opioid trial to toss the case, saying the company has been made a "scapegoat" and blasting the state's effort as a "slew of illogical, legally defective theories far...
20:13, 07/07/2019

Judge dismisses Johnson & Johnson's request to toss out lawsuit over opioids crisis Oklahoma judge says state presented sufficient evidence alleging that the company played a leading role in creating the epidemicThe pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has a legal case to answer over accusations it drove the US opioid epidemic n...
01:39, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 1-At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
17:39, 05/28/2019

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces multibillion opioids lawsuit that could upend big pharma Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemicDay after day, the memos flashing across screens in an Oklahoma courtroom have jarred with the family-friendly public image of Johnson & Johnson, ...
11:13, 06/23/2019

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
18:26, 05/28/2019

Johnson & Johnson accused of 'cynical, deceitful' bid to drive up painkiller sales Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyJohnson & Johnson, one of the world’s largest drug companies, has been accused of “a cynical, deceitful multimillion dollar brainwashing c...
18:39, 05/28/2019

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between the state and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson....
22:39, 05/28/2019

Judge orders Johnson & Johnson, Colgate to pay woman $10M in cancer case A California jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive Co. to pay nearly $10 million to a woman who blamed her cancer diagnosis on their products....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Ex-Brooklyn resident wins $325M in Johnson & Johnson tainted baby powder suit A former Brooklyn woman has been awarded $325 million by a Manhattan jury after allegedly getting cancer from asbestos-laced Johnson & Johnson baby powder — one of the highest verdicts ever in such cases. Donna Oslon, 65, and her husband, Robert, sue...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson hiked its full-year operational sales forecast as strong demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it beat estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday....
14:13, 07/16/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens AG, General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuter...
18:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson hiked its full-year operational sales forecast as strong demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it beat estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
12:13, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
13:52, 05/28/2019

Johnson & Johnson’s stock tumbles after reports of criminal probe The US Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. A grand jury in Washington is looking into d...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Johnson & Johnson ran 'cunning' scheme to market opioids, attorney says Oklahoma state attorney general is suing company for $17bn, to fund treatment and offset other costs of the opioid epidemicThe pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson ran a “cunning, cynical and deceitful scheme” to mass-market opioid painkillers that...
01:13, 07/16/2019

Overdose victim’s dad to testify in Johnson & Johnson opioid trial The father of a 22-year-old college football star who died of a drug overdose will take the witness stand Wednesday in the landmark trial against Johnson & Johnson — accused of fueling the country’s deadly opioid epidemic. Craig Box will testif...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Johnson & Johnson to submit applications for at least 10 new drugs by 2023 Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it expected to file marketing applications for at least 10 new drugs between 2019 to 2023, to strengthen its pharmaceuticals unit which has been a major growth driver....
13:52, 05/15/2019

Johnson & Johnson to test experimental HIV vaccine in U.S., Europe Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it plans to conduct a late-stage study of its investigational vaccine for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in several countries across the Americas and Europe, including the United States....
13:26, 07/13/2019

"Stop Supporting Terrorism, Else Will Stop River Water": Gadkari To Pak Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned Pakistan that India will not hesitate to stop water of rivers flowing to that country if Islamabad does not end its support to terrorism....
09:52, 05/09/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
17:52, 05/22/2019