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

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

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

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Boris Johnson calls Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' – video Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister, has called Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' after the UK ambassador to the US resigned in a furore over leaked memos. Darroch quit after Donald Trump labelled him 'stupid' and 'wacky' following ...
01:51, 07/11/2019

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...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Kim Darroch: Boris Johnson joins defence of press over cables publication Fellow Tory Michael Fallon had suggested journalists should be subject to Official Secrets ActBoris Johnson has come out in defence of the right of the press to publish leaked diplomatic dispatches sent by the former British ambassador to the US Sir ...
15:17, 07/13/2019

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....
03:34, 07/13/2019

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. ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

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...
18:00, 06/19/2019

'They call him Britain Trump': US president on Boris Johnson - video Donald Trump praises Britain's incoming prime minister on Tuesday, saying that he is a 'good man' who 'will get [Brexit] done'. The US president also says Johnson is known as 'Britain Trump': 'They like me over there. That's what they wanted. That's ...
01:17, 07/24/2019

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...
21:51, 07/11/2019

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...
05:00, 06/23/2019

World leaders, the British public and Boris Johnson's dad react to his win – video Reactions have poured in after Boris Johnson won the race to lead the Conservative party and prepared to become Britain's next prime minister. Johnson's win has generated mixed emotions across the spectrum, with some fearing the erratic politician is...
01:17, 07/24/2019

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...
22:51, 05/30/2019

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,...
21:51, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticised for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favourite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticised on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
13:34, 06/11/2019

'It is a matter of great regret,' says Theresa May as Darroch resigns – video Sir Kim Darroch's resignation as UK ambassador to Washington came shortly before prime minister’s questions. Theresa May said in the Commons: 'We owe him an enormous debt of gratitude.' Jeremy Corbyn said Darroch had given 'honourable and good servic...
01:51, 07/11/2019

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....
09:51, 05/17/2019

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....
08:34, 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....
16:17, 06/28/2019

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....
09:17, 06/28/2019

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......
21:00, 05/16/2019

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

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the......
13:34, 07/23/2019

Can Boris Johnson deliver on his pledges? During his campaign to be the next prime minister, Boris Johnson made a number of promises to the electorate on everything from Brexit, to broadband - but can the new occupant of number 10 really deliver?...
13:17, 07/23/2019

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....
00:34, 05/31/2019

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...
05:00, 06/23/2019

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....
12:00, 06/07/2019

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....
15:34, 07/17/2019

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....
04:51, 06/15/2019

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...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Boris Johnson says he is serious about going through with 'no-deal' Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said he will seek a new Brexit deal with the European Union but if the bloc refuses his demands then he will lead the world's fifth largest economy out without agreement on Oct. 31....
09:34, 06/25/2019

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...
09:00, 06/25/2019

'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...
20:00, 06/09/2019

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....
15:51, 06/09/2019

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...
14:34, 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...
19:34, 06/27/2019

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...
22:00, 06/21/2019

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...
00:00, 06/16/2019

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him for refusing to debate his Brexit policy....
12:34, 06/16/2019

Boris Johnson set to enter Number 10 as UK's next PM revealed Boris Johnson is preparing for power as he awaits the widely expected confirmation that he has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the battle to become the UK's next prime minister....
09:00, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
03:00, 07/23/2019

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 ...
06:17, 05/24/2019

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...
06:00, 07/16/2019

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...
18:00, 06/19/2019

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbulence if Mr. Johnson wins....
22:51, 07/22/2019

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...
13:51, 06/30/2019

| 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....
14:00, 06/03/2019

| 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....
20:34, 05/16/2019

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....
19:00, 06/17/2019

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...
03:17, 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...
18:51, 06/01/2019

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

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

Boris Johnson needs Trump in order to succeed Entering No. 10 Downing Street as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson will finally attain his lifelong ambition. But he faces many challenges — challenges that President Trump can help him overcome....
22:34, 07/23/2019

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 ...
13:51, 06/25/2019

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, ...
23:51, 06/26/2019

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....
02:00, 06/25/2019

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson?: QuickTake 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...
13:17, 05/30/2019

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....
16:34, 05/29/2019

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...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader Former foreign secretary will succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister after beating Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson wins Tory leadership - liveTory leadership election: full resultsBoris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister after w...
15:51, 07/23/2019

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...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Ambition fulfilled for Boris Johnson. But what next for Britain? As he becomes PM, new Tory leader knows he has to unite his party – and deliver BrexitBoris Johnson will underline his determination to unite a fractured and demoralised Conservative party and deliver Brexit by 31 October as he achieves his long-cher...
01:17, 07/24/2019

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become the U.K.’s Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country’s next prime minister, with Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson the strong favorite to get the job. Party officials will announce whet...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn’t much consolation or compliment....
23:00, 07/23/2019

| 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....
19:00, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson Vows To "Get Brexit Done" on October 31 Boris Johnson vowed on Tuesday to "get Brexit done" by the twice-delayed October 31 deadline, after defeating Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to become next British premier....
14:34, 07/23/2019

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....
14:51, 06/25/2019

| 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....
09:17, 06/19/2019

| WATCH | Donald Trump says he likes Boris Johnson Comments from earlier in July of US President Donald Trump saying he likes new Conservative Party Leader Boris Johnson. The President made the remarks on July 19....
17:00, 07/23/2019

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....
14:51, 06/19/2019

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and wannabe British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man plotting to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
18:51, 05/24/2019

Boris Johnson pledges Brexit in October, with or without deal Boris Johnson, the favorite 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....
00:34, 06/25/2019

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....
19:51, 05/24/2019

UK Tory race down to 4 as rivals vie to catch Boris Johnson The race to become Britain’s next prime minister has got down to the final four, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest...
20:17, 06/19/2019

| 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....
19:00, 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...
09:51, 07/18/2019

EU won't negotiate on Boris Johnson's Brexit plan, says Dutch PM Mark Rutte says Tory frontrunner will have to abandon pledge to get rid of Irish backstopBoris Johnson as prime minister would have to dump his pledge to get rid of the Irish backstop and then change the British government’s red lines for there to be...
12:51, 06/20/2019

Court quashes bid to prosecute Boris Johnson over EU claim LONDON (AP) — Britain’s High Court has quashed a bid to prosecute Conservative lawmaker Boris Johnson for allegedly lying during the country’s 2016 European Union membership referendum. Two judges on Friday threw out a lower court’s...
16:00, 06/07/2019

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...
15:00, 07/07/2019

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 ...
05:00, 07/08/2019

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...
05:00, 07/08/2019

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....
15:17, 06/20/2019

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

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, winning 66.4% of votes cast...
17:34, 07/23/2019

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....
02:00, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumToday’s politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over comments made in the run-up to t...
14:00, 05/29/2019

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....
01:00, 06/13/2019

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"....
18:17, 06/12/2019

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....
17:17, 06/12/2019

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...
05:17, 07/13/2019

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and mayor of London who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, is set to become British prime minister after winning the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party....
13:51, 07/23/2019

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, saying he would strive to win a Brexit deal from the European Union....
13:00, 06/16/2019

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight Candidates seeking to become Britain's next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson....
14:00, 06/16/2019

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. ...
14:51, 06/11/2019

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...
01:00, 06/27/2019

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....
01:34, 06/27/2019

Boris Johnson again dodges questions over police visit LONDON (AP) — U.K. 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 prompte...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Ex-rival backs Boris Johnson in UK leadership race LONDON (AP) — A former candidate to lead Britain’s Conservative Party has thrown her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson. Andrea Leadsom, an ardent backer of Britain’s exit from the European Union, told LBC Radio that she’s ba...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson says a no-deal Brexit would be 'vanishingly inexpensive' Reuters Boris Johnson claims a no-deal Brexit will be "vanishingly inexpensive." His rival for prime minister, Jeremy Hunt, accuses him of "peddling optimism." The two men clashed during a fiery televised leadership debate. Johnson is the current fa...
04:51, 07/10/2019

| 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....
09:17, 06/27/2019

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....
01:34, 06/19/2019

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......
08:17, 06/19/2019

Boris Johnson "delighted" to win first round of race for British PM Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Thursday he was delighted to win the first ballot but that there was a long way to go....
16:17, 06/13/2019

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....
18:34, 05/16/2019

| 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"?...
22:51, 07/19/2019

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....
00:51, 07/20/2019

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 ...
21:51, 06/25/2019

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....
00:51, 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 ...
10:17, 07/21/2019

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....
19:00, 07/20/2019

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....
01:34, 06/22/2019

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....
19:51, 06/23/2019

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...
05:17, 06/22/2019

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....
20:17, 05/29/2019

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...
13:51, 06/30/2019

A play about Boris Johnson tries to find humor in Brexit LONDON (AP) — Is Brexit a tragedy, a comedy — or is it too soon to tell? A new play running in London tries to grapple with the Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. “The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson ” centers on a ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

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

Trump Says Leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson Would Be An "Excellent" PM U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge boost defence spending, in a striking intervention......
07:34, 06/01/2019

'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...
22:00, 06/28/2019

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....
04:17, 06/01/2019

Donald Trump offers his backing to Boris Johnson to become PM US president says Conservative party leadership frontrunner will ‘straighten out’ BrexitDonald Trump has offered his backing to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the UK’s prime minister next week, saying he will succeed in pushing through Brex...
22:17, 07/19/2019

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...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Britain's Boris Johnson Set For PM Job, Beset By Brexit Crisis Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse....
13:00, 07/23/2019

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....
08:00, 07/19/2019

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...
02:34, 06/06/2019

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity about her political career -- now she has announced she will resign on June 7 and set the timetable ...
10:00, 05/25/2019

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....
17:18, 07/06/2019

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......
21:00, 07/05/2019

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...
16:17, 05/25/2019

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...
16:34, 07/05/2019

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....
10:34, 07/19/2019

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......
01:00, 06/21/2019

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....
17:17, 06/21/2019

Labour still doesn’t take the threat of Boris Johnson seriously | Zoe Williams Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is more defined by its opposition to New Labour than to the ConservativesJeremy Corbyn’s support among Labour members has collapsed, according to polling for the Times: nearly two-fifths of them would like to see the leader...
05:34, 07/23/2019

| 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....
06:00, 06/26/2019

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 ...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Who can beat Boris Johnson? Rivals in race for Tory crown Five candidates vying to be the next prime minister are spending the weekend figuring out how best to take on the runaway leader in the race - Boris Johnson....
11:17, 06/15/2019

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 ...
08:00, 06/15/2019

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...
21:51, 06/25/2019

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...
05:00, 06/23/2019

Boris Johnson snubs Channel 4 TV debate on Tory leadership Frontrunner says he will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister fight it out f...
19:51, 06/14/2019

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...
20:00, 07/11/2019

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....
07:17, 06/25/2019

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....
20:34, 07/11/2019

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...
12:00, 06/14/2019

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...
22:00, 06/21/2019

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....
02:34, 06/14/2019

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....
12:17, 06/26/2019

| 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....
14:51, 06/30/2019

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....
04:00, 06/23/2019

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...
16:51, 06/27/2019

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...
16:51, 06/27/2019

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....
01:17, 07/04/2019

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....
19:00, 07/08/2019

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...
01:00, 06/20/2019

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.”...
20:51, 06/20/2019

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....
08:00, 06/20/2019

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...
01:00, 07/07/2019

| 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....
00:00, 06/28/2019

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....
22:00, 06/18/2019

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”...
15:34, 06/18/2019

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....
02:17, 06/16/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson avoids questions about police visit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman in his home....
19:51, 06/22/2019

| 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....
19:00, 06/28/2019

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...
01:00, 06/27/2019

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....
23:00, 05/16/2019

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......
06:34, 06/22/2019

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...
03:51, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson does speak to Steve Bannon, says Nigel Farage Brexit party leader’s comments increase pressure on No 10 frontrunner to address claimsTory leadership latest – live updatesBoris Johnson does speak to Steve Bannon, Nigel Farage has said, increasing the pressure on the Conservative leadership frontr...
20:17, 06/24/2019

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 ...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Three former PMs tell Boris Johnson no-deal Brexit unacceptable - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 2.39pm BST This is from Conor Burns, a Tory MP supporting Boris Johnson’s leadership campaign.How come the PM doesn't refer to him as Deputy Foreign Secretary?! 2.31pm BST This is fr...
16:00, 07/22/2019

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....
19:34, 05/29/2019

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...
17:17, 06/06/2019

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....
15:17, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson wins challenge over alleged 'Brexit lies' Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, has won a High Court challenge against allegations he lied to the public during the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, according to the UK's Press Association news a...
17:17, 06/07/2019

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....
18:34, 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....
22:51, 06/07/2019

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...
17:34, 05/29/2019

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....
07:00, 06/09/2019

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....
22:51, 04/28/2019

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...
21:00, 07/16/2019

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."...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Meet Boris Johnson, the Latest Wanker in Charge of Britain The day I have dreaded since I was a child is here: Boris Johnson will be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. By winning the Conservative Party leadership contest on Tuesday—he secured a majority of votes from the 160,000 members of the party in a ...
17:51, 07/23/2019

‘Stupefying ignorance’: What Boris Johnson said about Trump when he wasn’t being so diplomatic The incoming British prime minister's 2016 criticism of President Trump was even more pitched than that of many Republicans who have come around to supporting the president....
19:17, 07/23/2019

| 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....
17:17, 06/10/2019

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....
17:51, 06/10/2019

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....
10:00, 05/25/2019

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...
15:17, 06/05/2019

Boris Johnson: 'can-do spirit' can solve problem of Irish border Favourite to be PM compares Brexit to mission to put astronauts on moon in 1969Boris Johnson has put his faith in optimism to find technological solutions to prevent a hard Irish border if he becomes prime minister, as the DUP impressed on him the ne...
16:00, 07/22/2019

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

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...
01:51, 06/01/2019

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

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...
22:17, 07/21/2019

The next prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Theresa May is expected to resign tomorrow and hand over power. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
14:17, 07/23/2019

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....
16:51, 07/21/2019

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....
17:51, 06/22/2019

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....
16:00, 06/04/2019

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......
20:51, 06/04/2019

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...
22:17, 07/19/2019

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...
21:51, 07/19/2019

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...
05:17, 06/05/2019

Boris Johnson to Be U.K. Prime Minister After Winning Party Vote Having won the backing of his Conservative Party, Mr. Johnson will immediately face the daunting task of managing Britain’s exit from the European Union by Oct. 31....
15:51, 07/23/2019

| 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....
20:00, 05/29/2019

World Leaders React to Boris Johnson Becoming the UK’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson will succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister after he defeating Jeremy Hunt in a Conservative Party leadership race. World leaders have been showing their support on Twitter. President Trump was one of the first to congratu...
19:34, 07/23/2019

UK leadership favorite Boris Johnson vows to deliver Brexit Front-runner Boris Johnson is officially launching his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister, telling fellow Conservatives they must take the U.K. out of the European Union or see the party wiped out by angry voters....
12:00, 06/12/2019

For Boris Johnson, the Tumult Begins Inside Downing Street As the country’s first single leader in more than 40 years, he brings an unsettled domestic situation unique in the annals of modern-day prime ministerial politics....
00:34, 07/24/2019

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...
09:17, 06/12/2019

Brexiteer Boris Johnson far ahead in first round of contest to replace UK PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, edged closer to power on Thursday when he won by far the most support from Conservative Party lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
14:34, 06/13/2019

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....
15:34, 05/29/2019

With Boris Johnson becoming UK leader, experts are predicting more weakness for the pound Sterling whipsawed Tuesday as Boris Johnson emerged as the winner of the Conservative Party leadership contest, and will become British Prime Minister as of Wednesday....
21:00, 07/23/2019

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....
02:00, 06/13/2019

New UK PM Boris Johnson (still) thinks there’s a tech solution for the Irish border Perhaps we should feel sorry for Boris Johnson. He just attained a long-held ambition of his, ascending to the office of Prime Minister following a tight competition with his Conservative rivals. And now he has to figure out Brexit, with a deadline o...
20:00, 07/23/2019

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 ...
18:00, 07/15/2019

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....
15:51, 05/29/2019

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...
18:17, 07/14/2019

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....
15:34, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson emerges from hiding to promise timely Brexit The former foreign secretary has said further delays to Brexit would mean a Tory defeat at the next election. Johnson has been criticized by rivals for failing to face the public until now....
17:34, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson emerges from hiding for Tory leadership launch The former foreign secretary has said further delays to Brexit would mean a Tory defeat at the next election. Johnson has been criticized by rivals for failing to face the public until now....
12:51, 06/12/2019

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....
22:00, 07/12/2019

The Latest: Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader race LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the race among British Conservatives to replace Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Boris Johnson has secured the most support in the first round of votes in Britain’s Conservative Party leadershi...
16:17, 06/13/2019

Boris Johnson takes strong lead in race for next UK leader Boris Johnson has taken a commanding lead in the contest to become Britain’s next prime minister, winning by far the largest share of support in first-round voting by Conservative Party lawmakers...
16:00, 06/13/2019

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....
15:17, 06/24/2019

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....
02:00, 06/23/2019

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...
15:17, 06/24/2019

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...
19:00, 07/18/2019

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...
15:17, 06/24/2019

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....
20:17, 05/25/2019

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....
20:00, 06/20/2019

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...
21:17, 06/30/2019

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....
02:00, 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....
06:00, 06/21/2019

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...
13:00, 06/21/2019

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....
02:51, 06/24/2019

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....
11:34, 06/22/2019

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."...
12:00, 06/01/2019

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....
16:51, 07/21/2019

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the leadership battle....
15:00, 06/14/2019

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....
14:51, 05/17/2019

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.”...
20:34, 05/29/2019

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...
06:51, 06/01/2019

| WATCH | Boris Johnson says it's 'all to play for' as Tory leadership result looms Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arrives at his office in Westminster, London Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominated by Boris Johnson is announced....
12:51, 07/23/2019

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....
21:17, 05/17/2019

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....
00:51, 06/23/2019

Tory leadership rivals discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson Decision on ‘consolidation’ imminent after former foreign secretary’s crushing victoryConservative leadership candidates are in talks about joining forces to provide the strongest challenge to Boris Johnson, who looks all but certain to be Britain’s ...
03:51, 06/14/2019

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...
20:17, 06/24/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favorite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
10:00, 06/11/2019

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....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Rory Stewart in talks with Gove over uniting to fight Boris Johnson Tory leadership rivals discuss combining forces to get one of them through to final roundRory Stewart has said he is in discussions with Michael Gove’s camp over potentially combining forces as a way to make sure one of them reaches the final stage o...
13:51, 06/19/2019

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...
22:00, 06/12/2019

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....
00:00, 07/10/2019

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...
17:17, 07/16/2019

France's Macron, EU's Von Der Leyen hope for constructive talks with Boris Johnson French President Emmanuel Macron and future head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen both congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming Britain's next prime minister, and said they looked forward to constructive talks with him....
15:51, 07/23/2019

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 ...
05:17, 06/16/2019

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 ...
21:51, 06/11/2019

Boris Johnson, Britain’s incoming prime minister, in his own colorful words While the world doesn’t know what sort of prime minister Johnson will be, if the past is any indication, he’ll bring an unusual flair to 10 Downing Street....
16:51, 07/23/2019

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....
17:34, 06/07/2019

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 ...
12:00, 07/07/2019

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.        ...
13:34, 06/20/2019

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....
16:51, 07/18/2019

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...
21:00, 06/26/2019

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....
19:00, 05/17/2019

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...
11:17, 07/07/2019

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...
02:17, 07/18/2019

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...
13:17, 06/07/2019

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make final pitch to Conservatives The two men competing to be Britain’s next leader have held their final televised event in front of Conservative Party members who will decide the winner...
23:00, 07/17/2019

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....
01:51, 07/22/2019

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...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Brace yourself, Britain, for a long stint of bad government under Boris Johnson | Rafael Behr Recent history has shown rogue leaders can win elections. Our new PM can be unfit for office but effective at staying thereIf Boris Johnson is the answer, what was the question? To the 92,153 party members who voted for him, the new Conservative lead...
20:51, 07/23/2019

'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....
08:34, 06/17/2019

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...
17:17, 06/24/2019

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....
14:17, 06/17/2019

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...
18:51, 06/16/2019

BREAKING: 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....
12:17, 05/29/2019

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......
12:34, 07/22/2019

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

No-deal Brexit warnings multiply as Trump praises PM candidate Boris Johnson Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would endanger the economy, as frontrunner Boris Johnson earned praise from U.S. President Donald Trump....
18:34, 05/30/2019

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...
06:51, 05/24/2019

U.K. PM candidate Boris Johnson balks at Brexit cost as leadership race heats up Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms...
16:17, 06/09/2019

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...
20:34, 06/20/2019

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...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson a ‘coward’ as UK leadership race heats up The winner of the contest will replace Theresa May, who stepped down as party leader after failing to secure Parliament’s approval for her European Union divorce deal....
15:00, 06/24/2019

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...
18:34, 07/10/2019

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
23:51, 07/23/2019

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...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Did Boris Johnson Ramble About Model Buses to Manipulate Google's Search Results? Boris Johnson might soon become the Prime Minister of the UK after Theresa May stepped down in disgrace following her failed attempts to exit the European Union. And that means Johnson has been giving lots of interviews lately, including one with Bri...
20:17, 06/27/2019

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 ...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson denounced as 'racist' by SNP at PMQs - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the third round of voting in the Tory leadership contest and Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs 12.34pm BST Nigel Adams, a Conservative, asks about the skills Olympics,...
13:51, 06/19/2019

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...
21:51, 06/01/2019

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Sec...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Meet Team Boris: the strategists and advisers Johnson is planning to bring into Number 10 Boris Johnson has persuaded his right-hand man from City Hall days to stay with him as chief of staff in charge of a new administration at 10 Downing Street....
14:34, 07/23/2019

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...
04:17, 06/22/2019

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...
14:17, 07/03/2019

Schiff: 'There’s been an epidemic of cowardice in the GOP' Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, attacked Republicans’ moral character on Thursday while continuing to temper Democrats’ calls for impeaching President Donald Trump until such proceedings are clearly “the right thing fo...
02:17, 05/31/2019

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....
23:51, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson to become next British Prime Minister, after winning Conservative Party leadership ballot Britain’s next Prime Minister will be Boris Johnson after he won a ballot vote of Conservative Party members against Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, it was announced Tuesday....
15:00, 07/23/2019

Tory rebels warn Boris Johnson: ditch no deal or face fight for survival Leadership candidate told he is on collision course with parliament over no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives that he will not survive long as prime minister unless he drops his no-deal Brexit agenda, as he stands...
01:34, 07/23/2019

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson launches campaign to be next prime minister – live news The day’s political developments, including Johnson and Javid launching campaigns, PMQs and cross-party bid to rule out no-deal‘Brexit delay means defeat’: Boris Johnson launches campaignLabour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexi...
15:51, 06/12/2019

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....
23:17, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders is cut to three. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister as field of Conservative contenders is cut to three....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister....
20:00, 06/20/2019

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...
21:51, 06/11/2019

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...
20:34, 06/11/2019

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....
14:00, 05/24/2019

Avoiding no-deal Brexit means hectic summer of talks, Boris Johnson warned Whitehall sources say incoming PM cannot wait until summit in October but must start talks with EU quicklyBoris Johnson will have to embark on a whistlestop charm offensive meeting EU leaders over the summer and try to secure an emergency Brexit summ...
22:17, 07/08/2019

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...
01:17, 07/13/2019

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....
13:51, 07/03/2019

Maverick Boris Johnson or manager Jeremy Hunt: Who will be Britain's new prime minister? Britain's next leader will either be Boris Johnson, regarded as an eccentric populist, or Jeremy Hunt, who has a reputation as a steady pair of hands.        ...
14:51, 07/22/2019

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...
01:00, 07/21/2019

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...
19:51, 06/14/2019

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....
17:00, 06/22/2019

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.”...
17:51, 06/01/2019

Boris Johnson: the clown is crowned as the country burns in hell | Hannah Jane Parkinson It’s 33C in London, 0.2% of the nation has spoken and a DUDE has lied his way about bananas and condoms to high officeWell, here we are then. Someone who could easily be rejected as a Guess Who character for looking too ridiculous is now to lead the ...
16:51, 07/23/2019

Tory leadership election: Boost for Boris Johnson as Tories vote for new prime minister Sir Oliver Letwin admits Mr Johnson is 'likely' to win Read live updates as Tory MPs go to the ballot box in first round of voting in Tory leadership contest...
18:34, 06/13/2019

European markets trade higher as Boris Johnson wins UK leadership race; autos surge 4.2% European stocks traded higher Tuesday as investors digest Boris Johnson's victory in the race to become U.K. prime minister, while looking ahead to the European Central Bank (ECB) monetary policy meeting on Thursday....
16:17, 07/23/2019

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...
22:00, 06/28/2019

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'...
05:51, 07/11/2019

Boris Johnson to be UK's new Prime Minister after landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in Tory leadership race Boris Johnson heads to No10 tomorrow after winning Tory leadership race Mr Johnson beat Jeremy Hunt by a significant margin of 92,153 to 46,656 Follow the latest developments LIVE See Boris Johnson's victory speech in full...
14:34, 07/23/2019

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....
05:00, 06/08/2019

Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated....
16:17, 06/13/2019

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....
12:17, 06/27/2019

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...
14:51, 06/25/2019

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."...
12:17, 06/26/2019

Boris Johnson faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership bid Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime minister....
02:34, 06/12/2019

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....
18:17, 05/29/2019

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 ...
01:17, 05/18/2019

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...
21:00, 07/06/2019

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....
19:51, 06/20/2019

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....
10:51, 06/19/2019

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....
15:34, 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....
22:51, 06/20/2019

Gaffe-prone Boris Johnson seeks to turbo-charge Britain's departure from EU, prove he's modern-day Winston Churchill Boris Johnson won the Conservative Party’s leadership election on Tuesday and will take the reins of the government tomorrow, fulfilling the decades-old ambition to become Britain’s Prime Minister....
19:51, 07/23/2019

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...
12:17, 07/10/2019

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....
12:17, 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....
03:51, 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....
18:51, 06/09/2019

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...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Brexit news latest LIVE: Tory leadership contenders Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt and others brace for first ballot of election The race to become the next prime minister is set to narrow as Conservative MPs hold the first ballot of the contest following an intense week of leadership pitches....
09:51, 06/13/2019

In dropping Linda Fairstein, the book industry reveals its cowardice When Galileo Galilei finished writing his last work, “Two New Sciences,” he had trouble finding a publisher. Galileo had been branded a heretic, and his work was prohibited by the Inquisition. A patron arranged for the book to be published in Venice ...
21:00, 06/15/2019

| WP, Bulls kick-off Craven Week campaign with hard-fought wins It was another day of classy rugby action at Grey College in Bloemfontein as the U18 SA Rugby Craven Week and SA Rugby Academy Week launched into full swing....
18:34, 07/02/2019

"Sign Of Ultimate Cowardice": Ahmed Patel On PM's Attack On Rajiv Gandhi With Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeatedly targeting Rajiv Gandhi in his campaign speeches, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Thursday said abusing a martyred Prime Minister is the sign of......
09:51, 05/09/2019

Trump claims Boris Johnson popular in UK because he's seen as 'Britain's Trump' - live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Tory leadership and Theresa May’s final cabinet meeting as PMBoris Johnson elected new Tory leaderTory leadership election: the full resultsFull text of Johnson’s victory speechJohnson’s vict...
20:51, 07/23/2019

Ivanka Trump congratulates Boris Johnson as next PM of United 'Kingston' Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka was left red-faced today after an unfortunate misspelling of United Kingdom as she offered her congratulations to new Tory leader Boris Johnson....
14:34, 07/23/2019

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....
15:00, 06/30/2019

Boris Johnson launches leadership bid: We leave EU on October 31 deal or no deal Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, promised on Monday to lead the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal, launching his leadership bid in a campaign video....
12:17, 06/03/2019

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...
18:34, 07/16/2019

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — 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. The five-strong field will be narrowed in...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Lin Shaye on giving Wes Craven the finger and scaring the parking attendant at her Kingpin audition The actor: Lin Shaye has been a working actress for nearly 50 years. In fact, she remembers the role that got her her Equity card: a 1971 stage production of Jean Genet’s The Screens. A lifetime member of The Actors Studio who studied with Uta Hagen,...
20:17, 05/06/2019

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....
13:51, 07/19/2019

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....
21:00, 06/29/2019

Trump slams Puerto Rico leaders: ‘Under siege,’ ‘despicable’ President Donald Trump is tweeting harsh words for leaders in Puerto Rico, which is mired in economic crisis and saw thousands protest yesterday to demand the governor resign after leaked chats showed him making misogynistic slurs and mocking constit...
19:51, 07/18/2019

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....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Boris Johnson allies accuse Jeremy 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....
12:51, 07/02/2019

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"....
07:34, 07/17/2019

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....
13:17, 06/07/2019

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"....
12:51, 05/31/2019

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....
06:00, 06/28/2019

From Donald Trump to Boris Johnson, we’re moving from a post-truth world to a post-shame one | 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...
19:34, 07/15/2019

'We would all suffer under No Deal Brexit,' says Europe after Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership race A European official described Boris Johnson's No Deal Brexit strategy as a "tragedy" for both the EU and Britain as Mr Johnson swept to victory in the Tory leadership contest....
14:34, 07/23/2019

PM Modi's Remark On Rajiv Gandhi Despicable: Captain Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "bhrashtachari (corrupt) no. 1" taunt at Rajiv Gandhi, saying that PM Modi had hit the "nadir of......
15:00, 05/06/2019

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....
23:34, 06/18/2019

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....
05:17, 07/05/2019

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.'        ...
02:51, 05/25/2019

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....
08:34, 07/17/2019

Boris Johnson: UK will leave EU in October, deal or no deal Tory leadership frontrunner sets out hardline Brexit stance after Theresa May’s resignationToday’s political developments - liveTory leadership favouritesBoris Johnson has thrown down the gauntlet to his Conservative leadership rivals by insisting th...
20:17, 05/24/2019

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....
03:17, 06/27/2019

Tory leadership vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson promises not to 'bottle it' on Halloween Brexit date Conservative Party leadership front-runner Boris Johnson has repeated his determination to deliver Brexit by the Halloween deadline as the race for Number 10 continues....
10:51, 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....
14:17, 06/17/2019

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....
07:34, 05/27/2019

Report: ESPN Reminds Employees Of Craven No-Politics Policy In Wake Of Dan Le Batard's Criticism Of The Network And Trump It was only a matter of time before ESPN decided to do something in response to Dan Le Batard very correctly calling the network’s anti-politics stance “cowardly,” after he denounced the “send her back” chants that Trump’s racist supporters decided t...
18:51, 07/21/2019

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned crime novelist-turned bane of our collective exis...
07:51, 06/14/2019

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....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Deal or No Deal: What to Know About Brexit Under Boris Johnson Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament....
15:51, 07/23/2019

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....
20:17, 06/12/2019

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"....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Dustin Johnson’s awkward gender-reveal video with bewildered fans An apparent chance run-in with Dustin Johnson turned into a baby reveal this week in Detroit during the latest stop on the PGA Tour. Johnson took time to interact with some fans on the sidelines when he seemingly met a pregnant couple and within seco...
22:51, 06/27/2019

Brexit news latest: MPs to launch fresh bid to block no-deal… as Boris Johnson insists he's 'not bluffing' about quitting without a deal MPs are set to launch a fresh bid to block a no-deal Brexit as Boris Johnson insisted that he is not bluffing over his commitment to take the UK out of the EU without a deal....
15:51, 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...
19:51, 06/20/2019

Russia criticised for 'dumping' trapped whales at sea Greenpeace criticises long-awaited operation, saying it risked trauma or death for the animalsRussia’s long-awaited operation to release the first batch of whales held in cramped enclosures in the country’s far-east region was dangerously flawed, env...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Bill for Brexit consultants tops £97m as government criticised The government has been criticised for a "lack of transparency" and failure to grasp expenditure details related to consultancy work it bought in preparation for the UK leaving the European Union....
06:34, 06/07/2019

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers....
12:17, 06/15/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between the two organisations....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador to U.S., Resigns After Leak Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Trump’s angry reaction....
15:00, 07/10/2019

USA 2-1 England: Alex Morgan criticised over controversial tea-sipping celebration USA star Alex Morgan has been criticised for her controversial tea-sipping celebration as she scored against England in the Women's World Cup semi-final....
02:51, 07/03/2019

Journal criticised for study claiming sun is causing global warming The journal Scientific Reports has been criticised for publishing a study claiming the past two centuries of global warming were largely caused by solar cycles...
17:34, 07/16/2019

French police criticised for using pepper spray on climate protesters Video showing police removing seated demonstrators in Paris causes outrage on social mediaFrance’s interior minister has asked the Paris police chief to explain a controversial riot police operation to remove climate activists from a bridge, after a ...
13:00, 07/01/2019

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employees....
21:00, 06/16/2019

John Cleese criticised for saying London no longer an English city Sadiq Khan and comedian Dom Joly among those condemning ‘racist’ and ‘hypocritical’ claimsThe Fawlty Towers actor John Cleese has been criticised for repeating his 2011 claim that London was no longer an English city.Cleese, 79, tweeted that his frie...
00:17, 05/30/2019

Shinzo Abe Criticised As Pension Report Highlights "Inconvenient Truth" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in......
12:34, 06/19/2019

Leibniz biscuit heir criticised over forced labourer comments The heir to the German company behind Leibniz biscuits has been criticised after apparently downplaying the suffering of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
12:17, 05/15/2019

What PM Modi Achieved On Foreign Trips Criticised By Rahul Gandhi As Prime Minister Narendra Modi bids for reelection, his party has said his skillful diplomacy on the world stage has increased India's global stature and brought in a flood of investment....
09:51, 04/30/2019

Ageing donkey who retired from giving children's rides is stabbed in 'despicable' attack in south-east London Police are hunting a knifeman who stabbed an ageing donkey previously used for taking children for rides in a "despicable" attack in south-east London....
18:17, 06/26/2019

Sajid Javid criticised for calling Ireland 'tail that wags the dog' on Brexit Home secretary accused of diplomatic faux pas as he makes Tory leadership pitchIrish commentators have condemned Sajid Javid for describing Ireland as “the tail that wags the dog” on Brexit.The home secretary made the comments as he continued to expa...
21:17, 06/02/2019

North Face criticised for replacing Wikipedia pics with branded shots Brazilian landmarks’ entries were edited to push firm’s promotional photos higher in Google search resultsClothing firm The North Face has been accused of digital vandalism after an ad agency surreptitiously inserted the company’s products into Wikip...
15:17, 05/30/2019

"Full Support" For US Envoy Kim Darroch In Trump Row: UK Government British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Monday reiterated its "full support" for its ambassador to Washington after US President Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with him....
01:17, 07/09/2019

Kim Darroch: urbane diplomat who knew how to throw a party Darroch’s Washington soirees were places to be seen – especially for members of Trump administrationSir Kim Darroch earned the post of UK ambassador to the US after serving as a close adviser to the governments of Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David C...
01:51, 07/11/2019

Met police launch investigation into leaked Darroch cables Scotland Yard say its counter-terrorism command is leading the investigationPolice have opened an investigation into the alleged leaking of diplomatic cables involving the outgoing UK ambassador to Washington, Sir Kim Darroch, and asked that those re...
01:17, 07/13/2019

Sir Kim Darroch resigns as UK ambassador to US amid Trump memo row Britain's ambassador to Washington quit today after the leak of diplomatic cables he had written which were damning about Donald Trump's administration....
13:34, 07/10/2019

Brexit party activist says he obtained Kim Darroch cables Steven Edginton says his name was left out of original story to avoid ‘possible controversy’New questions have emerged over leaks of confidential UK diplomatic cables criticising Donald Trump after a 19-year-old Brexit activist was revealed to be the...
22:17, 07/21/2019

Kim Darroch's fall from grace casts chill over Washington ambassadors Fellow envoys say they have made similar observations about the Trump administration and deplore the lack of support from Boris Johnson for their UK counterpartIt was like a tennis match with an empty umpire’s chair. On Friday, the British ambassador...
07:17, 07/13/2019

Darroch's resignation may have chilling effect on diplomacy, experts warn UK ambassador to the US’s departure may prompt ‘very big change’ in how international diplomacy is conductedThe resignation of Sir Kim Darroch as the UK’s ambassador to the US after controversy over leaked memos in which he criticized Donald Trump co...
01:51, 07/11/2019

Kim Darroch has resigned. Now Britain risks becoming a vassal of the US | Martin Kettle Donald Trump’s role in the Washington ambassador’s exit has driven a stake through the heart of the UK’s postwar self-imageThe chief of Britain’s Foreign Office does nothing casually. He is a past master at saying nothing unintended in public. So whe...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Jeremy Hunt suggests career diplomat should replace Kim Darroch Brexit party chair, whose partner is journalist who revealed leaked cables, called for a pro-Brexit envoyJeremy Hunt has suggested a career diplomat should replace Sir Kim Darroch as ambassador to Washington as the row over leaked diplomatic cables t...
16:51, 07/14/2019

British Ambassador to U.S. Kim Darroch quits after leaked criticisms of Donald Trump British Ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch resigned Wednesday, just days after leaked diplomatic cables showed he said U.S. President Donald Trump is "insecure" and "incompetent."...
17:51, 07/10/2019

Met Police hits back in press freedom row over leaked Sir Kim Darroch emails The Metropolitan Police has insisted it "respects the rights of the media" but that it had been advised publication of leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch could be a criminal offence....
18:34, 07/13/2019

Sir Michael Fallon welcomes police probe into Sir Kim Darroch cable leaks Former defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon has welcomed the Met police investigation into the leak of official communications written by Britain's ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
13:51, 07/13/2019

Senior MPs demand Scotland Yard backtracks on warning to press after Sir Kim Darroch leak Senior MPs have demanded Scotland Yard backtracks after warning the media not to publish leaks following the publication of confidential memos from the UK's ambassador to Washington....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Met launch probe into leak of official communications which led to ambassador's resignation The Metropolitan Police has launched a criminal investigation into the leaking of official communications writtten by Britain's former ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch....
05:17, 07/13/2019

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....
16:51, 05/28/2019

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 epidemicPharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has a legal case to answer over accusations that it drove the US opioid epidemic no...
22:17, 07/08/2019

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...
18:17, 07/07/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. 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....
19:34, 07/12/2019

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....
03:34, 06/13/2019

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, ...
14:00, 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....
17:17, 05/28/2019

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
19:51, 05/28/2019

Exclusive: FBI targets Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, GE, Philips in Brazil graft case - sources The FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, General Electric and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters....
13:00, 05/17/2019

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...
01:34, 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....
14:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson raised its full-year sales forecast as demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it exceed estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday....
15:34, 07/16/2019

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...
22:00, 07/12/2019

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....
14:34, 05/28/2019

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...
02:51, 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 a landmark trial against Johnson & Johnson — which has been accused of fueling the country’s deadly opioid epidemic. Craig Box will...
18:00, 05/29/2019

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....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces landmark opioid trial in Oklahoma Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyOne of the world’s largest drug companies, Johnson & Johnson, goes on trial in Oklahoma on Tuesday in a closely watched test case over the...
17:51, 05/28/2019

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....
13:51, 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....
19:00, 07/12/2019

Johnson & Johnson to test HIV vaccine in US and Europe Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is set to test an experimental HIV vaccine in the U.S. and Europe sometime this year, the company confirmed with CNBC....
16:51, 07/12/2019

Trump steps up attacks on British ambassador, calling Kim Darroch 'very stupid guy' President Trump called Kim Darroch a 'wacky Ambassador' after leaked emails revealed what Britain's envoy thought of the Trump administration.        ...
17:34, 07/09/2019

Police 'could probe leak' of UK ambassador's report which criticised Trump administration Jeremy Hunt warns of 'very serious consequences' Liam Fox acts to limit harm to US relations More than 100 people believed to have access to Sir Kim's reports...
21:17, 07/08/2019

Sir Kim Darroch latest: Downing Street confirms 'initial discussions' with police over Whitehall probe into leak The Government and police have held "initial discussions" over the investigation into the leak of memos written by the UK's former ambassador to Washington Sir Kim Darroch....
18:34, 07/10/2019