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Brexit news latest: Court delays decision on whether to force Boris Johnson to ask for extension until October 22

A court in Scotland has delayed its decision on whether to force the PM to send a letter requesting a Brexit extension if no withdrawal deal is reached....

Brexit news latest: Court delays decision on whether to force Boris Johnson to ask for extension until October 22

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Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces another court showdown as opponents bid to force extension Boris Johnson faces another court showdown as his opponents look to force a Brexit extension after EU leaders warned they were "still unconvinced" by his fresh plans....
18:52 2019-10-04

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces another court fight as campaigners bid to overturn Benn Act ruling Boris Johnson today faces another court fight as campaigners bid to overturn a ruling that the Prime Minister will not need to request a delay to Brexit to if he fails to get a deal....
05:13 2019-10-08

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson will challenge law blocking no-deal in court, reveals Dominic Raab Boris Johnson will go to court to challenge the law passed to block a no-deal Brexit and force the Prime Minister to seek a delay from the EU, the foreign secretary has said....
11:39 2019-09-08

Remainer MPs are plotting to force Boris Johnson to request a Brexit extension Julian Simmonds/Pool via REUTERS Remainer MPs are reportedly drawing up plans to force Boris Johnson to avoid no-deal and seek another Brexit delay in the autumn. Johnson is committed to taking the UK out of the EU on October 31, with or without a deal. MPs opposed to no deal believe they can toppl...
02:13 2019-08-14

UK PM Johnson will ask for Brexit extension if no deal by October 19, court told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send a letter to the European Union asking for a Brexit delay if no divorce deal has been reached by Oct. 19, the government acknowledged for the first time on Friday....
20:00 2019-10-04

Court rejects latest request to force PM to ask for Brexit extension Scottish court rejects request to order Boris Johnson to seek extension if he cannot get deal passed by MPsLatest Brexit news – live updatesAnti-Brexit campaigners have failed in an attempt to force Boris Johnson to ask for an extension to article 50 if he is unable to get a Brexit deal through parl...
18:52 2019-10-07

Brexit news latest: Judges to rule on appeal over whether to force PM to seek extension Judges are today expected to rule on a Brexit court case brought by campaigners who want to force the Boris Johnson to ask the EU for a delay if no deal is reached by October 19....
17:52 2019-10-09

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond attacks Boris Johnson 'bravado' and says PM could end up in court Philip Hammond tore into Boris Johnson's Brexit "bravado" today with a warning that the Prime Minister will face immediate court action if he attempts to crash out of the European Union without a deal....
08:13 2019-10-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson 'asking EU to block delay in bid to force deal or no deal Commons vote' Boris Johnson is reportedly asking the EU to rule out a further Brexit extension as part of a proposed new deal for the UK's departure from the bloc....
04:00 2019-10-01

Brexit news latest: David Davis says government may have 'legal strategy' to avoid EU extension beyond October 31 Former Brexit secretary and Boris Johnson backer David Davis has said the government may have a "legal strategy" to avoid extending Britain's EU membership beyond October 31 – before saying he has "no idea what it is"....
09:39 2019-09-15

Scottish court refuses to force British PM Boris Johnson into Brexit delay A Scottish court on Monday declined a request from campaigners to force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to delay the nation's departure from the European Union if no deal is reached by the end of the month....
16:13 2019-10-07

Brexit news latest: David Cameron says Boris Johnson only backed Leave to further career David Cameron has launched another stinging attack on Boris Johnson, claiming the Prime Minister "didn't believe" in Brexit and only backed the Leave campaign to further his career....
20:00 2019-09-15

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson faces showdown as rebels' bid to block no-deal... with October 14 snap general election expected if they win Boris Johnson faces a showdown in the Commons which could lead to a snap general election on October 14 if rebel MPs seize control of parliamentary proceedings....
07:52 2019-09-03

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
01:52 2019-08-25

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson risks row by holding back key details of plan on backstop Boris Johnson risked a row at his first meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker today by refusing to hand over "concrete" details demanded by the European Union of British alternatives to the backstop....
06:26 2019-09-17

Brexit news latest: UK will refuse any delay offer, Boris Johnson to tell Jean-Claude Juncker The UK will refuse any offer of a Brexit delay beyond the current October 31 deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today....
06:26 2019-09-17

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces backlash for ignoring order to release prorogation documents Boris Johnson is facing a furious backlash after refusing to publish private messages on proroguing parliament just hours after a court ruled the shutdown was illegal....
07:39 2019-09-12

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "national crisis"....
22:00 2019-08-18

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn warns Boris Johnson he is not above law after PM refuses to seek no-deal delay Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson that he is not above the law after the Prime Minister suggested he could ignore the opposition's bid to block a no-deal Brexit....
21:26 2019-09-07

Brexit: Supreme court hears claim Boris Johnson abused prorogation more than any PM for 50 years – live news Day one of supreme court hearing to decide on claims the suspension of parliament was unlawful; plus Lib Dem conference concludesJo Swinson’s speech to Lib Dem conferenceJohnson’s suspension of parliament ‘unlawful abuse of power’Supreme court hearing: what you need to knowLiz Truss should resign ov...
17:13 2019-09-17

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn has Boris Johnson's most sensitive parts in his hands, says Tony Blair Jeremy Corbyn has Boris Johnson's "most sensitive parts of his political anatomy in his hands" and should try to force him into calling another Brexit referendum, Tony Blair said today....
19:26 2019-09-06

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson vows to intensify talks with EU leaders ahead of Parliament shutdown The Prime Minister has vowed to "step up the tempo" of Brexit negotiations with Brussels amid growing outrage over his decision to suspend Parliament....
10:39 2019-08-30

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's deal hangs by thread as EU set to flesh out objections to fresh proposals Boris Johnson's Brexit plans have been left hanging by a thread after key figures in Brussels said the reaction to his fresh proposals has been "not positive"....
14:26 2019-10-03

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

Dominic Cummings dismisses concerns over Boris Johnson's language: LIVE Brexit news and latest politics updates Boris Johnson's de facto chief of staff has risked increasing tensions in Whitehall by dismissing concerns from MPs over the effects of the Prime Minister's language....
10:00 2019-09-27

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....
09:52 2019-06-13

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson in last-ditch fight to keep deal alive as deadline looms amid warnings EU talks could collapse Boris Johnson is fighting to keep his Brexit plans alive as the deadline looms and Downing Street suggested the plug could be pulled on talks within days....
17:52 2019-10-09

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson fuels general election speculation as he prepares for Downing Street statement after cabinet meeting Boris Johnson's inner circle has gathered for a crunch cabinet meeting this evening to consider their response to MPs attempting to wrangle control of the Commons....
20:39 2019-09-02

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
10:52 2019-09-06

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he'd rather be 'dead in a ditch' than request Brexit delay... as he pays tribute to 'fantastic' brother Jo Boris Johnson said he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than ask the EU for an extension to Brexit as he paid tribute to his "fantastic" brother Jo following his shock resignation today....
06:52 2019-09-06

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson says he will enter talks with EU leaders 'with a lot of oomph' despite backstop differences Boris Johnson has said he will enter talks with EU leaders "with a lot of oomph" as differences between the UK and EU's position over the Withdrawal Agreement remain....
21:26 2019-08-20

Brexit news latest: Britain can 'easily cope' with leaving EU without a deal, Boris Johnson claims Boris Johnson has claimed the UK could "easily cope" with a no-deal Brexit as he resisted mounting pressure for him to outline plans for breaking the deadlock over the backstop....
03:00 2019-08-26

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 together and provide one more chance to strike an agr...
22:13 2019-07-19

Boris Johnson Vows ‘I’d Rather Be Dead in a Ditch’ Than Ask for an Extension on Brexit (LONDON) — Boxed in by opponents and abandoned politically even by his own brother, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggled Thursday to keep his Brexit plans on track, and he accused lawmakers of thwarting democracy by blocking his call for a new election. Johnson remained determined to...
21:52 2019-09-05

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson insists 'no delay' despite early rebuff to new proposal from EU member states Chances of Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals succeeding have been dealt a heavy blow by Brussels as the Prime Minister insisted he would not delay the UK's exit from the European Union....
04:13 2019-10-05

Brexit news latest: Leo Varadkar warns Boris Johnson his proposal does not form basis for 'deeper negotiations' The Irish Premier has said Boris Johnson could secure a Brexit deal in the next two weeks but warned the Prime Minister's current proposals do not form the basis for "deeper negotiations."...
23:26 2019-10-05

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar can 'see pathway' to deal after last-ditch talks to break deadlock Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar have said they can "see a pathway" to a possible Brexit deal after last-ditch talks to break the deadlock before the Halloween deadline....
08:13 2019-10-11

Boris Johnson ‘whipping up riot fears to avoid Brexit extension’ Labour claims that PM is aiming to invoke emergency powers using the Civil Contingencies ActFollow latest political developments liveBoris Johnson is whipping up fears of rioting and deaths on the streets if Brexit is not delivered by 31 October so that he can try to invoke emergency powers and avoi...
12:13 2019-09-29

Brexit news latest: Philip Hammond demands Boris Johnson apologises over 'Operation Yellowhammer' dossier leak allegations Former Chancellor Philip Hammond has called for Boris Johnson to apologise following claims that ministers from Theresa May's government leaked the "Operation Yellowhammer" papers....
13:26 2019-08-25

Brexit latest news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces sustained backlash as opposition parties 'demand' Parliament is not suspended A backlash against the PM's plan to prorogue Parliament further intensified this evening as opposition parties issued a joint statement against the action....
03:00 2019-08-30

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces new pressure to recall Parliament after no-deal assessment reveals 'severe risks' Labour had warned it is "more important than ever" that Parliament be recalled after its no-deal Brexit assessment confirmed there are "severe risks" for crashing out of the European Union....
12:00 2019-09-12

Anti-Brexit campaigners claim victory as Scottish court delays decision Anti-Brexit campaigners claimed victory after Scotland's highest court decided on Wednesday to wait before ruling whether to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Britain's EU divorce date if he has not struck a deal in the next 10 days....
13:52 2019-10-09

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....
14:26 2019-07-23

New UK PM Boris Johnson Says Brexit On October 31, "No Ifs Or Buts" Newly-installed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised to deliver Brexit on October 31, "no ifs or buts", and prove wrong "the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters"....
00:52 2019-07-25

Brexit news latest: Guy Verhofstadt 'absolutely not positive' about Boris Johnson's proposal for new deal with the EU The Brexit coordinator for the European Parliament has said he is "absolutely not positive" about Boris Johnson's new proposal for a deal with the EU....
23:52 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson risks a major backlash from voters if he delays Brexit Getty Boris Johnson risks a backlash from Brexit supporters if he delays the UK's departure from the EU beyond October. Nearly two-thirds of Leave voters say Johnson would share the blame if the UK is forced to seek a Brexit later this month, which appears inevitable. The poll indicates Downing Str...
11:39 2019-10-08

Brexit news latest: EU cancels weekend talks because Boris Johnson's new plans 'will not lead to a deal' Discussions between the UK and European Union will not take place this weekend as Brussels dealt a heavy blow to Boris Johnson's new Brexit proposals....
23:26 2019-10-05

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urges Brussels to 'grasp opportunity' with new proposal as Michel Barnier pours scorn on chances of new deal PM says it is unclear if EU will 'cheerily wave us off' with a deal on October 31 Also described Jeremy Corbyn as "serial wannabe Brexit-wrecker" But EU's chief Brexit negotiator says negotiations 'cannot advance' Remainer Nicky Morgan called on MPs to unite over PM's new deal...
11:00 2019-10-06

Want Brexit Deal On October 18, Undaunted By Parliament: Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on October 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit....
13:13 2019-09-09

Boris Johnson Likens Britain To Hulk, Promises Brexit On October 31 Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Sunday that "huge" progress was being made in Brexit talks and declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comicbook hero Hulk....
20:00 2019-09-15

Johnson would send Brexit extension letter if no agreement, court told Boris Johnson's government tells Scottish court it would send letter asking for a delay in certain circumstances. The case is seeking to judge if legislation designed to prevent a no-deal Brexit this month is binding....
21:39 2019-10-04

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21:52 2019-09-02

An offer they will have to refuse: Boris Johnson is trying to force the EU into rejecting a Brexit deal Getty Boris Johnson is preparing to make his final Brexit offer to the European Union. However, a leaked version of the offer suggests that it will be almost immediately rejected by Brussels. The key elements of the proposed deal appear to be impossible for the EU and Ireland to accept. This sugges...
12:26 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson's decision to suspend UK Parliament ruled unlawful by Scottish court Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesday — though it said Britain's top court must make the final decision....
13:39 2019-09-11

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....
17:39 2019-07-07

Boris Johnson asks Queen Elizabeth to suspend Parliament to force through Brexit Queen Elizabeth II was asked by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament to force through Britain's departure from the European Union.        ...
01:13 2019-08-29

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 reported on Thursday....
02:00 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson claims: 'We have a way to get Brexit done' – live news Follow the latest fallout from decision to suspend parliament amid mounting fears about a no-deal Brexit Scottish judge refuses to make emergency order stopping prorogationThen and now: what senior Tories say about proroguing parliamentTime to step up tempo of Brexit talks, says bullish Boris Johnso...
15:26 2019-08-30

Supreme Court decision: Boris Johnson in crushing defeat as Parliament prorogation declared unlawful Lady Hale said the proroguing of Parliament on September 9 was 'void' John Bercow said MPs would return to Parliament tomorrow Read our live updates HERE...
13:52 2019-09-24

U.K.'s Boris Johnson to Appear in Court Over Brexit Claims Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become Britain’s next prime minister, has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of misconduct in office relating to claims he made around the Brexit referendum....
17:00 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson's latest Brexit move looks doomed already Boris Johnson has embarked on his first foreign trip as British Prime Minister, as part of his attempt to make the European Union shift its position on Brexit....
14:39 2019-08-21

Brexit news: Boris Johnson says rubber about to hit road in drive for deal with EU Boris Johnson has admitted that he faced "tough" negotiations with Brussels as he urged EU leaders to work with him as the "rubber hits the road" in efforts to secure a Brexit deal....
04:52 2019-10-02

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 the EU referendum.The ruling follows a crowdfunded ...
13:52 2019-05-29

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....
16:26 2019-05-29

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12:52 2019-10-03

Brexit: Boris Johnson to table motion for general election – live news Crucial vote expected after 9pm as rebel MPs seek to thwart no-deal BrexitFull report: Johnson suffers Commons defeatPhillip Lee quits Tories, leaving PM without majority 10.39pm BST Here is the list of MPs who voted against the motion. There were 286 Tories voting this way, and all 10 DUP MPs voted...
23:52 2019-09-03

Brexit: Amber Rudd says no evidence Boris Johnson trying to get deal with EU – live news Rudd replaced by Thérèse Coffey as work and pensions secretary while Johnson vows to plough on with Brexit by 31 October 1.03pm BST In his Marr interview, the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell confirmed that Labour is considering giving private tenants the right to buy their homes.He said:We are exp...
14:26 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson Booed By Anti-Brexit Protesters Skips News Conference British Prime Minister Boris Johnson skipped a joint media conference with his Luxembourg counterpart Monday after holding Brexit talks with the European Commission chief that offered no breakthrough....
19:26 2019-09-16

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 said Johnson will answer questions about his possibl...
18:26 2019-05-29

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

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....
17:00 2019-05-29

| Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies' Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, must attend court over allegations that he knowingly lied during the Brexit referendum campaign, a judge has announced....
19:52 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims A British judge has ruled that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court to answer questions about his possible misconduct in public office during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016...
13:00 2019-05-29

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....
14:13 2019-06-09

Brexit news: Tories round on Luxembourg PM for attack on conference no-show Boris Johnson Tory MPs have rounded on Luxembourg's leader Xavier Bettel after he took aim at Boris Johnson, who failed to appear at their scheduled joint press conference....
06:26 2019-09-17

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar in last-ditch talks to break deadlock Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar are set to meet for last-ditch Brexit talks to break the deadlock after EU chiefs trashed the Prime Minister's latest proposals....
11:13 2019-10-10

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....
16:26 2019-06-22

Brexit: Angela Merkel gives Boris Johnson 30 days to come up with solution to backstop - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 6.54pm BST Here are the main points from the press conference.If one is able to solve this conundrum, if one finds this solution, we said we would probably find it in the next two years to come but we can also maybe find it in the n...
22:13 2019-08-21

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.”...
22:00 2019-05-29

Brexit: Boris Johnson gives speech after brother Jo quits citing 'national interest'– live news PM’s brother cites ‘unresolvable tension’ between ‘family loyalty and the national interest’ as he announces he will resign as MP and ministerLords agree to rule out filibusterHow the papers covered Johnson’s horror day in CommonsExplainer: is no deal blocked? Is an election happening? 4.54pm BST Bo...
18:13 2019-09-05

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson braces for showdown as rebel MPs launch bid to block no-deal Boris Johnson today faces a showdown in the Commons which could lead to a snap general election if rebel MPs seize control of parliamentary proceedings....
07:52 2019-09-03

Brexit: Boris Johnson to address MPs as minister brands parliament 'dead' with 'no moral right to sit' – live news Prime minister lands back in UK to face crisis following supreme court rulingMPs trying to force PM to seek Brexit extension earlierFull story: Corbyn tells PM to apologise to Queen and countryWhat happens next in parliament? 2.51pm BST David Gauke, the former Tory justice secretary who had the whip...
16:13 2019-09-25

Brexit: Boris Johnson rejects claim he is making Conservative party extreme – live news The prime minister has told his cabinet he is a liberal Tory running a one nation governmentAnalysis: Johnson still ahead in the polls - but by how much?Harman vows to be ‘scrupulously neutral’ if elected as Speaker‘Six votes, six defeats’: how the press covered Monday in parliament 3.20pm BST As Jo...
16:39 2019-09-10

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....
12:39 2019-05-29

Brexit: Boris Johnson to chair cabinet this afternoon - as general election speculation intensifies – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against him on BrexitTony Blair’s Brexit speech - SummaryCorbyn backs early election, but wants bill blocking no deal passed firstBoris Johnson to chair cabine...
15:52 2019-09-02

Brexit news: Tories round on Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel for attack on conference no-show Boris Johnson Tory MPs have rounded on Luxembourg's leader Xavier Bettel after he took aim at Boris Johnson, who failed to appear at their scheduled joint press conference....
15:00 2019-09-17

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
23:52 2019-06-10

Boris Johnson Brexit deal as it happened: Prime Minister insists 'no delay' to Brexit despite lawyer's court submission Boris Johnson has insisted that he will not delay Brexit, despite his lawyers saying he will comply with a law calling for the October 31 exit date to be postponed if there is no deal....
04:13 2019-10-05

Boris Johnson says no-deal Brexit claims 'wildly overdone' as Hammond says it would cost Treasury £90bn - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenMark Field calls homelessness charity ‘a magnet for undesirables’Brexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliamentNo 10 confirms inquiry into leak claims about Jeremy Corbyn’s health 2.19pm BST Boris Johnson has been ...
15:52 2019-07-02

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative within 30 days....
06:52 2019-08-23

| Hurricane Dorian kills 7 | Rebel MPs beat Boris Johnson Brexit plan: WATCH the top world news videos for today At least 7 killed in Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian says PM | Opponents of 'no-deal' Brexit vote to defeat Johnson; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:00 2019-09-04

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson faces prorogation backlash as rebels prepare for fresh push to block no-deal Boris Johnson faces a revolt over his move to suspend Parliament, with a cross-party group of MPs expected to launch a bid to block a no-deal Brexit as soon as next week....
01:13 2019-08-29

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....
19:52 2019-05-29

Parliament suspended Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces backlash as petition to stop prorogation hits one million signatures More than one million people have signed a petition urging Boris Johnson not to suspend Parliament as the Prime Minister faces continued anger over the decision....
08:52 2019-08-29

UK heading for another Brexit extension in October, suggests Juncker Brussels chief criticises MPs for prioritising May’s removal above finding agreementJean-Claude Juncker has suggested that the UK is drifting towards another Brexit extension in October as he criticised MPs for prioritising the prime minister’s removal over finding agreement on a Brexit deal.With Ma...
14:52 2019-05-23

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delayed....
19:26 2019-09-06

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson in last-ditch battle to keep deal alive as deadline looms amid warnings talks could collapse Boris Johnson is fighting to keep his Brexit plans alive as the deadline looms and Downing Street suggested the plug could be pulled on talks within days....
06:00 2019-10-09

Tory leadership: Johnson and Hunt talk Brexit, Iran and cabinet positions in latest hustings - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the G20 summit and Tory leadership contestMay and Putin exchange cool handshake at G20 meetingJohnson refuses to rule out forcing through no-deal Brexit 1.09pm BST Hunt believes “it is wrong for parliament to take no deal...
15:26 2019-06-28

U.K. Supreme Court Hears Case Arguing Prime Minister Boris Johnson Illegally Shut Down Parliament Ahead of Brexit (LONDON) — The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain’s Supreme Court, arguing in a high-stakes legal drama over whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament at a crucial time ahead of Britain’s impending departure from ...
23:13 2019-09-17

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson heads to Scotland to continue campaign for early election as opposition leaders hold talks on preventing no-deal Boris Johnson will today continue campaigning for an election he is yet to successfully call, after a torrid day in which his brother resigned from Government over "torn loyalties"....
10:52 2019-09-06

Brexit deal news LIVE: Boris Johnson insists government will offer 'very good' new plan to EU Boris Johnson has insisted the government will be presenting a brand new Brexit proposal to the EU, as opposed to reported plans that were roundly rejected overnight....
11:39 2019-10-01

Donald Tusk taunts 'Mr no-deal' Boris Johnson in latest Brexit warning European Council president Donald Tusk has taunted Boris Johnson by reaffirming he will not co-operate on a no-deal Brexit and saying he hopes the Prime Minister doesn't go down in history as "Mr no-deal."...
01:52 2019-08-25

Tory leadership vote news LIVE: Boris Johnson promises not to 'bottle it' on Halloween Brexit date Tory leadership front-runner Boris Johnson has repeated his determination to deliver Brexit by the Halloween deadline as the race for Number 10 continues....
09:52 2019-06-24

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson to set out 'vital choices' UK faces after suffering triple defeat in Commons Prime Minister Boris Johnson will today address the public to "set out the vital choices that face our country" after suffering a triple defeat in the Commons last night....
11:13 2019-09-05

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....
15:13 2019-06-28

The Latest: Renault delays decision on Fiat Chrysler merger PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with Renault (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Renault is delaying a decision on whether to launch exclusive merger talks with Fiat Chrysler. Renault’s board said Tuesday after meeting at its headquarters near Paris that it will mee...
20:13 2019-06-04

Boris Johnson Brexit deal LIVE: EU talks close to collapse as PM faces another court battle over no deal Brexit talks appear to be on the verge of collapse after Angela Merkel warned Boris Johnson that a breakthrough deal looked "overwhelmingly unlikely" unless he changes his stance....
15:39 2019-10-08

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....
15:13 2019-06-28

UK's Hunt sets early October deadline for no-deal Brexit decision Jeremy Hunt would decide to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal on October 31 if it becomes clear at the beginning of that month that there is no prospect of getting an agreement through parliament....
13:39 2019-06-30

UK Supreme Court LIVE news: Sir John Major claims Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension was motivated by 'political interest' Former prime minister Sir John Major has slammed Boris Johnson's Parliament suspension, saying he believed the move was motivated by his "political interest"....
04:39 2019-09-20

Boris Johnson news LIVE: PM tells EU to scrap 'anti-democratic' backstop and 'move quickly' on new Brexit plans Boris Johnson told EU leaders the so-called Irish backstop cannot form part of a Brexit withdrawal agreement, in a fresh appeal to Donald Tusk to scrap it....
10:13 2019-08-20

UK PM Boris Johnson To Suspend Parliament Until October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday that the suspension of parliament would be extended until October 14 -- just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU -- enraging......
17:39 2019-08-28

Boris Johnson Set To Suspend UK Parliament From October 8 To 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to ask for parliament to be suspended from October 8 to 14, his Downing Street office said Wednesday, after a previous attempt was ruled unlawful....
23:52 2019-10-02

Johnson ‘whipping up riot fears to avoid Brexit extension’ Labour claims that PM is aiming to invoke emergency powers using the Civil Contingencies ActBoris Johnson is deliberately whipping up fears of riots and deaths so he can try to invoke emergency powers and avoid extending the UK’s EU membership beyond 31 October, Labour’s Brexit spokesman, Keir Starm...
22:13 2019-09-28

| 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....
09:39 2019-06-19

Britain Must Leave EU By October 31 Or Pay The Price: Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by October 31, saying otherwise the......
05:00 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson’s Government Says Parliament Will Be Suspended Until Mid-October LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has confirmed it will suspend the U.K. Parliament later Monday until Oct. 14. Spokesman James Slack says Parliament will be prorogued, or suspended, at the close of the day’s business. Johnson has previously said he would send Brit...
16:26 2019-09-09

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 for a “diet of miserablism”.The Conservative lead...
14:26 2019-07-07

PM contradicts govt court documents over Brexit extension The prime minister has contradicted court documents submitted by his own government that say the UK will seek a Brexit extension from the EU if no withdrawal deal is reached....
20:52 2019-10-04

Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here's a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha Getty Images Extreme "Seinfeld" voice: What is the dealllll with Brexit? More than three years ago, citizens of the United Kingdom voted in a referendum by a small margin in favor of leaving the European Union. Since then, UK's parliament, under the leadership of first Teresa May, and now Boris...
01:13 2019-09-05

Britain's Boris Johnson Proposes Early Election On October 15 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged his Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn to vote in favour of an early election on October 15 later on Wednesday....
22:26 2019-09-04

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Brexit news latest Government argues prorogation 'a political judgement' at hearing's second day Boris Johnson's lawyer has argued the suspension of Parliament is "the territory of political judgements not legal standards," during the second day of hearing's at the Supreme Court....
15:52 2019-09-18

French Open: rain delays force Ashleigh Barty's semi-final away from main court Men’s semis will be played on centre court in ParisOrganisers’ decision declared ‘unfair and inappropriate’ Ashleigh Barty’s first appearance in a grand slam semi-final will not be on the grand stage normally reserved for a last-four match at Roland Garros, after rain delays pushed the schedule back...
09:52 2019-06-07

Johnson will write to EU requesting article 50 extension, court told Government pledge appears to contradict claim Brexit will happen on 31 OctoberLatest Brexit news - live updatesThe UK government has promised a court that Boris Johnson will send a letter to the EU seeking an extension to article 50 as required by the Benn act.The undertaking appears to contradict t...
18:52 2019-10-04

Johnson: MPs 'should get on and deliver' Brexit on 31 October Boris Johnson has left the door open to ensuring Brexit happens on 31 October even if he loses a no-confidence vote in the run-up to Britain's scheduled EU exit....
14:13 2019-08-08

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Minister Theresa May faces remorseless pressure from her Conservative Party to step down. May previousl...
14:39 2019-05-23

UK PM favorite Johnson reiterates desire for October 31 Brexit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, reiterated his desire to leave the European Union in October with or without a deal as he avoided questions at a campaign event on Saturday about a police visit to his home....
00:13 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October election if rebels succeed, says government source – as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against him on BrexitBoris Johnson says he will never ask EU for further Brexit delayFull text of Johnson statement outside No 10Tony Blair’s Brexit speech - S...
01:00 2019-09-03

Brexit: John Bercow to step down as Speaker by 31 October – live news PM meets Irish counterpart to discuss backstop before returning to London for another attempt to force October electionBoris Johnson ‘sabotage’ letter to EU ‘would break law’EU is losing patience with Britain, warns Dutch ministerBoris Johnson/Leo Varadkar press conference - snap verdict 3.42pm BST ...
16:52 2019-09-09

Brexit news latest: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has said....
20:39 2019-09-02

Brexit: Government fails in bid to call a general election for 15 October – live news Government fails to make two-thirds threshold required under Fixed-term Parliaments ActCommons chaos: is no-deal blocked? Is an election happening?Did your MP vote for the bill to stop a no-deal Brexit?Johnson urged to apologise for ‘racist’ letterboxes article 9.59pm BST I’ll be rounding up a few r...
23:13 2019-09-04

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....
14:26 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
08:52 2019-08-27

UK opposition will try to change law to force PM Johnson to seek Brexit delay British opposition parties will try to pass a law to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union and prevent a no-deal exit at the end of October, according to a lawmaker....
16:00 2019-08-27

Brexit: MPs debate move to force publication of no-deal papers – live news Debate comes before second attempt by Boris Johnson to force October general electionJohn Bercow to step down as Speaker by 31 OctoberSix ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal BrexitBrexit extension: would the EU grant one if the UK requests it?UK parliament’s prorogation: all your questio...
20:26 2019-09-09

What a no-deal Brexit is, and how Boris Johnson could push for one Oct. 31 Here’s what you need to know about how the U.K. got to where it is now, what a no-deal Brexit is and how opposition parties are continuing to fight it....
20:00 2019-08-29

Factbox: Who is in Boris Johnson's Brexit team so far? Britain's incoming prime minister, Boris Johnson, starts appointing his government team on Wednesday, after weeks of planning and of jockeying among Conservative hopefuls looking for top jobs in his new cabinet....
15:39 2019-07-24

Brexit: Boris Johnson says UK will break away like Hulk Boris Johnson has vowed that the UK will escape the EU's chains on October 31 just like the comic book hero if no new deal is reached. The British prime minister is due to hold fresh talks in Brussels on Monday....
15:13 2019-09-15

PM Boris Johnson Rallies Party With Vow To "Get Brexit Done" After a bruising week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson entered the warm embrace of his Conservative party's annual conference on Sunday vowing to "get Brexit done"....
01:52 2019-09-30

UK's Boris Johnson to offer Brexit 'compromise' UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to unveil his latest gambit to secure a Brexit deal — reportedly involving a plan for "two borders for four years." But he offered few new details at his party conference speech....
16:26 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson Says U.K. Is Offering Brexit Compromise to E.U. (MANCHESTER, England) –– Britain has sent its proposals for a Brexit deal to leaders of the European Union, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging “rapid negotiations towards a solution.” The proposals submitted on Wednesday focus on maintaining an open border between the U...
22:26 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson to set out ‘take it or leave it’ Brexit proposal The British prime minister is scheduled to address the Conservative Party’s annual conference in Manchester and provide details on how, exactly, Britain would like to “get Brexit done.”...
22:26 2019-10-02

"Takes A Man Like Boris Johnson To Get Brexit Done," Says Trump US President Donald Trump threw his weight Tuesday behind Boris Johnson's plan to exit the European Union as the British leader suffered a major setback in court....
00:39 2019-09-25

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer to new elections....
14:39 2019-09-04

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including some lawmakers in his own Conservative Party, say h...
22:52 2019-08-29

Trump says Boris Johnson is 'right man' to deliver Brexit President talks up prospects for ‘very big’ US-UK trade deal but PM rules out NHS being part of itDonald Trump has described Boris Johnson as “the right man” to deliver Brexit, as the pair met for a breakfast meeting at the G7 summit in Biarritz.Asked what his advice was for Brexit, the US president...
13:00 2019-08-25

Why Boris Johnson Lost His Bid for a New Election Before Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt two harsh rebukes in a showdown with Parliament this week over his plans to take a hard line in Brexit negotiations with the E.U. First, a “rebel alliance” of opposition lawmakers and members of Johnson’s own Conservative Party voted Tues...
08:26 2019-09-05

'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....
00:26 2019-07-23

UK won't owe £39bn under no-deal Brexit, Boris Johnson to tell EU Boris Johnson is expected to tell EU boss Donald Tusk that Britain will only pay a quarter of its so-called Brexit divorce bill if the country leaves without a deal on 31 October....
07:00 2019-08-25

Boris Johnson: Brexit needs greater optimism On a visit to Scotland, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he hopes to end negativity about leaving the European Union and focus on new opportunities. (Sept. 6)        ...
01:00 2019-09-07

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....
10:39 2019-07-23

| 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....
12:52 2019-07-23

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Lawmakers Face Off Over Brexit As British lawmakers head back to Parliament and try to find a way to block a no-deal Brexit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens to call snap elections....
18:52 2019-09-03

Corbyn: Johnson plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit Labour leader calls on top civil servant to spell out election rulesJeremy Corbyn has called on the UK’s most senior civil servant to intervene to stop Boris Johnson forcing a no-deal Brexit in the middle of an election campaign, amid rising signs the country is heading for the polls again this autu...
04:00 2019-08-09

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
09:52 2019-07-08

Boris Johnson says he’d ‘rather be dead in a ditch’ than ask for Brexit delay British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday put aside his recent defeats to again call for a general election — insisting he would “rather be dead in a ditch” than ask for another delay for Brexit. The PM was humiliated Wednesday when 21 rebels from his own party helped support a bi...
01:52 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar say they 'see pathway' to Brexit deal Taoiseach ‘convinced’ UK and Ireland want an agreement in interests of all partiesLatest Brexit news - live updatesBoris Johnson and Leo Varadkar have agreed there is a “pathway to a possible Brexit deal”, surprising sceptical EU officials with their upbeat assessment after more than three hours of ...
00:13 2019-10-11

Britain's Boris Johnson won't quit, vows to 'get Brexit done' The UK prime minister has turned up the Brexit rhetoric as his ruling Conservative Party meets in Manchester. But the annual conference risks being disrupted by a no-confidence vote in his government....
05:52 2019-09-30

If Boris Johnson gets his Brexit, it may break the United Kingdom On Tuesday, the British pound dropped to its lowest level in two years, a reaction to growing alarm over the likelihood of Johnson’s government crashing Britain out of Europe in a “no-deal” Brexit....
19:39 2019-07-31

UK's Boris Johnson talks Brexit in Northern Ireland The British prime minister's Brexit policy has divided Northern Ireland's main political parties. He wants to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal if Brussels refuses to drop the controversial Irish backstop....
18:52 2019-07-31

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 suggested.Michel Barnier suggested, in an intervi...
10:52 2019-07-18

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 there would be “no second chances” as he stressed ...
09:52 2019-07-08

Brexit: Boris Johnson's opponents uniting in opposition British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has caused outrage both in Westminster and in the streets with his decision to prorogue parliament. His opponents are now assembling for a showdown next week....
19:00 2019-09-01

Why Boris Johnson will be forced to delay Brexit until next year Reuters Boris Johnson and his Downing Street team continue to insist that the UK will leave the EU on October 31. But the reality is that the prime minister is almost certainly going to forced into asking the EU for a Brexit delay until at least early next year. That is because the law compels John...
12:13 2019-10-05

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Leo Varadkar see 'pathway to a possible deal' With his promised EU departure date three weeks away, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Irish leader Leo Varadkar Thursday to discuss the deal's main sticking point -- the Irish backstop....
03:26 2019-10-11

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Gamble Might Take the U.K. Back to Square One Newly selected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stormed into 10 Downing Street this past summer vowing to do the impossible: secure a better deal from Brussels than the one offered to his predecessor Theresa May. Johnson threatened to pull the U.K. out of the E.U. on Oct. 31 should that deal not...
18:26 2019-09-19

Ireland’s PM says he wants to meet UK’s Boris Johnson about Brexit next week With less than a month until its scheduled exit, Johnson is seeking significant changes to how the most contentious issue -- the border between British-ruled Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland -- was dealt with in the divorce deal agreed by his predecessor, Theresa May, almost a year ago....
06:26 2019-10-06

Would "Rather Be Dead In A Ditch" Than Delay Brexit: UK's Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on October 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
12:52 2019-09-06

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

EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reopen....
18:13 2019-07-16

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....
14:26 2019-07-23

Brexit: Does Boris Johnson's track record explain the man? With his decision to suspend Parliament Boris Johnson has sounded the bell for the endgame on Brexit. But will the UK's gaffe-prone prime minister get through it all unscathed?...
12:00 2019-08-29

"Rough Shape" Of A Brexit Deal To Be Done, Says Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was the "rough shape" of a Brexit deal to be done and he was cautiously optimistic an agreement could be reached to smooth Britain's exit from......
01:39 2019-09-14

Boris Johnson Drags the Queen Into the Brexit Quagmire By having the crown suspend Parliament on a potentially misleading justification, the British prime minister threatened long-settled relations with the monarchy....
00:00 2019-09-14

Boris Johnson faces blow in Brexit battle British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered another defeat in the UK Parliament, when lawmakers approved a rebel bill to block a no-deal Brexit next month. CNN's Bianca Nobilo reports....
03:52 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson 'could go to jail if he refuses to delay Brexit' The former director of public prosecutions has told Sky News that Boris Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit in the face of court action....
18:39 2019-09-07

Boris Johnson’s Brexit speech: preparing for an election Boris Johnson used his first leader’s speech at the Conservative party conference to set up a new phase of negotiations with the EU and an election confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn. Plus: Jim Waterson on Prince Harry, privacy and the mediaBoris Johnson took to the stage in Manchester for his first p...
12:52 2019-10-03

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

UK's Boris Johnson fills cabinet with Brexit loyalists Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has surrounded himself with Brexit hardliners as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could be pushed....
05:26 2019-07-25

Parliament hands Boris Johnson another Brexit defeat UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to force a snap election amid the growing crisis over Brexit — before preparing to suspend Parliament for more than a month. The move came hours after the Queen gave her royal thumbs up to a law that would force him to delay pulling Britain out of......
04:00 2019-09-10

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 126 votes in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
19:26 2019-06-18

UK PM Boris Johnson Says: Don't Expect Brexit Breakthrough In New York British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday cautioned that there would be no Brexit breakthrough at talks with European leaders in New York as gaps remained but said significant progress had been......
09:52 2019-09-23

Boris Johnson plays down chance of Brexit breakthrough at UN Despite a series of planned meetings with European leaders, the PM says there are ‘still difficulties’ over an agreementBoris Johnson has cautioned against speculation he could come significantly closer to a revised Brexit deal during a series of talks with European leaders at a UN summit this week,...
09:00 2019-09-23

UK's Boris Johnson to submit 'final' Brexit proposal UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to unveil his latest gambit to secure a Brexit deal, proposing that Northern Ireland stay in the EU single market until 2025. Dublin immediately cast doubt on an earlier proposal....
12:00 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson says chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one' Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal are "a million-to-one" even as he repeated his promise to leave the bloc without a deal by the end of October....
23:00 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson 'confident' EU will back down in Brexit talks PM says ‘backstop just doesn’t work’ in run-up to meetings with Merkel and MacronBoris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in the withdrawal agreement.As the prime minister prepares for face-to-face talks with Angela Merkel of...
22:52 2019-08-19

Boris Johnson heads to UN, urging world to see beyond Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading to the United Nations General Assembly in New York to argue that post-Brexit Britain will be a dynamic world power taking the lead on tackling climate change and an unstable Middle East...
17:00 2019-09-22

UK PM Boris Johnson Reveals How His Mother Voted On Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed on Wednesday what he described as his "ace up my sleeve" - that his mother voted to leave the European Union at a referendum, trying to make light of the......
23:52 2019-10-02

UK’s Boris Johnson defends his fraught Brexit language British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rebuffed allegations that he was inciting violence by accusing his Brexit opponents of “surrender” and “betrayal,” saying the only way to calm the simmering tensions was to stop delaying and leave the EU...
20:00 2019-09-27

Boris Johnson to expel MPs who block 'no-deal Brexit' The UK Parliament is set for heated debate when it reconvenes on Tuesday. Rebel MPs and opposition are running out of time to prevent Britain crashing out of the European Union without a divorce deal....
16:39 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson Dreams of a “Side-Deal” Brexit The prime minister’s “madman” strategy will put a serious strain on EU unity, with enormous pressure to strike country-to-country deals with the U.K. ...
11:00 2019-08-02

David Cameron Says Boris Johnson ‘Didn’t Believe’ in Brexit After three years of relative silence, the former prime minister apologized for the outcome of the Brexit referendum but said he did not regret letting voters decide....
23:39 2019-09-15

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 favourite to replace Theresa May as prime minister l...
02:39 2019-07-10

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....
04:39 2019-05-25

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 hope of further Brexit negotiations, the Dutch pr...
12:52 2019-06-20

| Boris Johnson rallies party for Brexit fight Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gathers his Conservative party on Sunday for what could be its final conference before an election, with the gathering set to be dominated by Brexit....
17:39 2019-09-29

Boris Johnson: no deal would mean UK did not owe Brexit divorce bill PM says keeping £39bn is not threat but ‘reality’ before meeting with Donald TuskBoris Johnson has said the £39bn Brexit divorce bill would not “strictly speaking” be owed to Brussels in full in the event of no deal, insisting: “It’s not a threat. It’s a reality.”Speaking to broadcasters as he prepa...
21:26 2019-08-25

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 to elect a new Prime Minister -- the future of the...
10:13 2019-05-25

| WATCH | Here is UK PM Boris Johnson's new Brexit plan at a glance British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his senior ministers before setting out on a delicate mission to convince sceptical EU leaders to back his new Brexit plan....
21:26 2019-10-03

Brexit: Ireland doubts Boris Johnson can do a deal with EU The UK prime minister has said he is "cautiously optimistic" he can thrash out an agreement with the EU. But his Irish counterpart insists the gulf between Brussels and Britain is still "very wide."...
18:52 2019-09-13

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....
18:13 2019-06-12

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

Theresa May delivers parting shot on Brexit to Boris Johnson Prime minister hopes for Brexit ‘that works for whole UK’ after refusing to praise successorFollow all today’s politics with our live blogTheresa May has left Downing Street for the final time, saying she hopes for a Brexit “that works for the whole United Kingdom” – a parting remark that some will ...
20:13 2019-07-24

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 going to have a great relationship,” Trump said from ...
21:52 2019-07-19

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....
07:26 2019-06-09

In UK PM Boris Johnson's Brexit Plans, An Incredible Hulk Analogy Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday he was making a "huge amount of progress" towards a Brexit deal with the EU, in an interview in which he compared Britain to the Incredible Hulk....
03:13 2019-09-15

Boris Johnson calls for EU 'common sense' over Brexit backstop Current deal ‘just doesn’t work’, says PM as No 10 refuses to rule out early November electionBoris Johnson has said he hopes the EU will “show common sense” and agree a new Brexit deal, as No 10 refused to rule out scheduling an election in the first days after leaving the EU on 31 October if Johns...
21:26 2019-08-08

Boris Johnson loses bid for new election amid Brexit defeats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday was denied a snap general election — one he called after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The leader was humiliated as rebels from his own party turned against him and voted to take the no-deal...
07:26 2019-09-05

| 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....
09:26 2019-06-10

British PM Boris Johnson's Brother Quits Government Over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Thursday when his brother Jo announced his resignation from the government and from parliament....
16:39 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson Led the Charge for Brexit. Now, as Prime Minister, He Must Deliver It A week to the day before Boris Johnson became U.K. Prime Minister, he was on stage waving a smoked fish above his head. “I want you to consider this kipper,” Johnson told his crowd, punctuating each word with a shake. Traditionally eaten by Brits at breakfast time, the fish was now being...
14:39 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson Threatens To Purge UK Lawmakers Against No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the stakes Monday in a pivotal week of the Brexit saga by threatening to purge ruling party lawmakers who try to block a no-deal divorce with the EU....
18:13 2019-09-02

I used to think Boris Johnson could get a Brexit deal. Not after last week | Simon Jenkins Under the spell of Dominic Cummings, he offers only robotic slogans. Now, like his predecessor, he may fail to leave the EUI cannot recall a more critical week in British politics. It will decide whether parliament, the law and public opinion can hold the prime minister, Boris Johnson, to account, o...
16:39 2019-09-30

John Bercow: I’ll stop Boris Johnson breaking the law on Brexit Commons Speaker issues direct challenge to ministers threatening to ignore legislationJohn Bercow has threatened Boris Johnson that he will be prepared to rip up the parliamentary rulebook to stop any illegal attempt by the prime minister to take the UK out of the EU without a deal on 31 October.In ...
01:39 2019-09-13

Boris Johnson Faces Brexit Showdown With Hostile Lawmakers U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks set to face further setbacks in two critical votes in the House of Commons, a day after suffering a serious blow to his Brexit plans at the hands of lawmakers....
19:13 2019-09-04

A Boris Johnson Brexit could spell danger for sterling, analysts say Any Brexit outcome under Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, will only compound the recent poor run for the pound, currency analysts have projected....
09:13 2019-06-19

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....
21:26 2019-06-07

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 agency....
18:00 2019-06-07

Britain’s Boris Johnson says he’s been a ‘model of restraint’ in Brexit debate A defiant Johnson told the BBC on Sunday that the “best thing for the country and for people’s overall psychological health would be to get Brexit done.”...
14:00 2019-09-29

Boris Johnson fuels speculation he could ignore Brexit delay law PM says UK can still leave with no deal and fails to deny asking EU nations to block extensionBoris Johnson has ramped up speculation that he is planning to bypass a law that stops the UK from crashing out of the EU without a deal.The prime minister told the BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show that Britain c...
16:00 2019-09-29

Here Is the Beautiful Sight of Boris Johnson Being Utterly Humiliated Over Brexit Brexit: What is it, and where is it going? The answer: a wild nightmare, and straight to hell! Every day in Brexit-town brings a greater amount of lunacy than the last, but Tuesday is shaping up to be especially unhinged, featuring parliamentary intrigue, Boris Johnson humiliation, and an extreme am...
23:00 2019-09-03

U.K. Lawmakers Move to Block Boris Johnson From No-Deal Brexit British lawmakers are expected to vote on whether to begin steps aimed at preventing Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU on Oct. 31 without a deal, a process that could lead to a snap election next month....
18:52 2019-09-03

UK's Boris Johnson To Call Election If MPs Vote Against Brexit Strategy British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call an election for October 14 if MPs vote against his Brexit strategy, a top official said Monday on the eve of a parliamentary showdown....
02:39 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson makes Brexit statement: Live updates Boris Johnson has warned lawmakers not to vote to block no-deal Brexit in a statement outside Downing Street, and dropped a strong hint that an election could be on the cards. Get the latest developments here....
17:26 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson to meet Juncker for Brexit talks in Luxembourg EU sources suggest PM wanted to avoid meeting in Brussels as he attempts to break impasseFollow the day’s political developments - liveBoris Johnson will travel to what EU officials described as a “neutral location” in Luxembourg on Monday to meet Jean-Claude Juncker for the first time in an attempt...
14:00 2019-09-13

Brexit countdown: inside Boris Johnson’s terrible week It started with a cheery chat to the press pack, but by Friday the PM, crushed in the courts, and with a criminal inquiry looming, looked on the ropesWhen Boris Johnson’s plane took off from Heathrow at 6pm last Sunday, No 10 officials seemed as relaxed as at any time since they entered Downing Stre...
23:52 2019-09-28

Brexit: Boris Johnson's brother resigns in 'national interest' Boris Johnson has doubled down on elections, saying he would "rather be dead" than ask for a Brexit delay. "Torn between family and the national interest," the prime minister's younger brother resigned from government....
21:00 2019-09-05

Elections Likely In UK As MPs Defeat Boris Johnson's Brexit Strategy Vote Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major parliamentary defeat over his Brexit strategy on Tuesday, which could delay Britain's exit from the European Union next month and force an early election....
02:52 2019-09-04

Brexit: Boris Johnson to meet Leo Varadkar for last-ditch talks Pair to meet in north-west England on Thursday and discuss Northern IrelandBoris Johnson is set for a private meeting with the Irish taoiseach on Thursday in a last-ditch attempt to come to a Brexit compromise over Northern Ireland, after talks came to a sudden halt in Brussels.Johnson and Leo Varad...
09:39 2019-10-10

Trump says Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' less than a day after his devastating Brexit defeat in Parliament AP Photo/Evan Vucci; Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool/Reuters President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Boris Johnson "knows how to win," despite the fact the British prime minister just suffered a major defeat in Parliament regarding his Brexit plans. "Boris knows how to win. Don't worry about him, he's go...
01:13 2019-09-05

| UK's Boris Johnson faces new Brexit vote after stinging defeat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for another showdown in parliament after a humiliating defeat over his Brexit strategy, with MPs set to vote on a law aimed at blocking a no-deal departure....
00:26 2019-09-05

UK PM Boris Johnson denies lying to queen as he struggles to get Brexit done U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday denied lying to Queen Elizabeth II over the advice he gave her about a bill suspending Parliament -- as he struggles to find a way to complete Britain’s departure from the E.U. amid a coordinated opposition against Brexit....
07:13 2019-09-13

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

EU slams Boris Johnson's 'untried, revocable' Brexit plan The European Commission has criticized Britain's latest Brexit proposal, saying it urgently needs a "workable solution." Disagreements about the UK border in Ireland remain an intractable problem....
05:39 2019-10-08

Boris Johnson has no intention of renegotiating Brexit deal, EU told No-deal Brexit is British PM’s ‘central scenario’, chief Brussels envoy reportedly saysBoris Johnson has no intention of renegotiating the withdrawal agreement and a no-deal Brexit is his “central scenario”, European diplomats have been told, amid hardening evidence in Westminster that the governmen...
01:13 2019-08-06

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

EU calls on Boris Johnson to publish Brexit plan in full Ireland’s Leo Varadkar says PM’s pledge of no hard border contradicts written proposalJean-Claude Juncker has called on the British government to publish its Brexit plan in full after Boris Johnson was accused by Ireland’s prime minister of misleading parliament over the impact on the Irish border.T...
03:39 2019-10-04

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....
12:13 2019-06-12

Car industry chief warns Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit SMMT president Mike Hawes highlights strength of car industry in letter to new Prime Minister New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to rule out a no-deal Brexit by the head of car industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. SMMT boss Mike Hawes has long warned of the dan...
21:00 2019-07-31

UK's Boris Johnson sends last-gasp Brexit proposals to Brussels Boris Johnson has sent his altered Brexit plan to EU officials, publishing a four-page accompanying letter to Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. That letter was headed: "A fair and reasonable compromise."...
18:26 2019-10-03

Boris Johnson vows to use powers of persuasion to win new Brexit deal PM rejects calls for article 50 extension and says he may ignore law blocking no dealBoris Johnson has said he will win a new Brexit deal at next month’s EU summit by using his “powers of persuasion”, and rejected calls for a further extension to article 50.The prime minister said he had no plans to...
16:39 2019-09-06

Prime Minister Boris Johnson to set out ‘take it or leave it’ Brexit proposal The British prime minister is scheduled to address the Conservative Party’s annual conference in Manchester and provide details on how, exactly, Britain would like to “get Brexit done.”...
02:13 2019-10-03

With Brexit Gambit, Boris Johnson Reveals a Ruthless Side For years, Mr. Johnson affected a mischievous, even clownish air. As prime minister, he is showing that he can be as pugnacious as critics said his predecessor was timid....
19:39 2019-08-28

Boris Johnson’s Surprise Brexit Ploy: Delay Parliament Britain’s prime minister said he would lengthen an upcoming parliamentary break, making it harder for lawmakers to prevent a no-deal departure from the European Union....
19:39 2019-08-28

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, who will retreat to the backbenches with a vow to th...
21:39 2019-07-21

Boris Johnson Says, ‘I Love Europe,’ Even as He Presents Brexit Plan The swift, negative response of Irish officials to the plan by the British prime minister suggested that it would not draw the two sides any closer to an amicable divorce....
17:39 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson will reportedly ask MPs to back any Brexit deal secured from EU British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will ask parliament to back any Brexit deal that he secures from the European Union within 24 hours of the European summit next week, the Times reported on Saturday....
12:39 2019-10-13

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 Brexit coordinator to the “false promises, pseudo-patr...
18:39 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson’s Brexit Plan Hits a Wall in Brussels In Parliament, the British prime minister’s plan won support from some who had voted against Theresa May’s deal. But it was greeted frostily by European Union diplomats....
22:52 2019-10-03

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....
13:39 2019-06-12

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 spoke at a hustings of candidates to be the next ...
02:26 2019-06-05

British PM Boris Johnson makes 'final' Brexit offer British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made his "final" offer Wednesday for a "fair and reasonable compromise" on a deal to get Britain out of the European Union....
23:00 2019-10-02

EU parliament: Boris Johnson Brexit plan not remotely acceptable Leading MEP says it is ‘nearly impossible’ to see how Irish border plan can be basis of dealAll the latest Brexit news – live updatesThe European parliament has told Boris Johnson that his proposals for the Irish border do not “even remotely” amount to an acceptable deal for the EU, in comments echo...
18:52 2019-10-03

Senior Tories warn Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit Probable PM told he is on collision course with parliament unless he drops hardline agendaBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives that he will not survive long as prime minister unless he drops his no-deal Brexit agenda, as he stands on the brink of entering Downing Street.Johnso...
22:26 2019-07-22

As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Faces the Brexit He Championed 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....
20:01 2019-07-23

Six ways Boris Johnson could evade block on no-deal Brexit MP says Tories have come up with ‘about 20’ ways to get around law calling for a delayLatest Brexit developments - live updatesThe strongly pro-Brexit Tory MP Nigel Evans has claimed he and colleagues have come up with “about 20” ways Boris Johnson could get around a rebel backbench bill due to beco...
16:52 2019-09-09

Boris Johnson Promises Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Passes to Rule Out No Deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the European Union on Oct. 31—even as a bill aimed at preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement became law....
22:26 2019-09-09

Delay Brexit? 'I'd rather be dead in a ditch,' says British PM Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Thursday he would never delay Britain's exit from the European Union, due on Oct. 31, saying he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than do so....
02:13 2019-09-06

UK PM Boris Johnson To Unveil New Brexit Plan In Closing Address Prime Minister Boris Johnson will unveil his plan for a new Brexit deal at his Conservative party conference Wednesday, warning the EU it is that or Britain leaves with no agreement this month....
12:26 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson to shut down Parliament amid Brexit fight British leader Boris Johnson has confirmed he will shut down Parliament on Monday night after a second attempt to force a snap general election. “Parliament will be prorogued at close of business today,” the prime minister’s spokesman said, using the parliamentary term for the susp...
18:52 2019-09-09

Boris Johnson tells parliament: You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal....
13:00 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament as Brexit plans hit snag British lawmakers on Monday demanded Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government release private correspondence about Brexit and plans to suspended Parliament, weeks before the United Kingdom is slated to leave the European Union. ...
02:26 2019-09-10

Top cabinet member quits over Boris Johnson’s Brexit strategy A top cabinet ally of Boris Johnson has quit over the prime minister’s purge of anti-Brexit conservatives — and said six other ministers could bolt as well in what is emerging as a major challenge to the British leader’s government. Amber Rudd, Johnson’s work and pensions secretary and till now a st...
08:52 2019-09-08

BMW CEO says hopes Boris Johnson will listen to business as Brexit looms BMW's Chief Executive Harald Krueger on Thursday said he hoped that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson would consider business interests as he prepares to negotiate Britain's exit from the European Union....
12:00 2019-08-01

Who Is 'Mr No Deal'?: Boris Johnson, Donald Tusk Clash Over Brexit At G7 Accusing one another of being "Mr No Deal", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Council President Donald Tusk exchanged accusations at the G7 summit Saturday over who will be to blame if......
02:13 2019-08-25

Brexit: Crucial day for Boris Johnson and no-deal date — as it happened The UK Parliament will be suspended Monday evening following a vote on a snap election. The queen has given "royal assent" to a law which aims to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Follow along for the latest from Parliament....
02:52 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson Sticking To Brexit Plans, Says UK's Foreign Minister Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains determined to pull Britain out of the European Union on October 31 come what may, his foreign minister said on Sunday....
19:13 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson’s ‘Explosive’ Move to Get His Way on Brexit: Suspend Parliament Britain’s prime minister asked the queen to suspend Parliament, a move intended to ensure that lawmakers have as little time as possible to challenge a no-deal Brexit. The opposition called it a “coup.”...
04:52 2019-08-29

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deafening. What is Johnson hoping to achieve in Berlin?...
04:39 2019-08-21

"Won't Be Forgiven": Boris Johnson Warns Lawmakers Trying To Block Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday warned any attempt by MPs next week to stop Brexit or delay it beyond October 31 would do "lasting damage" to public trust in politics....
16:13 2019-08-30

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson vows 'no ifs or buts' that the UK will leave Europe by October 31 Britain will leave the EU "no ifs or buts" by October 31, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared today as he unveiled his vision to re-energise the country....
19:26 2019-07-24

The Latest: Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt in UK leader runoff LONDON (AP) — The Latest on choosing Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete to become Britain’s next prime minister in a runoff vote by members of the governing Conservative Party. Johnson, a former U.K. foreign secretary, an...
20:26 2019-06-20

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 country of 66 million people (that’s 0.24 percent ...
16:39 2019-07-23

PM Modi Broke News Of England's Ashes Test Win To Boris Johnson: Report British and Australian leaders briefly set aside talks on global trade, security and the environment on Monday for a spot of jovial banter about cricket after England beat Australia in dramatic......
00:52 2019-08-27

Climate activists target Boris Johnson as he goes to meet the Queen – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s formal resignation as remainers refuse to serve under new PMPMQs: May gives Johnson frosty welcomeHammond quits as chancellorBarnier says Johnson must decide if UK wants deal or notPMQs - Snap verdict 3.23pm...
16:39 2019-07-24

What Boris Johnson’s Defeat in the U.K. Supreme Court Means On Sept. 24, the U.K. Supreme Court handed down its most politically explosive judgment in its almost ten years of existence. No one could confidently predict which way it would go, right up until the last moment. Then, as Lady Hale, the Court’s President, calmly read out the summary of the ju...
14:00 2019-09-25

| 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....
15:26 2019-06-07

Unlawful: the supreme court stuns Boris Johnson Philippe Sands QC on the decision by the supreme court to rule against the government on the suspension of parliament. Plus: Shoshana Zuboff on how to fight back against surveillance capitalismAs Boris Johnson prepared to give a speech at the UN in New York, judges in the UK supreme court produced a...
16:13 2019-09-25

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - SummaryLabour to force vote on motion to allow MPs to pass no-deal billHow the Labour...
19:00 2019-06-11

A high-stakes Brexit court case could force the Queen to pick a side The United Kingdom, once a beacon of political and diplomatic stability, has descended into chaos since it voted to leave the European Union in 2016....
11:26 2019-09-17

Boris Johnson's Top Aide Says Lawmakers Can't Stop No-Deal Brexit: Report Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, according......
15:13 2019-08-04

Boris Johnson suffers major defeat in no-deal Brexit vote After hours of heated debate, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a major vote in Parliament that could force him to delay Brexit. The PM is now pushing for a snap election, but he'll need a majority of MPs to do so....
12:13 2019-09-04

No-deal Brexit will not be clean break, Irish PM warns Boris Johnson Leo Varadkar says UK and EU will still have to negotiate, with same problems on agendaAll the day’s Brexit news - liveThe Irish prime minister has warned Boris Johnson that there will be no “clean break” from the EU, with further fraught negotiations to come if Britain crashes out of the bloc withou...
12:52 2019-09-09

Trump praises Boris Johnson, but insists Theresa May could have cut Brexit deal President Trump on Monday praised ex-UK Prime Minister Theresa May — but also repeated his contention that if she had only taken his advice, she would have been able to cut a Brexit deal with the EU. “Theresa was unable to do the deal. I gave her my ideas as to doing the deal very......
02:00 2019-08-27

Brexit: Boris Johnson denies lying to queen over Parliament suspension UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denied that he lied to Queen Elizabeth II over his reasons for proroguing Parliament. The five-week suspension was ruled unlawful by a Scottish court....
02:52 2019-09-13

Boris Johnson saves trickiest Brexit challenge, Northern Ireland, for last Northern Ireland is arguably both the most perilous, and the least soluble Brexit riddle taxing the UK prime minister. Even his more modest goal of convincing the power-sharing government to reconvene looks unlikely....
01:39 2019-08-01

Report: EU officials dismiss Boris Johnson's optimism on Brexit talks European Union officials on Sunday dismissed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statements that negotiations for Britain to leave the bloc have progressed....
19:13 2019-09-15

Brexit: Queen approves Boris Johnson’s request to suspend U.K. Parliament A so-called no-deal Brexit would see the return of border checks and tariffs on trade between Britain and the rest of the EU, its greatest trading partner....
00:52 2019-08-29

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal appears doomed as deadline looms EU may offer to extend Brexit talks to summer, despite PM’s insistence UK will leave on 31 OctoberBoris Johnson’s Brexit plan appeared to be all but dead on Tuesday night as the government admitted there was little prospect of a deal before 31 October, following a day of furious recriminations.The p...
03:39 2019-10-09

Boris Johnson 'convinced' he can reach Brexit deal; forms Cabinet Boris Johnson said he's "convinced we can do a deal" on Brexit Wednesday in his first national address as British prime minister outside 10 Downing St. in London....
23:26 2019-07-24

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 has helped win him the backing of President Trump....
19:39 2019-06-12

Has Boris Johnson hatched a cunning no-deal Brexit plan? | Stewart Lee Ingeniously used, Kinder eggs could be responsible for a greater flow of goods than the botched ferry schemeHow many small plastic toy egg casings could be hidden in, for example, a Michael Gove? And, if we knew this figure, and had an accurate idea of potential volunteer multiple plastic toy egg co...
14:52 2019-08-18

Boris Johnson Faces First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union have joined forces. A loss for the British leader would cut his parliamentary majority to one....
16:26 2019-08-01

Philip Hammond: MPs can stop Boris Johnson delivering no-deal Brexit Former chancellor suggests No 10 advisers have no intention of negotiating a new EU dealPhilip Hammond has said MPs can prevent Boris Johnson taking the UK out of the EU without a deal on 31 October, calling no deal a “betrayal of the referendum” and suggesting advisers in Downing Street have no int...
14:13 2019-08-14

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing the EU....
11:26 2019-08-18

Britain's Boris Johnson Asks France To "Push Forward" On Brexit Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron to "push forward" to secure a Brexit deal and told him the EU should not be lured into the mistaken belief that the UK would stay in the bloc after......
16:13 2019-10-07

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

Boris Johnson vows to stick to Brexit plan despite minister’s resignation Johnson's strategy to leave "do or die" by that deadline has been shaken by the events of recent days, which have prompted critics to describe him as a "tin pot dictator" and deepened uncertainty over how Britain's 2016 vote to leave the EU will play out....
20:00 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson’s ‘Awesome Foursome’ U.K. Tour Highlights Brexit Rancor After visiting Scotland and Wales, Mr. Johnson ended a three-day tour of the U.K. in Northern Ireland, amid more warnings of what Brexit could bring....
09:26 2019-08-01

U.K. Opposition Unites to Deny Boris Johnson Snap Brexit Election (LONDON) — Britain’s bedeviling Brexit dilemma intensified Friday, as opposition parties refused to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election until he secures a delay to Britain’s exit from the European Union — something he vows he’ll never do. J...
21:52 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson's Final Brexit Offer Welcomed By European Union British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a final Brexit offer to the European Union on Wednesday, pitching a possible compromise for a last-minute exit deal that was cautiously welcomed by the EU......
16:26 2019-10-03

Dismay in Brussels as Boris Johnson finally reveals Brexit plan Michel Barnier scathing in his reaction, describing PM’s Irish border proposals as a trapLatest Brexit news - live updatesBoris Johnson appears to be fighting a losing battle to avoid Britain staying in the European Union beyond 31 October after Michel Barnier privately gave a scathing analysis of t...
00:26 2019-10-03

Boris Johnson moves to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will temporarily shut down Parliament in mid-October, squeezing the time for the opposition to thwart a no-deal Brexit. In comments on Wednesday, Johnson confirmed earlier reports that he would hold the Queen’s Speech — normally a formality that outlines th...
14:26 2019-08-28

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 be just months away, senior Conservatives are warn...
00:52 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson's new Brexit offer now faces crucial test in Brussels Brexit is now hanging in the balance after the U.K. government submitted last-ditch proposals to the EU as the departure date of October 31 approaches....
18:00 2019-10-03

Boris Johnson short of options as rebels vow to secure Brexit delay PM’s hopes of election by end of October recede as opposition leaders agree to reject demandsBoris Johnson’s shrinking options have narrowed further after opposition leaders agreed to reject his demand for a snap general election, until a Brexit delay has been secured.Senior members of the “rebel al...
01:39 2019-09-07

Boris Johnson touts ‘good deal of progress’ in Brexit talks with EU Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he’d made “a good deal of progress” in his negotiations with the European Union, and was “cautiously optimistic” of cutting a Brexit deal. “We are working incredibly hard to get a deal. There is the rough shape of the deal to be done,” he said after a speech ...
05:00 2019-09-14

Is prime minister Boris Johnson leading us to a no-deal Brexit? - podcast Boris Johnson will enter Downing Street this afternoon as Britain’s new prime minister. But Britain is still hurtling to the Brexit deadline of 31 October – with parliament rising this week for its summer recess. Rowena Mason and Daniel Boffey map out the coming months as Johnson’s plan comes into c...
06:01 2019-07-24

Britain can 'easily cope' with no-deal Brexit, claims Boris Johnson PM said EU leaders would be blamed for their ‘obduracy’ and that UK could keep much of £39bn settlementBritain could “easily cope” with a no-deal Brexit, which would be the fault of EU leaders’ “obduracy”, Boris Johnson claimed at the summit of G7 countries in France, as he continued to resist mount...
03:26 2019-08-26

Boris Johnson preparing to ‘squat’ as Prime Minster to ensure Brexit The gambit essentially challenges the queen to fire him, a move that has not been employed by a British monarch since William IV fired Lord Melbourne in 1834....
02:52 2019-10-06

Boris Johnson’s threat of a no-deal Brexit will not break EU unity | Guy Verhofstadt The UK government should instead seek an agreement that removes the need for the backstop altogether• Guy Verhofstadt is Brexit coordinator for the European parliamentNo matter what Boris Johnson or his new Vote Leave cabinet threaten – and the expectation in Brussels is that no-deal planning will b...
18:52 2019-07-31

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 made by Boris Johnson that this could be avoided.To...
13:39 2019-06-21

Protests In Britain Against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit Move Demonstrators rallied on Saturday in cities across Britain against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial move to suspend parliament weeks before Brexit....
02:39 2019-09-01

Boris Johnson Allegations Overshadow Brexit Message to Party Faithful Questions about British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s past threatened to sidetrack the annual gathering of his Conservative Party, as he seeks to rally support for his hard-line Brexit strategy and lay out a platform for a looming general election....
22:26 2019-09-30

Brexit: Boris Johnson's opponents unite in wake of Parliament shutdown British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has caused outrage both in Westminster and in the streets with his decision to prorogue Parliament. His opponents are now assembling for a showdown next week....
22:39 2019-09-01

Brexit deal? Boris Johnson and Irish leader Leo Varadkar 'can see pathway' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar had "constructive" talks in the UK's Brexit proposal and agreed Thursday they can "see a pathway to a possible deal" following a last-ditch meeting aimed at finding a way for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union....
18:39 2019-10-10

Sterling could rally to $1.50 if Boris Johnson secures a Brexit deal, strategist says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to meet with EU leaders at a crucial summit on October 17 and 18, where he is expected to renew negotiations for a Brexit deal before Britain's scheduled departure from the bloc on October 31....
14:52 2019-09-12

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....
15:00 2019-06-07

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris and Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse.The prime minister, who has yet to leave the UK to ...
00:13 2019-08-17

Boris Johnson Loses First Election Test Against an Anti-Brexit Alliance In the race for a seat in Wales, parties opposed to leaving the European Union joined forces and won. The loss for the British leader will cut his parliamentary majority to one....
00:00 2019-08-04

Brexit: Crucial day for Boris Johnson and no-deal date — live updates The UK Parliament will be suspended Monday following a vote on a snap election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesperson has confirmed. Johnson has already met his Irish counterpart on another Brexit showdown day....
14:52 2019-09-09

British PM Boris Johnson to make 'final' Brexit offer Wednesday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his "final" offer Wednesday for a "fair and reasonable compromise" on a deal to get Britain out of the European Union....
14:52 2019-10-02

British MPs Vote To Block No-Deal Brexit In New Blow To PM Boris Johnson British lawmakers inflicted a fresh defeat on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit strategy on Wednesday, approving in principle a law that could stop him taking Britain out of the European Union......
22:26 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson takes aim against party members who oppose his Brexit plans Prime Minister Boris Johnson is getting tough with members of his Conservative Party who oppose his Brexit plans at the start of what promises to be a momentous week in British politics....
21:26 2019-09-02

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 Britain was to leave with a deal.Attending her last EU ...
23:26 2019-06-30

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....
20:39 2019-07-18

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want to avoid a no-deal Brexit, but differ on how to achieve it....
21:26 2019-08-21

Women in Parliament Call Out Boris Johnson for His Incendiary Language on Brexit The prime minister this week came up with new slurs for those who disagree with him about Britain’s departure from the European Union, saying they were humiliating their country....
09:39 2019-09-27

39 Billion Pound Divorce Bill Not Due In No-Deal Brexit: Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, it will no longer legally owe the 39 billion pound ($47.88 billion) divorce bill agreed by his......
21:52 2019-08-25

Boris Johnson in Luxembourg for crunch Brexit talks with EU chief Juncker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with the European Union's top executive for a set of lunchtime talks that both critics and allies have described as political theater....
13:13 2019-09-16

Boris Johnson tells the UN Brexit is like having one's liver pecked out by an eagle for all eternity British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday equated his country’s impending departure from the European Union to having one’s heart pecked out by an eagle for all of eternity....
16:39 2019-09-25

Boris Johnson spars with Jeremy Corbyn as Commons considers Brexit ban British leader Boris Johnson swore Wednesday he will support holding a new election in October if lawmakers pass a bill that prevents Britain from leaving the European Union without a bloc-approved deal....
19:13 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson to brief Cabinet on last-minute Brexit talks as deadline looms Britain is due to leave the 28-nation bloc on Oct. 31, and attempts to find a deal have foundered over plans for keeping an open border between EU member Ireland and the U.K.'s Northern Ireland....
21:26 2019-10-13

Irish officials dismiss Boris Johnson’s Brexit offer as 'unacceptable' Prime minister’s ‘take it or leave it’ proposals described as unworkable and illegalLatest politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson’s final “take it or leave it” Brexit offer to Brussels is in danger of being dead on arrival after it was rounded on by government and opposition parties in Ireland.Th...
12:00 2019-10-02

Next prime minister: Boris Johnson expected to be elected as new Tory leader – live news The day’s political developments as they happen, including Tory leadership and Theresa May’s final cabinet meeting as PM 11.59am BST Lewis thanks Theresa May for her service.It is now paramount that they come together, he says. 11.59am BST Lewis says Tory members have undertaken a solemn duty in cho...
13:13 2019-07-23

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 Brexit 12.53pm BST This is from the Tory Brexiter Nadin...
14:13 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson likely to lose supreme court case, says Labour Shami Chakrabarti predicts this week’s hearing will rule prorogation was unlawfulFollow all the day’s political developments – liveThe supreme court hearing into whether Boris Johnson unlawfully shut down parliament is likely to rule against the prime minister, the shadow attorney general, Shami Cha...
12:52 2019-09-17

U.K.'s Top Court Hears Case Against Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament The U.K.’s highest court waded into Britain’s Brexit drama as it began deliberations on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for weeks this month was lawful....
17:39 2019-09-17

UK Top Court To Rule Next Week On Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court aims to deliver its ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit, the......
19:13 2019-09-19

The court battle over Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament explained Boris Johnson is bracing himself for the mother of all legal battles this coming week over his controversial decision to suspend parliament in the run up to Brexit....
16:26 2019-09-13

How the U.K. Supreme Court’s Rebuke to Boris Johnson Remakes British Law In ruling a suspension of Parliament “unlawful,” some scholars argue that the court brought an American style of judicial review to Britain, with all that entails....
20:13 2019-09-24

| 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....
06:00 2019-06-08

PM Johnson to tell EU's Tusk UK won't pay £39 billion under no-deal Brexit: Sky News British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to tell European Council head Donald Tusk that the UK will only pay 9 billion pounds ($11.05 billion) instead of the 39 billion pounds ($47.88 billion) liability agreed by former Prime Minister Theresa May under a no-deal Brexit, Sky News early on Sun...
08:13 2019-08-25

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....
04:13 2019-07-22

Brexit: British PM Boris Johnson to meet with EU President Jean-Claude Juncker British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to travel to Luxembourg next week to hold Brexit negotiations with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU leader's office said Friday....
01:13 2019-09-14

Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker Hold Crucial Brexit Talks Mr. Juncker, the head of the European Commission, called Brexit a “continental tragedy,” while Mr. Johnson compared Britain to the Hulk, a big, green comic book hero....
16:13 2019-09-16

As Boris Johnson’s Time to Get a Brexit Deal Ticks Down, Blame Game Heats Up Officials in Brussels, Dublin and London question whether the prime minister is more serious about striking a deal, or about averting blame if talks fail....
00:13 2019-10-02

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....
01:39 2019-06-10

Boris Johnson makes his 'final offer' to the EU as the UK heads towards a hard no-deal Brexit Getty Boris Johnson will submit his "final offer" to the European Union on Wednesday. The prime minister is set to publish details of his proposed Brexit deal after addressing Conservative party conference this afternoon. Johnson has called for the backstop to be scrapped and replace with a new arr...
12:26 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson will unveil final Brexit offer to the European Union on Wednesday Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday unveil his final Brexit offer to the European Union and make clear that if Brussels does not engage with the proposal, Britain will not negotiate further and will leave on Oct. 31....
01:52 2019-10-02

Boris Johnson delivers 'final offer' for Brexit deal to EU, says 'we can, we must and we will' leave bloc British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is submitting the U.K.’s “final offer” for a Brexit deal to the European Union on Wednesday. “We can, we must and we will” leave the bloc before the Oct. 31 deadline, he insisted....
06:39 2019-10-03

Mike Pence backs Boris Johnson over Brexit in awkward Dublin visit US vice-president urges taoiseach and EU to negotiate with UK ‘in good faith’ The US vice-president and the taoiseach have clashed over Brexit, with Mike Pence urging Leo Varadkar and the EU to work with Boris Johnson to protect the “United Kingdom’s sovereignty” and limit trade chaos.Pence also ask...
19:52 2019-09-03

Watch Trump say Boris Johnson 'knows how to win' after the UK prime minister is repeatedly defeated on Brexit Getty Donald Trump insists Boris Johnson "knows how to win" after the UK prime minister suffers repeated defeats on his Brexit plans. Johnson loses a series of House of Commons votes on plans to force him to delay Brexit. The prime minister is pushing for an early general election after losing his ...
01:13 2019-09-05

British PM Boris Johnson visits Ireland PM Leo Varadkar in bid to resolve Brexit impasse With his promised EU departure date three weeks away, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with Irish leader Leo Varadkar Thursday to discuss the deal's main sticking point -- the Irish backstop....
17:52 2019-10-10

Michel Barnier: Boris Johnson’s behaviour has ‘limited the chance’ of a Brexit deal Brussels fears prime minister has ‘lost control’ of events and warns that hopes of an agreement are now ‘very low’Michel Barnier has told the British government that he fears Boris Johnson’s polarising behaviour has effectively blown any chance of finding a majority for a Brexit deal in the Commons....
23:52 2019-09-28

On Brexit Mission, Britain's Boris Johnson Takes Office Of Prime Minister Boris Johnson began putting together his top team as he prepared to take over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, on a mission to deliver Brexit by October 31 by any means necessary....
17:01 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson suffers major defeat after MPs vote to delay Brexit until 2020 Reuters Members of Parliament have voted for a new law to force Boris Johnson to delay Brexit and stop a no-deal exit from the EU. The legislation is designed to force the prime minister to request a three month extension to the UK's Brexit deadline, currently due to run out on October 31. The bill...
01:13 2019-09-05

'Avengers' star shoots down Boris Johnson's Hulk comparison with Brexit Britain Mark Ruffalo, the actor who plays the anger-prone Hulk in the "Avengers" movie franchise, has struck out at UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for suggesting Britain could break free of the EU's "manacles," like the Marvel superhero....
06:26 2019-09-17

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 deal and a general election.As the five remaining...
20:39 2019-06-16

U.K. opposition parties reject Boris Johnson’s attempt to break deadlock over Brexit Johnson already lost a vote on the same question this week, but plans to try again Monday, saying an election is the only way to break the country's deadlock over Brexit....
18:13 2019-09-06

Reports: Angela Merkel tells Boris Johnson EU won't support Brexit alternative A deal for Britain to leave the EU might be less likely after German Chancellor Angela Merkel told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tuesday his alternative to the Irish backstop would not survive an EU vote....
21:13 2019-10-08

EU President Donald Tusk Accuses Boris Johnson Of Brexit ''Blame Game'' The host of next week's European summit, EU Council president Donald Tusk, on Tuesday accused British Prime Minister Boris Johnson of trying to shift blame for the failure of Brexit talks....
13:39 2019-10-08

Queen Elizabeth Approves Measure To Block Boris Johnson's No-Deal Brexit Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday gave final approval to a piece of legislation which seeks to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking the country out of the European Union without an exit......
00:26 2019-09-10

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday that is meant to delay Britain’s departure from t...
14:39 2019-09-03

Protestors Amass Across U.K. Over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit Parliament Suspension (LONDON) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where protesters took to the streets. The demonstrations were...
23:52 2019-08-31

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tells Lawmakers to Back His Brexit Plan LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn’t the way to get a deal done. Johnson decried parliamentary action set for Tuesday that is meant to delay Britain’s departure fro...
08:13 2019-09-03

EU officials reject Boris Johnson claim of 'huge progress' in Brexit talks PM’s upbeat account dismissed as Jean-Claude Juncker warns time is running outEU officials have rejected Boris Johnson’s claim that “a huge amount of progress” is being made in Brexit talks, as Jean-Claude Juncker warned that time is running out.Juncker, who will stand down as European commission pr...
16:52 2019-09-15

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

Boris Johnson Still Basks in Favor of Hard-line Tories, Who Forgive All for Brexit In London, the British prime minister seems to be facing one crisis after another. But in Manchester, where his Conservative party is meeting, it’s another story altogether....
03:00 2019-09-30

As Boris Johnson’s Time to Get Brexit Deal Ticks Down, Blame Game Heats Up Officials in Brussels, Dublin and London question whether the prime minister is more serious about striking a deal, or about averting blame if talks fail....
08:00 2019-10-02

Tory rebels send stark warning to Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit Emphatic majority in vote aiming to prevent suspension of parliament in OctoberMPs have given Boris Johnson a brutal preview of the scale of the challenge facing his premiership, as Conservative rebels voted to block any attempt to suspend parliament in order to force through a no-deal Brexit.The ne...
22:26 2019-07-18

David Cameron on Brexit regrets, Boris Johnson and the expulsion of 21 Tory MPs – video David Cameron has said he does not think Boris Johnson was right to suspend parliament, believes it looks like 'sharp practice' and was 'probably counterproductive'. In an interview with ITV News, the former prime minister also apologises for his failed strategy to keep Britain in the European Union...
21:39 2019-09-16

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, adding: 'I prophesy very confidently that we will...
00:39 2019-07-03

Queen approves Boris Johnson’s bid to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday approved British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request to suspend Parliament for several weeks – prompting outrage from opponents who say the move is mean to limit the amount of time lawmakers have to work on a Brexit deal before the Oct. 31 deadline. Joh...
17:13 2019-08-28

Boris Johnson compares Britain to the Incredible Hulk amidst Brexit battle Using a comic book analogy, Prime Minister Boris Johnson compared Britain to the big green superhero, The Incredible Hulk, when discussing his efforts to have the country leave the European Union (EU) with or without a deal on Oct. 31....
19:39 2019-09-15

Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker to Hold Crucial Brexit Talks Mr. Juncker, the head of the European Commission, called Brexit a “continental tragedy,” while Mr. Johnson compared Britain to the Hulk, a big, green comic book hero....
13:13 2019-09-16

Boris Johnson Seeks to Stifle Brexit Opposition With Surprise Parliamentary Delay Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would lengthen an upcoming parliamentary break, making it harder for lawmakers to prevent a no-deal departure from the European Union....
14:52 2019-08-28

Boris Johnson faces criticism on Brexit ahead of key meetings with French, Germany The prime minister’s office said Monday that the right of EU citizens to work in the U.K. without restrictions would end on Nov. 1 if Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal....
22:26 2019-08-19

Brexit rebels seize Parliament's agenda in major blow to Boris Johnson A rebel alliance of British lawmakers has voted to seize control of the parliamentary agenda, inflicting a humiliating defeat on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and threatening to derail his Brexit plans....
09:26 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson news and UK politics LIVE: New Prime Minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name staff Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Number 10....
09:26 2019-07-24

UK Supreme Court rules Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful The decision could have wide-ranging political ramifications for Brexit, and Johnson, who is attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York.        ...
17:52 2019-09-24

Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful, U.K. Supreme Court Rules In a major blow to the prime minister, the court ruled unanimously that Parliament is still in session. It will resume its Brexit debate on Wednesday....
15:26 2019-09-24

London Court Rejects Bid To Stop PM Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension London's High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could still be taken to the Supreme Court......
12:52 2019-09-06

U.K. Supreme Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Was Unlawful The U.K.’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Boris Johnson’s request for the Queen to suspend Parliament was “unlawful, void and of no effect,” in a severe blow for the British Prime Minister. The ruling means lawmakers are free to reconvene, possibly as soon as Wednesday, all...
14:39 2019-09-24

Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament ruled unlawful by UK Supreme Court British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is refusing to step down amid growing calls for his resignation from leading politicians after the United Kingdom’s high court ruled that his suspension of Parliament amid debate over Brexit was illegal....
19:26 2019-09-24

Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament unlawful, supreme court rules Judges rule unanimously that PM’s decision to prorogue parliament can be examined by judgesLatest politics news - live updatesThe supreme court has ruled that Boris Johnson’s advice to the Queen that parliament should be prorogued for five weeks at the height of the Brexit crisis was unlawful.The ju...
14:13 2019-09-24

PM vs. PM: John Major argues against Boris Johnson in U.K. Supreme Court case Just as it seemed Brexit couldn’t become any more surreal, a former Conservative prime minister argued against the current Conservative prime minister in a landmark Supreme Court hearing over whether Boris Johnson broke the law in suspending Parliament....
01:52 2019-09-20

Parliament Suspension "Void": UK Top Court Cancels Boris Johnson's Move Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in suspending parliament in the run-up to Brexit, in a stunning blow that sparked immediate calls for him to......
13:52 2019-09-24

Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal The British prime minister’s decision to send lawmakers home during the Brexit crisis “had the purpose of stymying Parliament,” a summary of the ruling said....
15:39 2019-09-11

Boris Johnson flies back to face MPs' fury after court ruling As decision to shut parliament is quashed, humiliated PM says he disagreesLatest politics news – live updatesA humiliated Boris Johnson has been forced to cut short a set-piece visit to New York and fly back to face furious MPs, after his decision to shut down parliament was dramatically quashed by ...
23:52 2019-09-24

Boris Johnson vows to tell Donald Trump that NHS is off the table in post-Brexit trade deal Boris Johnson has said he will talk about the climate crisis with Donald Trump and tell him face-to-face that the NHS cannot be on the table for a post-Brexit trade deal....
13:26 2019-09-23

Chaos as Boris Johnson accidentally brings Theresa May's Brexit deal back from the dead REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool LONDON — There were chaotic scenes in the House of Commons on Wednesday evening after the government apparently accidentally allowed Members of Parliament to approve a plan which would force them to vote again on Theresa May's thrice-rejected Brexit deal. The House of Co...
17:26 2019-09-05

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells lawmakers to back his Brexit plan Downing Street said the British prime minister would call an early election if legislation blocking his plans for a departure from the EU by the Oct. 31 deadline passes.        ...
03:52 2019-09-04

Avoiding no-deal Brexit means hectic summer of talks, Boris Johnson warned Whitehall sources stress need for urgency as MPs take new measures to prevent chaotic exit from EUBoris Johnson will have to embark on a whistlestop charm offensive meeting EU leaders over the summer to try to secure an emergency Brexit summit in September if he is serious about avoiding no deal, ac...
04:13 2019-07-09

'Rude' Boris Johnson puts foot up on Elysee furniture during key Brexit talks with Macron The British prime minister was labeled “rude” and “embarrassing” after a photo showed him with his foot on top of a table in France’s Elysee Palace while meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-08-23

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Call a New General Election After Brexit Defeat (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will call for new general election. Johnson spoke Tuesday night after suffering a major defeat in Parliament when rebels seized control of the Brexit agenda. He says he will call for a new general election shortly. The measure will need a...
03:52 2019-09-04

His Brexit Plans in Crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Pushes for New Elections LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson looked for new ways Thursday to bring about a national election, after rebellious British lawmakers rejected his call to trigger a snap poll and moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next month without a divorce deal. Johnson’s off...
14:26 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson taunts opposition, demands no-confidence vote amid Brexit turmoil The embattled British prime minister demanded a “day of reckoning with the voters” when he seemingly challenged opposition lawmakers take down his government with a no-confidence vote amid the tumultuous Brexit negotiations that have split lawmakers....
22:39 2019-09-25

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Faces Backlash for Confrontational Language About Brexit Opponents (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a backlash from furious lawmakers Thursday over his use of charged and confrontational language in Parliament about opponents of his Brexit plan. The Speaker of the House of Commons warned that the country’s political culture had turn...
00:13 2019-09-27

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Denies Lying to Queen Elizabeth Over Brexit (LONDON) — The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied misleading Queen Elizabeth II about his reasons fo...
19:13 2019-09-12

Boris Johnson to fly back into Brexit storm as Parliament reopens after his shutdown ruled unlawful Boris Johnson is set to fly back into a political storm as Parliament today reopens after the bombshell Supreme Court ruling that his five-week shutdown was unlawful....
07:26 2019-09-25

Boris Johnson Says U.K. Will Submit Concrete Brexit Proposals Within Days as Leave Date Looms (MANCHESTER, England) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Tuesday that Britain will make firm proposals for a new divorce deal with the European Union within days, saying “this is the moment when the rubber hits the road.” Britain is due to leave the 28-nation bloc at ...
17:00 2019-10-01

Tony Blair: Boris Johnson should hold referendum on no-deal Brexit instead of general election Former Prime Minister Tony Blair today said Boris Johnson would be "smart" to hold a referendum on a no-deal Brexit instead of a general election that he could lose....
20:13 2019-09-10

The EU agrees to enter Brexit 'tunnel' negotiations with Boris Johnson as hopes of a new deal surge Getty The UK and EU are set to enter a new phase of detailed Brexit negotiations as hopes of a prospect deal increase. Ambassadors from member states gave Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator, the green light to enter into detailed discussions on Friday. The development came after UK Prime Min...
14:39 2019-10-11

David Gauke warns Boris Johnson will lose election if he panders to Brexit hardliners Departing Justice Secretary David Gauke warned Boris Johnson today that he will lose the next general election if he allows Brexiteers to purge the party of Centrists....
12:13 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure ahead of Brexit Secret plan to block any delay in leaving EU is likely to anger European leaders at G7 summitBoris Johnson has asked the attorney general, Geoffrey Cox, whether parliament can be shut down for five weeks from 9 September in what appears to be a concerted plan to stop MPs forcing a further extension ...
05:52 2019-08-25

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing Street, Johnson said he did not want an election, but would not request another Brexit extension under any circumstances. A senior government source co...
23:13 2019-09-02

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 campaign strategy and start answering questions fro...
01:52 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson moves to suspend U.K. Parliament to limit time to block a no-deal Brexit The timing means that lawmakers would be unlikely to have enough time to pass laws blocking the U.K.'s exit from the European Union without a negotiated deal....
15:13 2019-08-28

Thousands protest Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit deadline British protesters flooded the streets to dispute Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament, shutting down main roads while chanting “Boris Johnson, shame on you!” Aerial footage of London’s Whitehall shows thousands of protesters crowding the roads outside Downing Street Sa...
21:13 2019-08-31

Emmanuel Macron tells Boris Johnson any new Brexit deal would have to be very similar to existing one – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with the French president Emmanuel Macron in ParisMacron/Johnson’s statements and Q&A - SummaryMacron/Johnson Q&A - Snap verdict 4.55pm BST 4.53pm BST It seems the Boris Johnson ‘foot on the table...
04:26 2019-08-23

Brexit news latest: Public should have final say on EU - not MPs, new poll shows More than twice as many people say the public rather than MPs should decide whether Britain quits the EU if Boris Johnson fails to get a new Brexit deal, according to a poll....
14:26 2019-10-03

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....
19:00 2019-06-27

Tory leadership vote news as it happened: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face off in digital hustings Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been grilled as part of a digital hustings hosted on the Conservative Party's social media channels....
19:00 2019-06-27

Tory leadership news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes giant leap towards Number 10 after another major win in fifth ballot Boris Johnson has taken his biggest leap yet towards Number 10, after gaining more than 50 per cent of the votes in the ballot for the final two of the Tory leadership contest....
23:39 2019-06-20

Britain’s Supreme Court hears challenge to Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament Britain’s Supreme Court opened proceedings Tuesday to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended Parliament just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union....
20:00 2019-09-17

Scottish court rules Boris Johnson’s suspension of British Parliament was illegal The ruling does not mean Parliament will immediately come back into session. But it does give the prime minister’s opponents hope ahead of a Supreme Court case next week....
22:00 2019-09-11

UK's Johnson tells EU: Brexit ball is in your court now Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the European Union on Monday that the Brexit ball was in its court and that the bloc should now urgently discuss in detail his proposal for breaking the deadlock in talks ahead of Britain's departure on Oct. 31....
21:13 2019-10-07

Rebel Conservatives torpedo prospect of replacing Boris Johnson with Jeremy Corbyn to stop Brexit Andy Stenning/Pool via REUTERS Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's hopes of leading a national unity government to block a no-deal Brexit are dealt a blow as two more Conservative rebels speak out against the plan. Former ministers Alistair Burt and Justine Greening said they would not support an interim...
10:52 2019-09-30

'Bumbling' Boris Johnson shows his ruthless streak with dramatic step closer to sealing Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson has long been mocked by his political opponents as a bumbling, oafish joke better suited to the studios of comedic quiz panels and the after dinner circuit than deciding policy from 10 Downing Street....
18:00 2019-08-28