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Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal

Boris Johnson has said it would be "utterly pathetic" to cancel Brexit as he declared "people have voted for it, Parliament's voted for it, on March 29 it's going to happen"....

Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal

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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

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

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

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

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

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

UK PM Johnson writes to Donald Tusk to propose Brexit deal changes Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk on Monday to set out his proposals for reaching a new Brexit deal with the bloc ahead of Britain's planned departure on Oct. 31....
00:00 2019-08-20

Boris Johnson's government sets aside additional $2.8B to deal with potential no-deal Brexit fallout The British government headed by newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set aside an additional £2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in preparation for a no-deal Brexit....
19:39 2019-08-01

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

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

Brexit Under Boris Johnson: Deal or No Deal? Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament....
20:01 2019-07-23

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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 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

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

"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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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’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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Diligent Theresa May failed to solve the UK's Brexit puzzle If all had gone to plan, Britain would be starting its first summer out of the European Union and Prime Minister Theresa May would be looking forward to a well-earned vacation....
15:39 2019-06-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

Speaker Bercow will 'fight with every bone in my body' to stop Boris Johnson from forcing through a no-deal Brexit Getty John Bercow says he will "fight with every bone in my body" to stop Boris Johnson ignoring Parliament on Brexit. The prime minister has refused to rule out suspending Parliament in order to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal on October 31. However, House of Commons Speaker Berco...
20:39 2019-08-14

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

Boris Johnson risks betraying EU referendum result by forcing through no-deal Brexit, Philip Hammond warns Boris Johnson risks betraying the EU referendum result if he forces through a no-deal Brexit by listening to "unelected" saboteurs, Philip Hammond has warned....
04:13 2019-08-14

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: 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

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in place, and later opposed a push from Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a new election in October....
11:13 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson to be hit by dozens of new Tory rebels as sacked ministers join forces to stop a no-deal Brexit Getty Conservative MPs plotting to prevent a no-deal Brexit believe they will receive a major boost to their numbers when Boris Johnson becomes prime minister. Rebels believe Johnson's plans to remove those opposed to a no-deal Brexit, from the government, will swell the ranks of those determined ...
14:13 2019-07-06

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 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 faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership campaign Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime minister....
07:26 2019-06-12

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

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal Brexit rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
23:52 2019-08-14

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

Theresa May resignation: How PM's three-year premiership was dominated by failed attempts to deliver Brexit Deputy Political Editor Nicholas Cecil charts the former Home Secretary's troubled reign as Prime Minister – when it seemed if things could go wrong, they invariably did...
15:26 2019-05-24

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

Amber Rudd slams Boris Johnson for lack of effort in trying to secure Brexit deal after quitting Cabinet and Tory party Amber Rudd has slammed the government for the lack of work going into getting a deal with the EU after she sensationally quit in protest of the Prime Minister's handling of Brexit....
11:39 2019-09-08

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

Boris Johnson takes over for Theresa May as Britain’s PM The UK is ushering in a new era Wednesday as Boris Johnson enters 10 Downing St. with a promise to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31 with a government touted as a “cabinet for modern Britain.” The brash former mayor of London and foreign secretary is replacing Theresa May, who announced her resignation last...
16:52 2019-07-24

Trump: Boris Johnson will ‘do a good job’ if he succeeds Theresa May President Trump said Tuesday he thinks Boris Johnson will “do a good job,” reiterating comments he made over the weekend endorsing the former mayor of London to take over as prime minister after Theresa May steps down. “I like him, I’ve liked him for a long time. I think he&#...
16:52 2019-06-04

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

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence that he wants a deal. Amber Rudd said “ther...
12:52 2019-09-09

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

'We would all suffer under No Deal Brexit,' says Europe after Boris Johnson wins Tory leadership race A European official described Boris Johnson's No Deal Brexit strategy as a "tragedy" for both the EU and Britain as Mr Johnson swept to victory in the Tory leadership contest....
14:39 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson now the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British PM British politician Boris Johnson took a big step toward succeeding Theresa May as prime minister, winning the first round of Conservative Party voting Thursday....
16:52 2019-06-13

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
13:39 2019-05-25

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

Boris Johnson tells Jean-Claude Juncker there is 'no prospect' of a Brexit deal unless the backstop is abolished Boris Johnson has told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker there is "no prospect" of a Brexit deal unless the contentious backstop is scrapped....
21:39 2019-08-27

Trevor Noah on Trump and Boris Johnson: 'Failed clones of each other' Late-night comics focused on Trump’s antics surrounding his visit to London and his ongoing beef with Sadiq KhanLate-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s visit to the UK and his ongoing war with the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-04

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretary, according to the United Nations patron for the oceans.Lewis Pugh, who in his role raises awarenes...
09:26 2019-06-15

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the bookmaker's favorite....
21:52 2019-05-25

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

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through t...
18:13 2019-06-13

New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Fires Members of Former Leader Theresa May’s Cabinet (LONDON) — New Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be clearing out top ministers, firing several members of former leader Theresa May’s Cabinet. So far, May’s secretaries in defense, business, education, transport, local government and international trade have all announced they ...
22:39 2019-07-24

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to stop him from crashing Britain out of the EU....
00:52 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson to table motion for general election after failed vote – as it happened More than a dozen Tories defy leader by voting in favour of seizing control of Commons timetableFull report: Johnson suffers Commons defeatPhillip Lee quits Tories, leaving PM without majority 3.10am BST We’re going to call it a night. Thanks so much for following along all the twists and turns of t...
04:39 2019-09-04

Theresa May's departure marks the launch of leadership election; Boris Johnson the early favorite to become next PM British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation as the Conservative Party leader on Friday morning officially launched the high-stakes race to replace her, with multiple candidates expected to launch their bids....
16:39 2019-05-24

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

Theresa May to reveal new Brexit deal Prime minister to give details of plan to get withdrawal agreement bill ‘over the line’Follow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May is to set out the details of her “new deal” on Brexit in a speech at 4pm as she paves the way for a last-ditch attempt to take Britain out of the European ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Rebel lawmakers in Britain's Parliament move to block Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a showdown in Britain's Parliament over a 'no-deal' Brexit. He lost.        ...
03:52 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson's 'no-deal' Brexit appears defeated. Now he's pushing for new election Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a new fight to call a general election after rebel lawmakers took a decisive step toward taking control of Brexit.        ...
12:39 2019-09-04

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
12:52 2019-05-22

Theresa May pitches new Brexit deal to skeptical lawmakers British Prime Minister Theresa May revealed her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union with an agreement....
20:52 2019-05-21

Theresa May laments failure to pass Brexit deal on her way out That’s all, folks. British Prime Minister Theresa May said she is still disappointed at her failure to finalize a Brexit deal as she prepares to step down. In an interview with BBC, she called Brexit negotiations “incredibly frustrating,” saying too many members of Parliament had b...
16:00 2019-07-13

Theresa May’s successor won’t get better Brexit deal: Irish minister DUBLIN – The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May announced she was stepping down. May said she would step down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, t...
16:13 2019-05-24

Trump praises Britain’s Theresa May for handling of Brexit deal President Trump on Tuesday praised outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit negotiations after criticizing her over the weekend for not putting more pressure on the European Union. At a joint news conference with May, Trump said the prime minister “teed up” ...
18:00 2019-06-04

Theresa May offers MPs new referendum vote — but only if they approve her Brexit deal Theresa May on Tuesday offered U.K. lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on the country's membership in the European Union....
22:13 2019-05-21

Trump declares US-Taliban talks 'dead' after cancelling Camp David meeting Taliban says Trump sabotaged ‘finalised’ Afghanistan dealExperts doubt Kabul attack was real reason for cancellationDonald Trump has declared talks between the US and the Taliban “dead” after he called off a Camp David meeting over the weekend, triggering fears of a spike in violence in Afghanistan ...
02:26 2019-09-10

Theresa May Implores British Parliament In Final Bid To Save Brexit Deal Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months......
18:13 2019-05-22

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

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

Trump 'friend' Boris Johnson, who was born in the US, is the favorite to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May Boris Johnson was born in New York City to British parents and is the former mayor of London. President Donald Trump has called him a 'friend.'        ...
16:26 2019-05-24

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

| 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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday.        ...
04:39 2019-05-23

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 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

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

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

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

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 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: 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

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

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 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

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'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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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’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

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

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 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 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: 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

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

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'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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

"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

| 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 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

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

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

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

| 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

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 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

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

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

| 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

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 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: 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

Brexit latest: Jeremy Corbyn calls on 116 Tory MPs including Theresa May and Philip Hammond to help stop no-deal Jeremy Corbyn has written to 116 Conservative MPs, including Theresa May and Philip Hammond, to join forces with Labour to stop a "disastrous" no-deal Brexit....
21:39 2019-08-27

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

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

| 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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 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 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 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 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

Tusk: Boris Johnson must not become known as 'Mr No Deal' European council president says he is willing to listen to realistic ideas on BrexitDonald Tusk has told Boris Johnson not to “go down in history as ‘Mr No Deal’”.Speaking at the G7 summit in Biarritz, where the pair will meet on Sunday, the European council president noted that Johnson would be the...
18:39 2019-08-24

Boris Johnson to EU: I won't pay unless deal improved Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms....
14:52 2019-06-09

Boris Johnson to EU: I won’t pay unless deal improved LONDON (AP) — Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms. Johnson told the Sunday Times he would refuse to pay the agreed-upon 39 billion pound ($50 billion) divorce settlement unles...
17:26 2019-06-09

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

'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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UK's Boris Johnson warns lawmakers against blocking no-deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged his own Conservative MPs not to support an opposition maneuver to block a "no-deal" Brexit. The UK Parliament is set for heated debate when it reconvenes on Tuesday....
20:13 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson 'will be forced from power if he defies no-deal law' If PM fails to comply with anti-no deal act, he could face jail, legal experts warnBoris Johnson would trigger a legal and constitutional crisis that would force his resignation as prime minister if he failed to obey a law mandating him to seek another extension to Brexit, according to high-level le...
23:13 2019-09-07

Timetable for US-UK trade deal is 'tight', says Boris Johnson Donald Trump had talked up prospects for ‘very big’ deal that could be achieved in a yearBoris Johnson has played down the prospects of striking a trade agreement with Donald Trump within 12 months, saying that timetable was “tight” and would require flexibility from the US.Trump talked up the prosp...
03:26 2019-08-26

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

‘The Poison of a “No Deal’”: Boris Johnson Clashes With Parliament Members of Parliament pressed ahead with a measure designed to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, delivering another blow to Brexit....
05:13 2019-09-05

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

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

Boris Johnson faces fresh legal bid to make him stand trial over £350m Brexit claims Boris Johnson is a facing fresh attempt to prosecute him over claims he made during the Brexit referendum about the UK giving the EU £350 million a week....
08:13 2019-08-01

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our live updates HERE...
22:13 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson officially becomes Prime Minister, pledges 'modern Britain' cabinet with pro-Brexit tilt Boris Johnson officially became Britain's Prime Minister after meeting the Queen Elizabeth II and will form a “cabinet for modern Britain” as outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May took a parting shot at opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, urging him to quit....
19:00 2019-07-24

'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

Boris Johnson’s brother quits parliament amid Brexit debates, cites national interest As the United Kingdom spins towards an election, Brexit remains up in the air more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc in a 2016 referendum....
15:39 2019-09-05

G7 summit: Boris Johnson in charm offensive as he holds talks with leaders to position UK for post-Brexit world Boris Johnson has used the closing stages of the G7 summit to hold a series of talks with world leaders as he seeks to position Britain for a post-Brexit world....
19:00 2019-08-26

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

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 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

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

"Big" India-UK Free Trade Deal Among Talks With PM Modi: Boris Johnson British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday said that a "big" free trade agreement (FTA) was among the key issues he discussed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their meeting on the......
22:39 2019-09-03

EU rejects demand by British PM Boris Johnson to revise exit deal The European Union rejected a demand Tuesday from British leader Boris Johnson to abandon plans for an "Irish backstop," which has so far been a major hurdle in negotiating Britain's departure from the 28-member bloc....
16:39 2019-08-20

Johnson 'could defy new law' on no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson is willing to defy the law rather than ask for a new Brexit extension according to a letter sent to Tory Party members after a tumultuous week for the prime minister....
07:13 2019-09-07

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

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson comes under fire from rivals for rejecting Brexit delay as he breaks cover for TV debate Boris Johnson came under fire from his Tory leadership rivals for promising to reject a delay to Brexit as the contenders went head-to-head in a live TV debate....
22:52 2019-06-18

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

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

Brexit news: UK 'will face consequences' for leaving with no-deal, declares Michel Barnier ahead of crunch Commons vote MPs set for a showdown today over moves to prevent a no-deal Brexit Office for Budget Responsibility also expected to announce that a no-deal would force Britain into a recession...
09:26 2019-07-18

Stop Boris campaign launched by Tory moderates opposed to no-deal Brexit Former foreign secretary attacked as dishonest by leadership candidate Rory StewartA campaign to stop Boris Johnson becoming prime minister and taking the country into a no-deal Brexit was launched by moderate cabinet ministers on Saturday as the first shots were fired in the Tory contest to succeed...
06:01 2019-05-26

Boris Johnson's brother quits Parliament over Brexit impasse as prime minister accuses opposition of ‘cowardly insult to democracy’ British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a new blow when his brother, Jo Johnson, quit Parliament over the ongoing divide over the Brexit impasse....
07:13 2019-09-06

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 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 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

| 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

UK's Johnson says Britain should plan for no-deal Brexit Britain should be prepared to walk out of the European Union without a deal if it is to negotiate a suitable exit agreement, British lawmaker and prime minister hopeful Boris Johnson said on Friday....
15:13 2019-05-24

Johnson: Chances of Brexit deal 'improving' Boris Johnson has told Sky News the chances of a Brexit deal are "improving" now his messages on the £39bn divorce bill and Irish border backstop have "landed" with EU leaders....
13:26 2019-08-25

| UK's Johnson under fire over no-deal Brexit assessment The British government is facing a backlash after it was forced to publish documents warning that a no-deal Brexit could lead to civil unrest and shortages of food and medicines....
22:00 2019-09-12

U.K.'s Johnson More Optimistic About Avoiding No-Deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he felt more optimistic about achieving a Brexit deal after spending most of the past week touring Europe, meeting leaders and pitching altered terms for the divorce agreement....
09:39 2019-08-27

| UK's Johnson urged to embrace no-deal Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lead Britain out of the EU without a divorce deal, threatening to fight his party "in every seat" otherwise....
18:00 2019-08-28

Withdrawal deal won't be changed, Germany warns Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt Germany told Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt today that the withdrawal agreement will not be changed, fuelling fears of a no-deal crash-out from the EU....
16:13 2019-07-03

If Boris Johnson quits, MPs should back Jeremy Corbyn to avoid no deal | Polly Toynbee It’s no use wishing for another leader of the opposition: we need a united alliance, and in this crisis he is stepping upWho’s afraid of Jeremy Corbyn? Unthinking, knee-jerk Corbynphobia is a danger in the precarious weeks ahead, as the country’s fate hangs by that red thread. As parliament is bruti...
20:26 2019-09-09

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

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 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

UK's Johnson tells Germany and France: do a Brexit deal Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on France and Germany on Monday to change their position on Brexit and negotiate a new exit deal for Britain, reiterating his stance that he is ready to leave the European Union without a deal if they do not....
00:00 2019-08-20

EU wants to see if lawmakers will block Brexit before striking new deal: UK's Johnson The European Union is waiting to see if British lawmakers block Brexit before giving Britain concessions to strike a new withdrawal agreement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said....
19:13 2019-09-03

Finnish PM tells UK's Johnson that EU won't reopen Brexit deal Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne told his British counterpart Boris Johnson that the European Union would not renegotiate the Brexit deal, a spokesman for Rinne said on Tuesday....
13:00 2019-08-20

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 finance minister to quit over no-deal Brexit if Johnson becomes PM British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to take the country out of the European Union without a deal....
17:52 2019-07-21

UK PM candidate Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit: Sky If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, Sky reported, citing unidentified campaign sources....
18:13 2019-07-16

UK PM Johnson says 'rough shape' exists for Brexit deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was "the rough shape of a deal to be done" over Brexit, as he prepared to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a renewed push to reach an agreement....
02:52 2019-09-14

UK PM Johnson digs in on need to change Brexit deal after EU rebuttal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to reopen the deal to leave the European Union and to replace the Irish border backstop, his office said on Tuesday, stressing the need for a renegotiation even though the EU said a new deal was not possible....
15:26 2019-08-20

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

US-UK trade deal within a year of Brexit will be tight, UK PM Johnson It will be tight to meet the United States' desire to do a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain within a year, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday....
05:52 2019-08-26

| UK's Johnson suggests EU would bear some blame for no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, suggested Wednesday that the EU would bear some responsibility if he took his country out of the bloc without a divorce deal....
14:52 2019-07-18

UK PM Johnson vows to get Brexit deal after losing election vote again British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to secure a divorce deal with the European Union at a crucial summit in October, after lawmakers voted for a second time to reject his bid to hold a snap election....
02:26 2019-09-10

Irish PM says Johnson call for new Brexit deal 'not in real world' Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suggestion that Britain's withdrawal agreement with the European Union can be completely renegotiated in the coming months is "not in the real world", Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday....
21:00 2019-07-24

Johnson refuses to rule out shutting parliament to get no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, refused on Tuesday to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit....
10:39 2019-07-10

UK's Johnson declines to comment on plan to facilitate a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British prime minister, on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit but agreed such a plan could be convenient for him....
06:13 2019-07-18

Johnson says lavish spending plans would work after no-deal Brexit Frontrunner claims both £39bn divorce bill and £26bn no-deal contingency fund are available to useBoris Johnson has suggested he could maintain lavish spending promises even if a no-deal Brexit wiped out the scope for extra borrowing by instead using the £38bn “divorce settlement” payment with the E...
02:13 2019-07-05

British parliament blocks no-deal but Johnson says Brexit will happen Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost influence over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union on Monday when a law came into force demanding he delay Brexit until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal at an EU summit next month....
22:00 2019-09-09

Scottish secretary warns Johnson: no-deal Brexit could split UK David Mundell says Nicola Sturgeon would use October exit to push for independenceBoris Johnson is being warned that embracing a disruptive no-deal Brexit would fuel nationalism in Scotland and risk the future of the union, as both opponents and supporters predict that he will now claim a decisive v...
22:00 2019-07-06

UK's Johnson tells Juncker no Brexit deal if backstop remains British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker by phone on Tuesday that there was no prospect of a Brexit deal unless the Irish border backstop was abolished, his office said....
02:00 2019-08-28

UK's Johnson sees ample scope for Brexit deal if backstop goes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was confident he could renegotiate Britain's exit from the European Union if the bloc lifted its requirement for a "backstop" to ensure free movement across the border with Northern Ireland....
20:00 2019-08-21

Farage offers UK PM Johnson an electoral pact for no-deal Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage offered British Prime Minister Boris Johnson an electoral pact if he goes for a no-deal EU exit, but warned that if he tried to fudge Brexit then he would face a battle over every seat at the next election....
16:00 2019-08-27

Farage offers Johnson no-deal Brexit election pact Nigel Farage has told Sky News his Brexit Party will stand down candidates against the Conservatives if Boris Johnson calls an election and backs a no-deal divorce with the EU....
15:13 2019-08-27

Johnson Vows Oct. 31 Brexit as Law Rules Out No Deal, Election Bid Fails British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stuck to his pledge that the U.K. would leave the EU on Oct. 31—even as a law came into force preventing the country from leaving on that date without an agreement and Parliament again rejected his bid to call an election before then....
06:52 2019-09-10

Too late for new Brexit deal, France's Macron tells Johnson French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain's Brexit divorce deal before an Oct. 31 deadline....
17:00 2019-08-22

British Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn aims to usurp Boris Johnson to prevent no-deal EU exit British Labor Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn plans to hold a vote of no confidence for Prime Minister Boris Johnson and then install himself as interim leader to stop Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal....
15:39 2019-08-27

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
13:52 2019-08-14

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

Boris Johnson steps up Brexit preparations as 'fast-track' spending review announced Boris Johnson is stepping up his Brexit preparations as the government announced a "fast-tracked" spending review ahead of the looming October deadline....
19:39 2019-08-09

Bank of England's Carney dismisses Johnson claim on no-deal Brexit Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has dismissed a claim by Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become prime minister, that Britain can avoid the hit of European Union trade tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
08:13 2019-06-21

British Prime Minister Johnson promises a bold new Brexit deal Boris Johnson promised in his first speech as prime minister to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with "no ifs or buts" and warned that if the European Union refused to negotiate then there would be a no-deal Brexit....
21:00 2019-07-24

Johnson can’t escape the clutches of May’s zombie Brexit deal | Rafael Behr He may play the rightwing populist, but don’t be surprised if the prime minister ditches his determination to leave without a dealIn schlock horror movies there is a moment when the monster, assailed by every weapon and presumed dead, lurches back to life. And so Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agre...
21:00 2019-09-10

Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit Macron rules out renegotiating Brexit deal, as French see no deal as ‘most likely outcome’ Angela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come up with a solution to avert a no-deal Brexit “in the next 30 days”, putting responsibility for stopping the UK crashing out of the EU firmly at the British pr...
05:00 2019-08-22

We are working to stop UK PM Johnson using election for no-deal Brexit: Labour's Corbyn British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday opposition parties were working on ways to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from using an early election to force through a no-deal Brexit....
16:26 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

UK's Johnson declines to comment on plan to send lawmakers away before no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British Prime minister, declined to comment on a report that he was exploring a plan that could ease a no-deal Brexit but agreed it could be convenient for him....
22:52 2019-07-17

Johnson's top aide says UK lawmakers can't stop no-deal Brexit: Sunday Telegraph Lawmakers will be unable to prevent a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 even if they dismiss Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, the Sunday Telegraph reported....
23:39 2019-08-03

Chance of no-deal Brexit rises as Johnson leads Hunt: poll The chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal is the highest since October 2017, economists polled by Reuters say, as arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson looks set to take over as prime minister next week....
06:00 2019-07-19

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

Boris Johnson prepared to brush aside legal warnings over Brexit because date is 'set in stone', minister insists Prime Minister Boris Johnson is prepared to brush aside legal warnings and Parliament to crash Britain out of the EU because the October 31 exit date is "set in stone", a minister signalled today....
19:39 2019-08-09

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

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

Boris Johnson warns US vice president Mike Pence that NHS is 'not on table' in post-Brexit trade talks Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the Trump administration that the NHS is "not on the table" during any post-Brexit trade deal talks with the US....
19:26 2019-09-05

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

British PM Johnson kicks off election campaign as parliament blocks no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a 'no-deal' Brexit as defeatists surrendering to the European Union....
12:52 2019-09-05

Bank of England's Carney dismisses Johnson trade claim on no-deal Brexit Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has dismissed a claim by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to become prime minister, that Britain can avoid the hit of European Union trade tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit....
10:13 2019-06-21

British lawmakers trying to block 'no-deal' Brexit as court hands PM Johnson a boost British lawmakers are working Wednesday to defy Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans by voting on a measure that would block the country from leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement....
18:13 2019-09-04

No-deal Brexit: cross-party rebel alliance gears up for clash with Johnson Hastily convened group plans to force PM to seek article 50 extension if no deal is reachedFollow all the day’s political developments liveRebel MPs from across the political spectrum are gearing up for a historic parliamentary clash next week, after Boris Johnson announced plans to suspend parliame...
09:13 2019-08-29

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times Ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election next week as Britain's prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that would avoid a no-deal disaster, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
01:26 2019-07-21

Trump approves of Johnson’s tough approach to Brexit, promises ‘very big trade deal’ The British prime minister has vowed to bring his country out of the EU on Oct. 31 no matter what, an approach that has raised worries about a chaotic divorce that could cause chaos and hurt the economy. Trump promised that he and Johnson would work out “a very big trade deal” between their nations ...
18:39 2019-08-25

Boris Johnson warns Conservatives to deliver Brexit or face 'permanent haemorrhage' after horrific European election result Would-be Conservative leader Boris Johnson has warned his party it must deliver Brexit or face a 'permanent haemorrhage' of voters after a disastrous night of European election results....
08:26 2019-05-27

Tory leadership race: Boost for Boris Johnson as Matt Hancock backs 'unique' frontrunner to deliver Brexit Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid has received a new boost with the backing of health secretary Matt Hancock, who pulled out of the contest last week....
09:13 2019-06-17

Speaker of UK House of Commons vows to stop Johnson 'robbing a bank' with no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the outgoing Speaker of the UK House of Commons, has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson against ignoring the law and implementing a no-deal Brexit on October 31, a move that he compared to "robbing a bank."...
17:13 2019-09-13

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: 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

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

Hunt writes to Johnson urging him not to 'hide away' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson to get involved in more televised debates, saying "if you want the top job you've got to turn up for the interview"....
10:00 2019-06-22

Business leader Sir John Hegarty attacks Boris Johnson over 'disastrous' no deal plans Boris Johnson was today singled out for criticism by a business chief who accused Conservative leadership candidates of "destroying" their party's image as the party of the economy and "abandoning what they are about"....
13:13 2019-05-31

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 pre-order deal drops 10% off the price Bose has a long history of making some of the best noise-cancelling headphones money can buy. What began with the wired Bose QuietComfort 25 was soon overshadowed by the popularity of the QuietComfort 35, now in its second iteration.However, Bose isn't resting on its laurels just yet. The audio...
07:39 2019-08-19

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

Israeli PM wrongly refers to Boris Johnson as Boris Yeltsin Benjamin Netanyahu’s office clumsily tries to edit out mix-up over former Russian leader’s name The office of Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister by the wrong name.Netanyahu misspoke at Su...
08:26 2019-09-09

Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown 'infected by desire to thwart no deal opponents' Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline was "fatally infected" by a desire to frustrate opponents to crashing out of the EU with no deal, the High Court heard today....
15:39 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson continues push for election as brother Jo Johnson resigns The question of when — rather than if — to hold a general election for all 650 seats in the House of Commons appears to be the latest key battleground in a rough week for the prime minister and an extraordinary week in British politics....
17:26 2019-09-05

Emotional Theresa May gives Boris backing and calls for Corbyn to quit on last day as PM THERESA May’s voice wobbled slightly as she delivered her farewell speech outside Number 10 this afternoon when she paid tribute to her "greatest friend"....
22:26 2019-08-03

Theresa May says she'll back Boris and calls for Jeremy Corbyn to quit in last PMQs THERESA May said she is “pleased” Boris Johnson will the next PM and dealt Jeremy Corbyn a brutal parting shot in her final Prime Minister’s Questions....
15:13 2019-07-24

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
12:52 2019-05-22

‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
16:13 2019-05-24

Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
19:01 2019-05-24

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday to declare Los Angeles the new “king of basketball,” after news broke that Kawhi Leonard and Paul George would be joining the Clippers as well as Anthon...
17:00 2019-07-08

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left the UK in a shocking state of paralysis, writes Rob Mudge....
06:52 2019-06-07

Theresa May's successor 'must break Brexit deadlock' Business leaders fear Conservative leadership contenders will back no dealToday’s political developments - live updatesTheresa May announces she will resign on 7 JuneTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayBusiness leaders have warned that Theresa May’s successor must table an immediate p...
22:13 2019-05-24

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in British politics....
13:26 2019-05-24

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the European Union....
15:13 2019-05-24

UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigning after Brexit failures LONDON — Theresa May announced Friday that will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain’s next prime minister. She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process likely to take several weeks. The new Conservat...
16:13 2019-05-24

Crowned, defined and destroyed by Brexit, UK PM Theresa May resigns Without Brexit, Theresa May might never have occupied 10 Downing Street. It let her in, chewed her up with help from all sides and spat her out. But Brexit isn't done, neither as a policy nor a political career killer....
06:52 2019-06-07

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
19:13 2019-05-21

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers....
17:39 2019-05-22

Brexit is a sham, but Theresa May just won’t admit it | Rafael Behr ‘No deal is better than a bad deal’ was never true. Even as May’s power drains away, she can’t bring herself to come cleanHans Christian Andersen did not write a sequel to the Emperor’s New Clothes, depicting the aftermath of the potentate’s humiliating naked parade through town. There is no record ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Brexit failure forces Theresa May to announce resignation UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in an emotional speech on Friday, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy -- Britain's withdrawal from the European Union....
14:13 2019-05-24

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
15:13 2019-05-24

Theresa May clings to power after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU....
15:26 2019-05-23

Theresa May clings to power as Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging on to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven by division over its EU divorce....
12:39 2019-05-23

Pro-Brexit minister quits as Theresa May faces endgame The Leader of the UK House of Commons Angela Leadsom said she can no longer support Theresa May's Brexit deal. The move comes amidst growing calls for the embattled prime minister to step down....
00:00 2019-05-23

I deeply regret not delivering Brexit, says Theresa May – video The British prime minister has been speaking at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels, where she said she hoped the European election results would focus parliament on the need to deliver Brexit. 'It is a matter of great regret to me that I haven’t been able to deliver Brexit, but that matter of course...
19:13 2019-05-28

Theresa May Announces Her Resignation, Leaving Brexit in Limbo The prime minister’s departure throws Britain into an unpredictable quandary after three years of trying and failing to pull the country out of the European Union....
00:01 2019-05-25

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's Brexit demands. Here is her letter in full:...
13:00 2019-05-22

Opinion: Brexit sinks Theresa May's UK prime ministership The beleaguered PM has thrown in the towel: She could not deliver on Brexit as promised. But her successor, too, will find that reconciling the Brexit dream with reality will be an impossible task, Barbara Wesel writes....
04:39 2019-05-25

Pressure over Brexit vote may force Theresa May to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May may step down as soon as Friday amid a mutiny among her cabinet members and her inability to get Parliament to sign off on a deal to exit the European Union, according to a report. House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom resigned on Wednesday over May’s Brexit...
15:13 2019-05-23

Andrea Leadsom quits over Theresa May's Brexit bill Leader of house known to be unhappy with some of 10 concessions set out by PMAll the latest politics news – liveAndrea Leadsom has resigned as the leader of the House of Commons, saying she no longer believed the government’s approach would deliver Brexit.Leadsom, who has signalled she expects to la...
23:26 2019-05-22

Theresa May's Brexit gambit fails as her premiership fades British Prime Minister Theresa May's final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party....
12:26 2019-05-22

Emotional Theresa May Announces Resignation Amid Mutiny Over Brexit British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to support her Brexit deal....
16:00 2019-05-24

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Under Fire Over Her Latest Brexit Proposal (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a chorus of calls Wednesday to rip up her tattered Brexit blueprint and call an end to her embattled premiership after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers. May received a...
19:13 2019-05-22

UK PM Theresa May announces resignation amid fury over Brexit handling British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday that she will resign her premiership -- ending her months-long struggle to keep her job despite seething anger from her own Conservative Party over her handling of Brexit....
13:00 2019-05-24

Theresa May, Her Representatives Created Mess Of Brexit: Donald Trump Donald Trump lashed out at Theresa May on Monday, visibly angry at her continuing support for the British ambassador to Washington despite the leak of diplomatic cables highly critical of his......
01:13 2019-07-09

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday morning. She will remain Prime Minister until a new leader is chosen by her party, in a contest which will begin the following week and conclude some ti...
13:39 2019-05-24

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May’s Brexit plan delivers on voters’ decis...
23:00 2019-05-22

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit plan as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
18:00 2019-05-23

Theresa May, Back In Parliament Amid Brexit Chaos, Is No Longer Target As Prime Minister, Theresa May was direct in her criticism of lawmakers in Britain's parliament, whom she accused as recently as March of "infighting," "political games and the arcane procedural......
09:52 2019-09-04

Theresa May is back in Parliament amid Brexit chaos. This time, she’s not the target. The former prime minister’s return to rank-and-file lawmaker has many wondering whether she’ll back her successor, Boris Johnson, and steer clear of the spotlight....
02:52 2019-09-04

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
19:52 2019-05-23

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum. The post UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:52 2019-05-21

Theresa May Faces Growing Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals on leaving the European Union, with patience diminishing in her party and her cabinet....
20:39 2019-05-22

Theresa May could yet give us the ultimate parting gift: a Brexit referendum | Polly Toynbee The outgoing prime minister could blow away her detractors and say that too much is being decided by a tiny Tory electorateThe obscene sight of Tory leadership candidates splashing out cash by the bucketload is just one of the head-clutching, this-can’t-be-happening unbelievables of this extraordina...
21:39 2019-06-17

Watch: Trump and Theresa May talk to the media in London as Brexit fight rages The presser came three days before May was set to resign as the U.K.'s prime minister after a tumultuous three years trying to follow through on Britain's 2016 Brexit vote to back out of the European Union....
14:39 2019-06-04

Brexit news latest: Theresa May clings onto power after 1922 Committee meeting Theresa May is still clinging onto power after the executive of the 1922 Committee failed to agree a rule change which would allow a fresh bid to oust her....
20:39 2019-05-22

Theresa May offers Brexit advice to successor, criticizes populism in farewell speech With only a few days left in power, the 62-year-old May railed against the coarsening of politics in what her audience took to be words aimed at Britain's probable next leader Boris Johnson or U.S. President Donald Trump....
00:39 2019-07-18

Trump calls Theresa May ‘foolish’ on Brexit, blasts ‘wacky’ and ‘pompous’ UK ambassador President Trump on Tuesday said Prime Minister Theresa May was “foolish” in her handling of Brexit, as he doubled down on the feud with Britain’s ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch -- whom he called “wacky,” “stupid” and a “pompous fool.”...
16:39 2019-07-09

House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits in protest of Theresa May's Brexit plan Theresa May was desperately clinging on to power tonight after House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit in protest at her Brexit plan....
22:13 2019-05-22

Britain's embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock May lasted three years in office. Her Conservative Party will start a process to replace her. It could take weeks.        ...
11:52 2019-05-24

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Theresa May honours list in full: The 57 people chosen by ex-PM as Geoffrey Boycott and Brexit aides given knighthoods Theresa May's resignation honours list has been released, with cricketers Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss among the stars recognised for services to sport....
12:13 2019-09-10

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Tearful Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister in address to the nation outside No10 She said that holding the position was the "honour of her life" Mrs May will stand down formally on June 7 and leave when successor is chosen Her emotional speech to the nation was watched by her husband Philip Follo...
15:26 2019-05-24

Russia offers Turkey Su-57 after failed F-35 deal with U.S. Russian President Vladimir Putin is offering his military's new Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet to Turkey, since the nation is no longer allowed to buy the new U.S.-made F-35 Lightning II....
12:00 2019-08-29

UK Brexit minister Barclay: I told Barnier could not see unchanged Brexit deal being approved British Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Wednesday he told the European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that he did not envisage an unchanged exit deal being approved by Britain's parliament....
13:26 2019-07-17

Donald Trump Asks Theresa May To "Stick Around" For Trade Deal May gave Trump a copy of one of the most significant documents in the transatlantic "special relationship" -- a framed copy of Winston Churchill's personal draft of the 1941 Atlantic Charter that......
15:39 2019-06-04

President Trump urges PM Theresa May to 'stick around' for trade deal The US President is holding a breakfast meeting with senior leaders and Prime Minister Theresa May today - where a post-Brexit trade deal was on the cards....
15:26 2019-06-04

Trump urges Theresa May to ‘stick around’ to strike trade deal with US President Trump on Tuesday told lame duck British Prime Minister Theresa May to “stick around” and suggested the two countries could ink a trade deal as England tries to negotiate its withdrawal from the European Union. “It’s an honor to have worked with you. And I don’...
15:13 2019-06-04

'Everyone should be worried' about a no-deal Brexit warns Britain's former Brexit chief BBC Panorama A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risk" and a "step into the unknown" the civil servant in charge of Brexit planning until March. "The rational outcome over the next few months is to get a deal because that is overwhelmingly in the economic interest of both the EU and the UK," said Phi...
14:13 2019-07-08

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termination....
10:26 2019-07-19

U.S. FCC probes whether Sinclair misled agency during failed Tribune deal Shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc fell by 1.6% after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission disclosed it has opened an investigation into whether the company misled the agency in its failed effort to win approval for a $3.9 billion bid to purchase Tribune Media Co....
23:13 2019-06-27

FCC probes whether Sinclair misled agency during failed Tribune deal Shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc fell by 1.6% after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission disclosed it has opened an investigation into whether the company misled the agency in its failed effort to win approval for a $3.9 billion bid to purchase Tribune Media Co....
00:26 2019-06-28

Taliban Arrive in Moscow Days After Trump Declares Peace Deal ‘Dead’ (ISLAMABAD) — A Taliban official says the insurgent group’s negotiating team has arrived in the Russian capital just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a deal that had been nearly a year in the making was dead. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, did not say w...
04:13 2019-09-14

Trump holds press conference with UK PM Theresa May, tells her to ‘stick around’ for trade deal President Trump on Tuesday was set to hold a press conference with outgoing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, hours after he told her to “stick around” to complete a long-awaited trade deal with the U.S....
15:26 2019-06-04

'Useless' Sainsbury's boss told he should be fired for failed Asda deal Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe was described as "useless" and told he ought to be fired as he faced the company's first AGM since its planned merger with Asda was blocked by regulators....
21:13 2019-07-04

Can a new pet save Boris Johnson? At the height of Brexit drama, the UK prime minister made an important decision: to adopt a puppy from an animal shelter. There may be more to his move than meets the eye....
07:00 2019-09-05