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Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador

(LONDON) — Boris Johnson, the man likely to become U.K. prime minister within weeks, on Thursday denied playing any role in the departure of Britain’s ambassador to Washington, who quit af...

Boris Johnson Denies Playing Any Role in Departure of U.K. Ambassador

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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

Boris Johnson says it's 'bizarre' people are blaming him for resignation of UK ambassador to US Boris Johnson — the British politician who will most likely become the U.K. prime minister in the coming weeks — denied on Thursday that he had anything to do with the resignation of U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch....
05:13 2019-07-12

Boris Johnson denies No 10 tried to block his access to intelligence Tory frontrunner says reports of an effort to keep sensitive information from him as foreign secretary are untrue Politics live – follow the day’s developmentsBoris Johnson has hit out at claims that Downing Street sought to restrict his access to some sensitive intelligence information when he beca...
18:00 2019-07-05

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
03:26 2019-07-13

Kevin Hassett Says Mexico Tariffs Plan Didn't Play Role in Departure White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said his planned departure isn’t related to President Trump’s announcement last week that he would impose tariffs on Mexico unless it steps up its efforts to stop migration to the U.S....
17:13 2019-06-03

AOC denies playing race card against Pelosi: 'That's stupidly untrue' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Friday denied playing the race card against Nancy Pelosi in the wake of her recent criticism of the House speaker. ...
19:26 2019-07-12

Mamata Banerjee Playing Role Of Kim Jong Un: Minister Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh, known for his controversial statements, has compared West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
04:26 2019-06-08

Cris Tales is a time-traveling homage to Japanese role-playing games Cristales coming in 2020 from Maximum Games indie label Modus, it revealed during the PC Gaming Show today during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles.Read More...
21:52 2019-06-10

Shark Role-Playing Game Maneater Is Like Grand Theft Auto, Of All Things “Picture Grand Theft Auto, but as a shark,” game designer Bill Munk said near the end of a demonstration of Maneater at E3 in Los Angeles last week....
17:00 2019-06-18

Johnson ally warns PM over new US ambassador Boris Johnson and not Theresa May should appoint Sir Kim Darroch's successor as British ambassador to the US, a key supporter of the Conservative leadership favourite has claimed....
22:13 2019-07-11

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. ambassador were misrepresented Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Friday a misrepresented version of his remarks - rather than his actual words - had been a factor in the resignation of Britain's ambassador to Washington following a spat with Donald Trump....
19:39 2019-07-12

Bitfinex denies role in spooky transfer of $1.37 million in stolen Bitcoin Bitcoin stolen from Bitfinex in 2016 is on the move. Earlier today, a combined 172.54 BTC ($1.37 million) was mysteriously sent from the hacker‘s wallets to an unknown address. Bitfinex’ marketing director Anneka Dew however told Hard Fork that today’s movements had nothing to do with the company at...
17:26 2019-06-07

Kim Darroch quits as UK ambassador to US 'after Johnson remarks' Envoy understood to have seen his position as untenable after Boris Johnson did not back himLatest politics news – live updatesSir Kim Darroch, the UK ambassador to Washington who has been at the centre of a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticising Donald Trump, has resigned.The Guardian unders...
16:39 2019-07-10

Johnson dodges question on ambassador's future as Hunt backs Sir Kim Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he will keep Britain's ambassador to the US in post after the leak of sensitive diplomatic messages about Donald Trump....
10:26 2019-07-10

Boris Johnson on milkshake tax Boris Johnson has told a leadership hustings in Exeter that he wants to see more work done on getting children to exercise rather than introducing a sugar tax for milkshakes....
13:39 2019-06-28

Jessica Simpson's Son Ace Looks So Grown Up Playing With Dad Eric Johnson's Golf Clubs Time is flying! For proof, Jessica Simpson recently shared a video of her only son, Ace Knute Johnson, on Instagram and you won't believe the youngster is 5 years old and already......
18:52 2019-05-24

Can anything stop Boris Johnson? - podcast The Tory leadership hopeful has spent the past three days avoiding questions on why the police were called to his home after an altercation with his partner. But will questions about Johnson’s previous behaviour and character damage his chances of becoming prime minister?Hours after Boris Johnson co...
18:39 2019-06-27

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his statements -- and one that comes not from the state but a 29-year-old British entrepreneur. It’s on...
13:39 2019-05-30

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

A question of character? Boris Johnson by those who know him Concerns over Johnson’s private life and fitness for office have lingered since he became a politicianJohnson neighbour: ‘There was no response, so we called the police’After the Guardian reported that police were called to Boris Johnson’s home after neighbours heard an altercation with his girlfrie...
20:52 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson will take part in BBC TV debate Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will take part in the BBC TV debate on Tuesdayt after the second round of leadership votes among Conservative MPs....
01:39 2019-06-15

Boris Johnson Is Running for Britain's Top Job. Again. Former foreign minister and Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson is working to appear more statesmanlike as he takes on Conservative rivals and his own reputation for unpredictable chaos....
11:52 2019-06-07

'Not the Boris we're used to': Johnson's ruthlessly organised bid for PM Tory MPs ‘gobsmacked’ by lengths to which frontrunner’s team is going in attempt to win supportBoris Johnson’s campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister is being organised ruthlessly to limit his media appearances and minimise the potential for gaffes while trying to lovebomb wavering MPs, accord...
07:52 2019-06-10

Should you wash your socks more often than Boris Johnson? The frontrunner to be prime minister has been spotted seemingly wearing the same pair for more than one day. It may be environmentally friendly – but is it hygienic?In the run-up to the Conservative leadership election, the frontrunner, Boris Johnson, has been dogged by a fresh scandal: claims that ...
21:13 2019-06-27

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

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 bid gets support from former rival LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister has been bolstered by fresh support from one of his former rivals. Health Secretary Matt Hancock threw his support behind Johnson on Monday, saying the Brexit-backing former London mayor is the best candidate to un...
14:13 2019-06-17

Magic Johnson denies fueling reported Lakers dysfunction Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
11:39 2019-05-29

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

Boris Johnson defensive, evasive, and favourite for No 10 Frontrunner comes under pressure over issues including tax cuts and IslamophobiaBoris Johnson has been forced on to the defensive in a fractious five-way Tory leadership debate, coming under pressure on issues from Islamophobia to his plan to cut taxes for top earners.The former foreign secretary re...
01:13 2019-06-19

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
14:00 2019-06-03

Boris Johnson ‘might never enter No 10’ if MPs withdraw support Constitutional experts say new Tory leader could be blocked from becoming prime minister without a Commons majorityBoris Johnson could be stopped from becoming prime minister even if he is elected as the new Conservative leader, two of Britain’s leading constitutional experts have said.With Tory MPs...
15:52 2019-06-30

Trump says Boris Johnson would do a ‘very good job’ as British PM Donald Trump today throws his weight behind Boris Johnson to be Britain’s next PM — and reveals other Tory leadership hopefuls have also begged for his backing. The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive interview with The Sun ahead of his three-day state visit...
16:26 2019-06-01

Tory rivals say there must be no 'coronation' for Boris Johnson Leadership candidates demand proper contest after reports of plan to make them withdrawTory leadership candidates have insisted there must be no unchallenged “coronation” for frontrunner Boris Johnson at the latest round of hustings.Senior cabinet ministers were reported to have hatched plans to for...
18:26 2019-06-15

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him for refusing to debate his Brexit policy....
13:00 2019-06-16

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over three weeks from now. So what can we expect from a J...
22:52 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest....
07:00 2019-06-18

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

Boris Johnson row: 'It does make you question his mentality' Tory activists split as news of argument with partner knocks Brexit off top talking spotWhen thousands of Conservative party members booked their tickets to the first leadership hustings in Birmingham, most reasonably believed it would be dominated by talk of Brexit. But as they filed into the city’...
20:52 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner and has only one remaining opponent, Jeremy Hunt. T...
21:26 2019-06-21

Boris Johnson Is Underpriced By the Financial Markets Sterling could well get a lift if the former Mayor of London becomes prime minister. International investors want clarity before they return to the U.K....
21:13 2019-06-11

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his character and abilities for the top job in UK politics...
08:52 2019-07-16

What Boris Johnson’s filthy car tells us about the aspiring PM Photographs of his Toyota are a still life of slovenliness, but are the cartons, crumbs and crumpled clothes a sign of a muddled mind?It might prove to be the most relatable thing about the Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson. The photographs of his messy car – as shambolic as its owner – will be ...
17:52 2019-06-19

Police Respond to Altercation Between Boris Johnson and His Girlfriend A neighbor called the police when Johnson, who is favored to become Britain’s next prime minister, was heard shouting at his girlfriend, a newspaper reported....
01:39 2019-06-22

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

'Unwanted': Glastonbury festival's message to Boris Johnson The prospect of Boris Johnson as PM inspires artists and musicians to get creativeFrom speeches by political figures to anti-war protests and climate marches, Glastonbury has been long known for its roots in activism and a strong political undercurrent. This year, the inspiration for some of the mos...
22:52 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson to appear in court over Brexit misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumToday’s politics news – live updatesBoris Johnson has been summoned to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over comments made in the run-up to the EU referendum.The ruling follows a crowdfunded ...
13:52 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson says hair-gate is ‘beyond satire’. Here goes… | Stewart Lee Team Johnson quickly moved their man on to French-kissing a dog after his domestic row. But did the dog give consent?I had this week’s column nailed by Tuesday teatime, 36 hours ahead of the deadline. Boris Piccaninny Watermelon Letterbox Cake Bumboys Haircut Inconclusive-Cocaine-Event Wall-Spaffer ...
15:52 2019-06-30

Neighbour who called police over Boris Johnson row goes public Tom Penn, 29, says he wants to put the record straight in wake of furore over loud altercation The neighbour who contacted the police over a late-night altercation between Tory leadership favourite, Boris Johnson, and his partner, Carrie Symonds, has gone public with his side of the story.Tom Penn, ...
20:52 2019-06-22

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leadership frontrunner was 'unfit' to be prime minister. Ian Blackford asked Theresa May if she agreed with Johnson that the Scottish people were a verminou...
18:52 2019-06-19

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson...
11:39 2019-06-16

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

Boris Johnson's neighbour: 'There was no response, so we called the police' Exclusive: neighbour says he hopes anyone would do same after hearing smashing and screaming in early hoursThe neighbour who called the police after hearing a row between Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds said they dialled 999 as a last resort after receiving no response from individuals ...
15:26 2019-06-22

| WATCH: Leave EU by October 31 or pay the price: Boris Johnson Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job in the second round of a contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. WATCH NOW....
09:39 2019-06-19

Can Jeremy Hunt possibly beat Boris Johnson? Dirty tricks allegations are still reverberating around Westminster, after Michael Gove was knocked out of the leadership race by the knife-edge margin of just two votes....
19:13 2019-06-21

Fight For British PM Job Now Between Boris Johnson And Jermy Hunt Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson......
02:00 2019-06-21

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

In Race to Succeed May, Boris Johnson Leads Field Theresa May’s decision to quit as Conservative Party leader fires the starting gun on a race to succeed her. The candidate to beat is ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose pro-Brexit credentials and colorful public profile have made him a darling of the party’s grass roots....
23:00 2019-05-25

Trump Says Leading Brexiteer Boris Johnson Would Be An "Excellent" PM U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge boost defence spending, in a striking intervention......
02:13 2019-06-01

Trump says Boris Johnson would be 'very good' as next UK prime minister U.S. President Donald Trump threw his weight behind Boris Johnson's campaign to be Britain's next prime minister and urged all candidates to pledge to boost defense spending, in a striking intervention ahead of his state visit next week....
03:00 2019-06-01

| 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

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

Boris Johnson under pressure to explain police incident Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, was facing mounting calls Sunday to fully explain an incident in which police attended an alleged altercation at the London home he shares with his girlfriend....
22:00 2019-06-23

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

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

Boris Johnson wins most second round votes on path to become UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on Tuesday, with four other candidates also getting through....
19:26 2019-06-18

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

More Boris Johnson neighbours confirm 'tear-up' with partner Two others back up Tom Penn’s account, one of whom ‘thought someone was being murdered’Neighbours of the man who overheard a row between Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds, prompting a late-night police callout, have corroborated his account of the incident with one saying the “tear-up” le...
17:13 2019-06-23

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Boris Johnson will face Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the final round of the race to find a new Conservative Party leader—and British prime minister. Mr. Johnson, the former foreign secretary, is the favorite to win....
21:00 2019-06-20

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

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

Tory MPs condemn Boris Johnson over Kim Darroch resignation Frontrunner to become PM accused of lack of leadership and called on to apologiseBoris Johnson has been heavily criticised by fellow Tory MPs over his role in Sir Kim Darroch’s decision to resign as the UK ambassador to Washington, with one backbencher saying the frontrunner in the Conservative lead...
16:13 2019-07-11

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

The Londoner: Boris Johnson prosecutor's £200,000 debt Marcus Ball says he's "totally f***ed" if his campaign fails/ Liz Truss calls for a different kind of Nanny state/ Pixie Geldof and Lara Stone are over the moon...
12:39 2019-07-12

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

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
18:39 2019-07-05

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
14:39 2019-07-06

Want to know what a Boris Johnson government would look like? I have just the book | John Harris Among the would-be PM’s backers are the authors of Britannia Unchained, and their vision of deregulated Britain is terrifyingSeven years ago, a group of Conservative MPs who had taken their parliamentary seats in 2010 brought out a slim manifesto for the future of Britain titled Britannia Unchained....
00:39 2019-07-08

Boris Johnson Emerges to Face Reporters’ Questions. Six of Them. Criticized as hiding from scrutiny, the front-runner to be Conservative Party leader spoke at a campaign event, vaguely, about his Brexit plans and college cocaine use....
19:00 2019-06-12

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 '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

Boris Johnson "delighted" to win first round of race for British PM Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Thursday he was delighted to win the first ballot but that there was a long way to go....
14:39 2019-06-13

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 builds momentum in UK Conservative race Boris Johnson has solidified his front-runner status in the race to become Britain's next prime minister by gaining backing from leading pro-Brexit lawmakers....
15:13 2019-06-11

Dominic Raab throws support behind Boris Johnson Dominic Raab tells the BBC he is backing Boris Johnson in the Conservative party leadership contest. Mr Raab was knocked out of the second round of the contest....
14:13 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted the reality of the climate emergency.A dividing l...
03:26 2019-06-06

UK's Boris Johnson: I am like a lightsaber-wielding Jedi Knight Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, said he identified closely with the Jedi Knights - the lightsaber-wielding mythical warrior monks of the Star Wars movies....
16:13 2019-07-02

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
15:26 2019-06-07

UK leader race down to 6 contenders, Boris Johnson in front One of seven contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May has quit the Conservative Party leadership race, as front-runner Boris Johnson is accused of trying to dodge media scrutiny...
15:00 2019-06-14

Magic Johnson denies allegations in ESPN story that he mistreated Lakers employees Hall of Famer Magic Johnson refutes allegations in ESPN story that he created a hostile work environment in the Los Angeles Lakers front office.        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

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

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a former London mayor and U.K. foreign secretary, won 14...
23:26 2019-06-19

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

The race for Downing Street: Does anyone have what it takes to beat Boris Johnson? Today is crunch time in the Tory leadership contest — and Boris Johnson is storming into the lead. As nominations close, Julian Glover asks if anyone has what it takes to beat him....
04:26 2019-06-11

Video reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris Johnson Far-right activist claimed he helped with Boris Johnson’s resignation speech as foreign secretaryBoris Johnson under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fearsNew evidence suggesting close links between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump’s controversial former campaign manager Steve Bannon can...
23:26 2019-06-22

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's alleged ties with Steve Bannon exposed A UK newspaper has published a video showing far-right campaigner Steve Bannon discussing his advice to former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Johnson previously denied having any association with Bannon....
03:13 2019-06-23

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

Boris Johnson: Donald Trump's tweets could perhaps be more diplomatic – video The Tory leadership hopeful has said the US president ‘could perhaps be more diplomatic’ in his tweets after Trump used the social media platform to brand Theresa May’s handling of Brexit ‘a mess’. Johnson also expressed regret over the resignation of the UK’s ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch. ...
04:00 2019-07-12

| 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 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

The Fight to Lead the U.K. Narrows to 2: Boris Johnson vs. Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt finished second in a vote among Tory lawmakers, keeping him in the race. But critics call him “Theresa May in trousers.”...
21:00 2019-06-20

British judge says Boris Johnson must face misconduct charges Boris Johnson, one of the top candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, will face misconduct charges over remarks he made before the 2016 vote to leave the European Union, a judge ruled Wednesday....
17:52 2019-05-29

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

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

Police called to home of UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson LONDON (AP) — British police were called to the London home of prime ministerial contender Boris Johnson after a neighbor reported an altercation. The Metropolitan Police force says officers were called in the early hours of Friday to the home Johnson shares with partner Carrie Symonds by someone &#...
23:13 2019-06-21

Trevor Noah on Boris Johnson: 'Like a midlife crisis Malfoy' Late-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s British visit and introduced Americans to the mayhem surrounding Boris JohnsonLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s continued time in Britain as well as providing an introduction to the world of Boris Johnson. Continue reading......
19:52 2019-06-06

Neighbour Sends Cops To Boris Johnson's Home After "Row": Report Police were called to the home of leadership candidate Boris Johnson and his partner after reports of a heated row, according to British media, hours after he was named in the final two in the race to......
06:26 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal claims rubbished by Guy Verhofstadt EU Brexit coordinator likens Tory frontrunner’s claims to ‘false promises’ of referendumTory leadership latest – politics liveBoris Johnson’s claims about the prospects of rewriting the Brexit deal have been compared by the European parliament’s Brexit coordinator to the “false promises, pseudo-patr...
18:39 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson claimed Islam put Muslim world 'centuries behind' Anger as 2007 essay lamenting ‘no spread of democracy’ in Islamic world comes to light Boris Johnson has been strongly criticised for arguing Islam has caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the west, in an essay unearthed by the Guardian.Writing about the rise of the religion in...
19:52 2019-07-15

Reporter who Boris Johnson conspired to have beaten up demands apology Stuart Collier tells the Guardian the Tory frontrunner is not fit to be prime ministerA journalist who Boris Johnson secretly discussed helping a friend to have beaten up has demanded an apology from the Conservative leadership candidate as he stands on the brink of Downing Street.Stuart Collier, th...
21:39 2019-07-14

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson avoids questions about police visit Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, said on Saturday that party members were not interested in why police were called to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman in his home....
19:13 2019-06-22

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

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 domestic 'row' report stirs up UK leadership race Police said they were called to the home of UK Conservative leadership contender Boris Johnson after neighbors reported a fracas. The news came as Johnson and rival Jeremy Hunt prepared to launch their runoff campaigns....
20:00 2019-06-22

Andrew Neil tests Boris Johnson's knowledge of GATT 24 The BBC's Andrew Neil has asked Conservative leadership hopeful Boris Johnson if he knows what is in one of the paragraphs of GATT 24. Mr Johnson said he didn't....
20:52 2019-07-12

Boris Johnson's character should be an issue for the whole nation | Polly Toynbee The police being called to Johnson’s flat was the latest dismal episode in a shocking week for the Conservative party“What a non-story. ‘Couple have row’.” So tweeted security minister Ben Wallace, Boris Johnson’s 2016 campaign manager. But it appears he thought better of it and deleted that tweet w...
20:52 2019-06-22

Majority of voters think Boris Johnson would make bad PM - polling expert Antipathy among many voters towards favourite may harm his Tory leadership chancesMany voters have a “distinct antipathy” towards Boris Johnson, which could hamper his chances of winning a future general election even if he delivered Brexit, the Conservative peer and polling expert Robert Hayward ha...
20:13 2019-06-05

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 under fire over row with partner as top Tories raise fears Leadership campaign falters as he refuses to respond to questions at hustings about late-night argument with Carrie SymondsVideo reveals Steve Bannon links to Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson was struggling to keep his campaign to become prime minister on course last night as he repeatedly refused to expl...
23:26 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
21:26 2019-06-19

Police called to loud altercation at Boris Johnson's home Neighbour records shouting and banging at flat potential PM shares with Carrie SymondsPolice were called to the home of Boris Johnson and his partner, Carrie Symonds, in the early hours of Friday morning after neighbours heard a loud altercation involving screaming, shouting and banging.The argument...
22:52 2019-06-21

Boris Johnson calls Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' – video Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister, has called Kim Darroch a 'superb diplomat' after the UK ambassador to the US resigned in a furore over leaked memos. Darroch quit after Donald Trump labelled him 'stupid' and 'wacky' following the leaking of the memos in which he branded the U...
19:52 2019-07-10

Trump talks up Boris Johnson as next British prime minister WASHINGTON – President Trump talked up Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as the next prime minister of Britain. “I actually have studied it very hard. I know the different players,” Trump said in an interview with The Sun. “But I think Boris would do a very good job. I think he would be exc...
04:39 2019-06-01

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

| UK PM hopeful Boris Johnson called French 'turds' - report Footage of British prime ministerial hopeful Boris Johnson calling the French "turds" over their Brexit stance was cut from a BBC documentary following a request from the Foreign Office, the Daily Mail reported....
17:39 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-06-13

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

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump: ITV U.S. President Donald Trump had a 20 minute phone call with Boris Johnson on Tuesday but the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister declined a face-to-face meeting due to a prior commitment, ITV's political editor said....
15:52 2019-06-04

Brexiteer Boris Johnson far ahead in first round of contest to replace UK PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, edged closer to power on Thursday when he won by far the most support from Conservative Party lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May....
14:39 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson embraces Trumpism with tax cut plan to boost UK economy The front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister is planning to mirror one of President Trump’s signature tax cuts as he looks to secure economic growth after Brexit....
18:13 2019-07-03

| WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine! Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse....
17:39 2019-06-30

Boris Johnson Shows Strength in Conservative Leadership Contest Mr. Johnson received 114 of the 313 votes in the first round of balloting to find a successor to Theresa May. His nearest challenger, Jeremy Hunt, had 43....
16:26 2019-06-13

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

UK's Esther McVey to back Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Telegraph British conservative lawmaker Esther McVey said on Saturday that she will support Boris Johnson in his bid to be prime minister, The Telegraph reported....
09:26 2019-06-16

Who can beat Boris Johnson? Rivals in race for Tory crown Five candidates vying to be the next prime minister are spending the weekend figuring out how best to take on the runaway leader in the race - Boris Johnson....
12:26 2019-06-15

UK Tories accuse favorite Boris Johnson of ducking scrutiny LONDON (AP) — Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are accusing front-runner Boris Johnson of trying to dodge scrutiny by not agreeing to join televised debates. Johnson has a commanding lead after the first round of voting by Conservative lawmakers. Six other candidates are stil...
10:52 2019-06-14

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

Boris Johnson faces questions over ‘arguably racist’ comments Tory frontrunner says ‘letterbox’ column was defence of women’s right to wear burqaBoris Johnson was forced to defend his ability to represent minority groups in the UK at a Conservative party hustings in Nottingham on Saturday.Johnson and his rival Jeremy Hunt were taking questions from local Conse...
22:00 2019-07-06

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

Boris Johnson takes strong lead in race for next UK leader Boris Johnson has taken a commanding lead in the contest to become Britain’s next prime minister, winning by far the largest share of support in first-round voting by Conservative Party lawmakers...
15:13 2019-06-13

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson: a question of character | Editorial Conservative members will choose the next prime minister. The rest of us need to know whom they are pickingWho trusts Boris Johnson? Not, apparently, his team. The paradox of the race to lead the Conservative party, and therefore Britain, is that those convinced that Mr Johnson is an irresistible, u...
04:00 2019-06-24

UK PM candidate Hunt: Boris Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debate Jeremy Hunt, one of the two people vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on Brexit....
08:52 2019-06-24

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
18:39 2019-06-27

Boris Johnson accused of cowardice as he dodges public scrutiny Tory leadership frontrunner avoids interviews and refuses to commit to TV hustingsLatest on Tory leadership contest - live updatesBoris Johnson has been accused of “not having the guts to face the people” in the Conservative leadership race, coming under fire for dodging interviews and refusing to c...
16:39 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson’s talk of ‘global Britain’ is about to look even more ridiculous | Guy Verhofstadt While the favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister feeds his public disinformation, the EU is homing in on a huge trade dealThree years after the United Kingdom’s Brexit referendum, the UK is no closer to figuring out how to leave the European Union – and what comes next – than it was when the ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has made contradictory statements in the past about the relationship he wants Britain to have with the world's largest trading bloc....
18:26 2019-06-11

Openreach CEO: Boris Johnson's 2025 fibre goal is a 'stretch' Clive Selley, the CEO of Openreach, has called Boris Johnson’s call for full fibre coverage across the UK by 2025 “a stretch” given the practical realities of deployment.Openreach’ fibre rollout target recently increased to 15 million properties by the mid-2020s, while th...
16:26 2019-06-19

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

As Jeremy Hunt Takes On Boris Johnson to Lead U.K., ‘The Gloves Are Off’ Britain’s foreign secretary says he has “been waiting for this moment for 30 years of my life.” But the moment comes at a tricky time, with Brexit on the horizon....
19:00 2019-07-08

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
15:00 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson pulls ahead in Tory leadership race Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has surged ahead of his rivals in the second poll of Tory leadership race. Moderate Rory Stewart survived against the odds....
23:01 2019-06-18

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

| 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

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

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

What would Churchill say? Boris Johnson needs to be braver and face media, says rival Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, needs to be braver and face the media, one of his main rivals said on Friday following accusations the former foreign secretary was avoiding scrutiny....
11:13 2019-06-14

'Simply unbelievable': Trump ambassador Woody Johnson slammed for filming Queen Elizabeth on smartphone during solemn D-Day ceremony Two diplomats used smartphones to film Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom while she delivered a solemn D-Day anniversary speech, prompting jeers on social media over the breach of etiquette....
05:52 2019-06-06

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt square off in UK prime minister debate In their only head-to-head debate, the two remaining candidates for Britain's new prime minister have both said that the UK will leave the EU on the October 31 deadline. The new leader will take office later in July....
00:26 2019-07-10

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister, told a group of Conservatives on Friday, “I want everybody who comes here and makes their lives here to be and to feel British. “That is the...
06:00 2019-07-07

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in battle to be Britain's next prime minister Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson odds-on favourite to win next month....
07:00 2019-06-21

UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister....
05:13 2019-06-17

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

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

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

Boris Johnson criticised over Kim Darroch: 'The most craven and despicable act of cowardice' – video MPs have weighed in against Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson over his refusal to publicly back Sir Kim Darroch after he was pilloried by Donald Trump. The UK ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday. The shadow Foreign Office minister Liz McInnes launched a strong attack on Johnson, sayin...
04:00 2019-07-12

US President Trump backs Boris Johnson as next British prime minister US President Trump has said former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice as the next prime minister of the UK. He also suggested that the American wife of Prince Harry was "nasty."...
17:26 2019-06-01

UK Prime Minister race down to the final four, and Boris Johnson is the standout leader The final pair of candidates with the most votes will appear on a runoff ballot mailed to about 160,000 party members across the country.        ...
21:13 2019-06-19

Trump backs Boris Johnson; calls Duchess of Sussex 'nasty' US president backs Tory in leadership run and reacts to criticism by duchessDonald Trump has backed Boris Johnson to be the next prime minister, in an interview with the Sun in which he also called Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, “nasty”.The president, speaking to the British newspaper before he visi...
05:00 2019-06-01

UK PM candidate Hancock asks: Why should Boris Johnson avoid public scrutiny? Matt Hancock, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said other candidates such as favourite Boris Johnson should open themselves up to public scrutiny....
10:13 2019-06-11

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

Broadway legend’s daughter at center of wild Boris Johnson scandal Eve Leigh and her husband admitted Saturday that they called the cops Friday about the plate-smashing row between frontrunner Boris Johnson and his live-in gal pal, Carrie Symonds, and then tipped off the press....
00:26 2019-06-24

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: 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

Boris Johnson Wins First Round Of Race For British Prime Minister Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10....
17:52 2019-06-13

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

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the leadership battle....
15:52 2019-06-14

British police called to home of PM candidate Boris Johnson after altercation British police were called to the home of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next prime minister, after neighbors heard a loud altercation between him and his girlfriend....
12:13 2019-06-22

Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate Frontrunner refuses invite, but will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister fight it out for a place alongside him in the ballot...
20:39 2019-06-14

Rory Stewart in talks with Gove over uniting to fight Boris Johnson Tory leadership rivals discuss combining forces to get one of them through to final roundRory Stewart has said he is in discussions with Michael Gove’s camp over potentially combining forces as a way to make sure one of them reaches the final stage of the Conservative leadership contest, in advance ...
18:52 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson 'eyeing snap election' within months of becoming Prime Minister ALLIES of Boris Johnson have said they are gearing up for a general election in early 2019 if he wins the Tory leadership to take on Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn....
19:52 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson painfully refuses to answer questions about police callout to row BORIS Johnson painfully refused to answer questions about the explosive "plate-smashing" row at his partner's flat which resulted in a police callout....
19:52 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson: Vote for Nigel Farage and you'll get Jeremy Corbyn Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-election winner hit by backlash over 'anti-Semitic' likes online...
14:13 2019-06-07

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 allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a potato factory in the country had killed 14 people...
08:26 2019-06-12

Sexism, vandalism and bullying: inside the Boris Johnson-era Bullingdon Club Woman who recruited members during the club’s 80s heyday reveals the true extent of members’ destructive behaviourIt is notorious for champagne-swilling, restaurant-trashing, “pleb”-taunting elitism. Now new light has been shed on the outrageous antics of the Bullingdon Club – the Oxford University ...
14:26 2019-07-07

Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plan ‘will trigger early election’ Top Tories say attempt to appease hardliners means coalition of support for his leadership bid will not survive the autumnBoris Johnson’s attempts to appease hardline Tory Brexiters will tilt the party into a “disastrous general election” that could be just months away, senior Conservatives are warn...
00:52 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make first pitches for U.K. leadership to Tories Ex-foreign secretary and former London mayor Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite of Tory lawmakers, faced off with Jeremy Hunt, the current foreign secretary, at a Conservative conference in central England’s Birmingham....
01:13 2019-06-23

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

Candidates for UK Tory leadership discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson -The Guardian Rival candidates for the leadership of the UK's Conservative party are in discussions about the possibility of joining forces to challenge front-runner Boris Johnson to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, The Guardian reported on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson 'a coward' for not facing public scrutiny Boris Johnson's final rival in the race to become Britain's next prime minister has accused him of being a coward for avoiding public scrutiny, as Johnson remains under pressure over an alleged altercation at the London apartment he shares with his girlfriend....
19:13 2019-06-27

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

Did Boris Johnson Ramble About Model Buses to Manipulate Google's Search Results? Boris Johnson might soon become the Prime Minister of the UK after Theresa May stepped down in disgrace following her failed attempts to exit the European Union. And that means Johnson has been giving lots of interviews lately, including one with Britain’s TalkRadio, where Johnson rambled on about h...
19:26 2019-06-27

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Johnson is a divisive figure in the party after leading the campaign for Brexit. However, growing numbers of "moderate" Conservative MPs are resigned to ...
10:00 2019-05-24

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

Boris Johnson’s cash splurge is totally reckless. Yet it could win an election | Aditya Chakrabortty His plan for tax cuts and spending commitments makes no economic sense. But don’t underestimate its effect on votersYou know what you’re supposed to think of Boris Johnson. He is a cynical joker, a blond wrecking ball spouting Latin, an overprivileged preposteropath. He is a politician to be opposed...
13:52 2019-07-03

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

'Where is Boris?' Johnson mocked after Tory party favourite misses leadership debate BORIS Johnson was slammed by his leadership rivals after he failed to appear on the first televised debate between the remaining six Tory candidates....
04:26 2019-06-17

Bandwagon rolls on as more Tories swing behind Boris Johnson... but Sajid Javid struggles Boris Johnson's bandwagon accelerated today as new backer Matt Hancock called round his supporters to get them to swing behind the former foreign secretary....
12:52 2019-06-17

President Trump Backs Boris Johnson in U.K. Leadership Race Before State Visit Donald Trump weighed into Britain’s domestic political turmoil by backing the pro-Brexit Boris Johnson to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, in a breach of convention on the eve of the president’s state visit to the U.K. Trump insisted he wasn’t giving a full endorsement of any...
17:26 2019-06-01

Boris Johnson not ruling out parliament suspension to force no-deal Brexit: newspaper Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, has told pro-Brexit lawmakers he would leave open the possibility of suspending parliament to force through a no-deal exit from the European Union, The Times reported on Thursday....
02:00 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson may be an incompetent liar, but charm is his secret weapon | Simon Jenkins His record as London mayor is farcical. Yet disillusioned Labour voters are as mesmerised by him as punch-drunk ToriesCharm is politics’ deadliest weapon. It is not charisma, the authority to lead through an electrifying presence. It is a subtler, more intangible quality, possessed by Boris Johnson....
15:00 2019-06-14

Trump calls Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage 'very good guys' - video Donald Trump praised the politicians on Thursday, saying they were 'two very good guys, very interesting people'. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House, the US president said he wasn't sure he would endorse either candidate to be the new UK prime minister: 'I haven't thought about support...
06:26 2019-05-31

The London method: a look back at Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor as he battles to become PM A strong, competitive team, an obsession with big projects, and never a dull moment — Boris Johnson's stint as Mayor is his blueprint for the top job. Julian Glover inspects his record, and asks what we could expect from him as PM...
17:13 2019-07-10

BREAKING: Boris Johnson to face court for 'misconduct' over £350m for NHS Brexit bus claim BORIS Johnson will be summonsed to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over claims he was lying when he said the UK gave the EU £350 million a week....
12:39 2019-05-29

Russians ‘spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson’ on social media Suspected spy operation was designed to provoke tension in the west, says new studySuspected Russian spies floated a series of fake stories on social media including a claim that Remainers were planning to kill Boris Johnson and that the novichok used in the Salisbury attack came from the Real IRA, ...
23:26 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson Leads U.K. Prime Minister Race as Number of Candidates Drops to Three (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party narrowed the race to become the country’s next prime minister to three candidates on Thursday, and is set to pick the final two contenders before the end of the day. Boris Johnson, a former foreign minister and ex-mayor of London, b...
21:13 2019-06-20

To defeat Boris Johnson, learn the lessons of Donald Trump | Jonathan Freedland Britons must not repeat the mistakes that have dogged opposition to the US presidentAll we need now is for Boris Johnson to praise Mark Field, the government-minister-cum-self-appointed-close-protection-officer who thought the best way to deal with a peaceful distributor of leaflets was to ram her i...
22:52 2019-06-21

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

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. Shout “no deal”. Laugh with Johnson, cry with him....
04:00 2019-07-12

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. The post Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:26 2019-06-20

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May -- saying the blustery Brexiteer would do “an excellent job.”...
18:26 2019-06-01

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

Tory leadership contest: Boost for Boris Johnson as Tories vote for new prime minister Sir Oliver Letwin admits Mr Johnson is 'likely' to win Read live updates as Tory MPs go to the ballot box in first round of voting in Tory leadership contest...
15:26 2019-06-13

Of course Boris Johnson wants a royal yacht. He’s the king of fake-it-till-you-make-it | Suzanne Moore This latest vanity project is part of a plan to mould the country in his own image: winging it and pretending to be a superpowerBoris Johnson has no policies, it appears, beyond tax cuts for the rich and – oh – “optimism”. Act happy. Act big. He wants the Queen to have a great big yacht. At a hustin...
17:26 2019-07-12

Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.   . The post Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest. appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-06-18

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

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson launches campaign to be next prime minister – live news The day’s political developments, including Johnson and Javid launching campaigns, PMQs and cross-party bid to rule out no-deal‘Brexit delay means defeat’: Boris Johnson launches campaignLabour to launch bid to block new PM from forcing no-deal Brexit 12.53pm BST This is from the Tory Brexiter Nadin...
14:13 2019-06-12

Wake up, England: Boris Johnson’s ‘charm’ is just the arrogance of those born to rule | Suzanne Moore The Tory leadership contest shows we’ll keep running back to the posh boys, no matter how much they use and abuse usI recognise this feeling and I hate it. A friend is going out with a guy who humiliates her, spends her money, has affairs and is abusive. Yet she feels lost and is somehow dependent a...
20:39 2019-06-14

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson rules out working with Nigel Farage in EU negotiations Boris Johnson has insisted he would not work with Nigel Farage in Brexit talks as he faced off with rival Jeremy Hunt in the latest leadership hustings....
19:00 2019-06-27

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 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

Tory leadership contest: What happens next as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt battle for their spot in Number 10? Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become the next Prime Minister, taking part in 16 hustings events across England, Scotland and Wales....
23:39 2019-06-20

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described as the worst meeting since the last one.The charg...
19:00 2019-06-11

Michael Gove cocaine shame — Boris Johnson rival admits taking drugs: 'It was a mistake' TORY leadership hopeful Michael Gove has admitted taking cocaine on multiple occasions — but insists it shouldn't stop him from becoming Prime Minister....
04:26 2019-06-08

Calling the French ‘turds’ shows Boris Johnson is the eternal spoilt 15-year-old | Stephen Moss The would-be prime minister’s racist vulgarity is childish – and reveals the nostalgia for empire that underpinned BrexitIf you were seeking to be positive about the likely premiership of Boris Johnson – which is absolutely not my intention – you might liken him to one of his predecessors as foreign...
22:52 2019-06-28

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson leads with 114 votes as Leadsom, McVey and Harper knocked out – live Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the first round of voting in the Tory leadership contestFull results: round one of the Conservative leadership electionAndrea Leadsom, Esther McVey and Mark Harper out of raceFirst round ballot results - Snap analysis 2.1...
15:26 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson could benefit from UK envoy's resignation over Trump-critical memos his allies are suspected of leaking The transatlantic uproar over the British ambassador’s private cables criticizing President Trump could set the stage for a warm U.S. partnership with the man poised to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, whose allies might have engineered the memos' leak....
12:13 2019-07-11

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt advance in race for British prime minister British politician Boris Johnson solidified his front-runner status Thursday to replace Theresa May as prime minister, winning another round of voting for leadership of the country and his Conservative Party....
19:26 2019-06-20

Tory leadership race: Gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt closes slightly after first full week of campaigning The gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt has narrowed slightly at the end of the first full week of campaigning in the battle for the keys to 10 Downing Street, an exclusive poll reveals today....
19:00 2019-06-27

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

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

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

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

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

Lawmakers choose Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt to face off in British race; Michael Gove, Sajid Javid out British politicians Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face each other to replace Theresa May as prime minister after candidate Michael Gove was eliminated from the ballot Thursday....
06:13 2019-06-21

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

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

Tory leadership contest LIVE: Boris Johnson, Rory Stewart and other remaining contenders prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will be axed today after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
08:52 2019-06-19

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

Boris Johnson vows to hold back £39bn EU divorce bill to force Brexit deal as he sets out vision for Number 10 Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has vowed to hold back the promised £39 billion from the European Union unless better exit terms are offered as he set out his vision for Number 10....
14:13 2019-06-09

Brexit news 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

Boris Johnson bashes Vladimir Putin: Tory leadership frontrunner blasts Russian president over his attack on Western values EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson says Putin will be 'proved wrong by history' over his remarks on the West Grim-faced Theresa May meets Russian leader as they shake hands at start of G20 summit in Japan...
15:13 2019-06-28

Boris Johnson says he has 'deep anguish' for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has said he feels a "deep sense of anguish" for what jailed British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been going through in cells in Iran....
21:52 2019-06-30

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister, as rivals scramble to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. The five-strong field will be narrowed in elimination votes by Tory lawmakers Wednesday and...
13:26 2019-06-19

From Trump to Boris Johnson, we’re moving from post-truth to post-shame | Alastair Campbell Populism means never having to say you’re sorry, and never having to say you’re wrong. You just change the subjectA confession: I tend not to read the online comments about anything I write for the Guardian. But as I am about to embark on a short “politics of mental health” speaking tour down under,...
19:52 2019-07-15

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

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson urges supporters to 'look at what I do' when asked if he is fit to be PM Boris Johnson has insisted he is fit to be the Tory leader and urged supporters to "look at what I do" when he was questioned over his ability to run the country....
16:39 2019-06-29

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

Attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for misconduct in a public office 'politically motivated,' his lawyers say Boris Johnson today launched a High Court bid to block a private prosecution for the £350 million "Brexit bonus" claims made during the EU referendum campaign....
14:13 2019-06-07

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

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

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson under pressure to attend hustings as he is accused of 'hiding' from debates Boris Johnson has come under intense pressure to debate in with his Tory leadership rivals on television after all the other contenders agreed to take part...
01:52 2019-06-14

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
00:39 2019-06-19

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

Boris Johnson vows to make Britain 'greatest place on Earth' if he wins battle for Number 10 Boris Johnson has vowed to make Britain the "greatest place on Earth" if he gains the keys to Number 10 as he said he will united the country by delivering Brexit....
06:13 2019-07-05

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiative in the Tory leadership race....
19:00 2019-06-27

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 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

Stop Playing Candy Crush and Start Playing Better Games Thanks to smartphones and tablets, we’re all gamers now. I’m a gamer, you’re a gamer, our moms are gamers, and their moms are also probably gamers. So it’s about time we start putting all that gaming to good use....
20:13 2019-05-28

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

Sajid Javid dismisses Tory rival Boris Johnson as 'yesterday's news' as he makes bid for No10 Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has dismissed rival Boris Johnson as "yesterday's news" as he positioned himself as a "new kind of leader" with a credible plan to deliver Brexit....
04:00 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal Boris Johnson has said it would be "utterly pathetic" to cancel Brexit as he declared "people have voted for it, Parliament's voted for it, on March 29 it's going to happen"....
10:13 2019-06-12

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 interview: 'It's time we had some excitement... but there's a serious job to be done' EXCLUSIVE: Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson sets out his vision, telling Joe Murphy he wants to do for the whole country what he did for the capital as Mayor of London Boris promises to reach out beyond Conservative voters Evening Standard backs Boris Johnson for Prime Minister Follow the l...
12:26 2019-06-20

World Cup: India Probable Playing XI, South Africa Probable Playing XI India will begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa in Southampton, hoping to make a winning start against their struggling opponents....
12:26 2019-06-05

World Cup: England Probable Playing XI, West Indies Probable Playing XI England will look to carry forward their winning momentum after a convincing victory over Bangladesh in their last league stage clash in the World Cup 2019....
09:39 2019-06-14

World Cup: Australia Probable Playing XI, Pakistan Probable Playing XI Australia will be keen to get their act together again after the loss to India, while Pakistan will be keen to gain full points after a rained-out no-result with Sri Lanka....
13:26 2019-06-12

World Cup: India Probable Playing XI, England Probable Playing XI England vs India: England are wobbling badly after two straight defeats to Sri Lanka and Australia and they need to beat both India and New Zealand to guarantee a place in the semi-finals....
10:39 2019-06-30

World Cup: England Probable Playing XI, Sri Lanka Probable Playing XI The 1996 champions Sri Lanka, in their last game against Australia faced a crushing 87-run defeat at the Kennington Oval in London. They need to raise their playing standards to put a better......
10:52 2019-06-21

World Cup: India Probable Playing XI, Afghanistan Probable Playing XI India vs Afghanistan: Mohammed Shami will be the only forced change for Team India against Afghanistan as Bhuvneshwar Kumar has suffered a hamstring niggle...
09:39 2019-06-22

New Zealand Probable Playing XI, Australia Probable Playing XI The batting has been a major concern for New Zealand, the side is much dependent on Kane Williamson. Their bowling attack has been tremendous so far....
11:00 2019-06-29

D-Day for May? UK leader could name her departure date LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting a leader of her Conservative lawmakers amid mounting speculation that she is about to announce her departure date. The party’s key backbench committee has set a showdown meeting Friday for May to agree to leave soon or face a leadersh...
10:26 2019-05-24

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis....
15:26 2019-05-28

Johnson & Johnson wants Oklahoma opioid case tossed, 'fireworks' expected Monday Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has asked the judge presiding over the historic Oklahoma opioid trial to toss the case, saying the company has been made a "scapegoat" and blasting the state's effort as a "slew of illogical, legally defective theories far outside the bounds of Oklahoma precedent."...
18:26 2019-07-07

Judge dismisses Johnson & Johnson's request to toss out lawsuit over opioids crisis Oklahoma judge says state presented sufficient evidence alleging that the company played a leading role in creating the epidemicThe pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has a legal case to answer over accusations it drove the US opioid epidemic now claiming 130 lives a day, an Oklahoma judge has...
04:13 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
17:26 2019-05-28

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
19:13 2019-07-12

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "greed" by Johnson & Johnson helped fuel the drug crisis....
18:52 2019-05-28

Judge orders Johnson & Johnson, Colgate to pay woman $10M in cancer case A California jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive Co. to pay nearly $10 million to a woman who blamed her cancer diagnosis on their products....
14:13 2019-06-13

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between the state and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson....
21:13 2019-05-28

Johnson & Johnson faces multibillion opioids lawsuit that could upend big pharma Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemicDay after day, the memos flashing across screens in an Oklahoma courtroom have jarred with the family-friendly public image of Johnson & Johnson, the pharmaceutical giant best known for baby powde...
10:52 2019-06-23

Ex-Brooklyn resident wins $325M in Johnson & Johnson tainted baby powder suit A former Brooklyn woman has been awarded $325 million by a Manhattan jury after allegedly getting cancer from asbestos-laced Johnson & Johnson baby powder — one of the highest verdicts ever in such cases. Donna Oslon, 65, and her husband, Robert, sued the company in 2017 after she was diagnosed with...
01:13 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson hiked its full-year operational sales forecast as strong demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it beat estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-Johnson & Johnson beats profit estimates on pharma strength, raises sales outlook Johnson & Johnson raised its full-year sales forecast as demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it exceed estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-07-16

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
15:26 2019-05-28

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on its painkiller marketing....
13:00 2019-05-28

Overdose victim’s dad to testify in Johnson & Johnson opioid trial The father of a 22-year-old college football star who died of a drug overdose will take the witness stand Wednesday in a landmark trial against Johnson & Johnson — which has been accused of fueling the country’s deadly opioid epidemic. Craig Box will testify as part of the state of Oklahoma’s lawsui...
16:01 2019-05-29

Johnson & Johnson faces landmark opioid trial in Oklahoma Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyOne of the world’s largest drug companies, Johnson & Johnson, goes on trial in Oklahoma on Tuesday in a closely watched test case over the extent of pharmaceutical giants’ responsibility f...
16:26 2019-05-28

Johnson & Johnson ran 'cunning' scheme to market opioids, attorney says Oklahoma state attorney general is suing company for $17bn, to fund treatment and offset other costs of the opioid epidemicThe pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson ran a “cunning, cynical and deceitful scheme” to mass-market opioid painkillers that created the biggest drug epidemic in US history, ...
08:52 2019-07-16

Johnson & Johnson’s stock tumbles after reports of criminal probe The US Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. A grand jury in Washington is looking into documents related to what company officials knew ab...
22:13 2019-07-12

Lampard not dwelling on Hazard departure "New Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard says he isn\u0027t dwelling on Eden Hazard\u0027s departure but instead is focusing on developing the youth talent at the club."...
23:52 2019-07-04

Johnson & Johnson to test experimental HIV vaccine in U.S., Europe Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it plans to conduct a late-stage study of its investigational vaccine for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in several countries across the Americas and Europe, including the United States....
17:39 2019-07-12

Jony Ive's departure marks the end of the hardware era at Apple With Ive's exit, Apple no longer has someone obsessed with physical and manufactured on its executive team that reports to Cook, and that shift will eventually start to show in the products that Apple releases....
14:39 2019-06-28

United Technologies’ departure another blow to Connecticut FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s reputation has taken another major blow with the announcement that United Technologies Corp. will be moving its headquarters to Massachusetts as part of its planned merger with Raytheon. United Technologies will join other corporations scaling back in Con...
23:13 2019-06-10

| Trio of top Wallabies announce departure to Japan Bernard Foley said he was leaving the Waratahs to head overseas, reportedly joining Quade Cooper and Will Genia in accepting a lucrative Japanese club contract....
11:39 2019-07-12

Timeline of Brexit and events leading to May's departure A timeline of key events in how Brexit unfolded and how the political crisis led up to Theresa May's ouster as British prime minister: May 7, 2015: British voters elect a majority Conservative government....
13:00 2019-05-24

British PM May expected to announce date of her departure British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce the date of her departure, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
08:39 2019-05-24

Lagarde Departure Stirs Succession Speculation at I.M.F. Some observers wonder if President Trump will try to break tradition and install an American as managing director of the International Monetary Fund....
02:39 2019-07-04

Jony Ive is Leaving Apple, But His Departure Began Long Ago Apple’s design chief helped create some of the world’s best-known products, but grew distant from leadership, as the company shifted its focus to operations under CEO Tim Cook....
07:52 2019-07-01

Cameroon squad delay AFCON departure over pay dispute "Cameroon\u0027s football team have refused to leave their hotel to board a flight to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt because of a players\u0027 pay dispute, a team spokeswoman said on Friday."...
14:52 2019-06-21

NASA TV Set to Air US Cargo Ship Departure from Space Station Filled with more than 4,200 pounds of valuable scientific experiments and other cargo, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to return to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, June 3....
23:39 2019-05-30

Dani Alves confirms PSG departure, destination unknown "Dani Alves announced he was leaving Paris St-Germain on Sunday, just hours after captaining Brazil to a 5-0 win over Peru in the Copa America and chipping in with a goal."...
11:26 2019-06-23

Departure of chief designer Jony Ive is rotten for Apple When Jony Ive, Apple’s longtime chief design officer, exited late last month, it was as big a loss as could be for the company. Ive changed the world under Steve Jobs’ and Tim Cook’s early direction. He is widely credited with designing Jobs’ dream product, the iPhone, along with the iMac, the iPod,...
12:00 2019-07-07

AC Milan set to announce departure of coach Gattuso - source "AC Milan will announce later on Tuesday that Gennaro Gattuso is stepping down as coach of the Italian Serie A side, a source close to the matter said."...
12:39 2019-05-28

Johnson & Johnson to test HIV vaccine in US and Europe Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is set to test an experimental HIV vaccine in the U.S. and Europe sometime this year, the company confirmed with CNBC....
17:00 2019-07-12

Tim Cook calls report about Jony Ive's departure from Apple 'absurd' Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Monday disputed a report about the departure of design chief Jony Ive and the company's ability to uphold its commitment to innovative design, NBC reports....
00:26 2019-07-02

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
01:00 2019-06-14

UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces departure date of June 7 In an emotional address, Theresa May has announced she would resign as prime minister on June 7. The race to succeed her will likely start after a state visit by US President Donald Trump....
11:26 2019-05-24

Williams F1 team dismisses talk of early Kubica departure Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams has rubbished talk of tension with Robert Kubica and dismissed rumours that he may not see out the season...
15:26 2019-07-12

Apple’s AR glasses might be the first brand new product to launch after Jony Ive’s departure If you’ve been following Apple for a while now, the news that Jony Ive left the company shouldn’t have been a massive shock. Ive has been with Apple for nearly three decades and influenced every product that launched since then, both under Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. And his design decision...
20:26 2019-06-28

K-pop star Kangin announces departure from Super Junior after 14 years After 14 years with one of the most prolific K-pop groups in entertainment, 34-year-old Kangin announced via Instagram that he will be leaving Super Junior. Kangin posted the notice on Thursday, citing a “long debate” prior to finalizing his decision:...
18:39 2019-07-11

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little about....
10:26 2019-05-30

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
03:00 2019-06-14

House Dems rip into Sarah Sanders' tenure after Trump announces her departure Several House Democrats had some harsh words for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders after President Trump announced her eventual departure at the end of June....
23:39 2019-06-13

Warriors legend Rick Barry baffled by Kevin Durant’s departure Rick Barry would like an explanation. Not because the Warriors legend is mad at Kevin Durant for leaving Golden State for the Brooklyn Nets, but because he’s confused as to why Durant would want to play anywhere else. “For whatever reason he’s decided to move on. My biggest thing i...
18:00 2019-07-03

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood President Trump on Saturday announced top White House lawyer Emmet Flood is leaving the job. Flood took over the position from Ty Cobb last year, leading Trump’s legal team during the Mueller investigation. “Emmet Flood, who came to the White House to help me with the Mueller Report, wil...
23:13 2019-06-01

Klopp hails Sturridge, Moreno ahead of pair's Liverpool departure "Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and defender Alberto Moreno will leave the European champions when their contracts expire this month, the Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday."...
08:26 2019-06-05

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration....
05:26 2019-06-03

Zidane's stinging swipe at Bale hints at departure after final-game snub "Zinedine Zidane has hinted Gareth Bale’s time at Real Madrid may be over after keeping him on the bench in the dismal defeat to Real Betis, then aiming a swipe at him afterwards."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Trump announces departure of acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan – as it happened President to address rally in Orlando, FloridaSupreme court decision awaited on census citizenship questionSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.00pm BST This blog is about to close for the day. But my Guardian colleague Adam Gabbatt is about to fire up a special politics live blo...
06:52 2019-06-19

Arsenal confirm Danny Welbeck departure as they free up space for summer transfers Arsenal have confirmed the departure of England forward Danny Welbeck, who leaves the club at the end of his current contract along with goalkeeper Petr Cech and defender Stephan Lichtsteiner....
20:13 2019-06-07

Steph Curry addresses Kevin Durant's departure from Warriors for first time Steph Curry spoke glowingly of Kevin Durant's three seasons with the Warriors and expressed excitement about Golden State's future.       ...
09:00 2019-07-12

White House economic adviser Hassett says his departure not linked to Mexico tariffs: CNBC White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett told CNBC on Monday that his departure from the post had been in the works for a while and is not linked to the recent announcement of tariffs on Mexico....
15:52 2019-06-03

NASA Television to Cover Departure, Landing of Astronaut Anne McClain and Space Station Crew NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two crewmates on the International Space Station are scheduled to conclude their stay aboard the orbiting laboratory Monday, June 24....
20:39 2019-06-20

From Iron Lady to lame duck: Hong Kong leader's departure seen as mere matter of time Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's apologies and explanations for a doomed extradition bill have failed to quell political tension and her departure is now seen by many in the Chinese-ruled city as merely a matter of time in a drawn-out, long goodbye....
09:26 2019-07-10

Sean Spicer: Sarah Sanders' departure 'absolutely not' tied to Trump's foreign dirt comments There was "never" going to be a good time for White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to resign and her doing so had nothing to do with the president's comments about foreign opposition research, Sanders' predecessor said on Saturday....
21:26 2019-06-15

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news broke that Shanahan would be stepping down amid questi...
15:00 2019-06-19

White House Fills Director of African-American Outreach Left Vacant After Omarosa's Abrupt Departure Omarosa Manigault Newman Foster Brown Phyllis Hyman left the White House the way that she’s left every house in her life; amid flames and all kinds of rumors....
12:00 2019-06-13

Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Theresa May, senior minister Liz Truss told journalists on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

Playing VR Alone Is Terrifying I recently bought Beat Saber for PSVR and have been playing it with my girlfriend. It’s fun and is a great way to get up and move around more. But when she is out of the house, I still sometimes want to play VR. But I’ve tried playing Beat Saber and other VR games alone and I always end up nervous, ...
18:00 2019-07-05

After Math: We're not playing around E3 2019 is nearly upon us and the gaming news is already coming at a breakneck pace. Google divulged new details about its upcoming Stadia game streaming service and Razor announced the launch of a new lightweight headset while GameStop's downward sp......
23:00 2019-06-09

What Are You Playing This Weekend? The weekend is for going rock climbing! I’m taking a class to learn to belay people so I can say “no, no, I’ll hold the rope” and cover up my ridiculous fear of heights. The weekend is also for playing video games....
20:52 2019-06-21

Trump 'radiates insecurity' — UK ambassador to US The diplomat has described the Trump administration as "dysfunctional," "clumsy" and "inept," according to a British Sunday newspaper. Euroskeptic Nigel Farage has called for the ambassador's firing....
22:26 2019-07-07

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., Kim Darroch, said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a diplomatic firestorm....
19:26 2019-07-10

Trump says he wishes British ambassador well U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered good wishes to Britain's former ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch, who resigned this week after stinging criticism from the Republican president following leaked diplomatic cables....
19:39 2019-07-12

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador to U.S., Resigns After Leak Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the release of his candid memos on the Trump administration and President Trump’s angry reaction....
14:00 2019-07-10

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplomats, who consider it another show of nepotism by the right-wing president....
03:39 2019-07-13

What Your Kid Can Learn By Playing With a Toy House At the beginning of each episode of the new preschool show Moon and Me, a child places her dolls down to sleep in their toy house. “Lay down, Pepi Nana,” the child says, tucking the figurine under the covers of the tiny bed. “Close your eyes. Don’t you peep. This is the way we get to sleep.” She pro...
19:26 2019-05-23

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
09:13 2019-07-02

Donald Trump 'inept' and 'dysfunctional', UK ambassador to US says In ‘leaked’ diplomatic memos, Kim Darroch reportedly says presidency could ‘end in disgrace’Britain’s ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional”, according to ‘leaked’ diplomatic memos published by the Mail on S...
06:39 2019-07-07

US ambassador says Israel 'has the right to retain some' of the West Bank President Trump’s administration won’t “prejudge” an Israeli effort to annex settlements in the West Bank, according to the top U.S. envoy to Israel....
19:39 2019-06-08

Trump: We will no longer 'deal with' Britain's ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer "deal with" Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents revealed the diplomat had insulted the commander-in-chief and his administration....
09:26 2019-07-09

U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommunications network in the Netherlands if it wants to prevent spying by the Chinese state....
18:52 2019-06-05

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats have reacted with scorn and dismay to reports that Jair Bolsonaro wants to make his son Eduardo the country’s ambassador to the US, despite his lack of di...
23:52 2019-07-12

Irish Ambassador: ‘We have a very strong relationship with Argentina’ Ireland’s Ambassador to Argentina Jackie O’Halloran on bilateral relations, the impact of Brexit and the push to legalise abortion on both sides of the Atlantic....
15:52 2019-05-21

British Ambassador To US Quits After Row Over Trump Remarks Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said on Wednesday he was resigning after drawing US President Donald Trump's ire for criticising his administration in leaked confidential cables to......
16:26 2019-07-10

China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war....
05:26 2019-05-22

UK prime minister stands by embattled US ambassador Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables...
12:39 2019-07-09

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Brexit viewed with incredulity overseas, says ambassador UK ambassador to South Korea says no serious decision-maker there thinks Brexit is a good ideaBritish ambassadors have been sending messages to the Foreign Office describing Brexit as a political shambles that is destroying the UK’s reputation, the serving UK ambassador to South Korea has said.In th...
21:00 2019-06-23

Trump: U.S. will no longer deal with British ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer deal with Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents that showed the diplomat insulting the Trump administration....
16:39 2019-07-09

| Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy' President Donald Trump has called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables describing Trump as "inept"....
17:00 2019-07-09

'Incompetent and inept': UK ambassador to US criticises Trump Britain's ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, has described Donald Trump as "incompetent", "inept" and "insecure", according to leaked diplomatic memos....
06:00 2019-07-07

First Rafale To Be Delivered In 2 Months: French Ambassador French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler Friday said the first Rafale fighter aircraft will be delivered within two months and it will be "perfectly on time"....
23:26 2019-07-05

Liam Fox defends UK ambassador to US in row over leaked memos Trade minister says Kim Darroch is ‘held in high regard’ as Farage calls for his sackingWhat the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpBritain’s ambassador to the US has done nothing wrong and is held in high regard, the international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said following the leak o...
15:26 2019-07-08

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepotism and that he would not make the appointment if it were....
21:52 2019-07-12

Rihanna Proves She Is Her Best Fenty Brand Ambassador Again “Fearlessness is a façade,” Rihanna told Vogue of the pressure she feels to perform. The ceaseless hype surrounding the most-anticipated label launch in decade suggests she’s already succeeded...
16:00 2019-05-24

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
17:00 2019-07-10

The Latest: Ambassador says ‘the limit is Mexican dignity’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on scheduled talks between the U.S. and Mexico (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Mexico has launched a counter-offensive against the threat of U.S. tariffs, saying the steps it has taken on immigration have kept hundreds of thousands of migrants from reaching the United State...
16:52 2019-06-03

Tiger Woods: I am very lucky to be playing again "Tiger Woods produced one of sport’s all-time great comebacks on Sunday to win a first major since 2008 by winning the Masters but revealed afterwards that he feels lucky to just be playing again."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Tips For Playing Samurai Shodown It’s been said about a million times before, but one more won’t hurt: Fighting games are hard. Stupid hard. If you weren’t lucky enough to be born during the arcade’s heyday, when fighting games ruled the world, you’re already at a disadvantage. Samurai Shodown, which launched earlier this week, onl...
18:52 2019-06-27

Playing Mordhau With An Actual Frying Pan Medieval brawler Mordhau is supposed to be played with a controller or mouse + keyboard, but as with most games, a bit of tinkering can expand those options somewhat, up to and including the use of an actual cast iron frying pan....
01:52 2019-06-06

The Mets are playing with dubious magic It isn’t the best policy to fire folks on the fly once a season is under way. It is, in truth, an indictment that no matter how carefully planned a season might be, how meticulously blueprinted it was, something has gone wrong. That’s never a good thing. Logically, rationally, we know there is...
02:13 2019-06-23

| Pocock better than '50-50' chance of playing RWC - Cheika Wallaby coach Michael Cheika is bullish about injury-plagued Australian great David Pocock being fit for the Rugby World Cup, rating him "a better chance" than 50-50....
09:01 2019-07-05

So, who is Marilyn Manson playing in The Stand? Last month gave us the first reports of who might be starring in CBS All Access’ 10-part adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand, a post-apocalyptic epic with a hefty cast of characters. Westworld’s James Marsden is looking like a lock as everyman Stu Redman, while Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Heard, and G...
22:26 2019-07-08

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
22:26 2019-05-28

Bengals WR A.J. Green can't see himself playing for another team Amid speculation that he could someday move on from the Cincinnati Bengals, wide receiver A.J. Green says he can't see himself wearing a different jersey....
17:00 2019-06-10

Christina Aguilera reflects on 2016 'Voice' departure: I was 'ready to move on' "I had given myself fully to television and being a part of a network that really wasn’t quite the fit for me," explained the original "Voice" coach.        ...
22:00 2019-05-29

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos British police said on Friday they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington....
00:39 2019-07-13

Trump admin ‘not big fans’ of UK ambassador who called WH ‘inept’ President Trump said “we are not big fans” of the ​British ambassador to the US who called his administration “inept.” ​“We’ve had our little ins and outs with a couple of countries and I’d say that the UK and the ambassador has not served the UK well, I can tell you tha​t,&#...
01:39 2019-07-08

Trump says US 'will no longer deal with' UK Ambassador after leaked memos President Trump lashed out at U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch after leaked emails in which Darroch criticized Trump....
01:13 2019-07-09

Donald Trump Calls British Ambassador To US "A Very Stupid Guy" President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables......
16:39 2019-07-09

UK ambassador who trashed Trump disinvited from dinner: report The British ambassador to the US — who trashed the Trump administration — was disinvited from a dinner hosted Monday by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, according to a report. A US official told Bloomberg that Sir Kim Darroch was disinvited from the dinner with President Trump and the emir of Qata...
07:39 2019-07-09

Donald Trump: we will no longer deal with the British ambassador In latest tweets, US president also attacks Theresa May for making a mess of BrexitDonald Trump has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May and said the US would no longer deal with the British ambassador to Washington after the diplomat’s frank assessments of the president as “inept” and “dysfunc...
04:13 2019-07-09

Trump fires back at UK ambassador who attacked him: 'We are not big fans of that man' President Trump fired back at Britain's ambassador to the United States on Sunday, saying "we are not big fans of that man" and asserting that he has "not served the U.K. well" after a leaked diplomatic cable showed him slamming the White House....
08:39 2019-07-08

US briefing: Women's World Cup, migrant children and UK ambassador row Monday’s top story: Team USA triumph over Netherlands to win fourth World Cup title. Plus, how Elizabeth Warren shook up the 2020 race, one selfie at a timeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-07-08

Hunt: Leak of UK ambassador's memos on Trump 'not acceptable' Jeremy Hunt has warned there will be "serious consequences" for whoever is responsible for leaking memos from the UK's ambassador to Washington, as Downing Street said Theresa May has "full confidence" in Sir Kim Darroch....
13:13 2019-07-08

Trump attacks British ambassador, takes swipe at UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he "will no longer deal" with the British ambassador to the United States, after a weekend news report that the UK diplomat had described Trump’s administration as dysfunctional, clumsy and inept....
21:00 2019-07-08

Trump hits back over UK ambassador's leaked memos US president criticises Kim Darroch, saying he ‘has not served Britain well’What the ambassador is reported to have said about TrumpDonald Trump has said Britain’s ambassador to the US has “not served the UK well” as he hit back following the leak of confidential internal memos that presented an unf...
00:39 2019-07-08

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and domestic politics....
03:39 2019-07-12

'Terminator' Trump: Best bits of ambassador's damning report The UK ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, was tasked with compiling a briefing note on Donald Trump's personality and leadership style just a few months after he became President....
15:00 2019-07-07

Trump says won't deal with UK ambassador after leak of 'inept' memos Donald Trump said he would not deal with Britain's ambassador to Washington after a leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat described the U.S. president's administration as "inept"....
12:39 2019-07-09

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
18:52 2019-07-07

In Leaks, U.K. Ambassador Casts Trump as Ineffective and Erratic Diplomatic cables containing the British ambassador’s withering assessment of the Trump administration could damage relations at a delicate moment for Britain....
14:13 2019-07-07

Trump administration 'uniquely dysfunctional', says UK ambassador to U.S.: newspaper Britain's ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump's administration as "dysfunctional", "clumsy" and "inept", the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos....
18:52 2019-07-07

Trump attacks UK's May and ambassador after leaked emails fiasco U.S. President Donald Trump has attacked the U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and the country's ambassador to the U.S. after candid confidential documents were leaked....
13:00 2019-07-09

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family’s influential role in the country’s diplomacy and domestic poli...
04:00 2019-07-12

The UK ambassador scandal will make diplomats think twice before hitting send Diplomacy was dealt a hammer blow this week, and Kim Darroch's sudden departure from Washington will have many diplomats wondering if they could be next....
13:52 2019-07-12

UK Ambassador Says in Leaked Cables That Trump’s Presidency Could End in Disgrace Diplomatic cables are known treasure troves of frank analysis and insight into the inner workings of governments. Normally protected by confidentiality, these memos offer some of the best observations of local business, politics, and other happenings in the countries where diplomats work....
23:13 2019-07-07

UK minister to apologize to Ivanka over ambassador's leaked memos Britain's trade minister said on Monday he would apologize to U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka for a leak of confidential memos in which the UK ambassador describes the U.S. administration as "dysfunctional" and "inept"....
11:26 2019-07-08

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week....
15:52 2019-05-25

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before the city changed hands in 1997....
22:13 2019-07-03

Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico injured in traffic accident Guatemala's ambassador to Mexico, Nelson Olivero, was injured in a traffic accident in Mexico City, along with several others from the embassy, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday....
05:52 2019-05-26

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticized Beijing for interfering in religious freedom....
05:52 2019-05-26

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles tendon over the winter and is out for the year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of ...
10:26 2019-05-24

UK ambassador to US quits days after leaked cables on Trump Britain’s ambassador to the United States has resigned, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump caused embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special relationship.”...
16:26 2019-07-10

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
22:26 2019-07-12

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement will stand as it is, says German ambassador Germany will be willing to explore any ideas put forward by a new British prime minister to break the Brexit deadlock but the Withdrawal Agreement "will stand as it is", Germany's ambassador to London said on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-03

WRAPUP 1-China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China due to the trade war....
04:52 2019-05-22

Bahrain summons Iraqi ambassador over embassy attack BAGHDAD (AP) — Bahrain’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the Iraqi chargé d’affaires in the kingdom over the previous evening’s attack on its embassy in Baghdad. The agency reported on Friday that an official told the Iraqi diplomat that the attack by I...
13:13 2019-06-28

CORRECTED-U.S. ambassador: Dutch should ban Huawei outright on 5G network U.S. Ambassador Pete Hoekstra said on Wednesday the Dutch government should ban Huawei outright from supplying equipment for a new 5G mobile telecommunications network in the Netherlands if it wants to prevent spying by the Chinese state....
03:26 2019-06-06

Venezuelan government says expelled German ambassador may return The Venezuelan foreign ministry said on Monday it had agreed to the return of the German ambassador whom President Nicolas Maduro's government expelled in March after he had gone to Caracas airport to greet opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:13 2019-07-02

Sir Kim Darroch resigns as UK ambassador to US amid Trump memo row Britain's ambassador to Washington quit today after the leak of diplomatic cables he had written which were damning about Donald Trump's administration....
17:13 2019-07-10

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador, Resigns After Leak of Trump Memos Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Trump’s angry reaction....
18:39 2019-07-10

UK ambassador to Washington quits after leaked memo spat After the leak of diplomatic cables that were heavily critical of US President Donald Trump, Britain’s envoy in Washington, Kim Darroch, has resigned. Trump had said his White House would no longer work with him....
16:26 2019-07-10

Smooth confirmation seen for Trump nominee to be ambassador to Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Mexico had a smooth U.S. Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, and looked likely to easily win confirmation to a post that could be important in talks on disputed issues like immigration and trade....
21:39 2019-05-21

| US ambassador flees teargas at Malawi election protest The US ambassador to Malawi was forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over alleged election fraud, she told AFP....
18:26 2019-06-06

Russia summons Spanish ambassador over 'old enemy' comment Russia summoned Spain's ambassador to Moscow on Tuesday after acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell referred to the country as an "old enemy", the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-05-28

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times pub...
22:00 2019-06-08

US ambassador: Israel can retain parts of West Bank JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. ambassador in Jerusalem says Israel has the right to retain parts, but not all, of the West Bank. David Friedman’s remarks in an interview with The New York Times published Saturday comes about two months after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to begin ...
20:52 2019-06-08

Former ambassador may be North Korea's new point man in U.S. talks: source North Korea appears to have appointed a long-time veteran of international diplomacy as point man in the new round of denuclearisation talks with the United States, a diplomatic source in Seoul confirmed on Friday....
15:13 2019-07-05

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
10:01 2019-06-08

Trump lashes out at 'foolish' May as crisis over ambassador grows US commerce secretary pulls out of trade talks as president calls envoy ‘very stupid’Transatlantic tensions over the British ambassador’s leaked criticisms of Donald Trump have grown into a diplomatic crisis after the US president attacked Sir Kim Darroch as “a pompous fool” and his commerce secreta...
23:00 2019-07-09

Alec Baldwin is 'so done' playing Trump on 'SNL': 'I can’t imagine I would do it again' Alec Baldwin says he likely won’t be playing Donald Trump on NBC’s Saturday Night Live anymore. “I’m so done with that,” the actor told USA Today yesterday....
23:01 2019-06-07

8-year-old gets rat-bite fever after playing with pet rats A California girl is recovering after she was diagnosed with rat-bite fever, which doctors believe she contracted from one of her pet rats. Cali, whose last name was not revealed during a press conference with her doctor and mother, has eczema on her hands, which may have contributed to her infectio...
23:26 2019-06-04

What are Cubs playing for in second half? Joe Maddon's job, for starters Chicago returns from the break atop one of the tightest division races you'll ever see. Where the Cubs finish in that NL Central scramble could determine their skipper's future....
21:26 2019-07-12

'Dota Underlords' has more people playing now than 'Artifact' ever did Just a day after going live, the Dota Underlords beta is off to a great start. According to stats from SteamDB, as of Friday night it had over 84,000 players at once -- higher than Valve's troubled Dota 2 spinoff Artifact ever had. It topped out at a......
13:52 2019-06-22

Hamilton says F1 should level playing field between teams Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton believes returning to an old-school style of racing would solve Formula One's ongoing problem with parity        ...
01:13 2019-06-07