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Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain’s new PM

Johnson receives a massive boost after getting the backing of a former rival.

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make Brexit case

All the candidates, except for Boris Johnson, will take part in a debate later on Sunday.

Boris Johnson wins first round of UK leadership vote

Boris Johnson wins the first round of voting for the post of Prime Minister by picking up 114 of the 313 ballots cast at the lower House of Commons.

Johnson commits to October Brexit deadline

Johnson says delaying Brexit will result in more losses for the Conservatives.

UK PM candidate Johnson wins bid to stop court case over...

Judges at London’s High Court throw out an attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, for allegedly lying about Brexit during the 2016 EU referendum campaign.

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson turns down chance to meet Trump

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump did not meet face-to-face as the former is busy with earlier commitments.

Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM

The launch video follows Johnson on the campaign trail, promising voters that he will take Britain out of the European Union.

Trump: Boris Johnson would be very good for PM

Trump says other Conservative lawmakers had also sought his endorsement.

Boris Johnson faces court hearing for Brexit ‘lies’

Johnson will be summoned to appear before a London court to face allegations of misconduct in public office.

Britain’s Hunt says ‘political suicide’ to pursue no-deal Brexit

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's comments puts him at odds with most other candidates including the frontrunner, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson.

British lawmaker Johnson says ‘of course’ will stand for prime minister

Boris Johnson will stand for Prime Minister, still he praised Theresa May as 'patient and stoical' surrounding the Brexit plan.

UK’s Boris Johnson lied in Brexit campaign, court hears

Johnson denies all wrongdoing.

Boris Johnson tops as Britain’s PM choice

A poll is suggesting that Boris Johnson is a very likely candidate to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson says will stand, as UK PM agrees to set...

Theresa May promises to step down once the first stage of Britain's exit from the European Union is secure.

Boris Johnson: New EU vote would unleash British ‘anger’

The former foreign minister turned tormentor of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May mocks the 'bastards' who run the EU as he attacks the bloc.

Boris Johnson’s brother quits UK govt over ‘terrible mistake’ Brexit deal

Jo Johnson wrote in his resignation statement that it has become increasingly clear to him that the withdrawal agreement, which is being finalised, will be a terrible mistake.

British ministers’ phone numbers leaked in app flaw

Several top MPs reportedly received nuisance calls after their profiles were accessed on the official mobile application for the annual party conference.

Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan prompts fresh Tory division

The former foreign secretary, who resigned from the government in July over the issue, described May's current proposals for the future relationship with the EU as a moral and intellectual humiliation.

Boris Johnson demands UK PM May scrap her Brexit proposals

Johnson, the bookmakers' favourite to succeed May, said May's plans would leave the United Kingdom half in and half out of the club it joined in 1973 and in effect, enforced vassalage.

British PM ‘irritated’ by leadership speculation

The centre-right Conservative Party's leader said she was focused on securing a Brexit deal rather than her own future.

UK PM’s Brexit plans opposed by 80 rebels in her party

Former junior Brexit minister Steve Baker who resigned over May's so-called Chequers proposals on Brexit, told the Press Association May faced a massive problem at the September 30-October 3 party conference.

British ex-FM Johnson attacks government on taxes, rail

The former minister has become a thorn in the side of Theresa May since he resigned as foreign minister over her Brexit plan.

May wraps “suicide vest” around UK over Brexit, says Johnson

Johnson pressed his attack on May's so-called Chequers plan to leave the EU, calling it "a humiliation" that opens "ourselves to perpetual political blackmail".

Britain’s Boris Johnson splits from wife

He was a leading figure in the campaign for Brexit ahead of the 2016 EU referendum, and since resigning has repeated his criticism of May's plan to maintain close economic ties with the bloc.