Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Boris Johnson

UK PM faces new challenge in a divided Conservative party

British Conservative politicians on Sunday launched two campaigns to address concerns about the direction of the party and the government, the latest challenge to new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s attempts to unite a fractured party.The Conservative Party has already...

Boris Johnson battling to win support for UK PM comeback bid, Sunak enters race

Boris Johnson was fighting on Sunday to get enough support to make a shock return as Britain’s prime minister after prominent figures on the right wing of the Conservative Party coalesced around the man once accused of betraying him,...

Sunak qualifies for UK PM race

British Conservative politician Rishi Sunak late Friday reached the minimum threshold to run for party leader, as former prime minister Boris Johnson targeted an audacious comeback.Cabinet member Penny Mordaunt became the first to formally declare her candidacy, after the...

Race for UK PM gathers pace

Former prime minister Boris Johnson returned to Britain on Saturday from a Caribbean holiday aiming to launch an audacious political comeback, as Conservative rival Rishi Sunak reached the minimum threshold to contest the UK’s top job.His apparent bid to...

Boris Johnson bids farewell as UK PM

Outgoing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday bade farewell in an address outside 10, Downing Street, just before his successor Liz Truss takes office. He began his televised addressed to the nation by saying "this is it folks", reports...

UK ex-minister endorses Sunak in PM race

A senior Conservative Party MP and former minister on Saturday issued a ringing endorsement of Rishi Sunak to succeed Boris Johnson as the Tory leader and the British Prime Minister, saying the former Chancellor has what the top job...

UK PM race: Liz Truss holds lead but voters still prefer Boris Johnson

A new survey on Thursday confirmed a 32-point lead of Foreign Secretary Liz Truss over former Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership race, but also showed a strong preference among Tory members for outgoing Prime Minister Boris...

Boris Johnson defends leaving cost-of-living crisis to new UK PM

Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended leaving his successor, either former Chancellor Rishi Sunak or Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, to deal with the soaring inflation and cost-of-living crisis, saying he is confident the government will have the...

Liz Truss, Rishi Sunak clash over cost-of-living crisis

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss, the two contenders vying to replace UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, have clashed over the cost-of-living crisis. Truss or Sunak will be elected as Conservative Party leader on September 5, the day the Commons returns...

Channel 4 documentary to tell the story of Boris from Eton to No. 10

As the UK awaits its next Prime Minister, a documentary based on the departing UK PM Boris Johnson is currently in early development at a leading television network. The four-part series with the working title “Boris”, will feature hour-long...