July 7, 2022 18:00 pm
LONDON, July 7: Scandal-ridden Boris Johnson announced on Thursday he would quit as British prime minister after he was abandoned by ministers and most of his Conservative lawmakers.
July 7, 2022 14:23 pm
KATHMANDU, July 7: Embattled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has decided to stand down as Conservative Party leader after losing the support of his ministers and MPs, according to a BBC report.
July 6, 2022 07:37 am
LONDON, July 6: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face questions in parliament followed by a grilling by senior lawmakers on Wednesday, with his premiership on the brink after a slew of resignations from ministers saying he was not fit to govern.
June 19, 2022 06:55 am
KYIV, June 19: With a blessing for its European Union ambitions and a pledge of unwavering support from Britain, Ukraine vowed on Saturday to prevail against Moscow as its troops battled the Russian assault near a pivotal eastern city and communities were pounded by more heavy shelling.
February 21, 2022 15:49 pm
LONDON, Feb 21: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Monday set out plans to scrap coronavirus restrictions as part of a "living with COVID" strategy that aims to achieve a faster exit from the pandemic than other major economies.
January 30, 2022 17:13 pm
A politician’s troubles are a humorist’s treasures. The scandal-prone British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given cartoonists and meme-makers unimaginable riches for years, and with his hold on power now in jeopardy, their fortunes are only growing.
January 19, 2022 17:25 pm
LONDON, Jan 19: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting to shore up his premiership on Wednesday amid a revolt by his own lawmakers who are angry over a series of lockdown parties in Downing Street.
December 25, 2020 19:30 pm
LONDON/BRUSSELS, Dec 25: Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire.
October 19, 2020 03:54 am
Whereas many of our European neighbors—notably Italy—are now performing far better in the fight against the virus, Britain more closely resembles the pandemic-stricken United States.
October 15, 2020 14:56 pm
LONDON, Oct 15: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government will impose tougher COVID-19 restrictions on London from midnight on Friday, The Times reported.
June 19, 2020 20:48 pm
LONDON, June 19: Standing apart on either side of a strip of red carpet outside Number 10 Downing Street, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron demonstrated the unusual reality of international diplomacy in the coronavirus era.
April 29, 2020 17:55 pm
LONDON, April 29: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s fiancée, Carrie Symonds, gave birth to a healthy baby boy at a London hospital on Wednesday, slightly earlier than had been expected.
April 26, 2020 09:05 am
LONDON, April 26: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be back at work on Monday, a Downing Street spokeswoman confirmed on Saturday, after having recovered from a case of coronavirus that sent him to intensive care for three nights in early April.
April 22, 2020 20:24 pm
LONDON, April 22: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a call on Wednesday for an inquiry into his government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis after failing to fully explain partial death data, limited testing or the lack of equipment for hospitals.
April 12, 2020 18:38 pm
LONDON, April 12: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from a London hospital and will continue his recovery from COVID-19 at his country residence of Chequers, his office said on Sunday.
April 12, 2020 15:36 pm
LONDON, April 12: Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he owes his life to the staff of Britain’s state-run National Health Service, in his first comments since being released from intensive care for treatment for COVID-19.
April 11, 2020 22:05 pm
LONDON, April 11: Britain’s COVID-19 death toll neared 10,000 on Saturday after health officials reported another 917 hospital deaths, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson continued to make “very good progress” in his recovery from the virus.
April 11, 2020 10:48 am
LONDON, April 11: Prime Minister Boris Johnson was back on his feet in his recovery from COVID-19 on Friday as Britain recorded its deadliest day yet in the coronavirus pandemic, with 980 more deaths taking the country’s overall toll to nearly 9,000.
April 10, 2020 08:40 am
LONDON, April 10: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved out of intensive care, his office said.
April 7, 2020 21:55 pm
KATHMANDU, April 7: After novel coronavirus disease first originated in Chinese Hubei province in December last year, it has been spreading globally like a wildfire.
April 7, 2020 08:51 am
LONDON, April 7: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was being treated for worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, with his foreign minister deputizing for him as the nation tackles the COVID-19 crisis.
April 6, 2020 08:31 am
LONDON, April 6: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, though Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government.
March 27, 2020 20:55 pm
LONDON, March 27: A knock at the door and the sound of retreating footsteps - that is how British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have food and paperwork delivered from the outside world for the next seven days after he tested positive for coronavirus overnight.
March 27, 2020 20:06 pm
LONDON, March 27: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he had tested positive for coronavirus and was self-isolating at Downing Street but would still lead the government’s response to the accelerating outbreak.
March 9, 2020 14:13 pm
LONDON, March 9: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Monday chair an emergency meeting on coronavirus as the government mulls more stringent measures to tackle the outbreak.
February 13, 2020 17:05 pm
LONDON/BELFAST, Feb 13: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday sacked the minister who helped end three years of political stalemate in Northern Ireland, prompting criticism that Johnson was indifferent to the fate of the province.
January 15, 2020 13:51 pm
Jan 15: U.S. President Donald Trump said he agreed with a comment by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a “Trump deal” should replace the Iran nuclear deal.
December 16, 2019 18:55 pm
LONDON, Dec 16: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will welcome 109 new Conservative lawmakers to parliament on Monday, promising to honour his election-winning pledges to get Brexit done as soon as possible and boost funding for the state health service.
December 13, 2019 12:19 pm
LONDON DEC 13: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain’s Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.
December 13, 2019 12:00 pm
LONDON DEC 13: It was a portentous moment. Prime Minister Boris Johnson had led his party to a thumping election victory, making Britain’s divorce from the EU all but certain.
December 13, 2019 09:34 am
LONDON, Dec 13: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party was on course for a resounding victory in Britain’s election after voters backed his bid to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31, the country’s most significant geopolitical move in 70 years.
December 12, 2019 12:45 pm
LONDON, Dec 12: Voters go to the polls on Thursday in an election that will pave the way for Brexit under Prime Minister Boris Johnson or propel Britain towards another referendum that could ultimately reverse the decision to leave the European Union.
December 12, 2019 09:18 am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hopes to sign a free trade agreement with the European Union by the end of 2020.
November 7, 2019 09:19 am
With the UK set to hold a crucial parliamentary election on December 12, it still is not clear whether, when, and how Brexit will happen
November 1, 2019 20:50 pm
LONDON, Nov 1: Nigel Farage warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday that his Brexit Party would contest every seat in Britain in a Dec. 12 election unless he ditched his EU divorce deal and agreed to an electoral alliance of Brexit-supporting parties.
October 31, 2019 19:50 pm
LONDON, Oct 31: On the day Britain was supposed to have left the European Union, voters instead faced the start of an election campaign, with opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pledging to overthrow a “rigged system” he said was run by billionaires and tax-dodgers.
October 30, 2019 19:59 pm
LONDON, Oct 30: The phoney war is over. After months of rehearsing his election strategy, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is poised to run a high-risk campaign designed to exploit divisions over Brexit despite his public appeals for national unity.
October 30, 2019 06:07 am
LONDON, Oct 30: Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock.
October 28, 2019 22:01 pm
LONDON/BRUSSELS, Oct 28: The European Union agreed a three-month flexible delay on Monday to Britain’s exit from the bloc as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election after opponents forced him to request an extension he had vowed never to ask for.
October 24, 2019 14:21 pm
LONDON, Oct 24: The United Kingdom will ultimately leave the European Union on the terms of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal even though parliament has complicated the timing of the divorce, a senior Downing Street source said.
October 20, 2019 17:20 pm
LONDON, Oct 20: Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 despite an unsigned letter that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced by his opponents to send to the bloc requesting a Brexit delay, the government said on Sunday.
October 19, 2019 14:15 pm
LONDON, Oct 19: Prime Minister Boris Johnson puts his last-minute Brexit deal to a vote in an extraordinary sitting of the British parliament on Saturday, a day of reckoning that could decide the course of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union.
October 17, 2019 00:17 am
HELSINKI – The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom’s recent ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in seeking to suspend (or “prorogue”) the UK Parliament for five weeks to avoid debate of his plans for a “no-deal” Brexit underscores the centrality of the rule of law to democratic governance.
October 15, 2019 08:59 am
LONDON/BRUSSELS, Oct 15: A deal to smooth Britain’s departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.
October 9, 2019 12:28 pm
LONDON/BRUSSELS, Oct 9: The European Union accused Britain of playing a “stupid blame game” over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands.
October 9, 2019 09:42 am
LONDON, Oct 9: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a fresh rebellion in his cabinet, with a group of ministers poised to resign due to concerns that he is leading the country towards a no-deal Brexit, The Times newspaper reported on Wednesday.
October 2, 2019 19:30 pm
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, Oct 2: Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the European Union on Wednesday to compromise after Britain came up with its final offer to try to secure a Brexit deal, promising he would not be deterred from leaving on Oct. 31.
October 1, 2019 13:15 pm
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, Oct 1: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he expected a certain amount of criticism from those opposed to Brexit in his role as prime minister, responding to questions about his personal life and political history.
September 27, 2019 20:55 pm
LONDON, Sept 27: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday his government will obey the law and remains confident the country can leave the European Union with a deal.
September 25, 2019 16:33 pm
LONDON, Sept 25: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned home from a foreign trip on Wednesday to face parliament in what is likely to be a stormy session after a humiliating Supreme Court ruling that he had unlawfully suspended the assembly.