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BELFAST (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Northern Ireland on Monday to mark the restoration of the British province’s devolved executive after three years and to hold talks with Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar. Parties representing Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists on Saturday ended a three-year standoff that had threatened a key part of the
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DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s Prime Minster Leo Varadkar said on Sunday he had made a decision on the timing of a general election, with many media outlets and politicians predicting a Feb. 7 poll. FILE PHOTO: Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar arrives for a European Union Summit at the Europa building in Brussels, Belgium December
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that Britain would not lament Iranian Revolutionary
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain to “let the healing begin” in a speech outside 10 Downing Street on Friday after securing a landslide victory in a divisive national election. Below is the text of his speech: “This morning I went to Buckingham Palace and I am forming a new government.” “And
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at Cardiff airport in Wales, Britain December 11, 2019 on the final day of campaigning before a general election. Ben Stansall/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s lead over the opposition Labour Party has narrowed to 12 percentage points from 15 percentage points just ahead
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will bolster his argument on Tuesday for leaving the European Union early next year, urging voters to return him to power so Britain can “rip up the EU rule book and write a new one for ourselves”. Britain’s Prime Minister and Conservative leader Boris Johnson talks with journalists
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits John Smedley Mill in Matlock, Derbyshire, Britain December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool MATLOCK, England (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that the possibility of not reaching a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020 “simply will not happen”. Johnson has
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a Christmas market in Salisbury, Britain, December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/Pool The parties are
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the scene of a stabbing on London Bridge, in which two people were killed, in London, Britain, November 30, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would toughen sentences for people convicted of violent crime and terrorism, such as the attacker who killed
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition criticised the government’s sentencing policies on Saturday after police said the London Bridge attacker had previously been convicted of terrorism offences but freed early from jail. Usman Khan, wearing a fake suicide vest and wielding knives, went on the rampage at a conference on criminal rehabilitation beside London Bridge on
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at Healey’s Cornish Cyder Farm, in Callestick, Britain, November 27, 2019. Dan Kitwood/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the incident at London Bridge on Friday where a knifeman man went on the rampage, stabbing several people before being shot dead by
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on course to win a majority of 68 in parliament at the Dec. 12 election, according to a model from pollsters YouGov that accurately predicted the 2017 election. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures during the launch of the Welsh Conservatives’ manifesto in Wrexham,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Former prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a dangerous mess and that neither his own Labour Party nor Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives deserved to win a Dec. 12 election. Britain is holding an election three years ahead of schedule because parliament was deadlocked over Brexit, unable
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are peddling fantasies before a Dec. 12 election, former British leader Tony Blair will say on Monday, offering his support to “mainstream” politicians. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the Web Summit, in Lisbon, Portugal, November 6, 2019. REUTERS/Pedro
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock visit Bassetlaw District General Hospital in Worksop, Britain November 22, 2019. Christopher Furlong/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has seen its lead grow to 13 points over the opposition Labour Party, according to a poll by
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FILE PHOTO: Conservative leader Boris Johnson speaks to an audience during BBC Question Time election special in Sheffield, Britain November 22, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party holds a 12-point lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of Britain’s Dec. 12 election, according to the results of
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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson doubled down on his Brexit promises on Tuesday, saying only he could take Britain out of the European Union quickly in a testy leadership debate with opposition Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn. Conservative leader Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are seen during a televised debate ahead of
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell business leaders on Monday that his pledge to take Britain out of the EU swiftly will end uncertaintly and boost the economy, seeking to win over industrialists who have mainly opposed Brexit. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the annual CBI Conference in London,
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks as he visits an electric car plant in Warwickshire, Britain November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Conservatives will deliver Brexit and end the uncertainty and confusion that has “paralyzed” the economy if they are re-elected next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell business
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party have the highest level of support since 2017, according to opinion polls published on Saturday. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson campaigns in Mansfield, Britain, November 16, 2019. Frank Augstein/Pool via REUTERS The Dec. 12 election was called to end three years of disagreement over Brexit
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HARTLEPOOL, England (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the most significant boost of the British election campaign to date when Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party pulled out of 317 Conservative-held seats in a bid to prevent opponents of Brexit controlling the next parliament. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a remembrance service on Armistice Day,
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