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Boris Johnson


Brexit bill clears final UK parliamentary hurdle ahead of January 31 exit

January 23, 2020 1:36 am

The bill will officially become law when it receives Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth, something that could happen as soon as Thursday.

UK announces plan to mark the Brexit moment on Jan 31

January 18, 2020 9:48 am

The entire government neighborhood of Whitehall is to be illuminated for the occasion as part of a light show, with Union flags flown on all the poles in Parliament Square.

Boris Johnson’s $160,000 blunder over big ben Brexit bongs

January 17, 2020 9:24 am

Johnson supported calls for Big Ben, the bell in the clock tower that rises above Parliament, to be rung to mark the moment the UK leaves the European Union at 11 pm on January 31.

Landmark Brexit bill for UK's divorce from EU finally clears Commons vote

January 10, 2020 5:17 pm

The bill covers "divorce" payments to the EU, citizens' rights, customs arrangements for Northern Ireland and the planned 11-month transition period.

Boris Johnson’s balancing act with Trump and Europe on Iran

January 07, 2020 9:07 am

Britain is caught between its traditional alliance with Washington — one that Johnson promised voters he would deepen with a post-Brexit trade agreement — and the new, still-undefined, relationship with Europe.

Explained: How the fast-track UK visa for doctors and nurses will work

December 21, 2019 7:20 am

The Plan mentions the aim to increase the nursing workforce by over 40,000 by 2024, and to reduce vacancies to 5 per cent by 2028. The Plan underlines the need to increase international recruitment in the short and medium term, among other measures.

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is set for first vote in new Parliament

December 20, 2019 8:33 am

The draft law to be debated Friday is the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which will enable the UK to leave the EU on January 31 before formally triggering trade talks with the bloc.

Boris Johnson has a mandate. Now, what will he do with it?

December 18, 2019 12:00 pm

Even after a campaign that Johnson made almost exclusively about Brexit, nobody knows what kind of relationship Johnson truly wants with the European Union, and so the theories abound.

Three Indian-origin ministers in UK PM Boris Johnson's ‘People's Cabinet'

December 18, 2019 7:48 am

The three Indian-origin ministers, who had won back their seats convincingly in the Tory landslide, have been retained in their posts.

Explained: What UK election results mean for Brexit, Scotland, and Boris Johnson’s Britain

December 17, 2019 11:23 am

Johnson’s Conservative Party won 365 seats in the 650-member Parliament. The Labour Party won 203, and the Scottish National Party 48.


United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

December 13, 2019 7:05 am

Voting was underway across the country in a contest that pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31, against opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who promises another referendum on Brexit.

Boris Johnson's journey from journalist to UK PM

July 25, 2019 6:39 am

Johnson is admired by many Conservatives for his ability to connect with voters, but others mistrust him for his long record of misleading and false statements, verbal blunders and erratic performance.