Liz Truss appointed as Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson bows out

World Liz Truss appointed as Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson bows out Tuesday September 06 2022 Liz Truss smiles and waves as she arrives at Conservative Party Headquarters in central London after she was announced the winner of the party’s leadership contest on September 5, 2022. Truss is the UK’s third female prime minister following … Read more

A Brexit believer may be a good fit for the City as Boris’ messy tenure ends

There will be few tears shed in the City over Boris Johnson’s departure. Back in 2019 some senior figures had, despite deep misgivings, concluded that he was a good choice to replace Theresa May as prime minister. But his performance in office has been a huge disappointment, most importantly of course in terms of his … Read more

UK PM Race: Rishi Sunak races ahead with 137 votes, to face Liz Truss in final leg of British PM contest

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Rishi Sunak launches bid to succeed Boris Johnson as UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak, the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, on Friday formally launched his leadership bid to succeed Boris Johnson as the new Conservative Party leader and future British Prime Minister. The British Indian minister, who resigned from Johnson’s Cabinet earlier this week setting off events in motion that ultimately led to his resignation, becomes … Read more

Boris Johnson to resign as UK PM

World Boris Johnson to resign as UK PM Thursday July 07 2022 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. FILE PHOTO | AFP LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson will announce his resignation as British Prime Minister on Thursday, a government source said, after he was abandoned by ministers and his Conservative Party’s lawmakers who said … Read more

UK Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s leadership of the Conservative party suffered a heavy double blow as voters rejected the Tories in two by-elections. In the southwestern constituency of Tiverton and Honiton, the Liberal Democrats overturned a 24,000 Conservative majority to win, while the main opposition Labour Party reclaimed Wakefield in northern England. The contests, triggered … Read more

Boris Johnson remains UK prime minister — but his days are ‘numbered’

Johnson will visit Northern Ireland on Monday to hold emergency talks. Daniel Leal | Afp | Getty Images LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a vote of confidence on Monday night but discontent over his leadership is expected to rumble on, with analysts stating that his days in office are numbered. Monday’s vote … Read more

UK PM Boris Johnson wins confidence vote with 59 per cent share

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a confidence vote on Monday but by a relatively modest margin, seeing off a challenge to his leadership brought by lawmakers within his Conservative Party. Johnson won the vote 211 to 148, according to Graham Brady, chairman of the party committee that oversaw the ballot. But Johnson’s 59% share … Read more

UK PM Boris Johnson to visit India on April 21, hold ‘in-depth’ talks with Modi

Boris Johnson will become the first British Prime Minister to visit Gujarat when he lands in Ahmedabad this week for a two-day visit to India for “in-depth talks” with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, according to Downing Street. Johnson’s first visit to India as UK Prime Minister will begin on April 21 with a trip … Read more