WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-12 11:30

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU

Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, was the face of the official campaign to leave the European Union. But he has made contradictory statements in the past a...

Factbox: Die-hard eurosceptic or opportunist? Boris Johnson's views on the EU

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Italian PM resigns with attack on 'opportunist' Salvini Giuseppe Conte tells Italian Senate that far-right leader has triggered political crisis to serve his own interestsGiuseppe Conte has resigned as Italy’s prime minister after blasting Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League, as an “opportu...
2019-08-20 19:30

Italy hands eurosceptic League minister the EU portfolio Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday Family Minister Lorenzo Fontana, a committed eurosceptic and member of the far-right League, would become Italy's next European affairs minister....
2019-07-10 16:45

Opportunist funds bet Turkey's financial shock is past its nadir After a year of relentless currency crisis, a credit freeze and slide into recession, some global investors are betting Turkey has weathered the worst of its biggest financial and economic shock since its 2001 banking collapse - by accident or design...
2019-07-05 17:45

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets in defence of their leader on Sunday amid mounting ...
2019-05-24 08:30

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization talks between the two countries....
2019-08-24 08:00

North Korea calls Pompeo 'diehard toxin,' says ready for dialogue or standoff with U.S. North Korea's top diplomat said on Friday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a "diehard toxin" who only complicates denuclearisation talks and North Korea was ready for both dialogue and standoff....
2019-08-23 09:15

'Game of Thrones' finale left water bottles in key scene, further inciting diehard fans Just two weeks after a coffee cup was spotted in an episode of "Game of Thrones," eagle-eyed fans have spotted another major gaffe in the show's finale — water bottles....
2019-05-21 17:15

Brexit paralysis a 'vaccine' against Eurosceptic vote in EU elections, says Donald Tusk Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the Eurosceptic vote in the EU parliamentary elections, said European Council President Donald Tusk....
2019-05-28 23:30

Hotels with Instagram-perfect views With the explosion in popularity of Instagram, it increasingly feels like you haven't really been on vacation until you've carefully crafted and posted that all-important shot from your hotel, hacienda or houseboat....
2019-09-09 14:00

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute ahead of President Trump’s visit to Tokyo....
2019-05-24 15:30

Promoted: How Abu Dhabi offers some of the best views in Formula 1 The world's only twilight race returns to the Yas Marina Circuit. After a decade on the Formula 1 calendar, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has established itself as the season finale...
2019-07-04 00:45

Why bringing your political views to the office can be bad for your career Resist the urge to live-tweet the upcoming debates for the 2020 presidential election. While nearly 4 in 10 people engage in political chats at work, these conversations could harm your career....
2019-09-12 21:15

Obama: Americans must not let racist views become normalized President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on the U.S. Counterterrorism strategy to combat ISIL, in the Cross Hall of the White House, Sept. 10, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first public stat...
2019-08-06 04:30

| World's best have mixed views on FedEx Cup format While the Tour Championship did end up delivering the thrilling finale the PGA Tour had hoped for, several players remain unconvinced by the new format....
2019-08-27 17:15

Amy Schumer views $10M condo in NYC nabe she mocked New mom Amy Schumer still loves the Upper West Side — even after mocking the 92nd Street SoulCycle outpost in her 2018 movie “I Feel Pretty.” She recently toured a massive $10.3 million five-bedroom model apartment at 555 West End Ave., a school-to-c...
2019-06-06 02:15

YouTube inadvertently promoting obsessions and extreme views Google is directing people towards misinformation and conspiracy theories by placing YouTube videos prominently in its search results, an investigation by Sky News has found....
2019-06-30 09:15

10 of the world’s best city views: readers’ travel tips These stunning viewpoints put the fun into funiculars and the drama into panorama – and many have art, bars and cafes to enjoy, tooNahargarh Fort sprawls around a rocky outcrop above the Pink City of Jaipur in Rajasthan province. Take a rickshaw up t...
2019-05-21 18:45

Cathedral installs slide to give views of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.       ...
2019-08-15 06:15

Report: Durant views staying with Warriors as 'last resort' Exercising his option to stay with the Golden State Warriors probably "is the last resort" for Kevin Durant, according to an ESPN report on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 02:45

Auroras to orcas: nine of the most beautiful views in Canada – in pictures Whether it’s Québec City’s gorgeous Rue du Cul-de-Sac, whale watching off the coast of British Columbia or taking in the vast northern expanse of Baffin Island, Canada is full of incomparable photo-ops No matter if you’re armed with a DSLR or just a ...
2019-09-05 17:15

Mattis says he has a 'duty of silence' but his views on Trump are clear Despite claiming he owes the Trump administration a "duty of silence," former Secretary of Defense James Mattis is speaking out about his turbulent tenure at the Pentagon, writing a new book and participating in interviews for the first time since hi...
2019-08-30 18:15

Trump views rare copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence with UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump was shown a handwritten parchment copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence - one of only two known to exist - during a visit to British Prime Minister Theresa May's office on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:30

YouTube stops counting ad views in its top music charts YouTube is boosting the integrity of its music charts. The video giant will no longer count ad views toward rankings on the YouTube Music Charts, instead relying solely on "organic" views like direct links, embeds, searches and the Trending section....
2019-09-14 03:30

O’Neill, de Blasio have different views of the latest crime stats It was a tale of two cities as the NYPD announced its monthly CompStat figures on Wednesday — with police officials acknowledging a “serious” surge in shootings since the firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, while Mayor Bill de Blasio toute...
2019-09-05 07:45

Beto O'Rourke says there's 'room for competing views' among Democrats Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke believes there's room for competing views in the Democratic Party after moderates and progressives clashed during Tuesday night's fiery debate in Detroit....
2019-07-31 18:30

YouTube Changes How It Counts Views for Record-Breaking Music Videos YouTube is introducing a major change to its music chart system after discovering that artists and labels were using growth hacks to inflate how many people were watching their videos....
2019-09-14 15:00

Christian views may have kept star player off US women’s soccer team, some say As the U.S. women’s World Cup champions continue to celebrate their recent triumph, some observers are wondering whether a top-tier American player was left off the team because of her religious views....
2019-07-11 12:45

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would ...
2019-08-16 16:45

Three Fed Officials Offer Diverging Views on Rate Cuts in TV Interviews Three Fed officials offered diverging views on the path for monetary policy in television interviews, with two skeptical over the need for lower rates and a third open to a further cut by the central bank....
2019-08-23 00:30

Democrats on the defensive as abortion foes ask if party tolerates their views “It’s not the same party anymore,” said former congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who battled for some abortion restrictions in the 2010 Affordable Care Act....
2019-06-08 17:15

The views aren’t even the craziest thing about this 360-degree infinity pool Just getting into this pool is enough to make you feel like James Bond. Designs for what could be the world’s first rooftop infinity pool, with 360-degree views of the London skyline, were unveiled this week by UK-based manufacturer Compass Poo...
2019-06-07 02:45

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views The decision by YouTube, which is owned by Google, is the latest action by a Silicon Valley company to stem the spread of hate speech and disinformation on their sites....
2019-06-06 00:30

Superyacht blocking Statue of Liberty views for sale for $106M If you don’t like that superyacht obstructing your perfect view of Lady Liberty, there’s a solution — buy it. You just need $106 million. The 240-foot, custom-built superyacht, owned by Aussie home loan king John Symond, went up for sale last month a...
2019-09-04 05:15

Dalai Lama shares his views on Brexit, saying UK should have voted Remain Dalai Lama said: "I'm an outsider but it is better to remain," in an interview with the BBC He also took a swipe at Trump, saying he "lacks moral principle" and that the mantra 'America First' is "wrong"...
2019-06-27 22:15

Britain's Kate views Bletchley Park codebreaker exhibit for D-Day Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, traveled on Tuesday to the old home of Britain's World War Two codebreakers - and where her own grandmother worked, visiting an exhibition marking the 75th......
2019-05-21 15:15

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ with Congress are underway on guns, NRA views will be ‘respected’ President Trump on Friday said he is having “serious discussions” with Congress on gun reforms and improvements in the background check process while maintaining that the views of the National Rifle Association will be “fully respected and represente...
2019-08-09 18:30

Hunt attacked for repeating 'incredibly alarming' abortion views Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has been accused of "attacking women's rights" after reiterating his view that the legal limit for abortion should be reduced from 24 weeks to 12 weeks....
2019-06-10 02:30

T.I. and his 3-year-old take in the ocean views in an adorable daddy daughter moment The Atlanta-based rapper shared a video to Instagram of him and his 3-year-old daughter hanging out at the beach and it was really cute.        ...
2019-06-10 21:00

Views Should Not Be Imposed: Nitish Kumar's Party On Triple Talaq Bill BJP ally Janata Dal (United) Friday opposed the triple talaq bill, which is likely to be tabled by the Narendra Modi government in the upcoming Parliament session, and said any view should not be......
2019-06-14 23:15

Rural Americans are changing their views on LGBTQ rights. Just look at this Kentucky town Henderson, Kentucky residents passed protections for gay residents, then rejected them. Now, they're coming around full circle.        ...
2019-06-23 03:15

Pence views overcrowded, bad-smelling facility for detained migrants in Texas Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of crossing the U.S. border illegally....
2019-07-13 04:15

Jeremy Hunt says he does not agree with views in UK ambassador's leaked memo Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he does not agree with all the views expressed by Sir Kim Darroch in the leaked messages, insisting Britain has the "warmest" of relationships with the US....
2019-07-08 14:30

Centre Doesn't Subscribe To Manmohan Singh's Views On Economy: Minister The government on Tuesday rebuffed former prime minister Manmohan Singh's criticism over handling of the economy, saying it does not subscribe to his analysis as India has now become the world's fifth......
2019-09-03 22:00

Trump campaign shells out on YouTube ad to draw more views than Democratic debate In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube's "masthead," the leading advertisement on its homepage, Vox reported....
2019-06-27 23:00

Autocar confidential: Volvo's views on saloons, Lexus holds on to hybrids and more Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's stroll through motoring's backstage area, we hear how Volkswagen plans to revolutionise online car buying, why Lexus thinks hybrids a...
2019-06-04 06:45

Tulsi Gabbard knocks ‘war hawks’ and stands by her foreign policy views The U.S. representative from Hawaii, a Democratic presidential candidate, forcefully defended her foreign policy positions on Thursday at a Washington Post Live event....
2019-06-14 11:30

Beauty queen, a Trump fan, dethroned after conservative views ruled 'insensitive,' she says A beauty queen known for her pro-Trump conservative views was stripped of her Miss Michigan title and dismissed from the Miss World America pageant this week after the organization found her social media presence “offensive, insensitive and inappropr...
2019-07-20 14:30

2 Million Views For Woman's Melodious Rendition Of Lata Mangeshkar Song A video of a woman singing at a West Bengal railway station has captured the attention of millions. Just over two minutes long, the video shows the woman singing Ek Pyar Ka Nagma Hai....
2019-08-01 12:45

Experts Criticize Marianne Williamson’s Views on Vaccines, Depression and Illness Health care experts say Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson‘s views on vaccines, antidepressants and other treatments could hurt public health efforts and stigmatize people with disabilities. A first-time candidate, the self-h...
2019-08-06 19:45

Why Canonical views the Snap ecosystem as a compelling distribution-agnostic solution Canonical's Martin Wimpress addresses Snaps, Flatpak, and other competing standards, and community unease around Canonical's control of the Snap store....
2019-08-07 04:30

Man Arrested in Norway Mosque Attack Expressed Anti-Immigrant Views The 21-year-old man arrested for an armed attack on a mosque in the Norwegian capital Oslo during the Muslim holiday Eid expressed anti-immigrant views and admiration for Nazi figures, local police said....
2019-08-12 02:30

Netflix's Murder Mystery Sets Opening Weekend Record With 30 Million Views Netflix has announced that its Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler-starrer comedy Murder Mystery has set a new opening weekend record for a Netflix film, claiming that more than 30.8 million member......
2019-06-19 11:00

Campaign coverage should pay less attention to policy proposals, more to candidates' views on executive actions Campaign coverage is often criticized for focusing too much on personality and silly controversies, and not enough on policy. Though I am sympathetic to this view point, I also believe that policy reporters need to adjust to political reality by spen...
2019-06-21 18:30

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate ...
2019-06-13 10:45

Harris’s views on busing come under question after her debate criticism of Biden’s past position The California senator and presidential candidate has offered different answers recently when asked where she stands on school busing; on Thursday she again criticized Biden for his past positions....
2019-07-05 04:45

Tiananmen Shaped China’s History. But Chinese Millennials Have Mixed Views About Its Legacy It has become tradition around anniversaries of the 1989 Beijing massacre to contrast youth of that era with young Chinese of today. The former, these comparisons suggest, clamored for political change, while the latter show little hint of that revol...
2019-06-03 21:15

Kimi Raikkonen: Memeory games alter views of older Formula 1 cars Kimi Raikkonen reckons the debate over whether Formula 1 has become less difficult is skewed because "the memory plays games" when looking back at previous years...
2019-07-07 10:30

Tropical Storm Humberto lashes Bahamas, U.N. chief views devastation from Dorian Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds before crawling northwest on Saturday, and forecasters said it was likely to become a hurricane before the end of the weekend....
2019-09-15 07:00

'A modern-day Pharisee': Buttigieg's evangelical brother-in-law urges him to 'repent' of abortion views The evangelical brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg called on him to "repent" for using the Bible to justify late-term abortion and claimed the presidential candidate is "weaponizing" Christian teachings to promote a false religion....
2019-09-08 08:00

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever in multi-platform views, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No. 1 news organization in multiple metrics, according to Comscore. ...
2019-07-16 05:45

Tammy Abraham views transfer ban as golden chance to stake Chelsea claim • Striker is ‘buzzing’ at prospect of new season at Stamford Bridge• ‘There is a great chance for us young players so we must go for it’Tammy Abraham has said Chelsea’s transfer ban represents a glorious opportunity for the club’s academy prospects a...
2019-06-24 05:15

‘It had nothing to do with us’: Restrictionist groups distance themselves from accused El Paso shooter, who shared similar views on immigrants Three Washington-based organizations have helped provide the intellectual and ideological framework for President Trump’s hard-line immigration agenda. Some of their ideas were echoed by the alleged gunman....
2019-08-09 03:30

‘Absolutely unprecedented’: Trump upends long-held views with openness to foreign assistance American opposition to foreign involvement in elections dates back to the nation’s founding, reflected in both legal prohibitions and widely embraced norms of fair play....
2019-06-14 11:30

Bella Thorne Calls Out Whoopi Goldberg for Her "Awful" Views on Nude Photo Scandal Bella Thorne is not impressed with Whoopi Goldberg right about now. Earlier this week, The View moderator and her co-hosts including Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Meghan McCain got into a......
2019-06-19 12:15

Basketball fans furious costly seating at USA v Boomers match offered poor views ACCC confirms it has received complaints about star players pulling out and some people have been given refunds Basketball fans in Melbourne were left fuming after paying hundreds of dollars for seats that offered shockingly poor views of Australia’s...
2019-08-23 05:30

Cornel West says AOC, progressive 'squad,' views world 'through the lens of the poor' and working class Harvard University philosophy Professor Cornel West said he supports the four freshman lawmakers that compose the so-called progressive "squad" for reasons other than ideology....
2019-07-17 13:30

Judge lets Facebook privacy lawsuit proceed, calls company’s views ‘so wrong’ A federal judge on Monday night ordered Facebook to face the brunt of a privacy class action lawsuit, chastising the social network for views about privacy he called “so wrong.” While dismissing some claims, US District Judge Vince Chhabr...
2019-09-10 22:00

Trump Jr. blasts Nike with photo of Soviet-style shoe design: 'More in line with their views' Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, had a scathing critique of the athletic company Nike after it decided to pull a sneaker bearing a flag used during the American Revolution....
2019-07-03 18:15

U.S. judge calls Facebook’s views ‘so wrong’, lets class action lawsuit proceed U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said users could try to hold Facebook liable under various federal and state laws for letting app developers and business partners harvest their personal data without their consent on a "widespread"...
2019-09-10 07:00

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views....
2019-06-01 14:00

Judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed, calls company's views 'so wrong' A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook Inc to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users' private data, calling the social media company's views on privacy "so wrong."...
2019-09-10 02:00

Factbox: What's in and what's out at J.C. Penney J.C. Penney Co Inc has been struggling to reassure investors it can lure shoppers back into its stores amid fierce competition from online giants like Amazon.com Inc and discount retailers like TJX Cos Inc's Marshalls and T.J. Maxx chains....
2019-08-06 15:45

Factbox: What is Slack? Slack Technologies Inc, whose instant messaging app has taken workplaces by storm, is scheduled to go public via a direct listing on June 20, instead of the more popular initial public offering route....
2019-06-20 03:15

Trump complains of double standard in shooting response, cites apparent liberal views of Ohio gunman President Trump on Wednesday complained of a double standard in the political response to the mass shootings over the weekend -- as he headed to the sites of those tragedies to pay his respects and offer support for victims and law enforcement....
2019-08-07 18:00

Gen Z started building wealth earlier than millennials, and an expert says 9/11 is the main event that divided the 2 generations and their views on money Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for #GettyGotMe The youngest millennials and Gen Z are divided by the fact that Gen Z does not remember 9/11, according to an expert on millennials. Millennials and Gen Z are also separated by differences defined by technol...
2019-09-12 00:30

Cornish beach houses for sale: enjoy the same views as Virginia Woolf and Daphne du Maurier from these seaside homes What could be nicer than a room (read beach house) of one's own by the sea? Two fine examples in Cornwall with literary links are currently on the market....
2019-05-31 17:30

Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid incre...
2019-09-17 11:00

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are some who could The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are now looking for his replacement. The shortlists of likely candidates are almost exclusively male....
2019-06-07 15:45

Factbox: What we know about U.S. vaping illnesses U.S. public health officials are investigating more than 450 cases of severe lung illnesses and have confirmed at least five deaths related to electronic cigarette products including the devices and liquids used inside them....
2019-09-11 05:00

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
2019-09-13 01:15

Factbox: Kei Nishikori v Jo-Wilfried Tsonga A look at the records of Japan's Kei Nishikori and France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga before their second-round match at the French Open on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-05-29 12:30

Factbox: The U.S. opioid epidemic in the courts As opioid-related deaths have soared, thousands of lawsuits have been filed seeking damages from drugmakers and distributors. The following is a summary of where and how the opioid litigation is playing out across the United States:...
2019-09-17 00:00

Factbox: Roger Federer vs Kei Nishikori A look at the records of Swiss Roger Federer and Japan's Kei Nishikori before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-07-10 05:15

Factbox: Who will be Trump's next intelligence chief? U.S. President Donald Trump promised to move quickly to nominate a successor to Dan Coats, who leaves his position as Director of National Intelligence on Aug. 15....
2019-08-06 22:45

Factbox: Who has UK PM Johnson appointed to his cabinet? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson began appointing his senior ministers on Wednesday shortly after taking office, naming the team he hopes will help him to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31....
2019-07-24 22:15

Factbox: What have the candidates to succeed UK PM May said about Brexit? British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she is quitting, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power, with most of the frontrunners expected to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
2019-05-28 13:30

Factbox: Some facts about the DMZ separating the two Koreas U.S. President Donald Trump held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, the third meeting between the two leaders in just over a year....
2019-06-30 13:45

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will quit next month, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a cleaner break with the European Union....
2019-05-27 17:45

Factbox: U.S. oil and gas regulatory rollbacks under Trump The Trump administration has moved broadly to relax Obama-era rules put in place to regulate methane and other greenhouse gas emissions, offshore drilling safety, fuel economy and wetlands rules that impact oil, gas and coal industries....
2019-08-29 21:00

Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died, the New York Times reported on Thursday. He was 102....
2019-05-21 15:15

Djokovic's sleek Miami Beach retreat: Wimbledon champion's incredible £5.3m apartment in Florida has panoramic views of the Atlantic The 16-time Grand Slam Champion owns a three-bedroom home in the glass-fronted beachside complex designed by award-winning architect Renzo Piano, creator of the Shard...
2019-07-17 09:15

Meryl Streep's £15 million-view: Mamma Mia star's Tribeca penthouse with spectacular New York skyline views is for sale With views over the Hudson River, Statue of Liberty and Chrysler and Empire State Buildings, the penthouse takes over a whole floor of the Tribeca building....
2019-08-28 17:15

Factbox: More than 378,000 without power in U.S. Southeast from Hurricane Dorian More than 378,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were without power on Friday as Hurricane Dorian skirted the Carolina coast, according to local electric companies....
2019-09-06 15:15

Factbox: The ups and downs since Trump first met North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time at a historic summit in Singapore on June 12 last year and there have been ups and downs in the North's foreign relations since then....
2019-06-12 06:45

Factbox: J.C. Penney's revolving door of CEOs J.C. Penney Co Inc late last year tapped Jill Soltau as chief executive officer to stem the decline in sales, the fifth leadership change at the department store operator in 15 years....
2019-08-06 15:45

Factbox: Recent U.S. corporate responses to gun violence A series of mass shootings in the United States, including one each in Texas and Ohio last month that killed 31 people, once again has revived a national debate on firearms regulation, which in the past has led retailers and other U.S. companies to t...
2019-09-04 00:30

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin....
2019-07-16 21:45

Factbox: Greenland for sale? Why Trump's bid fell through President Donald Trump's proposal for the United States to buy Greenland from Denmark has met with surprise and a sharp rebuff from Copenhagen, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calling the idea "absurd"....
2019-08-21 17:00

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
2019-07-20 06:45

Factbox: Disney to take on Netflix as streaming war heats up The crowded market for video streaming, currently dominated by Netflix Inc, is expected to heat up further as Walt Disney Co rolls out its Disney+ service on Nov. 12 in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands....
2019-08-20 00:00

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-22 14:45

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
2019-08-16 13:45

Factbox: Guatemalan former first lady, surgeon in run-off for presidency Guatemalans on Sunday vote in a second round run-off election for a new president who is likely to face a major challenge coping with a deal signed with Washington in July to turn the country into a buffer zone to stem migration....
2019-08-11 08:30

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and heightened concerns about domestic terrorism....
2019-08-05 01:45

Factbox: Which U.S. House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Ninety Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of early this week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-24 18:45

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior minister....
2019-07-24 22:15

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
2019-08-01 09:15

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-25 19:00

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-29 01:15

Factbox: Yulia Putintseva v Naomi Osaka A look at the records of Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva and Japan's Naomi Osaka before their first-round match at Wimbledon on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-07-01 10:01

Factbox: Month of bond market milestones - How low can you go? August has turned out to be another month of milestones for bond markets as an escalating trade conflict fans recession fears, pushing borrowing costs deeper and deeper into negative territory....
2019-08-30 09:15

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran says it has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, a move which ultimately could lead to the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
2019-07-02 17:45

Factbox: Karen Khachanov v Feliciano Lopez A look at the records of Russia's Karen Khachanov and Spain's Feliciano Lopez before their second-round match at Wimbledon on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-07-03 09:45

Factbox: Serena Williams v Kaja Juvan A look at the records of American Serena Williams and Slovenia's Kaja Juvan before their second-round match at Wimbledon on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-07-04 06:45

Factbox: Simona Halep v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Romania's Simona Halep and Belarus's Victoria Azarenka before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-07-05 05:45

Factbox: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga v Rafa Nadal A look at the records of France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-07-06 06:15

Factbox: What Deutsche bankers are saying about the 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams within Deutsche Bank AG have been told their positions were gone on Monday, as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
2019-07-08 10:45

Factbox: Serena Williams vs. Alison Riske A look at the records of Serena Williams and fellow American Alison Riske before their quarter-final match at Wimbledon on Tuesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-07-09 04:30

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 20:15

Factbox: EU prepares possible Brexit olive branch for new UK PM The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a stalled divorce deal the bloc says it will not reopen....
2019-07-16 17:30

Factbox: Trump's Twitter thoughts on big tech U.S. President Donald Trump has long targeted big tech companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook and Twitter in his social media comments, accusing them of working against him and his administration....
2019-07-25 03:30

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the largest U.S. city over the years....
2019-06-11 06:00

Factbox: Qualcomm's 'obstinance' needs monitoring - judge Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practice...
2019-05-23 03:00

Factbox: What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis....
2019-09-17 00:00

Factbox: Ashleigh Barty v Marketa Vondrousova A look at the records of Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova before their title clash at the French Open on Saturday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-06-08 00:15

Factbox: Simona Halep vs. Amanda Anisimova A look at the records of Romania's Simona Halep and American Amanda Anisimova before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Wednesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-06-05 08:30

Factbox: U.S. banker Foresman in the Mueller report UBS Vice Chairman Robert Foresman became part of Robert Mueller's Russia probe because of a series of approaches the banker made to the Trump campaign team....
2019-06-10 11:00

Factbox: Sloane Stephens v Johanna Konta A look at the records of American Sloane Stephens and Briton Johanna Konta before their quarter-final match at the French Open on Tuesday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-06-04 05:30

Factbox: Dominic Thiem vs. Rafa Nadal A look at the records of Austria's Dominic Thiem and Spain's Rafa Nadal before their title clash at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-06-09 10:30

Factbox: Fabio Fognini v Alexander Zverev A look at the records of Italy's Fabio Fognini and German Alexander Zverev before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-06-03 10:45

Factbox: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. Stan Wawrinka A look at the records of Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas and Swiss Stan Wawrinka before their fourth-round match at the French Open on Sunday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-06-02 06:45

Factbox: Naomi Osaka v Victoria Azarenka A look at the records of Japan's Naomi Osaka and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka before their second-round match at the French Open on Thursday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-05-30 04:30

Factbox: Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal A look at the records of Switzerland's Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal before their semi-final meeting at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-06-07 12:15

Factbox: Garbine Muguruza v Elina Svitolina A look at the records of Spain's Garbine Muguruza and Ukraine's Elina Svitolina before their third-round match at the French Open on Friday (prefix number denotes seeding):...
2019-05-31 13:30

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides are blaming a host of other factors for the spike in...
2019-05-31 10:30

Factbox: Beyond Brexit, what are UK leadership candidates' priorities? British Conservative lawmakers are lining up to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, taking on the task of delivering Brexit and healing a country still deeply split over its relationship with the European Union....
2019-06-10 19:15

Factbox: EU vote - the domestic fall-out across Europe European Parliament elections not only determine the make-up of the next EU assembly and help decide who ends up running top European institutions but can also play back into the national politics of the bloc's 28 member states....
2019-05-26 21:45

Factbox: History of recent protests by Māori in New Zealand Thousands of indigenous Māori are protesting in New Zealand, demanding land rights and more reforms for the community, in the highest profile grassroot movements in over a decade....
2019-08-11 08:30

Factbox: Trump administration departures, firings, reassignments U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett would leave his post "shortly," making him the latest high-level departure from the administration....
2019-06-04 00:30

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
2019-07-02 22:45

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-08-01 21:45

Factbox: Timeline of possible EU disciplinary procedure over Italy's debt The European Commission may say on Wednesday that Italy is breaching European Union rules over its growing public debt, starting a process that could lead to financial sanctions and stricter oversight of the country's fiscal policy....
2019-06-03 21:45

Factbox: From Marx to Nahles: The rise and fall of Germany's SPD Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), which helped shape modern Germany under a series of renowned chancellors, is facing one of the deepest crises in its history....
2019-06-03 13:45

Factbox: U.S. prepared to tap emergency oil reserves, Perry says no decision yet U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday it was too soon to say whether the United States would tap emergency oil reserves after attacks in Saudi Arabia halved the crude output in the world's largest oil exporter....
2019-09-16 20:30

Factbox: The Global Hawk drone shot down by Iran Iran on Thursday shot down a U.S. military drone it said was on a spy mission over its territory. Washington said the aircraft was targeted in international air space in "an unprovoked attack."...
2019-06-20 20:30

Factbox: Mass shootings in U.S. ignite new calls for gun legislation A cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
2019-08-07 00:00

Factbox: How will Britain's Conservative Party choose PM May's successor? Britain's Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will bring a new prime minister to power who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
2019-05-24 15:45

Factbox: Glencore mining fatalities in recent years At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore Plc collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
2019-06-27 20:45

Factbox: Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies, as the company founded on theme parks and big-screen movies builds a digital entertainment business....
2019-08-07 04:30

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
2019-07-01 15:30

Factbox: Women who have accused Trump of inappropriate conduct E. Jean Carroll, a longtime advice columnist for Elle magazine, is the latest of more than a dozen women to publicly accuse President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct in the years before he entered politics. [L2N23Y0G9]...
2019-06-27 19:45

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
2019-06-05 18:15

Factbox: Hurricane Dorian knocks out power to over 156,000 in U.S. Southeast More than 156,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were without power on Friday as Hurricane Dorian lashed the Carolina coast, according to local electric companies....
2019-09-06 10:45

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
2019-06-28 02:30

Factbox: Saudi sovereign fund's strategy in focus Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pursued eye-catching investments abroad over the past several years, part of reform plans to diversify the economy beyond oil and transform the country into a high-tech investment powerhouse....
2019-06-28 11:15

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consumers' personal information....
2019-07-22 20:15

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28 13:15

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
2019-07-22 07:30

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extradition bill plunges the city into political turmoil....
2019-07-01 08:30

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28 17:15

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Explosions that damaged two tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday come a month after four vessels were targeted in "sabotage attacks" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
2019-06-13 15:45

Factbox: Global tech companies shun Huawei after U.S. ban Global technology companies, including chip suppliers, are cutting off their ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co after the Trump administration put the world's largest telecom equipment maker on a trade blacklist, citing national security concer...
2019-05-23 03:00

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
2019-07-11 23:00

Factbox: International airlines' response to FAA on Iran airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
2019-06-21 16:45

Factbox: Auto, other industries' manufacturing presence in Mexico U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a tariff of 5% would be imposed on all goods coming from Mexico, increasing gradually each month until reaching 25% on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes immediate action to curb illegal immigration....
2019-05-31 10:15

Factbox: Will sparks fly? Five things to watch at the third Democratic debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston....
2019-09-12 00:00

Factbox: Will Spain's Sanchez stay on as prime minister? Spain enters a week of debates and votes which will be vital in determining whether Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, who has been acting prime minister since an inconclusive election in late April, will be confirmed in the job....
2019-07-19 11:45

Factbox: Blood and treasure or fantasy - What is the UK-U.S. 'special relationship'? Britain's so-called special relationship with the United States was one of the most enduring alliances of the 20th century, though Brexit and the presidency of Donald Trump have raised questions about its future....
2019-06-03 10:15

UK Labour deputy leader Watson's views do not impact party debate: party source A source in Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday the views of deputy leader Tom Watson were well known and "don't really impact our party's debate" after he was due to urge the party to push for a second Brexit referendum....
2019-09-11 12:00

Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winning issue for his reelection....
2019-05-24 13:15

Factbox: Pope Francis visits Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius Pope Francis will visit Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius from Sept. 4-10. Following are some of the highlights of his second trip to sub-Saharan Africa:...
2019-09-02 10:00

Factbox: Trump attacks British ambassador - is U.S.-UK relationship still special? President Donald Trump said his government would no longer deal with the British ambassador to the United States after the envoy described the Trump administration as "clumsy" and "inept" in confidential correspondence....
2019-07-09 14:15

Factbox: U.S. readies emergency oil reserves in wake of Saudi attacks The Trump administration said on Saturday it stood ready to tap U.S. emergency oil reserves if needed after attacks in Saudi Arabia shut more than half the crude output in the world's largest oil exporter....
2019-09-15 14:00

FACTBOX: From Audi to Toyota, duties could upend Mexico output Vehicles and auto parts comprised Mexico's biggest export item to the United States in 2018, totalling $93.3 billion, and President Trump's move to impose escalating tariffs on the country's goods would have an immediate impact on automakers and supp...
2019-05-31 18:15

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and pension rights and for action on discrimination and sexual harassment....
2019-06-12 18:30

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - Results of EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party romped to victory in the European Parliament election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the country....
2019-05-28 01:30

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world....
2019-09-14 06:30

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts President Donald Trump's conflict with U.S. House Democrats over their many investigations of him, his family and businesses is beginning to move from Capitol Hill into the U.S. courts, where some key cases are already developing....
2019-06-19 17:00

Factbox: Highlights from criminal complaint in widening UAW corruption probe A senior United Auto Workers (UAW) official was arrested on Thursday and charged with conspiring with other union leaders to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in a mushrooming corruption scandal....
2019-09-13 02:15

Factbox: Which Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress, as of late Tuesday, had criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
2019-07-17 01:15

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
2019-05-29 22:15

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
2019-07-18 02:15

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women....
2019-07-17 09:15

Factbox: By the numbers - Deciphering Argentina's presidential primary and election Argentines will vote on Sunday in the country's presidential primaries, ahead of the general election in October that is seen as a choice between the bitter pill of austerity and the potential comforts of a return to populism....
2019-08-08 06:45

Factbox: Swiss measures to safeguard stock market amid EU row The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EU-based investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty....
2019-06-16 14:45

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-biggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry consolidation....
2019-05-27 15:45

Factbox: The road to Fiat Chrysler, Renault merger talks American-Italian carmaker Fiat Chrysler has made an all share merger proposal to French rival Renault as part of a new wave of auto industry consolidation....
2019-05-27 15:45

Factbox: Deutsche Bank staff react to 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams at Deutsche Bank were told on Monday their jobs had been axed as it began 18,000 job cuts globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
2019-07-08 14:45

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
2019-05-28 15:30

Factbox: Virginia Beach massacre among deadliest U.S. workplace shootings The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation hours before opening fire, according to police....
2019-06-03 21:15

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-20 00:30

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
2019-06-13 21:45

Factbox: Apple software developer conference highlights 2019 Apple Inc executives introduced app developers to hardware and software improvements at its Worldwide Developer's Conference 2019 on Monday. Here are some highlights:...
2019-06-04 04:30

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in opinion polls after it won European Parliament elections last month by a wide margin....
2019-07-05 01:15

Factbox: Britain's insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure their supply chains in case a chaotic Brexit disrupts the normal arteries of trade....
2019-09-17 10:00

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
2019-07-07 18:30

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its biggest trading partner....
2019-06-16 14:45

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than a paper clip poses a threat to more than half the world's population....
2019-08-21 09:45

Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal Iran said on Sunday it would further scale back its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, raising its uranium enrichment beyond agreed levels to produce fuel for power plants....
2019-07-07 11:30

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders....
2019-09-04 15:15

Factbox: Guatemalan presidential hopefuls square off in first round vote Guatemalans will choose between a gaggle of presidential hopefuls on Sunday's election at a time when drug trafficking and violence top the list of voter concerns, and a trailblazing anti-corruption commission is set to close down....
2019-06-16 13:45

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 10:30

Factbox: Oklahoma judge finds J&J liable in first trial over opioids An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson was liable for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic and ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million following a trial in a lawsuit brought by the state's attorney general. J&J said it would a...
2019-08-27 00:30

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020....
2019-06-18 11:15

Factbox: Majority of House Democrats support Trump impeachment A majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-09-12 23:45

Factbox: Next rounds of Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods to hit consumers U.S. President Donald Trump's next round of tariffs on Chinese imports is scheduled to take effect starting on Sunday, escalating the trade war between the world's two largest economies with a big hit to consumer goods....
2019-08-31 22:00

Factbox: Facebook takedowns of 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in 2019 Facebook said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government of Saudi Arabia, the company's latest action to combat "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on its platform....
2019-08-01 18:45

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens Florida Shares of insurance and freight companies reacted as Hurricane Dorian crept toward the Florida coast on Friday, and the National Hurricane Center upgraded Dorian to a Category 3 storm on Friday afternoon....
2019-08-30 21:15

A British judge dismissed 'society’s views' and ordered an abortion for a woman with learning disorder A judge in the United Kingdom authorized doctors to perform the abortion saying she had to act in the woman's "best interests."        ...
2019-06-23 23:45

Factbox: Donald Trump's schedule in the United Kingdom, Ireland and France U.S. President Donald Trump makes a state visit to the United Kingdom on June 3-5 before a trip to Ireland. He then takes part in the 75th anniversary commemorations of the D-Day landings in France....
2019-06-03 10:15

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
2019-08-06 22:45

Factbox: Pending mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. firms that need Chinese approval U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, in a new twist in the bitter trade war between the world's two largest economies...
2019-08-24 12:00

Factbox: A United Kingdom divided over Brexit - early results of the EU election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to sweep to victory in the European election, with both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party losing support across the country, early results showed....
2019-05-27 02:45

Factbox: Turkey's Russian missile deal strains ties with Washington Russia started delivering advanced missile defense equipment to NATO member Turkey on Friday, the Defense Ministry in Ankara said, setting the stage for likely U.S. sanctions on Ankara....
2019-07-12 17:30

Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promises Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax cuts which would represent a sudden relaxation of the country's tight grip on the public finances....
2019-07-04 16:30

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
2019-06-01 17:45

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world's largest economies....
2019-06-28 01:45

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, according to the ISNA news agency. Exceeding the limit could culminate in the return of all inte...
2019-07-01 15:45

Factbox: South Korea's top court ruling on Samsung heir and ex-president Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the president and trained public ire on corporate untoucha...
2019-08-29 12:45

Factbox: Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep Lesia Tsurenko overcame a sudden onset of self doubt after her 30th birthday with a gritty display to beat Aleksandra Krunic in the French Open second round and the Ukrainian will seek another shot in the arm when she meets Simona Halep on Saturday....
2019-06-01 12:45

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens East Coast Shares of U.S. insurance companies rose on Tuesday while freight companies dipped as Hurricane Dorian was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast but not make a direct hit....
2019-09-04 10:45

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals....
2019-07-04 16:30

Factbox: Argentina's Fernandez could review IMF deal, impose capital controls A resounding victory by Argentina's center-left opposition leader Alberto Fernández in Sunday's primary election alarmed investors with the prospect he could roll back President Mauricio Macri's business friendly agenda if he wins October's president...
2019-08-13 00:45

Factbox: Details of Canada's biggest drug pricing overhaul in decades The Canadian government finalized the biggest overhaul to its drug pricing regime since 1987 on Friday, giving new powers to the federal drug price regulator, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)....
2019-08-10 02:00

Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Saturday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas that authorities are treating as a cas...
2019-08-05 18:45

Factbox: Big Tech faces growing number of federal, state probes Several U.S. state attorneys general are set to launch antitrust probes of large technology companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook amid concerns that the companies have too much power and are harming users and stifling competition....
2019-09-10 02:00

Factbox: Nadal's record-breaking 12 French Open final victories Factbox on Rafael Nadal's French Open final wins after he beat Dominic Thiem for the second year running on Sunday to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times, edging ahead of Margaret Court's 11 Australian Open crowns:...
2019-06-09 21:30

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States, without giving more details....
2019-06-18 22:15

Factbox: Apple's streaming TV service to cost $4.99/month; unveils new iPhones Apple Inc on Tuesday launched a new streaming TV service, which will showcase original shows at a monthly price of $4.99, and unveiled three iPhone models featuring new camera systems....
2019-09-11 03:00

Factbox: Canada's political party positions ahead of October 21 election Canadians head to the polls on Oct. 21 for the 42nd federal election, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party facing a tough re-election battle against the main opposition Conservatives led by Andrew Scheer. Here is a roundup of the main p...
2019-09-17 03:30

Factbox: Democratic presidential candidates back gun restrictions after mass shootings In the month since shooting sprees in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people, Democrats running for president are pointing to inaction in Washington as evidence they should be elected, offering their own plans and proposals to curtail gun violence....
2019-09-10 21:00

Factbox - From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would impose a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports as tensions with China spiked again, the latest salvo in a yearlong trade war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-08-02 03:45

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is mentioned in the Mueller report more than 180 times....
2019-06-18 23:15

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
2019-06-09 09:00

Factbox: Kashmir's history - India's revoking of special status in context The Indian government on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country, the most far-reaching move on the troubled Himalayan territory in nearly seven decades....
2019-08-06 06:15

Factbox: Attacks and thwarted plots targeting New York's Times Square A New York man will appear in federal court on Friday after his arrest the previous day on allegations that he discussed buying grenades and using them in an attack on Times Square, one of the busiest crossroads in the largest city in the Unites Stat...
2019-06-07 23:30

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be sentenced to life in a U.S. prison on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 14:45

Factbox: Celebrities, CEOs await sentencing or trial in U.S. college fraud scheme Federal prosecutors will begin sentencing some of the 51 people involved in a $25 million scheme to help celebrities, chief executives and other wealthy Americans cheat their children's way into elite universities, including Yale, Georgetown and Stan...
2019-09-13 21:00

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump supporters at a rally targeted one of them....
2019-07-19 05:15

Factbox: Reactions to Trump firing of John Bolton, foreign policy hawk U.S. President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton amid disagreements with the hard-line aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia....
2019-09-10 22:30

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
2019-06-13 09:45

Bella Thorne slams Whoopi Goldberg's 'awful' views on her nude photo-scandal Bella Thorne is flatly rejecting Whoopi Goldberg's criticisms as "sick and disgusting" after her nude photo scandal.        ...
2019-06-19 02:00

Famous friends back Bella Thorne over Whoopi Goldberg's 'awful' views on photo scandal Bella Thorne is rejecting Whoopi Goldberg's criticism as "sick and disgusting" after her nude photo scandal. Famous friends are supporting Thorne.        ...
2019-06-20 08:15

Lorraine Kelly explains 'feud' with Esther McVey is 'over her views on LGBT rights' Lorraine Kelly today dismissed claims that Esther McVey had once been promoted over her and slammed her views on LGBT rights as the rift between the pair deepened....
2019-06-11 12:45

England's World Cup Lionesses hailed for 'changing how the UK views women's football' despite heartbreaking semi-final loss to US Thousands of Lionesses fans shared the team's semi-final heartbreak against the US last night - but delighted in a World Cup run that has transformed perceptions of women's football....
2019-07-03 12:45

Boris Johnson Needs Help From Trump, but Not Too Much As he undertakes his first foreign trip, Mr. Johnson needs American support for Brexit. But he also needs help from Berlin and Paris, where the president is regarded with suspicion....
2019-08-22 02:15

Sure, Boris Johnson Is Funny. But Has He Ever Done a Job Well? The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary....
2019-07-22 07:00

Boris Johnson on milkshake tax Boris Johnson has told a leadership hustings in Exeter that he wants to see more work done on getting children to exercise rather than introducing a sugar tax for milkshakes....
2019-06-29 07:15

Things Are Not Looking Up for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson is having such a miserable run as the U.K. Prime Minister that I’d almost feel sorry for him if he weren’t so fucking awful. But he is, and life is life, and Brexit is Brexit, and so I feel perfectly fine reporting that Johnson is in th...
2019-09-10 08:30

What Did Boris Johnson Just Do to Parliament? The British prime minister has slashed the time lawmakers will have to debate and deflect his Brexit plans, with a deadline fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know....
2019-08-28 23:15

Can a new pet save Boris Johnson? At the height of Brexit drama, the UK prime minister made an important decision: to adopt a puppy from an animal shelter. There may be more to his move than meets the eye....
2019-09-05 02:45

'Not the Boris we're used to': Johnson's ruthlessly organised bid for PM Tory MPs ‘gobsmacked’ by lengths to which frontrunner’s team is going in attempt to win supportBoris Johnson’s campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister is being organised ruthlessly to limit his media appearances and minimise the potential for ga...
2019-06-10 00:15

Tusk: Boris Johnson must not become known as 'Mr No Deal' European council president says he is willing to listen to realistic ideas on BrexitDonald Tusk has told Boris Johnson not to “go down in history as ‘Mr No Deal’”.Speaking at the G7 summit in Biarritz, where the pair will meet later this weekend, the...
2019-08-24 14:00

How will the US-UK relationship evolve with Boris Johnson in No 10? Donald Trump is a fan of the incoming PM but it is unclear if there will be any real convergence on policyBoris Johnson prepares to enter No 10 - live updatesBoris Johnson has already been dubbed “Britain Trump” by the occupant of the Oval Office, wh...
2019-07-24 15:30

Can Boris Johnson deliver on his pledges? During his campaign to be the next prime minister, Boris Johnson made a number of promises to the electorate on everything from Brexit, to broadband - but can the new occupant of number 10 really deliver?...
2019-07-23 14:15

Boris Johnson has nothing to hide, says Liz Truss Treasury chief secretary backs Tory leader hopeful and claims attacks are because of ‘huge public appeal’Tory leadership - latestOne of Boris Johnson’s leading supporters has been challenged over whether he has the right character to be prime ministe...
2019-06-12 12:30

Should you wash your socks more often than Boris Johnson? The frontrunner to be prime minister has been spotted seemingly wearing the same pair for more than one day. It may be environmentally friendly – but is it hygienic?In the run-up to the Conservative leadership election, the frontrunner, Boris Johnson...
2019-06-28 13:15

The Londoner: Balliol students bid to ban Boris In today's diary: Balliol students bid to ban Boris | Cerys Matthews reveals her death by chocolate recipe | Social-Media marketing agency that ran PM's campaign for Downing Street is hiring | Samira Ahmed signs up for shifts on the Today programme...
2019-09-11 17:00

Is Boris Johnson planning an election? There have been some key hints at the possibility of a general election in the autumnIt might not be welcome news for voters, let alone MPs, but the UK could be facing its third general election in little more than four years. With many pundits predi...
2019-08-09 20:30

Boris Johnson Is Getting Mercilessly Owned Everywhere He Goes British prime minister Boris Johnson is not a very popular man in many parts of his home country (or with several people in his own family), which makes sense considering he’s actively attempting to drive said country off of a cliff. On Friday, he ma...
2019-09-14 00:00

Opinion: Boris Johnson, the UK dictator The British prime minister wants a hard Brexit, no matter the cost. He didn't even hesitate to suspend Parliament. It's the kind of move you'd expect from a military dictatorship, writes DW's Barbara Wesel....
2019-08-29 02:45

Boris Johnson's 'insult to the French was cut by BBC' Boris Johnson is reported to have called the French "turds" when he was foreign secretary, in a Brexit outburst filmed for a BBC documentary but never broadcast....
2019-06-28 11:45

Not so fast, Boris... the fightback begins The new PM is settling in to No 10, but behind the scenes a no-deal resistance is forming. As the group hatch plans to avert disaster in October, Julian Glover forecasts stormy weather for Westminster...
2019-09-02 19:30

What Is This ‘Private Prosecution’ of Boris Johnson? Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party front-runner to become the next U.K prime minister, has often been accused of lying, even before he was a politician. But now he faces a criminal lawsuit over his statements -- and one that comes not from the sta...
2019-05-30 18:00

Here's what we know about new UK PM Boris Johnson and what he means for Brexit Boris Johnson is to be the U.K.'s next prime minister but the charismatic and controversial figure will already divides the party and British public alike....
2019-07-23 17:15

Boris Johnson To Be Next UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the ebullient Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by Halloween, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the......
2019-07-23 23:30

Boris Johnson bid gets support from former rival LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s bid to become Britain’s next prime minister has been bolstered by fresh support from one of his former rivals. Health Secretary Matt Hancock threw his support behind Johnson on Monday, saying the Brexit-backi...
2019-06-17 10:45

Boris Johnson tells MPs it is their job to get Brexit done Boris Johnson has told MPs it is their job to get Brexit done, as the prime minister said he was "marginally more optimistic" about striking a new deal with the EU....
2019-08-27 08:45

What Boris Johnson’s Forgotten Novel Says About the U.K.’s Likely Leader He’s the author of a farce called “Seventy-Two Virgins,” a Churchill biography and a book in verse about pushy parents. They all say something about his personality....
2019-07-17 16:00

Can anything stop Boris Johnson? - podcast The Tory leadership hopeful has spent the past three days avoiding questions on why the police were called to his home after an altercation with his partner. But will questions about Johnson’s previous behaviour and character damage his chances of be...
2019-06-27 19:30

Boris Johnson on Verge of Taking Over in U.K. The former foreign secretary and London mayor, a polarizing figure known for over-the-top displays, has promised to take Britain out of the European Union, even without a deal....
2019-07-24 11:45

Boris Johnson to EU: I won't pay unless deal improved Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain's next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms....
2019-06-09 15:45

Boris Johnson to EU: I won’t pay unless deal improved LONDON (AP) — Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is stepping up his campaign to be Britain’s next prime minister by challenging the European Union over Brexit terms. Johnson told the Sunday Times he would refuse to pay the agreed-upon 39 bi...
2019-06-09 14:30

How much do all of Boris Johnson's promises cost? Boris Johnson has made a series of eye-catching pledges on schools, hospitals and policing since entering 10 Downing Street - but how much do they all cost?...
2019-08-13 15:45

Boris Johnson Is Running for Britain's Top Job. Again. Former foreign minister and Brexit cheerleader Boris Johnson is working to appear more statesmanlike as he takes on Conservative rivals and his own reputation for unpredictable chaos....
2019-06-07 20:45

| What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France? There were cries of "Stop Brexit" from the crowd gathered in Berlin afternoon, as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and sat awkwardly as the band selected for the occasion struck up the two nations' anthems....
2019-08-24 07:30

Boris Johnson says he’ll go ‘Hulk’ on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to go all Hulk on Brexit. “The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets,” ​Johnson told the Sunday Mail. The prime minister, who faces an Oct. 31 deadline to withdraw from the European Union or seek a...
2019-09-15 20:00

For Boris Johnson, Another Bad Day and Another Big Defeat in Parliament Monday was supposed to be a day of triumph for Britain’s new prime minister. Instead, he lost his bid for a new election on the same day a law went into effect barring a no-deal Brexit....
2019-09-10 04:00

Boris Johnson will take part in BBC TV debate Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will take part in the BBC TV debate on Tuesdayt after the second round of leadership votes among Conservative MPs....
2019-06-14 18:30

A question of character? Boris Johnson by those who know him Concerns over Johnson’s private life and fitness for office have lingered since he became a politicianJohnson neighbour: ‘There was no response, so we called the police’After the Guardian reported that police were called to Boris Johnson’s home after...
2019-06-22 18:15

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest....
2019-06-17 15:45

UK pro-EU campaigners hold 'No to Boris' march in London Anti-Brexit campaigners have marched through central London in a show of opposition to Britain's exit from the EU. Among the attractions was a giant balloon effigy of Britain's likely next prime minister, Boris Johnson....
2019-07-21 02:45

Brexit: Boris Johnson says UK will break away like Hulk Boris Johnson has vowed that the UK will escape the EU's chains on October 31 just like the comic book hero if no new deal is reached. The British prime minister is due to hold fresh talks in Brussels on Monday....
2019-09-15 18:30

UK PM Boris Johnson To Suspend Parliament Until October 14 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday that the suspension of parliament would be extended until October 14 -- just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU -- enraging......
2019-08-28 21:15

Boris Johnson suffers major setback British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives are now down to a one seat majority. The results of a Welsh by-election will make life difficult for Johnson....
2019-08-02 10:30

How Boris Johnson Can or Can’t Evade Parliament on Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including s...
2019-08-29 20:00

Boris Johnson takes over for Theresa May as Britain’s PM The UK is ushering in a new era Wednesday as Boris Johnson enters 10 Downing St. with a promise to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31 with a government touted as a “cabinet for modern Britain.” The brash former mayor of London and foreign secretary is replaci...
2019-07-24 16:15

What Boris Johnson’s filthy car tells us about the aspiring PM Photographs of his Toyota are a still life of slovenliness, but are the cartons, crumbs and crumpled clothes a sign of a muddled mind?It might prove to be the most relatable thing about the Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson. The photographs of hi...
2019-06-19 17:00

Boris Johnson Is Underpriced By the Financial Markets Sterling could well get a lift if the former Mayor of London becomes prime minister. International investors want clarity before they return to the U.K....
2019-06-11 11:00

Boris Johnson to appear in court over misconduct claims MP summonsed to face accusations relating to comments made in run-up to EU referendumBoris Johnson is be summonsed to court to face accusations of misconduct in public office over comments made in the run-up to the EU referendum, a judge has ruled.Th...
2019-05-29 12:15

Trump or Europe — Boris Johnson's G-7 balancing act Hot on the heels of his chastening experiences in Berlin and Paris, Boris Johnson will get a further taste of the new realities facing the UK when he makes his debut at the G-7 summit in the French resort of Biarritz....
2019-08-23 00:30

Trump says Boris Johnson would do a ‘very good job’ as British PM Donald Trump today throws his weight behind Boris Johnson to be Britain’s next PM — and reveals other Tory leadership hopefuls have also begged for his backing. The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive intervi...
2019-06-01 14:01

The Londoner: C4 Byrne scorches Boris and Corbyn C4 news chief suggests deploying the Queen as a journalist | Caroline Lucas on her all female cabinet | Gwyneth Paltrow's book curator | Humphrys and Cameron to talk again | Tobias Ellwood's messy new office...
2019-08-22 18:00

| WATCH | Oops! Has Boris Johnson been replaced? Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister the wrong name. WATCH NOW....
2019-09-10 01:30

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
2019-06-03 16:30

New UK PM Boris Johnson Says Brexit On October 31, "No Ifs Or Buts" Newly-installed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised to deliver Brexit on October 31, "no ifs or buts", and prove wrong "the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters"....
2019-07-24 19:30

The end of May: are we headed for Boris Johnson as prime minister? Theresa May appears to have entered the final phase of her leadership, with rivals waiting to pounce on the chance to succeed her. Patrick Wintour lays out the route ahead but can anyone stop the clear favourite? Also today: Claire Armitstead on the ...
2019-05-24 08:30

Boris Johnson's cabinet cull: the departures so far As the new prime minister entered No 10, a succession of ministers headed for the exitsBoris Johnson appoints new government – live updatesOn a busy day for ministerial departures, these are the people who have left the government so far. Continue re...
2019-07-24 20:00

What a no-deal Brexit is, and how Boris Johnson could push for one Oct. 31 Here’s what you need to know about how the U.K. got to where it is now, what a no-deal Brexit is and how opposition parties are continuing to fight it....
2019-08-30 06:15

A Boris Brexit, election or all-out rebellion - what will happen next? When the pilot of a plane announces suddenly over the intercom that "this is a completely normal procedure", you know it's time to check the safety card and hope the bloke in the row in front doesn't block your way to the emergency exit slide when th...
2019-08-29 15:45

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him for refusing to debate his Brexit policy....
2019-06-16 13:45

Tory rivals say there must be no 'coronation' for Boris Johnson Leadership candidates demand proper contest after reports of plan to make them withdrawTory leadership candidates have insisted there must be no unchallenged “coronation” for frontrunner Boris Johnson at the latest round of hustings.Senior cabinet mi...
2019-06-16 08:30

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for verse / The thoroughly modern daleks......
2019-06-18 13:30

Boris Johnson Vows To "Get Brexit Done" on October 31 Boris Johnson vowed on Tuesday to "get Brexit done" by the twice-delayed October 31 deadline, after defeating Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to become next British premier....
2019-07-23 23:30

UK: Boris Johnson vows to 'come down hard on crime' To crack down on violent crime, new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to introduce a series of tougher policing measures, more draconian sentencing practices, and new prisons....
2019-08-11 13:00

The Londoner: A Shakespearean fate awaits Boris In today's Londoner: A Shakespearean fate awaits Boris | Lammy leads Bannon backlash | Fleabag's Sian Clifford's near-death trek | De Botton warns of Brexit sex drought...
2019-07-31 18:15

The reason why Europe isn't that scared of Boris Johnson European leaders know that a no-deal Brexit would wreak havoc in their countries as well as in Britain. But they're far from entering panic mode over the latest threats from Boris Johnson....
2019-08-12 06:30

What to Know as Boris Johnson and Parliament Face Off on Brexit British lawmakers moved to prevent the prime minister from taking the country out of the European Union without a formal agreement, inching closer to new elections....
2019-09-04 14:45

UK won't owe £39bn under no-deal Brexit, Boris Johnson to tell EU Boris Johnson is expected to tell EU boss Donald Tusk that Britain will only pay a quarter of its so-called Brexit divorce bill if the country leaves without a deal on 31 October....
2019-08-25 04:30

| UK's Boris Johnson under pressure to explain domestic 'row' Boris Johnson, the strong favourite to become Britain's next prime minister, came under pressure from figures in his own party on Sunday to explain reports of a domestic 'row' that led to a police visit....
2019-06-23 22:45

U.K.'s Boris Johnson to Appear in Court Over Brexit Claims Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to become Britain’s next prime minister, has been ordered to appear in court over allegations of misconduct in office relating to claims he made around the Brexit referendum....
2019-05-29 20:45

Boris Becker: we should question the quality and attitude of the under-28 men • SW19’s youngest male champion laments lack of challenge• So-called big three have won 53 grand slam events all toldBoris Becker was 17 when he lit up Wimbledon for the first time, 34 years ago, and he cannot wait for a teenager to win the men’s tit...
2019-06-11 00:45

Boris Johnson will have us laughing all the way to the food bank | Will Self The dialectical relation between politics and comedy is taking us somewhere deeply unfunnyHello, I’ll be standing in for David Mitchell this week, and Stewart Lee next. I’d like to apologise for this in advance: regular readers of this column have be...
2019-08-25 17:00

Opinion: Boris Johnson's clowning glory The UK got the news on Tuesday that Boris Johnson is the next Tory party leader and is now set to become the country's new prime minister. Rob Mudge asks how it could all go so horribly wrong....
2019-07-23 15:30

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's next prime minister? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
2019-07-23 15:30

Boris Johnson row: 'It does make you question his mentality' Tory activists split as news of argument with partner knocks Brexit off top talking spotWhen thousands of Conservative party members booked their tickets to the first leadership hustings in Birmingham, most reasonably believed it would be dominated b...
2019-06-22 21:45

Boris Johnson booed by protesters in Luxembourg British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was loudly booed by protesters shouting “Shame on you!” — forcing him to abandon a planned press briefing with an angry Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel. “We need written proposals and time is ticking. So stop speaking...
2019-09-16 23:30

| Who blinks first? Boris Johnson's risky Brexit bet UK leadership race favourite Boris Johnson has gambled all on a risky Brexit strategy that he insists will take Britain out of Europe on favourable terms....
2019-07-23 18:30

Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn’t much consolation or compliment....
2019-07-24 00:30

Why Boris Johnson Lost His Bid for a New Election Before Brexit U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt two harsh rebukes in a showdown with Parliament this week over his plans to take a hard line in Brexit negotiations with the E.U. First, a “rebel alliance” of opposition lawmakers and members of...
2019-09-05 13:45

Boris Johnson Is Likely to Be Britain’s Next Prime Minister. Who Is He? Boris Johnson is all but certain to become Britain’s next Prime Minister next month, following the resignation of Theresa May. The race to succeed May as leader of the ruling Conservative Party is ongoing, but Johnson is the clear frontrunner a...
2019-06-21 23:45

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the national interest."...
2019-09-06 05:15

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his char...
2019-07-16 06:45

Boris Johnson needs Trump in order to succeed Entering No. 10 Downing Street as prime minister on Wednesday, Boris Johnson will finally attain his lifelong ambition. But he faces many challenges — challenges that President Trump can help him overcome....
2019-07-24 04:30

Does Boris Johnson’s government have a women problem? With a resolutely male inner circle and the sacking of four female aides, it’s no surprise that accusations of misogyny have been levelled by the opposition. The question is whether it makes a difference at the ballot boxSonia Khan seemed exactly the...
2019-09-05 08:15

Boris Johnson on How He Likes to Relax: Buses Boris Johnson is a British former car writer turned Conservative politician, who is likely to be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. When reporter Ross Kempsell simply asked him what he liked to do to relax, the answer was long, rambling, ...
2019-06-27 18:45

What if Parliament Voted Out Boris Johnson, but He Refused to Go? Scholars say it has been more than a century since Britain’s constitution — a medley of laws and customs, many but not all of them written — has come under such strain....
2019-08-14 21:45

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbulence if Mr. Johnson wins....
2019-07-22 22:15

Boris Yeltsin? Netanyahu's gaffe after meeting PM Benjamin Netanyahu has accidentally referred to Boris Johnson as late Russian president Boris Yeltsin during a cabinet meeting broadcast live on television....
2019-09-09 00:15

The Londoner: Boris hits Al with wrecking ball wit When Boris Johnson and Alastair Campbell met Miley Cyrus/ Theresa and Gavin give a final pep talk/ Dynamo's lofty confession/ Werner Herzog's hidden talent...
2019-07-24 15:30

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over th...
2019-06-28 20:15

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leaked documents suggest....
2019-08-16 23:00

Only I can out-run Boris to get a better deal with Brussels, says Jeremy Hunt EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells Joe Murphy how he would focus on the Tories' social mission as well as the economy after delivering Brexit...
2019-06-18 13:30

German politicians in two minds about Boris Johnson International reactions to Boris Johnson becoming the UK's new prime minister have been mostly positive so far. But what do politicians and business leaders here in Germany think?...
2019-07-24 16:15

Boris Johnson ‘might never enter No 10’ if MPs withdraw support Constitutional experts say new Tory leader could be blocked from becoming prime minister without a Commons majorityBoris Johnson could be stopped from becoming prime minister even if he is elected as the new Conservative leader, two of Britain’s lead...
2019-06-30 13:45

Boris Johnson defensive, evasive, and favourite for No 10 Frontrunner comes under pressure over issues including tax cuts and IslamophobiaBoris Johnson has been forced on to the defensive in a fractious five-way Tory leadership debate, coming under pressure on issues from Islamophobia to his plan to cut tax...
2019-06-19 02:01

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
2019-07-23 06:30

Is Boris Johnson really Britain's Trump? | Cas Mudde Both are loudmouthed man-children, whose professional success is a combination of immense privilege, unscrupulous opportunism and relentless self-promotionThe United Kingdom has a new prime minister, again, roughly three years after Theresa May took ...
2019-07-24 15:30

Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader Former foreign secretary will succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister after beating Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson wins Tory leadership - liveTory leadership election: full resultsBoris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister after b...
2019-07-23 14:15

Boris Johnson: Brexit needs greater optimism On a visit to Scotland, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he hopes to end negativity about leaving the European Union and focus on new opportunities. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-06 23:15

Who is Boris Johnson, Brexit champion and likely British PM? A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is likely to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London....
2019-07-23 10:00

Boris Johnson Tipped to Become the U.K.’s Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party is set to reveal Tuesday the identity of the country’s next prime minister, with Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson the strong favorite to get the job. Party officials will announce whet...
2019-07-23 13:45

Boris Johnson is expected to be named Britain's next PM Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following through on his "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
2019-07-23 12:45

UK's Boris Johnson fills Cabinet with close allies Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed several key supporters to top jobs as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could be pushed....
2019-07-25 07:15

If Boris Johnson gets his Brexit, it may break the United Kingdom On Tuesday, the British pound dropped to its lowest level in two years, a reaction to growing alarm over the likelihood of Johnson’s government crashing Britain out of Europe in a “no-deal” Brexit....
2019-07-31 19:30

Brussels calls out UK's Boris Johnson over fishy anecdote The EU has accused UK leadership hopeful Boris Johnson of fake news over his complaint that "Brussels bureaucrats" made life hard for smoked herring sellers. It emerged that the rules were made by the UK, and not the EU....
2019-07-19 02:30

In Push to Leave One Union, U.K.’s Boris Johnson Risks Another Amid rising tension over the risk of a “no deal” Brexit, Mr. Johnson made his first official visit as prime minister to Scotland. He was met in Edinburgh with jeers and boos....
2019-07-31 18:15

Boris Johnson's latest Brexit move looks doomed already Boris Johnson has embarked on his first foreign trip as British Prime Minister, as part of his attempt to make the European Union shift its position on Brexit....
2019-08-21 16:30

Boris Johnson & the Queen: What did Her Majesty say? What do his foes wish she'd said? Twitter fantasized about whether Queen Elizabeth II could say "no" to Boris Johnson as her next and 14th prime minister. Answer: She can't.        ...
2019-07-25 07:30

UK's Boris Johnson fills cabinet with Brexit loyalists Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson has surrounded himself with Brexit hardliners as he makes plans to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Several ministers stood down before they could be pushed....
2019-07-25 04:30

| WATCH | Donald Trump says he likes Boris Johnson Comments from earlier in July of US President Donald Trump saying he likes new Conservative Party Leader Boris Johnson. The President made the remarks on July 19....
2019-07-23 18:30

Gordon Brown: 'Boris Johnson could be UK's last prime minister' Ex-PM says Johnson’s anti-Europe conservatism is seen in Scotland as anti-ScottishFollow the latest political developments – liveBoris Johnson could be the UK’s last prime minister, Gordon Brown has warned, after the Conservative leadership frontrunn...
2019-07-18 18:15

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as research by Labour shows it will stop the UK meeting a net zero target for carbon emissions this century...
2019-07-31 18:30

UK's Boris Johnson talks Brexit in Northern Ireland The British prime minister's Brexit policy has divided Northern Ireland's main political parties. He wants to take the UK out of the EU without a Brexit deal if Brussels refuses to drop the controversial Irish backstop....
2019-07-31 19:30

Brexitcast questions Steve Barclay on Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been criticised for making inaccurate claims during a speech at the final Conservative Hustings - supporter Steve Barclay responds....
2019-07-19 13:30

Boris Johnson prepares for power: Next PM to be unveiled within hours Boris Johnson is preparing for power as he awaits the widely expected confirmation that he has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the battle to become the UK's next prime minister....
2019-07-23 02:15

Labour still doesn’t take the threat of Boris Johnson seriously | Zoe Williams Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is more defined by its opposition to New Labour than to the ConservativesJeremy Corbyn’s support among Labour members has collapsed, according to polling for the Times: nearly two-fifths of them would like to see the leader...
2019-07-23 07:15

Britain's Boris Johnson Set For PM Job, Beset By Brexit Crisis Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse....
2019-07-23 13:15

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials announced Tuesday morning. He beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, winning 66.4% of votes cast...
2019-07-23 13:45

Boris Johnson Picks His Top Team for Brexit Battle Incoming U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson began assembling his team before formally taking power, a lineup that signals he is preparing an all-out push to fulfill his pledge to take the U.K. out of the EU within months....
2019-07-24 14:01

Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM but he'll face the same Brexit nightmare After months of speculation, attempts to oust her and parliamentary defeats, the fate of Theresa May is finally sealed. But although there is clarity about her political career -- now she has announced she will resign on June 7 and set the timetable ...
2019-05-25 15:15

+++ Boris Johnson becomes prime minister — live updates +++ Boris Johnson is assuming control of Britain, taking over from Theresa May. The day's proceedings will start with one final Prime Minister's Questions session for Theresa May Follow the latest here....
2019-07-24 13:45

Boris Johnson could shift UK policy on Huawei after US warnings British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national security team is reviewing the United Kingdom’s posture toward Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant that U.S. officials regard as a platform for spy agencies....
2019-08-13 02:15

Boris Johnson's 5 most urgent tasks as UK prime minister Incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have scant time to settle in to his new job. The UK's challenges and tasks are many and formidable, to say the least. So what is on his to-do list?...
2019-07-24 13:45

Boris Johnson Wins Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and mayor of London who has pledged to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, is set to become British prime minister after winning the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party....
2019-07-23 15:00

UK newspapers torn over Boris Johnson as prime minister Boris Johnson is not everyone's cup of tea. He divides opinion among many Brits almost as much as Brexit itself. The schism was evident on the UK front pages that marked his anointment as successor to Theresa May....
2019-07-24 09:30

UK industry responds to Boris Johnson fibre plan The UK broadband industry has told the UK Prime Minister his target of full fibre coverage by 2025 is only achievable if the government eliminates several barriers to network rollout – and quickly.The government official target for such deploy...
2019-08-05 13:15

Boris Johnson 'cautious' ahead of Brexit talks with EU Salmon, snails, and the Irish backstop were on the menu as UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg. Johnson has said he has no appetite for a Brexit delay....
2019-09-16 14:00

UK To Relax Immigration Rules For Scientists, Says Boris Johnson Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more top scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
2019-08-09 04:45

London hospital to share in £850m Boris handout A London hospital will almost double its space for critically ill patients as a result of a £1.8 billion nationwide investment announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
2019-08-05 13:15

Boris Johnson fibre plan needs much work, industry says The UK broadband industry has responded to boasts by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the country will get full fibre coverage by 2025.Key figures in the industry have said that this target is only achievable if the government eliminates several bar...
2019-08-05 19:45

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Friday as he was warned that Conservative rebels could cross the House of Commons to foil Brexit in the ...
2019-08-02 21:45

Boris Johnson Dreams of a “Side-Deal” Brexit The prime minister’s “madman” strategy will put a serious strain on EU unity, with enormous pressure to strike country-to-country deals with the U.K. ...
2019-08-02 17:30

Donald Trump offers his backing to Boris Johnson to become PM US president says Conservative party leadership frontrunner will ‘straighten out’ BrexitDonald Trump has offered his backing to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the UK’s prime minister next week, saying he will succeed in pushing through Brex...
2019-07-19 22:30

| WATCH: Is Boris Johnson Britain's Donald Trump? Donald Trump backed Boris Johnson to be the UK's next prime minister, which looks very likely to happen. With their shock of blond hair and populist politics, the two men are often likened. So is this the start of a very "special relationship"?...
2019-07-19 22:30

Why Carrie Symonds is the embodiment of the Boris Johnson brand Greenish and economically rightwing, No 10’s first live-in girlfriend is recognisable to many young Tories, and legitimises Johnson as a lustful law unto himselfCarrie Symonds is not some ingenue blond playmate of a rich and powerful older man. It is...
2019-08-01 16:00

EU rejects Boris Johnson request to remove backstop Johnson says MPs who claim they can prevent no deal are to blame for hardline EU responseAll the day’s Brexit and politics news – live The European Union has rebuffed Boris Johnson’s attempts to tear up the Irish backstop, in a coordinated response t...
2019-08-20 20:30

Boris Johnson To "Straighten Out" Theresa May's Brexit "Bad Job": Trump U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes Johnson will work out Brexit....
2019-07-20 02:45

Donald Trump Says Boris Johnson Would Do "Great Job" As British PM US President Donald Trump said Friday that Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, would do a "great job" in the post after the pair had a telephone conversation....
2019-07-20 02:45

Boris Johnson Is Summoned to Court Over Brexit Claims The former foreign secretary is accused of lying during the Brexit campaign by inferring that Britain paid 350 million pounds every week to the European Union....
2019-05-29 14:00

Opinion: Boris Johnson in Brussels — visibly invisible Boris Johnson's ubiquity these days can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile. Jim Gibbons recounts the many faces of the man who could be the UK's next prime minister....
2019-07-20 08:45

David Cameron Says Boris Johnson ‘Didn’t Believe’ in Brexit After three years of relative silence, the former prime minister apologized for the outcome of the Brexit referendum but said he did not regret letting voters decide....
2019-09-15 22:30

'Boris blimp' takes to the London skies in pro-EU protest Opponents of Britain's exit from the EU hoisted a "Boris blimp" portraying the UK's likely next prime minister as a crying child as they demonstrated outside parliament on Saturday....
2019-07-20 19:45

Philip Hammond to quit government if Boris Johnson becomes PM Chancellor joins David Gauke in saying he could not work for leader seeking a no-deal BrexitPhilip Hammond has confirmed he will resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister next week, as the scale of opposition to a no-deal Brexit am...
2019-07-21 18:15

The 10 ages of Boris Johnson: a guide to his road to power From bullied schoolboy to betrayer of women and voters, his career trajectory has been a controversial oneAlexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born on 19 June 1964 in New York and is still known by his family as Al. Over the next 14 years he moved ...
2019-07-21 18:15

Boris Johnson's UK tour: did he show he could save the union? PM set out to prove his pledge to the ‘awesome foursome’ but not everything went to planBoris Johnson pledged his commitment to the “awesome foursome” of the UK when he was elected Conservative leader, and has since embarked on a whistlestop tour tak...
2019-08-01 20:00

Boris Johnson 'confident' EU will back down in Brexit talks PM says ‘backstop just doesn’t work’ in run-up to meetings with Merkel and MacronBoris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in the withdrawal agreement.As the prime minister pre...
2019-08-20 06:00

'Boris Johnson could be the man to put motoring back on the political spectrum' Opinion 3 Aug, 2019 New PM Boris Johnson could be the man to put cars, motorists and the road network back on the political agenda, says Mike Rutherford...
2019-08-03 19:45

Boris Johnson To Name Dominic Cummings As Adviser: Report Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson will bring in Dominic Cummings, the controversial head of the 2016 Brexit campaign, as a senior adviser, a source close to Johnson said on Wednesday...
2019-07-24 16:15

In Race to Succeed May, Boris Johnson Leads Field Theresa May’s decision to quit as Conservative Party leader fires the starting gun on a race to succeed her. The candidate to beat is ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose pro-Brexit credentials and colorful public profile have made him a darling...
2019-05-25 17:45