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UK’s Johnson welcomes new cabinet after Sajid Javid exit

02 February, 2020 7:13 pm 7:13 pm

LONDON (Reuters) –  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greeted his new cabinet of senior ministers on Friday, a day after British Chancellor Sajid Javid quit in a surprise move, shattering the premier’s choreographed government reshuffle. Johnson, addressing the new cabinet, vowed to repay the trust of voters by improving infrastructure, cutting crime, and building more hospitals. … Read More


Britain beyond Brexit, Johnson reshapes government

02 February, 2020 1:15 pm 1:15 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will reshape his government on Thursday, appointing a team he hopes will deliver his vision for Britain beyond Brexit and heal the divisions both in his Conservative Party and the country. The reshuffle is not expected to be as explosive as some commentators had suggested, based on his … Read More


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UK’s Johnson vows to toughen terrorism rules after London attack

02 February, 2020 4:15 pm 4:15 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to end the early release of convicted terrorists after an Islamist attacker stabbed two people days after he was set free half way through his prison term. Sudesh Amman, jailed in 2018 for possession of terrorist documents and disseminating terrorist publications, was shot dead by police … Read More


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Defying Trump, Johnson refuses to ban Huawei from 5G

01 January, 2020 10:06 am 10:06 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson granted Huawei a limited role in Britain’s 5G mobile network on Tuesday, frustrating a global attempt by the United States to exclude the Chinese telecoms giant from the West’s next-generation communications. Defying Britain’s closest ally in favour of China on the eve of Brexit, Johnson ruled that “high-risk … Read More


As Brexit nears, Johnson pushes for deeper trade ties with Africa

01 January, 2020 11:20 am 11:20 am

LONDON (Reuters) – UK Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson called for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday that comes days before his country will leave the European Union. After securing Britain’s departure from the EU, the world’s largest trading bloc, on Jan. 31, … Read More


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British PM Johnson says Iran plane crash shows vital to de-escalate tension...

01 January, 2020 11:28 pm 11:28 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday that the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet in Iran reinforced the importance of de-escalating tensions in the Middle East. “Iran’s admission that Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was shot down by mistake by its own armed forces is an important first … Read More


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Let’s get Brexit done and end division in 2020, Johnson tells Britons

01 January, 2020 12:16 pm 12:16 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would bring his divided nation back together next year when Britain leaves the European Union, telling Britons they were set for a “fantastic year and a remarkable decade”. Fresh from winning a large parliamentary majority in an election just over two weeks ago, Johnson said in … Read More


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Trump invites Johnson to the White House in new year

12 December, 2019 8:39 am 8:39 am

LONDON (Reuters)  – U.S. President Donald Trump has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit him in the White House in the new year, Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper reported bit.ly/35N97uI. The report added that Trump’s invitation to Johnson was made after the British prime minister’s recent election win. Formal discussions on the exact timing … Read More


Brexit and health, Johnson sets out priorities in Queen’s Speech

12 December, 2019 8:51 am 8:51 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out his government’s plans on Thursday, fleshing out how he will honour his election-winning pledges to get Brexit done quickly and boost funding for the state health service. In a ceremony that marks a new parliament, Queen Elizabeth will read out the laws which the … Read More


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Johnson uses UK law to demand EU trade deal by end of 2020

12 December, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the prospect of a Brexit cliff-edge at the end of 2020 to push for the European Union to give him a comprehensive free trade deal in less than 11 months. In his boldest move since winning a majority in Thursday’s election, Johnson will use his … Read More


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Johnson eyes parliament vote before Christmas to get Brexit done

12 December, 2019 7:29 pm 7:29 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will “get Brexit done” by Jan. 31 and then agree a new trade deal with the European Union by the end of 2020, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on Sunday, vowing to deliver on the government’s top priority. Johnson and his team were triumphant last week … Read More


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“I will repay your trust,” Johnson tells ex-Labour voters on tr...

12 December, 2019 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited former strongholds of his Labour opponents in northern England on Saturday and pledged to repay their trust for helping to deliver a stunning victory for his Conservative Party in Britain’s national election. Johnson led the Conservatives on Thursday to their biggest election win since Margaret Thatcher’s landslide … Read More


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Let the Brexit healing begin, Johnson pledges after commanding election vic...

12 December, 2019 9:57 pm 9:57 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Friday for unity to heal the Brexit divisions that have riven the United Kingdom, hours after winning a commanding victory from voters who backed his bid to deliver on the EU divorce by the end of January The face of the victorious “Leave” campaign in the … Read More


Johnson now less certain of election victory: YouGov

12 December, 2019 10:28 am 10:28 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s election race has tightened markedly over the past two weeks and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is now likely to win only a modest majority in Thursday’s vote, according to a closely watched forecast released on Tuesday. The 28-seat Conservative margin of victory predicted by pollsters YouGov, down from 68 two weeks … Read More


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Johnson says Britain can soon stop talking about Brexit if he wins vote

12 December, 2019 10:27 am 10:27 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday night that the public can soon stop talking about Brexit if he wins next week’s general election and that there is significant investment waiting once the political paralysis is over. Britons will vote on Dec. 12 after parliament agreed to an early election, seeking … Read More