Tag Archives: PM Johnson


Election gift for PM Johnson: Brexit Party stands down in Conservative seat...

11 November, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

HARTLEPOOL, England (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the most significant boost of the British election campaign to date when Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he would not contest 317 seats where the Conservative Party won in 2017. In a move that sent sterling soaring by increasing the chances that Johnson will remain … Read More


PM Johnson, push, election, lawmakers, reject, Brexit, timetable

PM Johnson says will push for election if lawmakers reject Brexit timetable

10 October, 2019 6:54 pm 6:54 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would end an attempt to win parliamentary approval for his Brexit legislation and instead press for an election if lawmakers reject his timetable. Opening a debate before lawmakers are expected to vote on his deal for the first time, Johnson warned parliament: “I … Read More


Brexit, knife edge, PM Johnson, stakes, 'Super Saturday', vote

Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on ‘Super Saturday...

10 October, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to persuade doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament. In one of the most striking flourishes of the three-year Brexit drama, Johnson confounded his opponents … Read More


Queen Elizabeth, sets out, PM Johnson, Oct 31, Brexit, priority

Queen Elizabeth sets out PM Johnson’s Oct 31 Brexit priority

10 October, 2019 7:52 pm 7:52 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election. The so-called Queen’s Speech is the highlight of a day … Read More


PM Johnson, final, Brexit, offer, cool, EU reaction

PM Johnson makes final Brexit offer, draws cool EU reaction

10 October, 2019 7:44 pm 7:44 pm

MANCHESTER (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a final Brexit offer to the European Union on Wednesday and said that unless the bloc compromised, Britain would leave without a deal at the end of this month. In what supporters cast as a moment of truth after more than three years of crisis, Johnson stuck … Read More


PM Johnson, progress, made, Brexit, talks

PM Johnson says some progress being made in Brexit talks

09 September, 2019 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday some progress was being made in Brexit talks but that Britain should still prepare to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal. “I think we are making some progress,” Johnson said in a broadcast clip, adding that European Commission President Jean-Claude … Read More