Amber Rudd leaving in Whitehall in London on September 2. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty

Amber Rudd said she sensationally quit the British cabinet and the Conservative party on Saturday night because there was not enough evidence of attem(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson reacting as the opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during prime minister’s questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons. Photograph: AFP/Getty

British MPs have thwarted a motion to hold an early general election next month, after it was submitted by British prime minister Boris Johnson on Tue(...)

A video grab shows former Conservative MP Phillip Lee sitting next to Liberal Democrats  leader Jo Swinson in the House of Commons in London after moving across the House. Photograph: PRU/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s government has lost its majority in parliament after former Conservative minister Phillip Lee crossed the floor of the House of Common(...)

Boris Johnson in the House of Commons on Tuesday night. Earlier he babbled elegant hyperbole and took low swipes at Jeremy Corbyn.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

When Boris Johnson made his first appearance in the House of Commons as prime minister six weeks ago, it was a two-hour tour de force that had the ben(...)

EU commissioner Phil Hogan said “the EU will not buckle” on the backstop. File image: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A no-deal Brexit would create a “foul atmosphere” between the EU and the UK and would have “serious consequences” for negotiating any future trade agr(...)

The front pages of the UK’s Independent, France’s Liberation and the Evening standard.

The UK’s incoming Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is the subject of editorials and comment pieces at home and abroad. “The Queen’s jester,” was the he(...)

Boris Johnson leaves the Conservative Party headquarters after being announced as the new Conservative party leader at an event in central London 23 July 2019. Boris Johnson defeated Jeremy Hunt to become the new British Conservative party leader winning 92,153 votes to Jeremy Hunt's 46,656. EPA/NEIL HALL

Boris Johnson is the first British prime minister since Winston Churchill to have made his living by writing, producing half a dozen books and hundred(...)

Boris Johnson at the final Conservative Party leadership hustings held at the ExCel Centre in London, UK, on Wednesday. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Boris Johnson’s self-identification as the new Winston Churchill invites widespread scepticism. But, if the member for Uxbridge and South Ruislip form(...)

Lot 198, rare Padparadscha and diamond ring, €2,500-€3,000, O’Reilly’s

Auction results July 9th, Sotheby’s English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustration online auction. Irish woman Mary Dorgan’s 140 lett(...)

Britain’s ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch listens as US president Donald Trump and British prime minister Theresa May hold a joint news conference at the White House in Washington on January 27th, 2017. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Boris Johnson has come under furious criticism at Westminster after Kim Darroch resigned as ambassador to Washington over the fallout from his leaked (...)

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