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Boris Johnson: he  seems to think his treasury is home to a secret multibillion stash of used fivers. Photograph: EPA

Britain is budgeting for Brexit: £2.1 billion (€2.3bn) being the latest announcement of cash devoted to no-deal planning. It’s not clear how much of t(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters TV

Boris Johnson used his first House of Commons statement as prime minister on Thursday to demand the complete removal of the so-called Irish backstop a(...)

New home secretary Priti Patel. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/AFP/Getty

Sajid Javid – chancellor The former home secretary always seemed set for a high-ranking position in Boris Johnson’s cabinet, as an already prominent (...)

Britain’s new prime minister Boris Johnson being clapped into 10 Downing Street by staff in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

Shortly before 4pm on Wednesday, Boris Johnson marched up to the podium outside 10 Downing Street and promised to “change the record” after three year(...)

Queen Elizabeth welcomes newly elected leader of the Conservative party Boris Johnson at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, where she invited him to become prime minister and form a new government. Photograph:  Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Boris Johnson carried out a brutal cull of Theresa May’s ministers as he formed a new UK government dedicated to his goal of delivering Brexit. Mr Jo(...)

Britain’s new prime minister Boris Johnson outside Downing Street in London on Thursday. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Boris Johnson became the UK’s prime minister on Wednesday after Theresa May formally stood down. Here are some of the most important dates and challen(...)

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 promised fellow Conservatives on Tuesday he would put his “maximum energy” into his new role as prime minister of the United Kingdom, ca(...)

Against the euro , the pound was down 0.2 per cent at 89.97 pence

Sterling fell for the third straight day on Tuesday, dragged down by a firmer dollar and concern that the new prime minister, whose identity will be (...)

Boris Johnson is expected to replace Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party this week. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Boris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister after being elected leader of the Conservative party, defeating Jeremy Hunt in the party’s lea(...)

Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond said he would be a loyal supporter of the Conservative government if it pursued a deal with Brussels. Photograph: Jeff Overs/AFP/Getty

Two senior ministers have said they will resign before Boris Johnson becomes prime minister on Wednesday if, as expected, he wins the Conservative lea(...)

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