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British prime minister Boris Johnson speaking in the House of Commons on Thursday. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s rumbustious, two-hour turn at the dispatch box on Thursday morning was shameless, cynical and evasive. And sheer delight for the bench(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond arrives at the BBC studios in London, Britain, July 21st, 2019. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

British chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has become the second British cabinet minister to announce they will quit the UK government if Bori(...)

MPs convening for the announcement of voting on the ‘Benn Amendment’ calibrated to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament to pursue a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: via EPA

Boris Johnson’s prospects of leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31st narrowed on Thursday after MPs voted to prevent him suspending (...)

 British chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond:  one of about 30 Conservatives who abstained from Thursday’s vote. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol

Theresa May will take no disciplinary action against ministers who defied a three-line whip ordering them to vote against an amendment blocking her su(...)

Members of parliament convening for the announcement of voting on the ‘Benn Amendment’ in the House of Commons. Photograph: UK Parliamentary Recording Unit

MPs have easily passed a backbench amendment which seeks to block any attempt by a future government to prorogue parliament to ensure a no-deal Brexit(...)

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