While global financial markets, not to mention Europe's political elite, rushes to preempt the global political fallout from Brexit, the UK itself is undergoing a chaotic and very much ad hoc politcal transformation, one which has seen...Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Boris Johnson, one of the leaders of the successful "Leave" campaign in Britain's European Union membership referendum, has won the backing of a key colleague to replace David Cameron as prime minister, a newspaper reported.
The former mayor is no shoo-in for the Conservative Party leadership. Here are four more contenders.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUdHSIGA4To Old Etonian and former London Mayor Boris Johnson -- a kind of English Trump figure -- campaigned heavily for the Leave side in Brexit, making it a proxy war for his struggle to discredit his old school rival David Cameron and wrest control of the Tory party for his faction. (more…)
As David Cameron is stepping down after failing to prevent Britain from leaving the European Union, a new Prime Minister is likely to take office by October. Boris Johnson is favored to be the country's next leader among the candidates who might run to replace Cameron. Here are eight things to know about him.
Janet Yellen should send a note of congratulations to Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson, the British politicians most responsible for pushing the Brexit campaign to a successful conclusion. While she’s
Submitted by Peter Schiff via Euro Pacific Capital, Janet Yellen should send a note of congratulations to Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson, the British politicians most responsible for pushing the Brexit campaign to a successful conclusion. Show More Summary
Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson led the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, and now he has reason to celebrate. Thursday's referendum ended in a narrow win for "Leave." Not only did Boris' cause emerge victorious —...Show More Summary
With UK Prime Minister David Cameron stepping down following the Brexit referendum, speculation has begun as to who will succeed him.
The Brexit victory has brought forward its leading light in Boris Johnson. Many now expect him to become the next Tory leader with Cameron having announced his resignation. Against that it must be said that the Tory party does not always forgive the slayer of its previous leader: Michael Heseltine never became leader; though Thatcher more...
“It was as though the whole county of Hampshire was lying back and opening her well-bred legs,” wrote Boris Johnson, dude who used to run London and now helped run the UK out of the EU about wheeling a Ferrari F430, “to be ravished by the Italian stallion.” Read more...
If you haven't done so already, do yourself a favor and watch British Prime Minister David Cameron's resignation speech in the immediate...
Former London Mayor Boris Johnson isn’t exactly a climate denier. But he’s something.
There are clear parallels between the Brexit movement in the United Kingdom and the Trump movement in the United States. This morning, Chris Cillizza wrote a useful piece about the similarities between the Brexit vote and the rise of Donald Trump that is definitely worth reading in full. But one big difference between Brexit and […]