Boris Johnson, the bushy-haired British dog who caught the car last week, will not run to replace David Cameron as the U.K.’s prime minister.“Having consulted colleagues and in view of the circumstances in Parliament, I have concluded that person cannot be me,” the former London mayor and leader of the ... More »
Boris Johnson, a leading proponent for Britain to withdraw from the European Union, announced on Thursday he would not seek to replace David Cameron as the next prime minister. "Having consulted colleagues and in view of the circumstances...Show More Summary
In the rowdy world of British politics, it's another day of surprises: The race to succeed the outgoing David Cameron as prime minister took an unexpected turn when former London Mayor Boris Johnson announced that he would not be running. Johnson had led the charge for the UK to exit...
The question of who will lead Britain into its future outside the European Union -- a muddled mess for nearly a week -- was further scrambled Thursday, with the camp that had favored an exit splintering into warring tribes and forcing...Show More Summary
LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Former London mayor Boris Johnson, runaway bookmakers' favorite to become Britain's prime minister, abruptly pulled out of the race on Thursday in a shock announcement less than a week after leading the campaign...Show More Summary
"I have concluded that person cannot be me"
We are currently in the midst of one of British politics' most turbulent periods ever. The historic referendum result was merely the beginning. A new prime minister will be appointed by the end of the summer and the opposition partyShow More Summary
Michael Gove has joined the cast of thousands vying to be the next Conservative Party leader, hence Prime Minister. Seriously. Yesterday while enjoying a pint or several with fellow bemused Labourites, we figured Gove was the next Chancellor of the Exchequer in a Boris government. After all, he screwed up education and alienated all the […]
Before last week’s “Brexit” vote, British Prime Minister David Cameron claimed that Vladimir Putin (and the Islamic State) “might be happy” if the United Kingdom left the European Union. Putin responded that Russia had no interest in the U.K.’s internal affairs. But he added that Britons clearly were dissatisfied with the government’s military policy, which was […]
This article first appeared on the Cato Institute site. The European Union’s leaders said they wanted the United Kingdom to remain in the EU. But Brussels offered only minimal concessions to British Prime Minister David Cameron, undercutting...Show More Summary
It's now over 70 years since British Prime Minister Winston Churchill told his Australian counterpart John Curtin of his wish to see a united western Europe, of which Britain would be a member. The allies had fought their way up theShow More Summary
UK Home Secretary will launch Thursday her campaign to head the Conservative Party and become new British prime minister.
Former British Prime Minister David Cameron is in the doghouse. Following Great Britain’s historic Brexit from the European Union, Cameron and others who argued in favor of Britain leaving the European Union are being called out by TV’s John Oliver. Show More Summary
British Prime Minister David Cameron bet the mortgage on siding with the “Remain” side during the Brexit referendum and lost. And now his career...
On Wednesday, Stephen Crabb became the first Conservative MP to officially announce he will run for British Prime Minister. The 43-year-old MP for Preseli Pembrokeshire in Wales is also Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. BornShow More Summary
The British prime minister returned to London after formally informing his fellow leaders that his countrymen had voted to leave the European Union.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said his successor could begin negotiations with the European Union about the country's exit from the bloc before the formal 'Article 50' legal process is triggered, despite comments from the EU to the contrary.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission rolled out the red carpet for Scotland's first minister on Wednesday, hours after outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron told an EU summit his country would be leaving the European Union following last week's referendum.
LONDON (Reuters) - The first candidate to put himself forward to succeed David Cameron as British prime minister, Stephen Crabb, has said a top priority for him would be to take back control of immigration policy.
In 2012, it was reported that Obama had removed the bust of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who rallied the British people during WWII, from the Oval Office, and sent it back to the British Embassy.