Tag: Boris Johnson

Brexit statement in FULL: Boris Johnson calls for ‘new momentum’ to save Brexit talks

Boris Johnson held talks with Brussels chiefs Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michael today as the European Union finally acknowledge the Uk’s rejection of an extension to the transition period. Brexit talks have entered the fourth rounds of negotiations but have so far made little progress. However, the UK and European Union have now agreed “new momentum” is […]

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Hospitalized with Virus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a hospital with the coronavirus. Johnson’s office says he is being admitted for tests because he still has symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus. Downing Street said Sunday the hospitalization is a “precautionary step” and he remains in charge of the government. “On […]

Boris Johnson ‘Furious’ With China’s Role in Pandemic

China faces a “reckoning” in the United Kingdom for this global coronavirus pandemic, from spreading the disease to potentially lying about their number of cases, according to allies of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “Of course, the only priority now is to deal with the crisis, but everybody knows that there has to be a […]

UK formally leaves the European Union and begins Brexit transition period

The U.K. finally left the EU on Friday evening after 47 years of membership, marking one of the biggest political and economic shifts in modern European history. Brexit brings about the end of a tumultuous three-and-a-half year departure process that has caused turmoil in the U.K.’s political establishment, economic uncertainty and heightened tensions between the […]

A new dawn: Boris Johnson will say that Brexit is ‘not an end, but a beginning’ while hailing a new era and promising to transform neglected regions of Britain

Boris Johnson will deliver a plea for the country to move on from Brexit as the UK finally leaves the EU tonight. In an address to be broadcast shortly before Britain’s departure at 11pm, the Prime Minister will insist that Brexit marks ‘not an end but a beginning’. And in a sign of the new […]

Brexit Deal Finally Passes House of Commons; UK Set to Leave the EU

After December’s paradigm shifting general election in the United Kingdom, it might have seemed a bit anticlimactic, but on Thursday the House of Commons passed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union by a healthy margin of 330 to 231. The vote would seemingly put an end to more than three years […]

Boris Johnson suggests ‘Trump deal’ to replace Iran nuclear deal

Under the deal brokered in 2015, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran agreed with China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US, to restrict its nuclear program. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday called on U.S. President Donald Trump to replace the Iranian nuclear deal with his own new […]

UK is set to exit the EU next month: Here are some important Brexit-related dates of 2020

The U.K. is set to leave the European Union on January 31, but this will not be the end of the Brexit process. Both sides of the English Channel will be entering detailed negotiations on their future relationship from then. Failure to reach a second deal by the end of the 2020 would still mean […]

Boris Johnson Vows to Defend Christians in First Christmas Message Since Becoming PM

Boris Johnson has vowed to defend Christians around the world in his first Christmas message since becoming U.K prime minister. In a video posted to Twitter, Johnson acknowledged that Christmas Day is “first and foremost, a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.” “It is a day of inestimable importance to billions of Christians the […]

Boris Johnson Goes North to Celebrate Crushing Election Win

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Saturday to repay the trust of voters in the working-class heartland of northern England who rejected the Labour Party and helped give him an 80-seat majority in Thursday’s election. Speaking to cheering supporters at a cricket club in Sedgefield — the constituency once held by Labour former prime minister […]