Boris Johnson

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022
UK

British PM Johnson survives no-confidence vote

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has survived a no-confidence vote, securing enough support in his party to remain in office despite a rebellion that will likely weaken him as a leader and casts a shadow over his future.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022
UK

Sources close to Boris Johnson believe he has won confidence

The BBC reported on Monday that sources close to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson believed that he had won a vote of confidence among elected members of his Conservative Party.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022
UK

160 Conservative lawmakers back UK PM Johnson ahead of confidence vote

At least 160 British lawmakers from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party had publicly indicated support for him ahead of a confidence vote over his leadership on Monday, a Reuters tally showed.

April 22, 2022
April 22, 2022

Boris Johnson says feels like 'Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar' in India

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was effusive about the warm welcome he got in India, prompting him to describe his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi as a “khaas dost” and gushed that he felt like Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar.

December 14, 2019
December 14, 2019

Hasina greets Johnson; seeks support for Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina congratulates British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the impressive victory of his Conservative Party in the national election of the United Kingdom.

September 5, 2019
September 5, 2019

British PM Johnson's own brother resigns

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the government, citing the national interest.

July 26, 2019
July 26, 2019

"I'll make Britain great again", PM Johnson says, echoing Trump

Boris Johnson promises that Brexit would make Britain the greatest place on earth, echoing the patriotic rhetoric of US President Donald Trump in his first speech to parliament as prime minister.

July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019

Boris Johnson takes control of Brexit as Britain's new PM

Boris Johnson takes office as British prime minister after an audience with Queen Elizabeth, a moment that put an avowed Brexiteer in control of Britain's exit from the European Union for the first time since the shock 2016 referendum.

July 23, 2019
July 23, 2019

Boris wins race to become UK’s next prime minister

Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson wins the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party and is to become the country’s next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the UK out of the European Union “come what may.”

February 11, 2018
February 11, 2018

Rohingya Return: It has to be 'safe, dignified'

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has demanded a “safe, dignified return” for Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh, ahead of