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Boris Johnson

British Conservative Party politician and former Foreign Secretary

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Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, journalist, and popular historian who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015, having been the MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008. He was Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016, and from 2016 to 2018 he served as Foreign Secretary. A member of the Conservative Party, Johnson identifies as a one-nation conservative and has been associated with both economically and socially liberal policies. Johnson is a candidate for leader of the Conservative Party, and thus Prime Minister, in the 2019 leadership contest.

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Boris Johnson is expected to be elected leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister on Tuesday, tasked with following..
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Cross-party group of parliamentarians want Scottish court to rule before MPs return to Westminster in September
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Exclusive: Campaign releases 'six tests' based on the likely PM's past Brexit promises he will now struggle to meet
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Warnings from MPs come as John Major says Theresa May's successor must choose between the voice of an 'ultra-Brexit faction' or the servant of the people
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Alan Duncan has revealed he decided to resign as foreign minister so he could push for an emergency vote that would have seen Boris Johnson forced out of Downing..
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A British minister and longstanding critic of Boris Johnson quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the presumed new prime minister takes office with a "do..
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The European Commission is ready to establish working relations with "any new prime minister of the United Kingdom", a spokeswoman said on Monday as Britain's..
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Sir Alan Duncan adds Theresa May's self-esteem will 'far exceed' her critics
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A minister and longstanding critic of Boris Johnson quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the presumed new prime minister takes office with a "do or die"..
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A British minister quit on Monday, the latest resignation before the country's presumed new prime minister Boris Johnson takes office and could launch a policy..
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Alan Duncan has quit as foreign minister ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election as new Tory leader.
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A university wants the public to name the new addition after one of the Tory leader candidates.
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'If they could use hand-knitted computer code to make a frictionless re-entry to Earth's atmosphere in 1969, we can solve the problem of frictionless trade at..
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Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicize a party in one of London's parks became one..
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Party members have until Monday evening to return their ballots for Jeremy Hunt or Boris Johnson.
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Boris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's new prime minister, said on Sunday the country could leave the European Union by agreeing a free trade agreement..
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Likely new prime minister told he will soon be 'crawling back to the table' - begging the EU for an agreement
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British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became prime minister because he felt unable to support a leader happy to..
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Finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign if Boris Johnson became Britain's new prime minister because he could not support a leader happy..
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Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday he would resign on Wednesday before his expected sacking by the favorite to become Britain's next prime..
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Philip Hammond says he will quit as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, saying he would not hang on "to be sacked".
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Frontrunner in Tory leadership race yelled at potted plants when on deadline for articles, insiders claim
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Likely new prime minister told a 'give me what I want or I'm going to burn the house down for everybody' approach will fail
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Prominent no-deal critic says crashing out of EU would lead to national 'humiliation'
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The March for Change is protesting ahead of the announcement of a new prime minister.
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Exclusive: Thatcherite was sacked over secret meetings with Israeli politicians – but return would be 'clear' distancing from friendship with US president
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Opponents of Britain's exit from the EU hoisted a "Boris blimp" portraying the UK's likely next prime minister as a crying child as they demonstrated outside..
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'We will not allow Boris Johnson to float into No 10 on a favourable tailwind, or have the summer off, unopposed, after so much hot air on Brexit'
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Scheme cannot be delivered within Β£56bn budget, new chairman concludes - after likely PM Boris Johnson refused to guarantee it will go ahead
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The European Union is preparing to offer Boris Johnson, the favorite to be Britain's next prime minister, a no-deal Brexit extension beyond Oct. 31, the Guardian..
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The European Union is preparing to offer Boris Johnson, the favorite to be Britain's next prime minister, a no-deal Brexit extension beyond October 31, the..
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U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next prime minister, and believes..
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U.S. President Trump said on Friday he was looking forward to working with Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be Britain's next Prime Minister, and believes..
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Donald Trump has compared himself to Boris Johnson in a fresh attack on Theresa May, saying: "I think we're going to have a great relationship."
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For almost a decade, Alexander Temerko, who forged a career at the top of the Russian arms industry and had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin, has..
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'We will not allow Boris Johnson to float into Number 10 on a favourable tailwind after so much hot air'
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Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British prime minister, has the backbone to resist pressure from parliament to delay Brexit again even if it means..
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The chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal is the highest since October 2017, economists polled by Reuters say, as arch-Brexiteer Boris..
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Three British cabinet ministers are set to resign the day Boris Johnson, if as expected, becomes Britain's next prime minister, The Times newspaper reported on..
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By a margin of 41, MPs passed legislation which will stop the new prime minister from locking them out of the Commons in the run-up to Brexit day on 31 October
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British lawmakers on Thursday approved proposals to make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament,..
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If we're leaving on 31 October, 'do or die', the House of Commons has said it is not going to be them that does the dying
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Crucial vote will force the new prime minister to stage debates and votes in Parliament in the run-up to the Halloween deadline
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Hi-tech solutions to avoid Irish border checks three years away, so existing deal should be beefed up – not ripped up
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Boris Johnson's support for hard Brexit disastrous for UK currency but sterling could surge if Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party adopts a more pro-EU stance, says..
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Boris Johnson's claim that British kipper producers are being hit by EU food safety rules has been rejected as false by Brussels, who said the regulations came..
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It would be outrageous for parliament to be suspended in October ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit, a possible tactic by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to..
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Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British prime minister, on Wednesday refused to say whether he would seek to shut Parliament to facilitate a no-deal..
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Boris Johnson wants Britain to have completed any Brexit transition period and fully left the European Union "well before" the next scheduled election in 2022,..
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Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British Prime minister, declined to comment on a report that he was exploring a plan that could ease a no-deal Brexit but..
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Boris Johnson, favorite to be the next British Prime minister, declined to comment on a report that he was exploring a plan that could allow him to push through..
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Frontrunner to be next prime minister attacks EU over 'pointless, expensive, environmentally-damaging' rules on transportation of fish
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In apparent warning to Boris Johnson over no-deal, the outgoing PM said 'compromise' will be needed to deliver a sustainable Brexit
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