Boris Johnson takes strong lead in race for next U.K. leader

World / Politics Jun 14, 2019

Boris Johnson takes strong lead in race for next U.K. leader

The flamboyant, divisive Boris Johnson took a commanding lead Thursday in the contest to become Britain's next prime minister, winning by far the largest share of support in the first round of voting by Conservative Party lawmakers. Johnson, a former foreign secretary and leading Brexit ...

Boris Johnson wins Brexit case hounding his leadership bid

World / Politics Jun 8, 2019

Boris Johnson wins Brexit case hounding his leadership bid

Former U.K. Foreign Minister Boris Johnson's bid to succeed Theresa May as prime minister received a big boost Friday when a London court quashed his summons to answer charges that he lied during the Brexit referendum campaign. His lawyers claimed that the private prosecution was ...

Trump family to get red-carpet royal treatment on U.K. visit

World / Politics Jun 3, 2019

Trump family to get red-carpet royal treatment on U.K. visit

It's a unique odd couple: A 93-year-old sovereign who has made a point of keeping her opinions to herself during her long reign is hosting a 72-year-old reality TV star-turned-president who tweets his uncensored thoughts daily to 60 million followers. For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's ...