U.K.'s Boris Johnson has one thing on his mind: Brexit now

World / Politics Nov 25, 2019

U.K.'s Boris Johnson has one thing on his mind: Brexit now

The formal launch of the Conservative Party's election pledges Sunday centered around the key plank of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's campaign: making Brexit happen. Speaking to a friendly crowd, Johnson trashed his opponents — most notably the Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, his prime rival ...

Oligarch Alexander Lebedev backs U.K. release of Russia meddling probe

World / Politics Nov 21, 2019

Oligarch Alexander Lebedev backs U.K. release of Russia meddling probe

Russian oligarch and former U.K. newspaper owner Alexander Lebedev responded angrily Wednesday to media allegations that a British government report on Russian interference could contain damaging information about his relationship with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Lebedev, who bought Britain's The Independent and the Evening Standard ...

Johnson repeats Brexit vow as EU talks reach critical point

World / Politics Oct 15, 2019

Johnson repeats Brexit vow as EU talks reach critical point

Prime Minister Boris Johnson repeated Monday that Britain must leave the EU on Oct.31, as divorce talks resumed in Brussels in a pivotal week that could define how and when Brexit finally happens. In an elaborate ceremony in Parliament in London, Queen Elizabeth II set ...