Posts Tagged ‘UK Prime Minister’

“It’s Completely Unacceptable” — UK PM Boris Johnson Lambasts Protesters Targeting Newspapers

Bristish Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has condemned protests blocking deliveries of some of the UK’s major newspapers, saying it is “completely unacceptable” Yesterday morning, some newsagents’ shelves were left empty after Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters targeted Newsprinters printing works at Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, and Knowsley, near Liverpool. Over 100 demonstrators reportedly used bamboo lock-ons and vehicles […]

British pound falls as Johnson seeks EU trade deal by end of 2020

The British pound fell on Tuesday after reports that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was seeking a hard line on Britain’s transition period after Brexit, effectively creating a new cliff edge in negotiations with Brussels. The sterling dropped as much as 0.7 percent to $1.3236, as the one-and-half year high of $1.3516 reached on Friday […]

BREAKING| Boris Johnson elected as new UK prime minister

He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning 92,153 votes to his rival’s 46,656. The former London mayor takes over from Theresa May on Wednesday. In his victory speech, Mr Johnson promised he would “deliver Brexit, unite the country and defeat Jeremy Corbyn”. Speaking at the Queen Elizabeth II centre in London, he said: “We are going […]

Boris Johnson set for PM job, beset by Brexit crisis

Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain’s next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse. The former London mayor will immediately march into a head-on collision with the 27 EU leaders and his own parliament should he beat his […]

BREAKING| Theresa May to resign as UK Prime Minister

The embattled Prime Minister will quit as party leader on June 7, she said on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street on Friday. Her announcement will trigger a leadership contest, with several Conservative MPs tipped to run. The winner will be Britain’s next PM. She’s faced massive criticism for failing to deliver her flagship policy […]