British PM Johnson's car hit in collision outside parliament

British PM Johnson's car hit in collision outside parliament

LONDON: The car carrying British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was crashed into from behind in central London on Wednesday after taking evasive action when a pro-Kurdish demonstrator ran on to the road.
UK PM Boris Johnson defiant as scandal rages over aide accused of breaking coronavirus rules

UK PM Boris Johnson defiant as scandal rages over aide accused of breaking coronavirus rules

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (May 25) failed to draw a line under a scandal over his top aide Dominic Cummings allegedly breaching coronavirus rules as pressure mounted on the Brexit mastermind to go.
UK COVID-19 deaths surge past 1,000

UK COVID-19 deaths surge past 1,000

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Saturday (Mar 28) the coronavirus outbreak will get worse before it gets better, as the number of deaths in Britain rose 260 in one day to over 1,000.
British PM Johnson warns of tougher action to prevent coronavirus spread

British PM Johnson warns of tougher action to prevent coronavirus spread

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Sunday (Mar 22) he may impose tougher controls on the British public as packed parks, markets and cafes at the weekend showed thousands of people defying government warnings about social distancing.
EU and UK begin talks on post-Brexit relationship

EU and UK begin talks on post-Brexit relationship

With Brexit "done" as far as London is concerned, UK and EU negotiators on Monday begin talks aimed at forging a future relationship - while brandishing red lines that may yet prove to be irreconcilable.
New UK government raises minimum wage

New UK government raises minimum wage

Britain's minimum wage is to increase by more than four times the rate of UK inflation from next year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government announced Tuesday (Dec 31).
EU warns of post-Brexit rival Britain after Johnson win

EU warns of post-Brexit rival Britain after Johnson win

European leaders warned on Friday (Dec 13) that Britain could become a formidable rival, just hours after a big victory by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's conservatives all but sealed the UK's Brexit divorce.
Trump flies into British election campaign

Trump flies into British election campaign

US President Donald Trump flies into Britain next week, just days before its general election - and if earlier visits are any guide, fireworks are expected.
UK Brexit accord rules out trade deal with US: Trump

UK Brexit accord rules out trade deal with US: Trump

President Donald Trump on Thursday (Oct 31) criticised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit divorce deal, saying it made it impossible to strike a future commercial agreement with the United States.
EU mulls Johnson's reluctant Brexit delay request

EU mulls Johnson's reluctant Brexit delay request

EU leaders were on Sunday (Oct 20) considering a request by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to delay Britain's departure from the bloc, which he was forced to make after MPs refused to back his Brexit deal.
Brexit in the balance as British MPs hold knife-edge vote

Brexit in the balance as British MPs hold knife-edge vote

British MPs gather Saturday (Oct 19) for a knife-edge vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal for a decision that could see the UK leave the EU this month or plunge the country into fresh uncertainty.
Sterling tumbles as Merkel downbeat on Brexit deal outlook

Sterling tumbles as Merkel downbeat on Brexit deal outlook

The British pound tumbled on Tuesday (Oct 8) after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly warned that a Brexit deal was "overwhelmingly unlikely", further stoking fears of a disorderly and costly departure from the EU.
EU presses UK to resubmit Brexit plan as end-game looms

EU presses UK to resubmit Brexit plan as end-game looms

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson started phoning EU leaders on Saturday (Oct 5) to sell his proposals for a managed Brexit, but he met with pressure to revise his offer - and to do so quickly.
UK Brexit plan gets cool reception in Brussels

UK Brexit plan gets cool reception in Brussels

Britain's new Brexit plan got a cool reception on Wednesday (Oct 2) in Brussels, where European officials highlighted problems and their chief negotiator warned it left "a lot of work" to be done.
Britain to table 'final' Brexit proposals on Wednesday

Britain to table 'final' Brexit proposals on Wednesday

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will submit "final" proposals for a new Brexit agreement on Wednesday (Oct 2), officials said, warning that if the European Union did not engage with them, Britain would leave the bloc this month with no divorce deal..
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