As Boris Johnson resigns, what happens next?

Johnson will visit Northern Ireland on Monday to hold emergency talks. Daniel Leal | Afp | Getty Images After an acute political meltdown in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the Conservative Party, setting in motion a race for a new prime minister. Johnson stood at a lectern outside No. … Read more

Boris Johnson resigns as UK prime minister

Johnson seen departing 10 Downing Street to attend a weekly questions and answers session in Parliament on Wednesday, July 6, 2022. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned Thursday, bringing an acrimonious end to a nearly three-year premiership that has been beset by controversy and scandal. Speaking outside … Read more

Sterling gains on unconfirmed reports UK PM Boris Johnson will resign today

Sterling hit a day’s high Thursday following multiple unconfirmed reports that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to resign. The pound rose 0.35% against the US dollar to trade at $ 1.1971 around 9.25 am London time. It comes after more than 50 MPs resigned from Johnson’s government within 48 hours. CNBC and NBC News … Read more

UK government resignations top 50 as PM Boris Johnson clings to power

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a news conference during a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain June 30, 2022. Yves Herman | Reuters LONDON – Over 50 members of parliament have resigned from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government since Tuesday, as the unprecedented revolt against the leader from within his own party continues. After … Read more

Boris Johnson’s leadership hangs by a thread after top resignations

A snap YouGov poll conducted Tuesday found that 69% of Britons surveyed want Johnson to resign. The poll of 3,009 adults found that only 18% want him to stay on. Wpa Pool | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images LONDON – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s leadership is hanging by a thread after the resignations … Read more

Double blow for UK’s Boris Johnson as he loses two key by-elections

Campaign posters in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, ahead of a key by-election triggered after Conservative MP Imran Ahmed Khan was convicted of sexually assaulting a minor. Daniel Harvey Gonzalez / In Pictures via Getty Images LONDON – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suffered a double blow at the ballot box as his party lost two … Read more

NATO warns of long Ukraine war as Russian assaults follow EU boost for Kyiv

NATO’s Stoltenberg says Russia’s war in Ukraine could last for years. Valeria Mongelli | Afp | Getty Images The war in Ukraine could last for years, the head of NATO said on Sunday, as Russia stepped up its assaults after the European Union recommended that Kyiv become a candidate to join the bloc. Jens Stoltenberg … Read more

Boris Johnson stresses the need to avoid ‘Ukraine fatigue’

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pose for a picture before a meeting, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine June 17, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service | via Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday stressed that the public needs to keep up its support of Ukraine … Read more

Boris Johnson remains UK prime minister — but his days are ‘numbered’

Johnson will visit Northern Ireland on Monday to hold emergency talks. Daniel Leal | Afp | Getty Images LONDON – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a vote of confidence on Monday night but discontent over his leadership is expected to rumble on, with analysts stating that his days in office are numbered. Monday’s vote … Read more

European markets open to close, stocks, data, US inflation

LONDON – European stocks are expected to open in negative territory amid nervousness over inflation, with the next reading of US inflation due at the end of the week. The UK’s FTSE index is seen opening 39 points lower at 7,576, Germany’s DAX 113 points lower at 14,540, France’s CAC 40 down 54 points at … Read more