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British Conservative Party politician and former Foreign Secretary

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Boris Johnson: British Conservative Party politician and former Foreign Secretary
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, journalist and popular historian who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015, having been the MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008. He was Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016, and from 2016 to 2018 he served as Foreign Secretary. A member of the Conservative Party, Johnson identifies as a one-nation conservative and has been associated with both economically and socially liberal policies.

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Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister

Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis.
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Britain's Fox says party leadership should not be rushed despite Johnson's lead

The Conservative Party leadership contest should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a big lead among party lawmakers, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Boris Johnson

Johnson On His Way To Becoming PM [Video]Johnson On His Way To Becoming PM

On Tuesday, Boris Johnson got a leg up in the race to become Britain’s prime minister. A member of Johnson's party, Andrea Leadsom, declared her support for Johnson, the clear favorite. The support..

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Boris Johnson's Political Past [Video]Boris Johnson's Political Past

According to Business Insider, Boris Johnson once called for Scottish people to be blocked from becoming prime minister because "government by a Scot is just not conceivable." Johnson, who is the..

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British PM candidates clash over Brexit strategy [Video]British PM candidates clash over Brexit strategy

Taking aim at frontrunner Boris Johnson, British prime minister hopefuls debate how to deliver Brexit.

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What The One Thing Nearly All The UK PM Candidates Agree On Is This [Video]What The One Thing Nearly All The UK PM Candidates Agree On Is This

Britain’s next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party. That was the opinion of five of the six candidates for the..

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Tom Walker on Boris Johnson and Brexit [Video]Tom Walker on Boris Johnson and Brexit

Singer Tom Walker has labelled Conservative party leadership front-runner Boris Johnson a "yellow-haired idiot" and has said that people voted Brexit because they were "lied to". WARNING: Contains..

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Taking Aim At Johnson, British PM Hopefuls Make Brexit Case [Video]Taking Aim At Johnson, British PM Hopefuls Make Brexit Case

According to Reuters, several hopefuls lookng to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned against Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of..

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Tory rivals say no 'coronation' for leadership frontrunner Johnson [Video]Tory rivals say no 'coronation' for leadership frontrunner Johnson

Contenders for the Tory crown have been lining up to insist there must be no unchallenged "coronation" for leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson.

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Boris Johnson Published Poem About 'Extermination' Scottish People [Video]Boris Johnson Published Poem About 'Extermination' Scottish People

According to Business Insider, "Boris Johnson is running to be prime minister on a platform of being able to "unite" the United Kingdom after Brexit. However, he previously published a poem calling for..

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Boris Johnson odds-on to become UK PM as rivals target run-off [Video]Boris Johnson odds-on to become UK PM as rivals target run-off

Boris Johnson is the clear favourite to enter 10 Downing Street after the first round vote for a new Conservative Party leader.

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Boris Johnson Vows To Take Britain Out Of The U.K. By Oct 31 [Video]Boris Johnson Vows To Take Britain Out Of The U.K. By Oct 31

According to Reuters, Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain’s prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Brexit Supporter Johnson Far Ahead In Contest To Replace British PM [Video]Brexit Supporter Johnson Far Ahead In Contest To Replace British PM

Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers. Johnson won the support of 114 Conservative..

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Boris Johnson Favored By Conservatives In First Round Of Contest To Replace Prime Minister May [Video]Boris Johnson Favored By Conservatives In First Round Of Contest To Replace Prime Minister May

Boris Johnson Favored By Conservatives In First Round Of Contest To Replace Prime Minister May

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Boris Johnson On Prime Minister Path [Video]Boris Johnson On Prime Minister Path

Business Insider is reporting that Boris Johnson has won the first round of the Conservative party leadership contest. Johnson has won the backing of 114 Conservative MPs ahead of his nearest rival..

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Boris Johnson tops ballot in first round of Tory leadership election [Video]Boris Johnson tops ballot in first round of Tory leadership election

Boris Johnson has topped the ballot in the first round of voting in the Tory leadership race, with Mark Harper, Esther McVey and Andrea Leadsom eliminated from the contest.

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Boris Johnson Formally Announces Bid To Succeed May [Video]Boris Johnson Formally Announces Bid To Succeed May

Reuters reports Boris Johnson officially kicked off his campaign for Prime Minister on Wednesday. Johnson, who led the referendum campaign to leave the EU, praised the strength of the British economy..

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Boris Johnson launches UK Tory leadership campaign [Video]Boris Johnson launches UK Tory leadership campaign

Frontrunner in Conservative leadership race offers no details on how he can deliver a different Brexit trade deal.

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Sir Ed Davey: Boris Johnson is a 'disgraceful' politician [Video]Sir Ed Davey: Boris Johnson is a 'disgraceful' politician

Sir Ed Davey MP brands Boris Johnson 'one of the most disgraceful politicians in British politics' and says Britain would enter a very 'dark' period if he were to become Prime Minister.

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Carrie Symonds departs Boris Johnson's Tory leadership launch [Video]Carrie Symonds departs Boris Johnson's Tory leadership launch

No access Australia. Carrie Symonds departs Boris Johnson's Tory campaign launch in central London. She appeared at a public event with Mr Johnson for the first time today.

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Boris Johnson makes pledge of October 31 Brexit [Video]Boris Johnson makes pledge of October 31 Brexit

Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 and a warning to his divided Conservative..

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Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid round-up [Video]Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid round-up

Boris Johnson launches his Conservative Party leadership bid in central London, with questions about cocaine and muslims putting him in the spotlight.

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In Bid For Premiership, Boris Johnson Promises October 31st Brexit Date [Video]In Bid For Premiership, Boris Johnson Promises October 31st Brexit Date

In Bid For Premiership, Boris Johnson Promises October 31st Brexit Date

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UK PM Candidate Johnson Dodges Questions On Past Drug Use [Video]UK PM Candidate Johnson Dodges Questions On Past Drug Use

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday. Johnson saying that people want to focus on what government..

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Boris Johnson heckled during launch of his Conservative leadership bid [Video]Boris Johnson heckled during launch of his Conservative leadership bid

Boris Johnson is heckled during the launch of his Conservative Party leadership bid in central London. The muffled cries appeared to be coming from outside the room in Westminster.

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British Candidates For PM Take Aim At Favorite Johnson [Video]British Candidates For PM Take Aim At Favorite Johnson

According to Reuters, a host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Michael Gove takes aim at Boris and declares he's 'in it to win it' [Video]Michael Gove takes aim at Boris and declares he's 'in it to win it'

Michael Gove says he is "in it to win it" as he launches his Conservative Party leadership bid in Westminster. The current Environment Secretary also urged Boris Johnson not to pull out of the race, as..

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Tory leadership race: Andrea Leadsom throws weight behind Boris Johnson after elimination in first round

Andrea Leadsom has announced she will back Boris Johnson to become leader of the Tory Party.
Independent - Published

Tory leadership race - live: Sajid Javid admits Rory Stewart poses increasing threat with second round of voting and Boris Johnson TV debate hours away

Follow the latest updates
Independent - Published

The Tory Party has five weeks to realise it is about to give the country the worst prime minister in its history

The latest hustings to which Boris Johnson did not turn up were another roaring success for him
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM

Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to..
Reuters - Published

Tory leadership: Rory Stewart claims 100 Conservative MPs would rebel against Boris Johnson to stop no-deal Brexit

But rising outsider rules out joining no-confidence vote by Labour - or backing a 'catastrophic and divisive' Final Say referendum
Independent - Published

Johnson must be put to the test in UK PM race: rival Gove

Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British prime minister but who has so far kept a low profile in the leadership race, needs to be put to the test, rival contender Michael Gove..
Reuters - Published

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him

Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest.
Reuters - Published

Conservative leadership race – live: Boris Johnson set to dodge hustings despite ridicule from Jeremy Hunt for ducking TV debate

Matt Hancock backs former foreign secretary as Rory Stewart gains momentum
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson secures support of former Tory leadership rival Matt Hancock

Frontrunner 'almost certainly going to be our next prime minister', says health secretary
Independent - Published

UK's Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson in leadership bid: Sunday Times

UK Health Minister Matt Hancock said he is backing Boris Johnson "as the best candidate" to lead the Conservative Party and become the next prime minister.
Reuters - Published

Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case

Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no..
Reuters - Published

The leaders debate proved one thing, there is nothing that isn't improved by the absence of Boris Johnson

The Tory Party should at least think about whether a man who can't face ten minutes of questioning will make a good Prime Minister
Independent - Published

UK Conservative leader hopefuls clash over Brexit

uk conservative leader hopefuls clash over brexit
The five MPs argued over whether a new Brexit deal can be reached in a TV debate without frontrunner Boris Johnson.
BBC News - Published

Tory leadership debate: Jeremy Hunt attacks Boris Johnson for skipping TV hustings

'If he can't face five pretty friendly colleagues, how will he get on with 27 EU countries?'
Independent - Published

Tory leadership debate - LIVE: Conservative candidates take part in first hustings as Boris Johnson empty-chaired

Frontrunner stays away as rivals face questions live on Channel 4
Independent - Published

I am the alternative to Boris Johnson, says UK foreign minister Hunt

British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was the alternative to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, saying he would strive to win a Brexit..
Reuters - Published

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson

Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him..
Reuters - Published

Backing Stewart, junior defense minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior..
Reuters - Published

UK work and pensions minister Rudd criticizes "do or die" Brexit approach

Britain's work and pensions minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday it was a mistake to say the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, a thinly veiled criticism of Boris Johnson,..
Reuters - Published

Esther McVey announces support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Defeated ex-candidate says frontrunner has pledged to back 'blue collar Conservatism' agenda
Independent - Published

Tory leadership contenders line up to dismiss Boris Johnson's unchallenged 'coronation'

'We should have learned from the last time round coronations are not the way to do democratic politics'
Independent - Published

Dominic Raab attacks rival Boris Johnson, claiming the Conservatives do not need a 'privileged elite' caricature as leader

Ex-Brexit secretary also mocks Mr Johnson's decision to duck a televised debate on Sunday
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson under fire over unworkable Brexit plan and for being 'hostage to Nigel Farage'

Exclusive: Would-be prime minister criticised for claiming 'fear of Farage' will force Brussels into climbdown – over Irish border technology that does not exist
Independent - Published

UK's Johnson says will take part in TV debate on Tuesday: BBC

Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, has agreed to take part in a televised debate with other contenders on Tuesday, the BBC said.
Reuters - Published

We will leave EU by Oct. 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be UK PM

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an..
Reuters - Published

Brexit: Boris Johnson claims he can force EU to offer new deal because it fears Farage

Leadership favourite also denies he has taken cocaine since teenage years - while admitting to 'single inconclusive event' as a youth
Independent - Published

Health minister pulls out of race to be next UK PM as rival taunts Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, came under pressure on Friday to face the media over his Brexit plans as another of his rivals dropped out of the..
Reuters - Published

What would Churchill say? UK PM contest rivals say Boris Johnson needs scrutiny

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, must face more scrutiny over his Brexit plans, his closest rival said on Friday with a taunt that his hero Winston..
Reuters - Published

Chancellor urges Boris Johnson to pay EU's £39 billion Brexit bill if he becomes prime minister

Philip Hammond says UK should stand by its existing obligations to the EU
Independent - Published

What would Churchill say? Boris Johnson needs to be braver and face media, says rival

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, needs to be braver and face the media, one of his main rivals said on Friday following accusations the former foreign..
Reuters - Published

'What would Churchill say?' Jeremy Hunt taunts Boris Johnson for 'hiding' from media and demands he face rivals in TV debates

Rivals also issue joint statement urging Johnson to take part in TV debates
Independent - Published

Tory leadership race - live: Rivals move to form 'stop Boris' alliance and sign joint memo urging Johnson to take part in TV debates

Follow live updates from the race for the Tory leadership
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson compared to Hitler by chair of Conservative Muslim Forum who blames him for Islamophobic attacks and says he is 'not sufficiently moral' to be prime minister

The chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum has compared Boris Johnson to Adolf Hitler and said he will end his 36-year membership of the party if he becomes prime minister.
Independent - Published

Candidates for UK Tory leadership discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson -The Guardian

Rival candidates for the leadership of the UK's Conservative party are in discussions about the possibility of joining forces to challenge front-runner Boris Johnson to replace Prime Minister Theresa..
Reuters - Published

Tory leadership race: Battle for second place on ballot paper after Boris Johnson takes commanding lead

Rival contenders vying to be seen as the "stop Boris" candidate
Independent - Published

Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM

Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace..
Reuters - Published

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