Boris Johnson

British Conservative Party politician and former Foreign Secretary

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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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Boris Johnson increased his lead Tuesday in the race to become Britain's next prime minister as one of his rivals was eliminated in a party vote, leaving a..
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Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, thanked his supporters for his victory in the second ballot of the contest.
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Brexit hardliner Dominic Raab has been eliminated from the Conservative leadership contest, as front-runner Boris Johnson extended his lead in the race to..
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Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, increased his lead in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader on..
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Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advanced on the prize of Britain's top political job on Tuesday, winning 126 votes in the second round of a contest to replace..
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Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, won the most votes cast in the second round of voting for Conservative Party leader..
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Boris Johnson attempted to mend some fences with the business community this morning. His infamous expletive caused widespread...
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The contest to choose a leader for Britain's governing Conservative Party should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a clear lead, British trade..
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Shadow transport secretary Andy McDonald said the "premature" move appeared to be designed to win support for the former foreign secretary's leadership bid
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A former candidate to lead Britain's Conservative Party threw her support behind front-runner Boris Johnson on Tuesday, bolstering his lead as lawmakers prepared..
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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..
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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..
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Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the..
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Andrea Leadsom has announced she will back Boris Johnson to become leader of the Tory Party.
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The latest hustings to which Boris Johnson did not turn up were another roaring success for him
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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..
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But rising outsider rules out joining no-confidence vote by Labour - or backing a 'catastrophic and divisive' Final Say referendum
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LONDON: 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..
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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..
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Matt Hancock backs former foreign secretary as Rory Stewart gains momentum
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Candidates to become Britain's next prime minister clashed over Brexit strategy at their first debate on June 16.
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Candidates to become Britain's next prime minister clashed over Brexit strategy at their first debate on Sunday but the frontrunner, Boris Johnson, dodged the..
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Frontrunner 'almost certainly going to be our next prime minister', says health secretary
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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.
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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..
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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
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The five MPs argued over whether a new Brexit deal can be reached in a TV debate without frontrunner Boris Johnson.
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'If he can't face five pretty friendly colleagues, how will he get on with 27 EU countries?'
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Frontrunner stays away as rivals face questions live on Channel 4
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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..
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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband has admitted he “resented” Boris Johnson’s handling of her case during his tenure as Foreign Secretary. Richard..
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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,..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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British conservative lawmaker Esther McVey said on Saturday that she will support Boris Johnson in his bid to be prime minister, The Telegraph reported.
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Defeated ex-candidate says frontrunner has pledged to back 'blue collar Conservatism' agenda
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'We should have learned from the last time round coronations are not the way to do democratic politics'
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Ex-Brexit secretary also mocks Mr Johnson's decision to duck a televised debate on Sunday
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Boris Johnson is under fire at home and abroad after breaking cover to reveal his Brexit plan to a storm of criticism, while admitting he will duck a live TV..
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Exclusive: Would-be prime minister criticised for claiming 'fear of Farage' will force Brussels into climbdown – over Irish border technology that does not..
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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..
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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..
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Leadership favourite also denies he has taken cocaine since teenage years - while admitting to 'single inconclusive event' as a youth
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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..
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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..
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Philip Hammond says UK should stand by its existing obligations to the EU
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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..
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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..
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Rivals also issue joint statement urging Johnson to take part in TV debates
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Follow live updates from the race for the Tory leadership
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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..
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Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Two oil tankers were attacked near the Straight of Hormuz, Boris Johnson advances in race for prime minister; Amanda..
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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..
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Rival contenders vying to be seen as the "stop Boris" candidate
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Boris Johnson secured the most votes in the first ballot to select the next Conservative party leader and prime minister of the United Kingdom, according to The..
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Boris Johnson secured his position as the frontrunner in the race to succeed Theresa May as British PM as he won the highest number of votes in the first round..
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Boris Johnson has topped the first ballot of MPs in the Tory leadership race with 114 votes, effectively guaranteeing himself a place in the final two. Mr..
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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..
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Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, edged closer to power on Thursday when he won by far the most support from Conservative Party..
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Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday when he won by far the most support from Conservative Party..
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