Britain Politics

  • British PM Resigned

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday after dozens of his government ministers stepped down earlier this week, jumping ship as the U.K. leader was engulfed by scandal, backlash over skyrocketing costs of living and other crises. As the Associated Press summarized the situation, Johnson “managed to...
  • Boris Johnson’s fightback fails to curb growing Tory revolt

    Britain armed police guard Downing Street ahead of Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaving number 10 in central London on Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022. Boris Johnson is facing further calls to resign, as Tobias Ellwood became the latest Tory MP to say he wants to oust him from office....
  • Opponents say UK’s Johnson must reveal any lockdown party fines

    Social gatherings held by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff while Britain was in lockdown represent a ‘serious failure’ to observe the standards expected of government, an investigation found Monday. Britain’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Kwasi Kwarteng waves as he arrives at 10...
  • Boris Johnson accused of lying

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly PMQs session in the Houses of Common in London on Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022. Johnson is bracing for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks...
  • Covid: Boris Johnson confirms Plan B rules to continue for three weeks

    Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Ten Downing Street on Wednesday, Jan 5, 2021. (VX News Wire/ Vudi Xhymshiti) Government ministers are expected to review plan B measures introduced in December but no tighter restrictions are planned to be introduced as the daily number of Covid-19 infections reached a...