Boris Johnson
World  /  Published 04.09.22

Truss on course

Votes are being counted this weekend in the Tory leadership contest, with Liz Truss expected to be confirmed as Boris Johnson’s successor as Britain’s new Prime Minister just after noon on...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 01.09.22

Boris tops poll of bad UK PMs

Boris Johnson has topped a public poll to pick leaders who are seen as having done a bad job as prime minister, pollster Ipsos found in a new survey just days before his term comes to an end next week...
By PTI in London

World  /  Published 31.08.22

Queen, Boris to meet on Sep 6

Queen Elizabeth II will appoint Britain's new Prime Minister, either Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss, in Scotland where she is currently based and won't travel down to London, Buckingham Palace confi...
By Aditi Khanna

World  /  Published 26.08.22

'Lockdown 'trade offs' were not discussed'

Rishi Sunak has sparked huge controversy by claiming that even though he was the chancellor for two years during the pandemic, he was not allowed to talk about the negative effects of lockdown and tha...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 20.08.22

Sunak has ‘only 5% chance of winning’

John Curtice, professor of politics at Strathclyde University and Britain’s top polling expert, says Rishi Sunak has only a 5 per cent chance of winning the Tory leadership contest and that he w...
By Amit Roy in London


World  /  Published 19.08.22

Excited to keep going: Rishi Sunak

British Prime Minister hopeful Rishi Sunak has said he is excited to keep going in the Conservative Party leadership campaign even as surveys of party voters predict a firm lead for his rival, Foreign...
By Aditi Khanna in London

World  /  Published 18.08.22

UK: Voters still prefer Boris

A new survey on Thursday confirmed a 32-point lead of Foreign Secretary Liz Truss over former Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership race, but also showed a strong preference amon...
By PTI in London

World  /  Published 17.08.22

Vacuum at top vexes UK

With energy costs surging, a recession looming, more rail strikes down the tracks and the prospect of a drought, Britain faces its fair share of problems But the transition in leadership in the top ti...
By Stephen Castle in London

World  /  Published 13.08.22

Defection from Sunak to Truss

A senior Cabinet minister who was backing Rishi Sunak in the UK prime ministerial contest on Saturday became the first high-profile figure to switch sides to the opposing camp of Foreign Secretary Liz...
By PTI in London

World  /  Published 13.08.22

Appalled at attack on Rushdie: Boris

In a statement, Rushdie's publishers at Penguin Random House said: "We condemn this violent public assault, and our thoughts are with Salman and his family at this distressing time." Ru...
By PTI in London


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