Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders

Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders

Labour dismissed the Government’s legislative programme as an ‘uncosted wish list’ to lay the ground for a general election.

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Boris Johnson responds to City Hall questions over Jennifer Arcuri relationship

Boris Johnson responds to City Hall questions over Jennifer Arcuri relationship

The assembly had asked him to provide details and a timeline of all contact with the businesswoman while he was mayor.

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US businesswoman has Boris Johnson down as 'Alex the Great' in her phone

US businesswoman has Boris Johnson down as 'Alex the Great' in her phone

Former model Jennifer Arcuri said the British PM visited her Shoreditch flat a few times while he was mayor of London.

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Jennifer Arcuri had ‘every right’ to go on trade missions with Boris Johnson

Jennifer Arcuri had ‘every right’ to go on trade missions with Boris Johnson

The entrepreneur said she is suffering ‘collateral’ damage over claims that she had an affair with Boris Johnson.

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Seven things we learned from Boris Johnson’s conference speech

Seven things we learned from Boris Johnson’s conference speech

The Prime Minister covered an array of topics during his speech in Manchester.

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The Johnsons: a family divided over Brexit

The Johnsons: a family divided over Brexit

During his Conservative Party conference speech, the British Prime Minister said his mother voted to leave the European Union.

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Boris Johnson denies squeezing thigh of journalist

Boris Johnson denies squeezing thigh of journalist

Labour’s shadow secretary for women and equalities Dawn Butler said it was a ‘shocking but sadly all too familiar story’.

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Johnson blimp unveiled for protest at Tory conference

Johnson blimp unveiled for protest at Tory conference

Demonstrators marched through heavy downpours in Manchester.

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Police watchdog to assess whether PM should face criminal probe over Arcuri

Police watchdog to assess whether PM should face criminal probe over Arcuri

Boris Johnson has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct over links with US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri

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PM to give details of relationship with US businesswoman to London Assembly

PM to give details of relationship with US businesswoman to London Assembly

The Tory Party had suggested Boris Johnson could refuse to comply with a request for evidence.

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‘Zombie Prime Minister’ Boris Johnson must go, says SNP leader

‘Zombie Prime Minister’ Boris Johnson must go, says SNP leader

Opposition politicians have been calling for Mr Johnson to resign after the UK’s highest court ruled that his suspension of Parliament was unlawful.

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Corbyn criticises media over coverage of Johnson claims

Corbyn criticises media over coverage of Johnson claims

Jeremy Corbyn claimed the establishment close ranks.

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Man in Johnson NHS row defends journalist for revealing Labour link

Man in Johnson NHS row defends journalist for revealing Labour link

Omar Salem said the BBC political editor was doing her job ‘without fear or favour’.

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Angry parent tells Boris Johnson the NHS is being ‘destroyed’ during hospital visit

Angry parent tells Boris Johnson the NHS is being ‘destroyed’ during hospital visit

The British Prime Minister was challenged about the state of the health service by the parent of an ill child.

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Could Boris Johnson’s idea for bridge across Irish Sea work?

Could Boris Johnson’s idea for bridge across Irish Sea work?

Here are some answers to questions surrounding the ambitious proposal.

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Boris Johnson puts price on Irish Sea bridge proposal

Boris Johnson puts price on Irish Sea bridge proposal

The Prime Minister was speaking to schoolchildren during a visit to a lighthouse tender on the Thames.

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Boris Johnson depicted as criminal in giant Parliament projection

Boris Johnson depicted as criminal in giant Parliament projection

The Led By Donkeys protest is aimed at the British Prime Minister’s Brexit stance.

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Boris says that he doesn’t sleep much. That’s just a tired brag

Boris says that he doesn’t sleep much. That’s just a tired brag

Johnson and Trump think sleeplessness makes them unique and uniquely powerful, says Terry Prone.

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I wanted to be a rock star – Boris Johnson

I wanted to be a rock star – Boris Johnson

The British Prime Minister has revealed his early career ambitions.

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We can do it: Johnson adopts Merkel’s ‘notorious’ phrase during Berlin visit

We can do it: Johnson adopts Merkel’s ‘notorious’ phrase during Berlin visit

The British Prime Minister met his German counterpart in Berlin.

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UK braced for Brexit-driven election that Johnson can’t call

UK braced for Brexit-driven election that Johnson can’t call

Speculation is rife about a general election being called in the near-term despite the route to an early vote being complicated by 2011 legislation, writes Robert Hutton

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Varadkar-Johnson meeting 'won't solve everything', Tánaiste says

Varadkar-Johnson meeting 'won't solve everything', Tánaiste says

Mr Coveney said unless the British Government changes its approach on Brexit, then we are facing managing a no-deal Brexit, which he said will put great pressure on everybody.

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Lib Dems and some Tories to support no-confidence motion, Vince Cable says

Lib Dems and some Tories to support no-confidence motion, Vince Cable says

The former leader of the Liberal Democrats said Britain has been in a constitutional crisis “for quite a long time”.

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Why George W Bush is best parallel for Boris Johnson's prime ministership

Why George W Bush is best parallel for Boris Johnson's prime ministership

Boris Johnson could strike a chord with key sections of the electorate in the short-term before major damage is done. They will live to regret it, writes Andrew Hammond

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Boris Johnson’s grand plan for a Tory revolution

Boris Johnson’s grand plan for a Tory revolution

The UK’s new prime minister seems intent on refashioning his party in the image of the majority that voted for Brexit. First, he needs to win an election, says

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Johnson ‘determined to deliver’ Brexit referendum claim with €2bn NHS pledge

Johnson ‘determined to deliver’ Brexit referendum claim with €2bn NHS pledge

The new sum is worth approximately €3.8 million per week but critics say it falls far short of the funding required.

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British Home Secretary wants criminals to ‘feel terror’ and denies death penalty support

British Home Secretary wants criminals to ‘feel terror’ and denies death penalty support

Priti Patelpledged to get a grip on violent crime after Boris Johnson committed to recruiting 20,000 more police officers.

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Boris Johnson warned over possible resignations after by-election defeat

Boris Johnson warned over possible resignations after by-election defeat

Dr Philip Lee said he and a ‘number of colleagues’ would be reflecting on their positions over no-deal posturing.

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Boris Johnson discusses trade and security in phone call with Donald Trump

Boris Johnson discusses trade and security in phone call with Donald Trump

The two leaders are expected to meet later this month at the G7 summit in France.

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Johnson ‘puzzled’ to hear there is no portrait of the British Queen at Stormont House

Johnson ‘puzzled’ to hear there is no portrait of the British Queen at Stormont House

A picture at the Northern Ireland Office’s Belfast base was removed after a civil servant was paid €10,900 compensation for being offended by it.

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Johnson: Stormont Assembly must be restored as soon as possible

Johnson: Stormont Assembly must be restored as soon as possible

The Prime Minister said he will do ‘everything he can’ to help the parties reach agreement to revive devolved government.

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Johnson appears to snub Varadkar's formal invitation to hold Brexit talks in Dublin

Johnson appears to snub Varadkar's formal invitation to hold Brexit talks in Dublin

New British prime minister Boris Johnson has appeared to snub Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's formal invitation to hold Brexit talks in Dublin after the offer was met with silence from Downing Street.

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Johnson promises 'frictionless trade at the border' following phone call with Varadkar

Johnson promises 'frictionless trade at the border' following phone call with Varadkar

Boris Johnson has said it is up to the EU to ensure there is a no-deal Brexit.

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How Boris Johnson can win a snap election – and what the others can do to stop him

How Boris Johnson can win a snap election – and what the others can do to stop him

The hard line over Brexit taken by Boris Johnson in his first speech in the House of Commons as British prime minister suggests a strategy that will inevitably lead to an early general election.

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Boris Johnson’s new spin doctor was Tory-taunting chicken

Boris Johnson’s new spin doctor was Tory-taunting chicken

Lee Cain wore the Daily Mirror’s chicken costume to mock David Cameron during the 2010 election.

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‘Boris Johnson in public toilet’ wows scarecrow festival visitors in Laois

‘Boris Johnson in public toilet’ wows scarecrow festival visitors in Laois

Durrow Scarecrow Festival is known for its wry take on current affairs.

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Boris’ hand is weaker than he pretends

Boris’ hand is weaker than he pretends

Leon Gast’s 1996 When We Were Kings is one of the great sports films, indeed it may be one of the greatest of all films.

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Tobias Ellwood axed from British Government

Tobias Ellwood axed from British Government

He lost his job as a defence minister as Boris Johnson continued to appoint ministers.

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Boris Johnson considers pet dog for Downing Street

Boris Johnson considers pet dog for Downing Street

The new Prime Minister has suggested to staff that he could be joined by a canine companion in Number 10.

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Johnson warned by devolved leaders over ‘catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit

Johnson warned by devolved leaders over ‘catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken to the first ministers of Scotland and Wales for the first time since taking office.

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Jeremy Corbyn insists Boris Johnson has ‘no plan’ as he demands general election

Jeremy Corbyn insists Boris Johnson has ‘no plan’ as he demands general election

The Labour leader also set out a series of pledges he says his party will honour if it wins office.

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Johnson clashes with Brussels on first full day as PM

Johnson clashes with Brussels on first full day as PM

Boris Johnson promised to work ‘flat out’ to secure a new agreement but also said he was ‘turbocharging’ no-deal preparations.

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit stance unacceptable, says EU’s Barnier after UK PM’s speech

Boris Johnson’s Brexit stance unacceptable, says EU’s Barnier after UK PM’s speech

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier described the new British Prime Minister’s comments as ‘rather combative’.

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Johnson urges Brussels to drop its opposition to new Brexit deal

Johnson urges Brussels to drop its opposition to new Brexit deal

The new PM told MPs he will work ‘flat out’ to get an agreement with the EU while ‘turbocharging’ preparations for a no-deal.

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Boris Johnson pledges to make Britian 'greatest place on earth' by 2050

Boris Johnson pledges to make Britian 'greatest place on earth' by 2050

“Our mission is to deliver Brexit on October 31 for the purpose of uniting and re-energising our great United Kingdom and making this country the greatest place on earth,” he said.

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Boris Johnson: What his first speech as prime minister suggests is in store for Britain

Boris Johnson: What his first speech as prime minister suggests is in store for Britain

Boris Johnson’s speech outside Number 10 Downing Street – his first as prime minister of the United Kingdom – was always going to be noteworthy.

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All eyes on new PM as he gives his team a Cabinet pep talk

All eyes on new PM as he gives his team a Cabinet pep talk

New Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg warns Remainers they cannot stop the new PM’s Brexit plan.

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Theresa May departure: Boris Johnson’s more than a showman

Theresa May departure: Boris Johnson’s more than a showman

It was hard not to feel some degree of sympathy for Theresa May as she drove through the gates of Buckingham Palace yesterday to offer her resignation as prime minister to Queen Elizabeth.

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Boris Johnson ‘broke protocol by revealing what was said in audience with Queen’

Boris Johnson ‘broke protocol by revealing what was said in audience with Queen’

It is claimed the new PM told staff in Number 10 the Queen questioned why anyone would want the top job in Government.

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Twitter reacts to Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Twitter reacts to Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson

So there we have it, Boris Johnson is officially the new British Prime Minister.

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New UK PM Boris Johnson wields axe as Hunt and detractors are forced out

New UK PM Boris Johnson wields axe as Hunt and detractors are forced out

Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart and David Gauke all resigned from the front bench.

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In Pictures: Incoming PMs savour the moment as they cross threshold of power

In Pictures: Incoming PMs savour the moment as they cross threshold of power

Photos in front of the famous door are a must for new premiers as they take residence in Downing Street.

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New British PM Boris Johnson: 'We can get a deal' at Irish border

New British PM Boris Johnson: 'We can get a deal' at Irish border

Mr Johnson said he was “convinced” a Brexit deal could be reached without checks at the Irish border and without the “anti-democratic backstop”.

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Boris Johnson confirmed as British Prime Minister by the Queen

Boris Johnson confirmed as British Prime Minister by the Queen

Theresa May used her farewell statement in Downing Street to urge her successor to seek a Brexit deal.

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Hammond quits ahead of Johnson becoming British PM

Hammond quits ahead of Johnson becoming British PM

Philip Hammond said Boris Johnson should be able to choose a chancellor ‘fully aligned’ with his policies.

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Watch: Theresa May fights back tears in her Commons farewell as UK Prime Minister

Watch: Theresa May fights back tears in her Commons farewell as UK Prime Minister

Her final Prime Minister’s Questions lasted 64 minutes.

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The abrasive Vote Leave architect to advise Boris Johnson

The abrasive Vote Leave architect to advise Boris Johnson

Among his initiatives was the controversial battle bus slogan used by Brexiteers pledging more money for the NHS after withdrawal from the EU.

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Boris Johnson warned no-deal Brexit would be ‘huge gamble’ for poorest communities

Boris Johnson warned no-deal Brexit would be ‘huge gamble’ for poorest communities

Church leaders have written to the new PM to raise their concerns about the impact of leaving the EU without a deal.

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Campaigners project image of Boris Johnson waving kipper onto Buckingham Palace

Campaigners project image of Boris Johnson waving kipper onto Buckingham Palace

Anti-Brexit campaigners have projected an image of Boris Johnson holding a kipper onto Buckingham Palace

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Boris Johnson by numbers: the next UK prime minister's career summed up

Boris Johnson by numbers: the next UK prime minister's career summed up

Boris Johnson’s ascension to the job of British prime minister is the culmination of years of scheming and plotting.

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