UK, EU leaders to hold call in bid for Brexit breakthrough
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU chief Ursula von der Leyen will hold talks Saturday to try to break the deadlock...
UK PM 'optimistic' of EU deal but ready to cope without
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "optimistic" about striking a post-Brexit deal with the European Union but ready for Britain to trade on new terms without one, aides said on Wednesday.
UK's PM appoints chief of staff after aide's stormy exit
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday appointed a low-profile former Treasury official as his new chief of staff to steady the Downing Street ship after the stormy exit of his Brexiteer right-hand man.
'Global Britain' defends slashing aid budget
Britain on Thursday defended swingeing cuts planned to its overseas aid budget after an outpouring of protests that it marks a life-threatening retreat on the government's ambitions to play a global role after Brexit.
Virus has put 'enormous strain' on UK economy: minister
Britain's finance minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday warned that the British economy was under "enormous strain" because of the coronavirus, ahead of a government spending review next week
UK to unveil 'largest military investment' in three decades
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday unveil what is being billed as Britain's biggest programme of investment in the armed forces since the end of the Cold War.
British PM self-isolating after contact tests positive for coronavirus
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson went into isolation after a contact tested positive for the coronavirus, as a stay-at-home advisory came into effect for the United States' third-biggest city on Monday.
UK PM's controversial top aide 'to quit later this year'
Dominic Cummings, the controversial mastermind of the 2016 campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, will quit as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide once Brexit is completed later this year, reports said Friday.