Boris Johnson: Ruthless ambition behind bumbling facade
Instantly recognisable with his mop of blonde hair, Boris Johnson's bumbling but breezy attitude earned him a string of improbable political victories...
Theresa May to step down on June 7
British Prime Minister (PM), Theresa May, is to step down as leader of the ruling Conservative party as well as from her position on May 7, this year.
EU says May resignation changes nothing in Brexit talks
The European Union said Friday that Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation does nothing to change its position on the Brexit withdrawal deal that its members agreed with Britain.
British PM Theresa May resigns
British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in an emotional address on Friday, ending a dramatic three-year tenure of near-constant crisis over Brexit.
May implores parliament in final bid to save Brexit deal
Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months of political crisis.
EU's Barnier says Britain has limited Brexit choices
EU negotiator Michel Barnier warned on Monday that whatever the shifting political situation in Britain its options are limited and unchanged -- deal, no deal or no Brexit.
Poll shows Boris Johnson favourite to succeed Theresa May
A public opinion poll suggests that pro-Brexit Boris Johnson, the ex-mayor of London and Britain’s former foreign secretary, has the best shot...
France, Germany at loggerheads over next EU president
Next week's European parliamentary election will set the scene for a summer-long political battle over Brussels' most powerful posts, with Germany and France at loggerheads over who takes the top spot.
Brexit compromise talks collapse after six weeks
Britain's Labour opposition pulled the plug Friday on six weeks of Brexit compromise talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, blaming her evaporating authority as her premiership nears its death throes. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the gaps between them could not be bridged -- and he had no confidence that her successor would stick…