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Boris Johnson targets centre-ground Tories in bid to widen appeal

Leadership contender seeks backing of Amber Rudd’s One Nation group Boris Johnson is launching a bid to court One Nation Conservative MPs in the group of centrist liberals run by Amber Rudd, as he tries to pitch himself as a candidate who can appeal beyond rightwing Brexit supporters.The former foreign secretary, who is favourite to be the next Conservative leader, is backed by Brexit hardliner Jacob Rees-Mogg but infuriated many Tory colleagues by backing Theresa May’s deal after months of camp...
Tags: Politics, Conservative, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Amber Rudd, Rudd, Brexit, Conservative Leadership, Jacob Rees Mogg


Brexit Bulletin: May’s Final Gamble Backfires

As Theresa May made a last-ditch plea to save her Brexit deal yesterday, she tried to present enough improvements to win over opponents on all sides. Instead, it looks like she’s ended up pleasing no one. In a speech yesterday, the embattled prime minister unveiled a 10-point plan she said was the “one last chance” to salvage Brexit, including a promise to give members of Parliament a vote on whether to call another referendum to ratify Britain’s exit. Pro-Brexit Conservative MPs, including Bo...
Tags: News, Britain, Theresa May, Labour, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Brexit: Tory MPs abandoning May after second referendum offer – as it happened

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ May offers MPs vote on second referendum in ‘new’ Brexit dealTheresa May’s new Brexit deal: point-by-point analysisMay’s speech: snap summary and analysisEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks 10.51pm BST We’re closing this love blog down now. Thanks for reading and commenting. Here’s a summary of the latest events: Related: May’s final effort to wi...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Liberal Democrats, Jaguar Land Rover, Boris Johnson, Vince Cable, Emily Thornberry, European elections, Brexit, Arron Banks


Brexit: Tory MPs abandoning May after second referendum offer – live news

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ May offers MPs vote on second referendum in ‘new’ Brexit dealTheresa May’s new Brexit deal: point-by-point analysisMay’s speech: snap summary and analysisEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks 8.12pm BST The former Czech Republic prime minister, Vaclav Klaus, was one of three warm up acts at the Brexit Party’s last hustings, which is taking place in a...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, London, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Czech Republic, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Manchester, Boris Johnson, Emily Thornberry


Boris Johnson woos centre-ground Tories in bid to widen appeal

Leadership contender seeks backing of Amber Rudd’s One Nation group Boris Johnson is launching a bid to court One Nation Conservative MPs in the group of centrist liberals run by Amber Rudd, as he tries to pitch himself as a candidate who can appeal beyond rightwing Brexit supporters.The former foreign secretary, who is favourite to be the next Conservative leader, is backed by Brexit hardliner Jacob Rees-Mogg but infuriated many Tory colleagues by backing Theresa May’s deal after months of camp...
Tags: Politics, Conservative, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Amber Rudd, Rudd, Brexit, Conservative Leadership, Jacob Rees Mogg


Brexit: Tory MPs start abandoning May after she offers to stage vote on second referendum – live news

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ May offers MPs vote on second referendum in ‘new’ Brexit dealHow May summed up her ‘New Brexit Deal’ in 10 pointsMay’s ‘New Brexit Deal’ speech - Snap summary and analysisEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron Banks 6.15pm BST These are from the Tory MP Simon Clarke, another backbencher who is abandoning Theresa May having supported her at MV3, or meaningfu...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Westminster, Tory, Emily Thornberry, European elections, Brexit, Arron Banks, DUP


Brexit: new bill to include MPs' vote on second referendum, May says – live news

Prime minister offers option of fresh vote if MPs pass withdrawal bill, which will be published ‘in next few days’ How May summed up her “New Brexit Deal’ in 10 pointsEU to investigate Nigel Farage over expenses funded by Arron BanksDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 5.04pm BST And this is what May said in her speech on customs.Now the government has already put a proposal which delivers the benefits of a customs union but with the ability for the UK to determine its own trade and devel...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Emily Thornberry, European elections, Brexit, Brexit Party


JPMorgan raises its Brexit no-deal probability forecast to 25 from 15%

U.S. investment bank JPMorgan raised its probability of a no-deal Brexit to 25 from 15%, saying its base case is that Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, followed by a general election and then another delay to Britain's exit to the end of the year.
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Brexit: May to give speech at 4pm with details of 'new' deal for MPs - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, as Theresa May’s cabinet met to consider the contents of the Brexit EU withdrawal agreement billMay to give speech with details of ‘new’ Brexit deal offered to MPsDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 2.01pm BST PM’s speech is called ‘A new Brexit deal - seeking common ground in Parliament’ 2.00pm BST In the urgent question in the Commons earlier on British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse putting 5,000 jobs a...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Emily Thornberry, European elections, Brexit, British Steel


No-deal Brexit would be a betrayal, says Philip Hammond

Chancellor’s remarks come as Tory feud grows and Lord Heseltine loses party whipThe expected demise of Theresa May’s Brexit plan has sparked open feuding over what comes next, with the chancellor, Philip Hammond, arguing that proponents of a no-deal Brexit are betraying the referendum result.The cabinet will discuss on Tuesday the final details of what Downing Street calls a “new and improved deal” to be presented to the House of Commons, expected to include reassurances on areas including the I...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Conservative Leadership, Confederation of British Industry (CBI


Tories scrabble for new Brexit vision in place of Theresa May's 'doomed' plan

Chancellor argues no-deal Brexit would betray leave vote, as chances of PM’s bill fadeThe expected demise of Theresa May’s Brexit plan has sparked open lobbying over an alternative Tory vision, with the chancellor, Philip Hammond, arguing that proponents of a no-deal Brexit are betraying the referendum result.The cabinet will on Tuesday discuss the final details of what Downing Street call a “new and improved deal” to be presented to MPs, expected to include reassurances on areas including the I...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Conservative Leadership, Confederation of British Industry (CBI


Who Will Be The Next Prime Minister?

Theresa May could have just weeks left in Downing Street and her potential successors are gearing up for what will be an almighty Conservative Party leadership contest this summer. BuzzFeed News is keeping a rolling list of the candidates to take the keys to Number 10. By our count there are 21 names in the hat so far. Here is your definitive list of everyone who has confirmed that they're running, is considering running, or who has ruled themselves out. We will be updating it as and when n...
Tags: News, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Conservative Party, Downing Street, BuzzFeed News, Esther McVey


Don’t lead us to disaster, moderate Tories warn frontrunner Boris Johnson

One Nation group of Conservatives try to stop lurch towards no-deal Brexit as ex-foreign secretary and Dominic Raab emerge as favourites among membersConservative leadership contenders will shepherd the party to disaster if they adopt the “comfort blanket of populism” in response to Nigel Farage, scores of Tory MPs will warn this week.Eight cabinet ministers are among a group of 60 modernising MPs who will call on contenders for the leadership to “reject narrow nationalism” in their quest to rep...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, Conservative Leadership, Theresa, Dominic Raab, European parliamentary elections 2019


Weekend reading: Get your questions in for Lars Kroijer

What caught my eye this week. A few of you have been asking what happened to our pal Lars Kroijer? And it’s true, there was a time when you couldn’t turn to Monevator without tripping over another great article by the ex-hedge fund manager turned index investing ultra. Well, I’m pleased to report that Lars is well and so are sales of Investing Demystified. However there are only so many ways you can urge people to buy a global index tracker (tell us about it!) and I get the sense he’s enjoyin...
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Vote SNP even if you’re against independence, Sturgeon urges Scots

First minister appeals to pro-European voters to send anti-Brexit message in EU pollNicola Sturgeon has urged voters across Scotland to support the SNP in next week’s EU elections “whether you’re for or against independence”, to send a convincing message about the country’s opposition to Brexit.While opponents have accused her of using the Brexit deadlock as an excuse to campaign for independence, Sturgeon stepped up her appeals to pro-European voters to discount Labour. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Scotland, Eu, Conservatives, UK News, Nicola Sturgeon, SNP, Scottish politics, Boris Johnson, Sturgeon, Conservative Leadership, Labour Continue


Boris Johnson as PM would horrify Scots, says Nicola Sturgeon

First minister calls Johnson a charlatan and says he would boost case for independenceThe prospect of Boris Johnson become prime minister would “horrify” Scots and boost the case for independence, according to Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister.The former foreign secretary is a “complete and utter charlatan”, Sturgeon told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Scotland, Conservatives, UK News, Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish politics, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Sturgeon, Conservative Leadership, BBC Radio, Scots, Nicola Sturgeon Scotland


Scotland's papers: 'Speeding up' indyref2 and £100m waste bill

Boris Johnson's impact on a new independence referendum and the cost of sending clinical waste to Wales make the front pages.
Tags: News, Wales, Scotland, Boris Johnson


Newspaper headlines: May's future and Boris Johnson 'targets No 10'

The front pages focus on Theresa May's departure date and Boris Johnson's plan to succeed her.
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The Papers: May's future and Johnson 'targets No 10'

The front pages focus on Theresa May's departure date and Boris Johnson's plan to succeed her.
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Newspaper headlines: May's future and Boris Johnson 'targets No 10'

The front pages focus on Theresa May's departure date and Boris Johnson's plan to succeed her.
Tags: UK, News, Boris Johnson


Boris Johnson wants to be UK PM

Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Minister announces her departure.
Tags: UK, News, Theresa May, Stories, Boris Johnson, Conservative Party, Brexit


Boris Johnson wants to replace Theresa May as UK Prime Minister

Boris Johnson, former London mayor and ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has thrown his hat into the ring to replace the British Prime Minister, announcing he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when she steps down.
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Boris Johnson says he will run for UK Conservative Party leadership

Boris Johnson, the former UK Foreign Secretary and an ardent critic of Theresa May's Brexit strategy, has confirmed he will run for leadership of the Conservative Party when the beleaguered Prime Minister announces her departure.
Tags: UK, Cnn, Theresa May, Boris Johnson, Conservative Party, Brexit, UK Conservative Party


Boris Johnson confirms he will bid for Tory leadership

‘Of course I’m going to go for it,’ former foreign secretary tells insurance brokers’ conferenceBoris Johnson has publicly thrown his hat into the ring for the Conservative party leadership, saying he is determined to see Brexit become a reality.Addressing insurance brokers at a conference in Manchester, he said: “I’m going to go for it. Of course I’m going to go for it. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Manchester, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, Conservative Leadership


Boris Johnson enters Tory leadership race

Boris Johnson says he will run when Theresa May quits, saying: "Of course I'm going to go for it."
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Boris Johnson confirms bid for Tory leadership

Boris Johnson says he will run when Theresa May quits, saying: "Of course I'm going to go for it."
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A play about Boris Johnson tries to find humor in Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Is Brexit a tragedy, a comedy — or is it too soon to tell? A new play running in London tries to grapple with the Brexit drama, and wring laughs from it at the same time. “The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson ” centers on a key figure in the saga: Britain’s […]
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The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson review – satire fails to skewer

Park theatre, LondonChurchill, Blair and Thatcher drop in on Jonathan Maitland’s vacillating hero, but the jokes fall flat in this topical comedyThe problem with creating a play about Boris Johnson is that it reinforces his inflated sense of his own importance. Jonathan Maitland’s topical satire has a few good gags and sharply improves in its futuristic second half but, while suggesting that Johnson is a vacillating opportunist, it leaves its subject unskewered and adds to the media infatuation ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Theatre, European Union, UK News, World news, Culture, Stage, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, Thatcher, Dominic Cummings, SDP, Maitland


Nuclear wasteland: Inside the ghost towns of Fukushima

Nuclear wasteland Inside the ghost towns of Fukushima Nuclear wasteland Inside the ghost towns of Fukushima Eight years on from the tsunami and nuclear meltdown, much of Japan’s Fukushima province remains derelict and deserted. But are the radiation fears stopping people returning misplaced? Rob Gilhooly reports from Tomioka. Pictures by Simon Townsley This article has an estimated read time of 11 minutes There was a chilling silence in the town of Tomioka in the days after the March 2011 Fukush...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, UK, Science, London, US, United States, Greater Manchester, Tokyo, Fukushima, Boris Johnson, Telegraph, Greenpeace, Oxford University, Public Health England


Senior Tories press May to abandon Brexit deal talks with Labour

PM told that any deal involving customs union would be ‘bad politics and bad policy’Theresa May is under intense pressure to abandon cross-party Brexit talks, after a group of senior Conservative figures, including leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab, issued a strongly worded warning against any deal that involved a customs union.May’s cabinet, and Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet, are both due to take stock of the talks on Tuesday, with neither side optimistic about the prospects...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Conservative, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Boris Johnson, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Dominic Raab