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Will UK's new PM Boris Johnson bring 'first girlfriend' to official residence?

Boris Johnson has separated from Marina Wheeler, his wife of 25 years, and will divorce. All eyes now are on whether he will bring girlfriend Carrie Symonds to No. 10 Downing Street, the official residence of UK PM.

Jul 25, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Boris Johnson: Hailed and ridiculed in equal measure

Boris Johnson is all set to take over as UK's next PM and will be charged with finding an amicable solution to the Brexit mess that the country is currently in.

Jul 23, 2019, 17:02 PM IST

World Cup victory helps Britain fall in love with cricket again: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that England's success in the Cricket World Cup has helped the nation fall in love with the sport once again.

Jul 16, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

UK's Hammond pledges to fight a no-deal Brexit from outside government

British Finance Minister Philip Hammond told CNBC television he did not want to make life difficult for either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, the two contenders to replace Theresa May as prime minister on July 24.

Jul 15, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

Trump blasts 'foolish' UK PM May and her 'wacky' envoy over leaked memos

Theresa May has given her full support to Washington envoy Kim Darroch after he described Trump`s administration as "dysfunctional" and "diplomatically clumsy and inept".

Jul 09, 2019, 23:21 PM IST

Theresa May resigns as British Prime Minister today

May will formally step down as Prime Minister having set the timetable for her Downing Street exit last month. It will then trigger the official phase of the Conservative Party leadership contest from Monday, so far with 11 MPs in the running to succeed her.

Jun 07, 2019, 06:47 AM IST

Bravery and sacrifice: World leaders gather in south England to remember D-Day

French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and leaders and senior figures from 10 other countries are also due to attend.

Jun 05, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

US President Donald Trump holds conference with UK PM Theresa May

US President Donald Trump held a news conference with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday following a meeting at her Downing Street residence as part of his state visit to Britain.

Jun 04, 2019, 20:57 PM IST

US President Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis

"They`ve got to get it done," he said. "They have got to get the deal closed." "If they don`t get what they want, I would walk away. If you don`t get a fair deal, you walk away," Trump said in an interview.

Jun 02, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

Race to succeed UK PM May centres on 'no deal' Brexit battle

Former foreign minister Boris Johnson is seen by many as the favourite to replace Prime Minister Theresa May.

May 27, 2019, 08:06 AM IST

British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU

May set out a timetable for her departure - she will resign as Conservative Party leader on June 7 with a leadership contest beginning the following week. 

May 24, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

British PM May expected to announce date of her departure

May will remain in the office during a Conservative Party leadership election lasting about six weeks. The contest is likely to start on June 10 after US President Donald Trump`s state visit to Britain. 

May 24, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

UK Prime Minister Theresa May to make 'new, bold offer' on Brexit bill, Labour Party sceptical

After failing three times to get parliament`s approval for her deal, the government will now put the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, legislation which will enact that deal, before parliament for a vote in early June.

May 19, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Brexit talks over: UK Labour leader calls time on discussions with PM Theresa May

Corbyn said the Conservative Party`s moves towards selecting a new leader means the government has become "ever more unstable and its authority eroded” undermining confidence in the "government`s ability to deliver any compromise agreement". 

May 17, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

UK's Theresa May told to ditch Brexit talks with opposition Labour

Thirteen of May’s former cabinet colleagues as well as Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of Conservative lawmakers, wrote to May to ask her not to agree Labour`s demand for a post-Brexit customs union with the EU. 

May 14, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

UK PM May's party slumps to fifth place as pressure mounts for her to go

Nigel Farage`s Brexit Party was in the lead, up four percentage points, on 34% while May`s Conservative Party had just 10%, the YouGov poll for the Times newspaper showed. 

May 13, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

UK police will not probe sacked defence minister over Huawei leak

The Daily Telegraph story, which came from a meeting of Britain`s normally top-secret National Security Council (NSC), embarrassed the government and set it at odds with the United States over the next generation of communications technology.

May 05, 2019, 00:41 AM IST

Voters set to punish UK PM May's Conservatives over Brexit delay

The results will paint a picture, albeit an imperfect one, of how that has affected support for May`s centre-right Conservative Party, and the leftist opposition Labour Party.

May 02, 2019, 21:45 PM IST

UK's Theresa May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak

The NSC is a forum in which senior cabinet ministers discuss top secret national security information, and the leak, first reported in national newspapers, sparked anger in parliament.

May 02, 2019, 00:50 AM IST

UK fears Brexit could hurt global hunt for new Bank of England governor

There is some speculation that among many, Raghuram Rajan's name may be doing the rounds.

Apr 14, 2019, 23:54 PM IST