Who is Liz Truss, the favorite to become Britain’s next PM? | Boris Johnson News

Liz Truss, a right-wing politician of the Conservative Party, is currently the favorite to become Britain’s next prime minister, to replace scandal-hit Boris Johnson. The 47-year-old entered Parliament in 2010, and by 2014, she settled into her first cabinet position – secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs under David Cameron. She has … Read more

Maggie’s legacy: Divisive Thatcher looms over UK Tory race

LONDON (AP) — Two people are running to be Britain’s next prime ministerbut a third presence looms over the contest: Margaret Thatcher. The late former prime minister dominated Britain in the 1980s, and has left a large and contested legacy. Critics see her as an intransigent ideologue whose free-market policies frayed social bonds and gutted … Read more

Insiders Admit Race to Be Next UK PM Is Prime Minister for ‘Five-Star Catastrophe’

The race to replace Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and therefore prime minister has quickly turned into a Rorschach test designed to discover all the different ways Britain’s conservatives are miserable. In Rishi Sunak, the former finance minister, Conservative party members see a man who was disloyal to Johnson by leading the exodus of … Read more

Boris Johnson advises the next prime minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, London. Picture date: Wednesday July 20, 2022. House Of Commons | Pa Images | Getty Images Departing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson bid farewell to lawmakers in his own inimitable style as he implored British parliamentarians not to pay too much … Read more

Boris Johnson advises the next prime minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, London. Picture date: Wednesday July 20, 2022. House Of Commons | Pa Images | Getty Images Departing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson bid farewell to lawmakers in his own inimitable style as he implored British parliamentarians not to pay too much … Read more

Who’ll Replace Boris Johnson? Maybe Boris Johnson

With the skill and diligence of a circular firing squad, Britain’s Conservative members of Parliament are thinning the ranks of contenders to replace Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Last week they reduced the field from eight to five in two rounds of voting. By the end of this week, two will still be standing. The finalists … Read more

Zelensky challenges the world to help end Russia’s war by December

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has thrown down the gauntlet for the US and allies to help Kyiv bring an end to Russia’s war by December. The imperative is to stop the bloodshed. Ukrainian forces are suffering as many as 200 casualties per day, and Russian artillery has killed dozens of civilians in recent attacks, with … Read more

Zelensky challenges the world to help end Russia’s war by December

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has thrown down the gauntlet for the US and allies to help Kyiv bring an end to Russia’s war by December. The imperative is to stop the bloodshed. Ukrainian forces are suffering as many as 200 casualties per day, and Russian artillery has killed dozens of civilians in recent attacks, with … Read more

Boris Johnson is going, and strategists are betting on big changes to the UK economy

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a statement at Downing Street in London, Britain, July 7, 2022. Henry Nicholls | Reuters LONDON — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s eventual successor is likely to bring forth greater fiscal support and a less fractious relationship with the European Union, according to economists. Johnson formally resigned as leader … Read more

UK Conservative candidates throw hats in ring to replace Johnson | Politics News

Nine members of the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party have so far launched bids to replace Boris Johnson as the party head and next prime minister. The latest announcements on Sunday came three days after Johnson said he would step down following the resignations of several ministers and other officials in his government in the wake … Read more