Boris Johnson 'eyes' UK leadership bid

2017-09-16 14:55

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has fuelled speculation that he hopes to eventually succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, spelling out his Brexit goals days before her major policy speech on the subject.

Johnson denies plot to topple May

2017-06-11 18:42

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has denied plotting to topple Prime Minister Theresa May, who has been weakened by the Conservative Party's disastrous election results.

British FM cancels Moscow visit

2017-04-08 22:21

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled a scheduled visit to Moscow, saying "developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally".

Johnson: UK still backs 2-state Mideast solution

2017-03-08 22:26

Britain's foreign minister says his country remains "absolutely" committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Britain's Boris Johnson renounces US citizenship

2017-02-09 09:33

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, who was born in New York, has renounced his US citizenship, according to a United States Treasury Department document.

Well, we let Mugabe in: UK foreign sec compares Trump to Zim president

2017-01-31 12:09

Donald Trump is no worse than ageing Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, Britain's foreign secretary Boris Johnson has suggested.

British FM's 'proxy war' comment misconstrued: Saudi

2016-12-11 20:30

The press took out of context comments by the British foreign secretary about "proxy wars" waged by long time ally Saudi Arabia, the Saudi foreign minister has said, adding it deems the matter closed.

UK plans to trigger Brexit process in early 2017 – Johnson

2016-09-23 13:18

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain plans to trigger Article 50, the formal process for leaving the European Union, early next year.

Johnson: Leaving EU does not mean leaving Europe

2016-07-14 21:27

Britain's new foreign minister and leading Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says leaving the European Union "does not mean leaving Europe".

Race for Britain's Brexit PM heats up after Boris bows out

2016-07-01 13:58

Britain's ruling Conservative Party was left reeling after the shock withdrawal of favourite Boris Johnson from the race to become prime minister in the wake of the vote to leave the EU.


Johnson urges Arab states to end Qatar boycott

2017-07-08 22:13

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday urged Arab states to end their Qatar boycott, downplaying the odds of a military escalation in the worst crisis to grip the Gulf in years.

UK's Johnson says EU may have to pay Brexit divorce bill

2017-05-14 14:24

Britain's foreign secretary Boris Johnson says the EU may have to pay Britain for its exit from the European Union.

Boris Johnson in Somalia for surprise visit amid drought

2017-03-15 13:13

A Somali presidential aide has confirmed that British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has arrived in Mogadishu for a surprise visit and is holding talks with Somalia's new president.

British FM hails new Gambia leader, vows stronger ties

2017-02-15 13:30

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has visited The Gambia, where he hailed the arrival of a new government and its bid to rejoin the Commonwealth group of former British colonies.

Fear of falling, glam young wife: Is Donald Trump REALLY another Robert Mugabe?

2017-02-02 22:10

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson suggested in comments he made to parliament this week that the new US president didn't have quite as bad an international reputation (yet) as the longtime African strongman President Robert Mugabe. Can the two men be compared?

Israel apologises over threats to 'take down' UK minister

2017-01-08 14:19

The Israeli embassy in London has sought to head off a diplomatic storm, apologising after one of its staff was caught threatening to "take down" a minister.

Kerry, UK foreign secretary host meeting on Libya

2016-10-31 13:39

US Secretary of State John Kerry and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson are hosting a meeting in London designed to break Libya's political stalemate

UK seeks to avoid Iraq mistakes in bid for Syria peace

2016-09-07 18:02

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson has called for the mistakes of the Iraq war to be avoided in finding a solution to the Syrian conflict, ahead of talks with the country's opposition.

Boris Johnson appointed Britain's foreign minister

2016-07-14 07:22

Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and "Leave" campaign figurehead in Britain's EU referendum, was appointed foreign secretary in new PM Theresa May's government.

Boris Johnson rules himself out of PM race

2016-06-30 13:10

Boris Johnson, a prominent campaigner for British withdrawal from the European Union, says he will not be a candidate for leadership of Conservative Party.

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