UK demands 'full, credible and transparent' probe into Iran air crash

2020-01-09 22:10

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants a "full, credible and transparent" investigation into what caused a Ukrainian passenger plane to crash in Iran, killing all 176 people on board, his office says.

Boris Johnson: Soleimani had blood of British troops on his hands

2020-01-08 20:25

Qassem Soleimani, Iran's top military commander who was assassinated by the United States, had "the blood of British troops on his hands", United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

EXPLAINED: What happens to SA after Brexit?

2020-01-08 06:01

The UK is set to leave the European Union on January 31, 2020. We take a look at what that means for the SA economy.

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal wins first vote in new parliament

2019-12-20 16:52

Britain's newly-elected parliament has given its initial backing to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit divorce deal with the European Union.

British PM sets out plan for power

2019-12-19 11:18

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out his plans for government on Thursday following a sweeping election win, focused on delivering Brexit and supporting the health service.

EU will do 'maximum' to meet Brexit trade deal deadline

2019-12-17 18:53

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says the bloc would do its utmost to meet a tight deadline and agree a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain before the end of next year.

Victorious Johnson urges Britain to move past Brexit splits

2019-12-13 19:38

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on Britons to put years of bitter divisions over the country's EU membership behind them as he vowed to use his resounding election victory to finally deliver Brexit next month.

Path to a softer Brexit? Analysts weigh in on UK PM's options

2019-12-13 10:56

The scale of the Conservatives' projected victory in Britain's election makes Brexit all but inevitable, but could lead to a softer break with the European Union, analysts said on Friday.

UK voters hit with disinformation and 'low blows'

2019-12-12 21:02

Just 48 hours before Thursday's election in Britain, a photograph of a sick child lying on a hospital floor in northern England went viral and dominated the media.

WATCH | Prime Minister Boris Johnson votes with an able companion by his side

2019-12-12 11:48

Britain votes in a crucial general election on Thursday, with latest opinion polls showing Prime Minister Boris Johnson locked in a tight battle to win a majority and deliver his Brexit plans.


Britain eyes piecemeal post-Brexit deal with EU

2020-01-08 21:55

Downing Street said Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered the message to Ursula von der Leyen in their first meeting in her capacity as European Commission president -- and with Britain's formal departure just three weeks away.

UK's Johnson urges Iran to pursue 'urgent de-escalation'

2020-01-08 15:40

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on Iran not to repeat missile attacks on Iraqi bases housing coalition forces, after last week's US strike killed one of Tehran's top commanders.

PM urges Britons 'not to argue' in Christmas message

2019-12-24 10:22

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the public "not to have too many arguments" over Christmas in a festive message in which he managed to avoid the word Brexit.

Britain's new parliament votes on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

2019-12-20 10:58

Britain's freshly-elected parliament prepared on Friday to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson's divorce deal with the EU.

UK PM's inquiry fails to dampen anti-Muslim row

2019-12-18 22:55

Britain's Conservatives have long sought to exploit an anti-Semitism scandal in the opposition Labour party, but face accusations they are failing to confront anti-Muslim sentiment in their own ranks.

UK's Johnson calls for 'closure and healing' over Brexit

2019-12-13 21:01

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called on Britain to move on from Brexit, after a resounding general election win that allows him to push his divorce deal with the EU through parliament.

Pound surges and gilts drop as Tory landslide jolts UK assets

2019-12-13 11:08

The pound soared, gilts fell and British stocks surged after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party won a majority in the U.K. general election, raising hopes that an end to the Brexit deadlock will unlock pent-up investment flows.

WATCH | UK's Johnson says election results 'powerful new mandate' for Brexit

2019-12-13 06:10

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said the British people had given his Conservative government a "powerful new mandate" to deliver Brexit and unite the country.

EU leaders keep mum on Brexit as Britain votes

2019-12-12 18:30

European leaders have arrived for their Brussels summit knowing that before their late-night budget debate is over, British voters will have given their latest verdict on leaving the bloc.

Polls tighten on eve of Britain's Brexit election

2019-12-11 18:18

Britain's political party leaders have criss-crossed the country in a frantic last-minute push for votes, after polls predicted a tight finish to a highly-charged general election aimed at settling the long-running Brexit crisis.

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