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An archetypal rebel - how Johnson's chief adviser is driving Brexit

08 Aug 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson has lost no time in making his mark as British prime minister. In two weeks, he has toured the country telling Britons a spending squeeze will end and they will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what.

'Ready and willing' to do a Brexit deal, Britain tells EU

07 Aug 2019

LONDON Britain is "ready and willing" to do a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels renegotiates the agreement, a senior government source said on Tuesday, denying that a no-deal Brexit was Prime Minister Boris Johnson's central plan.

After Brexit pledges, British PM Johnson announces cash injection for health

05 Aug 2019

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a 1.8 billion pound ($2.2 billion) cash injection for Britain's public health system on Monday, seeking to honour his Brexit pledges as he pushes through the country's departure from the European Union.

Johnson ready to fast-track health funding to meet Brexit pledge

04 Aug 2019

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson will fast-track funding for Britain's public health service, announcing 1.8 billion pounds to upgrade 20 hospitals, part of the new leader's push to meet his Brexit pledges.

Rising high, Sajid Javid named finance minister to guide Brexit economy

25 Jul 2019

LONDON Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings for the world's fifth-biggest economy.

Rising high, Sajid Javid named UK finance minister to guide Brexit economy

24 Jul 2019

LONDON Sajid Javid became Britain's first ethnic minority finance minister on Wednesday, capping off an unlikely rise from a humble start on a street dubbed the country's worst to holding the purse strings for the world's fifth-biggest economy.

Architect of Brexit campaign becomes adviser to new UK PM Johnson

24 Jul 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson has appointed Dominic Cummings, an architect of Britain's Brexit campaign, as a senior adviser, a move his team hopes will help deliver the new leader's "do or die" pledge to leave the European Union by Oct. 31.

Architect of Brexit campaign becomes adviser to new UK PM Johnson

24 Jul 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson has appointed Dominic Cummings, an architect of Britain's Brexit campaign, as a senior adviser, a move his team hopes will help deliver the new leader's "do or die" pledge to leave the European Union by Oct. 31.

Architect of Brexit campaign becomes adviser to new PM Johnson

24 Jul 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson will appoint Dominic Cummings, an architect of Britain's campaign to leave the European Union, as a senior adviser, a source said on Wednesday, confirming a move the new leader's team hopes will help deliver Brexit by Oct. 31.

Britain's new leader Johnson - 'We are going to get Brexit done'

24 Jul 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson, the Brexiteer who has promised to lead Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal by the end of October, will replace Theresa May as prime minister after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday. | Video

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