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Boris Johnson smashes record for most money raised by UK politician

17 Jul 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit stance with a "do or die" pledge.

British police to investigate leak of ambassador's memos

13 Jul 2019

LONDON British police said on Friday they had opened an investigation into a leak of confidential memos that led to the resignation of the British ambassador to Washington.

Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation

12 Jul 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplomats.

UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says

11 Jul 2019

LONDON Staff working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment, bullying and abuse, which has been hidden because they fear reprisals, according to an official report on Thursday.

Ex-UK PM Major vows to protect Queen and avoid constitutional crisis in Brexit row

10 Jul 2019

LONDON Former British prime minister John Major vowed on Wednesday to go to court to block his party colleague Boris Johnson from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a no-deal Brexit. | Video

British ambassador resigns after Trump row: how special is the U.S.-UK relationship now?

10 Jul 2019

LONDON Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday after Donald Trump labeled him "stupid" and "wacky" following the release of confidential memos from the envoy in which he branded the U.S. president's administration inept.

Factbox: British ambassador resigns after Trump row - how special is the U.S.-UK relationship now?

10 Jul 2019

LONDON Britain's ambassador to Washington resigned on Wednesday after Donald Trump labelled him "stupid" and "wacky" following the release of confidential memos from the envoy in which he branded the U.S. president's administration inept.

Factbox: Trump attacks British ambassador: is U.S.-UK relationship still special?

09 Jul 2019

LONDON President Donald Trump said his government would no longer deal with the British ambassador to the United States after the envoy described the Trump administration as "clumsy" and "inept" in confidential correspondence.

Factbox: Trump attacks British ambassador - is U.S.-UK relationship still special?

09 Jul 2019

LONDON President Donald Trump said his government would no longer deal with the British ambassador to the United States after the envoy described the Trump administration as "clumsy" and "inept" in confidential correspondence.

Trump attacks British ambassador: is U.S.-UK relationship still special?

09 Jul 2019

LONDON President Donald Trump said his government would no longer deal with the British ambassador to the United States after the envoy described the Trump administration as "clumsy" and "inept" in confidential correspondence.

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