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Johnson increases support in third round of leadership contest

20 Jun 2019

LONDON Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson cemented his position as the favourite to be Britain’s next prime minister on Wednesday after he increased his support in the third round of the Conservative Party leadership contest. | Video

Labour's Corbyn backs second referendum on any Brexit deal

19 Jun 2019

LONDON British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn backed a second referendum on any Brexit deal on Wednesday, his strongest support yet for a vote he said must offer "real choices" for those who want to leave or stay in the EU.

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson advances on Britain's top job

19 Jun 2019

LONDON Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson took a step closer to becoming Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, winning 40 percent of votes in the second round of a contest on a firm promise to leave the European Union by Oct. 31. | Video

Boris Johnson gets boost in race to become Britain's new PM

17 Jun 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson got a boost in his campaign to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday when one of his former rivals and EU supporter Matt Hancock backed him saying he was almost certain to win the contest.

Taking aim at Johnson, PM hopefuls make their Brexit case

17 Jun 2019

LONDON Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favourite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what. | Video

Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace PM

14 Jun 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on October 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May. | Video

With October 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership

12 Jun 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat". | Video

"Delay means defeat" - Johnson commits to October Brexit deadline

11 Jun 2019

LONDON, June 11 Boris Johnson, favourite to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, will commit on Wednesday to taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning the governing Conservatives "delay means defeat" at a campaign launch.

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