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Could Boris Johnson's explosive election strategy work?

Anushka Asthana hears from the Guardian’s John Harris on how the chaos in Westminster looks to people in towns around the UK. Also today: Gaby Hinsli...

Could Boris Johnson's explosive election strategy work?

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Boris Johnson plans to use the Queen to deliver an election broadcast for the Conservative Party Getty Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday that he plans to suspend parliament again after his previous suspension was ruled illegal by the UK Suprem...
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Lily Allen deletes Twitter account after saying Boris Johnson won election because of racism Lily Allen appears to have deleted her Twitter account after linking Boris Johnson's election victory with racism....
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Angela Merkel congratulates Boris Johnson on election victory as Brexit looms German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Boris Johnson on his victory, adding that she looks forward to working with him closely....
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Boris Johnson likens opponent to Stalin as election campaign officially begins While unofficial campaigning has been gearing up for weeks, the five-week election campaign formally began when Parliament was dissolved Wednesday....
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Boris Johnson's election victory means Scotland could end up leaving the United Kingdom Getty Boris Johnson's election victory has brought the question of Scotland's continued membership of the United Kingdom into focus. The separatist S...
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General election: Boris Johnson refuses to take part in ITV interview – live news PM declines Julie Etchingham chat after also refusing to meet Andrew Neil as final stretch of campaigning ahead of 12 December vote is under way Bori...
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Boris Johnson refuses to do ITV interview with Julie Etchingham ahead of general election Boris Johnson has refused to do an interview with ITV's Julie Etchingham ahead of the general election, the channel has said....
19:40, 2019-12-05

Boris Johnson thrusts London Bridge attack into centre of election battle Prime minister says terrorists convicted of the most serious offences should never be released from prisonBoris Johnson on Saturday said that those c...
00:12, 2019-12-01

Anti-Brexit parties unveil election ‘alliance’ in bid to defeat Boris Johnson The aim is to deny a majority to Prime Minister Boris Johnson who plans to take Britain out of the EU if he wins the vote on Dec. 12....
15:52, 2019-11-07

Shifty shades of May: Boris Johnson dodges voters in week of election pain Amid Tory gaffes galore, the prime minister, like his predecessor, does not appear keen to meet the publicBoris Johnson’s outriders used to boast dur...
20:04, 2019-11-08

Who won the debate? UK election polls say Boris Johnson narrowly beat Jeremy Corbyn Boris Johnson narrowly won his head-to-head TV clash with Jeremy Corbyn, according to a snap poll....
10:28, 2019-11-20

South Western Railway strike: Train guards to return to work for election day but services to remain disrupted Rail workers involved in a month-long series of strikes will go back to work for one day as the country heads to the polls, but services will remain ...
19:24, 2019-12-11

Boris Johnson appoints Therese Coffey as Amber Rudd's replacement as Work and Pensions Secretary Boris Johnson has appointed Therese Coffey as Work and Pensions Secretary following the resignation of Amber Rudd....
10:32, 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson tells Cabinet a Brexit deal is possible but needs significant work... as Jeremy Corbyn warns MPs off backing it A Brexit deal is possible but will require "a significant amount of work", Boris Johnson has told Cabinet ministers....
18:20, 2019-10-13

Brexit news latest: EU set to decide on extension as Boris Johnson calls for December election EU leaders are set to announce their decision over a Brexit delay in a move that could have a bearing on whether Boris Johnson gets his pre-Christmas...
08:32, 2019-10-25

General election: Boris Johnson claims Brexit will no longer be talked about after January as UK will have left EU The Prime Minister has suggested that Brexit will no longer be talked about after January, by which time he says the UK will have left the European U...
00:00, 2019-12-05

UK election 2019: Jeremy Corbyn vows to defend NHS as he and Boris Johnson trade blows Chants of "not for sale" rang out as Jeremy Corbyn vowed to protect the NHS in his first major speech in the run up to December 12 general election....
17:12, 2019-10-31

Brexit: Boris Johnson puts forward motion for general election – live news Move comes after MPs vote to force prime minister to publish no-deal plansMPs order Johnson to hand over aides’ messages about prorogationJohn Bercow...
01:08, 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson sets out plan for first 100 days in government if he wins General Election next week Boris Johnson has set out his plan to take the UK out of the EU and pass a post-Brexit budget within 100 days of taking office if he wins the General...
02:52, 2019-12-05

Boris Johnson locked into December election stand-off with Jeremy Corbyn over no deal Brexit Boris Johnson has become locked into a stand-off with Jeremy Corbyn over no-deal Brexit as he struggles to gain opposition support for a pre-Christma...
11:04, 2019-10-25

Boris Johnson is on course to defeat Jeremy Corbyn in the general election as Labour's momentum stalls Getty The Conservatives remain on course to win a majority in the general election next week. The latest poll of polls by PA Media puts the Conservat...
11:32, 2019-12-05

London property 2020: buyers return to the market after Boris Johnson's election win Home buyer confidence in the market is on the up after the election despite Brexit, say developers....
07:28, 2020-01-15

UK general election 2019: Boris Johnson returns to No 10 after meeting the Queen – live news Updates and reaction as Conservatives seal historic victory and Boris Johnson says Brexit is now the ‘unarguable decision of the British people’Full ...
13:08, 2019-12-13

Boris Johnson tries to shake off rocky start to Tory election bid as he officially launches campaign Boris Johnson has said the country is "aching to move on" from Brexit as tried to shake off the rocky start to the Conservative Party's election camp...
00:32, 2019-11-07

Boris Johnson's first speech outside Downing Street in full after crushing election victory Boris Johnson has given his first speech on the steps of Downing Street after his crushing General Election victory....
17:44, 2019-12-13

Boris Johnson news LIVE: PM meets The Queen at Buckingham Palace after resounding election win Boris Johnson has been asked by the Queen to form a government after he celebrated the biggest Conservative majority since the 1980s....
14:08, 2019-12-13

Lily Allen's Twitter account deleted after she said Boris Johnson won election because of racism Lily Allen appears to have deleted her Twitter account after linking Boris Johnson's election victory with racism....
12:24, 2019-12-14

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing ...
22:44, 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October election if rebels succeed, says government source – as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
00:52, 2019-09-03

Keir Starmer vows to 'pursue Boris Johnson relentlessly' and win the next election for the Labour Party Leon Neal/Getty Images Labour leadership frontrunner Keir Starmer pledges to "pursue Boris Johnson relentlessly" if he is elected as leader of the La...
00:12, 2020-01-11

Boris Johnson 'planning early election' to hit Corbyn's Labour Party — 'poll day released' THE man tipped to be the next Prime Minister is planning an early general election to hit the crisis-stricken Labour Party, a source has claimed....
06:56, 2019-07-17

UK election poll tracker: Gap between Tories and Labour at 12 points after Boris Johnson tipped for majority In PA Media's poll of polls, the Conservatives remain 12 points ahead of Jeremy Corbyn's party, at 43 per cent to 31 per cent respectively....
19:24, 2019-11-28

General election: Andrew Neil lays down interview challenge to Boris Johnson – as it happened Presenter’s challenge to PM comes after Johnson declines BBC and ITV interviews Read Andrew Sparrow’s election briefingSign up here to get the briefi...
02:08, 2019-12-06

General election: Boris Johnson due to give speech outside No 10 after audience with Queen - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s developments in the 2019 general election campaign 10.45am GMT The Green party election launch has just started.There i...
12:04, 2019-11-06

Brexit latest: Is Boris Johnson's bid for an election on December 12 a big gamble for the Prime Minister? Boris Johnson has launched a fresh drive to force an early general election in order to change the make-up of Parliament....
23:36, 2019-10-24

Brexit latest: Opposition parties vow to block Boris Johnson's second bid for general election Opposition leaders have agreed to vote against or abstain from a second call for a general election on Monday, according to the Liberal Democrats....
14:40, 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson makes big election pitch for London as Tories bid to tackle crime and homelessness EXCLUSIVE: I'll help homeless, ban all-out rail strikes and step up fight on crime Read our live politics updates HERE...
12:40, 2019-12-05

David Gauke warns Boris Johnson will lose election if he panders to Brexit hardliners Departing Justice Secretary David Gauke warned Boris Johnson today that he will lose the next general election if he allows Brexiteers to purge the p...
12:28, 2019-07-24

Who won the BBC leaders debate? UK election polls say Boris Johnson narrowly beat Jeremy Corbyn Viewers believe Boris Johnson narrowly won his head-to-head TV clash with Jeremy Corbyn, according to a snap poll....
22:56, 2019-12-06

Boris Johnson to focus on NHS funding boost in first Queen's Speech after election victory Boris Johnson will focus on investment in the NHS in his first Queen's Speech following the Tories' landslide election victory....
01:28, 2019-12-19

Cabinet minister Alun Cairns quits on the day of Boris Johnson's election campaign launch Getty Government minister Alun Cairns quits on the day of the Conservative party's election campaign launch. Cairns resigned as Boris Johnson's Wales...
14:04, 2019-11-06

BBC debate: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clash over Brexit and NHS in final election showdown Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clashed over their rival visions for Brexit and the NHS in the final head-to-head TV debate in the run up to the gene...
22:56, 2019-12-06

Boris Johnson will reject Nigel Farage's election offer of a Brexit alliance pact Boris Johnson is certain to refuse Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage's offer of a "Leave alliance" with the Conservatives at the forthcoming general e...
10:04, 2019-11-02

Boris Johnson election win LIVE: PM meets The Queen at Buckingham Palace after resounding victory Boris Johnson will be asked by the Queen to form a government after he celebrated the biggest Conservative majority since the 1980s....
12:04, 2019-12-13

Study finds broadcast coverage of the UK election has aligned 'most closely' with Boris Johnson's agenda Getty Broadcasters have helped Boris Johnson frame the UK election on his own terms, according to an academic study. Researchers at Loughborough Univ...
13:20, 2019-12-09

Amber Rudd reveals she will not stand at next general election despite making peace with Boris Johnson EXCLUSIVE Read our live politics updates HERE Read the full list of MPs who are not standing at the next election HERE...
11:20, 2019-10-30

Brexit: Boris Johnson says parliament has 'run its course' as he opens debate on early election – live news Commons debates motion for 12 December election as EU agrees to delay BrexitEU agrees extension to 31 JanuaryGovernment likely to adopt Lib Dem elect...
19:44, 2019-10-28

ITV election debate time: Your guide to the leaders stand off between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are set to go head-to-head tonight in the first televised debate of the general election campaign....
17:36, 2019-11-19

Conservatives win majority as Boris Johnson secures landslide victory in historic election rout Follow our live updates here See all the results on our interactive map Jeremy Corbyn to resign Lib Dems appoint interim leaders after Jo Swinson los...
08:32, 2019-12-13

UK election polls: Boris Johnson won the ITV debate over Jeremy Corbyn, according to snap opinion poll A snap poll suggests Boris Johnson narrowly beat Jeremy Corbyn in tonight's first televised general election debate....
22:48, 2019-11-19

Boris Johnson recreates Love Actually doorstep scene for General Election campaign video Boris Johnson has replicated a memorable scene from the festive film Love Actually for a campaign video as he urged voters to back the Conservatives ...
01:40, 2019-12-10

Tony Blair: Boris Johnson should hold referendum on no-deal Brexit instead of general election Former Prime Minister Tony Blair today said Boris Johnson would be "smart" to hold a referendum on a no-deal Brexit instead of a general election tha...
16:48, 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson's snap election bid could backfire and make Jeremy Corbyn prime minister Getty Boris Johnson intends to hold a general election in the UK before Christmas. Johnson's Conservative party are the current favourites to win an ...
16:20, 2019-10-25

UK general election news: MPs approve Boris Johnson's bid for snap poll on December 12 MPs have approved Boris Johnson's bid for a general election on December 12 in the Commons....
21:44, 2019-10-29

'Brexit, actually': UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson parodied 'Love Actually' as a major election looms Boris Johnson/Twitter British Prime Minister Boris Johnson parodied the 2003 rom-com "Love Actually" in an ad asking people to vote Conservative in s...
02:04, 2019-12-10

Boris Johnson could lose seats to a resurgent Lib Dems who have built up their largest election war chest ever Hollie Adams/Getty Images The Lib Dems are set to spend a record amount of money on the next general election. The party has already raised around &p...
10:40, 2019-10-26

ITV leaders debate time: Your guide to the election stand off between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are set to go head-to-head tonight in the first televised debate of the general election campaign....
16:48, 2019-11-19

ITV general election debate: Five talking points from clash between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have faced each other in the first live televised leadership debate of the general election campaign....
01:16, 2019-11-20

UK election: Exit polls show Boris Johnson's Conservatives to win majority +++ live updates Exit polls released shortly after polling closed have put Boris Johnson's Conservatives ahead of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party. The election has been ...
23:32, 2019-12-12

Boris Johnson's snap-election bid could backfire and make Jeremy Corbyn prime minister Getty Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to hold a general election in the UK before Christmas. Johnson's Conservative Party appears to be the favo...
11:04, 2019-10-26

Boris Johnson offers December 11 election as Labour vows to back pre-Christmas poll Prime Minister signalled he is ready to press the button on the snap polling day Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet finally conceded it would agree to an...
13:04, 2019-10-29

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson released an awkward parody of 'Love Actually' as a major election looms Boris Johnson/Twitter British Prime Minister Boris Johnson parodied the 2003 rom-com "Love Actually" in an ad asking people to vote Conservative in s...
03:12, 2019-12-10

UK election poll tracker: Gap between Conservative Party and Labour at 12 points after Boris Johnson tipped for majority In PA Media's poll of polls, the Conservatives remain 12 points ahead of Jeremy Corbyn's party, at 43 per cent to 31 per cent respectively....
09:48, 2019-11-29

Exit poll shows Boris Johnson's Conservative party is on course for a huge majority in the UK general election Getty Boris Johnson is on course to win a parliamentary majority according to the official UK exit poll. The poll points to a clear majority for John...
23:12, 2019-12-12

BBC election debate LIVE: Party leaders take part in seven-way showdown... but neither Boris Johnson nor Jeremy Corbyn are there Party leaders are taking part in the first seven-way general election debate - but the line-up is missing two key players....
20:32, 2019-11-29

UK general election news LIVE: Boris Johnson to ask MPs again to back December poll after third Commons defeat Boris Johnson will once again ask MPs to back a pre-Christmas general election after his third Commons defeat on the issue....
09:16, 2019-10-29

The pound is soaring after UK election exit polls show Boris Johnson's Conservative party won a big majority Markets Insider The pound surged as much as 2.1% against the dollar after exit polls showed a Conservative majority in the 2019 UK election. Official...
23:32, 2019-12-12

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson to ask MPs again to back December poll after third Commons defeat Boris Johnson will once again ask MPs to back a pre-Christmas general election after his third Commons defeat on the issue....
09:00, 2019-10-29

UK election news LIVE: Boris Johnson pitches tax cuts to businesses as he pledges to end Brexit uncertainty Boris Johnson will pitch a range of tax cuts for businesses while also vowing to end the Brexit "uncertainty and confusion" today....
10:16, 2019-11-18

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn clash in ITV election debate over 'NHS for sale' claim – live news Follow live as prime minister and Labour leader take part in first TV clash of the campaignFull guide to tonight’s TV debateJohnson and Corbyn locked...
21:44, 2019-11-19

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson in Cabinet meeting amid speculation of general election bid Boris Johnson is in a Cabinet meeting amid heightened speculation that the Government could make another attempt to push for a general election next ...
17:16, 2019-10-24

Brexit news latest: EU delays decision on extension as Boris Johnson calls for December election Brussels ambassadors have agreed that an extension to the Brexit deadline is needed, but a decision on the length will not be made until next week....
16:04, 2019-10-25

Conservative MPs fear anti-Brexit voters will unite to defeat Boris Johnson in a general election UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS Conservative MPs are urging Boris Johnson to bin his push for a general election this year. The prim...
11:04, 2019-10-27

Boris Johnson is trying to keep his distance from Donald Trump amid fears the US President could blow up his election campaign Getty Boris Johnson will limit his appearances with US president Donald Trump amid fears that he could cost the prime minister his chances of winning...
11:24, 2019-12-03

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in final scramble for votes as rivals prepare for last day of election campaign The Prime Minister outlined his key pledges as the Labour leader urged the public to "vote for hope" in the "the most important election in a generat...
00:12, 2019-12-11

Senior members of Boris Johnson's government could lose their seats at the general election, according to shock new analysis Reuters Senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab could lose their seats in the election, according to a new polling model. The s...
11:24, 2019-12-11

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Boris Johnson set to fire starting gun on Tory campaign Boris Johnson is set to fire the starting gun on the Conservative Party's general election campaign....
21:32, 2019-11-06

The 5 biggest general election gaffes made by Boris Johnson's Conservatives and Jeremy Corbyn's Labour so far Getty It's been less than two weeks since the United Kingdom's parliament was dissolved to make way for a general election — but there have alr...
09:36, 2019-11-17

Boris Johnson faces uphill battle to force general election after Brexit Commons defeat Boris Johnson faces an increasingly desperate battle to force a general election after his motion to trigger one was rejected....
13:44, 2019-09-05

General election: Boris Johnson says 74 convicted terrorists released early from prison – live news Prime minister and Labour leader interviewed on TV as scrutiny of counter-terrorism policies continues Boris Johnson: 74 other terror convicts on ear...
14:28, 2019-12-01

Brexit: unrepentant Boris Johnson tells Labour to 'face day of reckoning' and have an election – live news Prime minister says supreme court judges were wrong as Corbyn tells him to get a Brexit extension to secure an election in angry Commons exchangeMPs ...
21:32, 2019-09-25

Watch Boris Johnson recreate Love Actually doorstep scene for General Election campaign video Boris Johnson has replicated a memorable scene from the festive film Love Actually for a campaign video as he urged voters to back the Conservatives ...
10:36, 2019-12-10

General Election LIVE: Boris Johnson back on campaign trail after calamitous start to week Boris Johnson will be back seeking to recover from a calamitous start to the week as he returns to the campaign trail today....
08:24, 2019-12-10

General election: Corbyn dismisses Boris Johnson's 'Stalin' slur as 'nonsense' - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s developments in the 2019 general election campaign 9.06am GMT Almost every general election in Britain in living memory...
10:48, 2019-11-06

UK election news LIVE: Boris Johnson back on campaign trail after calamitous start to week Boris Johnson will be back seeking to recover from a calamitous start to the week as he returns to the campaign trail today....
09:40, 2019-12-10

General election: Andrew Neil lays down interview challenge to Boris Johnson – live news Presenter’s challenge to PM comes after Johnson declines BBC and ITV interviews Read Andrew Sparrow’s election briefingSign up here to get the briefi...
21:08, 2019-12-05

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October election if rebels succeed, says government source – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
20:36, 2019-09-02

General election polls: Boris Johnson's Tories tipped to be biggest party after December 12 Boris Johnson's Conservatives look the most likely party to lead a Government after the December 12 general election, new polling shows....
23:12, 2019-11-09

Boris Johnson election results LIVE: Latest as PM celebrates biggest Conservative majority since 1980s Boris Johnson has declared that the Conservative Party has "ended the gridlock" as he celebrated "the biggest Conservative majority since the 1980s"....
11:40, 2019-12-13

General election new LIVE: Boris Johnson to visit MPs in north of England after Labour heartland gains Boris Johnson will meet with newly-elected Conservative MPs today as he sets off on a celebratory victory lap after winning a "stonking mandate" at t...
10:28, 2019-12-14

UK general election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn swing into campaign mode Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have both swiftly leapt into campaign mode after a general election was confirmed last night....
10:32, 2019-10-30

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson to push for general election if EU leaders grant delay until next year Boris Johnson is set call for a general election if EU leaders grant the UK a Brexit extension until January, a Number 10 source has revealed....
09:44, 2019-10-23

UK General election polls LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson to tout new policies today Political leaders will crank up their election campaigns again today after a pause in the wake of the London Bridge attack....
10:48, 2019-12-02

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn swing into campaign mode Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have both swiftly leapt into campaign mode after a general election was confirmed last night....
12:12, 2019-10-30

Boris Johnson general election bid LIVE: PM awaits EU decision on Brexit extension after timetable defeat Boris Johnson is awaiting news on a Brexit extension from the EU after a defeat over his fast-track timetable last night....
09:44, 2019-10-23

Boris Johnson speech LIVE: PM addresses nation in Downing Street after landslide election victory Boris Johnson has addressed the nation outside Downing Street after his landslide election victory....
17:28, 2019-12-13

Scaled back Queen's Speech before Christmas if Boris Johnson wins general election, says No 10 Parliament will open with a stripped down Queen's Speech if Boris Johnson is re-elected as Prime Minister, it was announced today....
15:36, 2019-11-25

Boris Johnson speech LIVE: PM addresses nation outside Downing Street after landslide election victory Boris Johnson is addressing the nation outside Downing Street after his landslide election victory....
16:24, 2019-12-13

Brexit: Boris Johnson's bill in limbo as Labour could back general election – live news Prime minister will have to decide whether to carry through with call for election if EU offers lengthy extensionMPs reject Boris Johnson’s attempt t...
10:48, 2019-10-23

How Boris Johnson's landslide election victory will affect Brexit, house prices and the UK economy Our experts tell you what you can expect under Johnson's new government (and yes, Brexit really does mean Brexit)...
11:12, 2019-12-13

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn trade blows as December election campaign cranks into gear Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have traded blows as they prepare to hit the election campaign trail for the pre-Christmas poll on December 12....
02:08, 2019-10-31

General election 2019: Boris Johnson launches manifesto with 50,000 nurses pledge – live news Johnson repeats intention to ‘get Brexit done’ in order to focus on domestic issues. Keep up with all the latest newsJohnson tax pledge to ‘put money...
15:36, 2019-11-24

General election: Boris Johnson urges voters to reject 'Sturgeon-Corbyn alliance' – as it happened The prime minister delivers the first big set-piece speech of the campaign as Labour pledges £26bn extra per year for NHSRead Andrew Sparrow’s evenin...
00:16, 2019-11-14

The UK general election could badly backfire for Boris Johnson and make Jeremy Corbyn prime minister Getty Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to secure a general election on Tuesday, after the oppoistion Labour party backed a snap poll. Johnson's Co...
13:12, 2019-10-29

Who will be the next Prime Minister? Exit poll predicts Boris Johnson's Conservatives will win the General Election Follow our live updates here Boris Johnson set to win biggest majority since Margaret Thatcher Jeremy Corbyn braces for crushing defeat...
00:20, 2019-12-13

ITV election debate 2019 LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson face off in leaders special Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will face each other in a live televised head-to-head TV debate tonight....
21:08, 2019-11-19

Boris Johnson risks landmark Brexit defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our l...
16:16, 2019-09-03

General election: Boris Johnson quizzed on immigration numbers and A&E waiting times – live news Jeremy Corbyn will announce free internet plan in speech in Lancaster, while prime minister is in OldhamSign up to the morning briefingBoris Johnson ...
09:52, 2019-11-15

ITV debate news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn set for general election 2019 stand off Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will tout their leadership credentials as their rivalry comes to a head in a TV face-off tonight....
10:00, 2019-11-19

General election: Boris Johnson urges voters to reject 'Sturgeon-Corbyn alliance' – live news The prime minister delivers the first big set-piece speech of the campaign as Labour pledges £26bn extra per year for NHSMcCluskey tells Corbyn to de...
19:44, 2019-11-13

Jeremy Corbyn says Labour will be 'the resistance' to Boris Johnson after presiding over his party's worst election defeat for decades Reuters Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn promises they will lead "the resistance" against Prime Minister Boris Johnson after suffering th...
11:00, 2019-12-31

UK election polls: Boris Johnson's lead over Jeremy Corbyn narrows as Labour makes gains The Tory lead over Labour has narrowed ahead of the general election on December 12, the latest Survation polls show....
16:48, 2019-11-12

UK election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn make Armistice Day pledges to Armed Forces Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have made Armistice Day pledges to Armed Forces veterans and personnel if they succeed in the general election....
12:12, 2019-11-11

Brexit news today LIVE: UK general election looms as Boris Johnson braces for showdown with rebel MPs Philip Hammond has confirmed he will vote for legislation designed to block a no-deal Brexit and said he believes there will be enough MPs voting for...
11:32, 2019-09-03

General election news latest: Tactical voting could prevent Boris Johnson winning a majority, pollsters say Tactical voting could stop Boris Johnson winning a majority in the general election next weeks, pollsters have said....
00:08, 2019-12-08

Angela Merkel leads European leaders in congratulating Boris Johnson on election victory as Brexit looms German Chancellor Angela Merkel was among European leaders to congratulate Boris Johnson on his election victory today, adding she looks forward to w...
11:40, 2019-12-13

Anti-Brexit parties have formed a 'Remain alliance' to stop Boris Johnson from winning the general election Getty Three anti-Brexit parties have agreed a 'Remain alliance' pact to step aside for each other in 60 seats across England and Wales. The Liberal D...
11:40, 2019-11-07

Boris Johnson tells Tory MPs if Brexit delayed he would not fight election on no-deal platform - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 3.53pm BST Here are some of the key quotes from the European parliament hearing.A...
17:08, 2019-10-09

The Guardian view on general election 2019: A fleeting chance to stop Boris Johnson in his tracks | Editorial The mood may be one of despair, but this election is critical to the country’s future. The best hope lies with Labour, despite its flawsBritain has n...
21:32, 2019-12-10

General election: Boris Johnson visits Sedgefield as McDonnell leaves shadow cabinet – live news All the day’s politics news, as Boris Johnson begins tour of formerly safe Labour seats taken by Tories in electionBoris Johnson to visit new Tory se...
14:16, 2019-12-14

Boris Johnson general election bid LIVE: PM tells Donald Tusk there should be no Brexit delay as EU leaders consider extension Boris Johnson today insisted that there should be no Brexit delay, and that it is in the EU and UK's interests that Britain leaves the bloc on Octobe...
17:20, 2019-10-23

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson to visit MPs in north of England after Labour heartland gains Boris Johnson will meet with newly-elected Conservative MPs today as he sets off on a celebratory victory lap after winning a "stonking mandate" at t...
12:24, 2019-12-14

Brexit news LIVE: Fresh setback for Boris Johnson during visit to Scotland as opposition MPs vow to block election bid Boris Johnson's bid for an early general election on his own terms faced a setback today after opposition leaders vowed to block the Prime Minister's...
15:20, 2019-09-06

General election: Boris Johnson refuses to accept evidence that tax burden would rise under Tories – live news Parties out in force during final stretch ahead of 12 December vote, after two days of Nato dramaBoris Johnson refuses to accept tax burden would ris...
18:24, 2019-12-05

General election: Boris Johnson visits Sedgefield as McDonnell says he will leave shadow cabinet – live news All the day’s politics news, as Boris Johnson begins tour of formerly safe Labour seats taken by Tories in electionJohnson visits new Tory seatsMcDon...
15:44, 2019-12-14

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson to push for general election if EU leaders grant delay until next year Boris Johnson is set call for a general election if EU leaders grant the UK a Brexit extension until January, a Number 10 source has revealed....
03:32, 2019-10-23

Brexit vote result LIVE: MPs reject motion on general election as Boris Johnson defeated for a third time Boris Johnson's attempt to trigger an early general election has failed after his motion did not secure the required support of two-thirds of MPs....
23:16, 2019-09-04

Hillary Clinton attacks Boris Johnson for 'shameful' decision to block report on Russian election interference Getty Hillary Clinton attacks Boris Johnson over his refusal to publish a report on suspected Russian interference in UK election. The report was due...
11:00, 2019-11-12

General election: Boris Johnson dismisses Labour's broadband plan as 'crackpot' on BBC phone-in – live news Jeremy Corbyn will announce free internet plan in speech in Lancaster, while prime minister is in OldhamSign up to the morning briefingBoris Johnson ...
11:16, 2019-11-15

Brexit: general election speculation intensifies as Boris Johnson to chair cabinet this afternoon – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
17:24, 2019-09-02

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson calls 3pm Cabinet meeting amid speculation of general election bid The Cabinet are due to meet at 3pm today amid heightened speculation that the Government could make another attempt to push for a general election ne...
15:04, 2019-10-24

Brexit: Boris Johnson to chair cabinet this afternoon - as general election speculation intensifies – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to PM’s threat to remove whip from Tory MPs who vote against ...
15:00, 2019-09-02

Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigns ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election as next PM - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 12.55pm BST Here is the Tory MP Ben Bradley on Alan Duncan’s resignation.Oh no. I...
14:12, 2019-07-22

General election: Boris Johnson dismisses Labour's broadband plan as 'crazed communist scheme' – as it happened Labour leader announces free internet plan in Lancaster, while Boris Johnson launches battle bus in OldhamSign up for Andrew Sparrow’s election brief...
21:00, 2019-11-15

General Election LIVE: Boris Johnson to face questions after dodging Channel 4 climate change debate Boris Johnson is to face questions this morning after dodging a climate change debate on Channel 4 last night....
09:12, 2019-11-29

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election: Boris Johnson faces first electoral test in vote that could cut Tories' majority to one Boris Johnson faces his first electoral test as Prime Minister as voters go to the polls for the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election....
03:40, 2019-08-01

Brexit news LIVE: MPs pass Queen's speech as Boris Johnson pushes for general election Boris Johnson has told MPs if they agree to a December 12 general election he will give them more time to debate his Brexit deal....
20:12, 2019-10-24

General election 2019: Boris Johnson launches Tory manifesto with 50,000 nurses pledge – live news Johnson says Tories will introduce 20,000 more police officers alongside tougher sentencing. Keep up with all the latest newsFull story: Johnson laun...
16:24, 2019-11-24

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election LIVE: Boris Johnson faces first electoral test as voters head to the polls Boris Johnson faces his first electoral test today as voters go to the polls for the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election....
09:08, 2019-08-01

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson locked into December election stand-off with Jeremy Corbyn over no deal Boris Johnson has become locked into a stand-off with Jeremy Corbyn over no-deal Brexit as he struggles to gain opposition support for a pre-Christma...
01:36, 2019-10-25

ITV general election debate: Five talking points from tonight's clash between Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn faced each other this evening in the first live televised leadership debate of the general election campaign....
00:12, 2019-11-20

General election news: Boris Johnson compares Jeremy Corbyn to Stalin as he prepares to launch campaign Boris Johnson has compared Jeremy Corbyn to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin for his "hatred" of wealth creators....
00:16, 2019-11-06

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election explained: The pivotal vote that could leave Boris Johnson's Government with a majority of one The Government's working majority could be slashed to just one if the Conservatives fail to win a pivotal by-election....
14:32, 2019-07-31

General election 2019 LIVE: Boris Johnson pitches tax cuts to businesses as he pledges to end Brexit uncertainty Boris Johnson has pitched a range of tax cuts for businesses while also vowing to end the Brexit "uncertainty and confusion" today....
16:52, 2019-11-18

BBC election debate LIVE: Party leaders brace for seven-way showdown... but neither Boris Johnson nor Jeremy Corbyn will take part Party leaders are set to take part in the first seven-way general election debate - but it will be missing two key players....
20:12, 2019-11-29

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson pitches tax cuts to businesses as he pledges to end Brexit uncertainty Boris Johnson will pitch a range of tax cuts for businesses while also vowing to end the Brexit "uncertainty and confusion" today....
08:40, 2019-11-18

General election news latest: Lib Dems launch complaint to ITV over debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn The Liberal Democrats have complained to ITV about the exclusion of leader Jo Swinson from an election debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn...
21:40, 2019-11-02

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to launch rival housing plans as they unveil General Election manifestos Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are set to launch rival plans to tackle England's housing shortage as the Conservative and Labour General Election ma...
01:40, 2019-11-21

UK election polls: Boris Johnson soars into 17-point opinion poll lead ahead of Jeremy Corbyn EXCLUSIVE: Survey shows Tories up to 41 per cent... while Labour marooned on 24 Follow live politics updates HERE...
12:48, 2019-10-31

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to trade blows as they hit the campaign trail Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will trade blows as they hit campaign trail ahead of the December election....
08:08, 2019-10-31

General election news - LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn make final pledges to voters With under 24 hours to go until the polls open in the general election, Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson are making their final speeches and stops bef...
10:00, 2019-12-11

UK general election 2019 news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn swing into campaign mode Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have both swiftly leapt into campaign mode after a general election was confirmed last night....
11:20, 2019-10-30

General election: Corbyn claims his policy would 'sort' Brexit more quickly than Boris Johnson's - live news Rolling coverage of the 2019 general election campaign, including Jeremy Corbyn’s speech on Brexit and the Liberal Democrat launchLib Dems accused of...
14:20, 2019-11-05

UK general election news LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn vows to defend NHS as he and Boris Johnson trade blows Chants of "not for sale" rang out as Jeremy Corbyn vowed to protect the NHS in his first major speech in the run up to December 12....
13:24, 2019-10-31

Boris Johnson statement LIVE: Prime Minister challenges opposition to call a no confidence vote and have an election The Prime Minister has challenged opposition parties to bring forward a no confidence vote against him as he pushed for a general election....
20:44, 2019-09-25

UK general election polls and news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn swing into campaign mode Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have both swiftly leapt into campaign mode after a general election was confirmed last night....
09:44, 2019-10-30

UK election 2019 news LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn vows to defend NHS as he and Boris Johnson trade blows Chants of "not for sale" rang out as Jeremy Corbyn vowed to protect the NHS in his first major speech in the run up to December 12....
15:56, 2019-10-31

General election: Jeremy Corbyn says he hopes for 'respectful' debate ahead of clash with Boris Johnson - live news Follow the latest developments as prime minister and Labour leader get set for first TV clash of the campaignFull guide to tonight’s TV debateJohnson...
20:56, 2019-11-19

Boris Johnson general election bid LIVE: PM quizzed in Commons after meeting Jeremy Corbyn to discuss Brexit deal Boris Johnson is being quizzed during PMQs today after suffering a defeat in the House of Commons last night over the timetable of his Brexit bill....
13:45, 2019-10-23

General election 2019: Protest prompts last-minute cancellation of Boris Johnson campaign visit to Glastonbury bakery A protest prompted Boris Johnson to cancel a general election campaign visit to a bakery over "security concerns"....
15:16, 2019-11-14

Shock exit poll shows Boris Johnson's Conservative party is heading for a huge majority in the UK general election Getty Boris Johnson is on course to win a parliamentary majority according to the official UK exit poll. The poll points to a clear majority for John...
23:32, 2019-12-12

UK election news LIVE: Huge boost for Boris Johnson as Nigel Farage stands down Brexit Party candidates Nigel Farage has announced the Brexit Party will not contest the 317 seats won by the Conservatives at the last general election....
14:12, 2019-11-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson risks landmark defeat as MPs prepare for key vote amid election threat Key vote tonight after PM's election threat Rebel Hammond vows: We have numbers to win Savage blast by Justine Greening as she stands down Read our l...
12:56, 2019-09-03

General election: Boris Johnson faces Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs amid pre-poll exodus of MPs – live news Rolling updates on the day’s political developments, including Amber Rudd saying she won’t contest election on 12 December Full story: General electi...
13:32, 2019-10-30

General Election latest: Labour and fact checkers attack Boris Johnson's Conservative manifesto promises Boris Johnson is expected to face questions this week over the veracity of his election promises after his manifesto was called into question by Labo...
06:36, 2019-11-25

Brexit vote latest: Boris Johnson to ditch withdrawal bill in final push for early election after three defeats Boris Johnson will today try one more time to force a general election before Christmas despite his bid being rejected in the Commons three times alr...
03:44, 2019-10-29

Brexit votes latest: Boris Johnson's motion for general election fails to secure majority for second time Boris Johnson has suffered another humiliating Commons defeat as his second bid for a snap general election in October was rejected by MPs....
02:04, 2019-09-10

Tory leadership odds: Will candidates Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt or Michael Gove win the election to become next Conservative leader? The race to become the next Conservative leader has begun with Tory MPs casting their ballots in the first round of voting today....
13:00, 2019-06-13

Brexit: Boris Johnson calls for a general election after MPs pass bill aimed to prevent no deal – live news PM says bill essentially ends negotiations with EU and ‘hands control to our partners’Commons chaos: is no-deal blocked? Is an election happening?Did...
22:12, 2019-09-04

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn on campaign trail as Donald Trump weighs in Campaign battles for the upcoming general election continue today after Donald Trump through his weight behind the PM last night....
09:08, 2019-11-01

UK general election news LIVE: Boris Johnson continues whirlwind tour as Labour unveil budget date Boris Johnson is insisting he is "taking nothing for granted" as he takes a whirlwind tour of the country to try and secure votes....
13:08, 2019-12-09

Amber Rudd claims Boris Johnson asked her to stand in the general election amid spat over Tory whip Amber Rudd has claimed Boris Johnson asked her to run in the next general election amid a spat over her not being given back the Tory whip....
14:52, 2019-10-30

Election poll latest: Boris Johnson's Tories tipped for 14-point lead over Labour in fresh survey Boris Johnson's Conservatives have a 14-point lead over Labour, according to a new YouGov poll....
21:12, 2019-11-12

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson faces uphill battle to force general election after Commons defeat Boris Johnson faces an increasingly desperate battle to force a general election after his motion to trigger one was rejected....
06:04, 2019-09-05

General election news latest: Lib Dems call on ITV to include Jo Swinson in Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Corbyn debate The Liberal Democrats have complained to ITV about the exclusion of leader Jo Swinson from an election debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn...
19:00, 2019-11-02

General election news LIVE: Lib Dems to launch manifesto in aftermath Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn TV clash Jo Swinson will launch the Liberal Democrats' manifesto today in the aftermath of a TV clash between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn....
08:32, 2019-11-20

UK general election 2019 vote LIVE: Britain on course for December poll after Labour said it would back Boris Johnson's bid The UK is on course for a December general election after Labour announced its conditions to back the move had been met....
14:16, 2019-10-29

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson to launch Tory campaign after comparing Jeremy Corbyn to Stalin Boris Johnson is to launch the Tory's general election campaign today after attacking his Labour counterpart Jeremy Corbyn....
08:28, 2019-11-06

General Election 2019 LIVE: Brexit Party MEPs abandon Farage to back Tories in boost for Boris Three Brexit Party MEPs have quit the party to back Boris Johnson's Brexit deal and the Conservatives instead....
12:00, 2019-12-05

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election LIVE: Lib Dems beat Tories in key vote cutting Boris Johnson's majority to one The Lib Dems have beat the Tories in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, a result which has reduced Boris Johnson's majority to one....
03:52, 2019-08-02

General election: Boris Johnson says public projects must prioritise hiring British workers after Brexit – live news The prime minister delivers the first big set-piece speech of the campaign as Labour pledges £26bn extra per year for NHSMcCluskey tells Corbyn to de...
18:36, 2019-11-13

UK general election news LIVE: MPs set to vote on Boris Johnson's December bid as EU approves Brexit delay until January 31 Boris Johnson is addressing the Commons as MPs prepare to vote on his bid for December 12 general election this evening, with the PM requiring a two-...
18:40, 2019-10-28

General election: Boris Johnson dismisses Labour's broadband plan as 'crazed communist scheme' – live news Labour leader announces free internet plan in Lancaster, while Boris Johnson launches battle bus in OldhamSign up for Andrew Sparrow’s election brief...
14:28, 2019-11-15

UK general election news LIVE: MPs vote on Boris Johnson's December bid as EU approves Brexit delay until January 31 MPs have started to vote on Boris Johnson's bid for December 12 general election, with the PM requiring a two-thirds majority to secure the move....
19:52, 2019-10-28

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn unveil rival housing plans ahead of launch of General Election manifestos Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have launched rival plans to tackle England's housing shortage as Tory and Labour parties prepare to launch their Gen...
02:52, 2019-11-21

General election: Boris Johnson dismisses Labour's free broadband plan as 'crackpot' during BBC phone-in – live news Jeremy Corbyn will announce free internet plan in speech in Lancaster, while prime minister is in OldhamSign up to the morning briefingBoris Johnson ...
10:52, 2019-11-15

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson faces showdown as rebels bid to block no-deal… with snap general election expected if they win Boris Johnson faces a showdown in the Commons which could lead to a snap general election if rebel MPs seize control of parliamentary proceedings....
04:28, 2019-09-03

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn make Armistice Day pledges to Armed Forces Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have made Armistice Day pledges to Armed Forces veterans and personnel if they succeed in the general election....
09:00, 2019-11-11

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn tells Boris Johnson he will back general election bid when no-deal is off table Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will only back Boris Johnson's bid for a general election in December when no-deal Brexit is taken off the ta...
21:32, 2019-10-24

Nigel Farage boosts Boris Johnson's election prospects by standing down Brexit Party candidates in Conservative seats Stefan Rousseau/PA Images via Getty Images Nigel Farage has stood down Brexit Party candidates in all Conservative-held seats. Farage said he had mad...
13:52, 2019-11-11

UK election polls: Boris Johnson narrowly beat Jeremy Corbyn in ITV debate, snap opinion poll shows Boris Johnson narrowly won his head-to-head TV clash with Jeremy Corbyn, according to a snap poll....
06:12, 2019-11-20

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Boris Johnson to launch Tory campaign after comparing Jeremy Corbyn to Stalin Boris Johnson is to launch the Tory's general election campaign today after attacking his Labour counterpart Jeremy Corbyn....
09:24, 2019-11-06

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delaye...
03:16, 2019-09-06

General election: Farage tells Boris Johnson to 'drop the deal' or face Brexit party challenge - live news Rolling coverage of all the latest developments from the 2019 general election campaign, including the Brexit party launchTrump says Johnson’s Brexit...
17:24, 2019-11-01

UK election polls: Boris Johnson soars into 17-point opinion poll lead ahead of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn EXCLUSIVE: Survey shows Tories up to 41 per cent... while Labour marooned on 24 Follow live politics updates HERE...
09:32, 2019-11-01

Boris Johnson partied with Mick Jagger, bear-hugged David Cameron, and broke his self-imposed alcohol ban after winning the election REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Johnson broke his self-imposed alcohol ban with a glass of wine after the scale of his election victory became clear on Thursday...
11:36, 2019-12-15

Brexit news today LIVE: UK general election looms as Boris Johnson braces for Commons showdown and two Tory MPs resign Philip Hammond has confirmed he will vote for legislation designed to block a no-deal Brexit and said he believes there will be enough MPs voting for...
12:56, 2019-09-03

UK general election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn face off in PMQs as Amber Rudd becomes latest MP to quit Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are facing off today in their final PMQs before Parliament is dissolved ahead of a December general election....
14:28, 2019-10-30

ITV election debate 2019 LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson face off with host Julie Etchingham in leaders special Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are facing each other in a live televised head-to-head TV debate....
22:32, 2019-11-19

UK election polls: Boris Johnson's Tories maintain double figure lead in final weekend before December 12 vote Boris Johnson's Tories still have a double-figure poll advantage over Labour as the parties rally in the last weekend before the election....
12:52, 2019-12-07

General election 2019: Boris Johnson cancels Glastonbury event at short notice as protest gathers – live news Farage claims party under pressure from Tories as opposition parties use Equal Pay Day to announce equalities packages, while Johnson tries to brush ...
15:08, 2019-11-14

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson drops bombshell by saying he will pull Withdrawal Agreement Bill and call election if MPs vote it down Shadow chancellor and Labour MP John McDonnell tweeted: "Johnson threatening a general election because Parliament might want a few more days to scru...
16:28, 2019-10-22

UK election news LIVE: Nigel Farage calls on Boris Johnson to stand down Tory candidates in Labour-held seats Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has called on the Tories to stand aside in Labour-held seats in order to get more pro-Brexit MPs elected....
11:52, 2019-11-12

UK election news LIVE: Boris Johnson defends response to UK floods as Labour broadband pledge sparks Tory criticism Boris Johnson has defended his response to recent UK flooding after he was accused to showing a lack of concern for the victims....
10:04, 2019-11-15

Boris Johnson won his UK seat flanked by comedy candidates including Elmo and Lord Buckethead in the weirdest image of the 2019 election REUTERS/Toby Melville Boris Johnson held his Conservative seat in the constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip, overcoming some unusual candidates....
10:40, 2019-12-13

UK election poll news LIVE: YouGov predict strong Tory win as Jo Swinson prepares damning attack on Boris Johnson Jo Swinson will accuse Boris Johnson of "Etonian entitlement" and of dragging the office of Prime Minister "through the mud" in a damning speech in L...
10:08, 2019-11-28

General election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn swing into campaign mode after December vote confirmed Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have both swiftly leapt into campaign mode after a general election was confirmed last night....
08:40, 2019-10-30

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delaye...
12:32, 2019-09-06

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election results LIVE: Lib Dems beat Tories in key vote cutting Boris Johnson's majority to one The Lib Dems have beaten the Tories in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, a result which has reduced Boris Johnson's working majority to one....
09:28, 2019-08-02

Election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn make final pledges to voters with one day left until the polls open With under 24 hours to go until the polls open in the general election, Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson are making their final speeches and stops bef...
08:40, 2019-12-11

Brexit news LIVE: MPs to vote on bill to block no-deal and Boris to trigger snap election after crushing Commons defeat MPs will attempt to block a no-deal Brexit today after they voted to seize control the Commons....
08:52, 2019-09-04

UK election news LIVE: Nigel Farage calls on Boris Johnson's Tories to stand down in Labour-held seats Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has called on the Tories to stand aside in Labour-held seats in order to get more pro-Brexit MPs elected....
09:44, 2019-11-12

Election news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn make final pledges to voters with one day left until polls open With under 24 hours to go until the polls open in the general election, Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson are making their final speeches and stops bef...
09:08, 2019-12-11

UK election poll news LIVE: Jo Swinson launches scathing attack on Boris Johnson after YouGov predict strong Tory win Jo Swinson has blasted Boris Johnson in an attack on the PM in the run up to the December 12 general election....
13:20, 2019-11-28

France 'ready to work with Boris Johnson' but will not renegotiate Withdrawal Agreement, minister says France is ready to work with Boris Johnson but will not renegotiate Theresa May's Brexit deal, according to the country's state minister for European...
10:48, 2019-07-26

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson faces showdown as rebels' bid to block no-deal... with October 14 snap general election expected if they win Boris Johnson faces a showdown in the Commons which could lead to a snap general election on October 14 if rebel MPs seize control of parliamentary p...
07:12, 2019-09-03

Conservative Party manifesto news LIVE: Boris Johnson takes aim at Jeremy Corbyn as he unveils election pledges to cheering crowd Boris Johnson promised to look after Britain's "future" and hit out at rival Jeremy Corbyn as he outlined the policies in the Conservative Party mani...
16:08, 2019-11-24

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's election hopes fade as Jeremy Corbyn gains support for bid to block poll Boris Johnson's hopes of securing a general election are fading as Jeremy Corbyn gained support for his move to block any poll until Brexit is delaye...
10:20, 2019-09-06

UK general election news: Boris Johnson rejects Donald Trump's advice to form Brexit pact with Nigel Farage Boris Johnson has rejected the notion of an election pact with Nigel Farage after Donald Trump said the two would make an "unstoppable force" for Bre...
20:12, 2019-11-01

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson fuels general election speculation as he prepares for Downing Street statement after cabinet meeting Boris Johnson's inner circle has gathered for a crunch cabinet meeting this evening to consider their response to MPs attempting to wrangle control o...
19:16, 2019-09-02

General election news LIVE: Campaigning resumes after London Bridge attack with Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson to tout new plans Political leaders will crank up their election campaigns again today after a pause in the wake of the London Bridge attack....
09:00, 2019-12-02

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Boris Johnson fires starting gun on Tory campaign as Labour's Tom Watson announces resignation Boris Johnson has fired the starting gun on the Conservative general election campaign, saying that it will be "the most important in a generation"....
21:56, 2019-11-06

London property market boom: Boris Johnson election win sees mega deals completed within hours — including sale of £65m Belgravia mansion A six-bedroom duplex penthouse in Belgravia was sold for £65 million just hours after the Tory majority was confirmed....
13:44, 2019-12-16

General Election news LIVE: Jo Swinson prepares damning attack on Boris Johnson after major poll suggest Tories set for comfortable majority Jo Swinson will accuse Boris Johnson of "Etonian entitlement" and of dragging the office of Prime Minister "through the mud" in a damning speech in L...
08:36, 2019-11-28

MPs approve Queen's Speech despite Boris Johnson's bid for general election MPs have approved the Queen's Speech in the Commons, just minutes after Boris Johnson announced his fresh bid for a general election in December....
20:12, 2019-10-24

Boris Johnson 'could face defections from MPs' after Tory by-election defeat Boris Johnson could be facing defections or resignations from disgruntled Tory MPs after the party's defeat in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election...
23:32, 2019-08-02

Donald Trump congratulates Boris Johnson on 'big win' in UK election Donald Trump has congratulated Boris Johnson as he said it looked like he was on the way to a "big win" in the election....
07:12, 2019-12-13

Boris Johnson will put forward new bid for general election, says Attorney General Geoffrey Cox Geoffrey Cox appeared to let slip Government plans to table an election motion as he responded to a call for Boris Johnson to resign in the Commons t...
14:56, 2019-09-25

Donald Trump congratulates Boris Johnson on 'big win' in election Donald Trump has congratulated Boris Johnson as he said it looked like he was on the way to a "big win" in the election....
06:32, 2019-12-13

Boris Johnson urges Britain to 'let the healing begin' after historic election win Boris Johnson has urged the British public to "find closure and let the healing begin" as he addressed the nation after his landslide election win ....
17:28, 2019-12-13

Boris Johnson's victory speech in full after landslide victory in general election Boris Johnson today praised his Conservative Party for "pulling off" victory in the general election, adding he was "humbled" by the support of ex-La...
11:12, 2019-12-13

Jeremy Corbyn challenges Boris Johnson to head-to-head TV debate during election campaign Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Boris Johnson to a head-to-head TV debate during the general election campaign....
17:20, 2019-10-30

Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson rules out a general election as he urges MPs not to delay Brexit Boris Johnson today ruled out calling a general election as he urged MPs not to delay Brexit....
19:16, 2019-09-02

Boris Johnson centres election campaign on new Brexit deal, rejects no-deal pact Johnson had previously pledged to take Britain out of the European Union with or without a deal on Oct. 31, before lawmakers voted to force him to se...
15:52, 2019-11-02

General election news: More than six million watched Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn go head-to-head on ITV More than six million people watched the first live leaders' debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn on ITV....
15:44, 2019-11-20

ITV election debate figures: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn head-to-head watched by more than six million More than six million people watched the first live leaders' debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn on ITV....
16:24, 2019-11-20

Jo Swinson brands Boris Johnson a 'liar' as she launches Lib Dem general election manifesto Jo Swinson accused Boris Johnson of "lying" to the British people as she launched the Lib Dem general election manifesto....
22:08, 2019-11-20

ITV election debate news LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn set to face off in leaders debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will tout their leadership credentials as their rivalry comes to a head in a TV face-off tonight....
14:48, 2019-11-19

General election build up LIVE: Boris Johnson calls says Tories are 'not quite there yet' in run up to vote Boris Johnson has said that the Tories are "not quite there yet" despite their poll leads ahead of the general election....
13:44, 2019-12-08

Boris Johnson 'needs good reason to delay election if he loses vote of no confidence' A former Cabinet secretary today said the Prime Minister would "need a good reason" to delay a general election until after Brexit if he loses a no-c...
12:44, 2019-08-19

General Election news: Boris Johnson says Tories will end Brexit 'uncertainty and confusion' Boris Johnson is set to tell business leaders the Tories will put an end to Brexit "uncertainty and confusion" if they win next month's general elect...
00:32, 2019-11-18

Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson to meet Leo Varadkar as MPs offered 'last chance' on election The Prime Minister will meet with his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar today to discuss breaching the Brexit impasse....
09:12, 2019-09-09

General Election latest: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to take part in head-to-head BBC debate The BBC has announced it is to host a head-to-head Prime Ministerial debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in the run-up to the general elec...
14:16, 2019-11-08

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson 'to address MPs' as he launches general election bid Boris Johnson has told MPs if they agree to a December 12 general election he will give them more time to debate his Brexit deal....
19:04, 2019-10-24

Donald Trump says he will meet Boris Johnson but claims he has 'no thoughts' on the general election Donald Trump has said he will have a meeting with prime minister Boris Johnson during his visit to London....
10:52, 2019-12-03

UK General Election news LIVE: Boris Johnson announces dementia fund and Jeremy Corbyn launches youth manifesto as they return to campaign trail Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn were today launching new policies as they return to the General Election campaign trail following a live TV grilling....
10:00, 2019-11-23

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson heads to Scotland to continue campaign for early election as opposition leaders hold talks on preventing no-deal Boris Johnson will today continue campaigning for an election he is yet to successfully call, after a torrid day in which his brother resigned from G...
08:40, 2019-09-06

Tory leadership contest: Follow the election race LIVE as Boris Johnson officially launches leadership bid Boris Johnson is set to unveil his leadership agenda on Wednesday as the bid for the Tory crown continues....
08:20, 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson begins three-day 'blitz' of Labour seats in final election week push Boris Johnson will begin a blitz of Labour's heartlands in a bid to convince Leave voters that Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit position is akin to a "great be...
09:44, 2019-12-09

Boris Johnson's tea-making skills called into question as he is filmed making brew in election broadcast Boris Johnson's tea-making skills have been called into question by voters after he was filmed pouring himself a cuppa in an election broadcast on Tw...
03:24, 2019-11-13

Trump has reportedly invited Boris Johnson to the US for a general election 'victory tour,' but Johnson is 'reluctant' to accept Steve Parsons-WPA Pool/Getty Images Donald Trump reportedly has invited Boris Johnson to the United States in January for a "victory tour" to celebra...
12:00, 2019-12-23

Brexit news LIVE: Boris Johnson 'to address MPs' amid speculation of general election bid Boris Johnson is expected to address MPs amid growing speculation he could press for a snap general election....
18:12, 2019-10-24

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson in battle to keep 'do-or-die' pledge alive after general election bid again defeated Boris Johnson faces an uphill battle to keep his "do or die" promise to deliver Brexit by Halloween after more humiliating defeats in the Commons....
10:52, 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson accused of 'sitting' on Russian interference report ahead of general election Boris Johnson is facing renewed calls to stop delaying the publication of a key report which assesses Russia's threat to Britain's democratic process...
13:40, 2019-11-02

Heathrow vows to start work on third runway in two years as Boris Johnson challenged to throw weight behind 'critical' expansion project Heathrow today said it plans to send bulldozers in to start work on the third runway in 2022 and challenged the Prime Minister to throw his weight be...
13:24, 2020-02-12

UK election news LIVE: Boris Johnson set to declare UK can end 'groundhoggery of Brexit' in first major speech of campaign Boris Johnson will make his first major speech of the general election today and will insist the UK cannot afford to "squander" any more time decidin...
10:48, 2019-11-13

General election LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to clash in TV head-to-head as December 12 vote looms Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will row in a televised head-to-head this evening as the Labour leader looks to make ground on the Tories....
09:12, 2019-12-06

Donald Trump claims he is staying out of election - but calls Boris Johnson 'very capable' and confirms meeting with PM Follow our live updates on Donald Trump's visit here President Trump claims US wants nothing to do with NHS even if it were "on a silver platter" He ...
13:12, 2019-12-03

UK general election news: Boris Johnson to kick-start Conservative campaign with pledge to 'get Brexit done' Boris Johnson is set to kick start the Conservative Party campaign for the general election by vowing to "get Brexit done"....
23:24, 2019-11-05

Boris Johnson tells Tories to prepare for 'tough' election fight after he wins bid to take nation to the polls Boris Johnson has told Tory MPs to prepare for a "tough" general election fight after he finally won his bid to take the nation to the polls on Decem...
02:32, 2019-10-30

Donald Trump claims he is staying out of election - but calls Boris Johnson 'very competent' and confirms meeting with PM Follow our live updates on Donald Trump's visit here President Trump claims US wants nothing to do with NHS even if it were given "on a silver platte...
11:40, 2019-12-03

Boris Johnson tries to shake rocky start to Tory election campaign as he says country 'aching' for Brexit Boris Johnson has said the country is "aching to move on" from Brexit as tries to shake off the rocky start to the Conservative Party's election camp...
00:08, 2019-11-07

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in frantic last drive for votes hours before 'most important election in a generation' Leaders of the main parties are engaged in a frantic last drive for votes in a General Election both Tories and Labour have described as the most imp...
20:20, 2019-12-11

Boris Johnson general election bid LIVE: PM insists he will 'press on' with Brexit after being quizzed in Commons over timetable The Prime Minister has insisted he will "press on" with Brexit after former Tory minister Ken Clarke urged him to accept the UK will not leave the EU...
14:52, 2019-10-23

Boris Johnson will promise end to 'groundhoggery of Brexit' as he blasts Jeremy Corbyn in election campaign speech Boris Johnson will pledge to end the "groundhoggery of Brexit" while taking a broadside at his political opponents in a combative speech tomorrow....
23:32, 2019-11-12

Election poll latest: Boris Johnson's Tories tipped for 14-point lead over Labour in latest survey Boris Johnson's Conservatives have a 14-point lead over Labour, according to a new YouGov poll....
19:24, 2019-11-12

UK general election news LIVE: Boris Johnson faces intense scrutiny over Tory manifesto promises as Jeremy Corbyn prepares major housing pledge Boris Johnson is facing intense scrutiny as fact checkers pick through his election pledges following yesterday's launch of the Conservative Party ma...
08:40, 2019-11-25

UK election news LIVE: Nigel Farage rules out standing down further candidates after Boris Johnson claims a Tory Brexit is only Brexit Nigel Farage has ruled out standing down more Brexit Party candidates as the deadline day for nominations arrives....
13:04, 2019-11-14