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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...

General Election latest: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to take part in head-to-head BBC debate

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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

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

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

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

UK general election news LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn kicks off election campaign as he and Boris Johnson trade blows Jeremy Corbyn is launching his election campaign with his first major speech in the run up to December 12....
12:48, 2019-10-31

Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Boris Johnson at general election Jeremy Corbyn has said he will contest a general election against Boris Johnson and that he is "not in the slightest" bit worried about the challenge...
12:12, 2019-07-28

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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 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

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

They're off! Boris Johnson blasts Jeremy Corbyn 'the ditherer' as December 12 general election campaign gets under way It's me or Corbyn — Brexit or yet more delay, PM tells Britain Labour leader vows to "transform" country Read our live politics updates HERE...
14:28, 2019-10-30

General election 2019: Boris Johnson calls Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon 'yokemates of destruction' as PM addresses Scottish independence calls Boris Johnson today called Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon "yokemates of destruction" as he ruled out ever allowing another Scottish independence r...
19:08, 2019-11-07

Boris Johnson compares Jeremy Corbyn to Stalin as he prepares to launch general campaign Boris Johnson has compared Jeremy Corbyn to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin for his "hatred" of wealth creators....
10:08, 2019-11-06

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn urged to secure second referendum before general election Jeremy Corbyn is coming under fresh pressure to secure a second Brexit referendum before calling for a general election....
14:36, 2019-10-01

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

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 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'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

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: 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 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

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

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 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 news latest: Tory Chair James Cleverly claims Jewish families will leave UK if Jeremy Corbyn wins James Cleverly has claimed that people he knows including Jewish families said they would leave the UK if a Jeremy Corbyn-led government was voted in...
23:40, 2019-11-02

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 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

General election news latest: Boris Johnson will pull early election bill if EU citizens and 16 year olds given vote Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to pull his bill for a December 12 election if amendments to allow 16 year olds and EU citizens to vote p...
18:40, 2019-10-29

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn warns Boris Johnson he is not above law after PM refuses to seek no-deal delay Jeremy Corbyn has warned Boris Johnson that he is not above the law after the Prime Minister suggested he could ignore the opposition's bid to block ...
14:20, 2019-09-07

General election news latest: Jeremy Corbyn hits back at Donald Trump for saying he would be 'so bad' for country as PM Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at Donald Trump after the US President said the Labour leader would be bad for the country....
21:20, 2019-11-02

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn has Boris Johnson's most sensitive parts in his hands, says Tony Blair Jeremy Corbyn has Boris Johnson's "most sensitive parts of his political anatomy in his hands" and should try to force him into calling another Brexi...
13:04, 2019-09-06

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn insists Labour ready to fight general election despite warning of 'trap' Jeremy Corbyn has insisted Labour is ready for a general election despite calls from his own MPs to wait until Brexit is sorted....
04:28, 2019-09-03

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson launches bid for December general election Boris Johnson has said he will give MPs more time to debate his Brexit deal in the Commons if they agree to a general election on December 12....
18:12, 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

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Boris Johnson visits Queen as Tories kick off general election campaign Boris Johnson has left Downing Street to visit Buckingham Palace where he will inform the Queen of the General Election....
11:48, 2019-11-06

MPs tell Jeremy Corbyn: get a grip or lose a general election Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says frontbenchers are ‘totally exasperated’ by the party’s handling of antisemitismSenior MPs from both win...
23:28, 2019-06-29

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

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson tells Jeremy Corbyn to 'come clean' about stance on UK leaving EU Boris Johnson has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to "come clean" about his Brexit stance as he accused the Labour leader of wanting to "go back to square o...
23:44, 2019-11-04

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

Brexit latest news LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn pledges to use parliamentary process to 'stop' Boris Johnson Jeremy Corbyn today pledged to "politically stop" Boris Johnson when Parliament returns next week....
17:20, 2019-08-29

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country o...
16:20, 2019-05-24

Jeremy Corbyn: My priority is blocking no-deal, not a general election Jeremy Corbyn has reiterated that he does not want a general election until he has succeeded in blocking a no-deal Brexit....
14:00, 2019-09-28

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

The UK is set for a general election before Christmas as Jeremy Corbyn backs December vote Getty The UK is set for an election in December after the opposition Labour party said it was now ready to support holding a new vote. Labour party l...
12:08, 2019-10-29

Jeremy Corbyn says priority is blocking no-deal, not a general election - but he still wants to be interim PM Jeremy Corbyn has said he does not want a general election until he has succeeded in blocking a no-deal Brexit....
14:36, 2019-09-28

BREAKING: Jeremy Corbyn calls for immediate general election after Theresa May quits Jeremy Corbyn has called for an immediate election after Theresa May announced her resignation....
13:32, 2019-05-24

Jeremy Corbyn rallies Labour for general election... but says he doesn't want it now "Labour will end the Brexit crisis by taking the decision back to the people with the choice of a credible leave deal alongside remain."...
19:16, 2019-09-24

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

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

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

Tony Blair: Jeremy Corbyn must not risk mixing Brexit with general election EXCLUSIVE: Former PM warns of big 'gamble' on Brexit election Says Boris Johnson advised 'by gang of adventurers' Follow our live politics updates HE...
19:56, 2019-09-19

UK general election news: Jeremy Corbyn under fire over whether he would use Trident nuclear deterrent Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is under pressure to say whether or not he would be prepared to use the Trident nuclear deterrent if he becomes prime min...
12:28, 2019-11-11

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn hits back at Boris Johnson ahead of shadow cabinet meeting to stop no-deal 'disaster' Jeremy Corbyn has lashed out at Boris Johnson ahead of a shadow cabinet meeting aimed at stopping a no-deal Brexit "disaster"....
00:44, 2019-09-02

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

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

Andrew Fisher: Key Jeremy Corbyn aide quits saying Labour leader cannot win general election One of Jeremy Corbyn's closest aides has announced he will quit, saying the Labour leader will not win the next general election....
11:48, 2019-09-22

Tony Blair: Jeremy Corbyn mustn't risk mixing Brexit with general election EXCLUSIVE: Former PM warns of big 'gamble' on Brexit election Says Boris Johnson advised 'by gang of adventurers Follow our live politics updates HER...
13:04, 2019-09-19

General election 2019: Jeremy Corbyn pledges £845 million for children battling mental health problems Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to give every child access to mental health support by spending £845 million if Labour succeeds in the general election....
11:00, 2019-11-11

General election LIVE: Ian Austin in stunning attack on Jeremy Corbyn as Tom Watson resignation shocks Labour Former Labour MP Ian Austin has launched a stunning attack on Jeremy Corbyn, calling him "unfit" to run the country and urging voters to back Boris J...
08:56, 2019-11-07

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

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as res...
10:24, 2019-07-30

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

General election news latest: Donald Trump says he wants his 'friends' Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage to unite Donald Trump said he wants to see Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage "come together" as he weighed into British politics again....
22:16, 2019-11-03

UK General election news 2019 LIVE: Ian Austin in stunning attack on Jeremy Corbyn as Tom Watson resignation shocks Labour Former Labour MP Ian Austin has launched a stunning attack on Jeremy Corbyn, calling him "unfit" to run the country and urging voters to back Boris J...
10:32, 2019-11-07

Boris Johnson: Vote for Nigel Farage and you'll get Jeremy Corbyn Brexit Party hits Tory vote Labour wins Peterborough by-election More MPs show support for Boris Johnson in Tory leadership contest Peterborough by-e...
12:20, 2019-06-07

Trump backs 'fantastic' Boris Johnson and says Jeremy Corbyn would take UK to 'bad places' Getty Donald Trump wades into the UK general election, warning British voters not to back opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. He describes ...
20:00, 2019-10-31

General election: Boris Johnson launches Conservative election campaign – as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s developments in the 2019 general election campaignCorbyn sets out 10 goals for Labour governmentSturgeon says she wants...
01:24, 2019-11-07

General election: Corbyn challenges Johnson to TV debates - live news Rolling updates on the day’s political developments, including PM’s Grenfell statement, PMQs and Amber Rudd saying she won’t contest 12 December elec...
17:36, 2019-10-30

General election: Boris Johnson launches Conservative election campaign – live updates Rolling coverage of the day’s developments in the 2019 general election campaignCorbyn sets out 10 goals for Labour governmentSturgeon says she wants...
21:16, 2019-11-06

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn had an incredibly awkward chat before the Queen's Speech UK Parliament Boris Johnson tries and fails to engage Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in small talk as they walk to watch the Queen's Speech. The l...
14:20, 2019-10-14

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....
09:52, 2019-11-06

Boris Johnson appears to insult Jeremy Corbyn, calling him ‘big girl’s blouse’ Controversy erupted during the British Prime Minister's first PM Questions session, amid the losses he suffered before and after in trying to leave t...
07:32, 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson could soon be forced to stand down as prime minister to make way for Jeremy Corbyn Reuters Boris Johnson could soon be removed from office under a plan being pushed by opposition parties. Johnson's opponents fear that he will find ...
15:04, 2019-09-27

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at Boris Johnson's 'ridiculous' call for him to 'man up' and back a snap election Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at Boris Johnson's call for him to "man up," adding he will only back a general election once "all vestiges" of a no-deal ...
23:36, 2019-10-26

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Boris Johnson addresses nation after visit to Queen starts election run in Boris Johnson has addressed the nation after his visited the Queen at Buckingham Palace began the run in to the General Election....
14:20, 2019-11-06

ITV Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt clash in fiery head-to-head debate Tory leadership hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have clashed in a fiery head-to-head televised debate....
22:36, 2019-07-09

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson unite in call: You've got 21 days to register Hundreds of thousands more Londoners were today urged to register to vote because they could be crucial in deciding the historic election which will ...
13:24, 2019-11-05

Boris Johnson claims only he can see off Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn as he sets out vision for Number 10 Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson has claimed he can see off Nigel Farage and Jeremy Cobyn as he urged party members to make him their next prime...
09:04, 2019-06-09

If Boris Johnson quits, MPs should back Jeremy Corbyn to avoid no deal | Polly Toynbee It’s no use wishing for another leader of the opposition: we need a united alliance, and in this crisis he is stepping upWho’s afraid of Jeremy Corby...
21:24, 2019-09-09

Jeremy Corbyn says Labour WILL back December UK general election 'as no deal Brexit has been ruled out' Britain is facing a general election before Christmas after Jeremy Corbyn said Labour would back the government's bid to hold an early poll in Decemb...
12:16, 2019-10-29

Boris Johnson appears to endorse Jeremy Corbyn as prime minister in viral deepfake video A deepfake video appearing to show Boris Johnson endorsing Jeremy Corbyn for prime minister has been released online....
14:40, 2019-11-12

PMQs: Boris Johnson faces Jeremy Corbyn after Brexit vote defeat – live news Prime minister threatens to seek snap general election after crucial vote passed on Tuesday in CommonsBoris Johnson to seek election after rebel Tori...
14:04, 2019-09-04

Rebel Conservatives torpedo prospect of replacing Boris Johnson with Jeremy Corbyn to stop Brexit Andy Stenning/Pool via REUTERS Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's hopes of leading a national unity government to block a no-deal Brexit are dealt a blow...
10:56, 2019-09-30

Boris Johnson appeared to endorse Jeremy Corbyn for prime minister in a convincing deepfake video Downing Street The first 'deepfake' video of the UK general election has been produced. The convincing footage has been digitally altered to show Bor...
12:44, 2019-11-12

Boris Johnson to take part in televised BBC Tory leadership debate Boris Johnson has confirmed he will take part in a televised Tory leadership debate on the BBC....
14:36, 2019-06-14

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt square off in UK prime minister debate In their only head-to-head debate, the two remaining candidates for Britain's new prime minister have both said that the UK will leave the EU on the ...
23:28, 2019-07-09

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

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson to take part in BBC debate – live news Plus the latest on the Tory party leadership race and all the rest of the political newsBoris Johnson turns down Channel 4 but will do BBC TV debateM...
15:16, 2019-06-14

BBC Tory leadership debate: What time is it on TV tonight and will Boris Johnson take part? Boris Johnson is set to take part in his first televised debate this evening along with the other Tory leadership contenders....
16:44, 2019-06-18

General election news LIVE: Lib Dems to launch campaign as Jeremy Corbyn accuses PM of 'hijacking Brexit' to sell off the NHS The Liberal Democrats will launch their general election campaign today, with Jo Swinson set to tell voters that stopping Brexit will deliver a £50bn...
08:48, 2019-11-05

General election 2019 LIVE: Labour slams 'fake news' claim from Tories about tax rise under Jeremy Corbyn Labour has accused the Tories of "fake news" after the party claimed taxpayers would have to fork out an extra £2,4000 every year under Jeremy Corbyn...
09:28, 2019-11-12

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Lib Dems to launch campaign as Jeremy Corbyn accuses PM of 'hijacking Brexit' to sell off the NHS The Liberal Democrats will launch their general election campaign today, with Jo Swinson set to tell voters that stopping Brexit will deliver a £50bn...
09:52, 2019-11-05

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take part in Tory leadership hustings in Belfast – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenBrexit party MEPs turn backs on Ode to Joy at European parliamentDUP welcomes Tory...
14:40, 2019-07-02

General election UK: When could be the next big vote? Why does Boris Johnson want one for Brexit? A general election could be on the cards after Boris Johnson lost a decisive Brexit vote in the Commons last night....
11:56, 2019-10-23

Boris Johnson's general election gamble – podcast The Guardian’s political editor, Heather Stewart, tells Anushka Asthana that the general election on 12 December will be highly unpredictable as Brex...
04:28, 2019-10-31

UK floods: Jeremy Corbyn calls on Boris Johnson to hold emergency committee meeting as blighted communities brace for more rain Jeremy Corbyn has urged the prime minister to take "personal charge" and hold an emergency committee meeting about the devastating flooding in the no...
20:24, 2019-11-11

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn calls Nigel Farage a 'one trick pony' as Brexit Party kick off tour Jeremy Corbyn called Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage a "one trick pony" whose party had nothing to offer Labour leave voters at his party's campaign...
16:40, 2019-11-05

Will Boris Johnson be able to call a snap UK general election before Christmas? Getty Boris Johnson has admitted he will fail to fulfil his 'do-or-die' pledge to deliver Brexit by October 31. Instead, he is offering parliament mo...
11:24, 2019-10-25

Boris Johnson calls for a snap general election on December 12 Getty Boris Johnson calls for a snap general election on December 12. The prime minister says he will bring forward a motion next week allowing an el...
18:12, 2019-10-24

Boris Johnson's ultimatum: back me or it's a general election – podcast Jonathan Freedland joins Anushka Asthana to discuss a pivotal week ahead in British politics. Plus Prof Liz Bentley of the Royal Meteorological Socie...
10:41, 2019-09-03

General election 2019: Jeremy Corbyn slams government's 'woeful' response to flooding in northern England Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has blasted Boris Johnson's government over its "woeful" response to flooding in northern England....
15:44, 2019-11-12

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

Boris Johnson's Brexit trade deal with Trump would force the UK to accept food contaminated with maggots and rat hair, warns Jeremy Corbyn Getty Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will warn Boris Johnson that a US trade deal with Donald Trump will lead to "rat hairs in paprika and maggots in or...
11:24, 2019-11-05

Boris Johnson's plan means no-deal Brexit or election, says Jeremy Hunt Foreign secretary says it is wrong to commit rigidly to leaving the EU by 31 OctoberJeremy Hunt has said the Brexit deadline of 31 October should not...
18:16, 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson could fail to win the general election if just a third of Remainers vote tactically Boris Johnson will fail to win a majority at the general election if just 30% of Remainers vote tactically, according to research commissioned by ant...
15:24, 2019-10-30

Boris Johnson on course for pre-Christmas general election after MPs back December 12 poll The UK is on course for a pre-Christmas general election ​after MPs approved Boris Johnson's bid for a poll on December 12....
22:00, 2019-10-29

Boris Johnson fails in third attempt to call early general election Prime minister falls short of two-thirds parliamentary majority required to call snap pollParliament votes on snap election – live Boris Johnson has ...
20:44, 2019-10-28

Boris Johnson tells Jeremy Corbyn to 'come clean' about Brexit stance Boris Johnson has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to "come clean" about his Brexit stance as he accused the Labour leader of wanting to "go back to square o...
11:28, 2019-11-05

Boris Johnson to table motion for general election after failed vote – as it happened More than a dozen Tories defy leader by voting in favour of seizing control of Commons timetableFull report: Johnson suffers Commons defeatPhillip Le...
04:28, 2019-09-04

Boris Johnson is close to agreeing a December general election with opposition parties Boris Johnson is close to securing agreement for a general election before the end of the year. His government will bring a new piece of legislation ...
11:08, 2019-10-29

Don't panic! Boris Johnson bids to calm general election nerves Launch overshadowed by video gaffe and chairman's empty chair Follow our live politics updates here...
14:20, 2019-11-06

Is Boris Johnson's bid for an general 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....
11:04, 2019-10-25

Brexit: Boris Johnson to table motion for general election – live news More than a dozen Tories defy leader by voting in favour of seizing control of Commons timetableFull report: Johnson suffers Commons defeatPhillip Le...
00:48, 2019-09-04

UK general election 2019 polls LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn claims 'Corbynmania' has returned as 2019 campaign begins Jeremy Corbyn said "millions" are resting their hopes on a Labour government as he fired up party supporters on his first campaign stop in the ultra-...
19:00, 2019-11-06

Jeremy Corbyn has 'no strategy' to take on Boris Johnson, says former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell has accused Jeremy Corbyn of being "asleep on the job" and said the Labour leader has "no strategy" to ta...
09:32, 2019-07-30

Boris Johnson suggests a Jeremy Corbyn government would be 'humbug' despite calls to temper his language Boris Johnson has suggested that a Jeremy Corbyn government would be "humbug", dismissing calls to temper his language....
23:40, 2019-10-01

Former Labour MP Ian Austin says Jeremy Corbyn 'unfit' to run country and urges people to vote for Boris Johnson Ex-Labour MP Ian Austin has urged people to vote for Boris Johnson over Jeremy Corbyn in the General Election, describing the Labour leader as "unfit...
08:32, 2019-11-07

PinkNewsAwards 2019: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn admit UK has 'long way to go' to reach LGBT+ equality Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn spoke in rare agreement to admit Britain still has "a long way to go" to improve the lives of the LGBT+ community....
01:08, 2019-10-17

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 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

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

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

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: 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

Johnson and Corbyn agree to head-to-head election debate on ITV Labour and Conservative party leaders to face off on 19 NovemberBoris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have confirmed that they will take part in the first ...
19:52, 2019-11-01

PinkNews Awards 2019: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn admit UK has 'long way to go' to reach LGBT+ equality Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn spoke in rare agreement to admit Britain still has "a long way to go" to improve the lives of the LGBT+ community....
05:52, 2019-10-17

Ian Austin quits: Former Labour MP says Jeremy Corbyn 'unfit' to run country and urges people to vote for Boris Johnson Ex-Labour MP Ian Austin has urged people to vote for Boris Johnson over Jeremy Corbyn in the General Election, describing the Labour leader as "unfit...
10:32, 2019-11-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn leads no-deal opposition summit as Boris Johnson sends 'sherpa' to Brussels Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will today head cross-party talks as opposition leaders plot to halt a no-deal Brexit....
13:28, 2019-08-27

Brexit news LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn leads no-deal opposition summit as Boris Johnson sends 'sherpa' to Brussels Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will today head cross-party talks as opposition leaders plot to halt a no-deal Brexit....
10:33, 2019-08-27

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ITV Tory leadership debate: When will Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt go head-to-head on TV? Tory leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are set to go head-to-head live on an ITV debate this week....
14:12, 2019-07-08

Conservative leadership race enters final stretch with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set to take part in final hustings The contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will enter its final furlong this evening as the pair take part in the final hustings of the Conser...
08:48, 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Hunt LIVE: Latest news as Britain's next PM set to be announced The nation will today learn who its next prime minister will be as the result of a Tory leadership contest is announced....
05:44, 2019-07-23

ITV Tory leadership debate LIVE: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt set for televised head-to-head Tory leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are set to go head-to-head in a televised debate this evening....
17:36, 2019-07-09

Jo Swinson: 'I'd do a better job as Prime Minister than Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn' Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson touted her leadership credentials as she told a rally she could "do a better job as prime minister" than Boris Jo...
20:44, 2019-11-09

Jeremy Corbyn to tell Queen 'we're taking over' if Boris Johnson loses no confidence vote, John McDonnell says Jeremy Corbyn will go to Buckingham Palace in a cab to tell the Queen "we're taking over" if Boris Johnson loses a vote of no confidence, John McDonn...
03:16, 2019-08-08

Jeremy Hunt accuses Boris Johnson of 'disrespecting' fellow Tories by refusing debate Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has accused rival Boris Johnson of "disrespecting" their fellow Tory party members by refusing to debate him....
09:20, 2019-06-24

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

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

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

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

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

Jeremy Corbyn to tell Queen 'we're taking over' if Boris Johnson loses no confidence vote, John McDonnell claims Jeremy Corbyn will go to Buckingham Palace in a cab to tell the Queen "we're taking over" if Boris Johnson loses a vote of no confidence, John McDonn...
06:56, 2019-08-08

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

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

General election: Corbyn says Alun Cairns should stand down as Tory election candidate – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s developments in the 2019 general election campaignDon’t sign pledges on NHS or climate, Tory HQ tells candidatesRees-Mo...
18:44, 2019-11-06

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

Boris Johnson vs Jeremy Hunt LIVE: Latest on new Prime Minister as race for Number 10 enters final stage The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
13:08, 2019-07-22

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

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

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 vs Jeremy Hunt news LIVE: Latest on new Prime Minister as race for Number 10 enters final stage The race for Number 10 is set to enter its final stage as the postal ballot closes this afternoon in the vote for the next Conservative party leader....
10:20, 2019-07-22

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

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Boris Johnson of unveiling 'farcical' Queen's Speech which 'cannot be delivered' Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of presiding over a "farce" by unveiling a Queen's Speech which he said "cannot be delivered" i...
19:40, 2019-10-14

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Brexit vote: Boris Johnson moves to trigger snap general election after losing crunch Commons vote to rebels aiming to block no-deal Boris Johnson has said he will move to trigger a snap general election after suffering a crushing Commons defeat as 21 senior Tory MPs rebelled to st...
01:44, 2019-09-04

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

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

Jeremy Corbyn keeps door open to backing December election Labour leader to consider Boris Johnson’s offer when short bill introduced on TuesdayFollow the latest Brexit developments Jeremy Corbyn on Monday ni...
23:28, 2019-10-28

Jeremy Corbyn decries fracking suspension as election stunt Labour leader’s comments come after minister suggests halt may only be temporaryCalls are growing for the next government to make the suspension of f...
15:08, 2019-11-02

Jeremy Corbyn should press for a referendum, not an election | Hugo Dixon If Labour can win enough support to change the law, Boris Johnson would be forced to ask the EU for more timeJeremy Corbyn shouldn’t fall into the tr...
23:44, 2019-08-10

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say he will resign if Labour lose next election Jeremy Corbyn refused to say he would stand down as party leader if Labour lost the next general election....
11:44, 2019-10-13

UK Labour's Corbyn backs general election but with caveats The Labour Party's position on an imminent election remains confusing at best. Having blocked a vote on Monday night, Jeremy Corbyn supported one on ...
17:08, 2019-10-29

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

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn backs December election UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says his Labour Party backs an early general election in December. He said Labour "will now launch the most ambiti...
12:28, 2019-10-29

No-deal Brexit during election campaign would be unconstitutional, Jeremy Corbyn warns Forcing through a no-deal Brexit during a general election campaign would be "unconstitutional," Jeremy Corbyn has warned....
01:28, 2019-08-09

Emily Thornberry challenges Jeremy Corbyn: We need second Brexit vote before election Emily Thornberry challenged Jeremy Corbyn by pushing for a referendum before a general election today saying "there is life after Brexit"....
16:04, 2019-10-10

Brexit news latest: Critical blow for Boris Johnson as MPs defeat 'fast-track' debate timetable Prime Minister Boris Johnson tonight looked set to call for a general election after MPs rejected his three-day timetable for Commons debates on his ...
20:44, 2019-10-22

Brexit news latest: Huge blow for Boris Johnson as MPs defeat 'fast-track' debate timetable Prime Minister Boris Johnson tonight said he would "pause" the Withdrawal Agreement Bill and "accelerate" no-deal preparations after MPs rejected his...
21:12, 2019-10-22

Brexit LIVE: Boris Johnson insists he 'does not want' a general election as he urges MPs not to delay Brexit Boris Johnson said he does not want a general election as he urged MPs not to delay Brexit....
21:40, 2019-09-02

Theresa May says she'll back Boris and calls for Jeremy Corbyn to quit in last PMQs THERESA May said she is “pleased” Boris Johnson will the next PM and dealt Jeremy Corbyn a brutal parting shot in her final Prime Minister’s Question...
14:36, 2019-07-24

Brexit news: Tom Watson to demand second referendum before election in clash with Jeremy Corbyn Tom Watson is on course for a fresh clash with Jeremy Corbyn as he demands that Labour backs holding another Brexit referendum before any general ele...
23:52, 2019-09-10

Labour won't win, says Tony Blair as he urges Jeremy Corbyn to avoid an election Tony Blair warned today that Jeremy Corbyn and his "small group of acolytes from the far-Left" would fail to win a general election and it is in the ...
13:56, 2019-09-02

Corbyn to support snap general election only if no-deal Brexit is blocked Labour leader warns Boris Johnson his MPs will only vote for election once no-deal off tableLatest Brexit developments - live updatesJeremy Corbyn ha...
08:44, 2019-09-04

General election: Corbyn to position Labour as true 'party of the people' Party leader will seek to pour cold water on Boris Johnson’s claim of being anti-establishmentJeremy Corbyn will seek to scorn Conservative attempts ...
08:36, 2019-10-31

UK election polls: Blow for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour loses support in northern strongholds New polling has delivered a major blow to Jeremy Corbyn's Labour, with the party apparently suffering in its traditional strongholds....
18:16, 2019-11-08

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to address Labour anti-Semitism at Peterborough by-election rally Jeremy Corbyn has refused to address Labour's anti-Semitism problem while meeting activists ahead of the Peterborough by-election....
21:20, 2019-06-01

Brexit latest: What time is the UK general election vote today? When will the election be if it is passed? It is looking ever more likely there will be a pre-Christmas general election, with Boris Johnson to once again ask MPs to vote on the issue....
13:04, 2019-10-29

General election news latest: Independent MP John Woodcock to step down at December election Labour turned independent MP John Woodcock has announced he will step down at the General Election in December because he is expecting a baby with hi...
16:52, 2019-11-04

Brexit latest: What happens now after MPs defeat Boris Johnson's 'fast-track' debate timetable Boris Johnson's plans to force the UK out of the EU on Halloween with a Brexit deal in place have been dealt serious blow after his bid to fast-track...
00:36, 2019-10-23

Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell would quit roles if Labour lost election, shadow chancellor says Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said he and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn would follow "tradition" by leaving their roles if the party lost an electio...
16:44, 2019-10-11

Jeremy Corbyn: Trump-Farage-Johnson pact would threaten rights in UK - video Jeremy Corbyn has said voters in the UK are at risk from a Trump-Farage-Johnson alliance that would threaten the NHS, workers' rights and safe food. ...
16:12, 2019-11-12

General election: Corbyn counters leadership concerns by saying poll 'not about me' at Labour launch - live news Rolling coverage of the latest developments in the 2019 general election campaign 12.24pm GMT This is what Jeremy Corbyn said when asked about his ow...
13:40, 2019-10-31

General election: Labour would 'immediately' buy homes to house rough sleepers, says Corbyn - live news Rolling coverage of the latest developments in the 2019 general election campaignJeremy Corbyn’s speech and Q&A - Summary and analysis 4.43pm GMT Wit...
18:28, 2019-10-31

Brexit news latest: Theresa May in new plea with Jeremy Corbyn to help her reach deal Theresa May has issued a new plea for Jeremy Corbyn to put aside their party differences and work with her to break the Brexit deadlock....
09:16, 2019-05-05

General election: Farage's plan to stand aside in Tory seats amounts to 'Trump alliance', says Corbyn - as it happened Farage says he was worried Brexit party could let the Lib Dems take seats from Tories. Follow all the developments nowRead Andrew Sparrow’s daily ele...
23:36, 2019-11-11

Brexit news latest: Tories jockeying for May's job are stalling talks, says Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn today accused senior Tory MPs of jockeying to succeed Theresa May rather than seeking a Brexit deal with Labour — fuelling the belief t...
13:28, 2019-05-09

Brexit news latest: Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn must not stay neutral in new referendum Jeremy Corbyn sparked a fresh row with his party today by promising a new Brexit referendum after the next general election while refusing to say if ...
13:52, 2019-09-18

General election: Farage's plan to stand aside in Tory seats amounts to 'Trump alliance', says Corbyn - live news Farage says he was worried Brexit party could let the Lib Dems take seats from Tories. Follow all the developments nowBrexit party will not contest 3...
16:48, 2019-11-11

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson's cabinet 'split' over call for snap election if EU grants delay Boris Johnson's cabinet appears to be divided over whether to push for an election if the EU allows a delay to Brexit or instead press ahead with try...
06:08, 2019-10-24

Brexit news latest: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set for Commons clash ahead of local elections Theresa May is set for a Commons clash with Jeremy Corbyn as both face growing pressure from their own parties over Brexit ahead of this week's local...
13:12, 2019-05-01

Brexit news latest: Tory rebels hint support for Jeremy Corbyn as interim PM over a no deal Remain-supporting Tories have hinted that they could favour installing Jeremy Corbyn as an interim prime minister over a no-deal Brexit....
04:40, 2019-08-16

Alastair Campbell says he will not be a part of Jeremy Corbyn's Labour because it 'no longer represents his values' Alastair Campbell has said he no longer wants to be a Labour member because Jeremy Corbyn is set to destroy the party and will never win an election ...
04:48, 2019-07-30

Election rumours intensify after Johnson and Corbyn Brexit stalemate PM and Labour leader meet but do not agree timetable for withdrawal agreement billBrexit latest – live updatesDowning Street has pushed the likelihoo...
17:24, 2019-10-23

UK election polls: Support for Boris Johnson's Conservative Party dips as election launch marred by gaffes and resignation Support for the Conservative party has dipped in the last few days as the formal launch of Boris Johnson's general election campaign was marred by ga...
10:32, 2019-11-07

Jeremy Corbyn says election results show 'we must now get a Brexit deal done' Jeremy Corbyn said results from the latest local elections show "a deal has to be done" on Brexit....
21:48, 2019-05-03

Brexit news latest: Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson calls for Jeremy Corbyn to step aside if emergency government is formed Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has called for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to step aside if an emergency government of national unity is formed....
10:56, 2019-08-26

Tom Watson latest: Bid to oust Labour deputy leader fails as Jeremy Corbyn intervenes after huge backlash A bid to oust Labour deputy leader Tom Watson by abolishing his role has failed following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn after huge backlash from M...
13:08, 2019-09-21

Brexit latest: Jeremy Corbyn calls on 116 Tory MPs including Theresa May and Philip Hammond to help stop no-deal Jeremy Corbyn has written to 116 Conservative MPs, including Theresa May and Philip Hammond, to join forces with Labour to stop a "disastrous" no-dea...
18:24, 2019-08-27

Tory leadership battle: Five candidates take part in Channel 4 televised debate with no sign of Boris Five Tory leadership candidates went head-to-head in a fiery televised debate with the exception of favourite Boris Johnson....
21:40, 2019-06-16

UK general election vote LIVE: MPs debate timetable for bill sending voters to polls in December MPs have started debating the timetable for a bill to hold a general election in December....
18:16, 2019-10-29

Tom Watson latest: Bid to oust Labour deputy leader fails as Jeremy Corbyn intervenes amid huge backlash A bid to oust Labour deputy leader Tom Watson by abolishing his role has failed following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn after huge backlash from M...
12:40, 2019-09-21

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn resists calls to explicitly back Remain as he vows to let people decide Jeremy Corbyn has resisted calls to pick sides as he vowed to carry out whatever is decided in a second Brexit referendum as Labour Prime Minister....
00:44, 2019-09-18

Trump: Johnson and Farage should 'come together' for general election PM has dismissed idea he should work with Brexit partyFarage says he will not stand as MP in general electionDonald Trump has waded into British poli...
08:32, 2019-11-04

Trump: Farage and Johnson should 'come together' for general election PM has dismissed idea he should work with Brexit partyFarage says he will not stand as MP in general electionDonald Trump has waded into British poli...
22:12, 2019-11-03

General election will provide a 'once-in-a-generation chance' for political change, Corbyn says A general election triggered by Brexit will provide a "once-in-a-generation chance" for a change of direction in politics, Jeremy Corbyn is set to sa...
00:00, 2019-08-19

Boris Johnson to sack Jeremy Hunt after he 'was a w****r to him during campaign' BORIS Johnson wants to sack Jeremy Hunt if he becomes the next Prime Minister today, according to reports....
10:16, 2019-07-23

UK election news LIVE: Jeremy Corbyn accuses Tory Government of 'woeful' response to flooding in northern England Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the Government's 'woeful' response to the recent widespread flooding in northern England....
14:40, 2019-11-12

UK prime minister run narrows down to Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt The winner of the runoff, due to be announced the week of July 22, will become Conservative leader and prime minister....
20:44, 2019-06-20

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn's plan to be caretaker prime minister receives further blow as senior Tory backs out Jeremy Corbyn's proposal to be installed as caretaker prime minister to prevent a no-deal Brexit has received a further blow after another senior Tor...
14:16, 2019-08-17

Brexit: Johnson to ask Parliament to hold general election in December The UK government will seek a general election on December 12 — but hurdles remain. The move needs the backing of two-thirds of UK lawmakers, which w...
21:36, 2019-10-24

Brexit: Boris Johnson to address MPs as Corbyn says he should apologise to Queen and country – live news Prime minister lands back in UK to face crisis following supreme court rulingFull story: Corbyn tells PM to apologise to Queen and country‘Who runs B...
12:48, 2019-09-25

Brexit: Corbyn says Boris Johnson should apologise as Gove claims PM did nothing wrong – live news The prime minister has cut short his New York visit after suspension of parliament deemed unlawfulFull story: Boris Johnson flies back to face MPs fu...
10:32, 2019-09-25

UK prime minister race narrows to Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will face off in a Conservative Party runoff to become Britain's next prime minis...
19:24, 2019-06-20

Jeremy Hunt confirms he will not serve in Boris Johnson's Cabinet Boris Johnson's leadership rival Jeremy Hunt has confirmed he will not serve in the new Prime Minister's Cabinet....
19:24, 2019-07-24

Tory leadership: Jeremy Hunt says he would serve in a Boris Johnson led cabinet or have him in his own Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt has said he would serve in a cabinet led by Boris Johnson or have his rival in his own....
18:24, 2019-07-06

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt make first pitches for U.K. leadership to Tories Ex-foreign secretary and former London mayor Boris Johnson, the runaway favourite of Tory lawmakers, faced off with Jeremy Hunt, the current foreign ...
00:12, 2019-06-23

Brexit latest: What happens next? What was the MPs' vote about? Will there be a general election? The longest parliamentary session in UK history will come to an end on Monday night as the country lurches ever closer to the October Brexit deadline...
12:16, 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson refuses to appear on Sky Tory leadership debate Sky News cancels debate with Jeremy Hunt as frontrunner continues to evade scrutinyFollow the day’s political developments - liveBoris Johnson’s refu...
14:32, 2019-06-24

Boris Johnson vows to 'turbo-charge' no deal Brexit prep in first Commons spat with Corbyn BORIS Johnson said he is ramping up no-deal Brexit plans in his first House of Commons clash with Jeremy Corbyn....
14:32, 2019-07-25

Jeremy Hunt says October 31 is a 'fake Brexit deadline' and warns pushing for it could spark a general election Jeremy Hunt has described October 31 as a "fake deadline" for Brexit and warned that aiming for it could spark a general election....
22:28, 2019-06-25

Jeremy Hunt and Michael Gove fight it out in race to challenge Boris Johnson... Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt went head-to-head today in an increasingly heated battle for the chance to take on Boris Johnson for the Tory crown....
12:36, 2019-06-18

Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson take their battle for leadership to grassroots Tory members Jeremy Hunt kick-started his leadership battle against Boris Johnson today by describing the weeks ahead as his "personal marathon"....
15:04, 2019-06-21

Jeremy Hunt calls Boris Johnson a ‘coward’ as UK leadership race heats up The winner of the contest will replace Theresa May, who stepped down as party leader after failing to secure Parliament’s approval for her European U...
15:00, 2019-06-24

Brexit latest: 'Customs union the only option left for Theresa May,' says Jeremy Corbyn ally Theresa May has "no option" but to tear up her red lines on a customs union if she wants to pass her Brexit deal, one of Jeremy Corbyn's closest alli...
13:12, 2019-05-01

Brexit news latest: Donald Tusk says Boris Johnson failed to make breakthrough in latest talks European Council president Donald Tusk tonight said Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to make a Brexit breakthrough following talks in New York....
00:28, 2019-09-24

Britain’s Boris Johnson says he’s been a ‘model of restraint’ in Brexit debate A defiant Johnson told the BBC on Sunday that the “best thing for the country and for people’s overall psychological health would be to get Brexit do...
14:08, 2019-09-29

Boris Johnson shock as Tory voters desert him and he slips behind Jeremy Hunt in poll TORY voters have abandoned Boris Johnson in the polls after an explosive row with his partner resulted in a police callout....
13:00, 2019-06-23

Withdrawal deal won't be changed, Germany warns Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt Germany told Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt today that the withdrawal agreement will not be changed, fuelling fears of a no-deal crash-out from the EU...
12:48, 2019-07-03

Tory leadership contest: What happens next as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt battle for their spot in Number 10? Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will battle it out to become the next Prime Minister, taking part in 16 hustings events across England, Scotland and Wa...
22:04, 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson appoints Cabinet of Brexiteers after brutal purge of Jeremy Hunt supporters Getty Boris Johnson has appointed his new Cabinet after becoming the UK's new prime minister. He began the process by sacking a swathe of former sup...
09:44, 2019-07-25

Jeremy Hunt pledges to serve under Boris Johnson if Tory frontrunner becomes Prime Minister Jeremy Hunt has said he would serve Boris Johnson "loyally" if the Tory leadership frontrunner becomes Prime Minister....
13:24, 2019-06-16

Boris Johnson challenges rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to October 31 Brexit deadline Boris Johnson has challenged his leadership rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to an EU departure on October 31....
18:32, 2019-06-25

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete in UK Conservative runoff to become Britain’s next prime minister....
19:12, 2019-06-20

Boris Johnson hands top jobs to Raab, Javid and Patel as he sacks Jeremy Hunt BORIS Johnson carried out a brutal cull of Theresa May's ministers as he formed a new Government dedicated to his goal of delivering Brexit....
21:00, 2019-07-24

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn unveils plans to block no-deal by becoming 'temporary' prime minister Jeremy Corbyn has unveiled plans to block a no-deal Brexit by challenging Tory rebels to install him as a "temporary" prime minister....
03:48, 2019-08-15

Brexit news latest: Sadiq Khan tells Jeremy Corbyn 'be braver and tell Leave voters they are wrong' Sadiq Khan has told Jeremy Corbyn to be "braver" and start telling Leave voters they are "wrong" on Brexit....
15:32, 2019-10-26

Brexit news latest: Diane Abbott says Labour wants second referendum 'for any deal' as pressure mounts on Jeremy Corbyn Diane Abbott has become the latest Jeremy Corbyn ally to back a second Brexit referendum, as pressure mounts on the Labour leader following a disastr...
10:16, 2019-05-28

Latest Brexit updates explained: Could there still be a general election and have MPs blocked no-deal? Boris Johnson's Brexit plans have suffered a series of blows in the Commons as MPs backed no-deal prevention legislation before refusing to grant him...
01:56, 2019-09-05

'He's got an allotment': Labour MP defends Jeremy Corbyn's green credentials ahead of election A Labour MP has defended Jeremy Corbyn's environmental credentials by saying "he's got an allotment"....
17:48, 2019-10-31

Is Boris Johnson planning an election? There have been some key hints at the possibility of a general election in the autumnIt might not be welcome news for voters, let alone MPs, but the ...
19:44, 2019-08-09

Brexit news latest: Tony Blair takes aim at Jeremy Corbyn as he claims no deal would be impossible with 'strong opposition' Tony Blair took aim at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership as he said a no-deal Brexit would be impossible if there was a "strong opposition"....
22:40, 2019-10-08

Boris Johnson banged in by 1922 Committee after landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in race to be prime minister Boris Johnson heads to No10 tomorrow after winning Tory leadership race Mr Johnson beat Jeremy Hunt by a significant margin of 92,153 to 46,656 Follo...
18:20, 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson to be UK's new Prime Minister after landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in Tory leadership race Boris Johnson heads to No10 tomorrow after winning Tory leadership race Mr Johnson beat Jeremy Hunt by a significant margin of 92,153 to 46,656 Follo...
14:20, 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson speaks out after confrontation with furious parent over NHS waiting times: it's part of my job Boris Johnson has spoken out over his confrontation with a parent of a "gravely ill" child about NHS waiting times, saying it is "part of my job" to ...
23:16, 2019-09-18

UK election polls: David Blunkett blasts Labour over anti-Semitism and 'thuggery' in major blow for Jeremy Corbyn... as party's poll numbers take huge hit Jeremy Corbyn's election campaign suffered another heavy blow as former home secretary David Blunkett said the "anti-Semitism" and "thuggery" in the ...
09:44, 2019-11-09

General election: Johnson abandons promise to give MPs vote on extending Brexit transition - as it happened Rolling coverage of the 2019 general election campaign, including Jeremy Corbyn’s speech on Brexit and the Liberal Democrat launchExclusive: Don’t si...
00:16, 2019-11-06

Boris Johnson to ask MPs to back election on 12 December Prime minister expected to table motion for general election on MondayBoris Johnson has abandoned his “do or die” pledge to leave the EU by 31 Octobe...
18:52, 2019-10-24

Boris Johnson's bid for a Christmas election rejected by MPs Getty Boris Johnson's bid to hold a general election on December 12 election rejected by UK Members of Parliament. The opposition Labour party refuse...
20:36, 2019-10-28

Tory leaders debate LIVE: Boris Johnson takes on rivals in race to be next PM BORIS JOHNSON has arrived at tonight's Tory leadership debate, after the favourite to be the next PM shunned the first TV meeting over the weekend....
21:24, 2019-06-18

'Where is Boris?' Johnson mocked after Tory party favourite misses leadership debate BORIS Johnson was slammed by his leadership rivals after he failed to appear on the first televised debate between the remaining six Tory candidates....
04:00, 2019-06-17

Brexit debate: Boris Johnson loses majority in U.K. parliament as MP crosses the floor The outcome of the Brexit crisis remains uncertain with a range of options from a turbulent no-deal exit to abandoning the entire endeavor....
18:00, 2019-09-03

Boris Johnson loses majority in U.K. parliament as MP defects amid Brexit debate The outcome of the Brexit crisis remains uncertain with a range of options from a turbulent no-deal exit to abandoning the entire endeavor....
18:16, 2019-09-03

Tory leadership race live: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt clash over Brexit in battle for Number 10 Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have clashed again over Brexit as a former civil service boss warned against making "straitjacket" pr...
08:40, 2019-06-26

Tory leadership race gets personal as Boris Johnson's camp says Brussels will walk all over Jeremy Hunt The gloves came off in the Tory leadership contest today as key allies of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt traded personal attacks....
12:32, 2019-06-26

Tory leadership race: Gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt closes slightly after first full week of campaigning The gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt has narrowed slightly at the end of the first full week of campaigning in the battle for the keys to 10...
12:20, 2019-06-27

Tory leadership race: Final stages of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt's bid for No10 explained Britain will know who will be the new Prime Minster by Tuesday after votes are counted in the Tory leadership contest....
11:40, 2019-07-20

Brexit news latest: Keir Starmer says Labour will not vote for general election today Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said Labour is "not going to dance to Boris Johnson's tune" as the party vowed against voting for a general ...
13:00, 2019-09-04

General election: Johnson abandons promise to give MPs vote on extending Brexit transition - live news Rolling coverage of the 2019 general election campaign, including Jeremy Corbyn’s speech on Brexit and the Liberal Democrat launchExclusive: Don’t si...
17:16, 2019-11-05

General election: Farage tells Johnson to 'drop the deal' or face Brexit party challenge - as it happened Full coverage of Friday’s developments from the 2019 election campaign, including the Brexit party launchFarage to PM: join forces or Brexit party wi...
18:52, 2019-11-01

British PM Boris Johnson wants an election by December to ‘get Brexit done’ Johnson says the Dec. 12 date will give lawmakers time before the election to scrutinize his Brexit bill....
18:32, 2019-10-24

Boris Johnson is about to be gifted a Christmas election by the Lib Dems Getty The UK is on course for a general election before Christmas after opposition parties moved to throw Boris Johnson the general election he crave...
13:40, 2019-10-28

Boris Johnson’s Brexit speech: preparing for an election Boris Johnson used his first leader’s speech at the Conservative party conference to set up a new phase of negotiations with the EU and an election c...
04:16, 2019-10-03

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...
04:44, 2019-09-11

British PM Boris Johnson wants election in December to ‘get Brexit done’ Johnson says the Dec. 12 date will give lawmakers time before the election to scrutinize his Brexit bill....
22:00, 2019-10-24

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continu...
02:16, 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson to face Jeremy Hunt in battle for Number 10 after Michael Gove knocked out in final ballot of Tory MPs Boris Johnson will face Jeremy Hunt in the final battle for Downing Street after Michael Gove was eliminated from the contest....
19:32, 2019-06-20

Tory leadership results LIVE: Boris Johnson favourite to be named new Prime Minister over rival Jeremy Hunt The nation will today learn who its next prime minister will be as the result of a Tory leadership contest is announced....
09:12, 2019-07-23

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face gruelling series of hustings as final battle for Downing Street begins Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face a gruelling series of 16 hustings across the UK as the final battle for Downing Street gets under way....
04:24, 2019-06-21

Kim Darroch emails: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt defend media's right to publish further leaks after police warning Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have backed the media's right to publish any further leaked cables from Sir Kim Darroch....
14:00, 2019-07-13

Tory leadership LIVE: Race to be PM enters final stretch as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt prepare for last hustings The race for Number 10 is entering its final stages with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face their last party hustings tonight....
10:44, 2019-07-17

New Prime Minister LIVE: Follow updates as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt await Tory leadership announcement The nation will today learn who its next prime minister will be as the result of a Tory leadership contest is announced....
11:12, 2019-07-23

General election latest: Liberal Democrats enter pact with Green Party and Plaid Cymru The Liberal Democrats have confirmed they will form a pact with the Remain-backing Green Party and Plaid Cymru in the December general election....
02:16, 2019-11-07

General Election 2019 latest: Huw Edwards to host BBC coverage on December 12 after David Dimbleby steps down Huw Edwards will take over general election coverage for the BBC after David Dimbleby retired following almost 40 years at the helm....
14:08, 2019-11-04

Boris Johnson faces first test in Welsh local election The new UK prime minister's biggest challenge yet is one he could well have done without: Defeat for Johnson's Conservatives in the Brecon and Radnos...
13:28, 2019-08-01

UK opposition parties won’t back Boris Johnson’s call for new election Britain’s opposition parties said Friday they won’t back Boris Johnson’s call for a new election next week, putting more pressure o...
19:04, 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson calls for election after losing Brexit votes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday formally called for a snap general election after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Bri...
02:44, 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson loses bid for new election amid Brexit defeats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday was denied a snap general election — one he called after losing two votes that blocked him fr...
02:44, 2019-09-05

Andrew Sparrow's election briefing: The best news Boris Johnson has had so far? Catch up with the campaign with our daily roundupFollow the day’s politics news – liveThe leader of the Brexit party declared his party would not sta...
21:16, 2019-11-11

Boris Johnson’s call for a snap election rejected by U.K. lawmakers In a second straight day of parliamentary turmoil, the House of Commons voted by 327-299 in favor of the bill, sending it to Parliament’s upper chamb...
03:00, 2019-09-05

Trump wants Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage to team up in UK election President Trump on Thursday called on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage to team up before the country’s earl...
00:16, 2019-11-01

Brexit: Boris Johnson at risk of Commons defeat as MPs debate move against no deal – live news Crucial vote expected after 9pm as rebel MPs seek to thwart no-deal BrexitPhillip Lee quits, leaving PM without a majorityJohnson: back me or face el...
21:28, 2019-09-03

Brexit: MPs debate Boris Johnson's deal as People's Vote march sets off – live news MPs meet in ‘super Saturday’ Commons session as Speaker allows debate on Letwin amendment that would withhold support for new Brexit deal‘Super Satur...
14:04, 2019-10-19

Nigel Farage latest: Brexit Party to stand down candidates in Tory-held seats in general election Nigel Farage's Brexit Party will not be fighting any of the 317 seats the Tories won at the last election....
13:28, 2019-11-11

Brexit: MPs debate Boris Johnson's deal as thousands join People's Vote march – live news MPs meet in ‘super Saturday’ Commons session as Speaker allows debate on Letwin amendment that would withhold support for new Brexit deal‘Super Satur...
14:48, 2019-10-19

Boris Johnson news LIVE: MPs debate Supreme Court ruling as Parliament reconvenes after bombshell judgment The Government has said it accepts the Supreme Court's ruling over the unlawful suspension of Parliament....
13:08, 2019-09-25

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal makes UK ballot for December election It’s now deal, not no deal for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Conservative Party leader rejected a pact ahead of next month’s gener...
17:36, 2019-11-02

Emails reveal Boris Johnson laying groundwork for election campaign Signs indicate No 10 on election footing as PM plans meetings to come up with manifesto ideasBoris Johnson’s No 10 operation is increasingly on an el...
21:20, 2019-08-18

Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit plan ‘will trigger early election’ Top Tories say attempt to appease hardliners means coalition of support for his leadership bid will not survive the autumnBoris Johnson’s attempts to...
00:12, 2019-06-16

Liberal Democrats win Brecon by-election in early blow to Boris Johnson THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS have won the Brecon by-election in a major blow to Boris Johnson's Government....
09:36, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson to make second bid for December election if motion rejected today Boris Johnson has signalled he will push on with plans for a general election after his pledge to take Britain out of the EU by the end of this month...
14:48, 2019-10-28

Boris Johnson loses sixth vote in six days as election bid fails Fresh setback for PM parliament shuts down amid chaotic scenesBrexit latest – as it happenedBoris Johnson shut down parliament amid chaotic scenes in...
06:44, 2019-09-10

Lib Dems win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, reducing Boris Johnson's majority to just one ISABEL INFANTES/AFP/Getty Images The Liberal Democrats win the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. Their candidate Jane Dodds won the seat from the ...
11:04, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson’s intention is clear: he wants a ‘people v parliament’ election | Tom Kibasi The plan to prorogue parliament is a nakedly populist move that Johnson hopes will lead to a parliamentary majorityBoris Johnson’s plan to prorogue p...
14:56, 2019-08-28

Boris Johnson abandons Brexit bill in new push for December election PM in bid to get Lib Dems and SNP to agree poll date before ChristmasLatest Brexit developments – liveBoris Johnson will abandon attempts to push his...
23:28, 2019-10-28

Boris Johnson urged to ditch Alun Cairns as an election candidate Welsh secretary’s resignation over rape trial allegations not enough, says CorbynLatest election news – live updatesBoris Johnson is facing calls to ...
17:16, 2019-11-06

Brexit: Boris Johnson abandons bill in new push for December election PM in bid to get Lib Dems and SNP to agree poll date before ChristmasLatest Brexit developments – liveBoris Johnson will abandon attempts to push his...
08:16, 2019-10-29

Boris Johnson 'eyeing snap election' within months of becoming Prime Minister ALLIES of Boris Johnson have said they are gearing up for a general election in early 2019 if he wins the Tory leadership to take on Labour’s Jeremy ...
19:32, 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson's Conservatives lose parliamentary seat in Welsh by-election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives have suffered a loss in a by-election in rural South Wales to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats. The ...
04:16, 2019-08-02

Brexit news latest: Donald Tusk says 'no breakthrough' on latest Boris Johnson talks European Council president Donald Tusk tonight said Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to make a Brexit breakthrough following talks in New York....
12:21, 2019-09-24

UK Parliament rejects Johnson's latest bid for election Boris Johnson has attacked Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for refusing to back a general election. The opposition Labour Party abstained in the vote, ma...
20:08, 2019-10-28

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn said he will fight Government on Brexit 'all the way' Jeremy Corbyn has told supporters that he would challenge the Government "all the way" over Europe....
23:40, 2019-10-19

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn says he will fight Government on Brexit 'all the way' Jeremy Corbyn has told supporters that he would challenge the Government "all the way" over Europe....
00:28, 2019-10-20

Brexit news latest: Jeremy Corbyn says he will fight Government 'all the way' on Brexit Jeremy Corbyn has told supporters that he would challenge the Government "all the way" over Europe....
01:12, 2019-10-20

Liberal Democrats file High Court papers challenging ITV's 'disrespectful' decision to exclude Jo Swinson from general election debate A legal challenge taking on ITV's decision to exclude Jo Swinson from a general election debate has been filed by the Liberal Democrats....
19:44, 2019-11-11

Tory leadership race LIVE: Matt Hancock throws support behind Boris Johnson after candidates clash in first TV debate Boris Johnson has secured the backing of Health Secretary Matt Hancock in a new boost for the front-runner as the Tory leadership race entered its se...
09:32, 2019-06-17

Brexit deal vote news LIVE: MPs begin Commons debate on Boris Johnson's Withdrawal Agreement Boris Johnson is persuading MPs to back his Withdrawal Agreement Bill John Bercow has not selected any amendments tabled to the bill's second reading...
15:16, 2019-10-22

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson comes under fire from rivals for rejecting Brexit delay as he breaks cover for TV debate Boris Johnson came under fire from his Tory leadership rivals for promising to reject a delay to Brexit as the contenders went head-to-head in a live...
22:20, 2019-06-18

Boris Johnson’s cash splurge is totally reckless. Yet it could win an election | Aditya Chakrabortty His plan for tax cuts and spending commitments makes no economic sense. But don’t underestimate its effect on votersYou know what you’re supposed to ...
14:40, 2019-07-03

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...
12:44, 2019-10-03

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

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....
13:24, 2019-11-06

Boris Johnson faces battle as Lib Dems say they are not prepared to accept December 12 election bid But Lib Dem MP Chuka Umunna​ signalled party would be flexible over December 9 bid Downing Street said it could accept amendment to Bill for December...
11:36, 2019-10-29

The Lib Dems are set to punish the Conservatives in Britain's next election — but it could be a 'blessing in disguise' for Boris Johnson Leon Neal/Getty Images The Lib Dems are targeting swathes of seats held by Conservatives at the next general election. The anti-Brexit party led by ...
00:08, 2019-08-11

British PM Boris Johnson mulls early election over stalled Brexit deal Late Tuesday, lawmakers backed the substance of Johnson’s divorce deal in principle, but rejected the government’s plan to fast-track the legislation...
13:20, 2019-10-23

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

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face off in only TV head-to-head of the Tory leadership contest Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are set to take part in their only scheduled head-to-head encounter of the Tory leadership campaign....
03:20, 2019-07-09

Boris Johnson allies accuse Jeremy Hunt of 'do-or-dither' over leaving EU on October 31 Boris Johnson's allies today unleashed a heavy onslaught on Jeremy Hunt's "do-or-dither" position on quitting the European Union, in a crunch battle ...
12:40, 2019-07-02

The Latest: Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 8:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says he may meet th...
03:28, 2019-06-03

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face back-to-back grilling in BBC interviews tonight Tory leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are set for a grilling by the BBC's Andrew Neil 10 days before the ballot closes....
10:00, 2019-07-12

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

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

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

General election latest: Labour would plunge UK into economic crisis 'within months' The Labour Party would plunge Britain into an economic crisis "within months", Sajid Javid has insisted....
15:04, 2019-11-10

General election latest: Row as Tories claim Labour would leave UK 'on brink of bankruptcy' The Tories have slammed Labour's economic policies, claiming they would leave the country "on the brink of bankruptcy" by costing £1.2 trillion over ...
10:36, 2019-11-10

Meet Boris Johnson, the Latest Wanker in Charge of Britain The day I have dreaded since I was a child is here: Boris Johnson will be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. By winning the Conservative Party lea...
17:40, 2019-07-23

The Latest: Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader race LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the race among British Conservatives to replace Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Boris Johnson has...
14:28, 2019-06-13

Boris Johnson suspends U.K. Parliament following latest Brexit defeat The simmering showdown between Johnson and Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government’s plans for l...
12:24, 2019-09-10

Boris Johnson’s brother resigns from Parliament in latest defeat British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has been stymied by Parliament over his goal to pull the United Kingdom out of the European Union without a...
15:32, 2019-09-05

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Rebel Tory MP Rory Stewart says he should have 'gone tonto' on Boris Johnson in live TV leadership debate Rebel Tory MP Rory Stewart today said he should have "gone tonto" on Boris Johnson in a live TV showdown during the party's leadership contest....
13:32, 2019-09-02

U.K. Parliament turns down new vote on Boris Johnson’s latest Brexit deal Speaker John Bercow says the vote the government wants is "in substance the same" as one held on Saturday and so breaches Parliament's rules....
16:56, 2019-10-21

Brexit news latest: What the papers say as Boris Johnson suspends Parliament Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament dominated the front pages of Britain's newspapers this morning....
08:16, 2019-08-29

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

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

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

Brexit news latest: PM to call for general election if defeated by cross-party bid to delay Brexit, Downing Street source says A motion for an early general election will be tabled if the Government is defeated by a cross-party bid to delay Brexit, a Downing Street source has...
21:40, 2019-09-02

Tory whip removed: The 21 Conservative MPs who voted against Boris Johnson's government in last night's Brexit debate The 21 senior Tories who rebelled against Boris Johnson in a bid to block no-deal have had the whip removed....
13:00, 2019-09-04

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV ...
23:52, 2019-06-18

General election news latest: Labour calls for removal of Tory candidate who said people on Benefits Street need 'putting down' The Conservative Party are facing calls to remove an election candidate in a key marginal seat, after she wrote on Facebook that people on the TV sho...
20:24, 2019-11-03

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

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

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

Brexit news latest: Campaigners launch bid to ban Boris Johnson from putting deal before MPs Anti-Brexit campaigners are planning to lodge a legal action to ban the Government from putting its proposed Withdrawal Agreement before Parliament a...
21:48, 2019-10-16

Jacob Rees-Mogg warns there 'won't be a Tory Party' if Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt fail to deliver Brexit on October 31 Brexit hardliner Jacob Rees-Mogg today warned there "won't be a Tory Party" if Britain doesn't leave the EU on October 31....
11:28, 2019-06-24

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson rules out working with Nigel Farage in EU negotiations Boris Johnson has insisted he would not work with Nigel Farage in Brexit talks as he faced off with rival Jeremy Hunt in the latest leadership hustin...
22:36, 2019-06-26