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Indian-origin Samir Shah chosen to chair BBC after Richard Sharp exits

Seasoned British television executive Samir Shah has been chosen as the government's preferred candidate to chair the BBC, reported Reuters on Wednesday, citing culture minister Lucy Frazer.

Former UK PM Boris Johnson turns TV presenter at news channel

London/IBNS: Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he would join television station GB News, adding another media role to his job as a columnist for the Daily Mail newspaper.

Former UK PM Boris Johnson resigns as MP

London: Former British PM Boris Johnson has resigned as the Tory MP and even claimed that he was 'forced out of Parliament' over Partygate, media reports said.

BBC Chairman Richard Sharp resigns over involvement in facilitating loan to ex-UK PM Boris Johnson

London: BBC chairman Richard Sharp on Friday resigned after a probe revealed he had violated rules for failing to disclose his connection in making a loan available for then prime minister Boris Johnson, AFP reported.

'Greatest privilege': Rishi Sunak, first Indian-origin UK Prime Minister, in his address after being named

London/IBNS: Rishi Sunak, the Indian-origin British politician who takes over as the next UK Prime Minister creating history after his predecessor Liz Truss stepped down, said this was the 'greatest privilege' of his life.

I truly hope Boris Johnson continues to contribute to public life at home and abroad: Rishi Sunak

London: Former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak, who is probably heading to become the PM of UK, has praised Boris Johnson's contribution during his tenure as the Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson asks Rishi Sunak to step down in race for UK PM after Liz Truss resignation: Reports

London/IBNS: Rishi Sunak is currently the frontrunner to become the next UK Prime Minister, but Boris Johnson has urged him to stand down and let him take over the country's top post to replace Liz Struss, reports in British media say.

'We now unite behind new PM, Liz Truss': Rishi Sunak after defeat in UK leadership race

London/IBNS: Rishi Sunak, who lost in the leadership contest to succeed Boris Johnson, asked the Conservative Party members to unite behind the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Liz Truss.

Rishi Sunak vs Liz Truss for British PM: Voting ends, result tomorrow

London/IBNS: Voting to replace Boris Johnson as the Conservative Party leader and the British Prime Minister closed on Friday evening.

Johnson predicts harsh months for UK due to 'eye-watering' energy bills

London: Outgoing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in an op-ed that a few coming months will be tough for the British due to high energy prices.

UK PM race: Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss advance to runoff to succeed Boris Johnson

London/IBNS: Indian-origin former UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss are the final two candidates in the race to replace Boris Johnson as the Prime Minister of the country.

British PM race: Rishi Sunak tops latest round of voting, contest down to three

London/IBNS: Former UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak won the latest round of voting to replace British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday.

Rishi Sunak tops second round of voting to succeed Boris Johnson as UK PM

London/IBNS: Former UK chancellor Rishi Sunak won the second round of voting on Thursday to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and country's Prime Minister.

Rishi Sunak leads in race for UK Prime Minister after round 1 voting

London/IBNS: Former UK chancellor Rishi Sunak won most of the votes in the first round of voting to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and country's Prime Minister.

Know Rishi Sunak, the Indian-origin leader in race for UK PM

Rishi Sunak, whose resignation as Chancellor of the UK exchequer triggered a wave of resignations, is touted as a frontrunner in the race for next UK PM after Boris Johnson stepped down on Thursday, media reports said.