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UK elections: Conservatives win big majority, Boris Johnson back as PM

London/IBNS: Borin Johnson is set to be back as the UK Prime Minister as the Conservative Party decimate the Labour Party by winning a big majority.

UK's Conservative party set to win polls comfortably, predicts exit polls

London/UNI/IBNS: An exit poll conducted by BBC, ITV and Sky news broadcasters have predicted a comfortable victory for UK Conservative Party in the Thursday general polls in the nation.

Jeremy Corbyn says disappointed with election results, will leave post of Labour party's head

London/Sputnik/UNI: Head of the UK Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn described on Friday the results of the general election as disappointing and announced his resignation from the post of the party’s leader.

Boris Johnson promises to introduce three categories of working visas to UK if conservatives win

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson told The Sunday Times in an interview that in case of the victory of the Conservative Party in the upcoming general election, his government would introduce three categories of working visas to the country as part of efforts to control migration after Brexit.

Donald Trump says met with UK's Johnson at 10 Downing Street on Tuesday night

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: United States President Donald Trump in a tweet on Wednesday confirmed that he had met with United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson the night before, since questions were raised as to whether the two had actually met in a bilateral setting at the backdrop of the NATO summit in London.

London Bridge stabbing leaves 2 dead, police treat incident as 'terror-related'

London/IBNS: At least two died and many were injured in a Friday afternoon stabbing attack at London Bridge, in which police also gunned down the suspect.  A number of people were left injured in the attack, which the police are now treating as "terror act".

British PM vows to table "Get Brexit Done" deal before Christmas

London/Xinhua/UNI: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched the Conservative Party's election manifesto Sunday, promising to put his "Get Brexit Done" deal before parliament ahead of Christmas recess.

UK Prime Minister denies reported plans to slash Army numbers

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuted on Sunday media reports about the planned cuts in the size of the British army.

UK Parliament rejects motion to hold early election, Boris Johnson says will introduce new bill

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: UK parliament on Monday voted against Prime Minister Johnson's call for holding a general election on December 12.

PM Boris Johnson has the numbers in Commons to pass Brexit deal: Raab

London/IBNS: Despite receiving initial jolt on Saturday, the British government said it will push ahead with efforts to pass its Brexit deal in Parliament.

British PM Boris Johnson faces Brexit vote setback in Parliament

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a major jolt related to the Brexit issue as he was defeated in a crunch Commons vote on Saturday.

Got a new Brexit deal: Boris Johnson; DUP differs

London/Brussels: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson informed a Brexit deal has been struck between the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) as the talks were going on in Brussels. However, the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), who are concerned over the Brexit deal cutting off Northern Ireland  from Britain in customs and regulatory terms, said they continued to oppose it.

No Brexit deal tonight, report international media quoting government sources

London/Brussels, Oct 16 (Xinhua/IBNS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was expected to hold a Cabinet briefing on Wednesday afternoon on the ongoing Brexit talks in Brussels as Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said that there are "many issues" to be resolved before a Brexit agreement can be reached. However, according to latest report by BBC on Wednesday night, a government source has told the British media that there will be "no deal tonight", as officials continue to work on the technical details in the Belgium capital.

UK PM Boris Johnson to ask lawmakers to back Brexit deal or delay: Reports

London, Oct 12 (UNI): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will introduce a motion asking lawmakers to support either the Brexit deal he may strike during his upcoming summit with other EU leaders or a delay at the first Saturday session of the UK parliament in almost 40 years on Oct 19, media reported on Saturday.

UK’s Johnson warns of dystopian digital future, calls on UN to set global standards for emerging technologies

New York: United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday evening focused his address at the UN mainly on the looming threat of artificial intelligence run amok, but also made a brief reference to Brexit – comparing the process of the UK’s delayed departure from the European Union to classical Greek mythology.