A reshuffle would give Mr. Johnson the chance to reshape the top echelons of his government at a time when his popularity appears to be waning.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to propose increasing the National Insurance tax to bolster social care services.
A mining company’s proposal has largely been embraced locally as an economic stimulus, but climate concerns may shelve the idea.
Brexit helped destroy Labour’s “red wall” in England’s North. Now, it’s coming for the Conservatives’ “blue wall” in the South.
The national team beat England in the final of the European Championship soccer tournament, and the country wildly celebrated a win that seemed to symbolize renewal after adversity.
For Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the proposed $280 million vessel would serve as a symbol of Global Britain. To critics, it’s an ill-conceived boondoggle.
Mr. Hancock, who spearheaded the country’s pandemic response, was the latest member of the government to be accused of violating coronavirus restrictions.
Yet even that floodlit eyesore near a formerly idyllic village in southeast England has not altered local views on the split with the E.U.
All coronavirus restrictions were supposed to end on June 21, but with the new Delta variant, the long-anticipated opening is increasingly problematic.
Britain’s prime minister is slapdash, venal, incompetent — and unassailably popular.
The British prime minister’s marriage to Carrie Symonds at London’s main Roman Catholic cathedral was carried out in extreme secrecy.
The British prime minister’s marriage to Carrie Symonds at London’s main Roman Catholic cathedral was carried out in extreme secrecy, according to news reports.
Once Boris Johnson’s closest adviser, Dominic Cummings is expected to deliver scorching testimony in Parliament on Wednesday about the government’s handling of the pandemic.
The government plans laid out in the Queen’s Speech suggest that Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to make full use of favorable political conditions.
The party leader, Keir Starmer, was seen as scapegoating a key aide, causing more turmoil in an already divided party after a disappointing performance in local elections.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s recent troubles didn’t seem to bother voters in Hartlepool, a struggling town in the northeast of England.
Critics see the hand of Carrie Symonds in the costly makeover of the couple’s apartment and other political dust-ups. Supporters see “outdated sexist tropes.”
Britain’s Electoral Commission said it was opening an investigation into whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson used political donations to refurbish his apartment.
Accusations of lying, cronyism and intemperate talk emerge seemingly on a daily basis, but there’s little evidence yet that Britons care.
The prime minister likes to flout convention, but a litany of cozy dealings between the government and business is beginning to take its toll.
The former British prime minister has lobbied the government on behalf of an Anglo-Australian finance firm, Greensill Capital. While apparently legal, his activities set off a debate about lobbying by former leaders.
Determined to make good on the nativist promise of Brexit, it has embraced anti-migrant authoritarianism.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative allies have seized on a dispute over ostentatious displays of the Union Jack as a way to keep opponents on the defensive.
The British prime minister is riding high on a strong vaccine rollout, despite a bumpy departure from the European Union and earlier pandemic missteps.
In Britain and beyond, protesters on the left and right are rebelling against virus restrictions, drawing harsh police responses — and questions about the officers’ legitimacy.
Having confused and angered Britons in the early stages of the pandemic, he is determined to make the step-by-step plan “irreversible.”
Richard Sharp will step into a role that requires a politician’s touch as the broadcaster faces threats to its funding from the governing Conservative Party.
Britain put millions more people under severe virus restrictions and approved a new vaccine, while Parliament approved a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union.
Alan Cowell, a longtime New York Times correspondent, recalls a different Europe, one of currency controls, cumbersome paperwork and burdensome cross-border regulations.
Conservatives are united for now over the British prime minister’s trade deal, but as details emerge, he could face challenges from hard-liners and business groups.
Edmund Fawcett’s “Conservatism” is a sweeping history that reaches deep into the past but with startling relevance for the present.
Critics say the British prime minister’s penchant for last-minute decisions has complicated the handling of the coronavirus and narrowed the window for scrutiny of any trade deal with the E.U.
As a newspaper reporter decades ago, he made plenty of enemies there with his inflammatory articles. Now, those officials may determine his political fate.
Lawmakers approved new coronavirus restriction rules, but members of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party showed growing opposition to the measures.
Some Conservative lawmakers are calling Boris Johnson’s plans to continue restricting most of England’s bars and restaurants “authoritarian.”
The current lockdown is ending and a successful British vaccine could vanquish the virus by spring. But will that be enough to rebuild his sagging political fortunes?
The first woman to be prime minister of Britain is seen as a political colossus abroad, but her 11 years in power have a complicated legacy at home.
The British prime minister begins 14-days of self-isolation after meeting with a lawmaker who tested positive to Covid-19 just as he tries to shake off bitter infighting within his administration.
A Downing Street feud could indicate the prime minister is ready to make the compromises needed to strike a deal with the European Union.
As the European Union knows, the British prime minister can ill afford to threaten peace in Ireland, an issue close to the President-elect Biden’s heart.
A campaign begun by the soccer star Marcus Rashford to provide free meals to children who need them is being taken up by small-business owners, who themselves are often struggling.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet met on Saturday as medical experts warned that the virus would soon overwhelm hospitals if the government did not take draconian action.
The prime minister’s delaying strategy carries severe risks if he misplays his hand, with the pandemic worsening and a Brexit deadline approaching.
A virtual unknown 10 months ago, the wealthy and polished British finance chief gained stature during the pandemic, while remaining in his boss’s good graces.
Boris Johnson campaigned on a promise to “level up” struggling northern areas, but his three-tier plan threatens to keep them in economically debilitating lockdowns.
The British prime minister’s personal battle with the disease has come to symbolize his government’s fumbling efforts to halt the pathogen.
With no bailout forthcoming from the government, financially strapped British universities beckoned students back to campus, with predictably dire results.
“What on earth happened to the freedom-loving, twinkly-eyed, Rabelaisian character I voted for,” asked one columnist.
Fighting a second wave of infections that scientists warn could grow exponentially, the prime minister is imposing new restrictions and penalties for up to six months.
As Britain endures a second wave of coronavirus, experts fear much worse is yet to come. But critics argue that restrictions damage the economy and threaten liberties.