"You Come For Press Opportunity": UK PM Confronted At Hospital By Sick Child's Parent
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 8:00 AM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was confronted at a London hospital on Wednesday by the father of a sick child who said the care his child received had not been acceptable and that the nation's health service had been destroyed. Salem, who describes himself on Twitter as an activist for the opposition Labour Party, complained to Johnson about repeated delays on the ward.
Boris Johnson suspends UK Parliament after latest Brexit defeat
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 8:21 AM
The simmering showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Britain's Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government's plans for leaving the European Union, before being sent home early Tuesday for a contentious five-week suspension of the legislature. The prime minister has had a turbulent week since Parliament returned from its summer break on Sept. 3.
Senior UK Minister Amber Rudd Quits In Fresh Blow For Boris Johnson
Sunday, September 8, 2019, 9:19 AM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson received a fresh blow Saturday when senior minister Amber Rudd quit her work and pensions post in protest at his handling of the Brexit crisis. "I have resigned from Cabinet and surrendered the Conservative Whip," Rudd tweeted. Rudd was a moderate member of former prime minister Theresa May's government whose endorsement Johnson coveted during his successful UK leadership challenge.