Boris Johnson will meet with newly-elected Conservative MPs as part of a celebratory victory lap after winning a “stonking mandate” at the General Election..
Golfer Thorbjorn Olesen has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft. The Ryder Cup winner, named as Jacob Thorbjorn Olesen in court, gave his nationality as Danish at the start of his plea hearing on Friday..
Dame Judi Dench says Idris Elba could be the next James Bond. The veteran actress, 85, played MI6 boss M in seven 007 movies before her alter ego met her demise in Skyfall..
The president of the European Council has said he expects a vote on the UKs Brexit agreement “as soon as possible”, as world leaders commended Prime Minister Boris Johnsons General Election success. Charles Michel congratulated the Tory leader on his victory, tweeting: “We expect a vote on the Withdrawal Agreement as soon as possible.”.
Boris Johnson declared that his party has “smashed the roadblock” and “ended the gridlock” as he hailed the biggest Conservative majority since the 1980s..
The Democratic Unionists have suffered a damaging election, with the partys deputy leader among two MPs to lose their seats. The DUP also failed to land another key target seat, making for a hat-trick of defeats..
The Conservative Party have secured a substantial majority in Westminster. Here is a timeline of how the General Election night unfolded. – December 12: 10pm – The ballot closes and a joint exit poll by Sky, the BBC and ITV suggests the Tories will win 368 seats, with Labour on 191 – which if correct […]
The Liberal Democrats have appointed the partys deputy leader Sir Ed Davey and president Baroness Sal Brinton as joint leaders after Jo Swinsons election defeat. A leadership election will take place in the new year, the party announced, after a damaging night which saw its leader lose her seat to the Scottish National Party..
Jeremy Corbyn defended his “extremely popular” policies and blamed Brexit for Labours devastating defeat as he announced he would stand down as leader after overseeing a “period of reflection”. With the Tories expected to cruise to a comfortable majority, a deflated Mr Corbyn said it had been a “very disappointing night”, with support crumbling in […]
Indications show that Boris Johnson will gain a comfortable majority.