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Boris Johnson to Take Leadership of a Britain in Deep Crisis

Boris Johnson to Take Leadership of a Britain in Deep Crisis

Promising Brexit, the new Conservative Party leader will take over with less political clout than just about any prime minister since World War II.
Boris Johnson to Take Leadership of a Britain in Deep Crisis

Boris Johnson to Take Leadership of a Britain in Deep Crisis

Promising Brexit, the new Conservative Party leader will take over with less political clout than just about any prime minister since World War II.
For Boris Johnson, the Tumult Begins Inside Downing Street

For Boris Johnson, the Tumult Begins Inside Downing Street

As the country’s first single leader in more than 40 years, he brings an unsettled domestic situation unique in the annals of modern-day prime ministerial politics.
For Boris Johnson, the Tumult Begins Inside Downing Street

For Boris Johnson, the Tumult Begins Inside Downing Street

As the country’s first single leader in more than 40 years, he brings an unsettled domestic situation unique in the annals of modern-day prime ministerial politics.
Boris Johnson Faces a Swift and Bloody Nemesis

Boris Johnson Faces a Swift and Bloody Nemesis

Or he could, like his hero Churchill, be remembered for a single act of bravery.
Boris Johnson and the Rise of Silly Style

Boris Johnson and the Rise of Silly Style

The new Tory leader and likely prime minister is rewriting the rules of what leadership looks like.

Iran Tells Boris Johnson It Doesn’t Want Confrontation, but Will Protect Itself

The comments came shortly after Boris Johnson won the contest to become Britain’s prime minister and days after Iran seized a British tanker.
As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Faces the Brexit He Championed

As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Faces the Brexit He Championed

Having won the backing of his Conservative Party, Mr. Johnson will immediately face the daunting task of managing Britain’s exit from the European Union by Oct. 31.
Boris Johnson Is About to Collide With Reality

Boris Johnson Is About to Collide With Reality

He has thrived on theatrics. As prime minister, he faces Brexit’s final act.
As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Faces the Brexit He Championed

As Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Faces the Brexit He Championed

Having won the backing of his Conservative Party, Mr. Johnson will immediately face the daunting task of managing Britain’s exit from the European Union by Oct. 31.
Brexit Under Boris Johnson: Deal or No Deal?

Brexit Under Boris Johnson: Deal or No Deal?

Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament.
Brexit Under Boris Johnson: Deal or No Deal?

Brexit Under Boris Johnson: Deal or No Deal?

Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament.
The Making of Boris Johnson

The Making of Boris Johnson

Campaigning for Brexit helped put Boris Johnson in position to become the British prime minister. Soon, he may have to figure out how to deliver it.
Boris Johnson Is How Britain Ends

Boris Johnson Is How Britain Ends

Not with a bang, but with a burst of blond ambition.

Boris Johnson Does Things With Flair, but Does He Do Them Well?

The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary.

Boris Johnson Does Things With Flair, but Does He Do Them Well?

The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary.
Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson

Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson

Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreement.
Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson

Philip Hammond, U.K. Finance Chief, Says He’ll Quit Rather Than Serve Boris Johnson

Mr. Hammond, the chancellor of the Exchequer in Theresa May’s cabinet, has been a prominent opponent of leaving the European Union without an agreement.

The Week in Books

Colson Whitehead’s “The Nickel Boys,” Jo Nesbo’s latest thriller and more.
U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election

U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election

With less than 1 percent of registered voters making a consequential decision at a critical time, many are questioning the foundations of their democracy.