Boris Johnson

Liz Truss set to become new UK Conservative prime minister

Sep 5, 2022 | 7:32am

Britain’s Conservative Party has chosen Foreign Secretary Liz Truss as the party’s new leader, putting her in line to be confirmed as prime minister. Truss’s selection was announced Monday in London after a leadership election in which only about 170,000 dues-paying members of the Conservative Party were allowed to vote. Truss beat rival Rishi Sunak, […]

Boris Johnson reached the top but was felled by his flaws

Jul 7, 2022 | 6:26am

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson wanted to be like his hero Winston Churchill: a larger-than-life character who led Britain through a time of crisis. He was felled by crises of his own making, as a trickle of ethics allegations became a flood that engulfed his government and turned his own party against him. Johnson resigned […]

Federal government continues to ‘prepare for the worst’ when it comes to COVID-19

Apr 7, 2020 | 10:18am

Justin Trudeau says the entire world was unprepared regarding personal protective equipment to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. During his daily coronavirus update in Ottawa, the prime minister was asked when the government saw the virus expand in China why they didn’t secure extra medical supplies then. “We have worked extremely hard to step up; […]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

Apr 6, 2020 | 4:00pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened Monday, just a day after he was admitted for what were said to be routine tests Johnson was admitted to St. Thomas’ Hospital late Sunday, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. “Over […]