Inside Story

Will Boris Johnson be up to his new job?

Boris Johnson will be the UK's new prime minister after winning the Conservative Party leadership.

Boris Johnson

Who is Boris Johnson?

Johnson cultivated a reputation as a charming upper-class womaniser, cheat and liar - and some Britons love him for it.

Who is Boris Johnson, Britain's new prime minister?

Europe

Boris Johnson's journey from journalist to prime minister

Supporters compare Johnson with his hero Winston Churchill, a crisis leader.

Europe

'Boris blimp' at London rally as thousands march against Brexit

Anti-Brexit demonstrators protest days before the UK is due to instal a new prime minister.

'Boris blimp' at London rally as thousands march against Brexit

Conservative Party

Who are Britain's Conservatives?

The party is set to decide the next British prime minister as the country braces for withdrawal from the European Union.

Who are Britain's Conservatives?

Brexit

UK parliament deals blow to 'no-deal' Brexit

MPs back bid to block suspension of parliament as Brexit crisis rumbles on.

'No-deal' Brexit dealt blow by UK parliament

Conservative Party

Why will a tiny number of people pick the UK's next PM?

Conservative Party members decide between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt in ballot widely criticised as unrepresentative.

Why will a tiny number of people pick the UK's next PM?

United Kingdom

Boris the Jedi?

Mind tricks? Bombastic Tory leadership hopeful says he identifies with Star Wars' tranquil guardians of peace.

Could Boris Johnson be a Jedi knight?

The Listening Post

Boris Johnson, UK media and the seeds of Euroscepticism

Why Britain's media are front and centre in Boris Johnson's bid to become Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister.

The Listening Post

Boris Johnson: Playing the clown for the media circus?

What is the role of UK media in Boris Johnson's bid to become the next PM? Plus, nostalgia in Iranian diaspora media.

Europe

Boris Johnson denies claims of domestic row

Neighbours had complained of shouting, doors slamming and screaming at Johnson's London apartment that he shares with partner Carrie Symonds.

United Kingdom

UK: Conservative MP Chris Davies removed by constituents

The removal of expenses-fiddling member of parliament leaves minority Conservative government with even less authority.

UK: Conservative MP Chris Davies removed by constituents

Europe

Hunt vs Boris: Britain's leadership fight reaches final round

Ten candidates have been whittled down to two after Michael Gove was knocked out by Jeremy Hunt.

Hunt vs Boris: Britain's leadership fight reaches final round

United Kingdom

UK: Javid's bid for Downing Street comes to end of the road

The home secretary failed to get enough votes in the fourth secret ballot of Conservative MPs.

UK: Javid's bid for Downing Street comes to end of the road

United Kingdom

Rory Stewart crashes out of race to be British prime minister

Four candidates bidding to become next leader of ruling Conservative party, and British prime minister by default.

Rory Stewart crashes out of race to be British prime minister