UK PM Boris Johnson wins confidence vote with 59 per cent share

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a confidence vote on Monday but by a relatively modest margin, seeing off a challenge to his leadership brought by lawmakers within his Conservative Party. Johnson won the vote 211 to 148, according to Graham Brady, chairman of the party committee that oversaw the ballot. But Johnson’s 59% share … Read more

India, UK commit to deals worth 1 billion pounds

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is on a two-day visit to India, will announce a series of commercial agreements in the country, the UK government said in a statement. Both countries will confirm more than 1 billion pounds in new investments and export deals on Thursday in areas of software engineering to health. The … Read more

UK announces sanctions on over 100 Russian individuals and entities

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Russian banks would be excluded from London’s financial system as part of further sanctions after Moscow launched an all-out invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea on Thursday. “These powers will enable us to totally exclude Russian banks from the UK financial system, which is of course by … Read more