Boris Johnson

Sustainability

Boris Johnson announces $616 million funding to cut greenhouse gases

(22 July): Boris Johnson announced 350 million pounds ($616 million) of funding to help drive down greenhouse gas emissions from heavy industry, construction, space and transport as he seeks to bol

Global Economy

Briefs

Quoteworthy: "Let us cross this important hurdle during this ‘circuit breaker’, and then we can deal with this issue in a dedicated way.

Brexit

Boris Johnson's next Brexit steps: Get it done, then define it

(Dec 13): Boris Johnson’s election victory will allow him to get Brexit done. He now has to decide what it means in practice.

Brexit

Johnson suffers surprise blow to campaign as Morgan quits ahead of UK election battle

(Oct 31): Boris Johnson suffered a surprise blow to his election campaign on day one of the contest when senior Cabinet minister Nicky Morgan announced she was quitting politics.

Brexit

Boris Johnson eyes election after Parliament forces Brexit delay

(Oct 23): Boris Johnson looked set to try for an election, after Parliament blocked his plan to rush the Brexit deal into law.

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Oct 21): “Where there is a will, there is a #deal — we have one!”Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, following th

Brexit

UK, EU agree on 'great new' Brexit deal

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): The British pound rallied and UK stocks turned higher as Britain and the European Union on Thursday finally reached a historic Brexit deal.

Global Economy

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): “Take an interest in the world around you. Read the newspapers. You must have an interest in the world.

Brexit

Wounded Johnson's Brexit plan in tatters as election fight looms

(Sept 4): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson began moves to trigger a snap general election after suffering a humiliating defeat for his Brexit strategy that left his ruling party in tatters.

Brexit

99-day Brexit countdown begins

SINGAPORE (July 29): New UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has overhauled the Cabinet on the same day he officially took over from predecessor Theresa May.

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