Conservatives win big in UK with largest majority in decades

PM Boris Johnson trounces Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, leads party to biggest win since 1992, gaining nearly 70 seats, paving way for 2020 BrexitDavid Rosenberg, Friday, 8:43 AM

Israeli politicians congratulate Boris Johnson

Israeli politicians from across the spectrum on congratulate British PM's victory.Elad Benari, Friday, 7:37 AM

Johnson headed for victory in British election

Exit polls predict 368 seats for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Labour projected to win just 191 seats.Elad Benari, Friday, 12:03 AM

British elections 2019: A guide for the [Jewish] perplexed

From the pre-election polls until the actual election, significant changes are possible. And under Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party has been steadily rising in the polls, despite all the reasons he poses a danger to Jews and the UK itself. Daniel Pinner, Tuesday, 5:59 PM

Watch: European leaders caught mocking Trump

French president, Canadian PM caught gossiping about Trump to UK PM Boris Johnson and Dutch PM Mark Rutte at Buckingham Palace reception.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2019, 11:28 AM

London citizens who disarmed terrorist praised

British PM, London Mayor praise ordinary Londoners who showed disarmed knife-wielding attacker on London Bridge.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/29/2019, 9:30 PM

UK election: Conservatives maintain wide lead over Labour

Conservatives projected to win 80-seat majority in December elections, as Brexit Party drops out of key Tory districts.David Rosenberg, 11/25/2019, 8:40 AM

Johnson: Safety of Jews a priority for UK government

British PM responds to request from Jewish Agency for Israel Chairman, Isaac Herzog for European leaders to protect their Jewish citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 12:07 PM

UK election: Boris Johnson poised to trounce Jeremy Corbyn

Conservatives hold double-digit lead over Labour ahead of general election as PM's approval rating surges and support for Corbyn plummets.David Rosenberg, 11/4/2019, 1:39 PM

UK: Boris Johnson calls for new elections in December

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls for UK to go to snap elections on December 12th, as EU mulls another Brexit extension.David Rosenberg, 10/24/2019, 7:45 PM

Johnson wins one Brexit vote but loses another

British PM wins Parliament's backing for the substance of his Brexit deal, but legislators reject the timetable for its implementation.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2019, 4:01 AM

British PM asks EU for Brexit extension - but doesn't sign it

Boris Johnson writes to Brussels asking for a Brexit extension, after MPs vote to force him into delaying the move.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2019, 3:07 AM

'UK packing its bags and walking out of the EU in 25 days'

PM Boris Johnson vows that UK will leave European Union at end of October - even if no deal reached with EU for Brexit.David Rosenberg, 10/6/2019, 8:07 PM

Watch: Disposable cups off limits for British Prime Minister

Boris Johnson filmed having a disposable coffee cup snatched away from his hand by an aide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2019, 10:37 AM

Watch: British PM vows to defend Jews against anti-Semitism

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wishes Jewish community a happy New Year.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/29/2019, 11:28 PM

Report: Boris Johnson to try to force new elections in UK

After Supreme Court nullified suspension of Parliament, PM reportedly preparing bid to force new elections in the UK.David Rosenberg, 9/25/2019, 1:27 PM

UK Supreme Court overrules PM on Parliament suspension

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 'hard Brexit' plans suffer major blow as Supreme Court rules against PM's suspension of Parliament.David Rosenberg, 9/24/2019, 2:04 PM

Watch: Boris Johnson tries - but fails - to blow shofar

UK PM tries to blow shofar ahead of Rosh Hashannah holiday, during visit in Labour stronghold in North England.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/16/2019, 1:31 PM

British parliament again rejects PM's request for early election

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will not request extension to Brexit as parliament rejects his request for early election.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2019, 3:33 AM

British PM Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from Parliament

'In recent weeks I’ve been torn between family loyalty and the national interest,' Jo Johnson wrote. Jo is opposed to a no-deal Brexit.Sara Rubenstein, 9/6/2019, 8:39 AM

Netanyahu to UK PM Johnson: Let's work together to counter Iran

PM meets British counterpart in London. 'You have always been a great friend of the Jewish people and Israel.'Gary Willig, 9/5/2019, 4:38 PM

British MPs reject PM's request for early election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fails to win approval of enough lawmakers to go ahead with early election plans.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2019, 12:03 AM

British PM demands new elections

British PM Boris Johnson demands new elections in October after Parliament votes to delay Brexit.Gary Willig, 9/4/2019, 10:24 PM

Netanyahu to meet British PM, American Defense Sec. in London

PM to fly for a meeting with the two on Thursday. Hectic contacts regarding setting of meeting with Putin before elections.Nitzan Keidar, 9/4/2019, 7:14 PM

Opponents of 'no-deal' Brexit defeat British PM

Opposition and Conservative rebels pass motion allowing them to take control of parliamentary business.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2019, 1:00 AM

Trump meets British PM Johnson on sidelines of G7 summit

Trump says Johnson "right man" to deliver Brexit, alludes to "very big trade deal" with UK after Brexit - one "bigger than we've ever had."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2019, 11:46 AM

Abbas speaks to new British PM

PA says Boris Johnson expressed his support for "two-state solution" in phone call with chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 8/16/2019, 6:36 AM

Ken's thought of the week: Brexit coming now

Eight cogent reasons to hope that Boris Johnson succeeds in his plans to accomplish Brexit. Kenneth S. Abramowitz, 8/3/2019, 11:00 PM

Watch: PM Boris Johnson makes first speech in Parliament

New UK PM Boris Johnson makes his first speech in Parliament as prime minister., 7/25/2019, 3:29 PM

Minister who secretly met Israelis returns to British government

Priti Patel, who was forced to resign from Theresa May’s cabinet for unapproved meetings with Israeli officials, appointed Home Secretary.Ben Ariel, 7/25/2019, 4:37 AM

British MP: Johnson may withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

British MP says he believes Boris Johnson's government will follow Trump and withdraw from 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 7/24/2019, 6:09 AM

5 Jewish things to know about Boris Johnson

A look at his record on Israel, his own Jewish roots, his relations with Trump and how he speaks about Muslims. Cnaan Liphshiz, 7/24/2019, 5:05 AM

British Jews congratulate Boris Johnson

British Jews congratulate former Foreign Secretary who will succeed Theresa May as prime minister.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2019, 5:05 AM

Boris Johnson elected as new Tory chief - and Prime Minister

Former foreign minister and ex-London mayor wins Conservative party leadership race, set to become Prime Minister.David Rosenberg , 7/23/2019, 2:11 PM

UK's next PM? Boris Johnson expected to win Tory vote Tuesday

Conservative party to announce winner of 7-week leadership race, effectively choosing UK's next premier. Boris Johnson favored to win.David Rosenberg, 7/23/2019, 12:43 PM

British PM candidates suggest Corbyn is anti-Semitic

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, vying for leadership of Britain’s Conservative Party, brand Labour leader an anti-Semite.Elad Benari, 7/16/2019, 5:34 AM

'Wild horses wouldn't keep me away from Israel'

Boris Johnson supports Israel, calls on Iran to stop breaching nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 6:24 AM

Police called to UK's Boris Johnson's home over domestic spat

The front-runner for the UK's next PM faces criticism after neighbor calls the police on hearing 'screaming, shouting and banging.'Sara Rubenstein, 6/22/2019, 11:29 PM

Britain: U.S. withdrawal from UNHRC 'regrettable'

British Foreign Secretary says despite UK will continue to support UNHRC despite its criticism of the body.Elad Benari, 6/20/2018, 5:05 AM

Europe trying to intervene in peace initiative

Britain reportedly planning meeting of foreign ministers from Europe and Arab countries with Jared Kushner.Nitsan Keidar, 6/17/2018, 5:08 AM

British FM calls for independent inquiry into Gaza deaths

British Foreign Secretary meets Netanyahu, expresses concerns over situation in Gaza.Elad Benari, 6/7/2018, 12:08 AM

'Now is the time to stop Iranian aggression, nuke program'

Netanyahu heads to Europe to lobby leaders to pressure Iranian regime on nuclear program, Iranian aggression in Syria.David Rosenberg, 6/4/2018, 11:29 AM

Britain warns against 'escalation' between Israel, Iran

British foreign secretary issues response to Iranian rocket attack on Israel, Israeli response.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2018, 7:00 PM

British Foreign Secretary to discuss Iran deal with Trump

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will fly to Washington to urge Donald Trump not to scrap Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/6/2018, 5:06 AM

British Foreign Secretary responds to Netanyahu’s Iran speech

'That Iran conducted sensitive research in secret until 2003 shows why we need intrusive inspections allowed by Iran nuclear deal today.'Mordechai Sones, 5/1/2018, 5:33 PM

British official wishes Jews a happy Passover

British Foreign Secretary wishes Jews around the world a 'happy and peaceful holiday.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2018, 3:08 PM

UK backs Israeli airstrikes in Syria

British foreign minister backs Israel's right to self-defense after Iranian aircraft violates Israeli airspace, Israel bombs Syrian base.David Rosenberg, 2/12/2018, 5:53 PM

EU urges US to keep Iran deal

EU foreign ministers urge the United States not to junk Iran deal as deadline approaches.Tzvi Lev, 1/11/2018, 10:57 PM

UK to PA: Israel will have to share Jerusalem

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson tells senior PA official Jerusalem will be 'shared capital' of Israel and a future Palestinian state.David Rosenberg, 1/8/2018, 8:46 PM

British Foreign Secretary 'proud' of Balfour Declaration

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he's proud of his country's role in helping create the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2017, 5:42 AM

British Foreign Minister moralizes: Two states - or apartheid

Boris Johnson still believes Israel has no choice but to allow the creation of a Palestinian state.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 3/9/2017, 12:06 PM

Watch: PM Netanyahu meets with Boris Johnson

PM Netanyahu meets with British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Johnson, discuss peace process., 3/8/2017, 5:10 PM

'This is a very important year in history'

Israeli President Rivlin says 2017 marks important year, invites Britain's royal family to visit Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2017, 12:55 PM

Britain's Johnson visits Israel, Arab leaders

British Foreign Minister to meet with Netanyahu, Abbas, and possibly leftist NGO 'Peace Now.'AFP, 3/8/2017, 11:55 AM

Israeli embassy official resigns amid scandal

Israeli embassy official in London resigns after being taped talking about "taking down" anti-Israel British MPs.Gary Willig, 1/13/2017, 1:15 AM

British Foreign Secretary: No disciplinary action against Israel

Boris Johnson rejects calls to take disciplinary action against Israel after an embassy worker plotted to “take down” hostile MPs.Elad Benari, 1/11/2017, 6:03 AM

Britain, Syrian opposition lay out plan for post-Assad Syria

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson to meet Syrian opposition leaders to plan for gradual transition to democracy in Syria, sans Assad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 12:31 PM