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Eleven potential successors to Boris Johnson are on trial before the Conservatives in the race for Britain’s prime minister

LONDON — The race to succeed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intensified on Monday as several senior Conservative Party politicians came forward with promises to stick to his approaches to Brexit and illegal migration while they look at ways to to stimulate economic growth. Former finance chief Rishi Sunak, who helped spark the wave of … Read more

Israeli Prime Minister Bennett will not stand as a candidate in the upcoming elections

JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who led a broad but fragile coalition government that was dissolved barely a year after taking office, announced on Wednesday that he will not stand as a candidate in the upcoming elections. His government announced last week that it would dissolve the Knesset ahead of elections expected … Read more

France votes in general election amid left resurgence | News about the elections

Voting in the first round of general elections is underway, with a resurgent left trying to thwart President Macron’s intentions to win a majority. French voters cast their ballots in the first round of general elections as President Emmanuel Macron seeks to secure his majority amid a resurgent left-wing coalition. Polling stations opened at 8:00 … Read more

Boris Johnson remains UK Prime Minister – but his days are ‘numbered’

Johnson is due to visit Northern Ireland on Monday for emergency talks. Daniel Leal | AFP | Getty Images LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a vote of confidence on Monday night, but dissatisfaction with his leadership is expected to continue rumbling as analysts say his days in office are numbered. In … Read more