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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

Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid resign from the British government in a blow to Boris Johnson

Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid both made announcements Tuesday night in letters posted to Twitter within minutes. The most immediate controversy Johnson faces is Downing Street’s handling of the resignation of deputy chief whip Chris Pincher, who resigned from his post last Thursday amid allegations that he groped two guests at a private dinner … Read more