Boris Johnson Replaces U.K. Treasury Chief in Shuffle

LONDON—British Prime Minister Boris Johnson replaced U.K. Treasury chief Sajid Javid, a surprise move aimed at consolidating Mr. Johnson’s power as the country adapts to life outside the European Union. Mr. Javid on Thursday said he resigned from the government’s main economic portfolio after Mr….

Johnson Says U.K. Will Cut EU Ties by End of 2020

Fresh from a convincing election victory, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government said it would leave a post-Brexit transition period at the end of 2020, with or without a trade deal with the European Union, raising new concerns in Brussels and among businesses. Last week’s…

Boris Johnson Joins Trump in Redefining Conservatism

Boris Johnson’s big election victory this week drove another nail into the coffin of the brand of conservative politics Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher first rode to power four decades ago. As Mr. Johnson’s decisive win in a hotly contested national election illustrated, the conservative…

Boris Johnson Secures a Resounding U.K. Election Win

LONDON—British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a decisive majority in Thursday’s general election, a stunning victory for the Brexit cheerleader that paves the way for the U.K. Parliament to trigger a long-delayed split with the European Union. Mr. Johnson’s Conservatives secured a majority in Britain’s…