Britain's Truss expected to be named Conservative leader, new PM
Long the front runner in the race to replace Boris Johnson, Liz Truss, if appointed, will become the Conservatives' fourth prime minister since a 2015 election.
Trailing UK leadership candidate Sunak says contest is in 'early days'
Sunak has struggled in the race, partly due to his role in Johnson's resignation and over his record in government.
UK prime minister hopefuls feud over tax and spending plans
Whoever triumphs when the result is announced on Sept 5 will inherit some of the most difficult conditions in Britain in decades.
British prime minister contenders clash over tax cuts in TV debate
With no clear candidate to succeed Boris Johnson who is stepping down after a series of scandals, the battle to be the next leader remains unpredictable and fractious, exposing rifts in the ruling Conservative Party.
Ex-finance minister Sunak tops first vote to be next UK PM
Sunak, whose resignation as finance minister last week helped precipitate Johnson's fall, secured support from 88 of the party's 358 MPs.
UK Tories hold first round of voting for new PM
Conservative MPs are to vote on the eight candidates who survived an initial cull Tuesday, with a result expected around 1600 GMT Wednesday.
New UK prime minister to be announced on Sept 5
There are 11 hopefuls currently vying for the job, including Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid, whose departures as finance minister and health minister sparked the recent wave of resignations.
UK PM Boris Johnson loses two ministers in grave blow
Finance Minister Rishi Sunak and Health Minister Sajid Javid sent resignation letters within minutes of each other in which both took aim at Boris Johnson's ability to run an administration that adhered to standards.
UK PM back in crisis mode after foreign tour
The controversies come with Britain battling a worsening cost-of-living crisis and a summer of strikes by various unions over wages and working conditions.
Putin rejects Johnson’s claim a woman wouldn’t have invaded Ukraine
Moscow repeatedly rails against Western military interventions in the likes of the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan and Iraq as examples of Western imperialism and hypocrisy.
If Putin was a woman, there would be no Ukraine war, says UK PM
Putin's invasion of Ukraine is 'a perfect example of toxic masculinity', Boris Johnson says, calling for better education for girls around the world and for 'more women in positions of power'.
UK PM Johnson seeks to stay in power until mid-2030s
Johnson must call Britain's next national election by December 2024, and would need a third election victory by 2029.