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FILE - In this two photo file combo image, Jeremy Hunt, left, and Boris Johnson, right, who are the final two contenders for leadership of the Conservative Party, Thursday June 20, 2019. Following elimination votes Britain's Conservative Party members will vote for the final two contenders with the winner due to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party leader and prime minister. (AP Photo FILE/Matt Dunham, Frank Augstein)
June 20, 2019 - 2:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's next prime minister will be a man in his 50s who went to Oxford University — either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, the two finalists selected Thursday in a race to lead the governing Conservative Party. Johnson, a flamboyant former foreign secretary and ex-mayor of London,...
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FILE - In this two photo file combo image, Jeremy Hunt, left, and Boris Johnson, right, who are the final two contenders for leadership of the Conservative Party, Thursday June 20, 2019. Following elimination votes Britain's Conservative Party members will vote for the final two contenders with the winner due to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party leader and prime minister. (AP Photo FILE/Matt Dunham, Frank Augstein)
June 20, 2019 - 1:32 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's next prime minister will be a man in his 50s who went to Oxford University — either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, the two finalists selected Thursday in a race to lead the governing Conservative Party. Johnson, a flamboyant former foreign secretary and ex-mayor of London,...
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British Conservative party leadership and prime minister contender Boris Johnson leaves his home in south London, Thursday June 20, 2019. The race to become Britain's next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 20, 2019 - 1:12 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on choosing Britain's next prime minister (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will compete to become Britain's next prime minister in a runoff vote by members of the governing Conservative Party. Johnson, a former U.K. foreign secretary, and Hunt, who...
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From left, Charles Walker, Bob Blackman, Dame Cheryl Gillan, Nigel Evans and Geoffrey Clifton-Brown announce the result of the fourth ballot in the Tory leadership ballot at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, Thursday June 20, 2019. Boris Johnson, a former foreign minister and ex-mayor of London, took 157 of the votes, Environment Secretary Michael Gove and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt came next, with 61 and 59 votes respectively, Home Secretary Sajid Javid came fourth with 34 votes and drops out. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
June 20, 2019 - 10:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's governing Conservative Party narrowed the race to become the country's next prime minister to three candidates on Thursday, and is set to pick the final two contenders before the end of the day. Boris Johnson, a former foreign minister and ex-mayor of London, built on his...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, speaks with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar prior to a meeting on the sidelines of an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, June 20, 2019. European Union leaders meet in Brussels for a two-day summit to begin the process of finalizing candidates for the bloc's top jobs. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool)
June 20, 2019 - 9:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says European Union countries are losing patience with Britain and are hostile to extending the Brexit deadline beyond Oct 31. Varadkar told reporters that "while I have endless patience, some of my...
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Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney talks with British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fukuoka, Japan. (Kim Kyung-hoon/Pool Photo via AP)
June 20, 2019 - 8:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% on Thursday and warned that a combination of Brexit worries and global trade tensions was weighing on growth. All nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee backed the decision to not change rates. There had been some...
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British Conservative party leadership and prime minister contender Boris Johnson leaves his home in south London, Thursday June 20, 2019. The race to become Britain's next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 20, 2019 - 8:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's governing Conservative Party narrowed the race to become the country's next prime minister to three candidates on Thursday, and is set to pick the final two contenders before the end of the day. Boris Johnson, a former foreign minister and ex-mayor of London, built on his...
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Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney talks with British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fukuoka, Japan. (Kim Kyung-hoon/Pool Photo via AP)
June 20, 2019 - 8:23 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% on Thursday and warned that a combination of Brexit worries and global trade tensions was weighing on growth. All nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee backed the decision to not change rates. There had been some...
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Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney talks with British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fukuoka, Japan. (Kim Kyung-hoon/Pool Photo via AP)
June 20, 2019 - 7:44 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% and warned that a combination of Brexit worries and global trade tensions was weighing on growth. All nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee backed the decision to not change rates. There had been some...
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Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney talks with British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Fukuoka, Japan. (Kim Kyung-hoon/Pool Photo via AP)
June 20, 2019 - 7:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% on Thursday as rate-setters said a combination of Brexit worries and global trade tensions were weighing heavily on growth. All nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee backed the decision to not change rates. There...
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