GLASGOW, Scotland — Prime Minister Boris Johnson rushed back to the United Nations’ climate summit on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to persuade countries to make more meaningful pledges to curb global warming. But his splashy return to the global stage was all but eclipsed by a mushrooming scandal overContinue Reading

With the summit moving into its final days in Glasgow, its host, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, pleaded with officials and negotiators on Wednesday to seize the opportunity to strike an ambitious agreement that would avert the worst effects of climate change. “Here in Glasgow, the world has beenContinue Reading

The world is at “one minute to midnight” and has passed the clock to wait for the fight against climate change, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said. He spoke as world leaders gather in Glasgow for the landmark COP26 climate change conference. Speaking to the BBC, Mr Johnson said leaders needContinue Reading

The murder has shocked the nation and prompted calls for a review of security measures for lawmakers carrying out constituency work. Amess, 69 and a member of Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party, died after being stabbed several times at around midday Friday at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, England. A 25-year-oldContinue Reading

LONDON — Britons are lining up for gas, staring at empty grocery shelves, paying higher taxes and worrying about spiraling prices as a grim winter approaches. But to visit the Conservative Party conference in Manchester this past week was to enter a kind of happy valley, where cabinet ministers danced,Continue Reading

MANCHESTER, England — Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that Britain was in crisis, saying that businesses needed to do more to end the fuel and goods shortages that have afflicted the country by raising wages, improving working conditions and training Britons to drive trucks and do otherContinue Reading