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Boris Johnson appoints new cabinet moments before he is set to resign as prime minister

Boris Johnson is appointing new cabinet members after several quit - just moments before he steps down himself as prime minister.

Boris Johnson to resign as prime minister

Boris Johnson will today resign as prime minister as he finally bows to the pressure of swathes of government resignations.

Cabinet resignations: Who's staying and who's going? Ministers reveal if they are backing Boris Johnson…

Boris Johnson faces having to rebuild his government if he survives as leader following 59 resignations since Tuesday evening.

Boris Johnson remains defiant as first leadership challenger throws their hat into the ring

Boris Johnson is still prime minister this morning despite a cabinet revolt, more than 40 of his own MPs quitting their government roles and at least…

Michael Gove unhappy with Boris Johnson staying as prime minister, Sky News understands

The chief whip is inside No 10 just hours after Michael Gove indicated he was unhappy with the prime minister staying in his post, Sky News understands.…

Steve Barclay appointed as health secretary after Sajid Javid's resignation

Steve Barclay has been appointed as health secretary, Downing Street has announced.

Boris Johnson informed of investigation into Chris Pincher in 2019, but Downing Street says he forgot

Boris Johnson was told about an investigation into Chris Pincher's inappropriate behaviour in 2019, despite days of Number 10 saying the prime minister…

Wimbledon Live: Heather Watson knocked out, Cameron Norrie in action
Chris Pincher seeking 'professional medical support' following groping allegations

Chris Pincher, who lost the Conservative whip after being accused of groping two men, said he is seeking "professional medical support" as he hopes…

Mother, stepfather and teenager sentenced to life for murdering five-year-old Logan Mwangi

A mother, stepfather and teenager have been given life sentences for the murder of five-year-old Logan Mwangi.

Tax rises or spending cuts needed to avoid 'unsustainable' public debt, watchdog warns

Tax rises or spending cuts are needed to avoid an "unsustainable" public debt burden, the UK's fiscal watchdog has warned.

Sir Keir Starmer to call a vote of no confidence if Boris Johnson tries to 'cling on' as 'caretaker'…

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer says he will table a vote of no confidence in parliament if Boris Johnson tries to "cling on" as "caretaker" PM.

Airports slammed as 'woefully ill-prepared' by Jet2 boss as travel chaos deemed 'inexcusable'

Jet2 has criticised airports for being "woefully ill-prepared and poorly resourced", which has led to "inexcusable" travel chaos.

Boris Johnson to resign: What happens now?

Boris Johnson is to resign as prime minister after facing an avalanche of ministerial resignations in the past two days.

The rise and fall of Boris Johnson: the political magician who won power but lost control

After his landslide general election victory in 2019, Boris Johnson looked unassailable as prime minister.