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Johnson thanks supporters for second ballot win

PM hopeful Boris Johnson leaves his home in London, Britain, June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah MckayLONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson, the favourite to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, thanked his supporters for his victory in the second ballot of the contest. “Thank you to those who supported me in the second ballot,” Johnson said. “Very much…


Peterborough by-election fraud inquiry: No ‘offences’ in three cases

Image copyright Geograph/Dylan Moore Image caption Labour won the seat after the party’s incumbent MP Fiona Onasanya was forced out after being jailed for lying to police No offences took place with three of the five allegations of malpractice at a by-election in Peterborough earlier this month, a police inquiry has found.Labour won the seat…


Dominic Raab knocked out of Tory leadership race

Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab | Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images Dominic Raab knocked out of Tory leadership race Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson continues to lead the field with 126 votes among MPs. By Annabelle Dickson 6/18/19, 7:11 PM CET Updated 6/18/19, 7:24 PM CET LONDON — Former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab was knocked…