Vowing to quit the EU by October 31, he attacked the "doubters, doomsters, gloomsters" who warn over the economic impact of a no-deal Brexit.
The UK sorely needs a unifying leader who can be a prime minister for all Brits. No stranger to controversy or even accusations of racism, Johnson will have his work cut out if he is going to create inclusion for all his citizens.
Boris Johnson has won the Conservative leadership contest and will become UK prime minister. What will he do with Britain and Brexit and where did he come from?
The colorful Conservative lawmaker is the clear favorite to become prime minister after a party leadership contest this week.
Kosovo's Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said on Friday he was resigning after being called to The Hague war crimes court linked to Kosovo's independence struggle.
UK MPs today approved an amendment that makes it more difficult for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending Parliament by 315 votes to 274.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt were answering questions from voters at a digital hustings streamed online.
The leader of Albania's ruling left-wing Socialist Party said he was determined the June 30 municipal elections would be held despite opposition unrest since mid-February.
British police were called to Boris Johnson's home early on Friday morning after a neighbour heard him and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds quarrelling.
Away from Conservative Party hustings, the leadership hopefuls shared details about what they get up to outside of politics. Something which has interested the public is their historic drug use.
Frontrunner Boris Johnson stormed ahead in first place with 160 votes out of 313, while Jeremy Hunt took back his lead finishing with 77 votes to Michael Gove's 75.
UK PM candidate Michael Gove pledges to waive naturalisation fees for EU citizens in post-Brexit UK
"I believe I’m the new face, with fresh new ideas, from a new and talented generation” he told the Sun
The contest to find Britain's next Prime Minister has begun, but how does it work and how long will it take?
In a particularly heated exchange during PMQs, the Prime Minister and Jeremy Corbyn faced off on inequality.
Security guards pounced on the Amber Holt, 24, and dragged her away moments after the attack.
Theresa May survives attempt to change rules on leadership challenge
Theresa May took questions in Parliament as another Brexit deadline loomed
It's a move seen as an attempt to get her EU divorce deal over the line.
Who could take over from Theresa May? Bookmaker William Hill has the odds on who could be the next party leader.
The British PM showed off her signature dance moves while taking to the stage during a critical speech to her Conservative party.
Her Chequers deal has attracted widespread disdain; her leadership is being undermined; she has a cold. But May sticks to her guns on honouring the result of the referendum.
On May 8, Nikol Pashinyan, the man who spearheaded the peaceful demonstrations, was elected Prime Minister of the post-Soviet republic.
Haitian Prime Minister, Jack Guy Lafontant, has resigned after a no-confidence vote triggered by protests against the rise of fuel prices.
Jacinda Ardern in only the second elected leader in recent times to give birth while in office
Prime Minister Kvirikashvili resigns over "different points of view" with ruling party and amidst a month of anti-government protests.