The speech was broadcast via his Facebook account one hour before Brexit became official at 11pm (2300 GMT), or midnight in Brussels
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Johnson enters Downing Street at one of the most perilous junctures in post-World War British history.
Hunt who is not expected to remain in his ministerial post when Johnson announces his new cabinet from late Wednesday congratulated Johnson on Twitter.
May, who is due to hand over leadership of the country to Johnson on Wednesday, also urged him to ensure the Conservatives “keep (opposition Labour leader) Jeremy Corbyn out of government.”
Johnson praised Prime Minister, Theresa May, whom he is due to succeed on Wednesday, for her “extraordinary service” and for her “passion and determination” in politics.
Outgoing British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said she regrets allowing too much polarisation over Brexit and avoiding televised debates before a disastrous snap election in 2017, in an interview published on Friday.
The pound sterling slipped in early trading on Friday as Brexiteer, Boris Johnson, moved closer to becoming British prime minister, worrying investors that his government would make a no-deal Brexit more likely.
Jeremy Hunt, one of the leading candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would leave the European Union without a deal, but with a heavy heart.
US President Donald Trump has said Boris Johnson would be an “excellent” choice to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, days ahead of a state visit to London.
Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on June 7, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister.
British Prime Minister, Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday as lawmakers in her own party rejected a compromise offer and called for her to resign immediately.
Prime Minister Theresa May chaired a meeting of her cabinet on Tuesday to discuss what is expected to be her final attempt to win parliamentary approval for her deal for Britain to leave the EU.
Britain’s tumultuous divorce from the EU was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government.
British Prime Minister Theresa May was told by senior members of her own party on Tuesday to abandon talks to find a Brexit compromise with the opposition Labour Party as pressure mounted on her to name a date for standing down.
Nigeria and the United Kingdom have agreed to fast-track key regulation to deepen the insurance market, expand the digital economy and explore Naira-denominated financial instruments in collaboration with the City of London.
Prime Minister, Theresa May on Thursday, urged lawmakers to help find a compromise on a deal for leaving the European Union, after securing an extension to Brexit in “difficult” talks with EU leaders.
London Police on Tuesday said they were investigating the fifth stabbing in four days in the same north London district as authorities try to contain a surge in knife crime in Britain.
France on Wednesday threatened to reject British Prime Minister Theresa May’s request for a three-month delay to Brexit unless she can guarantee to get her departure plans though parliament, potentially sending Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal.
Prime Minister Theresa May will request a short delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a divorce deal ratified left the United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union in turmoil.
British Prime Minister, Theresa May, will write to the EU on Tuesday to ask for a Brexit extension until the end of June and with a possible two-year delay, the BBC’s political editor said.