Boris Johnson has become Prime Minister after accepting an invitation from the Queen to form a new government.
There has been mixed reaction from Ireland’s politicians as Boris Johnson was announced as the new Conservative Party leader.
The Queen has seen 13 prime ministers come and go during her reign, with Boris Johnson soon to become her 14th.
The DUP has welcomed the victory of “committed Unionist” Boris Johnson in the race to become the next prime minister.
The former mayor of London is never one to shy away from a photo opportunity.
Boris Johnson will face a series of challenges in his first 100 days as prime minister, culminating in the Brexit deadline on October 31.
A prominent critic of Boris Johnson has quit the Government, hitting out at the “haphazard and ramshackle” would-be prime minister.
A prominent critic of Boris Johnson has quit as a Government minister ahead of the result of the Tory leadership race, warning that Brexit had cast a “dark cloud” over the country.
A prominent critic of Boris Johnson has quit as a Government minister ahead of the result of the Tory leadership race.
The new prime minister will face a series of challenges in their first 100 days in office, culminating in the Brexit deadline on October 31.
Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal at the end of October if the country has the “will” and the “drive” for Brexit.