Boris Johnson charges towards Number 10 as Dominic Raab is knocked out of Tory leadership race

Boris Johnson has hurtled closer to becoming Britain’s next Prime Minister after winning the second round of voting in the Conservative Party leadership contest by a considerable margin.

Mr Johnson’s seemingly inexorable journey to victory saw him win 126 votes from Tory MPs.

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British Tory candidates for PM take aim at favorite Johnson

A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson||William James and Elizabeth Piper, This is Money||

Former Foreign Minister Johnson is the bookmakers’ clear favorite to succeed May and, according to polls, the most popular with the 160,000 party members who will ultimately make the choice.

LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) – A host of candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister launched their campaigns on Monday promising to solve the turmoil of Brexit and taking shots at frontrunner Boris Johnson.

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PRIME MINISTER Theresa May humiliated as MPs take back control over ‘Plan B’ Brexit

Backbenchers passed a crucial amendment just minutes before the Prime Minister took to the dispatch box to kick off five days of debate on the Government’s divorce agreement with Brussels. Led by Tory rebel Dominic Grieve, MPs inflicted the third humiliating defeat in a single afternoon on Mrs May that would give them far greater say over the UK’s exit from the European Union should they reject her deal on Tuesday.