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UK's Hunt quits government after leadership rival Johnson takes officeBritish foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday he was quitting the government after new prime minister and recent leadership rival Boris Johnson asked him to take a different ministerial role.
UK foreign minister Hunt's job in doubt: SkyBritish Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was offered the job of defense minister by incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson but he turned it down, Sky reported.
Watch: The new British Prime Minister to be announcedThe new British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader will be annouced at 8.45PM (AEST). Watch here to see if it will be Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt in the top job.
Britain says won't compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of HormuzThere cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue despite their differing views on the 2015 Iran..
Iran tanker seizure raises serious questions for international shipping: UK's HuntIran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker raises very serious questions for British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday.
Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign ministerThe detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told British Foreign Minister..
UK's Hunt expresses 'extreme disappointment' to Iran's Zarif over seized tankerBritish foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he had spoken to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif and expressed his "extreme disappointment" over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the..
UK's Hunt says Iran may be on 'dangerous path' after seizing tankerBritish foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that he was worried that Iran had taken a "dangerous path" after it seized a British-flagged tanker on Friday.
Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: HuntBritish Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said London would respond in a considered but robust way to the seizure of a British tanker by Iranian guards, and warned that Tehran would be the biggest loser if..
Britain warns of consequences if Iran does not return shipsBritish Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday there would be consequences if Iran did not return control of ships seized in the Strait of Hormuz, Sky News reported.
Chance of no-deal Brexit rises as Johnson leads Hunt: pollThe chance that Britain will leave the European Union without a deal is the highest since October 2017, economists polled by Reuters say, as arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson looks set to take over as prime..
Britain's Hunt says 'small window' to save Iran nuclear dealBritish Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday that there was still time to save the Iran nuclear deal and that despite the United States being Britain's closest ally it disagreed on how to..
Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign ministerIran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement..
UK says it does not want to increase tension with IranBritain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehran over a seized Iranian tanker and the passage of..
China to Britain's Hunt: Don't use us in your leadership bidChina said on Thursday British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become Britain's next prime minister.
Countries restricting media freedom must pay price: UK's HuntCountries that restrict media freedom must be made to pay a diplomatic price, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday, as he warned about a deteriorating situation in China and..
UK foreign minister Hunt 'outraged' by leak which led to envoy quittingBritain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday he was outraged that confidential memos by the country's ambassador to the United States were leaked, leading to envoy Kim Darroch's resignation..
Britain's PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debateBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, rivals to become Britain's next prime minister, clashed over who could be most trusted on Brexit on Tuesday in a sometimes bad-natured television debate just two weeks..
UK PM contender Hunt tells Trump he is wrong in envoy spatBritish foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to become prime minister, challenged U.S. President Donald Trump over his criticisms of the British ambassador to Washington whose..
UK PM hopeful Hunt pledges to support U.S.-style entrepreneursBritish Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday if he becomes prime minister he would seek to boost poor national productivity by supporting entrepreneurs in a bid to emulate the business culture..
Factbox: Bonfire of the Brexit cash - UK leader candidates' spending promisesBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are competing to bolster their bids to become Britain's next prime minister by proposing higher public spending and tax cuts which would represent a sudden relaxation of..
Britain denies supporting violent Hong Kong protests as China media slam 'Western ideologues'British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong, after Chinese state media blamed "Western ideologues" for fomenting unrest in the former..
UK's Hunt denies he supported violent protests in Hong KongBritain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he had not backed violent protests in Hong Kong after Chinese state media blamed interference by Western governments for unrest in the..
Brexit backers help PM candidate Johnson extend lead in funding battleBoris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt in the race to become the next British prime minister, backed by financiers and businessmen who funded the campaign to leave the European..
Boris Johnson extends funding lead in battle to become UK PMBoris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt as they race to become the next British prime minister, official figures showed on Wednesday, and has so far raised the fourth-largest..
UK's Hunt tells China to honor agreement over Hong KongBritish Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told China that it needed to honor and respect the agreement the countries had made over Hong Kong, as London and Beijing kept up a war of words over the former..
China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong KongChina on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments..
China protests to Britain over Hunt's Hong Kong commentsChina protested to Britain over Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's warning that Beijing should honor its commitments to protect freedoms in Hong Kong or face serious consequences, the foreign ministry..
UK's Hunt: we expect China to abide by the 1984 Hong Kong treatyBritain expects China to abide by a 1984 treaty which guarantees basic freedoms to the former British colony of Hong Kong for 50 years, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told Reuters on Tuesday.
No Brexit deal possible with Irish backstop still in place, says UK PM candidate HuntBritain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to be the next prime minister, said it would be impossible to have a European Union withdrawal deal that included the current Irish..
UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposalsJeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal.
UK's Hunt says if Iran breaks nuclear deal we are out as wellIf Iran breaks the nuclear deal then Britain is out of it as well, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday after Tehran said it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under..
UK foreign minister Hunt worried by Iran's breach of nuclear dealBritish foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he was "deeply worried" after Iran said it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 agreement with major powers, but said that..
PM contender Hunt sets out plans to prepare Britain for no-deal BrexitA Jeremy Hunt government would set aside a 6 billion pound ($7.6 billion) war chest to protect fishing and farming, and prepare an emergency budget to cut taxes under plans designed to get Britain..
In race for No. 10, UK's Johnson and Hunt vow to splash the cashBoris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt vowed to spend billions of pounds on public services, infrastructure and tax cuts on Sunday as the two men battling to become prime minister pitched themselves as the best..
Britain closely monitoring events in Hong Kong: HuntBritain will closely monitor events in Hong Kong and continue to press the Chinese government to respect the terms under which the former colony was handed over, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on..
UK's Hunt sets early October deadline for no-deal Brexit decisionJeremy Hunt would decide to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal on October 31 if it becomes clear at the beginning of that month that there is no prospect of getting an agreement..
Johnson takes aim at rival over fake Brexit deadline comments in UK PM raceBoris Johnson, the favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, took aim at his rival Jeremy Hunt, saying the governing Conservative Party would suffer if a new leader treated the Oct. 31 Brexit..
Japan warns UK PM candidates: We don't want a no-deal BrexitJapan on Thursday publicly cautioned the two candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that Japanese investment could leave the country if there is a no-deal Brexit, urging Boris Johnson..
'Do or die' Brexit could destroy government, warns PM hopeful HuntForeign minister Jeremy Hunt took aim at rival Boris Johnson's "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, saying the frontrunner to become prime minister..
Britain's Hunt takes aim at PM rival Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledgeJeremy Hunt took aim at Boris Johnson's "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, saying his rival in the race to become prime minister could destroy the Conservative..
Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledge risks election, no EU exit: PM candidate HuntThe promise by Boris Johnson, frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, that Britain will be out of the EU on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal risks prompting an election and no Brexit..
UK aid minister Stewart backing Hunt in race to be next PMRory Stewart, Britain's aid minister and a former candidate to be the next prime minister, said he would now support Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt over favorite Boris Johnson in the race to succeed..
UK PM contender Hunt believes he can unite warring Conservatives over BrexitBritish Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, one of the two contenders to replace Prime Minister Theresa May next month, said on Tuesday he believed a Brexit deal could be done with the EU that would unite..
UK PM contender Johnson challenges rival to commit to Oct. 31 Brexit dateBoris Johnson, front-runner in the race to become British prime minister, has challenged his rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31, whether he has agreed a Brexit deal or..
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Britain's new prime minister will be announced on July 23Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will be announced as Britain's new prime minister on Tuesday July 23, the Conservative Party said on Tuesday.
UK foreign minister Hunt says cannot envisage joining U.S.-led war with IranBritain does not expect the United States to request that the United Kingdom joins a war with Iran and London would be unlikely to agree to join such a conflict, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on..
UK PM candidate Hunt: Boris Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debates on BrexitJeremy Hunt, one of the two candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on what to do..
Britain warns of accidental war between United States and IranBritain does not think either the United States or Iran want a war but is very concerned an accidental war could be triggered, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday.