Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
It's not actually unusual for a British prime minister to enter power like this. But does Johnson need a mandate more than most?
As the divisive politician becomes the UK prime minister, many are wondering how much democracy he might be willing to sacrifice on the alter of English nationalism.
We now have 'Believe in Britain' and 'Make America Great Again'. This language posits itself as inclusive, but in reality creates the space for Trumpian excesses.
Journalist, MP, London mayor, Johnson has left a trail of distruction in his wake.
Parliamentarians and party members have held their noses and voted in a man deeply unsuited to lead. Now the British public must live with their choice.
The wisest course from here would seem to be reopening discussions with Tehran about Gulf security and an American-imposed sanctions regime. But this will be easier said than done.
Two leadership experts weigh up the characteristics of the Conservative Party leadership hopefuls.
MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit have won a small victory in parliament – but what does it mean?
Trump and Zuma seek to sell explanations of their misfortunes to the socially insecure and economically vulnerable. To an alarming extent they succeed.
One is a lion and the other a fox, but a successful leader must be both.
John Major was right – it didn't end well for the 17th-century king, who ignored parliament and lost his head.
In keeping with the permanent state of political misery induced by Brexit, any outcome of the leadership contest and the subsequent UK-EU politics will make almost everyone unhappy.
The favourite to become the next prime minister has never felt the need to apologise for his offensive remarks about Muslim women.
Scotland is eyeing another independence referendum and now Wales wants in on the act. England feels left behind and Northern Ireland is at the centre of the Brexit impasse. Things aren't fine.
Accusations of skullduggery abound, and these findings won't help matters.
Conservative members will now vote on which of the two candidates will become their party leader – and the prime minister.
At the start of this election, party members said they wanted to avoid another 'coronation', so why is the lead candidate being allowed to avoid scrutiny?
According to election results, areas with low levels of tertiary education swung strongly to the Coalition in NSW and Queensland, helping propel Scott Morrison to victory.
Johnson is the least popular among women MPs and Jeremy Hunt managed to get a vote from the European Research Group.