Johnson wins historic victory in Brexit election

LONDON (AFP) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday hailed a political “earthquake” after securing a sweeping election win, which clears the way for Britain to finally leave the European Union (EU) next month after years of political deadlock. With almost all results declared for the 650-seat Parliament, Johnson’s Conservative party had secured 362 seats – its biggest majority since the heyday of Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin