The "row" was splashed across the front pages of most newspapers on Saturday, and while bookmakers were still betting for Boris Johnson, pundits warned the incident could harm his chances.
Boxed in on Brexit: Looming deadline, deadlocked Parliament, amending Northern Ireland's 'backstop'; challenges for new British PM
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, the two candidates to be Britain's new prime minister, have both promised to deliver Brexit where Theresa May failed
Boris Johnson keen to break Brexit deadlock and deliver deal, will face Jeremy Hunt in race to become Britain's next prime minister
Boris Johnson will face Jeremy Hunt in a run-off to become Britain's next prime minister after a final ballot of MPs, with the winner tasked with guiding the country through Brexit.
Out of Tory leadership race, Dominic Raab endorses Boris Johnson, says former foreign minister 'only candidate' to take Britain out of EU
British leadership favourite Boris Johnson won the endorsement of a key Brexit-backing rival on Wednesday despite accusations he was softening his rhetoric on leaving the EU.
Boris Johnson leads in five-cornered race for post of Britain’s PM; Conservative Party members to choose between two final contenders
Boris Johnson increased his lead Tuesday in the race to become Britain's next prime minister as one of his rivals was eliminated in a party vote, leaving a five-strong field.
Boris Johnson's bid to replace British PM Theresa May gets a boost after backing from former rival Matt Hancock
Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest.
After suspension of Hong Kong extradition bill, tens of thousands expected at rally demanding leader Carrie Lam’s resignation
Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the city’s leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill following the most violent protests in decades
Britain's next prime minister: Field of contenders narrows to six as Health Secretary Matt Hancock withdraws
The field of contenders vying to become Britain's next prime minister narrowed to six on Friday when Health Secretary Matt Hancock withdrew from the contest.
Boris Johnson frontrunner in race to succeed Theresa May as British PM, gets most votes in first round of leadership poll
Boris Johnson secured his position as the frontrunner in the race to succeed Theresa May as British PM as he won the highest number of votes in the first round of the leadership poll.
The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain's next PM heated up on Monday, with candidates lining up to define themselves against Boris Johnson.
UK foreign secy Jeremy Hunt says EU has indicated willingness to renegotiate Brexit; Irish border agreement may remain roadblock
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit divorce deal
Race to succeed Theresa May as UK PM leaves Brexit chaos in limbo, increases risk of Britain crashing out of EU with no deal
Contenders to succeed Theresa May as Britain's prime minister prepared to launch their leadership campaigns on Saturday, leaving Brexit shrouded in uncertainty.
Richard Branson suspends business links with Saudi Arabia over disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Branson, founder of Virgin Group, says he will suspend his directorships in two tourism projects in Saudi Arabia while an investigation takes place.
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo and British counterpart Jeremy Hunt meet to discuss 'threat' from Russia, Iran
The US State Department said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt to discuss the "threat" of Russia and Iran's regional influence.
British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt will urge the United States and European countries to do more to call out Russia's "malign behavior" and keep Vladimir Putin in check, notably by implementing tough sanctions.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will once again warn that a Brexit with no deal between London and the European Union could threaten the continent's unity for a generation, according to his office.
British foreign secretary visits China, welcomes Beijing's offer for talks on post-Brexit trade deal
Jeremy Hunt was in the Chinese capital to meet Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other top officials, on a trip that will also include stops in Paris and Vienna for talks with his European counterparts on Brexit
UK assesses its post-Brexit trading options, explores Chinese Foreign Minister's offer of free-trade arrangement
UK is already negotiating a free-trade deal with the United States as well as brokering back-door deals with EU members for when it leaves the European Union.
Jeremy Hunt, former health secretary who backed 'Remain' during Brexit referendum, is new UK foreign secretary
British prime minister Theresa May appointed Jeremy Hunt as foreign minister after Boris Johnson resigned in protest at the government's plans for a close trading relationship with the European Union
Britain's health secretary says social media companies will be targeted if they don't do more to protect kids
Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.