Sightline with Tim Marshall: Who is Boris Johnson?

The new UK Prime Minister has that rarity in both politics and showbusiness, so who is he?

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Boris Johnson became the UK Prime Minister on Wednesday after winning a long Conservative Party leadership race.

With that rarity in both politics and showbusiness, Mr Johnson takes over from Theresa May to steer Britain's exit from Europe at a time of uncertainty and divisive politics.

Tim Marshall charts Mr Johnson's newspaper and political career and poses why an Eton-educated man with an upper-class accent resonates with so many parts of the country.

Watch the latest edition of Sightline above.