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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Today’s News

Taoiseach holds 'constructive' meeting with Boris Johnson on Ballymurphy massacre and other issues
# Chequers
# Chequers

Taoiseach holds 'constructive' meeting with Boris Johnson on Ballymurphy massacre and other issues

Updated 2 hours ago 7,789 Views 15 Comments

The pair discussed Covid-19, Brexit and British-Irish relations at Chequers today.

# boris-johnson - Yesterday’s News

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday

Thu 7:50 PM 16,528 Views 25 Comments

A No 10 spokesperson said Johnson “apologised unreservedly on behalf of the UK government” on the call.

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response
# Chequers
# Chequers

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response

Thu 4:54 PM 8,129 Views 17 Comments

The two leaders are expected to discuss recent unrest in Northern Ireland.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

UK government to launch independent public inquiry over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK government to launch independent public inquiry over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic

Wed 10:44 PM 10,879 Views 14 Comments

The inquiry will begin in spring 2022.

Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings
# Belfast
# Belfast

Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings

Updated Wed 9:47 PM 49,617 Views 86 Comments
  • Apology made during phone call with Stormont leaders
  • Prime Minister's spokesperson said he recognised 'huge anguish' of families over 1971 killings
  • Son of one of ten victims describes apology as 'an insult to families'

# boris-johnson - Monday 10 May, 2021

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further
# Out Of Lockdown
# Out Of Lockdown

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further

Mon 6:01 PM 18,816 Views 14 Comments

Boris Johnson confirmed this evening the relaxation of restrictions again from next Monday.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Sturgeon tells Johnson it is ‘when not if’ for a second Scottish independence vote
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Sturgeon tells Johnson it is ‘when not if’ for a second Scottish independence vote

Sun 7:04 PM 18,733 Views 53 Comments

The Scottish First Minister spoke to Boris Johnson by phone on Sunday after the SNP’s victory in the Holyrood election.

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results
# UNION SUMMIT
# UNION SUMMIT

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results

Sun 8:16 AM 19,019 Views 16 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon said a Scottish independence referendum was the “will of the country”.

# boris-johnson - Friday 7 May, 2021

Brian Rowan: The question now re any amnesty in the North is whether Johnson can be trusted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brian Rowan: The question now re any amnesty in the North is whether Johnson can be trusted

May 7th 2021, 11:16 AM 13,759 Views 24 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author looks at a week where the UK prime minister set the cat among the pigeons in the North.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Boris Johnson should resign if he broke ministerial code, says Scottish Tory leader
# Chancer
# Chancer

Boris Johnson should resign if he broke ministerial code, says Scottish Tory leader

Updated May 2nd 2021, 2:54 PM 33,232 Views 13 Comments

New polls suggest the Conservatives’ lead over Labour has been cut ahead of Thursday’s local elections in England.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Boris Johnson says he doesn't 'think there's anything to see here' amid flat refurbishment probe
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Boris Johnson says he doesn't 'think there's anything to see here' amid flat refurbishment probe

Apr 29th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,293 Views 10 Comments

The Electoral Commission will investigate Johnson’s flat renovations.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?

Apr 28th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,231 Views 10 Comments

Johnson’s refurbishment of his Downing Street flat is to be investigated by the Electoral Commission.

Boris Johnson denies making ‘bodies pile high’ comment over third UK lockdown
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson denies making ‘bodies pile high’ comment over third UK lockdown

Apr 28th 2021, 12:42 PM 18,593 Views 23 Comments

The claim was first reported in the Times, but Downing Street dismissed it as a “gross distortion” of Johnson’s position at the time.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Boris Johnson accused of saying he'd rather let Covid-19 'rip' than impose 'mad' lockdown last year
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

Boris Johnson accused of saying he'd rather let Covid-19 'rip' than impose 'mad' lockdown last year

Apr 27th 2021, 7:04 AM 28,372 Views 54 Comments

It is the latest allegation levelled at the Prime Minister.

# boris-johnson - Friday 23 April, 2021

Dominic Cummings hits back at Downing Street sources who blamed him for leaking Dyson texts
# The Battle Of Britain
# The Battle Of Britain

Dominic Cummings hits back at Downing Street sources who blamed him for leaking Dyson texts

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 6:09 PM 42,908 Views 31 Comments

A series of allegations about Boris Johnson’s handling of leak inquiries, and the Covid-19 crisis, have been made by his former adviser.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government
# Tensions
# Tensions

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government

Apr 21st 2021, 10:10 PM 24,053 Views 12 Comments

The former British Army officer has stood down as veterans minister.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Boris Johnson wants to find a Covid-19 tablet that could help prevent serious illness
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson wants to find a Covid-19 tablet that could help prevent serious illness

Apr 20th 2021, 6:06 PM 17,920 Views 45 Comments

The British Prime Minister announced an antivirals taskforce that would help identify new medicines to treat Covid-19.

Boris Johnson says he doesn't see an Irish border poll happening for 'a very, very long time'
# Timeline
# Timeline

Boris Johnson says he doesn't see an Irish border poll happening for 'a very, very long time'

Apr 20th 2021, 11:52 AM 19,391 Views 69 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was speaking on a new BBC programme about the centenary of Northern Ireland.

Boris Johnson aims to give Super League 'straight red' ahead of meeting with FA and Premier League
# Super League
# Super League

Boris Johnson aims to give Super League 'straight red' ahead of meeting with FA and Premier League

Apr 20th 2021, 8:02 AM 23,161 Views 50 Comments

Six Premier League clubs faced a backlash over the plans yesterday.

# boris-johnson - Monday 19 April, 2021

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million
# India
# India

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million

Apr 19th 2021, 11:26 AM 11,698 Views 18 Comments

New Delhi has reported 25,462 cases and 161 deaths in the past 24 hours.

# boris-johnson - Monday 12 April, 2021

Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row
# Greensill Capital
# Greensill Capital

Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row

Apr 12th 2021, 2:16 PM 13,302 Views 5 Comments

The probe will examine how government contracts were secured by Greensill Capital.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 9:46 PM 51,841 Views 80 Comments

Stones and fireworks were thrown at police by gangs of youths in west Belfast this evening.

# boris-johnson - Monday 5 April, 2021

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 5:44 PM 38,488 Views 82 Comments

However, he warned against complacency in the fight against Covid-19.

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns

Apr 5th 2021, 1:31 PM 28,961 Views 65 Comments

Danny Altmann, professor of immunology at Imperial College London, said they would need ‘enormous scrutiny’.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Football fans at Wembley and a comedy club audience are part of UK trials to resume mass gatherings
# Crowds Return
# Crowds Return

Football fans at Wembley and a comedy club audience are part of UK trials to resume mass gatherings

Apr 4th 2021, 4:33 PM 14,600 Views 12 Comments

The first trial is due to take place on 16 April at the Hot Water Comedy Club in Liverpool.

# boris-johnson - Monday 29 March, 2021

Boris Johnson acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Jennifer Arcuri claims, Downing Street says
# Allegations
# Allegations

Boris Johnson acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Jennifer Arcuri claims, Downing Street says

Mar 29th 2021, 9:55 PM 27,611 Views 32 Comments

Arcuri has made fresh allegations that she and Johnson had a four-year romantic relationship when he was mayor.

Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England
# UK
# UK

Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England

Mar 29th 2021, 8:20 PM 11,512 Views 8 Comments

The UK Prime Minister warned that there is a danger of a fresh wave of Covid-19 spreading from Europe.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Boris Johnson says roadmap for easing England's lockdown is still on track
# Easing Lockdown
# Easing Lockdown

Boris Johnson says roadmap for easing England's lockdown is still on track

Mar 27th 2021, 5:20 PM 16,588 Views 40 Comments

The UK Prime Minister said he can see absolutely nothing in the data to dissuade him from continuing along ‘our road map to freedom’.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Johnson says pandemic will stay with him 'as long as I live' as he faces scrutiny
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Johnson says pandemic will stay with him 'as long as I live' as he faces scrutiny

Mar 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 27,452 Views 21 Comments

He conceded there were ‘many things that we wish we’d done differently’ at the outset of the pandemic.

# boris-johnson - Friday 19 March, 2021

'Lets get the jab done': Boris Johnson receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

'Lets get the jab done': Boris Johnson receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

Mar 19th 2021, 7:38 PM 14,289 Views 15 Comments

Johnson, who is 56, is part of Cohort 8 who began getting their vaccinations earlier this week.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Boris Johnson is to get his vaccine and 'it will certainly be Oxford/AstraZeneca'
# Best Of British
# Best Of British

Boris Johnson is to get his vaccine and 'it will certainly be Oxford/AstraZeneca'

Mar 17th 2021, 2:33 PM 18,909 Views 31 Comments

56-year-old Johnson is in Cohort 8 of the UK’s roll-out order.

# boris-johnson - Monday 15 March, 2021

UK policing minister defends under-pressure Met Police chief following vigil
# London
# London

UK policing minister defends under-pressure Met Police chief following vigil

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 11:24 AM 16,297 Views 0 Comments

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to chair a meeting of the government’s Crime and Justice Taskforce today.

# boris-johnson - Friday 12 March, 2021

Michelle O'Neill declines to meet with Boris Johnson during NI visit
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill declines to meet with Boris Johnson during NI visit

Mar 12th 2021, 4:10 PM 43,462 Views 85 Comments

The NI deputy First Minister refused to welcome the British Prime Minister to Belfast today in her Stormont role.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 4 March, 2021

NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says
# Northern Protocol
# Northern Protocol

NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 8:27 PM 64,583 Views 88 Comments

Loyalist paramilitaries in NI have said they are withdrawing their support for the GFA.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# World Cup 2030
# World Cup 2030

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:09 PM 17,380 Views 52 Comments

Micheál Martin said the Irish government would be “very happy to co-operate” with the UK.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Summer schools part of England's plan to help children catch up on lost learning
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Summer schools part of England's plan to help children catch up on lost learning

Feb 24th 2021, 8:18 AM 24,939 Views 68 Comments

Johnson pledged an extra £400 million of funding as part of the Government’s catch-up programme.

# boris-johnson - Monday 22 February, 2021

Schools, socialising and sports returning next month as Johnson to tell England roadmap out of lockdown
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Schools, socialising and sports returning next month as Johnson to tell England roadmap out of lockdown

Feb 22nd 2021, 7:09 AM 23,224 Views 20 Comments

Johnson is under pressure from his own MPs as around one in three adults in the UK have received their first vaccine dose.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 21 February, 2021

UK plans accelerated vaccine rollout as end of lockdown in sight
# UK Government
# UK Government

UK plans accelerated vaccine rollout as end of lockdown in sight

Feb 21st 2021, 11:44 AM 29,012 Views 59 Comments

Previous targets were to inoculate over-50s by May, with all adults to be vaccinated by the end of September.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Boris Johnson says he feels 'like OJ Simpson' as he struggles to put on gloves
# If It Doesn't Fit...
# If It Doesn't Fit...

Boris Johnson says he feels 'like OJ Simpson' as he struggles to put on gloves

Feb 17th 2021, 2:26 PM 31,231 Views 15 Comments

The British PM made the remark at a coronavirus vaccination centre in Wales today.

# boris-johnson - Monday 15 February, 2021

'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'

Feb 15th 2021, 5:31 PM 56,369 Views 72 Comments

First it was a bridge, now it’s a tunnel, apparently.

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