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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Liz Truss officially Prime Minister after meeting with Britain's Queen Elizabeth
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Liz Truss officially Prime Minister after meeting with Britain's Queen Elizabeth

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 12:54 PM 61,107 Views 41 Comments

The handover of power from Boris Johnson to Liz Truss is taking place at the queen’s Balmoral estate.

# boris-johnson - Friday 2 September, 2022

Minister and No 10 aide face accusations of sexual misconduct
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Minister and No 10 aide face accusations of sexual misconduct

Sep 2nd 2022, 7:04 AM 18,508 Views 0 Comments

Sky News has reported the allegations of two women.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Sunak and Truss make final leadership pitches amid cost-of-living support hints
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

Sunak and Truss make final leadership pitches amid cost-of-living support hints

Sep 1st 2022, 7:02 AM 8,352 Views 1 Comment

Voting in the Tory leadership contest closes at 5pm on Friday and the winner will be announced on Monday.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Video appears to capture Boris Johnson taking part and speaking to man during police raid
# Raid
# Raid

Video appears to capture Boris Johnson taking part and speaking to man during police raid

Aug 31st 2022, 7:53 PM 48,539 Views 20 Comments

Johnson appears to ask the man in the property how he is doing.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Boris Johnson evades questions when asked about potential return to politics
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Boris Johnson evades questions when asked about potential return to politics

Aug 30th 2022, 6:02 PM 15,731 Views 10 Comments

A Tory former leadership rival and critic of the Prime Minister has warned Boris Johnson could try and make a comeback.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Emily Maitlis says BBC ‘sought to pacify’ Number 10 over Newsnight monologue
# Dominic Cummings
# Dominic Cummings

Emily Maitlis says BBC ‘sought to pacify’ Number 10 over Newsnight monologue

Aug 25th 2022, 8:29 AM 27,553 Views 11 Comments

Maitlis left the BBC earlier this year and said the media was often guilty of “normalising” populist views in the name of balance.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Boris Johnson only PM I’ve worked with who has disgraced the office – Sturgeon
# Edinburgh Fringe Festival
# Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Boris Johnson only PM I’ve worked with who has disgraced the office – Sturgeon

Aug 13th 2022, 5:44 PM 23,406 Views 17 Comments

Appearing at a panel event at the Edinburgh Fringe on Saturday, Ms Sturgeon tackled a number of issues.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Neale Richmond: We owe it to our friends in the UK to call out their bad behaviour
# Conservatives
# Conservatives

Neale Richmond: We owe it to our friends in the UK to call out their bad behaviour

Aug 7th 2022, 7:30 AM 28,893 Views 32 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says the government here owe it to the people to hold firm as UK politics continues to face upheaval.

# boris-johnson - Monday 1 August, 2022

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right
# British Politics
# British Politics

Opinion: Boris has left his party with a tough choice - a leader to the right or hard right

Aug 1st 2022, 8:00 AM 25,444 Views 20 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the new leader of Britain will be decided by a small number of people and the choice isn’t great.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Tory petition resisting Johnson's resignation as 'Boris bus' may protest leader debates
# Tories
# Tories

Tory petition resisting Johnson's resignation as 'Boris bus' may protest leader debates

Jul 26th 2022, 1:31 PM 23,576 Views 10 Comments

There may be a “Boris bus” to bring supporters to protest at hustings for the leadership race to choose Johnson’s successor.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 23 July, 2022

Sunak labels himself the underdog as ‘forces that be’ back Liz Truss
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Sunak labels himself the underdog as ‘forces that be’ back Liz Truss

Jul 23rd 2022, 3:34 PM 15,769 Views 16 Comments

The ex-chancellor used a speech in Grantham, the birthplace of Margaret Thatcher, to kick-start his campaign for the Tory leadership.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Boris Johnson signs off his final PMQs with ‘Hasta la vista, baby’
# Terminated
# Terminated

Boris Johnson signs off his final PMQs with ‘Hasta la vista, baby’

Jul 20th 2022, 4:06 PM 29,418 Views 28 Comments

The Prime Minister claimed it was ‘mission largely accomplished’ during his three years in office.

# boris-johnson - Monday 18 July, 2022

Boris Johnson wins late night confidence vote after bruising Commons debate
# Confidence Vote
# Confidence Vote

Boris Johnson wins late night confidence vote after bruising Commons debate

Jul 18th 2022, 10:33 PM 45,879 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is now expected to continue in his role for the next seven weeks.

Boris Johnson accused of ‘checking out’ from No 10 amid heatwave emergency
# Chequered Out
# Chequered Out

Boris Johnson accused of ‘checking out’ from No 10 amid heatwave emergency

Jul 18th 2022, 2:13 PM 23,924 Views 17 Comments

The Prime Minister took a ‘joyride’ in a Typhoon fighter jet and held a party at Chequers while colleagues held emergency meetings.

# boris-johnson - Friday 15 July, 2022

Candidates clash in first UK Tory leadership TV debate
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Candidates clash in first UK Tory leadership TV debate

Updated Jul 15th 2022, 10:00 PM 28,308 Views 16 Comments

The candidates had varying answers when asked if Boris Johnson was honest.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Johnson Government tables confidence motion in itself after blocking Labour bid
# Motion
# Motion

Johnson Government tables confidence motion in itself after blocking Labour bid

Jul 13th 2022, 3:13 PM 11,207 Views 5 Comments

Johnson is expected to open the debate due to take place on Monday.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Eight go forward into first round of voting in the Tory leadership race
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Eight go forward into first round of voting in the Tory leadership race

Updated Jul 12th 2022, 6:35 PM 47,175 Views 23 Comments

Prominent Boris Johnson loyalists backed Liz Truss in move to prevent Rishi Sunak entering No 10.

Opinion: As Boris departs, the British public should ask the Conservatives 'what took you so long?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: As Boris departs, the British public should ask the Conservatives 'what took you so long?'

Jul 12th 2022, 7:00 AM 14,094 Views 7 Comments

Cabinet members and Conservative backbenchers stuck with Johnson while the public cried for him to leave, former UK/EU negotiatior Sydney Nash writes.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 10 July, 2022

Nine Tories vie for leadership in contest for Johnson’s successor
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Nine Tories vie for leadership in contest for Johnson’s successor

Jul 10th 2022, 12:30 PM 15,133 Views 9 Comments

Former health secretaries Jeremy Hunt and Sajid Javid have both pledged to slash corporation tax in their bids.

Call for investigation into claims Johnson lobbied for job for young woman in abuse of power
# Westminster
# Westminster

Call for investigation into claims Johnson lobbied for job for young woman in abuse of power

Jul 10th 2022, 7:35 AM 32,832 Views 10 Comments

Eight Tories have so far put themselves forward to replace Johnson as prime minister.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 9 July, 2022

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi announces ambition to be next British prime minister
# Tory Leadership Race
# Tory Leadership Race

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi announces ambition to be next British prime minister

Jul 9th 2022, 7:49 PM 28,293 Views 21 Comments

The former education secretary becomes the third serving Government minister to kick off their campaign for the Tory leadership.

Ben Wallace rules himself out of Tory leadership race as contest heats up
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Ben Wallace rules himself out of Tory leadership race as contest heats up

Updated Jul 9th 2022, 12:25 PM 25,454 Views 21 Comments

Former equalities minister Kemi Badenoch is the latest to throw her hat into the ring.

# boris-johnson - Friday 8 July, 2022

Coveney: NI Protocol legislation may be 'put off' following Johnson's resignation
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney: NI Protocol legislation may be 'put off' following Johnson's resignation

Jul 8th 2022, 1:30 PM 13,212 Views 2 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs said the issue may not be debated until after parliament’s recess.

Taoiseach regrets 'lacking' UK-EU partnership on Protocol as he attends summit in Guernsey
# British-Irish Council
# British-Irish Council

Taoiseach regrets 'lacking' UK-EU partnership on Protocol as he attends summit in Guernsey

Jul 8th 2022, 1:28 PM 16,531 Views 4 Comments

Developments in Westminster will be on the agenda as they discuss the political situation in each nation.

British papers tell Boris Johnson that 'leave means leave'
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

British papers tell Boris Johnson that 'leave means leave'

Jul 8th 2022, 8:37 AM 26,431 Views 9 Comments

The story dominates the front pages of the UK papers this morning.

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired
# The Brexit Boy
# The Brexit Boy

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 7:14 AM 23,678 Views 10 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the soon-to-be ex-PM has left in Northern Irish politics in chaos.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Who is in the running to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister?
# Runners And Riders
# Runners And Riders

Who is in the running to replace Boris Johnson as British prime minister?

Jul 7th 2022, 7:33 PM 24,951 Views 23 Comments

Some potential contenders have already made their ambitions clear, while others are yet to announce their candidacy.

As it happened: Boris Johnson steps down as PM but questions turn to when he'll be replaced
Live Jul 7th 2022, 6:00 PM

As it happened: Boris Johnson steps down as PM but questions turn to when he'll be replaced

  • 'Them's the breaks': Johnson announces resignation
  • Johnson appoints new ministers for caretaker Cabinet
  • Labour leader Keir Starmer says his party will call a vote of confidence if Johnson stays on "for months and months"
Johnson resignation: How will the next Tory leader be selected?
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Johnson resignation: How will the next Tory leader be selected?

Jul 7th 2022, 3:22 PM 11,968 Views 15 Comments

There is set to be a crowded field of Tory MPs in the upcoming leadership contest.

Boris Johnson resignation is 'opportunity' to restore partnership on NI, says Taoiseach
# BYe Bye Boris
# BYe Bye Boris

Boris Johnson resignation is 'opportunity' to restore partnership on NI, says Taoiseach

Updated Jul 7th 2022, 2:24 PM 11,107 Views 17 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said that Johnson “will not be missed”.

Boris Johnson to resign, but will remain as UK Prime Minister until new Tory leader is in place
# Stepping Down
# Stepping Down

Boris Johnson to resign, but will remain as UK Prime Minister until new Tory leader is in place

Jul 7th 2022, 12:36 PM 41,993 Views 39 Comments

It comes after over 50 Government members resigned and called for Johnson to step down.

Northern Ireland Secretary resigns as calls continue for Boris Johnson to step down
# Round Two
# Round Two

Northern Ireland Secretary resigns as calls continue for Boris Johnson to step down

Updated Jul 7th 2022, 8:00 AM 40,590 Views 41 Comments
  • Dozens of UK government members have already resigned with demands for the prime minister to do the same.
  • Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis resigned from his post this morning.
  • Six other government members also resigned by 8.30am, signalling discontent that Johnson has not already left office.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

As it happened: Embattled Johnson sacks Gove and holds on as PM despite raft of calls to quit
Live Jul 6th 2022, 10:58 PM

As it happened: Embattled Johnson sacks Gove and holds on as PM despite raft of calls to quit

  • A group of senior Cabinet ministers visited Number 10 to call on Johnson to step down.
  • Nearly 40 Conservatives resigned from government posts in less than 24 hours.
  • The prime minister sacked prominent Cabinet member Michael Gove.
From resignations to Russian revelations - the timeline of a sorry 24 hours for Boris Johnson
# Timeline
# Timeline

From resignations to Russian revelations - the timeline of a sorry 24 hours for Boris Johnson

Jul 6th 2022, 5:53 PM 26,965 Views 15 Comments

The UK Prime Minister has been dealt the biggest blow of his premiership in the last 24 hours.

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson will resign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson will resign?

Jul 6th 2022, 8:46 AM 47,988 Views 45 Comments

It’s been a tumultuous night for Johnson as Cabinet ministers and other Conservative MPs quit.

Tories call for end of Boris Johnson’s premiership as new Chancellor denies threatening to quit
# Showing The Door
# Showing The Door

Tories call for end of Boris Johnson’s premiership as new Chancellor denies threatening to quit

Updated Jul 6th 2022, 7:40 AM 42,511 Views 26 Comments

Cabinet ministers, MPs and former Tory politicians have issued a slew of criticisms against the British prime minister.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Boris Johnson's leadership in peril as two senior UK ministers resign amid rumbling controversy
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson's leadership in peril as two senior UK ministers resign amid rumbling controversy

Updated Jul 5th 2022, 9:45 PM 73,627 Views 66 Comments
  • Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid have resigned as senior ministers in the UK government.
  • Boris Johnson's leadership now faces a fresh crisis after an apology over his handling of the Chris Pincher row.
  • Pincher resigned last week as deputy chief whip following claims he groped two men at a private members’ club.

# boris-johnson - Monday 4 July, 2022

'Utterly tragic' if Scottish independence led to 'division' in UK armed forces, Johnson says
# Scotland
# Scotland

'Utterly tragic' if Scottish independence led to 'division' in UK armed forces, Johnson says

Jul 4th 2022, 10:26 PM 27,737 Views 33 Comments

Boris Johnson said a second independence poll is not a priority for the UK government.

# boris-johnson - Friday 1 July, 2022

Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy

Jul 1st 2022, 7:16 AM 21,690 Views 0 Comments

The Government has said transgender conversion therapy will not be banned under proposed legislation.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson

Jun 30th 2022, 6:15 PM 30,390 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister said that Vladimir Putin would not have started the war in Ukraine if he was a woman.

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