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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Friday 6 May, 2022

Boris Johnson faces backlash from Tories as Conservatives lose key council seats
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Boris Johnson faces backlash from Tories as Conservatives lose key council seats

Updated May 6th 2022, 7:00 PM 33,390 Views 7 Comments

Labour’s Keir Starmer has hailed a ‘turning point’ as the party takes key London authorities from the Conservatives.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Boris Johnson under fire over ‘attacks’ on lawyers contesting Rwanda migrant plan
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson under fire over ‘attacks’ on lawyers contesting Rwanda migrant plan

May 5th 2022, 8:47 PM 16,178 Views 16 Comments

The UK Prime Minister claimed that the proposal could be scuppered by ‘liberal lawyers’.

# boris-johnson - Monday 25 April, 2022

Boris Johnson writes to Angela Rayner to insist ‘Basic Instinct’ claim was not in his name
# Deputy Labour Leader
# Deputy Labour Leader

Boris Johnson writes to Angela Rayner to insist ‘Basic Instinct’ claim was not in his name

Updated Apr 25th 2022, 12:40 PM 57,726 Views 34 Comments

The claims, which were reportedly made by an unnamed Tory MP to the Mail on Sunday, have been widely condemned as sexist.

# boris-johnson - Friday 22 April, 2022

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'
# Immigration
# Immigration

Rwanda president says UK asylum seeker deal 'not trading in humans'

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:07 PM 14,694 Views 19 Comments

The agreement has attracted criticism from rights groups, opposition figures in Britain and Rwanda, and the United Nations.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Boris Johnson will face parliamentary investigation as senior Tory says 'the gig's up' for the PM
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson will face parliamentary investigation as senior Tory says 'the gig's up' for the PM

Updated Apr 21st 2022, 5:19 PM 35,671 Views 30 Comments

Last week, Boris Johnson became the first UK leader to be fined for breaking the law for a June 2020 birthday party.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Tories whipped to delay vote on probe into whether Boris Johnson misled Parliament
# Partygate
# Partygate

Tories whipped to delay vote on probe into whether Boris Johnson misled Parliament

Apr 20th 2022, 10:30 PM 14,252 Views 7 Comments

The UK Government says the deferral will allow MPs ‘to have all the facts at their disposal’ when they make a decision.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Johnson makes another 'humble' apology as ex-Tory chief whip calls on him to quit
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Johnson makes another 'humble' apology as ex-Tory chief whip calls on him to quit

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 5:47 PM 16,000 Views 21 Comments

Johnson says that previous comments he made in the House of Commons were “a mistake”.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Russia bans Boris Johnson from the country
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia bans Boris Johnson from the country

Apr 16th 2022, 10:51 AM 47,915 Views 44 Comments

Moscow said the move is in response to the UK’s “unbridled information and political campaign aimed at isolating Russia internationally”.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 14 April, 2022

UK's asylum seeker deal with Rwanda not comparable with Australia’s policy, Home Secretary says
# Priti Patel
# Priti Patel

UK's asylum seeker deal with Rwanda not comparable with Australia’s policy, Home Secretary says

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 5:55 PM 36,810 Views 67 Comments

Boris Johnson’s government has announced a new policy that will see asylum seekers sent to Rwanda for processing.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

New blow for Boris Johnson as justice minister quits over Downing Street partygate breaches
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

New blow for Boris Johnson as justice minister quits over Downing Street partygate breaches

Apr 13th 2022, 10:40 PM 30,735 Views 11 Comments

David Wolfson said there had been a “breach of the criminal law” at No 10.

Snap poll indicates 57% believe Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Snap poll indicates 57% believe Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak should resign

Apr 13th 2022, 8:52 AM 11,430 Views 21 Comments

Boris Johnson was fined over attending a gathering to mark his 56th birthday at No 10, at which he was ‘ambushed’ with a cake.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Partygate: Boris Johnson pays fine and admits wrongful birthday gathering but defies calls to resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Partygate: Boris Johnson pays fine and admits wrongful birthday gathering but defies calls to resign

Updated Apr 12th 2022, 6:29 PM 44,317 Views 33 Comments

Opposition parties have called for both Johnson and Rishi to resign.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Boris Johnson says transgender women should not compete in women’s sport
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Boris Johnson says transgender women should not compete in women’s sport

Apr 6th 2022, 3:55 PM 27,725 Views 63 Comments

The UCI prevented transgender cyclist Emily Bridges from competing in a women’s category last weekend.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson drops plans to outlaw LGBT conversion therapy

Mar 31st 2022, 8:07 PM 25,802 Views 46 Comments

The move was condemned by opposition parties.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 24 March, 2022

Boris Johnson targets Putin’s ‘private army’ with new sanctions amid plea to allies
# Brussels Summit
# Brussels Summit

Boris Johnson targets Putin’s ‘private army’ with new sanctions amid plea to allies

Mar 24th 2022, 9:47 AM 38,052 Views 15 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is using a NATO emergency summit in Brussels today to commit to a new package to shore up Ukrainian defences.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Boris Johnson under fire for comparing Ukraine fighting Russian invasion to UK's Brexit vote
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson under fire for comparing Ukraine fighting Russian invasion to UK's Brexit vote

Mar 19th 2022, 5:13 PM 37,309 Views 38 Comments

Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey said the UK Prime Minister “is a national embarrassment”.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Boris Johnson meets with Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Boris Johnson meets with Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 5:48 PM 35,317 Views 35 Comments

Johnson is one of the few Western leaders to visit Riyadh since the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has left Iran and will return to UK today
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has left Iran and will return to UK today

Updated Mar 16th 2022, 1:50 PM 22,728 Views 6 Comments

Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been detained since 2016.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Boris Johnson faces new scrutiny over Russian lord
# Boris
# Boris

Boris Johnson faces new scrutiny over Russian lord

Mar 13th 2022, 12:28 PM 42,450 Views 15 Comments

Longstanding speculation about Johnson’s friendship with newspaper baron Evgeny Lebedev has revived since Russia invaded Ukraine.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees
# France
# France

Emmanuel Macron lashes UK for not doing enough for Ukraine’s refugees

Mar 12th 2022, 9:58 AM 25,871 Views 22 Comments

The French president criticised Boris Johnson’s Government over a policy which requires visa applications to be made in person in Brussels or Paris.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Ukrainian issues emotional plea to Boris Johnson for no-fly zone to prevent Russian bombing
# No-Fly Zone
# No-Fly Zone

Ukrainian issues emotional plea to Boris Johnson for no-fly zone to prevent Russian bombing

Mar 1st 2022, 2:05 PM 21,626 Views 28 Comments

Journalist Daria Kaleniuk told Boris Johnson in Warsaw that he must do more to protect civilians in Ukraine.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Details of Boris Johnson’s ‘largest and most severe’ sanctions against Russia unveiled
# Russian Sanctions
# Russian Sanctions

Details of Boris Johnson’s ‘largest and most severe’ sanctions against Russia unveiled

Feb 24th 2022, 5:43 PM 25,301 Views 30 Comments

The package includes an intention to impose an asset freeze on all major Russian banks.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 20 February, 2022

Boris Johnson refuses to commit to resigning if found to have broken the law
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson refuses to commit to resigning if found to have broken the law

Feb 20th 2022, 11:35 AM 19,002 Views 10 Comments

Johnson handed a legal questionnaire to police on Friday regarding claims that lockdown-busting parties were held in Downing Street.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Johnson fears Russian ‘false flag’ action to discredit Ukraine ahead of invasion
# False Flag
# False Flag

Johnson fears Russian ‘false flag’ action to discredit Ukraine ahead of invasion

Feb 17th 2022, 3:10 PM 11,006 Views 22 Comments

Boris Johnson said he feared more violence following the shelling of a nursery school in clashes between Ukraine and Moscow-backed separatists.

# boris-johnson - Friday 11 February, 2022

UK police send Boris Johnson legal questionnaire in No 10 'partygate' probe
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

UK police send Boris Johnson legal questionnaire in No 10 'partygate' probe

Feb 11th 2022, 10:29 PM 11,331 Views 14 Comments

Downing Street said the Prime Minister will ‘respond as required’.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Boris Johnson refutes former PM's assertion that he has damaged the UK's reputation
# Downing Street Parties
# Downing Street Parties

Boris Johnson refutes former PM's assertion that he has damaged the UK's reputation

Updated Feb 10th 2022, 5:52 PM 24,141 Views 30 Comments

John Major said ministers being sent to “defend the indefensible” made the Government look “distinctly shifty”.

Labour's Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of inciting mob with violent fascist conspiracy theory
# Savile Slur
# Savile Slur

Labour's Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of inciting mob with violent fascist conspiracy theory

Feb 10th 2022, 7:07 AM 16,119 Views 17 Comments

Starmer said the UK Prime Minister had used a ‘deliberate slur without any basis in fact’.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Detectives investigating No 10 parties to start contacting people believed to have taken part
# Champagne Problems
# Champagne Problems

Detectives investigating No 10 parties to start contacting people believed to have taken part

Updated Feb 9th 2022, 9:24 PM 47,386 Views 26 Comments

The Mirror earlier published a photo showing the Prime Minister near a prosecco bottle during a Christmas quiz.

Boris Johnson signals end to self-isolation rules in England as part of ‘living with Covid’
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

Boris Johnson signals end to self-isolation rules in England as part of ‘living with Covid’

Feb 9th 2022, 5:35 PM 19,394 Views 12 Comments

He said the legal requirement to self-isolate for positive cases of Covid-19 is expected to end later this month.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Ian Paisley accuses Tories of 'betrayal' for choosing 'English nationalism' over unionism
# DUP-ED
# DUP-ED

Ian Paisley accuses Tories of 'betrayal' for choosing 'English nationalism' over unionism

Feb 8th 2022, 12:16 PM 32,608 Views 44 Comments

Paisley comments come as an early Stormont election was ruled out by the Northern Ireland Secretary.

# boris-johnson - Monday 7 February, 2022

Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament
# London
# London

Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 41,549 Views 0 Comments

The Labour leader faced baseless allegations of “protecting paedophiles” after the Prime Minister used a widely criticised smear.

Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes

Feb 7th 2022, 7:45 AM 8,020 Views 10 Comments

More announcements are expected on No 10 staffing in coming days following a swathe of resignations.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Not a ‘chance in hell’ Boris Johnson will step aside voluntarily, Tory peer says
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Not a ‘chance in hell’ Boris Johnson will step aside voluntarily, Tory peer says

Feb 6th 2022, 12:26 PM 21,690 Views 21 Comments

Gavin Barwell, who served as chief of staff to Theresa May and now sits in the House of Lords, said there was a “strong case for change”.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Another Conservative MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign
# Partygate
# Partygate

Another Conservative MP has called on Boris Johnson to resign

Feb 5th 2022, 7:39 AM 18,648 Views 16 Comments

It comes amid reports that police have been handed a photo of Johnson holding a beer at an alleged gathering.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts
# No 10
# No 10

Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 8:35 PM 67,346 Views 31 Comments

Today, Johnson backtracked on the criticised and debunked claim that Starmer failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile
# Westminster
# Westminster

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile

Feb 2nd 2022, 1:29 PM 22,419 Views 13 Comments

Keir Starmer said the UK Prime Minister is “parroting the conspiracy theories of violent fascists to try to score cheap political points”.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Criticism of British Ambassador's refusal to appear before Good Friday Agreement committee
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Criticism of British Ambassador's refusal to appear before Good Friday Agreement committee

Feb 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 28,983 Views 26 Comments

Aontú TD Peadar Tóibín said the decision to refuse the invitation was “a disgrace”.

Boris Johnson commits to publishing ‘everything we can’ from full Sue Gray inquiry
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson commits to publishing ‘everything we can’ from full Sue Gray inquiry

Updated Feb 1st 2022, 7:40 PM 22,275 Views 16 Comments

The British Prime Minister has promised a fuller publication of Gray’s investigation once the Met Police probe has concluded.

# boris-johnson - Monday 31 January, 2022

Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'
# Sue Gray Report
# Sue Gray Report

Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'

Jan 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 63,246 Views 0 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was hitting out at Labour criticism over the Sue Gray report in a fired-up House of Commons showing today.

Johnson apologises as Gray report says No 10 parties showed 'failures of leadership and judgement'
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson apologises as Gray report says No 10 parties showed 'failures of leadership and judgement'

Updated Jan 31st 2022, 5:23 PM 56,998 Views 50 Comments
  • Sue Gray's redacted report on the “partygate” allegations has been published this afternoon.
  • Several of the gatherings should not have been allowed to take place, the report has found.
  • Speaking in the House of Commons, Boris Johnson said he “accepts Sue Gray’s general findings in full”.