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# Boris Johnson

Last year
# Nusrat Ghani
Johnson orders inquiry into MP's claim of Islamophobia in ministerial sacking
Downing Street confirmed the Cabinet Office has been asked to “establish the facts”.
# Nusrat Ghani
Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.
# met police
No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims
Chris Bryant said threats to withdraw funding from constituencies of MPs seeking to oust the PM should be referred to the police.
# Downing Street
UK government resisting investigation into ‘blackmailing’ of Tory critics of Boris Johnson
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said the allegations should be investigated.
# William Wragg
Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims
William Wragg has urged MPs to report intimidation to the police.
# Partygate
Boris Johnson clings on despite demand to ‘in the name of God, go’
David Davis warned Tories the party faces “dying a death of 1,000 cuts” if MPs do not swiftly oust the prime minister.
# Downing Street
'In the name of God, go': Defiant Boris Johnson faces Tory defections and plot to oust him
Downing Street said Johnson would have further meetings with MPs today as he attempted to shore up support on his backbenches.
# UK
Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim
It comes after Dominic Raab said this morning that Johnson would “normally” be expected to resign if he lied to parliament.
# operation red meat
Military in the Channel and scrapping the licence fee: Johnson plots policies to save his job
The UK Prime Minister is on the brink.
# Downing Street
Boris Johnson 'questioned' over No 10 party as claim of another lockdown breach emerges
Johnson is alleged to have attended a leaving do for his defence adviser in the run-up to Christmas 2020.
# UK
Boris Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled
Johnson is preparing to announce a series of policies as he looks to survive pressure over the partygate revelations.
# et tu boris
Boris Johnson may find out the hard way that Tories are nothing if not ruthless
Johnson wouldn’t be the first if he’s forced to resign by his own party.
# wine time fridays
Boris Johnson told to ‘lead or step aside’ as more partygate claims surface
Labour leader Keir Starmer said it was in the national interest for the Conservatives to ‘get rid’ of the Prime Minister.
# party party party
Timeline: A look at the alleged rule-breaking gatherings of Boris Johnson's government
It’s been a rollercoaster.
# Coronavirus
No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral
Reports suggest senior official Sue Gray could censure PM following inquiry.
# north of the border
Jacob Rees-Mogg accused of weakening Scottish union after 'lightweight' TV insult
Rees-Mogg made disparaging remarks about Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross.
# Lockdown party
Allies rally round Boris Johnson as Tories call for him to go over 'bring your own booze' party
The UK leader pulled out of a planned visit to Lancashire this morning “due to a family member testing positive for coronavirus”.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think Boris Johnson should resign?
The British leader is facing the greatest challenge of his premiership.
# Lockdown party
Johnson apologises in Commons after admitting attending No 10 party during lockdown
The British Prime Minister acknowledged public anger about the situation.
# Covid party
'The party's over, Boris': British papers slam Johnson as pressure mounts over No 10 parties
The Telegraph is among the papers to report that Johnson’s premiership is in jeopardy over a series of No 10 lockdown parties.
# Lockdown party
Johnson under pressure to quit over ‘bring your own booze’ party during lockdown
Johnson has sidestepped questions about whether he attended the alleged party in May 2020.
# jim shannon
DUP MP overcome with emotion over family tragedy as he asks Commons 'lockdown party' question
Jim Shannon revealed that his mother-in-law died alone due to Covid-19 restrictions.
# England
Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown
Mr Johnson said now is the time for the ‘utmost caution’ but argued the booster rollout has given substantial protection to the nation.
# uk restrictions
Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown
Johnson said now is the time for the ‘utmost caution’ but argued the booster rollout has given substantial protection to the nation.
All time
# State Papers
A young Boris Johnson warned Irish officials about John Major's Peace Process plans in 1995
Johnson said that Major would come close to “stalling” the process.
# Covid-19
New Year parties given go-ahead in England as UK splits over Omicron controls
Boris Johnson said there would be no restrictions introduced before January.
# Omicron Variant
Boris Johnson accused of ‘ducking difficult decisions’ over pulling back from Christmas lockdown
Johnson said ministers are monitoring the data ‘hour by hour’ but indicated new measures are not expected before Christmas.
# Resignation
Brexit minister David Frost resigns from UK Cabinet - reports
Frost, who has led negotiations with the EU, is reported to have handed in his resignation letter to Boris Johnson last week.
# Covid Britain
UK Prime Minister denies claims of split with experts in face of ‘considerable’ Omicron wave
Boris Johnson deflected questions over his premiership, insisting people want him to focus on the pandemic.
# UK Politics
Boris Johnson's party loses historically-Tory seat to Liberal Democrats in by-election
North Shropshire had returned a Tory MP in every vote since 1983, which was the constituency’s first election in its current form.
# North Shropshire
Boris Johnson faces key by-election triggered by resignation of MP over lobbying scandal
The constituency is considered ultra-safe for the Tories.
# UK Politics
Boris Johnson to face MPs following massive revolt against Covid-19 plans
The UK prime minister goes to the Commons today after dozens of Tory MPs delivered a blow to his authority.
# tory party
Leadership challenge ‘on the cards’ after Boris Johnson suffers largest rebellion
A senior Tory said if Johnson did not make changes, many would think it was time for a change.
# Boris Johnson
First death of patient with Omicron announced in UK, as Johnson faces into difficult week
The Omicron variant is set to become the dominant strain of coronavirus in London by tomorrow.
# last christmas
Boris Johnson accused of ‘culture of disregard’ for Covid rules as Christmas quiz photo emerges
Downing Street said the Conservative Party leader had ‘briefly’ taken part ‘virtually’ in the quiz.
# London
Boris Johnson under pressure from Christmas party claims as Covid Plan B comes into effect
A senior Tory MP urged Boris Johnson to “get a grip” on matters.
# Brexit
France to ask EU to start ‘litigation proceedings’ if fishing row not resolved
Tensions are likely to run high as Downing Street says it does not recognise an EU deadline of 10 December.
# Plan B
New restrictions announced in England in bid to tackle Omicron variant
Boris Johnson said it’s clear the new strain is ‘growing much faster’ than Delta.
# UK
Boris Johnson urged to ‘come clean’ after aides were filmed joking about No 10 Christmas party
Downing Street has repeatedly denied reports staff had a Christmas party during 2020’s coronavirus lockdown.
# dominic raab
Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party
Dominic Raab said it would have been a breach of Covid restrictions if Downing Street staff held a party last year.