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# boris-johnson - This year 2022

Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown
# England
# England

Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown

Jan 4th 2022, 10:50 PM 27,421 Views 72 Comments

Mr Johnson said now is the time for the ‘utmost caution’ but argued the booster rollout has given substantial protection to the nation.

Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown
# Uk Restrictions
# Uk Restrictions

Boris Johnson sticks with Plan B in bid to ‘ride out’ Omicron without lockdown

Jan 4th 2022, 5:46 PM 19,505 Views 34 Comments

Johnson said now is the time for the ‘utmost caution’ but argued the booster rollout has given substantial protection to the nation.

# boris-johnson - Last year 2021

A young Boris Johnson warned Irish officials about John Major's Peace Process plans in 1995
# State Papers
# State Papers

A young Boris Johnson warned Irish officials about John Major's Peace Process plans in 1995

Dec 28th 2021, 12:00 PM 45,435 Views 13 Comments

Johnson said that Major would come close to “stalling” the process.

New Year parties given go-ahead in England as UK splits over Omicron controls
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New Year parties given go-ahead in England as UK splits over Omicron controls

Dec 28th 2021, 7:10 AM 20,667 Views 6 Comments

Boris Johnson said there would be no restrictions introduced before January.

Boris Johnson accused of ‘ducking difficult decisions’ over pulling back from Christmas lockdown
# Omicron Variant
# Omicron Variant

Boris Johnson accused of ‘ducking difficult decisions’ over pulling back from Christmas lockdown

Updated Dec 20th 2021, 8:42 PM 83,454 Views 20 Comments

Johnson said ministers are monitoring the data ‘hour by hour’ but indicated new measures are not expected before Christmas.

Brexit minister David Frost resigns from UK Cabinet - reports
# Resignation
# Resignation

Brexit minister David Frost resigns from UK Cabinet - reports

Dec 18th 2021, 8:25 PM 60,691 Views 59 Comments

Frost, who has led negotiations with the EU, is reported to have handed in his resignation letter to Boris Johnson last week.

UK Prime Minister denies claims of split with experts in face of ‘considerable’ Omicron wave
# Covid Britain
# Covid Britain

UK Prime Minister denies claims of split with experts in face of ‘considerable’ Omicron wave

Dec 17th 2021, 3:56 PM 12,501 Views 4 Comments

Boris Johnson deflected questions over his premiership, insisting people want him to focus on the pandemic.

Boris Johnson's party loses historically-Tory seat to Liberal Democrats in by-election
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Boris Johnson's party loses historically-Tory seat to Liberal Democrats in by-election

Dec 17th 2021, 7:07 AM 30,464 Views 29 Comments

North Shropshire had returned a Tory MP in every vote since 1983, which was the constituency’s first election in its current form.

Boris Johnson faces key by-election triggered by resignation of MP over lobbying scandal
# North Shropshire
# North Shropshire

Boris Johnson faces key by-election triggered by resignation of MP over lobbying scandal

Dec 16th 2021, 7:17 AM 19,368 Views 7 Comments

The constituency is considered ultra-safe for the Tories.

Boris Johnson to face MPs following massive revolt against Covid-19 plans
# UK Politics
# UK Politics

Boris Johnson to face MPs following massive revolt against Covid-19 plans

Dec 15th 2021, 9:58 AM 16,302 Views 22 Comments

The UK prime minister goes to the Commons today after dozens of Tory MPs delivered a blow to his authority.

Leadership challenge ‘on the cards’ after Boris Johnson suffers largest rebellion
# Tory Party
# Tory Party

Leadership challenge ‘on the cards’ after Boris Johnson suffers largest rebellion

Updated Dec 14th 2021, 11:30 PM 72,536 Views 55 Comments

A senior Tory said if Johnson did not make changes, many would think it was time for a change.

First death of patient with Omicron announced in UK, as Johnson faces into difficult week
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

First death of patient with Omicron announced in UK, as Johnson faces into difficult week

Updated Dec 13th 2021, 2:43 PM 38,786 Views 34 Comments

The Omicron variant is set to become the dominant strain of coronavirus in London by tomorrow.

Boris Johnson accused of ‘culture of disregard’ for Covid rules as Christmas quiz photo emerges
# Last Christmas
# Last Christmas

Boris Johnson accused of ‘culture of disregard’ for Covid rules as Christmas quiz photo emerges

Dec 12th 2021, 7:54 AM 40,489 Views 23 Comments

Downing Street said the Conservative Party leader had ‘briefly’ taken part ‘virtually’ in the quiz.

Boris Johnson under pressure from Christmas party claims as Covid Plan B comes into effect
# London
# London

Boris Johnson under pressure from Christmas party claims as Covid Plan B comes into effect

Dec 10th 2021, 9:03 AM 15,385 Views 11 Comments

A senior Tory MP urged Boris Johnson to “get a grip” on matters.

France to ask EU to start ‘litigation proceedings’ if fishing row not resolved
# Brexit
# Brexit

France to ask EU to start ‘litigation proceedings’ if fishing row not resolved

Dec 9th 2021, 10:05 PM 9,509 Views 2 Comments

Tensions are likely to run high as Downing Street says it does not recognise an EU deadline of 10 December.

New restrictions announced in England in bid to tackle Omicron variant
# Plan B
# Plan B

New restrictions announced in England in bid to tackle Omicron variant

Dec 8th 2021, 6:36 PM 38,278 Views 30 Comments

Boris Johnson said it’s clear the new strain is ‘growing much faster’ than Delta.

Boris Johnson urged to ‘come clean’ after aides were filmed joking about No 10 Christmas party
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson urged to ‘come clean’ after aides were filmed joking about No 10 Christmas party

Dec 7th 2021, 11:00 PM 39,854 Views 35 Comments

Downing Street has repeatedly denied reports staff had a Christmas party during 2020’s coronavirus lockdown.

Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party
# Dominic Raab
# Dominic Raab

Pressure piled on Johnson to come clean over No 10 Christmas party

Dec 5th 2021, 2:00 PM 50,324 Views 24 Comments

Dominic Raab said it would have been a breach of Covid restrictions if Downing Street staff held a party last year.

France rejects joint Channel border patrols with UK in letter to Johnson
# Migrants
# Migrants

France rejects joint Channel border patrols with UK in letter to Johnson

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 14,605 Views 13 Comments

Johnson wrote a letter to French President Emmanuel Macron last week proposing joint patrols.

Christmas party numbers should not be limited, says Johnson
# UK
# UK

Christmas party numbers should not be limited, says Johnson

Dec 2nd 2021, 3:59 PM 19,276 Views 31 Comments

Business minister George Freeman had suggested festive gatherings could depend on how many are attending

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter
# Channel Tragedy
# Channel Tragedy

Johnson has 'no regrets' after French fury over migrant plan letter published on Twitter

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 5:32 PM 66,455 Views 66 Comments

Johnson last night asked France to take back all migrants who cross the Channel.

Bridge linking Scotland and Northern Ireland ‘would cost £335bn’
# Bridge Too Far
# Bridge Too Far

Bridge linking Scotland and Northern Ireland ‘would cost £335bn’

Nov 26th 2021, 2:09 PM 30,872 Views 49 Comments

Peter Hendy said the price of either project “would be impossible to justify” as “the benefits could not possibly outweigh the costs”.

Boris Johnson defends 'Peppa Pig' speech in which he quoted Lenin and compared himself to Moses
# British Industry
# British Industry

Boris Johnson defends 'Peppa Pig' speech in which he quoted Lenin and compared himself to Moses

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:17 PM 37,219 Views 25 Comments

Britain’s Prime Minister lost his place in his notes and made car noises as he delivered a keynote speech to business leaders.

Boris Johnson endures day of questions over Westminster sleaze rows
# Sleaze Scandal
# Sleaze Scandal

Boris Johnson endures day of questions over Westminster sleaze rows

Nov 17th 2021, 7:24 PM 16,624 Views 24 Comments

The issue dominated politics today in Britain.

Boris Johnson's father accused of inappropriately touching Tory MP and journalist
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson's father accused of inappropriately touching Tory MP and journalist

Nov 16th 2021, 7:56 AM 40,085 Views 0 Comments

Mr Johnson declined to comment about Caroline Nokes’ allegation.

Johnson says triggering Article 16 of Northern Ireland Protocol would be ‘perfectly legitimate’
# Brexit
# Brexit

Johnson says triggering Article 16 of Northern Ireland Protocol would be ‘perfectly legitimate’

Nov 16th 2021, 7:09 AM 34,507 Views 41 Comments

The European Commission vice-president said if the UK Government suspended the protocol, it would have “serious consequences”.

Greta Thunberg calls COP26 deal 'vague' as Johnson says summit ‘tipping point’ for end of coal
# Cop26
# Cop26

Greta Thunberg calls COP26 deal 'vague' as Johnson says summit ‘tipping point’ for end of coal

Nov 15th 2021, 10:43 PM 10,588 Views 35 Comments

The COP26 summit ended at the weekend after weeks of negotiations.

Richard Ratcliffe on day 20 of hunger strike over wife’s detention in Iran
# London
# London

Richard Ratcliffe on day 20 of hunger strike over wife’s detention in Iran

Nov 12th 2021, 8:18 AM 18,410 Views 2 Comments

A vigil is planned for this evening outside the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in London where Ratcliffe is camping.

Johnson under increasing pressure as minister admits ‘mistake’ in handling of sleaze row
# Tories
# Tories

Johnson under increasing pressure as minister admits ‘mistake’ in handling of sleaze row

Nov 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 28,370 Views 11 Comments

An ex-Tory chief whip has called on Johnson to apologise for his Government’s approach to the Paterson affair.

Boris Johnson faces demands for public inquiry into Tory sleaze allegations
# Tories
# Tories

Boris Johnson faces demands for public inquiry into Tory sleaze allegations

Nov 8th 2021, 7:03 AM 16,524 Views 13 Comments

An emergency Commons debate will be held to consider the implications of the Owen Paterson row.

British deny Johnson-Macron agreement to end fishing dispute
# Brexit
# Brexit

British deny Johnson-Macron agreement to end fishing dispute

Oct 31st 2021, 5:09 PM 25,128 Views 26 Comments

The two leaders held a ‘brush-by’ meeting in the margins of the G20 summit in Rome.

UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess
# Tributes
# Tributes

UK police to 'review security for MPs' as Boris Johnson pays tribute to David Amess

Updated Oct 15th 2021, 7:13 PM 12,762 Views 1 Comment

Amess was stabbed to death today.

Boris Johnson did not understand his own Brexit deal, Dominic Cummings claims
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson did not understand his own Brexit deal, Dominic Cummings claims

Oct 13th 2021, 12:15 PM 31,938 Views 26 Comments

The former No 10 chief adviser said he had always intended to get Johnson to ‘ditch the bits we didn’t like’.

Boris Johnson’s holiday ‘important for whole country’, minister suggests
# Bojo's Big Break
# Bojo's Big Break

Boris Johnson’s holiday ‘important for whole country’, minister suggests

Oct 11th 2021, 10:08 AM 45,785 Views 31 Comments

Home Office minister Damian Hinds defended the Prime Minister’s decision to go on holiday to Spain.

Bullish Boris Johnson does not mention Northern Ireland Protocol during 45 minute Tory speech
# Conference Time
# Conference Time

Bullish Boris Johnson does not mention Northern Ireland Protocol during 45 minute Tory speech

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 4:48 PM 45,722 Views 65 Comments

Johnson shrugged off petrol queues and said that British businesses will have to invest in their workers and technology.

Johnson warns UK that shortages on the shelves could continue to Christmas
# Supply Woes
# Supply Woes

Johnson warns UK that shortages on the shelves could continue to Christmas

Oct 3rd 2021, 6:30 PM 28,762 Views 36 Comments

The UK leader said the economy is ‘in transition’ following Brexit.

Johnson branded ‘hypocrite’ over Everard remarks while supporting Troubles amnesty
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Johnson branded ‘hypocrite’ over Everard remarks while supporting Troubles amnesty

Oct 3rd 2021, 1:20 PM 33,183 Views 17 Comments

Families of Troubles victims say they are being denied justice for similar crimes.

Danger of Irish 'spillover' from UK truck driver crisis as skills shortage bites
# Driver Shortage
# Driver Shortage

Danger of Irish 'spillover' from UK truck driver crisis as skills shortage bites

Oct 2nd 2021, 9:30 AM 36,551 Views 36 Comments

But supply chain experts say the shortage is not likely to lead to empty shelves this Christmas.

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:34 AM 34,739 Views 28 Comments

Boris Johnson did not rule out triggering Article 16.

Operation Kenova interim report into Troubles era murders to be published
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Operation Kenova interim report into Troubles era murders to be published

Sep 30th 2021, 8:18 AM 6,915 Views 1 Comment

It is reviewing a number of historic offences which occurred during the Troubles including more than 200 murders.