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#Boris

# boris - Friday 8 July, 2022

Boris Johnson's planned wedding party moved from Chequers after controversy
# Cheque Mate
# Cheque Mate

Boris Johnson's planned wedding party moved from Chequers after controversy

Jul 8th 2022, 1:05 PM 42,117 Views 11 Comments

It is understood Boris and Carrie Johnson are no longer planning to host a wedding party at the prime ministerial residence in Buckinghamshire.

# boris - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Boris Johnson: Four recent polls indicate where the UK crisis is heading
# Opinion
# Opinion

Boris Johnson: Four recent polls indicate where the UK crisis is heading

Jul 7th 2022, 8:25 AM 16,726 Views 4 Comments

Hannah Bunting and Daniel Devine look at the embattled UK prime minister and why his mandate no longer exists.

# boris - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

Boris 'the greased piglet' is 'on the brink': Here's what the UK papers look like this morning
# Endgame
# Endgame

Boris 'the greased piglet' is 'on the brink': Here's what the UK papers look like this morning

Jul 6th 2022, 6:50 AM 31,522 Views 12 Comments

Time appears to be running out for Boris Johnson.

# boris - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Boris Johnson says 'nothing and no-one' will stop him carrying on after bruising Tory revolt
# Boris
# Boris

Boris Johnson says 'nothing and no-one' will stop him carrying on after bruising Tory revolt

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 20,780 Views 20 Comments

Taking Commons questions, Johnson was compared to Monty Python’s black knight who declares mortal injuries are “only a flesh wound”.

# boris - 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 42,441 Views 15 Comments

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

# boris - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Boris Johnson urges Brits to 'act responsibly' when pubs open
# Reopening
# Reopening

Boris Johnson urges Brits to 'act responsibly' when pubs open

Jul 2nd 2020, 10:48 PM 18,345 Views 27 Comments

Johnson said the easing of restrictions “is about supporting the livelihoods of business owners”.

# boris - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

'The less decisive the government is, the less sure we are': Irish in England react to change in restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The less decisive the government is, the less sure we are': Irish in England react to change in restrictions

May 12th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,528 Views 21 Comments

We spoke to men and women in the wake of the latest change in restrictions for the country.

# boris - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

As it happened: Boris Johnson is now the British Prime Minister
Live Jul 24th 2019, 3:00 PM

As it happened: Boris Johnson is now the British Prime Minister

# boris - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Boris Johnson retains firm lead in Conservative leadership race as Dominic Raab eliminated
# Tories
# Tories

Boris Johnson retains firm lead in Conservative leadership race as Dominic Raab eliminated

Jun 18th 2019, 6:14 PM 29,754 Views 54 Comments

It comes following a second vote from Conservative MPs this afternoon.

# boris - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Trump says Boris Johnson would make 'excellent' British PM
# Trump Visit
# Trump Visit

Trump says Boris Johnson would make 'excellent' British PM

Jun 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 18,866 Views 116 Comments

May is set to resign on 7 June over her failure to deliver a deal on Brexit.

# boris - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Boris Johnson has compared Theresa May's Brexit plans to a 'suicide vest'
# Brexit Backlash
# Brexit Backlash

Boris Johnson has compared Theresa May's Brexit plans to a 'suicide vest'

Updated Sep 9th 2018, 12:27 PM 19,906 Views 70 Comments

There is growing speculation that Johnson is eyeing up the UK’s top job.

# boris - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Boris Johnson is directly related to this mummified Swiss woman
# Cripes
# Cripes

Boris Johnson is directly related to this mummified Swiss woman

Jan 25th 2018, 5:45 PM 20,167 Views 33 Comments

Boris always claimed to be of “posh stock” – once recalling a grandmother teaching him to eat crisps with a fork.

# boris - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Department 'absolutely refutes' claim that Irish officials were told to ignore Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Department 'absolutely refutes' claim that Irish officials were told to ignore Boris Johnson

Nov 30th 2017, 5:13 PM 22,646 Views 43 Comments

Brexit talks remain stalled, with the issue of the border one of crucial importance.

# boris - Friday 17 November, 2017

Boris Johnson and Simon Coveney weren't singing from the same hymn sheet in Dublin this morning
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson and Simon Coveney weren't singing from the same hymn sheet in Dublin this morning

Nov 17th 2017, 10:12 AM 38,134 Views 171 Comments

Johnson wants Brexit negotiations to move onto trade but Coveney says some issues have to be decided first.

# boris - Monday 24 July, 2017

Boris jokes that traditional Maori greeting could start a fight in a Glasgow pub
# Top Diplomat
# Top Diplomat

Boris jokes that traditional Maori greeting could start a fight in a Glasgow pub

Jul 24th 2017, 7:38 AM 16,824 Views 56 Comments

The British Foreign Secretary, of course, has a history of blunders.

# boris - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Boris Johnson is only delighted the Gambia wants back into the British Commonwealth
# Boris In Banjul
# Boris In Banjul

Boris Johnson is only delighted the Gambia wants back into the British Commonwealth

Feb 15th 2017, 4:14 PM 14,489 Views 29 Comments

The UK foreign secretary refused to answer questions on his views of colonialism.

# boris - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars
# Allies
# Allies

Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars

Dec 8th 2016, 11:34 AM 8,610 Views 34 Comments

Such public criticism of the Sunni power is unprecedented for a British foreign minister.

# boris - Sunday 16 October, 2016

"Think of Britain": Boris Johnson's previously unpublished pro-EU column is revealed
# October Surprise
# October Surprise

"Think of Britain": Boris Johnson's previously unpublished pro-EU column is revealed

Oct 16th 2016, 9:58 AM 16,227 Views 47 Comments

In a column written in February, Johnson warned of the potential “economic shock” that may follow Brexit.

# boris - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

This man looks set to be the Prime Minister of the UK
# Boris Day
# Boris Day

This man looks set to be the Prime Minister of the UK

Jun 29th 2016, 7:38 AM 32,603 Views 28 Comments

Prime Minister David Cameron announced his intention to step down last week.

# boris - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Watch Boris Johnson slam a 10-year-old schoolboy to the ground during a rugby match
# Big In Japan
# Big In Japan

Watch Boris Johnson slam a 10-year-old schoolboy to the ground during a rugby match

Oct 15th 2015, 3:00 PM 20,035 Views 29 Comments

International diplomacy, Boris style.

# boris - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Boris Johnson is going to run for parliament... but needs to find somewhere to stand first
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is going to run for parliament... but needs to find somewhere to stand first

Aug 6th 2014, 11:04 AM 5,457 Views 55 Comments

London Mayor says he has not chosen a seat to contest yet, but that he will ‘try to find somewhere to stand’.

# boris - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Video: Uncomfortable Boris Johnson insists he's not a 'nasty piece of work'
# Boris
# Boris

Video: Uncomfortable Boris Johnson insists he's not a 'nasty piece of work'

Mar 24th 2013, 2:06 PM 10,810 Views 42 Comments

Interviewed on the BBC this morning, the Mayor of London looked distinctly uncomfortable as he was questioned about allegations of making up quotes and lying about an affair.