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# dominic-raab - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

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 22,267 Views 16 Comments

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

# dominic-raab - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim
# Nusrat Ghani
# Nusrat Ghani

Johnson under pressure to hold inquiry into MP’s ‘Muslimness’ sacking claim

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 4:28 PM 35,186 Views 12 Comments

Nusrat Ghani said she was told her faith was “making colleagues uncomfortable” when she was sacked as a transport minister.

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns
# Moscow
# Moscow

‘Very significant’ risk of Russia invading Ukraine, UK warns

Updated Jan 23rd 2022, 2:01 PM 25,548 Views 48 Comments

Liz Truss has accused Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow leader as head of the government in Russia’s neighbouring country.

# dominic-raab - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson denies lying to parliament about No 10 parties after Cummings’ claim

Jan 18th 2022, 2:20 PM 35,698 Views 29 Comments

It comes after Dominic Raab said this morning that Johnson would “normally” be expected to resign if he lied to parliament.

# dominic-raab - Sunday 5 December, 2021

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 50,320 Views 24 Comments

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

# dominic-raab - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK
# ECHR
# ECHR

Raab lays out plans to reform legislation to stop EU rights court from 'dictating' to UK

Oct 17th 2021, 2:44 PM 25,878 Views 26 Comments

Justice Secretary Dominic Raab said the ECHR was imposing too many “obligations on the state”.

# dominic-raab - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

British government thought Kabul was 'unlikely' to fall to Taliban in 2021
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

British government thought Kabul was 'unlikely' to fall to Taliban in 2021

Sep 1st 2021, 3:09 PM 8,446 Views 25 Comments

The UK Foreign Minister is being questioned by a House of Commons committee on the country’s handling of the crisis.

Taliban and UK officials open talks over allowing people to leave Afghanistan
# Evacuation Effort
# Evacuation Effort

Taliban and UK officials open talks over allowing people to leave Afghanistan

Sep 1st 2021, 7:18 AM 8,003 Views 3 Comments

The UK has already evacuated more than 15,000 people since 13 August.

# dominic-raab - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

‘The sea was closed’: UK Foreign Secretary Raab denies paddleboarding while Kabul fell
# Closed Today
# Closed Today

‘The sea was closed’: UK Foreign Secretary Raab denies paddleboarding while Kabul fell

Aug 25th 2021, 3:07 PM 20,419 Views 11 Comments

Dominic Raab insisted he was working when the situation in Afghanistan began to deteriorate while he was on holiday in Crete.

# dominic-raab - Friday 20 August, 2021

Boris Johnson insists he has confidence in Dominic Raab over Afghanistan
# RAAB
# RAAB

Boris Johnson insists he has confidence in Dominic Raab over Afghanistan

Updated Aug 20th 2021, 6:10 PM 32,843 Views 30 Comments

Raab has come under increasing pressure to resign after it was revealed he was on holiday as the Taliban took control of Afghanistan.

# dominic-raab - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Boris Johnson should resign if he broke ministerial code, says Scottish Tory leader
# Chancer
# Chancer

Boris Johnson should resign if he broke ministerial code, says Scottish Tory leader

Updated May 2nd 2021, 2:54 PM 33,282 Views 13 Comments

New polls suggest the Conservatives’ lead over Labour has been cut ahead of Thursday’s local elections in England.

# dominic-raab - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Iran’s treatment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe condemned as 'cruel' as 5-year-sentence ends
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Iran’s treatment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe condemned as 'cruel' as 5-year-sentence ends

Mar 7th 2021, 3:10 PM 20,332 Views 15 Comments

The 42-year-old has completed a near five-year sentence but must appear before a court in a week.

# dominic-raab - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Raab ‘confident’ Northern Ireland hurdles can be overcome to ensure Brexit trade deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

Raab ‘confident’ Northern Ireland hurdles can be overcome to ensure Brexit trade deal

Nov 8th 2020, 12:03 PM 18,972 Views 28 Comments

He said he believed a deal with the EU could still be done if the latter shows ‘flexibility’ and ‘good will’.

# dominic-raab - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Dominic Raab insists UK-US relationship will remain strong whoever is in White House
# Special Relationship
# Special Relationship

Dominic Raab insists UK-US relationship will remain strong whoever is in White House

Nov 4th 2020, 10:45 AM 7,973 Views 5 Comments

The UK Foreign Secretary said he would not ‘sucked in’ to a debate over postal votes after Donald Trump branded the election ‘a fraud’.

# dominic-raab - Saturday 19 September, 2020

UK protection officer travelling with Dominic Raab suspended after leaving gun on plane
# Dominic Raab
# Dominic Raab

UK protection officer travelling with Dominic Raab suspended after leaving gun on plane

Sep 19th 2020, 6:53 PM 39,999 Views 41 Comments

The officer had been travelling with Dominic Raab on a visit to the US.

# dominic-raab - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Joe Biden warns trade deal between UK and US is 'contingent upon respect' for Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Joe Biden warns trade deal between UK and US is 'contingent upon respect' for Good Friday Agreement

Sep 16th 2020, 10:51 PM 34,578 Views 68 Comments

Meanwhile, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told US Congress that the EU is threatening peace in Northern Ireland

# dominic-raab - Thursday 18 June, 2020

UK minister Raab criticised after saying 'taking the knee' comes from TV show Game of Thrones
# RAAB
# RAAB

UK minister Raab criticised after saying 'taking the knee' comes from TV show Game of Thrones

Jun 18th 2020, 2:31 PM 16,439 Views 51 Comments

The Foreign Secretary said today he only takes the knee for the Queen ‘and the missus when I asked her to marry me’.

# dominic-raab - Monday 11 May, 2020

'Shambolic': Confusion reigns on UK restrictions as Raab says people should only return to work from Wednesday
# Mixed Messaging
# Mixed Messaging

'Shambolic': Confusion reigns on UK restrictions as Raab says people should only return to work from Wednesday

May 11th 2020, 9:11 AM 43,030 Views 78 Comments

Business groups and trade unions had criticised Boris Johnson after it appeared he suggested a return to work today.

# dominic-raab - Thursday 16 April, 2020

UK lockdown extended for three more weeks as number of coronavirus cases passes 100,000
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

UK lockdown extended for three more weeks as number of coronavirus cases passes 100,000

Apr 16th 2020, 5:35 PM 30,367 Views 25 Comments

861 new deaths were confirmed this evening, bringing the UK death toll to 13,729.

# dominic-raab - Monday 13 April, 2020

Dominic Raab warns UK 'not past the peak' as total hospital death toll exceeds 11,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Dominic Raab warns UK 'not past the peak' as total hospital death toll exceeds 11,000

Apr 13th 2020, 6:50 PM 28,923 Views 56 Comments

The UK has more recorded deaths than any country except the US, Italy, Spain and France.

# dominic-raab - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Explainer: The UK doesn't have the equivalent of a tánaiste, so who's in charge right now?
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Explainer: The UK doesn't have the equivalent of a tánaiste, so who's in charge right now?

Updated Apr 7th 2020, 4:07 PM 23,032 Views 37 Comments

Dominic Raab is deputising for Boris Johnson, but it’s a bit more complicated than that.

# dominic-raab - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday
# Tensions
# Tensions

Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday

Jan 5th 2020, 1:14 PM 14,496 Views 28 Comments

Johnson is facing mounting calls to make a statement on Friday’s fatal drone strike.

# dominic-raab - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Dominic Raab calls for suspect in Harry Dunn death to ‘come back to UK and co-operate’
# Diplomatic Immunity
# Diplomatic Immunity

Dominic Raab calls for suspect in Harry Dunn death to ‘come back to UK and co-operate’

Dec 17th 2019, 9:52 PM 11,263 Views 9 Comments

Raab met with the 19-year-old’s family today.

# dominic-raab - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'I think you're being offensive': Dominic Raab confronted by foodbank user at constituency event
# Cobham
# Cobham

'I think you're being offensive': Dominic Raab confronted by foodbank user at constituency event

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:07 PM 34,125 Views 35 Comments

The incident happened on Thursday, but footage of the confrontation has since gone viral.

# dominic-raab - Thursday 8 August, 2019

US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

US to seek free-trade agreement with UK 'at the earliest possible time' after it leaves EU

Aug 8th 2019, 8:43 AM 20,510 Views 90 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday met with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

# dominic-raab - Friday 2 August, 2019

FactCheck: Did Dominic Raab frequently raise the risk of a no-deal Brexit during the referendum campaign?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Dominic Raab frequently raise the risk of a no-deal Brexit during the referendum campaign?

Aug 2nd 2019, 1:34 PM 20,392 Views 16 Comments

The UK foreign secretary made the statement on BBC Radio 4 on Monday.

# dominic-raab - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland
# Explainer
# Explainer

Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland

Jun 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 36,019 Views 39 Comments

Ten Conservative MPs want to be the next prime minister. Here’s how they all have said they’ll solve the Irish “issue”.

# dominic-raab - Thursday 23 May, 2019

FactCheck: Did a top EU official say 'Northern Ireland is the price to pay for Brexit'?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did a top EU official say 'Northern Ireland is the price to pay for Brexit'?

May 23rd 2019, 6:32 PM 55,365 Views 50 Comments

The claim was made in a video shared from a pro-unionist Twitter account.

# dominic-raab - Sunday 3 February, 2019

'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?
# Brexit
# Brexit

'One of the loudest voices against an indefinite backstop': What's Dominic Raab up to?

Feb 3rd 2019, 8:30 AM 29,094 Views 28 Comments

From his review of the Good Friday Agreement to sparring with Irish journalists on Twitter, it’s been an interesting week for Mr Raab.

# dominic-raab - Thursday 31 January, 2019

'Pure spoof': Government rubbishes Dominic Raab claims that Taoiseach leaked to media about him
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Pure spoof': Government rubbishes Dominic Raab claims that Taoiseach leaked to media about him

Jan 31st 2019, 10:22 AM 30,990 Views 39 Comments

The former UK Brexit secretary said he was ‘misrepresented’ to the media by Leo Varadkar.

# dominic-raab - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Coveney: London's latest tactic is like saying 'give me what I want or I'll jump out the window'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney: London's latest tactic is like saying 'give me what I want or I'll jump out the window'

Jan 30th 2019, 11:01 AM 30,706 Views 55 Comments

Meanwhile, Dominic Raab told a British committee that they needed to find “a ladder for the Irish government to climb down”.

# dominic-raab - Sunday 23 December, 2018

A Brexit bind: Here are the reasons why we haven't had a deal yet
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

A Brexit bind: Here are the reasons why we haven't had a deal yet

Dec 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 24,922 Views 44 Comments

There’s a Brexit deal on the table, but it looks increasingly unlikely that it will get through the House of Commons.

# dominic-raab - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's gone, who's backing her - and what's likely to happen now
# Explainer
# Explainer

Theresa May's Cabinet: Who's gone, who's backing her - and what's likely to happen now

Nov 15th 2018, 11:53 AM 17,043 Views 16 Comments

There have been five resignations so far today – including two members of her Cabinet.

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and three other ministers resign over draft Brexit deal
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and three other ministers resign over draft Brexit deal

Updated Nov 15th 2018, 10:25 AM 45,229 Views 111 Comments

Raab said he understood why May had chosen to pursue the deal but that he couldn’t support it.

# dominic-raab - Monday 5 November, 2018

Varadkar tells May he's open to backstop review as long as UK can't unilaterally pull out
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar tells May he's open to backstop review as long as UK can't unilaterally pull out

Updated Nov 5th 2018, 1:02 PM 49,177 Views 76 Comments

It comes as the UK’s Brexit Minister Dominic Rabb has reportedly hardened his stance.

# dominic-raab - Friday 31 August, 2018

Just months out from Brexit, Barnier warns that a solution to the Irish border issue is still needed
# Brexit Negotiations
# Brexit Negotiations

Just months out from Brexit, Barnier warns that a solution to the Irish border issue is still needed

Aug 31st 2018, 9:47 PM 11,942 Views 31 Comments

“The solutions [on Ireland] must be workable,” UK negotiator Dominic Raab said today.

# dominic-raab - Thursday 23 August, 2018

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

UK Brexit negotiator says deal is '80% agreed'

Updated Aug 23rd 2018, 2:45 PM 26,073 Views 81 Comments

Dominic Raab held talks with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier earlier this week.

# dominic-raab - Sunday 22 July, 2018

New Brexit secretary: UK will refuse to pay €40bn Brexit bill without trade deal
# No Way We Wont Pay
# No Way We Wont Pay

New Brexit secretary: UK will refuse to pay €40bn Brexit bill without trade deal

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:27 AM 17,856 Views 103 Comments

Dominic Raab said that the Brexit bill, or the fee the UK must pay to leave the EU, is on condition of there being a trade deal.

# dominic-raab - Thursday 19 July, 2018

New Brexit secretary says he will 'intensify' talks with EU
# Dominic Raab
# Dominic Raab

New Brexit secretary says he will 'intensify' talks with EU

Jul 19th 2018, 10:19 PM 7,713 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, the EU has urged members to “step up preparations” for all Brexit outcomes before the 30 March deadline.