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#Downing Street

# downing-street - Monday 21 June, 2021

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office

Mon 7:00 PM 36,298 Views 29 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former aide Dominic Cummings criticised the UK Prime Minister for a lack of focus.

# downing-street - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Man charged after BBC journalist chased near Downing Street
# Newsnight
# Newsnight

Man charged after BBC journalist chased near Downing Street

Jun 16th 2021, 9:49 AM 11,320 Views 0 Comments

It comes after footage shared on social media showed demonstrators shouting abuse in the face of Newsnight political editor Nicholas Watt.

# downing-street - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets
# Subscription
# Subscription

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets

Jun 10th 2021, 7:56 PM 17,143 Views 11 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former top aide has launched a profile on newsletter platform Substack.

# downing-street - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Boris Johnson marries Carrie Symonds in secret ceremony
# Wedding
# Wedding

Boris Johnson marries Carrie Symonds in secret ceremony

May 30th 2021, 7:40 AM 38,073 Views 44 Comments

The wedding was attended by close friends and family at the end of a difficult week in Westminster for the Prime Minister.

# downing-street - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Boris Johnson says he doesn't 'think there's anything to see here' amid flat refurbishment probe
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Boris Johnson says he doesn't 'think there's anything to see here' amid flat refurbishment probe

Apr 29th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,302 Views 10 Comments

The Electoral Commission will investigate Johnson’s flat renovations.

# downing-street - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?

Apr 28th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,249 Views 10 Comments

Johnson’s refurbishment of his Downing Street flat is to be investigated by the Electoral Commission.

Boris Johnson denies making ‘bodies pile high’ comment over third UK lockdown
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson denies making ‘bodies pile high’ comment over third UK lockdown

Apr 28th 2021, 12:42 PM 18,610 Views 23 Comments

The claim was first reported in the Times, but Downing Street dismissed it as a “gross distortion” of Johnson’s position at the time.

# downing-street - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Boris Johnson wants to find a Covid-19 tablet that could help prevent serious illness
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson wants to find a Covid-19 tablet that could help prevent serious illness

Apr 20th 2021, 6:06 PM 17,964 Views 45 Comments

The British Prime Minister announced an antivirals taskforce that would help identify new medicines to treat Covid-19.

# downing-street - Monday 5 April, 2021

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 5:44 PM 38,501 Views 82 Comments

However, he warned against complacency in the fight against Covid-19.

# downing-street - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Boris Johnson has tested negative for Covid-19, but remains in self-isolation
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson has tested negative for Covid-19, but remains in self-isolation

Nov 17th 2020, 4:01 PM 11,927 Views 13 Comments

Johnson was tested as part of a pilot scheme for staff in No 10 Downing Street.

# downing-street - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Mutiny in Number 10: What is going on in Boris Johnson's government and why does it matter?
# Cain Ain't Able
# Cain Ain't Able

Mutiny in Number 10: What is going on in Boris Johnson's government and why does it matter?

Nov 12th 2020, 1:00 PM 26,256 Views 9 Comments

The Vote Leave staffer is leaving Downing Street at the end of the year.

# downing-street - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Boris Johnson's communications chief resigns in Downing Street power struggle
# Lee Cain
# Lee Cain

Boris Johnson's communications chief resigns in Downing Street power struggle

Nov 11th 2020, 10:44 PM 40,202 Views 20 Comments

Lee Cain has announced his resignation despite being offered the position as the prime minister’s chief of staff.

# downing-street - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

EU 'remains available' for talks but Johnson to warn businesses to be ready for no trade deal
# Impasse
# Impasse

EU 'remains available' for talks but Johnson to warn businesses to be ready for no trade deal

Oct 20th 2020, 7:14 AM 13,777 Views 13 Comments

The latest impasse over Brexit comes with only 10 weeks left to secure a post-Brexit transition trade deal.

# downing-street - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Boris Johnson to hold press conference as UK records biggest ever rise in new cases
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson to hold press conference as UK records biggest ever rise in new cases

Sep 30th 2020, 7:17 AM 35,584 Views 4 Comments

The UK Prime Minister will take part in the Downing Street press conference today.

# downing-street - Monday 21 September, 2020

'The UK is heading in the wrong direction': England's CMO to make Covid-19 plea in TV address
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'The UK is heading in the wrong direction': England's CMO to make Covid-19 plea in TV address

Sep 21st 2020, 7:35 AM 18,911 Views 13 Comments

The UK Prime Minister could announce new measures in a press conference as early as tomorrow.

# downing-street - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Boris Johnson offers top aide his ‘full support’ after 260-mile lockdown trip
# Allegations
# Allegations

Boris Johnson offers top aide his ‘full support’ after 260-mile lockdown trip

Updated May 23rd 2020, 6:12 PM 58,902 Views 67 Comments

Downing Street has issued a statement this morning defending Cummings.

# downing-street - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after recovering from Covid-19
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after recovering from Covid-19

Apr 26th 2020, 9:10 PM 26,138 Views 49 Comments

Johnson arrived back in No 10 this evening.

# downing-street - Friday 10 April, 2020

Boris Johnson appears to be recovering from Covid-19 after leaving intensive care
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson appears to be recovering from Covid-19 after leaving intensive care

Apr 10th 2020, 8:23 AM 39,237 Views 38 Comments

The UK is warning people not to flout pandemic restrictions over the Easter weekend.

# downing-street - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Boris Johnson 'in extremely good spirits' as he is moved out of intensive care in hospital
# Covid19
# Covid19

Boris Johnson 'in extremely good spirits' as he is moved out of intensive care in hospital

Updated Apr 9th 2020, 7:34 PM 34,795 Views 51 Comments

Johnson has spent three nights in ICU after contracting the coronavirus.

# downing-street - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'

Updated Apr 7th 2020, 5:42 PM 47,817 Views 77 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab provided the public with an update on Johnson’s condition this afternoon.

# downing-street - Monday 6 April, 2020

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'in good spirits' after 'comfortable night' in hospital
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'in good spirits' after 'comfortable night' in hospital

Updated Apr 6th 2020, 1:18 PM 64,806 Views 74 Comments

The UK government’s coronavirus meeting was chaired today by Dominic Raab.

# downing-street - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Boris Johnson tweet of virtual Cabinet raises cybersecurity concerns
# Zoom
# Zoom

Boris Johnson tweet of virtual Cabinet raises cybersecurity concerns

Mar 31st 2020, 7:19 PM 102,290 Views 22 Comments

The Zoom Meeting ID number was visible in screenshot from the video conference which was posted to Twitter.

# downing-street - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain

Mar 24th 2020, 7:24 AM 44,929 Views 32 Comments

Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street yesterday evening.

# downing-street - Monday 23 March, 2020

UK in lockdown: Boris Johnson tells British people to 'stay at home' for three weeks to slow coronavirus spread
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

UK in lockdown: Boris Johnson tells British people to 'stay at home' for three weeks to slow coronavirus spread

Updated Mar 23rd 2020, 10:30 PM 193,071 Views 203 Comments

Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street this evening.

# downing-street - Friday 20 March, 2020

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain

Mar 20th 2020, 10:47 PM 4,703 Views 6 Comments

Restrictions will be reviewed on monthly basis.

# downing-street - Monday 17 February, 2020

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race
# Andrew Sabisky
# Andrew Sabisky

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race

Feb 17th 2020, 11:08 AM 45,624 Views 64 Comments

Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.

# downing-street - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Julian Smith sacked as Northern Ireland Secretary
# No 10
# No 10

Julian Smith sacked as Northern Ireland Secretary

Updated Feb 13th 2020, 10:58 AM 39,879 Views 40 Comments

Simon Coveney said he didn’t believe there would be a government in Northern Ireland today without Smith’s leadership.

# downing-street - Monday 3 February, 2020

'Sinister and sad': Downing Street accused of Trump-like tactics after journalists banned from Brexit briefing
# Walkout
# Walkout

'Sinister and sad': Downing Street accused of Trump-like tactics after journalists banned from Brexit briefing

Feb 3rd 2020, 10:43 PM 27,704 Views 48 Comments

Number 10 was due to give a briefing on Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans.

# downing-street - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Ursula von der Leyen plays hardball in London with the single market as a bargaining chip
# Leyen DOWN THE LAW
# Leyen DOWN THE LAW

Ursula von der Leyen plays hardball in London with the single market as a bargaining chip

Updated Jan 8th 2020, 4:15 PM 14,856 Views 9 Comments

Von der Leyen says the UK could lose access if the Brexit transition is not extended.

# downing-street - Friday 1 November, 2019

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning
# Brexit Deal
# Brexit Deal

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

Nov 1st 2019, 6:53 AM 38,682 Views 25 Comments

Trump also launched an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn last night.

# downing-street - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader
# Tories
# Tories

Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader

Jul 23rd 2019, 12:05 PM 36,086 Views 119 Comments

The Conservative Party’s 1922 committee made the announcement this morning at Westminster’s Queen Elizabeth II conference centre.

# downing-street - 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 29,740 Views 54 Comments

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

# downing-street - Friday 14 June, 2019

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race
# Race For Number 10
# Race For Number 10

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Jun 14th 2019, 11:30 AM 12,414 Views 10 Comments

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

# downing-street - Monday 9 July, 2018

'The Brexit dream is dying... we're headed for the status of a colony': Turmoil in UK as Boris resigns
# Crowded House
# Crowded House

'The Brexit dream is dying... we're headed for the status of a colony': Turmoil in UK as Boris resigns

Updated Jul 9th 2018, 6:18 PM 161,091 Views 191 Comments

May has defended her Brexit plan in the Commons saying it would be “challenging for the EU”.

# downing-street - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Cladding on seven UK high rises found to be combustible
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Grenfell Tower: Cladding on seven UK high rises found to be combustible

Jun 22nd 2017, 4:42 PM 22,100 Views 34 Comments

Tower blocks across Britain are being examined following the London fire.

# downing-street - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'Have cake and eat it' - Photographed notes appear to show Brexit strategy
# Caught On Camera
# Caught On Camera

'Have cake and eat it' - Photographed notes appear to show Brexit strategy

Nov 29th 2016, 7:09 AM 21,282 Views 55 Comments

The UK Government has distanced itself from the notes.

# downing-street - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Out with the old: Bertie's office sold to fund Fianna Fáil's election campaign
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Out with the old: Bertie's office sold to fund Fianna Fáil's election campaign

Jun 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,694 Views 40 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# downing-street - Friday 27 March, 2015

Here's what happened when David Cameron and Ed Miliband went head-to-head with Jeremy Paxman*
# Battle For Number 10
# Battle For Number 10

Here's what happened when David Cameron and Ed Miliband went head-to-head with Jeremy Paxman*

Mar 27th 2015, 9:13 AM 11,333 Views 26 Comments

*Well, sort of.

# downing-street - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'
# Drunk Dialling
# Drunk Dialling

Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'

Jan 26th 2015, 3:58 PM 11,825 Views 15 Comments

The man pretended to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.

# downing-street - Thursday 9 October, 2014

British airports to introduce Ebola screening
# Virus
# Virus

British airports to introduce Ebola screening

Oct 9th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,592 Views 59 Comments

Downing Street confirmed the move today in a bid to help stop the deadly virus from spreading,

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