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#uk prime minister

# uk-prime-minister - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Sturgeon: Independence is ‘essential’ as UK faces 'shift to the right' under new PM
# Scotland
# Scotland

Sturgeon: Independence is ‘essential’ as UK faces 'shift to the right' under new PM

Jul 14th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,468 Views 17 Comments

The First Minister spoke out at the launch of a new paper promoting Scottish independence.

# uk-prime-minister - Friday 8 July, 2022

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired
# The Brexit Boy
# The Brexit Boy

Brian Rowan: Boris Johnson's damage to Northern Ireland cannot be easily repaired

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 7:14 AM 23,564 Views 10 Comments

The former BBC correspondent says the soon-to-be ex-PM has left in Northern Irish politics in chaos.

# uk-prime-minister - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Opinion: Boris Johnson wins confidence vote - but the margin will make him nervous
# Uk Prime Minister
# Uk Prime Minister

Opinion: Boris Johnson wins confidence vote - but the margin will make him nervous

Jun 7th 2022, 8:04 AM 11,003 Views 11 Comments

Johnson won the vote last night, but is now considered weakened as 40% of his own MPs failed to support him.

# uk-prime-minister - Monday 6 June, 2022

'Not interested in snap elections': Boris Johnson welcomes support of MPs after confidence vote
# Uk Prime Minister
# Uk Prime Minister

'Not interested in snap elections': Boris Johnson welcomes support of MPs after confidence vote

Updated Jun 6th 2022, 8:00 PM 140,035 Views 68 Comments

Boris Johnson had warned Tory MPs against a “pointless fratricidal debate” about the party’s future.

# uk-prime-minister - Monday 20 December, 2021

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 83,448 Views 20 Comments

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

# uk-prime-minister - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Boris Johnson publishes his alternative to the backstop
# Backstop
# Backstop

Boris Johnson publishes his alternative to the backstop

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:25 PM 44,755 Views 70 Comments

In a letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Johnson said the backstop was “a bridge to nowhere”.

Boris Johnson tells Tories: 'We will under no circumstances have checks at or near the Irish border'
# Uk Prime Minister
# Uk Prime Minister

Boris Johnson tells Tories: 'We will under no circumstances have checks at or near the Irish border'

Oct 2nd 2019, 11:54 AM 19,961 Views 50 Comments

Johnson’s assertion to the Tory crowd that “We are European, we love Europe!” was met by silence.

# uk-prime-minister - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin
# Hold On To Your Hats
# Hold On To Your Hats

Boris Johnson in Downing Street 'quite rightly raises enormous fears', says Micheál Martin

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:03 PM 22,822 Views 32 Comments

Martin said the last time Johnson was in Ireland, he didn’t show the ‘slightest level of understanding’ about the the Good Friday Agreement.

# uk-prime-minister - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Taoiseach on Juncker hair ruffle: 'It's probably ill advised to fluff other people’s hair'
# Mr President
# Mr President

Taoiseach on Juncker hair ruffle: 'It's probably ill advised to fluff other people’s hair'

Dec 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 95,514 Views 49 Comments

A video emerged this week of Juncker walking up to EU’s deputy head of protocol and ruffling her hair.

# uk-prime-minister - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Poll: Should the Irish government invite Theresa May to address the Dáil?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Irish government invite Theresa May to address the Dáil?

Jan 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 21,521 Views 65 Comments

Prime Minister May is due to visit Ireland before the end of the month.