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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Monday 2 April, 2018

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release

The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The42 Boris Johnson compares this summer's World Cup to Hitler and the 1936 Olympics Russia 2018

Boris Johnson compares this summer's World Cup to Hitler and the 1936 Olympics

Britain’s foreign secretary believes Vladimir Putin will ‘glory’ in the global sporting event, which Russia is hosting in June.

# boris-johnson - Monday 19 March, 2018

Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'

The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Leaked Boris letter to Downing St: It is wrong to see the task as maintaining 'no border'

The British Foreign Secretary has written a letter to Theresa May about the border issue.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Boris Johnson is directly related to this mummified Swiss woman

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

# boris-johnson - Friday 22 December, 2017

Watch: Boris Johnson just had a very tense press conference with his Russian counterpart Diplomacy 101 This post contains videos

Watch: Boris Johnson just had a very tense press conference with his Russian counterpart

Johnson challenged Sergey Lavrov on Russian interference in British elections.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Boris Johnson in Iran to push for Briton's release

The case has become highly politicised, especially after a “slip of the tongue” by Johnson last month.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 30 November, 2017

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

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

# boris-johnson - Friday 17 November, 2017

Boris Johnson and Simon Coveney weren't singing from the same hymn sheet in Dublin this morning Brexit This post contains videos

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

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

# boris-johnson - Monday 13 November, 2017

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran Health Problems This post contains videos

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has undergone tests for breast cancer as her emotional state worsens, her husband has said.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Explainer: How a UK minister may lose her job over 'secret' meetings in Israel

Another diplomatic incident has cropped up for British Prime Minister Theresa May’s scandal-prone government.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Johnson wants to clarify remarks he made that 'jeopardised' woman jailed in Iran

The Foreign Secretary has been urged to correct his remarks about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been jailed since 2016.

# boris-johnson - Monday 9 October, 2017

Boris Johnson sends Whatsapp message telling 'friends' to stop attacking Theresa May

Johnson told other Tory MPs that he is “fed up to the back teeth” of hearing criticism about May.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her

The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'Not a good idea': Johnson recites a colonial-era poem in sacred Myanmar temple

The United Kingdom occupied Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, for the best part of a century.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 21 September, 2017

EU negotiator hits out at Boris Johnson for saying some young Britons have 'split allegiances'

Guy Verhofstadt told the Dáil that the EU will not allow Ireland to suffer because of Brexit.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Boris Johnson denies he's planning to quit over Brexit row

Johnson has played down rumours of infighting in the Tory party, after a colleague accused him of “backseat driving”.

# boris-johnson - Friday 8 September, 2017

'Solving' the Irish border is 'not beyond the wit of man' says Boris Johnson

The UK Foreign Secretary was speaking during a visit to UK troops in Estonia.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Doctor who treated Charlie Gard says the baby's life became 'a soap opera'

“I loved this child to bits. But it got to the point where there was nothing more we could do.”

# boris-johnson - Monday 24 July, 2017

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

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

# boris-johnson - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 12 of the weirdest celebrity TV cameos Spotted

12 of the weirdest celebrity TV cameos

Remember when Boy George was in The A-Team?

# boris-johnson - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'Hang on a second': Boris Johnson struggles for words in interview about Queen's Speech

Johnson was grilled on the measures the speech highlighted to tackle the UK’s “burning injustices”.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Boris Johnson calls Jeremy Corbyn a 'mutton-headed old mugwump'

Johnson said that he “meant no disrespect to mugwumps everywhere”.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Boris Johnson is only delighted the Gambia wants back into the British Commonwealth Boris In Banjul This post contains videos

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

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

# boris-johnson - Thursday 8 December, 2016

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

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

# boris-johnson - Monday 5 December, 2016

Boris Johnson shuts down interview when asked name of South Korea's president

Instead of answering the Sky News presenter’s questions, he invited him to go to the pub.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Boris Johnson's 'Prosecco' warning hasn't gone down too well in Europe

Italy responded by saying Britain risks losing out on fish and chips exports to 27 countries.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Moscow calls Boris Johnson's Syria comments 'Russophobic'

Relations between countries on both sides of the Syrian war are becoming more and more strained.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Theresa May says the UK will trigger Article 50 to start EU withdrawal before March 2017

Some Conservatives are getting impatient ahead of the party conference.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Boris meets Turkish leader he wrote offensive 'goat sex' poem about

He’s also a big fan of his Turkish washing machine.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Britain to trigger Brexit "early next year", says Boris Johnson

Taoiseach Enda Kenny had said yesterday he expected the move to happen in January.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'We need a directly elected mayor to deliver for Dublin. But not someone like Boris'.

In a wide-ranging interview, Fianna Fáil’s Dublin spokesman John Lahart talks about a mayor for the capital, being a psychotherapist, and repealing the Eighth.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Boris Johnson faces awkward grilling over "rich thesaurus" of diplomatics gaffes

The newly appointed foreign secretary was appearing in London alongside his US counterpart John Kerry.

# boris-johnson - Monday 18 July, 2016

Boris Johnson giving up 'chicken feed' earnings of £250k a year from column

He will earn £135k a year now, plus book royalties.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Theresa Villiers resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary

Earlier, Michael Gove was dropped from Theresa May’s Cabinet.

Here is a list of people, places and things Boris Johnson has insulted or knocked over

Who did Boris refer to as “great supine protoplasmic invertebrate jellies”? And what did he say about the Turkish president?

# boris-johnson - Saturday 9 July, 2016

UK government dismisses four-million-signature petition calling for a second Brexit vote

The government says that the population “must now prepare for the process to exit the EU”.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Why are so many British politicians resigning?

Julien Mercille looks at the decisions of Nigel Farage, David Cameron and Boris Johnson to move out of the spotlight.

# boris-johnson - Friday 1 July, 2016

My boy Boris carried Gove, and now he's been stabbed in the back, says Stanley Johnson

The flak continues to fly in the Tory leadership race, following Michael Gove’s dash to steal the leadership crown from Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Boris Johnson is NOT running for Conservative party leader Brexit Fallout This post contains videos

Boris Johnson is NOT running for Conservative party leader

Not too many people saw this coming.

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