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Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 17°C
# Endgame
Boris 'the greased piglet' is 'on the brink': Here's what the UK papers look like this morning
Time appears to be running out for Boris Johnson.

YESTERDAY MARKED WHAT appears to be the beginning of the end for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. 

Rishi Sunak quit as chancellor and Sajid Javid resigned as health secretary shortly after 6pm yesterday.

The resignations came after Johnson was forced into a humiliating apology over his handling of the Chris Pincher row after it emerged he had forgotten about being told of previous allegations of “inappropriate” conduct by the former deputy chief whip.

Sunak and Javid announced they were stepping down from their ministerial posts in separate statements, released within minutes of each other, shortly after 6pm yesterday evening. 

The British papers all lead with the fresh crisis faced by Johnson.

The Guardian, The Times and The Sun all report that Johnson is “on the brink”…

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The Daily Telegraph, Metro and i lead with a series of further Government resignations heaping more pressure on Johnson…

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The Daily Mirror revels in the developments with the headline “Finally”, while the Daily Express says the PM is fighting on with a vow to cut taxes.

And the Daily Mail questions if Mr Johnson can “wriggle out” of this latest crisis…

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- With reporting by PA 

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