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# boris-johnson - Friday 1 July, 2022

Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy
# Conversion Therapy
# Conversion Therapy

Theresa May urges Boris Johnson to ban transgender conversion therapy

Fri 7:16 AM 21,566 Views 0 Comments

The Government has said transgender conversion therapy will not be banned under proposed legislation.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson
# Russian Invasion
# Russian Invasion

Russia summons British ambassador over 'offensive' Putin comments by Boris Johnson

Thu 6:15 PM 30,154 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister said that Vladimir Putin would not have started the war in Ukraine if he was a woman.

Boris Johnson pledges further £55 billion in UK defence spending amid Russia threat
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson pledges further £55 billion in UK defence spending amid Russia threat

Thu 3:13 PM 8,535 Views 11 Comments

The British Prime Minister committed to increase defence spending to 2.5% of GDP by the end of the decade.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Neale Richmond: Boris' Protocol Bill is an insult to everyone in Northern Ireland and the EU
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Neale Richmond: Boris' Protocol Bill is an insult to everyone in Northern Ireland and the EU

Wed 9:11 AM 20,065 Views 24 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says the latest Tory moves in Westminster show a blatant disregard for the will of the people.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

'I cannot support it': Theresa May leads Tory backlash against Johnson's bid to override NI Protocol
# There May Be Trouble Ahead
# There May Be Trouble Ahead

'I cannot support it': Theresa May leads Tory backlash against Johnson's bid to override NI Protocol

Tue 1:32 PM 36,091 Views 12 Comments

The former prime minister said the legislation to scrap parts of the Protocol is illegal and will diminish the UK’s global reputation.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 26 June, 2022

Boris Johnson says he plans on being Prime Minister until the 2030s
# Optimist
# Optimist

Boris Johnson says he plans on being Prime Minister until the 2030s

Jun 26th 2022, 10:52 AM 26,841 Views 57 Comments

It comes as pressure has been mounting on the PM from across the political divide following the Tories’ stinging double by-election defeat.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Boris Johnson tells Tory plotters: Stop focusing on things I’m meant to have stuffed up
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson tells Tory plotters: Stop focusing on things I’m meant to have stuffed up

Jun 25th 2022, 5:07 PM 28,114 Views 27 Comments

The British Prime Minister insisted questions over his leadership were now settled.

# boris-johnson - Friday 24 June, 2022

Do these latest defeats leave Boris Johnson hanging on by a thread?
# Bojo's Mojo
# Bojo's Mojo

Do these latest defeats leave Boris Johnson hanging on by a thread?

Jun 24th 2022, 12:37 PM 18,085 Views 19 Comments

The Tories lost two more by-elections last night but what will it mean for the PM?

# boris-johnson - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Johnson ‘full of optimism’ as voting closes in two crucial UK by-elections
# UK By-election
# UK By-election

Johnson ‘full of optimism’ as voting closes in two crucial UK by-elections

Updated Jun 23rd 2022, 10:06 PM 25,540 Views 25 Comments

The two by-elections, both triggered after the previous Tory MPs resigned due to scandals, are seen as key tests for Boris Johnson’s leadership.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Boris Johnson considered deliberately breaking ministerial code, resigning ethics adviser says
# Lord Geidt
# Lord Geidt

Boris Johnson considered deliberately breaking ministerial code, resigning ethics adviser says

Updated Jun 16th 2022, 12:22 PM 24,888 Views 10 Comments

Christopher Geidt’s letter of resignation has been published.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

What to expect next from this UK government? A lot of noise and not much competence
# Opinion
# Opinion

What to expect next from this UK government? A lot of noise and not much competence

Jun 14th 2022, 11:50 AM 17,918 Views 22 Comments

Expect Johnson to do what he’s always done – pick fights with the EU in a bid to keep power, former UK/EU negotiatior Sydney Nash writes.

# boris-johnson - Monday 13 June, 2022

NI Protocol Bill: What is the British government proposing and how has the EU responded?
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

NI Protocol Bill: What is the British government proposing and how has the EU responded?

Jun 13th 2022, 7:10 PM 27,675 Views 43 Comments

The Bill was published this evening.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 9 June, 2022

NI Protocol legislation could have ‘colossal economic impact’, O’Neill warns
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

NI Protocol legislation could have ‘colossal economic impact’, O’Neill warns

Jun 9th 2022, 10:53 PM 19,590 Views 15 Comments

The Sinn Féin vice president said Boris Johnson was motivated solely by holding on to power.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Boris Johnson promises to cut taxes after suffering bruising confidence vote
# Confidence Vote
# Confidence Vote

Boris Johnson promises to cut taxes after suffering bruising confidence vote

Updated Jun 7th 2022, 1:45 PM 35,260 Views 15 Comments

More than 40% of Conservative MPs said they did not have confidence in Boris Johnson’s leadership.

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 10,877 Views 11 Comments

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

# boris-johnson - 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 139,833 Views 68 Comments

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

# boris-johnson - Friday 3 June, 2022

Boris Johnson booed outside British queen's jubilee event in London
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson booed outside British queen's jubilee event in London

Jun 3rd 2022, 2:48 PM 38,105 Views 12 Comments

The PM was also heckled and booed as he left the service.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Johnson dismisses claims he is a ‘habitual liar’, insists he will not quit over partygate
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson dismisses claims he is a ‘habitual liar’, insists he will not quit over partygate

Jun 1st 2022, 10:00 PM 22,553 Views 19 Comments

He cited ‘huge pressures’ on the economy, the war in Ukraine and his ‘massive agenda which I was elected to deliver’.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Ethics adviser raises questions over Boris Johnson’s Ministerial Code compliance
# Partygate
# Partygate

Ethics adviser raises questions over Boris Johnson’s Ministerial Code compliance

May 31st 2022, 10:35 PM 13,882 Views 11 Comments

Johnson was issued with an FPN over a birthday party in the Cabinet Room in June 2020 at a time when indoor socialising was banned.

# boris-johnson - Monday 30 May, 2022

FactCheck: Did the EU ban crown symbols from appearing on pint glasses in the UK?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did the EU ban crown symbols from appearing on pint glasses in the UK?

May 30th 2022, 4:40 PM 28,561 Views 0 Comments

The Mail on Sunday made the claim yesterday.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Boris Johnson ‘paving the way for increased use of imperial measurements’
# Weighty Subject
# Weighty Subject

Boris Johnson ‘paving the way for increased use of imperial measurements’

Updated May 29th 2022, 1:41 PM 42,716 Views 70 Comments

The Prime Minister reportedly wants to make an announcement on Friday to coincide with Queen Elizabeth’s platinum jubilee celebrations.

# boris-johnson - Friday 27 May, 2022

Boris Johnson faces new calls to resign as Tory MPs say partygate explanations not credible
# Lockdown Parties
# Lockdown Parties

Boris Johnson faces new calls to resign as Tory MPs say partygate explanations not credible

Updated May 27th 2022, 10:20 PM 29,552 Views 13 Comments

The UK Prime Minister refused to directly answer queries about partygate, saying he had already given ‘vintage and exhaustive answers’.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

May 26th 2022, 9:00 PM 6,231 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Three more Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to step down after Partygate and Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Three more Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to step down after Partygate and Gray report

Updated May 26th 2022, 5:30 PM 19,697 Views 13 Comments

The UK Prime Minister has also ‘apologised in person’ to cleaning and security staff who were treated poorly.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report

Updated May 24th 2022, 2:34 PM 21,620 Views 11 Comments

Earlier, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps insisted that Johnson did not believe he was at a lockdown-breaking party.

Troubles legacy bill: Johnson and Tories accused of treating families like 'daft Paddies'
# Legacy Bill
# Legacy Bill

Troubles legacy bill: Johnson and Tories accused of treating families like 'daft Paddies'

May 24th 2022, 12:51 PM 7,498 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill has been widely criticised.

# boris-johnson - Monday 23 May, 2022

Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do
# Partygate
# Partygate

Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do

Updated May 23rd 2022, 10:28 PM 82,809 Views 31 Comments

The UK PM is seen raising a glass while surrounded by at least nine people and six bottles of wine during the second lockdown.

# boris-johnson - Friday 20 May, 2022

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report

Updated May 20th 2022, 3:20 PM 16,438 Views 8 Comments

Johnson said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation
# Partygate
# Partygate

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation

Updated May 19th 2022, 3:12 PM 8,160 Views 7 Comments

Downing Street said the Met Police told the UK Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

O'Neill accuses Johnson of 'assisting DUP nonsense' amid UK plans to 'rip up' parts of Protocol

Updated May 17th 2022, 10:25 AM 29,359 Views 35 Comments

Liz Truss is expected to declare her intention to bring forward legislation which rips up parts of the UK’s post-Brexit trade deal.

# boris-johnson - Monday 16 May, 2022

Johnson says plan to unilaterally redraw NI protocol is 'insurance' while 'ironing out problems'
# Across The Irish Sea
# Across The Irish Sea

Johnson says plan to unilaterally redraw NI protocol is 'insurance' while 'ironing out problems'

May 16th 2022, 9:40 PM 53,595 Views 40 Comments
  • Johnson made clear that he did not favour scrapping the Protocol, and instead wanted to secure changes to it.
  • DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson said the Prime Minister will be judged on his actions and not his words over the Protocol.
  • Sinn Féin Stormont leader Michelle O’Neill said the Protocol "is here to stay" following a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'
# Russia
# Russia

Russian state TV host responds to Taoiseach's comments that nuclear simulation is 'sinister'

May 16th 2022, 6:56 PM 63,454 Views 29 Comments

The station had broadcast a simulation of Ireland and the UK being destroyed by a nuclear strike.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 15 May, 2022

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson
# Stormont
# Stormont

DUP wants actions, not words, on protocol, says Donaldson

May 15th 2022, 7:48 PM 21,728 Views 30 Comments

Boris Johnson will meet the main Stormont parties tomorrow in a bid to break the deadlock on returning to power-sharing arrangements.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 14 May, 2022

DUP blocking formation of executive in Stormont is a 'matter of disgrace', McDonald says
# Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin

DUP blocking formation of executive in Stormont is a 'matter of disgrace', McDonald says

May 14th 2022, 7:11 PM 15,107 Views 28 Comments

Nobody should be “spooked by the actions of the British government”, McDonald said.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Johnson says protocol causing ‘real problems’ in Northern Ireland and must be ‘fixed’

Updated May 12th 2022, 6:23 PM 39,777 Views 50 Comments
  • European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic earlier said the UK plans to scrap swathes of the Protocol are "unacceptable".
  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dismissed suggestions of any possible escalatory response from the EU as "crazy".
  • DUP MP Sammy Wilson said his party has adopted a wait-and-see approach over what the UK Government will do about the Protocol.
Finland’s leaders say their country must apply for Nato membership 'without delay'
# Sauli Niinisto
# Sauli Niinisto

Finland’s leaders say their country must apply for Nato membership 'without delay'

May 12th 2022, 1:33 PM 16,799 Views 42 Comments

The announcement paves the way for the alliance to expand amid Russia’s war in Ukraine.

London police issue more than 50 additional fines over Partygate scandal
# Partygate
# Partygate

London police issue more than 50 additional fines over Partygate scandal

May 12th 2022, 12:29 PM 8,119 Views 12 Comments

More than 100 referrals in total for fixed penalty notices have now been issued as part of this investigation.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Coveney unsure if UK government interested in working to overcome Northern Ireland problems
# The Protocol
# The Protocol

Coveney unsure if UK government interested in working to overcome Northern Ireland problems

Updated May 11th 2022, 8:48 PM 22,932 Views 35 Comments

The foreign affairs minister said the working relationship Ireland and the UK have enjoyed in the past is currently “absent”.

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland Protocol
# Brexit
# Brexit

Liz Truss ‘will not shy away’ from taking action on Northern Ireland Protocol

May 11th 2022, 7:35 AM 13,202 Views 14 Comments

It is understood the British Cabinet minister is poised to take further action in the coming weeks if negotiations with the EU continue to stall.

# boris-johnson - Monday 9 May, 2022

Keir Starmer says he'll resign if he is fined for alleged lockdown breaches
# UK
# UK

Keir Starmer says he'll resign if he is fined for alleged lockdown breaches

May 9th 2022, 5:46 PM 19,099 Views 14 Comments

UK police have reopened an investigation into an event Starmer attended in Durham which was dubbed ‘Beer-gate’ by critics.

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