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# boris-johnson - Friday 11 June, 2021

G7 leaders to agree new declaration to tackle future pandemics
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

G7 leaders to agree new declaration to tackle future pandemics

Updated Fri 10:37 PM 34,050 Views 37 Comments

The leaders gathered in Cornwall will agree the ‘Carbis Bay Declaration’ tomorrow.

Comedian David Baddiel urges football fans to take the knee, criticises Johnson for 'culture war game'
# Euros Kicking Off
# Euros Kicking Off

Comedian David Baddiel urges football fans to take the knee, criticises Johnson for 'culture war game'

Fri 9:45 AM 25,554 Views 51 Comments

Downing Street has not backed the players’ decision to take the knee.

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know

Fri 12:08 AM 6,592 Views 3 Comments

This will be the first time the leaders have met in almost two years due to Covid-19.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Johnson insists there's 'absolutely common ground' over NI after first meeting with Biden
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

Johnson insists there's 'absolutely common ground' over NI after first meeting with Biden

Updated Thu 10:12 PM 30,590 Views 31 Comments
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met US President Joe Biden on the eve of the G7 summit in Cornwall.
  • Johnson has insisted there was “absolutely common ground” over Northern Ireland.
  • Following the talks, Johnson said he was “optimistic” the peace process would be kept going.
Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets
# Subscription
# Subscription

Dominic Cummings to launch paid newsletter to reveal No 10 secrets

Thu 7:56 PM 17,024 Views 11 Comments

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

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach

Updated Thu 12:50 PM 27,632 Views 48 Comments
  • Biden's aides say he will stress the need to "stand behind" the Northern Ireland Protocol.
  • Micheál Martin said this morning that Biden's and US involvement is significant and makes sense from an American perspective.
  • European Council President Charles Michel said it's "paramount" that the terms of the Brexit deal are respected.
Weather forces cancellation of Joe Biden and Boris Johnson’s island trip
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Weather forces cancellation of Joe Biden and Boris Johnson’s island trip

Thu 12:16 PM 23,986 Views 10 Comments

The two leaders are attending the G7 summit in Cornwall.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Biden declares ‘United States is back’ as he urges democracies to stand together
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Biden declares ‘United States is back’ as he urges democracies to stand together

Updated Wed 10:52 PM 45,992 Views 63 Comments

Biden and wife Jill are kicking off an eight-day trip to Europe.

# boris-johnson - 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 38,036 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.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Cummings: Covid 'chicken pox parties' to reach herd immunity were considered by UK government
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Cummings: Covid 'chicken pox parties' to reach herd immunity were considered by UK government

Updated May 26th 2021, 4:54 PM 40,670 Views 41 Comments

In an explosive evidence session, Cummings accused Boris Johnson of thinking Covid-19 was a “scare story”.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Ahead of final meeting with Boris Johnson, Arlene Foster urges him to ‘deal with’ NI Protocol
# Swan Song
# Swan Song

Ahead of final meeting with Boris Johnson, Arlene Foster urges him to ‘deal with’ NI Protocol

May 20th 2021, 4:05 PM 9,911 Views 16 Comments

The First Minister said every day the protocol remains in place, more damage was done to Northern Ireland.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Boris Johnson issues apology to families of victims of Ballymurphy massacre in the House of Commons
# Ballymurphy
# Ballymurphy

Boris Johnson issues apology to families of victims of Ballymurphy massacre in the House of Commons

May 19th 2021, 12:38 PM 8,487 Views 20 Comments

A coroner found that the victims of the massacre in August 1971 were “entirely innocent”.

# boris-johnson - Friday 14 May, 2021

Taoiseach holds 'constructive' meeting with Boris Johnson on Ballymurphy massacre and other issues
# Chequers
# Chequers

Taoiseach holds 'constructive' meeting with Boris Johnson on Ballymurphy massacre and other issues

Updated May 14th 2021, 6:08 PM 14,938 Views 19 Comments

The pair discussed Covid-19, Brexit and British-Irish relations at Chequers today.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 13 May, 2021

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday
# Ballymurphy Massacre
# Ballymurphy Massacre

McDonald claims Johnson did not apologise over Ballymurphy killings during call yesterday

May 13th 2021, 7:50 PM 17,016 Views 25 Comments

A No 10 spokesperson said Johnson “apologised unreservedly on behalf of the UK government” on the call.

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response
# Chequers
# Chequers

Taoiseach to meet Boris Johnson to discuss Northern Ireland and the Covid-19 response

May 13th 2021, 4:54 PM 8,389 Views 17 Comments

The two leaders are expected to discuss recent unrest in Northern Ireland.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

UK government to launch independent public inquiry over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK government to launch independent public inquiry over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic

May 12th 2021, 10:44 PM 11,048 Views 14 Comments

The inquiry will begin in spring 2022.

Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings
# Belfast
# Belfast

Ballymurphy Massacre: Boris Johnson 'apologises unreservedly' on behalf of UK government over killings

Updated May 12th 2021, 9:47 PM 50,044 Views 86 Comments
  • Apology made during phone call with Stormont leaders
  • Prime Minister's spokesperson said he recognised 'huge anguish' of families over 1971 killings
  • Son of one of ten victims describes apology as 'an insult to families'

# boris-johnson - Monday 10 May, 2021

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further
# Out Of Lockdown
# Out Of Lockdown

Hugging loved ones, indoor dining and foreign holidays get green light in England as restrictions to ease further

May 10th 2021, 6:01 PM 18,869 Views 14 Comments

Boris Johnson confirmed this evening the relaxation of restrictions again from next Monday.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Sturgeon tells Johnson it is ‘when not if’ for a second Scottish independence vote
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Sturgeon tells Johnson it is ‘when not if’ for a second Scottish independence vote

May 9th 2021, 7:04 PM 18,767 Views 53 Comments

The Scottish First Minister spoke to Boris Johnson by phone on Sunday after the SNP’s victory in the Holyrood election.

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results
# UNION SUMMIT
# UNION SUMMIT

Johnson invites UK's devolved leaders to summit after local election results

May 9th 2021, 8:16 AM 19,046 Views 16 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon said a Scottish independence referendum was the “will of the country”.

# boris-johnson - Friday 7 May, 2021

Brian Rowan: The question now re any amnesty in the North is whether Johnson can be trusted
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brian Rowan: The question now re any amnesty in the North is whether Johnson can be trusted

May 7th 2021, 11:16 AM 13,964 Views 24 Comments

The former BBC correspondent and author looks at a week where the UK prime minister set the cat among the pigeons in the North.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Boris Johnson should resign if he broke ministerial code, says Scottish Tory leader
# Chancer
# Chancer

Boris Johnson should resign if he broke ministerial code, says Scottish Tory leader

Updated May 2nd 2021, 2:54 PM 33,244 Views 13 Comments

New polls suggest the Conservatives’ lead over Labour has been cut ahead of Thursday’s local elections in England.

# boris-johnson - 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 11,301 Views 10 Comments

The Electoral Commission will investigate Johnson’s flat renovations.

# boris-johnson - 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 15,246 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 18,608 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.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Boris Johnson accused of saying he'd rather let Covid-19 'rip' than impose 'mad' lockdown last year
# Hot Water
# Hot Water

Boris Johnson accused of saying he'd rather let Covid-19 'rip' than impose 'mad' lockdown last year

Apr 27th 2021, 7:04 AM 28,395 Views 54 Comments

It is the latest allegation levelled at the Prime Minister.

# boris-johnson - Friday 23 April, 2021

Dominic Cummings hits back at Downing Street sources who blamed him for leaking Dyson texts
# The Battle Of Britain
# The Battle Of Britain

Dominic Cummings hits back at Downing Street sources who blamed him for leaking Dyson texts

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 6:09 PM 43,124 Views 31 Comments

A series of allegations about Boris Johnson’s handling of leak inquiries, and the Covid-19 crisis, have been made by his former adviser.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government
# Tensions
# Tensions

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government

Apr 21st 2021, 10:10 PM 24,078 Views 12 Comments

The former British Army officer has stood down as veterans minister.

# boris-johnson - 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 17,955 Views 45 Comments

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

Boris Johnson says he doesn't see an Irish border poll happening for 'a very, very long time'
# Timeline
# Timeline

Boris Johnson says he doesn't see an Irish border poll happening for 'a very, very long time'

Apr 20th 2021, 11:52 AM 19,440 Views 70 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was speaking on a new BBC programme about the centenary of Northern Ireland.

Boris Johnson aims to give Super League 'straight red' ahead of meeting with FA and Premier League
# Super League
# Super League

Boris Johnson aims to give Super League 'straight red' ahead of meeting with FA and Premier League

Apr 20th 2021, 8:02 AM 23,166 Views 50 Comments

Six Premier League clubs faced a backlash over the plans yesterday.

# boris-johnson - Monday 19 April, 2021

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million
# India
# India

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million

Apr 19th 2021, 11:26 AM 11,713 Views 18 Comments

New Delhi has reported 25,462 cases and 161 deaths in the past 24 hours.

# boris-johnson - Monday 12 April, 2021

Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row
# Greensill Capital
# Greensill Capital

Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row

Apr 12th 2021, 2:16 PM 13,306 Views 5 Comments

The probe will examine how government contracts were secured by Greensill Capital.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 9:46 PM 51,841 Views 80 Comments

Stones and fireworks were thrown at police by gangs of youths in west Belfast this evening.

# boris-johnson - 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 38,499 Views 82 Comments

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

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns

Apr 5th 2021, 1:31 PM 29,014 Views 65 Comments

Danny Altmann, professor of immunology at Imperial College London, said they would need ‘enormous scrutiny’.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Football fans at Wembley and a comedy club audience are part of UK trials to resume mass gatherings
# Crowds Return
# Crowds Return

Football fans at Wembley and a comedy club audience are part of UK trials to resume mass gatherings

Apr 4th 2021, 4:33 PM 14,620 Views 12 Comments

The first trial is due to take place on 16 April at the Hot Water Comedy Club in Liverpool.

# boris-johnson - Monday 29 March, 2021

Boris Johnson acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Jennifer Arcuri claims, Downing Street says
# Allegations
# Allegations

Boris Johnson acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Jennifer Arcuri claims, Downing Street says

Mar 29th 2021, 9:55 PM 27,624 Views 32 Comments

Arcuri has made fresh allegations that she and Johnson had a four-year romantic relationship when he was mayor.

Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England
# UK
# UK

Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England

Mar 29th 2021, 8:20 PM 11,517 Views 8 Comments

The UK Prime Minister warned that there is a danger of a fresh wave of Covid-19 spreading from Europe.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Boris Johnson says roadmap for easing England's lockdown is still on track
# Easing Lockdown
# Easing Lockdown

Boris Johnson says roadmap for easing England's lockdown is still on track

Mar 27th 2021, 5:20 PM 16,593 Views 40 Comments

The UK Prime Minister said he can see absolutely nothing in the data to dissuade him from continuing along ‘our road map to freedom’.

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