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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Today’s News

EU will have upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks, Varadkar warns Johnson

The Taoiseach is meeting with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Dublin this morning.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Royal assent given to Brexit deal as Johnson hails 'crossing the finish line' despite ongoing negotiations

The British Prime Minister called for the “rancour and division” to be left behind.

# boris-johnson - Monday 20 January, 2020

It won't stop Northern Ireland leaving, but Stormont has voted to reject Boris Johnson's Brexit deal

The voted was about whether to refuse legislative consent to the Brexit agreement.

# boris-johnson - Friday 17 January, 2020

Countdown clock to be projected onto Number 10 to mark Brexit day

A commemorative Brexit coin will come into circulation on exit day.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Sinn Féin finance minister in Stormont says UK government's funding for North 'woefully inadequate'

This evening, Conor Murphy said he “cannot and will not” accept the British government’s package.

Boris Johnson's call to 'bung a bob for Big Ben bong' fails to gather funds

It would cost half a million pounds to make Big Ben ring on 31 January.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

'Scotland will decide': Nicola Sturgeon bites back as Boris Johnson rejects independence vote

The two leaders of their respective governments traded statements online today.

# boris-johnson - Monday 13 January, 2020

'Good Friday Agreement is working again': Varadkar and Johnson hail Assembly's return in Stormont visit

The UK Prime Minister was urged to follow through on funding commitments to Northern Ireland during his visit today.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Ursula von der Leyen plays hardball in London with the single market as a bargaining chip

Von der Leyen says the UK could lose access if the Brexit transition is not extended.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Johnson's Brexit Bill expected to sail through House of Commons as MPs return post-Christmas

Boris Johnson does not want the Brexit transition period extended beyond December 2020, but Ireland and Europe have said this may not be realistic.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Boris Johnson says killed Iranian general was 'a threat to all our interests'

This was Johnson’s first statement since the US’s fatal drone strike last Friday.

Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday

Johnson is facing mounting calls to make a statement on Friday’s fatal drone strike.

# boris-johnson - Friday 3 January, 2020

British teen facing jail in Cyprus who says she was forced to retract rape claim asks Boris Johnson for help

The 19-year-old woman was found guilty in a Cypriot court of lying about being gang-raped and will be sentenced on Tuesday.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Dominic Cummings calls for ‘weirdos and misfits' to apply for Downing Street jobs

Cummings says Number 10 wants to hire an ‘unusual set of people with different skills and backgrounds’ to work as special advisers.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Johnson hails a decade of ‘prosperity and opportunity’ after Brexit in New Year's message

Johnson added that he was determined to be a “prime minister for everyone”.

# boris-johnson - Monday 30 December, 2019

Johnson should stop 'getting distracted' in case of British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran, husband says

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been imprisoned in Tehran since 2016, after being accused of spying.

# boris-johnson - Friday 27 December, 2019

Martin says he will have a 'professional' relationship with Boris Johnson if he becomes Taoiseach

Martin said the British-Irish relationship is ‘very, very important and has suffered as a result of Brexit’.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 26 December, 2019

You will always be welcomed back, EU chief tells UK in Brexit 'love letter'

The UK has inflicted unnecessary damage on itself with Brexit, the European Commission’s vice-president has said.

Leo Varadkar says he won't 'pooh-pooh' the idea of a Northern Ireland-Scotland bridge

The Taoiseach said he’s willing to listen to proposals from the UK government if they “cost it properly and see if it’s viable”.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 22 December, 2019

From The42 'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash Anger This post contains videos

'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash

Antonio Rudiger was targeted by spectators during today’s Premier League match.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Boris Johnson sidesteps Taoiseach's allegation that he has put UK on course for a ‘harder Brexit’

Varadkar said he feared the UK wanted to “undercut” its European rivals on food, health and product safety after exit day.

# boris-johnson - Friday 20 December, 2019

Varadkar says it will be 'difficult to secure a good trade deal for Ireland' after Brexit

Varadkar said that his government’s top priority in the new year will be guiding Ireland through the UK’s exit

Changed utterly: Boris Johnson's big majority sees Brexit bill sail through Commons by 124 votes

The House of Commons now breaks for Christmas with Brexit on course for 31 January.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Building NI-Scotland bridge is a 'very interesting idea', says Johnson

The prime minister spoke to MPs in the House of Commons earlier today.

Boris Johnson unveils ‘most radical Queen’s Speech in a generation'

Of the 25 Bills detailed in Johnson’s second Queen’s Speech in less than three months, seven are devoted to Brexit.

'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum

'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has formally requested the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence vote.

'Low-key' Queen's Speech will see monarch wearing hat not crown and Boris Johnson sidelining Brexit

The UK Prime Minister is expected to push his agenda beyond Brexit by focusing on the NHS and government spending.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'You ain't seen nothing yet': Johnson vows to work 'flat out' to deliver election promises

The prime minister has addressed the first meeting of Cabinet since last week’s election.

Boris Johnson to legislate to prevent any further Brexit delays

The re-worked Withdrawal Agreement Bill is due to come before the Commons this week.

# boris-johnson - Monday 16 December, 2019

Johnson criticised as Nicky Morgan keeps Cabinet role despite standing down as MP

No 10 said Morgan would be made a life peer and would answer questions in the House of Lords.

Boris Johnson will bring Brexit bill to parliament on Friday

Johnson has pledged to bring the Bill back before the Commons before Christmas.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote

The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Johnson will 'get Brexit done' by 31 January now there's a Conservative majority?

The party had its strongest election performance since Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.

# boris-johnson - Friday 13 December, 2019

Johnson says he has an 'overwhelming mandate' to take Britain out of EU by end of January

Johnson lead the Tories to a massive victory in the general election.

From The42 What impact will Brexit have on horse racing? Column

What impact will Brexit have on horse racing?

These are interesting times.

Jeremy Corbyn indicates early 2020 for departure date despite party pressure to quit immediately

Corbyn won’t be leading the party into the next general election but has refused to be drawn on a date for his departure.

Varadkar says UK and EU will negotiate 'a mighty new economic partnership'

The Taoiseach has congratulated Boris Johnson after the outcome of the UK election.

'Johnson unleashed': UK papers react to Boris' election victory

The UK papers have reacted to what Boris Johnson has called a “historic” election.

'Let's get Brexit done, but first let's get breakfast done': Johnson says he's humbled by resounding win

Johnson said he was “humbled” by the support of former Labour voters.

The reaction, as it happened: Johnson says he's 'humbled' by support of former Labour voters as Tories claim massive majority

Stay with us for all the reaction as the Conservatives claim a thumping majority in the Commons.

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