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#Boris Johnson

# 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.

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

As it happened: Boris Johnson and Tories romp to victory as Labour's vote crumbles

From the exit polls to Corbyn’s speech – here’s how things played out overnight.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 12 December, 2019

All night long: Here's how long you'll need to stay up if you're planning an election all-nighter

Our guide to what to look out for over the next 15 hours.

UK election: What are the possible outcomes for parliament?

The polls will stay open in the UK until 10pm tonight.

What to look out for as the UK delivers an election verdict with Brexit on the horizon

The extended Brexit date of 31 January looms large over the election.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

What happens if Boris Johnson loses his seat?

Johnson has the smallest majority of any sitting UK Prime Minister since 1924.

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off Milking It This post contains videos

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters dressed as bees glue themselves to Tory campaign bus Buzzed This post contains videos

Extinction Rebellion protesters dressed as bees glue themselves to Tory campaign bus

The incident happened at a JCB factory where Boris Johnson had delivered a speech.

'Instead of seeing a tragedy, he saw an opportunity': Father of London Bridge victim hits out at Johnson

After the incident, the British Prime Minister blamed Labour’s 2008 law for the attacker’s release from prison.

# boris-johnson - Monday 9 December, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Neville calls out Boris Johnson in high point for Sky's football coverage On The Box

TV Wrap - Neville calls out Boris Johnson in high point for Sky's football coverage

The British Prime Minister also bewilderingly claimed that a World Cup co-hosted in Ireland would be ‘bringing football home.’

Boris Johnson pockets journalist's phone instead of looking at photo of child sleeping on hospital floor NHS

Boris Johnson pockets journalist's phone instead of looking at photo of child sleeping on hospital floor

Johnson then took the phone and said it is a “a terrible, terrible photo”.

Arlene Foster says Boris Johnson 'broke his word' on preventing an Irish Sea border

Foster says government officials have told her there would need to be checks.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Election explainer: What are 'marginal seats' and why the big fight to win them?

In UK politics, winning these seats is the key to entering Downing Street.

# boris-johnson - Friday 6 December, 2019

Johnson v Corbyn: The key moments from the final head-to-head election debate Last Chance Saloon This post contains videos

Johnson v Corbyn: The key moments from the final head-to-head election debate

The BBC hosted the hour-long face off.

Corbyn claims Johnson misled people about customs checks in his Brexit deal

The Labour leader said a confidential report paints a ‘damning picture’ of Boris Johnson’s deal, especially when it came to Northern Ireland.

'We're not expecting too much': BBC's Andrew Neil challenges Boris Johnson to 'oven ready' interview

Boris Johnson has been accused of hiding from scrutiny by ducking the interview with the broadcaster.

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Nigel Farage and Annunziata Rees-Mogg in war of words over MEPs quitting Brexit Party

Rees-Mogg, Lance Forman and Lucy Harris have all left the party to back Boris Johnson’s strategy.

Boris Johnson appears on ITV's This Morning despite ongoing row over BBC interview Not So Camera Shy This post contains videos

Boris Johnson appears on ITV's This Morning despite ongoing row over BBC interview

Johnson appeared on the daytime programme with Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Trump brands Trudeau 'two-faced' after video appears to capture world leaders mocking him

A video shows Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson appearing to mock Trump.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Trump starts diplomatic row with 'nasty' French president Macron

Trump is in London for a two-day meeting of alliance leaders.

Father of London Bridge victim says he'd be 'livid his death has been used to further agenda of hate'

Writing in the Guardian today, David Merritt said his son Jack “believed in the inherent goodness of humanity”.