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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Monday 9 September, 2019

Johnson arrives in Dublin for talks with Varadkar today

Varadkar said today’s meeting is an opportunity for the two leaders to get to know each other better.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Taoiseach says meeting with Johnson chance to see if there's any common ground

The Taoiseach said he’s not anticipating any breakthroughs during tomorrow’s meeting with the UK PM.

Amber Rudd says no evidence Johnson's government trying to get deal with EU

Theresa Coffey has replaced Rudd following her resignation last night.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'Outlook is bleak': Irish retail group to meet UK MPs amid no-deal Brexit fears

Retail Excellence Ireland has also asked the government for the secondment of a Revenue worker to assist their Brexit planning.

How the Tory party lost its parliamentary majority to Brexit (and other rifts)

From Nick Boles’ speech after the indicative votes, to Dr Phillip Lee crossing the chamber this week, power has been ebbing away from Boris Johnson and the Tory party.

# boris-johnson - Friday 6 September, 2019

Varadkar 'doesn't expect any breakthroughs' in meeting with Johnson on Monday

The two leaders have very different views on Brexit.

House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension

The legislation would ensure Britain does not crash out of the European Union if an agreement cannot be reached by 19 October.

Police chief criticises Boris Johnson for using officers as backdrop for a political speech

“I was disappointed to see my police officers as a backdrop to the part of the speech that was not related to recruitment.”

# boris-johnson - Thursday 5 September, 2019

John Major says Boris Johnson's advisers could 'poison the political atmosphere beyond repair'

The former prime minister took particular aim at Dominic Cummings, calling him a “political anarchist”.

Johnson says he would 'rather be dead in a ditch' than seek another Brexit extension

The UK Prime Minister said a general election is the ‘only way to get things moving’ on Brexit in a speech today.

Johnson tells Pence that the UK has a 'gigantic chlorinated chicken' on the opposition benches

The Prime Minister first called opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn a “chlorinated chicken” in the House of Commons yesterday.

Boris Johnson's brother just announced he's quitting as an MP and minister

“In recent weeks I’ve been torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” he said.

Bill to delay Brexit will pass through House of Lords tomorrow. What then?

There are 56 days until the current Brexit deadline.

'He just can't win': UK front pages react to last night's Brexit developments

UK MPs last night voted against holding a general election on 15 October.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair

The usually smooth talker stumbled through his answers and let some things slip through this afternoon.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

MPs vote to take control of Parliament in effort to avoid no-deal Brexit

The motion was passed by 328 ayes to 301 noes.

As It Happened: Boris Johnson loses his majority as he addresses MPs for second time as PM

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to call a general election if MPs pass a vote that would prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Boris Johnson will meet Leo Varadkar for talks on Monday

The British Prime Minister confirmed the meeting in the House of Commons today.

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today

Johnson met with ministers and ruled out another Brexit extension last night.

The House of Commons returns today - what's Boris got planned?

Rumours of a general election to be held on 17 October engulfed the British political sphere yesterday – so what’s the PM up to?

# boris-johnson - Monday 2 September, 2019

'I don't want an election' - Boris Johnson rules out another Brexit extension in Downing Street speech Sword Of Damocles This post contains videos

'I don't want an election' - Boris Johnson rules out another Brexit extension in Downing Street speech

The UK Prime Minister says the country is leaving the EU on 31 October “no ifs, no buts”.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 1 September, 2019

MPs to propose law to stop no-deal Brexit - Gove won't rule out ignoring it if it passes

Opposition MP Sir Keir Starmer said Gove’s comments were “breathtaking”.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 31 August, 2019

'Boris Johnson shame on you': Thousands across Britain protest against decision to suspend parliament

Demonstrations are expected all across Britain today.

# boris-johnson - Friday 30 August, 2019

Boris Johnson: Parliament has tried to 'get Brexit done' and it hasn't delivered

“This political generation won’t be forgiven for failing to honour that [Brexit] promise,” he told Sky News’ Sam Coates.

A no-deal Brexit will plunge Northern Ireland into turmoil, Belfast court hears

A legal bid to reverse a suspension of parliament has been launched in the North.

Tánaiste urges British government to propose alternatives to backstop 'as quickly as possible'

Boris Johnson has vowed to ‘up the tempo’ on talks to remove the backstop ahead of Brexit.

Former PM John Major joins legal action against Boris Johnson's prorogation

There are now three legal actions against Johnson’s prorogation: one in London, one in Edinburgh and one in Belfast.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Brexit: Jobs minister says businesses being asked to 'prepare for worst possible outcome'

Yesterday the queen approved a request to suspend UK parliament next month.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'If you shut down our parliament, we shut down the streets': Thousands protest decision to suspend UK parliament

The queen approved the request to suspend UK parliament next month.

The Queen has approved the suspension of parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline

Boris Johnson’s move has been met with outrage by opposition parties, and a court challenge is being brought forward.

Coveney: 'British government seems to be simply wiping the slate clean on the Irish issue'

The queen has approved the suspension of the parliament.

# boris-johnson - Monday 26 August, 2019

Brexit: UK must pay its divorce bill even in event of no-deal, EU warns

It comes after Boris Johnson insisted the UK would be free from its obligations in a no-deal scenario.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 25 August, 2019

A Brexit deal is now 'touch and go', says Boris Johnson

The second day of the G7 summit takes place today.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Johnson and Tusk trade 'Mr No Deal' jibes as G7 summit kicks off

Johnson has said the European Union must drop its insistence on the Irish backstop to avoid a “no-deal” Brexit.

# boris-johnson - Friday 23 August, 2019

Johnson's 'victory' and a misleading photo: How the UK papers reacted after Boris met Macron Entente Cordiale This post contains videos

# boris-johnson - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Face off at the Élysée Palace as Johnson meets 'hardest in the gang' Macron Brexit This post contains videos

Face off at the Élysée Palace as Johnson meets 'hardest in the gang' Macron

Macron said he hopes for a ‘useful’ month of talks on Brexit.