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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

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.

'All eyes on how Ireland is being treated': Country now in eye of storm, Coveney says

Coveney said the UK backstop alternatives will ‘badly hit’ Ireland and its economy.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel: 'We do need the Brexit backstop removed'

Johnson will seek to convince the German Chancellor to renegotiate elements of the Brexit deal.

Coveney says Ireland won't get 'dragged out of single market' amid suggestions of 'side deal' with UK Brexit This post contains videos

Coveney says Ireland won't get 'dragged out of single market' amid suggestions of 'side deal' with UK

The Tánaise said Ireland will not be dealing with the UK on a one-to-one basis on border issues.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Simon Coveney conveys 'disappointment' with Boris Johnson's four-page letter on Brexit

Donald Tusk has re-iterated the EU’s commitment to the backstop.

# boris-johnson - Monday 19 August, 2019

Leo Varadkar spoke with Boris Johnson by phone for almost an hour this evening

It’s been agreed the two leaders will meet in Dublin in September.

UK's Home Secretary says freedom of movement with the EU will end immediately after Brexit

A spokesperson said free movement will end overnight on 31 October if a deal is not agreed upon.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Boris Johnson's phone call diplomacy: What does it say about what's next?

“PM Johnson is positioning the United Kingdom as the British equivalent of ‘America First’,” Professor Federico Fabbrini said.

'A worst-case scenario': UK expects a hard border and protests in no-deal Brexit

The Labour party in Ireland has said that Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal is the most realistic to avoid a no-deal.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 17 August, 2019

Circle the date ... Here's why 9 September is set to be a red letter Brexit day in Westminster

It’s all set to kick off again in the Commons from the start of next month – here are the key dates.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn urges parties to make him caretaker PM to defeat no-deal Brexit

Corbyn has called on opposition leaders to support a Labour caretaker government.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Boris Johnson says Brexit-blocking MPs and EU guilty of 'terrible collaboration'

Johnson made his comments during a Facebook Live video earlier today.

No-deal Brexit could turn UK into 'a diminished and inward-looking little England', warns Hammond

He said that claims a no-deal Brexit would be positive were “absurd”, and called Johnson’s pledge to bin the backstop “wrecking”.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Varadkar and Johnson to meet to discuss Brexit (but we're not sure when)

It comes after Varadkar and Johnson spoke over the phone about two weeks ago.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Leo Varadkar: No-deal Brexit is not 'unavoidable'

Varadkar was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

# boris-johnson - Monday 5 August, 2019

How no-deal Brexit makes direct rule nearly inevitable in Northern Ireland

A no-deal Brexit could spell the return of direct rule to Northern Ireland.

'Don’t leave it until the last minute': Just 10% of businesses preparing for no-deal Brexit

A recent survey found that 45% of businesses overall record Brexit as the key issue they face.

# boris-johnson - Friday 2 August, 2019

'Panic' and 'security gaps': Internal British document warns about impact of no-deal Brexit

Britain leaving the EU without a deal seems increasingly likely.

No 'Boris bounce' as Tories lose key by-election with parliamentary majority cut to just one MP

A previously safe seat, the Conservatives lost out to the Liberal Democrats in Brecon and Radnorshire.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Mary Lou McDonald says she told Boris Johnson 'to make sure he's not the DUP's gofer'

DUP leader Arlene Foster said that Johnson told them “talk of a border poll is not something he’s interested in entertaining”.

How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK

As the UK exit from the EU draws closer, the Irish government has become a frequent target of Brexiteers.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Boris Johnson booed in Wales on the second day of his Union tour

Johnson also refused to answer questions from the Welsh media on camera or while being recorded.

Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson (finally) speak by phone and UK PM asserts Brexit 'no matter what'

Downing Street said Johnson’s government would approach any Brexit talks “in a spirit of friendship”.

# boris-johnson - Monday 29 July, 2019

Boris Johnson gets booed as he arrives at Bute House to speak with Nicola Sturgeon

Johnson today announced a £300 million package of investment for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to “strengthen the union”.

Leo Varadkar-Boris Johnson phone call to be arranged 'in the near future'

A customary call between the two leaders usually takes place when one takes office.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'British government operating on assumption of no deal Brexit' - Michael Gove

Gove said there is a “very real prospect” that an agreement would not be struck with Brussels.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Quiz: Did Boris Johnson say this?

The new British Prime Minister is known for making controversial comments.

Boris Johnson says Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity'

He added it had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as “an impending adverse weather event”.

# boris-johnson - Friday 26 July, 2019

# boris-johnson - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Food shortages in Ireland and Huawei leaks: The controversial figures in Johnson's Cabinet

The new prime minister chose a Cabinet that is fiercely Brexiteer, with many of them under fire for previous controversies.

Jacob Rees-Mogg addresses proroguing parliament in his first speech as Leader of the Commons

Rees-Mogg has just given his first statement in the House of Commons as a member of the British government.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Varadkar says Boris Johnson's talk of new Brexit deal is 'not in the real world'

Speaking today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the Uk will “do a new deal, a better deal”.

The UK's new Cabinet has a distinctly Brexiteer flavour - Here's who's on team Johnson

A lot of developments in Downing Street this evening.