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# michael-gove - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'Northern Ireland is a pilot project': About the UK's staggered custom checks plan

In a strange turn of events, because of the Protocol the North will have post-Brexit checks six months before Great Britain.

# michael-gove - Sunday 3 May, 2020

UK misses test target as minister admits lives would have been saved if testing capacity increased sooner

Grant Schapps said “many things” could have been different if the UK’s testing capacity was above 100,000 before Covid-19 spread in the country.

# michael-gove - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Ministers in UK downplay talk of lifting Covid-19 restrictions amid 'grotesque' criticism of Johnson

A report in the Sunday Times claims the prime minister missed five meetings of the key Cobra committee in the run-up to the outbreak.

# michael-gove - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Covid-19: Normal life will not resume for six months, says UK government doctor Coronavirus This post contains videos

Covid-19: Normal life will not resume for six months, says UK government doctor

Dr Jenny Harries aid the nation will not be in “complete lockdown” for half a year but social distancing measures will be lifted gradually.

# michael-gove - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Creed says Brexit trade deal by end of 2020 is 'wildly beyond credibility' but Gove 'confident' it can be done

Michael Gove said Simon Coveney “takes a different view” to those who dismiss the possibility of getting a trade deal sorted next year.

'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.

# michael-gove - Monday 7 October, 2019

Fears over using list of potential issues affecting Ireland post-Brexit to undermine negotiations

A list of potential issues was allegedly made by Michael Gove’s Brexit operations committee.

# michael-gove - Friday 9 August, 2019

UK will 'safeguard' security in Ireland in event of no-deal Brexit, says Michael Gove

Michael Gove was speaking during a visit to Northern Ireland today.

# michael-gove - 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.

# michael-gove - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Bin the backstop or pay us off? Here's what the Conservative leadership hopefuls have said about Ireland

Ten Conservative MPs want to be the next prime minister. Here’s how they all have said they’ll solve the Irish “issue”.

# michael-gove - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Michael Gove 'deeply regrets' taking cocaine 'on several occasions' 20 years ago

Gove said he was working as a journalist at the time and he wishes he hadn’t taken drugs.

# michael-gove - Monday 27 May, 2019

Sajid Javid throws his hat in leadership race as Gove 'saddened' over election result

Secretary Michael Gove is pledging to leave the EU before the next general election.

# michael-gove - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Michael Gove enters the race to become Tory party leader

Gove joins an already crowded race to become Tory leader.

# michael-gove - Friday 16 November, 2018

May appoints junior health minister Stephen Barclay as new Brexit secretary

The British PM has said that she believed in her Brexit deal with “every fibre of my being.”

# michael-gove - Monday 13 November, 2017

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran Health Problems This post contains videos

'The toll has been very significant': Boris Johnson speaks to husband of woman jailed in Iran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has undergone tests for breast cancer as her emotional state worsens, her husband has said.

# michael-gove - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Michael Gove apologises for 'inappropriate' Weinstein joke

The British minister had compared being interviewed by a BBC presenter with “going into Harvey Weinstein’s bedroom”.

# michael-gove - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Gerry Adams asks UK to not restore direct rule from Westminster in North

The Sinn Féin leader doesn’t expect a power-sharing deal to be reached in Northern Ireland by tomorrow.

Ireland calls UK withdrawal from fisheries agreement 'unhelpful and unwelcome'

The announcement will cause concern for Irish and other EU fishing industries.

# michael-gove - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Theresa May's longtime rival Michael Gove given cabinet position

Aside from Gove’s appointment, there have been few surprises in the embattled May’s reshuffle.

# michael-gove - Saturday 9 July, 2016

UK government dismisses four-million-signature petition calling for a second Brexit vote

The government says that the population “must now prepare for the process to exit the EU”.

# michael-gove - Monday 4 July, 2016

Sinn Féin slams British PM hopeful Michael Gove over Peace Process comments

Gove previously said that the Good Friday Agreement had been a “validation of terrorism”.

# michael-gove - Friday 1 July, 2016

The Brexit race for Number 10: Britain's Merkel, neo-con Gove, and a wily old Fox

David Cameron’s resignation has sparked a horse race for the leadership of Ireland’s main ally and trading partner.

My boy Boris carried Gove, and now he's been stabbed in the back, says Stanley Johnson

The flak continues to fly in the Tory leadership race, following Michael Gove’s dash to steal the leadership crown from Boris Johnson