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#Prime Minister

# prime-minister - October October 2022

First full day on the job: Rishi Sunak to face Prime Minister's Questions - and his own Cabinet
# The Economy Stupid
# The Economy Stupid

First full day on the job: Rishi Sunak to face Prime Minister's Questions - and his own Cabinet

Oct 26th 2022, 7:38 AM 6,869 Views 6 Comments

The economy, Ukraine and his own party’s internal politics are big ticket items on his agenda.

Sunak to become UK Prime Minister tomorrow morning
# Number 10
# Number 10

Sunak to become UK Prime Minister tomorrow morning

Oct 24th 2022, 7:41 PM 12,263 Views 10 Comments

The UK’s monarch will invite the newly elected prime minister to form a government tomorrow

Who is the UK's new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak?
# Number 10
# Number 10

Who is the UK's new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak?

Oct 24th 2022, 5:24 PM 21,018 Views 16 Comments

Sunak will now have to unite a divided party that has seen huge blows in opinion polls

Could Boris Johnson make a comeback to Downing Street?
# Tories
# Tories

Could Boris Johnson make a comeback to Downing Street?

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 11:30 PM 25,941 Views 28 Comments

How quickly can 356 MPS forget Party-gate, Pincher-gate and the rest?

Stability of UK economy in Ireland’s interest, says finance minister
# UK Economy
# UK Economy

Stability of UK economy in Ireland’s interest, says finance minister

Oct 21st 2022, 11:21 AM 6,314 Views 8 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said he hopes close cooperation between the two countries can resume with a new UK prime minister.

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?
# 10 Downing Street
# 10 Downing Street

And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?

Updated Oct 21st 2022, 9:20 AM 29,379 Views 40 Comments

Boris Johnson is said to be flying back to the UK amid rumours of a comeback.

Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 4:00 PM 15,998 Views 26 Comments

‘The Conservative Party has shown it no longer has a mandate to govern,’ said Keir Starmer.

# prime-minister - This year 2022

Liz Truss to cap household energy bills at £2,500 and lift fracking ban
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Liz Truss to cap household energy bills at £2,500 and lift fracking ban

Updated Sep 8th 2022, 1:26 PM 32,050 Views 46 Comments

Reports suggest the plan could cost up to £150 billion, surpassing Britain’s Covid-era furlough jobs support scheme.

Liz Truss officially Prime Minister after meeting with Britain's Queen Elizabeth
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Liz Truss officially Prime Minister after meeting with Britain's Queen Elizabeth

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 12:54 PM 61,238 Views 41 Comments

The handover of power from Boris Johnson to Liz Truss is taking place at the queen’s Balmoral estate.

As It Happened: Liz Truss beats Rishi Sunak to win Conservative leadership race
Live Sep 5th 2022, 2:27 PM

As It Happened: Liz Truss beats Rishi Sunak to win Conservative leadership race

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race
# Leadership Race
# Leadership Race

Liz Truss pledges to cut taxes 'immediately' if she wins Tory leadership race

Aug 7th 2022, 1:55 PM 12,202 Views 25 Comments

Rishi Sunak said the cuts would not help the most vulnerable amid the worsening cost-of-living crisis.

Italy's president refuses prime minister Mario Draghi's resignation amid coalition chaos
# Italy
# Italy

Italy's president refuses prime minister Mario Draghi's resignation amid coalition chaos

Updated Jul 14th 2022, 7:06 PM 13,476 Views 8 Comments

The political crisis could trigger snap elections.

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’
# Kabul
# Kabul

Boris Johnson says suggestion he intervened in animal airlift is ‘total rhubarb’

Jan 27th 2022, 1:47 PM 20,550 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson has been accused of lying after leaked emails contradicted his stance of denying his involvement.

No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

No 10 apologises to Buckingham Palace for parties on eve of Prince Philip’s funeral

Updated Jan 14th 2022, 1:02 PM 51,448 Views 80 Comments

Reports suggest senior official Sue Gray could censure PM following inquiry.

# prime-minister - Last year 2021

Boris Johnson calls for ‘heavy dose of caution’ as England's lockdown eases, but variant spreads
# Hugging Is Back
# Hugging Is Back

Boris Johnson calls for ‘heavy dose of caution’ as England's lockdown eases, but variant spreads

May 17th 2021, 8:29 AM 22,996 Views 10 Comments

Hugs and other physical contact between households are permitted for the first time since restrictions began more than a year ago.

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Police blast rioters with water cannon as violence flares again in Northern Ireland

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 9:46 PM 51,948 Views 80 Comments

Stones and fireworks were thrown at police by gangs of youths in west Belfast this evening.

Boris Johnson acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Jennifer Arcuri claims, Downing Street says
# Allegations
# Allegations

Boris Johnson acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Jennifer Arcuri claims, Downing Street says

Mar 29th 2021, 9:55 PM 27,701 Views 32 Comments

Arcuri has made fresh allegations that she and Johnson had a four-year romantic relationship when he was mayor.

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?
# Prime Minister
# Prime Minister

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?

Jan 26th 2021, 12:57 PM 13,676 Views 9 Comments

Conte will remain as a caretaker Prime Minister and will try to form a new government.

# prime-minister - All time

Hungarian parliament votes to redefine meaning of 'family' - which bars same-sex couples from adopting
# Viktor Orban
# Viktor Orban

Hungarian parliament votes to redefine meaning of 'family' - which bars same-sex couples from adopting

Dec 15th 2020, 10:54 PM 29,313 Views 85 Comments

Bans on changing your gender, or teaching third-level gender-studies courses are place in Hungary.

Prime Minister urged not to deny Lewis Hamilton a knighthood over tax status
# Icon
From The42
# Icon

Prime Minister urged not to deny Lewis Hamilton a knighthood over tax status

Nov 16th 2020, 5:54 PM 11,908 Views 12 Comments

Motorsport UK chairman David Richards points to the seven-time world champion’s charitable work and push for equality and diversity.

Boris Johnson's communications chief resigns in Downing Street power struggle
# Lee Cain
# Lee Cain

Boris Johnson's communications chief resigns in Downing Street power struggle

Nov 11th 2020, 10:44 PM 40,265 Views 20 Comments

Lee Cain has announced his resignation despite being offered the position as the prime minister’s chief of staff.

Japan appoints new prime minister to replace the long-serving Shinzo Abe
# At The Helm
# At The Helm

Japan appoints new prime minister to replace the long-serving Shinzo Abe

Sep 16th 2020, 8:00 AM 14,930 Views 10 Comments

Yoshihide Suga said he is a reformer who will help revive Japan’s Covid-ravaged economy.

New prime minister named in France as Emmanuel Macron launches government reshuffle
# New Roles
# New Roles

New prime minister named in France as Emmanuel Macron launches government reshuffle

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:40 PM 14,721 Views 7 Comments

Macron said he is seeking a “new path” to rebuild the country for the two remaining years of his term.

Boris Johnson returns to PMQ dispatch box, warning MPs against comparing UK death toll internationally
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Boris Johnson returns to PMQ dispatch box, warning MPs against comparing UK death toll internationally

May 6th 2020, 1:26 PM 30,197 Views 66 Comments

It was revealed that the UK has the highest death toll in Europe, surpassing Spain and Italy.

Some Serie A players use loophole and prepare to resume training
# RELATIVE NORMALITY
From The42
# RELATIVE NORMALITY

Some Serie A players use loophole and prepare to resume training

May 2nd 2020, 11:36 PM 6,079 Views 2 Comments

The Italian government has been feuding for weeks with individual regions about which activities will be allowed in the coming weeks.

'We will defeat this coronavirus': Boris Johnson hails 'unconquerable' NHS as he's discharged from hospital
# Prime Minister
# Prime Minister

'We will defeat this coronavirus': Boris Johnson hails 'unconquerable' NHS as he's discharged from hospital

Updated Apr 12th 2020, 3:50 PM 44,599 Views 109 Comments

The British Prime Minister was moved to intensive care earlier in the week after his condition worsened.

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as Covid-19 symptoms worsen
# ICU
# ICU

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as Covid-19 symptoms worsen

Apr 6th 2020, 8:24 PM 202,129 Views 227 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will “deputise where necessary” while the prime minister is in intensive care.

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain

Mar 20th 2020, 10:47 PM 4,731 Views 6 Comments

Restrictions will be reviewed on monthly basis.

Real Madrid striker Jovic could face criminal charges after allegedly breaking quarantine to party
# In Hot Water
From The42
# In Hot Water

Real Madrid striker Jovic could face criminal charges after allegedly breaking quarantine to party

Mar 19th 2020, 6:49 PM 12,052 Views 9 Comments

The 22-year-old has apologised after he was blasted by the Serbian prime minster.

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner
# Flooding
# Flooding

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner

Mar 8th 2020, 5:07 PM 19,122 Views 7 Comments

The British Prime Minister has been criticised over his failure to visit areas when waters were at their peak.

Finnish minister set to become country's youngest prime minister at age of 34
# Sanna Marin
# Sanna Marin

Finnish minister set to become country's youngest prime minister at age of 34

Dec 9th 2019, 9:07 AM 27,715 Views 59 Comments

Sanna Marin will also become the world’s youngest sitting PM, according to Finland’s biggest newspaper.

Finnish prime minister resigns after being accused of lying by head of postal service
# Antti Rinne
# Antti Rinne

Finnish prime minister resigns after being accused of lying by head of postal service

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:39 PM 14,181 Views 6 Comments

The Social Democrats will now appoint a successor to try and form a new government.

Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension
# Brexit Crisis
# Brexit Crisis

Boris Johnson loses crucial Commons vote on his Brexit deal, as EU to consider a third extension

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:15 PM 62,863 Views 49 Comments

Donald Tusk said that he would recommend that the EU’s 27 leaders accept the UK request for an extension until 31 January 2020.

House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today
# Brexit
# Brexit

House of Commons speaker under pressure to allow 'meaningful vote' on Brexit deal today

Oct 21st 2019, 10:57 AM 28,833 Views 38 Comments

John Bercow could block the attempt to allow MPs to debate on Monday because of parliamentary rules.

Arrest warrant issued for Papua New Guinea's ex-prime minister
# Peter O'Neill
# Peter O'Neill

Arrest warrant issued for Papua New Guinea's ex-prime minister

Oct 15th 2019, 10:58 AM 7,960 Views 2 Comments

Peter O’Neill described the charges as a “political move”.

Scottish judge dismisses Brexit extension legal action
# Edinburgh
# Edinburgh

Scottish judge dismisses Brexit extension legal action

Oct 7th 2019, 4:29 PM 19,567 Views 11 Comments

Judge Lord Pentland said he was satisfied with assurances from the Prime Minister that he would comply with legislation.

Jennifer Arcuri says any private life she had with Boris Johnson is 'no one's business'
# No Favouritism
# No Favouritism

Jennifer Arcuri says any private life she had with Boris Johnson is 'no one's business'

Oct 7th 2019, 8:51 AM 36,759 Views 38 Comments

The US businesswoman was reportedly given over €141,000 in public money by Johnson when he was in City Hall.

What are the possible sticking points in Boris Johnson's backstop alternative?
# The Irish Question
# The Irish Question

What are the possible sticking points in Boris Johnson's backstop alternative?

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:39 PM 21,974 Views 48 Comments

Leo Varadkar, who spoke with Boris Johnson this evening, said the plans do not fully meet “the agreed objectives of the backstop”.

Amidst crisis at home, Johnson talks 'limbless chickens' and 'pink-eyed terminators' in UN speech
# Listen Here
# Listen Here

Amidst crisis at home, Johnson talks 'limbless chickens' and 'pink-eyed terminators' in UN speech

Sep 25th 2019, 7:22 AM 25,779 Views 20 Comments

The prime minister’s speech to the UN General Assembly warned of technology’s capacity to control citizens.

New video emerges of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup
# Canadian Pm
# Canadian Pm

New video emerges of Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup

Updated Sep 19th 2019, 5:12 PM 91,235 Views 160 Comments

The controversy has come as a blow to the Canadian prime minister’s re-election campaign ahead of next month’s election.

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