‘Time to get serious!’ Boris loses his rag with EU and demands urgent Brexit renegotiation

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The intervention from Downing Street comes the day after Lord Frost threatened to trigger Article… Continue reading ‘Time to get serious!’ Boris loses his rag with EU and demands urgent Brexit renegotiation

Relegation’s too good for Boris Johnson and his team of Brexit fantasists

England’s football clubs may be of Champions League quality, but the current political debacle reveals our politicians are not It turns out that throughout the Brexit discussions with the British government, the EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, was keeping a diary. That he managed to do this at the end of days of usually frustrating… Continue reading Relegation’s too good for Boris Johnson and his team of Brexit fantasists

Christmas 2020 isn’t cancelled, World Health Organisation bosses insist

World Health Organisation bosses say Christmas shouldn't be cancelled this year despite the surge in coronavirus cases. They are urging people to look at having a “different” sort of celebration, instead of dozens of people crammed in a room. It follows speculation about whether the festive period will effectively be called off because of Covid-19.… Continue reading Christmas 2020 isn’t cancelled, World Health Organisation bosses insist

U.S. Cases Up 1.4%; Texas Hits 5th Day Over 10,000: Virus Update

In this article We’re tracking the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and the global response. Sign up here for our daily newsletter on what you need to know. Texas marked its fifth consecutive day of virus cases over 10,000, while Arizona reported record deaths. New cases in Florida dropped for a second day, as did… Continue reading U.S. Cases Up 1.4%; Texas Hits 5th Day Over 10,000: Virus Update

Boris Johnson calls son ‘wonderful kid’ and insists he’s ‘hands on’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Mr Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds welcomed their son Wilfred at the end of April, just weeks after the Prime Minister recovered from his life-threatening battle with coronavirus. Despite the pressures… Continue reading Boris Johnson calls son ‘wonderful kid’ and insists he’s ‘hands on’

Civil Service tweet lashes out at ‘truth twisters’ before being deleted – probe launched

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The now-deleted tweet was posted at 5.53, and said: “Arrogant and offensive. “Can you imagine having to work with these truth twisters?” The tweet was up for around 12 minutes before it… Continue reading Civil Service tweet lashes out at ‘truth twisters’ before being deleted – probe launched

HS2 set to get go-ahead by Boris Johnson despite estimated costs set to double

The Prime Minister will hold crunch talks on the future of the multi-billion link between London, Birmingham and eventually Manchester and Leeds at a crunch meeting with Chancellor Sajid Javid and Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. Mr Javid will argue forcefully in favour of going ahead with the massive infrastructure projects despite his misgivings about the… Continue reading HS2 set to get go-ahead by Boris Johnson despite estimated costs set to double

‘Supreme Court body-slammed Boris’ – Twitter erupts after Parliament proroguing ruling

The historic decision, which lasted for just 20 minutes, was announced by the Supreme Court’s President Lady Hale. Protesters gathered outside and erupted into loud cheers, with chants of “reopen Parliament” and “Johnson out”. Twitter has now exploded and demanded the Prime Minister resign following defeat in the Supreme Court. ScottLucas_EA wrote: “We do have… Continue reading ‘Supreme Court body-slammed Boris’ – Twitter erupts after Parliament proroguing ruling

Boris Johnson’s Cabinet of Brexit True Believers: Vote Leave have taken over

His leadership rival Jeremy Hunt also quit the frontbench after turning down a demotion from the Foreign Office to Defence. A string of ministers who had backed Mr Hunt – including Penny Mordaunt and Liam Fox – were also sacked in the cull. In shock moves, Mr Johnson made uncompromising Eurosceptic Dominic Raab his Foreign… Continue reading Boris Johnson’s Cabinet of Brexit True Believers: Vote Leave have taken over