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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Monday 12 April, 2021

Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row
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Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row

Mon 2:16 PM 13,261 Views 5 Comments

The probe will examine how government contracts were secured by Greensill Capital.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 8 April, 2021

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

Updated Apr 8th 2021, 9:46 PM 51,774 Views 80 Comments

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

# boris-johnson - Monday 5 April, 2021

Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week
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Boris Johnson confirms that non-essential retail and gyms will reopen next week

Updated Apr 5th 2021, 5:44 PM 38,417 Views 82 Comments

However, he warned against complacency in the fight against Covid-19.

Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns
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Vaccine passports would be ‘nightmare’ to put into law, UK expert warns

Apr 5th 2021, 1:31 PM 28,739 Views 65 Comments

Danny Altmann, professor of immunology at Imperial College London, said they would need ‘enormous scrutiny’.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Football fans at Wembley and a comedy club audience are part of UK trials to resume mass gatherings
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Football fans at Wembley and a comedy club audience are part of UK trials to resume mass gatherings

Apr 4th 2021, 4:33 PM 14,514 Views 12 Comments

The first trial is due to take place on 16 April at the Hot Water Comedy Club in Liverpool.

# boris-johnson - Monday 29 March, 2021

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

Mar 29th 2021, 9:55 PM 27,583 Views 32 Comments

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

Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England
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Johnson urges caution as lockdown restrictions ease in England

Mar 29th 2021, 8:20 PM 11,509 Views 8 Comments

The UK Prime Minister warned that there is a danger of a fresh wave of Covid-19 spreading from Europe.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Boris Johnson says roadmap for easing England's lockdown is still on track
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Boris Johnson says roadmap for easing England's lockdown is still on track

Mar 27th 2021, 5:20 PM 16,577 Views 40 Comments

The UK Prime Minister said he can see absolutely nothing in the data to dissuade him from continuing along ‘our road map to freedom’.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Johnson says pandemic will stay with him 'as long as I live' as he faces scrutiny
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Johnson says pandemic will stay with him 'as long as I live' as he faces scrutiny

Mar 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 27,441 Views 21 Comments

He conceded there were ‘many things that we wish we’d done differently’ at the outset of the pandemic.

# boris-johnson - Friday 19 March, 2021

'Lets get the jab done': Boris Johnson receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine
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'Lets get the jab done': Boris Johnson receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

Mar 19th 2021, 7:38 PM 14,220 Views 15 Comments

Johnson, who is 56, is part of Cohort 8 who began getting their vaccinations earlier this week.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Boris Johnson is to get his vaccine and 'it will certainly be Oxford/AstraZeneca'
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Boris Johnson is to get his vaccine and 'it will certainly be Oxford/AstraZeneca'

Mar 17th 2021, 2:33 PM 18,898 Views 31 Comments

56-year-old Johnson is in Cohort 8 of the UK’s roll-out order.

# boris-johnson - Monday 15 March, 2021

UK policing minister defends under-pressure Met Police chief following vigil
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UK policing minister defends under-pressure Met Police chief following vigil

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 11:24 AM 16,294 Views 0 Comments

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to chair a meeting of the government’s Crime and Justice Taskforce today.

# boris-johnson - Friday 12 March, 2021

Michelle O'Neill declines to meet with Boris Johnson during NI visit
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Michelle O'Neill declines to meet with Boris Johnson during NI visit

Mar 12th 2021, 4:10 PM 43,410 Views 85 Comments

The NI deputy First Minister refused to welcome the British Prime Minister to Belfast today in her Stormont role.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 4 March, 2021

NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says
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NI Protocol issues can be resolved with goodwill and common sense, Boris Johnson says

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 8:27 PM 64,487 Views 88 Comments

Loyalist paramilitaries in NI have said they are withdrawing their support for the GFA.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
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Taoiseach speaks to Boris Johnson by telephone about joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:09 PM 17,360 Views 52 Comments

Micheál Martin said the Irish government would be “very happy to co-operate” with the UK.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Summer schools part of England's plan to help children catch up on lost learning
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Summer schools part of England's plan to help children catch up on lost learning

Feb 24th 2021, 8:18 AM 24,915 Views 68 Comments

Johnson pledged an extra £400 million of funding as part of the Government’s catch-up programme.

# boris-johnson - Monday 22 February, 2021

Schools, socialising and sports returning next month as Johnson to tell England roadmap out of lockdown
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Schools, socialising and sports returning next month as Johnson to tell England roadmap out of lockdown

Feb 22nd 2021, 7:09 AM 23,222 Views 20 Comments

Johnson is under pressure from his own MPs as around one in three adults in the UK have received their first vaccine dose.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 21 February, 2021

UK plans accelerated vaccine rollout as end of lockdown in sight
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UK plans accelerated vaccine rollout as end of lockdown in sight

Feb 21st 2021, 11:44 AM 28,997 Views 59 Comments

Previous targets were to inoculate over-50s by May, with all adults to be vaccinated by the end of September.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Boris Johnson says he feels 'like OJ Simpson' as he struggles to put on gloves
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Boris Johnson says he feels 'like OJ Simpson' as he struggles to put on gloves

Feb 17th 2021, 2:26 PM 31,219 Views 15 Comments

The British PM made the remark at a coronavirus vaccination centre in Wales today.

# boris-johnson - Monday 15 February, 2021

'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'
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'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'

Feb 15th 2021, 5:31 PM 56,315 Views 72 Comments

First it was a bridge, now it’s a tunnel, apparently.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Johnson warned that ICUs in the UK 'still in the thick of it' as pressure grows over easing restrictions
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Johnson warned that ICUs in the UK 'still in the thick of it' as pressure grows over easing restrictions

Feb 6th 2021, 2:40 PM 16,694 Views 9 Comments

Reports in the UK are suggesting pubs could re-open in April but not be permitted to sell alcohol.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'
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Boris Johnson to consider invoking Article 16 to stop 'barrier down Irish Sea'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 1:15 PM 59,418 Views 96 Comments

Post-Brexit inspections on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain have been suspended amid concerns over the safety of officials.

# boris-johnson - Monday 1 February, 2021

Tom Moore, the 100-year-old who raised £32 million for NHS, in hospital with Covid-19
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Tom Moore, the 100-year-old who raised £32 million for NHS, in hospital with Covid-19

Feb 1st 2021, 7:50 AM 29,713 Views 28 Comments

Boris Johnson is among those to send good wishes to the charity fundraiser.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Foster urges Johnson to replace Northern Ireland Protocol after vaccine row
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Foster urges Johnson to replace Northern Ireland Protocol after vaccine row

Jan 30th 2021, 12:10 PM 43,669 Views 92 Comments

The EU moved to stop the unimpeded flow of vaccines into Northern Ireland last night but u-turned after sharp criticism.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’
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Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’

Jan 28th 2021, 8:58 AM 46,269 Views 34 Comments

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has questioned whether the visit is necessary during the pandemic.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths
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Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for pandemic response as expert warns UK could see 50,000 more deaths

Jan 27th 2021, 7:08 AM 27,862 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister offered his “deepest condolences” to those whose relatives have died from Covid-19.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Quarantine hotels set to be introduced in UK to limit spread of Covid variants
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Quarantine hotels set to be introduced in UK to limit spread of Covid variants

Jan 26th 2021, 10:00 AM 16,817 Views 25 Comments

Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said an announcement on the plans will be made later today.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 24 January, 2021

'Special relationship' between US and UK raised in first call between Biden and Johnson
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'Special relationship' between US and UK raised in first call between Biden and Johnson

Jan 24th 2021, 11:54 AM 32,221 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson is believed to be the first European leader to have spoken to the new president.

# boris-johnson - Friday 22 January, 2021

Boris Johnson claims new Covid strain may be more fatal - but UK CMO warns data 'not yet strong' enough
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Boris Johnson claims new Covid strain may be more fatal - but UK CMO warns data 'not yet strong' enough

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:41 PM 16,015 Views 11 Comments

B117 emerged in the the south east of the country last September.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Johnson warns more lives will be lost as UK records deadliest day of pandemic
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Johnson warns more lives will be lost as UK records deadliest day of pandemic

Jan 21st 2021, 8:18 AM 27,800 Views 15 Comments

Boris Johnson said ‘the light will only really begin to dawn as we get those vaccinations out’.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’
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May slams Johnson for abandoning UK’s ‘global moral leadership’

Jan 20th 2021, 8:27 AM 26,056 Views 25 Comments

Former PM hits out at Donald Trump ‘whipping up’ the protesters who stormed the Capitol.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Mandatory quarantine unlikely and only to be considered if UK opted for similar system
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Mandatory quarantine unlikely and only to be considered if UK opted for similar system

Jan 19th 2021, 6:37 PM 15,227 Views 34 Comments

Irish government favours asking people to restrict their movements.

# boris-johnson - Friday 15 January, 2021

Boris Johnson scraps travel corridors and introduces mandatory quarantine as UK Covid rates surge
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Boris Johnson scraps travel corridors and introduces mandatory quarantine as UK Covid rates surge

Jan 15th 2021, 5:46 PM 26,352 Views 25 Comments

Boris Johnson said ‘we must take additional steps now to stop those strains from entering the country’.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Teacher assessments to replace GCSE and A-level exams in England this summer
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Teacher assessments to replace GCSE and A-level exams in England this summer

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 2:03 PM 18,197 Views 21 Comments

England’s Education Secretary Gavin Williamson confirmed the exams would be cancelled.

# boris-johnson - Monday 4 January, 2021

Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England
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Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England

Jan 4th 2021, 8:06 PM 95,906 Views 71 Comments

The British Prime Minister made the announcement in a televised address setting out new emergency measures.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Schools are safe and children should return this week, Johnson insists as cases surge
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Schools are safe and children should return this week, Johnson insists as cases surge

Jan 3rd 2021, 10:17 AM 44,758 Views 69 Comments

Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman said children’s lives cannot be ‘put on hold’ waiting for vaccination programmes to take effect.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

'A new and great future': Britain's EU trade deal clears the Commons
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'A new and great future': Britain's EU trade deal clears the Commons

Updated Dec 30th 2020, 4:50 PM 19,178 Views 40 Comments

Britain will leave the European single market and customs union at 11pm tomorrow.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 26 December, 2020

'The devil is in the detail': Scrutiny of Brexit deal begins after full text of trade agreement is published
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'The devil is in the detail': Scrutiny of Brexit deal begins after full text of trade agreement is published

Dec 26th 2020, 12:43 PM 33,626 Views 26 Comments

The 1,246-page document waspublished this morning.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

EU rejects British fisheries offer of 35% fish-stock reduction over 3 years
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EU rejects British fisheries offer of 35% fish-stock reduction over 3 years

Updated Dec 22nd 2020, 9:40 PM 35,249 Views 46 Comments

A Number 10 insider has described the reported compromise on fishing quotas as “b*llocks”.

France to ease Covid travel ban from UK - but negative test result needed to travel
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France to ease Covid travel ban from UK - but negative test result needed to travel

Updated Dec 22nd 2020, 7:41 PM 25,274 Views 23 Comments

The UK government’s chief scientific adviser said cases of the variant strain are appearing “everywhere”.

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