Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

13Nov/17

UK’s Johnson apologises for distress caused by remarks on jailed aid worker in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (PARLIAMENT TV) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday (NOvember 13) apologised for causing distress with remarks he made about a Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran. Continue reading

12Nov/17

Forty Conservative MPs ready to oust May – Sunday Times

Forty members of parliament are ready to sign a letter of no-confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May. Katie Mark reports Continue reading

08Nov/17

Resignation again strikes scandal-ridden UK govt

International Development Minister Priti Patel has resigned amid reports of undisclosed meetings with senior Israeli politicians. It’s yet another blow to UK PM Theresa May. Jacob Greaves reports. Continue reading

08Oct/17

UK’s May signals foreign minister Johnson could be sacked

SONNING NEAR LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (UK POOL) – British Prime Minister Theresa May has signalled that she could sack Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a Sunday newspaper said, as she tries to reassert her authority after a series of political disasters. Continue reading

22Nov/16

U.K. to Trump: ‘No vacancy’ for Farage as ambassador

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson dismisses U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s unprecedented expression of support for Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage to be made British ambassador to Washington, saying pointedly in parliament that there is no vacancy for the job. Continue reading

16Nov/16

British PM May tells rowdy parliament she does “have a plan” for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells a particularly spirited House of Commons session that she does have a plan for Brexit, one day after a leaked memo concluded her minister’s have no overall strategy.

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27Oct/16

UK lawmaker from PM May’s party resigns after Heathrow decision

Conservative lawmaker Zac Goldsmith, a vocal opponent of the expansion of Heathrow Airport, announces his resignation from parliament after Britain’s government backed the $22 billion project.

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25Oct/16

British transport minister announces Heathrow expansion plans

British Transport Minister Chris Grayling confirms to lawmakers that the government will back plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport, ending 25 years of decision.

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14Jul/16

A look at the colourful political life of Boris Johnson, Britain’s surprise new foreign minister

Known for jokes and insults, Boris Johnson takes helm of British diplomacy as surprise choice for Prime Minister May’s new foreign minister. The flamboyant former London mayor is more known for gaffes and humour than delicate diplomacy.
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01Jul/16

Johnson has little to say over his snub by Gove for leadership battle

Conservative parliamentarian and prominent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says little about the fall of his political ambitions following a last minute snub by his biggest ally, Justice Secretary Michael Gove, who decided to run for the leadership of the party himself.
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