Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

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

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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07May/16

Far right candidate turns his back as London elects first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan begins first full day as mayor of London after a landslide victory. Far right candidate, Paul Golding, turned his back on Khan as he gave his victory speech after becoming the first Muslim to head a major Western capital.

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15Apr/16
Union Jack flag flutters next to European Union flags

10-week countdown to Brexit vote

A ten-week countdown to the UK Brexit referendum begins with the launch of the official campaigns by both sides in the debate. As Julian Satterthwaite reports, it comes amid more warnings on what it could all mean for the UK economy and financial sector. Continue reading

29Mar/16

Brexit would not cause economic shock, London mayor tells parliament

London Mayor Boris Johnson, a major figure in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, is quizzed by lawmakers on the economic pros and cons of a potential Brexit. Johnson claims there would no economic shock if the country were to break away.

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03Jan/16

Villages, activisits band together in squat camp to protest third runway at Heathrow

An eco-squat camp joins forces with local villagers to protest the expansion of Heathrow airport, Europe’s busiest aviation hub, as Britain awaits a decision by Prime Minister David Cameron.
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12May/15

UK’s Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role

Prime Minister David Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role in government but stops short of giving him a ministerial portfolio in his cabinet reshuffle.

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