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Boris Johnson has brushed off talk of an impending crisis with the EU and Northern Ireland, saying he is “not worried” it will overshadow this weekend’s G7 summit in Cornwall and believes a solution is “easily doable”’ As world leaders arrive in the UK, the EU said its patience is “wearing very, very thin” in negotiations to try and resolve...

Saving £4bn will cost ‘hundreds of thousands’ of lives

Boris Johnson has avoided a humiliating parliamentary defeat days before the G7 summit by virtue of the Commons speaker’s ruling on international aid – despite Sir Lindsay Hoyle’s accusation the government is lacking respect for the House. MPs had sought...

Cummings: Johnson is ‘unfit’ to be PM, Hancock’s a serial liar, and ‘tens of...

Dominic Cummings has savaged Boris Johnson and his government during a blistering seven hours of testimony to MPs on Wednesday about the response from Number 10 to the pandemic. “Tens...

India variant threatens lockdown exit; Poots elected DUP leader

Boris Johnson has warned that the route out of lockdown may face “serious disruption” because of the India variant, just two days before the biggest lifting of restrictions in...

Boris Johnson has county court judgment for unpaid debt of £535

The prime minister of the United Kingdom has a county court judgement (CCJ) against him for failing to pay a debt of £535. Private Eye exclusively revealed that Boris Johnson...

Tory fury at staff pay freeze while party splashes cash on PM’s flat

Conservative party workers are furious after discovering headquarters diverted £60,000 to pay for the prime minister’s flat refurbishment whilst telling staff there was no money for a pay rise. The pay of officials at the...

FDF calls on embattled PM to resolve Brexit food crisis – UK exports to...

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has called on Boris Johnson to restart talks with the EU and sort out the food exports crisis that has seen sales of UK milk and creams to...

Cummings is ‘sitting on plenty more ammunition’ in war with PM

Dominic Cummings has broken his silence about his days at Downing Street with a devastating critique about the prime minister’s ”possibly illegal” behaviour in Number 10. Among the astonishing claims made by Boris Johnson’s ex-chief...

Mercer sacked after accusing PM of lacking ‘moral strength and courage’ to protect ex-soldiers

Veterans minister Johnny Mercer has been sacked after accusing Boris Johnson of lacking the “moral strength and courage” to keep a commitment to prevent ex-soldiers who served in Northern Ireland from prosecution. Mercer informed Downing...

UN experts say UK’s race report tries to ‘normalise white supremacy’ and may fuel...

United Nations human rights experts have urged the government to reject its commissioned report into race in the UK because it attempts to “normalise white supremacy”. The UN working group of experts on people of...