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boris johnson

The UK’s Controversial Rwanda Asylum Plan Explained As Legal Challenge Fails

Home secretary Priti Patel and Rwandan minister for foreign affairs and international co-operation, Vincent Biruta, sign a memorandum of understanding.A widely-criticised plans to fly migrants who cross the English Channel in small boats more than 4,000 miles to Rwanda is set to go-ahead after a High Court ruling.The controversial scheme, announced in April, was facing a legal challenge from campaigners who wanted to block the first deportation flight next week.The plan […]

today10 June 2022

boris johnson

Tory MPs Trigger No Confidence Vote In Boris Johnson’s Leadership

Sir Graham Brady and Boris JohnsonBoris Johnson is on the verge of being ousted as Conservative Party leader and prime minister, after the number of Tory MPs demanding he resign reached the threshold for a vote of no confidence.Chairman of the backbench 1922 Committee Sir Graham Brady has announced that 54 or more Tory MPs have requested a vote of confidence in the PM, triggering a leadership vote.Tory MPs will […]

today6 June 2022

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What Will Jittery Tory MPs Make Of Boris Johnson Being Booed By A Royal Crowd?

Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie Johnson arrive for the national service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral, London.Boris Johnson received a frosty reception from the public as he entered St Paul’s Cathedral for the service of thanksgiving – and pundits immediately seized on how the scene would be interpreted by Conservative MPs.The prime minister faced boos – and a smattering of cheers – as he walked up the steps […]

today3 June 2022

Family

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration, In Photos

The Queen’sPlatinum Jubilee celebrations are officially underway. Members of the British royal family gathered on Thursday to kick off events for the four-day bash to commemorate the queen’s 70 years as monarch, beginning with Trooping the Colour, which is the British sovereign’s official birthday celebration. The queen also released a statement of thanks ahead of the festivities, alongside a new portrait that was taken last month at Windsor Castle.View this post on InstagramA […]

today2 June 2022 1

buckingham palace

Queen And Prince Andrew To Miss Jubilee Service Of Thanksgiving

The Queen and Prince Andrew arrive for a service of thanksgiving for the life of Prince Philip at Westminster Abbey in March.The Queen will miss the national service of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral in London with great reluctance” after experiencing “some discomfort” during Thursday’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, Buckingham Palace said.Meanwhile, Prince Andrew has tested positive for Covid and will no longer attend the service, the palace said.The Queen symbolically led […]

today2 June 2022

Life

The Queen’s Official Platinum Jubilee Portrait Has Been Released

The start of national celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has been marked by the release of the official portrait of the 96-year-old monarch.The Queen is photographed in her Windsor Castle home, sitting on a cushioned window seat, with the historic residence’s famous Round Tower visible in the distance.With her hands resting on her lap and her hair curled in its familiar style, the Queen is dressed in a dusky […]

today1 June 2022

angela rayner

Keir Starmer And Angela Rayner Receive Police Questionnaires Over Lockdown Rule-Breaking

Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner during prime minister's questions last week.Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner have received questionnaires from Durham Constabulary, the Labour Party has said, as the force investigates a gathering in party offices in April last year.The Labour leader has pledged to resign if issued a fixed penalty notice over the so-called beergate row.Police are investigating whether the party leader and his deputy broke the law by eating curry in […]

today31 May 2022 1

Bob Neill

Fifth Tory MP Calls For Boris Johnson To Resign Since Partygate Report

“That is why, with a heavy heart, I submitted a letter of no confidence to Sir Graham Brady on Wednesday afternoon."Another Tory MP has called for Boris Johnson to quit over partygate in what appears to be a rolling series of announcements putting the prime minister under pressure.Sir Bob Neill, also a select committee chair, said he has submitted a letter of no confidence in Johnson, arguing a “change in leadership […]

today27 May 2022 2

boris johnson

Tory MPs Are All Over The Place On Whether Johnson Should Go

Boris Johnson speaks during a press conference in Downing Street, London.Criticism of Boris Johnson from fellow Tories in the aftermath of the Sue Gray report was muted, with few MPs willing to offer a public full-throated condemnation of their party leader.The partygate report revealed booze-fuelled partying into the early hours, cleaners having to scrub red wine off the walls, a fight between staff, and a karaoke machine at the ready under […]

today25 May 2022

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