Boris Johnson

Theresa May’s Brexit silence isn’t going down well

30 September 2016 10:29

Theresa May has said she won’t be providing a ‘running commentary’ on Brexit. That refusal, the Prime Minister insisted, was…

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How much does Boris Johnson care about free speech in Turkey?

27 September 2016 18:01

Ankara Shaking hands with Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday must have been one of the most toe-curling moments Boris Johnson…


Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for his President Erdogan poem

27 September 2016 11:45

Back in May, Boris Johnson was awarded first prize in the Spectator’s ‘President Erdogan Offensive Poetry competition’, for the following…

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When Boris finally meets Erdogan, I hope they discuss his rude poem

26 September 2016 19:14

In March of this year the Turkish government complained about an item on German television which was critical of Recep…


Alan Duncan struggles to preserve his modesty

25 September 2016 10:55

In the EU referendum campaign, Alan Duncan penned a piece for the Telegraph entitled ‘why this lifelong Eurosceptic is now…

Rebekah Brooks, CEO of News UK, attends The Times CEO summit in London

George Osborne warns that he won’t ‘fumble’ his next leadership bid

23 September 2016 14:14

Well, that didn’t take long. George Osborne has had dinner with the FT and the write-up shows him as ambitious…


Is Boris worrying that Brexit will never happen?

23 September 2016 10:13

Theresa May has made one thing clear: Brexit mean Brexit. But when will the Prime Minister actually pull the trigger…

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The Brexiteers will always blame everything but Brexit

13 September 2016 10:27

The worst men always find themselves in others. If they are instinctive liars, they accuse their opponents of lying. If…

Operation "Euphrates Shield" against Daesh

After years of desperation, at last there is a glimmer of hope in Syria

10 September 2016 10:29

Sat on the dusty ground with the heat of the sun beating down on her, Nur looked exhausted. Arms wrapped…


Is May dropping the ‘Leave’ campaign’s immigration policy?

5 September 2016 7:53

‘Brexit means Brexit’, Theresa May has repeatedly reassured us. But it seems Brexit might not mean an introduction of a…

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The Cabinet’s Brexit talk

3 September 2016 10:32

So, where are we at on Brexit? Well, we know that Theresa May wants immigration control as part of the…

Former U.K. Defence Secretary Liam Fox Interview

Listen: Liam Fox boasts of Foreign Office land grab

22 August 2016 12:25

For weeks there have been reports of simmering tensions between Theresa May’s three Brexiteers. After the Prime Minister appointed David…

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The 17.4 Million Committee must be launched, urgently

20 August 2016 8:00

When it was reported that Liam Fox and Boris Johnson are already squabbling about who should be in charge of…


What more does Boris Johnson need to do to be taken seriously?

15 August 2016 18:35

Boris Johnson has spent his adult life being underestimated and sneered at. But today’s attack by Tim Farron, the leader of what…

Boris Johnson Campaigns To Leave The EU

Theresa May won’t be surprised Liam Fox and Boris are already battling it out

15 August 2016 8:16

The dawn of a new government sparks a search amongst journalists for the flashpoints and tensions within it which are likely…

An ode for Theresa May: Spectator poetry competition winners

6 August 2016 9:35

There was a good response to the call for poems on a political theme entitled ‘May day’ but the mood…

Jeremy Corbyn Launches Ten Promises To Transform Britain

Boring Corbyn has got it all wrong on personality politics

6 August 2016 8:00

Brits sometimes think that ‘personality politics’ is a bad thing. Jeremy Corbyn has certainly suggested as much; just before he…


Brexit Britain needs a large dose of proper political satire

4 August 2016 10:39

After Brexit, satire is well and truly dead. Now we have Boris Johnson answering questions at press conferences about how he’ll…

Boris Johnson and George Osborne visit the Battle of Britain Bunker on September 10, 2015 in Uxbridge, England.

George Osborne presses on with his foreign ambitions

25 July 2016 15:56

Although George Osborne was passed over for the role of Foreign Secretary in Theresa May’s Cabinet reshuffle, the MP for…

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I was caught smoking a rollie in Chevening. What will Boris & co get up to?

23 July 2016 8:00

Chevening, the stately home in Kent henceforth to be shared by David Davis, Liam Fox and Boris Johnson — and…


Boris’s charm wins over at awkward press conference

19 July 2016 17:36

Fresh from banging his head on the door of Downing Street, John Kerry has just been speaking at a press…


Boris’s EU summit debut shows why he is the perfect pick for Foreign Secretary

18 July 2016 10:26

After a bit of initial drama involving an emergency plane landing, Boris Johnson is in Brussels. There’s been a lot…


Boris Johnson: Nice attack represents continuing threat to Europe

15 July 2016 11:17

Following last night’s terror attack in Nice which left over 80 dead, the Union Jack and the Tricolore are at…

Ministers Attend David Cameron's Last Cabinet Meeting

Theresa May’s purge of the posh

14 July 2016 18:00

It’s not a great day to be an ambitious Tory who attended a private school — let alone Eton. After…


Theresa May’s first day and Boris at the Foreign Office: How the foreign press reacted

14 July 2016 12:38

A new British Prime Minister is always big news on the continent and around the world. This time around, with…