Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson back to old tricks

9 September 2018 23:20

It’s been a busy weekend for Boris Johnson. After the former foreign secretary came under fire over his private life,…

Boris Johnson sparks a fresh outbreak of Tory civil war

9 September 2018 8:25

Well, that didn’t take long. Just one week into the new parliamentary term and a case of civil war has…

Boris’s gloating critics should be ashamed of themselves

7 September 2018 16:32

Am I the last person in the metropolitan elite bubble who likes Boris Johnson? You’d certainly think so, going on the…

How Boris Johnson will rain on Theresa May’s parade

4 September 2018 18:00

Ever since Boris Johnson resigned, Tories have wondered what he’ll do at conference. We now have an answer: he’ll address…

Theresa May hits back at Boris

3 September 2018 12:45

Boris Johnson’s criticism of Theresa May’s Brexit plan has been somewhat one-sided, with the PM largely staying quiet on what…

Boris Johnson adds to Theresa May’s post-holiday blues: ‘Chequers means disaster’

3 September 2018 7:44

There had been a vague hope in No 10 that the long summer recess would give tired and grumpy Conservative…

The Boris burka row exposes Theresa May’s lack of political nous

18 August 2018 9:00

The Spectator‘s editorial ‘Bravo Boris’ (11 August) suggests that the treatment meted out to Boris Johnson by the Prime Minister and…

Momentum’s Boris stunt backfires

15 August 2018 10:51

Oh dear. As many politicians have discovered, trial by Twitter rarely ends well. And neither does poll by Twitter. Where…

Boris Johnson is a victim of the modern inquisition

13 August 2018 13:58

The Muslim Council of Britain wants Theresa May to subject Boris to a ‘full disciplinary inquiry’ over his comments on…

Watch: Boris does the tea run

13 August 2018 13:03

Boris Johnson has been in hot water for the past week over his Telegraph column which compared women in burqas…

What happened to Je Suis Charlie, Prime Minister?

11 August 2018 19:03

On January 11 2015, I was one of two million people who marched slowly and silently through Paris to honour…

The art of taking offence  

10 August 2018 13:35

The emerging witch-hunt culture would be an object of half-amused contempt, were we still protected, as we were until recently,…

Letterbox-gate: who said it first – Boris or the Guardian?

10 August 2018 10:59

In a strongly worded editorial on Tuesday, the Guardian newspaper did not hide its contempt for what it called Boris…

Ken Livingstone: Boris Johnson should be kicked out of the Tory party

10 August 2018 9:12

Oh dear. Of all the figures to come out against Boris Johnson over his comments comparing women wearing the full…

Is Boris Johnson a policing priority in London?

10 August 2018 8:20

In case you were wondering where the Boris burqa row had left to go, Cressida Dick, the head of the…

Rupa Huq’s concern over hate crime – then and now

9 August 2018 13:17

As the Boris burqa row continues to dominate the news agenda for the fourth day on the trot, the former…

Boris Johnson to face Tory probe over burka comments

9 August 2018 13:12

It’s day four of the Boris and the burka row over the former foreign secretary’s decision to compare women wearing…

Britain needs a party for the ‘gammon’ vote

8 August 2018 18:08

News comes this morning, after much speculation, of an organised attempt to create a new British political party, called United…

Boris Johnson ally fights back

8 August 2018 13:24

As Cabinet ministers and Tory MPs line up to attack Boris Johnson over his burka comments, some are wondering if…

Boris Johnson’s Trumpian path to power

8 August 2018 10:49

Barely had the ink dried on Stephen Robinson’s imaginative apologia for Boris Johnson — he is compared, courageously, to Churchill…

As a Muslim woman, I’d like to thank Boris Johnson for calling out the niqab

8 August 2018 10:20

As a Muslim woman observing Islam, I am fully supportive of Boris Johnson’s rejection of the niqab. And I wonder…

Burka row latest: Boris Johnson vs Tory high command

8 August 2018 8:49

Theresa May visited Scotland on Tuesday to hold Brexit talks with Nicola Sturgeon. Not that you would know this from…

Jeremy Corbyn and the cynical tactics of the left

7 August 2018 17:05

It is August, so perhaps it is inevitable that parts of the left are getting somewhat over-heated. But it can’t…

Boris Johnson and the liberal criticism of Islam

7 August 2018 11:00

A truly bizarre thing happened yesterday: Boris Johnson was branded an Islamophobe and a bigot for writing in defence of…

Boris Johnson attending a Cabinet meeting

Boris Johnson faces a backlash over his burka comments

6 August 2018 19:01

Boris Johnson caused a stir this morning with an article in the Daily Telegraph. The former foreign secretary used his…