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Boris Johnson: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2019
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015 and was previously MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008.

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Boris Johnson Hit with Another Tory MP Scandal [Video]

Boris Johnson Hit with Another Tory MP Scandal

Boris Johnson’s deputy chief whip has resigned from the government, after allegations that he groped two men at a private members’ club. In his resignation letter, Chris Pincher told the Prime..

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Jacinda Ardern joins Boris Johnson at Downing Street [Video]

Jacinda Ardern joins Boris Johnson at Downing Street

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meets with Boris Johnson to discuss the invasion in Ukraine and an extension to the Youth Mobility Scheme. Report by Burnsla. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM: UK to spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by 2030 [Video]

PM: UK to spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by 2030

Boris Johnson has said the UK will spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by the end of this decade. Speaking at the NATO conference in Madrid, the Prime Minister said: "We need to invest for the long-term in..

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PM welcomes Sweden and Finland to NATO [Video]

PM welcomes Sweden and Finland to NATO

Boris Johnson has met with Swedish prime minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish president Sauli Niinistö on day two of the NATO Summit in Madrid. Sweden and Finland have been formally invited by..

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Boris Johnson meets Dutch PM Mark Rutte [Video]

Boris Johnson meets Dutch PM Mark Rutte

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has met with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte at the NATO Summit in Madrid. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter..

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Dominic Raab’s bizarre wink at Angela Rayner at PMQs [Video]

Dominic Raab’s bizarre wink at Angela Rayner at PMQs

Dominic Raab appeared to wink across the despatch box at Angela Rayner in the Commons on Wednesday, just before he criticised the Labour MP of being “a champagne socialist”. The deputy prime..

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PM meets Turkish president Erdoğan at NATO Summit [Video]

PM meets Turkish president Erdoğan at NATO Summit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on day two of the NATO summit in Madrid. The Turkish president has U-turned on his opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, paving the way..

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Ian Blackford makes case for Scottish independence at PMQs [Video]

Ian Blackford makes case for Scottish independence at PMQs

The SNP’s Westminster leader Ian Blackford has made the case for Scottish independence in the Commons the day after Nicola Sturgeon set the date of 19th October 2023 for a second referendum on..

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PM stands between Biden and Erdoğan for NATO photo [Video]

PM stands between Biden and Erdoğan for NATO photo

Prime Minister Boris Johnson joins other NATO member leaders for a family photo on the second day of the summit in Madrid. Leaders were greeted in turn by NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg and..

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NATO: PM welcomes Turkey’s U-turn on Sweden and Finland [Video]

NATO: PM welcomes Turkey’s U-turn on Sweden and Finland

Boris Johnson has arrived for day two of the NATO Summit in Madrid where he will hold talks with other world leaders. The prime minister welcomed Turkey’s decision to now back Sweden and Finland’s..

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Ben Wallace calls for greater defence spending from 2024 [Video]

Ben Wallace calls for greater defence spending from 2024

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has called for greater government spending on defence from 2024 to “meet the threat” posed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Both the defence secretary and prime..

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Boris Johnson meets Australian PM at NATO Summit [Video]

Boris Johnson meets Australian PM at NATO Summit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has met his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese at the NATO Summit in Madrid. Australia is participating in the summit as the largest non-NATO contributor. The two..

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How can Sturgeon get Scottish independence? [Video]

How can Sturgeon get Scottish independence?

Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to press ahead with her plans for a second independence referendum in Scotland - with or without Boris Johnson’s agreement. She has even set a target date of 19 October 2023..

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PM arrives in Spain for Nato summit [Video]

PM arrives in Spain for Nato summit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has arrived in Madrid for the Nato summit. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM: Russia's attack on shopping centre is utter barbarism [Video]

PM: Russia's attack on shopping centre is utter barbarism

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has described Russia's attack on a shopping centre as "utter barbarism" adding G7 leaders were shocked at what Vladimir Putin is capable of. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on..

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PM questioned on reports of Tory defectors [Video]

PM questioned on reports of Tory defectors

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was questioned on reports of disgruntled Conservative MPs considering defecting to the Labour Party. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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PM: UK is stronger together with Scotland [Video]

PM: UK is stronger together with Scotland

Boris Johnson says the government believes its plan to rebuild the economy works better together as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sets out her plans for a second referendum on Scottish independence...

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PM joins G7 leaders for roundtable meeting [Video]

PM joins G7 leaders for roundtable meeting

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined the leaders of the US, France, Germany and Italy for a final roundtable talk at the G7 summit in Germany. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at..

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Boris Johnson meets Japan's PM at G7 [Video]

Boris Johnson meets Japan's PM at G7

Boris Johnson has met with the Japanese prime minister, Fumio Kishida, at the G7 summit in Germany. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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PM insists G7 leaders remain united in support for Ukraine [Video]

PM insists G7 leaders remain united in support for Ukraine

Boris Johnson says G7 leaders remain united in their support for Ukraine in the face of Russia's ongoing offensive on its territory. Speaking at the G7 summit in Germany, the prime minister says: "What..

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PM appeals to EU for 'flexibility' over NI Protocol [Video]

PM appeals to EU for 'flexibility' over NI Protocol

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he remains "optimistic" that the government can solve the problems around the Northern Ireland Protocol, appealing for the EU negotiators to show "flexibility". MPs..

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Boris Johnson says he wants to 'continue' as PM [Video]

Boris Johnson says he wants to 'continue' as PM

Speaking to ITV News, Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he plans to 'continue' as PM despite his party's defeat in two by-elections - dismissing the suggestion that last week's results were a source of..

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Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions on treehouse [Video]

Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions on treehouse

In an interview with ITV News, Boris Johnson has refused to comment on allegations he planned to build a £150,000 treehouse for his son at the Prime Minister’s Chequers estate. Report by ETEMADIL...

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G7 leaders meet in Germany to discuss Ukraine [Video]

G7 leaders meet in Germany to discuss Ukraine

Boris Johnson, Joe Biden and other G7 leaders have met in Germany to discuss the issue of Ukraine. Report by ETEMADIL. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Leaders arrive for G7 summit in Germany [Video]

Leaders arrive for G7 summit in Germany

Boris Johnson is among the leaders to arrive in Bavaria, Germany for the G7 summit hosted by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Report by ETEMADIL. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Haka performance in Downing Street as Johnson welcomes New Zealand prime minister

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Boris Johnson enjoyed a traditional haka performance in the Downing Street garden when he welcomed his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern.
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'No way he can keep whip': Johnson under pressure over 'drunken groping' claims against Tory MP

'no way he can keep whip': johnson under pressure over 'drunken groping' claims against tory mp
Boris Johnson is facing mounting pressure over groping claims against a Conservative whip, as two senior female MPs demand a "zero tolerance" approach to sexual misconduct in the party.
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Boris Johnson rejects calling snap election after fuelling speculation

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Boris Johnson has rejected calling a snap election after fuelling speculation he could go to the country early.
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Tory whip resigns after 'drinking too much' and 'embarrassing myself' on night out

tory whip resigns after 'drinking too much' and 'embarrassing myself' on night out
Boris Johnson's deputy chief whip has resigned after drinking "far too much" and "embarrassing myself and other people" on a night out.
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UK to raise defence spending to 2.5% of GDP by 2030 as NATO chief says alliance must stand up to Putin

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The UK government will spend 2.5% of GDP on defence by 2030, Boris Johnson has announced, as NATO's secretary general warned that the alliance must stand up to Vladimir Putin.
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EU chief tells UK it's time to get Brexit done in latest salvo over Northern Ireland Protocol

eu chief tells uk it's time to get brexit done in latest salvo over northern ireland protocol
European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic said it was "high time we got Brexit done" as he fired the latest salvo against Boris Johnson's government over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
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Probe into whether Boris Johnson misled parliament over partygate begins with call for evidence

probe into whether boris johnson misled parliament over partygate begins with call for evidence
The investigation into whether Boris Johnson deliberately misled parliament over the partygate scandal has begun with a call for evidence - and individuals will be allowed to contribute to the inquiry..
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PM calls on NATO members to 'dig deep' and warns Putin alliance is becoming more dominant

Boris Johnson is expected to tell NATO members to "dig deep" and prepare for a more dangerous decade with increased threats.
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Boris Johnson says NATO members will need to 'dig deep' and prepare for a more dangerous decade

boris johnson says nato members will need to 'dig deep' and prepare for a more dangerous decade
Boris Johnson is expected to tell NATO members to "dig deep" and prepare for a more dangerous decade with increased threats.
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Boris Johnson calls questions over his leadership 'political commentary'

Boris Johnson has called questions over his leadership "political commentary" as rumours mount that a few of his own MPs are considering defecting to the Labour Party.
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May attacks Johnson's 'illegal' plan to ditch parts of Brexit deal - and makes pointed remark about his future as PM

Boris Johnson's legislation to scrap parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol has cleared its first Commons hurdle.
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PM: Plans to override parts of Northern Ireland Protocol could become law 'fairly rapidly'

pm: plans to override parts of northern ireland protocol could become law 'fairly rapidly'
Government plans allowing ministers powers to override parts of the post-Brexit deal on Northern Ireland could become law "fairly rapidly", Boris Johnson has suggested.
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PM not worried by reports Tory MPs could be plotting to oust him

pm not worried by reports tory mps could be plotting to oust him
Boris Johnson has said he is not worried Conservative MPs could be plotting to remove him while he is out of the UK at the G7 summit.
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PM still has the support of Cabinet despite Dowden's resignation, minister says

Boris Johnson still has the support of his Cabinet despite one of his top team resigning last week, George Eustice has said.
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G7 leaders show united front against Russia as Johnson jokes about group being 'tougher' than Putin

g7 leaders show united front against russia as johnson jokes about group being 'tougher' than putin
Western leaders appeared relaxed as they started their three-day G7 summit in Germany, with Boris Johnson joking about the group being "tougher" than Vladimir Putin, while also showing a united front..
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Boris Johnson 'right person' to lead Tories into next general election, minister says

Boris Johnson is capable of winning the next general election, a cabinet colleague has insisted, as he said the ability to look forward is a good thing after the prime minister said he was eyeing a..
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Boris Johnson confident of winning second term as PM - and eyeing up third

boris johnson confident of winning second term as pm - and eyeing up third
Boris Johnson wants to serve a third term as prime minister despite a bruising week in which the Conservatives suffered two by-election defeats.
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By-election defeats and Tory turmoil - none of it seems to bother a prime minister on the ropes

by-election defeats and tory turmoil - none of it seems to bother a prime minister on the ropes
Two by-election defeats, the resignation of his party chairman with the parting shot that Conservative grassroots "deserve better than this", and his colleagues back home openly discussing how to..
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Voters fed up of hearing how I 'stuffed up' PM says as he plays down by-election defeats

voters fed up of hearing how i 'stuffed up' pm says as he plays down by-election defeats
Boris Johnson has said voters are fed up of hearing about things he had "stuffed up" as he played down a bruising double by-election defeat as a "safety valve".
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PM admits by-election defeats not 'brilliant' - but shrugs off potential Tory plot to replace him

Boris Johnson has acknowledged that the government's defeat in two by-elections were not "brilliant results" - but insisted he was not worried about Conservative MPs plotting to replace him while he's..
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Boris Johnson's by-election losses will seep like poison slowly into the Tory bloodstream

Boris Johnson's double by-election loss may well not trigger an immediate political reaction.
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Double blow for Boris Johnson as Tories plunge to two by-election defeats

double blow for boris johnson as tories plunge to two by-election defeats
Boris Johnson has suffered a double blow as the Tories crashed to two by-election defeats in his first test at the ballot box since a bruising no-confidence vote.
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Voters to head to the polls in two crucial by-elections

voters to head to the polls in two crucial by-elections
Voters will head to the polls this morning in two crucial by-elections that are seen as a key test for Boris Johnson's leadership.
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PM says critics of Rwanda deportation plan have 'condescending attitudes' towards African nation

Boris Johnson has accused detractors of his Rwanda deportation policy of having "condescending attitudes" towards the African nation, as the prime minister said he hopes to use his visit to Kigali to..
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Boris Johnson to meet Prince Charles in Rwanda after reported criticism of 'appalling' asylum policy

boris johnson to meet prince charles in rwanda after reported criticism of 'appalling' asylum policy
Boris Johnson will hold talks with Prince Charles in Rwanda after the heir to the throne reportedly criticised the government's policy of sending asylum seekers there as "appalling".
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'Attacks on Carrie are deeply unsavoury' says Dominic Raab following claims about jobs

'attacks on carrie are deeply unsavoury' says dominic raab following claims about jobs
Dominic Raab has described criticism of Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie over claims he tried to help get top jobs for her as "deeply unsavoury".
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Commuters must 'stay the course' in face of 'unnecessary aggravation' of strikes, PM warns

commuters must 'stay the course' in face of 'unnecessary aggravation' of strikes, pm warns
Commuters must be prepared to "stay the course" in the face of the "unnecessary aggravation" caused by rail strikes, Boris Johnson has warned.
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PM to condemn unions and call for 'sensible compromise' as rail strike chaos looms

pm to condemn unions and call for 'sensible compromise' as rail strike chaos looms
Boris Johnson will condemn unions for what is expected to be the biggest rail strike in three decades.
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Labour bid to grant committee emergency powers after PM's ethics adviser quits

labour bid to grant committee emergency powers after pm's ethics adviser quits
Labour has launched a proposal to grant a cross-party select committee emergency powers if Boris Johnson fails to appoint a new ethics adviser.
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No 10 admits it spoke to The Times before Carrie Johnson story was pulled

no 10 admits it spoke to the times before carrie johnson story was pulled
Downing Street has confirmed it was in conversation with The Times around the time the newspaper dropped a report claiming Boris Johnson tried to appoint his now wife to a government role when he was..
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Boris Johnson recovering after minor operation

Boris Johnson is resting after undergoing a minor operation during which he was briefly under general anesthesia, Downing Street has said.
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Shapps 'one out' on size of Tory mutiny that took backroom fixers by surprise

shapps 'one out' on size of tory mutiny that took backroom fixers by surprise
Cabinet minister Grant Shapps has revealed  he predicted to within one vote the scale of the recent revolt by Tory MPs against Boris Johnson.
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PM warns against 'Ukraine-fatigue' as he fends off claims surprise Kyiv trip designed to escape domestic woes

pm warns against 'ukraine-fatigue' as he fends off claims surprise kyiv trip designed to escape domestic woes
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the world against letting "Ukraine-fatigue" set in as he returned from a surprise visit to the war-torn country.
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'They deserve to have it': PM says he hopes next year's Eurovision can be held in Ukraine

'they deserve to have it': pm says he hopes next year's eurovision can be held in ukraine
Boris Johnson has said he hopes Ukraine will be able to host next year's Eurovision song contest, after the country was ruled out due to the war with Russia.
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PM didn't go to Kyiv so he could avoid bad reception from Northern MPs after partygate - defence sec

pm didn't go to kyiv so he could avoid bad reception from northern mps after partygate - defence sec
Claims that Boris Johnson missed a conference of Northern MPs for a trip to Ukraine over fears of a bad reception after partygate have been dismissed as "conspiracy b******s".
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Lord Geidt gives more robust account of why he quit as Boris Johnson's ethics adviser

Lord Geidt has gone into more detail about why he quit, giving a more robust account of why he resigned as Boris Johnson's ethics adviser.
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PM advised to ditch public focus on the red wall amid no-show at Doncaster summit

pm advised to ditch public focus on the red wall amid no-show at doncaster summit
It was meant to be a much-needed marriage counselling session between Boris Johnson and northern MPs, several of whom indicated they had no confidence in him less than a fortnight before.
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Boris Johnson makes second surprise visit to Kyiv after pulling out of red wall summit

Boris Johnson has made a second surprise visit to Kyiv for a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after pulling out of a major red wall conference in Doncaster at the last minute.
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Boris Johnson pulls out of red wall summit at last minute

Boris Johnson has pulled out of a major red wall conference with Tory MPs, councillors and business leaders in Doncaster.
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Boris Johnson could free a British-Egyptian activist detained in Egypt, his family say

boris johnson could free a british-egyptian activist detained in egypt, his family say
The sister of a British-Egyptian activist being held in "inhumane" conditions as a political prisoner in Egypt has said Boris Johnson could secure his release.
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Boris Johnson's plan to overhaul Brexit agreement is 'politically driven', says EU Commission President

boris johnson's plan to overhaul brexit agreement is 'politically driven', says eu commission president
Boris Johnson's plan to unilaterally overhaul parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol is "politically driven", the vice president of the European Commission has suggested.
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PM's ethics adviser quit after being put in 'impossible and odious position'

Boris Johnson's ethics adviser told the prime minister he was quitting after being placed in an "impossible and odious position".
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'Not clear' why PM's ethics adviser Lord Geidt quit, says Dominic Raab

Dominic Raab has said he does not know why Boris Johnson's ethics adviser quit - as Number 10 came under pressure to explain what was behind the decision.
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Brussels hands UK two month court ultimatum after 'illegal' Northern Ireland protocol move

brussels hands uk two month court ultimatum after 'illegal' northern ireland protocol move
The EU has given Britain a two-month deadline to respond to legal action as it responded to Boris Johnson's plan to tear up the Northern Ireland Protocol.
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Majority of Northern Ireland assembly members say they reject 'reckless' protocol legislation

Boris Johnson has been told that the majority of Northern Ireland assembly members reject the government's "reckless new protocol legislation".
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