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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2019 to 2022

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Boris Johnson: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2019 to 2022
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is an American-born British politician, writer, and journalist who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2019 to 2022. He previously served as Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and as Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015, having previously been MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008. His political positions have sometimes been described as following one-nation conservatism, and commentators have characterised his political style as opportunistic, populist, or pragmatic.

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Johnson asked whether his presence at COP27 upstages Sunak [Video]

Johnson asked whether his presence at COP27 upstages Sunak

Former prime minister Boris Johnson refuses to answer whether he believes his presence at COP27 in Egypt "upstages" prime minister Rishi Sunak. Instead, Mr. Johnson says he is "worried" that the war in..

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PM comments on Boris Johnson attending COP27 alongside him [Video]

PM comments on Boris Johnson attending COP27 alongside him

Rishi Sunak says it's "great" that the former prime minister Boris Johnson is also attending the climate summit in Egypt. The PM believes that this shows the UK's leadership globally on the issue of..

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Severance payout: Truss and Kwarteng to pocket up to €19,000 for time in office [Video]

Severance payout: Truss and Kwarteng to pocket up to €19,000 for time in office

79 UK ministers and whips have resigned over both Boris Johnson and Liz Truss' tenure, 71 of whom are entitled to a payout of taxpayers' money.

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Rishi Sunak Wins Race To Become UK’s Next Prime Minister [Video]

Rishi Sunak Wins Race To Become UK’s Next Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak Wins Race , To Become UK’s Next Prime Minister. Liz Truss announced her resignation as prime minister on Oct. 20. Rishi Sunak, Penny Mordaunt and Boris Johnson were considered to..

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Boris Johnson drops out of race to be next UK prime minister [Video]

Boris Johnson drops out of race to be next UK prime minister

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Boris Johnson confirms he won't join the race to become UK's next prime minister [Video]

Boris Johnson confirms he won't join the race to become UK's next prime minister

"This is simply not the right time", said former PM Boris Johnson, as he announced that despite supposedly securing enough support among Tory MPs, he will not stand in the leadership contest.

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Rishi Sunak ignores questions amid reports of his PM bid [Video]

Rishi Sunak ignores questions amid reports of his PM bid

Penny Mordaunt has become the first Tory to confirm she is standing to take over from Liz Truss as PM, with a pledge to re-unite the bitterly divided Tory Party. Rishi Sunak and Boris Johnson are also..

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Residents of Conservative-held Newbury on Boris' comeback [Video]

Residents of Conservative-held Newbury on Boris' comeback

With MPs split over who should be the next prime minister, it could be Conservative members who make the choice once again. Residents of Conservative-held seat of Newbury speak their minds on the..

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Andrew Stephenson on why Boris should be the next PM [Video]

Andrew Stephenson on why Boris should be the next PM

Andrew Stephenson says Boris Johnson has the support of the Party and is "someone who has a proven track record of delivery" after "delivering Brexit", the Covid vaccine roll out and leading the..

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Raab: Sunak supported across UK, Johnson in conduct hearings [Video]

Raab: Sunak supported across UK, Johnson in conduct hearings

Dominic Raab says Rishi Sunak is best placed to be the next PM as he is supported "across the country" and Boris Johnson has oral hearings upcoming over his conduct during Partygate making his a risky..

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Here Are the Top Contenders for UK Prime Minister [Video]

Here Are the Top Contenders for UK Prime Minister

Here Are the Top Contenders , for UK Prime Minister . With the resignation of Liz Truss, the U.K. Prime Minister position is open for the second time in the past two months. Speculation about who..

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Rees-Mogg explains why he backs Boris Johnson to be next PM [Video]

Rees-Mogg explains why he backs Boris Johnson to be next PM

Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg says "the Conservative Party simply has to pull itself together and support a leader" and believes that Boris Johnson is the person to do it. He also adds that he..

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Boris Johnson’s constituents weigh in on idea of his return [Video]

Boris Johnson’s constituents weigh in on idea of his return

People in Uxbridge have been having their say about whether they would support their MP, Boris Johnson, should he make a bid to return as prime minister, following the resignation of Liz Truss. Report..

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Is Boris Johnson really making a comeback? [Video]

Is Boris Johnson really making a comeback?

With Liz Truss on the way out, the race is on to find her replacement. Many want her predecessor to make a comeback - just six weeks after we thought he had left Downing Street for the final time...

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Wallace 'leaning towards' Boris Johnson as he rules himself out of PM race [Video]

Wallace 'leaning towards' Boris Johnson as he rules himself out of PM race

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace says he is "leaning towards" Boris Johnson as his choice to replace Liz Truss in Downing Street, as he rules himself out of the race to become the UK’s next prime..

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Former Tory leader says Boris Johnson has 'had his chance' [Video]

Former Tory leader says Boris Johnson has 'had his chance'

Former Conservative Party leader Lord Michael Howard declares his support for former chancellor Rishi Sunak, saying Boris Johnson has “had his chance”. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Keir Starmer reacts to notion of Boris Johnson comeback [Video]

Keir Starmer reacts to notion of Boris Johnson comeback

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer shares his reaction to the idea of Boris Johnson making a political comeback to Number 10, following the resignation of Liz Truss. He says: "To go from the kamikaze..

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Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak lead race to become Britain's next prime minister [Video]

Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak lead race to become Britain's next prime minister

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‘A Boris Johnson comeback is ludicrous’ - Sturgeon [Video]

‘A Boris Johnson comeback is ludicrous’ - Sturgeon

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the idea of Boris Johnson returning as prime minister is “ludicrous”. She also calls for a general election, as the UK should have the “democratic choice” of..

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Boris Johnson will fight for his seat at next general election

Boris Johnson will be standing as a candidate in the next general election, a source close to him confirmed.
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PM's promise to stand up to competitors and 'do things differently' in Europe

pm's promise to stand up to competitors and 'do things differently' in europe
Rishi Sunak is promising to stand up to competitors with "robust pragmatism" rather than "grand rhetoric" as he distances himself from Boris Johnson's foreign policy approach.
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Senior Tory joins growing rebellion trying to force PM into U-turn over onshore wind ban

Rishi Sunak looks set for another battle with his own MPs as a growing number of rebels join Boris Johnson and Liz Truss in trying to force him to drop a ban on new onshore wind farms.
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Boris Johnson launches appeal for Ukrainian hospitals as medical supplies run low

boris johnson launches appeal for ukrainian hospitals as medical supplies run low
The UK's largest independent hospital provider and Boris Johnson have teamed up to launch an urgent Christmas appeal for medical supplies to be sent to Ukrainian hospitals.
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Johnson partygate investigation delayed after Number 10 evidence hold-up

johnson partygate investigation delayed after number 10 evidence hold-up
An investigation into whether Boris Johnson misled parliament over partygate will be delayed after a hold up with evidence from Downing Street.
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Boris Johnson pockets over £276,000 for speech in US

boris johnson pockets over £276,000 for speech in us
Boris Johnson was paid more than £276,000 to give a speech in the US a month after leaving Downing Street.
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Matt Hancock reveals he told Johnson not to run for PM again and claims Truss's career is 'over'

matt hancock reveals he told johnson not to run for pm again and claims truss's career is 'over'
Matt Hancock has revealed he advised Boris Johnson not to run for prime minister again after Liz Truss resigned – and claimed her political career "is over".
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Jungle Matt says winning campsite leader vote 'more than makes up for' losing to Boris

jungle matt says winning campsite leader vote 'more than makes up for' losing to boris
Matt Hancock has said being voted leader of the I'm A Celebrity campsite "more than makes up for" losing to Boris Johnson in the 2019 Tory Party leadership election.
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Ex-top civil servant says Boris Johnson was worst PM he worked under

ex-top civil servant says boris johnson was worst pm he worked under
The former head of the diplomatic service has said Boris Johnson was the worst prime minister he worked under.
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Labour calls on Sunak to block Johnson's 'conveyer belt of cronies' resignation peerages

Labour has called on Rishi Sunak to block Boris Johnson's "conveyer belt of cronies" resignation peerages.
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Tory MP slams Boris Johnson's honours list for containing 'shameful bootlickers'

tory mp slams boris johnson's honours list for containing 'shameful bootlickers'
A Conservative MP has criticised those nominated by Boris Johnson for peerages as "a shameful list of bootlickers, bimbos and tropical island holiday facilitators".
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Johnson criticises net zero 'naysayers' who want to 'frack the hell out of the British countryside'

johnson criticises net zero 'naysayers' who want to 'frack the hell out of the british countryside'
Boris Johnson has criticised net zero "naysayers" who want to "frack the hell out of the British countryside" in his first appearance at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt.
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Ukraine, 'extraordinary America' and will he return? - Boris Johnson interview in full

ukraine, 'extraordinary america' and will he return? - boris johnson interview in full
Boris Johnson has shown his focus remains on the war in Ukraine since he stepped down as prime minister.
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Former PM Johnson in talks with Hollywood talent agency Endeavor

former pm johnson in talks with hollywood talent agency endeavor
Boris Johnson is in talks with one of Hollywood's most prominent talent agencies about a lucrative speaking deal following his aborted run for a second stint as Britain's prime minister.
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Boris Johnson: Putin 'would be crazy' to use tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine

boris johnson: putin 'would be crazy' to use tactical nuclear weapon in ukraine
Boris Johnson has told Sky News that he does not think Vladimir Putin will use a tactical nuclear weapon in his war in Ukraine.
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Johnson confirms he will go to COP27 climate summit as Sunak's plans remain unknown

johnson confirms he will go to cop27 climate summit as sunak's plans remain unknown
Boris Johnson has confirmed he will attend COP27 in Egypt next week as question marks remain over whether the UK's new prime minister will join him.
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COVID inquiry asks to see Boris Johnson's WhatsApp messages

covid inquiry asks to see boris johnson's whatsapp messages
The inquiry into the handling of the pandemic has asked to see Boris Johnson's WhatsApp messages from when he was prime minister.
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Probe launched into Chris Pincher after scandal which ended Boris Johnson's premiership

probe launched into chris pincher after scandal which ended boris johnson's premiership
The former deputy chief whip at the centre of the controversy that led to Boris Johnson's downfall is under investigation by a parliamentary watchdog.
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Rachel Johnson reacts to Boris pulling out of race: 'I feel sad for him'

Boris Johnson's sister has said she believes it was right for her brother to pull out of the Tory leadership race - but says she feels "sad" for him.
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Pound rallies after Johnson exits Tory leadership race

pound rallies after johnson exits tory leadership race
The pound has enjoyed a rebound as Boris Johnson dropped out of the leadership race, leaving Rishi Sunak as the favourite to become prime minister.
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It was the most Johnson way of admitting defeat - and there was even a hint he might make a comeback

it was the most johnson way of admitting defeat - and there was even a hint he might make a comeback
After a mad dash back from his Caribbean holiday, a flurry of canvassing, secret summits with rivals Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt, and a significant pro-Johnson air war campaign, Boris Johnson..
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'I am well-placed to deliver Tory victory in 2024': Why Johnson dropped out - in his own words

'i am well-placed to deliver tory victory in 2024': why johnson dropped out - in his own words
Boris Johnson has ruled himself out of the Conservative Party leadership race - although he never officially entered it.
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Question mark over whether Johnson ever had the numbers

question mark over whether johnson ever had the numbers
Boris Johnson never officially entered this campaign, but make no doubt about it he has been running a campaign to re-enter No 10.
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Johnson pulls out of Conservative leadership race

Boris Johnson has pulled out of the Conservative leadership race.
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Mordaunt rejects request from Johnson to back him, sources say

mordaunt rejects request from johnson to back him, sources say
Penny Mordaunt has rejected a call by Boris Johnson to pull out of the Tory leadership race and back him for prime minister instead, sources close to her have told Sky News.
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Sunak backer labels Johnson a 'guaranteed disaster'- as ally for ex-PM claims 'we have the numbers'

A second turn in Number 10 for Boris Johnson would be "a guaranteed disaster", one of his former supporters has claimed.
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Johnson and Sunak hold 'late night talks' - fuelling speculation they could strike a deal

johnson and sunak hold 'late night talks' - fuelling speculation they could strike a deal
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have reportedly held talks late into the night - fuelling speculation they could strike a deal.
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Johnson may be dominating talk about leadership race but win is a long way off

johnson may be dominating talk about leadership race but win is a long way off
For a man who was, until recently, thousands of miles away on a Caribbean island (and has yet to put his hat in the ring) it is extraordinary that Boris Johnson's name has dominated this leadership..
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Zahawi backs 'Boris 2.0' weeks after telling him to 'go now' - who else has changed their mind?

zahawi backs 'boris 2.0' weeks after telling him to 'go now' - who else has changed their mind?
Former chancellor Nadhim Zahawi has said he is backing Boris Johnson to return as prime minister despite having previously called for him to resign in the summer.
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First picture of Boris Johnson as he flies back to the UK

first picture of boris johnson as he flies back to the uk
Boris Johnson has been pictured by Sky News making his way back to the UK.
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Can Sunak stop the Boris bandwagon as the ex-PM picks up some big-name backers? Jon Craig analysis

can sunak stop the boris bandwagon as the ex-pm picks up some big-name backers? jon craig analysis
Can Rishi Sunak stop the Boris Johnson bandwagon in the fight for the soul of the Conservative Party?
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Boris Johnson arrives back in the UK as speculation of comeback bid mounts

boris johnson arrives back in the uk as speculation of comeback bid mounts
Boris Johnson has arrived back in the UK as speculation mounts that the former prime minister will enter the Tory leadership race.
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Are the Conservatives losing their conviction on climate change?

are the conservatives losing their conviction on climate change?
This time a year ago Boris Johnson was preparing for the high-profile COP26 UN summit on climate change, hosted in Glasgow.
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Hope has turned into belief that Starmer will be UK's next PM | Beth Rigby

hope has turned into belief that starmer will be uk's next pm | beth rigby
Boris Johnson deposed, turmoil in the markets triggered by Trussonomics, Sir Keir Starmer finds himself catapulted from the Labour leader who didn't have a chance to one who could win the next general..
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Boris Johnson thanks Putin for 'inspirational leadership' instead of Zelenskyy

boris johnson thanks putin for 'inspirational leadership' instead of zelenskyy
Boris Johnson mistakenly thanked Russia's Vladimir Putin for his "inspirational leadership" instead of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
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Liz Truss is prepared to go against voters' views on tax - but her plans carry huge economic and political risk

liz truss is prepared to go against voters' views on tax - but her plans carry huge economic and political risk
When Liz Truss was vying to be the Conservative Party leader and our next prime minister, some of her colleagues worried that, as the anointed choice of Prime Minister Johnson, she was going to be the..
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This England tv drama on Boris Johnson's premiership - will he watch it?

this england tv drama on boris johnson's premiership - will he watch it?
When Michael Winterbottom decided to dramatise the first months of Boris Johnson's time in office, no-one would have anticipated that by the time it aired, Mr Johnson would have navigated not just..
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MPs pay tribute to Queen as Johnson says monarch 'as radiant and as knowledgeable as ever' in final days

mps pay tribute to queen as johnson says monarch 'as radiant and as knowledgeable as ever' in final days
MPs have paid tribute to the Queen in the House of Commons, with Boris Johnson making his first appearance since stepping down as prime minister, asking the public to "think what we asked of her and..
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The conundrum facing Liz Truss could trigger 'existential threat' to Tory party | Beth Rigby

the conundrum facing liz truss could trigger 'existential threat' to tory party | beth rigby
Her opponents sometimes describe Liz Truss as continuity Boris Johnson.
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What Liz Truss's Instagram account reveals about her

what liz truss's instagram account reveals about her
After taking over from Boris Johnson, Liz Truss and her team will now have free rein over the official Number 10 Instagram account.
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Defiant and unapologetic: Johnson did not dwell on honour of being PM in Downing Street exit

defiant and unapologetic: johnson did not dwell on honour of being pm in downing street exit
"That's it, folks," Boris Johnson said, flanked by dozens of his MPs and staff, as he and his wife Carrie left Downing Street for the last time.
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Johnson's reference to Roman dictator Cincinnatus hints at his return

johnson's reference to roman dictator cincinnatus hints at his return
Boris Johnson has fuelled speculation about his return to frontline politics after he made a reference to a Roman statesman in his farewell address to the nation.
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One final show of defiance from Boris Johnson as he leaves Number 10

one final show of defiance from boris johnson as he leaves number 10
The moment had finally come for Boris Johnson to resign as prime minister, but not before one final performance of defiance outside Number 10 Downing Street.
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'This is it folks': Johnson calls himself a 'booster rocket' in final speech as PM

'this is it folks': johnson calls himself a 'booster rocket' in final speech as pm
Boris Johnson has delivered his valedictory speech to the nation, describing himself as a "booster rocket who has fulfilled his function".
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'Sweet spot of global trade dynamics': What UK PM elect Liz Truss said on Britain-India ties

After the weeks-long voting process concludes, Liz Truss was elected the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, succeeding Boris Johnson.
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Truss wins but it was no landslide - could that change how she governs?

truss wins but it was no landslide - could that change how she governs?
Polling in the summer suggested Liz Truss had the backing of around 66% of Conservative Party members - a similar margin to that which saw Boris Johnson beat Jeremy Hunt in 2019.
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Billboards appear of Larry the cat launching last-minute leadership bid to replace Boris Johnson

billboards appear of larry the cat launching last-minute leadership bid to replace boris johnson
He might be the under-cat in the leadership race, but the campaign to make No 10's famous tabby the next prime minister is well and truly under way.
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'Never write him off': Ally hints Boris Johnson could make political comeback

'never write him off': ally hints boris johnson could make political comeback
A close ally of Boris Johnson has said he should not be written off as he hinted at a potential return to frontline politics for the PM in the future.
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Removal vans outside No 10 as Boris Johnson prepares to bid farewell

removal vans outside no 10 as boris johnson prepares to bid farewell
Removal vans have been pictured outside No 10 as Boris Johnson prepares to depart as prime minister.
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Court would find probe into whether PM lied over partygate 'unlawful'

A probe into whether Boris Johnson lied to parliament over the partygate scandal would be found "unlawful" by a court, a top barrister has said.
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