Category: Brexit

UK government accused of blackmail to keep PM Johnson in power By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the weekly question time debate at Parliament in London, Britain, January 19, 2022. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS 2/2 By Elizabeth Piper and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) -A senior Conservative lawmaker accused the British government on Thursday of intimidating and attempting to “blackmail” […]

UK investigation finds email warning lockdown party should not go ahead By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the weekly question time debate at Parliament in London, Britain, January 19, 2022. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – An investigation into Downing Street parties has found an email from a senior official to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s private secretary warning that […]

Eleven of UK PM Johnson’s lawmakers submitted no confidence letters on Wednesday

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions at the parliament in London, Britain, January 12, 2022. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Eleven lawmakers of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party have have submitted letters of no confidence in him on Wednesday morning, the […]

UK PM Johnson faces ‘pork pie’ plot to trigger leadership challenge By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Finchley Memorial Hospital, an NHS (National Health Service) community hospital, in North London, Britain January 18, 2022. Ian Vogler/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting to shore up his premiership on Wednesday amid a revolt by his own lawmakers who […]

Lockdown party allegations facing UK PM Johnson By Reuters

© Reuters. The door of 10 Downing Street is seen decorated with Christmas decorations in London, Britain, November 28, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologised for attending a “bring your own booze” gathering at his official residence during Britain’s first coronavirus lockdown, and an internal inquiry is being carried […]

Lockdown party allegations facing UK PM Johnson By Reuters

© Reuters. The door of 10 Downing Street is seen decorated with Christmas decorations in London, Britain, November 28, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Nicholson LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologised for attending a “bring your own booze” gathering at his official residence during Britain’s first coronavirus lockdown, and an internal inquiry is being carried […]

Leader of Scottish Conservatives says UK PM should resign By Reuters

© Reuters. Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party Douglas Ross speaks during the First Minister’s Questions (FMQ’s) at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain September 30, 2021. Jeff J Mitchell/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Douglas Ross, the leader of the Scottish Conservative Party, said Prime Minister Boris Johnson should resign after he admitted […]

Setting out Labour’s agenda, UK’s Starmer takes aim at PM Johnson By Reuters

© Reuters. British opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer speaks during the weekly question time debate in parliament in London, Britain December 15, 2021. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer took aim at Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party on Tuesday, saying he offered Britain “straight leadership” rather than […]

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