Boris Johnson

petronella wyatt

Petronella Wyatt: my food fights with Boris

October 1, 2020 9:29 am

My ex Boris Johnson has Turkish blood, of which he has often boasted. It seems to have come to the fore

martin amis

I’m bored of Martin Amis

September 27, 2020 11:07 am

An author who makes his name by elevating style over substance so dramatically cannot come back from it

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Time for me to be more assertive

September 24, 2020 9:38 am

I thought Boris Johnson was crap long before Toby Young and Fraser Nelson did

detlef seif

Merkel ally claims ‘Britain is joining the ranks of despots’

September 20, 2020 7:16 am

Detlef Seif had some choice words for the UK government

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Where’s Boris?

September 17, 2020 3:35 pm

This is not the effervescent, bombastic, energizing leader MPs thought they’d elected

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Joe Biden weighs in on the Brexit stand-off

September 16, 2020 11:28 pm

The Democratic nominee tweeted that the Good Friday Agreement can’t ‘become a casualty of Brexit’

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Curiously pro-IRA congressmen intervene in Brexit

September 16, 2020 5:22 am

Two appear to have been overt IRA sympathizers and one was a close friend of IRA leader Martin McGuinness

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Boris will regret a no-deal Brexit

September 12, 2020 7:42 am

The 2019 general election was not won through a Brexit culture war, but because enough voters did not want to hear about it anymore

macron

Macron’s Brexit swansong is about to unfold

September 9, 2020 9:55 am

The French president is ruthless when it comes to achieving his political aims

iran sanctions

Leaked letter: Boris Johnson rejects Trump on Iran sanctions

August 27, 2020 4:46 pm

The UK is siding with France and Germany at the UN

boris election

Dear Boris: what happens if Trump doesn’t accept defeat?

August 6, 2020 1:40 pm

How the British PM should handle the US election

anne applebaum

Good memoir-writing should be self-critical

July 23, 2020 8:49 am

Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum reviewed

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Why I will wear a face mask

July 16, 2020 12:00 pm

This is where the crux of the COVID debate rests: the individual vs society

huawei

Why Boris U-turned on Huawei

July 14, 2020 8:32 am

The British government on Tuesday U-turned on allowing Huawei a role in the building of the UK’s 5G network. From…

rewire

Mission impossible: Boris’s attempt to rewire the British government

July 2, 2020 10:00 am

The state has failed the COVID stress test

roosevelt

If Boris wants to channel Roosevelt, he should end lockdown

July 1, 2020 11:47 pm

As a species we must stop cowering and havering. Let’s be prudent but let us also be a little brave

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Boris’s Roosevelt remedy isn’t what Britain needs

June 29, 2020 11:38 am

If there is a lesson to be learned from the 1930s, it should be a British one

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Why Biden might be better for Brexit Britain

June 24, 2020 11:59 pm

A Biden foreign policy would be based far more on the idea of cooperation between like-minded democracies

macron

Is Macron Boris’s best friend now?

June 18, 2020 12:25 pm

The French president discovered an unaccustomed brevity and praised the British without restraint

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Is a Brexit deal within reach?

June 18, 2020 12:39 am

The British side is, privately, far more optimistic than it has been at any previous point in the negotiation

brexitland times

The Brexitland soap opera of the New York Times

June 13, 2020 2:22 pm

The fanciful scripting confirms the Times understands Britain as well as it does the United States

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An 11-year-old’s birthday party was hijacked by Brexit

June 4, 2020 5:50 pm

While our guests laid into Boris and Dominic Cummings, the birthday boy and I played with matches

hong kong

Britain’s duty to Hong Kong: the case for granting full UK citizenship

June 4, 2020 2:32 pm

The time has come to right an historic wrong

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Whitehall on trial: how the UK government is preparing for the COVID inquiry

June 4, 2020 11:50 am

For the first time in living memory No. 10 is involved in delivering policy, not just making it

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Inside the final act of the Brexit drama

June 3, 2020 9:31 am

In truth, the two sides are too far apart for a deal to be feasible