Boris Johnson

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Will Boris Johnson stand with Hong Kong?

May 28, 2020 12:06 pm

The Chinese government have blatantly violated the handover treaty

dominic cummings

It’s not only Dominic Cummings whose fate is at stake

May 28, 2020 11:54 am

Boris’s critics have been given their biggest chance yet at destabilizing his operation

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Escaping the dragon: the British government’s new approach to China

May 28, 2020 9:46 am

How Boris Johnson plans to reduce the UK’s dependence on Beijing

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Boris is convinced he’ll still get a Brexit deal

May 22, 2020 1:50 pm

His optimism is based on both sides being pragmatic in the end

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This is not a natural disaster, but a manmade one

May 14, 2020 2:00 pm

I am steeped in dread. I foresee months, if not years, of inane gesturing towards ‘safety’ that makes no appreciable difference to the nation’s health

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Coronavirus offers another excuse for the New York Times to bash Britain

May 12, 2020 4:14 pm

The Gray Lady’s anti-British animus is worth highlighting

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How will Britain decide which lockdown measures to lift first?

May 7, 2020 11:48 am

It is extremely difficult to separate out the effects of various different measures

certainty

We crave certainty over COVID-19. There isn’t any

April 30, 2020 3:08 pm

There is no scientific truth to COVID-19, as yet — and perhaps never will be

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Rachel Johnson: What I wish I’d said about my brother Boris’s treatment

April 30, 2020 1:41 pm

I thought I would have to take out a large onion to show emotion, but the tears almost came to my eyes anyway

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Boris has found a path out of lockdown — but it won’t be smooth

April 29, 2020 11:15 pm

The UK government is adopting the South Korean approach

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Heads in the cloud

April 27, 2020 12:57 pm

Life in the age of COVID-19 is connected but unconnected

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Boris Johnson’s new approach to lockdown easing

April 27, 2020 8:15 am

Johnson talked of firing up parts of the economy one by one with public health remaining the driving priority

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Biden is the American Boris

April 25, 2020 12:05 pm

They both pride themselves on a free-wheeling approach that often lands them in trouble

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Vodka, kaolin and morphine: my welcome drinks at The Spectator offices

April 23, 2020 5:09 pm

After I’d partaken of this cocktail with Mary Wakefield, I had my first encounter with a speechless Boris Johnson

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Ian McEwan: the strange vocabulary of coronavirus

April 23, 2020 9:22 am

We all know about ‘flattening the curve’, but are you comfortable yet with ‘fomite’?

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Boris’s difficult decision: when should lockdown be lifted?

April 22, 2020 11:10 pm

The COVID crisis has split the cabinet into two groups

conservatives

How COVID-19 will change the Conservatives

April 16, 2020 1:16 pm

The accusation that Boris Johnson isn’t personally committed to the health service just won’t work now

dominic raab

Dominic Raab is the constitutional choice, but a complicated one

April 9, 2020 12:33 am

He is the least well-known senior member of the cabinet. This is a disadvantage at a time when the government is trying to reassure the nation

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Right on: Boris Johnson’s Britain and the new political reality

April 8, 2020 5:32 pm

Neoliberalism was a ruling-class project that was never popular with working-class citizens

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Britain needs Boris, the extraordinary man I’ve known for 35 years

April 7, 2020 11:48 am

He cannot resist the pull of obligation to his country, the need to be of service

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Boris Johnson taken into intensive care

April 6, 2020 4:12 pm

Dominic Raab will be assuming the PM’s day-to-day responsibilities

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Can Boris run Britain from his hospital bed?

April 6, 2020 9:55 am

The British PM is good at delegating and trusting his appointees to get on with the job he’s given them

british government

The British government needs an ‘exit strategy’ from this crisis

April 3, 2020 10:03 am

If the daily numbers of deaths start to fall significantly in, say, a month’s time, then there might be public pressure for some restrictions to be lifted

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The vocal minority celebrating Boris Johnson’s COVID-19 diagnosis

April 2, 2020 11:46 am

I’m not the only one to have noticed the increased level of vitriol on social media since the lockdown begun

experts

Yes, we need experts. But let’s not politicize expertise

March 31, 2020 12:19 pm

Their expertise lies in science. But how to respond their advice? That’s for politicians to decide — and for democracies to question