Tag: Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson ‘Furious’ With China’s Role in Pandemic

China faces a “reckoning” in the United Kingdom for this global coronavirus pandemic, from spreading the disease to potentially lying about their number of cases, according to allies of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “Of course, the only priority now is to deal with the crisis, but everybody knows that there has to be a […]

UK formally leaves the European Union and begins Brexit transition period

The U.K. finally left the EU on Friday evening after 47 years of membership, marking one of the biggest political and economic shifts in modern European history. Brexit brings about the end of a tumultuous three-and-a-half year departure process that has caused turmoil in the U.K.’s political establishment, economic uncertainty and heightened tensions between the […]

A new dawn: Boris Johnson will say that Brexit is ‘not an end, but a beginning’ while hailing a new era and promising to transform neglected regions of Britain

Boris Johnson will deliver a plea for the country to move on from Brexit as the UK finally leaves the EU tonight. In an address to be broadcast shortly before Britain’s departure at 11pm, the Prime Minister will insist that Brexit marks ‘not an end but a beginning’. And in a sign of the new […]

Brexit Deal Finally Passes House of Commons; UK Set to Leave the EU

After December’s paradigm shifting general election in the United Kingdom, it might have seemed a bit anticlimactic, but on Thursday the House of Commons passed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal with the European Union by a healthy margin of 330 to 231. The vote would seemingly put an end to more than three years […]

Boris Johnson suggests ‘Trump deal’ to replace Iran nuclear deal

Under the deal brokered in 2015, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iran agreed with China, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the US, to restrict its nuclear program. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday called on U.S. President Donald Trump to replace the Iranian nuclear deal with his own new […]

UK is set to exit the EU next month: Here are some important Brexit-related dates of 2020

The U.K. is set to leave the European Union on January 31, but this will not be the end of the Brexit process. Both sides of the English Channel will be entering detailed negotiations on their future relationship from then. Failure to reach a second deal by the end of the 2020 would still mean […]

Boris Johnson Vows to Defend Christians in First Christmas Message Since Becoming PM

Boris Johnson has vowed to defend Christians around the world in his first Christmas message since becoming U.K prime minister. In a video posted to Twitter, Johnson acknowledged that Christmas Day is “first and foremost, a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.” “It is a day of inestimable importance to billions of Christians the […]

Boris Johnson Goes North to Celebrate Crushing Election Win

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Saturday to repay the trust of voters in the working-class heartland of northern England who rejected the Labour Party and helped give him an 80-seat majority in Thursday’s election. Speaking to cheering supporters at a cricket club in Sedgefield — the constituency once held by Labour former prime minister […]

Israel hails Jeremy Corbyn’s crushing defeat as ‘a milestone in the fight against hatred… and the spectre of anti-Semitism’

Israel today hailed Jeremy Corbyn‘s crushing defeat as a ‘milestone in the fight against hatred … and the spectre of anti-Semitism.’ Boris Johnson‘s Conservative party wiped Labour off the map on Thursday night after a campaign dominated by accusations of anti-Semitism within Corbyn’s party. ‘I congratulate British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the UK Conservative […]

Netanyahu: Boris Johnson’s win a ‘great day for the UK’

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu congratulated his British counterpart Friday, following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decisive win in Thursday’s UK general election. “Congratulations my friend Boris Johnson on your historic victory,” Netanyahu’s office tweeted Friday. “This is a great day for the people of Great Britain and for the friendship between us.” Netanyahu’s chief rival […]