Boris Johnson refuses to commit to wearing mask in Parliament- Tempemail

Boris Johnson has refused to commit to wearing a mask in the Commons — just days after Sajid Javid said public figures should “set an example”. The prime minister also insisted that “at the moment we see absolutely nothing to indicate” that another winter lockdown was on the cards, despite Continue Reading

Boris Johnson used £2.6m Downing Street briefing room ‘to watch new James Bond film’- Tempemail

Boris Johnson used the £2.6m Downing Street briefing room for a private screening of the new James Bond film, according to a report not disputed by No 10. The government has been under fire for spending millions on fitting out the room – only to scrap plans for White House-style Continue Reading

Boris Johnson news live: PM ‘selling out’ workers, says Labour- Tempemail

Boris Johnson rejects calls for tougher Covid plans amid rising cases Labour has accused Boris Johnson of “selling out” workers by not attempting to end the “firing and rehiring” of staff on reduced terms. Writing in The Independent, Labour leader Keir Starmer said the pandemic was being used as a Continue Reading

Brexit news live: Latest updates as Boris Johnson strikes NZ trade deal- Tempemail

Keir Starmer calls on government to ‘clean out cesspit’ of extremism online A Zoom call between Boris Johnson and Jacinda Ardern sealed a UK-New Zealand (NZ) trade deal on Wednesday, with Downing Street signaling it will offer similar provisions on areas like business travel to the Australia agreement. In return, Continue Reading

Putin snubs Cop26 climate summit, in blow for Boris Johnson- Tempemail

In a serious blow to Boris Johnson’s hopes of getting global agreement to a significant climate change deal, Russian president Vladimir Putin has announced he will not attend next month’s United Nations Cop26 summit hosted by the prime minister in Glasgow. Confirmation from the Kremlin of Mr Putin’s snub comes Continue Reading

Boris Johnson news live: Latest updates as MPs set to reject Lords Environment Bill amendments- Tempemail

Boris Johnson says private sector ‘trillions’ key to tackling climate crisis Environmental campaigners have expressed disappointment after the government signalled it would reject almost all the changes made to the Environment Bill by the House of Lords, which are to be debated in the Commons on Wednesday. The amendments included Continue Reading

Boris Johnson news live: PM asks summit to invest ‘trillions’ in UK’s net zero plans- Tempemail

Watch live as industry leaders give evidence to MPs about supply chain issues The private sector must spend “trillions” on tackling the climate emergency, Boris Johnson has told business leaders at London’s Global Investment Summit – while urging attendees to invest in British efforts to reach ‘net zero’ carbon emissions Continue Reading

Boris Johnson news live: Latest updates as PM to lead David Amess tributes- Tempemail

Police seen entering London flat believed to be related to David Amess stabbing The prime minister will lead tributes to Sir David Amess in the House of Commons on Monday after his family urged the public to “set aside their differences and show kindness and love to all” following his Continue Reading

Michael Caine: Brexit voter ‘thought Boris Johnson was great’ but is now ‘very disappointed’ in him- Tempemail

Michael Caine has clarified his political views on Boris Johnson in a brand new interview. The 88-year-old actor, who has often voted Conservative in the past, was in favour of Brexit – and still maintains his position despite recent issues surrounding the UK’s supply chain. “Oh, that’s teething trouble,” Caine Continue Reading

French think Boris Johnson is a ‘populist incapable of keeping his word’, diplomatic sources claim- Tempemail

Senior officials in the French government have concluded that Boris Johnson is a populist who plans to derail any progress in the post-Brexit relationship with the EU, a report has suggested. French sources told the Guardian this week that Emmanuel Macron’s government believes Mr Johnson is motivated by “short-term domestic Continue Reading