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Boris Johnson: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, author, and former journalist who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and has been MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Ideologically, he identifies as a one-nation conservative.

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Shadow Home Sec: ‘PM looks like he lacks grip’ [Video]

Shadow Home Sec: ‘PM looks like he lacks grip’

Labour's shadow home secretary, Nick Thomas-Symonds says Boris Johnson's credibility and moral authority has been "extremely damaged". It comes after the PM told the country to "move on" from the..

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All you need to know from the May 28 Covid-19 briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 28 Covid-19 briefing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirms the five tests to ease lockdown have been met, announces up to six people can meet and 'draws a line' under the Cummings incident at the daily coronavirus..

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Prime Minister joins final 'Clap for Carers' event [Video]

Prime Minister joins final 'Clap for Carers' event

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined a national round of applause in the final 'Clap for Carers' event outside 10 Downing Street. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM bars advisers from answering questions [Video]

PM bars advisers from answering questions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson stopped his top scientific and medical advisers, Professor Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance, answering questions about Dominic Cummings at today's daily briefing...

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PM bars advisers from answering questions on Cummings [Video]

PM bars advisers from answering questions on Cummings

Prime Minister Boris Johnson stopped his top scientific and medical advisers, Professor Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance, answering questions about Dominic Cummings at today's daily briefing...

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Starmer: PM 'weak' through Cummings saga [Video]

Starmer: PM 'weak' through Cummings saga

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has criticised Prime Minister Boris Johnson's handling of Dominic Cummings row, describing him as 'weak'. He further criticised Mr Johnson for preventing government..

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Johnson stops experts from getting involved in Cummings row [Video]

Johnson stops experts from getting involved in Cummings row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson prevents Prof Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance from answering questions on the Dominic Cummings saga, with the pair later confirming they don't want to get involved in..

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Johnson: Groups of up to six can meet in private gardens [Video]

Johnson: Groups of up to six can meet in private gardens

Boris Johnson said from Monday groups of up to six people can meet in private gardens "provided those from different households continue to stick to social distancing rules" by staying two metres..

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PM: Five tests required for lockdown loosening met [Video]

PM: Five tests required for lockdown loosening met

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that all five tests required for the next phase of lockdown easing to begin have been met at today's Downing Street press briefing. Report by Connerv. Like us..

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Boris Johnson: Five tests to ease lockdown further have been met [Video]

Boris Johnson: Five tests to ease lockdown further have been met

Prime Minister Boris Johnson runs through the five tests that are needed to be met to ease the coronavirus lockdown at his daily press conference.

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Boris Johnson: We must work together across borders to defeat Covid-19 [Video]

Boris Johnson: We must work together across borders to defeat Covid-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that in order to avoid a future pandemic, countries must 'work together across borders' in their efforts to defeat Covid-19.

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How will the coronavirus test-and-trace system work? [Video]

How will the coronavirus test-and-trace system work?

Boris Johnson has announced that NHS England’s contact-tracing system aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus will go live on Thursday.

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All you need to know from Boris Johnson's meeting with Commons Liaison Committee grilling [Video]

All you need to know from Boris Johnson's meeting with Commons Liaison Committee grilling

The Prime Minister answered questions about Dominic Cummings, lockdown rules and coronavirus testing capabilities as he answered questions from the Commons Liaison Committee.

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British PM Johnson urges people to "move on" from adviser row [Video]

British PM Johnson urges people to "move on" from adviser row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser provoked outrage and scorn for travelling during..

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"Move on" - British PM Johnson tries to draw line under adviser row [Video]

"Move on" - British PM Johnson tries to draw line under adviser row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Britain to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser provoked outrage and scorn for traveling during the..

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Boris Johnson says UK did not have capacity for test, track and trace ready [Video]

Boris Johnson says UK did not have capacity for test, track and trace ready

Boris Johnson said the UK did not learn the lessons of past pandemics in developing sufficient capacity for testing and tracing. The Prime Minister said it was a “brutal reality” when responding to..

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Boris Johnson grilled over Cummings row [Video]

Boris Johnson grilled over Cummings row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been grilled by the Commons Liaison Committee today on his chief adviser Dominic Cummings, who allegedly breached lockdown rules last month. Report by Connerv. Like us..

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Yvette Cooper: PM has a choice between protecting Dominic Cummings and looking after national interest [Video]

Yvette Cooper: PM has a choice between protecting Dominic Cummings and looking after national interest

Boris Johnson and Labour's Yvette Cooper clash during the Liaison Committee hearing looking into the Government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and Dominic Cummings' trip to Durham.

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Boris Johnson rejects calls for Dominic Cummings to face inquiry [Video]

Boris Johnson rejects calls for Dominic Cummings to face inquiry

Boris Johnson rejected calls for Dominic Cummings to face an inquiry over his actions during the coronavirus lockdown. The Prime Minister told the House of Commons Liaison Committee: “Quite frankly..

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Queen Elizabeth allows Boris Johnson to exercise at Buckingham Palace [Video]

Queen Elizabeth allows Boris Johnson to exercise at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth allows Boris Johnson to exercise at Buckingham Palace

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Cummings heckled, Johnson defends lockdown scandal [Video]

Cummings heckled, Johnson defends lockdown scandal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide, Dominic Cummings, is refusing to apologize or resign over accusations he breached lockdown efforts by driving 250 miles to his parents' property. Protesters..

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All you need to know from the May 25 Covid-19 briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 25 Covid-19 briefing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser over a trip to Durham during lockdown, and announced the phased reopening of retailers from June 1 during Bank Holiday Monday's coronavirus daily..

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Boris Johnson 'regrets' pain caused by Dominic Cummings saga [Video]

Boris Johnson 'regrets' pain caused by Dominic Cummings saga

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he does regret the pain caused by Dominic Cummings' decision to break lockdown restrictions and travel to County Durham.

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Johnson: Outdoor markets to reopen from June 1st [Video]

Johnson: Outdoor markets to reopen from June 1st

Boris Johnson announced outdoor retail and car showrooms will be allowed to reopen form June 1st. the Prime Minister added that the government will have the power to enforce new covid measures put in..

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Boris: ‘I regret the confusion and pain’ over Cummings [Video]

Boris: ‘I regret the confusion and pain’ over Cummings

Boris Johnson has said he regrets the confusion, anger and pain caused by Dominic Cummings actions. The Prime Minister reiterated he did not know that his advisor was planning to travel across the..

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