Boris Johnson, the clown’s love affair built on lies will end in heartbreak

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Torcuil Crichton. The decision by the Tories’ to send out the Foreign Secretary on Valentine’s Day was politically insane. Did you feel the love from Boris? Sending the Tories’ most practised Lothario out on Valentine’s Day to woo the Continue Reading

It is time for Brexiteers to let us in on their sovereign vision

Written by Janan Ganesh. Published in the Irish Times. Britain’s foreign secretary Boris Johnson: he must spell out the uses to which Britain can put the freedom that comes with life outside the customs union. If Brexit does its worst, and Britain sags in relevance, Continue Reading

Boris Johnson might find his Irish cake hard to digest

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Vincent Boland. British foreign secretary is either clueless about Border or doesn’t give a damn. The UK’s flailing effort to leave the EU can be measured not in policy gains or political successes, but in soundbites. It is best Continue Reading

Theresa May plots to demote Boris Johnson in reshuffle

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Tim Shipman (The Times) Theresa May will reassert her authority with a cabinet reshuffle in which she is prepared to demote Boris Johnson — as she declared last night: “I didn’t come into politics for an easy life.” In Continue Reading

Tory grandee Lord Heseltine: Theresa May must sack Boris Johnson

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Emilio Casalicchio. Theresa May must sack Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson if she is to have any hope of reasserting her ailing authority over the Conservatives, a party grandee has declared. Lord Michael Heseltine said sacking the top Tory would Continue Reading

Cabinet clash brews as Boris Johnson warns Brexit trade deals will take years to finalise

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Helen Cahill and Catherine Neilan. Outspoken foreign secretary Boris Johnson last night warned it could take years for Britain to seal the trade deals necessary to thrive post-Brexit, in comments that put him at odds with Cabinet colleague Liam Continue Reading