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Former UK PM Boris Johnson to face probe again after new 'Partygate' claims
The Metropolitan Police in London announced that it was 'assessing' fresh material received in the previous week regarding 'potential breaches' of coronavirus guidelines in Downing Street between June 2020 and May 2021
'A prime minister who lies': Boris Johnson accused of lying over 'Partygate'
In the book titled - Johnson at 10, Sir Anthony Seldon and Raymond Newell the cabinet secretary described in detail their conflicts with Johnson
Defiant Boris Johnson endures UK parliament grilling over 'Partygate'
Opening the crunch hearing by a House of Commons committee, the ex-Conservative leader swore an oath on the Bible and declared that 'hand on heart, I did not lie to the House'
Former British PM Boris Johnson fights to keep career afloat in testimony on lockdown parties
The so-called ‘partygate’ scandal ultimately contributed to Johnson’s downfall, after months of reports that he, alongside other senior government figures, had been present at gatherings in Downing Street during 2020 and 2021 when most of the rest of Britain were forced to stay at home
UK's 'Partygate' scandal: The many denials by Boris Johnson
What Boris Johnson said about the 'Partygate' scandal will be revealed today when he appears before a parliamentary committee investigating whether he lied to parliament. Johnson's political future may be jeopardised if MPs discover that he purposefully misled the House of Commons
UK parliamentary committee publishes Boris Johnson's 'partygate' evidence
Parliament's Committee of Privileges, which has been looking into statements Johnson made to parliament in December 2021, said last week the former leader would also provide oral evidence to the committee in a televised session on March 22.
Japan’s Fumio Kishida in Kyiv: Other world leaders who made their way to Ukraine
Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida has surprised all by visiting Kyiv where he will 'show respect to the courage and patience of the Ukrainian people' during his meeting with Volodymyr Zelenskyy. However, he isn't the first world leader to visit the war-torn country
Former UK PM Boris Johnson to be questioned by lawmakers over 'Partygate' fiasco
Johnson resigned as prime minister in July 2022 after being dogged for months by accusations of lockdown breaches and other scandals
Will BBC chairman Richard Sharp resign over Gary Lineker row?
Richard Sharp is under investigation for helping ex-prime minister Boris Johnson secure an £800,000 loan just weeks before being appointed to the post in February 2021. Now, the furore over Gary Lineker has seen fresh calls for him to step down
UK: Boris Johnson faces backlash for nominating his alleged wife beater dad for knighthood medal
“It points to a pattern of Boris Johnson's behaviour regarding cronyism, according to shadow health secretary Wes Streeting. Over the gong, even Tories turned against their erstwhile boss.”
Boris Johnson says 'difficult' to back Rishi Sunak's Brexit deal
Johnson, whose supporters accuse Sunak of betrayal for having helped force the former leader out last year, broke his silence after the breakthrough deal was announced on Monday
Number of migrants arriving in British communities is causing 'unsustainable' pressures: Home Secretary Suella Braverman
Suella Braverman served as the attorney-general in the Boris Johnson government and has been a vocal advocate of Brexit. She was appointed as Brexit minister in 2018 by Theresa May
Kremlin says Boris Johnson's claim about Vladimir Putin missile threat a 'lie'
The Kremlin on Monday dismissed as a "lie" accusations from former British prime minister Boris Johnson that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally threatened him with a missile attack
Explained: Nadhim Zahawi’s tax row and his sacking as Conservative Party chairman
British prime minister Rishi Sunak dismissed Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi for a ‘serious breach’ of the Ministerial Code. The senior Tory leader faced fierce pressure to quit over questions about his finances and that he had agreed to a penalty settlement with the country’s tax body
Boris Johnson makes surprise visit to Ukraine to meet President Zelenskyy, pledges support
"... The suffering of the people of Ukraine has gone on for too long. The only way to end this war is for Ukraine to win – and to win as fast as possible. This is the moment to double down and to give the Ukrainians all the tool they need to finish the job," Johnson said in a statement.
Rishi Sunak scores as UK vote winner, beats Boris Johnson in new survey
The Savanta ComRes survey for ‘The Independent’ newspaper found that Johnson’s perceived popularity as the Conservative Party leader who won a big mandate in the 2019 general election does not necessarily translate among British voters ahead of the next polls expected in 2024
Boris Johnson signs deal for memoir of turbulent premiership
Publisher HarperCollins said Monday that the as-yet untitled book will be a prime ministerial memoir 'like no other'
Lurid new 'partygate' details imperil Boris Johnson comeback
Johnson, along with eventual successor Rishi Sunak, was fined by London police for another Downing Street event in June 2020 that violated his own government's rules on social distancing
Boris Johnson joked he was at UK's 'most unsocially distanced party' during 2nd Covid-19 pandemic
Boris Johnson is said to have made the remark during a leaving do as staff gathered around him during an alcohol fuelled party to hear him toast his outgoing director of communications, Lee Cain
Boris Johnson earns over £1 mn for speeches since leaving Downing Street
Johnson received payments ranging from £215,000 to £277,000 each time, according to the official document published on the UK parliament's website that lists lawmakers' financial interests