News - Boris Johnson

UK/Nigeria To Strengthen Bilateral Relations

2 years ago /
Nation 

The government of the United Kingdom has emphasised the need to sustain and strengthen the long-standing bilateral relationship between it and Nigeria. Against the backdrop of this renewed bond of friendship, UK and Nigeria will continue to work together to address existing and emerging problems in critical areas of security, economy...

Shimon Peres Funeral: "Israel Grieves For Him"

3 years ago /
International News 

The body of former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres is being laid to rest in a funeral attended by world leaders flanked by heavy security. Early Friday morning, Peres' casket was loaded onto a hearse for the drive from the Knesset the Israeli parliament of which he was a...

Theresa May Becomes U.K. Pm This Wednesday

3 years ago /
International News 

For someone lacking in theatricality, Theresa May has become the last woman standing in a political drama of Shakespearean proportions. Today she took center stage as Britain's new prime minister following a Brexit vote which saw David Cameron resign, likely successor Boris Johnson "stabbed in the back" by allies, and leadership contender Andrea Leadsom...

EU referendum: France issues border checks warning to UK

3 years ago /
International News 

France could end UK border controls in Calais, and allow migrants to cross the Channel unchecked, if the UK leaves the EU, France’s Finance Minister has said. Emmanuel Macron told the ‘Financial Times’ his country could also limit access to the single market and try to tempt London’s bankers to relocate. His...

 

Paris Bans Smoking In Playgrounds

5 years ago /
Health  International News 

Smokers will no longer be allowed to spark up in the playgrounds of one Paris park after a trial smoking ban was introduced for a year. The initiative, which is likely to now be extended to other outdoor public spaces, was introduced over the weekend as part of an official campaign...

Airline Boss, Sir Tim Clark Says Malaysian Airline Tragedy Could Have Been Avoided

5 years ago /
International News 

The boss of one the world's fastest growing airlines has told the BBC they would have avoided flying over Ukraine if they had been told that there were high altitude missiles in the area, but the information was never passed on.

Lady Warsi, British Foreign Office Minister Resigns Over Government Stance On Gaza

5 years ago /
International News 

Lady Warsi, the senior Foreign Office minister, has resigned from the government in protest at its policy on Gaza, describing it as “morally indefensible”.  

Irish President makes historic visit to UK

5 years ago /
International News 

Irish president Michael Higgins has been welcomed to the UK by Prince Charles at the start of the first state visit by an Irish Head of State.  


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