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Boris Johnson and David Cameron in 2015
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16 Apr 2021
Is lockdown or vaccination behind the drop in Covid deaths?
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Is lockdown or vaccination behind the drop in Covid deaths?

Boris Johnson claims the shutdown has been more effective at reducing Covid-19 than vaccinations
16 Apr 2021
Boris Johnson and the Saudi bid for Newcastle United
Mohammed bin Salman and Boris Johnson
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Boris Johnson and the Saudi bid for Newcastle United

Crown Prince allegedly warned PM that Anglo-Saudi relations could be damaged
15 Apr 2021
‘Was Afghanistan worth it?’
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‘Was Afghanistan worth it?’

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14 Apr 2021
‘The assumptions of postwar politics are crumbling’
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‘The assumptions of postwar politics are crumbling’

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14 Apr 2021
Inside the relationship between Boris Johnson and David Cameron
Boris Johnson and David Cameron
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Inside the relationship between Boris Johnson and David Cameron

PM announces review of predecessor’s lobbying for Greensill
13 Apr 2021
Red wall voters see Keir Starmer as ‘Mr Man-on-the-fence’
Keir Starmer
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Red wall voters see Keir Starmer as ‘Mr Man-on-the-fence’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
7 Apr 2021

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Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April
Boris Johnson in the new Downing Street briefing room
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Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April

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1 Apr 2021
Who is Jennifer Arcuri?
Jennifer Arcuri
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Who is Jennifer Arcuri?

No. 10 insists PM ‘acts with integrity’ after US entrepreneur’s ‘kiss and tell’
30 Mar 2021
What would an international pandemic treaty look like?
Boris Johnson
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What would an international pandemic treaty look like?

World leaders make joint plea for global cooperation to tackle next major health crisis
30 Mar 2021
‘Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen would blush at Johnson’s new press room’
Downing Street press room
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‘Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen would blush at Johnson’s new press room’

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30 Mar 2021
‘Starmer on the back foot because he lacks the vision to be on the front’
Keir Starmer
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‘Starmer on the back foot because he lacks the vision to be on the front’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
29 Mar 2021
‘Covid risk awareness can’t turn into crippling caution’
Boris Johnson at the first daily Covid press briefing
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‘Covid risk awareness can’t turn into crippling caution’

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26 Mar 2021
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26 Mar 2021
Tory rebels plotting to block vaccine passports
Boris Johnson on a visit to a pub
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Tory rebels plotting to block vaccine passports

Hospitality bosses label plans for jab proof ‘absurd’ and ‘unfair’
26 Mar 2021
The excuses offered for Johnson’s ‘capitalism’ and ‘greed’ vaccine gaffe
Boris Johnson
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The excuses offered for Johnson’s ‘capitalism’ and ‘greed’ vaccine gaffe

Tories insist the prime minister’s comments were just ‘banter’
24 Mar 2021
‘Johnson has transformed from libertarian buccaneer to lockdown bureaucrat’
Boris Johnson on a visit to BAE Systems
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‘Johnson has transformed from libertarian buccaneer to lockdown bureaucrat’

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23 Mar 2021
One year since lockdown: the UK Covid timeline
Boris Johnson outside 10 Downing Street
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One year since lockdown: the UK Covid timeline

The country marks one year since Boris Johnson asked the nation to ‘stay at home’
23 Mar 2021
‘No.10 needn’t fear Dominic Cummings’
Dominic Cummings
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‘No.10 needn’t fear Dominic Cummings’

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19 Mar 2021
The biggest foreign policy review ‘since Cold War’
Boris Johnson
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The biggest foreign policy review ‘since Cold War’

As the UK struggles to carve out a post-Brexit place in the world, Boris Johnson has laid out his vision for Britain’s defence and foreign policy
17 Mar 2021
Is China the ‘biggest state-based threat’ to the UK?
A Chinese military parade in front of Tiananmen Square in 2015
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Is China the ‘biggest state-based threat’ to the UK?

Defence review says the nuclear superpower represents ‘systemic challenge’ to British prosperity and values
16 Mar 2021
Five revelations from inside the UK’s Covid response
Boris Johnson at the first daily Covid press briefing
Behind the scenes

Five revelations from inside the UK’s Covid response

Boris Johnson reportedly told advisers that ‘best thing would be to ignore’ initial outbreaks in China
16 Mar 2021
Are Cressida Dick’s days as Met commissioner numbered?
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick
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Are Cressida Dick’s days as Met commissioner numbered?

Police chief faces calls to resign after heavy-handed response to Sarah Everard vigil
15 Mar 2021
‘Johnson is an uneasy advocate for his government’s new approach’
Boris Johnson at the daily press briefing
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‘Johnson is an uneasy advocate for his government’s new approach’

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12 Mar 2021
Northern Tory MPs accuse Johnson of pandering to ‘climate terrorists’
Site of Woodhouse Colliery in Cumbria
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Northern Tory MPs accuse Johnson of pandering to ‘climate terrorists’

PM under fire after government orders fresh public inquiry into controversial project in Cumbria
12 Mar 2021
‘Male violence must be policed and prosecuted’
Police investigate Sarah Everard’s disappearance
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‘Male violence must be policed and prosecuted’

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11 Mar 2021
Has coronavirus made May’s local elections impossible to call?
A composite image of Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer appearing at PMQs
Today’s big question

Has coronavirus made May’s local elections impossible to call?

Keir Starmer’s first electoral test comes amid possible ‘vaccine boost’ for Boris Johnson
11 Mar 2021
‘We’re keen to bring football home’: Johnson targets a trophy double 
Fifa World Cup trophy
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‘We’re keen to bring football home’: Johnson targets a trophy double 

PM supports 2030 World Cup bid and offers to host all Euro matches this summer 
2 Mar 2021
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Boris Johnson chairs a session of the UN Security Council
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26 Feb 2021
‘How does accountability – without which there is no functioning democracy – survive?’
Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference
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‘How does accountability – without which there is no functioning democracy – survive?’

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24 Feb 2021
Tory anger at slow-release ‘hammer blow’
Conservative MP Steve Baker
Behind the scenes

Tory anger at slow-release ‘hammer blow’

Boris Johnson has set out a four-stage approach to reopening the country in which the last social restrictions could be lifted by 21 June. But while many health experts welcomed the cautious approach, Tory MP Steve Baker said the schedule is “a hammer blow” to business
23 Feb 2021
Who are the warring factions in No. 10?
Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds leave the Commonwealth Day Service
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Who are the warring factions in No. 10?

Downing Street descends into infighting as PM plots pandemic course
22 Feb 2021
Everything we know about the end of lockdown
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Everything we know about the end of lockdown

‘Rule of six’ to replace advice to stay at home from 29 March
22 Feb 2021
Quiz of The Week: 13 - 19 February
Boris Johnson visits a vaccination centre in Cwmbran, Wales.
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Quiz of The Week: 13 - 19 February

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19 Feb 2021