Boris Johnson

Will Johnson survive the fallout from Sue Gray’s report?
Boris Johnson on a visit to Stockton-on-Tees
Behind the scenes

Will Johnson survive the fallout from Sue Gray’s report?

Five more Tory MPs call for prime minister to resign over Partygate
27 May 2022
‘We’re being whipped into a frenzy about monkeypox’
Monkeypox virus
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‘We’re being whipped into a frenzy about monkeypox’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
26 May 2022
How Sue Gray’s report exposed poor treatment of cleaners and guards
10 Downing Street on morning of 25 May
Behind the scenes

How Sue Gray’s report exposed poor treatment of cleaners and guards

PM said rudeness towards No. 10 staff was ‘absolutely inexcusable’ and that ‘whoever was responsible’ should apologise
26 May 2022
‘The real travesty of Partygate is just how sad the whole thing looks’
A photo from Sue Gray’s report into alleged gatherings on government premises
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‘The real travesty of Partygate is just how sad the whole thing looks’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
25 May 2022
Sue Gray report: what are the possible outcomes?
Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

Sue Gray report: what are the possible outcomes?

Boris Johnson delivers defensive address after civil servant publishes damning report
25 May 2022
The MPs earning the most from second jobs
Theresa May
Behind the scenes

The MPs earning the most from second jobs

Commons Standards Committee has suggested tightened rules on MPs’ earnings
25 May 2022
Who is Sue Gray? The Whitehall ‘sleazebuster’
Sue Gray's report into Downing Street parties is expected to be published today
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Who is Sue Gray? The Whitehall ‘sleazebuster’

Gray’s report on Downing Street lockdown parties is due out today
25 May 2022

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‘Rapid food price rises can spill over into civil disorder and even revolutions’
The cost of food is rising
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‘Rapid food price rises can spill over into civil disorder and even revolutions’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
24 May 2022
Partygate: new Boris Johnson photos ‘put fizz’ back into row
Boris Johnson toasts colleagues in Downing Street during lockdown in 2020
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Partygate: new Boris Johnson photos ‘put fizz’ back into row

Fresh evidence that PM attended lockdown event triggers more questions about misleading Parliament
24 May 2022
‘It’s too early to conclude that Boris has used up the last of his nine lives’
Boris Johnson
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‘It’s too early to conclude that Boris has used up the last of his nine lives’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
23 May 2022
Simon Case: who is Boris Johnson’s ‘fall guy’?
Simon Case and Boris Johnson outside 10 Downing Street
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Simon Case: who is Boris Johnson’s ‘fall guy’?

Cabinet Secretary at risk of being used as ‘human shield’ when Sue Gray reports
23 May 2022
The favourites to replace Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson, Rishi Sunak, Sajid Javid
In Depth

The favourites to replace Boris Johnson

PM warned Sue Gray report could force him to quit
20 May 2022
Quiz of The Week: 14 - 20 May
Speculation is mounting over the publication date of Sue Gray’s Partygate report
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 14 - 20 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
20 May 2022
‘The Tory party could literally fall apart’
Boris Johnson leaves No. 10 Downing Street
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‘The Tory party could literally fall apart’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
20 May 2022
Boris Johnson’s Whitehall ‘power grab’
Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street
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Boris Johnson’s Whitehall ‘power grab’

PM to bolster Downing Street at expense of Cabinet Office
20 May 2022
The civil servants jobs cull: a ‘knee-jerk’ response to the cost-of-living crisis?
Whitehall sign
Talking point

The civil servants jobs cull: a ‘knee-jerk’ response to the cost-of-living crisis?

PM plans to cut a fifth of the civil service, or 91,000 jobs, within three years
20 May 2022
What will Sue Gray’s report reveal?
Boris Johnson
Today’s big question

What will Sue Gray’s report reveal?

Conclusion of police investigation paves way for senior civil servant’s Partygate report to be published
19 May 2022
This England: what to expect from Boris Johnson Sky drama
Kenneth Branagh and Ophelia Lovibond as Boris and Carrie Johnson
Behind the scenes

This England: what to expect from Boris Johnson Sky drama

New TV series starring Kenneth Branagh will take viewers inside Whitehall as the pandemic unfolds
19 May 2022
How much has the UK spent on Ukraine?
Boris Johnson and Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Today’s big question

How much has the UK spent on Ukraine?

The government announced earlier this month it would send £1.3bn in military support to war-torn country
17 May 2022
The arguments for and against a windfall tax
A North Sea oil rig
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against a windfall tax

A one-off levy could fund measures to ease the cost-of-living crisis, says Labour
16 May 2022
Jeremy Hunt: will he run for Tory leadership again?
Jeremy Hunt
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Jeremy Hunt: will he run for Tory leadership again?

Former health secretary said he ‘doesn’t rule out a return in the future’
16 May 2022
Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?
Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill
Today’s big question

Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?

Boris Johnson visits Belfast in a bid to end political deadlock
16 May 2022
Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 May
Prince Charles stands in for the Queen at the State Opening of Parliament
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
13 May 2022
Johnson set for Whitehall job cuts showdown
Boris Johnson chairs a cabinet away day in Stoke-on-Trent
Behind the scenes

Johnson set for Whitehall job cuts showdown

PM orders civil service ‘bloodbath’ to ease cost-of-living crisis
13 May 2022
‘A confused Conservative Party doesn’t know who they stand for’
Boris Johnson
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‘A confused Conservative Party doesn’t know who they stand for’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
11 May 2022
Will ‘beergate’ spell last orders for Keir Starmer?
Keir Starmer
Today’s big question

Will ‘beergate’ spell last orders for Keir Starmer?

Labour leader’s reputation for integrity is at stake
9 May 2022
What do the local election results mean for Boris Johnson?
Boris Johnson after casting his vote at a polling station in Westminster
Today’s big question

What do the local election results mean for Boris Johnson?

Tories lose string of former London strongholds to Labour
6 May 2022
Quiz of The Week: 30 April - 6 May
Keir Starmer arrives to meet winning Labour councillors in Barnet
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 30 April - 6 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
6 May 2022
Five key takeaways from the local elections 2022
Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street
Between the lines

Five key takeaways from the local elections 2022

Tories battered in London – but Labour fail to make widespread gains
6 May 2022
Twelve years of the Tories
Conservative PM David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Deputy PM Nick Clegg
In Focus

Twelve years of the Tories

Party’s time in power marked by austerity, Brexit and the pandemic
6 May 2022
‘The Johnson Tories voted for was Boris not Carrie’
Boris Johnson with his wife Carrie at the 2021 Conservative Party conference
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‘The Johnson Tories voted for was Boris not Carrie’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
4 May 2022
Starmer vs. Johnson: who performed best against Susanna Reid?
Boris Johnson faced a bruising interview from GMB’s Susanna Reid
Today’s big question

Starmer vs. Johnson: who performed best against Susanna Reid?

Good Morning Britain presenter grills party leaders on cost of living and ‘beergate’
4 May 2022
Why the government opposes a windfall tax on oil and gas profits
BP and Shell petrol stations
Between the lines

Why the government opposes a windfall tax on oil and gas profits

BP profit surge triggers renewed calls for a levy to help struggling households
4 May 2022
The Covid-19 inquiry: what you need to know
Boris Johnson behind a podium
Getting to grips with . . .

The Covid-19 inquiry: what you need to know

Hearings to begin next year following analysis of recently concluded public consultation
4 May 2022
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