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May’s allies go on the attack after Boris claims | Politics | News

In what appeared to be a co-ordinated assault designed to discredit him amid rumours of a leadership challenge, a string of frontbenchers launched a series of stinging public broadsides. One minister even described his outburst as “one of the most disgusting moments in modern politics”, hoping the episode spelled “the …

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Brexit news: Boris Johnson prepares BREXIT HAMMER BLOW for Theresa May | Politics | News

The former Foreign Secretary, who quit the Cabinet in July in protest at the Prime Minister’s Brexit plans, was understood to have accepted an invitation to address a mass meeting organised by the ConservativeHome website for Tory activists at the annual gathering in Birmingham next month. His allies expect the …

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Theresa May goes head to head with Boris Johnson in furious public spat | Politics | News

Theresa May and Boris Johnson traded barbs in an extraordinary public spat. (Image: GETTY) The Downing Street official accused Mr Johnson of offering “no new ideas” and lacking any “serious plan” for delivering the UK’s departure from the bloc. His withering put down was issued after the former Tory Cabinet …

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Brexit news: Boris Johnson rejects Theresa May’s Chequers Deal sparking leadership claims | UK | News

“We won’t have taken back control, we will have lost control” (Image: GETTY ) The brutal comments, made in Mr Johnson’s column in The Daily Telegraph, will inevitably fuel speculation the former Foreign Secretary could be about to challenge Mrs May for the Tory Party leadership. Mr Johnson wrote: “In …

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Theresa May hits back after Boris blasts ‘biggest housing shortage’ | Politics | News

Theresa May has defended the Conservative’s housing policy despite Boris Johnson’s claims (Image: GETTY) The former Foreign Secretary called for “absurdly high” stamp duty to be cut, action to stop major construction firms sitting on land they could build on, to keep prices high, and fewer constraints on new developments. …

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Boris burka row poll calls for Tories NOT to punish Johnson over freedom of speech fears | UK | News

BURKA ROW: Boris Johnson (Image: GETTY ) The former foreign secretary caused huge controversy when he wrote that women wearing the Muslim garment looked like “letter boxes” or “bank robbers”. But most people believe the leading Tory leadership contender, who flew back into England after a short break in Italy …

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Boris Johnson to be investigated over burka comments row | Politics | News

It comes despite him getting a Muslim cleric’s backing for criticising the face-covering veil, and Britain’s most senior police officer assessing him to be innocent of “hate crime”. The party’s internal inquiry process was triggered when it received formal complaints about Mr Johnson’s saying that women in burkas look like …

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Boris Johnson: What did Boris Johnson say about burkas which has made people mad? | UK | News

Pressure is mounting on Theresa May and the Conservative Party to decide whether to take action against Boris Johnson for controversial comments about Muslim women wearing the burka in the UK. Party chairman Brandon Lewis ordered the former foreign secretary to apologise but two days later and Mr Johnson is …

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