Boris Johnson says he “absolutely” has confidence in Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab – and insisted the government is working “virtually around the clock” to help evacuate people from Afghanistan.
Boris Johnson has been criticised by MPs from across all parties in the House of Commons during an emergency debate on the crisis in Afghanistan.
The UK will take up to 20,000 vulnerable Afghans over the coming years as part of a resettlement plan, following the Taliban takeover of their country.
A former Royal Marine commando has demanded Boris Johnson “get a grip” on the evacuation effort from Kabul as he warned: “People are going to die.”
Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab of being “missing in action” as Afghanistan collapsed to Taliban control – while the Labour leader also admitted he had been left “deeply concerned” by US President Joe Biden’s response to the crisis.
Boris Johnson is set to announce a bespoke resettlement scheme for those “most in need” in Afghanistan following the Taliban’s dramatic takeover of the country, Downing Street has said.
Boris Johnson has said the West needs to work collectively to ensure Afghanistan doesn’t again become a “breeding ground for terror”.
The “vast bulk” of British citizens in Afghanistan will be brought back to the UK over the “next few days”, Boris Johnson has said.
Jason Kenny has become the most decorated British Olympian ever – as Boris Johnson hailed Team GB’s athletes for their “sportsmanship, hard work and determination” during the Tokyo Olympics.
The prime minister is not expected to isolate after taking a flight this week with a member of his staff who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Sir Keir Starmer and Nicola Sturgeon have led criticism of Boris Johnson after he said Margaret Thatcher gave the UK a “big early start” in its battle against climate change when she closed coal mines in the 1980s.
Boris Johnson has declined Nicola Sturgeon’s invitation to meet for talks while he is in Scotland this week.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie are expecting their second baby, she has announced.
A number of Conservative MPs have told Sky News they do not think the government will follow through and actually introduce domestic vaccine passports.
Boris Johnson has expressed concern about the “romantic urges” of an occupant of Downing Street – with the prime minister revealing his dog Dilyn has a liking for “people’s legs”.
Boris Johnson will receive a letter from the chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales outlining officers’ fury at a pay freeze and criticising the government’s new Beating Crime Plan.
A Labour MP has tweeted she will “never stop speaking truth to power” after being asked to leave the House of Commons for refusing to withdraw claims that Boris Johnson had “lied” to the country “over and over again”.
Boris Johnson has apologised to businesses impacted by a rising number of staff members having to self-isolate due to coming into close contact with a positive coronavirus case.
Boris Johnson says he “did look briefly at the idea” of taking part in a daily-test pilot scheme but thinks it’s “far more important that everybody sticks to the same rules” so will be self-isolating until next Monday.
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have performed a dramatic U-turn and announced they will no longer dodge self-isolation after a fellow minister tested positive for COVID.
Boris Johnson has claimed it is “highly probable” the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is over – on the day the UK recorded its highest number of daily cases for six months.
Theatre owner Sir Cameron Mackintosh has criticised Prime Minister Boris Johnson after football fans scaled the walls of one of his theatres before England’s game against Italy.
Some schools in England have given permission for children to come in late on Monday and some businesses have adjusted their opening times because of the Euro 2020 final.
The government will set out its plans for post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland within the next two weeks – as Labour claimed trust in Boris Johnson over the issue had fallen to “an all-time low”.
Boris Johnson has repeatedly declined to say how many people are expected to have to self-isolate following the final relaxation of COVID restrictions in England on 19 July.
Almost all COVID rules – including limits on the number of people who can meet together, legal requirements on wearing face masks, and social distancing in pubs and bars – will be ditched as part of the final step of the roadmap for lifting lockdown restrictions in England.
The prime minister has announced that he wants to scrap the work-from-home order later this month, as he moves to end England’s remaining coronavirus restrictions.
Boris Johnson will reveal how he plans to “restore people’s freedoms” in England at a news conference on Monday, ahead of the final stage of his roadmap out of lockdown.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Boris Johnson of her “grave concern” at the number of football fans being allowed to attend Euro 2020 games at Wembley Stadium.
The prime minister will welcome Angela Merkel to the UK on Friday, with coronavirus travel restrictions expected to be high on the agenda for their talks.