An anti-Brexit passenger confronted sun-seeking Michael Gove over his “lies” at a Greek airport after she suffered a 30-hour delay.
Did Boris Johnson Lie to the Queen? 12/09/2019
His comments came hours after after a three-judge Scottish court ruled that his government's advice to the Queen, which led to the five-week prorogation that started Monday, was “unlawful” because it basically disguised the government’s true reason for wanting a parliamentary shutdown.
The post-Johnson era is already a nightmare 19/07/2022
Boris Johnson’s Trumpian remarks on the “deep state” will almost certainly have a destructive effect on British democracy.
Huw Edwards praised the interview, saying it is a fact that the UK *did* have a veto and Turkey's hopes of joining the EU are "more remote than ever".
Clownfall and Brexit 08/07/2022
There is no question that the fates of Boris Johnson and Brexit are inextricably linked. It is impossible to imagine that the UK would have abandoned its 40-year relationship with the EU had it not been for this young journalist making his name through inventing nonsense stories about the Eurocracy ...
Boris Johnson repeats false claim about Keir Starmer voting 48 times to ‘take us back’ into the EU 06/07/2022
Sylvie Bermann, former French ambassador, puts PM’s handling of pandemic alongside Donald Trump’s.
Tory candidate in Wakefield by-election said Brexit ‘built on lies’ and regretted voting for it 15/06/2022
Nadeem Ahmed also warned leaving EU had triggered racist attacks and backed second referendum, in embarrassment for Boris Johnson.
When the most anti-EU newspapers are pointing to the policy’s inevitable failures, it’s time our government admitted the truth.
It is difficult to make sense of what Johnson’s Brexit government is doing, or trying to do, as regards the Northern Ireland Protocol (NIP). I discussed the background in last week’s post, much of which remains relevant, but since then there have been daily, almost hourly, contradictory signals and reports.
Boris Johnson admits agreeing Northern Ireland Protocol rules but ‘hoped’ EU would not apply them 17/05/2022
‘He told a lie to the British public. Again he tells allies the UK word cannot be trusted,’ Labour MP alleges.
Misleading the country: Boris Johnson and ministers have made dozens of false statements to parliament, investigation reveals 07/04/2022
Labour accuses government of ‘litany of lies and falsehoods’ as calls for corrections are ignored.
‘We should all have expected this....he lies, he’s disorganised, he betrays almost every personal commitment’. / Rory Stewart has warned it is “very disturbing” that Boris Johnson was ever elected as prime minister when he has a record as a proven liar.
Shortages in the labour market, along with the vacancies in the health service, hospitality industry and agriculture, are the living evidence of this self-inflicted act
BREXIT triggered a “culture of lying and corruption” which will not go away even if Boris Johnson is no longer Prime Minister, according to a former UK Government civil servant.
Alleged dishonesty over Downing Street Christmas party and flat redecoration join list of infamous controversies.
The Prime Minister’s reckless disregard for truth is starting to destroy trust among his own party and could soon be his downfall.
“You tell great big fat lies, you sell magic bean fantasies. And then when reality stubbornly proves you wrong, you double down even harder."
The Prime Minister has used the Tory conference to downplay the societal and economic impact already being felt around the UK by leaving the European Union.
Business grew to the extent that the company began exporting successfully to Europe, where its products were becoming increasingly popular. That was, until Brexit.
The London bureau chief for Germany’s public broadcaster reflects on Britain’s government.
The case for Brexit was built on lies. Five years later, deceit is routine in our politics 27/06/2021
After five years, the biggest casualties of Brexit are in plain sight. Integrity and decency in public life are crumbling. Because so much of the case for Brexit is false, the political modus operandi of the Brexiters, now dominating our political culture, has become a refusal to accept responsibility for mistakes, overclaiming, deceit and sometimes outright lies to justify the unjustifiable.
Former MP says problem is not sausages but ‘porkies’ from Downing Street.
Shadow foreign secretary tells HuffPost UK the US president will want Boris Johnson to “step up” and solve row over Northern Ireland.
Brexit: the arrogance, stupidity and lies 09/04/2021
In a 1940 essay, George Orwell made a number of what I think were some astute observations about the qualities of the English ruling class. He saw them as patriotic but “impenetrably stupid”. / “What is to be expected of them is not treachery or physical cowardice, but stupidity, unconscious sabotage, an infallible instinct for doing the wrong thing.”