He also came face-to-face with a spider monkey and fed a manatee – also called a sea cow – at an Amazon animal rescue centre set up as part of a crackdown on the illegal wildlife trade. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson’s embarrassing dad dancing as he shimmies with school kids in the Amazon rainforest
Boris Johnson met David Cameron on the eve of a key Brexit summit, with the pair agreeing Theresa May's vision for Britain's future relationship with the EU was "the worst of both worlds". … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson and David Cameron meet ahead of Theresa May’s Brexit showdown
But as a backbencher he remains a dangerous opponent and a threat to Theresa May - even more so than when he was in the cabinet. And he is once again favourite among Tory activists to replace her as party leader and prime minister. … [Read more...] about Was burka blunder a gaffe too far for accident-prone Boris Johnson?
While a Sky Data poll found most people disagreed with Mr Johnson over whether burkas should be banned in public (59% were in favour of a ban), six in 10 said it was not racist to described burka wearers as looking like letter boxes. … [Read more...] about Rowan Atkinson defends Boris Johnson over burka ‘joke’
Former city hall adviser Munira Mirza said her old boss’s comments on the burka had been “entirely consistent” and highlighted Mr Clarke’s past comments. “The reality is there is a political fight here,” she said. “People who frankly couldn’t care less about the issues that Muslim women face are piling into Boris because Boris said it.” … [Read more...] about Burka storm: pressure mounts on Boris Johnson to apologise