Boris Johnson

Hunt won’t let up in his attacks on Boris

29 June 2019 4:05 pm

It is a week on since the first hustings of the Tory leadership run off. Boris Johnson appears to have…

Portrait of the week: Boris’s barney, a stink at Southern Water and a pricy royal renovation

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Home A neighbour of Boris Johnson, 55 (a candidate for the leadership of the Conservative party and hence for the…

Will Boris Johnson break up the Union?

29 June 2019 9:00 am

I spent the early part of last week in London, filming what are known in the television trade as PTCs…

Letters: God does lead us into temptation

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Appeasement? Sir: Your editorial (‘Plan B’, 22 June) refers to the need for Boris Johnson, as prospective PM, to have…

The biggest challenge for Boris isn’t this contest – it’s what comes next

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Every campaign has a wobble — and Boris Johnson is getting his in early. A mix of complacency (he felt confident…

Why I’m not convinced by Boris

29 June 2019 9:00 am

I had never heard of Mark Field until he was suspended for removing, in a commendably vigorous manner, the Greenpeace…

Max Hastings vs Boris Johnson: I know who I’d trust more

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Sir Max Hastings, whom I engaged as editor of the Daily Telegraph in 1986 and who stayed in that role…

I once fell for Boris’s charm – I won’t make the same mistake again

29 June 2019 9:00 am

Someone should write a guide to the best literary festivals. Sydney and Auckland would certainly be there, along with Sri…

Forget Boris. What about Jeremy Corbyn’s womanising?

29 June 2019 9:00 am

He has been married several times, has a way with the ladies and always seems to land on his feet…

Nice men make terrible leaders

29 June 2019 9:00 am

The Duke of Marlborough gave a toast last week that brought the house down during a Turning Point dinner for…

Boris’s campaign is a triumph

28 June 2019 2:04 am

Forget what you’ve been told about the Conservative leadership campaign. The Boris campaign’s weekend meltdown has not lost him the election. And…

Why neither Boris nor Hunt can stop a no-deal Brexit

27 June 2019 12:37 am

There is a lot of confusion about Boris Johnson’s approach to Brexit. And that is deliberate because the candidate has yet…

Why Tories are hooked on Boris Johnson

26 June 2019 1:45 am

Modern politicians are like drug dealers intent on keeping their clients’ hooked. They sell fixes to their core voters: upping…

Boris’s secret weapon in the fight against Corbyn

26 June 2019 12:37 am

After nine years cleaning up Labour’s mess, things are looking up. Government debt as a share of the economy is…

The shameful hounding of Carrie Symonds

25 June 2019 5:00 am

Who’s really harassing Carrie Symonds? We have no proof that her boyfriend Boris Johnson is. One surreptitiously recorded late-night row…

Could Boris Johnson command the confidence of the Commons?

25 June 2019 2:44 am

Could Boris Johnson command the confidence of the Commons? That’s the question being asked in Westminster this week as various…

Jeremy Hunt capitalises on Boris Johnson’s troubles

24 June 2019 4:57 pm

When Jeremy Hunt was announced as the candidate who would join Boris Johnson in the final two for the Tory…

Dear Mary: what do you do if you spill red wine on a sofa?

24 June 2019 12:49 am

No matter how much you loved Boris you would find it maddening if he spilled red wine on your sofa. …

There’s no denying the Boris tape was politically motivated

22 June 2019 9:37 pm

A neighbour records a domestic row through the wall of their flat, takes the recording to a newspaper which then…

Boris has to get out of Camberwell

22 June 2019 8:17 pm

Well! Just when it looked like the only political question anyone would be talking about is the start of the…

History will wonder how we trusted Boris with Britain

22 June 2019 4:30 pm

I am besieged by media folk asking when I shall make good on a four-year-old threat to flee to Buenos…

The Tory party has no choice but to bet on Boris

22 June 2019 9:00 am

When Boris Johnson was appointed editor of this magazine two decades ago, an unkind soul said it was like ‘entrusting…

Portrait of the week: Boris surges ahead, Chuka joins the Lib Dems and Chris Froome crashes

22 June 2019 9:00 am

Home Boris Johnson was well ahead in the parliamentary stage of the contest for the leadership of the Conservative party,…

History will wonder how we trusted Boris with Britain

22 June 2019 9:00 am

I am besieged by media folk asking when I shall make good on a four-year-old threat to flee to Buenos…

Boris and the perils of popularity

22 June 2019 9:00 am

So: Boris triumphans, ready to deliver a 140-seat majority for the Tories and lead the UK out of Europe and…