During the EU referendum, Boris Johnson unveiled the vacuous slogan ‘take back control’. It was always nonsense, but it surely didn’t mean taking control away from Britain’s elected MPs and putting it in the hands of one man? One man who became Prime Minister with the votes of just 0.13% of the population?
Brexit: Boris Johnson calls for ‘common sense’ compromise
The time for tinkering around the edges is over – MPs should vote for revocation in the autumn, followed by a referendum//By JONATHAN LIS
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and American President Donald Trumpare facing 21st century political variants of Waterloo, the monumental battle that Wellington won and Napoleon lost. For Johnson, it is Brexit. For Trump, it is impeachment. Both are virtually inevitable.
Jeremy Hunt, Boris Johnson’s Tory leadership rival and UK Foreign Secretary quits the in-coming Prime Minister’s cabinet//CRIMSON TAZVINZWA