Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

Boris and co. take Covid mixed messages to another level

Britain’s NHS did indeed launch its allegedly super duper track and trace app over the weekend – with a veritable advertising blitz – and, as we might have, expected it doesn’t work properly, not for everyone anyway. But the real ...

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Boris Johnson’s unwelcome blast from the past

At the same time as a writer in PM Boris Johnson’s other employer the Telegraph surmises that Boris has six months to save his job amid the coronavirus testing fiasco, a number of minds have gone back to 1979 and ...

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Newly-ennobled Lebedev wields axe at Evening Standard

Will the new post-Covid normal have amy newspapers in it? The London Evening Standard, which is given away at tube and train stations and some supermarkets, is cutting a third of its workforce including a load of commercial jobs (my ...

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UK premier Boris Johnson fluffs his lines over COVID-19

I caught up belatedly with Boris Johnson revealing the outcome of his (somewhat delayed) Cobra emergency cabinet committee meeting, when he seemed to be making some fairly sensible “steady as you go” comments about the COVID-19 outbreak (better give it ...

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Whoops – Yorkshire Tea becomes Tory Tea

All publicity is good publicity? Not in the social media age it isn’t. Boris Johnson’s new chancellor Rishi Sunak, an unfeasibly rich Yorkshire dweller (he married into the Infosys family and is a former hedge fund partner) probably thought he’d ...

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