Boris



Putin’s Ukrainian invasion may be the saving grace Boris Johnson never predicted

2nd March 2022

Lost to memory are the Barnard Castle eye test, Matt Hancock’s lockdown lover and #Partygate… for now. The pandemic has been anything but plain sailing for Boris Johnson’s government but the latest Covid-related scandal was viewed by many as the tipping point. The revelations of persistent streams of champagne fuelled get-togethers and quick trips to ...


How Boris’ Brexit failure has saved the Union

20th December 2021

In Investigation Editor Jordan Hunter’s article, shortlisted for the Guardian Foundation’s Hugo Young Award, he examines the recent shift against independence. With Brexit in shambles and a Conservative government looking to stay around longer than what many progressive Scots hoped for, the SNP were looking to capitalise off a series of favourable polls going into ...


Boris Johnson’s press conference

10th November 2021

Arguably one of the biggest press conferences so far this COP, given the ongoing revelations of Tory sleaze, what just happened in Boris’ presser? Entering the room without much fanfare, and starting quickly, Boris immediately retracted the positivity he’d been oozing at the start of COP26, saying instead it was our fault for setting our ...


Language and culture students are at the bottom of Boris’ Brexit bin bag

18th December 2020

With semesters abroad set to start in less than a month, one language student speaks out about being left behind by Boris’ bewildering Brexit. As a 16-year-old student sat in my Higher French class with my teacher on the 23 June 2016, you could cut the tension with a Brexit-sized knife. She told me that ...