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Posted by: thaiga
« on: September 04, 2018, 04:27:04 PM »

Could Boris Johnson Come Back as the Next U.K. Prime Minister?

He quit the second-best job in British politics, but many Conservatives hope Boris Johnson will go one better.

video. Jul 19, 2018
Posted by: Taman Tun
« on: September 04, 2018, 03:42:11 PM »

I am sure that Boris Johnson, the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom peace be upon him, will not be bothered by this remark from a low level corrupt banker.
Posted by: thaiga
« on: September 04, 2018, 01:57:05 PM »

Russia's VTB bank apologises for CEO who called Boris Johnson a 'jerk'

Russian state bank VTB apologised for its CEO Andrey Kostin who made what it called an "emotional comment" on Monday when he described former British foreign minister Boris Johnson as a "jerk".

Standing next to Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the country's prestigious Moscow State Institute of International Relations university, Kostin said Russia was lucky to have such a minister, while criticising his foreign counterparts.

"Look at, excuse me, the jerks in the West, say at Johnson and others," Kostin said, to applause.

full article
Posted by: thaiga
« on: August 08, 2018, 08:41:18 PM »

Boris Johnson slammed over Islamophobic comments

New calls for Islamophobia inquiry in Johnson's party after he says women wearing face veils resemble 'letter boxes'.

 Boris Johnson, the former British foreign secretary, has come under fire after Islamophobic comments targeting Muslim women wearing face veils.

In an opinion piece published in Monday's Daily Telegraph, the Tory politician and leading figure in a campaign for Britain to leave the European Union said that Muslim women wearing the veils look like "letter boxes" and compared them to "bank robbers".

His comments prompted Muslim groups in the UK to renew calls for an inquiry into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party.
Posted by: Johnnie F.
« on: July 14, 2018, 06:44:57 PM »


Did he already twitter those pics with "veni, vidi, vici" in the text, and declare Britain an American colony?
Posted by: Taman Tun
« on: July 14, 2018, 04:30:00 PM »

Hi Thaiga, No, I am still working.  I have sent my Life Certificate off to DWP but they have not yet resumed my pension payments.  BTW I have only seen one lady driver since the law changed.
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 14, 2018, 04:11:28 PM »

Women always walk at a deferential distance behind men.  Well, at least they do in the country where I am currently residing.
you would of laughed this morning t/t mrs shouting at the tv, mr.dump no good he walk in front queen, not good for do.
I said his name is trump not dump, or was she right. :fart

PS: I thought you give up working - is your pension not enough ;)
Posted by: Johnnie F.
« on: July 14, 2018, 04:08:17 PM »

Women always walk at a deferential distance behind men.

Did you have a look in the calendar lately, TT? We're in the year 2018 AD.

I've never seen Melania Trump having to walk behind him. And even in S. A. women are allowed to drive cars, no, endangering men to get under the wheels. ;D
Posted by: Taman Tun
« on: July 14, 2018, 02:58:57 PM »

Women always walk at a deferential distance behind men.  Well, at least they do in the country where I am currently residing.
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 14, 2018, 01:42:01 PM »

WOW! love the plackard donald duck off @ 1:15

Thousands Protest Against Trump in London
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 14, 2018, 01:03:50 PM »


‘Did Donald Trump just WALK IN FRONT OF THE QUEEN?’

Some observers instantly became defensive of the queen, who turned 92 this year. “Did Donald Trump just WALK IN FRONT OF THE QUEEN?!?!?!" asked one clearly offended user. “I detested how Trump dared walk in front of the Queen today,” wrote another.

    Did Donald Trump just WALK IN FRONT OF THE QUEEN?!?!?!
    — Halla Mohieddeen (@STVhalla) July 13, 2018

    — Jennifer Louise (@JenneLouise) July 13, 2018

At one point, the queen can be seen gesturing to Trump, although it's unclear what exactly she may have been referring to. On social media, some speculated that Trump was being instructed on which side of her he should walk.

If that was the case, the president didn't grasp the message.
Trump Walks In Front Of The Queen
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 14, 2018, 11:35:28 AM »

UK reels from Trump tornado

The British pound fell and UK politicians reeled on Friday from the tornado-blast of US President Donald Trump, who humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, dashed hopes of a quick US-UK trade deal and praised May's opponents in the high-stakes battle over Brexit.

All in just 24 hours in Britain.

In an interview with The Sun newspaper, Trump slammed May's plans for Britain's departure from the European Union and praised her political rival Boris Johnson, who quit May's Cabinet this week over Brexit differences. He also criticised immigration in Europe and declared that London Mayor Sadiq Khan, a Muslim, had failed to stop terrorism.

The pound fell 0.6% to $1.31 after Trump's comments, and May's government struggled to put a brave face on a presidential visit that has veered wildly off course.

“Trump claimed that Theresa May's current Brexit plan ‘will probably kill’ any potential US trade deal, a comment that not only undermines the prime minister at the end of an already challenging week, but one that understandably sent sterling sharply lower,” said Connor Campbell, an analyst at SpreadEx.

In Britain, where sharp differences are often masked by formal politeness, many politicians expressed shock that the US president could be so downright rude.

In one of the milder responses, Universities Minister Sam Gyimah tweeted: “Where are your manners, Mr President?”

Labour Party foreign affairs spokeswoman Emily Thornberry said “Donald Trump ought to have listened to his mother.

“I am assuming that his mum told him that when you go to someone's house you do not insult the host.”

Trump's Brexit broadside came as May was trying to shift stalled divorce negotiations with the EU into higher gear. Britain will leave the bloc in March, but the two sides have not yet agreed on what sort of relationship they will have after that.

On Thursday, as Trump flew into Britain, May's government published a plan that includes free trade in goods and a common trade rule book with the EU.

Trump said such a deal “will probably kil” any prospect of a US-UK free-trade agreement. Boosting trans-Atlantic trade ties was one of Britain's main goals for Trump's first official visit to the UK as president.

May was hosting Trump for talks on Friday at her country residence, Chequers, over a lunch of Dover sole, Chiltern lamb and lemon meringue pie.

Trump and his wife Melania were also scheduled to have tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle later Friday.

With considerable optimism, Treasury chief Philip Hammond said May was looking forward to her talks with the president.

“I’m sure there will be a very positive discussion,” he said.

But the truth is that Trump's attack could weaken May's already fragile hold on power. Her Conservative government is deeply split between supporters of a clean break with the EU and those who want to keep close ties with the bloc, Britain's biggest trading partner.

Brexit Secretary David Davis and Johnson, the former foreign secretary, both quit this week to protest May's trade plan. Johnson, who helped lead the campaign to take Britain out of the EU, accused May of killing “the Brexit dream."

In his interview, Trump praised Johnson - another unpredictable, talkative populist. “I think he would be a great prime minister. I think he's got what it takes," Trump said.

Trump also renewed his attack on Khan, London's mayor. The two politicians have clashed on Twitter over Trump's ban on immigrants from several mostly Muslim countries and on the president's views on crime and terrorism in Britain.

Trump claimed that London's first Muslim mayor “has done a very bad job on terrorism” and said Khan “has not been very hospitable” to him.

Khan's office gave permission for London protesters to fly a six-metre balloon depicting the US president as a screaming baby near Parliament as part of nationwide demonstrations against Trump's visit.

Khan noted that other European and American cities had, like London, experienced terrorist attacks.

“And it's for President Trump to explain why he singled me as the mayor of London out and not the mayors of other cities and leaders of other cities,” he told Sky News.

Some opposition lawmakers called for the British government to cancel Trump's tea with the queen.

Labour Party lawmaker David Lammy tweeted that Trump “hates that London chose a Muslim mayor. The President is racist. He does not deserve to meet our Queen today.”
Posted by: Johnnie F.
« on: July 13, 2018, 07:31:56 PM »

I am beginning to like Donald Trump.

You deserve a "smite"  for that!  ;D
Posted by: Taman Tun
« on: July 13, 2018, 12:56:35 PM »

The noises in London will be the howls of anguish of the Guardianistas.  I am beginning to like Donald Trump.
Posted by: Johnnie F.
« on: July 13, 2018, 09:45:23 AM »

And now the new dear leader of the hemisphere, Donald the Great, told Brits in an interview with The Sun that they there is no other way than to follow him against Europe or there'll be "no deal" with him. ;)

He must've missed the history classes, interpreting the Declaration of Independence as Britain's submission now.

Expect noise in London tonight!
Posted by: jivvy
« on: July 12, 2018, 01:43:53 PM »

 She obviously didn't like him asking for his, ruff  ruff
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 12, 2018, 12:32:57 PM »

Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 12, 2018, 11:04:04 AM »

How long has britain been ruined ::)

Boris Johnson Has Ruined Britain

“He knows that the verdict of history is about to come down on him — and bury him.”

It is petrifying that the deliberate deceptions and wild ego of one man can so mislead a nation. (Americans know all about that.) One insider told me that Mrs. May was prepared for Mr. Johnson’s defection, and will outflank him, persuading wavering Conservatives that the time for fantasy has passed.

But Britain is teetering on the edge, on the verge of making catastrophic, irreversibly damaging mistakes. The danger is that Johnson might tip the balance in the wrong direction once again.
Posted by: Taman Tun
« on: July 12, 2018, 09:53:09 AM »

Jeff bin in?
Posted by: nan
« on: July 11, 2018, 06:45:21 PM »

although you are correct,i disagree george davis is innocent ;)
Posted by: Taman Tun
« on: July 11, 2018, 03:28:42 PM »

Both are crooks.
Posted by: nan
« on: July 11, 2018, 02:41:49 PM »

what has george davis got to do with the uk government,i fail to see the link
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 11, 2018, 12:46:01 AM »

His conviction in March 1975 for an armed payroll robbery at the London Electricity Board offices in Ilford, Essex, on 4 April 1974. he was finally released apeals court only to commit another crime two years after.or did he. ;)

George Davis is Innocent - CH4 News

Posted by: Taman Tun
« on: July 10, 2018, 11:55:53 PM »

Thaiga, how many years ago was that? Please remind me. Remember seeing the graffiti.
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 10, 2018, 11:53:18 PM »

George Davis is innocent ;)
Posted by: Taman Tun
« on: July 10, 2018, 11:38:00 PM »

Boris - peace be upon him - Johnson, the next Prime Minister of the UK.
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 10, 2018, 03:07:44 PM »

I see HUNT is up front now - did i spell the name right ;D
Posted by: jivvy
« on: July 10, 2018, 10:51:10 AM »

Boris is no great loss,all mouth and trousers with no diplomacy skills
Posted by: Johnnie F.
« on: July 10, 2018, 10:08:43 AM »

Let's hope, Theresa May resigns next, giving the British voters the chance to rethink the whole idea of Europe. I don't think Brussels will stand for her cherry-picking.
Posted by: thaiga
« on: July 09, 2018, 09:31:16 PM »

second senior cabinet minister to quit within hours following Brexit Secretary David Davis's exit

Boris Johnson quits amid Brexit crisis - BBC News