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News for Jun 08, 2022

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PM says confidence vote win 'draws line' under Partygate but Hague says he should go -- ITV News

“It was really important at all stages that everyone stuck to the rules... it’s very disappointing that that wasn’t the case." Sir Patrick Vallance, government's chief scientific adviser, reacts to the Partygate scandal

Outline: (what is this?) johnson, survived, tory

Tone: (what is this?) - negative

Discussion: (what is this?) - Johnson, -- Neil, - Whitty, - Downing St


Time to draw a line and take country forward, says UK PM Boris Johnson -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  boris, johnson, video

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Johnson, ± Boris, -- BBC, -- UK


PM Boris Johnson welcomes 'convincing' confidence vote -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  convincing, confidence, vote

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - Boris, ± Johnson, - BBC, ++ Tory

Cyclist Emily Bridges had 'physical threats' after PM's comments on trans participation in sport -- ITV News

In an exclusive interview with , transgender cyclist Emily Bridges tells she had 'physical threats' made against her after Prime Minister voiced his opinion on the place of trans women in sport

Outline:  cyclist, emily, bridges

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ++ Emily, -- Boris, ++ ITV, Steve


Boris Johnson’s comments led to threats against me, says Emily Bridges -- The Guardian

Outline:  boris, johnson, comments

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- Boris, Iraq, Nazanine Ratcliffe, Emily

Harry and Meghan share photo of Lilibet on first birthday -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  photo, lilibet, birthday

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ++ Harry, ++ Meghan, ++ Louis, - James


Jubilee Pageant: Prue Leith's driver 'mortified' by breakdown -- BBC News (UK)

Jubilee Pageant breakdown car driver "absolutely mortified"

Outline:  jubilee, pageant, prue

Tone:  ++ v. positive


Crowds watch as Pixie Lott weds at Ely Cathedral -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  pixie, lott, weds

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  - Pixie Lott, John Terry, Europe, Harry Potter

Tory MP accuses BBC of leading a 'witch hunt' against Boris Johnson in bizarre rant -- The Independent

Outline:  witch, hunt, boris

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  - BBC, - Boris, ++ Lee, ± Johnson


Newspaper headlines: ‘Wounded Johnson in peril’ and PM 'vows to bash on’ -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  headlines, wounded, johnson

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ Boris, BIAFRA, ++ BREXIT, Johnson


The front page of tomorrow's Daily Telegraph: 'Johnson urged to make Hunt Chancellor' Sign up for the Front Page newsletter -- The Telegraph

Outline:  make, hunt, chancellor

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  Johnson, Jeremy Hunt, Putin, Bart Simpson

Johnson is ally and I'm happy he's still UK PM, Ukraine's President Zelensky says -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  ally, boris, johnson

Tone:  + positive

Discussion:  ++ Ukraine, + Johnson, + Russia, ++ Boris


Ukraine’s Zelenskiy ‘very happy’ at Boris Johnson confidence vote win -- The Guardian

‘The world needs such leaders’: Ukraine welcomes Johnson victory

Outline:  leader, johnson, zelenskiy

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  - Johnson, - Ukraine, ± Zelensky, ± Putin


President Zelenskyy 'very happy' Boris Johnson survived no confidence vote -- ITV News

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy said he's glad 'we haven't lost this important ally' after the PM secured victory in the no confidence vote

Outline:  zelenskyy, happy, boris

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- Ukraine, - Putin, - Boris, Johnson

Russia’s UN ambassador walks out as food shortage blamed on invasion -- The Times

Russia’s United Nations ambassador walked out of a security council session after the European Council president blamed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for driving a global food shortage

Outline:  russia, ambassador

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  -- Russia, - Ukraine, -- Putin, - USA


Ukraine war: EU blames Russia for food crisis prompting walk-out -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  russia, food, crisis

Tone:  -- v. negative

Discussion:  -- Russia, -- Putin, -- Ukraine, Karen

Jermaine Jenas prosecuted for using phone while driving -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  jermaine, jenas, prosecuted

Tone:  ± mixed

Discussion:  ++ BBC, ++ Jenas, -- Boris, Zouma


Doctor 'traumatised' woman with request to remove veil -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  medical, practitioners, tribunal

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  ++ NHS, - UK, ± England, - Britain


Police failing to screen suspects for gambling addiction -- BBC News (UK)

Outline:  screening, gambling, addicts

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  BBC, Goldsmith, Criminogenic

The Papers -- BBC News (UK)

Wednesday's Express: "Fighting back! Boris' tax blitz to silence rebels"

Outline:  boris, tax, blitz

Tone:  - negative

Discussion:  + Boris, ± Johnson, ++ Britain, - UK


Boris Johnson told to cut taxes if he wants to survive -- The Times

EXCLUSIVE: Conservative rebels are determined to change the party’s leadership rules and force another vote on Boris Johnson’s leadership within months

Outline:  cabinet, cut, taxes

Tone:  ± mixed

Discussion:  Johnson, Boris, Trump, Taiwan


This is what Prime Minister Jeremy Hunt would do -- The Telegraph

Jeremy Hunt is seen as one of the potential frontrunners if a Conservative Party leadership contest were to take place

Outline:  minister, jeremy, hunt

Tone:  ++ v. positive

Discussion:  ++ Jeremy Hunt, Boris, Conservative party, London

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