Johnson was compared to Donald Trump and Robert Mugabe and was even dubbed a “scandal noodle” by a German newspaper as the world press reacted to the prime minister’s resignation.
Johnson was labeled an “amoral serial liar, liar” and it was claimed that the queen would be happy to see the back of a man whose “superpower” was his lack of shame.
Read the global reaction to Thursday’s historic events.
Madeline Grant he draws how the prime minister looked surprisingly bright as he uttered his swan song.
Allison Pearson he says he was in the end his worst enemy, but argues that his heroic legacy is certain.
The minister who resigned after 35 hours receives £ 17,000
As the dust settles in on one of the most turbulent days in British political history, it has emerged that the country’s shortest cabinet minister is in line for severance pay of almost £ 17,000 after spending just 35 hours at work as secretary of education. .
Michelle Donelan, who resigned after a full day on paper, has asked not to receive the cash and will donate the entire amount to the charity if she does.
She is one of 28 former ministers who resigned or were fired in the coup against Johnson and is expected to earn £ 240,000 in dismissal money.
The starting shot in the race has been fired to succeed the prime minister, with Tom Tugendhat announcing his leadership candidacy to the Telegraph.
However, as Mr. Johnson has been accused of deceiving the Commons about a meeting with Alexander Lebedev at the height of the Salisbury Poisoning Crisis, Joan Curtice analyzes data on why tories will not be easy to recover from in surveys.
Johnson’s plan for a big wedding party at Checkers
Why has the prime minister clung to power as his political world collapses around him?
Carrie and Boris Johnson are scheduled to host a lavish wedding party at Checkers in just three weeks, sources said, adding that the long-awaited party is one of the reasons the prime minister is determined to continue. as interim leader, with wholehearted support for his wife.
At some point in the next three months, Britain will have six former prime ministers alive.
It’s an extraordinary manifestation of the political chaos of the past six years, but it means Johnson won’t lack advice if he wants to.
Daniel Capurro look at what options are ahead for Mr. Johnson, meanwhile Celia Walden examines what’s next for Carrie Johnson.
Robin Harris reflects on how the outgoing prime minister will be remembered.
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