Boris Johnson vows to 'hunt down' terrorists behind new London Bridge attack after a knifeman carrying a fake suicide belt is shot dead by police after stabbing five people
Speaking in Number 10 he said: 'I can assure you and assure everyone that anyone involved in this attack will be hunted down and brought to justice.'The Prime Minister spoke out after a knifeman was shot dead by armed police in the beating heart of the capital after wounding five people this afternoon.
Boris Johnson has abandoned a campaign visit as Extinction Rebellion protesters gathered outside a bakery chanting: “He hasn’t got the balls.” The incident came a day after Mr Johnson came under fire from flood victims in face -to- face meetings in Yorkshire, over his government’s slow response to
Boris Johnson has cancelled a speech to members of the public in Rochester after a small number of protesters turned up. The prime minister was due to give a stump address to Tory supporters near the Ye Arrow pub in the Kent town. A small number of protesters - which The Independent counted at
The Prime Minister has abandoned three campaign events in 24 hours after facing the prospect of angry protesters.
With just days to go until polling day, the Conservative leader had been scheduled to pay a visit to the Tory-held marginal constituency of Bolton West on Saturday.
However, the planned the visit to Westhoughton Market was abruptly cancelled after the PM's battle bus was greeted by angry protesters.
Around 100 demonstrators, some selling the Socialist Worker newspaper and holding banners saying "No to Racism, No to Boris Johnson", had lined both sides of the high street where Mr Johnson had planned to go on a walkabout.
Campaign highlights: Nato shapes debate as bees swarm Lib Dems and Brexit Party
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell also clarified Labour’s stance on funding pensions for Waspi women.Meanwhile, Extinction Rebellion protesters created a buzz when activists dressed as bees confronted Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson and ambushed Brexit Party offices.
LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has methodically shielded himself from media scrutiny during his election campaign — a strategy that seems to have paid off, at least judging by the clear lead his Conservative Party has maintained over the Labour Party throughout the five weeks of the
President Trump shakes hands with Boris Johnson during the U.N. General Assembly in 2017. Johnson and Trump responded. On the campaign trail, Trump famously promised to build a wall along the Mexican border to keep out undocumented immigrants, saying that Mexicans were "bringing drugs.
Journalists were initially told that the event had been cancelled for "logistical reasons."
However, the Conservative candidate in the seat, Chris Green, later said in a video on Twitter that the PM's campaign stop was cancelled "on police advice" due to the presence of protesters.
The candidate went on to claim that the protesters were "working for Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party," hitting out at "absolutely repugnant behaviour from Labour activists."
Mr Green said that another planned campaign stop with Mr Johnson in nearby Atherton was also scrapped "after some of Corbyn’s activists followed us there."
Instead, Mr Johnson was returned to London by car.
The Prime Minister has faced repeated protests on his battle bus tour (Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)
On the campaign trail - The election diet: sausage rolls, brownies and flapjack
On the campaign trail - The election diet: sausage rolls, brownies and flapjackLONDON (Reuters) - Britain holds an election on Dec. 12, a political gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson who sees it as his best chance to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit.
Boris Johnson cancels speech after five protesters turn up. Conservative officials said the stop had been cancelled on police advice after the late-running of the event prompted security concerns. Boris Johnson scraps campaign visit to Rochester. The prime minister has cancelled a visit to the
PM in bid to get Lib Dems and SNP to agree poll date before Christmas.
The cancelled events comes one day after the Prime Minister pulled out of another planned appearance in Rochester, Kent.
Mr Johnson was due to address activists at a pub beer garden ahead of, but that event was also abandoned after five anti-austerity protesters turned up.
The leader's desire to stay away from protesters follows a series of spats withon the campaign trail.
Meanwhile, on Saturday, the Prime Ministerhe is untrustworthy.
He told The Daily Mail: "It was infuriating that I couldn't deliver Brexit on October 31. But that was because Parliament passed a law, which was a constitutional innovation and abomination... forcing me to break my promise.
"And so, when people talk about whether I can be trusted, it makes my blood boil because it was they that forced the Government to break its promise.
"They passed a law to stop it happening. And then they had the cheek to try to blame the Government. I think it's absurd."
Additional reporting by Press Association
'Not my prime minister', protesters march in London against Johnson .
'Not my prime minister', protesters march in London against JohnsonThe protesters, brandishing signs that read "Defy Tory (Conservative) Rule" and "Refugees Welcome", walked at speed from outside Johnson's Downing Street residence to Trafalgar Square and on to the theatre district, blocking traffic and drawing a heavy police presence.