From wartime presidents to fighting invisible enemies, many leaders across the globe have relied on war rhetoric to communicate the urgency of the coronavirus pandemic. Professor James Martin, a professor of political theory at Goldsmiths UCL, explains why this kind of language is used by leaders in times of crisis and whether or not it’s effective to deal with coronavirus, rather than combat.
Prime minister grilled over footage that showed world leaders apparently gossiping about US president.
World leaders Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson were caught on camera appearing to gossip about US president Donald Trump at the NATO reception at Buckingham Palace. Canadian prime minister Trudeau was heard referencing a media conference that had overrun, seemingly a reference to an earlier meeting between Macron and Trump. Princess Anne was also seen appearing to shrug off the Queen’s request to join her in greeting the US president.
Another video shows Princess Anne appearing to shun the president.
French president and Irish PM warn wavering British MPs about no-deal.
“Everyone understands that we need to know by the end of this week where this is heading."
Boris Johnson Tells Emmanuel Macron There Will Be No Brexit Delay - Despite Legislation To Block No-Deal Exit
Downing Street warns Brussels it would be an “historic misunderstanding” to believe the Benn Act could prevent a no-deal Brexit.
The news was confirmed by the French president on Monday.
Ahead of a Group of Seven summit in France this weekend, Macron’s office questioned Bolsonaro’s trustworthiness.
Differences over big issues will be papered over, as the need for a post-Brexit trade deal dominates. But most of all, it’s a chance to sell Johnson to voters back home as a global statesman.