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Boris Johnson's Libya gaffe was dreadful, but the UK's track record there is worse - The Conversation UK

Boris Johnson, the UK foreign secretary, has been spectacularly offensive lately, even by his usual standards. Fresh from reciting a colonialist poem that mocked Buddha during a visit to the most sacred temple in Myanmar, he did at least as much damage ...and more »

More Tory MPs call for Boris Johnson to be sacked over 'dead bodies' comments - The Independent

More Tory MPs have joined calls for Boris Johnson to consider his position in the wake of his controversial comments about the need to “clear up the bodies” in northern Libya. Prominent backbencher and former Health minister Dr Sarah Wollaston said Mr ...and more »

Theresa May faces calls to sack Boris Johnson over Libya comments - The Guardian

Tory and Labour MPs demand action after foreign secretary said Libyan city of Sirte could be next Dubai once it 'cleared the dead bodies away'. Follow the latest developments from the Conservative conference - live · Rowena Mason and Jessica Elgot.and more »

Boris Johnson Libya 'dead bodies' comment provokes anger - BBC News

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said Libyan city Sirte could be the new Dubai, adding, "all they have to do is clear the dead bodies away". His comments at a Conservative fringe meeting sparked anger, with a number of Tory MPs calling for his ...and more »

Libyans respond to Boris Johnson's 'dead bodies' comments: 'He doesn't know what he's talking about' - The Independent

A Libyan politician has condemned Boris Johnson's comments on a city overrun by Isis as “cruel and unacceptable” amid mounting calls for the Foreign Secretary to be sacked. Salah Suhbi, a member of the House of Representatives, was among those ...and more »

Theresa May urged to sack Boris Johnson over Libya 'dead bodies' remark -

Boris Johnson's suggestion that a Libyan city could become the next Dubai once it had "cleared the dead bodies away" was "not appropriate", a spokesman for Theresa May has said. Asked whether the foreign secretary would be sacked as a result of the ...and more »

Boris Johnson's 'dead bodies' critics should take a look in the mirror - (blog)

In what kind of moral universe would it be considered acceptable for the authors of a war, the people who voted for a war, to get on their high horses over those who make daft or jokey comments about that war? For the people who green-lighted the ...and more »

Boris Johnson faces calls to be sacked after saying Libya has a bright future once they 'clear the dead bodies away' -

Theresa May faces new calls to sack Boris Johnson after he claimed a Libyan city has a bright future - as soon as they "clear the dead bodies away". The Foreign Secretary - who is meant to be Britain's top diplomat - made the astonishing gaffe tonight ...and more »

Boris Johnson: Libya has great future once they 'clear the dead bodies' - Sky News

The Foreign Secretary makes a risky joke about the civil war in Libya, days after video emerges of a diplomatic gaffe in Myanmar. 07:52, UK, Wednesday 04 October 2017. Members of the forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed Government of. Image: This is ...and more »

No 10 rebukes Boris Johnson over Sirte 'dead bodies' comment - The Guardian

Downing Street source says comment was not 'an appropriate choice of words', after calls for foreign secretary to be sacked. Rowena Mason and Patrick Wintour. Wed 4 Oct 2017 13.09 EDT Last modified on Tue 13 Mar 2018 14.02 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »