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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 »

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 »

Can eating grass-fed meat help tackle climate change? - New Statesman

Vegetarians and vegans often point out that cows' methane-filled burps are bad for the planet. But some supporters of organic and free-range farming argue that cows' emissions can be offset by allowing them to graze - which encourages grass to grow and ...and more »

Tory MP calls for Boris Johnson to be fired after his Libya 'dead bodies' comment - The Independent

Boris Johnson should be fired for saying that a Libyan city could become the new Dubai once "they clear the dead bodies away", a Conservative MP has said. The remarks were "100 per cent unacceptable from anyone, let alone Foreign Secretary", Heidi ...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 »

Sirte: what was Boris Johnson talking about? - The Guardian

What prompted British foreign secretary's comments about the war-torn Libyan city that led to accusations of insensitivity? Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor. Wed 4 Oct 2017 04.28 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 10.59 EST. Share on Facebook ...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 »

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 »