Prime minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds arriving in Downing Street on Friday after the Conservative Party won an electoral landslide.  Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

In his final rally before Thursday’s election, Boris Johnson thanked Conservative activists for working so hard in the difficult conditions of a Decem(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson drives a Union flag-themed JCB through a fake wall while on the election campaign trail in  Uttoxeter on Tuesday. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson drove a bulldozer through a brick wall marked “gridlock” on Tuesday, his campaign’s idea of a metaphor for the promise to unblock parlia(...)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson: pocketed a reporter’s phone to avoid looking at a picture of a sick child on the floor of a hospital. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

It’s two days to Election Day. Boris Johnson will be campaigning in Staffordshire today, warning of gridlock at Westminster if there is another hung p(...)

Boris Johnson speaking to ITV reporter Joe Pike. He refused to look at a photograph of four-year-old Jack Williment-Barr, who was thought to have pneumonia, lying on a pile of coats on the floor at Leeds General Hospital. Screengrab: ITV

Boris Johnson has won praise from political savants for his message discipline, turning every question into an opportunity to repeat his talking point(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson looks at the photograph on ITV reporter Joe Pike’s phone of four-year-old Jack Williment-Barr lying on  the floor of the emergency department at Leeds General Hospital, after initially refusing to look at it. Screen grab: ITV/PA Wire

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson has faced accusations that he is uncaring after he refused to look at a photograph of a four-year-old boy force(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson looking at a photograph of a four-year-old boy with suspected pneumonia  on the phone of ITV reporter Joe Pike. Photograph: Screengrab, ITV/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has come in for criticism after taking a phone off an ITV reporter when he tried to show him a picture of a four-year-old with suspected(...)