Jim Shannon

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Boris Johnson appeared to be unassailable in October. Now the Tories are looking towards their next leader

Last weekend, Boris Johnson was relishing his latest escape after he misled his ethics adviser, Christopher Geidt, over the lavish refurbishment (...)

‘The benches behind the prime minister were full but Conservative MPs were still and expressionless as he spoke.’ Photograph: Jessica Taylor/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson had few options going into prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons today and when he started speaking, he appeared to have ch(...)

Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson is set to make his first public appearance since the leak on Monday. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has joined opposition leaders at Westminster in calling on Boris Johnson to resign after the prime minister (...)

Raymond McCord (centre)  outside Belfast City Hall after a meeting of victims of the Troubles with local political parties and from the Republic  over their opposition to British government plans to end all Troubles-related prosecutions. Photograph: PA Photo

Politicians from all the main parties on both sides of the Border have signed a document rejecting the UK government’s plans to introduce an amnesty f(...)

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson poses for photographers at DUP headquarters in Belfast as he announces his bid to be the next DUP leader. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The election to choose the next leader of the DUP will take place on Friday, May 14th, the party announced on Tuesday. It is the first time the party (...)

 Michael Gove: extended gloat. Photograph:  PRU/AFP via Getty Images

The European Commission’s Friday night folly of invoking article 16 of the Northern Ireland Protocol was always going to generate an orgy of outrage a(...)

SNP MP Margaret Ferrier: Nicola Sturgeon says she has committed “possibly the worst breach imaginable” of coronavirus rules. Photograph: Parliament TV/PA

British police are investigating the actions of an MP who travelled from Glasgow to London after she developed coronavirus symptoms and returned to Sc(...)

Jim Shannon of the DUP celebrates topping the Strangford poll. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

The British prime minister, Boris Johnson, has “degraded” the union, the DUP MP Jim Shannon told his supporters after comfortably retaining his seat i(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party  deputy leader Nigel Dodds, pictured with party leader Arlene Foster, has been embroiled in a  bitter and brutal battle with Sinn Féin’s John Finucane in North Antrim. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

People in Northern Ireland are pretty fired up for this Westminster contest and that is illustrated by the fact that there are more than 50,000 additi(...)

From the beginning to the end of holding the balance of power at Westminster, Arlene Foster’s party kept its channels and options open with Jeremy Corbyn’s party. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

One of the final occurrences at Westminster before parliament dissolved two weeks ago was a joint letter from the DUP and Labour’s fisheries spokesmen(...)

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