Tory MPs blast Boris Johnson - best of the blue on blue attacks

On the up A lady in red passes by giving Boris a reason to pay attention. He was met by boos and jeers from the cricket fans as his face appeared on a large television screen in the stadium

On the up A lady in red passes by giving Boris a reason to pay attention. He was met by boos and jeers from the cricket fans as his face appeared on a large television screen in the stadium

The first reactions from the government over the article came from two Foreign Office ministers who served under Johnson as foreign secretary.

Sammy Wilson said the former foreign secretary's assessment of the Brexit plan "communicated beautifully the dilemma the government has placed the country in". "Comparing the PM to that isn't amusing'".

Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Mr Johnson lashed out at the government's "backstop" measure, which aims to ensure there is no hard border with the Republic in the event of a no-deal withdrawal from the EU.

Downing Street today joined the growing chorus of Tory anger over Boris Johnson's claim that Theresa May's Chequers strategy was like a suicide vest.

His claim that her Brexit plan "wrapped a suicide vest around the British constitution - and handed the detonator to Michel Barnier" provoked condemnation from senior Tories.

Boris went on to praise Trump as he wrote: "The United States now boasts economic growth rates far in excess of this country, at about 4.5 per cent, and with record low unemployment - and that growth is being driven not just by the USA government's decision to cut taxes and regulation..."

"We look like a seven stone weakling being comically bent out of shape by a 500lb gorilla", Johnson wrote.

Alan Duncan, a minister at the Foreign Office, saying it marked "one of the most disgusting moments in modern British politics".

Alistair Burt MP added: 'There is no justification for such an outrageous, inappropriate and hurtful analogy'.

"I think he says things as a public political figure which a lot of people are thinking, that most people dare not tread".

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Meanwhile, as soon as the good news surfaced online, fans and Bollywood stars took to their social media accounts to wish parents. They tied the knot in 2015 and in a recent interview to Rajeev Masand , Shahid talked about his wife with a lot of love.

And Tory Brexiteer Andrew Bridgen said the way Mr Johnson "says it how he sees it and speaks truth unto power" was "something that endears him to a huge swathe of the British public".

Conservative lawmaker Tom Tugendhat said he was offended by Johnson's use of the term "suicide vest".

Her preferred plan sparked Mr Johnson's departure from her cabinet.

"Nor should we assume that unacceptable further concessions will "inevitably" be made on the Chequers proposals".

"The only deal that we have got on the table - that's the Chequers deal", he said.

Following a series of revelations, Johnson last week said that he and Marina Wheeler, his wife of 25 years, were divorcing.

After Britain's 2016 European Union membership referendum, Mr Johnson pulled out of a race to lead the Conservatives, which was won by Ms May.

There were also further allegations over the weekend that a dossier about Johnson's colourful personal life created by a member of Theresa May's 2016 leadership campaign team had recently been circulating in Westminster.

Mr Javid said he did not expect a no-deal outcome, adding: "I'm glad the police and other experts are looking into this and thinking what might happen in a no-deal scenario".

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