France praises nationality bid by British leader's dad
Stanley Johnson told broadcaster RTL on Thursday Dec. 31, 2020, that he was in the process of reclaiming his French identity. He has since expressed support for his son as the prime minister led the U.K. out of the bloc. Stanley Johnson told broadcaster RTL on Thursday that he was in the process of “reclaiming” his French identity. That is certain,” Stanley Johnson said. “You cannot tell the English: ‘You are not European.’ Europe is always more than the common market, more than the European Union.''
As Britain exits EU, father of Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he's seeking French citizenship
As Britain prepares to split from the European Union, the father of Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to be seeking closer ties with the bloc by applying for French citizenship. Stanley Johnson told broadcaster RTL on Thursday that he was in the process of "reclaiming" his French identity. Stanley Johnson, father of Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is seen in Westminster, in London, Britain September 24, 2019. He has since expressed support for his son as the prime minister led the U.K. out of the bloc. But having said that, yes, having a link like that to the European Union is important."cbsnews.com
Accused gunman arrested after woman, boy shot in Fort Lauderdale
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. A 32-year-old man was taken into custody Monday after witnesses identified the gunman who shot a woman and an 11-year-old boy over the weekend in Fort Lauderdale as Joshua Ladson, authorities confirmed. An arrest warrant was obtained for Ladson, who is from Plantation, and he was arrested on two counts of attempted murder. Fort Lauderdale police said additional charges are pending as the investigation continues. Ladson began to fire, but unintentionally struck the woman and boy who were walking in the area, authorities said. Johnson was also arrested this week and faces two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Boris Johnson's father defends trip to Greece via Bulgaria
Stanley Johnson, father of Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, speaks with local reporters outside his Villa Irene in Horto village, Mount Pelion (also known as Pilio), central Greece, Friday, July 3, 2020. (Dimitris Kareklidis/magnesianews.gr via AP)LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnsons father has defended his decision to fly to Greece via Bulgaria in order to COVID-proof his property there before he potentially rents it out. Stanley Johnson, the father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has defended his widely criticized decision to fly to Greece via Bulgaria in order to COVID-proof his property ahead of potentially letting it out. All I can say is that its always a great joy to me, its such a great joy to me, to arrive in Greece, Johnson said Friday. Boris Johnson also refused Friday to be drawn into his fathers travel arrangements.