Boris Johnson’s mother dies aged 79 Sep 15, 2021 0 0 12345 London British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is mourning the loss of his mother after she died aged 79.Charlotte Johnson Wahl, a painter, died “suddenly and peacefully” at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, on Monday according to a death notice in The Times.Mr Johnson once described his mother as the “supreme authority” in the family and credited her with instilling in him the equal value of every human life.The notice in the Times says she was a “Painter. Mother of Alexander, Rachel, Leo, and Joseph; grandmother of Ludovic, Lara, Charlotte, Milo, Oliver, Cassia, Theodore, Rose, Lula, William, Ruby Noor, Stephanie and Wilfred.” Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer was among the first politicians to offer his condolences.“I’m very sorry to learn of the Prime Minister’s loss. My condolences to him and his family,” he tweeted.Tory MP Conor Burns said: “So sad to hear of the death of Boris Johnson’s Mum. Thoughts and prayers are with him and the whole of the Johnson clan.” Fellow Conservative Angela Richardson added: “Sad news for the PM tonight as well as the rest of the Johnson family. Thoughts with them all.” Conservative Party co-chairman Amanda Milling tweeted: “Thinking of Boris Johnson and his family this evening. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.” The daughter of the barrister Sir James Fawcett, who was president of the European Commission for Human Rights in the 1970s, Mrs Johnson Wahl studied English at Oxford University. (dpa) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Biden tours wildfire ravaged areas during California trip Sep 15, 2021 0 0 British govt’s winter COVID plan welcomed as ‘sensible’ Sep 15, 2021 0 0 EU-wide survey finds respect for Merkel, fears for the future Sep 15, 2021 0 0 Biden to address UN General Assembly for first time as president Washington Joe Biden will address the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week for first the time as US president. Biden will travel to New York on Tuesday next week to speak at the assembly’s General Debate, .. Putin critic Khodorkovsky warns of election rigging in Russia dpa Moscow Shortly before parliamentary elections in Russia, outspoken critic of the Kremlin Mikhail Khodorkovsky has warned about the possibility of results being falsified. Neither opposition members nor .. Macron wants curbs on police power dpa Paris Following recurring reports of excessive police violence in France, President Emmanuel Macron has announced stronger checks on the powers of police officers. A supervisory body is to be created at .. Children full of anxiety over environment, says international study London The majority of young people are filled with anxiety over climate change, a study which quizzed thousands of youngsters from around the world suggests. A study based on surveys of 10,000 children and young people .. World should not link humanitarian aid to politics, says Taliban Islamabad The Taliban government in Afghanistan on Tuesday thanked the international community for pledging over a billion dollars in humanitarian aid to the suffering population. But while speaking in a press ..