Gaffe-prone Johnson puts his foot in it at meeting with Macron

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A photo showing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson putting his foot up on a stool in front of President Emmanuel Macron at their meeting inside the Elysée Palace appeared garrulous and insulting, as widely commented on social media, but the photographer who captured the image has revealed that it was a comic gesture after the French president joked that he could use it to put his legs up.

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A photo of Boris Johnson sticking his foot on a table during talks in Paris with the French president triggered unflattering comments on social media.