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# boris-johnson - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Covid 'trade off': Pubs in England may have to close again so schools can reopen On The Limit This post contains videos

Covid 'trade off': Pubs in England may have to close again so schools can reopen

More than 4,000 new cases were occurring daily last week in England.

# boris-johnson - Friday 31 July, 2020

From The42 Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place Fans

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place

Some 5,000 racegoers had been due to attend the Glorious Goodwood Festival on Saturday.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Johnson: 'Second wave’ in Europe could mean further quarantine orders in Britain

The British prime minister defended his government’s decision to impose restrictions on those returning from Spain.

# boris-johnson - Monday 27 July, 2020

Irish Heart Foundation urges government to follow UK's lead and tackle obesity

The UK government today asked overweight people to lose five pounds to save the NHS money.

Lose 5lbs to help save the NHS money, says UK Health Secretary

Cabinet minister Matthew Hancock has set the target as the Government prepares to unveil its obesity crackdown.

# boris-johnson - Friday 24 July, 2020

Johnson admits UK government could have handled pandemic ‘differently’

More than 50,000 people have died from Covid-19 in the UK.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Boris Johnson plays down possibility of second coronavirus lockdown in UK

Johnson said he did not want to use a lockdown any more than Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrent.

# boris-johnson - Friday 17 July, 2020

From The42 Planning underway for fans in Britain to return to sports stadiums in October Looking Ahead

Planning underway for fans in Britain to return to sports stadiums in October

The World Snooker Championship, the Glorious Goodwood horse racing festival and two county cricket friendly matches will be among pilot events.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Face coverings to be made compulsory in shops in England

The order comes into force on 24 July and people who don’t comply could face a fine of up to £100 (€110).

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Michel Barnier travels to London for face-to-face Brexit talks

Significant differences remain between the EU and the UK.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Phil Hogan hopeful of Brexit deal but says the ball is in the UK's court

The fourth round of Brexit trade talks ended a day early this week.

# boris-johnson - Friday 3 July, 2020

People should not be ‘bullied’ into ‘taking the knee’, says Boris Johnson

Johnson said he believed in practical action to tackle prejudice and discrimination.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson spoke by phone about Brexit, Covid-19 and climate change

The UK prime minister congratulated the new taoiseach.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Theresa May criticises Boris Johnson for appointing key security advisor with 'no proven expertise'

Sir Mark Sedwill had stepped down from his role in the UK government amid reports of clashes with Johnson’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings.

Johnson announces plan to deal with 'aftershock' of Covid-19 pandemic

The British Prime Minister promised his response would not be a return to the austerity that followed the financial crisis.

# boris-johnson - Monday 29 June, 2020

Johnson says Covid-19 pandemic has been an ‘absolute nightmare’ for the UK

Leicester recorded 866 new cases of the coronavirus in the last two weeks – leading to speculation the city will be locked down again.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Debunked: No, all UK residents won't have to get microchipped starting from January 2021

The letter was confirmed as a fake by the UK Cabinet Office.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

England replaces two-metre social distancing rule with 'one-metre plus'

Pubs will also re-open in England from the start of July.

Britain is a nation that can no longer agree on what ‘Britishness’ means

Peter Flanagan says the UK is having an identity crisis, fuelled by a government that doesn’t listen to science and an education system that ignores its history.

# boris-johnson - Monday 22 June, 2020

Boris Johnson to discuss easing lockdown and two-metre rule with scientists

Johnson will tomorrow outline the plans to parliament for pubs, restaurants, hotels and hairdressers to reopen in England.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Boris Johnson's car involved in collision after protester runs onto road Westminster This post contains videos

Boris Johnson's car involved in collision after protester runs onto road

The demonstrator ran into the road outside the gates to Parliament at around 2.30pm.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

UK government u-turns and offers summer meals for children after campaign from footballer Rashford

Downing Street announced a £120 million fund which will benefit some 1.3 million children in England.

# boris-johnson - Monday 15 June, 2020

Boris Johnson to hold video call with Ursula von der Leyen in bid to revive post-Brexit trade talks

The high level meeting will take place by video conference as the clock counts down on the transition period.

# boris-johnson - Friday 12 June, 2020

Winston Churchill statue boarded up for protection as Boris Johnson hits out at statue toppling movement Black Lives Matter This post contains videos

Winston Churchill statue boarded up for protection as Boris Johnson hits out at statue toppling movement

The British Prime Minister said on Twitter: ‘We cannot now try to edit or censor our past.’

# boris-johnson - Thursday 11 June, 2020

UK mulls move to one-metre distancing as expert says earlier lockdown could've saved thousands of lives

Professor Neil Ferguson said that if the UK government imposed restrictions a week earlier, the death toll could’ve been halved.

# boris-johnson - Monday 8 June, 2020

Boris Johnson 'does not agree' that the UK is a racist country

The Prime Minister also condemned what he described as “thuggery” during Black Lives Matters protests at the weekend.

# boris-johnson - Friday 5 June, 2020

UK backtracking on key Brexit commitments, says Michel Barnier

EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier lamented that no progress had been made in the fourth round of post-Brexit trade talks

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

UK and China clash as Boris Johnson offers 'route to citizenship' for 3 million Hong Kong residents

The UK offer follows China’s decision to impose a new security law on Hong Kong.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 31 May, 2020

No Brexit trade deal if Boris Johnson doesn't stick to promises, Michel Barnier warns

Barnier told The Sunday Times there would not be an “agreement at any cost”.

# boris-johnson - Friday 29 May, 2020

'Boris Johnson has presided over a broken Kingdom in which Covid-19 has been able to flourish'

Peter Flanagan says Johnson’s failure to sack Dominic Cummings is just another in a long line of disastrous moves for the UK.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Barbecues to be order of the day from Monday as UK eases lockdown restrictions

Groups of up to six people will be able to meet in private gardens, Boris Johnson said this evening.

Police say Cummings may have committed 'minor breach' of lockdown rules but will face no further action

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he believes his senior aide “behaved reasonably and legally”.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules' Newsnight This post contains videos

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'

The British Prime Minister is standing by his senior aide despite mounting pressure to fire him.

Johnson to face grilling from senior MPs as Dominic Cummings controversy continues

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to face questions at a Commons committee meeting later today.

# boris-johnson - Monday 25 May, 2020

Boris Johnson says he regrets 'confusion and anger' caused by Dominic Cummings controversy

Johnson also announced that all shops in England will be able to reopen next month if they meet guidelines.

'Arguably this was a mistake': Cummings says he did not speak to Johnson before travelling to Durham with family

Last night, Boris Johnson defended his senior adviser over the 260-mile trip to Durham.

'What planet are they on?', 'Bojo stands by top aide': UK front pages react to Dominic Cummings crisis

The left-leaning Daily Mirror leads the attack on the pair, labelling Cummings a “cheat” and Johnson a “coward”.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Investigation launched into UK Civil Service tweet about Johnson's 'offensive' defence of Cummings

The UK Prime Minister is being criticised for defending his senior adviser’s actions in driving 260 miles during lockdown.

Fresh calls for Dominic Cummings to resign after new allegations of lockdown travel emerge

Downing Street has said it would “not waste time” replying to the fresh allegations.

# boris-johnson - Friday 22 May, 2020

Calls for Dominic Cummings to resign after reports he broke rules and travelled 260 miles from home

Downing Street had previously confirmed Cummings had displayed symptoms of Covid-19.

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