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#Boris Johnson

# boris-johnson - Yesterday’s News

Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests over Covid-19 symptoms

Downing Street released a statement this evening.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Johnson invites opposition leaders to 'work together' as death toll rises by 708 in just one day in UK

A leading pandemic modeller in the UK has said Britain had “painted itself into a corner” with no clear exit strategy from the coronavirus crisis.

# boris-johnson - Friday 3 April, 2020

A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600

The Queen is set to address the nation over the crisis on Sunday night.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation

Matt Hancock announced plans to test 100,000 people per day by the end of the month.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Boris Johnson tweet of virtual Cabinet raises cybersecurity concerns

The Zoom Meeting ID number was visible in screenshot from the video conference which was posted to Twitter.

Opinion: Boris is England’s King Midas. All he touched turned to gold, but now must be disinfected

Peter Flanagan says Covid-19 has stripped Johnson of his dreams of a clean Brexit legacy.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 29 March, 2020

'Worse before they get better': Boris Johnson issues letter to every UK household over Covid-19

The Northern Ireland Executive also announced a raft of new measures last night.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Coronavirus: UK death toll passes 1,000 as 260 die in 24 hours

More than 120,000 coronavirus tests have taken place, with more than 17,000 positive results.

# boris-johnson - Friday 27 March, 2020

Boris Johnson and UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock test positive for coronavirus

Johnson said he would still lead the ‘national fightback’ against Covid-19.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Many of us are staying here to avoid infecting our family at home': Irish people in London amid the coronavirus crisis

Irish people in London describe the mood in the city, which is now facing a major lockdown to tackle coronavirus.

Packed trains on the Underground again today despite Boris Johnson's appeal in lockdown London

The prime minister said last night that people can travel to work “only where this is absolutely necessary”.

From The42 Newcastle owner's business performs u-turn in the wake of criticism for staying open Reaction

Newcastle owner's business performs u-turn in the wake of criticism for staying open

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct stores will not reopen until ‘given the go-ahead by the Government’.

'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain

Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street yesterday evening.

# boris-johnson - Monday 23 March, 2020

From shaking hands to a potential 'total lockdown': How the UK has rapidly shifted its position on Covid-19

After reports of the public flouting social distancing guidelines, the pressure is on Boris Johnson to take tougher action on the coronavirus.

# boris-johnson - Friday 20 March, 2020

From The42 Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain Covid-19

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain

Restrictions will be reviewed on monthly basis.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

# boris-johnson - Monday 16 March, 2020

Boris Johnson urges British people to avoid social contact and to work from home

The British prime minister also advised people to stop all non-essential travel.

Why the UK's reliance on 'herd immunity' is being condemned as 'wrong' and 'letting the fire burn'

“Their view really is to let this fire burn, and they will try and damp it down where they can,” Dr Gabriel Scally said today.

# boris-johnson - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Nigel Pearson 'totally underwhelmed by lack of leadership' from Boris Johnson Quip

Nigel Pearson 'totally underwhelmed by lack of leadership' from Boris Johnson

Britain is becoming more seriously affected by the illness and the Hornets boss has not been impressed with the Prime Minister’s handling of it.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 12 March, 2020

From The42 Premier League, Cheltenham to continue as UK delays sports ban Covid-19

Premier League, Cheltenham to continue as UK delays sports ban

UK announcement follows a spate of sporting cancellations in Ireland and across Europe.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner

The British Prime Minister has been criticised over his failure to visit areas when waters were at their peak.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Covid-19: A fifth of UK workers may be absent from work during peak weeks Coronavirus This post contains videos

Covid-19: A fifth of UK workers may be absent from work during peak weeks

British police will concentrate on responding to serious crimes under a ‘reasonable worst case scenario’.

# boris-johnson - Monday 2 March, 2020

Johnson asks Cabinet Office to ‘establish the facts’ over Priti Patel allegations

Michael Gove confirmed the action being taken following an urgent question from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Boris Johnson is engaged to Carrie Symonds and they're expecting a baby

The pair are expecting a baby in the early summer.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

EU to demand 'level playing field' and access to UK waters in Brexit trade talks

The terms also include a controversial clause stating that Britain should “return unlawfully removed cultural objects to their countries of origin”.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Sacked NI secretary Julian Smith hits back at accusations he sealed power-sharing deal by keeping details from Johnson

Smith said that Johnson did not “sign off a key government deal without reading it first”.

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK Flooding This post contains videos

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK

There are six severe warnings indicating lives are in danger in communities near the Welsh border.

# boris-johnson - Monday 17 February, 2020

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race

Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Scottish Tory leader backs Johnson's ‘bold and imaginative’ plan for NI-Scotland bridge

Johnson’s suggestion of the bridge has been branded “a vanity project” by Scotland’s Transport Secretary.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Johnson under pressure from key British allies over Huawei access to UK 5G network

A delegation of senior US officials are set to fly to London to raise their concerns directly with Number 10.

# boris-johnson - Friday 14 February, 2020

Johnson's new Cabinet agrees to bring in points-based immigration system

The system is designed to reduce the number of low-skilled migrants entering Britain from next year.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 13 February, 2020

UK Cabinet reshuffle: Boris Johnson names his new Chancellor after Sajid Javid resigns

Geoffrey Cox was fired from his post as attorney general, and Andrea Leadsom was sacked as business secretary.

Julian Smith sacked as Northern Ireland Secretary

Simon Coveney said he didn’t believe there would be a government in Northern Ireland today without Smith’s leadership.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

House of Lords warns Brexit deal could see Northern Ireland in different time zone to rest of UK

A report from a House of Lords committee warned Northern Ireland may be legally obliged to be one hour ahead for six months every year.

# boris-johnson - Monday 10 February, 2020

£20 billion Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge being examined by Boris Johnson's government

Downing Street official said that a range of officials were looking at the idea.

# boris-johnson - Friday 7 February, 2020

Trump 'apoplectic' with Johnson in phone call over UK's decision on Huawei and 5G

Huawei is only one of a series of issues where the two nations are at odds

# boris-johnson - Monday 3 February, 2020

'Sinister and sad': Downing Street accused of Trump-like tactics after journalists banned from Brexit briefing

Number 10 was due to give a briefing on Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans.

Johnson and Barnier set out competing visions for post-Brexit trade

After three years of fractious divorce talks, the next phase begins today.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Boris Johnson to tell Brussels he is prepared to accept border checks in no-deal like scenario

Boris Johnson is prepared to accept a trade deal akin to a no-deal arrangement from the European Union.

# boris-johnson - Friday 31 January, 2020

Johnson says Brexit will be success but there may be ‘bumps in the road’ as divided Britain leaves EU

The UK has left the European Union ending 47 years of close ties to Brussels

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