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British PM, Johnson, tests, positive, coronavirus

British PM Boris Johnson self-isolates after testing positive for coronavir...

03 March, 2020 5:01 pm 5:01 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he had tested positive for coronavirus and was self-isolating at Downing Street but would still lead the government’s response to the accelerating outbreak. Johnson, 55, experienced mild symptoms on Thursday – a day after he answered at the prime minister’s weekly question-and-answer session in … Read More

British PM, vows, strengthen, prison, sentences, London, attack

British PM vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack

12 December, 2019 10:28 am 10:28 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in London by a man jailed for terrorism who had been released early. Less than two weeks before Britain heads to the polls, law and order has taken top billing since Usman … Read More

British PM Johnson calls for December 12 election to break Brexit deadlock

10 October, 2019 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Thursday for a general election on Dec. 12 to break Britain’s Brexit impasse, conceding for the first time he will not meet his “do or die” deadline to leave the European Union next week. Johnson said in a letter to opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn he … Read More

Boris Johnson loses majority after Brexit vote

09 September, 2019 10:31 am 10:31 am

LONDON (AFP) – British Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson lost his majority a major parliamentary defeat over his Brexit vote. Boris Johnson raised the prospect of a snap election after he suffered a major parliamentary defeat over his Brexit strategy that could delay Britain’s exit from the European Union. Just six weeks after taking office, … Read More

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Boris says collaborators undermining Britain’s Brexit bet

08 August, 2019 8:37 pm 8:37 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday some British lawmakers hoping to block Brexit were engaged in “terrible” collaboration with the European Union by undermining London’s negotiating hand and so making no deal more likely. Hours after senior lawmakers said they would seek to prevent any attempt to ignore parliament over Brexit, … Read More

DUBLIN British PM dumbing down border issue

Ireland warns British PM contenders against ‘dumbing down’ bord...

06 June, 2019 9:56 am 9:56 am

DUBLIN (Reuters) – The contenders to become Britain’s prime minister should not “dumb down” the issues Brexit presents for the Irish border by suggesting simplistic solutions, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday. The candidates seeking to succeed Theresa May have insisted they will seek to renegotiate the United Kingdom’s divorce agreement with the … Read More

British PM, May, peril, Brexit, EU election, day

British PM May in peril over Brexit on EU election day

05 May, 2019 8:14 am 8:14 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce. With the deadlock in London, the world’s fifth largest economy faces an array … Read More

British PM, May, defeated, Brexit, parliament

Parliament sinks May’s Brexit deal again, EU braces for no-deal exit

03 March, 2019 8:43 pm 8:43 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time on Friday, sounding its probable death knell and leaving Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union in turmoil on the very day it was supposed to leave the bloc. The decision to reject a stripped-down version of May’s divorce deal has … Read More

Kashmir Unrest: Candlelight vigil, protest in London

10 October, 2016 10:29 am 10:29 am

LONDON (92 News) – The Pakistani and Kashmiri community have on Monday staged a protest demonstration outside the residence of British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street. The protesters carrying banners and placards demanded the international community to play their role to stop the bloodshed in the Occupied Kashmir by the Indian occupation … Read More