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PM Johnson, no fans, allowed, sports pilot events

PM Johnson says no fans will be allowed at sports pilot events

07 July, 2020 10:59 pm 10:59 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Fans will not be allowed to attend pilot sports events for at least two weeks due to a spike in COVID-19 infection rates, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday. The announcement means no fans will be allowed from Saturday at the horse racing in Goodwood as well as the Crucible … Read More


PM Johnson demands Britain ‘Build, build, build’ to beat COVID-...

06 June, 2020 10:04 pm 10:04 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to shake Britain’s economy out of its coronavirus-induced crisis on Tuesday by fast-tracking infrastructure investment and slashing property planning rules. As Britain emerges from lockdown, Johnson is looking to move past criticism of his government’s handling of the pandemic with a plan to repair the economic damage … Read More


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No injuries as PM Johnson’s car shunted by security vehicle

06 June, 2020 10:50 pm 10:50 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s car was shunted by a security vehicle outside parliament on Wednesday when Kurdish protesters ran into the road, two Reuters witnesses said. Johnson’s office said no one had been injured. The vehicle was leaving the parliamentary estate with police outriders when a protester ran into the road, … Read More


PM Johnson, medics, saved, life, UK death toll, 10612

PM Johnson says medics saved his life as UK death toll stands at 10,612

04 April, 2020 9:37 am 9:37 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson left hospital on Sunday and thanked staff for saving his life from COVID-19, but his government was forced to defend its response to the coronavirus outbreak as the national death toll passed 10,612. The sombre milestone came after Britain reported two days in a row of hospital … Read More


PM Johnson up and walking in COVID-19 recovery as UK deaths near 9,000

04 April, 2020 10:01 am 10:01 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson was back on his feet in his recovery from COVID-19 on Friday as Britain recorded its deadliest day yet in the coronavirus pandemic, with 980 more deaths taking the country’s overall toll to nearly 9,000. The rise in deaths, which even exceeded the deadliest day reported so far … Read More


PM Johnson, hospitalized, tests, coronavirus, symptoms

PM Johnson hospitalised for tests after persistent coronavirus symptoms

04 April, 2020 9:12 am 9:12 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, though Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government. Johnson, who was isolating in Downing Street after testing positive last month, still had a … Read More


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UK business malaise deepened before election – PMI

12 December, 2019 8:10 pm 8:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – UK business endured their worst downturn since mid-2016 in the run-up to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s landslide victory in a national election last week, a survey showed on Monday. The ‘flash’ early reading of the IHS Markit/CIPS UK Purchasing Managers’ Indexes (PMI) for UK business showed on Monday that the decline in … Read More


Election gift for PM Johnson: Brexit Party stands down in Conservative seat...

11 November, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

HARTLEPOOL, England (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson won the most significant boost of the British election campaign to date when Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said he would not contest 317 seats where the Conservative Party won in 2017. In a move that sent sterling soaring by increasing the chances that Johnson will remain … Read More


PM Johnson, push, election, lawmakers, reject, Brexit, timetable

PM Johnson says will push for election if lawmakers reject Brexit timetable

10 October, 2019 6:54 pm 6:54 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would end an attempt to win parliamentary approval for his Brexit legislation and instead press for an election if lawmakers reject his timetable. Opening a debate before lawmakers are expected to vote on his deal for the first time, Johnson warned parliament: “I … Read More


Brexit, knife edge, PM Johnson, stakes, 'Super Saturday', vote

Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on ‘Super Saturday...

10 October, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to persuade doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament. In one of the most striking flourishes of the three-year Brexit drama, Johnson confounded his opponents … Read More


Queen Elizabeth, sets out, PM Johnson, Oct 31, Brexit, priority

Queen Elizabeth sets out PM Johnson’s Oct 31 Brexit priority

10 October, 2019 7:52 pm 7:52 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election. The so-called Queen’s Speech is the highlight of a day … Read More


PM Johnson, final, Brexit, offer, cool, EU reaction

PM Johnson makes final Brexit offer, draws cool EU reaction

10 October, 2019 7:44 pm 7:44 pm

MANCHESTER (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a final Brexit offer to the European Union on Wednesday and said that unless the bloc compromised, Britain would leave without a deal at the end of this month. In what supporters cast as a moment of truth after more than three years of crisis, Johnson stuck … Read More


PM Johnson, progress, made, Brexit, talks

PM Johnson says some progress being made in Brexit talks

09 September, 2019 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday some progress was being made in Brexit talks but that Britain should still prepare to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal. “I think we are making some progress,” Johnson said in a broadcast clip, adding that European Commission President Jean-Claude … Read More