Mixed results overall will provide some solace for Johnson, who came into the vote under pressure following a series of missteps — including the "partygate” scandal.
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A police announcement that they would contact more than 50 people over gatherings at Downing Street is the latest setback for Johnson over what the media has dubbed "partygate."
The U.K. prime minister’s chief of staff and his principal private secretary both resigned on Thursday, along with his director of communications.
Since being forced acrimoniously from his post as Johnson’s most powerful adviser 14 months ago, Cummings has repeatedly resurfaced to throw dirt at his former boss.
Opposition politicians have repeatedly called on him to resign, but Tory benches were subdued, a sign that the PM's apology was just enough to stem the mutinous mood among his MPs.
Nvidia, the biggest U.S. chip company by market capitalization, announced in September a $40 billion deal to acquire Arm from Japan’s SoftBank Group.
Pandemic restrictions are ending in England on Monday, a moment that was meant to herald the full reopening of the battered economy.
Officials are now intensely studying data on the new strain, which they estimate has seeded across most of the country and accounts for as many as three-quarters of all new infections.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was slow to ban travel to India, even as cases of a dangerous COVID-19 variant in the world’s second most populous country surged.
Some have arrived through a route that grants immigration officers discretion to allow entry for six months, but are now trapped with no job and no cash, reliant on hand-outs.