England set to lift virus restrictions despite soaring cases

World Jul 6, 2021

England set to lift virus restrictions despite soaring cases

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday revealed plans to lift most of England's coronavirus restrictions, including masks and social distancing, from July 19, urging personal responsibility rather than government edict. Johnson had initially aimed for a full reopening on June 21, but was forced ...

Rampant variant derails U.K. plan to lift COVID-19 measures

World Jun 15, 2021

Rampant variant derails U.K. plan to lift COVID-19 measures

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushed back his plan to lift coronavirus restrictions by four weeks as a more infectious variant spreads rapidly across the U.K. and threatens to undermine the country’s effort to vaccinate its way out of the pandemic. The government in London ...