Britain may impose new national lockdown from Wednesday, report says

World Oct 31, 2020

Britain may impose new national lockdown from Wednesday, report says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering imposing new national lockdown measures next week, amid concerns that hospitals across the country are overwhelmed by a resurgence in COVID-19 cases, The Times newspaper reported on Friday. The new restrictions could be introduced on Wednesday and remain ...

Johnson starts to shut down Britain again as COVID-19 spreads

World Sep 22, 2020

Johnson starts to shut down Britain again as COVID-19 spreads

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell people on Tuesday to work from home and will impose new curbs on pubs, bars and restaurants in a bid to tackle the swiftly accelerating second wave of the coronavirus outbreak. In an address to Parliament and then ...

Johnson sends Brexit proposals to Parliament as rebellion grows

World / Politics Sep 14, 2020

Johnson sends Brexit proposals to Parliament as rebellion grows

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send his Brexit law-breaking proposals to Parliament this week, facing a growing rebellion from his MPs and further criticism from former premiers and European Union leaders. Johnson’s plan, which would allow the U.K. to unilaterally override parts of the ...