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UK coronavirus cases doubling “roughly every seven days” mean Boris Johnson cannot wake up from his Covid-19 nightmare

“If we don’t act, the virus will take off,” said Vallance’s colleague Chris Whitty, the UK’s chief medical officer, at the same meeting on Downing Street. “This is the path we are on and if we don’t change course we’ll be in a difficult problem.” The advisors’ comments have sparked speculation that the government is preparing the ground for a …

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Amal Clooney is leaving the UK government’s position over Boris Johnson’s proposal to suspend the Brexit deal

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney resigned from her position as the United Kingdom’s Special Representative on Freedom of the Press on Friday, saying in her resignation letter that she “dismayed “at the government’s efforts to violate international law. Clooney, in Your letter was sent to the British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raabsaid she found it “regrettable” that Prime Minister Boris Johnson …

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Covid-19: The second wave is now hitting Great Britain, says Boris Johnson

Media playback is not supported on your device Media signatureBoris Johnson: “One has to wonder if we have to go further than the rule of six.” Britain is “now seeing a second wave” of Covid-19, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, adding, “It was inevitable that we would see it in this country.” Mr Johnson said he did not want to …

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Brexit: Boris Johnson railed against the EU for pushing for a new bill as Miliband strikes back

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his plan to unilaterally rewrite the UK’s divorce deal with the European Union was an insurance policy against the bloc’s unreasonable behavior. It did so when his former attorney general joined a growing number of once loyal lawmakers who condemned the controversial move. Johnson said Monday that a proposed law was needed to override …

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Brexit: Boris Johnson says the powers that be will ensure that Britain cannot be “dissolved”

Media playback is not supported on your device Media signatureBoris Johnson: “I have absolutely no desire to use these measures” Boris Johnson said Britain must reserve the right to override the Brexit deal in order to protect the country’s “economic and political integrity”. The Prime Minister said legislation was needed to resolve “tensions” in the EU-UK deal. He said it …

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Boris Johnson said to send HMS Queen Elizabeth into the South China Sea as a warning to China | news

The £ 3.1 billion aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy conducted training drills at sea this week before returning to base for supplies before embarking on major international exercises, including first-time embarkation from the US and UK -F35 Lightning Jets. It is intended to declare eligibility for strike promotion later this year before the first operational deployment in 2021. Northeast …

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Brexit talks hit crisis as Boris Johnson rejects ultimatum

LONDON – The UK and the European Union were on a collision course Thursday after Brussels called for the swift withdrawal of proposed Brexit legislation, which Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s administration admitted violating international law. The ultimatum, which Mr Johnson’s administration was quick to reject, is the worst crisis ever to negotiate a trade deal since Britain left the European …

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Boris Johnson, Covid, Brexit and the art of political improvisation

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has always taken a “seat of the pants” approach to governance. But his reversals this week on the country’s two most pressing issues – the pandemic and Brexit – have been staggering, even by Mr. Johnson’s strict standards of improvisation. On Wednesday, Mr Johnson, alarmed by the coronavirus resurgence, announced that the UK …

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