UK launches Asia Pacific digital trade network

The United Kingdom is launching a new digital trade network for the Asia and Pacific region that is seen as part of a strategy to turn itself into a global…

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Johnson, 55, was admitted to hospital on April 5 suffering from “persistent symptoms” of coronavirus. (AFP/File/Ben STANSALL)

PM Johnson back to work as UK virus problems mount

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to work on Monday more than three weeks after being hospitalised for the coronavirus and spending three days in intensive care. Johnson, one of…

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a speech to British citizens after being discharged from hospital, in London, Britain, April 12, 2020 in this screen grab taken from social media video. Twitter/@BorisJohnson via REUTERS

Boris Johnson says medics saved his life as UK deaths pass 10,000 mark

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…

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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is seen on Dowing Street in London, Britain October 29, 2019 REUTERS/Toby Melville

British PM Johnson moved to ICU as coronavirus symptoms worsen

LONDON (REUTERS) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened though his Downing Street office said he was…

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UK PM Johnson hospitalised after persistent coronavirus symptoms

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…

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UK PM Johnson orders Britons: you must stay at home

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Britons on Monday to stay at home to halt the spread of coronavirus, imposing curbs on everyday life without precedent in peacetime….

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Brexit celebration: Boris Johnson reveals big plans for leave-night party

UK PM Boris Johnson will celebrate Brexit with a light show and projected clock after plans to get London’s Big Ben to ring went wrong. Celebrating Brexit is not welcomed…

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UK general election 2019 : Boris Johnson stays at No.10

The majority of Britons has decided once again to leave the EU. Johnson vowed in his victory speech on Friday to “put an end to all that nonsense” and “get…

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Britain’s PM Boris Johnson waves during a meeting with fundarisers for the Royal British Legion outside Dowing Street in London, Braitain October 28, 2019 REUTERS/Toby Melville

EU agrees Brexit delay as British parliament blocks December election

The European Union agreed to a Brexit delay of up to three months on Monday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would push on with his bid to end…

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EU backs Brexit delay as Johnson eyes election

European Union members backed a plan to postpone Brexit on Wednesday but have yet to agree on how much longer to give London to resolve its political crisis.  Prime Minister Boris Johnson…

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UK PM says will abandon Brexit bill if MPs vote against timetable

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned MPs that if they vote in Tuesday against the timetable to push his EU divorce deal through parliament this week he will abandon the…

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Britain’s Johnson sets out defence of new Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his senior ministers on Thursday before setting out on a delicate mission to convince sceptical EU leaders to back his new Brexit plan.  …

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PM Johnson vows to stay put to hit Oct. 31 Brexit deadline

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would not quit as Britain’s prime minister even if he fails to secure a deal to leave the European Union,…

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UK Supreme Court rules suspension of Parliament was illegal

LONDON (AP) — In a major blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Britain’s highest court ruled Tuesday that his decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks in the crucial countdown…

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UK’s worst-case no-deal Brexit plan warns of food shortages, public disorder

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government’s plans for a no-deal Brexit warn of severe disruption to cross-Channel routes, affecting the supply of medicines and certain types of fresh foods, and…

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Election bid looms as British MPs defeat Johnson on Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the prospect of a snap election on Tuesday after he suffered a major parliamentary defeat over his Brexit strategy that could delay Britain’s exit from…

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A man wearing a mask of Boris Johnson protests outside Downing Street, Central London on Wednesday. Parliament will be suspended just days after MPs return to work in September – and only a few weeks before the Brexit deadline.

British PM Johnson sparks outrage after forcing suspension of parliament

LONDON (AFP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sparked fury among pro-Europeans and MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit by forcing the suspension of parliament weeks before Britain’s EU departure…

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‘I’ll make Britain great again’, Johnson says, echoing Trump

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson promised on Thursday that Brexit would make Britain the greatest place on earth, echoing the patriotic rhetoric of U.S. President Donald Trump in his first…

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British Prime Minister Johnson promises a bold new Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson promised in his first speech as prime minister to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 with “no ifs or buts” and…

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Boris Johnson’s magniloquent tongue reaps political gold, linguists say

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s incoming prime minister once boasted he could recite from heart the first hundred lines of Homer’s Iliad in ancient Greek. Boris Johnson has long spun political…

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