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PM Johnson charts Britain’s path out of lockdown

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday some English schools and shops would reopen from next week as he tried to end a scandal...

Britain set to launch ‘test and trace’ in England

The British government said Wednesday it will launch its coronavirus "test and trace" service across England on Thursday, a key pillar in its strategy...

PM Johnson faces growing rebellion over aide’s lockdown trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday faced a mounting internal rebellion, including a ministerial resignation, over a scandal around his top aide Dominic...

Johnson says Britain could reopen stores on June 15

Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, setting out...

PM Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday defied pressure from within his own party and backed top aide Dominic Cummings over allegations he breached...

UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals from June 8

Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June 8, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday, a measure that airlines...

Indians drive UK’s overseas student population growth

Students from India choosing the UK as a higher education destination made up the biggest chunk of migrants to Britain last year, with their...

UK buys 10 million antibody tests for care staff, patients

Britain on Thursday announced it had signed deals to buy more than 10 million coronavirus antibody tests from pharmaceutical firms Roche and Abbott for...

Johnson vows new UK virus tracing strategy will be ready by June

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday the country will have 25,000 virus tracing staff recruited by June so the country can "make progress"...

UK virus toll over 41,000, with 10,000 care homes deaths

Britain's official coronavirus death toll is at least 41,000 with almost 10,000 dead in care homes in England and Wales alone, according to a...
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