Boris Johnson

UK PM Boris Johnson reiterates support against Taliban in call with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

In a phone call from Downing Street in London with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday, Johnson also agreed on the importance of making progress in peace talks.

published on : 27th February 2021

All over by summer? UK government eyes return to normal by end of June

Britain is one of the countries hardest-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, with more than 120,000 deaths.

published on : 22nd February 2021

UK vows to share COVID vaccines, but details thin as G-7 meets

Wealthy nations have snapped up hundreds of millions of doses of vaccines against the virus, while some countries in the developing world have little or none.

published on : 19th February 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson warns no 'cast iron' guarantee over lifting COVID-19 lockdown

Johnson said that he can't offer any cast iron guarantees because while infections are falling, there are still more COVID-19 patients in hospitals than the peak of the pandemic in April 2020.

published on : 16th February 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson to host virtual meeting of G7 leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the G7 Summit in Cornwall in June after India was invited as a guest country by the UK, alongside South Korea and Australia.

published on : 14th February 2021

UK marks one year since treatment of first COVID-19 patients 

Since then, hospitals have treated more than 320,000 patients with COVID, with around one person with the virus admitted to critical care every 30 minutes.

published on : 30th January 2021

UK PM Johnson faces criticism over Scotland trip in lockdown

Johnson is arguing that Scotland is benefiting from his Conservative government's approach to getting vaccine shots out quickly.

published on : 28th January 2021

US Prez Biden talks up transatlantic ties, COVID-19 and climate change with UK PM Johnson

The UK is keen to conclude a post-Brexit free trade agreement with the US, but the new American administration has been less vocal over this amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

published on : 24th January 2021

Kenneth Branagh to play UK PM Boris Johnson in series about Covid crisis

According to Variety, the drama will trace the impact COVID-19 crisis on the country, and the response of scientists, nurses, and doctors as they worked round the clock to try and contain the virus.

published on : 24th January 2021

New UK variant of coronavirus may be more deadly, says PM Boris Johnson

It was already classified as a more highly-transmissible variant but its risk level was so far not believed to be any greater than the original strain.

published on : 23rd January 2021

UK invites PM Modi to attend G7 summit in June; Boris Johnson likely to visit India ahead of summit

The G7 is made up of the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States and the European Union.

published on : 17th January 2021

UK closes travel corridors to block out new coronavirus strains

All passengers will continue to be required to fill in locator forms, with the fines in place for a breach in any of the lockdown conditions starting at 200 pounds.

published on : 16th January 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson greets Tamil diaspora on occasion of Pongal

Johnson highlighted the efforts taken by the Tamil diaspora that range from building businesses to boost the country's economy.

published on : 14th January 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson's 11-km bicycle ride defended as action on lockdown breaches toughens

Johnson's 11 km bicycle journey was defended by his spokesperson as being within the 'stay local' coronavirus lockdown rules of the country.

published on : 12th January 2021

2.4 million anti-COVID jabs delivered as UK PM Boris Johnson warns of 'perilous moment'

"We have a really tough fight on our handsÂ… It is a very perilous moment because everyone can sense the vaccine is coming in ; my worry is that will breed false complacency," said Johnson.

published on : 12th January 2021
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