UK’s Johnson: There are other good options if we can’t reach deal with EU

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London LONDON (Reuters) – There is a good agreement to be reached with the European Union on post-Brexit trading terms but if that can’t be achieved, there are other very good options, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told LBC radio on Friday. Johnson […]

Read More

PM Johnson demands Britain ‘Build, build, build’ to beat COVID-19 slump

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street 2/2 By William James LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to shake Britain’s economy out of its coronavirus-induced crisis on Tuesday by fast-tracking infrastructure investment and slashing property planning rules. As Britain emerges from lockdown, Johnson is looking to move past criticism of […]

Read More

British PM Boris Johnson does pushups as he preps UK recovery plan, claims he’s ‘fit as a butcher’s dog’

British PM Boris Johnson declared himself “fit as a butcher’s dog” as he boasted about both his health and his plans for the U.K.’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Johnson spoke with The Mail on Sunday, listing a number of measures that he saw as the way forward for his country. He promised a […]

Read More

Manchester United star’s campaign for free school meals in UK sees U-turn

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made an about-face Tuesday and agreed to fund school meals for poverty-stricken students over the summer after a campaign from soccer star Marcus Rashford. Rashford, a 22-year-old striker for Manchester United and the England national team, gained the support of celebrities and politicians on opposing sides of the political spectrum […]

Read More

With Brexit Trade Talks at an Impasse, Boris Johnson Finally Engages

BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, in his first direct talks with Brussels about Brexit since his country left the European Union at the end of January, agreed with European leaders on Monday to push ahead with intensified talks in July and August to try to reach a trade deal by the end […]

Read More

Prime Minister Boris Johnson Stirs Culture War Over Churchill Statue

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain on Friday stirred a fraught debate over symbols of his country’s past, accusing protesters of seeking to “censor our past” and telling them it was “absurd and shameful” that a statue of Winston Churchill needed to be covered to protect it from being vandalized. In series of […]

Read More

Boris Johnson says attacking statues is ‘lying about our history’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has denounced the demolition of statues, calling it an effort to “censor” the past. In a Twitter essay posted on Friday morning, Johnson launched into a targeted criticism of the current Black Lives Matter protesters in the UK: the continuing effort to tear down statues of figures who profited from […]

Read More

Britain’s Johnson says wasn’t surprised by economic plunge

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said figures showing the economy had plunged by a quarter in the March-April period had not come as a surprise because it was always going to hit a country that is dependent on services. “These figures came as no surprise to us because we’ve always recognised that […]

Read More

UK leader says anti-racism protests now ‘subverted by thuggery’ after clashes with police

Boris Johnson said the anti-racism demonstrations taking place in the United Kingdom have now been “subverted by thuggery” after protesters clashed with police in London on Sunday, leaving eight officers injured. The British prime minister’s comments come as demonstrators also spray-painted “was a racist” on a Winston Churchill monument in Parliament Square, and in Bristol, tore down the statue of a slave trader before throwing it into the harbor. “People have […]

Read More

UK to announce laws to prevent foreign takeovers posing national security risk: Times

(Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is preparing to announce tough laws to prevent foreign takeovers that pose risks to national security amid growing concern about the influence of China, The Times newspaper reported. The prime minister is said to be pressing for legislation to make it mandatory for companies to report attempted takeovers […]

Read More

Boris Johnson Pledges to Admit 3 Million From Hong Kong to U.K.

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the stakes in a confrontation with China over Hong Kong on Wednesday, promising to allow nearly three million people eligible for a British overseas passport to live and work in Britain, if Beijing were to impose a new security law on the former British colony. Mr. Johnson’s promise, […]

Read More

Boris Kodjoe on ‘The Last Dance’ and hopes for the 2019-20 NBA season | First Take

Actor Boris Kodjoe joins First Take to share his biggest takeaways from “The Last Dance” documentary and discusses the possibility of the NBA resuming the 2019-20 season. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ […]

Read More

Britain to Impose Quarantine on Air Travelers to Fight Coronavirus

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Sunday that Britain would soon impose a mandatory quarantine on travelers arriving in the country by air to try to avert a new wave of coronavirus infections, signaling how cautious the country will be in relaxing its seven-week lockdown. Mr. Johnson offered no details about how the […]

Read More

Carrie Symonds: 5 Things To Know About Boris Johnson’s Fiancee, 32, After Birth Of Their Son

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, 56, welcomed a baby with his fiancee, Carrie Symonds, on April 29. Here’s more to know about Carrie. Boris Johnson, 55, and Carrie Symonds, 32, became proud parents to a baby boy on April 29, his office confirmed. The baby’s birth came just two days after Boris returned to work following […]

Read More

No Coronavirus Patients in Wuhan Hospitals, China Says: Live Coverage

Here’s what you need to know: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will return to work on Monday. Weeks after entering the hospital for the coronavirus and being treated in an intensive care unit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain will return to 10 Downing Street on Monday to once again lead the government’s response to the […]

Read More

UK economy crumbling under coronavirus strain; questions mount over lockdown exit

3/3 © Reuters. Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanks the NHS in a video message on Easter Sunday, at 10 Downing Street in London 2/3 By Guy Faulconbridge and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s economy is crumbling under the strain of the coronavirus lockdown and government borrowing is soaring to the highest levels […]

Read More

UK economy crumbles under coronavirus strain; questions mount over lockdown exit

2/2 © Reuters. Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanks the NHS in a video message on Easter Sunday, at 10 Downing Street in London 2/2 By Guy Faulconbridge and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s economy is crumbling under the strain of the coronavirus lockdown and government borrowing is soaring to the highest levels […]

Read More

UK’s poor testing could slow emergence from lockdown, Deutsche Bank says

2/2 © Reuters. Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanks the NHS in a video message on Easter Sunday, at 10 Downing Street in London 2/2 LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s poor novel coronavirus testing capacity means that it is likely be one of the world’s laggards to exit the stringent lockdown that has so badly […]

Read More

Boris Johnson Is Discharged From Hospital After Coronavirus Treatment: Live Coverage

Britain surpasses 10,000 deaths, and Boris Johnson is released from the hospital. In Britain, where the total number of reported coronavirus deaths surpassed 10,000 this weekend, Prime Minister Boris Johnson was released from the hospital on Sunday. It was a major step forward in his recovery from the coronavirus and a welcome relief for a […]

Read More

Boris Johnson Leaves Intensive Care, but Britain Faces Weeks More of Lockdown

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain was moved out of intensive care on Thursday, a ray of hope for a country that faces several more weeks under lockdown as its death toll from the coronavirus approached 8,000. Mr. Johnson was hospitalized on Sunday evening after a 10-day bout with the virus and transferred […]

Read More

Boris Johnson Is a ‘Fighter and He’ll Be Back,’ Raab Says

new video loaded: Boris Johnson Is a ‘Fighter and He’ll Be Back,’ Raab Says transcript Back bars 0:00/1:44 –1:44 transcript Boris Johnson Is a ‘Fighter and He’ll Be Back,’ Raab Says Britain’s foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was breathing without any assistance at a hospital as he battles the coronavirus. […]

Read More

Coronavirus Live Updates: Boris Johnson Moved to I.C.U.

新冠病毒疫情最新消息 Here’s what you need to know: Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain has been moved to intensive care. Navarro warned in January that a pandemic could imperil the lives of millions of Americans. Trump again misleads on the availability of coronavirus testing. Strongmen are reverting to their standard playbook, but they can’t arrest a […]

Read More

Boris Johnson’s Condition ‘Worsened,’ British Foreign Secretary Says

new video loaded: Boris Johnson’s Condition ‘Worsened,’ British Foreign Secretary Says transcript Back bars 0:00/0:44 –0:44 transcript Boris Johnson’s Condition ‘Worsened,’ British Foreign Secretary Says In a recorded statement, Britain’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, said Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked Mr. Raab to stand in for him if needed. Since Sunday, the prime minister’s been […]

Read More