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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a “very, very frustrating episode” when his closest adviser provoked outrage for taking a long-distance drive during the coronavirus lockdown. Dominic Cummings has refused to quit after it was revealed that he had travelled 400 km
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An anti-government poster is seen in London as an ambulance passes, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose by 412 to 37,460, health officials said on Wednesday. Including deaths from suspected cases of
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FILE PHOTO: Newly elected President of European People’s Party Donald Tusk speaks during the EPP congress in Arena Zagreb hall in Zagreb, Croatia November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A senior European Union politician couldn’t help a Brexit quip as he waded into Britain’s row over Dominic Cummings, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s top
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Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, makes a statement at 10 Downing Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, May 25, 2020. Jonathan Brady/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest adviser Dominic Cummings said on Monday that he didn’t regret his decision to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Lawmakers from Britain’s ruling Conservatives Party on Sunday called for the resignation of Dominic Cummings, the senior adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson who travelled 400 km (250 miles) to northern England during the coronavirus lockdown. Cummings, who masterminded the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union, travelled from London to Durham
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls on Saturday from opposition parties to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he travelled 400 km (250 miles) to northern England while his wife showed COVID-19 symptoms. Cummings, who masterminded the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union during the Brexit referendum, travelled to Durham
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson opens the Hidden Harms Summit via Zoom from the White Room of 10 Downing Street during COVID-19 in London, Britain May 21, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will next week update the public on the coronavirus crisis as
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LONDON (Reuters) – 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 have warned will devastate their industry. All international arrivals, including returning Britons, will have to self-isolate for 14 days and provide details of where they will be
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s closest adviser, Dominic Cummings, travelled more than 400 km from his London home after showing symptoms of coronavirus, breaking the government’s lockdown rules, the Guardian and Mirror newspapers reported on Friday. Dominic Cummings, special advisor for Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street, following the
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FILE PHOTO: gency service ambulances are seen at the Aintree University Hospital before the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Liverpool, Britain, May 21, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should have learned more from other countries who were tackling coronavirus outbreaks
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LONDON (Reuters) – British healthcare workers will on Thursday begin taking part in a University of Oxford-led international trial of two anti-malarial drugs to see if they can prevent COVID-19, including one U.S. President Donald Trump says he has been taking. The ‘COPCOV’ study will involve more than 40,000 frontline healthcare workers from Europe, Africa,
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is looking at how competitive sports can resume behind closed doors in the near future, culture minister Oliver Dowden said on Wednesday, under a new taskforce examinining how the recreational and leisure sector can restart. Dowden said the taskforce would “help us think through how we can get sport back safely
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