Boris Johnson

Coronavirus live news: UK placed under lockdown as Trump insists nation will ‘reopen’ soon | World news

1.57am GMT01:57 Beijing’s city government is further strengthening quarantine rules for individuals who arrive in China from overseas, as the Chinese capital seeks to minimise coronavirus-related risks, Beijing Daily reported on Tuesday. People wearing protective masks walk in a park in Beijing, China March 23, 2020. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters The paper, the official publication of …

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PMQs: Boris Johnson faces Jeremy Corbyn – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs BBC licence fee: proposals to decriminalise non-payment Morgan rejects claim BBC being punished for anti-government coverage Morgan’s Q&A after BBC speech – Summary 1.33pm GMT Twice during PMQs Boris Johnson refused to promise Tory MPs that he …

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Brexit Endgame: The 2019 UK Election

After nearly four years of wailing and gnashing of teeth, Britain has made up its mind. We’re leaving the EU. At 22.00h on Wednesday 12th December 2019, the BBC/Sky/ITV exit poll opened the final chapter in Britain’s Brexit saga. A crushing majority for Boris Johnson’s Conservative and Unionist Party has redrawn the political map. Constituencies …

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UK general election 2019: Tories secure majority as Corbyn says he won’t lead Labour into next election – live news | Politics

There are very clear reasons why we lost North Belfast and South Belfast in relation to pan-nationalism coming together to unseat [DUP MPs] under the umbrella of remain. This election was not about that, this election was about the return of devolution and people wanting us all to get back into devolution, and that’s certainly …

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BBC prime ministerial debate: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn go head-to-head – live news | Politics

8.42pm GMT20:42 Q: Can you guarantee Brexit will happen next year? Q: How would Brexit make Britain better off? Corbyn explains his policy. Within three months, he will negotiate a new agreement, and then hold a referendum. As PM, Corbyn says his role would be to carry that out. No one voted to lose their …

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General election: Trump claims even if NHS ‘handed on silver platter’ in trade deal, US doesn’t want it – live news | Politics

10.10am GMT10:10 What Trump said about UK election and Boris Johnson This is what President Trump said about the UK election. I have no thoughts on it. It’s going to be a very important election for this great country, but I have no thoughts on it. But Trump also said he would be meeting Boris …

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To the Brink of Democracy and an Unholy Alliance with the US

With the installation of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the second of the (self-declared) oldest democracies of the world, has, alongside political developments in the United States, reached a tipping point. The political system(s), and most importantly the traditional principle of the division of powers, of both will have to demonstrate …

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