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About 2 hours ago

UK To Open All Stores in UK by 15 June - Johnson

United Kingdom:The United Kingdom is, meanwhile, leading the virus tally in Europe.
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About 23 hours ago

Bishops deprecate Johnson for defending Dominic Cummings

Church of England bishops have expressed unusually strong criticism of Boris Johnson over his defense of actions taken by his chief aide, Dominic Cummings. More than a dozen bishops questioned the integrity of the prime minister following his press conference on Sunday, in which he refused to acknowledge that Cummings had breached lockdown rules when he traveled with his infected wife and their child to Durham. The bishops said Johnson’s defense was ...
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About 1 day ago

UK doctors blast secrecy over false negative COVID-19 tests

Doctors’ leaders in the UK have demanded an end to the 'evasion' and 'wall of silence' around how many swab tests on NHS staff produce wrong results. The tests, with samples taken from the nose and throat, are essential in controlling the spread of COVID-19 in hospitals because they are used to check whether NHS personnel and inpatients have the virus and might inadvertently spread it. UK government intentionally put a stop ...
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About 1 day ago

UK Civil Service: Government is ‘arrogant’ and ‘truth twisters’

The UK government has been accused of being 'arrogant and offensive' and 'truth twisters' in a tweet on the official Twitter account for the UK Civil Service, which was retweeted 32,000 times before being deleted. The tweet, which appears to reference Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s defense of top aide, Dominic Cummings, at Sunday’s conference, was deleted in less than twelve minutes. When questioned regarding Cummings' 260 mile trip to County Durham during ...
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About 1 day ago

Lord Hall: BBC set to lose £125m in coronavirus crisis

In an unmistakable sign the coronavirus crisis is taking a major toll on the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the state broadcaster’s outgoing director general has admitted his organization stands to lose £125 million because of the pandemic. Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Tony Hall claimed that 92 percent of BBC personnel have been forced to work from home due to the lockdown and broader coronavirus-related restrictions. Hall, whose resignation was ...
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About 1 day ago

Leading Tories break ranks over Cummings

Pressure continues to grow on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, to resign following revelations he had broken lockdown rules. PM adviser Dominic Cummings embroiled in coronavirus controversy The PM And now for the first time several Tory MPs have broken ranks and are calling for the PM’s controversial strategist to step down so as to preserve the integrity of the lockdown. The most senior Conservative MP to call for ...
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About 2 days ago

Dominic Cummings embroiled in coronavirus controversy

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief strategist, Dominic Cummings, is back in the headlines for the wrong reasons, this time for allegedly breaking the UK’s coronavirus-related lockdown rules. Cummings has come under intense fire after it was revealed he had traveled 260 miles from London to Durham during the strictest phase of the UK lockdown. In fact, there are now growing calls for the PM’s key adviser to resign after it emerged he ...
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About 2 days ago

Johnson considers terminating Huawei role in UK 5G

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is considering terminating the role of Chinese technology giant Huawei’s role in the development of the UK’s 5G network even before it began. The PM’s apparent change of heart follows months of intense lobbying by anti-Chinese elements in the Tory party who have tried to exploit the coronavirus crisis to downgrade British ties with Beijing. The Telegraph is reporting today that the PM has 'instructed' officials to draw ...
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About 3 days ago

British schools should be free to decide when to reopen

British schools should be free to decide for themselves when to reopen following nationwide closures to stem the spread of the coronavirus, a senior health official said on Friday. A group of senior scientists has warned that 1 June is too soon for schools to reopen safely in England and that more time is needed to set up an effective track and trace system to contain future outbreaks. The Independent Sage committee, ...
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