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World May 21European plans to use apps in virus tracking face setbacks
Doubts were growing on Thursday over whether ambitious plans by European governments to use contact-tracing apps to fight the spread of the coronavirus will be able to be implemented with any real effectiveness soon.
Nation May 08‘We just did our bit:’ WWII vets recall war 75 years later
Seventy-five years after World War II ended in Europe, The Associated Press spoke to veterans who endured mortal danger, oppression and fear.
World May 03UK PM: At low point, doctors prepared my death announcement
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered more insight into his hospitalization for coronavirus, telling a British newspaper that he knew doctors were preparing for the worst.
World Apr 16U.K. government extends virus lockdown by at least 3 weeks
The lockdown has been in place since March 23. Schools, pubs, restaurants and most shops are closed, and most people are allowed to leave home only for essential errands or exercise.
World Apr 09British prime minister moved out of intensive care as condition improves
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says Johnson is "making positive steps forward" in the ICU at St. Thomas' Hospital and is in good spirits.
Health Apr 07WATCH: U.K. government holds news briefing, Johnson in stable condition
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in the intensive care unit of a London hospital with the new coronavirus, but is not on a ventilator, a senior government minister said Tuesday, as pressure grew on the government to…
Health Apr 06U.S., UK brace for soaring death tolls as pandemic bears down
The United States and Britain braced for one of their bleakest weeks in living memory on Monday as the social and financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic deepened.
World Mar 23‘Stay at home’: UK limits gatherings to 2 people in virus response
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday sweeping curbs on everyday activity including the banning of any gatherings of more than two people.
World Feb 27UK court blocks Heathrow expansion over climate concerns
Heathrow Airport's plans to increase its capacity by over 50% were stalled when a British court said the government failed to consider the impact on climate change when it approved the project.
World Feb 08Irish voters frustrated by economy choose next leader
Irish voters are choosing their next prime minister in an election where frustration with economic austerity and a housing crisis have fueled the rise of Sinn Fein — still shunned by the political establishment because of its links to the…