World Apr 25UK govt under fire over virus advice as deaths pass 20,000
Britain’s government on Saturday defended the independence of the scientists advising it on the coronavirus after it emerged that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial chief aide had attended meetings of the group.
Health Apr 21U.K. Parliament to hold virtual debates amid virus lockdown
British lawmakers returned Tuesday to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, but much of their business was done remotely.
World Apr 20Harry and Meghan say they won’t cooperate with UK tabloids
They say stories based on “salacious gossip” have upended the lives of acquaintances and strangers alike.
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.
Health Apr 14Figures show hundreds of COVID-19 deaths in UK nursing homes
Hundreds more people with COVID-19 have died in Britain than have been recorded in the government's daily tally, official figures showed Tuesday — including a tide of deaths in nursing homes that staff say are being overlooked.
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…
World Apr 01UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of COVID-19
The meeting in Glasgow would have been held five years after the 2015 Paris climate accord. Countries that signed the agreement were expected to provide an update on their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are blamed for global…
World Mar 27UK’s Boris Johnson tests positive for virus, deaths soar in Spain
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he has tested positive for the coronavirus, while the number of infections in the United States surged to the most in the world and Spain announced a record number of virus deaths overnight.
Nation Feb 24U.S. lays out case for extraditing WikiLeaks’ Assange
U.S. authorities want to try Assange on espionage charges that carry a maximum sentence of 175 years in prison over the 2010 publication of hundreds of thousands of secret military documents and diplomatic cables.