Published: July 18, 2021
LONDON - First, the new British Health Secretary Sajid Javid - three weeks on the job, in the middle of an explosion in cases, who had declared it was time to "live with the virus"- announced on Saturday that hed tested positive for the coronavirus and would self-isolate.
Published: July 05, 2021
LONDON - Boris Johnson announced Monday that England was set to soon end virtually all government mandates to control the spread of the coronavirus, telling people that in two weeks it likely will be completely up to them whether to wear a mask or socially distance.
Published: June 15, 2021
LONDON - June 21 was supposed to mark Englands "freedom day," when the countrys remaining coronavirus restrictions would end, but the government has opted to keep them in place at least through July 19 due to concern over rising cases and a fast-spreading variant.
Published: June 11, 2021
ST. IVES, England - President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have different politics, different styles and some deep differences of opinion, including over Britains exit from the European Union.
Published: June 09, 2021
President Joe Bidens first overseas trip as president will focus on bolstering the availability of Western coronavirus vaccines abroad -- a bid to both counter China and calm tensions with allies whove been at odds with the U.S. over its hoarding of shots and intellectual property rights.
Published: May 30, 2021
LONDON - LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson married his fiancee, Carrie Symonds, in a secret ceremony at Westminster Cathedral, the first time a British leader has married in office in 199 years.
Published: May 12, 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out his blueprint for the U.K.s revival after the coronavirus crisis, promising new laws to unleash "the nations full potential" and saying the country must not return to how things used to be done.
Published: April 06, 2021
LONDON - The British government announced Monday that it will offer every citizen in England two at-home rapid coronavirus tests a week, in an audacious, costly bid to reopen the economy while avoiding another wave of infections.
Published: March 16, 2021
LONDON - After widespread condemnations of how authorities broke up a weekend vigil for a murdered woman, Metropolitan Police took a more restrained approach to a follow-on demonstration outside Parliament Monday evening. But as the night wore on and crowds marched through central London, police ordered people to disperse and go home.