Saturday, September 25, 2021

Boris Johnson

UK urges public calm over closed petrol stations

Experts and business leaders have said Brexit and the pandemic have reduced the number of truck drivers working in Britain, affecting supply chains for numerous businesses.

Britain in talks with Taliban over safe passage of remaining nationals

Meanwhile, more than 8,000 Afghans who helped Nato forces made it out of Afghanistan and the British government said they would be given indefinite leave to remain.

Time to get the international travel industry moving again, says UK PM

Johnson believes he has a simple, user-friendly system to allow for trips abroad without importing dangerous new Covid-19 variants.

UK PM urges caution as virus cases fall for 7 days

The reversal has confounded the government and scientists, who had previously warned cases would likely surge to 100,000 a day in the weeks ahead after the restrictions were eased.

British PM ‘very confident’ England will end all Covid-19 restrictions in July

Over the weekend large numbers of young people went for their jabs at centres set up in three of London's large football stadiums.

Aussies and Brits agree broad terms of new post-Brexit trade deal

Prior to entering the European Common Market in 1973, the UK was Australia's most lucrative trading market.

G7 group expected to donate 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries

Some campaign groups are already condemning the plan as a drop in the ocean.

British PM weds in ‘secret ceremony’, reports say

Around 30 guests attended the service in central London after being invited at the last minute, UK reports say.

‘Urgently needed’ Global Pandemic Radar on agenda for G20 Rome health summit

Drugmakers are also set to announce they will provide large supplies of at-cost Covid-19 vaccines to poor nations this year to try to redress a global imbalance.

British hugs allowed soon as lockdown starts to ease

The UK is now recording around 2,000 new coronavirus cases a day, compared with a daily peak of nearly 70,000 in January.

Lockdown, not vaccines, behind drop in UK Covid deaths, says PM

With conditions improving, England reopened all retail, hairdressers, gyms and pub gardens on Monday.

UK accelerates vaccine rollout with end of lockdown in sight

Britain, one of the hardest-hit countries in the world by the Covid-19 pandemic with more than 120,000 deaths, was also the first nation to begin a mass vaccination campaign, in December.

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