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UK PM Johnson accepts public frustration with lockdown easing rules

UK PM Johnson accepts public frustration with lockdown easing rules

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted on Sunday that there was public frustration with his government's measures to ease the coronavirus lockdown ...

US, UK launch post-Brexit video trade talks amid coronavirus recession

US, UK launch post-Brexit video trade talks amid coronavirus recession

The United States and Britain launch trade negotiations by videoconference on Tuesday following the UK's exit from the European Union, as both allies struggle with the effects of the coronavirus ...

UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

Britain said on Monday that China has questions to answer over the information it shared about the novel coronavirus outbreak, but refused to comment on reports that a US-led intelligence consortium ...

UK had contingency plan for PM Johnson's death as he battled covid-19: The Sun

UK had contingency plan for PM Johnson's death as he battled covid-19: The Sun

The British government had a contingency plan for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's death as he battled COVID-19 in intensive care last month, he said in an interview with The Sun newspaper.

UK not thinking of easing virus lockdown measures yet: minister

UK not thinking of easing virus lockdown measures yet: minister

Britain is not considering lifting the lockdown enacted almost four weeks ago to control the coronavirus outbreak given ‘deeply worrying’ increases in the death toll, a senior minister said on Sunday.

'Too early' to lift UK lockdown but coronavirus outbreak peaking, minister says

'Too early' to lift UK lockdown but coronavirus outbreak peaking, minister says

The United Kingdom's novel coronavirus outbreak is starting to peak but it is too early to lift the lockdown because the virus would ‘run rampant’ if the government eased social distancing measures ...

UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling COVID-19

UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling COVID-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care and was in a stable condition on Wednesday after receiving oxygen support for COVID-19 complications ...

UK PM Johnson 'stable' in intensive care, needed oxygen after Covid-19 symptoms worsened

UK PM Johnson 'stable' in intensive care, needed oxygen after Covid-19 symptoms worsened

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, leaving his foreign minister to lead the government's response to the accelerating outbreak.

UK will tighten coronavirus restrictions if people flout rules: health minister

UK will tighten coronavirus restrictions if people flout rules: health minister

Britain will have to impose further restrictions on outdoor exercise if people flout lockdown rules designed to curb transmission of the coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday.

UK unveils $420bn lifeline for firms hit by coronavirus

UK unveils $420bn lifeline for firms hit by coronavirus

Britain said it would launch a £330bn ($399bn) lifeline of loan guarantees and provide a further £20bn in tax cuts, grants and other help for businesses facing the risk of collapse ...

Qatar-UK trade jumps 21% to £6.7bn in 2019

Qatar-UK trade jumps 21% to £6.7bn in 2019

Bilateral trade between Qatar and the UK stood at £6.7bn, registering a 21% growth in 2019, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East, Simon Penny, said during the "3rd SMEs Conference" ...

Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by end of 2020

Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by end of 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is ‘not sure’ a UK-EU trade deal will be struck by 31 December, the end of the Brexit transition period.