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# boris-johnson - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after recovering from Covid-19
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street after recovering from Covid-19

Apr 26th 2020, 9:10 PM 26,132 Views 47 Comments

Johnson arrived back in No 10 this evening.

# boris-johnson - Friday 24 April, 2020

'Boris the Bungler' has been a calamity for the UK, but it's ordinary people who will pay the price
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Boris the Bungler' has been a calamity for the UK, but it's ordinary people who will pay the price

Apr 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 65,387 Views 80 Comments

Peter Flanagan says the UK is merely catching up on the terrible reality of Covid-19.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Ministers in UK downplay talk of lifting Covid-19 restrictions amid 'grotesque' criticism of Johnson
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ministers in UK downplay talk of lifting Covid-19 restrictions amid 'grotesque' criticism of Johnson

Apr 19th 2020, 1:03 PM 48,746 Views 40 Comments

A report in the Sunday Times claims the prime minister missed five meetings of the key Cobra committee in the run-up to the outbreak.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

UK records 778 new deaths from Covid-19
# UK
# UK

UK records 778 new deaths from Covid-19

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 7:12 PM 57,503 Views 34 Comments

In total, over 12,000 people have now died from the virus.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 12 April, 2020

'We will defeat this coronavirus': Boris Johnson hails 'unconquerable' NHS as he's discharged from hospital
# Prime Minister
# Prime Minister

'We will defeat this coronavirus': Boris Johnson hails 'unconquerable' NHS as he's discharged from hospital

Updated Apr 12th 2020, 3:50 PM 44,586 Views 108 Comments

The British Prime Minister was moved to intensive care earlier in the week after his condition worsened.

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Johnson praises NHS for saving his life as nurses told to refuse to work 'as last resort' over PPE

Apr 12th 2020, 7:49 AM 67,090 Views 125 Comments

More than 20 NHS staff are believed to have died from Covid-19.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims

Apr 11th 2020, 1:56 PM 64,226 Views 52 Comments

The World Health Organization previously said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

# boris-johnson - Friday 10 April, 2020

UK death toll of 980 in 24 hours surpasses worst recorded daily totals in Italy and Spain
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

UK death toll of 980 in 24 hours surpasses worst recorded daily totals in Italy and Spain

Apr 10th 2020, 11:14 PM 57,265 Views 90 Comments

Health Secretary Matt Hancock told the daily No 10 news conference that as of Thursday there had been 8,958 hospital deaths from the disease.

Boris Johnson appears to be recovering from Covid-19 after leaving intensive care
# UK
# UK

Boris Johnson appears to be recovering from Covid-19 after leaving intensive care

Apr 10th 2020, 8:23 AM 39,231 Views 38 Comments

The UK is warning people not to flout pandemic restrictions over the Easter weekend.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Boris Johnson 'in extremely good spirits' as he is moved out of intensive care in hospital
# Covid19
# Covid19

Boris Johnson 'in extremely good spirits' as he is moved out of intensive care in hospital

Updated Apr 9th 2020, 7:34 PM 34,789 Views 51 Comments

Johnson has spent three nights in ICU after contracting the coronavirus.

Covid-19 restrictions expected to be extended in UK as death toll exceeds 7,000
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Covid-19 restrictions expected to be extended in UK as death toll exceeds 7,000

Apr 9th 2020, 8:27 AM 163,236 Views 14 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is deputising for Boris Johnson while he is in hospital, will chair an emergency meeting today.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Boris Johnson ‘improving’ and ‘sitting up in intensive care bed’
# Recovery
# Recovery

Boris Johnson ‘improving’ and ‘sitting up in intensive care bed’

Apr 8th 2020, 7:58 PM 29,063 Views 53 Comments

The UK’s Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the Prime Minister has been ‘engaging positively’ with medics.

Another 938 deaths have been recorded from Covid-19 in the UK
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Another 938 deaths have been recorded from Covid-19 in the UK

Updated Apr 8th 2020, 5:40 PM 67,055 Views 59 Comments

Authorities across the UK are warning it is too early to consider lifting the restrictions in place on the general population.

'He stayed at work for you. Now pray at home for him': UK papers support Johnson after second night in ICU
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

'He stayed at work for you. Now pray at home for him': UK papers support Johnson after second night in ICU

Apr 8th 2020, 8:14 AM 44,980 Views 90 Comments

Johnson was said to be in good spirits as he remained in intensive care with coronavirus.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'

Updated Apr 7th 2020, 5:42 PM 47,810 Views 77 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab provided the public with an update on Johnson’s condition this afternoon.

Explainer: The UK doesn't have the equivalent of a tánaiste, so who's in charge right now?
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Explainer: The UK doesn't have the equivalent of a tánaiste, so who's in charge right now?

Updated Apr 7th 2020, 4:07 PM 22,893 Views 37 Comments

Dominic Raab is deputising for Boris Johnson, but it’s a bit more complicated than that.

# boris-johnson - Monday 6 April, 2020

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as Covid-19 symptoms worsen
# ICU
# ICU

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit as Covid-19 symptoms worsen

Apr 6th 2020, 8:24 PM 202,042 Views 227 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will “deputise where necessary” while the prime minister is in intensive care.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'in good spirits' after 'comfortable night' in hospital
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'in good spirits' after 'comfortable night' in hospital

Updated Apr 6th 2020, 1:18 PM 64,806 Views 74 Comments

The UK government’s coronavirus meeting was chaired today by Dominic Raab.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests over Covid-19 symptoms
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests over Covid-19 symptoms

Apr 5th 2020, 9:26 PM 110,461 Views 128 Comments

Downing Street released a statement this evening.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Johnson invites opposition leaders to 'work together' as death toll rises by 708 in just one day in UK
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY

Johnson invites opposition leaders to 'work together' as death toll rises by 708 in just one day in UK

Updated Apr 4th 2020, 2:22 PM 67,576 Views 96 Comments

A leading pandemic modeller in the UK has said Britain had “painted itself into a corner” with no clear exit strategy from the coronavirus crisis.

# boris-johnson - Friday 3 April, 2020

A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

A further 684 people die in the UK as Covid-19 death toll there exceeds 3,600

Updated Apr 3rd 2020, 2:27 PM 56,185 Views 54 Comments

The Queen is set to address the nation over the crisis on Sunday night.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

Covid-19 stricken UK Health Secretary returns to work after seven days in self-isolation

Apr 2nd 2020, 10:45 PM 35,987 Views 48 Comments

Matt Hancock announced plans to test 100,000 people per day by the end of the month.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Boris Johnson tweet of virtual Cabinet raises cybersecurity concerns
# Zoom
# Zoom

Boris Johnson tweet of virtual Cabinet raises cybersecurity concerns

Mar 31st 2020, 7:19 PM 102,252 Views 22 Comments

The Zoom Meeting ID number was visible in screenshot from the video conference which was posted to Twitter.

Opinion: Boris is England’s King Midas. All he touched turned to gold, but now must be disinfected
# Downing Street Woes
# Downing Street Woes

Opinion: Boris is England’s King Midas. All he touched turned to gold, but now must be disinfected

Mar 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 95,045 Views 71 Comments

Peter Flanagan says Covid-19 has stripped Johnson of his dreams of a clean Brexit legacy.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 29 March, 2020

'Worse before they get better': Boris Johnson issues letter to every UK household over Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Worse before they get better': Boris Johnson issues letter to every UK household over Covid-19

Mar 29th 2020, 7:27 AM 47,822 Views 34 Comments

The Northern Ireland Executive also announced a raft of new measures last night.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Coronavirus: UK death toll passes 1,000 as 260 die in 24 hours
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: UK death toll passes 1,000 as 260 die in 24 hours

Mar 28th 2020, 4:23 PM 49,184 Views 49 Comments

More than 120,000 coronavirus tests have taken place, with more than 17,000 positive results.

# boris-johnson - Friday 27 March, 2020

Boris Johnson and UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock test positive for coronavirus
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Boris Johnson and UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock test positive for coronavirus

Updated Mar 27th 2020, 4:25 PM 133,831 Views 165 Comments

Johnson said he would still lead the ‘national fightback’ against Covid-19.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Many of us are staying here to avoid infecting our family at home': Irish people in London amid the coronavirus crisis
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'Many of us are staying here to avoid infecting our family at home': Irish people in London amid the coronavirus crisis

Mar 24th 2020, 4:16 PM 25,411 Views 10 Comments

Irish people in London describe the mood in the city, which is now facing a major lockdown to tackle coronavirus.

Packed trains on the Underground again today despite Boris Johnson's appeal in lockdown London
# London Calling
# London Calling

Packed trains on the Underground again today despite Boris Johnson's appeal in lockdown London

Mar 24th 2020, 10:54 AM 53,474 Views 63 Comments

The prime minister said last night that people can travel to work “only where this is absolutely necessary”.

Newcastle owner's business performs u-turn in the wake of criticism for staying open
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Newcastle owner's business performs u-turn in the wake of criticism for staying open

Mar 24th 2020, 9:58 AM 8,178 Views 2 Comments

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct stores will not reopen until ‘given the go-ahead by the Government’.

'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'House arrest' , 'End of freedom': UK front pages react to Johnson's decision to lockdown Britain

Mar 24th 2020, 7:24 AM 44,876 Views 32 Comments

Johnson made the announcement in an address to the nation from within No 10 Downing Street yesterday evening.

# boris-johnson - Monday 23 March, 2020

From shaking hands to a potential 'total lockdown': How the UK has rapidly shifted its position on Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

From shaking hands to a potential 'total lockdown': How the UK has rapidly shifted its position on Covid-19

Mar 23rd 2020, 11:38 AM 43,414 Views 54 Comments

After reports of the public flouting social distancing guidelines, the pressure is on Boris Johnson to take tougher action on the coronavirus.

# boris-johnson - Friday 20 March, 2020

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Betting shops to close as part of shutdown in Britain

Mar 20th 2020, 10:47 PM 4,699 Views 6 Comments

Restrictions will be reviewed on monthly basis.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis
# Covid19
# Covid19

'This is unprecedented': Schools in Northern Ireland to close amid coronavirus crisis

Updated Mar 18th 2020, 5:54 PM 109,824 Views 30 Comments

Schools across the UK will close from Friday until further notice for all pupils except children of key workers and the most vulnerable.

# boris-johnson - Monday 16 March, 2020

Boris Johnson urges British people to avoid social contact and to work from home
# Covid19
# Covid19

Boris Johnson urges British people to avoid social contact and to work from home

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 5:12 PM 70,024 Views 80 Comments

The British prime minister also advised people to stop all non-essential travel.

Why the UK's reliance on 'herd immunity' is being condemned as 'wrong' and 'letting the fire burn'
# Flattening The Curve
# Flattening The Curve

Why the UK's reliance on 'herd immunity' is being condemned as 'wrong' and 'letting the fire burn'

Mar 16th 2020, 3:29 PM 47,826 Views 71 Comments

“Their view really is to let this fire burn, and they will try and damp it down where they can,” Dr Gabriel Scally said today.

# boris-johnson - Friday 13 March, 2020

Nigel Pearson 'totally underwhelmed by lack of leadership' from Boris Johnson
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From The42
# Quip

Nigel Pearson 'totally underwhelmed by lack of leadership' from Boris Johnson

Mar 13th 2020, 2:12 PM 11,401 Views 11 Comments

Britain is becoming more seriously affected by the illness and the Hornets boss has not been impressed with the Prime Minister’s handling of it.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Premier League, Cheltenham to continue as UK delays sports ban
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Premier League, Cheltenham to continue as UK delays sports ban

Mar 12th 2020, 7:17 PM 7,362 Views 16 Comments

UK announcement follows a spate of sporting cancellations in Ireland and across Europe.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner
# Flooding
# Flooding

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner

Mar 8th 2020, 5:07 PM 19,100 Views 7 Comments

The British Prime Minister has been criticised over his failure to visit areas when waters were at their peak.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Covid-19: A fifth of UK workers may be absent from work during peak weeks
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: A fifth of UK workers may be absent from work during peak weeks

Mar 3rd 2020, 11:44 AM 25,573 Views 11 Comments

British police will concentrate on responding to serious crimes under a ‘reasonable worst case scenario’.