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Boris Johnson fails to replace adviser on ministerial standards amid growing cronyism allegations

Boris Johnson Getty EXCLUSIVE: Boris Johnson is overseeing a "scandalous" decline in ethical standards, a former UK advisor on standards has told Insider. Johnson has yet to replace his adviser on ministerial interests after he resigned last year over the prime minister's refusal to sack the Home Secretary Priti Patel. No action was taken against the Health Secretary last month after a court ruled he had acted unlawfully in office. Sir Alistair Graham told Insider: "Lord Nolan who establis...
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UK's plan to extend Brexit grace period infuriates Irish and EU officials

Move to extend grade period for trade with Northern Ireland has damaged trust, says EU commissionerBoris Johnson’s unilateral move to ease the impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland has damaged Brussels’ trust in the government, according to the EU commissioner taking key decisions on access for the City of London to the European market.The UK was accused of breaking international law for a second time on Wednesday after ministers said they would extend a grace period on a range of checks on trade...
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Here are some of Sen. Ron Johnson's thoughts on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

Sen. Ron Johnson C-SPAN GOP Sen. Ron Johnson took to the Senate floor to let Americans know that $1.9 trillion is, physically, a lot of money. "I think we've grown immune to these vast amounts of money," said Johnson, who voted for the GOP's $1.5 trillion tax cut in 2017. He also displayed a graphic showing how large a stack of a trillion one-dollar bills would be. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin took to the Senate floor Wedn...
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Dr. Fauci has a stunningly simple way to explain how Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine differs from Pfizer's and Moderna's shots

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, at a White House press briefing on January 21. Alex Wong/Getty Images There are now three COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the US. Pfizer's and Moderna's are mRNA-based, while Johnson & Johnson's is an adenovirus. Dr. Anthony Fauci explained how they differ but have the same "end game." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The US now has authorized three coronavirus vacci...
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Dr. Fauci has a stunningly simple way to explain how Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine differs from Pfizer and Moderna shots

Dr Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a White House press briefing on January 21, 2021 in Washington. Alex Wong/Getty Images There are now 3 different COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the US. Two are mRNA-based (Pfizer, Moderna), while one is an adenovirus (Johnson & Johnson). Dr. Fauci explained how they differ in action, but said "the ultimate end game" is the same.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. ...
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Johnson & Johnson says vaccines for children could be available by September

• How the White House convinced two pharmaceutical giants to collaborate on a vaccine • Experts warn of a potential Covid-19 surge as several states ease restrictions • Analysis: Abbott's head-scratching decision to end the Texas mask mandate
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The 5 biggest takeaways from FBI Director Christopher Wray's testimony about the Capitol insurrection

FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. AP FBI Director Chris Wray testified about the January 6 Capitol attack on Tuesday. He said the FBI warned law enforcement partners of violence at the Capitol ahead of the attack. Wray also shot down conspiracy theories about the siege and Trump's lies about the election. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. During congressional testimony o...
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Merck will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, White House says

Merck will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine to speed up supply, according to the White House.
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Johnson trying to set up charity that could fund No 11 flat revamp

No 10 does not deny reports that scheme could cover costs of works by PM’s fiancee, Carrie SymondsDowning Street is trying to set up a charity that could cover the costs of the refurbishment of Boris Johnson’s flat, which he shares with his fiancee, Carrie Symonds.A No 10 spokesman would not deny reports in the Daily Mail that the prime minister is attempting to set up a charity where benefactors can contribute to the upkeep of Downing Street.Symonds is understood to have undertaken a substantia...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Daily Mail, Charities, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Downing Street, Interiors, Carrie Symonds, Carrie SymondsDowning Street, Downing Street Symonds, Wilfred Johnson


White House will not overrule $15 minimum wage decision despite progressives' plea – live

Jen Psaki: Biden doesn’t plan to overrule Senate parliamentarianCDC director warns of potential ‘fourth surge’ in Covid casesDHS secretary: Trump ‘dismantled immigration system in its entirety’Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine to roll out within 48 hoursSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 6.24pm GMT The White House press briefing has now concluded. Here’s where the day stands so far: 6.15pm GMT White House press secretary Jen Psaki would not provide clarity on how Joe ...
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House progressives urge Biden to overrule parliamentarian on $15 minimum wage – live

House members: Kamala Harris can make final call on including provision in Covid relief billJohnson & Johnson’s vaccine to roll out within 48 hoursTrump grasps for relevance in first post-presidential speech at CPACSupreme court could deal blow to provision protecting minority votersSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 4.20pm GMT The White House coronavirus response team is now holding a briefing to provide an update on case numbers and vaccine distribution.Dr Rochell...
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NC coronavirus update February 28: Stockpile of newly-approved Johnson and Johnson vaccine will go out immediately, White House says

Here are the latest updates about COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in North Carolina.
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Johnson & Johnson’s Single-Dose COVID Vaccine Gets FDA Authorization

(CNN/CBS13) — The US Food and Drug Administration authorized Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine Saturday. It is the first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine available in the US, and is one that “checks nearly all the boxes.” With more than 28.4 million confirmed COVID cases in the United States and nearly 511,000 reported deaths since the start of the pandemic, and while the demand for vaccines still far exceeds supply, these vaccines can’t come soon enough. “A third safe and effective vaccine is...
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Pelosi mocks McConnell for criticizing commission on the Capitol insurrection: GOP Sen. 'Ron Johnson seems to be taking the lead'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Sen. Ron Johnson JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images; Samuel Corum/Getty Images Pelosi blasted McConnell for criticizing a commission to investigate the Capitol insurrection. "He was taking a page out of the book of Senator Johnson," Pelosi said Thursday. Pelosi also accidentally called the senator "Don" Johnson. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday after he crit...
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White House to roll out Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses next week, pending authorization

The United States expects to roll out three to four million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine next week, pending authorization from the Food and Drug Administration, White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients said on Wednesday. A Johnson & Johnson executive on Tuesday had said the company expected to ship nearly 4 million doses of the vaccine once it gained authorization. The additional vaccine will help President Joe Biden’s administration in its goal of ramping up vaccin...
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Seeking the west coast of Yorkshire | Brief letters

Charity coffers | David Cameron | Hard crosswords | Yorkshire | Johnson’s journalism | Vaccine passportsBefore asking for government bailouts (UK charities urgently call on PM to set up emergency fund, 17 February), big charities should spend their own reserves. Cancer Research UK entered the pandemic with over £300m in the bank; the National Trust had £320m. I would urge everybody to be as generous as possible to charities, but choose carefully. You don’t want to see your hard-earned gift being...
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Boris Johnson 'a liar' who will blame Brexit costs on Covid, says diplomat

Sylvie Bermann, former French ambassador, puts PM’s handling of pandemic alongside Donald Trump’sBoris Johnson is “an unrepentant and inveterate liar” who feels he is not subject to the same rules as others, Sylvie Bermann, the former French ambassador to the UK during the Brexit vote, says in a new book.She also claims some Brexiters are consumed with hatred for Germany and gripped by a myth that they liberated Europe on their own, describing Brexit as a triumph of emotion over reason, won by a...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Germany, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Second world war, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Donald Trump, Brexit, Coronavirus


Boris Johnson 'a liar' who will seek to blame Brexit costs on Covid, says diplomat

Sylvie Bermann, France’s UK ambassador during Brexit vote, assesses PM’s pandemic handling alongside Donald Trump Boris Johnson is “an unrepentant and inveterate liar” who feels he not subject to the same rules as others, Sylvie Bermann, the former French ambassador to the UK during the Brexit vote has said in a new book.She also claims some Brexiters are consumed with hatred for Germany and gripped by a myth that they liberated Europe on their own, describing Brexit as a triumph of emotion over...
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10 Things in Politics: Who's blaming who over Capitol riot

Former US Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund testifies at a Senate hearing on February 23, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:The FBI warned of violence before the Capitol riot, but the top officials responsible for the Capitol's security didn't see ...
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Political divisions helped fuel death toll, Fauci says; Johnson & Johnson plans 20M vaccine doses by end of March. Today's COVID-19 updates

The White House said this weekend that despite the drop in cases this month, life won't return to normal for quite some time. Latest virus updates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Political divisions helped fuel death toll, Fauci says; Johnson & Johnson plans 20M vaccine doses by end of March. Live COVID-19 updates

The White House said this weekend that despite the drop in cases this month, life won't return to normal for quite some time. Latest virus updates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US deaths account for 20% of world's total; Johnson & Johnson plans 20M vaccine doses by end of March. Latest COVID-19 updates

The White House said this weekend that despite the drop in cases this month, life won't return to normal for quite some time. Latest virus updates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US deaths account for 20% of world's total of 2.4M; Johnson & Johnson plans 20M vaccine doses by end of March. Latest COVID-19 updates

The White House said this weekend that despite the drop in cases this month, life won't return to normal for quite some time. Latest virus updates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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PM promises 'incomparably better' summer in England after lockdown

Four-stage plan could pave the way for nightclubs to reopen, sports fans to fill stadiums and staycations to returnCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson promised spring and summer would be “incomparably better” than life in lockdown as he set out a four-stage plan for England that could pave the way for nightclubs to reopen, sports fans to fill stadiums once again and staycations to return.But announcing a cautious phased easing of curbs, the prime minister ru...
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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson says more deaths inevitable whenever lockdown lifts as he sets out roadmap for England

PM says ‘realistic’ to accept lifting restrictions will lead to more infections and more deaths as he outlines four-step planBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayTeaching unions warn against ‘big bang’ return to school in EnglandGlobal coronavirus updates – live 8.00pm GMT Johnson says there will be changes to city centres as a resul...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Keir Starmer, Vallance, Coronavirus, COVID


UK Covid live: Boris Johnson holds press conference after setting out roadmap to end England's lockdown

Prime minister earlier outlined four-step plan for schools, social contact, retail and hospitality to restartBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayWhat is the science behind plans to relax England’s lockdown?Global coronavirus updates – live 7.30pm GMT Q: Will the UK commit to a fair and equitable global vaccine rollout once the top n...
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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson sets out four-step roadmap to end England's lockdown

Prime minister tells MPs new plan for schools, social contact, retail and hospitalityBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayWhat is the science behind plans to relax England’s lockdown?Global coronavirus updates – live 6.25pm GMT From Anneliese Dodds, the shadow chancellorIndoor hospitality won't reopen until 17 May at the earliest - m...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Keir Starmer, DUP, Democratic Unionist


Boris Johnson reveals the route out of England's coronavirus lockdown with some restrictions lasting into June

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a news conference in response to the ongoing situation with the coronavirus Toby Melville - WPA Pool / Getty Images Boris Johnson reveals the timeline for lifting coronavirus restrictions in England. Schools to open from March 8, with all remaining restrictions lifted gradually. Indoor mixing will remain banned until May at the earliest with some restrictions remaining until the final week of June. Visit the Business section of Insid...
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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson sets out roadmap to end England's lockdown

Prime minister tells MPs new plan for schools, social contact, retail and hospitalityBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayScotland vaccination drive linked to big drop in hospital admissionsGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.28pm GMT Johnson told MPs that both Prof Chris Whitty, the chief medical offficer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, ...
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Step by step: how England's Covid lockdown will be lifted

Boris Johnson has set out a plan for reopening in four stages, with a minimum of five weeks between each Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson has announced detailed plans for the unlocking of England amid the coronavirus vaccination programme. Here is the proposed timetable, in four stages, and other initiatives announced by Downing Street.No 10 is stressing that after the first step the subsequent stages of reopening could be subject to delay and that the pr...
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