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Boris Johnson's Conservatives are abandoning Trump in anticipation of a Biden victory

Business Insider Getty With less than two weeks until the election, one of Trump's closest allies is preparing for him to be booted out of office.Boris Johnson has enjoyed a strong working relationship with President Trump since becoming the UK's prime minister last year.The pair have repeatedly lavished praise on one another, with Trump endorsing Johnson in the UK's 2019 general election, describing him as a "fantastic man" and "the exact right guy for the times." Trump was also...
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Analysis: Boris Johnson used to be the Teflon man of British politics. Not any more

Boris Johnson had big plans for 2020. With the Brexit question that had torn the nation apart for nearly four years finally settled, the Prime Minister was ready to spend some of the political capital he'd earned with his landslide election victory to bring the nation together. Then Covid-19 happened.
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Boris Johnson used to be the Teflon man of British politics, brushing off scandals, gaffes and mistakes. Not any more

Boris Johnson had big plans for 2020. With the Brexit question that had torn the nation apart for nearly four years finally settled, the Prime Minister was ready to spend some of the political capital he'd earned with his landslide election victory to bring the nation together. Then Covid-19 happened.
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UK coronavirus live: Sturgeon sets out Scotland's new lockdown levels; tier 3 for Nottingham 'next week'

Five levels unveiled for Scotland; report says Nottingham to enter tier 3 next Wednesday; Warrington ‘agrees to tier3’Sturgeon sets out five lockdown levels for Scotland Second Covid wave hitting economic recovery, data showsOne in 10 UK workers asked to work by bosses during furloughTesting sewage for Covid could detect outbreaks early, scientists sayGlobal coronavirus updates – live 2.22pm BST A number of local councils in England have announced they will be providing low-income children w...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Manchester, Nottingham, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Sturgeon, Warrington, Fulham council, Rashford, Hackney Council


Covid-19: Boris Johnson hopes families can have Christmas together

It comes as tougher Covid-19 rules come into force for nearly six million Britons.
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UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon sets out Scotland's new lockdown levels; Warrington to enter tier 3

Five-level lockdown unveiled for Scotland; England death rate rises for first time since April, figures show; Warrington reaches deal with governmentOne in 10 UK workers asked to work by bosses during furloughTesting sewage for Covid could detect outbreaks early, scientists sayPM admits failings as England’s contact-tracing system hits new lowGlobal coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.25pm BST The spread of Covid-19 in the UK is continuing to rise, with data suggesti...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Oxford, Manchester, Nicola Sturgeon, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Office For National Statistics, Warrington, Imperial College London, Oxfordshire


UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon sets out Scotland's new lockdown tiers; Warrington agrees to enter tier 3

Latest updates: England death rate rises for first time since April, ONS figures show; Warrington council reaches deal with governmentOne in 10 UK workers asked to work by bosses during furloughTesting sewage for Covid could detect outbreaks early, scientists sayPM admits failings as England’s contact-tracing system hits new lowGlobal coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.24pm BST Sturgeon says this strategic framework for managing and living with the virus is being p...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Manchester, Nicola Sturgeon, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Warrington, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus


AP Explains: Why are UK and EU still arguing over Brexit?

It’s more than four years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, and almost a year since Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an election by vowing to “get Brexit done.” As negotiators from the two sides hunker down for their final weeks of talks on an elusive trade agreement, Britain and the EU still don’t know whether they will begin 2021 with an organized partnership or a messy rivalry. “A deal is the likelier case now, but I wouldn’t be banking the house on it yet,” said trade expert...
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Newspaper headlines: Test and trace 'can't cope' and jobs aid 'triples'

The papers cover Boris Johnson's admission of testing failures and billions more for businesses.
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The Papers: Test and trace 'can't cope' and jobs aid 'triples'

The papers cover Boris Johnson's admission of testing failures and billions more for businesses.
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Newspaper headlines: Test and trace 'can't cope' and jobs aid 'triples'

The papers cover Boris Johnson's admission of testing failures and billions more for businesses.
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Room for improvement with test and trace, says Patrick Vallance – video

Sir Patrick Vallance said there was ‘room for improvement’ with test and trace in the UK as only about two-thirds of the close contacts reached are done so within 48 hours of the case entering the system, according to performance figures released on Thursday. Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak presented a new package of government support grants during a televised briefing and also discussed vaccines and local restrictionsUK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson gives briefing after chancellor unveils new ...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, UK News, NHS, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Patrick Vallance, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus


Covid: NHS Test and Trace needs to improve, PM concedes

Boris Johnson says he shares people's frustrations at the turnaround times for results in England.
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Covid-19: Boris Johnson's test-and-trace 'frustrations', and big changes to Job Support Scheme

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening.
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Covid: We do need to improve test and trace, admits PM

Boris Johnson says "I share people's frustrations" at the turnaround times for results.
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A report by conservative election strategists suggests swing voters have turned against Trump because of his coronavirus response

, A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump waits in line to attend his campaign event at Erie International Airport in Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S. October 20, 2020 REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic has prompted swing voters in battleground states to reconsider their support for him, a report by Conservative strategists CT group has suggested. The CT group, who have masterminded multiple successful election campaigns and polling for UK Prime Minis...
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Trump's coronavirus response caused his voters to reconsider their support for him, a new poll has found

A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump waits in line to attend his campaign event at Erie International Airport in Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S. October 20, 2020 REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic prompted significant numbers of swing voters in battleground states to reconsider their support for him, polling seen by Business Insider has found. More than half of former Trump voters who no longer plan to back the president said that Trump's handling o...
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James Martin fans left disappointed following new restaurant update

Following Boris Johnson's announcement that Greater Manchester will enter Tier 3...
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The UK food and drink industry warns Boris Johnson companies will have to pull out of Northern Ireland due to Brexit

DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images EXCLUSIVE: The leaders of 39 food and drink associations have warned Boris Johnson that companies are planning to pull out of Northern Ireland. The added cost of post-Brexit trade across the Irish Sea "means it will no longer be practical" for British businesses to continue serving Northern Irish customers, the letter seen by Business Insider states. The letter, addressed to senior UK ministers Michael Gove and George Eustice, urged them to minim...
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How the US coronavirus outbreak compares to other countries in 11 charts

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes President Donald Trump to a NATO summit on December 4, 2019. Peter Nicholls/AFP/Getty Images The United States has the most coronavirus cases and deaths of any country in the world. The US ranks eighth in total cases per capita and ninth in deaths per capita. Experts predict the worst of the nation's third surge of new cases is yet to come.  Here's how the nation's coronavirus outbreak compares to other countries on 11 key metrics. Visit ...
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UK coronavirus live: daily record of 26,688 new Covid cases; Sturgeon confirms Scotland's five-tier lockdown plan

Daily high is 25% increase on day before; first minister condemns UK PM for ‘ignoring expert advice’Warning of tens of thousands of deaths in England in second waveSturgeon accuses Johnson of ignoring expert Covid adviceBolton council breaks ranks over Greater Manchester support packageSadiq Khan accuses Boris Johnson of ‘blatant lie’ over TfLGlobal coronavirus updates – live 5.22pm BST The UK government has just updated its coronavirus dashboard. Here are the key figures. 4.43pm BST At ...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Scotland, European Union, UK News, House Of Commons, Greater Manchester, Nicola Sturgeon, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Pmqs, Khan, Johnson


UK coronavirus live: Sturgeon condemns Johnson as she confirms Scotland's five-tier lockdown plan

First minister says UK PM ignoring expert advice; MPs debate Labour plan for economic support for areas under Covid restrictionsStarmer accuses Johnson of ‘bargaining with people’s lives’Bolton council breaks ranks over Greater Manchester support packageSouth Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictionsSadiq Khan accuses Boris Johnson of ‘blatant lie’ over TfLGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.33pm BST Labour has just lost the vote on its motion calling for “fair” economic support...
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Sturgeon accuses Johnson of ignoring advice on 'extreme' Covid curbs

Scotland’s first minister to unveil five-tier system of restrictions on FridayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNicola Sturgeon has accused Boris Johnson of ignoring expert advice about the need for a Covid restrictions strategy that includes an “extreme” top level close to the full lockdown imposed in March.Sturgeon confirmed she will unveil a five-tier system of restrictions on Friday that will partly mirror England’s three-tier traffic light system of controls, as Sc...
Tags: Politics, England, Scotland, UK News, Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish politics, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Sturgeon, Coronavirus


UK coronavirus live: Nicola Sturgeon to announce five-tier lockdown plan as Scotland passes 50,000 cases

Scotland also records highest daily deaths since May; MPs debate Labour plan for economic support for areas under Covid restrictionsStarmer accuses Johnson of ‘bargaining with people’s lives’Bolton council breaks ranks over Greater Manchester support packageSouth Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictionsSadiq Khan accuses Boris Johnson of ‘blatant lie’ over TfLGlobal coronavirus updates – live 2.58pm BST Government talks with Tees Valley and Tyneside over introducing tier 3 coro...
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Boris Johnson blames London mayor for TfL 'bankruptcy' before Covid-19

Sadiq Khan says Londoners face a "triple whammy" of higher costs in the government's rescue plan.
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Boris Johnson and Evgeny Lebedev: a decade of politics, parties and peerages

Pair have been friends since 2009, but security concerns were raised because of the Russian tycoon’s father, a one-time Moscow spyThe theme of the party attended by Boris Johnson was unmistakable. On the first floor was a mural of Joseph Stalin, dressed in green military uniform. A hammer and sickle decorated the windows. In the centre of the room was an ice sculpture in the shape of a pistol, from where a barman dispensed vodka shots.A gun – presumably fake – lay on a red double bed in the base...
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UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson confirms £60m will go to Greater Manchester boroughs in tier 3

Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer at PMQs as more regions of England go into strictest lockdown restrictionsSouth Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictionsAndy Burnham hits out at Tory MPs over negotiations criticismGyms allowed to reopen in Merseyside after tier 3 Covid rowTier 3 lockdowns in England: latest Covid restrictions explainedGlobal coronavirus updates – live 12.29pm BST Robin Millar (Con) asks if the future is a series of rolling national lockdowns. Or should governme...
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UK coronavirus live: Sheffield city region mayor says 'inaction not an option' as he agrees tier 3 restrictions

Latest updates: South Yorkshire third region in England to get strictest measures after local leaders agreed a deal with governmentSouth Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictionsGyms allowed to reopen in Merseyside after tier 3 Covid rowCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.31am BST Gyms will be allowed to reopen in Merseyside after the UK government failed to provide evidence that they should close under the top-tier strict coronavirus restrictions impo...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, UK News, Liverpool, House Of Commons, Greater Manchester, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Boris Johnson, Pmqs, Merseyside, South Yorkshire, Keir Starmer, Lancashire, North Of England


Newspaper headlines: 'Chaos' of Manchester curbs and PM's 'tussles'

The row over tougher Covid measures and Boris Johnson's other conflicts feature on the front pages.
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