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Johnson imposes COVID-19 'Plan B' in England to contain Omicron

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed tougher COVID-19 restrictions in England on Wednesday, ordering people to work from home, wear masks in public places and use vaccine passes to slow... #borisjohnson #primeminister #masks
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Boris Johnson rushes in Covid plan B amid Christmas party scandal

PM announces stronger measures in England to counter Omicron, but finds his ‘moral authority’ questionedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson rushed forward new Covid restrictions amid fears of an exponential rise in the Omicron variant, as his government was engulfed in a crisis of credibility sparked by the Christmas party scandal.With government experts warning of 10 UK Omicron infections currently rising to 1m by the end of the month and up to 2,000 hospit...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Coronavirus, COVID, UK Omicron


Superhero Bits: Brie Larson Teases The Marvels, The Rock Hypes Up Black Adam V Superman & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:Brie Larson has a little tease for "The Marvels."A major writer is going exclusively to DC Comics.The Rock is confident Black Adam will fight Superman.Marvel's "X-Men" are go...
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British PM Johnson imposes COVID ‘Plan B’ to contain Omicron

Johnson announces tighter restrictions in England, amid allegations that his staff partied during lockdown last year. #omicronjohnson #lockdown #plan
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UK's Johnson Apologizes, Orders Probe of Staff Lockdown Fest

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has apologized and ordered an inquiry after a leaked video showed senior members of his staff joking about holding a lockdown-breaching Christmas party.
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Analysis: Boris Johnson's latest scandal is the worst yet

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fierce criticism after a leaked video recording obtained by CNN affiliate ITV News shows senior Downing Street staff joking about when Johnson allegedly threw a Christmas party for his staff during last year's lockdown.
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Leaked video shows former UK aide joke about alleged party during lockdown

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fierce criticism after a leaked video obtained by CNN affiliate ITV News shows senior Downing Street staff joking about an alleged Christmas party last year, for his staff during last year's lockdown. Johnson apologized for the video during Prime Minister's Questions in parliament, and says he is "furious" to see the clip. He says he has been assured there was no party and no Covid rules were broken.
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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Jeff Bezos' bald bromance was on full display at the People's Choice Awards

Alberto Rodriguez/E! Entertainment/NBCUniversal/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Jeff Bezos presented Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson with an award at the People's Choice Awards. Bezos cracked jokes about Johnson, including about how being bald is "a good look."  Johnson called Bezos his "good friend" and "tequila drinking buddy." Who's bald and loves tequila? That's a trick question — it's Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jeff Bezos.The two moguls, pals, and sometimes-business associa...
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Why is there a row in the UK about Boris Johnson and Christmas parties?

Controversy centres on alleged get-togethers at Downing Street last year when London was under strict lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOn Tuesday last week, the British tabloid newspaper, the Mirror, published a story that claimed parties had been held at Johnson’s Downing Street residence in the run-up to Christmas last year. Continue reading...
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Allegra Stratton resigns after No 10 Christmas party video

Government spokesperson for climate summit seen in footage joking about party during lockdownPressure on Johnson over No 10 Christmas party – politics liveAllegra Stratton has stepped down as the government’s spokesperson for the Cop26 climate summit after footage emerged of her joking about a party at Downing Street during the peak of lockdown rules in December last year.In a statement sent to journalists and read out to TV crews in front of her home, Boris Johnson’s former press secretary said...
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Johnson ‘apologises unreservedly’ over No 10 Christmas party video

PM ‘furious’ to see footage of Downing Street staff joking about lockdown party but insists no such party took placeToday’s politics news – live updatesCoronavirus – latest updatesBoris Johnson has said he “apologises unreservedly” for a video showing Downing Street officials joking about a staff party during the peak of lockdown last December, and has promised to hand over any evidence of law-breaking to police.At a noisy prime minister’s questions, Johnson said he had been repeatedly assured t...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson, Pmqs, Johnson, Downing Street, Keir Starmer, Dominic Cummings, Coronavirus


Johnson and Curry on undefeated Gophers basketball; Scoggins on the football shake-up

Interesting times with the Gophers: The undefeated men's basketball team opens Big Ten play vs. Michigan State and the football team is overhauling the offense. That and more Wild success on the podcast.
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Boris Johnson's aides joked about Christmas party in Downing Street while London was in lockdown

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing fierce criticism after a leaked video recording obtained by CNN affiliate ITV News shows senior Downing Street staff joking about when Johnson allegedly threw a Christmas party for his staff during last year's lockdown.
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Winter Olympics: Johnson confirms no UK ministers or officials will attend

Boris Johnson says decision is ‘effectively a diplomatic boycott’Prime minister does not think sporting boycotts are ‘sensible’Boris Johnson has said there will “effectively be a diplomatic boycott” of the Winter Olympics in Beijing given that no UK ministers or officials will be attending.The former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith begged the prime minister to ensure the UK follows the lead of the United States by having a full diplomatic boycott of the Games in February. Continue reading....
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Johnson on Downing St party video: I apologise unreservedly

The PM says he was "also furious" when he saw No 10 staff appearing to mock a staff party breaking Covid rules.
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Leaks suggest the UK is about to tighten COVID-19 restrictions as Omicron cases mount

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.Andrew Parsons / No 10 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson could tighten COVID-19 restrictions this week, reports said. New measures could include instructions to work from home, and vaccine passports in more venues. The Omicron variant of coronavirus is already spreading rapidly across the UK. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson could soon introduce stricter COVID-19 measures this week to try and slow the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, which is spreadi...
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No 10 faces Tory and public backlash over Christmas party video

Sajid Javid pulls out of interviews amid anger over footage of aides joking about party during lockdownPressure on Johnson over No 10 Christmas party – politics liveSajid Javid, the health secretary, pulled out of Wednesday morning’s broadcast interviews after a video emerged showing No 10 aides laughing about a Christmas party during Covid restrictions, as the government faced a furious Tory and public backlash against their behaviour.No ministers were available to be interviewed on the BBC, Sk...
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Video Piles Pressure on UK’s Johnson in Lockdown-Party Saga

A leaked video that shows staff members in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office joking about holding a lockdown-breaching Christmas party last year is adding fuel to allegations that government officials flouted coronavirus rules they imposed on everyone else.
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Jeff Bezos toasts 'drinking buddy' Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson at 2021 People's Choice Awards: See all the winners

The People's Choice Awards honored Kim Kardashian West, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and more. See what you missed, and check out all the winners.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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Leaked video shows Downing Street staff joking about hosting a Christmas party last year amid the UK's strict COVID-19 restrictions

A wreath is hung on the door of the prime minister's office at number 10 Downing street, London UK on November 28, 2021.Hollie Adams/Getty Images) Leaked video shows Downing Street staff joking about a Christmas party amid the UK's 2020 lockdown. 2020 media reports claimed politicians broke COVID-19 restrictions to gather for holiday parties. Officials hosted a mock press conference to practice responses related to the alleged gatherings. In a leaked video, Downing Street staff were h...
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Biden voices ‘deep concerns’ over Ukraine escalation in call with Putin – as it happened

Call took in a ‘range of issues’, including Ukraine and ransomwareWhat sanctions could the US hit Russia with if it invades Ukraine?Capitol attack committee warns Meadows of potential contempt chargeSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailJoe Biden will speak to several leaders of European nations this afternoon, after his virtual summit with Vladimir Putin concludes.“This afternoon, President Biden will convene a call with President Macron of France, Chancellor Merkel of Ger...
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Covid Christmas parties: timeline of government’s alleged festivities

Boris Johnson denies staff gatherings took place or rules were broken during last year’s lockdownDowning Street is facing renewed pressure after TV footage emerged showing senior No 10 officials joking about a Christmas party during lockdown last December.In the leaked video, obtained by ITV, an adviser to Johnson is seen joking with Allegra Stratton, the prime minister’s then press secretary, about “a Downing Street Christmas party on Friday night”. Continue reading...
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Looper 4K Coming Early Next Year, And Rian Johnson Has Given It His Full Endorsement

Once upon a time, before "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" or "Knives Out," director Rian Johnson made an audacious science-fiction movie about assassins who jump through time. That film, 2012's "Looper," was lauded by critics when released but has since been regrettably somewhat forgotten. Thankfully, a new 4K UHD release might help people discover or re-discover this unique tale of time-traveling assassins in a whole new light.  Going Back In Time To Kill Yourself, Now In 4K! "Looper" will be availab...
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UK PM Johnson Agreed With Biden, European Leaders on Need for Russia Dialogue - Downing Street

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other European leaders agreed with U.S. President Joe Biden on the need for ongoing...
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PM 'fingers all over' decision to evacuate pets from Kabul, says MP – video

The head of the Foreign Office has been accused of covering up the prime minister’s involvement in the decision to evacuate pets from Kabul at a select committee hearing.Labour MP Chris Bryant made the accusation to Sir Philip Barton and read out a leaked letter from Boris Johnson’s parliamentary private secretary which he said implied Johnson’s 'fingers' were 'all over' the controversial decision.Barton did not accept the charge and, in a separate interview, Johnson dismissed the accusation tha...
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PM accused of lying after No 10 officials caught joking about Christmas party

Exchange between Ed Oldfield and Allegra Stratton took place last December days after alleged party took placeBoris Johnson is facing accusations of lying after senior No 10 officials were filmed joking about a lockdown Christmas party that Downing Street insists did not take place.Johnson and his aides have repeatedly denied that the event, reportedly held for staff at No 10 in December last year, broke Covid rules or took place at all. Continue reading...
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Letter suggests ‘cover-up’ of PM’s involvement in Afghan dog airlift, says MP

Chris Bryant reveals Pen Farthing was sent a letter from Boris Johnson’s PPS confirming evacuation A leaked letter suggests Boris Johnson and the Foreign Office may have covered up the prime minister’s involvement in airlifting more than 150 dogs and cats from Afghanistan, a senior MP has said.On Tuesday it emerged that the charity worker Pen Farthing received a letter from Johnson’s parliamentary secretary saying Farthing, his staff and the animals could be rescued from Kabul amid the Taliban t...
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Biden voices ‘deep concerns’ over Ukraine escalation in call with Putin – live

Call took in a ‘range of issues’, including Ukraine and ransomwareWhat sanctions could the US hit Russia with if it invades Ukraine?Mark Meadows stops cooperating with Capitol attack investigationSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailJoe Biden will speak to several leaders of European nations this afternoon, after his virtual summit with Vladimir Putin concludes.“This afternoon, President Biden will convene a call with President Macron of France, Chancellor Merkel of German...
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Biden to speak with European leaders after virtual summit with Putin – live

US says it will send troops to eastern Europe if Russia invades UkraineWhat sanctions could the US hit Russia with if it invades Ukraine?Meadows will stop cooperating with Capitol attack committee – reportsSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by emailJoe Biden will speak to several leaders of European nations this afternoon, after his virtual summit with Vladimir Putin concludes.“This afternoon, President Biden will convene a call with President Macron of France, Chancellor Merkel...
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Dwayne Johnson's Black Adam Costume Had All The Fake Muscle Padding Cut Out

Superhero movies are a funny business. Fans will demand that only the most unrealistically buff and unimaginably ripped actors embody all their most favorite heroes, despite the fact that superpowers are inherently divorced from realism and don't necessarily need to have anything to do with muscle size. Kumail Nanjiani recently went through this himself with his body transformation to portray Kingo in "Eternals" and Robert Pattinson, hilariously enough, sparked all sorts of ridiculous controvers...
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