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Boris Johnson will keep using Zoom for the government's private weekly meeting despite security and privacy concerns

The UK government has defended using video-call service Zoom among senior government officials – including Boris Johnson – due to 'unprecedented circumstances' caused by the coronavirus.  On Monday, the firm's stock price climbed 22%. The firm is worth about $37 billion. But cybersecurity experts have raised questions around Zoom's security and data privacy policies, with reports that the Ministry of Defence has banned staff from using it.  Boris Johnson used Zoom on Tuesday to hold his first ...
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Britain’s Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON —  Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland, his Clarence House office said. It says his wife Camilla, 72, has tested negative. “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for Coronavirus,’’ Clarence House said. “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good...
Tags: Health, London, News, Wales, California, Scotland, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, World news, Britain, Soccer, National Health Service, Buckingham Palace, Harry, Edinburgh


Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 5,000, as Spain declares state of emergency

Mount Everest calls off climbing season; Canadian prime minister self-isolates; Coronavirus latest: at a glanceUK care homes ban family visits to stem spread of coronavirusEnglish Premier League suspended until AprilThe coronavirus pandemic: visualising the global crisisShare your experiences 3.27pm GMT The Queen’s upcoming visits to Cheshire and Camden, in London, have been postponed as a “sensible precaution”, Buckingham Palace said, amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Press Association re...
Tags: Europe, Science, London, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Premier League, Italy, Camden, Buckingham Palace, Mount Everest, Johns Hopkins


Budget 2020: Boris Johnson chairs cabinet ahead of Rishi Sunak's first budget – live news

Delayed budget to outline government response to coronavirus emergencyCoronavirus – latest updatesHealth minister Nadine Dorries diagnosed with coronavirusBudget 2020 checklist: what to expect from the chancellorBank of England announces emergency rate cut – business live 10.16am GMT Rachael Maskell, the Labour MP who is self-isolating after a meeting with Nadine Dorries last week (see 9.20am), told the Press Association PA that only her, Dorries and members of the minister’s staff were pres...
Tags: Business, Politics, England, Budget, Economics, UK News, Tax and spending, Economic policy, Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Pmqs, Times, Whitehall, Nadine Dorries, Brexit, Press Association


Coronavirus live updates: three F1 team members isolated at Australian Grand Prix while Indonesia confirms first death

Bank of England cuts base rate in response to virus, US cases pass 1,000 and deaths rise sharply again in Italy. Follow latest newsCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK health minister tests positiveCoronavirus crisis hits the US campaign trailArsenal place players into self-isolationItalian PM extends lockdown to entire countryCoronavirus confusion as NHS helpline gives out wrong adviceShare your experiences 7.26am GMT Heathrow said the number of passengers travelling through the airport fell b...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Indonesia, China, US, Bank Of England, UK News, World news, NHS, United Kingdom, Italy, Press Association, COVID


Brexit: EU tells PM he must stick to customs rules for NI amid concerns about UK 'backsliding' - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenNo 10: UK aim is to ‘restore independence’ from EU by end of yearLabour leadership poll opens as Starmer promises jobs to rivalsBoris Johnson has ‘full confidence’ in Patel despite bullying claimsStarmer’s morning interviews - SummaryDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 3.24pm GMT Rebecca Long-Bailey, the Labour leadership candidate, has been campaigning in Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd today.I’m in Mytholmroyd today. Havi...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour party leadership, Labour, Northern Ireland, Home Office, Boris Johnson, Northern Irish politics, Parliament, Johnson, Keir Starmer


A bus is driving around Buckingham Palace demanding Prince Andrew 'call the FBI'

Attorney Gloria Allred would like Prince Andrew to give the FBI a ring.Allred, who represents some of late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, has reportedly paid to have a bus drive around London with an ad putting Prince Andrew on blast after prosecutors said he hasn't been cooperating with their Epstein investigation. "If you see this man please ask him to call the FBI to answer their questions," an ad reads on the bus, which was seen driving near Buckingham Palace not long after...
Tags: London, News, Fbi, Buckingham Palace, Prince Andrew, Donald Trump, Gloria Allred, Bernie Sanders, Press Association, Russell Moore, Andrew, David Mack, Allred, Southern District of New York, Jeffrey Epstein, Epstein


Thornberry blames Corbyn's advisers for election defeat and suggests they should be sacked - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the Queen’s speech and Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn speaking in the subsequent Commons debate 10.10am GMT Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, has insisted “democracy must and will prevail” as she confirmed she has now written to Boris Johnson formally requesting the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence referendum, the Press Association reports. She said that following last week’s election vi...
Tags: Politics, Scotland, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Boris Johnson, Holyrood, Bute House, Emily Thornberry, Thornberry, Queen's Speech, Press Association, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Nicola Sturgeon Scotland, Edinburgh Sturgeon


Prince Andrew faces more disgrace as business backers leave

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Andrew is facing further disgrace as charitable backers begin to distance themselves from him amid unfavorable fallout of an interview on his friendship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Britain’s Press Association is reporting that professional services provider KPMG, a sponsor of his flagship entrepreneur project, [email protected]lace, won’t renew its support. […]
Tags: London, News, Ap, Britain, Nation, Kpmg, Press Association, Andrew, Jeffrey Epstein Britain


Saracens: Premiership club set to drop appeal over points deduction and fine after breaching salary cap

Saracens are set to drop their planned appeal against a £5.4million fine and a 35-point penalty for a breach of the salary cap, according to the Press Association.The back-to-back Premiership champions and reigning European champions had initially announced their intention to appeal against what they deemed to be "heavy-handed" punishments that were further described by club chairman Nigel Wray as "absolutely devastating".But ahead of Monday's deadline to officially serve notice of appeal, ...
Tags: News, Saracens, Dyson, Press Association, Wray, Richard Wigglesworth, Premiership Rugby, Nigel Wray, MN Property Solutions Ltd


London Fire Brigade heavily criticized for apartment fire

LONDON (AP) — A report on a deadly apartment block fire in London has condemned the London Fire Brigade and concluded that fewer people would have died if the building were evacuated more quickly. Britain’s Press Association said the leaked report, which was to be published Wednesday, also accused the brigade’s commissioner Dany Cotton, of […]
Tags: Health, Business, London, News, Ap, Britain, Nation, London Fire Brigade, Press Association, Dany Cotton


Brexit legislation 'paused' after MPs reject Boris Johnson's timetable - as it happened

Parliament votes to reject government’s timetable for passage of bill that would implement Brexit dealTusk: EU likely to grant extensionWithdrawal bill: what does it say? 10.39pm BST That’s all from us this evening. Here’s a summary of the day’s events: Related: MPs reject Boris Johnson's attempt to fast-track Brexit deal 10.23pm BST If, as expected, Brexit is delayed until the end of January, a general election would have to follow, the Press Association reports, citing an unnamed No...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Scotland, Eu, European Union, UK News, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Parliament, Brexit, Press Association, Corbyn, Boris


Brexit: Boris Johnson arrives at manor house on the Wirral for private talks with Leo Varadkar - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with Leo Varadkar to discuss BrexitJeremy Corbyn’s speech on Labour’s agenda - Summary and analysisLeadsom criticised for defending ‘unlawful’ plan to sabotage Benn ActNo-deal Brexit would put lives at risk, says former chief medical officer 2.33pm BST This is from the Press Association’s Catherine Wylie on Thornton Manor.The luxury wedding venue chosen for Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar’s ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Instagram, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour, Philip Hammond, Rooney, Boris Johnson, Coleen Rooney, Leo Varadkar, Brexit, Press Association, Jeremy Corbyn, Benn


Local elections 2019: Conservative net losses pass 1,200 – live news

Lib Dems and Greens surge on bad night for both main parties in council elections in EnglandLocal elections 2019: follow the live results hereFull report: Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gainEarly afternoon summary 7.52pm BST Here’s the lay of the land from the Press Association, with results available from 241 out of 248 councils: 7.37pm BST The results are being interpreted by many as a poor performance by Labour, with the party seeing a net loss in seats, as well ...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Local Government, Local Politics, Green Party, Tories, Local elections, Brexit, Press Association, John Mcdonnell, UK Independence party (Ukip, Andrew Gwynne Labour


MPs to debate Gavin Williamson's sacking after Speaker grants urgent question to Labour – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenGavin Williamson: ‘I was tried by kangaroo court – then sacked’The Williamson inquiry was a Whitehall rarity: quick and decisivePenny Mordaunt becomes first ever female defence secretary 10.13am BST The curtains were drawn and two cars were on the drive at Gavin Williamson’s constituency address in a leafy area of south Staffordshire this morning, the Press Association reports. But there was no answer from anybody on the door...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Jeremy Hunt, Whitehall, Staffordshire, Press Association, Hunt, African Union, Williamson, ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia, Gavin Williamson, Mordaunt


Chris Davies: Tory MP fined £1,500 but spared jail over expenses charges

Chris Davies now faces being booted out of Parliament as he braces for a recall petition in his Welsh seat [Author: Press Association, Dan Bloom]
Tags: Politics, Parliament, Press Association, Chris Davies, Dan Bloom, Press Association Dan Bloom


Roman Polanski sues the Academy after being kicked out of the Oscars 'without warning'

Roman Polanski is suing the Academy after being kicked out of the Oscars organisation. The Chinatown director was ejected from the Academy along with Bill Cosby in 2018. A lawyer for the long-time fugitive filmmaker said that he was expelled "without warning" and with no chance to respond. Polanski's lawyer filed a writ at the Los Angeles Superior Court and will pursue legal action against the film institution on grounds that the famed director's expulsion was unfair. But the Academy res...
Tags: News, France, US, Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski, Academy, Chinatown, Press Association, Braun, Los Angeles Superior Court, Polanski, Harland Braun, Polanski Documents, Polanski Braun


Everyone saw the adult toy left by the dugout after Man United 2 – West Ham 1

Man United 2 – West Ham 1 Manchester United beat West Ham 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday evening. Paul Pogba was the hero for United scoring both goals. The French World Cup winner converted two penalties to sink the Hammers. Felipe Anderson scored what proved to be a consolation for the Irons. Adult toy left by the dugout A video is going viral on social media following United’s win over West Ham. Simon Peach, a journalist for the Press Association, revealed that a black dildo was left by t...
Tags: Dane, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Old Trafford, West Ham, Anfield, Christian Eriksen, Man United, United, Paul Pogba, Press Association, Felipe Anderson, Stamford


Jeremy Corbyn voiced concern evidence of anti-Semitism was 'mislaid or ignored'

The Labour leader also said he had been the target of abuse [Author: Press Association, Oliver Milne]
Tags: Politics, Labour, Press Association, Jeremy Corbyn, Oliver Milne


One key factor in Ander Herrera’s decision to leave Man United revealed

The circumstances that led to his exit One of the key factors in Ander Herrera deciding to leave Manchester United and join Paris Saint-Germain has now been revealed. It was reported not too long ago by Duncan Castles that Ander Herrera was set to leave Manchester United. The Spaniard’s contract at Old Trafford is set to expire at the end of the season. Castles’ report revealed that Herrera had agreed a £200,000-a-week deal with PSG to join them on a bosman in July. That was quickly followed up...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Everton, Stamford Bridge, Mufc, Man United, Psg, United, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Idrissa Gueye, Press Association, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer


Brexit: MPs pass Cooper's Brexit delay bill with majority of one - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, where third reading of the Cooper bill seeking a Brexit delay passed 313 to 312May’s cabinet: where do they stand on Brexit?Juncker rejects appeal for further short Brexit delayLunchtime summaryPMQs - Snap verdict 12.11am BST The Leave.EU campaign seems to be rather cross: The "Conservatives" who voted to block Brexit this evening.Are you a Conservative member in one of these constituencies? Sign up to our deselection campaign below and h...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Germany, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Paris, House Of Commons


Brexit: MPs vote on third reading of Cooper bill aiming to rule out no deal - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including May’s Brexit talks with Corbyn, and MPs debating Cooper bill to rule out no dealMay’s cabinet: where do they stand on Brexit?Juncker rejects appeal for further short Brexit delayLunchtime summaryPMQs - Snap verdict 11.14pm BST Chancellor Philip Hammond told Peston that he hopes the cross-party talks with Labour would be able to discover whether there was a “landing zone” where both sides could meet on a deal, the Press Associat...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Jean-claude Juncker, Philip Hammond, Pmqs, Brexit, Press Association


Brexit: MPs pass Cooper bill ruling out no deal, making it move to next stage - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including May’s Brexit talks with Corbyn, and MPs debating Cooper bill to rule out no dealMay’s cabinet: where do they stand on Brexit?Juncker rejects appeal for further short Brexit delayLunchtime summaryPMQs - Snap verdict 8.14pm BST Jeremy Corbyn has urged the PM to ditch her “dead” deal and move in Labour’s direction, the Press Association reports:Theresa May has to accept that her Brexit deal is dead and she needs to move in Labour’s...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Liverpool, House, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Jean-claude Juncker, Parliament


Brexit: May suffers fresh setback as DUP says it will vote against deal for third time - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including the indicative votes debate as MPs choose from eight optionsWhat May told Tory MPsIndicative votes: the eight optionsFresh warning on third meaningful vote 9.43pm GMT Here are the results of the indicative votes on the Brexit alternatives.I have taken the summary of what each amendment does from the Press Association summary featured earlier. 9.38pm GMT The division bell is going. That means John Bercow, the Speaker, will an...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Northern Irish politics, Pmqs, Article 50, Brexit


Bercow suggests he will not allow another Brexit deal vote unless EU agrees further changes – as it happened

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenJohn Bercow rules out third meaningful vote without ‘substantial’ changeBercow’s ruling - Summary and snap analysisDowning Street lobby briefing - Summary 10.26pm GMT We’re going to close down this live blog now. Thanks for reading and for all of your comments. Here’s a summary of the day’s events: Related: Constitutional chaos after third vote on Brexit deal blocked 9.41pm GMT A government source has told the Press As...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, John Bercow, Bercow, Jeremy Hunt, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Article 50, Brexit, Press Association


Former British Davis Cup captain Paul Hutchins dies at 73

LONDON (AP) — Paul Hutchins, the former British Davis Cup captain who led the team to the final in 1978, has died. He was 73. The Lawn Tennis Association and Hutchins’ family announced the death on Thursday. The family said in a statement to Britain’s Press Association that Hutchins, who had suffered from Lou Gehrig’s […]
Tags: London, News, Sports, Ap, Britain, Press Association, Lou Gehrig, Hutchins, Paul Hutchins


Two climbers killed in avalanche on Ben Nevis

Two climbers have died and another two have been injured in an avalanche on the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis, Britain's Press Association reports.
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Karen Bradley 'not fit to be NI secretary' after Troubles comment, former police ombudsman says - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenUK hits back at EU claims it does not have clear plan to amend backstopBack May’s deal or risk soft Brexit, Hammond tells ToriesLabour antisemitism: equalities watchdog opens investigationLunchtime summary 2.45pm GMT Amber Rudd has apologised. According to the Press Association, she said she was “mortified at my clumsy language” and has apologised for describing Diane Abbott as “coloured”. (See 2.42pm.) 2.42pm GMT Amber R...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Philip Hammond, Boris Johnson, Northern Irish politics, Diane Abbott, Jeremy Vine, Rudd, Brexit, Press Association


PMQs: Corbyn accuses May of trying to keep communities 'safe on the cheap' - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQsNo sign of progress after ‘robust’ Brexit talks in BrusselsDUP won’t back Brexit without guarantees on backstopFood fight: doubts grow over post-Brexit standards 1.14pm GMT Here is the start of the Press Association story about PMQs.Jeremy Corbyn claimed Theresa May is trying to keep communities “safe on the cheap” as he warned of surging violent crime. The Labour leader challe...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Labour, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, The Times, Northern Irish politics, Employment law, Pmqs, Brexit, Press Association


Brexit: May chairs cabinet as MPs expect her to promise potential vote on extending article 50 - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s statement to MPs about Brexit, and the possibility of the Commons getting a chance to vote against no deal 9.35am GMT On the Today programme this morning Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, confirmed that, if Theresa May’s Brexit plan gets approved by parliament, it is Labour’s policy for it to be subject to a referendum, with remain an option. He said:We specifically agreed yesterday, as ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Labour, Surrey, Old Bailey, Emily Thornberry, Keir Starmer, Brexit, Peterborough, Press Association, Jeremy Corbyn, Ashford