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Johnson's office apologises to Queen for party on eve of Philip's funeral

Jan 15 2022

LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office apologised to Queen Elizabeth on Friday after it emerged that staff partied late into the night in Downing Street on the eve of Prince Philip's funeral, when mixing indoors was banned. | Video

'Heartfelt apologies': UK PM Johnson admits attending lockdown party

Jan 13 2022

LONDON (Reuters) -Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologised on Wednesday for attending a "bring your own booze" gathering at his official residence during Britain's first coronavirus lockdown, as a senior figure in his party and opponents said he should resign. | Video

UK's Johnson rules out new COVID-19 curbs before Christmas

Dec 21 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that he would not be introducing new COVID-19 restrictions in England before Christmas, but the situation remained extremely difficult and the government might need to act afterwards. | Video

UK says COVID surge 'extremely difficult' as Omicron grips Europe

Dec 20 2021

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he would tighten coronavirus curbs to slow the spread of the Omicron variant if needed, after the Netherlands began a fourth lockdown and as other European nations consider Christmas restrictions.

UK's Johnson says 'we're looking at all kinds of things' to tackle Omicron

Dec 20 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he was looking at all kinds of measures to keep the Omicron coronavirus variant under control as the situation was extremely difficult, cautioning that further restrictions might be needed. | Video

UK health minister doesn't rule out new COVID curbs before Christmas

Dec 19 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's health minister on Sunday declined to rule out the chance of further COVID-19 restrictions before Christmas, saying the spread of the Omicron variant was a very fast moving situation.

UK health minister doesn't rule out new COVID restrictions before Christmas

Dec 19 2021

LONDON, Dec 19 Britain's health minister Sajid Javid declined on Sunday to rule out the chance of further COVID-19 restrictions before Christmas, saying the spread of the Omicron variant was a very fast moving situation.

UK COVID-19 cases hit record high for second day

Dec 16 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -New cases of COVID-19 in Britain hit a record high for the second day running on Thursday, as England's Chief Medical Officer warned daily hospital admissions could also hit new peaks due to the fast-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant. | Video

World News

Russian buildup at Ukraine border includes blood for wounded, U.S. officials say

A Russian troop buildup along its border with Ukraine includes supplies of blood https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/exclusive-russia-moves-blood-supplies-near-ukraine-adding-us-concern-officials-2022-01-28 for the wounded, three U.S. officials told Reuters, a detail reinforcing U.S. comments that Russia "clearly" now has the capability to move on its neighbour.