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Boris Johnson says Scotland Yard must act with ‘fairness and equality’ after Dawn Butler car stop 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson today said Scotland Yard should act with ‘fairness and equality’ after it apologised to Dawn Butler for ‘racially profiled’ vehicle stop in Hackney over the weekend

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Coronavirus live news: US nears 5m cases as Australian border closures ramp up 

US approaches horrific milestone; border restrictions tightened in Australian state of New South Wales; Brazil passes 100,000 deathsEx-health minister attacks Bolsonaro as Brazil Covid-19 deaths tops 100,000Trump signs order for relief, with less help for jobless ‘Queensland first’: Palaszczuk closes the borders and amps up election rhetoric Boris Johnson ‘w […]

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Global report: Philippines ‘losing battle’ as WHO records biggest jump in Covid-19 cases 

Filipino medics plead for lockdown as health system teeters; US suffers deadliest month; South Korea arrest sect leaderU-turns and chaos: a terrible week for Boris JohnsonCoronavirus latest updatesSenior doctors in the Philippines have pleaded with the government to impose a strict lockdown in the capital Manila or risk losing the battle to contain the sprea […]

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‘After Boris Johnson’s Zoom call, all hell broke loose’: inside the world’s favourite video app 

Ten years ago, Silicon Valley had written off Zoom. Now it’s used by everyone from princes to piano teachersOn 6 January, a day after the World Heath Organization first reported a strange cluster of pneumonia-like cases in Wuhan, China, a party invitation dropped online. “Mark your calendars”, read the invite sent out by Zoom, a video-conferencing company ba […]

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Boris Johnson warns there are ‘signs of a second wave’ of coronavirus in Europe 

Boris Johnson today warned there are ‘signs of a second wave’ of coronavirus in Europe as he defended the UK’s decision to reimpose quarantine rules on Spanish travel.

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Harry Dunn’s mother urges Boris Johnson to make her son’s death his ‘top priority’ 

Charlotte Charles has called on the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to discuss her son Harry Dunn’s case during the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit.

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UK coronavirus live: Johnson U-turns on masks as experts fear up to 120,000 Covid-19 winter deaths 

Boris Johnson announces face coverings are to be mandatory in shops from 24 July with £100 fines for non-compliance Global coronavirus live: latest updates 9.42am BST The number of deaths in England and Wales when Covid-19 was citing on the death certificate has exceeded 50,000 according to the latest weekly statistics from the ONS.A total of 50,548 deaths i […]

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Masks slowly being embraced in hard-hit England, with PM’s backing 

“The U.K. government has a history of doing things rather late in the day,” said a professor of health psychology. “It seems to be part of a pattern.”

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Go back to work, try to lead more normal lives: Boris Johnson 

Addressing People’s Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) on social media, the UK prime minister urged people to start going back to work if they can and feel confident to return to shops and restaurants as they begin opening up by following the social distancing guidance.

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China accuses UK of ‘gross interference’ over Hong Kong 

Boris Johnson announced the citizenship move last week after China pressed ahead with imposing a controversial national security law on Hong Kong.

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UK manufacturers to export surplus medical ventilators 

UK government initially called for 30,000 machines but NHS capacity was never stretchedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUK manufacturers are to export surplus medical ventilators after they produced 14,000 to treat coronavirus patients only to find that most were not needed.Boris Johnson hailed the success of the “ventilator challe […]

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Coronavirus: Does anyone have a working contact-tracing app? 

Is Boris Johnson right to say that no country has a working contact-tracing app?

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UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson suggests social distancing will change after alert level cut 

News updates: Prime minister says changes likely as result of lower transmission rate; Johnson also says ‘watch this space’ over reducing 2 metre distancing in schoolsCoronavirus alert level cut from 4 to 3Black men three times more likely to die of Covid-19 than white menSouth Asians in Britain more likely to die in hospital, study findsCoronavirus global u […]

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