What Boris Johnson’s latest coronavirus announcement means for Euro 2020 and sport as prime minister delays end of England’s restrictions by up to four weeks

Boris Johnson has delayed the end of England’s coronavirus restrictions by up to four weeks amid fears it could lead to thousands of deaths and huge pressure on the NHS. The prime minister announced that the final phase of the government’s plans to end lockdown would be put back due to concerns over the Delta…Continue Reading

Boris Johnson sparks political row by refusing to hold talks with Sinn Fein on Belfast trip

Boris Johnson has sparked a major political row on a trip to Belfast by refusing to hold talks with Sinn Fein leaders, despite the turmoil caused by Brexit.The prime minister was accused of “superficial PR stunt” after joining Democratic Unionist Party leaders on a trip to vaccine centre – while snubbing the Nationalist party’s leadership…Continue Reading

Boris Johnson’s proposed Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel ‘nothing more than a vanity project’

Boris Johnson’s plan for a tunnel or bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland has been dismissed as a “vanity project” by the Scottish transport secretary.SNP MSP Michael Matheson aid the Scottish government already had its own “robust process” for considering future transport infrastructure projects.He claimed the recently announced UK government review into the proposed crossing…Continue Reading

US dashes Boris Johnson’s hopes of quick post-Brexit trade deal by announcing ‘review’ of talks

Joe Biden’s pick to be his trade envoy slammed the brakes on the talks, pointing to a lot of “developments” since they began in 2018 and the priority of defeating the Covid-19 threat.There was a need to “review the discussions and the negotiations so far, in the light of all of these developments”, Katherine Tai…Continue Reading

Brexit news – live: Boris Johnson says ‘urgent’ action needed from EU on Northern Ireland amid border tension

The UK has suffered more than 100,000 deaths due to coronavirus (Getty Images)The prime minister’s message comes the week after the EU backtracked on its threat to override parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol by introducing emergency vaccine checks on doses heading from the bloc to Northern Ireland.Alluding to this, Mr Johnson tweeted on Tuesday…Continue Reading

Boris Johnson Signals U.K. Virus Lockdown Could Last Into Summer

No results matched your search Economy8 hours ago (Jan 21, 2021 02:54PM ET) © Bloomberg. LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 15: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks down during a media briefing on coronavirus (COVID-19) at Downing Street on January 15, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski – WPA Pool/Getty Images) (Bloomberg) — The…Continue Reading