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U.K.’s Boris Johnson vote of confidence explained

Boris Johnson is the British Prime Minister and speaks with maths classes during a visit to Oakwood School, Uxbridge, England on January 10, 2022. Leon Neal | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing the political battle of his career with a growing rebellion from within his […]

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England looks to ease Covid rules while Europe is engulfed by omicron

Thomas Marx, senior physician at Freising hospital, puts on his personal protection gear to enter the room where a Covid-19-positive patient is being treated. Getty Images| AFP | Getty Images The U.K.’s omicron Covid strain surged and Plan B was implemented. This means that facial masks will be required in all indoor public places, including […]

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UK’s Boris Johnson clings to power as ‘partygate’ scandal rumbles on

Boris Johnson, Britain’s Prime Minster speaks to maths students as he visits Oakwood School in Uxbridge on January 10, 2022. Leon Neal | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s position is looking increasingly vulnerable as more reports emerge of parties and gatherings in Downing Street during periods of […]

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Boris Johnson should resign, senior Tories say, after lockdown parties

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 08: Boris Johnson is the British Prime Minister and holds a press conference at 10 Downing Street. WPA Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s leadership is on a knife-edge as a scandal over “parties” held at Downing Street — and allegedly in […]

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UK PM Boris Johnson apologizes over anger at lockdown drinks party

Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was in Uxbridge (West London) on January 10, 2022. Getty Images| PA Images | Getty Images Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister apologized for attending a Downing Street party where he brought his own booze in May 2020. Johnson’s prime ministership has been destabilized by Johnson’s shocking revelation, […]

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Should we treat Covid like the flu? Europe is starting to think so

London’s Regent Street has many people walking. Getty Images| LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON — There are growing calls in Europe for Covid-19 to be treated as an endemic illness like the flu despite strong warnings from global health officials that the pandemic is far from over. Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is the latest […]

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Virgin Media O2 offers free roaming in Europe: EE, Vodafone, Three don’t

One person passes a Virgin Media Mobile Phone Store in London, which was closed due to Covid-19 Pandemic on May 4, 2020. Tolga Akmen | AFP via Getty Images Brits enjoy free roaming in Europe since years, but this will change as operators begin to charge fees for the next few months. Three, Vodafone, and […]

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European energy prices are surging, creating ‘frightening’ uncertainty

Sjoerd van der Wal | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Europe is facing continued volatility in its wholesale gas markets, prompting concerns across the region that an energy crisis could be about to get even worse. By 1 p.m. London on Wednesday, the Dutch TTF Hub’s front-month gas prices were around 5% […]

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UK’s Johnson rules out new Covid-19 curbs before Christmas

Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister, gestures while he records an address for the nation. He is giving an update about the COVID-19 booster vaccine programme at Downing Street London, Britain, December 12, 2021. Kirsty O’Connor | Reuters Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister said Tuesday that he wouldn’t be adding new Covid-19 limitations in England before […]

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Cold, runny nose, headache, London cases shows

London: Shoppers seen wearing masks on their faces as preventive measures against spreading covid-19 while they walk along Oxford Circus. LightRocket | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON — Symptoms associated with the omicron Covid-19 variant could be similar to those that normally accompany a cold, but experts are warning people that they should not underestimate […]