UPI - 1 hour 36 min ago
Actor and filmmaker Kenneth Branagh has signed on to play British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a new drama series, "This Sceptred Isle," for Sky TV.
Variety - 2 hours 30 min ago
Kenneth Branagh will play U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a new Sky TV series detailing Britain’s muddled response to the COVID-19 crisis. The five-part series will be directed and written by “The Trip” helmer Michael Winterbottom. Entitled “This Sceptred Isle,” the show will be produced by Fremantle, Richard Brown's Passenger and Winterbottom's Revolution Films. […]...
Deadline Hollywood - 2 hours 32 min ago
Henry V star Kenneth Branagh is to play British Prime Minister in Sky drama This Sceptred Isle. The project first emerged as part of a deal between The Trip director Michael Winterbottom and Fremantle's Passenger, run by True Detective producer Richard Brown. Sky Atlantic has now boarded the series with Branagh, who recently starred in Tenet, […]...
Fox News - 9 hours 24 min ago
A bust of the late British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill should have remained in the Oval Office. Its removal on the day President Biden moved in could signal a weakening of the special relationship between the U.S. and Great Britain.
The Guardian - 13 hours 25 sec ago
In phone call, US and Canadian leaders discuss collaboration on vaccines and plan to meet next month Canada's Justin Trudeau and President Joe Biden plan to meet next month, the prime minister's office said, following a call between the two leaders in which they agreed to join forces to combat coronavirus in North America. The White House said in a statement that the two leaders highlighted the "strategic importance of the US-Canada relationship" and discussed cooperation on a wide-ranging...
New York Times - 15 hours 20 min ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arriving to a press conference on Friday where he addressed his future relationship with President Biden.
The Hill - 15 hours 54 min ago
President Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed to meet next month as Washington and Ottawa seek a reset in relations after four years of tension.
Associated Press - 17 hours 12 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Biden made his first calls to foreign leaders as America's commander in chief on Friday, dialing up Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andr s Manuel L pez Obrador at a strained moment for the U.S. relationship with its North American neighbors. Biden's call to Trudeau came after the Canadian prime minister this week publicly expressed disappointment over Biden's decision one of his first acts as president to issue an executive order...
Financial Times - 18 hours 47 min ago
Today's top news: New Covid-19 variant could be more deadly, says UK prime minister. Hong Kong orders lockdown to contain outbreak on Kowloon. Some economists believe Germany risks double-dip recession this winter.
New York Times - 19 hours 1 min ago
President Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have a warm relationship, in part from Mr. Biden's eight years as vice president.
Wall Street Journal - 19 hours 5 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the variant which has caused Covid-19 infections across the U.K. to spike and is spreading rapidly in the U.S. could result in higher death rates. The conclusions are still highly uncertain.
Huffington Post - 19 hours 42 min ago
The British Prime Minister also said current evidence showed both vaccines remained effective against old and new variants.
NBC News - 19 hours 44 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Friday that the Covid-19 variant discovered in the U.K. "may be associated with a higher degree of mortality." U.K. public health officials cautioned that there is much uncertainty around this conclusion.
New York Times - 20 hours 35 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke about the virus variant at a news conference on Friday in London.
ABC News - 22 hours 17 min ago
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is warning that his government could impose stricter restrictions on travelers at any moment in response to new, likely more contagious variants of the coronavirus...
NBC News - 23 hours 48 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he's seen evidence that the new variant of coronavirus first detected in the U.K. might be deadlier than the original strain. Britain is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases with average deaths over 1,200 in the last week.
The Raw Story - 23 hours 49 min ago
The coronavirus strain that has swept Britain and beyond in recent months could be more deadly as well as more transmissible, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday. The sobering news came as the UK sees record deaths from Covid-19, following a surge in cases and hospitalisations since the variant was first identified in southeast England in September. The strain has also spread to more than 60 nations -- including China, where the pandemic began more than a year ago -- according to the World...