The Hill - 1 hour 20 sec ago
Spanish officials will begin reopening the country to international tourists in July and end a mandatory two-week quarantine policy for incoming travelers, the country's prime minister said.Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez made the announcement on...
New York Times - 1 hour 4 min ago
The need to believe in a leader can override profound policy failures: As tens of thousands died in Italy, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's approval rating soared.
Reuters - 1 hour 23 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he believed that none of his staff had undermined the public health message for how people can help tackle the coronavirus outbreak, adding he regretted the anger over his senior adviser's movements.
Slate - 1 hour 26 min ago
Jacinda Ardern had already been receiving lots of global praise for the way she has led the country through the coronavirus crisis.
BBC - 1 hour 27 min ago
The prime minister responds to a question about a drive that Dominic Cummings took during lockdown.
The Raw Story - 1 hour 50 min ago
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Monday that health workers would soon get hefty pay increases as part of an overhaul of France’s hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis. “I can say without any ambiguity, the increase will be significant,” Philippe said while kicking off consultations with doctors and nurses that are expected to conclude in […]...
Reuters - 2 hours 12 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide refused to resign on Monday, saying he had done nothing wrong by driving 250 miles from London to access childcare when Britons were being told to stay at home to fight COVID-19.
Daily News - 2 hours 32 min ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday that the country's state of emergency is over, lifting restrictions in Tokyo and four other regions.
The Hill - 2 hours 47 min ago
An advisor to U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is refusing to apologize amid an outcry over news that he drove across the country to stay with his parents while the country was under stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic.Dominic...
Reuters - 3 hours 43 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's close aide Dominic Cummings on Monday said he should have explained the circumstances of a 250 mile journey during lockdown earlier but that his decision to take the trip had not been a mistake.
Reuters - 4 hours 4 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest adviser Dominic Cummings said on Monday he had not offered his resignation over the furore about his decision to drive 250 miles from London to northern England during Britain's COVID-19 lockdown.
The Guardian - 4 hours 9 min ago
The question is not whether the prime minister will forgive his adviser, but whether people will forgive this government for failing to keep us safe We must shield the vulnerable. This is what most of us have understood for the past 10 weeks. Most families have been split apart, often in dire circumstances. For adults and parents of children with compromised immune systems, this remains a frightening time. To be in touch with your own vulnerability is profoundly unsettling. Even on a sunny day,...
Complex - 4 hours 13 min ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the lift on Monday, though he urged citizens to continue social distancing as part of a "new normal."...
Reuters - 4 hours 17 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide defied calls to quit on Monday over accusations that he flouted a coronavirus lockdown by driving 250 miles from London to northern England.
Reuters - 4 hours 19 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest adviser Dominic Cummings said on Monday that he didn't regret his decision to drive 250 miles from London to northern England, saying he had not flouted lockdown rules by staying on his family's farm.
NPR - 4 hours 22 min ago
In The Splendid And The Vile , author Erik Larson details the British prime minister's first year in office, during which England endured a Nazi bombing campaign. Originally broadcast March 30, 2020.
NY Post - 4 hours 31 min ago
TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen. Abe also unveiled a plan for a new stimulus package to support businesses hit by the pandemic. Experts on a government-commissioned panel approved the...
Reuters - 4 hours 35 min ago
Montenegro's prime minister on Monday declared the country coronavirus-free - a move vital for its Adriatic tourism industry coming 69 days after it reported its first case and after 20 without a new one.
Newsweek - 5 hours 1 min ago
"In just over a month and a half, we almost brought (the infection) situation under control," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said.
UPI - 5 hours 48 min ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday lifted a state of emergency in Tokyo as the rate of new cases declined.
The Hill - 6 hours 1 min ago
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was interrupted during a live TV interview on Monday by an earthquake that struck near the capital Wellington.Ardern was speaking with Newshub host Ryan Bridge about the country's coronavirus...
Reuters - 6 hours 2 min ago
Israel will not miss a "historic opportunity" to extend its sovereignty to parts of the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, calling the move one of his new government's top tasks.
NPR - 6 hours 48 min ago
Even though Japan has not seen the same devastating numbers as some others, its prime minister is still grappling with dissatisfaction at home over what critics call a botched response.
Canoe News - 7 hours 4 min ago
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on Monday after the number of infections fell across the country, but warned that it could be reimposed if the virus started spreading again. The move meant that the whole country would now have the social distancing […]...