CBS News - 3 hours 18 min ago
New coronavirus cases are skyrocketing across the U.K. and now Prime Minister Boris Johnson is rolling out new restrictions to slow the outbreak. Holly Wiliams reports.
The Raw Story - 5 hours 44 min ago
Facebook has contingency plans to block some content on its platform if civil unrest breaks out after the November US election, a top executive said. Nick Clegg, a former deputy British prime minister who is Facebook’s head of global affairs, said the top social platform could take exceptional steps to “restrict the circulation of content” […]...
CBS News - 5 hours 48 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the U.K. is at "a perilous turning point" in the coronavirus pandemic, as newly confirmed cases have skyrocketed. Johnson announced a series of new coronavirus restrictions in an effort to curb the spread. CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams has more.
Sky News - 6 hours 8 min ago
When I asked a senior minister who knows Boris Johnson well last week how he approaches COVID-19, they told me the prime minister takes a "safety-first" approach.
New York Times - 6 hours 12 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a tightening of measures for fighting the coronavirus pandemic in Britain, on Tuesday, including doubling the fine for those who do not wear face masks.
BBC - 7 hours 13 min ago
The prime minister has addressed the nation to explain the decision to impose tighter restrictions.
Sky News - 8 hours 27 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Britons to "summon the discipline and the resolve" to avoid a second national lockdown after warning there have been "too many breaches" of coronavirus rules.
The Guardian - 9 hours 20 min ago
Bank of England forecasts for 7.5% unemployment this winter may have to be revised up considerably It is March 2021. In the UK, the clocks are about to go forward and the government is about to ease restrictions imposed six months earlier in response to a rise in Covid-19 cases. A long, hard winter is over. But at what cost? That was the question exercising politicians, business leaders and economists after the prime minister announced curbs on opening hours for pubs and restaurants, and back-tracked...
Huffington Post - 11 hours 30 min ago
The U.K. prime minister has announced new measures to crack down on a surge in COVID-19 infections that could last six months.
Fox News - 11 hours 55 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new coronavirus prevention measures Tuesday in a bid to stop the United Kingdom's steadily increasing number of infections, vowing that "this is the moment that we must act."...
Time - 12 hours 4 min ago
Pubs, bars and restaurants will be forced to close from 10 p.m. in England from Thursday in new measures to combat rising cases of COVID-19, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday. Britain recorded 4,422 cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 19, the most in a single day since late May, when the country was still under…...
UPI - 12 hours 28 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris announced a series of new measures on Tuesday that aim to control a surge in COVID-19 cases, including mandatory face mask use.
NPR - 12 hours 29 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that pubs, bars and restaurants in England must close at 10 p.m. He also encouraged people who are able to work from home to do so.
Sky Sports - 12 hours 30 min ago
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that initial plans for spectators to return to sporting events from October 1 will not now go ahead.
The Guardian - 13 hours 1 min ago
PM widely expected to beat National challenger in October election but both were criticised by pundits after muddled' exchanges The first election debate between New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern and opposition leader Judith Collins went off without a bang, with both leaders failing to properly ignite. Ardern is widely expected to win the election on 17 October. In a Colmar Brunton poll released an hour before the debate, her Labour party garnered 48% as preferred leaders, compared to...
Wall Street Journal - 13 hours 1 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a series of new coronavirus restrictions for England, including earlier pub closing times, as his government tries to quell a second wave of infections.
Newsweek - 13 hours 3 min ago
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been accused of pursing an "anti-Muslim agenda" by Human Rights Watch, in which Muslims have been stripped of citizenship.
Billboard - 13 hours 18 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson slammed the brakes Tuesday on the country’s return to offices and a normal social life, saying the U.K. was at a "perilous turning point" in its fight against coronavirus.
The Hill - 13 hours 28 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced the reintroduction of some lockdown measures to mitigate surging coronavirus cases.The new restrictions include the closure of pubs and restaurants from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., The...
The Guardian - 13 hours 42 min ago
The decision to drop the Queen had long been planned, but the shameful Windrush scandal altered perceptions of the mother country' Barbados's recent announcement that it will become a republic , ending the tenure of the Queen as head of state by November 2021, is noteworthy not only for what is said about the island but also about changes in perception of Britain and its monarchy. There is legitimacy in the stance taken by the prime minister, Mia Amor Mottley. A toddler in 1966 when "Little...
ABC News - 13 hours 55 min ago
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has slammed the brakes on the country's return to offices, saying people should work from home if possible to help slow the spread of the coronavirus...
The Guardian - 14 hours 59 sec ago
Spooky opening gives way to a leaders' showdown with little drama and lacking in spark There was high drama at the first televised debate last night between New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, and the leader of the oppositionNational party, Judith Collins, when host John Campbell crept out of the darkness and onto the studio floor in the spooky opening seconds. His eyes were bulging. He clutched some kind of weapon in his hands. Campbell has always had an excitable, untamed spirit...
CNBC - 14 hours 10 min ago
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain was at a "perilous turning point" and had to act now to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
BBC - 14 hours 14 min ago
The Prime Minister has announced new rules for England to help combat rising coronavirus rates.