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With PM Johnson ill, coronavirus strikes at heart of British politics

LONDON (Reuters) – Hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed on Friday he had the coronavirus, his health minister said he did too, and England’s chief medical officer announced he also had symptoms. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson applauds outside 10 Downing Street during the Clap For Our Carers campaign in support of…

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Factbox: Reaction to news UK’s Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he had tested positive for coronavirus and was in self-isolation at his Downing Street office. Here is reaction to the news. IRISH PRIME MINISTER LEO VARADKAR “I certainly hope that he makes a speedy recovery. “I don’t want to criticise any government’s handling of…

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Britain should delay defence review due to coronavirus – study

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain should postpone an ongoing review of its security, defence and foreign policy for at least a year because of the widening impact of coronavirus, a leading defence think-tank said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Defence Secretary Ben Wallace arrives for a weekly cabinet meeting at Downing Street in London, Britain March…

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Brexit talks suffer complications from coronavirus

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – It was always going to be a challenge for Britain and the European Union to meet an end-of-year deadline to agree on their post-Brexit relationship. But the coronavirus has just made it even harder, and calls for an extension to the deadline are gaining traction in mainland Europe as parts of the…

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EU’s Brexit top negotiator Barnier has coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Michel Barnier, Brexit chief negotiator for Europe on future ties with Britain, speaks during a news conference after the first week of EU-UK negotiations, in Brussels, Belgium, March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna GeronBRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s chief negotiator for Brexit, Michel Barnier, said on Thursday he had tested positive for COVID-19, the…