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Coronavirus: Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn a video on Twitter, Boris Johnson says he is self-isolating and will continue to work from home. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus.Mr Johnson said he had developed mild symptoms over the past 24 hours, including a temperature and cough.He is self-isolating in…

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Coronavirus: Jeremy Corbyn says he was proved ‘right’ on public spending

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Corbyn says he “did everything” he could to win elections Jeremy Corbyn says the government’s response to coronavirus proves he was “absolutely right” about public spending at the 2019 general election.The Labour leader told the BBC he had been “denounced as somebody that wanted to spend…

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What Boris Johnson can learn from Pericles

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has long hailed the ancient Athenian statesman Pericles as one of his idols, but their careers are now aligning more closely than he would like in the age of the coronavirus. Both men plunged into high-stakes geopolitical showdowns against an alliance of powerful neighboring states, only to be…

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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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UK missed out on EU ventilator scheme due to ‘communication problem’

Stefan Kluge, director of the Clinic for Intensive Care Medicine at the University Hospital Eppendorf explains how to use a ventilator | Axel Heimken/POOL/AFP via Getty Images UK missed out on EU ventilator scheme due to ‘communication problem’ Britain looking to buy an extra 8,000 ventilators to treat coronavirus patients. By Cristina Gallardo and Jillian…