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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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Boris Johnson’s tax trap

LONDON — When all this is over, Boris Johnson will face a dilemma. While the world is currently in fire-fighting mode — and the British prime minister is quite literally battling COVID-19 himself — eventually the long-term impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic consequences of mitigating it will have to be addressed. Johnson —…

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Coronavirus: Things will get worse, PM warns in letter to Britons

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The prime minister chaired Saturday morning’s Covid-19 meeting via video-link The prime minister has warned the coronavirus crisis will get worse before it gets better, in a letter being sent to every UK household.Boris Johnson, who is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, says stricter restrictions could be put…

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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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Brexit: EU-UK meeting to go ahead via video link

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Michael Gove won’t be meeting EU officials face-to-face for a while A post-Brexit meeting between the EU and UK will go ahead as planned next week, despite the coronavirus crisis.Much of Europe is on lockdown, so Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove will meet EU officials via video link.The UK…