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Boris Johnson: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, writer, and former journalist serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson was Member of Parliament for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and has been MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. Ideologically, Johnson identifies as a one-nation conservative.

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Care homes at risk of being priced out of protective equipment by ‘unethical’ suppliers [Video]

Care homes at risk of being priced out of protective equipment by ‘unethical’ suppliers

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Boris Johnson gives update on testing from self-isolation [Video]

Boris Johnson gives update on testing from self-isolation

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, said testing was “how we would unlock the coronavirus puzzle” and “defeat it in the end”.

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Ex-Bank of England chief warns extended lockdown could cause ‘rebellion’ [Video]

Ex-Bank of England chief warns extended lockdown could cause ‘rebellion’

The former governor of the Bank of England, Lord Mervyn King, has warned that an extended lockdown due to coronavirus could result in a “rebellion” if it is enforced for too long. The comments came..

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Trump: Boris Johnson's coronavirus approach could have been very catastrophic [Video]

Trump: Boris Johnson's coronavirus approach could have been very catastrophic

Donald Trump has said the UK’s early approach to tackling the coronavirus outbreak would have been “very catastrophic” if Boris Johnson had not decided to change tack. The US president suggested..

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The new coronavirus: key terms explained [Video]

The new coronavirus: key terms explained

Here are some of the key terms surrounding the new coronavirus explained, as new words and phrases enter the mainstream and become conflated. Megan Revell reports.

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Dominic Raab reveals Boris Johnson is still 'full of vigour' [Video]

Dominic Raab reveals Boris Johnson is still 'full of vigour'

Foreign secretary Dominic Raab reveals that Boris Johnson is full of vigour, despite his recent positive test ofr the coronavirus. The Prime Minister even chaired the cabinet's 9:15 meeting.

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Coronavirus strikes at heart of British politics [Video]

Coronavirus strikes at heart of British politics

The coronavirus outbreak at the heart of the UK government spread on Monday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, self-isolating with symptoms just days after the..

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Dyson Designs New Ventilator to Help Treat COVID-19 Patients [Video]

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UK orders 10,000 ventilators from group of firms [Video]

UK orders 10,000 ventilators from group of firms

Britain has ordered more than 10,000 ventilators from a consortium of leading aerospace, engineering and Formula One racing companies, with production to begin this week. Ciara Lee reports

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Dominic Cummings self-isolating with coronavirus symptoms [Video]

Dominic Cummings self-isolating with coronavirus symptoms

Boris Johnson's adviser Dominic Cummings is self-isolating with coronavirus symptoms. He reportedly became ill over the weekend, but remains in contact with Downing Street.

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London Underground busy despite lockdown [Video]

London Underground busy despite lockdown

Many Londoners continue to use the Underground network, one week on from Boris Johnson’s announcement of a UK-wide lockdown. This was the scene at North Acton station in west London on Monday..

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UK officials say lockdown may last six months [Video]

UK officials say lockdown may last six months

UK officials said on Sunday (March 29) that Britons may be subject to some form of lockdown measures for six months or even longer. Gloria Tso reports.

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Boris Johnson reveals 20,000 NHS staff have returned to service [Video]

Boris Johnson reveals 20,000 NHS staff have returned to service

Behind closed doors in quarantine Boris Johnson announced that 20,000 NHS staff have returned to the service to help in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.

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Boris Johnson Urged To Close All Non-Essential Workplaces [Video]

Boris Johnson Urged To Close All Non-Essential Workplaces

Members of Parliament warned Boris Johnson about workers at construction sites, call centres and other workplaces. According to Business Insider, they urged him in a letter to close all non-essential..

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Boris Johnson Tells People 'Things Will Get Worse Before They Get Better' [Video]

Boris Johnson Tells People 'Things Will Get Worse Before They Get Better'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote an open letter saying “things will get worse before they get better.” The letter noted the pandemic as a “moment of national emergency” and urged people to..

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Boris Johnson writes to every home in the UK warning 'things will get worse before they get better' [Video]

Boris Johnson writes to every home in the UK warning 'things will get worse before they get better'

Boris Johnson is warning every household he could impose even stricter lockdown measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak as it inevitably worsens. The Prime Minister, who is self-isolating with..

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Coronavirus: Johnson, Jack and Hancock next to each other in Commons [Video]

Coronavirus: Johnson, Jack and Hancock next to each other in Commons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Scottish Secretary Alister Jack and Heath Secretary Matt Hancock sat next to each other ahead of PMQs on March 25. Mr Johnson and Mr Hancock have since tested positive for..

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Jones tells England to follow 'head coach Boris Johnson' in fight against coronavirus [Video]

Jones tells England to follow 'head coach Boris Johnson' in fight against coronavirus

England's national rugby coach Eddie Jones tells the rugby community to follow 'head coach Boris Johnson' in the fight against coronavirus.

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Boris Johnson in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus [Video]

Boris Johnson in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus

The UK prime minister says he has mild symptoms and will continue to lead government.

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Britain to increase coronavirus tests for frontline workers [Video]

Britain to increase coronavirus tests for frontline workers

Britain is scaling up coronavirus testing for frontline National Health Service (NHS) staff, with hundreds of tests due to be carried out in coming days and many more next week. Lauren Anthony reports.

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Gove: PM continuing to lead Covid-19 efforts from isolation [Video]

Gove: PM continuing to lead Covid-19 efforts from isolation

Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove says that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is continuing to lead the government's efforts against Covid-19 from isolation after he tested positive for the coronavirus...

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Michael Gove: PM continues to lead effort against Covid-19 [Video]

Michael Gove: PM continues to lead effort against Covid-19

Michael Gove gives the daily briefing on coronavirus as Boris Johnson self-isolates. He says the prime minister continues to lead the UK's response against coronavirus. He announces that the government..

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Chris Whitty self-isolates with coronavirus symptoms [Video]

Chris Whitty self-isolates with coronavirus symptoms

Chris Whitty has become the third senior figure in government to self-isolate with coronavirus symptoms. The chief medical officer for England confirmed he would be self-isolating on Twitter shortly..

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Boris Johnson tests positive as UK cases up 31% in a day [Video]

Boris Johnson tests positive as UK cases up 31% in a day

UK PM Boris Johnson said on Friday he would still lead the country's response to the outbreak but would be holed up inside a borrowed office within the nation's seat of government. Francesca Lynagh..

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British PM Boris Johnson Confirmed Positive For COVID-19 [Video]

British PM Boris Johnson Confirmed Positive For COVID-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. According to Reuters, he is currently self-isolating at his Downing Street residence. Johnson announced that he would continue..

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's photographer has coronavirus symptoms and is self-isolating, the Sun newspaper reported on Tuesday, days after he visited a temporary field hospital set up to..
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