Tag: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Biden, Johnson to stress close ties, manage differences

PLYMOUTH, England — Their nations may have a famed “special relationship,” but President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet for the first time Thursday against a backdrop of differences both political and personal. Biden hopes to use his first overseas trip as president to […]

UK’s Johnson to visit India at end of April as part of policy “tilt”

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit India at the end of April in what will be his first major international trip after Britain’s exit from the European Union as part of efforts to boost UK opportunities in the region, his office said on Monday. Johnson had planned an […]

UK PM Johnson to visit India in January to strengthen trade ties

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel to India in January, his first bilateral visit since taking office, to try to strengthen trade and investment ties and work together on tackling climate change, his office said on Tuesday. Since leaving the European Union in January, Johnson […]

Virus quarantine complicates a big week for Boris Johnson

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday he is “fit as a butcher’s dog” and firmly in control of the government, despite having to self-isolate because a contact has tested positive for the coronavirus. Johnson, who is trying to suppress a new surge in U.K. coronavirus […]

UK PM defiant as political scandal rages over aide

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday failed to draw a line under a scandal over his top aide Dominic Cummings allegedly breaching coronavirus rules as pressure mounted on the Brexit mastermind to go. Johnson faces the threat of his government’s authority being undermined in the heat of […]

PM Johnson back to work as UK virus problems mount

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to work on Monday more than three weeks after being hospitalised for the coronavirus and spending three days in intensive care. Johnson, one of the highest-profile people to have contracted the virus, returned to 10 Downing Street on Sunday evening and will […]

British PM Johnson fights coronavirus in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was battling the coronavirus in intensive care on Tuesday, raising serious concerns on Tuesday about his health and the government’s response to the still-escalating outbreak. The 55-year-old is the most high-profile world leader to become infected, and messages of support flooded in from […]

British PM hospitalised with coronavirus but 'still in charge'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in hospital on Monday undergoing tests after suffering “persistent” symptoms of coronavirus for 10 days, but colleagues insisted he remains in charge of the government. Johnson announced on March 27 that he had tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the most high-profile world […]

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