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UK PM Boris Johnson and France President Emmanuel Macron's 'namaste' as they meet in London

As the world tries to get back on their feet after the severe effects of the coronavirus outbreak, world leaders during meetings are avoiding handshakes and are seen resorting to do a 'namaste'.

Jun 19, 2020, 14:36 PM IST

UK plans new 5G club: US, India among 10 nations included

The British government has approached the US with the prospect of creating a 5G club of 10 democracies, including India, amid growing security concerns related to Chinese telecom giant Huawei, according to a UK media report.

May 30, 2020, 10:21 AM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson claps for health workers fighting coronavirus, says 'Thank you NHS'

In what has turned out to be a weekly tradition, UK clapped for the National Health Service (NHS) workers for the eight straight week. The 'Clap for our Carers' campaign has gained momentum and seen the participation of several UK ministers, the country's royal family members and celebrities alike.

May 15, 2020, 06:44 AM IST

My battle with coronavirus COVID-19 'could have gone either way', says UK PM Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was admitted to ICU after being tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19, on Sunday opened up about his battle with the highly contagious disease, saying that at points during his stay in the ICU doctors were making arrangements for "what to do if things went badly wrong."

May 04, 2020, 07:21 AM IST

British PM Boris Johnson and fiancée Carrie Symonds blessed with baby boy

 The new arrival tops a tumultuous month for Johnson; he returned to work on Monday after recuperating from COVID-19, which had left him gravely ill in intensive care at the peak of the coronavirus outbreak.

Apr 29, 2020, 16:28 PM IST

Too risky to relax coronavirus lockdown yet: British PM Boris Johnson

Britain`s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, back at work after recovering from COVID-19, said on Monday it was still too dangerous to relax a stringent lockdown hammering the economy as that may cause a deadly second outbreak.

Apr 27, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

China must answer hard questions about virus outbreak: United Kingdom

Britain and its allies will ask tough questions of China over the coronavirus outbreak, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday (April 17), adding "we can't have business as usual after this crisis".

Apr 17, 2020, 09:08 AM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson discharged from hospital, says medics saved his life

Johnson, 55, was taken to St Thomas` Hospital in central London on April 5, suffering from persistent symptoms of the disease caused by the new coronavirus. On April 6 he was moved into intensive care, where he remained until April 9.

Apr 12, 2020, 21:11 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: British PM Boris Johnson 'seems to be doing better', says US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (April 8) said that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was admitted to intensive care unit after getting infected by coronavirus COVID-19, seems to be doing better. 

Apr 09, 2020, 08:18 AM IST

Donald Trump offers help to treat his ailing good friend Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Monday admitted to a London hospital's ICU after his condition worsened, a development that sent shock waves throughout the world.

Apr 07, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson taken to intensive care as COVID-19 coronavirus symptoms worsen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was admitted to hospital on Sunday (April 5) due to persistent COVID-19 coronavirus symptoms, was taken into intensive care unit (ICU) on Monday (April 6), Downing Street said.

Apr 07, 2020, 06:28 AM IST

DNA: Is India sitting on a ‘Volcano’ of coronavirus?

In this segment of DNA we will analyse, is India sitting on a ‘Volcano’ of coronavirus?

Mar 28, 2020, 01:10 AM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

In a massive development, British PM Boris Johnson confirmed on Twitter that he is infected with novel coronavirus.
Johnson said "over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus" in a tweet. 

Mar 27, 2020, 17:54 PM IST

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus Covid-19, says self-isolating and working from home

Through a video message posted on Twitter a few minutes ago, Boris Johnson has confirmed that he had developed mild symptoms over the last 24 hours. The UK Prime Minister took a test which returned positive for coronavirus on the advice of the chief medical officer, said a report by The Guardian.

Mar 27, 2020, 17:14 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19 accelerating, Britain 2-3 weeks behind Italy: PM Boris Johnson

The government advised vulnerable people such as those with bone or blood cancers to shield themselves from the virus, by confining themselves at home.

Mar 22, 2020, 22:46 PM IST

Former UK Chancellor Sajid Javid stepped down to avoid humiliation

Sajid Javid has revealed that he decided to resign as the UK Chancellor instead of being "humiliated" by sacking all his aides at a Cabinet reshuffle, a media report said on Saturday.

Feb 29, 2020, 21:07 PM IST

Brexit done: UK leaves EU as Boris Johnson hails new dawn

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the historic moment as the dawn of a new era for the UK in his address to the nation just before Brexit.

Feb 01, 2020, 06:11 AM IST

UK lawmakers back EU exit deal, turning page on Brexit crisis

They voted 330 to 231 in favour of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, which implements an exit deal agreed with the EU last year.

Jan 09, 2020, 23:18 PM IST

UK government 'very angry' at FA deal with bookmaker: Sports Minister

The deal, agreed in 2017 through third party IMG, has attracted widespread criticism and a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the FA "should reconsider" it.

Jan 09, 2020, 19:28 PM IST

British PM Boris Johnson wins vote on Brexit deal in time for Christmas

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval for his Brexit deal in parliament on Friday, the first step towards fulfilling his election pledge to deliver Britain`s departure from the European Union by Jan. 31 after his landslide victory.

Dec 20, 2019, 20:27 PM IST