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Foreign minister Truss joins 11-strong UK leader race

UK foreign minister Liz Truss on Sunday joined the race to succeed Boris Johnson as prime minister and leader of the ruling Conservative party, as the fractious contest focused on tax. Truss, 46, announced her candidacy in the Daily Telegraph newspaper on Sunday evening…
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Boris Johnson gave in to pressure and resigned.

Frustrated with the revolt of ministers and MPs, the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, accepted yesterday the inevitability of resigning from the leadership of the Conservative party, remaining in office until a successor is found. “It is painful not to be able to…
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UK PM quits as Conservative leader

“It is clear the will of the parliamentary conservative party that there must be a new leader of the party and therefore a new prime minister”, said this Thursday Boris Johnson, thus presenting the resignation of the post of head of government. In a statement…
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UK PM Johnson on the brink over ministerial resignations

Boris Johnson’s position as UK prime minister was on the brink on Wednesday, after two of his senior ministers quit in protest at his scandal-hit leadership, piling on pressure as he faced a grilling from angry MPs. The 58-year-old leader’s grip on power…
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Johnson in crisis after Tories crushed in UK parliamentary votes

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Friday refused to bow to renewed demands to quit, after his Conservatives suffered two crushing defeats in Westminster elections and a staunch ally resigned. In a pointed letter to Johnson, party chairman and cabinet member Oliver…
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England's lockdown could last into March says minister

England on Tuesday entered a strict national lockdown aimed at stemming a steep rise in virus cases that a senior government minister warned could last into March. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the measures, including school closures and a ban on leaving home…
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Boris Johnson promises end of new measures on February 3

About 80 conservative deputies reject the Government’s controversial plan to impose restrictive measures on different areas of the country according to three levels of risk (medium, high and very high), based on the incidence of covid-19. British Prime Minister…
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UK to ban sales of diesel and petrol cars from 2030

Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, announced on Wednesday that he will ban the sale of cars and vans with diesel and gasoline engines from 2030. The decision comes ten years earlier than expected. However, the government said that hybrid vehicles capable of…
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Covid-19: Boris Johnson isolated after contact with infected

In April, Boris Johnson was hospitalized in an Intensive Care Unit after contracting the new coronavirus. After being discharged, he thanked the health professionals, including a Portuguese nurse from the Aveiro area. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is isolated after…