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UK prime minister insists schools safe to reopen despite rocketing COVID-19 cases

London/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted on Sunday that parents should send their children to primary schools on Monday, despite the fact that the number of COVID-19 cases has been rising exponentially all over the United Kingdom in the last few days.

'Deal is done,' announces Boris Johnson on finalising post-Brexit trade agreement

London/IBNS: Britain and the European Union on Thursday struck a post-Brexit trade deal having a free trade agreement based on zero tariffs and zero quotas.

UK PM Boris Johnson does not rule out new lockdown after holidays, stresses need to open schools

Moscow/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he does not rule out another lockdown in England after Christmas as the rates of COVID-19 infections in the country continue their upward trend.

Boris Johnson confirms start of COVID-19 vaccination in UK

Moscow/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Tuesday that the United Kingdom was starting vaccination against the coronavirus, expressing gratitude to the National Health Service (NHS), volunteers and all those following safety rules.

UK’s Boris Johnson hopes regulator will approve COVID-19 vaccines before Christmas

London/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he hoped that two promising coronavirus vaccine candidates would be approved shortly.

UK Prime Minister Boris Jonson says three-tiered system best way to avoid spike in COVID-19 cases

Moscow/Sputnik: The new COVID-19 alert level tier allocations, which will come into force in the UK once the country's nationwide lockdown expires on December 2, is the best way to prevent a spike in COVID-19, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at a press briefing on Thursday.

Repair ugly rifts and unite against common foe, COVID-19, ‘or everyone will lose’, warns UK’s Johnson

New York: COVID-19 has “united humanity as never before”, the United Kingdom Prime Minister told the UN General Assembly’s annual high-level session on Saturday.

UK's Boris Johnson to address Parliament on COVID-19 as cases, deaths surge

Moscow/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a statement on the coronavirus situation in the United Kingdom at the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, the parliament confirmed.

UK Prime Minister congratulates Japan's Suga on election as Prime Minister

Moscow/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday congratulated Yoshihide Suga on winning the race for the position of Japan's new prime minister and expressed hope to cooperate and further develop relations between Tokyo and London.

Boris Johnson sets October 15 as deadline for UK, EU to negotiate post-Brexit trade deal

London/Sputnik: The United Kingdom and the European Union have until October 15 to agree on terms of a free trade agreement after Brexit, otherwise both parties better abandon the talks and "move on," UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to say on Monday, according to a transcript released by his office.

Protesters assemble in front of Boris Johnson's residence in London, demonstrate against enforced disappearances in Balochistan

London: Protesters gathered outside the residence of British PM Boris Johnson to demonstrate against Pakistan on the issue of enforced disappearances in Balochistan.

As China continues clampdown, Britain is planning to give refuge to Hong Kong residents

London: It seems Britain is slowly backing its former colony as it is planning to allow hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens to come to Britain if China clamps down further on the city.

COVID-19: Britain may take harder stance against China

London: The British government's mollifying stance on China is likely to harden in the coming months once the immediate concerns regarding the COVID-19 outbreak are dealt with, media reports said.

No guarantee of COVID-19 vaccine: British PM

London/UNI:  A COVID-19 vaccine is by no means guaranteed, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said.

British PM Boris Johnson could modify COVID-19 restrictions before May 7 deadline

London/UNI: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson could ease the coronavirus restrictions in the country this week, before the May 7 lockdown deadline.