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UK at 'dangerous' stage, no lockdown exit strategy in sight

UK at 'dangerous' stage, no lockdown exit strategy in sight

Britain's stand-in leader resisted pressure on Sunday to explain how the government plans to ease a coronavirus lockdown that has been in place for a month

UK PM 'on top of things' but under fire over early virus response

UK PM 'on top of things' but under fire over early virus response

The British government insisted Sunday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was "on top of things" as he recovers from the coronavirus facing criticism of his early handling of the crisis.

UK government faces mounting criticism over protection clothing shortages

UK government faces mounting criticism over protection clothing shortages

Doctors and health workers criticised the British government on Saturday for suggesting that personal protective equipment (PPE) worn while treating coronavirus patients could be re-used, as supplies run low

Boris Johnson continues virus recovery as UK death toll nears 10,000

Boris Johnson continues virus recovery as UK death toll nears 10,000

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was making ‘very good progress’ on Saturday in his recovery in hospital from coronavirus, officials said, as the number of deaths in Britain from the disease ...

Britain's Johnson 'stable' in intensive care

Britain's Johnson 'stable' in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was battling the coronavirus in intensive care on Tuesday, raising deep concerns about his health as the country recorded its highest daily death toll.

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain set for 66,000 COVID-19 deaths, most in Europe: study

Britain could see as many as 66,000 COVID-19 deaths during the first wave of the current pandemic, new research showed Tuesday, making the outbreak there by far the deadliest in Europe.

Britain set for long lockdown as death toll rises to 4,313

Britain set for long lockdown as death toll rises to 4,313

Britain is unlikely to lift its stringent lockdown rules until the end of May, once the spread of the coronavirus has started to slow, a leading government adviser said on Saturday as the death toll rose to 4,313.

Britain orders 10,000 ventilators from F1, aerospace consortium

Britain orders 10,000 ventilators from F1, aerospace consortium

Britain has ordered more than 10,000 ventilators from a consortium of leading aerospace, engineering and technology companies, with production to begin this week.

Britain's PM Johnson has coronavirus, self-isolates in Downing Street

Britain's PM Johnson has coronavirus, self-isolates in Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at his Downing Street residence but said he would still lead the government's response to the accelerating outbreak.

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

Prince Charles, the eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of the new coronavirus but ‘otherwise remains in good health’, his office said on Wednesday.

Britain in lockdown as WHO warns pandemic 'accelerating'

Britain in lockdown as WHO warns pandemic 'accelerating'

Britain was under lockdown Tuesday, its population joining around 1.7 billion people around the globe ordered to stay indoors to curb the ‘accelerating’ spread of the coronavirus.

Britain's Johnson warns that health service could be overwhelmed by coronavirus

Britain's Johnson warns that health service could be overwhelmed by coronavirus

Britain's National Health Service (NHS) could be "overwhelmed" by the coronavirus like the Italian health system in just two weeks, Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Sunday in the face of rising numbers of deaths.