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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak poses with the red budget box outside his office in Downing Street in London, Britain March 11, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Rishi Sunak would take responsibility for leading the country if Dominic Raab, currently standing in for hospitalised Prime Minister
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FILE PHOTO: Buckingham Palace handout image of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth during her address to the nation and the Commonwealth in relation to the coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19), recorded at Windsor Castle, Britain April 5, 2020. Buckingham Palace/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth wished Prime Minister Boris Johnson a “full and speedy recovery” and
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, leaving his foreign minister to lead the government’s response to the accelerating outbreak. Johnson’s personal battle with the virus has shaken the British government just as the United Kingdom enters what scientists say is likely
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to an intensive care unit on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened though his Downing Street office said he was still conscious. Britain has no formal succession plan should the prime minister become incapacitated, but Johnson, 55, has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise
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Chief Scientific Adviser to the Ministry of Defence, Angela McLean arrives in Downing Street as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britain needs to know how well its current lockdown measures are working in tackling the coronavirus outbreak before it can discuss what
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was undergoing tests in hospital on Monday as he is still suffering coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19, but the government insisted he remained in charge. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues.
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Members of the Military outside the NHS Nightingale hospital as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will build a further two temporary hospitals to treat coronavirus patients, the National Health Service (NHS) said on Friday as its first field hospital prepares to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britons stood on doorsteps and leaned out of windows on Thursday for a second national round of applause for doctors, nurses and all other essential workers battling the coronavirus outbreak that is forcing them to stay at home and avoid other people. Tower Bridge and The Shard skyscraper are seen illuminated blue
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Andrew Parsons, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s official photographer, takes a picture of Johnson at an event in Reading, Britain July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s photographer has coronavirus symptoms and is self-isolating, the Sun newspaper reported on Tuesday, days after he visited a temporary field hospital set
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LONDON (Reuters) – The coronavirus outbreak at the heart of the UK government spread on Monday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, self-isolating with symptoms just days after the British leader himself tested positive. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson waves as he leaves Downing Street, as the spread of coronavirus
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