Covid-19 variant detected in UK may be more deadly: Johnson
"There is some evidence that the new variant may be associated with a higher degree of mortality," Johnson said at a Downing Street news conference.
Too early to say when curbs will be lifted: UK PM
Johnson said figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and other studies showed clearly that the new coronavirus variant, which was first discovered in the country late last year, is very contagious.
Boris Johnson cancels Republic Day visit to India over escalating Covid crisis in UK
In a statement, UK foreign office said that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had to cancel his India visit in view of the escalation of the Covid-19 crisis in the United Kingdom because of the new variant of the coronavirus. On Monday night, Boris Johnson had announced that the United Kingdom will go in full lockdown from Tuesday amidst the rise in coronavirus cases.
UK put under ‘national lockdown’ by Boris Johnson amid rising COVID-19 cases
Johnson addressed the population of UK via television and said the people need to work together in order to curb the new variant of COVID until the vaccine is rolled out. ‘With most of the country already under extreme measures, it's clear that we need to do more, together, to bring this new variant under control while our vaccines are rolled out," PM Boris Johnson said.
'We have taken back control' after securing UK-EU trade deal: UK PM
By the new deal, reached after nine months of hard negotiations between London and Brussels, Britain has "taken back control of our laws and our destiny," he said, adding that his country has also taken back control of money, borders and fishing waters. The deal is a comprehensive Canada-style deal, the prime minister said, adding that it will protect jobs across Britain.
United Kingdom, European Union finally seal post-Brexit trade deal
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will shortly hold a press conference, announcing the agreement. It comes after months of wrangling in Brussels. In a press conference in Brussels, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said: "This was a long and winding road but we have got a good deal to show for it. It is fair, it is a balanced deal, and it is the right and responsible thing to do for both sides."
Gap needs to be bridged in UK-EU trade talks: Johnson
"Obviously, the UK's position is always that we want to keep talking if there's any chance of a deal," Xinhua news agency quoted Johnson as saying on Sky News on Friday.
Confirmed: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to be chief guest at 2021 Republic Day celebrations
The UK Foreign Secretary came to India on Monday on a bilateral visit and confirmed UK PM’s availability for the January 26 event the following day. Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who was also present at the meeting said that the British PM’s presence at the Republic Day "would be in a way symbolic of a new era, and a new phase of India-UK ties."
UK PM Boris Johnson urges using scientific advances to battle climate change
Johnson made the remarks while speaking at the virtual Climate Ambition Summit co-convened by the United Nations, Britain, and France, in partnership with Chile and Italy. The Prime Minister hailed a new era of "scientific optimism" as the year comes to the end.
Boris Johnson warns of no trade deal with European Union
Meanwhile, the British prime minister pledged to keep going and go the extra mile towards a way to seek an agreement with the EU. Johnson said, "The United Kingdom has been incredibly flexible. We tried very hard to make progress on all sorts of things."