Friday, April 10, 2020

UK News

UK concern over government's ability to act in the absence of Boris Johnson

British Foreign Minister and First Secretary of State Dominic Raab on Downing Street in London on April 7. SIMON DAWSON / REUTERSThe British are in shock. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 55, was scheduled to spend the night...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson placed in intensive care

Police guard the entrance to St. Thomas Hospital after Boris Johnson was taken there in London on April 6. SIMON DAWSON / REUTERSHe gave the change until the end, tweeting again on Monday April 6 at noon...

Queen Elizabeth II calls the British to unity, Boris Johnson admitted to hospital

Queen Elisabeth, April 5. Buckingham Palace / via REUTERSIn a very rare televised speech, Elizabeth II addressed the British, Sunday evening April 5, to call them for courage, unity and respect for containment measures which are increasingly...

Keir Starmer elected head of the British Labor Party

Keir Starmer, January 18, 2020, in Liverpool. PAUL ELLIS / AFPMembers of the British Labor Party on Saturday April 4 designated the centrist and europhile Keir Starmer as the new leader to succeed the very left Jeremy...

Keir Starmer, new experienced leader and unifier of the British Labor Party

Keir Starmer in September 2019. Kirsty Wigglesworth / APThe announcement should have been made at a special conference in central London. A big mass bringing together probably thousands of Party members. There is obviously no longer any...

Prince Charles, a quick recovery that is nothing special

Prince Charles expressed himself in a video, on the occasion of his exit from quarantine, a week after having been ill with a mild form of Covid-19. APPrince Charles, who had been hit by Covid-19, announced the...

British government criticized for lack of tests and fans

Minister of State Michael Gove, Boris Johnson's right-hand man, at a coronavirus press conference in London on March 31. PIPPA FOWLES / AFPCritics are mounting against the British government as it lines up confusion and failures in...

work continues at Hinkley Point

The Hinkley Point C site, near Bridgwater (south-west of the United Kingdom), in September 2019. Peter Nicholls / REUTERSDuring the Covid-19 pandemic, work on the Hinkley Point C site continued. The new EPR-type nuclear power plant, built...

Boris Johnson, tested positive, continues to work

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on March 25 in his office at 10 Downing Street on the phone with Queen Elizabeth II for their weekly audience. ANDREW PARSONS / AFPA persistent cough and fever since the evening before...

British journalist forced to leave Egypt for coronavirus article

Metro cleaning, Cairo, March 22, 2020. Mohamed Abd El Ghany / REUTERSBritish journalist who worked for the newspaper The Guardian in Egypt was forced to leave the country after being punished last week for reporting on the...

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Saudi Arabia announces ceasefire in Yemen

Houthi rebels near a hospital in Sanaa on April 8. KHALED ABDULLAH / REUTERSDid the masters of...

In Israel, a minister of health who worries the population

Israeli Minister of Health Yaakov LitzmanIn visits a group of quarantined people on March 2 in Tel Aviv. ARIEL SCHALIT / APLETTER...

Saudi Arabia announces 15-day ceasefire in Yemen

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"In India, the most gigantic and most punitive confinement on the planet"

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Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa sentenced to eight years in prison for corruption

The message "Rafael returns" tagged on a wall in Quito (Ecuador), Tuesday April 7. Dolores Ochoa / APRafael Correa says he is...