City of London as UK PM Johnson clings onto power
07 July 2022 | 10:59 am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was clinging to power on Wednesday, gravely wounded by the resignation of ministers who said he was not fit to govern and with a growing number of lawmakers calling for him to go.
30 Jan 2021
The coronavirus and a row over Brexit have strained internal UK ties. Scotland's leader, Nicola Sturgeon, questioned whether the trip was "really essential" during a lockdown.
21 Mar 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says "it's the best thing for you, the best thing for your family and for everybody else" after receiving a first dose of AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine. de Boris Johnson après avoir reçu une première dose du vaccin Covid d'AstraZeneca
23 Mar 2021
AstraZeneca jabs are in the middle of a EU-UK row yet again after Brussels threatened to ban exports of the vaccine.
20 Apr 2021
FIFA president Gianni Infantino warns that clubs involved in the European Super League could face "consequences", as the backlash builds against the deeply divisive plans, including from British Prime Minister Boris who has threatened to take "legislative action" to protect "the basic principles of competition."
26 Apr 2021
The UK's opposition Labour Party has demanded an investigation into the funding of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's London apartment, amid accusations that donors secretly paid the refurbishment bill.
27 Apr 2021
Brexit campaigner and Boris Johnson's disgruntled ex-aide Dominic Cummings has said he didn't leak the premier's private communications about a tax deal in exchange for COVID ventilators.
30 May 2021
Johnson has become the first British prime minister to get married while in office in almost 200 years. The couple wed at the Westminster Cathedral with just a handful of friends and family present.
11 Jul 2021
Angela Merkel returns to the UK, likely for the last time as German chancellor. She will again bump elbows with Boris Johnson, key Brexit architect and almost her political antithesis.
7 Jul 2021
UK premier Boris Johnson has said most remaining restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in England will probably be lifted as planned on July 19. But his announcement comes amid warnings by scientists and others.
4 Aug 2021
Following a meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, exiled Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya says the death of dissident Vitaly Shishov in Ukraine was probably 'a crime', but that she would wait for the outcome of investigations before confirming her position. Saying she understood that she might 'disappear at any moment', she said 'I can't stop, because I feel responsibility for the future of my country.'
21 Sep 2021
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a new Indo-Pacific strategic alliance with Australia and the US, dubbed AUKUS, in a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison US President Joe Biden. As part of the deal, the US will help Australia acquire nuclear powered submarines.
18 Oct 2021
In a rare show of unity, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Keir Starmer visit the scene where lawmaker David Amess was killed in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London, along with the Speaker of the House of Commons Lindsay Hoyle and Home Secretary Priti Patel. Amess, 69, was talking with voters at a church when he was stabbed to death, in what the police have said was a terrorist attack.
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The move will allow more federal funding and measures to be used to fight the disease in the US. The announcement follows a similar declaration by the World Health Organization.
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Germany's queer community is demanding that the Catholic Church accept their sexual identities. More than 100 members, including pastors, friars, and nuns have come out recently.
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Aung Kyaw Moe, human rights adviser to Myanmar's National Unity Government, speaks with DW about the execution of four pro-democracy activists in Myanmar, as well as Rohingya rights and democratization.
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The head of the Greek intelligence service has stepped down during a scandal after a reported attempt to spy on an opposition politician. The resignation came amid swirling accusations about the use of Predator software.
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The richest man in the world has claimed in court that Twitter lied to him about key parts of the business. The Tesla CEO is facing a lawsuit to force him to go through with his purchase of the social media company.
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China's military drills in the waters around Taiwan are prompting regional powers such as Japan to rethink defense strategies. Could East Asia be on the brink of an arms race?