Coronavirus: Boris Johnson orders new lockdown for England
10 January 2021 | 6:47 am
As case numbers continue to climb, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has declared a lockdown for England until mid-February. All nonessential shops will be closed, along with schools and universities.
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The Church will offer blessings to same-sex marriages, but still will not officiate them. The decision was agreed on by elected bishops, clergy and lay people in London.
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In March 2020, Paris emptied as the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced. City dwellers fled and sought refuge in the countryside. Three years later, what has become of those Parisians who embarked on a new way of life? And how has the arrival of these "neo-rurals" affected the local landscape? Our team went looking for the answers in the Perche regional park in north-western France, an area where many Parisians have settled.
The ex-UK prime minister told parliament that he did not deliberately lie about lockdown-defying parties at Downing Street during the pandemic. If found guilty of wrongdoing, Johnson could lose his parliamentary seat.
The former prime minister was found to have deliberately misled Parliament about the COVID lockdown flouting parties. Defiant, he has accused the probing committee of conducting a "witch hunt."
Lawmakers in the House of Commons backed a report which said the former prime minister misled parliament regarding his rule-breaking parties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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