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    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday faced a call for an inquiry into his government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis after failing to fully explain partial death data, limited testing or the lack of equipment for hospitals. The novel coronavirus outbreak, the worst health crisis since the 1918 influenza pandemic, has left governments across ...
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    Huawei Vice President Victor Zhang hit out at ongoing criticism of the company’s role in UK 5G deployments, as he emphasised its efforts in helping operators deal with surging demand for connectivity during the Covid-19 (coronavirus) crisis. In an open letter, Zhang pointed to the company’s 20-year history working with mobile operators in the country ...
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    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened Monday, just a day after he was admitted for what were said to be routine tests. Associated Press reports that Britain has no official post of deputy prime minister, but Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab ...
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    Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impacts of the coronavirus on Friday as Asian markets suffered their worst weekly crashes since the 2008 financial crisis. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s wife, Sophie, was among several thousand people newly diagnosed with the COVID-19 respiratory disease that has now infected almost ...
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    Britain, as host of November’s U.N. climate talks in Glasgow, should set an example to other countries by outlining a detailed plan for how it will cut its planet-heating emissions to net zero by 2050, green groups said on Tuesday. At a London launch event for the COP26 talks, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged ...