Prime minister tells No 10 briefing he hopes to have update on 5 April
Prime minister hints that rapid testing could become an option for holidaymakers
Benefits of the AstraZeneca jab outweigh the risks, the UK regulator says, amid blood clots concern
Ex-Foreign Office deputy Sir Alan Duncan says PM mistakes regular headlines for political power
Boris Johnson was accused of being 'irresponsible' after he dismissed calls for a post-lockdown Bank Holiday saying the most important thing is to get people 'back into the office'.
‘None of this would have been possible without the innovative genius and commercial might of the private sector’
Boris Johnson said the 'basic concept of a vaccine certification should not be totally alien to us', citing how surgeons were required to have a Hepatitis B shot.
Boris Johnson said the Brexit process had shown that the Corporation was 'pretty detached' from many of its viewers at a meeting of the 1922 committee of Conservative backbenchers.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson told a private meeting that "the reason we have the vaccine success is because of capitalism, because of greed."
The prime minister said the Sewell report was a 'very interesting and stimulating piece of work', but made clear the government did not agree with all of its findings. 'There are very serious issues that our society faces to do with racism, he said. 'We've got to do more to fix it.'No 10 race adviser Samuel Kasumu resignsNo 10's race report widely condemned as 'divisive' Continue reading
STEPHEN GLOVER: You can take Boris Johnson out of his newspaper column and plonk him in No 10, but you can't take the controversialist newspaper columnist out of Boris Johnson.
Prime minister Boris Johnson said the coronavirus pandemic ‘is something that we will all remember and be dealing with in different ways – certainly in my case – for as long as I live’, adding that ‘the single biggest false assumption’ made early on was misunderstanding the risk of asymptomatic transmission. Speaking during the same briefing, the chief scientific officer, Sir Patrick Vallance, said it was unlikely that Covid-19 would ever be completely eradicatedUK Covid: Boris Johnson says...