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Johnson is facing a stream of allegations in newspapers — all of them denied — about everything from his muddled initial handling of the COVID-19 crisis to questions over who financed the redecoration of his official apartment.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the "difficult decision” was prompted by rising infection rates in Portugal and worries about new strains of the virus that could prove resistant to vaccines. EasyJet slammed UK change to Portuguese travel as "huge blow."
The 42-year-old wrote to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resign after The Sun newspaper published photos of the married minister embracing a woman who he had appointed to a taxpayer-funded role to scrutinise the performance of his department.
The United States of America is the strongest economy in the world, and it has huge institutional structures to meet exigencies and emergencies on the health front and the economic front. But it wasn’t that simple it became evident when Covid-19 hit America in 2020 and 2021. It just reeled under the
When Sarah Everard went missing last year, the UK rightly saw wall-to-wall media coverage as the Metropolitan Police appealed for information. Similarly, this was seen when Libby Squire went missing in 2019. By contrast, news of the ongoing disappearance of Owami Davies, a Black woman from Essex,
When people say “the personal is political”, what they mean is that it’s very hard to do your job when there’s a one-year-old child whining and performing eccentric laps of the living room in the background. When that job requires a certain amount of focused concentration — let’s say, writing a column for
The appreciation message on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day to the humanitarian workers by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is highly commendable (“Volunteers are harbingers of positivity,” says