Boris Johnson has said it is “absolutely crucial” to follow lockdown rules “inwhat is unquestionably going to be a tough few weeks ahead”. The PrimeMinister said research, including the React study from Imperial CollegeLondon, showed that current levels of coronavirus were still too high. Whenquestioned whether the lockdown may not be eased until the summer, he toldreporters: “I think it’s too early to say when we’ll be able to lift some ofthe restrictions."
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks about flood relief on a visit to Didsbury,Greater Manchester, and discusses the success of the Covid vaccinationprogramme. He thanked the Environment Agency for its “amazing preparations”and the effort to evacuate people overnight, but warned “there will be furtherrain overnight”.
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Sir Keir Starmer has attacked Boris Johnson over his "inadequate" response to flooding around the UK and many "unfulfilled promises". Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
John le Carré, one of the greatest English novelists who wrote about the Cold War and later, complex geopolitics after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, died on December 12. A former British intelligence officer himself, le Carré (his real name was David Cornwell) drew upon his experience to create a world inhabited by ‘spies’, ‘moles’, ‘double agents’, ‘pavement artists’, ‘lamplighters’ among others. But what made his spy thrillers different from others, particularly the James Bond variety, was that this world was riven with moral ambiguities, uncertainties, betrayals. Le Carré’s spies weren’t glamorous, they were tired and often made compromises in a fast-changing post-War world. Ace Hindi film screenwriter Anjum Rajabali tells us how le Carré influenced him
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EU Leaders may be relieved that Biden will do whatever it takes to restore traditional transatlantic ties but this doesn't mean that U.S. priorities will dramatically change. For Rasmussen, China, as rising power, is the biggest challenge.
Chair of the Defence Select Committee Tobias Ellwood says that the content of the UK-EU trade deal which has so far been agreed is “better than the Canadian deal” and “certainly outmatches anything to do with Australia”. The former foreign office minister said it is "really sad to learn that we're preparing to square up to a NATO ally" as trade talks between the UK and EU reach their final stage. Boris Johnson has signalled he would be willing to send Royal Navy boats to patrol British fishing waters if no deal is reached. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Speaking to Euronews, German Marshall Fund Vice President Ian Lesser, said NATO's original mission hasn't changed. "That's about countering Russia's very significant force posture and that's very meaningful for the alliance - that hasn't gone away.
Boris Johnson has unveiled the biggest programme of investment in Britain's armed forces since the end of the Cold War. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow..