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Dominic Cummings, the top aide to Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson.  leaves his north London home the day after he a gave press conference over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions Tuesday May 26, 2020. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)

Under-fire UK government aide Cummings has Johnson's loyalty

May. 26, 2020 2:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Dominic Cummings helped Boris Johnson win power by pitting the people against the elite. Johnson’s Conservative administration has branded itself “the People’s Government.” The prime minister’s populist appeal has been hammered by news that, as the...

Clint Eastwood arrives at the 2020 AFI Awards at the Four Seasons on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Boxing glove and painted trays: A look at gifts from Trump

Apr. 8, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — What world leader could resist a “Million Dollar Baby” boxing glove signed by director Clint Eastwood? Or a decoupage tray featuring a painting of President Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort? Or how about a sports jersey? The annual list of gifts that Trump has dispensed to...

FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, 3rd right, Home Secretary Priti Patel, 2nd right, lawmaker Michael Gove, fourth left, listen as Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during his first cabinet meeting since the general election, inside 10 Downing Street in London.  With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized and in intensive care Wednesday April 8, 2020, after contracting the new coronavirus, Raab, Gove and Patel are among key players in Johnson's Cabinet who will be directing Britain's response to the highly contagious COVID-19 coronavirus, while their leader is being treated. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)

With Johnson hospitalized, who's who in Britain's Cabinet?

Apr. 8, 2020 9:30 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — With British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized in intensive care after contracting the coronavirus, who's left to run the country? A look at the key players in Johnson's Cabinet: DOMINIC RAAB, FOREIGN SECRETARY AND FIRST SECRETARY OF STATE As first secretary of state, Raab has been...

FILE - In this Thursday, April 2, 2020 handout photo provided by 10 Downing Street, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson claps outside 11 Downing Street to salute local heroes during Thursday's nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative to applaud workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic, in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a hospital with the coronavirus. Johnson’s office says he is being admitted for tests because he still has symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus. (Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street via AP, File)

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

Apr. 5, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests, his office said, because he is still suffering symptoms, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Johnson’s office said the admission to an undisclosed London hospital came on the advice of his...

FILE- In this Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 file photo, Britain's Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer speaks on stage during the Labour Party Conference at the Brighton Centre in Brighton, England. Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has elected lawyer and lawmaker Keir Starmer as its new leader, after a contest thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus outbreak, it was announced on Saturday, April 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

Keir Starmer picked to lead UK Labour amid virus crisis

Apr. 4, 2020 7:02 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Lawyer and lawmaker Keir Starmer was elected leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Saturday by a decisive margin, after a contest thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus outbreak. A special conference to announce the winner was scrapped when the nation went into lockdown, and the...