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FILE - In this file photo dated July 25, 2017, an RAF Voyager used by the Prime Minister and members of the royal family which is to be repainted in the colours of the Union flag.  Johnson’s spokesman, James Slack, said Wednesday June 17, 2020, that the grey RAF Voyager was being painted in the British union flag colours to “better represent the U.K. around the world with national branding.

Air Boris: Johnson's plane gets red, white and blue makeover

Jun. 17, 2020 11:49 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A Royal Air Force plane used by U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on official trips is getting a red, white and blue paint job at a cost of almost 1 million pounds ($1.25 million). Johnson’s spokesman, James Slack, said Wednesday that the gray RAF Voyager was being painted in the...

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 10, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs in Parliament in London. Johnson says his government is abolishing its international development department and making overseas aid part of the foreign ministry. Johnson told lawmakers on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 that the Department for International Development will be merged with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

UK cuts development ministry, merges it with Foreign Office

Jun. 16, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Tuesday that he is merging the British government's international development department into its foreign ministry to create a “super department” in charge of both diplomacy and aid. The move was criticized by three of Johnson's...

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New this week: Neil Young, 'Miss Juneteenth,' Padma Lakshmi

Jun. 15, 2020 2:31 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES —“Miss Juneteenth”: In Channing Godfrey Peoples’ leisurely first feature, Turquise Jones (Nicole...