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UK Prime Minister Johnson's wife gives birth to baby girl

Dec. 09, 2021 05:31 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie have announced the birth of a baby girl. The couple said a healthy baby, the couple’s second child together, was born in a London hospital early Thursday. “Both mother and daughter are doing...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and wife Carrie announce the birth of a baby girl, their second child

Dec. 09, 2021 05:14 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and wife Carrie announce the birth of a baby girl, their second child.

UK: Omicron spreading quickly; Time to work from home again

Dec. 08, 2021 15:18 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced tighter restrictions Wednesday to stem the spread of the omicron variant, urging people in England to again work from home and mandating COVID-19 passes for entrance into nightclubs and large events. Johnson said it was...

UK's Johnson apologizes, orders probe of staff lockdown fest

Dec. 08, 2021 14:43 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday ordered an inquiry and said he was “furious” after a leaked video showed senior members of his staff joking about holding a lockdown-breaching Christmas party. The video has poured fuel on allegations that...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Dec. 08, 2021 14:23 PM EST

Frankort State Journal. December 7, 2021. Editorial: What qualities should KSU seek in new president? What qualities should Kentucky State University look for in its next president? What are the challenges and opportunities that the new president will need to address?...

UK joins US, Australia in Beijing Winter Olympics boycott

Dec. 08, 2021 11:32 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — No U.K. government minister will attend the Beijing Winter Olympics, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday, calling it “effectively” a diplomatic boycott. The announcement came after the White House and the Australian government confirmed...

Mercedes F1 team and firm end deal opposed by fire survivors

Dec. 08, 2021 08:19 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Building materials maker Kingspan said it had agreed with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One racing team to end a partnership deal after protests from the families of people who died in a high-rise fire in London. The company said in a statement Wednesday that it...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says UK ministers won't attend Beijing Winter Olympics

Dec. 08, 2021 07:47 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says UK ministers won't attend Beijing Winter Olympics.

Ex-US player Armas to be assistant coach at Man United

Dec. 07, 2021 21:03 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Former United States international Chris Armas will be an assistant to manager Ralf Rangnick at Manchester United. The 49-year-old Armas has recently been coach at two teams in Major League Soccer: New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC. ...

Two London officers get prison for photos of slain sisters

Dec. 06, 2021 14:12 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Two London police officers who took pictures of two slain sisters and posted them on social media have been jailed for two years and nine months each for what a judge described as “inexplicable conduct.’’ Deniz Jaffer and Jamie Lewis had been assigned to guard...