Boris Johnson prepares to bow to Tory revolt by AXING Huawei from 5G

Tories heralded a ‘long march’ away from Beijing’s influence today as Boris Johnson prepares to announce that Huawei is being axed from the UK’s 5G network. Despite threats of ‘consequences’, the PM is expected to declare that telecoms firms will be banned from installing new equipment supplied by the Chinese tech giant by Christmas. Companies will … Read more Boris Johnson prepares to bow to Tory revolt by AXING Huawei from 5G

Boris Johnson urges Britons to follow his example and have a ‘staycation’

Boris Johnson urged Britons to have a ‘staycation’ this summer – saying he personally plans on taking advantage of the ‘fantastic’ holiday options in the UK. The PM, who has a new baby with fiancee Carrie Symonds, said it is a ‘great year’ to take a break in this country, with the globe still struggling to … Read more Boris Johnson urges Britons to follow his example and have a ‘staycation’

Nicola Sturgeon issues Brexit state aid warning to Boris Johnson

Nicola Sturgeon warns Boris Johnson withholding state aid powers after Brexit would be a ‘full scale assault on devolution’ and boost support for Scottish independence The UK currently has to abide by European Union rules on state aid subsidies  After Brexit it will regain control of ability to intervene when industries struggle Downing Street has … Read more Nicola Sturgeon issues Brexit state aid warning to Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson and Michael Gove clash over face masks in shops

Ministers are ‘all over the place’ on face masks with Boris Johnson and Michael Gove seemingly at odds over whether they should be compulsory.   Scientists have warned that the public will be ‘confused’ after the Cabinet minister insisted wearing covering indoors should be a matter of ‘courtesy’. Mr Gove’s intervention came despite Boris Johnson saying … Read more Boris Johnson and Michael Gove clash over face masks in shops

Calls for clarity on face masks after Boris Johnson said ‘stricter’ approach is needed in England

Boris Johnson has faced calls for clarity on wearing face masks after saying a ‘stricter’ approach is needed in England.  The government is considering following Scotland’s lead by making them mandatory in shops, as experts say indoor environments are ‘much more dangerous’ for airborne transmission.  The Prime Minister is facing mountain calls from Labour and … Read more Calls for clarity on face masks after Boris Johnson said ‘stricter’ approach is needed in England