UK PM Johnson faces growing pressure to resign

Johnson faces a mounting revolt from lawmakers Threshold for leadership challenge may be close Revelations about lockdown parties undermine Johnson Johnson lifts COVID restrictions LONDON, Jan. 19 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fought to bolster his premiership on Wednesday amid an uprising from his own lawmakers angry over a string of closed parties … Read more

Mild COVID cases still lead to attention and memory issues – study

A health worker closes the door of an ambulance outside of the Royal London Hospital, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in London, Britain, January 7, 2022. REUTERS/Toby Melville Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – People with mild COVID-19 who do not suffer any other traditional “long … Read more

Christine Lee: UK government promoted firm at center of alleged Chinese influence operation for years

On Thursday, Britain’s counterintelligence agency, MI5, issued an “interference warning” about a “potential threat” from Christine Ching Kui Lee, a lawyer with offices in China and the UK. According to the warning, Lee has “traded covertly” with the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front Work Department to interfere in British politics by establishing ties with parliamentarians … Read more