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    China virus death toll surges past 2,000

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:12am on February 19, 2020

    The death toll from China’s new coronavirus epidemic jumped past 2,000 on Wednesday after 136 more people died, with the number of new cases falling...

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    Johnson feels heat over sunshine break

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:51pm on February 14, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson came under pressure Thursday to reveal who bankrolled his luxury holiday in the Caribbean, as the opposition called for a...

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    UK journalists walk out in government briefing protest

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:09am on February 05, 2020

    British journalists walked out of a government briefing on Monday in protest at the exclusion of other reporters, in the latest tensions between prime minister...

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    Brexit Day

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on February 03, 2020

    PARLIAMENT Square is the site, muddied by rain, trodden by hundreds who have made it their celebratory space. The Leave Means Leave official web site...

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    Johnson’s Brexit fantasies

    Kenneth Surin | Updated at 12:00am on January 31, 2020

    IMMEDIATELY after his general election victory, BoJo jetted to the private Caribbean island of Mustique with his latest mistress. Sequestered in a rental villa that...

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    Brexit deal to be closed with Brussels’ final vote

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 03:55pm on January 29, 2020

    Brexit Day is to be set in stone on Wednesday when the European parliament in Brussels casts a vote ratifying the terms of Britain’s divorce...

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    Trump, Johnson talk security ahead of Huawei decision

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:30pm on January 25, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US president Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its...

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    Johnson seeks post-Brexit deals at Africa summit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 08:26pm on January 20, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson meets 16 African leaders at an investment summit Monday that will see Britain cast out a net for trading partners in...

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    Brexit throws up foreign policy balancing act for Britain

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:26pm on January 18, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson appears torn between the United States and the European Union as he tries to chart Britain’s course on the international stage...

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    UK MPs scrutinise Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:46pm on January 07, 2020

    British MPs on Tuesday resume scrutiny of prime minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal as he races to get it ratified in time for Britain to...