For Canadians living abroad, a COVID-19 Christmas means difficult decisions

I first met Canadian Dave Mathews (not to be confused with U.S. rock star Dave Matthews) at a pub trivia night in London, earlier this year. He was sitting at … Read More

Boris Johnson to end England’s coronavirus lockdown on Dec. 2, implement tiered system

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to end an England-wide lockdown as scheduled on Dec. 2 and will announce a return to regional restrictions as statistics show that coronavirus infections … Read More

U.K.’s Johnson defends 2nd coronavirus lockdown, rejects criticism of delay

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday defended his decision to impose a second national lockdown, brushing aside criticism that weeks of delay have meant thousands more infections and hundreds … Read More

Boris Johnson to unveil new UK coronavirus measures amid growing cases, criticism

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out new measures to try to contain a growing coronavirus crisis on Monday, outlining three new alert levels … Read More

European vacationers face threats of sudden and ever-changing COVID-19 travel rules

At 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, the U.K. government issued its latest changes to its COVID-19 travel corridors “safe list,” i.e. countries from which travellers do not need to … Read More

Scottish independence support strengthened by COVID-19 divisions: polls

On March 3, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fatefully implied that close contact with COVID-19 patients was nothing to worry about. “I was at a hospital the other night where … Read More

Coronavirus: Britain to lift travel quarantine rule for ‘lower risk’ countries

The British government said Friday it is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from a number of countries deemed “lower risk” for the coronavirus, including France, Spain, Germany and … Read More

With low coronavirus figures, Australia wants exemption to British quarantine rule

Australia, after bringing its coronavirus outbreak largely under control, said on Friday it is seeking an exemption from a requirement that travellers arriving in the U.K. quarantine for 14 days … Read More

More than 2 million people worldwide have contracted the novel coronavirus

New York’s coronavirus death toll topped 10,000 even as the lack of fresh hot spots in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world yielded a ray of optimism and fueled … Read More

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