The inside story of Boris Johnson’s coronavirus nightmare

The inside story of Boris Johnson’s coronavirus nightmare

He is the fictitious journalist from Belgium who may have inspired an aspiring Brussels correspondent from Britain. It seems fitting, then, that it was Tintin to whom Boris Johnson turned once again as his condition began to improve in intensive care last week. The Telegraph understands that Mr Johnson began re-reading tales of the boy […]
The inside story of Boris Johnson’s coronavirus battle

The inside story of Boris Johnson’s coronavirus battle

Nobody really worried too much when Boris Johnson first disclosed that he had contracted Covid-19 in a video posted on Twitter on March 27, least of all Johnson himself. “Hi folks,” he said, striking an avuncular tone as though about to read the nation a...
Boris Johnson’s letter to the nation on Coronavirus in full

Boris Johnson’s letter to the nation on Coronavirus in full

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to the UK to outline the government’s current plan for the containment of coronavirus and the measures that the public can take to stay safe. I am writing to you to update you on the steps we are taking to combat...
Boris Johnson’s path to putting UK in coronavirus lockdown

Boris Johnson’s path to putting UK in coronavirus lockdown

“Bring in the police?” Boris Johnson asked with incredulity. The press conference was only on Sunday night and, just 24 hours later, the Prime Minister had ordered an unprecedented lockdown of the UK, with those caught flouting social distancing rules...