Boris Johnson moves to calm Biden’s Brexit fears over Northern Ireland

Boris Johnson has said the “whole point” of controversial Brexit legislation enabling ministers to break international law is to safeguard the Northern Ireland peace process, as he moved to reassure President-elect Joe Biden.

PM says anomalies ‘inevitable’ as English city with highest COVID rate escapes toughest rules

There will “inevitably” be inconsistencies in the new three-tier lockdown system, Boris Johnson says, as it emerged the city with the highest infection rate in England will avoid the strictest COVID-19 rules.