Frank Langfitt

Frank Langfitt appears in the following:

British Pubs Are Closed. British Pub Trivia Continues

Monday, April 13, 2020

Forced to close because of the coronavirus, a pub in the North of England, has taken its popular quiz night online — and is now attracting a global audience.


Boris Johnson Released From London Hospital

Sunday, April 12, 2020

The British prime minister, who spent multiple nights in an intensive care unit with COVID-19, thanked the National Health Service for saving his life.


Britain's Boris Johnson Is In Intensive Care Unit Due To COVID-19

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved into intensive care at a London hospital after experiencing days of persistent symptoms, including a fever and cough. He tested positive for COVID-19 last month.


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Suffering From COVID-19, Moved To ICU

Monday, April 06, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital. Johnson was recently diagnosed with COVID-19.


British Prime Minister Hospitalized; Queen Makes Rare TV Speech

Monday, April 06, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who earlier tested positive for COVID-19, was admitted to a hospital Sunday as a precautionary step. And, Queen Elizabeth urged self-discipline amid the pandemic.


Queen Elizabeth II Addresses U.K. In Rare Televised Speech About The Coronavirus

Sunday, April 05, 2020

The 93-year-old monarch urged self-discipline and resolve amid the pandemic. "I hope in the years to come everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge."


Public Concern Over Government-Enforced Coronavirus Containment

Saturday, April 04, 2020

As the coronavirus spreads, there is growing public concern over some of the methods being used by governments to enforce containment methods.


U.K. Health Workers Decry Low Rate Of Coronavirus Tests For Medical Staff

Thursday, April 02, 2020

The British government is under fire for only testing a tiny percentage of National Health Service staff as deaths from COVID-19 in the United Kingdom quickly rise to nearly 3,000.


A Socially Distanced Walk Along The River Thames

Monday, March 30, 2020

Despite the near-total lockdown in the U.K., people are out walking along the River Thames — but they are keeping a safe distance from each other.


Prime Minister Johnson And U.K. Health Secretary Test Positive For Coronavirus

Friday, March 27, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his health secretary have both tested positive for the coronavirus. Johnson says he has mild symptoms, but will continue to lead the government.


British Prime Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19

Friday, March 27, 2020

Boris Johnson announced on Twitter that he's developed mild symptoms of the Coronavirus, and took the test on the advice of the chief medical officer. Johnson is working from home.


Britain's Prince Charles Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The future King of the UK tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement from the prince's royal office in London. His wife tested negative. Both are in isolation in Scotland.


U.K. Changes Direction, Orders Lockdown To Fight Coronavirus

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced strict lockdown measures on the entire country, ordering Britons to stay home unless going out for essential work and purchases.


Stay-At-Home Order Now In Place After Spring Weather Brought Britons Out In Public

Monday, March 23, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has now enacted a stay-at-home order to stall the coronavirus, after a glorious spring weekend in much of Great Britain brought many thousands of people outdoors.


'There's No Fruit Or Veg': U.K. Nurse Makes Emotional Plea To Panicked Shoppers

Friday, March 20, 2020

Many supermarket shelves have been stripped bare as the coronavirus spreads in Britain, which led to this tearful Facebook video that has struck a nerve across the country.


London Isn't Shutting Down Yet, Despite Fast Coronavirus Spread There

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The British government has denied reports that it would soon shut down London, although the coronavirus is spreading faster there than in the rest of the United Kingdom.


Why The U.K. Decided To Keep Schools Open Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The British government wants to keep schools open so health workers don't have to stay home to look after their kids, but some teachers say that's putting them and their pupils at risk.


U.K. Steps Up Coronavirus Prevention, But Its Hospitals Have Already Been Strained

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The virus pandemic comes at a vulnerable time for the Britain's overburdened public health care system.


U.K. Not Included In Trump's European Travel Ban, Even As COVID-19 Spreads There

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The United Kingdom was not included in President Trump's ban on travel from Europe, despite a growing wave of coronavirus infections there.


Irish Voters Blow Up 2-Party System

Friday, March 06, 2020

The Republic of Ireland was created nearly a century ago, and for most of that time two center-right parties dominated politics. But a recent election ended that cozy duopoly.