Coronavirus: Britain’s Boris Johnson defends lockdown as European leaders face resistance

//Coronavirus: Britain’s Boris Johnson defends lockdown as European leaders face resistance

Coronavirus: Britain’s Boris Johnson defends lockdown as European leaders face resistance

A wave of coronavirus lockdowns and curbs has stirred resistance across Europe, with the right-wing British politician who helped force an EU referendum harnessing popular anger at a new lockdown by recasting his Brexit Party under a new banner.Britain, which has the highest official death toll in Europe from Covid-19, is grappling with more than 20,000 new coronavirus cases a day and scientists have warned the “worst-case” scenario of 80,000 dead could be exceeded.Prime Minister Boris Johnson…

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