The U.K. and EU's inability to come to an agreement on policies has led to threats of legal action as tensions rise in Northern Ireland.
Matt Hancock named other countries, including Australia, as places where the new strain had been found.
President-elect Joe Biden has reaffirmed his belief in the Good Friday Agreement and that nothing should put Irish peace in jeopardy.
"The Conservative Party is not a happy place at the moment," Sir Craig Oliver said.
"We will prosper mightily as an independent free-trading nation, controlling our own borders, our fisheries and setting our own laws," the U.K. prime minister said.
Boris Johnson is a big fan of Winston Churchill but won't want the same fate as the wartime prime minister.
"He hasn't got an argument of his own and he can't get away with that forever."
The number of pictures being painted, letters of the alphabet being re-defined and elephants in every room, you could be forgiven for thinking Westminster was pre-school.
What comes next for the economy when the government can't really afford to keep the furlough scheme running for much longer financially and can't afford to end it politically?
"More than one and a half million new claims have been made to universal credit [and] over four million jobs have now been furloughed," said Rishi Sunak.
Some experts are calling for an end to the lockdown because its impact may soon "outweigh the damaging effect of coronavirus."
The U.K. chancellor gave an update on the prime minister's condition after Johnson was admitted to intensive care with COVID-19.
Raab is the government minister designated to deputize for the prime minister when he is unable to fulfill duties.
"This was a breakthrough election for the climate emergency and the collapse of our natural world," Natalie Bennett, a Green Party peer and former leader, said.
The U.K. will hold an election in December and the new prime minister could be a man who's struggled to quell anti-Semitism in his party.
The U.K.'s Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament over Brexit was unlawful.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has a reputation for making offensive remarks throughout his career to date.
The British government has said it hopes to remove the process of providing medical evidence for legal gender recognition.
The Women and Equalities Committee urges for German-style regulation.
In their first conversation both leaders expressed "dissatisfaction" with current cooperation.
In an open letter, nearly 1,300 executives have backed Britain staying in the EU.
The chancellor may be the politician that finally propels UK-China relations into the post-colonial age.
'Vote Leave' will campaign for a new EU deal based on free trade and friendly co-operation.
The new Labour leader said he will deny David Cameron a "blank cheque" in Brussels.
France, Spain and Germany are reported to collectively make the biggest commitment.
But history shows the U.K. government and media was often reluctant to welcome them.
Labour frontrunner said he would pilot scheme if supported by women