Over half of Britons say government was too slow on coronavirus: poll

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More than a half of Britons think Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was too slow to order a lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus, an opinion poll published on Thursday showed.

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Published on March 30, 2020 -  00:56
Coronavirus: Charter flights to help stranded Britons get home
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said โ€œtens of thousandsโ€ of stranded British travellers would be flown home under a new partnership between the Government and airlines. Speaking at the Downing Street press conference, he said: โ€œI can today announce a new arrangement between the Government and airlines to fly home tens of thousands of stranded British travellers, where commercial flights are no longer possible. โ€œPartner airlines include British Airways, Virgin, easyJet, Jet2 and Titan and this list can be expanded. โ€œUnder the arrangements that we are putting in place we will target flights from a range of priority countries, starting this week.โ€

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