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Dominic Raab

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Dominic Raab: British Conservative politician
Dominic Rennie Raab is a British politician serving as First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since July 2019. A member of the Conservative Party, he has also been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Esher and Walton since 2010.

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Britain May Offer 'Path To Citizenship' For Hong Kong [Video]

Britain May Offer 'Path To Citizenship' For Hong Kong

Britain is prepared to offer extended visa rights and a pathway to citizenship for those in Hong Kong. Hong Kong residents are fighting China’s imposed national security legislation, says Reuters...

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Raab: Chinese legislation would violate Hong Kong's autonomy [Video]

Raab: Chinese legislation would violate Hong Kong's autonomy

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says new security legislation formally announced by the Chinese government today would "clearly violate" the autonomy and freedom of the people of Hong Kong, as set out..

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All you need to know from the May 18 UK coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 18 UK coronavirus briefing

Deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van Tam and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab give an update on the effort to combat coronavirus at the daily Downing Street briefing.

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UK coronavirus death toll nears 35,000 [Video]

UK coronavirus death toll nears 35,000

Dominic Raab has announced the UK coronavirus death toll is now 34,796. The foreign secretary confirmed 100,678 tests were carried out or dispatched in the past 24 hours. His comments come as part of..

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Dominic Raab: Face coverings will be encouraged [Video]

Dominic Raab: Face coverings will be encouraged

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has revealed the public will be encouraged to wear face coverings in government guidance to be issued on Wednesday, and that he remains confident in the new roadmap which..

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Easing British lockdown is 'point of maximum risk' - foreign sec. [Video]

Easing British lockdown is 'point of maximum risk' - foreign sec.

Any easing of Britain's lockdown represents a huge risk and could be stalled by an increase in infection rates, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday, warning that if social distancing..

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Short term changes will be ‘modest, small and incremental', says Raab [Video]

Short term changes will be ‘modest, small and incremental', says Raab

Dominic Raab said any short term changes in the restrictions announced by the prime minister on Sunday would be limited. Speaking at the daily Downing Street press conference, the foreign secretary..

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Raab confirms PM will use Sunday’s address to set out ‘roadmap’ to easing lockdown [Video]

Raab confirms PM will use Sunday’s address to set out ‘roadmap’ to easing lockdown

Dominic Raab has confirmed Boris Johnson will use an address on Sunday to set out the "roadmap" to easing the lockdown. The foreign secretary told the Downing Street press conference the prime..

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All you need to know from May 7 UK coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from May 7 UK coronavirus briefing

Dominic Raab said the rate of infection – the R value – was between 0.5 and 0.9. The Foreign Secretary said that the Prime Minister will address the nation with a roadmap for lifting lockdown on..

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State-backed hackers hit healthcare, say US and UK [Video]

State-backed hackers hit healthcare, say US and UK

Government-backed hackers are attacking healthcare and research institutions in an effort to steal valuable information about efforts to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, Britain and the United..

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All you need to know from the May 5 UK coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 5 UK coronavirus briefing

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the next phase of the response to coronavirus would be to create a sustainable “new normal” which would protect the NHS but also safeguard the economy.

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Dominic Raab says second Covid-19 phase 'won't be easy' [Video]

Dominic Raab says second Covid-19 phase 'won't be easy'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has warned that “we need to be under no illusions, the next stage won’t be easy”. “If we are going to protect life and preserve our way of life, we must continue..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll rises to 29,427 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll rises to 29,427

A further 693 people have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Monday, Dominic Raab said.

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Foreign Secretary: There is light at the end of the tunnel [Video]

Foreign Secretary: There is light at the end of the tunnel

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab promises that there is light at the end of the tunnel despite continued lockdown restrictions in place across the UK. Mr Raab said he does not yet know whether the five..

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UK briefing: Coronavirus death toll reaches more than 26,000 [Video]

UK briefing: Coronavirus death toll reaches more than 26,000

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announces a total of 26,097 patients had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Tuesday. It..

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Dominic Raab and Sir Keir Starmer congratulate PM and Carrie Symonds on baby boy [Video]

Dominic Raab and Sir Keir Starmer congratulate PM and Carrie Symonds on baby boy

The Foreign Secretary and leader of the opposition took time during Prime Minister's Questions to congratulate Boris Johnson and his fiancee on their new baby boy. Dominic Raab also used the..

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Dominic Raab: Coronavirus care home spread is a challenge Government must grip [Video]

Dominic Raab: Coronavirus care home spread is a challenge Government must grip

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab admitted that the spread of Covid-19 in care homes is a challenge the Government must get a handle of. Mr Raab was standing in for the Prime Minister, who recently..

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Dominic Raab: UK lockdown to remain for some time [Video]

Dominic Raab: UK lockdown to remain for some time

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Sunday that Britain will not just go back to normal after the nation's lockdown eases. "It won't be just going back, it will be a 'new normal'," he said.

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Dominic Raab: On PPE we're not in the place that we would want to be [Video]

Dominic Raab: On PPE we're not in the place that we would want to be

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab answers questions on The Andrew Marr Show. Mr Raab has said: "On PPE, we're not in the place that we would want to be."

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All you need to know from the April 22 UK coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the April 22 UK coronavirus briefing

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, chief of defence staff Sir Nicholas Carter, and chief medical officer for England Professor Chris Whitty address the nation on the latest developments on the Covid-19..

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Dominic Raab: We're not out of the woods yet [Video]

Dominic Raab: We're not out of the woods yet

First Secretary of State Dominic Raab addresses the nation on the latest developments with the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr Raab has said: "We are making progress through the peak of this virus, but we're not..

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British gov't under fire in PMQs for coronavirus response [Video]

British gov't under fire in PMQs for coronavirus response

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a call on Wednesday for an inquiry into his government's handling of the coronavirus crisis after failing to fully explain partial death data, limited testing..

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UK virtual parliament makes debut, but not without a glitch [Video]

UK virtual parliament makes debut, but not without a glitch

As Britain endures its fifth week of a national lockdown, with businesses shuttered and citizens ordered to stay at home, parliament returned on Wednesday from an extended Easter break in a very..

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Starmer challenges Raab over coronavirus response at Labour leader’s first PMQs [Video]

Starmer challenges Raab over coronavirus response at Labour leader’s first PMQs

The Government was accused of being slow to respond to the coronavirus crisis as Dominic Raab faced questions on testing and protection for NHS and care workers in his Prime Minister’s Questions..

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Starmer says Government made mistakes in coronavirus response [Video]

Starmer says Government made mistakes in coronavirus response

Sir Keir Starmer says the Government has made mistakes and been slow to act in its response to the coronavirus. The Labour leader says he suspects Dominic Raab is taking time to put forward an exit..

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UK threatens to offer citizenship bids to 300,000 Hong Kong residents unless China scraps security law

Dominic Raab accused of offering 'worthless tourist visa' by Hong Kong-born UK academic
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Harry Dunn: Family of teenager killed in crash to bring private prosecution against Dominic Raab

Parents allege foreign secretary allowed suspect Anne Sacoolas to leave UK without involving police
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UK will increase visa rights if China pursues Hong Kong security law: BBC

Britain will give greater visa rights to British national overseas (BNO) passport holders from Hong Kong unless China suspends its proposed security laws, foreign minister Dominic Raab said in an..
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UK's Raab: Makes sense to impose quarantine now infection rates falling

It makes sense for Britain to introduce quarantine measures for travellers arriving in the country now that the reproduction rate of the coronavirus domestically has fallen, foreign minister Dominic..
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Dominic Raab wrong to claim individuals can meet two people from another household at same time, government admits

'They can see both parents - but not at the same time' aide says - in embarrassing U-turn
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UK weather: Britain to enjoy sunny Saturday before sharp drop in temperatures

Dominic Raab says people must remember to follow lockdown rules despite warm weather
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Easing British lockdown is 'point of maximum risk': Raab

Any easing of Britain's lockdown represents a huge risk and could be stalled by an increase in infection rates, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Thursday, warning that if social distancing lapsed,..
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Britain's COVID-19 death toll rises 539 to 30,615: minister

Britain's COVID-19 death toll has risen by 539 to 30,615, according to figures announced on Thursday by foreign minister Dominic Raab.
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UK coronavirus death toll rises to 30,615

The UK's coronavirus death toll has risen by 30,615, the foreign secretary Dominic Raab has confirmed.
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Russia's Lavrov, UK's Raab agree on need to improve cooperation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his British counterpart Dominic Raab discussed relations between Moscow and London and voiced intention to improve cooperations, the Russian foreign ministry..
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Return of sport would 'lift the nation', says UK government minister

Restarting sport in Britain would "lift the spirits of the nation" amid the coronavirus crisis, foreign secretary Dominic Raab says.
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Too soon for reliable international comparisons on COVID-19 deaths: UK minister

It is too soon to make reliable international comparisons on death tolls from the new coronavirus, British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday.
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Coronavirus: 'Predatory' cyber criminals and hostile states targeting UK citizens and institutions, Raab warns

Remarks follow joint warning from cybersecurity agencies in Britain and the US, urging healthcare and medical research to staff to improve security
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Coronavirus: Dominic Raab asks public for patience on lifting lockdown, warning UK at 'delicate and dangerous moment'

Warning of 'worrying' signs of motorists flouting government's stay-at-home rules
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Protective equipment shortages worsening, doctors warn, as Raab raises fresh doubts over supplies

Third of physicians in high-risk settings lack long-sleeved gowns or full-face visors – a situation that has 'worsened over the past three weeks'
Independent - Published

Public must accept tough lockdown restrictions as 'new normal', Dominic Raab says

The public must accept "the new normal" of tough restrictions lasting for many months, Dominic Raab says, as he played down an early easing of the lockdown.
Independent - Published

UK government will not commit to a public inquiry on coronavirus response

British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Wednesday he would not commit to holding a public inquiry into the government's handling of the coronavirus epidemic.
Reuters - Published

Britain's Zoom parliament makes an almost glitch-free debut

British lawmakers upended 700 years of history on Wednesday, grilling stand-in leader Dominic Raab by video link in an unprecedented but largely successful 'hybrid parliament' session forced by the..
Reuters - Published

UK confident of hitting 100,000 COVID-19 daily tests target, Raab says

British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Wednesday the government was confident it would meet its target of carrying out 100,000 tests a day for the coronavirus by the end of the month.
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UK politics – live: Raab faces grilling at first virtual PMQs, as Labour accuses government of 'shambolic' response to firms' PPE offers

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Independent - Published

Boris Johnson warns against relaxing coronavirus lockdown prematurely over fears of 'second wave of infections'

PM met with foreign secretary Dominic Raab and senior aide Dominic Cummings at his Chequers residence
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Boris Johnson still recovering from coronavirus at Chequers but has spoken to Dominic Raab, No 10 says

Mr Johnson was discharged from St Thomas' Hospital on Sunday after contracting covid-19
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Coronavirus: Minister rejects claims Dominic Raab is 'reluctant' to sign off lockdown exit strategy while Boris Johnson recuperates

Sir Keir Starmer had expressed concern government was in limbo while the prime minister recovers at Chequers
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Coronavirus: UK lockdown extended for 'at least' three weeks

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says relaxing measures too early would harm public health and the economy.
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Dominic Raab confirmed the grim news: there'll be three more weeks of Dominic Raab

Three more weeks of lockdown means three more weeks of Downing Street press conferences
Independent - Published

Factbox: Five conditions which must be met before UK eases lockdown

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab extended Britain's lockdown on Thursday and set out five conditions that must be satisfied before the government will ease far-reaching restrictions designed to combat..
Reuters - Published

China will have to answer hard questions on coronavirus outbreak: UK foreign minister

China will have to answer hard questions on how the coronavirus outbreak happened and on whether it could have been prevented, British foreign secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

UK extends lockdown measures for at least three more weeks

Britain extended its nationwide lockdown for at least another 3 weeks on Thursday, as stand-in leader Dominic Raab ordered Britons to stay at home to prevent the spread of a coronavirus outbreak which..
Reuters - Published

Britain cannot ease up on lockdown at this dangerous stage: minister

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Britain could not risk the progress it made in fighting the cororonavirus pandemic by easing up on restrictions at this "delicate and dangerous stage", as he..
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UK cannot go back to 'business as usual' with China after end of coronavirus, Raab warns

After talks with G7 leaders including Trump, foreign secretary demands 'deep dive' inquiry into origins of outbreak
Independent - Published

UK lockdown to be extended until May at earliest, government announces

The nationwide coronavirus lockdown will be extended for at least another three weeks, Dominic Raab has announced.
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Coronavirus: UK set to announce lockdown extension

Dominic Raab is expected to tell the Downing Street briefing that restrictions will continue.
BBC News - Published

Britain to remain in lockdown till at least May 7: the Times

British foreign minister Dominic Raab is set to announce on Thursday that the lockdown in the country will stay in place until at least May 7, the Times reported.
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Coronavirus: Don't expect changes to UK lockdown this week - Dominic Raab

The government says it could change its advice on using face masks if evidence supported such a move.
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Britain's Raab does not expect changes to lockdown measures for now

Britain's foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Monday that he does not expect the government to make any changes to the lockdown measures currently in place until it is confident they can be made..
Reuters - Published

UK coronavirus lockdown unlikely to be lifted soon, says foreign secretary

'We don't expect to make any changes to the measures currently in place at that point,' says Dominic Raab
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson 'just beginning' recovery from coronavirus and is not yet back to work

Dominic Raab continues to deputise for prime minister following his bout of coronavirus
Independent - Published

Coronavirus news you may have missed overnight: Boris Johnson leaves intensive care as Dominic Raab says too early to lift lockdown measures

Prime minister is in 'extremely good spirits'
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UK joins U.S., U.N. in supporting Saudi-led ceasefire in Yemen amid virus outbreak

British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Thursday that the United Kingdom supported the Saudi-led ceasefire in Yemen that went into effect on Thursday amid the coronavirus outbreak and has raised..
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UK foreign minister leads nationwide applause for health workers

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab led a nationwide show of appreciation for health service workers on Thursday, standing in for his boss, Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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UK's Raab says he has not spoken to Johnson since taking over

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not had any contact with his deputy, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, since he stepped in to fill Johnson's role, Raab said on Thursday, adding that he has..
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