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The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a massive party rebellion after over 100 Conservative lawmakers voted against his new coronavirus restrictions. 

Johnson, who holds a majority of 74 seats in the parliament of 650, had to depend on the backing of the opposition Labour Party to pass the new pandemic regulations. "The prime minister was forced to rely on the votes of Labour MPs to win Commons approval for the introduction" of the measures, the newspaper Independent reported. 

The United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed on a trade deal just days ahead of the Brexit deadline. Britain is finally on the path to leaving the 27-member European bloc on December 31.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday accused the European Union of threatening a food blockade of the country if it failed to agree to the 'divorce' terms imposed by Brussels. "We are now hearing that, unless we agree to the EU's terms, the EU will use an extreme interpretation of the Northern Ireland protocol to impose a full-scale trade border down the Irish Sea," the British prime minister wrote in an op-ed for the Daily Telegraph

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged parents send their children back to school when they reopen for the first times after five month-long coronavirus shutdown. "Keeping our schools closed a moment longer than absolutely necessary is socially intolerable, economically unsustainable and morally indefensible," Boris Johnson said

Thousands took to the streets all across the United Kingdom to celebrate the country's exit from the European Union. "People dance in the street to celebrate Brexit as UK leaves European Union," The Manchester Evening News, reported.