BoJo Deploys Military To Help Secure UK Schools Against COVID As Cases Surge

Boris Johnson is bringing in the troops to help prepare British students to return to schools across the country after the winter holiday is over, even as his government continues to jack up new “Level 4” restrictions due to surging case numbers allegedly caused by a COVID strain that had mutated to become more infectious….

No Brexit Deal Monday As “Differences On Critical Issues” Remain; BoJo, Von Der Leyen To Lead Next Round Of Talks

Update (1350ET): Monday’s follow-up call between Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen is over, and as expected, the two sides continued to struggle at an impasse on Monday as neither side is willing to give any ground on the three most critical issues: fisheries access, “level-playing field” rules, and “common standards” for governance related…