UK government urgently investigating website outage - spokesman

Websites globally hit by major internet outage


LONDON - Britain's cabinet office is urgently investigating an internet outage which affected the government's website, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Tuesday.

"It appears to be a wider issue, a global issue, affecting a number of non-government sites, and as you would expect Cabinet Office are investigating it as a matter of urgency," the spokesman said.

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