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Britain claims Nigeria’s COVID-19 variant deadlier than South Africa’s

A Nigerian Covid-19 variant is causing jitters in Britain, as reports claimed it could be deadlier than the South African strain.

Results of Brexit trickling in for Britain: They are catastrophic

With Brexit, Britain has wilfully made itself the economic equivalent of a banana republic. Not metaphorically, but literally.

Britain is Becoming the World’s Newest Failed State

Britain is a failing state, a nation that has imploded into stupidity, ugliness, hate, brutality, ignorance, greed, racism

France to do comprehensive checks of British goods

France is planning to carry out comprehensive checks of British goods starting at the turn of the year, an official said on Friday.

Updated: Britain clinches Brexit trade deal with EU

Britain clinched a Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs

Philippines, Japan ban flights from Britain

The Philippines and Japan on Wednesday joined a growing list of countries banning flights from Britain amid global concerns over a new strain of coronavirus spreading in the country.

Britain, France reach deal to reopen border

By Xinhua/NAN Britain and France have reached a deal to reopen their border to haulers and some passengers from Wednesday, the British Department for Transport...

British manufacturers warn on peril of ‘No Deal Brexit’

Britain’s manufacturing industry warned of a potential ‘knockout blow’ if Prime Minister Boris Johnson is unable to secure a trade deal with the European Union before temporary transition arrangements end on Dec. 31.

90 year-old woman makes history as UK launches COVID-19 mass vaccination

A 90 year-old woman, Margaret Keenan became the first Briton to be vaccinated against the raging COVID-19 on Tuesday, as Britain rolled out its mass vaccination programme.

UK begins mass COVID-19 vaccination programme

Britain on Tuesday hailed a turning point in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, as it begins the biggest vaccination programme in the country’s history with a new Covid-19 jab.

Britain set to roll out Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine this week

Britain is preparing to become the first country to roll out the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from Tuesday this week.

Britain to ban installation of Huawei 5G equipment

The British government, on Monday said that it would ban providers from installing Huawei equipment in the country’s 5G network beginning from September 2021. Oliver...

Britain moves against installation of Huawei 5G kit

The British government, on Monday, said that it would ban providers from installing Huawei equipment in the country’s 5G network beginning from September 2021.

Britain set to jack up military spending, biggest since end of Cold War

Britain will announce today the biggest investment in its military since the end of the Cold War, according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Damage to organs reported in young people with COVID-19

A British study has found signs of damage to multiple organs in young and previously healthy people with ongoing COVID-19 symptoms

UK unemployment rate rises as coronavirus hits job market

Britain’s unemployment rate has jumped to 4.8 percent as the coronavirus pandemic destroys a record number of UK jobs, official data showed Tuesday.

Britain in throes of Covid-19 explosion, lockdown looms

Britain reported a daily record of more than 7,000 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, as contradictory pressure grows on the government. S

Another COVID-19 lockdown looms in Britain

Britain is likely to need to reintroduce some national coronavirus lockdown measures sooner rather than later, a former senior government health advisor, Neil Ferguson said on Saturday.

EU, Britain continue post-Brexit negotiations

Eleven weeks after Brexit, Britain and the European Union (EU) are hoping to finally make progress towards a trade agreement.

UK coronavirus death toll close to 5,000

The UK coronavirus death toll is now close to 5,000 after another 621 people died in the last 24 hours.

Coronavirus crisis: Britain, private hospitals seal deal

Britain agreed to a deal with private healthcare providers on Saturday to free up beds and medical services for the state-run health system as one emergency doctor warned the country could suffer a worse fate than Italy during the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus triggers panic buying in UK

Coronavirus epidemic has triggered unprecedented panic buying in the UK, a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his government battle plan.

Britain embraces Huawei’s 5G Network, Trump’s US disappointed

Britain on Tuesday gave the green light to a limited role for Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in the country's 5G network, in a decision it said was necessary for developing its future digital economy.

JUST IN: Boris Johnson signs deal for Britain to quit EU

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has signed agreement for the nation to leave the European Union next week Friday.

Britain denounces Iran over envoy’s arrest

Britain’s Foreign Office has denounced the arrest of the country’s ambassador in Tehran as a “flagrant violation of international law”.

Sinaga UK’s most prolific rapist bags life sentence

A student from Indonesia, Reynhard Sinaga was identified as Britain’s most prolific rapist on Monday after being convicted of more than 150 offences, including 136 rapes

British police arrest five terror suspects in crackdown

The British counter-terror police arrested a total of five men in various parts of England on suspicion of terrorism on Monday.

Britain begins extradition of U.S. diplomat’s wife

British prosecutors on Friday authorised police to charge the wife of a U.S. diplomat, Anne Sacoolas. with causing the death of a young motorcyclist.

Britain snubs deadline to answer EU legal query

London has not responded to a letter sent by the European Commission about its failure to nominate a commissioner in time for a Friday midnight deadline, a spokeswoman for the EU executive confirmed to dpa.

Britain’s credit rating slips to negative

Credit ratings agency Moody's on Friday downgraded the outlook for Britain's debt, citing mounting policy challenges amid the Brexit debate.

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