LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out on Tuesday his plans to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in the winter months, announcing a decision to scrap the introduction of vaccine passports and steps to end some emergency powers. Johnson,
NEW YORK: Britain’s Prince Andrew was sued for having allegedly on three occasions sexually abused a woman who says she was trafficked by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein. In a civil complaint filed in the US District Court in Manhattan,
LONDON: Britain’s financial regulator has said Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, cannot conduct any regulated activity and issued a warning to consumers about the platform, which is coming under growing scrutiny globally. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
THE HAGUE: British barrister Karim Khan took over as the International Criminal Court’s top prosecutor with a pledge to improve its track record by taking only its strongest cases to trial. Karim Khan, who is only the third person to
LONDON: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds have sent wedding invitations to family and friends for July 30, 2022. According to a British daily, the details of the couple’s wedding destination remain a closely guarded secret.
LONDON: Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators marched through London and other British cities on Saturday to protest against Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip. Protesters called for sanctions on Israel during the march in London. Some were draped in Palestinian flags
BRUSSELS: European Union countries agreed to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-EU visitors ahead of the summer tourist season, a move that could open the bloc’s door to all Britons and vaccinated Americans. Ambassadors from the 27 EU countries approved
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II turns 95 today, just days after burying her late husband Prince Philip, in what will be her first birthday alone in more than seven decades. The Queen was born on 21 April 1926 at 17 Bruton
LONDON: Queen Elizabeth will bid a final farewell to Prince Philip, her husband of more than seven decades, at a ceremonial funeral on Saturday, with the nation set to fall silent to mark the passing of a pivotal figure in
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed condolence on the demise of Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip. In a tweet, the prime minister said Britain has lost a wise elder who was imbued with a unique spirit of public service.
LONDON: Thousands of demonstrators joined rallies across Britain on Saturday against a proposed law that would give police extra powers to curb protests, with some scuffles breaking out in London. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts bill aims to toughen
BRUSSELS: The European Union, United States, Britain and Canada imposed fresh sanctions on Chinese officials over the crackdown on Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, and Beijing responded by hitting Europeans with immediate tit-for-tat measures. Brussels, London and Ottawa blacklisted former
LONDON: Britain bid farewell to Captain Tom Moore with a televised funeral for the 100-year-old war veteran who became a global hero for his extraordinary fundraising efforts during the pandemic. Soldiers formed a guard of honour at the small ceremony
LONDON: World War II veteran Captain Tom Moore who walked into the hearts of a nation in lockdown as he walked in his garden to raise money for healthcare workers has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 100.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Britain have agreed to complete the extradition treaty between the two countries at the earliest. British High Commissioner Christian Turner called on Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Tuesday and discussed the matters of mutual interest.
LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered a new national lockdown in England to slow a surge in COVID-19 cases that threatens to overwhelm parts of the health system before a vaccine programme reaches a critical mass. Johnson said
LONDON: Britain and the European Union struck a trade deal after ten months of intense negotiation allowing them to soften the economic shock of Brexit, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs. When the
LONDON: Britain is preparing to become the first country to roll out the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week, initially making the shot available at hospitals before distributing stocks to clinics. The first doses are set to be administered on Tuesday,
LONDON: Britain had become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use which will be rolled out from early next week. The vaccine is seen as the best chance for the world to get
LONDON: Britain has claimed to have regained control of the coronavirus, which has affected up to 63 million population across the world. According to a foreign news agency, Matt Hancock, the British health secretary claimed control of the coronavirus. He
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United Kingdom virtually held the fifth round of bilateral consultations on arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament. During the talks, Director-General Arms Control and Disarmament at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Kamran Akhtar represented Pakistan. The British
WASHINGTON: Officials around the world reintroduced new restrictions in coronavirus hotspots as the official global death toll passed 650,000. European countries are trying to repair the economic damage caused by the earlier lockdowns to balance keeping tourism open while guarding
LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a wave of anti-racism protests across Britain had been “hijacked by extremists” amid rising fears about clashes and vandalism. Several statues have been boarded up as a precaution, including one of former prime minister
LONDON: Britain introduced a two-week quarantine on Monday for most people arriving from abroad to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus. British residents and overseas visitors will have to comply with the 14-day self-isolation rules or face a
LONDON: The United Kingdom has not yet reached the COVID-19 peak which would allow for an easing of tight restrictions of movement, health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday. The death toll in British hospitals has reached almost 9,000, with
After almost half a century, the United Kingdom is finally out of the European Union. The Union Jack has been removed from the regional bloc’s headquarters in Brussels. Now Britain has embarked on an uncertain future outside Europe. Britain became
LONDON: On Thursday, Queen Elizabeth II extended her official assent to Britain leaving its decades of membership in the European Union and seeking a more independent but uncertain future at the end of the month. The ceremonial acceptance of the
Terror has returned to the British capital once again. A suspect, wearing a fake suicide vest, stabbed two people to death on the London Bridge before he was shot dead by police. This raises two major questions, one on the
LONDON: Credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded the outlook for Britain’s debt, citing mounting policy challenges amid the Brexit debate. The agency cut the outlook to negative from stable but kept the debt at the investment grade Aa2. The ratings
KARACHI: Prince Harry talked about his mother Lady Diana in a recent interview. He has been in the limelight since the day he was born. However, he had never seen voicing his opinions or discussing his mother, Lady Diana’s death