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Brexit trade deal hangs in the balance; Johnson says failure ‘very likely’

A Brexit trade deal between Britain and the EU looked to be hanging in the balance on Saturday(12) after gloomy assessments from leaders on...

UK imposes travel ban on human rights violators including a former Pakistani police officer

THE UK has announced sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes, on 11 politicians, officials and others responsible for gross human rights violations in...

‘Best early birthday present I could wish for’, says Margaret Keenan,90, after receiving first...

A 90-year-old British grandmother became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 jab following its clinical approval. Margaret Keenan, who turns...

UK MPs extend support to protesting Indian farmers; demands ‘ministerial intervention’

BRITISH parliamentarians have extended their support to farmers in India who are protesting against new agricultural reforms in the country. A group of 36 cross-party...

England moves to new system of regional Covid-19 restrictions

MORE THAN 40 per cent of people in England will be subject to the toughest tier of restrictions on their daily life from Wednesday(3),...

UK opens new post-Brexit, points-based visa and immigration system for applications

THE UK’s new post-Brexit points-based visa and immigration system, described by the government as “simple, effective and flexible”, opened for applications from Tuesday (1). Applicants...

Britain approves world’s first vaccine against Covid-19; rollout starts next week

BRITAIN on Wednesday(2) became the first country in the world to approve the Covid-19 vaccine developed by US drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner...

‘Next year will be important for UK-India ties,” says Johnson while speaking with Modi

THE UK prime minister Boris Johnson has said that the year 2021 will be an important one for UK-India ties. He made this comment while...

UK’s sole hydrogen car maker bets on green revolution

Hydrogen-powered car manufacturer Riversimple is hoping to steal a march on competitors ahead of Britain's promised "green revolution" that would see petrol-powered cars banned...

Police say ‘incredibly distressing’ incident on video showing boys attacking Sikh schoolboy

POLICE launched a hate crime investigation after a video showing a Sikh schoolboy being attacked at Charlton School in Telford, Shropshire, went viral on...