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Raab says benefits of a free-trade agreement between UK and India will be ‘enormous’

THE UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab has said that the mutual benefits of a post Brexit free-trade agreement between UK and India would be...

Despite virus threat, UK universities limit the damage

Poring over her books in the library at Coventry University, far from her home in Equatorial Guinea, Agnes Genoveva Cheba Ade is determined to...

Labour officials detail alleged anti-Semitism to UK equality watchdog

Seventy serving and former officials in Britain's main opposition Labour Party have made critical submissions to an independent inquiry investigating alleged anti-Semtism in the party. The...

Four debutants among finalists for UK’s Booker Prize

Britain's Booker Prize, whose winner is set to be unveiled on Thursday, this year pits four debut novelists against a pair of established writers...

Boris Johnson hails WWII service of black and Asian troops

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday called for greater acknowledgement of the role of black and Asian troops in World War II, ahead...

UK’s Johnson says devolving powers to Scotland was “a disaster”

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the devolution of powers to Scotland "a disaster", a comment that played into the hands of Scottish nationalists...

UK widens fast-track visa plan for scientists

Britain said on Monday it would increase the number of scientists and researchers eligible for fast-track visas, part of the government's plans to attract more...

UK economy lost more speed in September, before new lockdown

Britain's economy grew by a slower than expected 1.1% in September from August even before the latest COVID-19 restrictions on businesses, leaving it lagging...