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UK to deploy aircraft carrier as part of Indo-Pacific 'renewed focus'

February 04, 2021 11:12 pm

UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab discussed the deployment of the aircraft carrier during the “2+2” virtual meeting with their respective Japanese counterparts, Ministers Toshimitsu Motegi and Nobuo Kishi, this week.

UK secures 2 mln more doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

November 29, 2020 2:09 pm

After appointing Nadhim Zahawi for deployment of COVID-19 vaccines, Britain received two million doses of Moderna Inc’s vaccine to fight against the pandemic.

UK finance minister Rishi Sunak plans tax cuts to boost Covid recovery

July 06, 2020 2:06 pm

Rishi Sunak’s spending push and a plunge in tax revenues are expected to create budget deficit that could hit 15% of economic output, levels not seen since World War Two.

F1 says UK quarantine would make British GP impossible

May 19, 2020 6:36 pm

Formula One is planning two Grand Prix without spectators at Silverstone, which this year marks the 70th anniversary of hosting the first world championship race, immediately after two in Austria in early July.

Nine-year-old chess prodigy wins fight to stay in Britain

August 11, 2018 8:17 pm

The English Chess Federation and two lawmakers had appealed to Home Secretary Sajid Javid to let the family stay, saying Shreyas was the U.K.'s greatest chess talent in a generation and had lived in the country most of his life.

Indian professionals challenge UK govt in court over visas

May 02, 2018 3:04 pm

While the visa category itself was discontinued in 2010, former applicants were eligible to apply for ILR until April this year if they met the necessary requirements.

UK sets aside extra 3 billion pounds for Brexit

November 22, 2017 10:41 pm

The Budget announcement is also an indication to the EU that the UK is prepared for a worst-case, no-deal scenario ahead of crunch talks at a summit in Brussels next month.

UK government rushes staff for rehabilitation of London fire victims

June 18, 2017 5:50 pm

Other measures outlined by Prime Minister Theresa May following a meeting with residents at Downing Street on Saturday, included more staff covering phone lines and ground staff wearing high-visibility clothing so they could be easily found.

In Britain’s war on terror, one teacher shows the way

September 14, 2015 2:21 am

Under a new law, schools in Britain must have “due regard to prevent students from being drawn into terrorism”. Critics say the law unfairly targets Muslims.

UK unveils tough new anti-terror bill

November 24, 2014 6:56 pm

The law will also allow the police to force internet service providers to hand over data showing who is using a computer or smartphone at any particular time.