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    UK appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID-19 inoculations

    Associated Press/UNB . London | Updated at 02:04pm on November 29, 2020

      The British government appointed a vaccines minister on Saturday as it prepared to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days....

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    Ex-UK PMs warn against cuts in foreign aid

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:58pm on November 21, 2020

    Two former British prime ministers on Saturday warned the country’s current leader Boris Johnson against cuts to foreign aid spending. David Cameron and Tony Blair...

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    Global toll rises to 13,19,561

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:45am on November 16, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 13,19,561 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    British PM plans to resign as salary ‘insufficient’

    Online Desk | Updated at 04:09pm on October 20, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson ​is reportedly panning to resign next spring as he finds his current salary of  £150,402 insufficient in comparison to his...

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    UK readies response after EU ups Brexit pressure

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:41pm on October 16, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson was set Friday to announce whether Britain will continue or cut off Brexit talks after the EU urged him to give...

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    UK can prosper mightily under no-deal Brexit, says Johnson

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:29pm on October 04, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that Britain ‘can prosper mightily’ without a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union, the day after agreeing...

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    UK, EU leaders agree to ‘work intensively’ for Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:04pm on October 03, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson and EU chief Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday asked their negotiators to ‘work intensively’ to overcome differences to secure...

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    UK PM says was obese but lost weight since virus scare

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:17pm on September 29, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson revealed Tuesday he was obese when he contracted coronavirus earlier this year, but after losing weight said he now felt...

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    Manchester bomber's brother jailed for life

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:55pm on August 20, 2020

    The brother of a suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in the British city of Manchester was on Thursday jailed...

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    Global vaccine programme gets $ 8.8b

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:25pm on June 05, 2020

    Governments around the world on Thursday pledged $8.8 billion for global vaccines alliance Gavi to help immunisation programmes disrupted by coronavirus, prompting calls for global...

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