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    G7 to donate 1bn Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries

    Agence France-Presse. Jerusalem | Updated at 07:41pm on June 13, 2021

    The G7 on Sunday vowed to donate one billion coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer countries, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced, as the group of...

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    UK says delta variant 60pc more transmissible

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:29am on June 12, 2021

    The British government said Friday that the new Delta coronavirus variant is 60 per cent more transmissible in households than the variant that forced the...

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    British musician Elton John says Brexit a catastrophe for new UK singers

    Agence France-Presse. London, United Kingdom | Updated at 10:14pm on June 10, 2021

    Elton John on Thursday warned of a lost generation in the UK's music industry because of post-Brexit curbs on touring in the European Union.

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    Media, govt websites coming back online after global outage

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 05:13pm on June 08, 2021

    Several media, government and social sites such as the UK government, the White House and Reddit suffered temporary outages on Tuesday due to a glitch...

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    ‘I May Destroy You’ scores string of BAFTA wins

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:26am on June 08, 2021

    British TV series ‘I May Destroy You’ and its director Michaela Coel won a slew of awards at the annual BAFTAs Sunday for its depiction...

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    British memorial opens in France to remember D-Day fallen

    Agence France-Presse . Ver-sur-Mer | Updated at 09:57pm on June 06, 2021

    A memorial to almost 22,500 servicemen and women under British command killed during D-Day and subsequent battles is to be unveiled on Sunday in northern...

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    British royal offers to sell access to Putin: report

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:59pm on May 09, 2021

    Queen Elizabeth’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, has been caught offering investors access to the Kremlin in exchange for personal gain, according to a Sunday...

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    Covid-19 vaccine reduces risk of household spread by 50pc

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:26pm on April 28, 2021

    One dose of the Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccines reduces the chances of someone infected with coronavirus from spreading it to other household members by up...

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    UK PM under pressure over comment

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 02:09am on April 27, 2021

    British prime minister Boris Johnson faced a call to resign on Monday after claims he dismissed the prospect of thousands dying from Covid-19, as a...

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    Credit Suisse hit by loss, probe over Archegos fiasco

    Agence France-Presse . Zurich | Updated at 11:19pm on April 23, 2021

    Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse, rocked by the bankruptcies of British financial firm Greensill and US hedge fund Archegos, posted a first-quarter loss on Thursday...