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    Coronavirus pandemic increasing poverty in UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:56am on April 06, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is increasing poverty in Britain, where levels are already high after a decade of austerity triggered by the global financial crisis, according...

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    UK government warns of tougher measures on social distancing

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:51pm on April 05, 2020

    Britain’s health secretary Matt Hancock on Sunday warned the government could ban outside exercise if people flout stringent guidelines to cut the spread of coronavirus...

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    Keir Starmer elected new UK Labour leader

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:39am on April 05, 2020

    Britain’s main opposition Labour party on Saturday announced that Keir Starmer had been elected as its new leader, replacing Jeremy Corbyn who resigned after its...

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    UK will massively increase testing: Johnson

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:21am on April 03, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson said Britain would ‘massively increase testing’ amid a growing wave of criticism on Thursday about his government’s failure to provide widespread...

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    UK govt promises more coronavirus tests as criticism grows

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:32pm on April 01, 2020

    Britain said Wednesday it would soon begin testing 25,000 people daily for COVID-19 as criticism of the government grew over low numbers of testing compared...

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    UK lockdown could last six months

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:06pm on March 30, 2020

    Life in locked-down Britain may not return to normal for six months or longer as it battles the coronavirus outbreak, a top health official warned...

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    Brexit talks to go ahead despite virus spread: UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:19pm on March 28, 2020

    Britain said Friday that talks over a post-Brexit trade deal will take place next week despite prime minister Boris Johnson and EU chief negotiator Michel...

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    Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:58pm on March 25, 2020

    Prince Charles, the eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of the new coronavirus but ‘otherwise  remains in good health’,...

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    UK asks public to respect coronavirus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:06pm on March 24, 2020

    Britain’s leaders on Tuesday urged people to respect an unprecedented countrywide lockdown, saying that following advice to stay at home would stop people dying of...

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    Virus spreading fast in UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:44pm on March 22, 2020

    Prime minister Boris Johnson warned Sunday the coronavirus outbreak was ‘accelerating’ as the UK government told 1.5 million people most at risk to stay at...

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