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    UK government under pressure over continued school closures

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:56pm on January 25, 2021

    The UK government faced growing pressure on Monday to detail a strategy to reopen schools in England, following a backlash from lawmakers about reports they...

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    UK risks becoming ‘failed state’ without reform: Ex-PM

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:51pm on January 25, 2021

    The UK risks becoming a ‘failed state’ without far-reaching reforms to governance, former prime minister Gordon Brown said Monday, as calls mounted for a new...

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    Daily Telegraph owner David Barclay dies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 06:10pm on January 13, 2021

    David Barclay, the secretive British billionaire whose portfolio included The Daily Telegraph newspaper and The Ritz hotel, has died aged 86 after a short illness,...

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    UK to ban China imports linked to Uighur camps

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:21pm on January 11, 2021

    Britain is set to announce plans outlawing the import of goods suspected of using forced labour in China’s Xinjiang province, media reported Monday, in a...

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    Two-week quarantine must for all passengers from UK

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 03:03pm on December 28, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday instructed authorities concerned to ensure the 14-day mandatory institutional quarantine for all passengers travelling from the United Kingdom to...

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    Johnny Depp confirms appeal against UK libel ruling

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:52pm on November 07, 2020

    Hollywood star Johnny Depp on Friday confirmed he will appeal against a UK court ruling that upheld claims he was violent towards his ex-wife Amber...

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    UK police launch murder probe after mass stabbing

    Agence France-Presse . Birmingham | Updated at 01:10am on September 07, 2020

    One man was killed and two people were critically injured during a ‘random’ stabbing attack lasting several hours in Britain’s second city of Birmingham, police...

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    UK retail sales rebound after record slump

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:14pm on June 19, 2020

    UK retail sales rebounded 12 per cent in May as some shops reopened, having slumped a record 18 per cent in April after the country...

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    UK economy shrinks a fifth on virus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:55pm on June 12, 2020

    Britain’s economy shrank by a fifth in size during April as the coronavirus lockdown shuttered factories, offices and shops, official data showed on Friday, stoking...

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    Coronavirus may have come to Bangladesh from UK: Samir Saha

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 03:49pm on June 04, 2020

    The first-ever sequencing of the new coronavirus genome in Bangladesh indicates that the strain sequenced entered the country from the United Kingdom, according to the...