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A man waves Union flags from a small car as he drives past Brexit supporters gathering in Parliament Square, near the Houses of Parliament in central London on January 31, 2020 on the day that the UK formally leaves the European Union. - Britain on January 31 ends almost half a century of integration with its closest neighbours and leaves the European Union, starting a new -- but still uncertain -- chapter in its long history. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

EU, Britain on course for new showdown on Northern Ireland protocol

The European Union and Britain appear locked into a confrontation course as neither side is satisfied with the implementation of post-Brexit trade arrangements in...

Greek PM calls for COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver to help countries in need

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday called for waiving intellectual property rights protected by patents for COVID-19 vaccines in order to speed up...
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Delicate negotiations’ taking place over moving CL final to Britain

'Delicate negotiations' are taking place about moving the Champions League final to Britain, government minister Michael Gove has said. Premier League sides Manchester City and...

Nuclear deal possible if Iran makes “political decision”

A senior State Department official said on Thursday that the United States and Iran could achieve a mutual return to compliance with the...
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab

Britain to hold talks with India, South Africa and South Korea

Britain will hold bilateral talks with India, South Africa and South Korea on Thursday following three days of meetings with G7 officials. Britain's Foreign Secretarty...

Britain agrees US$1.39 billion trade deal with India

Britain has agreed a one billion pound (1.39 billion dollar) trade deal with India which the British government says will create more than 6,500...
FILED - Queen Elizabeth II in Berlin, Germany, on June 26, 2015. Photo: Gregor Fischer/dpa

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has quiet 95th birthday without Philip

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will have not have a public celebration for her 95th birthday, according to royal sources. The reigning monarch is understood to...
Non-essential shops reopen

Non-essential shops reopen in Britain as lockdown eased

From April 12, non-essential shops could reopen and pubs and restaurants could reopen outdoors as Britain moves to step two of the roadmap out...
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Prince Harry returns to Britain ahead of Prince Philip funeral

(dpa) - Prince Harry has returned to Britain for the first time since leaving for his new life in Los Angeles ahead of the...
FILED - Too many people are making it easy for hackers to guess their passwords by using their pet's name, according to new cybersecurity research. Photo: Markus Scholz/dpa

Paws for thought: Cybersecurity warning over pet-based passwords

(PA Media/dpa) - Cybersecurity experts are urging people to create harder-to-crack passwords after new research found 15 per cent of people in Britain use...
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Hong Kong activist Nathan Law says Britain granted him asylum

(dpa) - Hong Kong activist Nathan Law, who fled to Britain in June, late on Wednesday said the country has approved his asylum application. "After...
In trials, less than half of vaccine recipients reported moderate or severe episodes of side effects such as fever, headache and fatigue. Photo: Sina Schuldt/dpa

Britain begins rollout of Moderna vaccine for first time

(dpa) - Wales has become the first British nation to begin using the Moderna coronavirus vaccine. Elle Taylor, a caregiver, was the first in Briton...

Britain: 7 blood clot deaths after AstraZeneca jab, cause unclear

After more than 18 million people have received vaccinations with AstraZeneca's jab, Britain's health regulator said seven people had died due to rare blood...

United States and Canada criticize China for tit-for-tat sanctions in rights row

dpa/GNA - The United States and Canada criticized China on Saturday for retaliatory sanctions imposed by Beijing in an ongoing row over human...

Many arrested in Britain after new Bristol bill protest turns violent

dpa/GNA - Fourteen people were arrested following a second "Kill the Bill" protest in Bristol in three days, Avon and Somerset Police said...

Britain marks one year since entering lockdown

dpa/GNA - Britain is marking one year since it entered its first lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Named "A Day of...

Russian envoy accuses Britain of violating nuclear treaty obligations

dpa-PA Media/GNA - The Russian ambassador to Britain has accused the government in London of violating its international treaty obligations by raising the...
FILED - Smoke raise from a site targeted by multiple airstrikes, allegedly carried out by Syrian government forces in the town of Taqad, in the western Aleppo countryside. Photo: Juma Mohammad/IMAGESLIVE via ZUMA Wire/dpa

Top diplomats from five world powers mark 10 years of war in Syria

dpa/GNA - On the 10th anniversary of the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the top diplomats of the United States, Germany, France,...

Sentences for people smugglers set to be ‘stiffened’ in Britain

dpa/GNA - The British government is considering a crackdown on people smugglers who bring undocumented migrants across the English Channel, says Prime Minister...
European Union

Britain gives European Union more time to ratify post-Brexit trade deal

Britain has accepted a request by the European Union (EU) for extra time to ratify the post-Brexit trade agreement, European Commissioner for Interinstitutional Relations...
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United States joins Europe with willingness to engage with Iran over nuke deal

After a virtual meeting with Britain, Germany, and France, also known as E3, the United States said on Thursday that it was ready...

Britain’s 99-year-old Prince Philip admitted to hospital

dpa/GNA - Britain's Prince Philip, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to hospital after "feeling unwell," according to a statement...

Britain to intentionally infect people with virus in first such study

dpa/GNA – In order to gain a better understanding of the coronavirus, a British study will intentionally infect participants with the pathogen, the...
International Atomic Energy Agency

France, Germany, Britain urge Iran to stop “producing uranium metal in violation of nuclear...

France, Germany and Britain on Friday urged Iran to stop producing uranium metal in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal, according to a statement...

Britain imposes sanctions on Zimbabwe’s security chiefs

The United Kingdom on Monday imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's security chiefs for alleged human rights violations. The travel ban and asset freeze...
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Academic sentenced in Iran flees to Britain while on bail

dpa/GNA - A British-Iranian academic who was sentenced to nine years imprisonment in Iran has fled the country while awaiting an appeal into...
“Proponents of the New Paradigm in Africa have a new milestone to celebrate, with the opening of a new segment of the Mombasa-Kisumu Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) line in Kenya. On October 16, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led a celebration to open Segment 2A, a 120 kilometer (75 mile) extension from the capital (and current terminus) of Nairobi, to Naivasha, a large town northwest of the capital. Opening of this—admittedly rather short—segment nonetheless brings the SGR project one step closer to its planned destination: Kampala, the capital city of neighboring, landlocked Uganda.”

Kenya and Britain sign new deal to boost defense ties

Kenya and Britain on Monday signed a new security deal in order to boost defense ties. Fred Matiang'i, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary of...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Kenyan leader keen to boost trade with Britain

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday expressed a need to strengthen Kenya-UK commercial ties following the trade deal signed late last year between the...
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US, Britain, Canada and Australia condemn Hong Kong activist arrests

dpa/GNA - Britain, Canada, Australia and the United States condemned the mass arrests of activists in Hong Kong under a controversial national security...
NHS Ambulance staff outside the ExCel Center in London, Britain in, 29 March 2020. The Excel Center is to be used as a makeshift hospital from next week. According to news reports the NHS is anticipating a Coronavirus 'tsunami' as the peak of infarction rates nears. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that Britons can only leave their homes for essential reasons or may be fined, in order to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. EPA/WILL OLIVER

Britain’s Johnson says harsher restrictions possible in coming weeks

dpa/GNA - Tougher coronavirus measures could be implemented in coming weeks in view of the serious situation in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson...