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Submarine row: Boris Johnson tells irate France to get a grip

London/Paris: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has commented on France's condemnation of the trilateral nuclear submarine deal, which is likely to further fuel Paris' anger, according to media reports.

Former UK PM Tony Blair slams western alliance for 'abandonment' of Afghanistan

London: Former UK prime Minister Tony Blair has criticised the "abandonment"  of Afghanistan by US and NATO forces and called the move "dangerous" and "unnecessary".

Fully vaccinated British health secty Sajid Javid tests Covid+

London/IBNS: British health secretary Sajid Javid has tested positive for coronavirus and is self isolating.

Uyghurs: British lawmaker asks govt to back political boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

London: An influential group of British lawmakers have said PM Boris Johnson-led government should back a political boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to pressure the Chinese government over the "genocide" of Uyghurs and other ethnic groups in the northwest province of Xinjiang.

US President Joe Biden says G7 infrastructure project is an alternative to China's BRI

London/UNI: US President Joe Biden said on Sunday that the G7's new infrastructure initiative would be a better option for developing countries than China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Article on press freedom: China summons British envoy

Beijing: The Chinese foreign ministry has summoned Britain’s ambassador to Beijing to lodge stern representations over an “inappropriate” article she wrote defending recent international media coverage on China, media reports said.

Britain's Prince Harry, his wife Meghan to lose all honorary titles as they quit role as working members

London/IBNS : Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have confirmed to Queen Elizabeth II that they will not return as working members of the royal family, Bukingham Palace has said, according to a BBC report.

After Dubai ruler's daughter Shekha Latifa's disturbing video, Britain wants poof of her safety, warns UAE of strong action

London/IBNS : Britain has asked for proof that Sheikha Latifa, one of the daughters of Dubai's rulers, is alive and doing well after the British Broadcasting Channel (BBC) released a video in which she said she was being held against her will in a barricaded villa, a Reuters report said.

British overseas passport process begins: Beijing targets London

London: Reacting to London's comment that it will not 'look the other way' after Beijing said that it would stop recognising British National Overseas BN (O) passport as a travel or identification document, China called he move “the logic of a brazen bandit”.

UK seeing first signs of Covid-linked lockdown's positive effect: Prime Minister

Moscow/Sputnik: The first positive effects of strict lockdown measures are starting to manifest in the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday.

British Parliament decides to debate atrocities against Uyghurs in China

London: The British Parliament has decided to debate on Monday the  atrocities against Uyghur Muslims in China, media reports said.

Britain insists it will go ahead with law-breaking bill linked to Brexit

London/Xinhua: The British government put itself on a potential collision course with Brussels on Tuesday after rejecting calls by the European Union (EU) to withdraw parts of a controversial bill that will break international law.

UK to roll out new 90-minute Covid-19 test

London: The UK government plans to facilitate hospitals, care homes and laboratories with quick testing kits able to detect the novel coronavirus disease within 90 minutes, to help the country deal with the pandemic better in the coming months.

China slams Britain for suspending extradition pact with Hong Kong

Beijing/UNI:  China on Tuesday came down heavily on Britain for its decision to suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong.

Chinese tech giant Huawei's 5G kit must be removed from UK by 2027

London/UNI: The British government on Wednesday banned UK's mobile providers from buying new 5G equipment from Huawei after 31 December, and they were also ordered to remove all the Chinese firm's 5G kit from their networks by 2027.