July 11, 2020 19:52 (IST)
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Boris Johnson wants higher black representation in UK police in bid to fight injustice

London/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that he wanted a higher percentage of black people to serve on the country's police force and more "success stories" of young black people to help rectify racial injustice.

British media reports claim massive import of COVID-19 cases in UK are from Pakistan

London: Certains section of the British media have claimed that  half of Britain's most-recent imported coronavirus cases are believed to have come from Pakistan.

UK Police declare Reading attack 'terrorrist incident'

London/UNI: Police on Sunday confirmed the stabbing attack in Reading, in which three people died a "terrorist incident".

UK set to let all shops reopen after three months of COVID-19 quarantine on Monday

London/Sputnik: Non-food stores in the United Kingdom are due to resume operations on Monday after almost three months of coronavirus-impelled closure along with a set of other measures marking the country's return to pre-pandemic life in line with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's order in the end of May.

US, three other allies target China over Hong Kong national security law

Washington: China's decision to impose the new national security law on Hong Kong has earned criticisms from the United States and its three major allies.

COVID-19: Britain may take harder stance against China

London: The British government's mollifying stance on China is likely to harden in the coming months once the immediate concerns regarding the COVID-19 outbreak are dealt with, media reports said.

UK reports 674 new COVID-19 deaths as total rises above 26,700: Prime Minister Johnson

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A further 674 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 have died in the United Kingdom over the previous 24 hours, taking the total death toll above 26,700, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday.

British lawmakers to probe advisers who help China target British businesses

London/IBNS: British lawmakers have called for a probe against the political figures and advisers who profit by helping the Chinese government to target British businesses.

COVID-19: UK MPs to summon China-owned firm's executives over security issues, reports BBC

London/IBNS: British MPs might summon a leading UK-based firm, which has a Chinese connection, to answer questions related to security concerns, media reports said.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson stable, remains in Intensive Care

London/Sputnik/UNI: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is stable and will stay in intensive care for a second night after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, his office said late on Tuesday.

UK confirms 38,168 COVID-19 cases, Britons urged to stick to social distancing

London/Xinhua/UNI: The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Britain reached 38,168 as of Friday morning, an increase of 4,450 in 24 hours, according to the lastest figure from the Department of Health and Social Care.

UK to withdraw over 300 troops from Afghanistan following US-Taliban Peace Deal

London/UNI: United Kingdom has decided to pull out more than 300 of its troops stationed in Afghanistan by the middle of July following the peace agreement between the Taliban and the United States.

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in UK rise to 319

London/Xinhua: At least 319 people in Britain have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, up from 273 at the same point Sunday, according to the Department of Health and Social Care.

UK announces new points-based immigration system

London/IBNS: UK Home Secretary Priti Patel will on Friday launch a new points-based immigration system, ensuring that the UK continues to attract the brightest and the best from around the world, including India.

UK Immigration Stats: Indian student visas up by 93 per cent

London/New Delhi/IBNS: The latest UK Immigration Statistics which was published on Thursday show that over 37,500 Indian students received a Tier 4 (study) visa in 2019 – a 93 per cent increase from the previous year.