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UK's Boris Johnson to address Parliament on COVID-19 as cases, deaths surge

Moscow/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a statement on the coronavirus situation in the United Kingdom at the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, the parliament confirmed.

US sentences UK national to 5 years in prison for role in hacking group: Justice Dept

Washington/Sputnik: A US federal judge has sentenced a United Kingdom national for his role in a hacking group that stole personal identifying information from companies and extorted them for ransoms.

UK Health Minister tells public to follow COVID-19 rules or face national lock down

London/Sputnik: UK Health Minister Matt Hancock urged people on Sunday to follow social distancing restrictions to avoid another national lockdown, as the United Kingdom is on the brink of a second wave of COVID-19.

UK Prime Minister congratulates Japan's Suga on election as Prime Minister

Moscow/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday congratulated Yoshihide Suga on winning the race for the position of Japan's new prime minister and expressed hope to cooperate and further develop relations between Tokyo and London.

Multiple stabbings in UK's Birmingham, cops declare 'major incident'

London/IBNS: The British Police on Sunday confirmed a "major incident" of multiple stabbings in the Birmingham city of England.

Trade agreement between UK, Japan postponed to September - Reports

Tokyo/Sputnik: A post-Brexit agreement on foreign trade between Japan and the United Kingdom, which was set to be reached by the end of August, has been postponed to September, Japan's Kyodo new agency reported on Friday.

Hong Kong Conflict: China suspends extradition treaties with Canada, Australia, Britain

Hong Kong/Beijing: Amid growing conflict, China on Tuesday  announced a decision to suspend extradition and judiciary assistance treaties between Hong Kong and Canada, Australia and Britain.

UK’s extradition treaty with Hong Kong all set to be suspended

London/UNI: UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is expected to announce the suspension of the extradition treaty with Hong Kong on Monday, amid heightened tensions with Beijing, British media report.

UK explores Japanese firms as potential Huawei replacements to build 5G networks : Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The United Kingdom has turned to Japan in search of replacements to China's Huawei in constructing 5G networks in the country, media reported.

UN independent expert welcomes UK court decision to allow Shamima Begum to fight for citizenship

New York: Radicalized on British soil as a London schoolgirl, an independent UN expert welcomed a Court of Appeal ruling in the United Kingdom on Thursday, to allow 20-year-old Shamima Begum to return home from Syria to challenge the Government’s removal of her citizenship.

Shamima Begum can return to United Kingdom to fight for citizenship, Court of Appeal rules

London/UNI: The British Court of Appeal on Friday ruled that Shamima Begum, one of three schoolgirls who left London to join the Islamic State group in Syria in 2015 should be allowed to return to the UK to fight the decision to remove her British citizenship.

US will now impose sanctions on some Huawei employees, says Mike Pompeo after UK's move against Chinese firm

Washington: In a bold move that may further escalate tension between Beijing and Washington, the US government on Wednesday announced it will impose sanctions on some Huawei employees.

US State Department welcomes UK's decision to prohibit Huawei from 5G networks

Washington/UNI:: The US state department has welcomed United Kingdom's decision to ban Huawei from future 5G networks in the country saying that this decision was taken by the UK government for the sake of its national security.

UK plans to send aircraft carrier to Asia Pacific as tensions with China rising - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The UK military intends to send new aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth to the Asia Pacific as tensions with Beijing continue to rise, The Times newspaper reported, citing sources.

Wearing Masks to Be Mandatory in England's Shops From July 24 - Downing Street Spokesman

London/Sputnik: Face covering will become mandatory in shops across England starting from July 24, a Downing Street spokesman said.