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'Nobody told me drinks party was against rules': UK PM Boris Johnson

London/UNI: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday denied that he had been warned that holding a drinks party in the No 10 garden amounted to breaking lockdown rules.

Prince Harry fights to pay for UK police protection

London/UNI: Prince Harry has sought a judicial review after he was refused by the Home Office to allow him to personally pay for the police protection in the United Kingdom.

UK Borders Bill increases risks of discrimination, human rights violations

New York: A new bill being debated by lawmakers in the United Kingdom increases the risk of discrimination and “serious human rights violations” and breaches the country's obligations under international law, five independent UN human rights experts said on Friday.

UK PM Boris Johnson apologizes for attending Downing Street garden party during lockdown

London/UNI/Xinhua: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized on Wednesday for attending a Downing Street garden party in London during the country's first lockdown in 2020.

Germany tightens restrictions for UK travellers, does not apply to German citizens

Berlin/UNI: Germany on Saturday banned most travellers coming from Britain, in an effort to slow down the spread of the Omicron variant which has been surging in Britain, the BBC reported on Sunday.

Another 633 Omicron cases identified in UK in biggest daily jump

London/UNI/Xinhua: Another 633 Omicron cases have been confirmed in Britain, the biggest daily increase since the COVID-19 variant was detected in the country, taking the total cases found in the country to 1,898, British health authorities said Saturday.

Two cases of COVID-19 variant Omicron detected in UK

London/IBNS: Two people have been infected with Omicron, the new COVID-19 variant first found in South Africa, in the United Kingdom.

Liverpool: Car explosion outside hospital leaves 1 dead

Liverpool: At least one person died and another was hurt as a car explosion and fire occurred outside a hospital in Liverpool city in the UK on Sunday, media reports said.

UK calls on North Korea to abandon nuclear, ballistic missile programmes

London/UNI/Sputnik: North Korea must return to dialogue and give up its nuclear and missile programmes in a verifiable manner, Minister for Asia at the UK Foreign Office, Amanda Milling, said Wednesday.

Conservative British MP Sir David Amess dies after being stabbed

London/UNI: British Conservative MP Sir David Amess died on Friday after being stabbed in his constituency surgery in Essex while he was holding a meeting with his constituents.

UK Lawmaker David Amess stabbed at constituency surgery in Essex: Reports

London/UNI/Sputnik: UK Conservative lawmaker David Amess was stabbed several times on Friday at his constituency surgery in the Belfairs Methodist Church in the town of Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, Sky News reported.

Got two doses of Covishield: UN General Assembly President amid India-UK vaccine war

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the India-UK vaccine war, United Nations General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid has said he was administered with two doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield, media reports said.

UK data breach 'puts lives at risk' for 250 Afghan interpreters

London/UNI/Xinhua: The British Ministry of Defence has apologised and launched an investigation into a data breach that has "needlessly put lives at risk" by revealing the email addresses of more than 250 Afghan interpreters who worked for British forces, local media reported Tuesday.

China may become greater threat for UK: Duncan Smith

London: British politician Duncan Smith has said China will become a greater threat for the UK and the West in the upcoming days.

Afghanistan: Last plane carrying British soldiers leaves Kabul airport

London/UNI/Sputnik: The last aircraft carrying members of the British military has left the airport in the Afghan capital, the UK Ministry of Defence announced here on Sunday.