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Ukraine can use our weapons against Russia: UK Defence Minister

London/UNI: UK's Defence Minister has said that it would be acceptable for Ukrainian forces to use Western weapons to attack military targets on Russian soil, BBC reported on Tuesday.

British govt distances itself from Foreign Office Minister Lord Zac Goldsmith after his tweet in support of Imran Khan

Islamabad: The British government has distanced itself from Foreign Office Minister Lord Zac Goldsmith after he tweeted in support of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Rishi Sunak's wife claims non-domicile status

London/UNI: The wife of UK Finance Minister Rishi Sunak has claimed non-domicile status to save her tax bill while her husband was the chancellor.

20 bodies found lying on a street in Ukrainian city Bucha as Russian troops withdraw: Report

Kyiv: Bodies of 20 men in civilian clothes were found lying on a street after Ukrainian forces reclaimed the Bucha town near the capital city Kyiv from Russian troops, media reports said.

Russian warplanes destroy 89 Ukrainian military targets during day

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: The Russian air force has destroyed 89 Ukrainian military objects and downed seven drones over the past 24 hours, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Sunday.

UK, US, France request UNSC meeting on Ukraine

Six countries - including the United Kingdom, France, and the United States - have requested a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Ukraine, the UK permanent mission to the UN said.

Ukraine issue: Relationship between UK, Pakistan touch new low points

Islamabad: Relationship between the UK and Pakistan has deteriorated in recent times after two important visits have been cancelled, following Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Ukraine and his recent speech condemning the Western countries.

UK PM Boris Johnson to end Covid self-isolation requirements

London/UNI/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out a scheme next week to remove Covid-19 self-isolation requirements as part of the country's Living with Covid Plan, his office said.

Prince Charles tests COVID-19 positive for second time

London/IBNS: The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time and is currently in home isolation.

Britain needs to look beyond Europe to combat China threat: Indian Geostrategist Brahma Chellaney

London: Indian geostrategist, public intellectual and author, Brahma Chellaney, said Britain needs to look beyond Europe and play a bigger role in the Pacific region to counter China's 'authoritarian capitalism'.

UK joins US, Canada in imposing new sanctions against Myanmar officials

London/UNI/Sputnik: The UK marked the first anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar on Tuesday by joining the US and Canada in imposing new sanctions against three government officials that they said "have been instrumental in suppressing democracy and stifling opposition voices."

US, UK pitch for Taiwan's participation at WHO meeting

Taipei, Taiwan: Health officials from the United States and the United Kingdom have voiced the need for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) during the agency's latest Executive Board meeting, media reports said on Monday.

'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.