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UK unemployment rate up to 5.1 pc in Q4 of 2020 - Office for National Statistics

London/Sputnik: The UK unemployment rate rose to 5.1 percent in the three months to December last year, while the number of workers on payroll has fallen by 726,000 since the COVID-19 pandemic began in February 2020, the Office for National Statistics reported on Tuesday.

Meghan Markle wins privacy lawsuit after UK tabloid publishes private letter

London/Sputnik: The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has won a privacy lawsuit filed against a UK media company that published excerpts of a letter sent to her estranged father two years ago, the London High Court said in a ruling on Thursday.

Japan, British ministers exchange views on China's decision to change Coast Guard Law

Tokyo: Japan and British ministers recently raised concern over China's decision to change Coast Guard Law.

Britain passes amendment to trade law which may block future trade deals with China

London: An amendment to a British trade law that would potentially block future trade deals with China over alleged genocide in the Xinjiang region has cleared a key legislative hurdle, reports South China Morning Post.

UK expelled 3 Chinese spies falsely posed as journalists in 2020 – Reports

Mosow/Sputnik: The United Kingdom expelled last year three Chinese spies, who were falsely posed as journalists and stayed in the country under the pretext of working for three different Chinese media agencies, UK media reported on Friday.

UK to host G7 summit in June to discuss COVID-19 recovery, climate change

London/Sputnik: The leaders of the seven world's leading industrial nations (G7) will meet from June 11-13 2021 in the English coastal county of Cornwall to address shared challenges such as the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis and climate change, the UK government announced on Sunday.

UK fresh lockdown measures may last until March: UK Cabinet Minister

London/Sputnik: UK Cabinet minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday that people in England should have to wait until March to see some of the tough COVID-19 restrictions lifted and not until mid-February as Prime Minister Boris Johnson had predicted on Monday when he announced a fresh national lockdown.

UK: Octogenarian becomes first person to get Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine 

London/UNI: An 82-year-old retired maintenance manager became the first person in the world to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19

UK prime minister insists schools safe to reopen despite rocketing COVID-19 cases

London/Sputnik: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted on Sunday that parents should send their children to primary schools on Monday, despite the fact that the number of COVID-19 cases has been rising exponentially all over the United Kingdom in the last few days.

Canada detects 4 cases of mutant coronavirus strain

Ontario/IBNS: Four cases of the new strain of the coronavirus that was first detected in the UK has been found in Canada's British Columbia and Ontario, provincial health officials said Sunday.

Reports reveals 'illicit fund' still transferred to UK from Pakistan

Islamabad: Unveiling a dark chapter in the relationship between the two countries, a report released by the British government has unveiled that illegal money from Pakistan has continued to make its way into the UK and vice-versa.

'Deal is done,' announces Boris Johnson on finalising post-Brexit trade agreement

London/IBNS: Britain and the European Union on Thursday struck a post-Brexit trade deal having a free trade agreement based on zero tariffs and zero quotas.

UK Royal Mail deliveries affected by travel bans resulting from new virus strain discovery

London/Sputnik: The British Royal Mail says it is halting deliveries to most of Europe and is suspending special delivery guarantees for some items as countries across the world are closing their borders to the UK because of the new strain of the coronavirus.

Saudi Arabia closes borders for one week over new coronavirus strain: Reports

Cairo/Sputnik: Saudi Arabia is closing its land borders and suspending international flights for one week following the discovery of a new coronavirus strain in the United Kingdom, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reports citing an internal ministry source.

Countries suspend air traffic with UK over mutated coronavirus strain

Moscow/Sputnik: Countries in the European Union and beyond began suspending travel with the United Kingdom on Sunday due to risks associated with the discovery of a new coronavirus strain there.