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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 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.

UN study projects $32 billion loss for UK post no-deal Brexit

New York/IBNS: The United Kingdom (UK) risks losing up to 14 per cent of its exports to the European Union (EU) in a so-called “no-deal” Brexit, according to a new study by the UN Conference on Trade, Investment and Development (UNCTAD).

Over 3,000 UK children go to 'jihadi' schools in Pakistan each year, says govt report with concern

London/IBNS: In an alarming finding, a secret government report in the UK has warned that over 3000 British children are being taken to Pakistan each year and enrolled in extremist summer schools, media reports said.

I am honoured: Narayan Murthy's son-in-law Rishi Sunak after becoming UK Finance Minister

London/IBNS/UNI: After becoming the United Kingdom Finance Minister, Indian-origin British MP Rishi Sunak, the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder and billionaire Narayan Murthy, said he was honoured to assume the new post in the Boris Johnson government.

Pompeo says UK can have close partnership with both US, EU

London/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he thought the United Kingdom could stay close partners with both his country and the European Union (EU) after it left the bloc.

Queen agrees to let Prince Harry and Megan have independent lives

London/IBNS: Queen Elizabeth II on Monday agreed to grant Prince Harry and his actress wife Megan an "independent live" and to move part-time to Canada after they expressed desires that their future roles in the Royal Family as full-time members may be concluded, media reports said.

UK foreign office advises against all travel to Iran amid escalation of tensions

Moscow/Sputnik:  The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office advised on Friday to the country’s citizens to refrain from any kind of trips to Iran amid the escalated tensions in the Middle East.

UK’s House of Commons passes Brexit bill in close vote

London/Sputnik: The UK House of Commons approved the European Union withdrawal bill on Thursday, sending it to the upper House of Lords.

UK condemns Iran's attacks on US military facilities in Iraq: Foreign secretary

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The United Kingdom condemns Iran's Wednesday attacks on US military facilities in Iraq and calls on Tehran to defuse the tensions, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said.

UK's Conservative party set to win polls comfortably, predicts exit polls

London/UNI/IBNS: An exit poll conducted by BBC, ITV and Sky news broadcasters have predicted a comfortable victory for UK Conservative Party in the Thursday general polls in the nation.

London Bridge attacker Usman Khan laid to rest in Pakistan

Islamabad/IBNS: The London Bridge attacker Usman Khan was buried in his ancestral village in Pakistan on Friday, media reports said on Saturday.

London Bridge stabbing leaves 2 dead, police treat incident as 'terror-related'

London/IBNS: At least two died and many were injured in a Friday afternoon stabbing attack at London Bridge, in which police also gunned down the suspect.  A number of people were left injured in the attack, which the police are now treating as "terror act".