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Scotland Election Results Complicate Hopes for Independence Referendum
The Scottish National Party fell short of an outright majority, though pro-independence parties appeared to retain control of Scotland’s Parliament.
Boris vs Rishi: inside Downing Street’s interior design wars
Rishi Sunak’s team has been quick to point out the Chancellor’s Number 10 flat makeover was paid for ‘entirely at this own expense’, but what does it look like and how does it compare to the PM’s expensive eco-chic refurb? Katie Strick g...
Scottish nationalists vow independence vote after election win
Pro-independence parties won a majority in Scotland’s parliament on Saturday, paving the way to a high-stakes political, legal and constitutional battle with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the future of the United Kingdom.
Sadiq Khan on watch as London results to trickle in
Sadiq Khan was on Friday watching for the first signs of whether he had secured a second term as mayor as counting began in the City Hall elections.
Boris Johnson urged to tackle underage access to porn, activist groups cite violence against women & Sarah Everard murder – report
Citing a link between pornography and violence against women, just because it sound good but based on nothing but primitive point of view, a coalition of UK schoolteachers and children’s rights groups has urged Boris Johnson to take imme...
Boris Johnson cements one-party rule in England, but the UK looks as divided as ever
The British elections that took place on Thursday were in many ways a symbolic referendum on Boris Johnson. While the results are still coming in, early signs suggest the Prime Minister can chalk this one up as a victory.
WHO Tells G7 Vaccine Inequity "Unacceptable"
World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the uneven distribution of vaccines among rich and poor nations would not help to end the coronavirus pandemic.
Elections results 2021: Conservatives make gains on English councils
Labour is losing ground to the Conservatives in elections across England, in the first big test of Sir Keir Starmer's leadership of the party.
UK will be 'Covid free by August' as vaccines boss calls for boosters in 2022
BRITAIN will be Covid free by August and will be safe this winter without jab booster shots, the head of the vaccine taskforce has said.
The posh London address 4,000 firms call home
Aspiring entrepreneurs know that an impressive office address can be a powerful asset.
Britain's treatment of asylum seekers 'highly irresponsible'
Britain's treatment of asylum seekers is “highly irresponsible” and at odds with the vision of Pope Francis, the director of the Jesuit Refugee Service in the UK said during a Vatican press conference.
UK needs £102bn boost to NHS and social care, says major report
Funding from higher taxes would cut avoidable deaths and improve equality after the Covid pandemic
Analysis: Four months into Brexit, the UK and France have resorted to gunboat diplomacy over fish
Take a glance at the British media and you'd be forgiven for thinking that the UK was preparing for war with France.
UK’s Johnson says ‘more hot air’ at COP26 climate summit won't keep planet cool, vows to ‘bend ears’ of fellow leaders to do more
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned his fellow state leaders that talk alone is insufficient to tackle global warming and must be backed with action, ahead of the UN COP26 climate summit in Britain later this year.
Millions vote in key election for Scotland, England and Wales
The vote could have far-reaching implications for the fate of the opposition Labour Party and for Scotland's future in the UK.
EU accuses UK as France seeks to ‘rapidly defuse’ Jersey fishing row
France moves to calm diplomatic waters but Brussels says Britain has breached terms of Brexit trade deal
G-7 Ministers Discuss COVID Vaccines, Climate Change
Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven, representing the world's wealthiest democracies, and invited guests turned their attention to issues of global interest, including coronavirus vaccines, climate change and education for girls, o...
Hong Kongers increase activity in weak London property market
The number of London properties bought by Hong Kongers has more than doubled since the announcement of a new visa offering residents of the territory an opportunity to move to Britain, estate agent Benham & Reeves said on Wednesday.
EU lies didn't work so now they are trying to BLACKMAIL Brexit Britain JAYNE ADYE
THE UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, which has now finally been passed into law by the European Parliament, with a majority of 650, has many faults which have been discussed at length.
Brexit war: UK to send two Royal Navy ships to Jersey after France threatens blockade of island port
France has threatened to cut off Jersey's electricity as it says fishing licences are being granted with conditions not agreed.
UK Iran debt: Expert warns Britain has ‘multiple problems’ with Iran - ‘NEED to be solved’
THE UK has "multiple problems" with Iran that need to be addressed, an ex-Foreign Officer chief has warned.
G7: PM and Blinken discuss 'close alignment' of UK-US foreign policy
Boris Johnson and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed the "close alignment" between foreign policy in London and Washington during their meeting earlier, No 10 has said.
Top BBC stars paid thousands to host private events
Presenter Andrew Marr earned at least £5,000 for Zoom call with wealth manager, documents reveal
Boris Johnson wrongly cleared over Covid contracts, say MPs
Cross-party group calls for action against PM for misleading Commons over multibillion-pound deals
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