Activist Tommy Robinson has been ordered to pay £100,000 in damages to a Syrian teenager he publicly accused of attacking “young English girls in his school”.
Chris Whitty, England’s chief medical officer, has conceded that Covid-19 lockdowns can’t go on forever and won’t eliminate the virus anyway – a view that might have helped before Britons endured months of draconian restrictions.
The ripple effects of Meghan Markle and Harry’s Oprah interview are sending shockwaves through the British Royal family, which is usually well accustomed to dealing with scandal and controversy.
A hospital in the United Kingdom has issued new guidelines for midwives asking they stop using terms such as “breastfeeding” and “breast milk” to be more inclusive of transgender and non-binary people.
Tensions in a row between AstraZeneca and the EU over vaccine shortages have heightened further as Paris and Berlin said the company should face penalties or even legal action if it turns out it preferred Britons to Europeans.
Andrew Neil will be the main presenter of a new 24-hour news channel called GB News, which is set to go head-to-head with the BBC and could become a British version of Fox News or Newsmax respectively.
The UK government has publicly criticised China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims as “barbarism” and announced new measures to stop UK companies trading with Chinese firms connected to forced labour.
Elderly Britons are refusing the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine because they’d rather ‘wait for the English one’ and failing to turn up for appointments as ministers scramble to turbo-charge the jab’s roll out.
British trucking firms, supermarkets and other businesses on Friday implored the government to strike a last-minute trade deal with the European Union, as the two sides’ leaders told their citizens to brace for New Year upheaval in the U.K.-EU trading relationship.
Police in North Yorkshire are using number plate recognition cameras to track down people violating lockdown rules by leaving their area to visit a pub in a neighbouring area with less severe restrictions.
Journalists and rich people defined as ‘high value business travellers’ will be made exempt from having to enter a 2-week quarantine when they return to the UK under new rules announced by the government.
People who refuse a vaccine for COVID-19 could find normal life halted as restaurants, bars, cinemas and sports venues could block entry to those who don’t have proof they are inoculated, Britain’s new vaccine minister said on Monday.
The United Kingdom and France have signed a new agreement to try to stop the undocumented movement of people across the Channel, upping patrols and technology to close off a dangerous route refugees and migrants use in hopes of reaching the UK on small boats.
Over 1,300 people in Britain were inaccurately informed they were infected with Chinese Virus after a laboratory error at the government’s NHS Test and Trace system, the Department of Health and Social Care told Reuters on Saturday.
The United Kingdom has reportedly been sending millions of pounds sterling to the communist Chinese state in foreign aid, subsidising one of the world’s largest economies as well as one of the most totalitarian regimes on Earth.
Britain has formally asked its medical regulator, to assess the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for its suitability, the first step in making the shot available outside of the United States.
Britain and Canada struck a rollover trade deal on Saturday to protect the flow of $27 billion-worth of goods and services between them after Brexit and eyed to start talks on a comprehensive agreement next year.
Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2030, five years earlier than previously planned, as part of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson is casting as a “green revolution” to cut emissions to net zero by 2050.
A Christmas ad for the Sainsbury’s supermarket chain showing holiday home footage of a black British family has riled up a certain segment of the online commentariat, while others panned them as racist.
Corrie actress weeps as police arrest her retired nurse mother as they try to remove 97-year-old dementia-hit grandmother from care home after nine months – and then put pensioner in patrol car.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering imposing a new month-long national lockdown in England next week after scientists said the coronavirus was spreading faster than their worst predictions, a government official said.
A Jeremy Corbyn loyalist has been told he faces jail after besieging three Labour MPs with anti-Semitic abuse in a series of threatening phone calls and emails. Nicolas Nelson, 31, targeted Dame Margaret Hodge, Dame Louise Ellman and Lord John Mann, who he called ‘c****’ and said should leave the party and die.
Four members of a Kurdish-Iranian family drowned while trying to cross the Channel after paying people smugglers £21,600 for a new life in Britain, it emerged today – as tragic final pictures emerged showing them in France hours before their fateful journey.
A swath of what appear to be secret Foreign & Commonwealth Office documents outline a multimillion-pound British effort to train rebel fighters in Syria via private companies, knowing but brushing off the risk of jihadist hijack.