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Speaking at an event held by the powerful Conservative Friends of the Chinese lobby group, Dominic Raab says Beijing has not accepted his proposal to meet counterpart Wang Yi.
Strength of United Kingdom tested as Scotland eyes new independence referendum, and ‘indy-curious’ people in Wales wonder what it would be like to go it alone.
Post-Brexit red tape, dismissed by the UK government as a teething pain, is causing problems for food importers and exporters, resulting in higher prices.
As London hospitals come under pressure from a surge in Covid-19 cases, reports suggest a massive ‘Nightingale’ field hospital in the city has been quietly dismantled.
Food imports from the EU into the UK face disruption in January due to new Brexit border checks.
The UK is planning a new ‘Space Command’ as part if its largest military investment since the Cold War.
Customs checks could cause long delays for freight lorries – and bladder pressure – for drivers stuck at the UK border.
Boris Johnson’s future as UK prime minister comes under renewed discussion as members of his party openly call him ‘incompetent’.
Sixteen years after 23 Chinese illegal immigrants drowned picking cockles, British authorities sound alarm as they try to discover who’s harvesting shellfish in greater numbers.
The British prime minister has set a deadline of October 15 for a Brexit deal to be struck – or to be within reach – on future trading terms with the EU. They don’t appear close.
Students have complained of being ‘imprisoned’ in their dormitories as new outbreaks complicate the start of the first semester.
Millions of Britons face new social restrictions as coronavirus cases grow at an alarming rate.
UK government admits ‘record’ demand for coronavirus tests was posing problems.
The UK faces an irreparable rupture with the European Union after the government published a bill that appears to ride roughshod over its withdrawal treaty signed last year with Brussels.
Young people are attacking others with guns and knives as the UK confronts more violent crime.
Six months after the coronavirus pandemic first hit UK shores, British white-collar workers are showing more reluctance to return to the office than their colleagues in Europe.
There’s rarely a convenient time to take a break when you’re the UK prime minister, as Boris Johnson discovers.
School reopenings come as Britain, which has recorded the highest death toll in Europe from Covid-19 with more than 46,000 fatalities, could be witnessing the start of a resurgence.
More migrants and refugees are crossing the English Channel in small boats from France to the UK, despite the danger of heavy maritime traffic, strong currents and low water temperature.
The UK aims to overhaul its treason and espionage laws amid mounting concern London’s boardrooms and the halls of Westminster are crawling with paid lobbyists and spies.
A Covid-19 outbreak in a central England city has thrust the spotlight on a popular fast-fashion retailer whose clothes are made in local UK factories allegedly rife with worker abuse.
The former British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is reportedly battling to prevent the release of ‘extremely’ personal documents that could involve her friend Prince Andrew.
Britain will invest more than £1.5 billion pounds in the arts, as it tries to help a high-profile sector hit hard by the coronavirus.
Not everyone is raising their glass, amid concern social distancing and alcohol won’t mix.
The UK has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world: nearly one in three adults are obese.
The UK government’s planned post-Brexit trade deal with the US has been threatened by a revolt among Tory peers and MPs.
There is growing alarm that the UK is facing a chaotic and damaging no-deal Brexit this winter.
Concern is growing that London’s Chinatown, the best known and largest in Europe and one of the city’s major tourist attractions, will not survive the tailwinds of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In an English port city that once launched slave ships, an empty plinth has become the centre of a debate about racism, history and memory.
Britain partially reopened schools and allowed the most vulnerable to venture outdoors, despite warnings that the world’s second worst-hit country was moving too quickly out of lockdown.