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English Channel migrants: risking death for a new life in the UK

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.

4 Aug 2020 - 8:48PM

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.

English Channel migrants: risking death for a new life in the UK
The UK plan to root out spies and traitors

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.

28 Jul 2020 - 7:13PM

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.

The UK plan to root out spies and traitors
After ‘modern slavery’ revelations in Leicester, is it Boohoo’s turn to cry?

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.

14 Jul 2020 - 6:17AM

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.

After ‘modern slavery’ revelations in Leicester, is it Boohoo’s turn to cry?
Reputations at stake as Ghislaine Maxwell fights charges of luring underage girls

The former British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is reportedly battling to prevent the release of ‘extremely’ personal documents that could involve her friend Prince Andrew.

13 Jul 2020 - 8:01PM

The former British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is reportedly battling to prevent the release of ‘extremely’ personal documents that could involve her friend Prince Andrew.

Reputations at stake as Ghislaine Maxwell fights charges of luring underage girls
In coronavirus-hit UK, lockdown has been a royal pain in the arts. Can £1.5 billion save its world-famous culture sector?

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.

7 Jul 2020 - 3:56PM

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.

In coronavirus-hit UK, lockdown has been a royal pain in the arts. Can £1.5 billion save its world-famous culture sector?
England’s pubs reopen on ‘Super Saturday’ after three-month coronavirus lockdown

Not everyone is raising their glass, amid concern social distancing and alcohol won’t mix.

2 Jul 2020 - 9:07PM

Not everyone is raising their glass, amid concern social distancing and alcohol won’t mix.

England’s pubs reopen on ‘Super Saturday’ after three-month coronavirus lockdown
Fat-fighter Boris Johnson declares war on obesity in UK

The UK has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world: nearly one in three adults are obese.

30 Jun 2020 - 7:40PM

The UK has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world: nearly one in three adults are obese.

Fat-fighter Boris Johnson declares war on obesity in UK
UK wants prized post-Brexit US trade deal. But can it stomach American chlorinated chicken?

The UK government’s planned post-Brexit trade deal with the US has been threatened by a revolt among Tory peers and MPs.

26 Jun 2020 - 10:47PM

The UK government’s planned post-Brexit trade deal with the US has been threatened by a revolt among Tory peers and MPs.

UK wants prized post-Brexit US trade deal. But can it stomach American chlorinated chicken?
Four years after vote, UK edges toward a no-deal Brexit in coronavirus pandemic

There is growing alarm that the UK is facing a chaotic and damaging no-deal Brexit this winter.

23 Jun 2020 - 3:05PM

There is growing alarm that the UK is facing a chaotic and damaging no-deal Brexit this winter.

Four years after vote, UK edges toward a no-deal Brexit in coronavirus pandemic
Can London’s Chinatown survive the coronavirus?

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.

18 Jun 2020 - 8:23PM

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.

Can London’s Chinatown survive the coronavirus?
Toppling of UK slave trader’s statue woke many to nation’s dark history

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.

9 Jun 2020 - 5:03PM

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.

Toppling of UK slave trader’s statue woke many to nation’s dark history
‘Happy Monday’ as Britain eases out of coronavirus lockdown. But is it too soon?

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.

1 Jun 2020 - 9:30PM

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.

‘Happy Monday’ as Britain eases out of coronavirus lockdown. But is it too soon?
British broadcast watchdog to punish CGTN for biased coverage of Hong Kong protests

Reports ‘did not give due weight to a wide range of voices on this matter of major political controversy’, regulator says

27 May 2020 - 3:38AM

Reports ‘did not give due weight to a wide range of voices on this matter of major political controversy’, regulator says

British broadcast watchdog to punish CGTN for biased coverage of Hong Kong protests
UK minister quits in protest as pressure mounts on PM Boris Johnson to sack top aide Dominic Cummings over lockdown trip

Road trip controversy threatens to undermine UK PM Boris Johnson, who faces backlash from his own party.

26 May 2020 - 8:17PM

Road trip controversy threatens to undermine UK PM Boris Johnson, who faces backlash from his own party.

UK minister quits in protest as pressure mounts on PM Boris Johnson to sack top aide Dominic Cummings over lockdown trip
Keir Starmer is Boris Johnson’s new opponent – but could he lead a United Kingdom?

New UK opposition leader Keir Starmer faces a long road before his Labour Party is considered a real political threat to the Tories.

20 May 2020 - 8:17PM

New UK opposition leader Keir Starmer faces a long road before his Labour Party is considered a real political threat to the Tories.

Keir Starmer is Boris Johnson’s new opponent – but could he lead a United Kingdom?
Disunited kingdom as PM Boris Johnson promotes his coronavirus recovery road map

England eases lockdown but Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland opt to stay home.

12 May 2020 - 8:33PM

England eases lockdown but Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland opt to stay home.

Disunited kingdom as PM Boris Johnson promotes his coronavirus recovery road map
Save economy, protect people: UK weighs next move in coronavirus war

The UK government was preparing to announce steps that could allow some business to resume, as pressure mounted over the country’s staggering death toll and the lockdown’s impact on the economy.

4 May 2020 - 7:31AM

The UK government was preparing to announce steps that could allow some business to resume, as pressure mounted over the country’s staggering death toll and the lockdown’s impact on the economy.

Save economy, protect people: UK weighs next move in coronavirus war
‘We follow the science’: UK government resists public face mask rules in coronavirus battle

Boris Johnson’s government has resisted calls to make it compulsory for people to wear a mask in some public situations.

24 Apr 2020 - 10:18PM

Boris Johnson’s government has resisted calls to make it compulsory for people to wear a mask in some public situations.

‘We follow the science’: UK government resists public face mask rules in coronavirus battle
‘Grotesque’: UK ministers defend PM Boris Johnson’s coronavirus response after damning report

The UK government has defended its response to the coronavirus pandemic after a damning newspaper report claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson skipped crucial emergency meetings while suggesting he was distracted by his personal life.

20 Apr 2020 - 8:21PM

The UK government has defended its response to the coronavirus pandemic after a damning newspaper report claimed Prime Minister Boris Johnson skipped crucial emergency meetings while suggesting he was distracted by his personal life.

‘Grotesque’: UK ministers defend PM Boris Johnson’s coronavirus response after damning report
Why UK’s coronavirus death toll is likely much higher than official tally

The UK government said it would test elderly residents of care homes and staff for coronavirus after new data suggested the country’s true death toll was likely significantly higher than reported.

15 Apr 2020 - 9:17PM

The UK government said it would test elderly residents of care homes and staff for coronavirus after new data suggested the country’s true death toll was likely significantly higher than reported.

Why UK’s coronavirus death toll is likely much higher than official tally
Coronavirus in UK kills Hong Kong-born nurse, highlights NHS need for migrant doctors, other health care workers

The high proportion of doctors and nurses from parts of the former British Empire who have died fighting the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the vital role of immigrants in the UK’s National Health Service.

10 Apr 2020 - 10:06PM

The high proportion of doctors and nurses from parts of the former British Empire who have died fighting the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the vital role of immigrants in the UK’s National Health Service.

Coronavirus in UK kills Hong Kong-born nurse, highlights NHS need for migrant doctors, other health care workers
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson’s hospitalisation has created an unprecedented UK power vacuum

UK prime minister’s personal battle with the coronavirus threatens a political crisis as the country fights a pandemic that has killed nearly 6,200.

8 Apr 2020 - 9:59PM

UK prime minister’s personal battle with the coronavirus threatens a political crisis as the country fights a pandemic that has killed nearly 6,200.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson’s hospitalisation has created an unprecedented UK power vacuum
Opinion | Coronavirus-hit London’s horrible history of plagues, death and disease

Before Covid-19 there was Spanish Flu and Black Death.

31 Mar 2020 - 5:03PM

Before Covid-19 there was Spanish Flu and Black Death.

Coronavirus-hit London’s horrible history of plagues, death and disease
Coronavirus: British PM Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock test positive for Covid-19

There are fears that Johnson, who has boasted of shaking hands with coronavirus patients, may have infected other key figures in the fight against the pandemic.

28 Mar 2020 - 1:40AM

There are fears that Johnson, who has boasted of shaking hands with coronavirus patients, may have infected other key figures in the fight against the pandemic.

Coronavirus: British PM Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock test positive for Covid-19
Coronavirus: Britain’s Prince Charles has it, Camilla doesn’t, and Queen Elizabeth is ‘in good health’

The heir to the British throne, 71, has confirmed he has the virus and is self-isolating and ‘working from home’ with his wife Camilla in Balmoral, Scotland.

25 Mar 2020 - 9:24PM

The heir to the British throne, 71, has confirmed he has the virus and is self-isolating and ‘working from home’ with his wife Camilla in Balmoral, Scotland.

Coronavirus: Britain’s Prince Charles has it, Camilla doesn’t, and Queen Elizabeth is ‘in good health’
UK coronavirus ‘lockdown’ confusion as nation braces for wave of infections

In a government swoop on civil liberties not seen since World War II, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared a lockdown to fight coronavirus – but failed to close businesses where workers crowd together.

25 Mar 2020 - 10:46PM

In a government swoop on civil liberties not seen since World War II, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared a lockdown to fight coronavirus – but failed to close businesses where workers crowd together.

UK coronavirus ‘lockdown’ confusion as nation braces for wave of infections
Coronavirus: Prince William takes royal lead as queen seeks refuge at countryside Windsor Castle and Prince Charles self-isolates

Queen Elizabeth seeks refuge at countryside Windsor Castle and Prince Charles remains in isolation after meeting with Prince Albert of Monaco, who tested positive for the new coronavirus.

22 Mar 2020 - 9:50PM

Queen Elizabeth seeks refuge at countryside Windsor Castle and Prince Charles remains in isolation after meeting with Prince Albert of Monaco, who tested positive for the new coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Prince William takes royal lead as queen seeks refuge at countryside Windsor Castle and Prince Charles self-isolates
Will the coronavirus crisis kill Brexit?

For Prime Minister Boris Johnson – who last year promised never to delay Brexit only to do just that – any further delay would be a major political setback.

19 Mar 2020 - 5:38PM

For Prime Minister Boris Johnson – who last year promised never to delay Brexit only to do just that – any further delay would be a major political setback.

Will the coronavirus crisis kill Brexit?
‘Scared’ in London as UK coronavirus spread accelerates

The UK government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic is making people anxious.

17 Mar 2020 - 8:36PM

The UK government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic is making people anxious.

‘Scared’ in London as UK coronavirus spread accelerates
Is UK’s coronavirus ‘herd immunity’ plan a deadly gamble?

UK government criticised for not following other countries by shutting schools and banning large gatherings to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.

16 Mar 2020 - 6:25PM

UK government criticised for not following other countries by shutting schools and banning large gatherings to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.

Is UK’s coronavirus ‘herd immunity’ plan a deadly gamble?