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World Nov 15U.K. raises terror threat level after Liverpool taxi blast
British authorities raised the country's threat level to its second-highest rung on Monday, after police said a blast in a taxi outside a Liverpool hospital was caused by a homemade bomb.
World Nov 03Investors promise action in climate fight but activists question motives
Governments and big investors have announced fresh plans to pour trillions of dollars into curbing global warming.
World Oct 21U.K. police charge 25-year-old man with lawmaker’s murder
Prosecutors said Ali Harbi Ali, a British man with Somali heritage, had "religious and ideological motivations" when he attacked David Amess last week in the town of Leigh-on-Sea.
World Oct 19UK terror-prevention program questioned after lawmaker slain
The killing of British lawmaker David Amess is once again fueling concern about a government program aimed at preventing at-risk young people from becoming radicalized. Critics say the strategy is falling short and unfairly targets Muslim communities.
Economy Oct 08More than 130 countries reach deal on corporate minimum tax
U.S. President Joe Biden has been one of the driving forces behind the agreement as governments around the world seek to boost revenue following the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Sep 22Anger, confusion spread over U.K.’s new COVID travel rules
The British government announced what it billed as a simplification of the rules last week, allowing fully vaccinated travelers to skip quarantine and take fewer tests. But the fine print on who was considered “fully vaccinated” is proving far more…
World Sep 20UK government says lights will stay on despite energy price surge
Britain's business secretary says there is no danger that people won't be able to heat their homes this winter after a surge in natural gas prices forced him to hold emergency talks with energy suppliers and consumer groups.
Health Sep 14UK recommends COVID-19 booster shots for everyone over 50
The U.K. will offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over 50 and other vulnerable people after an an expert panel said the boosters were needed to protect against waning immunity this winter.
Science Sep 07Environmental groups call for postponement of climate talks
Campaigners said Tuesday that organizers hadn't done enough to ensure broad participation in the event by providing access to vaccines and defraying the rising cost of travel for people from developing nations, many of which are subject to British government…
World Aug 02U.K. eases travel restrictions as industry lobbies for more
Britain opened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. and the European Union on Monday.