Health Jan 23UK doctors seek review of 12-week gap between vaccine doses
A major British doctors’ group says the U.K. government should “urgently review” its decision to give people a second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine up to 12 weeks after the first, rather than the shorter gap recommended by the…
Economy Jan 18UK seafood trucks protest at Parliament over Brexit red tape
British fishing communities were among the strongest supporters of leaving the European Union, because it promised the chance to regain control over who is allowed to fish in British waters.
World Jan 14UK fishers cry foul as Brexit red tape leaves catch rotting
British fishing communities were among the strongest supporters of Brexit. But now some say they face ruin because of new red tape imposed by Britain's departure from the European Union.
World Jan 08London mayor warns of city’s critical COVID situation as virus spreads fast
London’s mayor has declared the capital’s COVID-19 situation to be critical, reflecting deteriorating conditions for beleaguered hospitals, as the country authorized a third vaccine for emergency use.
World Jan 06WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail in UK
A British judge on Wednesday denied bail to WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange, ordering him to remain in a high-security prison while U.K. courts decide whether he will be sent to the United States to face espionage charges.
World Jan 01With Brexit complete, UK exits European bloc
Britain left the European bloc’s vast single market for people, goods and services at 11 p.m. London time on New Year's Eve, in the biggest single economic change the country has experienced since World War II.
World Dec 31New Year’s marks UK’s final Brexit split from EU
At 11 p.m. London time, Britain will economically and practically leave the 27-nation EU bloc, 11 months after its formal political departure.
World Dec 29British officials consider tougher rules as hospitals struggle with COVID-19 variant
Authorities are blaming a new, more transmissible variant of the virus, first identified in southeast England, for the soaring infection rates.
World Dec 24UK and EU reach post-Brexit trade agreement
Britain and the European Union have struck a provisional free-trade agreement that should avert New Year chaos for cross-border traders and bring a measure of certainty for businesses after years of Brexit turmoil.
World Dec 24UK, EU on cusp of striking Brexit trade deal at last
Negotiators from the European Union and Britain worked through the night and into Christmas Eve to put the finishing touches on a trade deal that should avert a chaotic economic break between the two sides next week.