World Jul 18In U-turn, UK’s Johnson to quarantine after COVID-19 contact
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will spend 10 days self-isolating after contact with a confirmed coronavirus case, his office said Sunday — reversing an earlier announcement that he would not have to quarantine.
World Jul 13UK lawmakers vote to back contentious foreign aid cut
British lawmakers have voted to support a contentious cut to the U.K.'s foreign aid budget. Aid groups say the decision has slashed billions from programs that help some of the world's poorest people.
World Jul 05UK can ease COVID restrictions, Johnson says despite rising cases
Johnson on Monday confirmed plans to reopen society despite rising coronavirus cases. He says legal sanctions will be replaced by individual "informed decisions" when the country moves to the final stage of lifting its long lockdown. He said that's scheduled…
World Jun 26UK health minister resigns after breaching coronavirus rules
U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock, who has led the country’s response to the coronavirus, resigned Saturday, a day after apologizing for breaching social distancing rules with an aide with whom he was allegedly having an affair.
World Jun 12Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China
Biden also met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in between Saturday’s G-7 sessions, according to photographs her spokesperson tweeted. Merkel is scheduled to meet with Biden at the White House next month.
World Jun 11G-7 nations gather to pledge 1 billion vaccine doses for world
Vaccine sharing commitments from U.S. President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set the stage for the G-7 meeting in southwest England.
Politics Jun 10WATCH: Biden, Johnson strike warm tone in first meeting
Beginning a week of diplomacy across the Atlantic, Biden hopes to use his first overseas trip as president to reassure European allies that the United States had shed the transactional tendencies of Donald Trump's term and is a reliable partner…
World Jun 10Allies hope to look beyond virus at G7 summit in UK
Since the G-7 last met two years ago, the pandemic has killed more than 3.7 million people and decimated economies with lockdowns and layoffs.
World Jun 01UK’s Heathrow Airport opens terminal for high-risk travelers
A terminal at London's Heathrow Airport that was mothballed because of the coronavirus pandemic reopened Tuesday to serve passengers arriving from high-risk countries — an action that critics said was long overdue.
World Apr 28Northern Ireland leader quits after party revolt over Brexit impact
The leader of Northern Ireland has announced her resignation after members of her British unionist party mounted a push to oust her over the fallout from Brexit and other issues.