World Feb 19U.K. COVID-19 infections falling as govt mulls easing lockdown
Clear evidence has emerged that the rate of coronavirus infections across the U.K. is falling sharply just days before British Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlines a roadmap for potentially easing lockdown restrictions in England.
Economy Feb 15Luxury car brand Jaguar plans to go all-electric by 2025
Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday as it outlined a plan to phase out internal combustion engines.
World Jan 01UK abolishes ‘sexist’ tax on women’s sanitary products
The move to eliminate sales taxes on women's sanitary products was widely praised by women's rights advocates as well as proponents of the country's departure from the European Union.
World Dec 22EU recommends against nonessential travel to the UK
The European Union recommended Tuesday that all 27 member countries should discourage all nonessential travel to and from the United Kingdom until further notice.
World Dec 21As concern mounts, new virus strain in UK interrupts travel across Europe
A growing number of countries are halting air travel from the U.K., while France has banned trucks from the country for a period of 48 hours while the new variant is assessed.
World Dec 17EU top official sees ‘progress’ in post-Brexit talks
The European Union's top official says there's been "substantial progress on many issues" in post-Brexit talks, just as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a no-deal outcome seemed "very likely" — with only two weeks to go before a potentially…
World Dec 06Last-ditch post-Brexit trade talks to resume between EU, UK
European Union and British negotiators Sunday entered what is potentially the final attempt to strike a deal over future trade ties, even though “significant differences remain” on three essential points.
Health Dec 06UK gears up for huge vaccination plan watched by the world
Around 800,000 doses of the vaccine are expected to be in place for the start of the immunization program on Tuesday, which will be the country's biggest ever and which is being closely watched all around the world. British Health…
Health Nov 24For holiday travel, England uses tests to reduce quarantines
Just in time for holiday travelers, England is cutting the two-week quarantine facing people arriving from regions not on the British government's coronavirus safe list, reducing it to as little as five days if they test negative for COVID-19.
Arts Nov 12Planned tunnel near Stonehenge gets consent from U.K. government
Under the approved plans, a two-mile tunnel will effectively remove the sight and sound of traffic passing the site and cut journey times. Opponents have a six-week window to appeal.