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.
World Nov 11U.K. becomes 5th country to exceed 50,000 coronavirus deaths
The United Kingdom has become the fifth country in the world to record more than 50,000 coronavirus-related deaths, and one of the nation’s leading doctors says the number “should never have been reached.”…
Politics Nov 08UK’s Johnson, praised by Trump, seeks new UK bond with Biden
Boris Johnson’s famous charm worked wonders on Donald Trump, but he faces a tougher audience in Joe Biden.
World Oct 11UK at ‘tipping point:’ England braces for more restrictions
Millions of people in northern England are anxiously waiting to hear how much further virus restrictions will be tightened as one of the British government’s leading medical advisers warned Sunday that the country is at a crucial juncture in the…
World Oct 05U.K. hit by new virus test failing, finds 16,000 extra cases
The unreported cases were added to the government’s daily new infections total over the weekend, boosting Saturday’s number to 12,872 cases and Sunday’s to 22,961.
World Oct 01WikiLeaks’ Assange won’t get U.S. extradition ruling this year
A judge said he will likely have to spend another three months inside a British prison cell before finding out whether he can be sent to the United States to face espionage charges that carry a maximum prison sentence of…
World Sep 18Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney quits U.K. role over ‘lamentable’ Brexit plan
Amal Clooney has become the highest profile lawyer to quit an official job over her opposition to the British government's suggestion that it could break international law in the event it fails to agree a trade deal with the European…
Politics Sep 18Assange lawyer says Trump offered deal to avoid extradition to U.S.
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extradition if he revealed the source of a leak of documents…
Health Sep 12Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
The vaccine being developed by Oxford and AstraZeneca is widely perceived to be one of the strongest contenders among the dozens of coronavirus vaccines in various stages of testing around the world.