By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
he U.K. recorded almost 50,000 new infections in a single day this week, and cases have risen 16% from a week earlier.
Many scientists are pressing the British government to re-impose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as coronavirus infection rates that are Europe’s highest rise still further.
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press
A logjam at the U.K.'s busiest commercial port has ratcheted up concerns that the country could see shortages of toys, food and other items during the crucial Christmas holiday period.
By Raf Casert, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Britain wants changes to the deal it reached on trade in Northern Ireland, while the EU insists on keeping the essence of the deal.
Empty gas pumps, worker shortages and unavailable items on store shelves. None of that got a mention from Johnson as he brushed off Britain's economic bumps and said the country would emerge as a stronger, more dynamic nation.
By Malcolm Brabant
The British government is warning that the country’s fuel crisis is likely to last for another week. Gas stations across Britain have had to shut down because a lack of truckers has caused huge supply difficulties. As special correspondent Malcolm…
London finally honored the late Princess Diana with a blue plaque at the place she called home in the two years before she married Prince Charles and her life in the goldfish bowl began.
The government says it has “no plans at the moment” to deploy troops. The haulage industry says the U.K. is short as many as 100,000 truckers, due to the coronavirus pandemic and an exodus of foreign workers following Brexit.
By Associated Press
Members of campaign group Insulate Britain have shut down parts of London's M25 highway five times in just over a week by sitting on the ground.
By Cara Anna, Danica Kirka, Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
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…
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