By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
Britain's business secretary says there is no danger that people won't be able to heat their homes this winter after a surge in natural gas prices forced him to hold emergency talks with energy suppliers and consumer groups.
By Jill Lawless, Pan Pylas, Associated Press
Johnson last made big changes in his Cabinet soon after his December 2019 election victory, when he sidelined lawmakers considered insufficiently loyal or lukewarm in their support for Brexit.
The U.K. will offer a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine to everyone over 50 and other vulnerable people after an an expert panel said the boosters were needed to protect against waning immunity this winter.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Britain's chief medical officers said Monday that children aged 12 to 15 should be vaccinated against coronavirus, despite a ruling by the government's vaccine advisors that the step would have only marginal health benefits.
By Associated Press
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the “barbaric” bomb attack at Kabul airport has caused “many” casualties, but that the U.K. evacuation operation in Afghanistan will continue for a bit longer.
The messy exit of Western military forces from Afghanistan and the swift takeover of the country by the Taliban has stunned officials in Britain and strained the U.K.'s "special relationship" with its most important ally, the United States.
By Pan Pylas, Sylvia Hui, Associated Press
In a packed and emotional session of Parliament, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced accusations Wednesday of needlessly abandoning Afghanistan to the whims of the Taliban and of undermining Britain's position in the world.
In a statement, the defense ministry said the troops will provide protection and logistical support for the relocation of British nationals where required. Around 4,000 British nationals are believed to be in Afghanistan.
Britain opened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. and the European Union on Monday.
By William Wintercross
With all COVID-19 restrictions lifted Monday in the United Kingdom — even amid a surge in cases — we look at how life has been lived in one small, English town where for the last 16 months, conflict journalist Will…
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