By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization said the health benefits of universal vaccination don't outweigh the risks for most young people who typically suffer only mild symptoms of the virus.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to ban anyone guilty of online racist abuse from attending soccer matches after three Black players on England's national team were targeted.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
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.
By Pan Pylas, Sylvia Hui, Associated Press
He said although risks of the pandemic remain, legal restrictions will be replaced by a recommendation that people wear masks in crowded places and on public transport.
By Sylvia Hui, Associated Press
The prime minister declined to give details about the troop withdrawal, citing security reasons. But he said that "all British troops assigned to NATO's mission in Afghanistan are now returning home," adding that "most of our personnel have already left."…
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…
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.
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Monday that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed by four weeks, until July 19, as a result of the spread of the delta variant.
By William Brangham, Claire Mufson
With the pace of vaccination in the U.S. slowing, the Biden administration’s goal of getting 70 percent of adults inoculated with at least one shot by July 4 is looking harder. Given that, a month-long campaign has begun with incentives…
By Associated Press
U.S. President Joe Biden arrived in the United Kingdom on Wednesday ahead of the Group of Seven summit.
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