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Nigeria’s COVID-19 variant deadlier than South Africa’s strain

A Nigerian Covid variant that could be even deadlier than the South African strain has sparked fears after a rise in cases in the UK, experts have warned.

US President Biden invites Buhari, 39 other leaders to climate summit

The United States President Joe Biden has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to a Leaders Summit on Climate holding between April 22 and 23. Mr Biden...

16 years after, North Korean defector set to enter British political history books

Sixteen years after she was left to die unremembered outside a labour camp in North Korea, Jihyun Park will enter the British political history...

Khashoggi murder: Boris Johnson reiterates calls for full probe

Britain has denounced the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and reiterated its calls for a full investigation into the death.

COVID-19: Britain imposes 10-day quarantine for arrivals from over 30 countries

Britain has made it mandatory for UK residents and nationals arriving from more than 30 countries to enter 10 days supervised quarantine in hotels, beginning from Feb.15.

UK condemns Myanmar coup, imprisonment of Aung San Suu Kyi

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday condemned the coup in Myanmar after the military seized power and imposed a state of emergency, saying Aung San Suu Kyi and other civilian leaders “must” be freed.

U.S. threatens to take action against detainers of Myanmar’s president, others 

The U.S. has threatened to take action against those responsible for the detention of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, as well as President Win Myint in Myanmar.

UK to ease lockdown from March – Official

Britain’s government hopes to ease some lockdown restrictions in March as it presses ahead with Europe’s fastest rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, Foreign Minister, Dominic...

UK hopes to ease lockdown from March – Foreign Minister

British government hopes to ease some lockdown restrictions in March as it presses ahead with Europe’s fastest rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, Foreign Minister, Dominic...

London declares emergency over ‘out of control’ coronavirus

London declared a major incident on Friday because its hospitals were at risk of being overwhelmed by a highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus racing “out of control” across the UK.

Elite sports to continue in England in spite of national lockdown

Elite Sports will be allowed to continue in England in spite of Prime Minister Boris Johnson announcing a new national COVID-19 lockdown on Monday.

Arise Sir Lewis: F1 champion Hamilton gets his knighthood

Seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was awarded a knighthood in the UK New Year’s honours list published on Wednesday.

UK may lift COVID-19 restrictions in spring 2021 – Secretary  

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Tuesday told Sky News that the government would start lifting COVID-19 restrictions in spring 2021 after enough vulnerable people are vaccinated.

Britain has ‘colonial mentality’ toward Hong Kong, says China

China on Wednesday accused Britain of having a “colonial mentality,” after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised Hong Kong residents a path to citizenship if China enacted planned national security laws.

WW2 Anniversary: Putin reaches out to U.S, Britain for bridge-building

President Vladimir Putin on Friday sent telegrams to U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggesting the need to rekindle their nations’ cooperation during World War Two to solve today’s problems.

UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling COVID-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care and was in a stable condition on Wednesday after receiving oxygen support for COVID-19 complications, an official said.

BREAKING: UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, tests positive for coronavirus

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the Guardian UK reports.

Brexit: Britain will leave EU by January 31, Boris Johnson declares

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said that Britain would leave the EU by Jan. 31 at the latest if his Conservative Party wins a majority in the election in two weeks’ time.

British PM Johnson urges Merkel to budge on Brexit

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is set to tell German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal,...

New British PM Boris Johnson appoints Nigerian as minister

Boris Johnson, Britain’s Prime Minister, has appointed Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch, as Children and Families Minister.

Brussels rejects Boris Johnson’s ultimatum to renegotiate Brexit

EU officials accused new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson of taking a “combative” approach after he demanded in his first speech to parliament that...

President Buhari congratulates new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates Mr Boris Johnson as new British Prime Minister, while felicitating with Mrs Theresa May for providing visionary leadership for...

Boris Johnson becomes Britain’s new Prime Minister

Boris Johnson won the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, but will face a confrontation over Brexit with Brussels and members of his own party as well as a tense diplomatic standoff with Iran.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns: Downing St

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned on Monday in a major blow for Prime Minister Theresa May, hours after her Brexit minister stepped down...

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