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EU envoys hope for a Brexit trade deal in days, UK sees progress

EU envoys hope for a Brexit trade deal in days, UK sees progress

European Union diplomats said on Thursday they hoped a Brexit trade deal with Britain could be agreed by Friday or at the weekend, and EU officials said negotiators were likely to review progress in the next two days.

UK regulatory body flays Abu Dhabi TV Channel for violations

UK regulatory body flays Abu Dhabi TV Channel for violations

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) welcomed on Monday the decision of the UK Office of Communications (Ofcom) condemning Abu Dhabi TV channel for broadcasting an interview ...

Post-Brexit UK announces largest military investment since Cold War

Post-Brexit UK announces largest military investment since Cold War

Britain has announced the biggest investment in its military since the end of the Cold War, despite the coronavirus crisis pummelling the economy, as the government seeks to define its post-Brexit role on the world stage.

UK condemns Israel's settlement move in occupied West Bank

UK condemns Israel's settlement move in occupied West Bank

Britain condemned Israel's decision to advance construction of settlement buildings in an area of occupied West Bank.

Travellers from Qatar exempt from UK quarantine list

Travellers from Qatar exempt from UK quarantine list

The UK has added Qatar to its list of travel corridors, the Qatar embassy in London said in a tweet on Thursday.

UK-based fintech sync. sees Qatar as hub to expand into Mideast

UK-based fintech sync. sees Qatar as hub to expand into Mideast

Sync., the UK-based fintech, sees Qatar as an "incredible" base to expand into the Middle East as the 2022 FIFA World Cup will springboard the country into the global spotlight.

UK to pilot new Covid-19 mass testing approach in Liverpool

UK to pilot new Covid-19 mass testing approach in Liverpool

Britain will launch a Covid-19 mass testing pilot scheme in Liverpool this week, offering everyone in the city tests whether or not they have symptoms, in an attempt to find a better way to use testing ...

UK lockdowns: Wales and Manchester head towards tougher restrictions

UK lockdowns: Wales and Manchester head towards tougher restrictions

About six million people in the United Kingdom face tougher Covid-19 lockdowns in coming days as Wales and Manchester, the country's third largest city, mull additional restrictions as the novel coronavirus outbreak ...

Deputy PM meets British Home Secretary

Deputy PM meets British Home Secretary

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah, who is currently visiting the UK, met with British Home Secretary Priti Patel. During the meeting, the two sides reviewed a number of issues related to joint co-operation and ways to enhance them

PM Johnson not heading for a national lockdown yet, minister says

PM Johnson not heading for a national lockdown yet, minister says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is not yet heading towards a full national lockdown in England despite calls from the opposition leader for a “circuit breaker” lockdown, Work and Pensions Minister Thérèse Coffey said on Wednesday.

British PM announces new measures to combat Covid-19 pandemic

British PM announces new measures to combat Covid-19 pandemic

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a package of new measures to combat the second wave of the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the country.

UK at 'perilous moment' after 17,540 new Covid cases reported

UK at 'perilous moment' after 17,540 new Covid cases reported

Health minister Matt Hancock warned the United Kingdom was at a “perilous moment” as more than 17,540 new daily Covid-19 cases were recorded on Thursday, up by more than 3,000 from the day before.