May 05, 2021 | 15:00
Britain is spending £29.3 million ($40.6 million, 33.8 million euros) on new coronavirus vaccine laboratories in an effort to "future-proof the country from the threat of new variants", the government said Wednesday.
December 23, 2020 | 15:26
Canada and Britain have signed a temporary agreement to avoid an increase in tariffs between the two countries after the British exit from the European Union in early 2021, Ottawa said Tuesday.
December 18, 2020 | 16:04
Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier warned Friday that post-Brexit trade talks were at a "moment of truth" with just hours left to reach an agreement with Britain.
December 07, 2020 | 15:57
Negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal between Britain and the European Union are still blocked over fishing rights, rules for fair trade and an enforcement mechanism, European diplomats said Monday.
December 03, 2020 | 10:04
Britain on Wednesday became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use, while Japan and Italy pledged free inoculations for all even as the global death toll rose towards 1.5 million.
October 23, 2020 | 13:04
Britain and Japan are set to sign a trade deal on Friday at a ceremony in Tokyo, marking London's first major post-Brexit agreement as it holds an intense round of negotiations with the European Union.
July 21, 2020 | 09:52
Britain and the European Union resume talks on Tuesday, with the clock running down to a year-end deadline for a new post-Brexit deal to replace half a century of integration.
July 14, 2020 | 08:41
A second coronavirus wave in Britain this winter could see 120,000 deaths in hospitals alone in a "reasonable worst-case scenario", scientists warned on Tuesday.
July 03, 2020 | 09:44
The United States posted a record 53,000 new coronavirus cases as the deadly pandemic accelerated across the Americas, but its slowdown in Europe led Britain to announce Friday the first exemptions to its quarantine rules.
May 20, 2020 | 09:26
LONDON: Britain's official coronavirus death toll is at least 41,000 with almost 10,000 dead in care homes in England and Wales alone, according to a statistical update released on Tuesday (May 19).
May 13, 2020 | 16:05
LONDON: Britain's economy shrank two per cent in the first three months of the year, rocked by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, official data showed Wednesday (May 13), with analysts predicting even worse to come.
March 23, 2020 | 10:48
Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Sunday (Mar 22) he may impose tougher controls on the British public as packed parks, markets and cafes at the weekend showed thousands of people defying government warnings about social distancing.
March 17, 2020 | 13:34
British supermarkets have called on consumers to be more considerate and reiterated they have adequate supplies, as the coronavirus saw shelves plundered and a surge in online orders.
March 06, 2020 | 15:20
Britain on Thursday (Mar 5) announced its first death from coronavirus within the country, as the total number of confirmed cases jumped to 115.
February 29, 2020 | 09:19
Tensions between Britain and the European Union are high ahead of post-Brexit trade talks next week, but experts say a deal is possible - even if it falls below what many businesses want.