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UK criticised for ignoring Paris climate goals in infrastructure decisions

Exclusive: scientists write to ministers and supreme court over recent ruling in Heathrow case

Boris Johnson to visit India in April, his first major foreign tour post Brexit

The India visit is widely expected to finalise a much-anticipated India-UK Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP) as a precursor to a free trade agreement (FTA) in the future.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Cancels India Visit

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday postponed his visit to India later this month, citing the need to oversee the pandemic response at home.Johnson was invited to take part in the Republic Day celebrations on January 26 as a Chief Guest.

UK PM Johnson could lose his seat and majority at next election - poll

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on course to lose his own seat and neither of the two main political parties is likely to win an outright majority at the next general election, not due until 2024, according to a new poll.

AstraZeneca vaccine gives '100% protection' against Covid-19, says CEO

Pascal Soriot says he believes trials will show his firm has achieved a vaccine efficacy equal to Pfizer-BioNTech at 95% and Moderna at 94.5%

Oil drops as new coronavirus strain revives demand fears

Oil dropped towards $50 a barrel on Tuesday, adding to losses from the previous session, as a new coronavirus strain in the United Kingdom revived concerns over demand recovery.

Tougher UK coronavirus curbs may last some time, health minister suggests

London and southeast England may stay under tighter coronavirus curbs for some time, Britain’s health minister suggested on Sunday, adding that dropping plans to ease restrictions for Christmas was needed to stem a fast-spreading new strain.

British PM Johnson Invited Chief Guest At India Republic Day Parade

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel to India in January, his first bilateral visit since taking office, to try to strengthen trade and investment ties and work together on tackling climate change, his office said on Tuesday.

UK announces biggest military investment since Cold War

Britain is set to increase its defence budget by 16.5 billion pounds (USD 21.8 billion) in the next four years to deal with "perilous" international situation and "bolster its global influence."

Vijay Mallya extradition delayed over ‘confidential’ proceedings: U.K. envoy

‘We are trying to resolve this issue as quickly as we can’, says Jan Thompson

Strong earthquake kills 19 people in Turkey and Greek islands

Nineteen people were killed in Turkey and Greece after a strong earthquake struck the Aegean Sea on Friday, bringing buildings crashing down and setting off tidal waves which slammed into coastal areas and islands.

EU takes legal action against 'golden passport' schemes in Cyprus, Malta

he European Union’s executive said on Tuesday it was launching legal action against Cyprus and Malta over their investor citizenship programmes, also known as “golden passport” schemes.

China is attacking fundamentals of Uyghur family life in Xinjiang, says expert

Communist authorities in Xinjiang are hitting out at the basic unit of family to bring in demographic changes in the region.

A Geopolitical Time Bomb In Europe

In a week when several major oil and gas reports were released, most notably the IEA World Energy Outlook 2020 and OPEC’s World Oil Outlook, a regional conflict is now on the brink of spiraling out of control.

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