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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.

Markets Drop After Sobering News From Europe

EU says recession will be deeper than forecast.Technology companies and banks led stocks broadly lower on Wall Street Tuesday, as the market gave back some of the big gains it made the past couple of weeks. The sell-off snapped the S&P 500 index’s five-day winning streak.

The IMF's chief economist poured cold water on the Bank of England's claim the UK is heading for a V-shaped recovery

The economy could see "a spike initially, and then going forward, I think we could end up with something much more flat," Gopinath told lawmakers in Britain's parliament on Wednesday.Her comments on the UK economy are in sharp contrast to projections by two policymakers at the Bank of England.

England to end quarantine for over 50 countries, US excluded

As the spread of the novel coronavirus slows in Europe, countries are reopening travel after more than three months of lockdown.Britain will end coronavirus quarantines for people arriving in England from more than 50 countries, including Germany, France, Spain and Italy - but not the United States - the British government said on Friday.

UK coronavirus alert downgraded from Level 4 to 3

The UK's coronavirus alert level has been downgraded from four to three on Friday, a moved hailed by the government as a "big moment" in its pandemic fight.

UK to begin trial of latest coronavirus vaccine candidate this week

British government said 300 healthy people will be immunized with two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed at Imperial. The human trials for this Covid vaccine candidate witll start this week.

UK Warns China: Do Not Destroy The Jewel Of Hong Kong

The United Kingdom warned Beijing on Tuesday to step back from the brink over an "authoritarian" national security law in Hong Kong that it said risked destroying one of the jewels of Asia's economy while ruining the reputation of China.

Sex with Someone From A Different Household Is Illegal In Uk From Today Under New Lockdown Rules

The UK government is introducing new guidelines under which gathering with one or more people you don't live with will be against the law.Ever since the novel coronavirus lockdown has been implemented, a lot of changes have taken place in our lives. Well, another change just took place in England and it is just bizarre.

Restarting international air travel not entirely in India’s hand

Hours after the Home Ministry announced fresh guidelines pertaining to the countrywide lockdown to contain the coronavirus pandemic, India’s aviation regulator DGCA said the suspension of scheduled international commercial passenger flights will continue till midnight on June 30. 

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