Tag: Britain

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Shoppers flock to England’s reopened high streets as lockdown ends

by Callum PATON Shoppers returned to England’s high streets Wednesday as shops reopened following the end of a four-week coronavirus lockdown. On a day dubbed “Wild...
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US, China dominated arms market in 2019: report

US and Chinese companies dominated the global arms market in 2019, while the Middle East made its first appearance among the 25 biggest weapons...
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth to get Covid-19 vaccine ‘in weeks’: reports

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine within weeks after UK regulators granted emergency approval and the world’s first roll-out begins...
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WHO warns virus crisis not over as vaccine rollout approaches

by AFP bureaus The World Health Organization has warned that vaccines will be no magic bullet for the coronavirus crisis as nations gear up...

Britain set to back removal of Huawei from 5G

by Dmitry ZAKS Britain was expected Tuesday to approve the phased removal of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei from its 5G network, a decision long sought...

EU chiefs sign Brexit deal ahead of parliamentary vote

Brussels' two top officials, the presidents of the European Commission and the European Council, signed off on Britain's EU divorce agreement Friday. With Ursula von...

Facebook to boost site safety with 1,000 more UK staff

Facebook on Tuesday said it plans to create 1,000 more London-based jobs this year to improve safety on the social network with the aid...

British town Walsall pays dearly for UK retail crisis

by Jean-Baptiste OUBRIER With its deserted streets and closed shops, the centre of Walsall bears witness to Britain's retail crisis that political parties campaigning for...

Breaking Bad: UK ex-headmaster jailed in Singapore drug case

A British former headmaster of an international school in China has been jailed for 10 months in Singapore after admitting possession and consumption of...

Britain preparing to ‘take back control’ at WTO: minister

Britain is looking forward to "taking back control" of its trade policy after it exits the European Union later this month, a government minister...