VIENNA, March 4. /TASS/. All signs point to the fact that the E3 (France, Germany and the UK) have decided to refrain from approving a resolution criticizing Iran at the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),
LONDON — British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak announced Wednesday that U.K. corporation tax will increase to 25% in April 2023 as the government looks to restore public finances in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. In his Budget statement Wednesday,
LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced his plan for the lifting of lockdown restrictions in England. The lockdown easing will come in a number of steps and will be data dependent at every stage, Johnson said.
Lorry drivers returning to France from Britain will not now need to have a coronavirus test if they have spent less than 48 hours in the country, UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Sunday. France demanded in December that lorry
LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call on leaders of the world’s largest economies to support efforts to speed up the development of new vaccines. Johnson, who will chair a virtual meeting with leaders of the G-7 on
LONDON — Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, the U.K.’s deputy chief medical officer, played down the chances of a coronavirus variant from South Africa becoming widespread across the country in the coming months. His comments, delivered at a news conference Monday evening, follow concerns
MOSCOW, February 1. /TASS/. Russia extends the suspension of air service with the United Kingdom until February 16, Russia’s anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Monday. “The anti-coronavirus crisis center has decided to extend the suspension of air service with the
Under pressure over surging support for Scottish independence and with a second referendum looking likely, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been touring Scotland praising the UK’s rapid vaccine rollout in the hopes of turning the tide in favour of the
LONDON —There is “some evidence” a new Covid variant first identified in the U.K. could be more deadly than the original strain, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. “We’ve been informed today that in addition to spreading more quickly,
Britain’s economy shrank by 2.6% in November, the first monthly fall in output since the depths of an initial COVID lockdown in April, as new restrictions were imposed on much of the country to slow the spread of the disease.