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A senior EU diplomat in London was summoned to the British foreign ministry on Wednesday as the two sides traded barbs over COVID-19 vaccines, the latest in a series of disputes that bode ill for post-Brexit cooperation.
Israel will address disputes with the United States over Iran “below the radar” for now, a top Israeli broadcaster said on Tuesday, citing sources involved in a strategising session convened by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that he was very optimistic that all COVID-19 restrictions in England would end on June 21, and added that the government would hold a review into the use of vaccine certificates.
The City of London on Thursday approved the removal from its ceremonial Guildhall home of statues of two figures that symbolise the financial sector’s historic role in slavery.
The FT reported here on Thursday that the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy was proposing changes focused on ending the 48-hour working week, rules around rest breaks, and not including overtime pay when calculating some holiday pay entitlements, citing people familiar with the plans.
Scottish nationalists are on course to win a record majority in elections for Scotland’s devolved parliament that would start a new push for independence, an opinion poll published on Thursday showed.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen instructed their negotiators to resume trade talks on Sunday in a last ditch attempt to bridge significant differences
The Development Committee of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Annual Meetings 2020 has called on the multilateral organisations to support and accelerate a resilient recovery centered on jobs and economic transformation.
Members of the European Parliament were highly critical of EU countries offering citizenship through investment programmes following revelations by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit that showed criminals could possibly buy Cypriot passports.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Hackers from Russia, China, and Iran are targeting individuals and organizations involved in both Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s presidential campaigns, according to a new security report from Microsoft. The tech giant says the “majority” of the attacks it’s detected have been unsuccessful, but it’s working with targets who have been compromised.
Authorities in Uganda say bloggers and others publishing or broadcasting online must register with authorities, drawing criticism from some who see it as an attack on free speech ahead of next year’s election.
Climate change protesters in Britain blockaded two printing presses Saturday, disrupting the distribution of numerous national newspapers as they step up 10 days of protests demanding action on climate change and other environmental issues.
Barca's board will meet on Monday when they're expected to sack coach Quique Setien after Friday's disastrous Champions League thrashing by Bayern Munich.
The UK is moving to drop Huawei as a vendor for the country’s 5G cellphone network in a major blow to Communist China over poor coronavirus transparency.
Barry Gardiner, the UK shadow trade secretary, is considering mounting a late bid to enter the Labour leadership race as the party looks to find a new leader to replace Jeremy Corbyn by April 4, according to an interview published by the Daily Mirror newspaper on Thursday.
The British parliament unanimously re-elected Lindsay Hoyle as the Commons speaker after convening for the first time since last week’s election.
Hundreds of protesters have marched through central London to protest against the United Kingdom's snap election result that saw Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party sweep to a landslide victory.
The main political party leaders are continuing to push their election pledges to voters, as the campaign enters its final few days.
Anthony Joshua has said Floyd Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko are “more than welcome” to join his training camp to help him prepare for his upcoming fight with Tyson Fury.
The UN Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in collaboration with the Government of Japan has inaugurated a project to empower women and girls in marginalised communities in three states within one year.
Governor Nyesom Wike has condemned Uche Secondus led National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for not taking stern disciplinary action against former governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, over his recent claim that he conspired with others to ensure that President Goodluck Jonathan lost the 2015 presidential election.
It was gathered that the gunmen reportedly attacked the Divisional Police Office in Adani, Uzo-Uwani local government area of the State, in the early hours of Wednesday.
Following the reported seizure of some plots of land at Victory Park Estate in Lekki, Lagos State, by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the estate owners’ association yesterday called on the federal government to review the corporation’s conduct.
Speaking to Sky Germany after Saturday’s victory over Wolfsburg, Flick confirmed he wants to terminate his contract with the Bundesliga champions and has communicated his decision to the club’s players and hierarchy.
The Police Command in Rivers has deployed no fewer than 17,500 personnel for Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has donated N5, 000, 000, three Coaster Buses, 1 Ambulance, 1 Siren to the Late Yinka Odumakin solidarity memorial organised by the Civil Society and Pro-Democracy Movement ahead of the Saturday burial ceremony.
Woodward’s resignation comes after Manchester United were heavily criticised by their own supporters for agreeing to join a breakaway European Super League.
Major League Soccer have confirmed that David Beckham’s Inter Miami broke the league’s budget rules after paying Blaise Matuidi above the compensation limit for a non-designated player.