UK PM delays easing of remaining Covid curbs in England

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed a four-week delay to the lifting of all the remaining Covid restrictions in England beyond June 21, citing the risk of highly transmissible Delta variant. Continue Reading

Govt asks PSBs to withdraw cash abroad so Cairn can’t seize it

The Union government has asked state-run banks to withdraw funds from their foreign currency accounts abroad, reports said, as New Delhi fears Cairn Energy may try to seize the cash after an arbitration ruling in a tax dispute. Continue Reading

Boris Johnson postpones lockdown easing in England

There further easing of lockdown restrictions in England – due to come in this weekend – has been postponed for at least two weeks, amid concerns over an increase in coronavirus cases. Continue Reading

UK to raise visa numbers for scientists

Boris Johnson’s government will double the number of visas for scientific research fellowships and speed up the approval process as it seeks to encourage more scientists to move to the UK after it leaves the EU.

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Britain wakes up to new dawn

Britain’s new political landscape began to take shape Monday as triumphant Prime Minister Boris Johnson talked trade with President Donald Trump and readied a pep talk for his new Conservative Party lawmakers.
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Johnson on course for huge win in UK’s Brexit election: Exit poll

Boris Johnson is set to be re-elected as British Prime Minister with a comfortable majority in the country’s general elections, according the latest projections today, a victory that will end the uncertainty over Brexit and will help him to take the UK out of the European Union by the end of next month. Continue Reading