UK PM shakes up Cabinet, eyeing pandemic recovery

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shook up his Cabinet on Wednesday, attempting to move on from a series of political missteps and get his agenda of levelling up economic opportunities across the U.K. after the pandemic back on track. Continue Reading

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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