UK lifts pre-arrival Covid test rule for overseas travellers

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday that compulsory Covid-19 tests required by overseas travellers no earlier than 48 hours before arriving in England will be scrapped from Friday morning. Continue Reading

Modi, Johnson discuss vaccine certification, trade

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi spoke over phone on Monday during which they took stock of India-UK trade and defence talks, opening up of international travel between the two countries and climate action targets in the lead up to the COP26 summit, Downing Street said. Continue Reading

Biden lays out US vax donations, urges world leaders to join

President Joe Biden urged global leaders Thursday to join him in sharing coronavirus vaccines with struggling nations around the world after he promised the U.S. would donate 500 million doses to help speed the pandemic’s end and bolster the strategic position of the world’s wealthiest democracies. Continue Reading

UK PM concerned at footage of police breaking up vigil

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was deeply concerned at footage of police breaking up and dragging women away from a vigil for a murdered woman that drew heavy public criticism of the force. Continue Reading

Britain will iron out technical issues with EU: Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday his government would iron out what he described technical issues with the European Union over post-Brexit trade. Continue Reading

Govt to be prudent in easing Covid restrictions: Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that his government will be very prudent in easing coronavirus restrictions to ensure a cautious but irreversible progress. Continue Reading