National Identity Mgmt Project launched

BLS International Services Limited, a global tech-enabled services partner for governments and citizens, has partnered with File Solutions Limited, a data and digital enrolment service company, for a three-
year contract to manage the identity management services for Nigerians in London, UK. Continue Reading

Cairn Energy moves courts in US, UK, Netherlands

Britain’s Cairn Energy plc has filed cases in the US, the UK and the Netherlands courts to register a USD 1.4 billion arbitration award it had won in a tax dispute against India, as a preparatory action in case it is not paid by the Indian government. Continue Reading

Editorial: Last week or lost & weak?

Britain’s Foreign Minister has said there is only about a week left for the UK and the European Union to strike a post-Brexit trade deal, with fishing rights the major obstacle to an agreement. Continue Reading

UK, EU leaders to discus Brexit, free trade talks

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday will take stock of negotiations on a post-Brexit free trade deal and to discuss next steps, officials said. Continue Reading

Queen tells UK ‘we will succeed’ in fight against virus

As the UK reels under the coronavirus scourge with the national toll nearing 5,000 and total cases almost at 50,000, Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday made a special address to the nation – the fifth of her nearly seven-decade-long reign — to rally the people. Continue Reading

Europe faces corona’s wrath

With the total coronavirus fatalities swelling to 8,078 while the number of critically-ill patients increasing less rapidly, French authorities warned that the virus continues to hit hard, urging people to continue to respect the confinement. Continue Reading

London headed for tougher lockdown

The UK capital is headed for much tougher lockdown measures within days as London remains the country’s coronavirus hotspot, with over a third of the UK’s 2,626 confirmed cases, at 953. Continue Reading

Britain Parliament accepts Prime Minister’s deal

Britain’s freshly-elected parliament prepared on to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with the European Union.
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