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Cineworld delays US, UK cinema reopenings to end of July

Cineworld delays US, UK cinema reopenings to end of July

Cineworld on Tuesday delayed the reopening of its cinemas in the United States and Britain until the end of July, citing changes to the release schedules for some of the big summer movies.

UK Covid-19 death toll nears 55,000 including suspected cases

UK Covid-19 death toll nears 55,000 including suspected cases

The United Kingdom's suspected COVID-19 death toll has hit 54,852, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that underlines the country's status as one of the worst hit in the world.

Coronavirus has been 'a disaster' for the UK, PM Johnson says

Coronavirus has been 'a disaster' for the UK, PM Johnson says

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the coronavirus crisis had been a disaster for the United Kingdom and while the government would look at what went wrong it was not the right time to have an inquiry into missteps.

Ministry approves US, UK university courses in Doha

Ministry approves US, UK university courses in Doha

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has approved the delivery in Qatar of undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by prestigious US and UK universities beginning fall 2020 ...

London City Airport reopens as UK slowly wakes up

London City Airport reopens as UK slowly wakes up

London City Airport welcomed its first flight in nearly three months on Sunday as Britain moved another step closer to fully emerging from its coronavirus lockdown on July 4.

More than 600,000 lose work in UK as COVID hits jobs market

More than 600,000 lose work in UK as COVID hits jobs market

The number of people on British company payrolls fell by more than 600,000 in April and May as the coronavirus lockdown hit the labour market, and vacancies plunged by the most on record ...

UK funds human trials of potential Covid-19 vaccine from Imperial

UK funds human trials of potential Covid-19 vaccine from Imperial

Scientists at Imperial College London will start the first clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine this week with more than 45 million pounds ($56.50 million) in backing from the British government ...

UK PM Johnson accepts public frustration with lockdown easing rules

UK PM Johnson accepts public frustration with lockdown easing rules

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted on Sunday that there was public frustration with his government's measures to ease the coronavirus lockdown ...

US, UK launch post-Brexit video trade talks amid coronavirus recession

US, UK launch post-Brexit video trade talks amid coronavirus recession

The United States and Britain launch trade negotiations by videoconference on Tuesday following the UK's exit from the European Union, as both allies struggle with the effects of the coronavirus ...

UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

Britain said on Monday that China has questions to answer over the information it shared about the novel coronavirus outbreak, but refused to comment on reports that a US-led intelligence consortium ...

UK had contingency plan for PM Johnson's death as he battled covid-19: The Sun

UK had contingency plan for PM Johnson's death as he battled covid-19: The Sun

The British government had a contingency plan for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's death as he battled COVID-19 in intensive care last month, he said in an interview with The Sun newspaper.

UK not thinking of easing virus lockdown measures yet: minister

UK not thinking of easing virus lockdown measures yet: minister

Britain is not considering lifting the lockdown enacted almost four weeks ago to control the coronavirus outbreak given ‘deeply worrying’ increases in the death toll, a senior minister said on Sunday.