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'Qatar-UK ties are deep and historical'

'Qatar-UK ties are deep and historical'

UK Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace has affirmed the depth of the relationship between Qatar and the United Kingdom (UK), describing it as based on understanding and harmony.

UK economy extends recovery from Covid crash, growth seen fading

UK economy extends recovery from Covid crash, growth seen fading

Britain's economy recovered half of its Covid-19 crash by the end of July, helped by restaurants reopening from lockdown, but the bounce-back is expected to slow as job losses mount and Brexit tensions rise.

Qatar-UK defence tie reviewed

Qatar-UK defence tie reviewed

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah on Thursday met the Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom Ben Wallace, who is visiting Qatar.

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said today that he was not confident that the European Union and Britain could strike a trade deal after London explicitly stated it would act outside international law by breaching their divorce treaty...

Emergency Brexit talks as EU explores UK plan to break divorce treaty

Emergency Brexit talks as EU explores UK plan to break divorce treaty

Britain and the European Union will hold emergency talks today over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to undercut parts of the Brexit divorce treaty, a step Brussels has warned could scupper any chance of a trade deal...

Qatar-UK trade stood at $9bn in 2019; range of exports to Qatar ‘growing’, says envoy

Qatar-UK trade stood at $9bn in 2019; range of exports to Qatar ‘growing’, says envoy

The UK has been witnessing growth in its exports of goods and services to Qatar, even as trade between both countries stood at around $9bn in 2019, British ambassador Jon Wilks has said.

As UK leaves EU, who will emerge as winners in Europe’s gas hubs?

As UK leaves EU, who will emerge as winners in Europe’s gas hubs?

Gas hubs are places where an exchange of ownership of gas takes place. They require a transparent pricing mechanism plus pipeline networks and storage sites that allow supplies to be traded ...

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.