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British PM in self-isolation as US reels from Covid-19 surge

British PM in self-isolation as US reels from Covid-19 surge

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson went into isolation after a contact tested positive for the coronavirus, as a stay-at-home advisory came into effect for the United States' third-biggest city on Monday.

Al-Khater meets British minister

Al-Khater meets British minister

HE Assistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah bint Rashid al-Khater has met on Tuesday with British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa James Cleverly, who is currently visiting the country

PM meets British defence secretary

PM meets British defence secretary

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani on Thursday met with UK Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace and his accompanying who are visiting Qatar.

Two British scientific advisers warn it's too soon to lift lockdown

Two British scientific advisers warn it's too soon to lift lockdown

Two scientific advisers to the British government have warned that COVID-19 is still spreading too fast in the country to lift the lockdown, with one describing it as a political decision.

Amir holds telephone conversation with British Prime Minister

Amir holds telephone conversation with British Prime Minister

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held via telephone a conversation with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson to check on his health.

Assange appears in British court to fight US extradition bid

Assange appears in British court to fight US extradition bid

Julian Assange appeared before a British court on Monday to fight an extradition request from the United States which wants to put the 48-year-old on trial for hacking government computers ...

British supermarket Sainsbury’s launches exclusively at Al Meera

British supermarket Sainsbury’s launches exclusively at Al Meera

Customers can now buy products by Sainsbury’s in Qatar with the launch of the leading British supermarket chain at Al Meera.

Airbus to pay out 3.6 bn euros in French, British, US graft probes

Airbus to pay out 3.6 bn euros in French, British, US graft probes

Airbus is set to pay total penalties of just under 3.6 billion euros (4 billion dollars) to settle investigations in France, Britain and the United States, French prosecutors said on Friday.

Qatari-British relations are strong, historic: envoy

Qatari-British relations are strong, historic: envoy

Ambassador of UK to Qatar Ajay Sharma has stressed that the two countries enjoy strong and historic relations.

British PM Johnson, on campaign trail, to pledge swift resolution on Brexit

British PM Johnson, on campaign trail, to pledge swift resolution on Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will promise on Wednesday to end the delays over Britain's departure from the European Union if he wins next month's election ...

Booker Prize winner Evaristo hopes to build ties with African and British readers

Booker Prize winner Evaristo hopes to build ties with African and British readers

Author Bernardine Evaristo hopes her Booker Prize-winning novel will help to alter perceptions of black British people among African readers and Britons she sees as grappling with heightened racial tension.

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

British top court hears more evidence on suspension of parliament

Britain's highest court heard arguments for a second day Wednesday on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament was unlawful or not.