Gulf Times - London
UK at 'perilous moment' after 17,540 new Covid cases reported

UK at 'perilous moment' after 17,540 new Covid cases reported

Health minister Matt Hancock warned the United Kingdom was at a “perilous moment” as more than 17,540 new daily Covid-19 cases were recorded on Thursday, up by more than 3,000 from the day before.

Further Covid restrictions to be implemented in large parts of England

Further Covid restrictions to be implemented in large parts of England

Britain said today it would impose further restrictions to tackle the rise of Covid-19 across large parts of central and northern England, preventing multiple households from mixing and hospitality running late in the night.

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...

London fintech Vesuvio Labs to set up base in Qatar to expand into wider region

London fintech Vesuvio Labs to set up base in Qatar to expand into wider region

London-based fintech Vesuvio Labs is in the process of setting up an investment vehicle in Qatar as part of its expansion and help Doha's entities, especially startups

One-hour Covid-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

One-hour Covid-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

A COVID-19 test that gives results in just over an hour and which requires no labouratory, potentially allowing for swifter testing of much larger numbers of people ...

Qatari judges participate in workshop on developing commercial litigation in London

Qatari judges participate in workshop on developing commercial litigation in London

Nine Qatari judges are currently participating in the British capital, London, in a workshop on developing commercial litigation, within the framework of the Qatari-British judicial cooperation program ...

Nine arrested in Greenpeace protest at BP in London

Nine arrested in Greenpeace protest at BP in London

British police arrested nine Greenpeace campaigners on Wednesday who blockaded BP's London headquarters with solar panels and oil barrels to mark the new boss's first day at the energy giant.

Police shoot man in London stabbing, incident described as terrorism

Police shoot man in London stabbing, incident described as terrorism

Police shot a man in south London on Sunday after several people were believed to have been stabbed in what police described as a terrorism-related incident.

Britain awakes to Brexit as London and EU gear up for tough talks

Britain awakes to Brexit as London and EU gear up for tough talks

The division that defined the run-up to Britain's departure from the European Union was still evident in the country's media on Saturday, with talk turning to the future relationship with the bloc.

Man tells of using narwhal tusk to disrupt UK terror attack

Man tells of using narwhal tusk to disrupt UK terror attack

A man who used a narwhal tusk to tackle a knife-wielding attacker in London last month described on Saturday his ‘deep hurt’ at not being able to save the two people killed.

Climate activists escape punishment over London train protest

Climate activists escape punishment over London train protest

Three Extinction Rebellion climate activists who disrupted commuters by glueing themselves to a train or climbing on its roof in a central London business hub ...

London attacker released last year after terrorism offences, prompting recriminations

London attacker released last year after terrorism offences, prompting recriminations

The 28-year-old British man who killed two people in a stabbing spree on London Bridge before police shot him dead had been released from prison after a previous conviction for terrorism offences ...