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UK death toll is 'horrendous', minister says, as grim milestone of 100,000 looms

UK death toll is 'horrendous', minister says, as grim milestone of 100,000 looms

As the United Kingdom's Covid-19 death toll approaches 100,000, Home Secretary Priti Patel said on Wednesday that the numbers were horrendous but that it was not the time to look back at the government's possible mismanagement of the crisis.

With little ado, a divided United Kingdom casts off into the Brexit unknown

With little ado, a divided United Kingdom casts off into the Brexit unknown

The United Kingdom left the European Union's orbit on Thursday, turning its back on a tempestuous 48-year liaison with the European project for an uncertain post-Brexit future ...

Britain, stuck in Covid-19 isolation, strives to lift France's freight ban

Britain, stuck in Covid-19 isolation, strives to lift France's freight ban

The United Kingdom was stuck in Covid-19 isolation on Tuesday after much of the world cut off travel ties due to a highly infectious new coronavirus strain, snarling one of Europe's most important trade routes just days before the Brexit cliff edge.

Australia detects new UK strain, Hong Kong cancels Britain flights

Australia detects new UK strain, Hong Kong cancels Britain flights

Australia said on Monday it had detected cases of the new virulent coronavirus strain identified in the United Kingdom, while Hong Kong said it would suspend Britain flights.

 UK cut off over fears about new Covid strain

UK cut off over fears about new Covid strain

The United Kingdom stood shut off from the rest of Europe on Monday after allies cut transport ties over fears of a new coronavirus strain, sowing chaos for families, truckers and supermarkets just days before the Brexit cliff edge.

UK interior minister Patel vows asylum system overhaul

UK interior minister Patel vows asylum system overhaul

British interior minister Priti Patel accused migrants crossing the Channel on boats of "shopping around" to claim asylum, as she vowed Sunday to overhaul the UK's response to the arrivals.

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.

UK Covid-19 death toll hits 51,766, including suspected cases

UK Covid-19 death toll hits 51,766, including suspected cases

The United Kingdom's Covid-19 death toll hit 51,766 on Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources that confirmed the country's place as one of the worst hit in the world.

UK's Covid-19 death toll tops 38,000, worst in Europe

UK's Covid-19 death toll tops 38,000, worst in Europe

The United Kingdom's Covid-19 death toll topped 38,000 as of early May, by far the worst yet reported in Europe, raising questions about Prime Minister Boris Johnson's handling of the coronavirus crisis.

UK death toll 27,241, says opposition Labour leader Starmer

UK death toll 27,241, says opposition Labour leader Starmer

The United Kingdom's Covid-19 death toll is probably higher than 27,241 making it one of the worst-hit countries in Europe, opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 3,605, up 23% in a day

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 3,605, up 23% in a day

The United Kingdom death toll from the coronavirus rose by 684 to 3,605 as of 1600 GMT on April 2, up 23% on the previous day.

UK epidemic is slowing and antibody test could be ready in days, top epidemiologist says

UK epidemic is slowing and antibody test could be ready in days, top epidemiologist says

The coronavirus epidemic in the United Kingdom is showing signs of slowing and antibody tests could be ready in days, Neil Ferguson