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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

UK sets out plans to try and contain spread of coronavirus

UK sets out plans to try and contain spread of coronavirus

The British government unveiled its "battle plan" to tackle the spread of coronavirus on Tuesday, with possible measures including school closures

Amir meets Lord Mayor of London

Amir meets Lord Mayor of London

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met on Wednesday with the Lord Mayor of the City of London

Nearly 100k Qataris visited the UK in 2019

Nearly 100k Qataris visited the UK in 2019

Nearly 100,000 Qataris visited the UK in 2019, further strengthening bilateral relations in the areas of education and tourism, British ambassador Ajay Sharma has said.

Britain cuts loose from the EU in joy and sadness

Britain cuts loose from the EU in joy and sadness

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union on Friday, its most significant change of course since the loss of its empire - and a major blow to 70 years of efforts to forge European unity from the ruins of two world wars.

Through the Brexit looking glass: What changes and what stays the same?

Through the Brexit looking glass: What changes and what stays the same?

Brexit is the United Kingdom's biggest geopolitical move in decades. What will change and what will stay the same when Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday at 2300 GMT?