February 13, 2022
February 13, 2022
UK

UK police send PM questionnaire in ‘partygate’ probe

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has received a legal questionnaire from police investigating claims of lockdown-breaking parties in his Downing Street office, his spokesperson said.

February 10, 2022
February 10, 2022
UK

Scientists smash fusion energy record

Scientists in Britain said Wednesday they have smashed a previous record for generating fusion energy, an achievement hailed a “milestone” on the protracted path towards harnessing a power source...

February 7, 2022
February 7, 2022
UK

UK papers herald ‘Queen Camilla’

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has announced that she wants daughter-in-law Camilla to hold the role of queen consort once her son Charles ascends to the throne, in a major statement timed to mark...

February 6, 2022
February 6, 2022
UK

Camilla to be queen when Charles becomes king, Queen Elizabeth says

Britain's Queen Elizabeth said on Saturday that she wants Prince Charles' wife Camilla to be styled Queen Consort when he becomes king, cementing her place at the heart of the royal...

February 6, 2022
February 6, 2022
UK

UK Queen marks 70 yrs on throne

Queen Elizabeth marks 70 years on the British throne today, a milestone never reached by any of her predecessors over the last 1,000 years, and one which only a few monarchs across the globe have...

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022
UK

UK govt says booster rollout reduced Omicron risks, lifts restrictions

Most coronavirus restrictions including mandatory face masks were lifted in England on Thursday, after Britain’s government said its vaccine booster rollout successfully reduced serious illness and...

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022
UK

Key report on ‘Partygate’: British PM faces moment of truth

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced Wednesday for a potentially damning report into lockdown-breaching parties, after the launch of a police inquiry dramatically upped the stakes.

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022
UK

British ex-MP alleges being fired over her 'Muslimness'

A former minister in Britain’s Conservative government says she was told her Muslim faith was a reason she was fired, a claim that has deepened the rifts roiling Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022
UK

MP’s defection offers lifeline to PM Johnson

Allies of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson closed ranks yesterday after a day of high drama prompted second thoughts among some Conservatives about dethroning their embattled leader. 

January 20, 2022
January 20, 2022
UK

Will not resign

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, fighting to save his premiership amid a storm over a series of lockdown parties in Downing Street, yesterday told parliament that he would not resign.