Britain, Ukraine and Italy lead 2-0 in Billie Jean King Cup playoffs
April 17, 2021
MAXICO (Reuters) – Katie Boulter and Heather Watson won with near-identical scorelines to give Britain a 2-0 lead in their Billie Jean King Cup playoff against Mexico on Friday while Ukraine and Italy also chalked up victories.
April 10, 2021
Britain mourns Prince Philip but 'no flowers please' due to COVID
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain was mourning Prince Philip who died on Friday but people were asked not to gather in crowds or to lay flowers at royal palaces due to distancing guidelines imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus.
April 3, 2021
Hundreds join 'kill the bill' rallies across Britain against proposed protest law
LONDON (Reuters) –Hundreds of demonstrators joined marches and rallies across Britain on Saturday as part of a “national weekend of action” against a proposed new law that would give police extra powers to curb protests.
April 2, 2021
Britain adds Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya, Philippines to 'red list'
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Friday it would add Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and the Philippines to its travel “red list”, banning entry to people arriving from those countries unless they are British or Irish nationals.
January 6, 2021
Bleak start to new year for Britain as it enters third lockdown
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain began its third COVID-19 lockdown with the government calling for one last major national effort to defeat the spread of a virus that has infected an estimated one in 50 citizens before mass vaccinations turn the tide.
December 29, 2020
Britain reports record daily number of new coronavirus cases, topping 40,000
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain reported 41,385 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, a daily record, as a rapidly spreading variant of the coronavirus increases infection rates and the holiday weekend impacted the reporting of some new cases.
December 28, 2020
With just days to go, Britain urges business to prepare for end of Brexit transition
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Monday urged businesses to prepare for Brexit, just days before a transition period designed to smooth the UK’s departure from the European Union comes to an end.