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UK coronavirus cases double to eight, government declares ‘imminent t...

02 February, 2020 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had doubled to eight as the government declared the virus a serious and imminent threat, giving it additional powers to isolate those suspected of being infected. Alarm over the coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China, in December is driven by its rapid … Read More

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FTSE 100 falters on Imperial Brands profit warning, coronavirus fear

02 February, 2020 4:11 pm 4:11 pm

(Reuters) – UK shares ended a two-day rally on Wednesday, as tobacco group Imperial Brands slid after sounding a profit warning alarm and the coronavirus epidemic kept investors on edge. The FTSE 100 .FTSE lost 0.2% by 0825 GMT, after gaining more than 2% over the last two sessions when China announced stimulus measures to … Read More

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Brexit trade deal clash: UK and EU spar over rules

02 February, 2020 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and Britain clashed over a post-Brexit trade deal on Monday, with the two sides setting out very different visions of a future relationship that could result in the most distant of ties. Almost three days since Britain officially left the EU, both sides presented their aims, with the question … Read More

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UK’s Johnson vows to toughen terrorism rules after London attack

02 February, 2020 4:15 pm 4:15 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to end the early release of convicted terrorists after an Islamist attacker stabbed two people days after he was set free half way through his prison term. Sudesh Amman, jailed in 2018 for possession of terrorist documents and disseminating terrorist publications, was shot dead by police … Read More

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UK vows action after police kill ‘convicted extremist’ in terro...

02 February, 2020 2:41 pm 2:41 pm

LONDON (AFP) – The UK government promised sweeping changes to the system for dealing with convicted terrorists released from prison, after police shot dead an extremist who stabbed two people in a busy south London street on Sunday. Police said Sudesh Amman, 20, who was wearing a fake suicide vest, was shot on the busy … Read More

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Brexit to bring new start for EU, no fewer opportunities: commission chief

01 January, 2020 7:00 pm 7:00 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The EU will start a new chapter after Britain leaves, with no fewer opportunities as a united force on global issues from climate change to technological transformation, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday. “Our experience has taught us that strength does not lie in splendid isolation but in … Read More

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Defying Trump, Johnson refuses to ban Huawei from 5G

01 January, 2020 10:06 am 10:06 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson granted Huawei a limited role in Britain’s 5G mobile network on Tuesday, frustrating a global attempt by the United States to exclude the Chinese telecoms giant from the West’s next-generation communications. Defying Britain’s closest ally in favour of China on the eve of Brexit, Johnson ruled that “high-risk … Read More

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UK scolds US for refusing to give up diplomat’s wife involved in cras...

01 January, 2020 11:23 pm 11:23 pm

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Britain on Friday scolded the United States for refusing to extradite a US diplomat’s wife who was involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager. British prosecutors had requested the extradition of Anne Sacoolas over the crash last August in which 19-year-old Briton Harry Dunn was killed while riding his … Read More

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UK’s Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals

01 January, 2020 11:36 am 11:36 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain’s monarchy and they will pay their own way in life as they embark on an independent future, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. They will also no longer use their “Royal Highness” titles, the palace said in an announcement … Read More

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Johnson uses UK law to demand EU trade deal by end of 2020

12 December, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the prospect of a Brexit cliff-edge at the end of 2020 to push for the European Union to give him a comprehensive free trade deal in less than 11 months. In his boldest move since winning a majority in Thursday’s election, Johnson will use his … Read More

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UK’s winter election: What’s in it for markets?

12 December, 2019 11:20 pm 11:20 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s election on Thursday is widely referred to as the most important in a generation given the impact it will have on the country leaving the European Union and choosing between starkly opposed economic paths. As such, its outcome is expected to have both a strong short-term impact on trading floors but … Read More

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Johnson pitches ‘Christmas present’ Brexit push in manifesto

11 November, 2019 8:11 am 8:11 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will promise to bring his Brexit deal back to parliament before Christmas when he launches his manifesto on Sunday, the cornerstone of his pitch to voters to “get Brexit done”. Voters face a stark choice at the country’s Dec. 12 election: opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn’s socialist vision, … Read More

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Australia hails Pakistan for opening Kartarpur Corridor

11 November, 2019 1:04 pm 1:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Australia hailed the Pakistani constructive role in the Afghan peace process and in opening of the Kartarpur Corridor.  This was stated during the meeting between Pakistan’s Additional Secretary Asia Pacific Zahoor Ahmed while Australian Deputy Secretary Foreign Affairs department Richard Maude led their respective delegations. Meanwhile, Pakistan and Australia have … Read More

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CNS Admiral Zafar visits UK to discuss cooperation between two naval forces

11 November, 2019 12:10 pm 12:10 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Chief of Naval  Staff (CNS) Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Wednesday visited the UK to discuss cooperation between the two naval forces. Naval Chief Zafar Mahmood Abbasi held talks with his British counterpart and other naval officials during his visit to UK and discussed matters pertaining to expanding cooperation between the … Read More

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UK, Japan welcome opening of Kartarpur Corridor

11 November, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – UK and Japan welcomed the fact the move would be enable Sikh pilgrims from India to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan and promote the relation between the neighbouring countries. In a statement, Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press Secretary OHTAKA Masato has expressed hope that the opening of Kartarpur Corridor … Read More