Tag Archives: United Kingdom

  • US, UK raise Hong Kong at UN as pressure mounts on China

    The United States and Britain on Friday defied China's anger by raising Hong Kong's autonomy at the UN Security Council as President Donald Trump prepared new measures against Beijing. ...

  • British PM Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

    The two men leading Britain's fight against the coronavirus -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Health Secretary Matt Hancock -- both announced Friday they had tested positive for COVID-19. ...

  • Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus

    Prince Charles, 71, the eldest son and heir to Queen Elizabeth II, is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and is self-isolating in Scotland. His wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, 72, tested negative. ...

  • Britain leaves the European Union, leaps into the unknown

    With little fanfare, Britain left the European Union on Friday after 47 years of membership, taking a leap into the unknown in a historic blow to the bloc. The UK’s departure became official at 11 pm (2300GMT), midnight in Brussel ...

  • Boris Johnson vows to get Brexit done after big election win

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson proclaimed a political "earthquake" Friday after his thumping election victory cleared Britain's way to finally leave the European Union after years of damaging deadlock over Brexit. ...

  • May steps down as party chief, igniting leadership race

    British PM Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit. ...

  • Theresa May resigns as UK Prime Minister over Brexit failure

    Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union. ...

  • Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks for breaking UK bail

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced Wednesday to 50 weeks in jail for breaching a British court order seven years ago, when he took refuge in Ecuador's London embassy. ...

  • Julian Assange arrested in London after 7 years in Ecuador embassy

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum. ...

  • Wild-card entry team Tibet is talk of the town

    As the much-awaited 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup is all set to start on Thursday in London, the wild-card entry team, Tibet, is the talk of the town and ready to play. ...