Tag: United Kingdom government

UK government urged to hold China ‘to account’ over Uyghurs

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LONDON — The British government should back a political boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to pressure the Chinese government over the...

UK seeks new powers to curb cross-Channel migrant arrivals

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LONDON — The British government plans to give itself powers to turn asylum-seekers back at sea or send them abroad while their applications for...

Johnson says UK must live with virus as he announces easing

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LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to unveil plans Monday to scrap mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing in England in two...

England may soon abandon mask requirements, minister says

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LONDON — England may soon abandon legal requirements for wearing masks, a government minister said Sunday as the nation waits for U.K. Prime Minister...

Over 6 million EU citizens apply to settle in post-Brexit UK

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LONDON — More than 6 million European Union citizens applied to settle in the U.K. before the end-June deadline that the British government had...

Over 6 million EU citizens apply to settle in post-Brexit UK

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LONDON — More than 6 million European Union citizens applied to settle in the U.K. before the end-June deadline that the British government had...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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Posts mislead on delta variant data CLAIM: Data from the U.K.’s...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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Posts mislead on delta variant data CLAIM: Data from the U.K.’s...

Canada hunts for survivors of fire that destroyed small town

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Officials on Friday hunted for any missing residents of a British Columbia town destroyed by wildfire as Canadian Prime Minister...

Trudeau denounces church burnings, vandalism in Canada

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday denounced the burning and vandalism of Catholic churches that has followed discovery of...