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New Covid variant XE detected in UK

A new omicron subvariant has been detected in the UK as the country faces a renewed surge in Covid-19 hospitalisations. The XE variant, as it...

Biden bans oil import from Russia over Ukraine invasion

United States President Joe Biden has imposed an immediate ban on Russian oil and other energy imports in retaliation for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,...

Johnson denies lying about lockdown party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday “categorically” denied claims by his former chief aide that he lied to parliament about a Downing Street...

UK police arrest two teenagers over Texas synagogue attack

The man who held four people hostage at a Texas synagogue was identified by US authorities as a British citizen Sunday while UK police...

British PM apologises for ‘partygate’ as calls to quit mount

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday apologised for attending a lockdown-breaching party held in his Downing Street garden, but deflected calls to resign...

Ex-UK defence secretary told to ‘burn’ memo on ‘illegal’ Iraq war

In startling revelations, former British defence secretary Geoff Hoon has claimed that he was told to burn a memo from the attorney general that...

Britain approves Pfizer’s antiviral Covid-19 pill

Britain has approved Pfizer's (PFE.N) Covid-19 pill for adults who have mild to moderate infection and are at high risk of their illness worsening,...

France, UK break COVID records, surging past 100,000 new cases in single day

France on Saturday broke its all-time COVID-19 record, tallying a startling 104,000 cases in a single day — while the UK surpassed 122,000 cases. France...

UK sets new record for COVID cases as Omicron sweeps London

Britain reported another day of record COVID-19 cases on Friday, with new estimates showing swathes of London's population are carrying the virus, underlining the...

Omicron surges in Britain, experts advise tightening of COVID-19 rules

Britain reported a surge in cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday which government advisors said could be just the tip of the...

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