Britain imposes new lockdown rules around Manchester
Millions of households in Manchester and nearby parts of northern England woke up to new lockdown rules on Friday, hastily imposed following concerns over a spike in regional coronavirus infections.
China halts HK extradition treaties with Canada, Australia, UK
China announced the suspension Tuesday of Hong Kong's extradition treaties with Canada, Australia and Britain in a tit-for-tat move following similar decisions by those countries over a controversial new security law.
Britain says 'unfortunately clear' no Brexit deal by end of July
Britain's chief Brexit negotiator said Thursday it was clear that London will not achieve its goal of striking a preliminary July agreement on the UK's exit from the EU.
UK suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong
Britain on Monday risked worsening strained ties with China, as it suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in protest at a controversial new security law in the territory.
Britain bans China's Huawei, handing US big win
Britain on Tuesday bowed to US pressure and approved the phased removal of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei from its 5G network despite warnings of retaliation from Beijing.
Virus-hit UK economy slumps almost 20% in lockdown
Britain's coronavirus-ravaged economy slumped almost one-fifth during the country's lockdown and remained set for its sharpest decline in annual output for 300 years, official data showed Tuesday.
Outrage at British PM comments on virus-hit care homes
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused Tuesday of trying to rewrite history for appearing to blame the deadly spread of coronavirus in care homes on the institutions themselves.
British and German remdesivir stocks 'sufficient' as US buys up supply
Britain and Germany said Wednesday they had sufficient stocks of remdesivir, the first drug to be shown to be relatively effective in treating COVID-19