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3 days ago
Britain's Prince William, whose wife Catherine is recovering from surgery and father King Charles III is undergoing cancer treatment, on Tuesday pulled out of attending a memorial service, citing a "personal matter".
13 Jan
Britain has been faced with addressing issues around legal migration as it runs concurrently with the controversial efforts in tackling illegal migration amid diplomatic complexities.
13 Dec
The United States and Britain on Wednesday announced a fresh round of sanctions on Hamas over its deadly October 7 attack on Israel. The measure "targets key officials who perpetuate Hamas's violent agenda by representing the group's interests abroad and managing its finances," the US Treasury Department said. The United States has been ratcheting up…
23 Nov
A total of 141,000 Nigerians migrated to the United Kingdom (UK) between June 2022 and the year ending June 2023, latest figures published by the UK authorities showed.
23 Nov
British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, is under pressure to adopt more radical measures to slash immigration after the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said his conservative policies would not reduce migrant flows to pre-pandemic levels before 2027.
20 Oct
Britain's Conservative Party lost two parliamentary seats to Labour on Friday, another ominous setback for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his ruling party ahead of a general election expected next year.
12 Oct
Britain said Thursday that it was "temporarily" removing the families of staff at its embassy and consulate in Israel from the country amid ongoing unrest.
12 Oct
Britain's King Charles III faced calls Wednesday to apologise for colonial-era atrocities in Kenya when he visits the country later this month.
18 Sep
Charles III finally makes it across the Channel from Britain to France this week, six months after rioting and strikes forced the last-minute postponement of his first state visit as king.
6 Sep
Britain is to ban Russian mercenary outfit the Wagner Group as a terrorist organisation, Defence Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed Wednesday.
31 Aug 2023
Britain's Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, who last month announced he would step down in the next UK government cabinet reshuffle, has resigned, the prime minister's office said Thursday.
21 Jul 2023
A Cypriot court convicted a retired British miner of manslaughter Friday, instead of the more serious charge of premeditated murder, after he killed his wife to relieve her suffering from blood cancer.

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of four Nigerian professionals to serve as Executive Directors of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), for a renewable term of four years. Presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale in a statement said the decision is part of his efforts to substantially enhance the quality and quantity of electric power…
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4 hours ago
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