UK, EU nationals land in Britain after virus ship ordeal
A plane carrying dozens of Britons and a few EU nationals who had spent more than two weeks on a cruise ship quarantined off Tokyo landed in Britain on Saturday
WHO names deadly virus from China as 'COVID-19'
The UN health agency on Tuesday announced that "COVID-19" will be the official name of the deadly virus from China, saying the disease represented a "very grave threat" for the world
Alarm over BBC future as UK proposes fee changes
The British government on Wednesday announced plans to stop prosecuting people who do not pay the BBC's compulsory subscription fee, sparking concerns about the broadcaster's future funding.
Britain embarks on new future outside EU
Britain on Saturday began an uncertain future outside the European Union, hours after the historic end to almost half a century of EU membership was greeted with a mixture of joy and sadness.
Brexit punches 12-bln-euro hole in EU finances
When Britain leaves the European Union at midnight on Friday the bloc loses the second-biggest net contributor to its budget, leaving a 12-billion-euro ($13-billion) hole in its finances.
UK govt says Wuhan evacuees to be 'isolated for 14 days'
British citizens evacuated from Wuhan, the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak, will be isolated for two weeks with "all necessary medical attention", Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Wednesday.
Barnier warns EU and Britain must 'rebuild' after Brexit
Britain has to "rebuild everything" in its relationship with the European Union once it leaves the bloc later this week, the Brussels' chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday.
Britain to approve Huawei role in 5G network
Britain was Tuesday to approve a role for China's Huawei in developing its 5G telecoms network -- but in a limited capacity after heavy US opposition on security grounds, reports said.