UK government defends top adviser over lockdown 'breach'
The British government on Saturday rejected calls to sack top adviser Dominic Cummings over allegations he broke coronavirus lockdown rules by travelling across the country
There is nothing British in The British Museum
This column this Sunday is dedicated to Okwui Enwezor (1963 - 2019) another Nigerian who laboured in the international vineyard and the global cornfields to uplift the name of Africa in the world of art.
Britain calls halt on fracking following government u-turn
The British government called a halt Saturday to the controversial process of "fracking" due to fears it could trigger earthquakes in a surprise U-turn just weeks before a general election. Until now, Britain had hoped that fracking -- banned in many countries, but booming in the United States -- could help secure its future energy independence.
Britain's Brexit talks with EU on verge of collapse
Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union teetered on the verge of collapse on Tuesday, with tit-for-tat claims of intransigence and sabotage before an end-October deadline.
Over 600,000 passengers stranded as Thomas Cook collapses
No fewer than 600,000 passengers were yesterday stranded as the iconic travel operator, Thomas Cook, folded after a 178-year run.
Who Sold Nigeria To The British For £865k In 1899?
This is the story of the first oil war, which was fought in the 19th century, in the area that became Nigeria. All through the 19th century, palm oil was highly sought-after by the British, for use as an industrial lubricant for machinery. Remember that Britain was the world’s first industrialised nation, so they needed…
May, Labour leader meet on Brexit deadlock
British Prime Minister Theresa May was to meet opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday for talks on breaking the deadlock over Brexit, as the government said it wanted its EU divorce deal approved by July. For the past six weeks, ministers and their Labour counterparts have been discussing how parliament might accept the agreement…
Abramovich still can’t find home in Western Europe
Chelsea FC owner, Roman Abramovich, a Russian oligarch is still searching for a permanent home in Western Europe since his travails with British authorities began due to the U.K face off with Russia. Yesterday, the multimillionaire businessman and politician was forced to withdraw his application for residency in Switzerland when it became obvious the Swiss…
At destroyed Syria lab, workers deny producing toxic weapons
Plastic gloves and face masks lay scattered in the rubble of a Syrian research lab destroyed by Western strikes on Saturday, where an official denied the centre was developing chemical weapons. US, British and French strikes slammed into a series of targets around Damascus that the Western countries said were linked to the Syrian government's…
Herdsmen killings: British government responds to London protest
Nearly one month after the Mutual Union of Tiv in the United Kingdom (MUTUK) staged a street protest in London against Fulani herdsmen killings in Benue State, the British Government on Friday, February 23, 2018, reacted to the petition delivered to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, at 10, Downing Street. In the petition, which was…
Bringing Furniture To Life –Yinka Ilorin
Yinka Ilori is not your average artist, His art is unique to the constructing and up-cycling of vintage furniture. The British born artist first gained interest in furniture while studying for a BTEC in art and design. Yinka explains, “I fell in love with chairs and furniture based on a project called 'Our Chair' inspired by…