May 25, 2021 05:28 PM IST
The UK government began seeking the views of businesses and civil society from 25 May onwards on the proposed trade pact between Britain and India, that is keenly being pushed by both governments. The Boris Johnson-led government has publicized the deal as an opportunity to gain access to India's 1.4 billion people strong market.
- May 21, 2021 10:17 PM IST
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the plan for a "Global Pandemic Radar" ahead of a G20 Global Health summit on Friday in Rome.
- May 04, 2021 09:38 AM IST
The announcement comes a couple of hours ahead of a virtual bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson. SII is already running phase 1 trials of its new one dose nasal vaccine in the UK, which may be produced in the country once approved.
- May 03, 2021 08:28 AM IST
India has reported more than 300,000 daily cases for more than 10 days straight, leaving hospitals, morgues and crematoriums overwhelmed.
- Apr 26, 2021 02:36 PM IST
The White House said it was making vaccine-production material, therapeutics, tests, ventilators and protective equipment immediately available to India.
- Apr 13, 2021 02:55 PM IST
Britain has seen one of the world’s quickest vaccine rollouts, behind only Israel in the proportion of its population receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 shot.
- Apr 12, 2021 01:57 PM IST
The National COVID-19 Memorial Wall, located opposite the Houses of Parliament and stretching for hundreds of metres along the southern bank of the River Thames outside St Thomas' Hospital, has taken over a week to complete. Over 126,000 Britons have died of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and current projections predict there will be another 20 to 30,000 more before the pandemic is fully managed.
- Apr 10, 2021 11:13 AM IST
Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II visited India four times. From going on a tiger hunting session, to touring the Taj Mahal, here's what they did.
- Apr 08, 2021 12:12 PM IST
Diplomats loyal to the Myanmar military authorities seized control of the embassy on Wednesday, leaving ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn locked out in the street. The ambassador said the defence attache had taken over the mission in "a kind of coup", two months after the military seized power in Myanmar.
- Feb 27, 2021 06:23 PM IST
Captain Tom Moore raised nearly £33 million ($45 million, 37.4 million euros) for healthcare charities by completing 100 lengths of his garden before his 100th birthday in April last year.
- Feb 17, 2021 04:26 PM IST
BBC published a “deeply troubling” video in which Sheikha Latifa said she was being held against her will in a barricaded villa.
- Feb 07, 2021 09:11 PM IST
Snowstorm and strong winds pounded parts of Europe on February 7, turning the Netherlands, England, Germany and Lithuania into winter landscapes. The unusual weather and temperature divide was caused by a polar vortex pushing icy air from the Arctic toward northern and western regions of the continent.
- Feb 07, 2021 06:56 PM IST
People will be able to seek proof from their doctor if needed for travel to other countries.
- Jan 03, 2021 08:31 PM IST
Makeup mogul Pat McGrath, who had launched her makeup line Pat McGrath Labs in 2015, has featured in the Queen’s New Year 2021 honours list. The 51-year-old Briton has also become the first makeup artist to receive this award.
- Jan 02, 2021 07:41 PM IST
In a departure from other strategies globally, the government said people could be given a mix-and-match of two COVID-19 shots, for example if the same vaccine dose was out of stock, according to guidelines published on New Year's Eve.
- Jan 01, 2021 07:48 AM IST
Britain left the European Union's vast single market for people, goods and services at 11 pm on December 31, 2020 -- completing the biggest single economic change the country has experienced since World War II.
- Dec 29, 2020 08:16 AM IST
The UK has had more than 71,000 deaths from the coronavirus and has recorded over 2.3 million cases of COVID-19 infections as of late Monday, according to a Reuters tally.
- Dec 27, 2020 12:05 PM IST
With that standstill period coming to an end on December 31, the realities of Brexit will arguably become tangible for both Britons and their counterparts on mainland Europe for the first time.
- Dec 26, 2020 04:25 PM IST
The deal includes a 1,246-page trade agreement, as well as agreements on nuclear energy, exchanging classified information, civil nuclear energy and a series of joint declarations.
- Dec 23, 2020 07:15 PM IST
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said that the kit uses an antigen lateral flow test (antigen LFT), which can give a result in 30 minutes.
- Dec 21, 2020 01:40 PM IST
"From midnight there will be no more passenger flights arriving in Hong Kong from the United Kingdom," health secretary Sophia Chan told reporters
- Dec 20, 2020 06:38 PM IST
Following the example of the Netherlands, where a ban on all UK passenger flights came into effect on Sunday, a German government source said Berlin, too, was considering a similar move as "a serious option" for flights from both Britain and South Africa.
- Dec 09, 2020 01:28 PM IST
The series revolving around a corner shop and pub in a fictional town in northern England called Weatherfield was first aired on December 7, 1960.
- Dec 08, 2020 05:40 PM IST
The couple join 90-year-old Margaret "Maggie" Keenan from Coventry as the very first in the world to receive her shot, followed by 81-year-old William Shakespeare in Warwickshire as the second.
- Dec 08, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Britain began rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech on Tuesday, the first Western country to start vaccinating its general population in what was hailed as a decisive watershed in defeating the coronavirus.