Six new imported Covid cases reported

Health officials on Tuesday reported six imported Covid-19 cases. The four women and two men, aged between 37 and 50, arrived from the United States, Britain, the Philippines and Tanzania. All of them were vaccinated earlier and tested positive for the potentially more contagious L452R mutant strain after arriving in...

Britain turns into test case for COVID-19 endgame

People walk in Piccadilly Circus, London, on June 14, 2021. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on that day a four-week delay in the reopening of England. (ALBERTO PEZZALI / AP) At the start of the pandemic last March, Boris Johnson stood gravely in front of television cameras and told...

UK urges EU to stop ‘point-scoring’ over N. Ireland

In this file photo dated Dec 7, 2020, Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Frost leaves a meeting with European Commission's head of Task Force for Relations with Britain in Brussels. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) Brussels should stop “point-scoring” and work with the UK to implement the Brexit trade deal, according...

Russian envoy says UK nuclear arms plan illegal

A Russian flag flies by surveillance cameras at the entrance to the Russian consulate in London on July 21, 2020. (JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP) MOSCOW - Russia’s ambassador to Britain has accused the UK government of breaking its international treaty commitments with a plan to increase the country’s nuclear arsenal...

Almost 5,000 seek BNO visa: UK report

2021-02-18 HKT 08:57" title="Britain has offered BNO passport holders the right to move to the UK, with conditions. File image: Shutterstock"> Britain has offered BNO passport holders the right to move to the UK, with conditions. File image: Shutterstock Nearly 5,000 Hong Kong citizens have applied for visas to live,...