UK government

Report urges UK government to beef up online safety measure

To protect children from accessing online porn, websites should use age assurance technology to ensure users are old enough to be on the site.

published on : 14th December 2021

UK plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Johson said he opposed boycotts involving athletes, but Britain would effectively be boycotting the Olympics diplomatically.

published on : 8th December 2021

Sleaze claims roiling UK government put British PM Boris Johnson under pressure

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said Boris Johnson should apologize to the nation and clean out the filthy Augean stable he has created.

published on : 8th November 2021

UK tells private sector it must invest big to save planet

Treasury chief Rishi Sunak said that while the U.K. government is providing fresh financing to help poor countries cope with climate change, 'public investment alone isn't enough.'

published on : 3rd November 2021

UK Parliament panel finds 'big mistakes' in early COVID-19 handling

It also highlights the successes, praising the country's vaccine rollout against COVID-19 as a 'guide for the future'.

published on : 12th October 2021

Irish foreign minister warns of breakdown in EU-UK relations

During a speech to the Conservative Party conference last week, Frost threatened to trigger a contentious break clause in the divorce deal if the EU were unwilling to make concessions on Northern Irel

published on : 10th October 2021

UK lifts travel advisory against all but essential travel for 32 countries

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) said the change means people will be able to travel to a larger number of destinations with greater ease.

published on : 6th October 2021

UK urged to tackle ''dirty money'' after leaked Pandora papers

The U.K. and London specifically are prominent in the data dump, with the documents showing how wealthy people around the world reportedly set up offshore companies to buy property and avoid taxes.

published on : 5th October 2021

Indian-origin minister Suella Braverman back in UK Cabinet after maternity leave

The 41-year-old barrister, who is the UK government's senior-most legal officer, is ready to take her place back on the frontbenches of Parliament at the end of her six-month maternity leave.

published on : 11th September 2021

UK government's mass booster doses not needed: Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine creator

Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert said that the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may well require the boosters.

published on : 10th September 2021

UK plans series of diplomatic efforts after exit from Afghanistan

On counter-terrorism, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will underline the need for the Taliban to demonstrate that they are implementing the counter-terrorism commitments made in Doha.

published on : 30th August 2021

UK pumps in more funds for cycling, walking travel boost

It comes after last year saw cycling rise more than in the previous 20 years put together, with the number of miles cycled on British roads rocketing by 45.7 per cent to 5 billion.

published on : 31st July 2021

UK government mulls making street harassment of women a crime

The UK government and police have also faced harsh criticism as convictions for rape have fallen dramatically despite more women coming forward to report sexual attacks.

published on : 21st July 2021

UK government imposes export bar on one million pound colonial era Mughal dagger and scabbard

The dagger was owned by Robert Clive, referred to as Clive of India for his early colonisation role, and collected during his time in the country.

published on : 20th July 2021

COVID-19: UK government lands in confusion over own 'self-isolation' rules ahead of 'Freedom Day'

Health Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed on Saturday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was now self-isolating for 10 days.

published on : 18th July 2021
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