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‘Golden era’ of UK-China ties is over

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said that the so-called “golden era” of relations with China was over, saying Beijing’s “systemic challenge” to Britain’s interests and values was growing more acute.

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Arrest of BBC journalist: UK summons Chinese envoy

Britain on Tuesday summoned the Chinese ambassador in London for a rebuke after the arrest and alleged assault of a BBC journalist covering Covid protests.

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UK's 'golden era' with China is over: Sunak

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday that the so-called "golden era" of relations with China was over, saying Beijing's systemic challenge to Britain's interests and values was growing more acute.

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UK PM to attend COP27

Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak yesterday announced he will join the UN climate conference in Egypt after all, having provoked anger for

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UK blew up Nord Stream pipeline

Russia’s defence ministry yesterday said that British navy personnel blew up the Nord Stream gas pipelines last month, a claim that London said was false and designed to distract from Russian military failures in Ukraine.

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UK's Sunak may freeze foreign aid for 2 more years: Telegraph

UK’s new British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is considering freezing the country's foreign aid budget for an additional two years, the Telegraph reported on Friday, citing sources.

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022
UK

‘Golden era’ of UK-China ties is over

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said that the so-called “golden era” of relations with China was over, saying Beijing’s “systemic challenge” to Britain’s interests and values was growing more acute.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022
UK

Arrest of BBC journalist: UK summons Chinese envoy

Britain on Tuesday summoned the Chinese ambassador in London for a rebuke after the arrest and alleged assault of a BBC journalist covering Covid protests.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022
UK

UK's 'golden era' with China is over: Sunak

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday that the so-called "golden era" of relations with China was over, saying Beijing's systemic challenge to Britain's interests and values was growing more acute.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

BBC journalist being beaten in China was 'unacceptable': UK

A British government minister Monday denounced Chinese police's actions as "unacceptable" and "concerning" after the BBC said one of its journalists was arrested and beaten while covering Covid protests in Shanghai.

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022
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UK top court rejects Scottish referendum bid

The United Kingdom's top court ruled on Wednesday that the Scottish government cannot hold a second referendum on independence without approval from the British parliament, dealing a hammer blow to nationalists' hopes of holding a vote next year.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022
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'IS bride' was child trafficking victim, her lawyer tells UK court

Shamima Begum, who was stripped of her British citizenship after joining the Islamic State group in Syria was the victim of propaganda and should be treated as a child trafficking victim, a court in London heard on Monday..The woman, now 23, is one of hundreds of Europeans whose fate follo

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022
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'IS bride' Shamima's UK citizenship hearing today

Shamima Begum, who lost her British citizenship after joining the Islamic State group in Syria, will on Monday have her case reviewed, with her lawyers arguing that she was a "victim of trafficking".

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022
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UK faces fresh wave of strikes over pay

Britain yesterday faced a fresh wave of strikes over pay, as London Heathrow airport ground staff began a three-day walkout and postal workers planned to extend industrial action.

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022
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1 lakh civil servants vote to join strikes

Some 100,000 UK civil servants yesterday voted to strike, in the latest industrial action to hit a country wracked by a cost-of-living crisis. More

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022
UK

1 held after eggs thrown at King Charles, his wife Camilla

A man was detained on Wednesday after eggs were thrown at King Charles and Camilla, his wife and queen consort, as they carried out an engagement in northern England.