British police have said they will investigate reports of a spate of parties held at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's residence and office during Covid-19 lockdowns.
Tory MP William Wragg accuses Johnson’s staff, government ministers and others of “encouraging the publication of stories in the press seeking to embarrass those who they suspect of lacking confidence in the prime minister”.
The cost of living in Britain is forecast to increase even higher in April owing to a tax hike and further planned increases to domestic energy bills, analysts say.
Conservative legislators are considering whether to trigger a no-confidence vote amid public anger over the “partygate” scandal that has jolted British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government.
The United Kingdom's counterterrorism police have said the teenagers were detained in South Manchester and remain in custody for questioning.
The World Health Organization urges caution over the Omicron variant, saying it has a growth advantage over the Delta variant.
Five Western nations have said they would continue to recognise Libya's interim government after its presidential election was delayed, but called for a new polling date to be swiftly set.
Participants from Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia and Iran that are trying to revive a 2015 nuclear deal will resume their efforts on December 27.
Forged in the middle of the 20th century this Anglo alliance seeks to protect its place in the world in the 21st century.
The deal abolishes 99 percent of taxes on exports, saving Australia about $10 billion and saving Britain about $144 million a year.
UK's biggest business bank NatWest has been fined for for failing to comply with money laundering rules, the country's Financial Conduct Authority says.
Johnson says disciplinary action will be taken if it was found that rules were broken after a video surfaced showing his staff laughing over how to explain a gathering in Downing Street during a Covid-19 lockdown last Christmas.
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