British PM Johnson laid flowers at the scene of the attack at Belfairs Methodist Church in Essex, where MP Amess was killed in a stabbing attack a day earlier as the death triggered concerns over MPs safety.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a visit to the UK, says she is "very much concerned" about spread of the coronavirus when London hosts the semi-finals and finals of the European football championships.
The by-election, which takes place outside the normal parliamentary election cycle, was triggered by the resignation of a Labour lawmaker in March and is one of dozens of votes that took place on Thursday.
South Africa received one million AstraZeneca doses last week and had hoped to start vaccinating health workers soon but results that are yet to be peer-reviewed show minimal protection against mild or moderate infection from the B.1.351 variant.
The BBC also came under renewed fire from Chinese officials after Britain’s media regulator concluded that China’s Communist Party was the ultimate editorial authority for CGTN.
FM Dominic Raab says UK will introduce new rules for firms to try to prevent goods linked to alleged forced labour of Muslim Uighurs in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Meanwhile, Beijing warns London not to interfere in its affairs.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns that tougher lockdown restrictions are likely as the country's infection rates reach highest recorded levels.
Ambassadors of the 27-nation bloc have all approved a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, fulfilling a prerequisite for the agreement to come into effect on January 1, 2021.
Access to EU markets will not be granted to banks, insurers and other financial firms based in Britain unless their home rules are deemed by Brussels to be "equivalent."
The 1,200 page-long document lays out detail on trade, law enforcement and dispute settlement among other arrangements after the UK leaves the EU.
In a special report, Reuters unpacks and delivers the most detailed account to date of what went wrong with the dosing in the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine trial.
Both sides will suffer economically from a failure to secure a trade deal, but most economists think the British economy would take a greater hit.
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