Britain

Britain

Fatal stabbing of UK MP declared terrorist incident

Prime minister Boris Johnson said Amess was “a much-loved friend and colleague” and “a fine public servant”

Police forensics officers work at the scene of a stabbing incident at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, a district of Southend-on-Sea, in southeast England on 15 October 2021

British lawmaker stabbed to death in church

A British lawmaker from prime minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was stabbed to death on Friday in a church by a man who attacked him at a meeting with voters from his electoral district

British lawmaker stabbed to death in church

Energy crunch

Some European countries run coal-fired power plants as gas costs soar

The energy crisis in Europe has also been exacerbated by a lack of wind for turbine sites, while hydropower has not been enough close the gap in the United States

An aerial view shows solar panels made by First Solar, during a tour of the Overland Park Solar Array in Toledo, Ohio, US, on 5 October 2021

No self-isolation in Britain for fully vaccinated Bangladeshi travellers

The British government has added Bangladesh to the list of countries with approved proof of Covid vaccination, effective 11 October

A vial of Covid-19 vaccine

Tennis

Raducanu to take her time in search for new coach

British star Emma Raducanu plans to take her time before hiring a new coach as she returns for her first tournament since winning the US Open at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells

Emma Raducanu of Great Britain in action during a practice session on Day 2 of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on 5 March, 2021 in Indian Wells, California

Amazon opens Britain’s first ‘4-star’ non-food store

Amazon on Wednesday expanded its chain of physical shops selling non-food products to Britain, opening a new outlet southeast of London that will compete with local stores

Amazon to probe harassment, discrimination allegations at AWS

Snubbed Australia to be ‘patient’ in fixing France ties

Australia’s leader said he is being given the cold shoulder by French president Emmanuel Macron after the controversial scrapping of a submarine deal, but vowed to be “patient” in repairing frayed ...

Diagrams and key data on the conventional submarine proposed by France to Australia and two types of submarines, British and American, which are nuclear powered.

Biden asks for early Macron talks as allies try to smooth tensions

The United States and Britain sought Sunday to smooth tensions with Paris over a new security pact with Australia, with US president Joe Biden requesting early talks with his French counterpart ...

US President Joe Biden speaks about the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan from the East Room of the White House 16 August, 2021

UK identifies case of 'mad cow' disease

British officials have identified a single case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease

UK identifies case of 'mad cow' disease

AUKUS

EU must unite after US pact with Australia, Britain: Borrell

A new US security pact with Australia and Britain shows that the European Union must develop its own defence and security strategies, particularly in the Indo-Pacific

European commission vice-president Josep Borrell gives a press conference in Brussels, on 16 September 2021
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