THE Scottish and British governments have been urged to commit to ending fossil fuel extraction after Denmark announced a ban on North Sea drilling this week.
Simple and cowardly short-termism is a major reason for the UK’s dismal performance.
The Government stunned world-leading businesses in September with its plan to end VAT-free shopping for tourists in the new year. This is a damaging mistake and the exact opposite of the kind of national intervention we need right now to help economic growth, support our businesses and protect jobs.
A parliamentary committee found about 50 billion pounds worth of cash in circulation is not being spent, and blasted the bank for a lack of “curiosity” about where it is.
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As first Pfizer vaccine doses arrive in U.K., officials tell doctors and nurses they won’t get priority
The first doses of the newly approved coronavirus vaccine made by Pfizer arrived in Britain on Thursday night, the shipment packed in dry ice and traveling by truck from the company’s manufacturing plant in Belgium through the Eurotunnel to England.
A better-looking home screen, Do Not Disturb, longer battery life and more reliable unlocking are all instantly achievable on your iPhone with some quick settings changes.
Fauci also confirmed that he accepted Biden’s offer to become the president-elect’s chief medical adviser.
City’s education chief acknowledges the possibility of increased oversight in Legislative Council meeting.
Preliminary talks are underway to begin testing the e-CNY in the special administrative region of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong social enterprise restaurant trains disabled and disadvantaged
Hong Kong’s Legislative Council approved on Friday engineering and infrastructure studies for a government plan to build vast artificial islands in an effort to solve housing problems in one of the world’s most expensive property markets.
The Christmas display and festive atmosphere in Hong Kong is one of best in Asia. Harbour City is the largest and most diverse shopping mall in Hong Kong, with its splendid, large-scale decorations and series of festive activities, it is a must-visit destination every Christmas.
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Officials are calling off the pyrotechnics over Victoria Harbour, as well as the annual Lunar New Year parade in February, due to the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections.
Fixed penalty of HK$5,000 takes effect next Friday and targets those who violate rules on public gatherings, mask wearing and testing.
The U.K. is granting the most special travel documents to Hong Kong residents since the 1997 handover, bolstering predictions of a mass exodus as China tightens its grip over the former British colony.
China has seized the global lead in tackling Big Tech lending which threatens to destabilise finance in multiple jurisdictions.
Airline did not consult unions on restructuring, lay-offs, saying changes are vital to ensure survival.
Judge rules 31-year-old Lam Yik-sing ‘completely abandoned’ his duty as an officer when he failed to intervene in the assault.
Female genital mutilation is considered a violation of human rights by the UN, and is illegal in many countries. The procedure still happens in Singapore, where an estimated 60 per cent of Malay women have been cut.
First came Zhaxi Dingzhen, a Tibetan herder from southwest China whose rugged looks wowed internet users. Now comes a horse rider from Xinjiang, and the rest of China is scrambling to find social media influencers of their own.
Inquest unearths previously unseen footage that appears to show Alex Chow’s final moments, and student’s father welcomes ‘huge step towards truth’.
China’s top body overseeing Hong Kong says sentences handed to Wong and others do not compensate for their crimes against the nation.
The move marks a notable shift from President Donald Trump, whose own scepticism of mask-wearing has contributed to a politicisation of the issue.
Industry insiders say about 100,000 workers employed as bar staff, suppliers, bouncers, overnight taxi drivers and in many other roles might lose their jobs.
Researchers say prototype performed a trillion times faster than the most powerful conventional computer.
The UK Public Accounts Committee says the Bank of England should “get a better handle” on Britain’s currency, after a report showed three-quarters of all UK banknotes in existence are not used in transactions or held as savings.
Liverpool mayor among group arrested over alleged bribery & witness intimidation in building corruption probe
The first directly-elected mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, was reportedly arrested by Merseyside Police on Friday over alleged bribery and witness intimidation, as part of an investigation into development contracts.
Liverpool's mayor Joe Anderson has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit bribery and witness intimidation.
Barrels of beer are being poured down drains as Wales' hospitality industry prepared for the alcohol ban to come into force.
They flew off shelves: slippers, cups and saucers, blankets and bedding, towels, even drinks trolleys.
Priti Patel has criticised Labour MPs and celebrities for invoking the Windrush scandal in their efforts to stop a flight deporting convicted criminals to Jamaica.
An ex-soldier who told cabin crew ‘you’re gonna f**king get it’ after being denied a bottle of champagne under a ‘one drink only’ rule has been jailed.
A driver who claimed he made a record-breaking trip across Britain has been found not guilty of dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice.
An estimated 521,300 people in England had coronavirus between November 22 and 28 – down from 633,000 the week before.
'Tucker Carlson Tonight' host calls out the hypocrisy of COVID-19 lockdown lawmakers across America.
Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe penned an op-ed discussing China, Fox News correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports.
In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris discuss ways that they will address the coronavirus pandemic once they take office.
US President-elect Joe Biden has expressed interest in returning to the Iran nuclear deal. Israeli Ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff told DW that preventing Iran from getting a nuclear missile is the "bottom line."
U.N. Chief António Guterres: ‘Making Peace With Nature Is The Defining Task Of The Century’
Ventures linked to the super-app Grab and the Alibaba-owned Ant Group are among four winners of digital banking licences in Singapore, in the biggest banking liberalisation initiative in two decades by the city-state.
President-elect Joe Biden is hopeful Donald Trump will attend his inauguration next month in order to demonstrate a peaceful transfer of power, while adding that his predecessor’s presence would be of “no personal consequence” for him.
The U.S. on Wednesday also set new records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU patients as hospitals try to coax doctors and nurses out of retirement to help.
Smokers in the Golden Gate City have been banned from smoking tobacco in their apartments, but smoking a marijuana joint inside is perfectly fine, officials announced Tuesday.
False claims that the vaccine contains microchips or is being tested on people without their consent will be removed
A student has died after a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a Zoom distance learning class Wednesday, officials said.