Britain will on Monday suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in a further escalation of its dispute with China over the introduction of security law in the former colony, British newspapers reported.
United Kingdom expressed disappointment with the current authorities of Guyana which so far have not recognized the results of elections held four months ago, frustrating the will of the people.
Ministers updated Parliament on Wednesday on a major step forward by the UK’s Overseas Territories to help improve global corporate transparency. The written statement welcomes commitments from eight Overseas Territories to introduce publicly accessible registers detailing who owns the companies in their Territory.
Britain's new post-Brexit sanctions regime faces an early test over London's deteriorating relationship with China, as calls mount for it to be used against Beijing officials.
By Gwynne Dyer – ”We will grant British National Overseas (BNOs) five years' limited leave to remain (in the United Kingdom), with the right to work or study, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told the U.K. parliament on July 1. After five years, they will be able to apply for settled status. After a further twelve months with settled status, they will be able to apply for citizenship.”
The United Kingdom said on Thursday that China, Russia and Iran were looking to exploit weaknesses shown by the coronavirus outbreak, amid suggestions Beijing had used the crisis to push through new security legislation for Hong Kong.
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says China will have some “hard questions” to answer about how the coronavirus pandemic started.
Lockdown measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in the United Kingdom will be extended for at least three more weeks. Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford announced the decision before Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab officially revealed the extension at the daily Downing Street briefing on Thursday.
The British government warned on Monday it would not be lifting a nationwide lockdown anytime soon as the country remains in the grip of a coronavirus outbreak that has claimed more than 11,000 lives.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was recovering in a hospital ward on Friday after ending three days in intensive care for COVID-19, as his government urged Britons to stay at home over Easter.