UK

N.Ireland traders to soon face ‘hardships’ as supply strains emerge

Traders selling goods between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK will face “real hardships” in the coming weeks after the post-Brexit regulatory...

Brits turn to champagne to ward off Covid blues during festive season

More Britons than ever are splashing out on champagne to help them through the coronavirus crisis. Three of Britain’s top five supermarket groups – No....

Boris Johnson warns COVID-19 lockdown may get tougher

Prime minister Boris Johnson on Sunday (3) warned that the current tiered system of lockdown to arrest the spread of COVID-19 may have to...

Only 30 flights per week to operate between India and UK from Jan 8

Only 30 flights per week will operate between India and the UK when services resume from January 8, India’s civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh...

New Year, new rules: UK begins post-Brexit future

Britain on Friday (1) began a new year and life outside the European Union’s single market, with the first trucks crossing the Channel by...

EU leaders sign Brexit deal as UK MPs debate ratification

EU leaders signed their post-Brexit trade deal with Britain and dispatched it to London on an RAF jet Wednesday(30), setting their seal on a...

Brexit trade deal gets EU green light; British MPs to meet on Wednesday

THE EU gave the green light on Monday(28) to its post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, clearing the way for it to come into...

Charities praise Rashford drive to help feed hungry children

FOOTBALL star Marcus Rashford has been praised for his work to tackle childhood hunger in the UK by forming a partnership with a leading...

Covid has indeed ‘shone a light on structural racism’

MURSHEDA CHOWDHURY, who has been a doctor for 25 years and is of Bangladeshi origin her­self, has highlighted some shocking health statistics – especially...

Charities ‘at breaking point’ as domestic abuse cases rise

A POLICE force in England received more than 75 calls a day on average relating to domestic abuse over the past eight months. The...