THE UK government urged pharmaceutical companies to stockpile a six-week supply of medicines before the country finally leaves the European Union's customs regime at the end of the year, in an...

[LONDON] On a summer's evening, the streets of central London echoed to what has become a rare sound during the coronavirus pandemic: the chatter and laughter of diners seated at terrace tables....

[LONDON] The UK government has urged medicine suppliers to build up stockpiles to prepare for possible border disruptions when Britain severs ties with the European Union at the end of the year....

[LONDON] Britain faces a second wave of Covid-19 this winter twice as widespread as the initial outbreak if it reopens schools without a more effective test-and-trace system in place, according to...

[LONDON] Extra paperwork required by Brexit will raise UK supermarkets' cost of operating in Northern Ireland so much that some may pull out, a trade group warned.

[LONDON] Boris Johnson's government will invest nearly 1.3 billion pounds (S$2.34 billion) in building projects and provide 2 billion pounds in energy efficiency grants in an effort to create jobs...

[DUBLIN] John Hume, the Northern Irish politian who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 for his role in the British province's peace process, has died aged 83, his family announced on Monday.

[LEICESTER, United Kingdom] Earlier this summer Leicester, in central England, and its thriving textiles industry found itself in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

[LONDON] Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick will announce a shake-up of the UK's "outdated and cumbersome" planning rules this week, which he said will accelerate home construction and spur...

AFTER almost four years of building, the UK's biggest nuclear plant is nearly 40 per cent complete.