Tanzania’s former president Benjamin Mkapa dies
24 July 2020 | 3:38 pm
He was the country's third president after independence from Britain in 1962. Ruling the East African country for two terms from 1995 to 2005, he'll be remembered for working to end the conflict in the Great Lakes.
8 Sep 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to pull out of trade talks with the European Union if an agreement is not struck by mid-October. He has also hinted that he could back out of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
16 Sep 2020
Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday congratulated entrants to Hold Still, a photography project launched by Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton to capture a snapshot of the nation in coronavirus lockdown.
24 Sep 2020
8 Oct 2020
Britain's Prince William launches the "most prestigious" environmental prize of all time, aimed at fuelling "optimism" by rewarding innovative solutions to the planet's biggest problems.
28 Nov 2020
German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass met his counterparts Dominic Raab and Jean-Yves Le Drian in Berlin for talks on the Iran nuclear deal. The trio hopes for a change in US policy once Joe Biden is sworn in.
20 Dec 2020
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21 Dec 2020
An English Heritage blue plaque is put up in Brixton, south London, for Winifred Atwell, the first Black artist to have a number one in the UK singles chart. The Trinidad-born ragtime pianist released 'Let's Have Another Party' in 1954, when it spent five weeks at the top spot. The installation of the blue plaque is the culmination of a campaign devised by the Nubian Jak Community Trust, in which temporary plaques acknowledging Black Londoners have been put up in different locations around the capital.
22 Dec 2020
Countries around the world have begun banning flights and travellers from Britain after the UK government said Sunday that the spread of a more-infectious new coronavirus strain was "out of control".
21 Dec 2020
Flight and freight bans from the UK due to a new strain of the coronavirus have sparked a stock market sell-off across Europe. The blow comes while Britain and the EU remain deadlocked over a trade deal.
3 Feb 2021
During the early days of the pandemic last spring, the World War II veteran became famous for walking around in his garden in a bid to raise money for UK health care workers.
18 Feb 2021
Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's 99-year-old husband, spent a second night in a London hospital after he felt unwell at Windsor Castle and was admitted in what Buckingham Palace said was a precautionary measure.
11 Mar 2021
Britain's Prince Charles visits a pop-up NHS Covid-19 vaccine clinic at Jesus House church in northwest London as the royal family faces a crisis unseen since the anguished days of Harry's late mother, Diana, in the 1990s.
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Nigeria’s inflation rate has defied monetary tightening, hitting 19.64 percent in July, a level not seen in over one-and-a-half decades. This bombshell was dropped yesterday by the Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Prince Semiu Adeniran, when he released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for July 2022 in Abuja.
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Regulators in the UK are again the first in the world to provisionally approve a new COVID vaccine for use. The latest shot, from Moderna in the US, is supposed to offer protection against the Omicron variant as well.
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A London-based startup wants to help you step into the metaverse with your 'real' face instead of the cartoon-like avatars of today's metaverse and video games.
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