UK approves Omicron-ready COVID vaccine
18 August 2022 | 7:38 am
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.
UK's Johnson says he would defend Rwanda policy to Prince Charles
Germany is looking to lower gas demand to ward off long-term shortages as Russia throttles the gas flow. Gas prices for consumers could rise even more as a consequence.
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Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has written an opinion piece with her Irish counterpart in a British paper, saying the UK was "not engaging in good faith" with its plans to change the Northern Ireland protocol.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was clinging to power on Wednesday, gravely wounded by the resignation of ministers who said he was not fit to govern and with a growing number of lawmakers calling for him to go.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced lawmakers' questions after two of the most-senior figures in his government resigned. The finance and health ministers said they could no longer tolerate the culture of scandal.
The two German vaccine competitors are heading to court over a legal dispute concerning BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine. CureVac has called for "fair compensation."
Britain continues to have a functioning government, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Ellis said on Thursday in a statement to parliament ahead of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's expected resignation.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has finally resigned as the United Kingdom's prime minister. His premiership was defined by one scandal after another.
The race for a new leader of the Conservative party is already underway after Boris Johnson fired the starting gun by announcing his resignation. But how does the somewhat secretive process work?
Some 11 candidates are vying to replace Boris Johnson but that number will be whittled down to two candidates who will be voted for by party members across the country.
Six candidates, including former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak, are now in the running to replace Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader. Voting will continue next week until only two are left.
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