UK: Boris Johnson apologizes in Parliament for ‘Partygate’ fine
26 April 2022 | 10:33 am
The British prime minister insisted he did not knowingly breach pandemic lockdown rules. He is the first modern UK leader to receive a fine for breaking the law.
The British government has said the first flight of asylum seekers being sent to Rwanda under a controversial scheme will take place on June 14.
European football's ruling body has said events were "distressing" and that no fan "should be put in that situation." Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron said those who missed out should be reimbursed.
The British prime minister is to face an immediate no-confidence vote, lawmakers within his Conservative Party say. Johnson has faced months of accusations over lockdown parties at his home and offices.
Conservative Party lawmakers will hold a vote of no-confidence in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. DW explains what happens next.
Johnson cannot face another leadership challenge from within his own party for at least a year after surviving a vote of no-confidence with the support of 211 out of 359 lawmakers.
London is preparing unilateral changes to the protocol governing trade in Northern Ireland post-Brexit. The head of Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party accused Boris Johnson's government of choosing a "destructive path."
The first flight to take asylum seekers from the United Kingdom to Rwanda can go ahead next week, the High Court in London ruled after a judge dismissed attempts to win an injunction to stop the deportation to the East African nation.
A controversial plan by the British government to fly asylum-seekers from the UK to Rwanda is set to go ahead after a court rejected a last-minute appeal.
The remains of UK journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira have been found in the Amazon jungle, according to a report. However, federal police deny that the bodies had been found and identified.
The first deportation from the UK to Rwanda has been grounded after a European Court of Human Rights ruling.
The UK is set to deport an unspecified number of migrants of various nationalities to Rwanda, in a controversial deal that was given the green light by British courts. Rwandans are watching events unfold with skepticism.
Ukraine's Eurovison win earned the country right to host the 2023 event. Next year's contest will not take place on Ukrainian soil, with organizers tapping the UK, which claimed second place, as an alternative venue.
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