UK, Sweden sign defense pact during Johnson visit
13 May 2022 | 2:29 pm
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK would "provide support" if Sweden were to be attacked. The agreement comes as Sweden and Finland are set to decide whether to join NATO.
The European Commission and the UK's Market Authority each launched an investigation to see if a 2018 deal between Google and Meta aimed at distorting competition in the digital ad business.
The British dailies welcome the sanctions slapped on Russian oligarchs, including Chelsea FC's owner Roman Abramovich, as the government tries to punish Vladimir Putin's allies abroad. Also, we look at how Russia is oiling its propaganda machine during the war – but in this digital age of social media, will it work? Finally, we look at some of the Russians who are vehemently opposed to the war.
Queen Elizabeth II has been ruling the UK for 70 years and had cakes, ships, trains and numerous buildings named after her. But never a rhinoceros — until now.
The Russian YouTubers "Vovan222Prank" are known for pranking high-profile officials. During a 16-minute call with UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, the pranksters pretended to be the Ukrainian prime minister. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
More people could later face fines as the probe into gatherings at 10 Downing Street during COVID lockdown continues, police said.
Britain said keeping its judges in Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal would "legitimize oppression" under a controversial security law in the former British colony.
As a recent poll shows that six in 10 Swedish people support joining NATO alongside neighbour Finland, leading Swedish MEP Tomas Tobé tells FRANCE 24 why he backs ending two centuries of military neutrality in Sweden. "It is clear that Sweden needs to build security together with others.
Alaa Abdel-Fattah's family hopes that his UK citizenship can secure his release from prison. The activist has spent much of the past decade behind bars, along with many other Egyptian political prisoners.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Finance Minister Rishi Sunak are to be fined by police for breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules. The leader of the UK's main opposition party has called for both to resign.
The self-radicalized man attacked MP David Amess during a constituent meeting last year. The judge said he showed "no remorse or shame" during his trial.
British Premier Boris Johnson has announced a proposal to send unauthorized migrants to Rwanda for processing. The African country has in the past been slammed for a range of human rights violations.
Rwanda has struck a £120 million deal with the UK to take in asylum seekers that arrive in Britain illegally. Tens of thousands of people could be resettled under the agreement over the years. Refugee groups have slammed the move as unethical and expensive. Human Rights Watch tells us the move is cynical and unsafe.
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