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18 Nov
British PM Johnson under pressure over corruption scandal at weekly questions
21 Sep
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a new Indo-Pacific strategic alliance with Australia and the US, dubbed AUKUS, in a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison US President Joe Biden. As part of the deal, the US will help Australia acquire nuclear powered submarines.
21 Sep
British electronic duo Jungle appeared out of nowhere in late 2013 as a mystery group, but their slick funk-pop singles quickly propelled them to fame. Their 2014 self-titled debut album was certified Gold in the UK and their follow up album "For Ever" confirmed their success around the world. This summer, they released their third studio album "Loving in Stereo", a collection of wall-to-wall bangers bursting with life. Josh Lloyd-Watson sat down with FRANCE 24's Florence Villeminot to talk about what inspired this 13-track bundle of love.
22 Jul
The scam tried to get cryptocurrency for access to the Twitter accounts of celebrities such as Elon Musk, Barack Obama and Joe Biden. A Florida teenager masterminded the elaborate scam.
16 Jun
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison announce a new post-Brexit free trade deal between their countries. It follows similar UK trade deals reached with Japan and the European Union following London's divorce with Brussels. On 1 February 2021, the UK formally applied to join the CPTPP, a trade agreement among Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.
8 Jun
People outside Buckingham Palace react after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced the birth of their daughter Lilibet Diana -- named for Harry's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and his late mother.
23 May
In January 2021 Clare Smyth became the first British woman chef to be awarded three Michelin stars, for her Notting Hill restaurant 'Core', becoming only the fourth British chef to ever receive the honour. She says it was "brilliant that it happened in such a difficult year", and as restaurants prepare to welcome diners back for indoor service she says she expects "many, many more top female chefs" to come through in the years ahead.
14 May
"The British government has left us out in the cold," says Terence Knott. He's the man behind EUBritizens, an action group of British people living in Europe whose lives have changed dramatically due to Brexit. They've lost their freedom of movement and their right to study, their professional qualifications no longer apply and some are even stuck at home unable to drive as their driving licenses are no longer valid. They're aiming long term to win back European citizenship, starting with a legal case to allow them the right to vote in Europe as they say they've been disenfranchised. Knott joined us for Perspective.
29 Apr
Major British royal weddings in the last 100 years
11 Apr
British regulators have found 30 cases involving rare blood clot events after the use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine — 25 more than was reported last month. All the latest here.
31 Mar
British conservationist Charlie Burrell decided to turn his farmland in southern England into a huge animal reserve. In a short space of time, this rewilding project known as Knepp Wildland has become a roaring success: several species that had all but disappeared from the region are now back. The project has encouraged others to undertake similar endeavours, such as in Bamff, near the Scottish Highlands. Our colleagues from France 2 report, with FRANCE 24's Wassim Cornet.
8 Mar
British tabloid editors stayed up late to publish front page "bombshells" from the much-anticipated Oprah interview with Harry and Meghan. For French paper Le Monde, the "family quarrel" between the couple and the royal family has evolved into "a toxic communication war". We also look at the trial of the police officer charged with killing George Floyd, how a rape accusation against a Senegalese opposition leader could silence sexual assault victims, plus visual representations of International Women's Day.

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