28 Sep 2021
Officials said the move would make it easier for companies to share information and prioritise parts of the country most at need. It follows days of long queues at the pumps, after fears of disruption to the fuel supply sparked panic buying. But a minister said there were no plans to bring in the Army to drive tankers. The government has been considering using the Army, but Environment Secretary George Eustice said the shortage of drivers was "not a huge problem".
30 Nov 2020
British telecom companies will not be allowed to install new Huawei 5G equipment after September 2021, the UK government announced ahead of a debate on new telecom legislation.
11 Oct 2020
The leaks were published by different news sources detailing how Downing Street plans to crackdown on the migration crisis. Proposals range from sending migrants to offshore asylum centers to having asylum seekers processed on disused floating ferries. Critics and opposition consider the plans to be ‘inhumane.’ Meanwhile in France, #FreeUyghurs trending in light of the Chinese National Day.
27 Mar 2020
Boris Johnson/UK Government Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirms in a video posted on his social media that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The PM says he has developed 'mild symptoms' of the virus and will go into self-isolation, but will continue to lead the country.
26 Jul 2017
The UK government announces a plan to ban the sale of all cars powered by diesel and petrol from 2040 in a bid to clean up air pollution.
23 Jun 2017
At least 600 buildings in the UK are fitted with combustible cladding, the UK government says. Last week, a fire at London tower block Grenfell Tower, which many believe was spread by cladding catching fire, killed scores of people.