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UK’s Johnson says ‘the whole thing’ fails on climate if COP26 flops

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday global efforts to tackle climate change, which go back decades, would fail if the United Nations negotiations in Glasgow were not successful. “The countries most responsible for historic and present-day emissions are not yet doing their fair share of the work,” Johnson told reporters after a Group of 20 summit, before flying ...

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UK daily Covid cases lowest in a WEEK with 38,009 infections recorded with 74 deaths as first dose vaccinations near 50m

The UK has recorded the lowest number of Covid cases in a week – with the number of first dose vaccinations nearing 50million. The latest government figures show 38,009 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours, while another 74 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid. The figures are down on yesterday’s tally when ...

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UK reports 41,278 new COVID cases, 166 deaths

Coronavirus cases in the UK have, once again, risen by more than 40,000 in a 24 hour period. According to the latest government figures 41,278 lab-confirmed Covid cases were reported as of 9am on Friday. A further 166 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 140,558. Separate figures ...

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UK Covid death toll rises by 186 as 43,467 new cases reported

A further 186 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday, bringing the UK total to 140,392. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been more than 165,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. As of 9am on Thursday, there had been ...

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UK to remove all countries from its Covid travel ban red list

Beginning Monday, the UK will remove the remaining seven countries from its Covid-19 travel ban red list, which will be reviewed every three weeks and revised in case of emerging Covid variant threats, the British government has announced, reports PTI. From 4am on Monday, the remaining seven destinations on the UK’s Covid-19 travel ban red list – Colombia, the Dominican ...

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Boris Johnson thinks he doesn’t need business. It’s a huge gamble

Boris Johnson’s government has just laid out its annual tax and spending plans with a clear central theme: building back better after the pandemic. The prime minister wants to overhaul the UK economy as it emerges from a deep recession by boosting productivity, skills and wages. His task is being made all the more difficult by skyrocketing inflation, shortages of ...

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UK Covid death toll rises by 207 as 43,941 new cases reported

A further 207 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 140,041. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have now been 165,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. These new figures come the day after the UK ...

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UK suffers highest daily Covid death toll since March as another 263 die

A further 40,954 Covid cases and 263 deaths have been recorded in the UK today, the highest daily Covid toll since 487 lives were claimed on March 3. That’s a 0.4 percent rise in infections compared to seven days ago, with fatalities increasing by 7.8 percent. The latest figures, released this afternoon by the Department of Health, come as Britain’s ...

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