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UK-based fintech sync. sees Qatar as hub to expand into Mideast

UK-based fintech sync. sees Qatar as hub to expand into Mideast

Sync., the UK-based fintech, sees Qatar as an "incredible" base to expand into the Middle East as the 2022 FIFA World Cup will springboard the country into the global spotlight.

UK to pilot new Covid-19 mass testing approach in Liverpool

UK to pilot new Covid-19 mass testing approach in Liverpool

Britain will launch a Covid-19 mass testing pilot scheme in Liverpool this week, offering everyone in the city tests whether or not they have symptoms, in an attempt to find a better way to use testing ...

UK lockdowns: Wales and Manchester head towards tougher restrictions

UK lockdowns: Wales and Manchester head towards tougher restrictions

About six million people in the United Kingdom face tougher Covid-19 lockdowns in coming days as Wales and Manchester, the country's third largest city, mull additional restrictions as the novel coronavirus outbreak ...

Deputy PM meets British Home Secretary

Deputy PM meets British Home Secretary

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah, who is currently visiting the UK, met with British Home Secretary Priti Patel. During the meeting, the two sides reviewed a number of issues related to joint co-operation and ways to enhance them

PM Johnson not heading for a national lockdown yet, minister says

PM Johnson not heading for a national lockdown yet, minister says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is not yet heading towards a full national lockdown in England despite calls from the opposition leader for a “circuit breaker” lockdown, Work and Pensions Minister Thérèse Coffey said on Wednesday.

British PM announces new measures to combat Covid-19 pandemic

British PM announces new measures to combat Covid-19 pandemic

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a package of new measures to combat the second wave of the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the country.

UK at 'perilous moment' after 17,540 new Covid cases reported

UK at 'perilous moment' after 17,540 new Covid cases reported

Health minister Matt Hancock warned the United Kingdom was at a “perilous moment” as more than 17,540 new daily Covid-19 cases were recorded on Thursday, up by more than 3,000 from the day before.

England sets £10,000 fine for breaking Covid-19 self-isolation rules

England sets £10,000 fine for breaking Covid-19 self-isolation rules

People in England who break new rules requiring them to self-isolate if they have been in contact with someone infected with Covid-19 will face a fine of up to 10,000 pounds ($12,914), Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday.

Further Covid restrictions to be implemented in large parts of England

Further Covid restrictions to be implemented in large parts of England

Britain said today it would impose further restrictions to tackle the rise of Covid-19 across large parts of central and northern England, preventing multiple households from mixing and hospitality running late in the night.

UK resumes coronavirus vaccine clinical trials

UK resumes coronavirus vaccine clinical trials

The University of Oxford has resumed its clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine after being paused for several days due to the illness of one of the volunteers participating in the experiments...

QBA underlines need to establish trade deals with UK

QBA underlines need to establish trade deals with UK

The Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) has organised a business meeting with Sir Edward Lister, Chief Strategic Advisor to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, it was announced in a statement on Saturday.

Johnson accuses EU of plotting food 'blockade' on UK

Johnson accuses EU of plotting food 'blockade' on UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accused the European Union of threatening to tear the UK apart by imposing a food ‘blockade’ between Britain and Northern Ireland, throwing new fuel on the fire of simmering Brexit talks.