Tag: uk
World 23.05.20 | 12:54

French Navy filmed escorting illegal migrants to the British coast

As a sign that Britain’s immigration scandal is intensifying, a French Navy vessel was recently filmed escorting an illegal migrant boat into British waters. The ship’s transponder shows that this was not its first trip away from France and that it has carried out several similar missions,...

World 24.04.20 | 14:59

First volunteers injected in UK’s coronavirus vaccine trial

The first human trial in Europe of a coronavirus vaccine has begun in Oxford, BBC reported. Two volunteers were injected, the first of more than 800 people recruited for the study. Half will receive the Covid-19 vaccine, and half a control vaccine which protects against meningitis but not coronavirus. The...

World 23.05.19 | 16:53

UK says it warned 16 NATO allies of Russian hacking activities

Russia has been engaged in a systematic and malicious “global campaign” of cyber warfare targeting critical national infrastructure with Britain providing help to allied states to counter the threat, the foreign secretary is due to say in a keynote speech, Independent reports. The UK’s National...

World 14.03.19 | 19:42

British Parliament votes to delay Brexit until June 30th

Members of the British Parliament voted 412 votes to 202 to delay leaving the European Union until June 30th, as Prime Minister Theresa May requested. The vote comes after the Parliament previously rejected May’s proposal of a post-Brexit agreement with the EU and also rejected holding a new referendum. It...

Macedonia 16.02.19 | 18:31

UK adopts the name Republic of North Macedonia

The UK Government has received a request from the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia to adopt and use the name and terminologies referred to in Article 1 (3) of the Prespa Agreement, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a written statement on Saturday. “Both sides have now taken the...

Life 11.02.19 | 15:42

Holders of Bulgarian passport in the UK without visas until 2021

The rights of Bulgarian citizens in the UK will also be guaranteed even after a hard Brexit. This was assured by the head of the Labor and Social Affairs Office at the Bulgarian Embassy in London Vassil Assenov, Novinite reported. He reminded us that our compatriots, who live on the territory of the...

World 16.01.19 | 21:11

May survives vote of no confidence

Shortly after the disastrous defeat for the negotiated deal with the EU, British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence with 325 votes to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP – who 24 hours ago rejected the PM’s Brexit plan – voted to keep her in Downing Street. Labour...