This comes as the UK has confirmed 4,422 new daily cases of the COVID-19 infection on Saturday, which is the highest daily total since early May.
The development comes just a few days after the UK government said it was “bitterly disappointed” by a High Court Ruling that grounded a flight scheduled to deport asylum speakers back to Spain. The government said that “we are bitter disappointed with the court’s ruling, which has prevented us from returning people who have no right to be here.”
The United Kingdom is currently experiencing the start of the COVID-19 pandemic's second wave, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday.
The slip-up comes hot on the heels of a similar gaffe earlier in the year when a bodyguard of the former UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, also left his gun on a plane. At that time, the pistol, along with a copy of Mr Cameron’s passport, was left in an onboard toilet and discovered by a passenger.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has come under fire for his initial response to COVID-19 as reports emerged in spring that he failed to attend five emergency meetings in January and February of the Civil Contingencies Committee, also known as Cobra, which deals with major crises
As the United Kingdom has recorded another 4,322 confirmed COVID-19 cases, Public Health England's medical director Yvonne Doyle made the dire prediction of "far worse things to come", with the government looking at a spate of scenarios and potential measures to stanch the spread of the virus.
MOSCOW, September 18 (Sputnik) - OneWeb planned to launch up to 672 satellites into low Earth orbit with the vision to provide broadband internet access to the entire world’s surface.
In a letter to UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, Clooney explained that it has become “untenable” for her to “urge other states to respect and enforce international obligations while the UK declares that it does not intend to do so itself".
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, passengers are expected to follow UK government guidance on wearing face coverings on public transportation, except for children under the age of 11 or unless they are exempt for health or disability reasons.
The Director of Public Prosecutions, Max Hill QC, has been on a media initiative this week. Mr Hill is in charge of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), the body which takes people to court in England and Wales for crimes ranging from stealing a bicycle up to murder.
It has been alleged by members of the Democratic Party and elements of the press that the source of the DNC Leaks published by WikiLeaks is linked to the Russian state, a position that has been consistently denied by both Julian Assange and the Russian state.
LONDON (Sputnik) – The UK Home Office “has no idea” about what its immigration policies have achieved and is unprepared for the challenges the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union (EU) presents to its immigration enforcement operations, a parliamentary committee has concluded in a damning report released on Friday.
On Thursday UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that the country continued to see a concerning rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, as he announced new coronavirus restrictions on entertainment venues in England's north-east.
Earlier reports claimed that UK health officials were drawing up a prioritisation list for coronavirus testing; Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged that the system had "huge problems" as it has faced a "colossal" spike in demand.
The independence campaign group 'All Under One Banner (AUOB)' has seen a revival in its activity in recent months, as the British government has loosened lockdown restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Belfast Agreement, also known as the Good Friday Agreement, was reached on 10 April 1998. It was a peace agreement between the British and Irish governments, and most of the political parties in Northern Ireland, on how Northern Ireland should be governed.
Controversy has flared up surrounding a performance by dance group Diversity on Britain's Got Talent earlier in September, with thousands of complaints being sent to the UK's broadcasting regulator on accusations that the show was too political.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden waded into the row over Britain’s new Internal Market Bill that presupposes a reworking of some aspects of the original Brexit deal struck with the EU, warning UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson against jeopardising an upcoming trade deal between London and Washington by pushing ahead with the plans.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing up to 175 years in prison in the US under the Espionage Act for his publication of leaked classified documents exposing alleged US war crimes during its Iraq and Afghanistan operations. The journalist is currently trying to fight extradition to the US, where many say he will not receive a “fair trial”.
Julian Assange and Iraq Body Count sought to minimise harm to US government sources through a process which was "painstakingly approached by" the death toll monitoring group, "Julian Assange and his Wikileaks colleagues", Professor Sloboda told the Old Bailey.