AJ Impact

Venezuela's rival leaders lock horns over gold in London vault

President Maduro and his Western-backed opponent Guaido are in a legal battle over who controls a $1bn in gold bars.

Venezuela's rival leaders lock horns over gold in London vault

AJ Impact

Maduro, Guaido claim ownership of gold stored in London vault

The $2bn in gold bars is stored in the UK, which recognises opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's president.

Maduro, Guaido claim ownership of gold stored in London vault

Opinion

The problem with Boris Johnson's British morality

Like Trump, Johnson prefers to view the world through the restrictive prism of conservative white privilege.

Tafi Mhaka

by Tafi Mhaka

Tafi Mhaka

Hong Kong protests

UK's Johnson offers visa relaxation to 3 million Hong Kong people

Changes would mean 12-month visa-free access to British National Overseas passport-holders, path to citizenship.

UK's Johnson offers visa relaxation to 3 million Hong Kong people

United Kingdom

'Nothing but soundbites': UK PM Boris Johnson left isolated

There is an urgent need to rebuild trust in leadership, say experts, after multiple failures in UK government strategy.

'Nothing but soundbites': UK PM Boris Johnson left isolated

NewsFeed

Syrian refugee's message to Boris Johnson

A Syrian refugee on the front lines of the fight against coronavirus in the UK has a message for PM Boris Johnson.

United Kingdom

Dominic Cummings fuels British anger after flouting lockdown

The government's support for the prime minister's top aide is undermining public health advice, say experts.

AJ Impact

UK plans to reduce Huawei's 5G network involvement: Report

Boris Johnson seeks to cut China's involvement in UK's infrastructure to zero by 2023, newspaper reports.

UK plans to reduce Huawei's 5G network involvement: Report

Boris Johnson

UK PM Johnson will not face criminal inquiry over Jennifer Arcuri

Police watchdog says no evidence UK PM favoured US businesswoman, who received public funds, when he was London mayor.

UK PM Johnson will not face criminal inquiry over Jennifer Arcuri

AJ Impact

UK on EU trade deal: No need for new customs system

British authorities have until the end of 2020 to negotiate an agreement with the EU or start 2021 without a trade pact.

Britain sets out post-Brexit border plans with Northern Ireland

Coronavirus pandemic

Boris Johnson: Coronavirus vaccine 'might not come to fruition'

UK PM warns new ways to control COVID-19 must be used, such as mass testing and tracing contacts of infected people.

Boris Johnson: Coronavirus vaccine 'might not come to fruition'

United Kingdom

PM Boris Johnson forced to clarify UK lockdown advice

The British prime minister's new lockdown plans led to confusion, chaos and parody.

United Kingdom

UK's Johnson says shops, schools could partially reopen from June

British leader said now was not the time to end the lockdown as he unveiled plans to ease restrictions.

United Kingdom

No UK lockdown lifting yet, Johnson to detail strategy on Sunday

Despite tabloid speculation, officials have tried to rein in expectations of an imminent end to lockdown.

No UK lockdown lifting yet, Johnson to detail strategy on Sunday

Coronavirus pandemic

UK deaths second highest in Europe. When will lockdown ease?

UK, fast becoming Europe's worst-affected nation, is being cautious in lifting coronavirus containment measures.

UK deaths second highest in Europe. When will lockdown ease?