• Britain's Houses of Parliament. Picture: Gallo Images/AFP

    UK asylum reform bill set to become law

    The House of Lords, the upper house of the British parliament, passed the bill and rejected a last-minute amendment to the text, meaning it will now become law once it has gained royal assent.

  • FILE: An illustration picture shows vials with COVID-19 Vaccine stickers attached and syringes with the logo of French-Austrian vaccine firm Valneva on 17 November 2020. Picture: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP

    UK approves Valneva's COVID-19 vaccine

    Valneva is the sixth coronavirus vaccine to be approved in the UK, after AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), and Novavax.

  • In this video grab from a handout footage taken and released by the the National Police of Ukraine on 9 March 2022, people are helped out of a damaged building of a children's hospital following a Russian air strike in the southeastern city of Mariupol. Picture: Handout/ National Police of Ukraine/AFP

    UK probing claims of Russian chemical attack in Ukraine

    Western officials have previously expressed concerns that Russia, finding its 24 February invasion of its neighbour grinding into a protracted conflict, could resort to more extreme measures, including chemical weapons.

  • FILE: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference inside 10 Downing Street in central London on 19 December 2020. Picture: AFP

    UK police to issue 20 initial 'Partygate' fines

    London's Metropolitan Police said it would not be disclosing the number or identities of those being fined, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly not among those hit in the first wave of sanctions.

  • RT is an English language television network funded by the  Russian government. Picture :123rf.com

    UK regulator revokes RT's broadcasting licence

    The move follows a similar ban imposed by the European Union and RT's operations in the United States shutting down earlier this month, as Western nations seek to punish and isolate Russia for its actions.