Seven years after choosing to remain in the United Kingdom and five years after opposing Brexit, voters in Scotland are going to the polls once again Thursday to elect a new parliament.
Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and his entourage at the gathering in the United Kingdom will attend meetings virtually after two members of the delegation reportedly tested positive.
The latest violence erupted amid anger from Protestant unionists concerned they're being isolated from the U.K. and pushed into a union with the republic of Ireland due to post-Brexit trade rules.
"To have published it any time in the last 20 years would have been seen as a whitewash," one commentator wrote. Now, he said, it's "almost criminally negligent."
Scotch whisky and other goods have been subject to a 25% tariff. The levies cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars in lost exports, according to the Scotch industry.
Under a new target announced by the British government on Sunday, adults would be vaccinated one month earlier than initially planned.
Until Feb. 15, 1971, Britain had 240 pennies to a pound. There were also two farthings in a ha'penny, three pennies in a bit, two shillings in a florin, and five shillings in a crown.
A U.K. regulator says the Chinese Communist Party is ultimately in charge of the China Global Television Network satellite news channel.
The World War II veteran gained fame by raising funds for the U.K.'s National Health Service by walking sponsored laps in his garden. His family says he contracted COVID-19.
"The stark reality is that we will run out of beds for patients in the next couple of weeks unless the spread of the virus slows down drastically," London Mayor Sadiq Khan said Friday.
"We have spent the last three years preparing for this moment," says an official in Calais, France, one of the world's busiest ports.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new testing mandate for U.K. travelers coming into the U.S. after an outbreak of a new coronavirus variant in England.
The agreement comes a week before the Brexit transition period ends. The pact averts a worst-case divorce that would have hurt the EU economy but damaged the British economy even more.
"Scientifically, it is highly likely that the immune response by this vaccine also can deal with the new virus variant," BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin said Tuesday.
Several European nations, including Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany and Italy, announced travel restrictions from the U.K., where officials say a new variant of the coronavirus is spreading.