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Boris Johnson reshuffles his government, demoting official who oversaw chaotic Kabul evacuation

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was vacationing in Crete when the Afghan capital was falling to the Taliban.
  • Sep 15, 2021

British government to start booster shots for 30 million people next week

The government announced a national plan for “living with the virus” and “getting through the winter.”
  • Sep 14, 2021

Activists push for delay of U.N. climate summit, as heads of churches issue unprecedented joint statement

British officials responded to the activists' call by promising to cover traveling delegates' quarantine costs.
  • Sep 7, 2021

U.K.’s top diplomat defends chaotic Afghan evacuation, citing intelligence failures

Dominic Raab told Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee that “with the benefit of hindsight,” he would not have been on vacation in Crete while Kabul was falling to the Taliban.
  • Sep 1, 2021

He is Britain’s famous shepherd-author-influencer. He wants to transform farming to save the planet.

In the post-Brexit world, a lot’s on the line as the government moves to end traditional crop subsidies.
  • Aug 28, 2021

Was it ‘worth it’? Nations that sent troops to Afghanistan grapple with Kabul’s fall.

Some lawmakers criticized Biden in particular for his remarks on Afghan forces and the abrupt U.S. pullout.
  • Aug 18, 2021

Poor, unvaccinated countries fear getting to U.N. climate summit may be ‘almost insurmountable’

Boris Johnson promised shots for delegates in need, but doses are slow to arrive.
  • Aug 17, 2021

Britain’s first mass shooting in more than a decade leaves 5 dead, plus suspected gunman

The shooting sent shock waves through the country, which has strict gun laws that make obtaining a firearm difficult.
  • Aug 13, 2021

U.K. to offer covid vaccines to 16- and 17-year-olds, but remains hesitant to go younger

Britain has been an outlier among developed countries.
  • Aug 4, 2021

An English castle stood for centuries. Climate change is prompting its collapse.

All nations stand to lose cultural monuments to climate change, but Britain is especially vulnerable.
  • Aug 2, 2021