Tag: UK

Opinion: Uber investors finally see the costs of treating drivers as employees, and the stock is falling

Uber Technologies Inc. has spent and fought to keep its drivers from becoming classified as employees instead of contractors, and investors finally got a glimpse...

The UK is already stretched to breaking point. Boris Johnson’s pile of scandals isn’t helping matters

His former chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, said recently that the Prime Minister’s plan to “have donors secretly pay for the renovation were unethical, foolish, possibly...

Analysis: How Kate’s role in the British royal family has changed in the last 10 years

London (CNN) — It was an image that got lost on the day of Prince Philip’s funeral but was powerful enough to go viral in...

Analysis: The royal rebrand is already underway

London (CNN) — This week saw members of Britain’s royal family return to public engagements as the two-week royal mourning period following the Duke of...

Analysis: The monarchy will look different now Philip has gone

Windsor, England (CNN) — Grief and loss have a way of bringing families together and that appeared to be the case yesterday. For the first...

Prince Philip’s funeral takes place at Windsor Castle as Queen Elizabeth’s consort laid to rest

The intimate service at St. George’s Chapel, within the grounds of Windsor Castle, was attended by 30 people including members of the royal family. Philip,...

Greensill Capital: A political scandal is swirling in Britain. But Boris Johnson is unlikely to drain the swamp

A short hop over the Atlantic and the story is very different. Former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, is embroiled in a scandal in which...

Laughed off for years as gaffes, Prince Philip’s outbursts complicate his legacy

Viewed charitably, those utterances could be seen as examples of a mischievous British sense of humor. In 2011, then-Prime Minister David Cameron paid tribute to...

Northern Ireland riots: What’s behind the recent violence in Northern Ireland?

On March 29, police officers were targeted in a petrol bomb attack in a predominately unionist area of Tullymore, in Derry/Londonderry, after an attempt to...

Analysis: The Queen has lost her ‘strength and stay’

The Queen’s longtime companion, the Duke of Edinburgh, was 99 years old. Despite all the planning for this eventuality, it still came as a deep...

UK’s BNO fund to support Hong Kongers as protest leader Nathan Law granted asylum

“Backed by over £43 million, the Hong Kong British Nationals (Overseas) Integration Programme will help status holders access housing, work and educational support to ensure...

Clear Link Between AZ Vaccine and Rare Blood Clots in Brain, EMA Official Tells Paper

ROME (Reuters) – There is a link between AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots in the brain but the possible causes are still...

Covid-19 passport pilots proposed by UK government as way out of lockdown

As the country reopens, ministers hope the “covid-status certification” system will allow those who are vaccinated, have had a recent negative test or a positive...

UK race report: culture wars may be a sugar hit for Boris Johnson. But experts say they only paper over Britain’s problems

Sir Humphrey Appleby, the amoral civil servant who served his lazy minister in the long-running BBC series, might have allowed himself a wry smile this...

UK’s elite schools face a reckoning on rape culture

“I can picture the hallway where it happened, his hands around my neck choking me,” she says. “Then he put his hands down my pants…...

Analysis: The Queen’s first in-person engagement this year

London (CNN) — Why does Britain have a monarchy? It’s a question as old as the institution itself. But an even bigger one is why...

With UK police under fire, Boris Johnson pushes new bill that could end peaceful protest

Uncomfortably for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the legislation is being debated in Parliament this week, just days after officers from London’s Metropolitan Police physically restrained...

Sarah Everard: Metropolitan Police officer charged with the kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard, who went missing in London

Officer Wayne Couzens, 48, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court on Saturday for his first hearing. He has been remanded in custody and will next appear...

Meghan and Harry feel wronged by the palace. But they can only seek justice in the court of public opinion

Harry and Meghan are clearly very upset at how they’ve been treated. They would clearly like some kind of resolution. And they clearly felt that...

Harry and Meghan’s seismic interview will be felt for generations

London (CNN) — The fallout from Oprah Winfrey’s jaw-dropping interview with Harry and Meghan this week has been extraordinary and layered. The pair’s allegations now...

Buckingham Palace says royal family is ‘saddened’ in first statement since Harry and Meghan interview

“The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan,” the statement...

11 things we learned from Meghan and Harry’s interview

Throughout their two-hour TV special, both Harry and Meghan spoke with eye-opening candor, delivering accusations and rebukes that outweighed even Princess Diana’s landmark interview more...

Meghan reveals ‘concerns’ within royal family about her baby’s skin color

There were several “concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he was born,” she said, in one of the most stunning...

Meghan reveals she ‘didn’t want to be alive anymore’ in bombshell interview with Oprah

The TV special was highly anticipated because Harry and Meghan are now allowed to speak more freely about the royal family due to their effective...

UK will work closely with India, Japan, US, Australia in Indo-Pacific: British High Commissioner

Asserting that the Indo-Pacific is going to be a “great growth area of the world”, the new British High Commissioner here said on Friday the...