UK still looking at mid-Feb for COVID lockdown review: minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government is still aiming to review COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in mid-February, Northern Ireland minister Brandon Lewis said on Tuesday. “When we...

Around 1 in 8 people in England had COVID-19 antibodies last...

LONDON (Reuters) - An estimated 1 in 8 people in England had antibodies against the coronavirus during December, suggesting they have had COVID-19 previously,...

General. Al-Sisi seizes assets of first elected Egyptian President Morsi, and...

A court ordered the seizure of assets inherited by the family of Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president. An Egyptian court on Sunday ordered the...

FBI vetting National Guard troops in DC amid fear of insider...

U.S. defense officials say they are worried about an insider attack or other threat from service members involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration,...

Palestine’s Abbas announces first elections in 15 years

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced parliamentary and presidential elections on Friday, the first in 15 years, in an effort to heal long-standing internal divisions. The...

Samsung heir sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for bribery

Billionaire Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong is heading back to prison after a South Korean court sentenced him to 2 1/2 years over his involvement...

UK teachers, police, shop workers could get vaccine in phase 2,...

LONDON (Reuters) - Key workers in Britain such as teachers, the police and shopworkers could move to the top of the list for a...

Vaccine manufacturing is lumpy, supply not as good as hoped, UK...

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s vaccine rollout is limited by a “lumpy” manufacturing process with production changes by Pfizer and a delay by AstraZeneca that...

British Deliveroo raises $180M from investors, valued at $7B

British food-delivery company Deliveroo said on Sunday it had raised a further $180 million from existing investors, including minority shareholder Amazon, in a move...

Azerbaijan starts construction of new airport in liberated Karabakh

The leader of Azerbaijan laid the foundation for a new airport and highway in Fuzuli district, which was recently liberated from Armenia's nearly three-decade-long...