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British PM Rishi Sunak reverses decision on COP27, says will attend climate summit

The Oppn described the reversed decision to attend as Sunak being

02 Nov 2022 4:49 PM

Rishi Sunak takes charge as UK's first Indian-origin PM after meeting King Charles

The 42-year-old former Chancellor of Exchequer, a devout Hindu, is the youngest British prime minister in 210 years

25 Oct 2022 4:52 PM

Rishi Sunak to take charge as UK Prime Minister after meeting King Charles

The former chancellor will then make his first prime ministerial address on the steps of 10 Downing Street

25 Oct 2022 9:37 AM

Rishi Sunak set to become first Indian-origin PM of United Kingdom

One of the wealthiest politicians in Westminster, Sunak will become the country's first leader of colour

25 Oct 2022 7:03 AM

Rishi Sunak holds firm as bookies' favourite to replace Liz Truss as UK PM

The 42-year-old is holding a solid 55 per cent lead with the Oddschecker betting odds aggregator

21 Oct 2022 5:26 PM

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Boris Johnson eyes comeback bid as UK Tories pick new leader

Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and House of Commons leader Penny Mordaunt are among the bookmakers' favourites along with Boris Johnson

21 Oct 2022 2:55 PM

Liz Truss resigns as British Prime Minister

She has been in office for just 45 days - the shortest tenure of any British prime minister

20 Oct 2022 7:26 PM

Rebels plot to replace Liz Truss with Rishi Sunak amid UK crisis

It comes as a YouGov poll for the The Times found that almost half of Tory party supporters believe the party chose the wrong candidate

14 Oct 2022 5:01 PM

New UK prime minister to be announced on September 5

Nominations will officially open and close on Tuesday, with a new PM set to be installed when parliament returns from the summer break

12 Jul 2022 10:53 AM

Boris Johnson to resign, will stay UK PM until new leader elected

The move came after days of high drama and a steady stream of resignations from his Cabinet since Tuesday

07 Jul 2022 1:57 PM

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Boris Johnson wins no-confidence vote: but the margin will make him nervous

The 148 votes against Johnson means that for the first time the public, and the rebels, know the scale of the opposition Johnson now faces

07 Jun 2022 11:02 AM

Angry UK lawmakers trigger confidence vote in Boris Johnson

Johnson has been under growing pressure since the documented alcohol-fuelled parties at the heart of power when Britain was under lockdown

07 Jun 2022 12:25 AM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to face confidence vote

If Johnson is ousted it would spark a Conservative leadership contest, in which several prominent government ministers are likely to run

06 Jun 2022 1:37 PM

Study finds limited efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines against Omicron

The research found that only individuals vaccinated with a third or booster dose form antibodies that can partially block Omicron

23 Feb 2022 1:11 PM

SARS-CoV-2 can damage heart blood vessels without infecting them: Study

The research indicates blocking antibodies could represent a new treatment to alleviate cardiovascular complications

22 Feb 2022 3:52 PM

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Vaccine protection better maintained against severe COVID-19: Lancet study

Researchers noted that the protection wanes at different speeds depending on the type of vaccine used

08 Feb 2022 2:26 PM

Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government

The U.K. government made the claim based on an intelligence assessment, without providing evidence to back it up

23 Jan 2022 11:13 AM

Vaccine skeptics slammed across Europe as Omicron rages

Amid a seemingly unstoppable surge in infections, officials are focusing restrictions on unvaccinated people

09 Jan 2022 1:11 PM

Multivariant Covid vaccine booster shows promise, early data suggests

The initial phase one clinical data shows the vaccine has strong levels of neutralising antibodies

05 Jan 2022 2:04 PM

Omicron less likely to put you in the hospital, studies say

The findings have not yet been reviewed by other experts, the gold standard in scientific research

23 Dec 2021 2:25 PM

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