Coronavirus statement from United Kingdom
Dr. Thomas Waite, the United Kingdom (UK) government's deputy health advisor, called for those in line for vaccination in the UK to get the free flu vaccine or Covid-19 vaccine and said this "will continue to surprise". Waite stated that COVID-19 still does not exhibit seasonal behavior and follows a more unpredictable course than other winter diseases.
Loss of growth in British economy
Loss of growth in the British economy has shaved 1,400 pounds off household annual incomes. British think tank Resolution Foundation published a report titled 'How and why the UK economy should be made more dynamic' and stated that it will be "virtually impossible" to deliver tax cuts until the UK economy improves.
Million dollar coin designed for Queen Elizabeth II
A giant coin was designed in memory of Queen Elizabeth II, who died last year at the age of 96.
Zelenskyy asks Britain for help in defence
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who met with British prime minister Rishi Sunak, said that they needed Britain's support to significantly strengthen the defence system in Odesa.
‘Post punk kings’ to perform in Türkiye
Idles, who became the symbol of post-punk with hit songs such as "Never Fight A Man With A Perm", "Danny Denelko" and "Damaged Goods", are preparing to give a concert in Türkiye for the first time.
Fukushima support from United Kingdom to Japan
The United Kingdom (UK) announced that it supports the decision to discharge radioactive waste water from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant, which was damaged by the tsunami following the 2011 earthquake in Japan, into the ocean.
UK's new baby serial killer sentenced
Lucy Letby, the murderous nurse accused of killing 7 newborn babies and attempting to kill 6 babies in England, was sentenced to life imprisonment. In the incident that caused outrage in England, the nurse was sentenced to life imprisonment.
New variant of Covid-19 spreads around world
The UK Health and Safety Agency (UKHSA) announced that the frequently mutated ‘BA.2.86’ variant of Covid-19 was also seen in the United Kingdom (UK). The new variant, about which there is not enough information, emerged in Israel and was later seen in Denmark and the United States (US).
UK committed to moving migrants to ships
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak stated that they are committed to the plan to transport migrants on ships and stated that 5-6 million pounds a day comes out of British taxpayers' pockets for the accommodation of illegal immigrants in hotels in the United Kingdom (UK).
Tragedy on refugee boat in Europe: 6 dead
While the United Kingdom (UK) was trying to prevent irregular migrants, 6 people died when a boat carrying refugees capsized in the English Channel between Britain and France. The British Coast Guard stated that personnel were sent to support the rescue efforts.
Refugee ship evacuated in UK due to bacteria
The ‘Bibby Stockholm’ ship, where irregular migrants were placed in the United Kingdom (UK), was evacuated after discovering the aquatic legionella bacteria, which causes lung disease.
Türkiye and UK to cooperate on migration issues
Türkiye and the United Kingdom (UK) cooperated in the field of migration. Within the scope of the cooperation, 3rd country citizens will not be accepted from the UK to Türkiye.
Zelenskyy dismisses ambassador to the UK
Ukrainian President Zelenskyy dismissed the UK ambassador after British Defense Minister Wallace said at the NATO Summit that Ukraine should express more 'gratitude' to the UK. "We could express our words of gratitude to the minister personally," Zelenskyy said in response to Wallace's remarks.
United Nations opposes new UK draft law
The bill approved by the UK parliament aims to stop asylum seekers and migrants from entering the country. However, the United Nations said in a statement that the bill contradicts international law. The bill provides for blanket detention.
Biden to meet with Sunak before NATO Summit
US President Biden traveled to London to meet with British Prime Minister Sunak and King Charles III ahead of the NATO summit in Vilnius. The visit was described by the White House as a "diplomatic gesture of goodwill".
Financial support pouring in to Ukraine
Speaking at the 'Ukraine Recovery Conference' on Wednesday and Thursday, leaders announced their financial support for Ukraine. In addition to the 3 billion dollars announced by Rishi Sunak on Tuesday, 50 million euros from the EU and 1.3 billion dollars from the US were announced. However, the statement from Ukraine is that the country still needs 6.5 billion dollars.
$3 billion aid from UK to Ukraine
Support from Western countries for the reconstruction of Ukraine is increasing. This time, British Prime Minister Sunak announced that Ukraine will receive a 3 billion dollar aid package in the next 3 years. Ukraine's post-war reconstruction cost is said to be 411 billion dollars.
US and UK sign the "Atlantic Declaration"
US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak met at the White House. During the meeting, the US and the UK signed the "Atlantic Declaration", which plans future cooperation on issues such as artificial intelligence and other economic and trade relations.
Documentary tensions between UK and India
Relations between India and the UK are not calming down. India's Delhi High Court has summoned the British broadcaster BBC in a defamation case over a documentary questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
Drone support from UK to Ukraine
The support of the US and Western states continues to Ukraine. Britain will provide hundreds of new long-range drones that can travel over 200 kilometers to Ukraine, which is at war with Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak met in London.