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Driving theory test set to change in April in UK

Learner drivers in Britain will have to pass a new type of theory test including three multiple-choice questions based on a short video from...
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Food poisoning cases in UK more than doubled in 10 years

Food poisoning cases in Britain have more than doubled since 2009, with takeaways and eating out accounting for the majority of norovirus cases, British...
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Canada-style trade deal for UK ruled out

The future relationship between Britain and the European Union (EU) is a "different ball game" to the one the EU has with Canada due...

UK unveils US$117 million package to cut carbon emissions

The British government earmarked 90 million pounds (about 117 million U.S. dollars) to tackle emissions from homes and heavy industry and fund Europe's first...
UK inflation

UK inflation rate rises to six-month high in January

Britain's Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to six-month high of 1.8 percent in January, up from 1.3 percent in December 2019, the Office for...
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Severe weather alert issued as “storm of the century” hits UK

Storm Ciara, named the "storm of the century", slammed Britain on Sunday as gale winds and heavy rain triggered tornado warnings and blackouts, shut...

Huawei named one of top 10 most valuable Global brands

Brand Finance, a leading brand valuation and strategy consultancy headquartered in the UK, has named Huawei one of the top 10 most valuable...

UK new car market falls 7.3 percent in January

Britain's new car registrations fell to 149,279 in January, down by 7.3 percent year-on-year as private and fleet demand declines, the Society of Motor...
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European Commission, UK allow Huawei in the 5G Vendor-selection process for Europe

The European Commission on Wednesday (Jan. 29) announced its decision on the selection of 5G vendors, effectively allowing Huawei’s participation. The announcement came after...
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UK funds development of new vaccines for coronavirus

The British government announced Monday that it has pledged a substantial amount of funds to develop new vaccines against the novel coronavirus and other...
Puzzle with printed EU and UK flags is seen in this illustration taken November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

UK to seek Canada-style trade deal with EU – Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday that Britain will seek a Canada-style trade agreement with the European Union (EU) as part of its...
European Union

European Union sets out position on post-Brexit deal with UK

The European Union (EU) will emphasize the concept of a "level playing field" during the upcoming negotiations with the United Kingdom (UK) over a...
new commemorative 50p coin to mark Britain's departure from the EU next week

Brexit commemorative 50p coin unveiled in UK

British Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid on Sunday unveiled the new commemorative 50p (about 65 U.S. cents) coin to mark the country's departure...

Ghana and UK strengthen ties

Ghana and the United Kingdom have pledged to strengthen the ties of co-operation between the two countries, and look at new areas of mutual...
Southern African Customs Union (SACU)

Southern African countries sign modernisation programme with UK

Countries in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) have signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Kingdom (UK) to support the SACU Custom...
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Zambia seeks increased trade ties with UK

The Zambian government is keen to see increased trade and investment ties with the United Kingdom (UK), a senior government official said on Monday. ...
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (1st R) talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd L) during a meeting of Iran nuclear negotiations with participation of foreign minister of Germany, France and Britain in Brussels, Beglium, March 16, 2015. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)

UK, France reiterate commitment to upholding Iran nuclear deal

Britain and France on Sunday reaffirmed their commitment to the Iran nuclear deal while acknowledging the need to define a long-term framework to prevent...
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Britain to ban gambling on credit cards

In a bid to reduce problem gambling, Britain's Gambling Commission unveiled Tuesday a plan to ban people from using credit cards to gamble in...
Southern African Customs Union (SACU)

South African countries agree on roll-over business agreement with UK

Countries in the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) plus Mozambique have agreed to institute a roll-over agreement of their trade relations with Britain to...

UK denies aiding corrupt regimes

The British government has rejected suggestions that it has been providing aid to corrupt regimes that fail to account for the funding. The Department for...

Brexit and election concerns take blame for UK’s failing business output

UK business output has seen the sharpest drop in more than three years in November amid continuing Brexit uncertainty compounded by an upcoming general...

UK offer US$2.59 million for capacity building of Libyan journalists

The British Embassy to Libya said on Saturday that Britain will provide 2 million pounds (2.59 million U.S. dollars) for the capacity building of...
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Joshua Clottey To Fight Tommy Jacobs In UK

Former IBF welterweight champ, Joshua Clottey will face Tommy Jacobs on the undercard of 55 year old Nigel Benn's comeback fight in Birmingham, UK...

UK reviews support for AfDB

The UK government is reviewing the effectiveness of the Department for International Development’s (DFID) financial support to the African Development Bank (AfDB) to reassess...
Britain’s Daniel Dubois KOs Ghana's Ebenezer Tetteh

UK’s Daniel Dubois Defeats Ghana’s Ebenezer Tetteh In Round One

Ebenezer Tetteh who bragged to revenge the defeat of Richard Harrison to UK’s Daniel Dubois was worse as he suffered a round on knock...

Germany is reviewing UK, US Data on Iran’s Role in Gulf of Oman Tanker...

Germany is reviewing information given by the United States and the United Kingdom claiming that Iran was behind the recent attacks on two oil...
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Ghana and UK Agree on Strategic Partnership Agreement

The Government of Ghana and United Kingdom on Tuesday signed a new strategic partnership to deepen and strengthen the existing ties and open up...
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Farouk Aliu Mahama to address Oxford University Conference in UK

The first son of late Vice President of Ghana, Alhaji Umar Farouk Aliu Mahama, will give a public address at the 2019 edition of...
Gideon King

I’m in Ghana to inspire young entrepreneurs

40-year old British-Nigerian international cars and jets detailing mogul, Gideon King has expressed readiness to pass on knowledge to young Ghana entrepreneurs to propel...
National Accreditation Board (NAB)

Commonwealth University, London Graduate School are Not accredited with NAB

The National Accreditation Board (NAB)has announced to the public that the Commonwealth University and London Graduate School, UK has not been accredited by the...