PM takes Brexit decisions, Cummings does not give instructions: UK negotiator

FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Europe Adviser David Frost arrives for Brexit talks at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October ...

Brazil’s Vale ordered to set aside $1.48 billion for Brumadinho dam damages

The logo of the Brucutu mine owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA is seen in Sao Goncalo do Rio Abaixo, Brazil February 4, 2019. REUTERS/Washington Alves SAO PAULO (Reuters) ...

Coronavirus: Schools and workplaces could see ‘local lockdowns’

Local lockdowns could see schools and workplaces targeted in areas of England that have “flare-ups” of coronavirus, the communities secretary has said. Robert Jenrick ...

Hairdressers say they are ready to open in June

A group representing hairdressers in the UK says politicians are taking too long to give salons permission to open. The Hair and Barber Council, which represents 11,000 salons, estimates ...

Motorsport UK aims to get back on track from July 4

LONDON (Reuters) – The governing body for motorsport in Britain aims to resume racing activities without spectators from July 4, it said on Wednesday. Motorsport UK suspended ...

Claire Foy and Matt Smith to reunite in empty theatre

Claire Foy and Matt Smith will reunite in a socially-distanced play to be streamed from an empty Old Vic theatre. The pair co-starred in Netflix’s The Crown before appearing ...

Poland to scrap compulsory outdoor masks, reopen cinemas as coronavirus abates

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poles will be allowed to go outside without protective masks from May 30 and cinemas, theatres and gyms will reopen on June 6, the government said on Wednesday, ...

Trump offers to mediate ‘raging’ India-China border dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions after speaking about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and the cost of treating diabetes and in the Rose Garden at the White ...

Border closures, pre-travel tests of little use against COVID-19 spread: EU agency

FILE PHOTO: A lorry traffic jam is seen near the German-Polish border in Frankfurt/Oder during the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Germany, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal ...

Oman to end lockdown of Muscat governorate on May 29

DUBAI (Reuters) – Oman will on Friday end a lockdown of its Muscat governorate – which includes the capital – that has been in place since April 10 as the sultanate ...