British PM Liz Truss, U.S. President Joe Biden commit to protection of Northern Ireland deal

U.S. President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Liz Truss met in person for the first time on Wednesday and said they want to ensure the 1998 Good Friday Agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland is protected. Biden and Truss, meeting only days after the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, sat down for discussions that… Read More British PM Liz Truss, U.S. President Joe Biden commit to protection of Northern Ireland deal

World leaders and monarchs gather for funeral of Queen Elizabeth

Leaders and monarchs from around the world gathered in London on Monday to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth at a state funeral of inimitable pageantry, marking the passing of a beloved figure who helped unify the nation through her 70-year reign. Hundreds of thousands of people queued to file past the casket of Britain’s longest-reigning… Read More World leaders and monarchs gather for funeral of Queen Elizabeth

Britain’s King Charles officially proclaimed as monarch

The state funeral for Queen Elizabeth will be held on Monday, September 19, royal officials said on Saturday, as her son Charles was officially proclaimed Britain’s new king in a colourful ceremony laden with pageantry and dating back centuries. The death of the 96-year-monarch has provoked tears, sadness and warm tributes, not just from the… Read More Britain’s King Charles officially proclaimed as monarch

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth assents Liz Truss’ appointment as prime minister

Liz Truss took over as British prime minister on Tuesday, facing one of the most daunting set of challenges for an incoming leader in post-War history led by soaring energy bills, a looming recession and industrial strife. Truss, the fourth Conservative prime minister in six years, flew to the royal family’s Scottish home to be… Read More Britain’s Queen Elizabeth assents Liz Truss’ appointment as prime minister

Britain announces Liz Truss as new prime minister

Liz Truss will become Britain’s next prime minister after winning a leadership race for the governing Conservative party on Monday, vowing to press ahead with promises of tax cuts and to deal with a growing energy crisis. After weeks of an often bad-tempered and divisive leadership contest, Truss, currently the foreign minister, defeated former finance… Read More Britain announces Liz Truss as new prime minister

Britain launches resolution with EU in research access dispute

Britain has launched dispute resolution proceedings with the European Union to try to gain access to the bloc’s scientific research programmes, including Horizon Europe, the government said on Tuesday, in the latest post-Brexit row. Under a trade agreement signed at the end of 2020, Britain negotiated access to a range of science and innovation programmes,… Read More Britain launches resolution with EU in research access dispute