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UK's four nations will relax COVID restrictions to save Christmas

25 Nov 2020

LONDON The four nations of the United Kingdom have agreed to relax COVID-19 restrictions for Christmas to allow up to three households to meet at home for five days.

Corbyn readmitted to UK Labour after suspension over anti-Semitism report

18 Nov 2020

LONDON Britain's former main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said he has been readmitted to the Labour Party after being suspended following his comments downplaying a report critical of its handling of anti-Semitism complaints.

Pennsylvania cannot reject mail-in ballots due to signature discrepancy: state court

24 Oct 2020

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court ruled on Friday that mail-in ballots cannot be refused because a voter's signature does not appear to match the one on file, a decision that could help Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Pennsylvania cannot reject mail-in ballots due to signature discrepancy - state court

24 Oct 2020

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court ruled on Friday that mail-in ballots cannot be refused because a voter's signature does not appear to match the one on file, a decision that could help Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

'Extremely damaging' no deal in Brexit trade talks would cut Bentley's profits

20 Oct 2020

Failure to strike a Brexit trade deal with the EU would be "extremely damaging" and cut profits by up to a quarter at carmaker Bentley, its boss told Reuters, as the government urges firms to plan for potential disruption.

'Extremely damaging' no deal in Brexit trade talks would cut Bentley's profits

20 Oct 2020

Failure to strike a Brexit trade deal with the EU would be "extremely damaging" and cut profits by up to a quarter at carmaker Bentley, its boss told Reuters, as the government urges firms to plan for potential disruption.

British car sector risks some tariffs in EU trade deal - source

30 Sep 2020

LONDON Britain's car industry risks some tariffs being imposed after Brexit as Brussels will not allow components from countries such as Turkey and Japan to count towards a content threshold in a trade deal, an industry source said on Wednesday.

Uber granted 18-month London licence after legal battle

29 Sep 2020

LONDON Uber has won a legal bid to restore its London operating licence which was taken away over safety concerns, after a judge ruled on Monday that the company was a fit and proper operator despite "historical failings". | Video

Judge to rule whether Uber deserves new London licence

28 Sep 2020

LONDON A judge is set to tell Uber on Monday whether it has won back its London operating licence after it was removed over safety concerns, the latest stage of a long-running battle with the regulator in one of its most important markets.

Uber says it is fit and proper in battle to win back London licence

15 Sep 2020

LONDON Taxi app Uber told a London court on Tuesday it had addressed concerns over safety as it fights to win back its operating licence in one of its most important markets, the latest stage of a long-running battle with the regulator. Transport for London (TfL) refused to grant the Silicon Valley-based company a new licence in 2019 due to what it called a "pattern of failures" on safety and security. | Video

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