China on Thursday accused Britain of sheltering “wanted criminals” after prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law said he had been granted political asylum there.
Britain told Hong Kong on Friday that it had “no right” to order other countries not to accept a UK travel document for a popular youth working scheme after the city confirmed it had made the request to several other nations.
The Bank of England on Thursday unveiled a new design for Britain’s top-value banknote featuring gay World War II code-breaker Alan Turing, celebrating diversity even as cash falls out of favor.
Furious British gamers and lawmakers are training their sights on “scalpers” who are buying up coveted PS5 and Xbox consoles and selling them online at vastly inflated prices.
Group of Seven powers on Friday demanded that China honor commitments in Hong Kong and end “oppression” against democratic activists after Beijing forced sweeping changes of the city’s election system.
Several countries suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine on Thursday over blood clot fears, prompting Europe’s medical agency to quickly reassure the public there were no known health risks linked to the jab.
China has launched a system of “virus passports” to kickstart international travel, as Russia sealed its first deal on Tuesday to manufacture the Sputnik V jab in the European Union.
Hong Kong may be in its worst recession in years but its luxury property market is still thriving after a five-bedroom apartment broke records with its $59 million price tag.
Myanmar cut internet service and deployed troops around the country on Monday in signs of a feared crackdown on anti-coup protests, hours after security forces fired to disperse a demonstration in the country’s north.
A British man pleaded guilty Monday to violating Singapore’s strict coronavirus rules by having a tryst with his fiancee at a luxury hotel while under quarantine.
When a Botticelli painting went under the hammer last month at Sotheby’s in New York for $92 million, it was assumed the buyer was a Russian oligarch since the bidding was done by an adviser to wealthy Russians.
China’s broadcasting regulator has banned BBC World News, accusing it of flouting guidelines over a hard-hitting report on Beijing’s treatment of the country’s Uighur minority.
As the clock counts down to her finally leaving Hong Kong, Judy is riddled with self-doubt and guilt over the gut-wrenching decision to move her family to the other side of the world for a new life in Britain.
A new visa scheme is offering millions of Hong Kongers a pathway to British citizenship as the city’s former colonial master opens its doors to those wanting to escape China’s crackdown.
Chef Andrew Wong’s London restaurant did not just welcome the new year, but also two Michelin stars, becoming the first-ever Chinese restaurant outside China with the distinction. He shares his victory with his staff and all the Chinese restaurants that came before A. Wong.