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UK bans UAE flights, closing world’s busiest international route

The UAE is home to thousands of British expatriates and has been a popular destination for social media influencers during the pandemic, who have created upset in the UK by claiming to have travelled for work and then posting holiday pictures online. The country is currently in lockdown with people told not to travel overseas.

Smuggler who swallowed over 90 packages of cocaine imprisoned in UK

After having the drugs tested, NCA investigators found the cocaine was 64% pure, and would have been worth in excess of £80,000 if cut and sold on British streets.

Fraud: How UK-based Nigerian pastor, Dapo Adegboyega, defrauded me of N57 million – ex-church member

“I wrote as soft as I could and sent to the father to send to him. Whenever I call the father, it’s either he is sleeping or in a meeting for the past five years now. I’m just appealing to the general public to please ask Adedapo Adegboyega of SPAC Nation to pay back Halifax loan of £198,000 he fraudulently took with my name.”

Nigerian docked for murder, stabs UK hotel worker over second-hand Gucci bag

Odupitan had "pursued" his victim from the moment he spotted him on the tram and Roye "had lost his life simply because he had the fatal misfortune of encountering a violent robber on his way home".

Pfizer Covid vaccine could get go-ahead from UK regulator within a week as doctors told be ready to deliver jabs on December 1

The head of the US vaccine programme, Dr Moncef Slaoui, told CNN the vaccine could be rolled out "maybe a day or two after approval, on the 11th or the 12th of December".

UK to unveil record £400 billion borrowing plan next week

Data published on Friday showed 215 billion pounds of borrowing in just the first seven months of this financial year, nearly five times more than at the same point in 2019.

UK travel corridors: Sri Lanka, Rwanda, Namibia and Israel added to quarantine-free list

The destinations added to the travel corridors list are now also exempt from the Foreign Office’s (FCDO) blanket advisory against all non-essential international travel.

Brexit talks must have breakthrough this week – UK and Ireland

"If you want to use sporting parlance, this is move week. We have got to make big progress this week. Hopefully we've got to get the big issues resolved, in principle, this week,"

Boris Johnson claims Britain can ‘defeat’ coronavirus ‘by the spring’

“I believe that these technical developments, taken together, will enable us to defeat this virus by the spring, as humanity has defeated every other infectious disease.

UK reopens visa application centres in Nigeria

“Our TLS contact visa application centres are now open in Nigeria. Following the recent closures, we are working hard to process all outstanding applications,”

#EndSARS Protest: UK High Commission shuts down visa centres in Nigeria

“For applicants with booked appointments within this period, please you will need to reschedule your appointment for next week, from 26th October 2020.

PM Johnson not heading for a national lockdown yet, minister says

I do not believe that the prime minister wants to set off on a national lockdown, but as ever he is advised by scientists - he takes that decision," Coffey told Sky.

Germany says UK must move in ‘critical stage’ of Brexit talks

We are at a very critical stage in the negotiations and we are extremely under pressure. Time is running out," Roth said as he arrived for talks about Brexit in Luxembourg with ministers from the bloc's 27 member states.

UK PM Boris Johnson searching for a chief of staff

The step to look for a new chief of staff may be seen as reducing the role of Johnson's aide Dominic Cummings, the architect of the 2016 Brexit "Leave" campaign, who earlier this year came under scrutiny for travelling out of London when the city was in lockdown.

Insurgency: UK lawmakers write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria

There is now an urgent need to ensure adequate protection and aid for those suffering the loss of family members and the destruction of their homes and livelihoods, and to end impunity by ensuring that complaints related to human rights violations are promptly, independently and impartially investigated, and those responsible are held to account after fair trials.”

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New Western Security Network (WSN) to be unveiled soon, says Gani Adams

Adams explained that the Southwest spent an enormous amount on food daily, adding that the protest was a clarion call to the Southwest leaders to supply the required security for farmers to supply enough agricultural produce.

Queen calls for Commonwealth unity before Harry and Meghan interview

"We have all continued to appreciate the support, breadth of experiences and knowledge that working together brings, and I hope we shall maintain this renewed sense of closeness and community," she said in a televised message.

Official from Suu Kyi’s party dies in custody in Myanmar

According to his deputy chairman, pictures from the military hospital where he died showed he had a wound on the back of the head and bruises on his back.

Liverpool suffer sixth consecutive home defeat, slump against Fulham

Jurgen Klopp’s side are four points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea, who can extend that lead to seven if they beat Everton on Monday.