Deals worth over $24 billion inked at China-Arab States Expo

YINCHUAN, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- A total of 277 deals worth approximately 156.7 billion yuan (about 24 billion U.S. dollars) have been...

US cost Afghanistan war over $2 Trillion, 200,000 plus killed

Final totals show cost of 20-year conflict With the US presence in Afghanistan rapidly winding down, the costs are...

British exports to EU return to pre-Brexit levels

UK exports to the European Union have returned to pre-Brexit levels in recent months, according to official data. The Office...

Sporty summer, holidays prompt big rise in British consumer spending

Sporting events and the summer holidays prompted a big increase in British consumer spending in July, aided by the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions,...

Top British pandemic adviser says lockdown ‘unlikely’ in future

'I think it is unlikely we will need a new lockdown or even social distancing measures,' says Neil Ferguson.

UK Household bills jump by at least £139 under new energy price cap

Energy bills for 15 million households will increase by at least £139 to a record high from October due to a rise...

Pfizer and Flynn Pharma giants accused of charging NHS ‘unfairly high’ prices

Drugs firms Pfizer and Flynn have been accused by the UK’s competition watchdog of abusing their dominant positions to overcharge the NHS...

HSBC Bank confirms dividend as first-half profits more than double

HSBC has said it will pay an interim dividend to shareholders after revealing that profits more than doubled for the latest half-year.

Britain ‘closing in’ on free trade agreement with New Zealand

(Reuters) -Britain is nearing an agreement in principle on a free trade deal with New Zealand, its trade ministry said on Saturday,...

London Heathrow’s pandemic losses hit £2.9bn

London Heathrow has announced that its cumulative losses from the Covid-19 pandemic have hit £2.9 billion. Fewer than four...

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Turkish armed forces joint exercise in Azerbaijan ends

Joint tactical fire exercise held under agreement on bilateral military cooperation. The joint military drill of Turkish and Azerbaijani...

Pakistani flag carrier (PIA) to resume commercial flights to Kabul

(AFP) - : Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will restart commercial flights from Islamabad to Kabul next week, becoming the first foreign commercial...

Sturgeon ‘getting special treatment from EU’ to help Scotland’s independence push

The European Union is helping the Scottish independence movement by giving Nicola Sturgeon special treatment, the foreign minister of Spain's separatist Catalonia...