Nearly 4,000 Afghan and British nationals have been evacuated from Afghanistan, but fears remain many could be left behind as the US prepares to leave the country.
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UK and US to deploy troops to Afghanistan to help evacuate their citizens – as Taliban take Kandahar
The UK is sending military personnel to help evacuate Britons from Afghanistan as the security situation in the country rapidly deteriorates.
US lawsuit filed against Prince Andrew over alleged sex abuse
A lawsuit has been filed in the US accusing Prince Andrew of sexually abusing Virginia Giuffre, according to one of her lawyers.
Police officer told to ‘reflect’ after he was filmed kneeling on neck of black man
A Metropolitan Police officer filmed kneeling on the neck of a black man just weeks after the murder of George Floyd in the US should “reflect” on his actions, according to a watchdog.
Carrie and Wilfred Johnson have fun on beach in Cornwall with US first lady
Boris Johnson’s wife Carrie and their one-year-old son Wilfred have been pictured playing on the beach with the US first lady.
Biden arrives in UK for G7 summit in Cornwall – his first official overseas trip as US president
Joe Biden has arrived in the UK on Air Force One ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall.
‘Malign’ Russian spies blamed for major cyber attack on US and UK as Biden imposes sanctions
The Foreign Office has summoned the Russian ambassador over concerns of “a pattern of malign behaviour”, as the US announced sanctions against Moscow.
British troops to withdraw from Afghanistan alongside NATO and the US
British troops will begin their withdrawal from Afghanistan next month alongside other NATO allies.
COP26 conference ‘last, best opportunity to get real’ on the climate, says John Kerry
The COP26 conference hosted by the UK later this year is the world’s “last, best opportunity to get real” on the climate, according to US envoy John Kerry.
Campaigners welcome potential Boohoo US import ban after slave labour allegations
Campaigners have welcomed a potential ban on US imports of booming fashion empire Boohoo and its suppliers after allegations over the use of slave labour.
Harry Dunn’s family can bring civil claim against Anne Sacoolas, US court rules
A civil claim against Anne Sacoolas brought by the family of Harry Dunn in the US can go ahead, a judge has ruled.
Foreign Office not told Anne Sacoolas had intelligence role after fatal Harry Dunn crash
The intelligence role of the alleged killer of Harry Dunn was not mentioned in official notes between the US embassy in London and the Foreign Office, it has emerged.
UK government ‘didn’t know’ woman involved in Dunn crash worked for US intelligence
The UK government has said it was unaware the woman accused of killing Harry Dunn was employed by a US intelligence agency at the time of the crash.
Trump warned he’s not allowed to play golf in Scotland during Biden ceremony
Donald Trump has been warned he’s not allowed to visit Scotland to play golf during Joe Biden’s inauguration as the next US president.
Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, UK judge rules
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, a judge at the Old Bailey has said.
Britain’s last 747 passenger jet makes final flight before new life as US troop carrier
It has been the world’s most recognisable airliner for decades, but the last British passenger 747 jumbo jet took off from the UK for the final time earlier this week.
US moves to ‘extradite’ suspected Lockerbie ‘bombmaker’ no coincidence – lawyers
Lawyers fighting to clear the name of a man convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing have described US moves to pursue the suspected ‘bombmaker’ as “cynical”.
US military beats UK in Call Of Duty tournament
The US Space Force has won a transatlantic video game tournament against teams from other branches of the American and British armed forces.
Monolith discovered on Isle of Wight similar to ones found in US and Romania
A monolith has been spotted on the Isle of Wight – days after similar structures were discovered in the US and Romania.
Fauci: UK vaccine approval ‘much less deep’ than US – but jab is ‘safe’
The White House’s chief immunologist has told Sky News he believes the British approval of the Pfizer COVID vaccine has been done in a “much less deep” way than would have been done in the US.
Minister boasts vaccine approval speed proves UK ‘much better country’ than others
Britain was the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine because it has “much better” regulators than France, Belgium and the US, a senior minister has claimed.
Harry Dunn’s mother has ‘renewed hope’ for justice from Joe Biden
The mother of Harry Dunn says she has “renewed hope” for justice from US president-elect Joe Biden, who has himself lost a child in a road collision.
Manchester Arena was aware of possible threat to US performers’ concerts, inquiry told
Manchester Arena stepped up security measures for American performers two years before the bomb attack on an Ariana Grande concert, but dropped them soon afterwards, the inquiry has heard.
Former PM Tony Blair denies breaking COVID rules after trip to US
Tony Blair has denied Tory claims that he breached COVID-19 restrictions by failing to self-isolate for a fortnight after a two-day trip to the US on a private jet.
Facebook responsible for 94% of child sex abuse images reported by US tech firms
Facebook was responsible for 94% of the 69 million child sex abuse images reported by US technology companies last year.
Cineworld: 45,000 to lose their jobs as curtains close at UK and US cinemas
Cineworld is on course to cut tens of thousands of jobs after confirming plans to temporarily bring the curtain down on its UK and US cinemas because of continuing disruption from the coronavirus pandemic.
Cineworld could close all cinemas in the UK and US this week
Cineworld is considering closing all of its cinemas in the UK and US this week because of the impact of coronavirus.
Airlines call for US-UK ‘testing trial’ to resume more international flights
Airlines have called on the US and UK governments to launch a passenger testing trial for flights between New York and London, as a way to get closer to normal travel.
Meghan wins High Court bid to protect identities of five friends
The identities of five friends of the Duchess of Sussex who gave an anonymous interview to a US magazine will not be revealed, the High Court has ruled.
Forcing Meghan to name five of her friends in court battle ‘unacceptable price to pay’ – lawyer
The Duchess of Sussex has applied to the High Court to stop The Mail and Mail on Sunday from being able to reveal the names of five of her friends who spoke anonymously to a US magazine about the bullying she said she has faced.