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  • China Chamber of Commerce in UK donates 1.862 mln items of medical supplies to Britain

    To help Britain fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the China Chamber of Commerce in the UK (CCCUK) on Wednesday donated 1.862 million items of medical supplies including 20 ventilators to The Lord Mayor's Appeal (LMA), the official charity of City of London.


  • UK plan adds certainty for those who export waste paper to China

    Britain has crafted a new plan to improve the quality of its exports of waste paper to China in response to recent Chinese bans.


  • Actis exits Chinese diagnostics business Chemclin for 150mln USD

    Actis, a leading growth market investor, announced its successful exit from Chinese diagnostics business Chemclin for 150 million U.S. dollars Thursday, according to a news release.


  • Direct air route links Chengdu, London

    A direct air route has been launched between London and the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu.


  • Chengdu, London enhance partnership in fintech

    Chengdu, capital city of southwest China's Sichuan Province, has enhanced its partnership with London to develop its financial technology sector.


  • CMEC signs MoU for two waste power plant projects in UK

    China Machinery Engineering Co., Ltd. (CMEC) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreement with British company NPL Group on developing refuse power stations Avondale and Hillhouse.


  • Theresa May seeks to reassure EU citizens in UK ahead of EU summit

    Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday sought to reassure the 3 million EU nationals living in Britain that they would be treated fairly and at par with Britons before her trip to a key summit of European leaders in Brussels.


  • British gov't seeks new powers to block foreign company mergers on security grounds

    New powers to enable British government intervention to block company mergers where national security concerns are an issue were outlined Tuesday.


  • Britain's tourism income set to double to 360 bln USD in decade

    Tourism could be worth almost 360 billion U.S. dollars to Britain's economy within a decade, the head of the British Tourist Authority (BTA) said Friday.


  • Total jobless level in Britain lowest for 42 years: ONS

    Britain's unemployment level has fallen to its lowest level since 1975, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported in London Wednesday.


  • China's Mobike fills a gap in UK sharing economy

    Within a few weeks of the launch of Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike in Manchester, United Kingdom, local resident James McConnell had already used the bikes more than a dozen times.


  • Britain to boost its space sector with new testing facilities

    Britain will step up its space sector development by investing in new facilities for satellite and space propulsion, according to a government statement released on Tuesday.


  • Ukraine to seek FTA with Britain after Brexit: PM

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Wednesday his country will pursue a free trade agreement (FTA) with Britain after Brexit.


  • May says Brexit talks to start as scheduled despite losing parliamentary majority

    Visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday said that talks to launch procedures of Britain's divorce from the European Union will start as scheduled next week.


  • British PM says she takes responsibility for election result

    British Prime Minister Theresa May met her backbench MPs at Westminster Monday night and told them she took the blame for the Conservative's poor showing in last week's general election.


  • Britain's May on course to lose majority in British parliament: exit poll

    British Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to lose her overall majority in the British general election, according to an exit poll released as soon as voting finished Thursday night.


  • Britain raises terror threat level from "severe" to "critical"

    British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday night that the country's terror threat level has been raised from "severe" to "critical", its highest level.


  • Spotlight: Blast rocks Manchester arena, 19 killed, dozens more injured

    At least 19 people were killed and 59 more injured in a blast that occurred outside Manchester Arena right after the end of a concert late Monday night.


  • Britain's cyber security agency updates guidance for political parties

    Britain's National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) Wednesday said it has released an updated guidance to candidates in the general election, as attempts have reportedly been made to steal these politicians' data.


  • Top DNA sequencing provider partners UK genomics group

    BGI Genomics, China's leading DNA sequencing provider, said is partnering with United Kingdom genomics software company Congenica to bring cutting-edge genome-based medicine to China's healthcare system.


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