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China warns UK as carrier strike group approaches

A fleet of British ships is currently sailing through the South China Sea en route to Japan.

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Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue and his love of Bugattis and Michael Jackson

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, tipped as Equatorial Guinea’s next leader, is under sanctions in the UK and France.

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Zimbabwean with football dreams to be kicked out of UK

Christopher Arundell grew up in the UK but after doing time in jail is being deported to Zimbabwe.

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Covid-19: Recent claims about cremations and vaccines fact-checked

Debunking claims shared widely on social media about cremations in the UK and US vaccine statistics.

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EU chief rejects UK bid to renegotiate Brexit deal

Boris Johnson speaks to EU chief Ursula von der Leyen about the UK’s demand to rework the Brexit deal.

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Global shares slide amid Covid economic recovery fears

Stock markets in the UK, the US and Europe fall on concerns that rising cases may impede a recovery.

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UK bans fifth neo-Nazi group under terror laws

US group The Base, which aims to start a race war, is banned after recruitment efforts in Britain.

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UK in Afghanistan: ‘We have to live with our losses for the rest of our lives’

The BBC’s Jonathan Beale spoke to one bereaved mother, as the UK removes troops from Afghanistan.

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Brexit: Can the UK and the EU reach a deal on Northern Ireland?

How might the UK and EU compromise on the Northern Ireland protocol?

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China denounces G7 after statement on Xinjiang and Hong Kong

The country’s embassy in the UK hits out after a statement criticised Beijing over a range of issues.

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Kenyan avocado farm faces more claims of abuse

As the company tries to win back the UK business it lost, more alleged victims have come forward.

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US ‘to buy 500 million Covid vaccine doses for world’

The plan to provide doses for about 100 countries comes as Joe Biden arrives in the UK for a G7 summit.

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Foreign aid: Who will be hit by the UK government cuts?

The UK government is reducing its spending this year on foreign aid – with major consequences for some recipients.

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Covid: WHO renames UK and other variants with Greek letters

The variant first detected in the UK becomes Alpha, with South Africa, Brazil and India also renamed.

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Piccadilly 1965: How six Indian friends found their feet in the UK

One day in 1965 Praful Patel heard five men talking Gujarati in London’s Central YMCA – they quickly became close friends.

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Hungarian PM Orban defends anti-migrant remarks on UK visit

Downing Street says Boris Johnson raised “significant concerns” during the talks with Viktor Orban.

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Covid: France bans non-essential travel from UK

France joins Austria and Germany in introducing restrictions due to the spread of the Indian variant.

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The couple who met on YouTube

Australian Anitha Kannan and Ian Chalmers, from the UK, met over YouTube and bonded over social anxiety in lockdown.

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Coronavirus: Spain to lift restrictions for UK and Japanese travellers

UK tourists will be free to enter the country without a negative Covid-19 PCR test from Monday.

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Israel-Gaza violence: Calls to protect civilians as conflict endures

The UN, US and UK are among those making calls for people caught in continuing, intense violence.

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How to get Bangladeshi men talking about mental health

Bangladeshi men in the UK are being encouraged to talk about the effects the pandemic has had on them.

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UK sends Royal Navy to patrol Jersey port amid fishing row

Boris Johnson says he supports Jersey as French fishing boats prepare to protest new post-Brexit rules.

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France threatens to cut power to Jersey amid fishing row

The threat comes amid an escalating row between France and the UK over post-Brexit fishing rights.

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Afghan interpreters rejected for resettlement fear death after UK exit

Campaigners say many interpreters fired for trivial reasons are being unfairly barred from the UK.

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Myanmar ambassador to UK ‘locked out’ of London embassy

Kyaw Zwar Minn says all staff were asked to leave the building by his country’s military attaché.

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Keeping score on UK-EU relations since Brexit

Despite promises to work together, it has been far from plain sailing between the UK and the EU since Brexit.

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Coronavirus: France accuses UK of ‘blackmail’ over vaccine exports

The row over Covid vaccination supplies escalates after France’s foreign minister criticises the UK.

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Protoje & Popcaan Recruits Pa Salieu For “Still Royal” The Royalty Remix

Protoje is dropping the remix to his and Popcaan’s “Like Royalty” today, with Pa Salieu calling it “Still Royal.”

When Protoje released his Popcaan-assisted track “Like Royalty,” it was an instant success. The original track appeared on the In.Digg.Nation leader’s 2020 album In Search Of Lost Time premiered in August and has accumulated over 5 million views on YouTube since.

On Thursday (March 18), Protoje announced a follow-up to the hit song called “Still Royal,” which is a remix to the original track that will feature British rapper Pa Salieu. The new release is slated to drop today at 3 pm. The producer behind the track, Toddla T, shared a preview on his Instagram earlier this week in a video of him and Pa Salieu rocking out to the track in the studio.

“Life intense, Aim fi di best, Diamond from di sands, Pree da crown on mi head, Life intense Aim fi di best Diamond from di sands, Pree da crown on mi head, Lord manna blessed, Blessed with strength,” Pa Salieu deejay.

Pa Salieu, a UK-based rapper/deejay from Coventry, popped on the scene at the top of 2020 with the release of his debut track “Frontline,” which has since accumulated over 4 million views on YouTube. It became the most played track on BBC 1Xtra last year. Protoje called the original track a classic and expressed how eager he was for the release.

“Today at 3 pm x 3 KINGS. The epicness of this song. Bless up to @pa_salieu for joining @popcaanmusic [Popcaan] and myself on this already classic song. @toddlat the architect who made it happen,” Protoje wrote in the caption that accompanied a photo of the cover art for the song. “Not even gonna wait till Friday to drop this. TODAY 3 pm!! Still Royal aka Like Royalty Remix.”

“Still Royal” was released on all streaming platforms at 3 pm Jamaica time and 8 pm UK time today.

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New era as UK completes separation from EU

Boris Johnson celebrates the “freedom in our hands” as the long Brexit process comes to a conclusion.

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Brexit: ‘We welcomed the deal like a Christmas present’

Europeans in the UK, and British people around Europe, explain what Brexit will mean for them.