UK's Richest Woman Gets $648 Million Pay From Betting Empire

April 2, 2021

Denise Coates has hit the jackpot yet again. The 53-year-old founder and chief executive officer of Bet365 Group Ltd. pocketed 468.9 million pounds ($648 million) in pay and dividends, almost 50% more than a year earlier, according to a filing from the online bookmaker. | Read more|

China "No Longer" Recognises British-Issued Hong Kong Passports

January 29, 2021

China on Friday said it will "no longer recognise" the British National (Overseas) passport for Hong Kongers, as Britain prepares to open its doors to millions of more residents of the former colony following a security crackdown by Beijing. The Chinese move follows a promise by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's g | Read more|

UK strikes pact for 60 million doses of COVID-19 experimental vaccine

July 30, 2020

The UK government on Wednesday announced an early access agreement with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Sanofi Pasteur for an estimated 60 million doses of an experimental new vaccine being tested to combat COVID-19. The agreement with Britain's GSK and France's Sanofi, which combined have among the largest vaccine manufactu | Read more|