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Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson has mooted an idea of a bridge  between Northern Ireland and Scotland several times. Photograph: AFP

The feasibility of building a bridge or tunnel between Northern Ireland and Scotland is to be examined as part of a review of transport connections ac(...)

People queue in line to check in for a British Airways flight to Heathrow airport at Nice airport. Photograph: Daniel Cole/AP Photo

British holidaymakers in France scrambled on Friday to return to the UK before a newly imposed quarantine comes into effect following a rise in corona(...)

The scene of the crash at Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire. Photograph: Sky News/PA Wire

Three people have been killed after a train derailed in northeast Scotland on Wednesday, the UK’s first fatal rail crash in more than a decade. Polic(...)

A review of the London Underground is to take place following Covid-19 bailout. Photograph: Joel Ryan/PA Wire

The RMT trade union has accused the UK government of opening the door to privatising the tube after it was revealed that a review of Transport for Lon(...)

A commuter passes a Covid-19 travel warning in London, Britain, on Saturday. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The UK said on Saturday it was pausing its daily update of the death toll from coronavirus after the UK government ordered a review into the calculati(...)

Some passengers wear face masks on a London underground train on Wednesday. Face coverings will be compulsory on public transport in England from June 15th. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty

Face coverings will become mandatory on public transport in England from June 15th, with passengers not wearing them facing possible fines. Transpor(...)

Dominic Cummings: Was seen running out of Downing Street on March 27th, shortly after it was confirmed publicly that Johnson had the virus. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Dominic Cummings remains in his position as Boris Johnson’s de facto chief of staff after the British prime minister gave him his backing following re(...)

Dominic Cummings leaving his home in London on Sunday following allegations he broke coronavirus lockdown rules by travelling across the England in March. Photograph: Glyn Kirk  via Getty

Boris Johnson has refused to sack Dominic Cummings over multiple alleged breaches of lockdown rules, asserting that his chief adviser acted “responsib(...)

British home secretary Priti Patel: “We are not closing our borders, and I think people should recognise that.” Photograph: Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Crown Copyright/PA Wire

Business groups have accused the British government of pursuing an “isolationist” policy after the home secretary, Priti Patel, confirmed that arrival(...)

Britain’s secretary of state for transport Grant Shapps: “There is a danger as we go into yet another warm, sunny weekend.”

Britain has agreed a trilateral deal with Ireland and France to keep freight routes open for vital goods such as food and medicines during the coronav(...)

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