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An empty migrant dinghy is collected by the Border force off the beach at St Margaret's Bay | Representational image | Photo: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Europe via Bloomberg

France scraps talks with UK govt over migrant crisis, says Johnson ‘not serious’

The UK & France have been at loggerheads on several issues since Britain’s exit from EU. The rift has hampered efforts to agree to an approach to tackling boats crisis in the Channel.

Earth waits for another COP-out next year, and Boris Johnson’s new order to his ministers

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
UK PM Boris Johnson and Narendra Modi during the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow on 1 November 2021 | Photographer: Robert Perry/EPA/Bloomberg

PM Modi, Johnson agreed on need to rein in fringe anti-India extremist groups, Shringla says

Modi and his British counterpart had a short bilateral exchange on the margins of COP26 in Glasgow and discussed counter-terrorism among other issues.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at the Scottish Exhibition Centre to attend the World Leaders Summit of COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland on 1 November 2021

Modi meets UK PM Boris Johnson at COP26, talks renewables, clean technology and defence

In the first in-person meeting between the two leaders, PM Modi extended an invitation to Johnson to visit India again, after his scheduled trip was cancelled twice due to Covid.
File photo of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson | Stefan Rousseau- WPA Pool/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Boris Johnson to announce hike in UK’s climate finance at COP26 Summit

At the World Leaders Summit opening ceremony, the UK PM will urge countries to take concrete steps on phasing out coal, accelerate transition to e-vehicles, and halt deforestation.

Narendra Modi arrives in Glasgow for COP26 summit, bilateral talks with UK PM Boris Johnson

The talks between the two leaders are expected to focus on the UK-India climate partnership and a stock-take of the 2030 Roadmap for a stronger strategic partnership.
File photo | PM Narendra Modi with his British counterpart Boris Johnson | Photo: @narendramodi | Twitter

PM Modi to arrive in Glasgow Sunday for COP26 summit, bilateral talks with UK PM Johnson

During his three-day visit to the UK, PM Modi is listed to address the COP26 summit about India's climate action plan in the afternoon session Monday.

Modi speaks with Johnson over India-UK trade & climate action targets ahead of COP26 summit

The two prime ministers also discussed the fight against Covid and the importance of opening up international travel over the phone call, according to Downing Street spokesperson.
An Esso garage in Lewisham has no petrol available, in London, on 26 September 2021 | Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Boris Johnson’s biggest competence test since Brexit and Covid — fuel shortage

So far, the UK government’s response to fuel shortages has consisted of denials and shortsighted fixes. The government needs to look at longer-term solutions.

US, Britain & Australia announce new trilateral Indo-Pacific alliance ‘AUKUS’

Under the first initiative of AUKUS, Australia will build a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines with US & UK's help as China's influence grows over the strategically vital region.
Representational image | Shillong, Meghalaya | Wikimedia Commons

Ajit Doval is wrong. Civil society not dangerous, we pushed back militants in Meghalaya

Ajit Doval thinks civil society is the new frontier of war. But ‘Shillong We Care’, a small group of citizens, stood up to militants and extortion.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.