UK bans Russian ships

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says the UK has passed a law banning ships with "any Russian connection" from entering its ports .He claimed the UK was the first nation to pass such a law." On 28 February, the UK told its ports not to handle Russian-registered or flagged ships ahead of new legislation coming into effect. Protestors also gathered outside the Sullomn Voe terminal in the Orkney Islands protesting at the presence ... [+]

UK and China sign air deal

The UK and China agreed on 11 October to more than double the number of flights between the two countries. Under the deal passenger flights can now increase from the current maximum of 40 per week for each nation to up to 100 and there will be no limit on ... [+]

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