UK Boosts Defense Spending in Response to Russia and China
By Jill Lawless
U.K. intelligence agencies have expressed growing concern about China's military might, covert activities, and economic muscle.
European Leaders Fret Over Their ‘Value-Led’ Approach to China
By Duncan Bartlett
The recent visits to Beijing of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and European Council President Charles Michel reflected the ongoing attempt to calibrate Europe’s China policy.
Chinese Consulate in UK Accused of Assaulting Protesters
By Sylvia Hui
China's Foreign Ministry defended its staff as taking “necessary measures” to protect the Chinese Consulate in Manchester.
The British Treasury Is Still Hopelessly Optimistic About China
By Dennis Kwok and Sam Goodman
Under Boris Johnson’s successor, will the Treasury get its way on deepening economic ties between the U.K. and China?
UK Intelligence Agency Targets China’s United Front
By Duncan Bartlett
Spymasters in the U.K. and other countries are going public in their push against CCP influence.
UK ‘People’s Tribunal’ Rules China Is Committing Genocide in Xinjiang
By Isabel Sawkins and Emily Glynn
The unofficial tribunal hopes to pressure the U.K. government into action after finding China's treatment of the Uyghurs meets the legal definition of genocide.
The BRI in EU-China Relations: Geostrategic Stakes
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Benjamin Barton.
Chinese Academics Are Still Bullish on China-UK Relations
By Thomas des Garets Geddes
Chinese scholars and think tanks are holding to cautious optimism, despite the recent souring in relations.
China Bans BBC World News Over Xinjiang Reporting
By Shannon Tiezzi
The move followed a BBC report on the systemic sexual abuse of Uyghurs, as well as a British decision to ban CGTN broadcasts.
Will the UK Send Its Aircraft Carrier to the South China Sea?
By Niall M. Gray
Amid strained China ties, Britain continues to debate carrier deployment to the disputed waters.
How Europe’s Big 3 Are Shifting on China
By Philippe Le Corre and John Ferguson
As the U.K. leads and France follows, the world now awaits a verdict from Germany on Huawei, Hong Kong, and more.
After Huawei, the Nuclear Question Looms Large for China-UK Relations
By Philip Crowe
Planned Chinese investment in the British nuclear sector is the next big sticking point for London and Beijing.