February 13, 2021
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.
August 31, 2020
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.
August 14, 2020
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.
July 20, 2020
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.
July 15, 2020
UK Reverses Course, Bans Huawei From 5G Network
By Associated Press
The U.K. will now exclude Huawei from even a limited role in the country's next-generation telecoms network.
April 29, 2020
COVID-19: A ‘Reckoning’ for UK-China Relations?
By Niall Gray
“China hawks” are gaining strength as the United Kingdom struggles with the fallout of the new coronavirus.
June 07, 2019
Where Is Britain’s Indo-Pacific Strategy?
By Li Jie Sheng
The lack of a British Indo-Pacific policy paper has an impact on U.K. engagement.
June 01, 2019
Why the UK Shouldn’t Follow Washington on China
By Tim Summers
A divergence between the China policies of the two traditional trans-Atlantic allies is not new.
April 12, 2019
Britain Confronts the China Challenge
By Bonnie Girard
A British Parliamentary Report questions the wisdom of proclaiming a “Golden Era” in UK-China relations.
February 20, 2019
Britain's Empty South China Sea Gesture
By Kerry Brown
Sending an aircraft carrier to the region, amid the turmoil of Brexit, is likely seen in China as empty posturing.
January 22, 2019
China 5G Cyberspying: UK and EU Defense
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Ewan Lawson.
December 18, 2018
The Golden Era of UK-China Relations Meets Brexit
By Oliver Turner
The “Golden Era” of UK-China relations has never materialized as it was envisioned, and it probably never will.