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UK culture debate over Rule Britannia words

The BBC has rowed back on a plan to omit the words from two patriotic songs at the pomp-laden climax of a classical music festival this month after critics including Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused it of seeking to censor Britain’s past.

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China tells UK to butt out of Hong Kong affairs

China has told Britain to keep its hands off Hong Kong while London called for Beijing to honour the agreements made when the city was handed over in 1997, escalating a diplomatic spat over the former British colony.