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Rishi Sunak tops new UK PM vote as only 4 remain in race
Rishi Sunak tops new UK PM vote as only 4 remain in race

The British Indian former finance minister received 115 votes in the third round of voting.

  • Tuesday, 19 July 2022
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Huge blow for UK PM Boris Johnson as Rishi Sunak & Sajid Javid resign as ministers

For months Prime Minister Johnson has been facing a barrage of criticism and rebellion over his conduct and that of his government, including illegal, Covid-linked lockdown-breaking parties at his Downing Street offices for which he and others were fined by the police.

  • Wednesday, 06 July 2022
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UK PM Johnson claims to be on track to win next election amid rebellion

Johnson has been putting up a strong defence in the face of criticism after voters punished the Conservatives over the partygate scandal and rising cost of living crisis by voting for Opposition Labour and Liberal Democrats in the by-elections earlier this week.

  • Sunday, 26 June 2022
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UK on alert as polio virus detected in London sewage

The virus has continued to evolve and is now classified as a vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2.

  • Wednesday, 22 June 2022
UK workers begin world's biggest trial of 4-day week
UK workers begin world's biggest trial of 4-day week

100 per cent of pay for 80 per cent of the time, in exchange for a commitment to maintain 100% productivity.

  • Thursday, 09 June 2022
Record 2 mn people in UK have long Covid: Survey
Record 2 mn people in UK have long Covid: Survey

This is 200,000 more people than the ONS's previous estimated prevalence of 1.8 million, as of April 3.

  • Friday, 03 June 2022
British actors call for more women over 45 to appear on screen
British actors call for more women over 45 to appear on screen

According to 'Deadline', among the signatories are Keeley Hawes, Lesley Manville, Richard E Grant, David Tennant, Zawe Ashton, Meera Syal and Juliet Stevenson.

  • Sunday, 29 May 2022
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UK will provide Ukraine with more military equipment: Johnson tells Zelensky

The Prime Minister also confirmed that the UK will reopen its embassy in Kive next week, a move first announced on Friday.

  • Sunday, 24 April 2022
MI5 alerts on Chinese woman spy infiltrating UK Parliament
MI5 Alerts On Chinese Woman Spy Infiltrating UK Parliament

The MI5 "interference alert" said: "We judge that the UFWD is seeking to covertly interfere in UK politics through establishing links with established and aspiring Parliamentarians across the political spectrum."

  • Friday, 14 January 2022
Omicron Spread: Weekend Restrictions Clamped In Mumbai
UK sees first death due to Omicron: Johnson

The UK has seen its first death from Omicron, even as the latest variant of the coronavirus is expected to comprise 50 per cent of the cases in London by Tuesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.

  • Monday, 13 December 2021
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India Slaps Reciprocal Restrictions On Visiting UK Nationals

Applying a tit-for-tat strategy, India on Friday decided to impose reciprocal Covid-19 restrictions on UK nationals arriving in the country.

  • Friday, 01 October 2021
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UK To Include Covishield As Approved Vaccine After India Protests

We are engaging with the Government of India to explore how we could expand UK recognition of vaccine certification to people vaccinated by a relevant public health body in India, said a British High Commission spokesperson.

  • Wednesday, 22 September 2021
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UK judge's Twitter plea to missing mum

London: A High Court judge in the UK has used Twitter for the first time to urge a mother who vanished with her three-year-old son to return home. Ellie Yarrow-Sanders, 26, disappeared with Olly Sheridan in July following a family court litigation with her ex-partner Patrick Sheridan. Justice Williams, who sent the tweet, is overseeing […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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India likely to surpass UK in largest economy rankings of 2019: PwC Report

New Delhi: India and France are likely to surpass the UK in the 2019 rankings of world’s largest economies, according to the latest projections by British consultancy multinational PwC. PwC’s annual Global Economy Watch projects real GDP growth in 2019 of 7.6 per cent for India 1.6 per cent for the UK, and 1.7 per […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Brexit deal not up for renegotiation, EU tells May

Brussels: European Union leaders have refused to give UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May a lifeline over Brexit, saying that the withdrawal agreement is “not open for renegotiation”, despite her appeal to them to help her salvage the deal by putting a 12-month limit on the unpopular Irish backstop. May came to Brussels to plead EU […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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