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China tells UK to 'correct mistakes' after visa offer for almost 3mn in Hong Kong
The Foreign Ministry in Beijing has urged London to reconsider its policy that offers visas for Hong Kongers with British overseas status and paves the way for UK citizenship.
The first 'murder hornets' nest was found, already set to be obliterated
The nest, discovered by scientists in Washington state this week, is set to be wiped out Saturday.
For the first time ever, Time magazine removes logo on cover, replaces it with a plea to 'Vote'
Edward Felsenthal, Time’s editor-in-chief, says the upcoming elections are “ as consequential a decision as any of us has ever made at the ballot.”
Up to 1,000,000 people could arrive in UK from Hong Kong from January
Up to one million people from Hong Kong could emigrate to the UK in the next five years under new visa arrangements, according to official estimates.
Why Trump Will Win
By Isaac Lopez
Donald Trump will win in November because the same forces that propelled him to victory in 2016 are even stronger today in 2020.
UK gives $63m for Rohingya refugees ahead of UN donor meeting
The United Kingdom has announced new funding for tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees now living in camps in Bangladesh after fleeing a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar th...
Full Giuliani Borat clip shows him touching Maria Bakalova and asking for her number before fleeing
The full clip of Rudy Giuliani in the Borat sequel shows him asking for the number and home address of actress Maria Bakalova, before attempting to flee from Sacha Baron Cohen.
China threatens to stop recognising BN(O) passports after Britain’s visa move
Beijing hits back after Britain announces creation of new special class of visa for Hongkongers holding BN(O) passport.
National University of Singapore admits mishandling sex misconduct case
Singapore’s largest university said it would be more transparent in giving information about such cases in future, admitting it had ‘fallen short of standards’.
Pub landlord sells meals for 1p to stay open during tier 3 lockdown
A rebellious pub landlord has started selling meals for just a penny so he can stay open in tier 3 lockdown.
UK chancellor performs U-turn on financial support package, stumping up more money for Covid-hit businesses
The British chancellor has been forced to offer more financial support for individuals and businesses impacted by the government's Covid restrictions. The move comes after much ...
‘Cracking down on poor people’? UK govt reportedly wants to deter Universal Credit fraud by snooping on claimants’ bank accounts
The UK government reportedly plans to monitor bank account data in order to ensure that people receiving unemployment benefits aren’t cheating the system, sparking furor as the ...
Covid: Teacher trapped in Italy two months quarantine happy to be home
A man who spent two months in isolation in an Italian coronavirus facility has spoken of his joy of being home with his family.
New job support 'not adequate' for London businesses say West End landlords
From November, under Tier 2, workers will have to do at least 20 per cent of their hours to get 73 per cent of their normal wages
FinCEN Files sparks fresh UK inquiry into laundering of dirty billions
Prompted by the FinCEN Files, a powerful U.K. parliamentary committee has launched a fresh anti-money laundering inquiry 19-months after it outlined findings that the nation’s r...
Britain's COVID-19 infections may be "flattening" in some areas
There is evidence levels of COVID-19 infections are "flattening" in some areas of Britain due to the measures the government has taken to stem the pandemic, the UK's chief scien...
12 million people in Britain will struggle to pay bills, watchdog says
Some 12 million people in Britain are likely to struggle with bills and loan repayments as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak economic havoc, a Financial Conduct Authority...
As Britain Edges Toward Lockdowns, Long-Held Grievances Flare Up
Residents of Manchester and other northern English cities have never much cared for the heavy hand of Westminster. They are not liking it any better in the pandemic.
Britain the only country to meet the needs of world's poorest during the pandemic, says World Bank
The bank has pledged $160bn to help countries tackle the pandemic and its ramifications, but says few rich nations have stepped up to help
How Hedges Became the Unofficial Emblem of Great Britain
A shear celebration of the ubiquitous boxy bushes that have defined the British landscape since the Bronze Age
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