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UK PM Johnson visits scene where MP was fatally stabbed in terrorist incident
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer visited the church Saturday where lawmaker David Amess was fatally stabbed while meeting with constituents, hours after his killing was declared a terrorist ...
Boris Johnson’s climate credibility at stake in run-up to Cop26 summit
Campaigners fear net zero strategy is being hamstrung by Rishi Sunak, who refuses to provide adequate funding
Britain to ramp up security for its lawmakers, interior minister says following murder of MP David Amess
Protective measures will be reviewed for lawmakers during meetings with voters, the UK interior minister says. After visiting the site of Friday’s fatal stabbing of an MP, she described the incident as an attack on democracy.
Sunak: Ministers "doing all we can” to fix supplies for shops.
Well, this brave statement is exactly the problem and not the solution. When politicians say we're "doing all we can", it generally means - as in this case - they're doing nothing, just blowing hot air. If they were able to do something...
British lawmaker David Amess stabbed to death at constituency meeting
British lawmaker David Amess, a member of Boris Johnson's ruling Conservative Party, has died after being stabbed several times at a constituency meeting east of London.
Investigation ordered into Wolverhampton Covid lab test failings
The head of the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has ordered an investigation into why it took a month to identify a laboratory giving incorrect Covid test results.
Pregnant women put at risk amid maternity staffing crisis at scandal-hit NHS trust, watchdog finds
A UK health sector watchdog has warned that pregnant women were exposed to “avoidable harm” due to shortages of trained maternity staff at NHS hospitals under a trust that is at the centre of a high-profile infant deaths scandal.
UK poised to confirm funding for mini nuclear reactors for carbon-free energy
Rolls-Royce-led consortium already has £210m in private backing for plans to build 16 reactors across the country
Watch out, Africa! The clown who messed up Britain’s Covid response can now wreck an entire continent’s health
The parachuting of former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock into a United Nations role to aid Africa’s post-Covid recovery defies belief. It’s a tone-deaf appointment that rewards incompetence and smacks of colonialism.
Boris Johnson’s holiday villa linked to offshore tax havens, documents suggest
Marbella villa was lent to prime minister by Zac Goldsmith
Insulate Britain announces it will suspend chaotic campaign blocking major roads… for less than 2 weeks
After causing disruption on the busy M25 London orbital for several weeks, eco group Insulate Britain has penned an open letter to UK PM Boris Johnson announcing it will pause its campaign – but will resume in under a fortnight.
Boris Johnson promised to tear up NI protocol, says DUP MP Ian Paisley
Paisley says Johnson told him he ‘would sign up to changing that protocol and indeed tearing it up’
GPs’ leader condemns ‘malicious criticism’ by politicians
Prof Martin Marshall attacks ‘widespread vilification’ of family doctors amid row over face-to-face appointments
EU offers to scrap 80% of NI food checks but prepares for Johnson to reject deal
Maroš Šefčovič attempts to end tussle at press conference but ‘big gap’ remains to UK’s demands
Missoma and Harris Reed Celebrate Their Jewelry Collaboration With a Gothic-Themed Party
The collection marks Reed’s first foray into jewelry and a continuation of his signature gothic-meets-baroque romantic aesthetic.
Stop The Poison, UK's Brexit Minister Tells European Union Over Post-Brexit Deal
A day before the EU is expected to present its proposals to solve a standoff over part of the Brexit divorce deal, Frost again warned Brussels London could unilaterally waive some of the terms of its agreement if the bloc failed to budge.
EU offers cut in red tape in olive branch to UK over NI Brexit row
The proposals outlined by Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič aim to ease trade complications but will likely not meet UK demands to replace the Brexit protocol.
Vaccine Mix-And-Match Approach Bolsters Antibodies, Says Study
The US government-sponsored trial is the first major US study to compare the effects of using different vaccines as boosters from the initial shot or shots.
Moderna Or Pfizer Booster Works Well For Those Vaccinated With J&J: Study
The study was conducted on 458 adults who had been vaccinated with one of three US-approved brands (Pfizer, Moderna or J&J) for at least 12 weeks.
Bereaved relatives of Covid victims slam Boris Johnson after UK Prime Minister pictured painting on vacation
Relatives of Covid-19 victims have hit out at "deeply upsetting" images of Boris Johnson seen painting while on vacation -- just one day after his government was slated for its handling of the pandemic.
‘Alarming’ drop in life expectancy in England even before Covid pandemic hit, new university study shows
Life expectancy across the UK was falling even before the Covid pandemic hit, with researchers finding an “alarming” drop over the past decade, according to a study published by Imperial College London (ICL).
Brexit: Most NI checks on British goods to be scrapped
The EU has released its plan for a reduction of post-Brexit checks on goods and medicines arriving into Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK.
Dominic Raab and Liz Truss agree to share 115-room mansion
Liz Truss and Dominic Raab are to share the grace-and-favour Chevening House mansion, ending a row between them over who should have access to it.
Britain’s Covid Missteps Cost Thousands of Lives, Inquiry Finds
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s slowness last year to impose a lockdown and institute widespread testing had tragic results, according to a parliamentary report.
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