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International report - Despite Brexit, Scotland insists on the right to remain part of Europe
Brexit is now a reality: since the start of this year, the United Kingdom is no longer part of the European Union. In Scotland, which voted against leaving the EU in 2016, there...
White House cuts virtual event stream after Biden says he's "happy to take questions" from House Democrats
EU vows legal response as UK moves unilaterally on Northern Ireland
The European Union promised legal action on Wednesday after the British government unilaterally extended a grace period for checks on food imports to Northern Ireland, a move Br...
Fake COVID-19 vaccines shipped from China to South Africa: Interpol
South African authorities have seized hundreds of fake COVID-19 vaccines following a global alert issued by Interpol warning vaccines would be a prime target for criminal networks.
Britain raises contactless limit as COVID accelerates electronic payments
Britain is more than doubling to 100 pounds the limit on contactless payments made with debit or credit cards, the finance ministry said on Wednesday, as COVID-19 accelerates a ...
Clubhouse app: what is it and how do you get an invite to the exclusive audio app?
The exclusive invitation-only social networking app is a hybrid of conference calls, talkback radio and Houseparty
Britain to freeze personal tax thresholds until 2026
Britain will freeze the amount of money that people can earn tax-free and also the threshold for the higher rate of income tax until 2026, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on W...
Controversy as EU considers vaccine passports in time for summer travel
The European Commission will present a proposal in March on creating an EU-wide digital Covid-19 vaccination passport that may allow Europeans to travel more freely over the pea...
UK reports 315 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday
Britain reported 315 deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID-19 test on Wednesday, down from 343 on Tuesday.
More bad news for Google as Indian media demand lion's share of ad revenue
An Indian media association has demanded Google pay more to local newspapers for using their content, just after Australia passed a hotly-contested law to compel global tech com...
UK government announces £300 million sport recovery package
The UK government on Wednesday announced a new 300 million pound ($418.86 million) recovery package for sport in England as part of a plan to assist the economy in dealing with ...
Red Star Macalline by M Moser Associates: 2020 Best of Year Winner for Large Corporate Office
Relocating a 330,000-square-foot office is no small feat. That’s what M Moser was tasked with when hired to conceive a three-story headquarters for furniture retailer Red Star M...
Britain's financial watchdog must act faster in fraud cases, says boss
Britain’s financial watchdog must act faster on scams, its chair said on Monday as he announced that senior officials face pay cuts and no bonuses following criticism of the reg...
The Best Fashion Moments From Super Bowl Halftime Performers
Super Bowl halftime performers are one of the best parts of the big event. Sure, football fans tune in for the actual game, but non-sport followers are here for the show.
Suspected ‘money mule’ arrested as part of probe into €1.1m fraud
A 22-year-old man who was arrested today is suspected of storing over €120,000 in his bank account which was stolen by an organised crime gang in a €1.1m fraud.
'Free Speech' App Parler Initiates Fresh Legal Challenge Against Amazon, Drops Anti-Trust Lawsuit
Since it was removed from Amazon on allegations of being unable to police content, the company had been involved in legal challenges against its former host. After repeated fail...
UK says the biggest companies must pay more tax
Britain will hike taxes on its biggest companies in 2023 as it begins to repair government finances in the wake of the pandemic, the worst economic slump in more than three cent...
Buckingham Palace to investigate allegations that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, bullied UK staff
Buckingham Palace said Wednesday it would investigate allegations that Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, bullied several staff members after a British media report cited unnamed ro...
Netflix Reportedly Down Across the UK
Founded in 1997, Netflix is an American content platform and production company headquartered in Los Gatos, California. In January 2021, the number of its subscribers exceeded 2...
England rugby player Ellis Genge says he received death threats following Six Nations defeat by Wales
England rugby player Ellis Genge says he received death threats after not clapping his Welsh opponents following his side's defeat in the Six Nations.
FBI Pushing Tech Firms to Write Own Backdoors Into Encrypted Messaging Apps, Director Tells Congress
The US has on spurious grounds banned Chinese tech firms for ostensibly placing surveillance backdoors into their technology on behalf of the Chinese government. However, the he...
Rishi Sunak flags tax rises in budget as total Covid spending tops £400bn
Tax increases required for businesses and workers to repair public finances, says chancellor
SoundCloud to Become First Music Platform With 'Fan-Powered' Artist Payments
German-based SoundCloud music platform said on Tuesday it introduced a new payment system under which independent artists will gain royalties based on the number of their actual...
Buckingham Palace to investigate bullying allegations against Meghan
Palace says its HR team will look into the circumstances around claims made against the Duchess of Sussex
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