Tuesday, 04 August 2020
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British Airways closes operations at Gatwick airport indefinitely

British Airways has closed its London Gatwick services and is moving them all to Heathrow. There the BA operates out of Terminal 5 for most of its flights, with a few out of Terminal 3.  BA is the Br...
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EasyJet grounds all its planes as UK airline industry grinds to a halt

EasyJet has grounded its fleet because of lack of demand for air travel during the coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic.It has not been able to give a definite date for a return of its services, saying in it...
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Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and immediatelyself-isolated.  Johnson, according to reports from Reuters, has "developed mild symptoms" over the past 24 hours...
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Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus

Prince Charles, age 72, heir to the British throne, tested positive for the Coronavirus says Buckingham Palace. Charles had been in solitary confinement in Scotland for a few days. Prince Charles "s...
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New measures to fight the coronavirus in the UK

The British prime minister, Boris Johnson, has announced a new list of emergency measures against the coronavirus pandemic for the third time in less than two weeks. However the gradual approach adopt...
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The United Kingdom prepares for Coronavirus

As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads here is an insight on the day to day situation on the British Isles.EducationThe British prime minister Boris Johnson has announced the closure of the country's sch...
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New anti-Covid-19 measures in the UK

The UK government has not ordered the closure of the country's schools in its latest package revealed on Monday to slowdown the spread of the coronavirus. But in a tightening of its policies introduce...
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British Airways, EasyJet, Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic to cut services due to Coronavirus

British Airways, easyJet, Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic have all announced sizeable cuts to their services in the next couple of months. The grounding of fleets, the temporary layoff of employees, as we...
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Canada to Jersey: Flying ahead of Coronavirus

Air travel in the time of Covid-19At Vancouver's international airport passengers poured off the British Airways 747 Boeing plane from London. It felt as though they were in a rush to escape the dread...
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Climate protests at the British Museum in London

As global temperatures and related climate controversies escalate, the art industry has begun to face criticism for their affiliations with large oil corporations. Last weekend, activists staged a 51...
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London opens first all-vegan pub

100 per cent vegan pub to open in east London.London's first 100 per cent vegan pub is scheduled to open on Homerton High Street, a hipster district in the east of the city, on 19 January.The Spread E...
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Eataly to open in London

First London branch for high-end Italian food chain Eataly.London is set to have its first branch of Eataly, the high-end Italian food mall chain, as part of the ongoing Square Mile redevelopment of t...
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London shop sells Christmas gifts for refugees

Choose Love shop in London allows customers to give practical help to refugees. London has opened the world's first pop-up shop where customers can buy gifts to be distributed to refugees in Europe a...
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Campaign to save London's stretcher fences

South London fences made from world war two stretchers. A campaign is underway to protect steel fences in south London made from stretchers formerly used to carry wounded civilians during the Blitz...
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Gender-neutral announcements on London Tube

Staff making announcements on London's underground system have been told to drop the term "Ladies and gentlemen" in favour of more inclusive greetings such as "Good morning everyone".The move, which h...
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V&A Museum unveils new courtyard

London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum has unveiled its new spaces on the site's Exhibition Road Quarter following a £55 million programme of works.   The complex comprises a new entr...
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Wet wipes clog London's river Thames

Discarded wipes pose serious threat to Thames wildlife. A huge increase in wet wipes being flushed down London’s toilets has become a “major threat” to wildlife in the river Thames, according to en...
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London to host free premiere of Iranian movie

London mayor to screen Iranian film in Trafalgar Square on Oscar Night. An Oscar-nominated Iranian movie is being screened in London on the same night as the Academy Award ceremony which the film's...
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New Holocaust memorial for London

Top architects and artists shortlisted for Holocaust monument near Westminster. The ten shortlisted designs for a new Holocaust Memorial in London have been announced by the organisers of the inter...
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New London Design Museum opens

Museum moves to new South Kensington site. London’s Design Museum opens at its new 10,000-sqm base at High Street Kensington on 24 November, following a four-year renovation project costing £83 mil...

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