Tuesday, 15 June 2021
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Captain Tom Moore hospitalized due to a covid-19 infection

Captain Moore a British Army veteran, had celebrated his 100th birthday on 20 April 2020 with a 'walk in his garden”, 100 laps of 25 meters around his house, hoping to raise £1,000 for the NHS. In...
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Novavax Covid-19 vaccine proves 89% effective in UK clinical trials

US Biotech firm Novavax has announced a breakthrough in their late-stage trials of a covid-19 vaccine, immediately receiving approval in the United Kingdom. The UK coronavirus vaccine study shows a...
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Spanish Armada maps saved from export to the US after hurried funds drive

The maps date back to 1589 and remain the earliest surviving representations of naval battles.  A rare collection of 10 maps that depict the defeat of the Spanish empire were salvaged before being so...
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MasterCard raises fees on purchases for UK-issued cardholders

  MasterCard will raise its fees for holders of UK-issued credit cards from 0.3% to 1.5%, a 400% rise. The departure of the single market means new realities for the British consumer. MasterCard w...
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The UK refuses to grant EU diplomats full status and privileges

The United Kingdom refuses to grant diplomatic status to the European Union ambassador in London, causing further tensions. The UK, a 46-year-old EU member, voted to leave the EU bloc in 2016, with B...
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Over one million foreigners have left the United Kingdom in the last year

In the past year, one million and three hundred thousand foreigners have left the United Kingdom, according to a report by the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence.  And on the horizon there lies...
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Treasure Hunt: Lost hard drive with Bitcoins worth £200m at Newport landfill

A ‘digital wallet ‘containing 7500 bitcoins that James Howells generated from his laptop is buried at the Newport landfill site.  The laptop is buried somewhere underneath four feet of rubbish and...
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British nature advocate Sir David Attenborough receives Covid-19 vaccine

Sir David Attenborough, renowned British naturalist, and TV host received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. He adds to the list of prolific yet revered personalities to take the dose.  The re...
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The UK approves third Covid-19 vaccine - Moderna

UK’s top medicine regulator has approved the use of Moderna vaccine against Covid-19. This is the third jab approved in the country as part of the vaccination programme alongside those from AstraZen...
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Did Boris give up finance for fishery?

Brexit has resulted in big financial players shifting their trades of European stocks out of London. This is one of the clearest indications of the repercussions of Brexit and the economic fallout b...
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New general lockdown announced by Boris Johnson

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, yesterday evening announced to the nation a new general lockdown: schools will close, people will be able to go out only for reasons of necessity and will have t...
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Britain leaves the EU just before the New Year

Last night Britain formally left the European Union's single market and customs union to chart its own path after a long drawn four and a half year tussle of negotiations.  For 47 years, London has...
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Is the economic future of post Brexit UK in Asia?

When the Brexit vote was taking place in UK in 2016, I was addressing the Jakarta Foreign Correspondents’ Club at a monthly breakfast meeting. When the meeting started it seemed as though the remain v...
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Storm Bella in Scotland as Met Office issues Yellow Warning

  70mph winds and heavy rain mark the arrival of Storm Bella on the Scottish shores and Ireland. The Met Office issued a warning that covers much of the country.  Forecasters are warning that Storm...
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Brexit Latest: EU - UK on the verge of a Brexit trade deal

On Thursday, Britain and the EU were on the verge of arriving at a final trade deal. The negotiations are on the backdrop of a tier 4 lockdown and long trucks on the EU border.  A lot of anxiety ho...
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Brexit: The Scottish premier has called for an extension of the transition period

The chief negotiators of the EU, Michel Barnier, and for the UK, David Frost, met yesterday in Brussels. The European Parliament is clutching for a trade agreement to be ratified before the end of th...
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Brexit: Truck drivers from UK heading to the EU face ban on ham sandwiches

EU regulations on biosecurity will affect English cargo haulers starting on 1 January.  Taking a ham and cheese sandwich, or other meat and dairy products, to eat while driving from the UK to the EU...
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A new mutation of covid-19 identified, says UK Health Minister

British Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has announced that a new variation of covid-19 has been identified in Britain and that it might be associated with a faster spread of the pandemic. The World He...
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London ready to move its ships in the event of a no deal Brexit

Ships of the British Royal Navy have been mobilized and are ready to be deployed to protect British territorial waters in case of a no- deal Brexit.  This has been confirmed the British Ministry of De...
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New Covid-19 trials to test a combination of Sputnik and Oxford vaccines

  Scientists from the United Kingdom and Russia are teaming up for a trial test of the Sputnik V and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines. The idea is to see whether mixing the two vaccines can result in a...
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