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About 1 hour ago

Europe-wide vaccination amid rising infections

Saeed Pourreza Press TV, London With only one way out of the pandemic, no building in Britain is being overlooked in a bid to vaccinate the nation. This church in North West England the latest experiencing its own conversion from church to vaccination center, one of ten opening this week as the government announced the rollout was headed in the right direction. The government’s aim is to immunize 15 million people in ...
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About 8 hours ago

Home Secretary Patel refuses to face MPs over loss of police records

The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, is coming under intense pressure to take direct responsibility for the loss of at least 400,000 vital police records. The Home Office claims human error and defective code is responsible for the loss and insists data engineers are developing and testing new code to restore the lost data. The lost records include 213,000 offence records, 175,000 arrest records and 15,000 person records. In addition, a ...
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About 8 hours ago

UK 'seriously concerned' by Israel’s West Bank settlement expansion

The British government has expressed serious concern about Israeli plans to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank, calling for an immediate halt to the illegal construction as the move could threaten future peace negotiations. The anti-settlement monitoring group Peace Now announced on Sunday that Israeli authorities advanced plans for the construction of 780 new illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank. The announcement came a week after Israeli prime minister ...
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About 9 hours ago

Harry Dunn Mother makes tearful appeal to Joe Biden

With no sign of an imminent breakthrough in the Harry Dunn case, the tragic Northamptonshire teenager’s mother, Charlotte Charles, has saw fit to once again reach out to incoming US President, Joe Biden. Harry Dunn’s mum reaches out to US presidential candidate Joe Biden Harry Dunn But this time Charlotte’s message had a distinctly personal touch, the voice of a powerless bereaved mother reaching out to the most powerful man in the ...
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About 16 hours ago

Vaccine manufacturing is lumpy, supply not as good as hoped: UK

Britain’s vaccine rollout is limited by a 'lumpy' manufacturing process with production changes by Pfizer and a delay by AstraZeneca that could lead to brief supply disruption, Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday. The United Kingdom, which has the world’s fifth worst official COVID-19 death toll, is racing to be among the first major countries to vaccinate its population - seen as the best way to exit the pandemic and ...
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About 1 day ago

Welsh nationalists call for radical change to ‘political landscape’

After a period of relative inactivity Welsh nationalists are showing signs of resurgence with a view to making 2021 an eventful year for the cause of Welsh independence. Wales shifting towards independence The continuing political chaos at Westminster over Brexit and related matters is placing more and more pressure on the United Kingdom’s periphery. There is already a growing chorus of support for a second Scottish independence referendum. The pro-independence campaign group ...
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About 1 day ago

Dunn family hits back at FCO over leaked emails

Barely two days after the Foreign Office admitted it had used 'unprofessional' and 'unacceptable' language in internal emails about Harry Dunn’s family, the latter’s mother has spoken of her 'hurt' and 'upset'. Harry Dunn’s mother celebrates Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election Harry Dunn In the documents, staff at the Foreign Office (renamed the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in September 2020), derided the Dunn family as being 'so ...
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About 2 days ago

Bank of England prints billions of pounds threatening disaster

Bianca Rahimi Press TV, London The British government has rolled out many different schemes to fight the Covid-19 pandemic’s onslaught on its economy. During the Covid-19 pandemic millions of Britons have been sent home by struggling business and employers to sit it out. To prevent a spike in redundancies and mass unemployment the government has introduced a furlough scheme to pay 80 percent of their wages up ...
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About 2 days ago

UK airports at risk of ‘shutdown’ as travel grinds to a halt

As the UK’s third lockdown grinds on, the country’s travel industry is warning of a 'near-complete shutdown' of airports in the absence of urgent financial support. The plea for help comes ahead of the introduction of more stringent Covid-19 controls at British airports. All travelers entering the UK from Monday (January 18) will either have to self-isolate for 10 days or alternatively receive a negative coronavirus test result at least five days ...
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