LONDON (Sputnik) - More than 150 people were detained in London during a protest against coronavirus restrictions, the Metropolitan Police Service said in a Saturday statement.
While the currently-imposed nationwide lockdown is set to expire on Wednesday, Johnson has triggered anger among many MPs with his intention to introduce new COVID-19 restrictions after 2 December.
The Russian military aircraft operating near the British border did not violate the UK's airspace but the Royal Air Force (RAF) said that they could create a "hazard" by causing civilian airlines to change routes in order to avoid flying to close to the aircraft.
No one was injured as a result of the incident, local police said, adding that the suspect has been arrested in connection with the matter.
LONDON (Sputnik) - More than 60 people have been detained in the UK capital during a protest against the government's coronavirus-related lockdown measures, London's Metropolitan Police Service said on Saturday.
Students claim that using the colour as an adjective is now outdated because black is “linguistically and metaphorically associated with negative situations” and “used for bad and unsavoury situations or objects”.
The clock is ticking for the UK and the EU to produce a withdrawal agreement following months of arduous negotiations between the two sides on the future of Britain’s relationship with the bloc once it departs next year.
An interview between Princess Diana and BBC interviewer Martin Bashir caused a furore among the British public back in 1995 by revealing intimate details about her marriage to Prince Charles and his infidelity. The interview was watched by nearly 23 million viewers throughout the country.
The widow of the late Republican Senator John McCain has been a fierce critic of Donald Trump and she crossed party lines to support Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden in the recent election. Her support helped to deliver the traditionally Republican state of Arizona and its 11 electoral college votes to Biden.
Hospitals have been told to prepare for the roll-out of a COVID-19 vaccine in England in as few as 10 days. The exact date depends on when the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency approves it.
It has been reported that the stewardess in question, who allegedly advertises her services on Facebook under the name AirHostess71, works for the Heathrow based carrier and has offered passengers sex between flights as well as other erotic on-board experiences.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that the new COVID-19 alert level tier allocations, which will come into force in the UK once the country's nationwide lockdown expires on 2 December, is the best way to prevent a spike in COVID-19.
The UK has been in nationwide lockdown since the beginning of November in response to a spike in new COVID-19 cases. Now that the surge has eased, the UK is expected to emerge from the introduced restrictions and go back to a three-tier system which has different guidance depending on the severity of the situation where you live.
This month, Downing Street has seen some major changes following the resignation of its director of communications Lee Cain and the departure of Johnson’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings, two figures who played a vital role during the Vote Leave campaign. This is happening as Britain is still struggling to conclude a trade agreement with the EU.
Voters were first asked whether they wanted independence for Scotland in September 2014, with 55 percent voting against it. Since then, the government in Holyrood has been promoting a second referendum.
Doubts have emerged about the vaccine's efficiency after AstraZeneca released interim results of its candidate vaccine on Monday showing two different levels of efficacy depending on the dosing regimen.
Black Friday usually marks the start of the holiday shopping season when millions of people go out to stores to buy their Christmas presents. But the Covid-19 pandemic means that this year people are stuck at home and the day will be different in many key aspects.
An audit of memorials was launched By the Welsh government in July in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests. Its remit was to assess historical figures as regards their culpability in the slave trade imperialism and racism.
Boris Johnson became Prime Minister in July 2019, succeeding Theresa May who had failed to push through Brexit. His Conservative Party won a resounding victory at the general election in December 2019.
LONDON (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS) announced on Friday that trials of a revolutionary blood test developed by US company Grail to identify 50 types of cancer will begin in England in mid-2021.