NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Virgin Atlantic, a London-based carrier partly owned by US-based Delta Air Lines, has filed for bankruptcy protection in a New York court, media reported.
Ghislaine Maxwell's case has turned the spotlight on famous people associated with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. DOJ investigators want to hear from Prince Andrew who knew both Epstein and Maxwell for quite a while. Political commentator Alan Bailey has discussed how the inquiry may affect the British Royal Family and the post-Brexit UK's prestige.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A small passenger plane has crashed in a field in the English county of Sussex, the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said on Tuesday, adding that emergency service crews have arrived at the scene and are investigating the incident.
LONDON (Sputnik) - UK scientists have warned that the second wave of coronavirus could be more than twice the size of the first if no effective testing and contact tracing system is in place before schools reopen in September.
Jadon Sancho was born in south London to parents from Trinidad and grew up supporting Chelsea. He was signed by Manchester City at the age of 14 and was sold by them to Borussia Dortmund in 2017 for a fee of £10 million.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of United Kingdom nationals who have acquired citizenship in European Union nations has jumped by 30 percent since the Brexit referendum in 2016, research has found.
Boris Johnson is said to have initially been sympathetic to former Tory MP Charlie Elphicke, before he was convicted of sexual assault last week. However, another minister from BoJo’s cabinet prompted the prime minister to reconsider his stance.
Trust between public and government is under threat as a result of how the state is managing patient data amid attempts to tackle the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, according to rights based organisations such as the Open Rights Group and medConfidential.
The British government has stressed the importance of focusing on contingency plans that could come in handy after the Brexit transition period expires, amid concerns over generally crippled global supply chains due to the COVID healthcare crisis.
The Spaceship Company, which builds air and space craft for its parent company, Virgin Galactic, announced a new design for a commercial airliner that can fly at three times the speed of sound, as well as a partnership with engine-maker Rolls-Royce, which built the engines for one of the few operational supersonic airliners ever made, the Concorde.
The development comes as last month British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab claimed that Russian actors tried to interfere in the country’s parliamentary elections, which were held in December of 2019. The Kremlin has categorically denied the accusation.
The news comes after figures revealed that out of the 20 of the worst affected areas across England, seven were in English northwestern region, UK media reported.
Rumours on the popular Chinese social media platform have surfaced in British media following a potential ban in the United States, with some stating it could spark fresh diplomatic rows between Washington, Beijing and London.
According to the report, British academia has transformed over the past several decades, shifting to left-wing views that create a harsh environment for conservatives on campus and results in self-censorship.
Fears over Special Air Service (SAS) troops killing innocent Afghans were reportedly expressed in emails disclosed to the High Court by an Afghani civilian, Saifullah Yar, who is demanding an investigation into the killing of his family in an SAS raid.
The high-profile scientist’s comments join a wave of criticism that the UK government of Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing over its response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has so far infected over 306,000 people and resulted in 46,286 deaths, as of Sunday.
The UK's opposition Labour Party is becoming increasingly fragmented between supporters of former leader Jeremy Corbyn and the new leadership of Sir Keir Starmer, with prominent Corbynites criticising the decision to agree to a court settlement over antisemitism accusations.
Lewis Hamilton is a six time Formula One World champion, second only to seven time champion Michael Schumacher. His win on Sunday brings him one step closer to achieving Schumacher’s record.
Shamima Begum, left the UK in 2015 to join terrorists in Syria, where she lived under its rule for more than three years. In February last year the former Home Secretary Sajid Javid revoked her British citizenship due to national security concerns. Begum has since taken legal action to reverse the government’s decision.
As the United Kingdom is seeking to reopen the economy after being in a state of national lockdown since March, the government is considering options to stave off having to introduce national shut down amid a growing number of new coronavirus cases.