Coronavirus latest news: Leicester becomes first British city to have draconian lockdown measures reimposed

There has been more than one million cases of Covid-19 in the 22 countries of the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean region, the WHO confirmed on Sunday. As of 11:00 on Sunday, 1,025,478 cases and 23,461 deaths have been recorded from the region, which spans from Morocco to Pakistan. While cases in Europe have been largely declining, […]

UK could offer ‘path to citizenship’ for Hong Kong’s British passport holders

Image copyright AFP Image caption Beijing’s proposed security law has sparked protests in Hong Kong The UK could offer British National (Overseas) passport holders in Hong Kong a path to UK citizenship if China does not suspend plans for a security law in the territory, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says. There are 300,000 BNO […]

Swedish and British scientists debate coronavirus lockdowns

The two countries went in two very different directions. After a weeks-long delay, Britain ordered a strict lockdown in late March. Sweden has glided along with much more relaxed, voluntary guidance, trusting its citizens to use their common sense and maintain reasonable social distancing. London has been a ghost town, its economy shattered like most. […]

U.S., and British ships conduct exercise in Arctic aim to counter Russia – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy released a statement on Friday saying that U.S. 6th Fleet (C6F) conducted a bilateral naval anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise with the U.K., above the Arctic Circle. The statement noted the four ships from two nations, a U.S. submarine, and a U.S. P8-A worked together, in the Norwegian Sea, to conduct training in […]

British PM vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in the British capital by a man convicted of terrorism who was released early from prison, Trend rerports citing Reuters. With less than two weeks before Britain heads to the polls, law and order has raced […]

Reports: Prince Charles in preparation to take over as head of British monarchy

Reports in multiple U.K. outlets indicate that Prince Charles is in preparation to take over as the head of the British monarchy once his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, turns 95 in 18 months. British tabloid The Sun says Charles met with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, yesterday at Sandringham to discuss the move, which comes […]

How The #Brexit Fallout Could Impact On The British #Gambling Industry

The UK was officially set to leave the European Union on Thursday 31st October 2019. However, at the time of writing, the country is in the midst of a General Election with the earliest date of exit now earmarked for Friday 31st January 2020. This monumental once in a lifetime political event is set to […]

How Kremlin Assassins Sowed Terror Through The Streets Of London While British Police Scrambled To Stop Them

Rain was spreading like a fresh bruise across the London sky as the unmarked car rolled up Whitehall toward Big Ben. The Scotland Yard protection officer scanned the road with a well-trained eye, clocking potential hazards as the car passed the spiked iron gates of Downing Street, and swung right on Parliament Square. He had […]