Britain

Lone revellers brighten Notting Hill’s empty streets on carnival day

Lone revellers brighten Notting Hill’s empty streets on carnival day

Published 31/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Notting Hill Carnival, a highlight of the British summer, may have been cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but a [more…]

Britain encourages at-risk groups to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Britain encourages at-risk groups to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Published 17/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Monday urged elderly people and volunteers from Black and Asian minority groups to sign up to a COVID-19 vaccine trial [more…]

British trade minister pledges to fight ‘unfair’ U.S. tariffs – The Telegraph

British trade minister pledges to fight ‘unfair’ U.S. tariffs – The Telegraph

Published 16/08/2020

(Reuters) - British Trade Secretary Liz Truss pledged to fight U.S tariffs on Scotch whisky, calling them “unacceptable and unfair” in an op-ed in the [more…]

London’s Notting Hill Carnival goes from street party to screen festival

London’s Notting Hill Carnival goes from street party to screen festival

Published 14/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - This year’s Notting Hill Carnival will swap the streets of West London for computer screens around the world, as the event turns [more…]

British fossil hunters find bones of new dinosaur species, cousin to T.Rex

British fossil hunters find bones of new dinosaur species, cousin to T.Rex

Published 13/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Four bones found on a beach on the Isle of Wight, off England’s south coast, belong to a new species of theropod [more…]

Humanity versus disease showcased as London’s Science Museum reopens doors

Humanity versus disease showcased as London’s Science Museum reopens doors

Published 11/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Exhibits showcasing humanity’s battle with infectious disease will greet visitors recently emerged from coronavirus lockdowns when London’s Science Museum re-opens its doors [more…]

UK COVID-19 daily death count could be scrapped: Telegraph

UK COVID-19 daily death count could be scrapped: Telegraph

Published 09/08/2020

(Reuters) - The UK’s official COVID-19 daily death count could be scrapped following an investigation into Public Health England’s method of counting the toll, The [more…]

Swapping shorts for thermals, ‘I’m A Celebrity’ moves to UK from Australia

Swapping shorts for thermals, ‘I’m A Celebrity’ moves to UK from Australia

Published 07/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British broadcaster ITV will this year hold its reality TV show “I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here” in a [more…]

Paws for reflection: British Foreign Office cat heads for retirement

Paws for reflection: British Foreign Office cat heads for retirement

Published 07/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Palmerston, the cat who has lived at the Foreign Office for four and a half years, will trade in his London residence [more…]

Makeover: UK fashion bible Vogue turns serious for September

Makeover: UK fashion bible Vogue turns serious for September

Published 06/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Misan Harriman hopes to encourage employers to cast the recruitment net more widely with his Vogue cover portrait of influential Black activists [more…]