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Elections 2021: Hartlepool byelection result due imminently with Labour already conceding defeat – live

While there are, obviously, big structural forces at play in Labour’s defeat, some of the tactical decisions that Starmer’s team have taken have not helped either. First, they chose an MP defeated at the last election — and one who had tried to stop Brexit — as their candidate. This gave the Tories an opening […]

Covid vaccine to India: No surplus vaccine doses to send to India right now, says UK | World News – Times of India

LONDON: The UK is currently moving through its domestic priority lists for Covid-19 vaccines and therefore has no surplus doses to share with countries in need such as India at this stage, Downing Street said on Tuesday. In reference to India’s devastating second wave of the pandemic, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson‘s spokesperson said the […]

Boris Johnson: UK denies report that PM Johnson said ‘let the bodies pile high’ | World News – Times of India

LONDON: A newspaper report that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that he would rather bodies piled “high in their thousands” than order a third lockdown is not true, defence secretary Ben Wallace said on Monday. Johnson is facing a stream of allegations in British newspapers about everything from his muddled initial handling of the […]

UK Covid news: India added to England’s travel red list with rules coming into force at 4am on Friday

We’ve now detected a total of 557 cases of this variant since it was first identified in December. We’ve seen a cluster of cases in south London – predominantly in the London boroughs of Wandsworth, Lambeth and Southwark, and identified single cases over the last week in Barnet, Birmingham and Sandwell. Around two-thirds of these […]

UN experts slam UK report for repackaging ‘racist tropes’

A body of experts that advises the United Nations on human rights concerns has slammed a widely criticized British government-backed report that concluded there was no systemic racism in the country By PAN PYLAS Associated Press April 19, 2021, 10:51 AM • 3 min read LONDON — A body of experts that advises the United […]

‘PM Johnson’s India visit to finalise ‘Roadmap 2030′ for re-energised India-UK ties’ – Times of India

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit India from April 25 and is set to agree on a ‘Roadmap 2030’ for re-energised India-UK relations in areas like trade, investment, defence and security cooperation, healthcare and climate action, the Indian High Commission here said on Thursday. Downing Street on Wednesday said that due to the […]

Greensill: Keir Starmer says there is ‘open door’ between Boris Johnson’s government and lobbyists – live

Prime minister questioned on controversy over Greensill’s influence within government with links to David Cameron and a senior civil servant Boris Johnson does not rule out more officials having Greensill links Loophole allows lobbying to remain secret, says ex-civil servant Nigel Boardman: from GQ list to chairing Greensill lobbying inquiry Global coronavirus updates – live […]

Hundreds rally in England and Wales over police legislation

Hundreds of people marched Saturday through central London and other cities across England and Wales to protest the British government’s plan to hand new powers to the police to tackle demonstrations ByThe Associated Press April 4, 2021, 12:19 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — Hundreds of people […]

Covid live news: dozens of UK MPs form alliance to oppose Covid passports

A 44-year-old man was admitted to a Melbourne hospital with clotting days after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine, suffering serious thrombosis and a low count of platelets, or blood cells that stop bleeding. “Investigators have not at this time confirmed a causal link with the Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine, but investigations are ongoing,” the deputy chief medical […]

UK police arrest 36 at anti-lockdown protests – Times of India

LONDON: London police arrested dozens of people on Saturday after thousands turned out in the British capital to protest against ongoing coronavirus lockdown restrictions, with the city’s police force in the spotlight over its officer’s conduct after a series of recent incidents. The Metropolitan Police Service said it had made 36 arrests, most for breaching […]