Category: United Kingdom

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Jan
2021

REPORT: Mail Manager Awarded Over $300,000 In Harassment Suit After Being Called A ‘Sly Dog,’ Being Mistaken For MuslimREPORT: Mail Manager Awarded Over $300,000 In Harassment Suit After Being Called A ‘Sly Dog,’ Being Mistaken For Muslim

Britain’s Royal Mail will reportedly compensate a Hindu mail manager around £200,000 after a tribunal found that he had faced harassment and discrimination at work. A coworker called the Hindu manager, Mathan Shunmugaraja, a “sly dog,” while mistaking him for a Muslim, in a dispute over using a room at the Cardiff Royal Mail center, […]

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Jan
2021

Health Minister Says South Africa COVID-19 Strain Could Be ‘More Transmissible’ Than UK StrainHealth Minister Says South Africa COVID-19 Strain Could Be ‘More Transmissible’ Than UK Strain

A new strain of coronavirus which originated in South Africa and is now circulating in the United Kingdom could be more infectious than the new strain discovered in the UK, according to the country’s health secretary. UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock said that the arrival of this new variant […]

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Jan
2021

Queen Elizabeth Reportedly Took Only Two Seconds To Forbid Prince Harry From Attending Wreath-Laying CeremonyQueen Elizabeth Reportedly Took Only Two Seconds To Forbid Prince Harry From Attending Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Queen Elizabeth II took “all of two seconds” to decide on banning Prince Harry from Britain’s Remembrance Day ceremony, the Daily Mail reported Friday.  “Remembrance Sunday is sacrosanct when it comes to Her Majesty’s diary,” a source familiar told the outlet. “It’s one of the most important dates in her calendar and nothing is done without […]

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Dec
2020

More Contagious Coronavirus Strain Detected In Southern CaliforniaMore Contagious Coronavirus Strain Detected In Southern California

December 30, 2020 6:24 PM ET Officials have detected the more contagious mutant strain of coronavirus from the United Kingdom in California, Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday. Newsom said the case was found in southern California during a livestream with the nation’s leading infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci. Newsom and Fauci mention Colorado, where […]

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Dec
2020

REPORT: Germany, Singapore Report First Cases Of New UK COVID-19 MutationREPORT: Germany, Singapore Report First Cases Of New UK COVID-19 Mutation

Germany, on Thursday, and Singapore, on Wednesday, confirmed their first cases of the new COVID-19 mutation rapidly spreading across the United Kingdom (UK).  Germany’s “first known case” was an infected individual who flew on Dec. 20 from London to Frankfurt to visit relatives, testing positive on arrival. Genetic analysis of the person’s sample at a […]

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Dec
2020

US Student Jailed In Cayman Islands Gets Sentence Reduced To Two MonthsUS Student Jailed In Cayman Islands Gets Sentence Reduced To Two Months

Georgia medical student Skylar Mack, jailed in the Cayman Islands for violating the British territory’s COVID-19 quarantine rules, got her sentence cut to two months by a panel of judges Tuesday. Mack and her boyfriend, Vanjae Ramgeet, had initially been sentenced to four months’ imprisonment December 15 by the Islands’ Grand Court Justice Roger Chapple, after […]

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Dec
2020

UK, EU Leaders Reach Historic Brexit Deal After Months Of NegotiationsUK, EU Leaders Reach Historic Brexit Deal After Months Of Negotiations

The U.K. and the European Union agreed to a historic Brexit trade deal Thursday after months of tense negotiations and with just days left before the deadline, leaders from both sides announced. The thousand-page trade agreement means that the U.K. can finally depart from the EU and sets up the framework for British-EU relations post-Brexit, […]

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Dec
2020

Report: Bride Who Feigned Cancer For Money Jailed For Five MonthsReport: Bride Who Feigned Cancer For Money Jailed For Five Months

A woman who faked having terminal cancer in a bid to get donations from friends and family for a dream wedding has reportedly been jailed for the scheme. Handing down a five month jail sentence, District Judge Nicholas Sanders told 29-year-old Toni Standen of Cheshire that her behavior was appalling, according to BBC. “You continued […]

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