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Service begins for monarch’s final farewell

London, Sep 19 : The funeral service to remember Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, began at Westminster Abbey on Monday. Among the guests are world leaders including US President Biden and hundreds of other foreign dignitaries. Around 200 people recognised in the Queen's birthday honours are also there, BBC reports.

UK possibly running out of monkeypox vaccines with only 5k doses...

London, Aug 10 : The United Kingdom is close to depleting its stock of monkeypox vaccines as it experiences problems keeping up with supply, Sky News broadcaster reported on Wednesday, citing sources. According to the UK media, the country is set to exhaust the national stockpile due to unspecified "supply issues." Unnamed sources told Sky News that the UK has around 5,000 doses left, while vaccine appointments in some regions are already closed.

Fencer Bhavani Devi wins gold in Commonwealth C’ships

London, Aug 10 : Indian Fencer C A Bhavani Devi has won the gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Fencing Championship in the Senior Women’s Sabre Individual category. The 42nd ranked Indian fencer in the world defeated second seeded Australian Fencer Veronika Vasileva 15-10 to defend her Commonwealth Fencing title here on Tuesday.

UK competition regulator orders Facebook to sell GIF sharing platform Giphy

London, Nov 30 (UNI/Sputnik) The UK Competition and Market Authority (CMA) on Tuesday ordered Facebook to sell off Giphy, on the ground that the acquisition of the animated graphic sharing platform by the US company would increase its already significant market power in detriment of other social media platforms.

4th Test, Day 5: India thrash England by 157 runs, take...

London, Sep 6 : India produced a clinical performance to beat England by 157 runs on the final day of the fourth Test to take a 2-1 unbeatable lead in the five-match series, here on Monday.

UK records another 32,181 coronavirus cases

London, Sep 1 (UNI/Xinhua) Another 32,181 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 6,789,581, according to official figures released Tuesday.

UK experts, politicians warn against government´s plans to lift all COVID-19...

London, Jul 6 (UNI/Sputnik) UK scientists, politicians and trade unions criticized on Tuesday the government´s plan to scrap all remaining COVID-19 restrictions by July 19, amid warning by Health Minister Sajid Javid that coronavirus cases could reach 100,000 per day in August.

UK Prime Minister set to delay England’s final COVID-19 lockdown easing

London, June 14 (Sputnik) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to delay the easing of the remaining COVID-19 restrictions in England for another four weeks from June 21, following warning from scientists and government advisers that the highly infectious Delta variant first identified in India risks a third wave of the disease, UK media reported on Monday.

UK could speed up COVID-19 vaccination drive to tackle surge of...

London, May 14 (UNI) The UK COVID-19 vaccination campaign could be sped up to immunise people over 18 years old in regions of England where a spike of the coronavirus variant first identified in India has been recently reported, Vaccine Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Friday. “The clinicians will look at all of this to see how we can flex the vaccination programme to make it as effective as possible to deal with this surge in this variant, the B1617.2,” Zahawi told the Sky News broadcaster.

IS bride cannot return to UK to reclaim citizenship – Supreme...

London, Feb 26 (Sputnik) The UK Supreme Court ruled on Friday that Shamima Begum, who traveled to Syria in 2015 to marry a member of the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, banned in Russia) and was later stripped of her UK citizenship cannot return to her country of birth to fight her citizenship case.
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