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Boris and Carrie Johnson expecting child

Boris Johnson and his wife, Carrie, are expecting their second child, as the prime minister’s wife revealed she had a miscarriage at the start of this year, The Guardian reports. The couple, who married in secret at …

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UK health minister Javid tests positive for COVID-19

British health minister Sajid Javid on Saturday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, but added that his symptoms were mild and he was thankful to have had two doses of vaccine against the disease, Reuters reports. Javid, who has …

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Britain prepares special operation against Russia

Britain’s special forces will take on a new covert mission against China and Russia as they shift their focus to countering “big state adversaries”, a senior military chief has revealed, The Times reports. Brigadier Mark …

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European vaccination: from vampire castle to Salisbury Cathedral

As the vaccination campaign is gaining steam, some European nations resort to the most uncanny of places to provide people with the anti-COVID jab. Football stadiums, cathedrals, subway stations, cinemas and even the infamous Dracula’s castle in Romania are all used to attract people into getting the vaccine

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Foreign tourists stuck in ancient fortress near Borjomi

According to the Georgian Emergency Management Service, tourists from Great Britain and Egypt were stuck in the mountains near Borjomi, in the ancient fortress of Gogias Tsikhe. It is clarified that foreign tourists decided to climb the …

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How pandemic will impact Ramadan-2021

For the second successive year, Muslims will mark the holy month in the midst of coronavirus.  While many have found ways to adapt to the "new normal" and the rollout of vaccines has helped stymie the rise in cases in some …

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Johnson unveils plan to ease England lockdown

Boris Johnson will aim to lift all coronavirus restrictions by the end of June as part of a gradual road map for exiting England’s nationwide lockdown, Financial Times informs. The prime minister’s long-awaited easing plan, …

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Munich Security Conference brings trans-Atlantic's Fantastic Four back together

Donald Trump's four years as US president shook the trans-Atlantic relationship. On Friday, the Munich Security Conference brings together Biden, Merkel, Macron and Johnson for an event that could help to rebuild ties, Deutsche Welle reports. Organizers of the Munich Security Conference are facing the challenge of how to squeeze their annual get-together of top global security officials and policymakers into a special event constrained by the COVID pandemic. The multi-day conference that has taken place in Munich every February since 1963 is, for now, an online event, scheduled to wrap up after just about three hours on Friday

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UK Covid-19 variant reaches Iran

A UK Covid-19 variant has spread in Iran, Iranian Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education Said Namaki reported. He noted that new Covid-19 cases were recorded in Tehran, Abyek, Hashgerd and Alborz province. …

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EU citizens to be banned from using ID cards to enter UK

European Union citizens will be banned from using ID cards to enter Britain from October amidst growing concern about the proliferation of fake European IDs, Reuters reports with the reference to the Telegraph. British interior minister …

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UK allows its ships to pay for service in Crimea

A historic event connected with the recognition of Crimea as Russian territory took place today in Great Britain: the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation of HM Treasury canceled a ban on payments for ships under the British flag in …

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UK Covid-19 daily death toll nears anti-record

The UK has recorded more than 1,000 COVID-19 daily deaths for the first time since April, Yahoo News informs. The four nations recorded 1,041 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for the virus on Wednesday and a further 62,322 new …

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