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UK News: Commission recommends BAME description be scrapped

UNITED KINGDOM (STL.News) The Race and Ethnic Disparities Commission is to publish a landmark review into health, employment, policing, and education inequality. Among some of the recommendations includes the scraping…

UK News: England prepares to begin easing COVID-19 lock-down

UK (STL.News) From Monday, people in England will be allowed to meet another household outside, including in gardens, as the country takes another step to lifting the lockdown. Wikipedia –…

International Chiefs of Defense Condemn Use of Lethal Force in Burma

(STL.News) The chairman joined with chiefs of defense from Australia, Canada, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea,…

Through The Storm: Inside The COVID-19 Wards

UK (STL.News) Sky News spends a month inside two London hospitals – Barnet Hospital and The Royal Free – during the peak of the COVID-19 winter wave, as the NHS…

Russia-UK Relations: UK plans to increase nuclear warheads

Russia-UK Relations: the UK plans to increase nuclear warheads to 260 by 2030 (STL.News) Russia and UK’s relations hit an all-time low as Russia strongly condemns the UK’s plan to…

Bristol: Several police officers injured during protest

BRISTOL UK (STL.News) A demonstration against plans to give police more powers to deal with peaceful protests has spilled over into violence described as “disgusting scenes.” ?

UK News: government to vaccinate all adults by end of July

(STL.News) Good news came from the vaccine front; the United Kingdom seems to have kept pace with the inoculation drive.  In half of the countries, adults have already received the…

UK News: police scuffle with anti-lock-down protesters

UK News: police scuffle with anti-lockdown protesters as thousands march in Germany, and Austria (STL.News) Scuffles occurred between police in London, England, and anti-lockdown protesters on Saturday as thousands of…

UK BREAKING News: Government considering ‘COVID certificates’

(STL.News) Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has told Sky News the Government is considering coronavirus “certificates” for people attending concerts and sporting events. Wikipedia – COVID-19 pandemic in UK ?

UK PM Boris Johnson – statement on the integrated review of foreign policy

(STL.News) Prime Minister Boris Johnson is making a statement on the Integrated Review of foreign policy in the House of Commons, which will reveal a plan to increase a cap…

UK ministers admit second lock-down came too late

UK ministers admit the second lockdown came too late to contain the second Covid wave (STL.News) Senior UK government ministers and officials have told the BBC the second lockdown in…

US suspends tariffs on UK exports including Scotch

(STL.News) The US has agreed on a four-month suspension of retaliatory tariffs imposed on UK exports, including scotch whisky, over a long-running aircraft subsidy row. Wikipedia – the United Kingdom/United…

UK News: Biggest Budget tax rises in decades to fund COVID-19 crisis

(STL.News) The chancellor in today’s Budget has spelled out the enormous cost of shoring up the economy because of the pandemic.  Mr. Sunak revealed a series of measures that will…

UK News: Drone footage – WW2 bomb was detonated

(STL.News) A World War Two-era bomb found in Exeter, in southwestern England, was detonated on Saturday in a controlled explosion. Drone footage shows a large cloud of smoke rising near…

UK COVID-19 News: over 20 million vaccinated

(STL.News) The United Kingdom has now reached the milestone of vaccinating 20 million people in the country.  According to recently released data, more than 20 million people across the UK…

Can the world keep up with COVID-19?

(STL.News) Millions of people around the world have now been vaccinated against coronavirus. But can we keep up with the evolving virus, and will we have to vaccinate the population…

UK PM urges caution & pushes back on COVID-19 vaccine passports

(STL.News) The UK Prime Minister has urged caution when asked about the easing of coronavirus restrictions. Boris Johnson said England’s route out of lockdown should be “cautious but irreversible.”  Meanwhile,…

UK COVID-19 News: More than 15 million have been vaccinated

(STL.News) More than 15 million people in the UK have now received the first dose of a coronavirus jab, vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi has said. Wikipedia page – COVID-19 pandemic…

England has suffered an “enormous shock”

(STL.News) The Chancellor has told Sky News that the economy has suffered an “enormous shock”. It comes after new figures revealed the UK suffered its deepest annual slump since the…