Published: July 20, 2021
LONDON - At the stroke of midnight on Monday, for the first time in 17 months, the staff of the Piano Works nightclub pushed back the tables, cranked up the volume and threw open the dance floor to mark "Freedom Day," a go-for-it gambit by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to end almost all legal requirements to maintain coronavirus social distancing measures in England.
Published: July 18, 2021
LONDON - First, the new British Health Secretary Sajid Javid - three weeks on the job, in the middle of an explosion in cases, who had declared it was time to "live with the virus"- announced on Saturday that hed tested positive for the coronavirus and would self-isolate.
Published: July 11, 2021
LONDON - On Sunday at Wembley Stadium, England will face Italy in the European Championship final as it seeks its first major tournament title since the 1966 World Cup. The run through Euro 2020 has turned Manager Gareth Southgate into a bit of folk hero. It has sent fans into a frenzy. Prince George even showed up.
Published: July 05, 2021
LONDON - Boris Johnson announced Monday that England was set to soon end virtually all government mandates to control the spread of the coronavirus, telling people that in two weeks it likely will be completely up to them whether to wear a mask or socially distance.
Published: June 29, 2021
A top financial regulator in Britain has ordered Binance, the worlds biggest cryptocurrency exchange, to cease regulated activity in the country, the latest effort by a world government to limit crypto-related businesses.
Published: June 26, 2021
Britain has reported another 15,810 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour.The Delta variant now comprises 95 percent of all sequenced cases, the Public Health England (PHE) added. Last week, it made up 99 percent of new COVID-19 cases across Britain.
Published: June 16, 2021
LONDON - Anger bubbled over in Britain in the wake of Prime Minister Boris Johnson decision to delay Englands final stage of coronavirus restriction rollbacks, in the face of rising cases and the spread of the highly transmissible delta variant.
Published: June 15, 2021
LONDON - June 21 was supposed to mark Englands "freedom day," when the countrys remaining coronavirus restrictions would end, but the government has opted to keep them in place at least through July 19 due to concern over rising cases and a fast-spreading variant.
Published: May 30, 2021
LONDON - LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson married his fiancee, Carrie Symonds, in a secret ceremony at Westminster Cathedral, the first time a British leader has married in office in 199 years.