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UK to issue thousands of temporary truck driver visas to ease supply-chain problems

UK on Saturday said it would issue thousands of emergency visas to foreign truck drivers to help fix supply-chain problems that have caused empty supermarket shelves, long lines at gas stations and shuttered pumps. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government had resisted easing immigration rules, despite warnings from businesses that the driver shortage could […]

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James Bond star Daniel Craig made honorary Commander in British Royal Navy

Actor Daniel Craig became the Royal Navy’s newest honorary commander in September, days before the release of what is expected to be his final outing as 007, “No Time to Die.” Craig appeared in the Royal Navy’s working uniform, wearing the three gold bars on the shoulder that denotes a commander’s rank and matches the […]

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Woman throws party for “finally” being free from marriage

A 43-year-old woman threw herself a divorce party for being “finally” free from her marriage. Sonia Gupta organized a colourful party at her UK residence and invited her family and friends to celebrate the official end to her 17-year long marriage. Pictures showed the woman wearing a ‘Finally divorced’ satin sash. Sonia said she has […]

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‘I change a lot of nappies’: Boris Johnson clears up mystery surrounding how many children he has

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted that he has six children, a question he has previously dodged in numerous interviews and press conferences. Speaking to NBC’s Today show on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Johnson was asked by an interviewer if he had six children, to which he replied “yes.” The number of […]

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British boxer Amir Khan removed from US flight for not wearing facemask ‘high enough’

British boxer Amir Khan has been removed from a flight in the US after a reported row over face coverings. Mr Khan, 34, said he had been taken off the American Airlines plane along with a colleague by police when someone complained his friend’s mask “was not high enough”. The airline said the flight from […]

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Queen Elizabeth II sent message of congratulations to North Korea on national day

Queen Elizabeth sent a message of congratulations to the people of North Korea on their national day. The message was sent on behalf of the Queen by the UK’s Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) “as has been done before,” a Buckingham Palace spokesperson said. This is standard practice on other national days across the world, […]

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Rapper Wiley accused of breaking into London apartment faces assault and burglary charges

British grime artist Wiley has been charged with assault and burglary. According to London’s Metropolitan Police the 42-year-old musician, who goes by the real name Richard Kylea Cowie Jr. is accused of breaking into an east London flat, assaulting the male occupant and causing criminal damage. Although the occupant sustained a minor injury, an ambulance […]

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Sarah Harding: British-Irish pop girl group singer dies Aged 39

Sarah Harding, singer with the English chart-topping band Girls Aloud, has died aged 39 following a battle with cancer. Harding’s mother Marie confirmed the news in a post to her daughter’s official Instagram account on Sunday. “It’s with deep heartbreak that today I’m sharing the news that my beautiful daughter Sarah has sadly passed away. […]

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Two presumed dead after failing to return to the surface while exploring a wreck off Cornwall coast

Two men who failed to return to the surface after exploring a wreck off the coast of Cornwall are presumed to have died. The pair were diving around the HMS Scylla which was sunk in 2004 to create an offshore reef. A major search operation off Whitsand Bay continued until Saturday. James Instance from Falmouth […]

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Woman loses High Court bid to save her Alpaca from being slaughtered

An alpaca is set to be slaughtered after his owner lost a High Court bid to save him. Geronimo, the animal twice tested positive for bovine tuberculosis and, as a result, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has ordered its destruction. His owner Helen Macdonald, who owns a farm at Wickwar, South […]

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Singapore sentences British man to six weeks in prison for refusing to face mask in public

A Singapore court sentenced a British man to six weeks in prison on Wednesday, local media reported, after he repeatedly breached coronavirus protocols by refusing to wear a face mask in public. Benjamin Glynn, 40, was found guilty on four charges over his failure to wear a mask on a train in May and at […]

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British writer and comedian Sean Lock has died aged 58

Popular British writer and comedian Sean Lock has died after a long battle with cancer, his agent announced. He was 58. “It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Sean Lock,” read a statement from his agent posted to Instagram. “He died at home from cancer, surrounded by his family. […]