UK Celebrates 25 Years Of Bilingual Education
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UK Celebrates 25 Years Of Bilingual Education

Reading Time: 2 minutes Britain’s Bilingual Education Program with Spain has been crucial to the increase in Bilingual students TDS New – More than 40,000 students are enrolled this year in the Bilingual Education Program (Spanish acronym: PEB) – a pioneering learning project in Spain of an integrated curriculum that is a benchmark in methodological innovation in language teaching. “Teaching and Read More…

Women Now Makeup More Than (34.3%) Of Corporate Boards In The UK
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Women Now Makeup More Than (34.3%) Of Corporate Boards In The UK

Reading Time: 2 minutes The changing face of business: number of women on FTSE boards up by 50% in just 5 years More than a third (34.3%) of Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) 350 board positions are now held by women, with the number of women on boards increasing by 50% over the last 5 years, data released today (Wednesday 24 Read More…

Less Than 1 in 5 UK University Students Had COVID-19 By End Fall Term
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Less Than 1 in 5 UK University Students Had COVID-19 By End Fall Term

Reading Time: 2 minutes A study conducted by Public Health England (PHE) estimates that 17.8% of university students in England had COVID-19 antibodies. TDS News – The COVID-19 university seroprevalence study was carried out among the student population in England. It was conducted between 2 to 11 December 2020 at 5 universities across the country, which had reported COVID-19 outbreaks during Read More…

UK Marks 7th Anniversary Of Russia's Annexation Of Crimea
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UK Marks 7th Anniversary Of Russia’s Annexation Of Crimea

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK will remain at the forefront of international efforts to end Russia’s illegitimate control of the Crimean peninsula The UK has reaffirmed its unwavering support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and its support for Ukrainians whose lives have been impacted by Russian aggression, seven years after Russia illegally annexed Crimea and began its Read More…

UK Launches (ARIA) New £800M Research Agency To Support High Risk, High Reward Science
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UK Launches (ARIA) New £800M Research Agency To Support High Risk, High Reward Science

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA) will be led by scientists who will have the freedom to identify and fund transformational science and technology at speed. The UK’s next generation of pioneering inventors will be backed by a new independent scientific research agency, the Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has announced today (Friday 19 February), Read More…

Health Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine
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Canada Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada joins the United Kingdom and the United States in countries to apply sanctions to Myanmar Today Marc Garneau Minister of Foreign Affairs announced that in response to the coup d’état in Myanmar, Canada is imposing sanctions against 9 Myanmar military officials, under the Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations. “Canada stands with the people of Myanmar Read More…

World's First Coronavirus Challenge Starts In The UK
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World’s First Coronavirus Challenge Starts In The UK

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UK will be the first country in the world to run a Covid-19 human challenge study, following approval from the UK’s clinical trials ethics body Backed by a £33.6 million UK government investment, the first-of-its-kind study for this virus will involve establishing the smallest amount of virus needed to cause infection, which will give Read More…

UK Company Introduces New Technology To Identify High Risk COVID-19 Candidates
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UK Company Introduces New Technology To Identify High Risk COVID-19 Candidates

Reading Time: 3 minutes The fight on COVID-19 has new tool in their arsenal New technology has been introduced in England to help clinicians identify, for the first time, a new group of people who may be at high risk from COVID-19. Over 800,000 adults will now be prioritized to receive a vaccine as part of the current vaccination Read More…

China Imposes Retaliation Measures On The UK, Banning All BBC Content
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China Imposes Retaliation Measures On The UK, Banning All BBC Content

Reading Time: < 1 minute China ramps up its attempt to sensor news from Western Nations For centuries the communist country has practiced censorship to the point it is engrained into the content they show to their citizens. None more egregious than that of the denying and scrubbing any reference to the Tiananmen Square massacre that took place on April Read More…

1.7 Million UK Citizens Received A Text They Hoped Would Never Come
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1.7 Million UK Citizens Received A Text They Hoped Would Never Come

Reading Time: 4 minutes Over 1.7 million users have been asked to isolate as a result of a close contact since launch, helping to break chains of transmission. Over 1.7 million app users across England and Wales have been advised to isolate by the NHS COVID-19 app following a close contact with someone who goes on to test positive, Read More…

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Until Next February…

Reading Time: < 1 minute A poem honoring Black History Month February is the monthWhen Black stories can be held highWhen both culture and historyAre presented in great supply The folktales of the peoplesThe spirits of the land‘Bout the animals and riversAnd the plants o’African There’s tales of Anansi,The ever tricky spiderTeaching youth to be quite couthYet still smart and Read More…

UK Technology Turns Cell Phones Into Kidney Detecting Machines
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UK Technology Turns Cell Phones Into Kidney Detecting Machines

Reading Time: 3 minutes Thousands of patients to benefit from smartphone app that allows them to transmit results to their GP in minutes without leaving home. Patients with diabetes and high blood pressure are benefiting from pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) that turns a smartphone camera into a clinical-grade tool to detect early kidney disease. NHSX, the digital transformation arm Read More…

UK Announces Measures To Boost Study For International Students
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UK Announces Measures To Boost Study For International Students

Reading Time: 3 minutes Prime Minister Johnson announces new measures to help the education sector build back better from the pandemic. New measures aimed at attracting more overseas students, boosting access to global student exchanges for thousands of people, and supporting international education partnerships have been announced today (6 February) by the Government. Following the announcement in December of Read More…

UK Taking Steps To Protect Ancient Traditional Indigenous Medicine
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UK Taking Steps To Protect Ancient Traditional Indigenous Medicine

Reading Time: < 1 minute Traditional Indigenous medicines have been used to cure people for many centuries. Project “Green Health” is researching the medical use of biodiversity (based on indigenous healthcare practices), to develop mechanisms protecting this knowledge, and consider how to use this to increase the health and prosperity of less favoured groups in Guatemala. Other partners of the Read More…

UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall
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UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall

Reading Time: 3 minutes The G7 summit will be used to unite leading democracies to help the world build back better. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host the world leaders of the G7 democracies in Cornwall, June of 2021 to address the challenges from beating coronavirus and tackling climate change, to ensuring that people everywhere can benefit from Read More…

UK Makes School Lunches Free For Students
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UK Makes School Lunches Free For Students

Reading Time: 2 minutes Studies show kids learn better under when they have a full stomach Schools can the UK can begin ordering free school meal vouchers for eligible pupils from today as the Government’s national scheme launches, adding to the support available for disadvantaged families. An online service for schools, the scheme allows schools to place orders for Read More…

UK Introduce Mandatory COVID-19 Testing For Visitors In The Country
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UK Introduce Mandatory COVID-19 Testing For Visitors In The Country

Reading Time: 3 minutes International arrivals required to prove negative COVID-19 test result before departure for England. Passengers arriving from all international destinations will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result before departing for England to help protect against new strains of coronavirus circulating internationally. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that from next week inbound passengers arriving by Read More…

UK Authorizes AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use
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UK Vaccinated Over One Third Of Seniors Over 80-Years-Old

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than one third of people aged 80 and over in England have received at least one dose of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine as of 10 January. More than one third (34.6%, 1,036,605) of people aged 80 and over in England have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of 10 January, new Read More…

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UK Deploys Merlin – All Science No Magic

Reading Time: 2 minutes Merlin a fully autonomous robot that will help defend and secure hazardous scenes. Dstl, the science inside UK defence and security, has developed a prototype robot so that humans and machines can now share the burden of detecting and report dangerous chemicals over large areas. The Merlin Robot, developed by industry partner HORIBA-MIRA with funding Read More…

UK Government Implements National Strategy For Asymptomatic Testing
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UK Government Implements National Strategy For Asymptomatic Testing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Community testing offer to be expanded across all local authorities in England to test people without symptoms. Local authorities will be encouraged to target testing to people who cannot work from home during lockdown. Around 1 in 3 people have coronavirus (COVID-19) without displaying any symptoms. Rapid, regular testing for people without symptoms of coronavirus Read More…

UK Under National COVID-19 Lockdown
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UK Under National COVID-19 Lockdown

Reading Time: 4 minutes UK Prime Minister announced a national lockdown as new strain of COVID-19 is spreads UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a national lockdown and instructed people to stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives. The decision follows a rapid rise in infections, hospital admissions and case rates across the Read More…

UK Establishes New Institute Teaching Excellence
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UK Establishes New Institute Teaching Excellence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Institute of Teaching to provide lifelong training and development for teachers A new Institute of Teaching is set to be established in England to provide teachers and school leaders with prestigious training and development throughout their career. Training will be delivered through at least four regional campuses, launching in September 2022, with the Institute being Read More…

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Tampon Tax Abolished As Of January 1, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK ‘tampon tax’ has been abolished – with a zero rate of VAT applying to women’s sanitary products coming into effect today (1 January 2021). Tampon tax abolished – from today (1 Jan 2021) VAT no longer applies to women’s sanitary products. As a part of wider government action to End Period Poverty which Read More…

UK Bans Promotions of Junk Food Starting April 2022
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UK Bans Promotions of Junk Food Starting April 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Promotions on food and drinks high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) in retailers will be banned starting April 2022, the government has confirmed today. The new rules, designed to support the nation to make healthier choices, will prohibit retailers from offering multibuy promotions such as ‘buy one get one free’ or ‘3 for 2’ Read More…

First Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant Confirmed In Ontario
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First Cases of COVID-19 UK Variant Confirmed In Ontario

Reading Time: 2 minutes Scientist are uncertain how the news strain of the virus will be affected by the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario’s Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced the first two confirmed cases in Ontario of the COVID-19 variant first identified in the UK. This variant has now been detected in multiple countries beyond the Read More…

Over 600,000 UK Citizens Have Received Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine
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Over 600,000 UK Citizens Have Received Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than 600,000 people in the UK have received the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as part of the largest vaccination program in British history. The government has today published figures which show the number of people who have received the vaccine between 8 December and 20 December in the UK is 616,933. Read More…

UK and EU Reach Historic Post Brexit Trade Agreement
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UK and EU Reach Historic Post Brexit Trade Agreement

Reading Time: 5 minutes Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a statement on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations with the European Union. It is four and a half years since the British people voted to take back control of their money, their borders, their laws, and their waters and to leave the European Union. And earlier this year we Read More…

UK Government Provides One Million Laptops To Low Income Families
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UK Government Provides One Million Laptops To Low Income Families

Reading Time: 4 minutes Schools and councils have received over 560,000 laptops this year to support remote learning Over one million devices will now reach schools, colleges and councils, helping ensure students have access to high-quality remote education if they need it, the Government has announced today. Almost 70,000 pupils are also now confirmed to have enrolled in the Read More…

Canada Suspends Flights From The United Kingdom For 72 hours
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Canada Suspends Flights From The United Kingdom For 72 hours

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada becomes latest country to impose stricter travel restrictions from the UK amid new COVID-19 strain. As Canada continues to monitor the new strain of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom, the government is taking precautionary measures to mitigate the spread into Canada. Canada has had robust travel restrictions and border measures in place since March Read More…

UK Government Pledges Another £310 Million To Tackle Homelessness
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UK Government Pledges Another £310 Million To Tackle Homelessness

Reading Time: 2 minutes Councils will receive additional government support to prevent vulnerable people becoming homeless. Councils will receive additional government support to prevent vulnerable people becoming homeless, the Communities Secretary has announced. £310 million will be targeted at areas with high numbers of homeless people, those at risk of homelessness, or those living in temporary accommodation  - helping them to rebuild their lives. The funding represents a £47 million Read More…

UK Reports A New Strain of COVID-19
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UK Reports A New Strain of COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes As announced on Monday, the UK has identified a new variant of Covid-19 through Public Health England’s genomic surveillance. As a result of the rapid spread of the new variant, preliminary modelling data and rapidly rising incidence rates in the South East, the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG) now consider that Read More…

UK Government Stops Export of "Death of Cleopatra"
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UK Government Stops Export of “Death of Cleopatra”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage has stopped the export of ivory sculpture, ‘Death of Cleopatra’, carved by the artist Henri de Triqueti UK Culture Minister Caroline Dinenage placed a temporary export ban on the historic ivory sculpture titled ‘Death of Cleopatra’ by a highly appreciated figure in 19th century art. The sculpture is valued at £150,000 Read More…

UK Puts New Measure In Place To Stop The Spread Of Bird Flu
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UK Puts New Measure In Place To Stop The Spread Of Bird Flu

Reading Time: 3 minutes New housing measures come into force today in England, Scotland and Wales as more cases of Bird Flu are being reported. The Chief Veterinary Officers for England, Scotland and Wales have agreed to bring in new measures to help protect poultry and captive birds, following an increased number of cases of avian influenza (Bird Flu) Read More…

5,000 Lemurs And Tamarins Are The Most Popular Primate Pets In The UK
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5,000 Lemurs And Tamarins Are The Most Popular Primate Pets In The UK

Reading Time: 3 minutes UK’s new laws will make it illegal to have primates as household pets. Primates are highly intelligent wild animals with complicated welfare needs, and require open spaces, varied diets, social contact and plenty of warmth and light. Findings from a recent call for evidence found that these complex needs cannot be met in a home environment. Under Read More…

UK Fighter Jets To Be Fueled By Algae, Alcohol and Household Waste
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UK Fighter Jets To Be Fueled By Algae, Alcohol and Household Waste

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sustainable fuels to power RAF jets Aircrafts including F-35s, Typhoons and Wildcat helicopters currently use conventional fuel, but could use up to 50 per cent sustainable sources in the future, after MOD’s changed aviation fuel standards came into effect in November 2020. Known as ‘drop-ins,’ sustainable fuel sources include hydrogenated fats and oils, wood waste, Read More…

UK Imposes New Rounds of Sanctions For Human Rights Violators
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UK Imposes New Rounds of Sanctions For Human Rights Violators

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK announces travel bans and asset freezes for 11 Russian, Venezuelan, Gambian and Pakistani human rights violators. UK government announces a third tranche of sanctions under its Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime against 11 individuals and one entity from Russia, Venezuela, The Gambia and Pakistan for egregious human rights violations, including torture and murder. These Read More…

UK Lifts Retaliatory Sanctions On American Steel As A Good Faith Gesture To Incoming Biden Administration
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UK Lifts Retaliatory Sanctions On American Steel As A Good Faith Gesture To Incoming Biden Administration

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK has today set out its independent approach to the longstanding trade conflicts between the EU and US around steel, aluminium and aerospace tariffs. The UK today announced an independent approach to the longstanding trade conflicts between the EU and US around steel and aluminium and aerospace tariffs. To defend the UK steel industry, Read More…

Why Ignoring Changes To The Apple App Store Will Cost You Your Privacy
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Why Ignoring Changes To The Apple App Store Will Cost You Your Privacy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following international intervention, Apple will shortly indicate on its App Store what personal data each app uses, empowering consumer choice. The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), along with the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets and the Norwegian Consumer Authority, took a leading role in the international effort to improve information available on the Read More…

British Prime Minister Johnson Deploys 300 British Troops to Mali
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British Prime Minister Johnson Deploys 300 British Troops to Mali

Reading Time: 2 minutes A UK task force has arrived in Mali to join the UN peacekeeping mission where they will provide a reconnaissance capability 300 UK troops have arrived in Mali as part of the UN’s peacekeeping mission, primarily drawn from the Light Dragoons alongside the Royal Anglian Regiment and supported by specialist trades from across the Armed Read More…

Commonwealth to Observe Ghana's Dec. 7th, 2020 Elections
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Commonwealth to Observe Ghana’s Dec. 7th, 2020 Elections

Reading Time: 2 minutes An assessment has been conducted in compliance with international COVID-19 safety guidelines ahead of the group’s deployment LONDON, United Kingdom, The Commonwealth is deploying a team to observe the general election in Ghana scheduled for 7 December. Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, constituted the group following an invitation from the Electoral Commission of Ghana. Members of Read More…

UK Confirms First Case of H5N8 Strain of The Avian Flu
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UK Confirms First Case of H5N8 Strain of The Avian Flu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The risk to public health from the virus is very low and this strain of avian influenza does not pose a food safety risk Avian influenza of the H5N8 strain was confirmed at a turkey fattening premises near Northallerton on Saturday 28 November. All 10,500 birds at the farm will be humanely culled to limit Read More…

At-risk groups To Receive Free Winter Supply Of Vitamin D
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At-risk groups To Receive Free Winter Supply Of Vitamin D

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2.7 million vulnerable individuals in England to be offered free winter supply of vitamin D by the government. More than 2.5 million vulnerable people across England will be offered free vitamin D supplements for the winter, the government has announced today (Saturday 28 November). All care homes will automatically receive a provision for their residents, Read More…

UK Rolls Out New Courtroom Protections For Vulnerable Victims
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UK Rolls Out New Courtroom Protections For Vulnerable Victims

Reading Time: 2 minutes Victims of violence and sexual assaults can now testify remotely at the time of the incident New technology which spares vulnerable victims and witnesses from the trauma of attending court is now available in every Crown Court across England and Wales. Available immediately, it allows the likes of children or those who suffer from a Read More…

Trump Skips G20 Summit on Coronavirus To Go Golfing
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Trump Skips G20 Summit on Coronavirus To Go Golfing

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world stage will not mix Trump as he exits stage left US President Donald Trump tuned into the G20 virtual summit for the opening greetings, aired his grievance of the US election being stolen, then exited to play a round golf. In any other administration, this type of behavior would not only be considered Read More…

Canada Solidifies Trade Agreement With UK Post Brexit
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Canada Solidifies Trade Agreement With UK Post Brexit

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Agreement lifts tariffs on 98% of exports between the two countries In light of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union and by extension the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Government of Canada has been working hard to ensure continuity for Canada-United Kingdom trade – especially now as we Read More…

UK Increases Military Spending by £16.5 Billion
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UK Increases Military Spending by £16.5 Billion

Reading Time: 3 minutes The biggest military investment in British defence since the end of the Cold War. In a speech to the House of Commons UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out a £16.5 billion increase above the manifesto commitment over four years that will protect UK citizens, help build back better from the coronavirus by creating thousands Read More…

UK Building "The Claw" To Clean Up Space Junk
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UK Building “The Claw” To Clean Up Space Junk

Reading Time: 3 minutes Space is littered with over 160 million pieces of junk Planned for 2025, Clearspace-1 is the first ever space mission dedicated to removing an existing object in orbit, and is a significant first step towards a cleaner space environment. The Clearspace-1 satellite – dubbed ‘The Claw’ – will use a pincer motion to collect debris, Read More…

UK Government Commissions Space Solar Power Station Research
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UK Government Commissions Space Solar Power Station Research

Reading Time: 2 minutes Solar energy harvested in space offers the potential for an unlimited and constant zero carbon power source The UK government has commissioned new research into space-based solar power (SBSP) systems that would use very large solar power satellites to collect solar energy, convert it into high-frequency radio waves, and safely beam it back to ground-based Read More…

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UK Set Global Standard For Rainforest Protection

Reading Time: 3 minutes Legislation will make it illegal for larger businesses to use products unless they comply with local laws to protect natural areas. The UK will go further than ever before to clamp down on illegal deforestation and protect rainforests, the government has confirmed today, thanks to world-leading new laws being introduced through the landmark Environment Bill Read More…

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UK Government Invests £33M Into Drones To Fight Fires And COVID-19

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first wave of grant recipients are creating ground-breaking aviation projects that are solving major global challenges. Innovative projects harnessing the latest technology to support the fight against COVID-19 and other challenges like climate change, while creating hundreds of jobs across the country, have been backed by government investment, Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced Read More…

UK Government to Support Military Spouses With Career Opportunities
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UK Government to Support Military Spouses With Career Opportunities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hundreds of partners of UK Armed Forces personnel will receive personalized career support as part of a targeted training program. Hundreds of spouses and partners of UK Armed Forces personnel will receive personalised career support as part of a targeted training scheme, the Minister for Defence People and Veterans Johnny Mercer announced today (Saturday 31 Read More…

UK Launches £150 Million Housing Fund to House 3,000 Homeless People
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UK Launches £150 Million Housing Fund to House 3,000 Homeless People

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over £150 million to be made available across England to provide a permanent place to live for some of the most vulnerable in society. More than 3,300 new long-term homes for the homeless and other vulnerable people have been approved, the Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick MP has announced today. Backed by government investment of more than £150 Read More…

UK announces tougher criminality rules for EU citizens
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UK Announces Tougher Criminality Rules For EU Citizens

Reading Time: 3 minutes From January 2021, EU criminals could be barred from entering the UK under tougher border rules. The Home Office has today (22 October 2020) confirmed that EU criminals could be barred from entering the UK under tougher border rules designed to make the country safer. The rules for EU criminals will come into force from Read More…

UK Unveils New 50P Coin 'Diversity Built Britain'
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UK Unveils New 50P Coin ‘Diversity Built Britain’

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new coin to mark the profound contribution minorities have made to the United Kingdom (UK). Around 2.5 million of the coins, which recognize and celebrate Britain’s diverse history, will be released on Monday. The coin features a geodome, which represents a community of connection and strength, with each section working together to build something Read More…

Englands new Dstl's counter-terrorism facility opened by The Queen
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Englands new Dstl’s counter-terrorism facility opened by The Queen

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge, officially opened Dstl’s new state-of-the-art Energetics Analysis Centre and met specialist scientific staff. The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has been given a rare Royal visit during the COVID-19 pandemic to showcase the science inside defence and security when Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by Read More…

Nimco Ali Obe world expert on violence against women, to advise UK government
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Nimco Ali Obe world expert on violence against women, to advise UK government

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nimco Ali OBE will advise UK government on Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls British Home Secretary Priti Patel has today has announced the appointment of Nimco Ali OBE, CEO of The Five Foundation, The Global Partnership To End FGM, as the new Independent government Adviser on Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls. She will Read More…

New plans to make UK world-leader with the creation of 60,000 green energy jobs
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New plans to make UK world-leader with the creation of 60,000 green energy jobs

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UK government is committed towards net zero emissions by 2050 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out new plans to Build Back Greener by making the UK the world leader in clean wind energy – creating jobs, slashing carbon emissions and boosting exports. £160 million will be made available to upgrade ports and Read More…

Royal Navy seize £160 million worth of drugs in the Caribbean
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Royal Navy seize £160 million worth of drugs in the Caribbean

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Royal Navy task group has prevented £160 million worth of drugs from potentially reaching the UK RFA Argus, alongside her Wildcat and Merlin helicopters, Royal Marines and US Coast Guard teams, worked with Dutch Navy ship HNLMS Groningen to seize 1.7 tonnes of cocaine and 28kg of amphetamines. The bust was the second in Read More…

Cloudbet Gives 'Not-So-Sleepy Joe' 2 To 1 Odds To Win The US Presidency
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Cloudbet Gives ‘Not-So-Sleepy Joe’ 2 To 1 Odds To Win The US Presidency

Reading Time: 2 minutes Biden’s odds of winning the US Presidency increased after the first debate Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. presidency, won support from the betting public as he withstood a hail of bluster and interjection from President Donald Trump during a combative and fiery first presidential debate. Odds on a Biden win shortened to 1.65, meaning Read More…

Greener homes, jobs and cheaper bills on the way for UK Residence
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Greener homes, jobs and cheaper bills on the way for UK Residence

Reading Time: 3 minutes UK Government invests into greener homes and jobs to boost slumping economy Homes, schools and hospitals across England are set to be greener and cheaper to run thanks to a £3 billion plan to upgrade the nation’s buildings the biggest in a generation. Starting today, homeowners can sign up for big savings on upgrades to Read More…

7-Eleven Hire More Than 50,000 Amid Pandemic, Expects to Add 20,000 Additional Jobs by Year end
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7-Eleven Hired More Than 50,000 Amid Pandemic, Expects to Add 20,000 Additional Jobs by Year end

Reading Time: 2 minutes 7-Eleven, World’s Largest Convenience Retailer and Independent Franchise Owners Continue to Hire to Meet Demand In March, 7-Eleven, Inc. made the call to employ 20,000 new store employees. Since then, the company estimates the organization and independent 7-Eleven franchise owners have hired more than twice that many – over 50,000. And they’re recruiting 20,000 more Read More…

250 paratroopers from UK's 16 Air Assault Brigade parachuted in Ukraine earlier Saturday morning
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250 paratroopers from UK’s 16 Air Assault Brigade parachuted in Ukraine earlier Saturday morning

Reading Time: 3 minutes British paratroopers made history this week when they jumped into southern Ukraine for the first time Flying straight from the UK, 250 soldiers from 16 Air Assault Brigade dropped into the Ternivsky training area, where they teamed up with thousands of Ukrainian troops ahead of Exercise Joint Endeavour. Building on the strong relationship developed between Read More…

UK Government delivers 250,000 clear face masks to support people with hearing loss
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UK Government delivers 250,000 clear face masks to support people with hearing loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes 250,000 clear face masks are to be delivered to frontline staff NHS and care workers will be given clear face masks to help them communicate with people with certain conditions like hearing loss, autism and dementia, the government has announced. The masks are see-through and have an anti-fogging barrier to ensure the face and mouth Read More…

UK military dog Kuno to be the 72nd recipient of the PDSA Dickin Medal after tackling Al Qaeda insurgents
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UK military dog Kuno to be the 72nd recipient of the PDSA Dickin Medal after tackling Al Qaeda insurgents

Reading Time: 4 minutes The PDSA Dickin Medal for valour – is the animal Victoria Cross – given to Kuno who was wounded in action while heroically saving the lives of British Forces fighting Al Qaeda. During a dangerous operation in 2019, three-year-old Belgian Shepherd Malinois Kuno and his handler were deployed in support of specialist UK and host Read More…

135 at risk music venues saved by UK Prime Minister
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135 at risk music venues saved by UK Prime Minister

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Government injects £1.57 billion to save 135 music venues Grassroots music venues across England are the first recipients of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, the Culture Secretary has announced today. The £3.36 million Emergency Grassroot Music Venues Fund is being shared among 135 venues across England who applied for support to survive Read More…

Whisky goes green thanks to UK government
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Whisky goes green thanks to UK government

Reading Time: 2 minutes £10 million fund announced to help UK distilleries go green and cut emissions by switching to low carbon fuels such as hydrogen Whisky and spirit lovers the world over will soon be able to enjoy their favourite alcohol beverage knowing that they are helping to cut carbon emissions and support new green jobs, thanks to Read More…

In five years, 2 Beaver families created 28 Dams in 15 territories
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In five years, 2 Beaver families created 28 Dams in 15 territories

Reading Time: 2 minutes The five-year study was commissioned to re-introduce beavers native to the UK Today, UK Environment Minister, Pow hailed the success of a five-year beaver trial on the River Otter in Devon, recognizing its benefits to the local area and ecology. First licensed for release into the River Otter by the Devon Wildlife Trust (DWT) in Read More…

50% discount given to UK restaurant customers effective Aug 3
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50% discount given to UK restaurant customers effective Aug 3

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eat Out to Help Out launches today – with government paying half on restaurant bills As of today customers will get up to 50% off on bills when visiting participating restaurants, pubs and cafes across the UK. Half price discount will run through August and applies to all food and non-alcoholic drinks consumed on the Read More…

UK has a problem with runaway horses and bad owners
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UK has a problem with runaway horses and bad owners

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK has a problem with runaway horses and bad owners. October 1, All horses in the UK will be Microchipped UK Chief Veterinary Officer, Christine Middlemiss, has today called on all horse, pony and donkey owners in England to get their animals microchipped ahead of 1 October 2020 as part of a move to tackle Read More…

UK and India agree to deeper trading relationship
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UK and India set the stage for massive trade agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trade agreement could see a £250 million annual boost for British businesses UK’s International Trade Secretary Liz Truss and India’s Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal agreed to explore opportunities for expanding and deepening the trade relationship between the two nations. This will include an Enhanced Trade Partnership as the first step Read More…

UK awards £500 million defence contract to Airbus
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UK awards £500 million defence contract to Airbus

Reading Time: 3 minutes Code Name SKYNET 6A will replace outdated SKYNET 5 A new military communications satellite is set to keep troops safe across the globe for decades to come, thanks to a £500 million contract confirmed today by Defence Secretary Ben Wallace. Built by Airbus Defence and Space, SKYNET 6A will soar among the stars, guaranteeing our Read More…

UK warns of “catastrophic threat” from Yemeni oil tankers
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UK warns of “catastrophic threat” from Yemeni oil tankers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The environment spill will be worst than Exxon The UK has called on the Houthis in Yemen to give UN experts access to an oil tanker off its west coast, in a bid to prevent an environmental catastrophe. The UK warned the UN Security Council today 15th July that the FSO SAFER oil tanker, which Read More…

UK label Feuerkrieg far right group terrorist organization
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UK label Feuerkrieg far right group terrorist organization

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is now a criminal offence to be a member Feuerkrieg UK Home Secretary has today moved to outlaw the far-right terror group, Feuerkrieg Division. Priti Patel has asked Parliament for permission to proscribe the white supremacist group, which was founded in late 2018 and operates across North America and Europe. They advocate the use Read More…

Nova Scotian women receives top recognition form the Queen
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Nova Scotian women receives top recognition from the Queen

Reading Time: 2 minutes Queens highest honour for volunteering, Commonwealth Points of Light award Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has recognized Rebeccah Raphael, representing Canada, as the 147th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service supporting the educational needs of young people during the COVID-19 pandemic. His Honour The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, Lieutenant Governor Read More…

UK Gives the ok for recreation sports to resume July 11
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UK gives the ok for recreation sports to resume July 11

Reading Time: 3 minutes Uk gives the ok for recreation sports All sports must adhere to social distancing Recreational team sports will be permitted to begin returning outdoors from this weekend, under government guidance published today (9 July). The framework sets out the principles that sports must follow to enable the safe return of grassroots fixtures and games. It Read More…

UK lifting Self-isolation for lower risk countries
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UK lifting Self-isolation for lower risk countries

Reading Time: 2 minutes From 10 July 2020 restrictions will be lifted Passengers returning or visiting from certain destinations which pose a reduced risk to the public health of UK citizens, including Spain and Italy, will no longer need to self-isolate when arriving in England, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps will set out today (3 July 2020). The new measures will come Read More…

£100 million rescue package for England’s zoos and aquariums
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£100 million rescue package for England’s zoos and aquariums

Reading Time: 2 minutes £100 million rescue package for England’s zoos and aquariums. England is still far away from opening up Zoos and aquariums in England set to receive up to £100 million in additional support to help them continue to care for their animals through coronavirus pandemic. Zoos and aquariums in England are set to receive up to Read More…

Engineering a bright future for women working in the UK
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Engineering a bright future for women working in the UK

Reading Time: 2 minutes Engineering a bright future for women working in the UK. Woman leadership is at the forefront of change Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) Manager Hannah points the way forward on International Women in Engineering Day. As a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, Hannah Kozich could comfortably be a role model for women contemplating a career in engineering. Read More…

In the UK, Black people are 3 times likely to be arrested
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In the UK, Black people are 3 times likely to be arrested

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the UK, Black people are 3 times likely to be arrested. Decades of data show’s UK has an alarming stat In the UK there were 675,461 arrests in 2017/18, a fall of 9% on the previous year. The UK crime stats indicate Black people were over 3 times as likely to be arrested as Read More…

3 British Citizens jailed for dumping mustard gas bombs
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3 British Citizens jailed for dumping mustard gas bombs

Reading Time: 3 minutes 3 British Citizens jailed for dumping mustard gas bombs. Mustard gas is extremely toxic and deadly A trio of wartime memorabilia hunters have received jail sentences for dumping WWII mustard gas bombs in a Lincolnshire lake – making them the first in the country to be sentenced for possession of a chemical weapon. Martyn Tasker Read More…

UK Failing Domestic Abuse Victims in Pandemic
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UK Failing Domestic Abuse Victims in Pandemic

Reading Time: 5 minutes UK Failing Domestic Abuse Victims in Pandemic. Migrant women face barriers to getting critical services (London) – The government of the United Kingdom is stalling on establishing a robust legal framework to address violence against women and girls even as reported domestic abuse spikes during the pandemic, Human Rights Watch said today.   Insufficient measures to ensure Read More…

Places of worship to re-open for individual prayer in the UK.
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Places of worship to re-open for individual prayer in the UK.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Places of worship to re-open for individual prayer in the UK. Spiritual and mental health remains imperative Places of worship across England will be permitted to reopen for individual prayer from Monday 15 June, the Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick confirmed today (Sunday 7 June).  This decision follows discussions between the Government and representatives of major faiths through the Places of Worship Taskforce which Read More…

76th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Tuesday, 6 June 1944 Allies invaded of Normandy
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76th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

Reading Time: 3 minutes 76th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. Tuesday, 6 June 1944 Allies invaded of Normandy “Today, on the 76th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, we remember and honour the brave Canadians and Newfoundlanders who fought, and those who gave their lives, alongside Allied forces in a battle that became a Read More…

RAF jets in Lithuania intercept Russian aircraft
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RAF jets in Lithuania intercept Russian aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes RAF jets in Lithuania intercept Russian aircraft. Russian jets flexing their muscle in the Baltic Area Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets deployed to Lithuania have conducted their first intercept of Russian aircraft as part of the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission. The Typhoons launched on 2 June 2020 to intercept a Russian intelligence, surveillance Read More…

UK announces £160 million to Yemem to fight the coronavirus
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UK announces £160 million to Yemem to fight the coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK announces £160 million to Yemem to fight the coronavirus. UK has already committed £970 million to Yemen A new package of UK aid worth £160million will help fight coronavirus and address the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced today. Speaking ahead of today’s UN conference on Yemen’s humanitarian crisis, the Read More…

UK introduces new system to tackling climate change
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UK introduces new system to tackling climate change

Reading Time: 3 minutes UK introduces new system to tackling climate change. UK aims to be net zero emissions by 2050 The UK Government is increasing the country’s climate ambitions through new proposals published today showing how a new UK-wide Emissions Trading System (ETS) would work – putting a cost on carbon pollution to encourage polluters to reduce the amount of Read More…

May 28, UK set to roll out National Contact Tracing
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May 28, UK set to roll out National Contact Tracing

Reading Time: 4 minutes May 28, UK set to roll out National Contact Tracing Service. 25,000 staff dedicated to contact tracing The Uk to set to launch new National Health Service (NHS) Test and Trace service will launch tomorrow (Thursday 28 May) across England, the government announced. The service will help identify, contain and control coronavirus, reduce the spread Read More…

UK awards £22M to life-saving charities during the pandemic
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UK awards £22M to life-saving charities during the pandemic

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK awards £22M to life-saving charities during the pandemic. The funding will give cash grants to charities Mental health, ambulance, social care, learning disabilities, autism and dementia charities are among those set to receive millions of pounds in government funding, Health Minister Nadine Dorries has announced today. Over £22 million in cash grants will be Read More…

200 Negotiators task to solve UK-US free trade agreement
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200 Negotiators task to solve UK-US free trade agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes 200 Negotiators task to solve UK-US free trade agreement. Virtual Negotiations have now become the norm. Around 200 negotiators from the UK and the US held the first round of negotiations for a UK-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between 5-15 May 2020. More trade is essential if the UK is to overcome the unprecedented challenges Read More…

UK Government begins large scale study of COVID-19 immunity
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UK Government begins large scale study of COVID-19 immunity

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Government begins large scale study of COVID-19 immunity. In total, 20,000 thousand people will take part Up to 20,000 people are being asked to take part in a new government-funded study to further track the extent of the coronavirus spread across England, Scotland and Wales. The research will measure blood antibodies to help determine Read More…

Islamic Research Foundation Charity Under Investigation
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Islamic Research Foundation Charity Under Investigation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Islamic Research Foundation Charity Under Investigation. They’ve Drawn The Attention Of The Charity Watchdog The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into the Islamic Research Foundation International to examine continued concerns about the administration of the charity. The charity’s objects include the advancement of the Islamic faith, and it delivers on these aims by securing Read More…

£2 Billion Package To Create New Era For Cycling And Walking
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£2 Billion Package To Create New Era For Cycling And Walking

Reading Time: 4 minutes £2 Billion Package To Create New Era For Cycling And Walking. Pop-up bike lanes will soon appear in the UK Alternative ways to travel, such as walking and cycling, could relieve the pressure on public transport. Far more people will be cycling and walking thanks to plans to boost greener, active transport, launched today (9 Read More…

UK Ventilator Challenge Delivers Another 150 Machines
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UK Ventilator Challenge Delivers Another 150 Machines

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Ventilator Challenge Delivers Another 150 Machines. The UK now has over 11,000 ventilators on hand A batch of new ventilators from the Government’s Ventilator Challenge has arrived in the UK this week. 150 Vivo65 and the Nippy4 ventilators from the Government’s Ventilator Challenge has arrived in the UK this week to continue supporting NHS Read More…

UK’s Pledges £388 Million At Virtual Coronavirus Conference
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UK Pledges £388 Million At Virtual Coronavirus Conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK Pledges £388 Million At Virtual Coronavirus Conference. £744 Million Euro Has Already Been Pledged UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson today announced that his government will co-host a major international conference to drive forward the global race for coronavirus vaccines, treatments and tests – and call on other countries to step up their efforts and Read More…