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Scotland Provides An Additional 65 Million Pounds In Military Aid To Ukraine

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the war on Ukraine continues, Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom are sending more lethal weapons to fight back the Russian army. The United Kingdom is prepared to send an additional 1 billion pounds for military support for Ukraine. This new package will include a 65 million pound commitment from Scotland. Kate Read More…

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Why Is Sterling The Happiest Place To Live In Scotland?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sterling is a town with 37,700 and they are happy. There are many beautiful and extraordinary towns in Scotland; however, there is one that tops the list of the happiest place to live; Sterling, Scotland. Sterling is a town with 37,700 residents and a prime location about an equal distance from Glasgow and Edinburgh- the Read More…

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Top 5 Places To Eat In Edinburgh, Scotland

Reading Time: 3 minutes With a rich culture and bustling city, there are so many great places to stop at when visiting Edinburgh. 1 The Fishmarket Newhaven- Traditional fish and chips When you think of the United Kingdom and food, the classic fish and chips will always come up. The Fishmarket Newhaven is the best place in Edinburgh to Read More…

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Is The Loch Ness Monster Fact Or Fiction?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spanning hundreds of years, the legend of the Loch Ness Monster captures the attention of the world The Scottish Highlands, outside of the small town of Inverness, houses the legend of the famous Loch Ness Monster. The debate continues about whether a creature is swimming in the lake or if it is all made up. Read More…

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Railway Workers Strike In England For Better Pay And Conditions

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rail strikes in England are creating trouble for commuters This week, train workers are participating in walkouts and protests throughout London, England. Commuters have been struggling to find their way to work and school, affecting daily living. Those who use the train as their primary mode of transportation are the most affected.  These rotating strikes Read More…

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UK Prime Minister Johnson, Survives Vote of No-Confidence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boris Johnson has been discredited by the Downing Street COVID scandal By: Charlotte Hui A couple of nights ago, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a vote of no confidence from his conservative party, despite widespread dissatisfaction with his leadership. Boris Johnson won the party’s secret ballot by 211 votes to 148, more than the Read More…

UK To Gift Long-Range Missile Systems To Ukraine
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UK To Gift Long-Range Missile Systems To Ukraine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Defence Secretary Ben Wallace announced that Britain will send M270 launchers, which can strike targets up to 80km away with precision-guided rockets. The UK will give multiple-launch rocket systems (MLRS) to Ukraine to help the country defend itself against Russian aggression, the Defence Secretary has announced. The cutting-edge M270 weapon system, which can strike targets up Read More…

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UK In Festive Mood To Kickoff Start of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Reading Time: 2 minutes Trooping the color, beacon show, platinum party, and concert all happen between June 2 and 5, 2022 By: Charlotte Hui Today the UK kicks off the start of a four-day long weekend to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Britain’s longest-reigning Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, who ascended the throne in Read More…

UK Health Secretary Announces 10-Year Plan For Dementia
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UK Health Secretary Announces 10-Year Plan For Dementia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Health and Social Care Secretary plans to boost funding for research to better understand neurodegenerative diseases that cause dementia. A new 10-Year Plan to tackle dementia will be published later this year, Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid announced Tuesday morning. Speaking at Alzheimer’s Society Conference 2022 the Health and Social Care Secretary confirmed Read More…

Cop27 Climate Change Conference Is Set For November 2020 In Egypt
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Cop27 Climate Change Conference Is Set For November 2020 In Egypt

Reading Time: 2 minutes UK and Egypt bring more than 40 countries together to drive the implementation of climate commitments The UK and Egypt will bring together more than 40 countries in Copenhagen this week to focus on what climate action needs to be taken to deliver key commitments ahead of COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh in November. In the Read More…

UK Magistrates Tackle Backlog As Sentencing Powers Doubled
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UK Magistrates Tackle Backlog As Sentencing Powers Doubled

Reading Time: 2 minutes Magistrates will be able to issue jail sentences of up to one year for a single offence to help ease the backlog in the Crown Court from today. This is the latest step to tackle the impact of the pandemic on the criminal justice system and is expected to free up around 1,700 extra days Read More…

Former World #1 Rank Tennis Player Boris Becker Sentenced To Prison
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Former World #1 Rank Tennis Player Boris Becker Sentenced To Prison

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boris Becker has received a prison sentence of 2 years and 6 months after he was convicted of bankruptcy offences. In passing sentence, Her Honour Judge Deborah Taylor commented that Boris Becker had an undue reliance on his advisors and the obligation was on him to disclose his assets to his trustees. The Judge added Read More…

UK Government Aims To Eradicate Modern Slavery From NHS Supply Chains
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UK Government Aims To Eradicate Modern Slavery From NHS Supply Chains

Reading Time: < 1 minute Part of UK’s mission to eradicate slavery and human trafficking in global supply chains The government has tabled a landmark amendment to the Health and Care Bill aiming to eradicate the use of goods and services in the NHS that are tainted by slavery and human trafficking. The amendment will help ensure the NHS, which Read More…

Britain Moves Closer To A Self-Driving Revolution
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Britain Moves Closer To A Self-Driving Revolution

Reading Time: 2 minutes Changes to The Highway Code will help ensure the first wave of self-driving vehicles are used safely on UK roads. Drivers will be able to experience the full benefits of the first self-driving vehicles when they arrive, as government sets out how they should be driven safely on UK roads. The government has today (20 Read More…

UK To Revoke Moscow Stock Exchange’s Recognized Status
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UK To Revoke Moscow Stock Exchange’s Recognized Status

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK’s tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), announced today its intention to revoke the Moscow Stock Exchange’s (MOEX) status as a recognized stock exchange. Investors will not be able to access certain UK tax benefits in future when trading securities on MOEX, although existing investments will be protected. The move comes alongside the unprecedented Read More…

UK Provides Another £100m In Aid To Ukraine
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UK Provides Another £100m In Aid To Ukraine

Reading Time: 2 minutes The latest aid packages includes lethal and non-lethal supplies The new support will include more anti-tank missiles and air defence systems, as well as loitering munitions and non-lethal aid like helmets, body armour and night-vision goggles. More than 800 more NLAW anti-tank missiles Additional Javelin anti-tank systems Additional loitering munitions Additional Starstreak air defence systems Additional non-lethal aid including ballistic helmets, Read More…

UK Acid Attacker Receives Increased Sentence After Leaving Victim Partially Blind
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UK Acid Attacker Receives Increased Sentence After Leaving Victim Partially Blind

Reading Time: 2 minutes A teenager who attacked a boy using acid has received an increased sentence under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme. A teenager who squirted acid in the face and eyes of a boy he was trying to rob has received an increased sentence after the Solicitor General Alex Chalk QC MP referred his case to the Read More…

UK Launches Tariff Review On Russian And Belarus Steel
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UK Launches Tariff Review On Russian And Belarus Steel

Reading Time: 3 minutes The TRA has initiated a Tariff Rate Quota review of steel imports from Russia and Belarus that are part of the UK’s safeguard trade remedy measure. The Trade Remedies Authority (TRA) today initiated a Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) review of steel imports that are part of the UK’s safeguard trade remedy measure. The TRA will assess whether the Read More…

UK Launches Review Into Vitamin D Intake To Help Tackle Health Disparities
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UK Launches Review Into Vitamin D Intake To Help Tackle Health Disparities

Reading Time: 2 minutes The review will look into potential options of dietary supplements and fortified food and drinks A new review has been launched to promote the importance of vitamin D and identify ways to improve intake across the population, including through dietary supplements and fortified food and drink. Around one in six adults and almost 20% of Read More…

UK Declares Zero Tolerance For Phone Use Behind The Wheel
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UK Declares Zero Tolerance For Phone Use Behind The Wheel

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is now illegal for motorists to use a handheld mobile phone under virtually any circumstance while driving. As of 25 March 2022, motorists are breaking the law if they use a handheld mobile phone behind the wheel for any use, including to take photos or videos, scroll through playlists or play games – as the Read More…

UK PM Travels To The United Arab Emirates To Meet With Crown Prince
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UK PM Travels To The United Arab Emirates To Meet With Crown Prince

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister Boris Johnson met the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Zayed al Nayhan Russian imports account for 8% of total UK oil demand, but the UK is also a significant producer of both crude oil and petroleum products, in addition to imports from a diverse range of reliable suppliers beyond Read More…

UK Foreign Secretary Announces Historic Round Of Sanctions
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UK Foreign Secretary Announces Historic Round Of Sanctions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announces historic round of sanctions, taking overall number of Russia sanctions to more than 1,000 since invasion. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announces over 370 more Russian and Belarussian sanctions today (Tuesday 15 March), which means by the end of today the UK will have designated over 1,000 individuals and entities since Read More…