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Fish reportedly "happier" after Brexit, claims leader of British House of Commons

The Independent reports that Jacob Rees-Mogg, a member of the British Conservative Party and leader of the House of Commons, has claimed fish in the name of Britain. In response to criticisms from the Scottish National Party, who was concerned about the impact of Brexit on the Scottish fishing industry, Rees-Mogg said, "What is happening is that the government is tackling this issue, dealing with it as quickly as possible, and the key thing is we've got our fish back. — Read the rest
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Fulfilling an ancient prophecy, a raven has left the Tower of London

There's a British superstition that, "if the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, the Crown will fall and Britain with it." The six ravens are believed to have come to the tower in the late 1600s, during the reign of Charles II, and possibly in response to the Great Fire of London—although some legends suggest they were in 1536, watching calmly over the execution of Ann Boleyn, and later, of Lady Jane Grey. — Read the rest
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UK Covid live: Brazilian variant detected in Britain; PM's plans for school testing in disarray

Latest updates: scientist says one of two Brazilian variants found in UK; regulator refuses permission for rapid tests to be used in schools Wales to introduce new risk assessments for shops and workplacesRegulator refuses to approve mass daily testing at English schoolsTesting times: how UK government fell short, again and againUK bans arrivals from South America over Brazilian variantGlobal coronavirus updates – live 12.19pm GMT Supermarkets, shops and workplaces in Wales are to be compell...
Tags: Japan, Politics, UK, Science, Wales, UK News, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, South America, Imperial College London, Wendy Barclay, Coronavirus, COVID, Influenza Virology


UK Covid live: PM's plans for school testing in disarray; Brazilian variant reportedly detected in Britain

Latest updates: regulator refuses permission for rapid tests to be used in schools; scientist says one of two Brazilian variants found in UKRegulator refuses to approve mass daily testing at English schoolsTesting times: how UK government fell short, again and again UK bans arrivals from South America over Brazilian variantGlobal coronavirus updates – live 11.30am GMT Dramatic language could be used in hard-hitting new anti-coronavirus adverts, warning that going for a coffee could kill. A n...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, UK News, Britain, Infectious Diseases, South America, Wendy Barclay, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: non-EU travellers can't enter France with quick-result tests; global deaths near 2m

Lateral flow tests have allowed hauliers to travel from England to France; Indonesia records biggest daily increase in casesChina rushes to vaccinate 50 million as holiday loomsTesting times: how UK government fell short, again and againBillionaires add $1tn to net worth during pandemic as workers struggle‘No time to waste’: Biden unveils $1.9tn coronavirus stimulus packageUK coronavirus updates – live 10.24am GMT Amid some confusion about the nature of arrangements governing aspects of move...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Indonesia, France, Africa, Americas, US, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Britain, Middle East, Biden, Grant Shapps


Coronavirus live news: UK ban on South America flights begins as global deaths near 2m

WHO moves emergency meeting forward; US government executes inmate with Covid; US officials warn of ‘full resurgence’ in major population centresSurge in Brazil’s largest state leaves health workers begging for helpTesting times: how UK government fell short, again and againStruggling London hospitals sending Covid patients to Newcastle‘No time to waste’: Biden unveils $1.9tn coronavirus stimulus packageSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.35am GMT A Brazilian variant of the coronavirus is sig...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, China, Africa, Americas, US, Eu, UK News, World news, US news, Hungary, Britain, Middle East, Brazil, South America


'Kind of unbelievable': US republicans in Britain mull over Trump impact

Diaspora of expats voice loyalty, but also withering disgust over Capitol storming – and fatigue Watching history unfold in Washington DC from her home in London, Jan Halper-Hayes admitted to being slightly incredulous about the images of Donald Trump supporters storming the US Capitol.“It was kind of in some ways unbelievable,” says the long-term activist in the Republican party and former vice-president of its UK branch. She claims she has received “good information” to indicate that “Antifa p...
Tags: UK, London, Republicans, US, UK News, World news, US news, Britain, US politics, Washington Dc, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Halper Hayes


Hotels open their doors to Covid-19 patients as Britain's hospitals are stretched to the limit

The Best Western Hotel in the London suburb of Croydon would normally be packed with visiting families, out-of-town construction workers, and business travelers.
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Covid-19: St Mary’s and Charing Cross Hospital 10 months on

How Covid wards in one of Britain's major hospital is coping - ten months on.
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Government defends Cumbria coal mine green light

Climate change: Cumbria coal mine "risks making Britain a laughing stock"
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Tesco: Brexit disruption 'is a challenge not a crisis'

New Brexit trade rules mean Britain's biggest supermarket faces problems importing some fruit, meat and ready meals.
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Bad omen? Tower of London raven missing, feared dead

Legend says at least six ravens must be kept at the castle or the kingdom will fallOne of the ravens at the Tower of London is feared to have died, in a potentially gloomy omen for Britain. It means that the tower is close to having fewer than six ravens, a level that would spell doom for the kingdom, according to legend.Ravenmaster Christopher Skaife confirmed that one of the birds, Merlina, known as the queen of the tower’s unkindness of ravens, is presumed dead after being missing for weeks. ...
Tags: England, London, UK News, Birds, Britain, Wildlife, Heritage, Merlina, Ravenmaster Christopher Skaife


Tesco sees disruption to some NI food supplies

New Brexit trade rules mean Britain's biggest supermarket faces problems importing some fruit, meat and ready meals.
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Grace Robertson, photography pioneer, dies at 90

Trailblazing photojournalist, regularly published in Picture Post, documented life in postwar Britain “Gentle pictures are probably dead as a dodo today,” Grace Robertson, the photographer who has died aged 90, told the Guardian in 2010, “but back then it was different.”Back then was the 1950s, when Grace worked for Picture Post in Britain, her gentle style of observational photojournalism chiming with the postwar public’s appetite for images that reflected the small pleasures of peacetime. Cont...
Tags: Publishing, Photography, Scotland, UK News, Britain, Feminism, Social history, Grace, Picture Post, Women in journalism, Grace Robertson


Grace Robertson, pioneering photographer with a gentle eye, dies at 90

Trailblazing photojournalist, regularly published in Picture Post, documented life in post-war Britain and up to the 90s“Gentle pictures are probably dead as a dodo today,” Grace Robertson, the photographer who has died aged 90, told the Guardian in 2010, “but back then it was different.”Back then was the 1950s, when Grace worked for Picture Post in Britain, her gentle style of observational photojournalism chiming with the postwar public’s appetite for images that reflected the small pleasures ...
Tags: Publishing, Photography, Scotland, UK News, Britain, Feminism, Social history, Grace, Picture Post, Women in journalism, Grace Robertson


Coronavirus live news: Spain reports record 38,869 new cases; fresh lockdown in Portugal from Friday

Spain reports highest single-day spike in new cases; Portugal urges people to stay indoors; Switzerland announces new measures to head off third waveCoronavirus variant from UK ‘must not get out of hand’ warns EUUS coronavirus death toll reaches new one-day highUK coronavirus deaths pass 100,000 after 1,564 reported in one dayTokyo outbreak adds to doubts over hosting Olympic GamesSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.34pm GMT Mozambique has applied to access Covid-19 vaccines through the globa...
Tags: Europe, UK, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, South Africa, Portugal, Switzerland, Brazil, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Mozambique, Amazonas


Coronavirus variant from UK 'must not get out of hand' warns EU

EU health commissioner says bloc will assist members with genomic sequencing to help curb mutationCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe EU has warned that the highly contagious coronavirus variant first found in Britain is now having “a significant impact” in other European countries, and said its spread “must be stopped at all costs”.“We cannot be complacent,” Stella Kyriakides, the bloc’s health commissioner, said on Wednesday. “We cannot let it get out of hand. So we...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Germany, Russia, Eu, Spain, European Union, World news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Denmark, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus, Stella Kyriakides


Coronavirus live news: Switzerland announces tough new restrictions; US reports record 4,327 deaths in one day

Switzerland makes move to head off threat of third wave; Johns Hopkins tracker shows 4,327 US deaths reported in 24 hoursNHS England to send hospital patients to hotels to free up bedsChina sees biggest daily Covid tally since July as WHO prepares to fly inTokyo 2020 head says ‘impossible’ to delay Olympics as opposition growsUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.11pm GMT Switzerland announced tough new restrictions Wednesday in a pre-emptive strike against a feared...
Tags: Europe, England, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, Philippines, Switzerland, Johns Hopkins, Coronavirus


Wildlife rangers in UK: Jobs offer, no bison experience required

Wilder Blean project advertises two roles in readiness for introduction next year of four European bison to ancient woodlandCan you handle a beast as heavy as a small car, that can hurdle high fences from a standing start, and is a peaceful bulldozer for biodiversity?If you’re not intimated by the weightiest wild land mammal in Europe, you could become Britain’s first ever bison ranger. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, Biology, Animals, Environment, UK News, World news, Britain, Wildlife, Conservation, Netherlands, Zoology, Insects, Extinct wildlife, Wilder Blean


UK Covid live: Johnson confirms government will open 24/7 vaccination centres

Latest updates: PM faces Labour leader at PMQs; Johnson calls Rashford to say food parcel review under way; education secretary questioned by MPsHospital patients to be sent to hotels to free up bedsWhen will the worst of Covid be over?UK on course for record hospital admissions and deaths England Covid rules ‘have changed 64 times since March’Global coronavirus updates - live 12.29pm GMT Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, the DUP leader at Westminster, says trade between Britain and Northern Ireland i...
Tags: Politics, UK, Scotland, UK News, Britain, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, SNP, Schools, Boris Johnson, Westminster, Pmqs, Johnson, Keir Starmer, School meals, DUP


Coronavirus live news: US sees record 4,327 deaths reported in one day; Japan extends state of emergency

Johns Hopkins tracker shows shocking figure; restrictions to spread beyond Tokyo to include Osaka and KyotoNHS England to send hospital patients to hotels to free up bedsChina sees biggest daily Covid tally since July as WHO prepares to fly inTokyo 2020 head says ‘impossible’ to delay Olympics as opposition growsUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.30am GMT The coronavirus mutation first found in Britain has now spread to 50 territories, according to the World Hea...
Tags: Europe, Japan, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Britain, World Health Organization, Un, Tokyo, Johns Hopkins, Osaka, Coronavirus, COVID


Britain's Jones qualifies for Australian Open - her first Grand Slam

Francesca Jones qualifies for a Grand Slam for the first time with an easy victory over Lu Jiajing in Australian Open qualifying.
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Britain's Jones qualifies for Australian Open

Francesca Jones qualifies for a Grand Slam for the first time with an easy victory over Lu Jiajing in Australian Open qualifying.
Tags: News, Britain, Jones, Francesca Jones, Lu Jiajing


Ghislaine Maxwell Podcast ‘Hunting Ghislaine’ Scores Scripted Adaptation by Sony-Backed Eleventh Hour Films

A chart-topping true crime podcast about Ghislaine Maxwell from U.K. radio station LBC is being adapted for television. Sony Pictures Television-backed Eleventh Hour Films has nabbed screen rights to “Hunting Ghislaine” from LBC (Leading Britain’s Conversation) and outdoor media powerhouse Global. Plans are underway to make a limited drama series based on the IP. Launched […]
Tags: News, Global, Britain, Sony, LBC, Sony Pictures Television, Ghislaine Maxwell, Eleventh Hour Films, Ghislaine, Sony Backed Eleventh Hour Films


UK spent £2.4m to help Saudi Arabia comply with international law

Over the last four years, the Gulf state has been accused of bombing and killing Yemeni civilians Britain spent £2.4m over the last four years to help Saudi Arabia’s military comply with international humanitarian law – during which time the Gulf state has been accused of indiscriminately bombing and killing Yemeni civilians.The figures – obtained via parliamentary questions – are the first time the UK has detailed the amount spent via secretive funds to the kingdom, prompting a campaign group t...
Tags: Politics, UK, Saudi Arabia, UK News, World news, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, Yemen, Gulf


Top House Republican Liz Cheney says she will vote to impeach Donald Trump – live

Wyoming conservative’s split with Trump could give cover to othersPresident rejects responsibility for Capitol riot he inspiredSchumer: Trump should not hold office one day longer’Ex-Michigan governor set to be charged over Flint water scandalTrump donor and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson dies at 87Kamala Harris: how will America’s next vice-president wield her power? Join the Guardian and cultural critic Margo Jefferson for a live conversation on 18 January at 4pm ET. Register here 11.17pm GMT ...
Tags: UK, US, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Canada, Britain, Gop, United States, US politics, Wyoming, House Of Representatives, Sheldon Adelson, US Senate, Michigan


World champion Lopez wants to fight Britain's Taylor

Undisputed world lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez is eyeing a fight with Josh Taylor as he plots a step up the divisions.
Tags: News, Britain, Taylor, Lopez, Josh Taylor, Teofimo Lopez


'Loophole' will let UK continue to ship plastic waste to poorer countries

Post-Brexit regulation doesn’t match new EU rules to tackle ocean pollution, despite UK being Europe’s largest plastic waste producerThe UK has been accused of failing to honour its promise to curb shipments of plastic waste to developing countries, after it emerged Britain’s new post-Brexit regulations are less stringent than those imposed by the EU.From 1 January, shipments of unsorted plastic waste from the EU to non-OECD countries were banned. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, UK, Environment, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Marine Life, Oceans, OECD, Brexit, Plastics, EU From


California, Other US States Ramping Up COVID-19 Distribution

The U.S. is entering the second month of the biggest vaccination drive in history with a major expansion of the campaign, opening football stadiums, major league ballparks, fairgrounds and convention centers to inoculate a larger and more diverse pool of people. After a frustratingly slow rollout involving primarily health care workers and nursing home residents, states are moving on to the next phase before the first one is complete, making shots available to such groups as senior citizens, tea...
Tags: Florida, Texas, London, News, Colorado, California, Washington, New York City, US, California News, NFL, Los Angeles, Georgia, Britain, Brooklyn, Arizona


It Took California 6 Months To Hit 10K COVID Deaths, But Barely 1 To Go From 20K To 30K

The U.S. is entering the second month of the biggest vaccination effort in history with a major expansion of the campaign, opening football stadiums, major league ballparks, fairgrounds, and convention centers to inoculate a larger and more diverse pool of people. After a frustratingly slow rollout involving primarily health care workers and nursing home residents, states are moving on to the next phase before the first one is complete, making shots available to such groups like senior citizens,...
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