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The Name's Bond, Commander Bond: Daniel Craig Gets Honorary Royal Navy Title

Daniel Craig has brought a bit of James Bond to his real life. The actor, who has been playing 007 since 2006's "Casino Royale" and is gearing up to grace the screen in "No Time to Die" next month, was recently made an Honorary Commander in the British Royal Navy. A photo of Craig in his Commander's uniform has also been revealed. Have a gander.While Craig doesn't exactly look enthused, one has to imagine he does consider this a true honor deep down. The actor has been a supporter of the armed f...
Tags: Movies, News, Britain, Royal Air Force, Ministry Of Defence, Nato, Royal Navy, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Bond, Roger Moore, Craig, Sean Connery, Oxfordshire, British Royal Navy, RAF Brize Norton


Britain must repay £400m debt and lift sanctions, Tehran tells Liz Truss

UK meeting with Iranian foreign secretary coincides with 2,000th day of detention for Nazanin Zaghari-RatcliffeBritain should repay its four decade-old £400m debt to Iran and take serious steps to lift sanctions, Iran has told the British foreign secretary, Liz Truss, in the first meeting between the two countries at foreign secretary level since 2018.Truss’s meeting withHossein Amir-Abdollahian came in the week that the British-Iranian dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe marked her 2,000th ...
Tags: Politics, UK, World news, Iran, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, Tehran, Foreign, Iran Nuclear Deal, Liz Truss, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Amir Abdollahian


Britain must repay £400m debt and lift sanctions, Iran tells Liz Truss

UK meeting with Iranian foreign secretary coincides with 2,000th day of detention for Nazanin Zaghari-RatcliffeBritain should repay its four decade-old £400m debt to Iran and take serious steps to lift sanctions, Iranhas told the British foreign secretary, Liz Truss, in the first meeting between the two countries at foreign secretary level since 2018.Truss’s meeting withHossein Amir-Abdollahian came in the week that the British-Iranian dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe marked her 2,000th d...
Tags: Politics, UK, World news, Iran, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign, Iran Nuclear Deal, Liz Truss, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Iranhas, Amir Abdollahian


Dan Burton: Family 'heartbroken' after fatal air crash

Dan Burton, who died during a round-Britain challenge, was "dedicated to exploration", his family say.
Tags: News, Britain, Dan Burton


UK bails out US company to prevent food supply crisis

The UK government has agreed to subsidize a major US fertilizer manufacturer at a cost of several million pounds to taxpayers in order to restart carbon dioxide production vital to Britain's food supply.
Tags: UK, News, US, Britain, Stories


UK bails out an American company to prevent food supply crisis

The UK government has agreed to subsidize a major US fertilizer manufacturer at a cost of several million pounds to taxpayers in order to restart carbon dioxide production vital to Britain's food supply.
Tags: UK, US, Cnn, Britain


Zahra Joya: the Afghan reporter who fled the Taliban – and kept telling the truth about women

As a child in Afghanistan, she pretended to be a boy in order to get an education, before starting her own women’s news agency. Now living in Britain, her fight continuesJust over a month ago, Zahra Joya left her house in Kabul to walk to her office, as she had been doing every day. From this small office, Joya, a journalist, ran Rukhshana Media, the news agency she founded last year to report on the stories of women and girls across Afghanistan. By the time she returned home in the afternoon, h...
Tags: Media, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, Newspapers & magazines, Afghanistan, Britain, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Global development, Kabul, Joya, Zahra Joya, Rukhshana Media


Insulate Britain: Injunction granted against M25 protesters

An injunction is granted to National Highways against protesters targeting the M25.
Tags: UK, News, Britain


Joe Biden warns UK not to damage Northern Ireland peace over Brexit – video

 Joe Biden has underlined the importance of ensuring peace in Northern Ireland is not jeopardised by post-Brexit tensions. Asked about a UK-US trade deal, the US president told reporters in Washington on Tuesday: 'There are two separate issues: on the deal with the UK, that continues to be discussed, but on the protocols, I feel very strongly about those. It was a major bipartisan effort made, and I would not at all like to see – nor, I might add, would many of my Republican colleagues – like to...
Tags: Politics, UK, Washington, US, UK News, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, Britain, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Brexit, UK US


Coronavirus live news: Brazil health minister tests positive at UN; India urges UK to resolve quarantine dispute

Marcelo Quiroga tests positive hours after Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro speaks at UN General Assembly; India’s foreign minister asks Britain to remove quarantine requirement for vaccinated Indian travellersArdern gambles as New Zealand Covid restrictions easedRiot police on Melbourne streets to prevent third day of protestsArgentina to lift almost all Covid restrictions as cases and deaths fallCovid ‘high alert’ warning as more than 100,000 pupils in England miss schoolSee all our coronavi...
Tags: UK, England, New York, India, World news, Britain, United States, New Zealand, Brazil, Un, Melbourne, UN General Assembly, Jair Bolsonaro, Coronavirus, Marcelo Quiroga


M25 protests: Protesters 'may cause serious injury or death'

Insulate Britain protesters blocked traffic on both carriageways of the motorway in Surrey.
Tags: UK, News, Britain


Brexit made an unlikely hero of Angela Merkel for Britain's remainers | Rafael Behr

The German chancellor’s record is mixed, but her exit brings home how adrift Europhiles in the UK now areAngela Merkel is used to being unimpressed by British prime ministers. She was appalled by David Cameron’s casual surrender of influence in Europe, all to placate fringe elements in his party. She was stunned, on first sitting down with Theresa May, to discover that there was no plan and no substance behind the “Brexit means Brexit” platitudes.With Boris Johnson there was no danger of disappo...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Germany, Angela Merkel, David Cameron, European Union, World news, Britain, Theresa May, Merkel, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Rafael Behr, German federal election 2021


Swansea woman completes 10,000 mile fundraising walk around Britain and Ireland

Karen Penny raised more than £100,000 for charity by walking around the islands' coastlines.
Tags: News, Britain, Ireland, Swansea, Karen Penny


Aukus deal ‘ties UK into Indo-Pacific and sends message to China’

Key purpose of defence agreement is signal it gives to Beijing, Australia’s former defence minister tells MPsA former Australian defence minister has told MPs that a key purpose of the Aukus defence pact was to tie Britain into the Indo-Pacific region at a time when Canberra is “in the midst of a tense relationship with China”.Christopher Pyne, who held the post until 2019, told the UK’s defence select committee he believed the initial importance of the Australia-UK-US tie-up announced last week...
Tags: Japan, Politics, UK, China, UK News, World news, Australia news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Defence policy, Canberra, Christopher Pyne, Beijing Continue, Indo Pacific, Australia UK US, Beijing Australia


Coronavirus live news: US Covid death toll passes 1918-19 flu pandemic; Northern Ireland health service about to ‘topple over’

Covid has killed more than 675,000 Americans as average daily deaths reach levels last seen in March; NI leaders call for immediate actionCovid-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 flu pandemicUS to lift travel ban for vaccinated passengers from UK and most of EUBoris Johnson refuses to rule out UK Christmas Covid disruptionAnti-vax radio shows reach millions in US while stars die of CovidNew Zealand returnees frustrated as quarantine waiting list hits 30,000 12.15pm BST The In...
Tags: UK, India, US, World news, Joe Biden, Britain, Northern Ireland, Astrazeneca, Johnson, IndiaIndia, Coronavirus, CovidNew Zealand


M25 protests: Arrests made as Insulate Britain blocks motorway

Insulate Britain protesters blocked traffic on both carriageways of the motorway in Surrey earlier.
Tags: UK, News, Britain, Surrey


How soaring gas prices are fueling the UK food shortage

UK supermarkets could face shortages of meat and other fresh food within weeks after soaring gas prices prompted a major US fertilizer manufacturer to suspend production, turning off most of Britain's supply of carbon dioxide to the food and drink industry in the process.
Tags: UK, News, US, Britain, Stories


Gas prices in the UK could trigger food shortages within weeks

UK supermarkets could face food shortages within weeks after soaring gas prices prompted a major US fertilizer manufacturer to suspend production, turning off most of Britain's supply of carbon dioxide to the food and drink industry in the process.
Tags: UK, US, Cnn, Britain


Netherlands' Van Dijk wins world time trial title for second time - highlights & report

The Netherlands' Ellen van Dijk wins her second World Championship time trial title as Britain's Joss Lowden finishes eighth.
Tags: News, Britain, Van Dijk, Netherlands Ellen van Dijk, Joss Lowden


Netherlands' Van Dijk wins world time trial title for second time

The Netherlands' Ellen van Dijk wins her second World Championship time trial title as Britain's Joss Lowden finishes eighth.
Tags: News, Britain, Van Dijk, Netherlands Ellen van Dijk, Joss Lowden


Boris Johnson’s military alliance in the Pacific is reckless post-imperial nostalgia | Simon Jenkins

The Aukus deal has enraged China and humiliated France, when British diplomacy should be concentrated on EuropeThe Aukus defence deal between Britain, the US and Australia grows murkier by the day. Essentially it is the outcome of an industrial dispute over who will build eight submarines for the Australian military. Australia ordered £48bn-worth of diesel-powered ones from France and then changed its mind, reneging on the deal. It now wants nuclear-powered ones from the US and Britain.Crewed su...
Tags: Politics, Australia, France, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, Britain, Asia Pacific, Defence policy, Boris Johnson, Pacific, Simon Jenkins, Aukus


CO2: Food and drink fears for Wales over carbon dioxide cuts

One of Britain's biggest poultry processors says there needs to be urgent action within days.
Tags: News, Wales, Britain


CO2: Food and drink warning for Wales over carbon dioxide cuts

One of Britain's biggest poultry processors says there needs to be urgent action within days.
Tags: News, Wales, Britain


UK food supplies at risk as American CO2 provider shuts down due to soaring gas prices

UK supermarkets could face shortages of meat and other fresh food within weeks after soaring gas prices prompted a major US fertilizer manufacturer to suspend production, turning off most of Britain's supply of carbon dioxide to the food and drink industry in the process.
Tags: UK, US, Cnn, Britain


Conservationist injured and cameraman killed in air crash

Conservationist Sacha Dench and Dan Burton were on a round Britain paramotor flight when the crash happened.
Tags: News, Britain, Dan Burton, Sacha Dench


M25 protests: Arrests made as Insulate Britain activists block motorways

Insulate Britain activists have caused disruption at the M25 and A1(M) in Hertfordshire.
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M25 protest: Insulate Britain activists block motorway

Insulate Britain is blocking traffic at junction 18 of the motorway.
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British ‘baby shortage’ could lead to economic decline, says thinktank

Social Market Foundation suggests measures including better childcare provision to increase birthrate Britain is facing a “baby shortage” that could lead to “long-term economic stagnation”, a thinktank has said.The Social Market Foundation (SMF) said the birthrate was almost half what it was at its postwar peak in the 1960s, and the country’s ageing population could lead to economic decline. Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Politics, Money, Children, Life and style, Society, UK News, Childcare, Thinktanks, Britain, Parents and parenting, Childbirth, Social Market Foundation, Social Market Foundation SMF


A shortage of CO2 gas in the UK could cause Christmas to be 'canceled,' warns industry boss

sign on empty shelves inform customers of a lack of products at a Sainsburys supermarket on September 19, 2021 in London, England. Gaps in supermarket shelves have appeared more frequently as a shortage of lorry drivers disrupted supply chains. Now, rising energy prices have disrupted the production of C02, a gas critical to the production and transport of meat, bread, beer and more. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images) An energy shortage has cut the supply of CO2 in the UK - an essen...
Tags: UK, News, Christmas, Trends, Supply Chain, Bbc, Britain, Guardian, Sainsburys, Defra, Sky News, Brexit, Bernard Matthews, Wright, Ranjit Singh Boparan, Sisters Food Group


How leading thriller writer helped reveal plagiarism of Emmy prizewinner

Robert Harris, whose second world war film was copied, tells how the scandal led to George Stevens Jr being stripped of his awardsIt was a just few seconds of vivid footage: joyous scenes of American troops on tanks and Jeeps driving down a Champs Élysées lined with cheering Parisian crowds. But the rare colour sequence, shot by one of the Hollywood greats, film director George Stevens, sparked a chain of events that has ended in scandal and embarrassment for Stevens’s son and for leading US TV ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Media, US, World news, Bbc, Culture, Britain, Second world war, Awards and prizes, Television & radio, US television, Emmys, George Stevens, Stevens, Robert Harris



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