Britain, US, Spain boost antivirus drive

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:36:40 +0000

PARIS: Countries among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic unveiled further measures on Friday to battle rising infections, as the number of cases worldwide passed 21 million. The United States Department of Homeland Security said it was extending a ban on nonessential travel through border crossings with Canada and Mexico throughout most of September […]

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Boris Johnson says Covid-19 has been a disaster for Britain

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 12:10:44 +0000

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Monday that the coronavirus pandemic has been a “disaster” for Britain, as he announced a spending splurge designed to get the country — and his faltering Conservative government — back on track. As the UK emerges from a three-month lockdown, Johnson has lined up big-money pledges on schools, housing and infrastructure, in […]

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Analysis Supports Coal-Like Fuel for Power Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 21:31:18 +0000

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A British company that manufactures a fuel that it says mimics coal said it “has received a significant endorsement” for the use of its product in the power generation sector. An analysis by Uniper Technologies said Helvellyn Group’s alternative fuel, known as SERF, “is technically suitable for use in large scale thermal power plants in […]

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Britain’s Johnson enters third day in intensive care

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:05:10 +0000

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson began a third day in intensive care on Wednesday battling the coronavirus, which has struck at the heart of the British government, infected more than 55,000 people across the country and killed nearly 6,200. “I understand the prime minister is in a stable condition, he’s comfortable and in good spirits,” […]

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Britain in lockdown as WHO warns pandemic ‘accelerating’

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:08:56 +0000

LONDON: Britain was under lockdown on Tuesday, its population joining around 1.7 billion people around the globe ordered to stay indoors to curb the “accelerating” spread of the coronavirus. Across Europe, Asia, North America, the Middle East and parts of Africa, governments have told their citizens to remain at home as they grapple with a […]

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TV host’s suicide stuns Britain

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:05:39 +0000

LONDON: Much has been written about the circumstances that led to the death of the British television presenter Caroline Flack on Saturday, despite little of substance being known about them. Flack, the 40-year-old former host of the hit UK reality show “Love Island,” died by suicide at her northeast London apartment as she awaited trial […]

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It’s over: Britain leaves EU

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:19:55 +0000

BRUSSELS: Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU) was set in law Wednesday (Thursday in Manila), amid emotional scenes, as the bloc’s parliament voted to ratify the divorce papers. After half a century of sometimes awkward membership and three years of tense withdrawal talks, the United Kingdom will leave the EU at midnight Brussels time […]

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