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    In an astounding win for Netflix India, the acclaimed web-series Delhi Crime bagged the Best Drama series in the recently concluded 48th International Emmy Awards. It is a huge win for Indian OTT space, even though some of the popular Indian web-shows and movies have been nominated for the awards. As for International Emmys 2020, actor Arjun Mathur and the series Four More Shots Please! were also nominated for Best Actor and Best Comedy Series respectively, though they didn’t get the wins. Mission Over Mars, Delhi Crime and More: Indian Web-Series’ Representation of Powerful, Ambitious Women is Becoming Increasingly Impressive and We Couldn’t Be Happier! Delhi Crime, created by Richie Mehta, stars Shefali Shah in the lead, along with Rasika Dugal, Rajesh...
    (Reuters) - Ethnic minority groups are disproportionately affected by the novel coronavirus, with Blacks and Asians at increased risk of COVID-19 infection compared to white individuals, according to an analysis published in The Lancet medical journal https://bit.ly/3kol5kR. About 18.7 million patients from 50 studies were included to establish the findings, the analysis said. Forty-two of the studies were from the United States and eight from the United Kingdom. (Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Tom Hogue) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters. Tags: vaccines, United States, coronavirus, United Kingdom, Europe
    LONDON (Reuters) - Londoners shrugged off a resurgent COVID-19 pandemic and flocked to pubs and restaurants on Wednesday night, hours before the introduction of a new month-long lockdown across England. While the UK's death toll from the coronavirus rose on Wednesday by 492, the most since mid-May, London's Soho entertainment district was busy with revellers seeking one last night out before lockdown. People will be ordered to stay at home from 0001 GMT on Thursday to combat a surge in new infections that scientists say could, if unchecked, cause more deaths than a first wave that forced a three-month lockdown earlier this year. The United Kingdom has the biggest official death toll in Europe from COVID-19 and is grappling with...
    Grocery-store layouts in Scotland are different from ones in the US. Shutterstock I moved from the United States to the United Kingdom in 2017. In my experience, living near a major city is much cheaper to do in Scotland than it is in the US.  Grocery-store layouts in the UK are confusing to me, especially when it comes to locating items like bread or eggs. In the UK, going to the doctor involves little paperwork and almost no bills, which is a huge difference from healthcare in the US. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. I moved from Massachusetts to Scotland in 2017. In the time since, I've encountered a dazzling array of differences between life in...
    (Bloomberg Opinion) — Six years ago Scotland voted by a 10-point margin to stay part of the U.K. Yet the last nine consecutive opinion polls show the backing for leave as high as 58 per cent, and averaging at 53 per cent. This sustained lead for independence spells trouble for Boris Johnson’s government, which fears demands for a second referendum will become overwhelming. The Scottish National Party is expected to sweep to victory in local elections in May 2021, giving it an outright majority in the Edinburgh Assembly. The SNP has already been trying in the Scottish courts to circumvent a Johnson veto on another referendum. Whatever happens, the nationalists will ramp up their provocations. Last week Bloomberg News revealed that Hanbury...
    Loading the player... Flights between New York City and London may be possible during the holiday season. U.S. officials are interested in reopening international travel between the two popular destinations. President Donald Trump‘s administration is looking into a way to deliver passengers safety due to the availability of widespread coronavirus testing, according to The Wall Street Journal. Read More: American Airlines will drop flights to 15 cities in October “The growing availability of Covid-19 tests in the U.S. has prompted officials at the Transportation Department, Department of Homeland Security and other agencies to revive efforts to establish safe travel corridors between the U.S. and international destinations,” the Journal reported its sources said. International travelers are required to be tested...
    A video circulating from the United Kingdom shows a bus passenger kicking a teenage girl in the head for not wearing a face mask. “I’m not being racist, but the virus is more common in black and Asians. Put your f--- mask on!” the man in the video told the girl before the incident became physical. “Why do I have to come on the bus and put up with you sitting next to us with no mask on!” a woman with the man added. “You’re spreading, you’re spreading it around people.” “It’s lucky you’re 16, or I would knock you out!” the woman said. As the two people moved to get off the bus, the man kicked...
    “It’s not small, it’s motivation,” he said of the speculation. “It’s not small-dot. It’s Baldardash. I’m fitter than many butcher dogs. “The problem is, when I got this bad thing, I was so fat, I mean, this is the moment we can teach our big country. “We are one of the biggest places on earth, but as a nation we are a bit fat. For some reason we are fatter than anyone else in Europe except the Maldives. We need to think about this.” The 56-year-old has hired renowned personal trainer Harry Jameson to help him lose weight. Johnson was the highest-ranking world leader to sign the COVID-19 until US President Donald Trump’s shocking discovery last Friday. “I hope President...
    Fact check: Raised dots on steering wheel are not Braille Olive Garden parents quarterly revenue falls by 28% as pandemic weighs on sales Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Heading Back to the United Kingdom for the Holidays Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have established their new lives in Los Angeles, but the pair is still planning to take a trip back to the United Kingdom come the holidays. According to Us Weekly, the couple will make the journey across the pond ahead of the Christmas season to spend time with the royal family. "There's a lot of tradition surrounding the holidays with his family, and they both have really loved that in the past," a source told the...
    The UK has recorded its highest daily total corona virus cases since May, while India broke its own complex world record – with 90,632 residents confirmed to have the disease overnight. The UK reported 2988 new infections in the last 24 hours, up from 2,89 on May 23, compared to 1,813 on Saturday. The country’s death toll is currently the highest in Europe, at 41,551. Meanwhile, India broke the previous global record of positive tests in a single day – on the way to surpass Brazil by Monday, second only to the United States in terms of countries. Further: Scott Morrison has cut Daniel Andrews’ plan India now has 4.1 million confirmed cases, while the United States has 6.4 million...
    A Saturday report from The Telegraph covers leaked meeting notes that suggest that United States President Donald Trump pushed back on former United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May’s calls to expel Russian diplomats after the poisoning of former Russian military officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter. The notes were taken during high-level meetings between the U.K. and U.S. and shine a light on the unique relationship between the two countries. “No, all of us have to be together,” Trump allegedly said of the push to expel Russian spies. “Germany has to do something. You have to put together a coalition. I’m not willing for the U.S. to go first and then have others not to do anything. Germany has to...
    As September begins, the government’s preferred Try to eat Out to Assist out plan comes to an conclusion with additional than 64 million foods getting been claimed. The scheme was intended to help the battling hospitality industry for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic and observed diners love a state-funded 50% discounted on foods and delicate beverages on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in August, up to a greatest of £10 for each individual.Impression: Folks queue at a cafe in Notting Hill on the final working day of the Take in Out to Enable Out initiativeUnbiased businesses and much larger chains ended up amongst a lot more than 72,000 institutions to have taken section, and some have mentioned they will proceed...
    Just four months into his term in May 2017, President Donald Trump found himself sitting awkwardly in a Riyadh majlis, the traditional gold-and-velvet adorned meeting room where Persian Gulf royalty hold court, surrounded by some four dozen leaders of Muslim countries from Afghanistan to Yemen.  Servers came around, filling most attendees’ porcelain cups with traditional cardamom-perfumed coffee, though Mr. Trump got his preferred beverage, Diet Coke, poured from an Arabian teapot. Mr. Trump, gazing around the room, recognized a few in the crowd, including Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. But the rest—the Gambia’s Adama Barrow, Kyrgyzstan’s First Deputy Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev—were a blur of unfamiliar faces from unfamiliar countries. White House aides cringed when Trump...
    Cai Xia, who was once a leading professor at China’s top training center and think tank, is now denouncing the Communist Party in which she was once considered an elite member. According to CNN, Cai is now warning the rest of the world about the threat of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) after a series of rebukes against leader Xi Jinping resulted in her expulsion from the party earlier this week. Cai has warned that China aims “to replace the free and democratic system of modern mankind represented by the United States, and the values and order of peace, democracy, freedom and justice,” with its own model of governance. This includes a strict one-party rule that has little room for...
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will return to the United kingdom to resume their charity function as soon as lockdown journey limitations simplicity, Omid Scobie has claimed. The co-author of bombshell biography Obtaining Freedom, currently the best-providing e book in the United kingdom, stated the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will undertake outings to Britain in both a non-public and qualified capacity. Talking to Royal Central, Scobie said the couple ‘love to get out there and be energetic in the field’. ‘Harry and Meghan have created it obvious that their operate in the United kingdom, including their royal patronages, will continue on,’ he discussed. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry (pictured in December 2017) will return to the Uk to...
    People coming to the United Kingdom from France and the Netherlands and several other countries will now have to quarantine upon arrival. [MAP: The Spread of Coronavirus] The U.K. removed France, the Netherlands, Monaco, Malta, Turks and Caicos, and Aruba from its "travel corridor list" and, beginning Saturday, anyone arriving in the U.K. from these places must self-isolate for 14 days. U.K. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps tweeted that "data shows" the U.K. "needs to remove [the destinations] from our list of coronavirus travel corridors to keep infection rates down." Visitors arriving from countries and territories on the U.K.'s travel corridor list do not have to quarantine upon entry. The United Kingdom has more than 315,600 cases of...
    THE best theme parks in the UK have been revealed - with one even being voted one of the best in the world. According to the 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards, Paultons Park has been named the best amusement park in the country. 10Paultons Park is the best UK theme park - and 10th best in the world It also came in 10th place in the top theme parks in the world, beating Disneyland Park in California and Disneyland Paris. The 2020 Travellers’ Choice Awards analyses both the quantity and quality of millions of reviews and ratings to determine the winner - this year analysing reviews pre-pandemic. Paultons Park is a favourite of British tourists, featuring Peppa Pig land - and...
    Real Madrid Eight Spanish clubs among the 50 in the Brand Finance Football 2020 ranking Infographic of the most valuable clubs in the world in 2020. BRAND infographic Real Madrid remains the most valuable football club in the world according to the latest report prepared by Brand Finance. In a context of economic and social disruption, caused mainly by the COVID-19 pandemic, the value of the Real Madrid brand has decreased by 13.8% to 1,419 million euros, but still retained its position as the strongest brand in the football industry, closely followed by FC Barcelona that snatches Manchester United. “Today two Spanish brands in the world of football wear the Spanish Brand. Spanish sport is undoubtedly one more pride...
    Comet Neowise, which was uncovered in late March by a room telescope, is likely to be seen in the Uk with the naked eye during July. The comet is unusual in that it survived a close face with the sunshine, passing at about the exact same length as Mercury. In the course of its closest method to Earth Neowise will be about 64 million miles away – or about 400 moments further more absent than the moon.The i publication lower through the sounds‘Visible to the unaided eye’The comet pictured above Stonehenge in Wiltshire on 11 July (Picture: Nick Bull)A Nasa spokesperson mentioned: “A comet has out of the blue become noticeable to the unaided eye. “Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) was...
    MADRID, Jul 27 (.) – Spain’s Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto said on Monday that she expects the UK to lift the two-week mandatory quarantine imposed on those returning from the Balearic and Canary Islands as soon as possible, “today better than tomorrow. “ After British authorities imposed the measure on travelers from Spain this weekend, the Spanish government said it would focus its efforts on convincing them to lift the measure for the two archipelagos, whose infection rates are very low. “We are working with the British Government to establish safe corridors between this country and the Balearic and Canary archipelagos,” Maroto said at a press conference in Ibiza. “We are confident that this measure can be taken as soon...
    Palma, Jul 26 (EFE) .- The Balearic Government thanked this Sunday the British tour operators TUI and Jet2 for maintaining their connections with the islands, for being “a safe destination”, despite the new restrictions imposed by the government from the UK to travelers arriving from Spain. “We are working towards a secure corridor between the United Kingdom and the Balearic Islands. We also want to show our appreciation to @TUIUK and @ jet2tweets for maintaining their connections and supporting the islands as the safe destination that we are,” he tweeted this Sunday on Govern Balearic. The Balearic Ministry of Economic Model, Tourism and Work, announced late in Saturday in a statement that the Government is working with the Spanish government...
    By Andrew MacAskill HELENSBURGH, Scotland (Reuters) - James Henderson has spent most of his life fiercely opposed to Scottish independence. Now, reluctantly he is backing it. The 71-year-old former marine engineer voted against Scotland leaving the United Kingdom during the last independence referendum in 2014. But after Brexit, the election of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the coronavirus pandemic, he now believes Scotland would be better off independent. Henderson lives in Helensburgh, a coastal town on the Firth of Clyde, which is an unlikely home for Scottish nationalists. The area has one of the highest levels of English residents living in Scotland, and everyone knows someone who works at the nearby Faslane nuclear submarine base, a symbol of the shared...
    BERLIN, July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Following the conclusion of the sixth round of Brexit talks, BDI Director General Joachim Lang said: “A collapse in the negotiations on a partnership agreement is now all but inevitable.” “The sixth round of Brexit negotiations was more than a disappointment for the German economy. On key points, such as competition conditions in the future, London has repeatedly diverged from the political declaration. A collapse in the negotiations on a partnership agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom is now all but inevitable. Too many political and technical issues remain unsettled for them to be solved in time. The imperative of the hour for the German government and the EU...
    Today we have apps for almost anything we can imagine. However, few have the ability to surprise us when it comes to avoiding bad times, such as the Search app on the iPhone. On several occasions we have shared how “Search” or “Find My App” has saved the day of several users who have lost their iPhone on their own or as a consequence of a crime. The most recent story about how the “Search” app helped the police to recover the iPhone, has as its protagonist one of the family members of the former British Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who unintentionally managed to catch a criminal thanks to your iPhone. “Find My App” serves as a detective...
    London, Jul 24 (EFE) .- The chief negotiators of the United Kingdom, David Frost, and the European Union (EU), Michel Barnier, admitted today that there has been no “progress” on the key issues of competition and fishing but they promised to continue working to agree on a post-Brexit trade agreement in the autumn. At a press conference at the end of the sixth round of negotiations in London, Barnier showed his willingness to strive to the end to seal a deal, while Frost said in a statement that “based on the work done in July,” He believes that “it is still possible to reach an agreement in September.” Both sides will continue informal meetings in the British capital next week...
    Dublin, July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement: Global Markets” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. During the first quarter of 2020, most pharmaceutical companies, such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, and Novartis, witnessed a short-term boost in sales as wholesalers stockpiled products due to supply chain concerns. Some areas such as physician or hospital administered medications and travel vaccines saw a decline in sales, for obvious reasons. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the pharmaceutical sector keeps ticking along, with 2019 being one of the most active years in the last decade, many transactions involved the acquisition of cell and gene therapies and immune-oncology assets or to diversify risks...
    Ivannia SalazarFOLLOW London correspondent Updated: 07/17/2020 09:33 AM Save Related news Russian state-sponsored hackers target their attacks to pharmaceutical companies and research groups working to develop a Covid-19 vaccine in countries like the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. This was revealed this Thursday by the National Cyber ​​Security Center of the United Kingdom (NCSC) in a statement, which specifically points to a group known as APT29. According to the Center, it is “almost certain” that the team of “hackers”, also known as “the Duke” or “Cozy Bear”, is operating as part of the Kremlin intelligence services, since the objective of the attacks is to steal medical secrets. Although they did not confirm whether any of the attempts...
    EFELONDRES Updated: 07/16/2020 4:45 PM Save Related news The Londoner Shamima Begum, that in 2015 she fled to Syria with two high school mates to join the Islamic State (IS), she will be able to return to the United Kingdom in order to appeal the Government’s decision to withdraw British nationalityThe Court of Appeals ruled this Thursday. The court ruled in favor of Begum’s legal team, who is now 20 years old and still living in a refugee camp in the Arab country, where he says he married the Muslim Dutch convert Yago Riedjik and had three children, all of whom have passed away. The Interior Ministry of the Prime Minister’s Government, Boris Johnson, who opposes his...
    Comet Neowise, which was found out in late March by a house telescope, is heading to be obvious in the British isles with the naked eye through July. The comet is scarce in that it survived a close come across with the sunlight, passing at roughly the very same length as Mercury. Throughout its closest tactic to Earth Neowise will be about 64 million miles absent – or about 400 periods additional absent than the moon.The i e-newsletter slice via the noise‘Visible to the unaided eye’The comet pictured about Stonehenge in Wiltshire on 11 July (Photo: Nick Bull)A Nasa spokesperson mentioned: “A comet has suddenly come to be seen to the unaided eye. “Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) was uncovered in...
    London (CNN Business)Britain's decision to ban Huawei from its 5G telecom network risks damaging a multi-billion dollar trade and investment relationship with China at the worst possible moment for the UK economy. The move tears up a 20-year partnership with the Chinese company. It has already provoked an angry response from Beijing, which said on Wednesday that it would do everything necessary to protect its interests. China also warned the decision would deter future investment by its companies."The way you are treating Huawei will be followed very closely by other Chinese businesses," China's ambassador to the UK, Liu Xiaoming, said during a press conference. "The mutual trust was undermined. It will be very difficult for businesses to have the confidence...
    Belgian Foreign Affairs updated its advice for travelers leaving or returning from abroad on Sunday afternoon in the context of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19). Sweden thus passes into the red zone, and Luxembourg into the orange zone. Non-essential travel to Sweden is therefore now prohibited. Screening and quarantine are compulsory upon return. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg also passes through the orange zone in the direction of returns. Increased vigilance is recommended. Belgium now prohibits travel to Sweden, Finland, Norway and Malta. Several areas of Portugal, Spain, as well as the city of Leicester in the United Kingdom are also in the red zone. The orange “departures” zone includes countries which require a compulsory test on arrival (Cyprus, Denmark...
    The United Kingdom said on Friday that it would not participate in the European Union program, which it left at the end of January, to obtain potentially effective vaccines against the new coronavirus. The European Commission “has confirmed that it is not possible for the United Kingdom to continue negotiations with potential vaccine suppliers at the same time,” said British Ambassador to the EU Tim Barrow in a letter. addressed to the European executive. Besides having to give up its own efforts to procure vaccines, London would also have had no say in the conditions of acquisition of the vaccines, in particular “the price, the volume and the delivery schedule”, a he added. UK Health Minister Matt Hancock also...
    The Foreign Travel advisory was further amended on Friday evening, with the addition of the English city of Leicester in the red zone, to which, as part of the coronavirus epidemic, non-essential travel is not possible and upon return from which quarantine is mandatory. Ireland goes from red to orange while the United Kingdom, therefore excluding Leicester, becomes green. The SPF Foreign Affairs had already refined its red zones earlier today, classifying only the Santa Clara district of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon in the red zone. Also included in the red zone are several districts of the tourist Sintra (Queluz-Belas / Massamá-Monte Abraão / Agualva-Mira Sintra / Algueirão-Mem Martins / Rio de Mouro / Cacém-São Marcos), the localities...
    London (CNN Business)Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic are reshaping the UK economy. Could it end up looking more like Turkey, Mexico and Argentina than France, Germany and the United States?Some analysts on Wall Street are beginning to wonder whether a volatile currency, declining global clout and a reliance on foreign investors could relegate the United Kingdom to "emerging market" status.Companies warn huge gamble on Brexit could add to Britains growing jobs crisisBank of America suggested in a recent note to clients that it may be time to treat the British pound as an emerging market currency, citing Brexit and worsening debt dynamics as a result of Covid-19."We believe [the pound] is in the process of evolving into a currency that...
    Officials have revealed a new “journey corridor” list, with travelers from 59 nations — including France, Germany, Italy and Spain — and 14 British Abroad Territories no longer having to self-isolate for 14 times on arrival. The checklist, which arrives into effect on July 10, will open overseas vacation to English holidaymakers immediately after 4 months of lockdown, just in time for the peak vacation period, presented there are no limits in location at the locations.“The federal government is pleased that it is now safe to ease these actions in England and has released travel corridors for some nations around the world and territories,” the UK’s Department for Transportation reported Friday in a statement. “This applies to all vacation...
    Breaking News — Lisbon, Jul 3 . .- The Portuguese Foreign Minister, Augusto Santos Silva, considered the decision of the United Kingdom Government to impose a mandatory quarantine on passengers arriving from the Portuguese country “absurd” and “unfair”. “There is nothing in the Portuguese epidemiological situation compared to that in England that justifies such a measure,” he said in statements to the press in Lisbon, where he described the decision as “profoundly absurd and erroneous”. Santos Silva, who was “disappointed” with the measure, recalled that the United Kingdom accumulates “28 times more deaths” for Covid-19 than Portugal and “7 times more positive cases”, so “technically” the imposition of a quarantine mandatory is not justified. “We hope that it will...
    In an attempt to save the summer tourist season, the British Government draws up a list of up to 60 countries whose citizens will be able to enter the country without restrictions from next July 10, while it has already agreed an airlift with Spain, Italy, France and Germany. According to the British Transport Ministry, the list of countries considered to pose “a reduced risk to the public health of UK citizens” will be kept “under constant review” in the event of increases in coronavirus cases . Transport Minister Grant Shapps confirmed this morning that citizens of around 60 British overseas countries and territories will no longer have to be quarantined when they arrive in the UK. According to the...
    I was raised in the United States, but my husband grew up in the United Kingdom. iStock, Lia Ryerson for Insider I grew up in the United States but my husband grew up in the United Kingdom, where we both now live. In my experience, A lot of things that are common in the US aren't so common in the UK, such as celebrating Halloween, going on trips to enjoy fall foliage, and tipping bartenders. Where I live in the UK, I am able to get free prescriptions and healthcare, which wasn't the case in the US. In the UK, I can't order a "regular coffee" unless I want watered down espresso, and if I want the pancakes...
    In an interview, the head of the Anglican Church, Justin Welby spoke of the representation of Jesus in Western churches. Jesus is not a “white” man Guest on BBC Today, the Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Anglican Church in the United Kingdom, Justin Welby recalled that Jesus Christ is not a “white” man. According to the RTL channel, Jesus was of Galilean origin. So he must have had dark skin, and probably not blue eyes. So should we represent him with a Caucasian guy? Monsignor John Welby, however, believed that “the way the Western Church portrays Jesus must be reviewed. “ Jesus is portrayed in so many ways Archbishop recalled that in churches around the world there...
    Home Secretary Priti Patel has warned that mass gatherings in the United Kingdom will lead to another spike of the Chinese coronavirus, as raves, riots, and large scale Black Lives Matter protests sweep across the nation. Pointing to large scale protests amidst the Black Lives Matter UK movement and the violent clashes with police during riots in London — referred to by the mainstream media as ‘street parties’ — the Home Secretary said that “what we’ve seen with mass gatherings and protests is unacceptable”. “The violence we’ve seen against our officers is also unacceptable,” Ms Patel told Sky News on Sunday. She added: “It is simply unacceptable to have people gathering in these awful ways that we have been seeing.”...
    The United Kingdom will need the “biggest plan for generating jobs in peacetime”, to avoid a massive increase in unemployment while recovering from the coronavirus crisis, which already caused the loss of 430,000 jobs between March and April , alerted a private report. According to the report by the independent analysis center Resolution Foundation, further measures will be needed to respond to unemployment, which may be the highest on record since the early 1990s. The report was based on recent projections by the Office of Budgetary Responsibility, which estimated that unemployment will reach 10% by the end of this year, a claim that in addition to the data on the 430,000 jobs lost is based on business surveys that anticipate...
    Coronavirus — The number of deaths from COVID-19 confirmed by tests in the United Kingdom reached 43,514 this Saturday, after adding 100 in the last 24 hours Deaths by coronavirus COVID-19 confirmed by test in the UK they rose this Saturday to 43 thousand 514, after adding 100 in 24 hours, reported the Ministry of Health of the British Conservative Government. The Ministry indicated that of 9.06 million diagnostic tests made from the beginning of the pandemic310,250 have tested positive, of which 890 within 24 hours. Although the government data reflects only the confirmed coronavirus cases by test, other statistics indicate that the actual number of deaths attributable to the virus now exceed 54,000 in this country. In...
    Coronavirus — British tourists returning to their country from Spain will no longer have to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine, to avoid an eventual spread of coronavirus, starting next July 6. Nor should foreign citizens visiting the United Kingdom from Spain do so.. The decision was made by the Boris Johnson government, after strong pressure from the tourism sector. This Tuesday, the Executive will announce its “traffic light system”, with which it will classify countries into red, amber or green zones, depending on the number of infections in them. The countries that are located in the amber and green zones will not have to quarantine, but the red ones will. They include, among others, the United States, Brazil, Argentina,...
    Britain will have to “bear the brunt” of a weaker economic relationship with the EU at the end of the Brexit process, Angela Merkel said on Saturday, speaking louder as negotiations for an agreement on future relationships skate. While the British government led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to define its posture after the country’s withdrawal from the EU, “it will then, of course, have to bear the consequences – that is, a less closely linked economy “, warns the German Chancellor in an interview with daily newspapers from the Europa network, including Le Monde. Leaving the EU on January 31, the United Kingdom is now negotiating with Brussels in an attempt to establish an advantageous commercial relationship...
    The British will be able to vacation in several mostly European destinations from next week, but they will not be allowed to travel to the United States and South America until at least December, according to agreements in which the government of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is working. The conservative leader is trying to agree on air bridges with ten European countries, including France, Spain, Italy, Greece and Turkey without the need for a 14-day quarantine, the Mail Online newspaper reported. Also Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Gibraltar and Bermuda are included in the list of destinations that the government will consider “safe”. Transport Minister Grant Shapps said yesterday that quarantine-free “air bridges” would be announced to countries that...
    London (CNN Business)Huawei received approval on Thursday to build a $1.25 billion research facility in the United Kingdom. The announcement comes as the United Kingdom is scrutinizing the Chinese telecom company's involvement in the country's 5G networks.The nine-acre facility in Cambridge will become the international headquarters of Huawei's fiber optic communication business and create around 400 jobs, Huawei said in a press release. The investment comes at a sensitive time for the company. The United Kingdom is undertaking a new security review of the company, just four months after Prime Minister Boris Johnson shrugged off US objections and granted Huawei a limited role in building out the UK's next generation of super-fast interconnected 5G wireless networks. Even if Europe...
    Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a major phase of deconfinement in the United Kingdom with the reopening in early July of pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, museums and cinemas. A measure that British health professionals fear. Increasingly likely local homes British health professionals sent an open letter to British politicians on Wednesday 24 June. They warn them of the “real risk” of a second wave of the pandemic of coronavirus after the British Prime Minister announced a major phase of deconfinement in United Kingdom. Boris Johnson has indeed declared that pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, museums and cinemas closed since the end of March will be authorized to reopen on July 4. “Although the shape of the pandemic in the UK is difficult to...
    The Authority of the UK Competition and Markets (CMA) has decided to provisionally authorize the Amazon’s entry into the capital of the food delivery company Deliveroo, of which it would control 16% by virtue of the operation carried out in May 2019, considering that the transaction is not likely to cause a substantial impairment of competition in the British market. Last April, the CMA had already given the green light to Amazon’s investment in Deliveroo, considering that without Amazon’s support it could be forced to abandon the market as a result of deteriorating conditions following the Covid-19 pandemic, which would have been worse for the competition. However, the considerable improvement in Deliveroo’s financial position observed by the regulator suggests that...
    The Government of the United States (USA) is analyzing the possibility of applying new tariffs for a amount of 2,748 million euros, to products from Spain, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, according to a document from the Office of the United States Trade Representative. Products like malt, beer, gin, vodka, olives, chocolate, trucks and machinery could receive more import tariffs of up to 100%, according to the document collected by EFE Dow Jones. At noon, shares of French liquor makers Pernod Ricard and Remy Cointreau fell 1.9% and 3.5%, respectively.
    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce today the reopening of all pubs, restaurants, cinemas and museums from July 4 with the aim of reviving economic activity after experiencing a steady decline in new cases of coronavirus during May and June. . But the new normal is likely to be accompanied by safety guidelines to prevent a re-emergence of the virus, and it is expected to include one-way internal circulation systems, spaced queues, increased ventilation and previously reserved tickets. Last week, shops, non-essential stores and car dealerships reopened under distancing guidelines, while the British reconnected with friends, couples and family members within homes. Johnson will also announce the revision of the two-meter social distancing rule, amid widespread expectations that it...
    Coronavirus — The number of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 worldwide exceeded 8.5 million this Saturday, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which also raised the global number of deaths to 455,231. America continues to be the most affected region with more than 4.1 million infections, followed by Europe with almost 2.5 million and the eastern Mediterranean with 878,428. The United States (just over 2.1 million) and Brazil (978,142) have the highest number of infections, despite the fact that according to the Brazilian Ministry of Health, the country reached 1,032,913 cases this Friday. Russia remains in third place (569,063), followed by India (395,048), the United Kingdom (300,473), Spain (245,268) and Peru (244,388), which surpassed Italy on Wednesday (238,159). Regarding...
    The number of deaths from COVID-19 in the United Kingdom reached 42 thousand 589 this Saturday, after registering 128 deaths in the last 24 hours He United Kingdom this Saturday reached 42 thousand 589 deaths from coronavirus COVID-19 confirmed, after registering 128 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the British Ministry of Health. According to the source, to date there have been 303 thousand 110 infections of the virus, 1,295 since Friday. These new figures are known on the eve of the Executive of Boris Johnson announce next week the relaxation of more restrictions, in order to reactivate the economy national. Among them, it is planned for next July 4 the reopening of premises...