Tag: London

UK govt slammed over pricey renovations for media briefings

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LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government is facing criticism for spending 2.6 million pounds ($3.6 million) to renovate part of a government...

Online review platform Trustpilot chooses London for IPO

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LONDON — Online review platform Trustpilot said Monday it plans to sell shares in London, in a stock offering that helps shore up the...

UK government offers $4M for 2030 World Cup bid with Ireland

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The British government will provide 2.8 million pounds ($4 million) to pursue a five-nation bid for a World Cup with Ireland. ...

England minorities: Higher COVID-19 cases, fewer vaccinated

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LONDON — England’s ethnic minority communities have higher levels of COVID-19 infections and lower levels of vaccine acceptance than other groups, according to a...

UK police receive letter from UAE princess urging probe

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LONDON — Police in eastern England say they have received a long-delayed letter from an Emirati princess asking them to investigate the disappearance of...

UK to push at G-7 for global standard on ‘vaccine passports’

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LONDON — Britain plans to use its presidency of the Group of Seven economic powers to push for an internationally recognized system of vaccine...

VIRUS DIARY: It’s mud, mud everywhere in UK’s 3rd lockdown

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LONDON — It's apparently not enough for Britons to endure almost 120,000 COVID-19 deaths and face a new variant of the virus that scientists...

Britain to push for speedier vaccines at G-7 leaders meeting

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LONDON — Some of the world’s wealthiest countries are promising to share coronavirus vaccines with the poorest, but details of when and how many...

UK’s chief mouser celebrates 10 years on the prowl

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LONDON — Larry the cat, a four-legged inhabitant of London’s 10 Downing St., is marking a decade as Britain’s mouse-catcher in chief on Monday. ...

Werner ends 1,000-minute EPL goal drought, Chelsea goes 4th

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LONDON — After exactly 1,000 minutes without finding the net, Timo Werner ended his Premier League goal drought. ...