8 Arrested Over Weekend Protest

Police have arrested eight people following weekend protests in England’s Bristol city over a new police bill that turned violent. Avon and Somerset Police said on Monday that six arrests were for violent disorder, while two were for possession of an offensive


Zoo Plans to Save Endangered Animals

Conservation scientists at the UK’s Chester Zoo have unveiled a plan to save the world’s rarest species from extinction. Conservationists at the zoo have identified six key targets, including options for future conservation for an additional 150 species, halting or reversing the


Boris to call leaders over vax export ban

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to leaders of the European Union (EU) over the phone to discuss a ban on the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine exports to the country, a media report said. The BBC report said that Johnson will make


Boris Invents Tier 4 in Attempt to Control Virus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a new Tier Four of coronavirus restrictions for London and other parts of England to combat an alarming surge in new coronavirus cases linked to a new virulent strain. The planned relaxation of coronavirus rules


UK Russia’s Top Target

The UK government’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) revealed in a report on Tuesday that Russia sees the country as one of its “top targets” in the West. The London-based ISC’s inquiry covers a number of topics, including disinformation campaigns, cyber tactics


UK quarantine rules discriminatory: France

France has been singled out because of the British government’s concerns about the constant presence of the Beta variant of the coronavirus, but French officials said most of the cases come from the overseas island of La Reunion in the Indian Ocean,


NI Executive to ease travel quarantine rules

Students arriving from red-list countries will be put into managed isolation facilities, it reported…reports Asian Lite News. Northern Ireland has removed quarantine rules for people who have been fully vaccinated in the European Union or the United States, media reported. This easing


Covid-19 jabs save 60,000 lives in England: PHE

The methods used to estimate deaths and infections prevented is based on direct and indirect effects of the vaccination programme…reports Asian Lite News. Infections prevented by COVID-19 vaccines doubles to 22 million and deaths prevented rises to 60,00, according to the latest


Alok Sharma visits Saudi to discuss climate action

This included accelerating climate action in the 2020s and submitting ambitious 2030 targets for reducing emissions ahead of COP26, aligned with keeping the 1.5 degree limit temperature increases in reach…reports Asian Lite News. COP26 President-Designate Alok Sharma is on a visit to


Numbers on furlough fall to lowest level

The ONS Business Insights and Conditions Survey (BICS) shows numbers may have fallen even further – with estimates that between 1.1 and 1.6 million people are still on furlough…reports Asian Lite News. Almost three million people have moved off the furlough scheme

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