UK Covid death toll passes 60,000 for the first time

The total number of deaths across the UK linked to the novel coronavirus has now hit 61,116, according to figures reported by the three main health agencies in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The number of Covid deaths in England and Wales has doubled every fortnight, up from 139 in September to 321 two weeks later and, now, 670 on Tuesday. More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
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Halloween cancelled! Trick or treating banned in England’s high-risk coronavirus areas

Coronavirus has cancelled Halloween for thousands of people in England, as those in areas with Tier 3 restrictions won’t be able to go trick or treating or mix with other households indoors or in private outdoor More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Former UK Brexit secretary reveals ‘disaster’ test and trace companies don’t face penalties for failures

Ex-Brexit Secretary David Davis has slammed the ‘systemic problem’ that protects ‘test and trace’ companies from financial penalties despite criticism over the failing system. In an interview with talkRADIO’s More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Parents defend UK headmistress after she was forced to apologize for lesson on Black History Month, but won’t give their names

Parents have stepped up to defend the head teacher of a Kent boarding school after her groveling apology for offending students by tracing the roots of the UK’s Black History Month to a 1926 US observance of ‘Negro More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Amazon gets on ‘secretive’ UK government panel on post-Brexit supply rules while benefiting financially from own ‘advice’ – report

Online retail giant Amazon is ensuring a lucrative future in UK government contracts, guiding a “secretive” Cabinet Office panel on making policy on post-Brexit procurement of goods and services, a fair tax More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Price to pay: Cost of UK circuit breaker would outweigh lives saved, says ex-SAGE member, amid calls to tighten restrictions

London’s response to the pandemic faces mounting criticism, but the cost of a lockdown would be overwhelming compared to the benefit in lives saved, an ex-member of the SAGE has argued. On September 21, the More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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UK health secretary not ruling out NEW level of Covid-19 restrictions as cases continue to surge

As hundreds of thousands more prepare to be moved to England’s Tier 3 level of coronavirus restrictions, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the government would “rule nothing out,” as it considers a new level More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2020
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UK ARMED FORCES seize control of oil tanker & detain 7 people after reported ‘hijacking attempt’ by stowaways

A British Special Forces unit has boarded a Greek-operated oil tanker off the coast of the Isle of Wight in the English Channel, after reports of an attempted hijacking by a group of stowaways. Seven people have More...

By admin On Sunday, October 25th, 2020
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BBC exodus: Britons reportedly overwhelm phone lines & website in rush to cancel TV licenses

It appears that so many people want to cancel their TV licenses in Britain that the BBC cannot cope with the outflow. However, some critics suggest the broadcaster is deliberately hampering the process. “We More...

By admin On Sunday, October 25th, 2020
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UK govt. investigates after pupils raise questions about balding asylum-seeker who claims to be 15 but ‘LOOKS ABOUT 40’ – report

The British Home Office has reportedly launched an investigation after students in Coventry raised questions about whether their new classmate – an asylum-seeker who is balding and looks about 40 – is really More...