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Bring Mask and Pencil: England’s Local Elections Get Go Ahead

England’s local elections will go ahead in May, the UK government announced on Friday, but with extra precautions to guard against the spread of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus. Proxy voting rules have been relaxed to allow people needing

England Postpones Mandatory Pre-Flight COVID-19 Tests Until Monday

The UK government has postponed until Monday mandatory proof of negative COVID-19 tests for travellers to England, to give travellers more time to prepare. Earlier this week, the Department for Transport had said the start date would be Friday. “To

UK holds crisis talks as France closes border on virus fears – The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Trucks waiting to get out of Britain backed up for miles and people were stranded at airports Monday as countries around the world imposed stringent travel restrictions over concerns about a new and seemingly more contagious strain

UK and EU extend Brexit talks to Sunday – CNN

After in-person discussions in Brussels that lasted hours, both sides said Wednesday evening that they remained far apart on key issues and a decision on the future of the talks would be made by the end of this weekend. For

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, rollout due next week – CNBC

A worker passes a line of freezers holding coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine candidate BNT162b2 at a Pfizer facility in Puurs, Belgium in an undated photograph. Pfizer | via Reuters LONDON — The U.K. on Wednesday authorized the Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine for emergency

Brexit trade talks resume but Britain warns a deal is far from certain – CNBC

European Commissions UK Task Force Chief Negotiator, Michel Barnier. Thierry Monasse | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Brexit trade talks are resuming in London on Thursday after negotiations hit a deadlock last week.  The decision to return

WATCH: Internet Slueths Say They’ve Located “Exact Moment” on Video When Meghan Was Ostracized From Royal Family

British Royal Family

We’ve been told over and over that the rift that occurred between Meghan and the Royals happened 4 days after their wedding. Now, thanks to a newly released book that added more details to what caused the blowup between Meg

Bank of England not considering taking rates below zero: Bailey

UK Finance

FILE PHOTO: A cyclist is seen near the Bank of England as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 14, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley May 14, 2020 LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England is not considering

Queen Elizabeth to address Britain as it commemorates VE Day

Queen Elizabeth to Address the Nation on VE Day

The Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle and Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson process towards the RAF Chapel within Westminster Abbey during a visit to start VE Day commemorations, on the eve of 75th Anniversary of VE

UK denies sacrificing care homes; Johnson says situation improving

Boris Johnson

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls May 6, 2020 By Kylie MacLellan and Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson