Category Archives: British News

Case of monkeypox confirmed in England after patient had traveled to Nigeria

At least one person in England has been diagnosed with a rare viral infection known as monkeypox, Public Health England (PHE) confirmed this week.

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Release of London Bridge terror suspect was ‘mistake,’ PM Boris Johnson says

Friday’s stabbing attack on the London Bridge that left two people dead and three others wounded had British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arguing afterward that it had been a “mistake” to grant an early release to the suspect, an ex-convict who was shot and killed by police.

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London Bridge attack suspect shot by British police after stabbing report

Friday British police were seen in a dramatic video struggling with and then shooting a man on the London Bridge shortly after reports of a stabbing in the area, an incident that sent law enforcement teeming to the key thoroughfare where auto and pedestrian traffic was brought to a standstill amid the “major incident.”

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Schumer Demands More Details Around Trump’s Ukraine Talks

Wednesday Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, called for the White House to release additional details about the president’s recent interactions with Ukraine, CNN reports.

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Donald Trump: Boris Johnson ‘is not going anywhere’

Boris Johnson “is not going anywhere”, Donald Trump has said, following the Supreme Court ruling that the prime minister’s decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful.

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At G7 Summit, Trump Offers Brexit Britain a ‘Very Big’ Trade Deal

Sunday President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union.

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Lib Dems: Jo Swinson elected new leader

Jo Swinson has become the first female Liberal Democrat leader, after beating Sir Ed Davey in a poll of party members.
She received more than 50% of the vote in the contest.

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Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday.

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Giuliani shreds de Blasio over videos of NYPD officers doused with water: ‘He’s a disgrace’

Rudy Giuliani pointed the finger squarely at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after videos surfaced Monday of people attacking NYPD officers by dousing them with water, saying this “would never happen in a million years when I was mayor of New York City.”

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UK seeks new no-deal Brexit freight plan

Transport companies are being asked to bid to provide extra freight capacity to be used in the event of a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. The hurried ferry procurement process as the UK prepared to leave the EU on 29 March cost taxpayers more than £85m.

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