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# UK

UK, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to United Kingdom, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

UK, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to United Kingdom, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

UK meat exports delayed for days due to new Brexit customs rul...

British meat exports are facing long delays, sometime for days, because of extra customs checks and paperwork after the end of the Brexit transition period. The meat producers’ trade body says exports are at just 25% of normal volumes for the ti...


UK closes travel corridors as fears grow over new coronavirus ...

The UK is closing all its travel corridors as fears grow about new variants of the coronavirus. Anyone arriving in the UK will have to present a negative test and will still have to self-isolate for up to 10 days. It came as Boris Johnson urge...


UK coronavirus variant could be dominant in U.S. by March, CDC...

A new, highly transmissible variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain could become the dominant variant in the United States by March, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Friday. #News #Vaccine #Coronavirus ...


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Police probes compromised after computer records deleted

A letter from police chiefs also says 213,000 records were lost - more than first thoug...


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Part of rail bridge collapses near fatal Stonehaven derailment...

Network Rail said a 24m section of side wall fell away from a bridge between Carmont and Stonehav...


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UK coronavirus variant identified in Utah for first time: offi...

A more contagious strain of the novel coronavirus has been identified in Utah, marking the first time the variant — which was initially discovered in the United Kingdom late last year and is known as B.1.1.7 — has been found in the stat...


All UK travel corridors to be closed, says Boris Johnson

The prime minister announced a dramatic tightening of the UK’s borders, with all international arrivals to be forced to quarantine as well as demonstrate they have had a negative Covid test. The new restrictions will come into force at 4am on 18 J...


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UK to close all travel corridors

In an effort to protect against new coronavirus variants, the United Kingdom will close all travel corridors from 4 a.m. local time Mond...


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Fast-spreading UK COVID-19 variant could be dominant in US by ...

A new, more transmissible variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain has been detected in 10 U.S. states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday, warning that it could become the dominant circulating variant...


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UK toughens up borders over Brazil virus variant fears

The U.K. is toughening up its entry requirements beyond its surprise decision to ban travel from South America and Portu...


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'Being sectioned felt like a punishment'

Antonio says he felt he was discriminated against because of his skin colour when he was section...


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Covid: Benidorm actor Asa Elliot takes supermarket delivery job

Asa Elliot, who lives in Hull, says work as an entertainer has come to a "grinding halt" since Mar...


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Virtual visits boost for care home residents

Video calls between children and care home residents are giving boosts to young and o...


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More transmissible UK COVID-19 variant found in 10 US states: CDC

A new, more transmissible variant of the coronavirus first discovered in Britain has been detected in 10 U.S. states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday, warning that it could become the dominant circulating variant...


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Why hasn't the UK banned all international flights?

Unlike many countries, the UK has not banned travel despite new variants emerging here and overse...