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UK reintroduces casual-sex ban amid virus lockdown

The UK government has warned horny citizens that getting down with someone who lives outside their household will violate strict new lockdown measures which...
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‘Didn’t know I got standing ovation’: Visually-impaired Sirine Jehangir opens up about BGT appearance

British-Pakistani teenage singing sensation Sirine Jehangir last week said that her only inspiration to take part in a British reality show was to do...
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Here are 7 reasons why your child should study in the UK

From world-class teaching and research, to critical thinking skills and practical work placements, the UK transforms international students into some of the world’s most...
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British Airways to begin direct weekly flight operations to Lahore

British Airways announced on Tuesday that it will start flight operations for Lahore from October 12th, 2020. In the extended operations in Pakistan- British...
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BBC to sponsor documentary on life of British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan, wife Faryal Makhdoom

British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan and wife Faryal Makhdoom will star in a BBC Three documentary on their life, an announcement by the state-owned English...
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Firefighter reveals last conversation with Princess Diana before her death

Firefighter Xavier Gourmelon has recalled the last conversation of Princess Diana following her car crash on August 31st, 1997 in Paris. In an interview,...
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‘Better than ever’ Morgan stars as England beat Pakistan in 2nd T20

England captain Eoin Morgan said he was playing "better than ever" as he led from the front in a five-wicket win over Pakistan in...
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Britain’s Virgin Atlantic to start flight operations for Pakistan

Virgin Atlantic, a British international airline, has announced to start flight operations for Pakistan. The airline announced on its official Twitter handle. The flights will...
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Spotlight on China’s nuclear involvement in the UK after Huawei bans

After the UK ordered the phased removal of Huawei from its 5G network, attention has now switched to China's role in other areas of...
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UK economy shrinks by a record 20.4%, first recession in over 11 years

Britain's economy shrank by one fifth in the second quarter, more than any European neighbour, as the country's  coronavirus lockdown slammed businesses and plunged...
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UK reopens schools despite rising cases of infection

Scottish children went back to school for the first time in five months on Tuesday as leaders across the UK try to kickstart a...
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Modern Slavery still prevalent in England’s Textile Industry

Earlier this summer Leicester, in central England, and its thriving textiles industry found itself in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.https://twitter.com/republic/status/1290201629967491072As the government...
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New UK quarantine rules shake up summer travel plans

The Lunt family from Bath, in western England, had planned to visit Spain this summer but like so many British holidaymakers have had their...
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Britain’s PM warns of ‘second wave’ in Europe: Spain back on quarantine list

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Tuesday of a "second wave" in Europe of the coronavirus as he defended a controversial decision to quarantine...
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Overweight PM Boris Johnson launches anti-obesity drive in UK

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to roll out a £10 million anti-obesity campaign, including junk food advert bans, following his own brush...
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Russian electoral hijack: British MPs furious at government

British lawmakers on Tuesday slammed the government for failing to look into any Russian meddling into UK politics, particularly the divisive 2016 Brexit referendum,...
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Report affirms Russian election interference in Britain

Russia has weaponized information as part of a broad and long-running effort to interfere in the British political system and sow discord, and those...
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Pompeo visits UK amid “Cold War” with China for “constructive” meeting

Visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday met with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in a bid to pull Britain ever closer...
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UK-China ties worsen after suspension of extradition treaty with Hong Kong

Britain on Monday risked worsening strained ties with China, as it suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in protest at a controversial new...
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Vaccine trials ‘produce immune response’, give hope against COVID-19

Two coronavirus vaccine candidates have proven safe for humans and produced strong immune reactions among patients involved in two separate clinical trials, doctors said...
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PAF’s pride JF-17 Thunder makes maiden appearance in virtual Royal Air Tattoo Show 2020

It was a moment of pride for the country when the Pride of Pakistan JF-17 Thunder participated in Virtual Air Tattoo Show-2020 at the...
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Did Russia hack Covid vaccine research? UK, US and Canada think so

Britain, the United States and Canada on Thursday risked worsening fraught diplomatic ties with Russia by accusing Moscow-linked hackers of targeting labs in their...
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Britain bans China’s Huawei: a victory for the US?

Britain on Tuesday bowed to growing US pressure and ordered the banning of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei from its 5G network despite warnings of...
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Post-Brexit plans unveiled through ad-campaign

The UK on Monday launched another Brexit advertising blitz and unveiled its first detailed proposals for managing the country's borders after cutting ties with...
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Britain has up to 100,000 modern day slaves

Britain is home to at least 100,000 modern slaves according to a new study, 10 times more than the official estimate, as activists warned...
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First sanctions imposed by UK feature Russians and Saudis

The UK on Monday identified 49 "notorious" individuals and organisations, 25 of them Russian and 20 Saudis, to be sanctioned under its first post-Brexit...
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Passenger reportedly beats Pakistani taxi driver in UK after refusing to pay fare

A white passenger reportedly punched a Pakistani taxi driver in Birmingham, UK after refusing to pay the fare. The video of the passenger punching...
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Boris Johnson channels Roosevelt to combat virus depression

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday the coronavirus crisis needed the type of massive economic response US president Franklin D. Roosevelt mobilised to...
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British pharma giant AstraZeneca expected to roll out virus vaccine in Sept

The chief executive of British pharma giant AstraZeneca said on Friday that his company is "on track" to begin rolling out up to two...
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Jailed Iranian activist pleads Boris Johnson for help

Jailed Iranian activist Anoosheh Ashoori's voice does not falter as he pleads for help from inside Boris Johnson inside Iran's Evin jail.https://twitter.com/amnestylondon/status/1274793640838270984"We are in...

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Once upon a Virus: Chinese state media makes fun of US

Chinese state media network, has released a video that mocks the United States' coronavirus response. It tries to 'expose' and belittle Trump Administration's claims...

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