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Missoma and Harris Reed Celebrate Their Jewelry Collaboration With a Gothic-Themed Party
The collection marks Reed’s first foray into jewelry and a continuation of his signature gothic-meets-baroque romantic aesthetic.
Sunak: Ministers "doing all we can” to fix supplies for shops.
Well, this brave statement is exactly the problem and not the solution. When politicians say we're "doing all we can", it generally means - as in this case - they're doing nothing, just blowing hot air. If they were able to do something...
Boris Johnson’s holiday villa linked to offshore tax havens, documents suggest
Marbella villa was lent to prime minister by Zac Goldsmith
EU offers to scrap 80% of NI food checks but prepares for Johnson to reject deal
Maroš Šefčovič attempts to end tussle at press conference but ‘big gap’ remains to UK’s demands
Stop The Poison, UK's Brexit Minister Tells European Union Over Post-Brexit Deal
A day before the EU is expected to present its proposals to solve a standoff over part of the Brexit divorce deal, Frost again warned Brussels London could unilaterally waive some of the terms of its agreement if the bloc failed to budge.
EU offers cut in red tape in olive branch to UK over NI Brexit row
The proposals outlined by Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič aim to ease trade complications but will likely not meet UK demands to replace the Brexit protocol.
Vaccine Mix-And-Match Approach Bolsters Antibodies, Says Study
The US government-sponsored trial is the first major US study to compare the effects of using different vaccines as boosters from the initial shot or shots.
Moderna Or Pfizer Booster Works Well For Those Vaccinated With J&J: Study
The study was conducted on 458 adults who had been vaccinated with one of three US-approved brands (Pfizer, Moderna or J&J) for at least 12 weeks.
‘Alarming’ drop in life expectancy in England even before Covid pandemic hit, new university study shows
Life expectancy across the UK was falling even before the Covid pandemic hit, with researchers finding an “alarming” drop over the past decade, according to a study published by Imperial College London (ICL).
Brexit: Most NI checks on British goods to be scrapped
The EU has released its plan for a reduction of post-Brexit checks on goods and medicines arriving into Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK.
Britain’s Covid Missteps Cost Thousands of Lives, Inquiry Finds
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s slowness last year to impose a lockdown and institute widespread testing had tragic results, according to a parliamentary report.
Legal challenge to ‘government by WhatsApp’
The government is facing a High Court challenge over its use of WhatsApp and instant messaging.
Lawmakers slam UK's Covid response, say 'herd immunity' strategy a public health failure
The U.K government’s approach to tackling the coronavirus outbreak at the start of the pandemic has been called one of the country’s worst ever public health failures, following an inquiry by British lawmakers.
Brexit chaos - how much worse can it get? - more questions and answers.
Following Boris Johnson's Tory Party conference speech where he told the party faithful that the U.K. was to be transformed from a low skill/low pay economy to a high skill/high pay version without giving any idea how this nonsense might...
UK To Stress Need For "Significant Change" In Northern Ireland Protocol
The protocol was negotiated as part of Britain's divorce from the EU to avoid a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland by effectively keeping the province in the EU single market.
'UK justice system is like the abuse has continued,' says victim
A traumatised domestic abuse victim has said her experience of the justice system was so bad it was "like the abuse has continued".
Analysis: Anti-trans rhetoric is rife in the British media. Little is being done to extinguish the flames
Britain faces a critical shortage of workers, leading to fuel supply constraints, a run on petrol stations and unstacked shelves in supermarkets due to lack of staff or undelivered foodstuffs. Despite this immediate crisis affecting mill...
Boris Johnson responds with laughter to the exposure of Pandora's papers regarding the multi-million dollar house Tony Blair received for free as a bribe from Bahrain
Tony Blair sent thousands of British troops to be killed and wounded in the war against Iraq, in defense of the Gulf states and the region that paid him generously, while deceiving the military and the public as if Saddam had nuclear wea...
Iceland Suspends Moderna Covid Vaccine Over Heart-Inflammation Fears
"As the supply of Pfizer vaccine is sufficient in the territory ... the chief epidemiologist has decided not to use the Moderna vaccine in Iceland," said a statement published on the website of the Health Directorate.
EU could lift ban on UK sausages to sweeten Northern Ireland deal
Brussels to offer substantial package of proposals to improve post-Brexit arrangements
UK Justice Minister Rapped For Wrong 'Misogyny' Definition
"I don't think that criminalising those sorts of things will deal with the problem that we have got at the heart of the Sarah Everard case," Dominic Raab said.
Boris Johnson isn't worried about the UK economy. He should be
The United Kingdom is suffering from fuel shortages, gaps on supermarket shelves, rising inflation and slowing economic growth. Prime Minister Boris Johnson insists he isn't worried — but should he be?
BBC presenter orders Boris Johnson to 'stop talking' in fraught interview clash
The Prime Minister was interrupted by Today programme presenter Nick Robinson as he answered questions about the acute shortage of lorry drivers driving the fuel crisis
Pandora papers: biggest ever leak of offshore data exposes financial secrets of rich and powerful
Millions of documents reveal how the global elite hide their wealth in a secretive system, offshore deals and assets of more than 100 billionaires, 30 world leaders and 300 public officials.
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