Boris Johnson says UK is facing a second wave of the Coronavirus

Coronavirus in UK: Country Faces ‘Second Wave’, says Boris Johnson

EPIDEMIC: According to a study by the National Statistics Office, nearly 60,000 people (59,800) in England were infected with the coronavirus in the week of September 4th to 10th, or one in 900 The United Kingdom is facing a “second wave” of the new coronavirus, warned the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, while the transmission rate is now between 1.1 […]

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Noel Gallagher rejects the wearing of Masks in the United Kingdom

‘Too Many f***ing Liberties Taken away From Us’: Former Oasis Songwriter Noel Gallagher Rejects UK Mask Mandate

Ex-Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher says he will not wear a ‘pointless’ face mask, rejecting the Covid-19 rules imposed by UK authorities to combat the coronavirus pandemic. “There’s too many f***ing liberties being taken away from us now,” Gallagher said on the Matt Morgan podcast on Monday. “I choose not to wear one. If I get the virus […]

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Boris Johnson ready to ratify No Deal Brexit

Brexit: Boris Johnson Ready to “Move On” for Lack of Agreement on October 15th

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson “will not question the foundations of the country’s independence” to reach an agreement on Brexit by October 15th, affirms the British daily The Telegraph on Sunday. Boris Johnson will tell the European Union that in the absence of an agreement on Brexit by October 15th, the United Kingdom will ratify a “no deal” and “move on” , says the British daily  The […]

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British police called the knife attacks in central Birmingham a "major incident" and cordoned off the area.

United Kingdom: One Dead and Several Injured in Birmingham Overnight from Saturday to Sunday

One person died and seven others were injured, including two seriously, on the night of Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th September, after knife attacks in Birmingham, British police said. They have opened a murder investigation and is looking for a suspect. One person died and seven others were injured, including two seriously, on the night of […]

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Accused of rape, MP gives up sitting in the United Kingdom Parliament

United Kingdom: Accused of Rape, MP Gives up Sitting in Parliament

UNITED KINGDOM: The man, an MP in Parliament was released on bail after his arrest in early August  A British Conservative MP arrested in early August on rape charges has agreed not to sit in Parliament while the investigation is taking place, the Speaker of the House of Commons said on Tuesday. This deputy and former member of the government, […]

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Jean-Yves Le Drian, in Brussels, January 10, 2020.

Brexit: The Attitude of London is “Uncompromising and Unrealistic”, says Jean-Yves Le Drian

NEGOTIATIONS: UK and EU blame each other for the stalling of the Brexit negotiations on this future relationship The negotiations stalled. Discussions on the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom after Brexit are blocked because of “the intransigence and unrealism of London”, estimated the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, this Monday. The “negotiations are not progressing because […]

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Illustration of a Covid-19 vaccines project.

Coronavirus: Trials Launched, Schedule … Where is the Race for Vaccines?

RESEARCH: Currently, at least three Coronavirus Covid-19 vaccines have entered the last phase of their trial, before marketing  While the epidemic remains active over much of the planet, many hopes rest on the race for the vaccines against the Covid-19. Several laboratories announced this summer that they had entered phase 3 of their clinical trial, which […]

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Marks & Spencer chain announces cut of 7,000 jobs worldwide

Coronavirus: Marks and Spencer Announces 7,000 Job Cuts

ECONOMIC CRISIS: The job cuts at Marks and Spencer will mainly affect stores in the UK or supervisory staff British retail chain Marks and Spencer on Tuesday announced it would cut 7,000 jobs over the next three months due to the impact of the pandemic and a drop in-store visits. The group, which employs more than 80,000 people around the […]

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Coronavirus: United Kingdom imposes a quarantine on travelers coming from France, Paris strikes back

Coronavirus: United Kingdom Imposes a Quarantine on Travellers Coming from France, Paris Strikes Back

CONTAMINATION: The government indicated that “reciprocity measures” would be taken on Travellers from the United Kingdom The United Kingdom drew the wrath of Paris on Thursday by announcing a mandatory two-week quarantine for people from France, due to a deterioration in the health situation. France immediately indicated that a “reciprocity measure” would be put in place. The British decision will […]

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United Kingdom: The country sinks into recession with a "record" drop of 20.4% of its GDP in the second quarter

United Kingdom: The Country Sinks into Recession with a “Record” Drop of 20.4% of its GDP in the Second Quarter

ECONOMIC CRISIS: Like its European neighbours, the economy of the United Kingdom has been hit hard by the coronavirus epidemic The country had never experienced such an economic downturn. Like its European neighbours, the United Kingdom saw its economy suffer a “record” contraction of 20.4% in the second quarter, hit by the coronavirus crisis. Officially faced with its worst […]

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