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Eight Britons Killed In Sri Lanka Attacks, Including Woman, Son, Daughter

LONDON April 23: Eight British citizens were among the 290 people killed in bomb attacks on hotels and churches in Sri Lanka, the UK’s High Commission in Colombo said on Monday.

The victims included Anita Nicholson, her 14-year-old son Alex and her 11-year-old daughter Annabel, her husband Ben Nicholson said in a statement. Continue reading “Eight Britons Killed In Sri Lanka Attacks, Including Woman, Son, Daughter”

Britain becomes first country to introduce age-verification to access online pornography

LONDON April 18: Britain said Wednesday it will become the first country in the world to introduce age-verification to access online pornography.

The new law, which comes into force on July 15, will require commercial providers of internet pornography to check on users’ ages to ensure that they are 18 or over. Continue reading “Britain becomes first country to introduce age-verification to access online pornography”

Labour pledges to scrap SATs exams in primary schools if it comes to power

LONDON April 17: A pledge by Jeremy Corbyn to scrap SATs in primary schools was met with a standing ovation by cheering teachers yesterday – but triggered a furious backlash amid warnings it would send education standards plummeting. Continue reading “Labour pledges to scrap SATs exams in primary schools if it comes to power”

Temperatures to soar above 21C this week

LONDON April 17: Britain has been experiencing mild spring-like weather recently however this is expected to change this week, continuing into the Easter weekend. A WX weather chart reveals the warm temperatures of eight to 10 degrees Celsius across the country on Tuesday will begin to increase to 16C by late Wednesday. Continue reading “Temperatures to soar above 21C this week”

Britain to make social media bosses personally liable for harmful content

LONDON April 9: Britain will make social media bosses personally liable for harmful content and shut down offending platforms under a “world-leading” government plan published Monday in response to the spread of online abuses and crimes. Continue reading “Britain to make social media bosses personally liable for harmful content”

Theresa May seeks further Brexit extension from EU until June 30

LONDON April 6: Under the current terms agreed with the European Union, the UK is due to leave the bloc by May 22 if the British Prime Minister’s repeatedly-rejected divorce bill clears the House of Commons or crash out without any deal in place by April 12. Continue reading “Theresa May seeks further Brexit extension from EU until June 30”

UK Junior Brexit Minister Quits Over Further Delay To Departure

LONDON April 4: Junior Brexit minister Chris Heaton-Harris became the second government member to resign on Wednesday after Prime Minister Theresa May said she would ask to delay Brexit again. Continue reading “UK Junior Brexit Minister Quits Over Further Delay To Departure”

Angela Merkel Vows To Fight ”Till Last Hour” To Avoid No-Deal Brexit

BERLIN April 4: German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Wednesday to work “until the last hour” to prevent a no-deal Brexit and warned of the security impact on Ireland and Northern Ireland. Continue reading “Angela Merkel Vows To Fight ”Till Last Hour” To Avoid No-Deal Brexit”

British MPs seek new path for Brexit after deal rejected again

LONDON April 3: British MPs will attempt to chart a new Brexit path on Monday after rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time, leaving her strategy in tatters and the country in limbo. Continue reading “British MPs seek new path for Brexit after deal rejected again”

Semi-naked climate change protesters interrupt Commons debate on Brexit 

LONDON April 2: Semi-naked climate change protesters interrupted a Commons debate on Brexit yesterday as they stripped off in the public gallery. Continue reading “Semi-naked climate change protesters interrupt Commons debate on Brexit “