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More deaths in England, Scotland due to obesity in comparison to smoking, finds study

London , February 14: The findings of new research suggested that obesity and excess body fat may have contributed to more deaths in England and Scotland than smoking since 2014. The new research was published in the open-access journal BMC Public Health.
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India successfully cultures UK coronavirus strain

NEW DELHI Jan 2: India has successfully cultured the new coronavirus strain, which originated in the UK, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Saturday.
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Boris Johnson signs post-Brexit trade deal with European Union

LONDON Dec 30: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday signed a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union, acclaiming it as the start of a “wonderful relationship” across the Channel.
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Mahatma Gandhi’s personal bowl, spoons and fork to be auctioned in UK

STOCKHOLM Dec 29: A small, rusted metal bowl, two wooden spoons and a wooden fork — once used by Mahatma Gandhi — will be sold at an auction in Bristol, United Kingdom, on January 10 at an opening price of GBP 55,000 which, after adding auctioneer’s commission, GST, insurance, freight and Indian customs duty on import of antique items would all add up to ₹ 1.2 crore.
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22 people who arrived in India from UK in past few days test positive for COVID-19

NEW DELHI Dec 23: At least 22 people who came to India from the UK in the past few days have tested positive for COVID-19 amid alarm over a mutant strain of the coronavirus that is believed to be more contagious and was first identified in Britain.
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In a British legal first air pollution recorded as factor on 9-year-old girl’s death certificate

LONDON Dec 16: In a British legal first on Wednesday, a coroner ruled that air pollution contributed to the death of a nine-year-old girl with severe asthma who lived by a busy road.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India next month

NEW DELHI Dec 15: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit India next month to attend the Republic Day celebrations as the chief guest, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab announced on Tuesday after holding talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.
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EU defends vaccine trials as UK gives first OK

BRUSSELS Dec 3: EU officials claimed on Wednesday that the block was not delayed in the race to deploy the coronavirus vaccine. Former member Britain has approved what Europe is still evaluating.
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Village cricket clubs in UK to end mandatory serving of tea and refreshments during matches

LONDON Nov 24: Village cricket clubs have voted to end the mandatory serving of refreshments during matches after gripes over the standard of food on away trips.
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UK police on the look out for thieves who made off with £5 million worth of Apple products

LONDON Nov 17: British police said on Tuesday they were hunting for thieves who made off with 5 million pounds ($6.6 million) worth of Apple products after tying up a driver and security guard during a truck heist in central England.
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