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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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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LONDON Nov 9: The British government agreed to fund free meals for the poorest children over the winter period in a major policy reversal, local media reported.
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LONDON October 26: UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak and three fellow ruling Conservative Party members of Parliament from northern England have been “barred for life” by a local pub and restaurant in their constituency region after they voted against free school meals for children during the holidays.
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WASHINGTON October 20: As UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson flounders amid the coronavirus pandemic, Rishi Sunak has been a beacon of calm and competence, intervening swiftly to spend billions of pounds supporting jobs as the economy went into lockdown free fall, The New York Times reported.
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LONDON Oct 7: Almost 900 jobs are under threat at three airports under plans to cut costs as a result of the virus crisis. Proposals by the Manchester Airport Group (MAG) could mean the loss of 465 roles at Manchester Airport. Another 376 jobs could be lost at London Stansted and 51 posts at East Midlands Airport, along with adjustments to roster patterns and other employment measures.
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LONDON Oct 5: Jordan Joseph, the owner and chief executive of the G-A-Y group has threatened the Government with legal action over its 10pm curfew on the hospitality sector.
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LONDON Sept 30: The State Pension age in the UK is gradually increasing to reach 66 by October 2020.
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Britain imposes 6-months restrictions against second wave of Coronavirus: Schools and Universities to stay open
LONDON Sept 22: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told people on Tuesday to work from home where possible and ordered bars and restaurants to close early to tackle a fast-spreading second wave of COVID-19 with restrictions lasting probably six months.
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LONDON Sept 15: Defamation lawsuits handled by the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court has risen from 112 in 2016 to 323 in 2019 according to data from the Ministry of Justice. Law firms tackling defamation cases have claimed that the reason in such a surge is due to people not being aware that they could be held in court over posts made over social media or on the internet.
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