NHS launches world’s largest trial of “quick and simple” blood test to detect cancer before symptoms appear
LONDON Sept 13: The National Health Service (NHS) on Monday launched the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new “quick and simple” blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear.
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LONDON Aug 18: The UK government on Tuesday updated its official travel advisory for India to reflect the country’s upgraded status under the COVID-19 based traffic light system, no longer advising against all but essential travel.
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LONDON July 6: The upcoming Test series between India and England is set to be played in front of capacity crowds after the UK government announced the lifting of all COVID-19 restrictions on gathering of people.
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NEW DELHI May 7: Air India on Friday informed that it will operate flights from London Heathrow to Mumbai from May 17, keeping in view of the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
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LONDON April 13: With new laws being introduced this month, a nationwide ban on parking on pavements and kerbs could be one of them.
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LONDON Feb 27: Britain said on Friday it would offer a fast-track visa scheme for jobs at high-growth companies after a government-backed review warned that financial technology firms will struggle with Brexit and tougher competition for global talent, Reuters news agency reported.
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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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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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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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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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