Britain’s coronavirus peak will be in next few weeks, health minister says

“The modelling suggests that that peak will be slightly sooner than previous, in the next few weeks but it is very, very sensitive to how many people follow the social distancing guidelines,” Hancock told BBC radio.

Britain’s Nationwide scraps business banking plans

Nationwide is the second lender to scale back its ambitions after Metro Bank (MTRO.L) said it will return 50 million pounds of its grant while continuing to try to deliver part of its business banking plans.

Britain posthumously pardons thousands of gay men in ‘Turing law’

The “Turing law” received royal assent on Tuesday, the last stage in a bill becoming law in the United Kingdom. It gives an automatic pardon to men who died before the law came into force, and makes it possible for living convicted gay men to seek pardons for offenses no longer on the statute book.

Britain could roll out coronavirus ‘immunity wristbands’ for people who have already fought off the deadly infection under antibody testing scheme

The body then stores versions of these antibodies in the immune system so that if it comes into contact with that same virus again it will be able to fight it off straight away and probably avoid someone feeling any symptoms at all.

Britain hands in Brexit file as British EU lawmakers say “au revoir”

BRUSSELS, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Britain’s ambassador to the European Union passed documents formalising Brexit to a senior EU official on Wednesday, hours before European lawmakers are due to sign off on a deal that will see Britain finally quit the bloc on Friday.

Britain’s Prince Charles opens massive new field new hospital to fight coronavirus

“I was one of the lucky ones to have COVID-19 relatively mildly,” he said. “But for some it will be a much harder journey. I am therefore so relieved that everyone can now have the reassurance that they will receive all the technical care they may need and every chance to return to a normal […]

Hoping to defuse rows, Britain’s Labour elects new leader

Starmer, a former director of public prosecutions who was knighted in 2014 for services to law and criminal justice, has promised not to “over steer” the party back to the centre, but has also put forward a more pro-EU stance, suggesting he would bring back free movement for the bloc’s citizens.

Coronavirus: Britain’s high streets suffer worst month on record

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How Britain and the US decided to abandon Srebrenica to its fate

On 2 June, Mladic ordered a “destruction of the Muslim forces in these enclaves”. Voorhoeve insists that western leaders knew of this order, but that he and his troops were kept in the dark. “The intelligence services of at least two of the five permanent members of the UN security council knew already at the […]

Coronavirus: Britain’s high streets suffer worst month on record due to COVID-19 lockdown

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