After 53 Years Of Campaigning, Farming Charity Welcomes UK Ban on Live Animal Exports

Mr West said: “The UK is never going to win a race to the bottom. Someone will always be able to undercut us on price, so it’s not a race Britain should attempt to enter. We should try to become a global leader of animal welfare and food provenance.” He pointed out concerns about the […]

Britain’s R rate falls AGAIN: Officials now say it could be as low as 0.8 across the UK as ONS data shows second wave is in retreat and daily cases HALVED to 25,700 during November’s lockdown

As many as 14 out of 20 authorities that saw the biggest nosedives in infections were in the North – including nine in Tier Three. Cases in Redcar and Cleveland, which was slapped in the toughest measure when England’s national lockdown ended on December 2, nosedived by 53 per cent to 141.5 cases per 100,000 […]

Netflix, Amazon & Apple Outline Multimillion-Dollar UK Ambitions As The Battle For The Future Of British TV Heats Up

Related Story Golden Globe-Winning Producer Colin Callender Says U.S. Streamers Are “Time Bomb” For UK TV Industry Amazon’s Georgia Brown, Netflix’s Anne Mensah and Apple’s Jay Hunt all spoke at length about their employer’s drive to work with British talent, on and off screen, while downplaying the threat that these global services pose to traditional […]

Covid vaccine – Pfizer jab approved with mass vaccination from next week as UK is first country to give green light

“The NHS has a proven track record of delivering large-scale vaccinations from the winter flu jab to BCG and, once the final hurdles are cleared and the vaccine arrives in England’s hospitals, health service staff will begin offering people this ground-breaking jab in a programme that will expand to cover the whole country in the […]

Nat’l Rivals Not Afraid to Pull Punches as Next Geopolitics Reshapes Global Tech Race, Futurist Says

China wants access to foreign companies and their technologies to cultivate its own industries, but after reaching a certain point, plans to exclude those same foreign firms, which is why the US looked at blocking GE from exporting plane engines to COMAC, but eventually the US gave the green light. Now, with the latest sanctions […]

Digitalisation race among banks: Advantages of pioneers

The bank has completed the whole e-KYC process on mobile app to the step of highest identification thanks to video call technology, ensuring the same level of accuracy of verification of information compared with face-to-face meeting. In Vietnam, only TPBank has reached this step and become ready to put it into use right after a […]

£50 billion in UK banknotes is ‘missing.’ Nobody has an explanation

The number of notes in circulation in Britain reached a record high of 4.4 billion in July, with a total value of £76.5 billion ($103 billion), according to a September report by the National Audit Office (NAO), which monitors government spending. This compares with 1.5 billion notes worth about £24 billion ($32.3 billion) in 2000.

UK records another 16,298 coronavirus cases with 504 deaths

Under the new system, shops will be allowed to re-open across England, giving a Christmas bonanza to the struggling retail sector, but all bars and restaurants in the toughest Tier 3 areas will remain closed.

UK, EU remain hopeful of post-Brexit trade deal despite difficult talks: media

Meanwhile, the London-based Financial Times reported that hopes remain on both sides that the last-minute bust-up can be resolved and a deal be reached by next Monday or Tuesday, ahead of a European Council meeting in Brussels slated for Thursday next week.

UK car registration falls 27.4 pct in November amid new lockdown restrictions

LONDON, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) — New car registration in Britain declined by 27.4 percent in November year-on-year, as showrooms across England had to close due to the new COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, the British Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said Friday in a report.