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

Many of the calves were headed to Europe where they were headed to the veal farming industry and in 1995 Jill Phipps, an animal rights activist, was run over and killed by a lorry taking veal calves to Coventry Airport where they were to be flown to Holland.

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

The tumbling cases are another ray of hope for the country and come after Britain this week became the first country in the world to approve a Covid vaccine. The UK’s biggest-ever vaccination drive, which will involve the NHS and the Army, will begin on Tuesday.  

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

Change is always risky, a view echoed by Wolf Hall (left) director Peter Kosminsky, who called for the introduction of a levy on the SVOD services and feared of the “extinction of public service broadcast drama as we know it”. Others are more positive. Callender, who produced Wolf Hall with Kosminsky, said, “Although, from the […]

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

An official from the Department of Health and Social Care said: “This follows months of rigorous clinical trials and a thorough analysis of the data by experts at the MHRA who have concluded that the vaccine has met its strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness.

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

Specifically, Australia and New Zealand have already signalled their intention to align with the US and are not likely to suddenly change direction and cosy up to China. Australia is already taking a bigger role in the QUAD grouping made up of the US, India, Australia and Japan. And, Canberra has been vocal about China’s […]

2020 F1 Sakhir GP Friday practice results

Read Also: Sakhir GP: Russell quickest in first session with Mercedes In FP2, Russell topped the timesheets again, 0.128s quicker than Verstappen this time. Sergio Perez jumped up to third for Racing Point, with Ocon fourth, ahead of Albon. Continuing his scruffy day, Bottas was only 11th, but had times deleted for exceeding track limits […]

Digitalisation race among banks: Advantages of pioneers

This is also a result of the decision to chose digital transformation strategy and the vision that the bank made in 2015, said Hung, adding that each year, TPBank set aside 25-30 percent of its budget for technology. But more importantly, the approaching to source technology has been implemented at an early time and in […]

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

The NAO report cautioned that the dwindling use of cash could increase the risk of financial exclusion if businesses stop accepting cash due to rising costs associated with declining volumes. Just over a million UK adults do not have a bank or building society account, the report said, citing data from the Financial Conduct Authority.

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.