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Russia threatens to attack British targets as World War 3 fears explode

Russia threatens to attack British targets as World War 3 fears explode

Moscow has issued a stark warning, with Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova stating that Russia will target British sites if UK-supplied weapons are used by Ukraine to attack Russian territory, sparking World War 3 fears. Zakharova stressed that British targets “on Ukraine‘s territory and beyond its borders” could be hit. This follows an earlier warning...

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UK general poll to be held on July 4: Rishi Sunak  – World News

UK general poll to be held on July 4: Rishi Sunak  – World News

On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak called a national election on July 4. He said Britons would be able to choose their future. Ending months of speculation as to when he would call a national poll, Sunak (44) stood outside his Downing Street office in pouring rain and declared he was calling the election earlier than expected. ...

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What happens in a UK national election? | World News – The Indian Express

What happens in a UK national election? | World News – The Indian Express

Britain will hold a national election on July 4 which opinion polls indicate will end 14 years of Conservative Party-led government, spanning one of the most turbulent periods in the country’s modern political history. HOW DOES THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM WORK? The country is split into 650 constituencies. In each constituency, voters elect a local candidate...

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UK PM Rishi Sunak calls general election for July 4

UK PM Rishi Sunak calls general election for July 4

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday (May 22) announced that the general election will be held on July 4 and that the King has granted the dissolution of parliament.  Earlier, Sunak had said that the general elections in the United Kingdom will be held in the second half of 2024.  Multiple British media outlets including BBC and the Guardian...

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UK inflation drops less than expected, dashing June rate cut hopes

UK inflation drops less than expected, dashing June rate cut hopes

3 min read Last Updated : May 22 2024 | 2:33 PM IST Inflation in Britain fell by less than expected in April and a key core measure barely dropped, prompting investors to pull bets on a rate cut next month which could have boosted embattled Prime Minister Rishi Sunak before an election this...

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Explained: The Blood Scandal That Infected 30,000 And Killed 3,000 People In UK

Explained: The Blood Scandal That Infected 30,000 And Killed 3,000 People In UK

The UK public inquiry into the infected blood scandal will publish its final report on Monday to uncover what caused the deaths of over 3,000 people. This scandal, considered the deadliest to hit Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) since its start in 1948, involved thousands of people contracting HIV or hepatitis from contaminated blood transfusions...

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UK’s post-Brexit border arrangements to cost $6 bn after repeated delays

UK’s post-Brexit border arrangements to cost $6 bn after repeated delays

2 min read Last Updated : May 20 2024 | 9:05 AM IST The British government estimates it will spend at least 4.7 billion pounds ($6 billion) on implementing post Brexit border arrangements, after repeated delays in setting new rules, parliament’s spending watchdog said on Monday.   Britain voted to leave the European...

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