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Britain slammed in inquiry for infecting thousands with tainted blood and covering up the scandal

Britain slammed in inquiry for infecting thousands with tainted blood and covering up the scandal

LONDON (AP) — British authorities and the country’s public health service knowingly exposed tens of thousands of patients to deadly infections through contaminated blood and blood products, and hid the truth about the disaster for decades, an inquiry into the U.K.’s infected blood scandal found Monday. An estimated 3,000 people in the United Kingdom are...

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India, UK reaffirm their FTA commitment at annual Strategic Dialogue

India, UK reaffirm their FTA commitment at annual Strategic Dialogue

3 min read Last Updated : May 18 2024 | 10:33 AM IST India and Britain have reaffirmed their commitment to conclude a mutually beneficial free trade agreement (FTA) at the annual UK-India Strategic Dialogue here, as the two sides reflected the “good progress” on the 2030 Roadmap since the last review. Foreign...

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Rishi Sunak posts video on curbing migration in UK: ‘STOPPED’

Rishi Sunak posts video on curbing migration in UK: ‘STOPPED’

Two weeks after King Charles approved legislation crucial to UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak‘s plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda, the latter shared a video on X outlining steps he has implemented to curb migration. The 15-second video, uploaded on social media platform X, shows Sunak stamping a sheet of paper with red ink...

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UK Universities In Danger As Fewer Foreign Students Enrol

UK Universities In Danger As Fewer Foreign Students Enrol

FILE PHOTO: The Britain’s national flag flies next to the Elizabeth Tower, commonly known as Big Ben, on national day of reflection to mark the two year anniversary of the United Kingdom going into national lockdown, in London, Britain, March 23, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra A government-commissioned report has warned Britain not to further restrict the...

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3 men charged in the UK with assisting the Hong Kong intelligence service

3 men charged in the UK with assisting the Hong Kong intelligence service

LONDON (AP) — The office manager of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London and two other men appeared in court Monday on charges that they helped Hong Kong’s intelligence service gather information in Britain, amid growing concern hostile states are trying to interfere with democracy and economic activity in the U.K. Chi...

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Why did UK airports’ e-gates fail – and will it happen again?

Why did UK airports’ e-gates fail – and will it happen again?

Several of the UK’s busiest airports saw their e-gates system fail on Tuesday – but is it concerning or par for the course? ADVERTISEMENT E-gates at airports across the UK have returned to normal following a mass outage which caused disruption and huge queues for thousands of passengers. On Tuesday, the electronic gates Heathrow, Gatwick,...

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Two thirds of UK adults unaware of EU’s new Entry/Exit System

Two thirds of UK adults unaware of EU’s new Entry/Exit System

A significant chunk of UK adults say they have no idea about how the EU’s new Entry/Exit System (EES) will work when it kicks off in October. ADVERTISEMENT Almost two thirds of UK adults are unaware of the EU’s new Entry/Exit System (EES) which is scheduled to launch later this year. That staggering statistic comes...

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Germany and Britain detain suspected Chinese spies

Germany and Britain detain suspected Chinese spies

Germany and the United Kingdom have announced the arrest of people suspected of working as Chinese spies. Prosecutors in Berlin said on Monday that three German nationals had handed technologies with potential military purposes to Chinese intelligence, with whom they have been working since at least June 2022. The UK said two men had been...

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Award-winning fish and chip shop ordered to take down Union flag

Award-winning fish and chip shop ordered to take down Union flag

London’s “best” fish and chip shop has been ordered to remove a Union flag mural by council officials. The owner of the Golden Chippy, in Greenwich, south-east London, was left bemused after a design featuring the flag held by a humanoid fish and a slogan saying “A Great British Meal” were allegedly deemed inappropriate for...