Cancer Research UK
Mental Health Media
Elephant Atta
College of Policing

BREAKING NEWS: UK death toll jumps to a record high of 854

A record 854 people have died of COVID-19 in the UK on Tuesday (7), taking the total to 6,227. NHS England has confirmed 758 deaths, with authorities in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland announcing a further 96 between them. Patients were aged between 23 and 102 years old, and 29 patients had no known underlying […]

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 worsens

British prime minister Boris Johnson has been taken into intensive care in hospital after his COVID-19 worsened, his office said on Monday (6). “Since Sunday evening, the prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St Thomas’ Hospital, in London, after being admitted with persistent symptoms of coronavirus,” Downing Street said. “Over the […]

BAME MPs earn key posts in new Labour shadow Cabinet

NEW LABOUR leader Sir Keir Starmer unveiled his shadow Cabinet after he was elected the leader of the opposition on Saturday (4). Sir Keir, a former director of public prosecutions who was known for his attention to detail when opposing the UK’s exit from the European Union, won with 56 per cent of the vote. […]

UK reports 434 fatalities; lowest single day toll in a week

THE UK has reported 434 fatalities in a day, the lowest toll in almost a week.  The worst day so far was April 4, when UK reported 708 deaths. On Sunday, the total fatalities were 621. Monday’s (6) figure represents a 30 per cent drop from the day before. The daily death count has fallen […]

Lisa Nandy promises constructive Opposition as UK shadow minister

Lisa Nandy on Monday (6) promised a constructive Opposition to the British government as she got to work as the UK’s shadow foreign secretary in the newly-elected Labour Party leader Keir Starmer’s top team. The 40-year-old MP for Wigan in Greater Manchester was one of the first appointments to be announced by Starmer, who took […]

Tributes to Asian race relations activist Saroj Lal

TRIBUTES have been paid to Saroj Lal, a prominent Scottish race relations activist, who died of cardiorespiratory failure on March 12, at the age of 82. Lal, a former director of the Lothian Racial Equality Council, was involved with race relations in Scotland since the 1970s through the 1990s till her retirement in 1996. Her […]

Lisa Nandy appointed UK shadow foreign minister

The Labour Party’s newly-elected Leader, Sir Keir Starmer, on Sunday (5) named Lisa Nandy as his shadow foreign secretary. Nandy, his contender in the leadership race for leader, thanked Starmer for the “opportunity to serve”. “It’s a real honour to be tasked with leading Labour’s foreign policy response in these difficult times,” she said in […]

‘Will engage constructively with government’, says new Labour leader Keir Starmer

THE Labour Party has named Keir Starmer as its new leader to replace Jeremy Corbyn on Saturday (4). In his victory statement, the former director of public prosecutions promised to “constructively” engage the government, and also apologised to the Jewish community for anti-Semitism in its ranks. Starmer, who has tried to carry the socialist supporters […]

Labour to unveil new leader to replace Corbyn

The Labour party on Saturday (4) unveils a new leader to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, who takes the helm of a defeated and divided party in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak. Keir Starmer, a former director of state prosecutions and Labour’s Brexit spokesman, is the runaway favourite to win the ballot of around 500,000 party […]

Queen lauds Commonwealth diversity

THE Queen has praised diversity for “serving to make us stronger” during her annual Commonwealth Day speech. The monarch’s message has stressed that global connectivity makes people aware their “choices and actions” can affect the “well-being of people and communities living far away”. The Queen stated: “On Commonwealth occasions, it is always inspiring to be […]

1 2 3 292