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Blood clots in people with severe Covid linked to abnormal antibody response: Study

The study shows how antibodies produced by our bodies to protect against Covid are activating increased function of platelets, which may be causing fatal blood clots in patients with severe disease.

published on : 28th July 2021

Woman wearing 'Charlie Hebdo' T-shirt stabbed in London park

The woman's T-shirt has the Charlie Hebdo logo and a cartoon showing a Muslim man kissing a cartoonist with the slogan "L'amour plus fort que la haine" (love is stronger than hate). 

published on : 26th July 2021

London cleans up after flash flooding drenches homes, subway

The Met Office weather agency said 41.6 centimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in central London on Sunday afternoon.

published on : 26th July 2021

'Super-seeding' drove UK spread of Alpha variant: Study

According to the study, people travelled from London and the South East to other areas of the UK they 'seeded' new transmission chains of the coronavirus variant.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Olympic Games 1932, 1936 and 1948: Blast from past

With the Tokyo Olympics approaching, we take a look at interesting facts and trivia about the Games from its previous editions.

published on : 18th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Time for ‘others’ to rise and shine

Going by six medals won at the London Olympics, anything short of five medals this time would be considered mediocre.

published on : 18th July 2021

Olympic Games 1904 and 1908: Blast from past

With the Tokyo Olympics approaching, we take a look at interesting facts and trivia about the Games from its previous editions.

published on : 15th July 2021

Covid infections cross 40,000 cases in UK first time since January

It comes as most parts of the UK are set to lift all lockdown restrictions from next week of July.

published on : 14th July 2021

Karan Johar, Asif Kapadia win Icon Awards at London Indian Film Festival   

Johar, the producer-director of several Bollywood films, and Kapadia, the Oscar-winning director of the documentary on Amy Winehouse, were among those to receive awards at LIFF 2021.

published on : 11th July 2021

Very low risk of severe illness, death due to COVID-19 in children: Study

The research found that catching COVID-19 increases the likelihood of serious illness in the most vulnerable young people, those with pre-existing medical conditions and severe disabilities.

published on : 9th July 2021

Watching football leading to high male Covid rates? UK researchers blame ease in curbs

Football fans have congregated in stadiums, fanzones and pubs to cheer on England to their first major tournament final in 55 years. 

published on : 8th July 2021

Vatican indicts 10 people, including a cardinal, in UK deal

The tribunal president, Judge Giuseppe Pignatone, set July 27 as the trial date, according to a Vatican statement.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Indian woman admits stabbing minor daughter to death at home in UK

Sutha Sivanantham stabbed her daughter Sayagi in the bedroom of their south London flat 15 times before severely injuring herself on June 30 last year.

published on : 25th June 2021

Bank of England keeps UK rates at record low of 0.1 per cent London

It said the recovery has been most pronounced in the consumer-facing services for which restrictions were loosened in April.

published on : 24th June 2021

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova sees 'good chance' of making Wimbledon

The world number 12 pulled out of the French Open last week after tearing a ligament in her left ankle in a freak accident as she walked out of a TV studio in Paris.

published on : 9th June 2021
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