UK Coronavirus

Doctors, nurses in 'bumper' COVID19 Queen's Honours List

Downing Street said that following approval from Queen Elizabeth II, hundreds of additional people will be honoured for their contributions tackling the deadly virus on the frontline.

published on : 27th September 2020

London put on COVID-19 watchlist as coronavirus infection rate rises again across UK

The clampdown comes as figures show a widespread growth of the epidemic across the country of between 4 and 8 per cent per day.

published on : 25th September 2020

Indian-origin academic leads criticism of UK's COVID-19 lockdown approach

The Gupta-led group recommends more targeted measures that protect the groups most vulnerable to the deadly virus.

published on : 23rd September 2020

UK PM requests parents to send children back to school

While most head teachers and teachers' unions are in favour of resuming classes as soon as possible, there are lingering concerns about the welfare of their staff, pupils and their families.

published on : 24th August 2020

India, UK strike new med-tech pact to fight coronavirus

AMTZ is an enterprise under the government of Andhra Pradesh, dedicated to medical device manufacturing.

published on : 11th August 2020

UK funds multimillion-pound studies to probe ethnicity link with COVID-19

UKRI, NHRI backed projects include over 2 million pounds for academics to investigate why people from black, Asian, minority ethnic backgrounds have higher risk of developing severe COVID-19.

published on : 29th July 2020

Akshay Kumar's 'Bellbottom' gears up for UK shoot 

The team of "Bellbottom", including actors Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Lara Dutta, will be travelling to the UK in August for a start-to-finish schedule.

published on : 27th July 2020

UK's Johnson preps for new COVID wave but eyes more opening

PM is trying to walk a tightrope, persuading Britons that the country is ready for new outbreaks while also encouraging a return to shops, restaurants and workplaces to kick-start a moribund economy.

published on : 17th July 2020

COVID-19: UK allows quarantine-free travel to 60 low-risk countries, India misses the cut

The UK Foreign Office Travel Advisory related to India remains unchanged as part of its wider advice for British nationals to avoid 'all non-essential international travel'.

published on : 3rd July 2020

'When the time is right we will celebrate': Klopp urges Liverpool fans to follow coronavirus rules

Fans had partied outside Anfield on Thursday night and gathered on the waterfront the following evening to celebrate the Premier League championship despite the ongoing virus threat.

published on : 29th June 2020

James Anderson praises West Indies for 'scary' decision to tour England

Lockdown restrictions are only being gradually eased in England, but the West Indies arrived on Tuesday for a tour in which the first test doesn't begin until July 8 under stringent protocols.

published on : 11th June 2020

UK minister suggests local lockdowns to fight second coronavirus spike 

He stressed that progress had been made, with the number of new cases and of those critically ill COVID-19 cases falling.

published on : 31st May 2020

UK's COVID-19 job saving scheme to taper off from August: Rishi Sunak

By October, taxpayer contribution will fall to 60 per cent and employers will pay 20 per cent before the scheme closes at the end of the month.

published on : 30th May 2020

Two Fulham players test positive for coronavirus 

At Premier League level, four individuals from three clubs were found to be COVID-19 positive in the testing round conducted on Monday and Tuesday, which included 1,008 tests.

published on : 28th May 2020
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