The evidence on the fatality rate is worrisome but not yet solid, scientists said. It contrasts with news that Britain is vaccinating its people at a promising pace.
Mark Landler and Benjamin Mueller. New York Times. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 22:49:10 +0000.
The Times of London dropped a bombshell report Thursday regarding the postponed Tokyo Olympics, now set to open July 23, 2021: they would "have to be cancelled because of the coronavirus." Organizers have disputed the report. ...
By Michelle Bruton, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:43:48 -0500.
The UK variant of coronavirus could be more deadly than the original, Boris Johnson has said.Britain's Prime Minister said the latest scientific evidence shows the new variant has a higher risk of death."It is largely the ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 23 Jan 2021 06:22:54 +1200.
LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal is stopping flights to and from the United Kingdom from Saturday, blaming a COVID-19 variant first identified in the U.K. for a devastating surge in new Portuguese cases. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 02:48:49 -0500.
A Spanish tennis player in hard lockdown after potentially being exposed to COVID-19 on an Australian Open charter flight says she has now tested positive. Emirates says it will resume flights from London to Australia within days. ...
Ashleigh Mcmillan. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 09:15:48 +1100.
Pfizer (PFE) and partner BioNTech announce data from an in-vitro study showing that their coronavirus vaccine holds potential for neutralization of the new strain of coronavirus that was found in the United Kingdom.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:11:00 GMT.
LONDON (AP) - The European Union has issued fines to a U.S. video game platform and five game makers after they blocked players from buying cheaper copies of the games in other countries in the bloc. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 20 Jan 2021 06:41:41 -0500.
Britain on Tuesday registered another 1,610 fatalities from coronavirus, a record 24-hour high since the start of the pandemic, but the number of new cases fell.
France 24. France 24. Wed, 20 Jan 2021 05:01:13 GMT.
The coronavirus variant seen in Britain is spreading in the US, and the CDC warns it will probably become the dominant version in the country by March.
Voice of America. Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:21:53 -0500.
The price of futures contracts of Brent crude oil for March 2021 delivery is down by 1.03% at $55.48 per barrel on London's ICE, while the price of futures contracts of WTI crude oil is down by 0.72% at $52.58 per barrel
Tass. Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:08:49 +0300.
Facts About The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is an island
nation in western Europe, comprising England, Scotland, Wales, and
Northern Ireland. Its capital city is London. The UK's
national currency is the Pound Sterling.
English is the primary language used in the UK, although Gaelic and Welsh
are spoken by minorities. In 2020, the United Kingdom's estimated
population was 67,886,011.
For more news and information about the United Kingdom, visit the official
website. For detailed maps of the United Kingdom, visit this
UK map website.