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UK’s ‘suspected and confirmed’ Covid-19 death toll nears 50,000

The UK’s Covid-19 death toll neared 50,000 on Tuesday (2), confirming its place as one of the worst-hit countries in the world. The toll now...

Covid-19 patients face ‘greatly increased risk’ of post-surgery death, says Birmingham study

PATIENTS undergoing surgery after contracting coronavirus are at “greatly increased risk of postoperative death”, warns a new research, which recommends raising thresholds for surgery...

UK has world’s highest Covid-19 death rate, says report

BRITAIN has suffered the highest death rate from the novel coronavirus among the most-affected countries with comparable tracking data, according to new research published...

Boris Johnson’s popularity takes huge hit in raging Cummings row

BORIS JOHNSON saw his public support suffer the sharpest fall for a Conservative leader in a decade Wednesday (27) as he prepared to be...

UK set to ask employers to pay 20 to 30 per cent of furlough...

THE UK has drawn up plans to require employers to cover 20 to 30 per cent of furloughed employees’ wages from August to reduce...

St Paul’s Cathedral launches virtual book of remembrance for Covid-19 victims

THE St Paul’s Cathedral has launched a virtual book of remembrance for UK residents who have died of Covid-19. The Rememeber Me website, which went...

India’s request to extradite Dawood aide wanted in ’93 Gujarat blasts case stands rejected...

THE British government has turned down India’s request for the extradition of Tiger Hanif, an alleged aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim wanted in...

UK rich list shows first fall in wealth in decade; Hinduja brothers slip to...

BRITAIN’s wealthiest people have lost tens of billions of pounds in the coronavirus pandemic as their combined annual wealth fell for the first time...

Pakistan’s first Sikh woman journalist nominated for UK award

PAKISTAN’S first Sikh female journalist has been nominated for a prestigious award in the UK. Manmeet Kaur, 25, has been included among the 100 most...

British-Indian father-of-two charged with assisting murder-accused woman

A British-Indian tradesman has been charged with “assisting an offender” in a murder inquiry following the discovery of human remains in suitcases dumped near...