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1.5 tons of heroin seized in the Netherlands in ‘biggest-ever’ haul

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dpa/GNA - Police from Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands have seized more than 1.5 tons of heroin at the Port of Rotterdam in...
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Profit of multinational investment bank HSBC falls a third in 2020

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British multinational investment bank HSBC said on Tuesday its reported profit before tax dropped by a third in 2020 due to the impact of...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons in London, Britain, on Feb. 22, 2021. Johnson announced Monday that schools in England will reopen from March 8 as part of the "roadmap" to ease the current coronavirus lockdown. (Photo by Ray Tang/Xinhua)

PM announces “roadmap” exiting lockdown in England

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Monday that schools in England will reopen from March 8 as part of the "roadmap" to ease the...
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle not returning to royal duties

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dpa/GNA - Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, the duchess of Sussex, will definitely not return to their duties as members...
Max the Miracle Dog, a 13-year-old springer spaniel, wearing his medal. Photograph: Stuart Holmes/PDSA/PA

Online therapy dog receives British Order of Merit

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dpa/GNA, A support dog called Max has receieved one of the highest honours conferred to animals for helping thousands of humans via online therapy. Max,...
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Britain’s 99-year-old Prince Philip admitted to hospital

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dpa/GNA - Britain's Prince Philip, the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to hospital after "feeling unwell," according to a statement...
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Britain to intentionally infect people with virus in first such study

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dpa/GNA – In order to gain a better understanding of the coronavirus, a British study will intentionally infect participants with the pathogen, the...
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Ex-defence lawyer for Kenyan VP elected ICC Prosecutor

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The British lawyer who defended the Kenyan Vice President, William Ruto, at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been elected Prosecutor of the court...
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Scientists discover ‘strange creatures’ under Antarctic ice shelves

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dpa/GNA, - A group of scientists have discovered "strange creatures" under a 900-metres thick ice shelf of the Antarctic, according to a an article...
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The richest countries in sub-Saharan Africa at the bottom of the NTD League Table

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5 of the 10 countries at the bottom of the NTD Index are in the top 10 sub Saharan Africa GDP per capita Today, Uniting...
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Intellectual Property: Ghana’s Kwakwa urges development countries to up interest

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A Ghanaian, Edward Kwakwa, who has been appointed Assistant Director General at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), has asked developing countries to pay...
Covid Vaccines

Looming supply gap threatens EU and U.S. vaccination plans

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COVID-19 vaccines are key to bringing life back to normal around the world. Yet, a fair and efficient rollout of the vaccines was never...
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Academic sentenced in Iran flees to Britain while on bail

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dpa/GNA - A British-Iranian academic who was sentenced to nine years imprisonment in Iran has fled the country while awaiting an appeal into...
Covid-19 vaccine

British health secretary: mRNA vaccines to be altered for new strains

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dpa/GNA - Scientists are looking at how they can change certain vaccines so they can protect people against new mutations of Covid-19, Britain’s...
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Microeconomic, fire and explosion seen as high business risk in Ghana

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10th Allianz survey: Business interruption, Pandemic outbreak and Cyber incidents are the top three business risks for 2021 – all strongly interlinked. Macroeconomic...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

British prime minister visits Scotland as calls for independence grow

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dpa/GNA - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to visit Scotland on Thursday as questions arise over the strength of the union...
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Qantas and Bp in deal to advance net zero emissions

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dpa-AFX/GNA - Australian airline Qantas announced Thursday a strategic partnership with British energy major BP Plc to further advance their shared net zero...
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Tate & Lyle Q3 revenue up 8 percent

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dpa-AFX/GNA - Tate & Lyle issued a trading statement for the three months ended 31 December 2020. The Group said it delivered strong...
Workers assemble Audi A6 L cars at a workshop of FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co., Ltd. in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, Feb. 17, 2020. A batch of black-colored Audi A6 L cars rolled off the production line on Monday. As the first batch of new cars produced at the FAW-Volkswagen Changchun base after the outbreak of novel coronavirus, it marked that the FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co., Ltd., a passenger car joint venture between FAW and Volkswagen AG, officially resumed production. With thorough epidemic prevention and control measures, the joint venture's four major manufacturing bases in Changchun, Chengdu, Qingdao and Tianjin resumed production on Monday. (Xinhua/Zhang Nan)

British car production falls to lowest since 1984

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dpa/GNA - British car production declined to the lowest in 36 years in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Society of Motor Manufacturers...
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British barrister withdraws from Hong Kong prosecution case

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dpa/GNA - A British barrister has pulled out of a case to prosecute several high profile activists in Hong Kong, according to...
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Meghan’s hearing over British newspaper case enters second day

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dpa/GNA - The hearing into whether a case that Meghan, the duchess of Sussex, launched against British newspapers should go on trial or...
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UK GDP contracts in November

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dpa/GNA - The UK economy contracted in November but at a slower than expected pace, data released by the Office for National Statistics...
NHS Ambulance staff outside the ExCel Center in London, Britain in, 29 March 2020. The Excel Center is to be used as a makeshift hospital from next week. According to news reports the NHS is anticipating a Coronavirus 'tsunami' as the peak of infarction rates nears. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that Britons can only leave their homes for essential reasons or may be fined, in order to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. EPA/WILL OLIVER

Experts warn that situation in British hospitals is ‘dangerous’

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dpa/GNA - Chris Whitty, the chief medical adviser to the British government, issued a stark warning about the situation hospitals face as case...
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Boost for Africa’s first offshore gas terminal

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A floating regasification unit (FRU) that will allow Ghanaian customers to access Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) in the first quarter of 2021 is expected...
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British leaders condemn ‘shocking’ storming of Capitol building

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dpa/GNA – Political leaders in Britain have condemned the scenes of rioting at the Congress in Washington. Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said it was...
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Activist, hacker, fugitive: Julian Assange’s anti-secrecy crusade

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dpa/GNA - Julian Paul Assange, once a hacker, is best known for engineering a massive disclosure of classified US military and diplomatic logs...
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British judge to rule on US extradition request for Julian Assange

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dpa/GNA - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is due to appear in a London court on Monday to hear the decision over his extradition...
Covid Vaccines

British dialysis patient first to receive AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine

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dpa/GNA - A dialysis patient is the first person in the world to receive the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine outside a clinical trial. Brian Pinker, 82,...
NHS Ambulance staff outside the ExCel Center in London, Britain in, 29 March 2020. The Excel Center is to be used as a makeshift hospital from next week. According to news reports the NHS is anticipating a Coronavirus 'tsunami' as the peak of infarction rates nears. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that Britons can only leave their homes for essential reasons or may be fined, in order to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. EPA/WILL OLIVER

Britain’s Johnson says harsher restrictions possible in coming weeks

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dpa/GNA - Tougher coronavirus measures could be implemented in coming weeks in view of the serious situation in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
NHS Ambulance staff outside the ExCel Center in London, Britain in, 29 March 2020. The Excel Center is to be used as a makeshift hospital from next week. According to news reports the NHS is anticipating a Coronavirus 'tsunami' as the peak of infarction rates nears. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that Britons can only leave their homes for essential reasons or may be fined, in order to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. EPA/WILL OLIVER

British medical associations warn hospital staff are close to burnout

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dpa/GNA - An association of doctors in Britain on Friday warned that hospital staff are reaching their limits as the numbers of patients...