PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:08 PM IST
The census, which will be held on March 21 in all regions except Scotland, will include the question after asking for people's legal sex, Professor Sir Ian Diamond told BBC radio.
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:22 PM IST
Joao Vale de Almeida is the 27-nation EU’s envoy to the U.K., which left the bloc last year. The EU says he should be given the same status as a national ambassador, like the rest of the bloc's 143 envoys around the world.
Written by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 08:44 PM IST
The B.1.1.7 variant genome, which is much more infectious, has prompted comprehensive contact tracing for co-travellers, family members and others of those who have travelled to the UK in the last two months.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:01 PM IST
The government data also showed self-employed workers were more likely to report reduced hours and income.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Johnson said that he looks forward to strengthening the partnership between the two countries and working on their shared priorities like tackling climate action and Transatlantic security.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 02:26 PM IST
The United Kingdom's official Covid-19 death toll is 91,470 - Europe's worst death figure and the world's fifth worst after the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 09:28 PM IST
Norway’s authorities said that 33 elderly people living in nursing homes died shortly after being inoculated.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 09:05 PM IST
The amendment to the government’s post-Brexit trade bill, which already passed by a majority in Parliament’s House of Lords, is largely designed to force international action in addressing China’s alleged human rights abuses against the Uighur minority.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:18 PM IST
Latest figures show the United Kingdom has vaccinated 3,857,266 people with a first dose and 449,736 with a second dose.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:11 PM IST
Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said that the United Kingdom was hoping for 2 million vaccines a week from AstraZeneca.
Bloomberg, United Kingdom
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:12 PM IST
The U.K. will step up its mass coronavirus vaccination program this week, offering shots to millions more people, as the country shuts its borders to anyone who hasn’t tested negative.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:15 PM IST
The United Kingdom has been witnessing a surge in Covid-19 cases following the emergence of highly transmissible variants of Sars-CoV-2.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:13 PM IST
The U.K. government will “consider all possibilities” to enforce Covid-19 rules for travelers, and won’t rule out setting up quarantine hotels and using GPS trackers to fight the spread of the coronavirus
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 10:03 PM IST
William told emergency workers on a video call that they must not be afraid to ask for help despite their inclination to help others first.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 07:02 PM IST
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Friday evening that passengers coming to the UK from anywhere must now have proof of a mandatory pre-departure Covid-19 test taken at least 72 hours earlier and self-isolate for at least 10 days on arrival.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Government officials worry too many are flouting the rules as Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges the public to try harder to avoid spreading coronavirus.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:03 AM IST
A new variant has been detected in four persons who travelled from Brazil to Japan. Among these four, two are children, which makes it apparently clear that this variant can infect children as well.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:03 AM IST
A new strain of coronavirus has emerged in Brazil and in order to contain its spread, the United Kingdom has banned flights coming in from South America, Panama, Portugal and Cape Verde.
By Harshit Sabarwal | PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2021 06:37 PM IST
The Prime Minister’s spokesperson said any suggestion that Johnson had broken the rules after being spotted on his bike near the Olympic Park on Sunday was "wrong” and the Met Police chief confirmed it was not against the law.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 02:21 PM IST
Deaths from the virus have now exceeded 81,000 in the United Kingdom with more than 3 million people testing positive.
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2021 06:52 PM IST
The approval paves the way for Elon Musk’s venture to enter the British broadband market where it could compete with terrestrial UK Internet providers like BT Group Plc and traditional satellite firms like Inmarsat Group Holdings Ltd. and OneWeb, and India’s telecoms conglomerate Bharti Global.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 06:06 PM IST
Sunak has also rejected calls to extend a temporary cut to taxes on property purchases, known as stamp duty, that is due to expire at the end of March.
Producer Punit Balan unveils his new movie poster of ‘Jaggu Aani Juliet’ after massive success of ‘Mulshi Pattern’
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:06 PM IST
Written by Mahesh Limaye, Ganesh Pandit and Amber Hadap, the movie is directed by Mahesh Limaye himself, leading Cinematographer of Marathi and Hindi movies.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:08 PM IST
“All those arriving from UK, who test positive will be isolated in an isolation facility. Negative ones will be taken to a quarantine facility for 7 days followed by 7 days home quarantine,” chief minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.
By Asian News International | Posted by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 02:32 PM IST
The ban on flights to the UK was lifted on January 6. 30 flights will operate each week - 15 each by Indian and UK carriers. This schedule will continue till January 23, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had informed earlier.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 02:18 AM IST
Calling the Covid-19 situation in the UK “extremely serious”, Kejriwal demanded that the ban on India-UK flights be extended till January 31.
By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | London
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The figures showed that 19,981 second vaccinations were given between the Dec. 29 and Jan. 3, out of 1.1 million total administered in England. Across the whole of the United Kingdom, 1.3 million doses have been deployed.
By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 05:48 AM IST
The 2,000-bed hospital had been converted into a dedicated hospital for the treatment of Covid-19 patients in March last year.
By Prasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 11:20 PM IST
Official figures showed 1,041 people died in the last 24 hours and 62,322 new cases were recorded, with 30,451 patients in hospital, 2,645 of them on ventilators.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:01 PM IST
With 150,114 deaths thus far due to the disease, India is only the third country, after the United States and Brazil, to cross the 150,000 mark.