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22  mai     07h57
UK PM Johnson has not intervened in ’partygate’ report, education minister says
   LONDON Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has not intervened in an internal investigation into breaches of COVID rules at his Downing Street office and residence education minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Sunday Britain s opposition Labour Party has called on Johnson to explain why
Asking prices for UK homes see biggest May jump in since 2014 - Rightmove
   LONDON Reuters Asking prices for houses in Britain surged again in May pushed up by a lack of new homes coming to the market rather than strong demand which looks set to fade as the cost of living crunch tightens a survey showed on Monday Property search website Rightmove said asking prices
Boris Johnson discussed Russia’s blockade of Odesa with Ukraine’s Zelenskiy
   Reuters UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday discussed with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy Russia s blockade of Ukraine s shipping port Odesa a Downing Street spokesperson said Johnson resolved to redouble efforts to provide vital food and humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine
21  mai     09h13
UK government must help poor now, says senior Conservative lawmaker
   LONDON Reuters Britain s Conservative government needs to take measures now to help those most effected by a worsening cost of living crunch former party leader and senior lawmaker Iain Duncan Smith said on Saturday British inflation surged last month to its highest annual rate since
Britain wants to arm Moldova to protect it from Russian threat - The Telegraph
   Reuters Britain wants to send modern weaponry to Moldova to protect it from the threat of invasion by Russia The Telegraph reported citing Foreign Secretary Liz Truss She told the newspaper that Russian President Vladimir Putin was determined to create a greater Russia even though his
20  mai     21h50
UK retail sales jump unexpectedly, but big picture bleak
   LONDON Reuters British retail sales jumped unexpectedly in April as shoppers loaded up on alcohol and tobacco likely a blip in an otherwise bleak trend that has driven consumer confidence to all time lows amid a worsening cost of living crunch Retail sales volumes rose month on month
22  mai     20h26
Soccer-Man City fight back to win title, Spurs take fourth
   MANCHESTER Reuters Manchester City won the Premier League title by a point from Liverpool on a thrilling final day of the campaign after Pep Guardiola s side survived a huge scare on Sunday City had to fight back from down against Aston Villa in the second half but three goals in the space
20  mai     12h40
Britons party for the Queen - but not the monarchy
   LONDON Reuters Practising Bollywood dance moves at his school gym in central England year old Momin Rashid is excited to be one of the performers who will take part in a pageant to honour Queen Elizabeth s years on the throne The event will conclude four days of national
UK PM Johnson vows ’fiscal firepower’ to help with rising living costs
   LONDON Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would have to use fiscal firepower to help people through the cost of living crisis over the coming months comparing the task to the support government offered during the COIVD pandemic In the months ahead we are going to have to
22  mai     19h09
Soccer-Guardiola becomes England’s most successful foreign manager
   MANCHESTER England Reuters Spaniard Pep Guardiola became the most successful foreign manager in English football in terms of league titles won when he clinched his fourth Premier League crown on Sunday With his latest success the Manchester City manager moved above Frenchman Arsene Wenger
Soccer - Chelsea need to ’over-perform’ to close gap on top two, says Tuchel
   Reuters Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel believes the club s misfiring forward line must over perform next season if they are to have any chance of catching Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League A lack of goals has contributed to Chelsea s disappointing league campaign with
Soccer - Title win will put Man City on a par with Ferguson’s United, says Guardiola
   Reuters Manchester City can match the greatness of Alex Ferguson s Manchester United if they clinch a fourth Premier League title in five seasons with a victory against Aston Villa on Sunday according to manager Pep Guardiola Ferguson s United sides achieved that feat three times establishing
21  mai     15h25
Athletics-Brown, Asher-Smith seal 100m wins in Birmingham Diamond League meet
   BIRMINGHAM England Reuters Canada s Aaron Brown won the first men s metre race of the Diamond League season with an underwhelming show in Birmingham on Saturday after two false starts saw top contender Trayvon Bromell and local hope Zharnel Hughes disqualified Brown clocked in at
UK PM Johnson must explain meeting with ’partygate’ report author, says opposition Labour
   LONDON Reuters Britain s opposition Labour Party has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to explain why he met a senior civil servant to discuss publication of her final report into parties held at Johnson s Downing Street office during COVID lockdowns Boris Johnson must urgently explain
Soccer - Guardiola took my game to the next level, says Man City’s Fernandinho
   Reuters Manchester City captain Fernandinho paid tribute to manager Pep Guardiola saying he helped improve his game tremendously as the Brazilian midfielder prepares to walk out in a City shirt for the last time when they take on Aston Villa on Sunday The year old has been a crucial player
Russia likely facing Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles shortage, UK says
   Reuters Russia is likely experiencing a shortage of appropriate reconnaissance Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles UAVs which it has attempted to use to identify targets to be struck by combat jets or artillery British Defence ministry said on Saturday Russia is likely experiencing a shortage of
Soccer - Liverpool boss Klopp says no pressure in quadruple chase
   Reuters Liverpool may have a historic quadruple in their sights but manager Juergen Klopp insisted that pressure is not a factor as his side prepare to face Wolverhampton Wanderers on the final day of the Premier League season Liverpool who have already won the domestic cup double must beat
Protesters clash with police ahead of Davos meeting
   ZURICH Reuters Dozens of anti capitalist protesters clashed with police in Zurich on Friday ahead of the World Economic Forum s WEF annual meeting in the Alpine resort of Davos starting on Sunday The unauthorised Smash WEF demonstration is a regular occurrence in Switzerland s financial
20  mai     23h08
Tennis-Wimbledon on collision course with ATP, WTA over Russia, Belarus ban
   Reuters The world s most prestigious tennis tournament was on Friday set on a collision course with the sport s global governing bodies after Wimbledon had its ranking points stripped by the ATP and WTA Tours over excluding players from Russia and Belarus The move by the men s and women s tours
Parthenon fragment from Italy can stay in Greece ’forever,’ Greek ministry says
   ATHENS Reuters A marble fragment of the Parthenon temple will be permanently returned to Athens from a museum in Italy a significant move for Greece which has stepped up its campaign for the return of the sculptures from its most renowned ancient monument The Fagan fragment is a by
Finland, Sweden would be valuable additions to NATO, UK’s Johnson tells Erdogan
   Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that Finland and Sweden would be valuable additions to the NATO alliance A spokesperson for Johnson said the PM also asked Erdogan on a call to work with Swedish Finnish and NATO counterparts to address
WHO calls emergency meeting as monkeypox cases top 100 in Europe
   LONDON Reuters The World Health Organization was holding an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the recent outbreak of monkeypox a viral infection more common to west and central Africa after over cases were confirmed or suspected in Europe In what Germany described as the largest
Britain reduce COVID alert level as Omicron subsides
   LONDON Reuters Britain reduced its COVID alert level from four to three on Friday saying the Omicron variant wave of the virus was subsiding and healthcare pressures continued to decrease in all nations Based on advice from UKHSA UK Health Security Agency we the UK Chief Medical
FTSE 100 rebounds on China optimism; THG surges after rejecting buyout bid
   Reuters UK s FTSE rebounded on Friday as a move by China to support its economy lifted sentiment at the end of a rocky week for markets while e commerce firm THG soared after rejecting a takeover proposal The blue chip FTSE index added while domestically focussed FTSE index
Number of UK monkeypox cases more than doubles to 20
   LONDON Reuters The UK Health Security Agency said on Friday it had detected new cases of monkeypox in England taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to Britain had previously reported a total of nine cases of the usually mild viral illness characterised by symptoms of
DUP expects new UK law on post-Brexit N. Ireland trade in early June
   BELFAST Reuters The British government plans to bring forward legislation in early June to unilaterally scrap some of the rules governing post Brexit trade with Northern Ireland the leader of the region s largest pro British party said on Friday British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said on
Britain’s new nuclear plant faces more delays and costs
   LONDON PARIS Reuters A new nuclear plant in southwest England has been delayed by another year and will cost an extra billion pounds billion its developer warned in a setback to the British government s drive for energy independence The Hinkley Point C plant is now expected to start
UK finance minister Sunak named in list of Britain’s super-rich
   LONDON Reuters Finance minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy were included in a Rich List of the wealthiest British residents published by a national newspaper on Friday Sunak s inclusion is largely a result of his wife s wealth but comes at a politically difficult time for
U.S.’ Pelosi warns Britain: No trade deal unless you respect N.Irish peace deal
   LONDON Reuters U S House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Britain there could be no U S UK trade deal if it proceeds with plans to unilaterally scrap some of the rules governing trade with Northern Ireland Britain warned European Union authorities this week that it could discard
Britain’s Nationwide warns inflation surge could dent house prices
   LONDON Reuters Nationwide Building Society said on Friday rocketing inflation could send British house prices into reverse in one of the clearest warnings yet that the deepening cost of living crisis could bring the country s housing boom to an end British lenders have benefitted from a