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Paper-based test to detect coronavirus in wastewater: Study

March 31, 2020 2:10 pm

Citing recent studies, they said live samples of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can be isolated from the faeces and urine of infected people, in which the pathogen can survive for up to several days after exiting the human body.

Explained: Brexit begins for real — As EU-UK talks start, what do both sides want?

March 05, 2020 1:20 pm

The talks will cover the future relationship between the UK and the EU. Primarily, the talks will cover trade and economic cooperation, law enforcement, judicial cooperation, foreign policy, security and defence.

Hurricane-force winds pound UK and Europe, upend travel

February 10, 2020 7:41 am

Storm Ciara resulted in dozens of flights being canceled at London airports and In Ireland, an estimated 10,000 homes, farms and businesses had their power knocked out Sunday.

'A walk in the park': Boris Johnson's top adviser on UK's Brexit chaos

September 27, 2019 12:58 pm

Cummings, the key figure in Johnson's Brexit strategy, has been cast by allies as a ruthless strategist who cares little for the conventions of traditional British politics and by enemies variously as an anarchist, Britain's Rasputin or a political vandal.

UK watchdog investigates Sikh charity over mismanagement

June 19, 2018 12:58 am

“The commission has serious regulatory concerns that the charity has not been properly managed by its trustees, as a result of an internal dispute,” the watchdog said in a statement.

UK factory growth sinks to 17-month low in April

May 01, 2018 6:42 pm

"With real incomes barely rising, such a sharp fall in consumer credit does not bode well for either the high street or the overall growth outlook," ING economist James Smith said.

Sajid Javid, Pakistan-origin bus driver's son appointed new UK home minister

May 02, 2018 4:28 pm

"The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of ...Sajid Javid MP as secretary of state for the home department," a Downing Street statement said. Javid becomes the first South Asian origin MP to hold the key portfolio in the UK Cabinet.

Six injured as blast destroys building in UK; Police rules out terror angle

February 26, 2018 1:04 pm

"The cause of the explosion will be the subject of a joint investigation by the police and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service," police said in a statement.

UK's Indian-origin 'chicken king' Ranjit Singh Boparan apologises over hygiene scandal

October 27, 2017 12:29 pm

Ranjit Singh Boparan's name came as a result of an undercover investigative report claiming regulatory breaches at a chicken processing plant in West Bromwich.

Manchester bombing: Islamic State claims responsibility for terror attack

May 23, 2017 5:35 pm

In one of the deadliest terror attack in the United Kingdom since 2005, a suicide bomber blew himself up as thousands of fans were exiting US star Ariana Grande's pop concert in Manchester, killing 22 people.