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Friday, September 17, 2021

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As UK relaxes intake rules for students, agents bend point system

September 03, 2021 10:08 am

Students can even go to the UK without taking the IELTS as several of the country’s colleges/universities which had been offering courses on the basis of the point system and their own internal English test and not IELTS before the pandemic, did so even during.

Britain issues first Amber Extreme Heat warning

July 20, 2021 11:22 am

Much of Britain has seen heatwave conditions in recent days but temperatures are expected to rise further, possibly reaching 33 degrees Celsius in some western parts of the country, the Met Office said.

UK Health Secretary apologizes for breaching Covid rules in affair with aide

June 25, 2021 7:25 pm

His apology came after The Sun newspaper published two photos of Hancock and Gina Coladangelo, apparently kissing in his Whitehall offices last month.

China targets UK lawmakers, others in response to Xinjiang sanctions

March 26, 2021 5:27 pm

China targets UK officials in response to Xinjiang sanctions

Belgians, Dutch halt UK flights, fearing virus variant

December 21, 2020 5:48 pm

The Netherlands banned flights from the U.K. for at least the rest of the year while Belgium issued a flight ban for 24 hours starting at midnight and also halted train links to Britain.

Brexit talks continue to stall over fishing rights

December 20, 2020 11:55 am

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has proposed that EU fishermen give up nearly a quarter of the value of the fish they currently catch in UK waters. Britain is understood to be seeking more than half of the value.

Brexit: 'Feasible' solution to deadlock eludes EU and UK after call

December 06, 2020 1:18 pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU chief Ursula von der Leyen have spoken by phone in an attempt to bridge key differences, but both sides were unable to agree on three key issues. Talks will resume on Sunday.

UK, France sign new deal to stop illegal migration across Channel

November 29, 2020 11:11 am

This year, hundreds of people, including some children, have been caught crossing to southern England from makeshift camps in northern France - navigating one of the world’s busiest shipping routes in overloaded rubber dinghies.

A publican’s ire

October 30, 2020 8:20 am

A Yorkshire pub has barred Conservative MPs who voted against meals for children. The move is understandable.