Royal Family news: Princess Michael of Kent ‘suffering’ with blood clots | Royal | News

The royal, who is married to the Queen’s first cousin Prince Michael of Kent, received two coronavirus vaccine doses but it is unknown whether there is a connection between the jab and the blood clots. She has purportedly been suffering severe symptoms. The 76-year-old took both doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jabs earlier this year, a source […]

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Scotland news: Nicola Sturgeon’s plot to rejoin EU weakened by Theresa May | UK | News

Sturgeon ‘behaving like a dictator’ says expert Had Britain joined the EEA Scotland could have left the UK, and joined the EU, without requiring a hard-border with England. However because of Mrs May’s decision, and Boris Johnson’s new Brexit trade deal, this is no longer possible. If Scotland swaps the UK for the EU border checks […]

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Universal Basic Income pilot launched in Wales – How much will it be? | UK | News

Wales‘ First Minister Mark Drakeford said the Universal Basic Income pilot would “see whether the promises that basic income holds out are genuinely delivered” in people’s lives. The plan would see individuals in Wales getting an unconditional monthly stipend from the Government. Various versions of UBI schemes have previously been trialled around the world, but […]

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Prince Harry accused of overshadowing Kate and William with latest attack on Royal Family | Royal | News

Prince Harry chatted to US actor Dax Shepard on his podcast Armchair Expert this week, where the royal discussed his upbringing and appeared to criticise his father, Prince Charles. His 90-minute interview coincided with Mental Health Awareness Week, which saw the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a royal engagement to mark the event. The […]

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Covid news: Boris Johnson urged to slow lockdown easing as Indian variant surges | UK | News

On Friday the Prime Minister warned the planned easing of restrictions on June 21 could be delayed due to a rapid increase in cases. Scientists believe the Indian variant could be 60 percent more infectious than the currently dominant Kent variant. However there is no evidence it can bypass the current coronavirus vaccines. On Friday Mr […]

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Nicola Sturgeon accused of turning SNP into ‘Stalinist personality cult’ | UK | News

The incendiary attack came from Stuart Campbell, who runs the Wings Over Scotland blog. Mr Campbell, a fervent Alex Salmond supporter, argued it is a “mad fantasy” to expect Boris Johnson to permit a second independence referendum. The SNP won the most seats in last week’s Scottish parliament elections but fell one short of a majority. […]

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Will the Indian variant cause another lockdown? Experts weigh in | UK | News

On May 17, ‘Step 3’ of the roadmap out of lockdown will commence, meaning people will be allowed to mingle indoors in homes, pubs and restaurants. All lockdown restrictions are not expected to come to an end until at least June 21, which is pencilled in as the earliest possible date ‘Step 4’ of the […]

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UK weather alert: Chart shows most of UK sparked by thunderstorms this weekend | Weather | News

Forecasters have warned the next week is set to be characterised by cool temperatures, long spells of rain and thunderstorms. The latest weather charts show Sunday and Monday’s forecast is particularly tumultous, with torrential downpours and thunderstorms expected to strike huge swathes of Britain. Weather maps by the Met Desk show unsettled conditions are set […]

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Kate Middleton hailed a royal ‘anchor’ during pandemic as Duchess ‘sprung into action’ | Royal | News

The Duchess of Cambridge recently published a best-selling hit with the book Hold Still which details 100 pictures of Britain during the coronavirus lockdown. The photography project began just over a year ago when Kate partnered with the National Portrait Gallery to launch the creative venture. Royally Obsessed podcast hosts Rachel Bowie and Roberta Fiorito discussed the impact […]

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Covid vaccine will work against Indian variant – Boris urged to continue easing lockdown | UK | News

The government is now urged to “hold its nerve” and continue easing restrictions. Fears over the Covid variants were dismissed as ‘Scaremongering” and “pessimistic” by the experts because no strain to date has significantly evaded the vaccine or the immune system. New variants occur all the time and the vaccines being currently rolled out will […]

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