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The bronze sculpture of Boadicea and Her Daughters in London, created by Thomas Thornycroft.

War coin trove linked to ancient rebellion led by Queen Boudicca found in UK

The coins date to about 40-50 CE, matching up well with the timeline of the queen's revolt in eastern England in either 60 or 61 AD against the occupying Romans.

US will require negative COVID-19 tests for all UK passengers

The decision follows the emergence of a highly infectious new coronavirus variant in Britain that has prompted many countries to shut their borders to travelers from there.

By REUTERS
25/12/2020

UK cut off from Europe over fears about new COVID strain

PM Johnson will chair an emergency response meeting on Monday to discuss international travel, in particular the flow of freight in and out of Britain.

By REUTERS
21/12/2020

Israel bans visitors from the UK, Denmark, S. Africa due to new strain

"We need to close the whole world immediately," Netanyahu said in a cabinet meeting.

UK PM Johnson reverses Christmas plans for millions to fight new COVID strain

"We have alerted the World Health Organization and are continuing to analyze the available data to improve our understanding," England's Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said in a statement.

By REUTERS
20/12/2020
A protest against Balfour Declaration, in Gaza City November 2, 2017.

Britain is being sued for the Balfour Declaration in PA courts

The historically important document appears to not have had as much power as the suit claims.

Specialist freezers await distribution of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines to the NHS fro

Britain gets ready for roll-out of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine this week

The queen is highly admired in British society, and her public backing for the vaccine would be a powerful message to counter anti-vaccination misinformation circulating online.

By REUTERS
06/12/2020
Syringes are seen in front of displayed Biontech and Pfizer logos in this illustration

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, first in the world

"The vaccine will be made available across the UK from next week," the government said.

By REUTERS
02/12/2020

COVID-19 reinfection unlikely for at least 6 months, study finds

Isolated cases of re-infection with COVID-19 has raised concern that that immunity might be short-lived, but study results suggest reinfection cases remain rare.

By REUTERS
20/11/2020
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