NEWS DIGEST 08.05.2021: UK’s Labour Party suffer shocking defeats in local elections

Good morning. This Saturday our news will come via Google News. As polls are being counted in the UK after yesterday’s local elections, the Labour party is still smarting after suffering several defeats in councils across the country, including losing … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 08.05.2021: UK’s Labour Party suffer shocking defeats in local elections

NEWS DIGEST 17.04.2021: Indian double mutation COVID strain troubles the UK

Good morning readers. Today’s News Digest comes via Google News. A new ‘double mutation’ variant of coronavirus originating in India could spell trouble for the UK’s journey out of the third lockdown, after cases were confirmed in the latter, latest … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 17.04.2021: Indian double mutation COVID strain troubles the UK

NEWS DIGEST 21.03.2021: Lockdowns and the EU vaccine dispute make things antsy in the UK

Good morning everyone, our news today comes from Google News. As the dispute between the UK and European Union over coronavirus vaccines lurches from one debacle to another, the UK itself is bidding to accelerate production of its homegrown vaccines, … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 21.03.2021: Lockdowns and the EU vaccine dispute make things antsy in the UK

NEWS DIGEST 03.12.2020: HK protesters jailed; Trump rails against ‘fraudulent’ US election

Today’s news digest comes from the ‘World’ page of the UK Google News site. The Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai, who is a main supporter of the recent pro-democracy protests in the autonomous region of Hong Kong, has been detained … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 03.12.2020: HK protesters jailed; Trump rails against ‘fraudulent’ US election

NEWS DIGEST 30.11.2020: UK PM readies new coronavirus tier system as rebellion heats up

Good morning!. Today’s news article is brought to you by Google News. The British prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to pour extra funds into pubs, restaurants and other entertainment venues affected by the country’s two lockdowns and the coronavirus … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 30.11.2020: UK PM readies new coronavirus tier system as rebellion heats up

NEWS DIGEST 18.10.2020: London’s COVID-19 policy might be splitting the UK

Good morning/afternoon/evening! This Sunday’s News Digest comes to you via the Google News UK service. The coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally and possibly forever changed how societies across the world function, and this has had both negative and positive consequences. Much, … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 18.10.2020: London’s COVID-19 policy might be splitting the UK

NEWS DIGEST 12.07.2020: This weekend’s world coronavirus stories

  Today’s bulletin comes courtesy of our Twitter-oriented ‘HEM Newsbreakers’ list. Indian Bollywood actor Amit Sadh, star of web series Breathe Into The Shadows, has gone in for coronavirus testing after his co-star Abhishek Bachchan came out positive, the Hindustan … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.07.2020: This weekend’s world coronavirus stories