Tag: United Kingdom

Oxford vaccine starts being administered in UK

The United Kingdom started today the rollout of the AstraZeneca anti-covid vaccine developed in Oxford.

Norway lifts ban for UK flights

Norway lifted the ban for flights from the United Kingdom. The Norwegian health ministry said that planes will be able to land from today at 5 pm (CET).

British grandmother first to receive anti-Covid booster jab

British Margaret Keenan, 91-year-old, became the world's first patient to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine second jab outside a clinical trial.

Storm Bella wreaks havoc across parts of UK

Storm Bella continued to wreak havoc across parts of England and Wales. One of the worst affected areas was Great Barford in Bedfordshire southeast England.

UK no longer an option for Erasmus

Students will not be able to opt to go to the United Kingdom as part of Erasmus. Freedom of movement is also restricted since visas will now be required for stays over 90 days.

French firefighters in Dover with 10,000 Covid tests for lorry drivers

A picture posted on Twitter by Colonna – using the hashtags #StrongerTogether and #thursdayvibes – showed the orange-jacketed pompiers carrying out rapid tests on hauliers before dawn on Thursday.

Air Malta flights to UK will continue with restrictions

Air Malta’s flights to and from the United Kingdom will continue their operations so that Maltese nationals and residents can return home. This is in line with the government announcement earlier today.

COVID-19: European countries banning UK travel over new virus strain

Other countries include Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Austria.

Brexit: Negotiations in ‘final few days’ but ‘fundamental divergences’ remain

Negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom are in their final few days but fundamental divergences remain, the British farming minister said on Sunday.

UK pledges zero emission by 2050

“Today, we are taking the lead with an ambitious new target to reduce our emissions by 2030, faster than any major economy, with our Ten Point Plan helping us on our path to reach it’ said Prime Minister Boris Johnson while announcing UK’s new ambitious emissions reduction target for the UK.