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In London, West End theatres prepare to welcome audiences back a year after lockdown
Arts & Culture

In London, West End theatres prepare to welcome audiences back a year after lockdown

The stages that collectively employ 3,00,000 people were ordered shut a week before the country went into full lockdown in March 2020. They have remained closed for most of the last 13 months.

As demand for public transit reduces drastically due to pandemic, London's Tube battles cash crisis
World

As demand for public transit reduces drastically due to pandemic, London's Tube battles cash crisis

The pandemic has left the world’s oldest subway system facing an uncertain future. The Tube, which relies heavily on ticket revenues, faces a cash crisis.

A year since first lockdown, UK reflects on 'grief and loss' amid tribute to frontline workers
World

A year since first lockdown, UK reflects on 'grief and loss' amid tribute to frontline workers

A year to the day since Boris Johnson first put the country under lockdown to slow the fast-spreading coronavirus, Britain paused to remember those who have died after contracting COVID-19 and reflect on a 12-month period that has turned life upside down.

England plans to lift lockdown by 21 June: Schools, outdoor picnics to resume by 8 March, shops in April
World

England plans to lift lockdown by 21 June: Schools, outdoor picnics to resume by 8 March, shops in April

The final stage of the plan, in which all legal limits on social contact are removed and nightclubs can reopen after being shuttered for 15 months, is penciled in for 21 June

Harry Potter actor Jessie Cave's newborn hospitalised after testing positive for coronavirus
Entertainment

Harry Potter actor Jessie Cave's newborn hospitalised after testing positive for coronavirus

Jessie Cave in an Instagram post revealed she's currently isolated with her two-month-old son at the hospital

New coronavirus strain in UK: SARS-CoV-2 variant appears more contagious, but is unlikely to render vaccines ineffective
World

New coronavirus strain in UK: SARS-CoV-2 variant appears more contagious, but is unlikely to render vaccines ineffective

The new variant came to the attention of researchers in December, when it began to turn up more frequently in samples from parts of southern England

Maharashtra imposes night curfew in all municipalities from tomorrow; 14-day institutional quarantine for arrivals from Europe
India

Maharashtra imposes night curfew in all municipalities from tomorrow; 14-day institutional quarantine for arrivals from Europe

The decision was taken at a meeting held by Chief Minister Uddhav Thakeray in light of the situation in UK . A coronavirus variant said to be 70% more transmissible is spreading at a fast pace in parts of England

India suspends all flights from UK from 23-31 Dec amid fears of more infectious coronavirus variant found in Britain
India

India suspends all flights from UK from 23-31 Dec amid fears of more infectious coronavirus variant found in Britain

Earlier, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said the government is fully alert and there is no need to panic. The Union health ministry has called an urgent meeting of its Joint Monitoring Group on Monday to discuss the new strain, which has led to a surge in the infection rate in the UK.

Health ministry calls urgent meeting today to discuss potent new strain of coronavirus in UK
India

Health ministry calls urgent meeting today to discuss potent new strain of coronavirus in UK

A number of European countries have banned flights from the UK as the British government warned that the potent new strain of the virus was "out of control" and imposed a stringent new stay-at-home lockdown from Sunday.

Boris Johnson's top media aide Lee Cain resigns amid reports of power struggle at 10 Downing Street
World

Boris Johnson's top media aide Lee Cain resigns amid reports of power struggle at 10 Downing Street

Cain announced he would step down after ministers and advisers, including Johnson's fiancee Carrie Symonds, reportedly protested over his planned promotion to the post of chief of staff

The Corona Quilt Project weaves together stories of hope, hopelessness, and living through a pandemic
Lifestyle

The Corona Quilt Project weaves together stories of hope, hopelessness, and living through a pandemic

The Corona Quilt Project is a creative, non-verbal way of expressing things that sometimes words are not able to capture.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Spectators to be allowed into select sporting events in England from next week
Sports

Coronavirus Outbreak: Spectators to be allowed into select sporting events in England from next week

Spectators will be allowed back into some sports events in England from next week as coronavirus prevention measures are tested ahead of a planned wider reopening of stadiums in October.

UK halts hydroxychloroquine trial after experts find no reduction in risk of death among coronavirus patients
World

UK halts hydroxychloroquine trial after experts find no reduction in risk of death among coronavirus patients

British scientists halted a major drug trial after it found that the anti-malarial hydroxychloroquine was 'useless' at treating COVID-19 patients

UK study claims minorities at higher risk of COVID-19 death than white Britons, but doesn't answer why
World

UK study claims minorities at higher risk of COVID-19 death than white Britons, but doesn't answer why

The study didn't account for factors such as obesity and other conditions that increase the risk of death with COVID-19, or for the jobs done by those who died.

Coronavirus Outbreak: The Batman, Fantastic Beasts 3 among other productions likely to resume shooting as UK eases restrictions
Entertainment

Coronavirus Outbreak: The Batman, Fantastic Beasts 3 among other productions likely to resume shooting as UK eases restrictions

New guidelines passed in the U.K. would officially give films like The Batman and Fantastic Beasts 3 permission to resume work once again.

Britain's COVID-19 toll crosses 30,000 mark as authorities begin trial of contact tracing app to contain spread of coronavirus
World

Britain's COVID-19 toll crosses 30,000 mark as authorities begin trial of contact tracing app to contain spread of coronavirus

Britain on Tuesday became the first country in Europe to confirm more than 30,000 coronavirus deaths, and infections rose sharply again in Russia, even as other nations made great strides in containing the scourge

Coronavirus Outbreak: Boris Johnson plans to return to work as soon as Monday, reports The Telegraph
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Boris Johnson plans to return to work as soon as Monday, reports The Telegraph

Boris Johnson is facing criticism from Opposition politicians and some epidemiologists for reacting too slowly to the virus outbreak

UK was 'too slow' to tackle COVID-19 outbreak that may cause 40,000 deaths, says leading public health professor
World

UK was 'too slow' to tackle COVID-19 outbreak that may cause 40,000 deaths, says leading public health professor

Prime Minister Boris Johnson initially refrained from approving the stringent controls that other European leaders imposed but then closed down the country when projections showed a quarter of a million people could die in Britain.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Foreign Secy Dominic Raab announces extension of UK lockdown for 'at least' three more weeks
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: Foreign Secy Dominic Raab announces extension of UK lockdown for 'at least' three more weeks

Dominic Raab is deputising while Prime Minister Boris Johnson recuperates from COVID-19 complications that nearly cost him his life.

Coronavirus Outbreak: No plans to ease lockdown measures in the UK as total number of COVID-19 deaths reaches 11,329
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: No plans to ease lockdown measures in the UK as total number of COVID-19 deaths reaches 11,329

The British death toll is the fifth highest globally and a senior scientific adviser to the government has said the country risks becoming the worst-hit in Europe