London’s River Thames has shrunk in extreme heat and looming drought

The Thames usually begins in the English market town of Cirencester, part of the green and hilly Cotswolds countryside, and flows through the capital, London, and then out into the North Sea. The start of the river has moved 5 miles (8 kilometers) downstream to Somerford Keynes, according to the Rivers Trust, which works across … Read more

UK Parliament Closes Its TikTok Account Over China Concerns

The objections were led by a group of MPs sanctioned by Beijing. (File) London: The UK parliament on Wednesday closed its TikTok account after MPs expressed concern over the social media app’s ownership by Chinese parent firm ByteDance. “Based on Member (of Parliament) feedback, we are closing the pilot UK Parliament TikTok account earlier than … Read more

I’m A Celebrity is officially returning to Australia for 2022 series

I TV has officially confirmed that I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! will be returning Down Under for the 2022 series after two years away. The long-running reality series will bid farewell to Gwrych Castle, North Wales, a place the show has called home since 2020 when the pandemic confined production to UK … Read more

Queen death threat foiled as alleged crossbow attacker charged with treason

A man who allegedly stormed Windsor Castle with a medieval weapon has been charged with threatening to kill the Monarch. Source link

UK Finance Minister Nadhim Zahawi Backs Liz Truss In PM Race: Report

Earlier, British Defence Secretary also endorsed Liz Truss. British finance minister Nadhim Zahawi formally endorsed Liz Truss to be the next Conservative Party leader, The Telegraph reported on Sunday. Foreign secretary Truss “will overturn stale economic orthodoxy and run our economy in a Conservative way,” Zahawi wrote in The Telegraph. Earlier, British Defence Secretary Ben … Read more

British environmental scientist and creator of the Gaia theory James Lovelock dies at 103

Lovelock died on Tuesday “surrounded by his family on his 103rd birthday,” a statement from his family released to the Guardian and shared on social media said. “To the world, he was best known as a scientific pioneer, climate prophet and conceiver of the Gaia Theory,” the statement said. “To us, he was a loving … Read more

The UK’s hottest day destroyed their homes. They fear it’s a sign of worse ahead

As the sun beat down on her back garden in Dagenham, east London, the smell of smoke filled the air. Hilton passed it off as her neighbor lighting a bonfire, she told CNN. What played out in the hours to come was far worse. As temperatures exceeded 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in the … Read more

Final candidates in race to become new UK PM vow to expand Rwanda immigration policy

Former finance minister Rishi Sunak announced his plans to tackle illegal immigration in a nearly 5-minute video posted on Twitter Sunday, during which he said that the UK had lost control of its borders. “Every year thousands and thousands of people come into the UK illegally. Often, we don’t know who they are, where they’re … Read more

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Ukrainian troops training in U.K. – National | Globalnews.ca

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson took part in a training exercise with visiting Ukrainian troops in Yorkshire. In a video released by Downing Street on Saturday Johnson can be seen wearing a camouflage jacket whilst he throws a dummy grenade and was shown how to use various weaponry. ”I’ve been meeting some of the 400 … Read more