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January, 2020

  • 28 January

    Huawei: UK to decide whether to ban 5G equipment

    The British government is set to decide whether to allow equipment from Chinese tech giant Huawei to be used in its 5G mobile network. The United States has been putting pressure on the United Kingdom not to use Huawei because of what the US government says are concerns over the possibility that Chinese intelligence could use it to spy on …

August, 2017

  • 21 August

    Big Ben chimes for last time in 4 years before falling silent for repairs

    Big Ben has fallen silent for major repair work expected to last until 2021. The midday bongs were the last regular chimes from the famous bell until the repairs to its surrounding tower are complete. It will still be used for special occasions including New Year’s Eve and Remembrance Sunday. The decision to switch it off to protect workers’ hearing …

June, 2017

  • 28 June

    UK: Six charged over Hillsborough stadium disaster

    UK: Six charged over Hillsborough stadium disaster Prosecutors in the UK have announced criminal charges against six people over the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster. Ninety-six Liverpool football fans were crushed to death after too many people were let into the stadium in Sheffield. The charges follow a near-three-decade campaign for justice by the bereaved families. Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports …

  • 28 June

    Theresa May’s leadership is unsustainable, says Citigroup

    One of London’s most powerful investment banks is advising its clients to prepare for another general election within a year. Citigroup’s chief political analyst Tina Fordham speaks to Ian King. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our …

  • 21 June

    REPLAY – Watch Queen Elizabeth II’s speech, formally opening Parliament

    REPLAY – Watch Queen Elizabeth II’s speech, formally opening the UK Parliament on Wednesday 21st June 2017. Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

  • 19 June

    London Fire: 79 people presumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire- BBC News

    79 people presumed dead in Grenfell Tower fire, police confirm; five have been formally identified Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

  • 19 June

    Terror strikes London again: Vehicle ploughs into passers-by outside mosque

    IN THE PAPERS, Monday. 19.06.17: We follow breaking news reactions after a vehicle ploughed into a group of worshippers leaving a mosque in Finsbury Park, in north London. We take you through reactions from officials and Twitter users. Amid the shock, many are pointing out the differences in reporting on terror attacks when Muslim victims are involved. Visit our website: …

  • 16 June

    London fire: Queen and Prince William visit Grenfell Tower centre – BBC News

    The Queen and Prince William have visited Grenfell Tower in London, UK, the site of a horrific tower block fire on Wednesday 14th June 2017. The Royals spoke to former residents and volunteers running relief efforts at Westway Sports Centre.

  • 7 June

    Welcome to Maidstone’s World Custard Pie Championship!

    Maidstone’s World Custard Pie Championship began as a way to raise funds for the village hall nearly 50 years ago. The event has attracted teams from as far away as Japan and draws huge crowds to the Coxheath recreation ground. Teams of four are drawn against each other and score points depending on where their thrown pie hits a member …

  • 7 June

    Jeremy Corbyn: You don’t defeat terrorism by ripping up human rights – BBC News

    Jeremy Corbyn says he does not want politicians making decisions outside of the law and deciding the fate of individuals. The Labour leader was reacting to Theresa May’s pledge to change human rights laws if they hamper a crackdown on terror suspects. He argued that if democracy is under threat, then you strengthen it to deal with that threat. “We …