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Government focused on making Northern Ireland Protocol ‘work in positive way’

Belfast Telegraph 24 Feb 2021
PA. / ... Asked whether it should be ditched, Mr Lewis told BBC Radio Ulster ... PA ... “I will again be pointing out that the protocol is doing untold damage to the trading relationship of the internal market of the United Kingdom,” Mrs Foster told Radio Ulster. “It is having a hugely disproportionate impact on Northern Ireland as part of the United Kingdom.” ... .

Rising COVID-19 cases in Cebu concerns OCTA group

Manila Bulletin 13 Feb 2021
The OCTA Research Group on Saturday, Feb. 13, has expressed concern over the rising number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections in Cebu. (MANILA BULLETIN) ... The Department of Health (DOH) reported 19 new cases of the new COVID-19 variant, which was first detected in the United Kingdom and was said to be more infectious ... In a radio interview, Dr.

Britain, EU stress commitment to solve Northern Ireland border row

Straits Times 12 Feb 2021
Britain's exit from the EU's trading orbit in January has led to significant disruption to trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom, straining relations as London and Brussels hold each other responsible for the problem ... the rest of the United Kingdom.

BBC World News barred from airing in China

Yahoo Daily News 12 Feb 2021
(Reuters) - British television channel BBC World News was barred on Friday from airing in China, a week after Britain's media regulator revoked Chinese state television's licence to broadcast in the United Kingdom.

Ireland calls for calm as EU rebuffs British Brexit demands

Metro USA 11 Feb 2021
“We just need to calm it, because ultimately we want the United Kingdom aligning well with the European Union.” ... and Northern Ireland and of movements of seed potatoes and other plants, any flexibility would entail the United Kingdom committing to align with EU rules.
photo: Creative Commons / Peter Daniel-2.0

China pulls BBC World News off air for content ‘violation’

Al Jazeera 11 Feb 2021
British television channel BBC World News has been barred from airing in China, the National Radio and Television Administration said on Friday, a week after the United Kingdom’s media regulator revoked Chinese state-owned broadcaster China Global Television Network’s (CGTN) ... In a statement, the BBC said it was “disappointed” by the decision ... .

OfCom revokes licence of Chinese networks CGTN

Press TV 08 Feb 2021
On Thursday, UK media regulator OfCom revoked the broadcasting licence of Chinese networks CGTN. Under UK broadcasting laws, organizations that hold broadcasting licenses may be state funded, but must not be controlled by political bodies ... CGTN. undefined ... In the United Kingdom, all TV and radio broadcasters need a licence from OfCom to operate ... .

Duped again: Irish unionists and the long, sorry history of Tory betrayal

The Observer 07 Feb 2021
What made East Belfast Protestants think they would be different? Johnson duly ratted on them and dealt Ulster unionism a historic and perhaps terminal blow by partitioning the United Kingdom with a border in the Irish Sea ... “I won’t abandon the DUP because I think they are the guardians of the union of the United Kingdom” and they believed him.

UK pulls license of Chinese state-owned broadcaster CGTN

Malaysia Today 06 Feb 2021
(CNN) – UK regulators have pulled the broadcasting license for China Global Television Network, or CGTN ... The channel will be removed from UK airwaves with immediate effect ... In the United Kingdom, all TV and radio broadcasters need a license from Ofcom to operate, and are subject to rules on impartiality, accuracy and protection of privacy ... 29 ... .

Square Kilometre Array: 'Lift-off' for world's biggest telescope

BBC News 04 Feb 2021
The SKA telescope will comprise a vast formation of radio receivers ... Australia and South Africa, as the telescope's host nations; Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal; and the United Kingdom, which functions as the organisation's HQ with offices at the famous Jodrell Bank radio observatory.

Gove insists Johnson’s mid-pandemic trip to Scotland is ‘absolutely essential’

AOL 28 Jan 2021
"He's the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, it's absolutely essential that the Prime Minister is there to see how on the front line we are progressing in our vaccine delivery and rollout programme.

EU vaccine row: Downing Street refuses to rule out giving Covid jabs to Europe after UK phase one roll-out

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jan 2021
Read full article. Joe Murphy28 January 2021, 1.52 pm·4-min read. (REUTERS) ... “Our priority is to vaccinate those who are the most vulnerable.” ... Absolutely ... Asked if it is now a reality in Europe, he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme ... "I don't want to interrupt the supply of vaccines into the United Kingdom," he told LBC Radio ... .
photo: AP / Frank Augstein
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson listens to a question during a media conference in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12.

Britain could suffer 50,000 MORE Covid deaths before the virus is under control and Boris ...

The Daily Mail 27 Jan 2021
United Kingdom ... United States ... United Kingdom ... Mr Ashworth told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. 'We're roughly 12 months on from the first case being identified in the United Kingdom, to think that we've lost 100,000 people in the past 12 months is horrendous.