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Green light for Everton's new stadium on Liverpool heritage site
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Politicians in the UK gave the go-ahead to plans by Premier League club Everton for a riverside stadium costing $712 million despite a call by UNESCO to reject the plan because of the impact it will have on Liverpool's maritime World Heritage Site.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
US Houston launches federal Covid-19 vaccination site
Houston, Feb 24 (IANS) A US federally-supported, state-managed Covid-19 mass vaccination facility was launched in Houston, Texas on Tuesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
UK records another 8,489 coronavirus cases, 548 deaths
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Another 8,489 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,134,639, according to official figures released Tuesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Kate Lawler on becoming a mom: The hardest thing I've experienced
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Big Brother star Kate Lawler, who welcomed her daughter Noa 11 days before her due date, has opened up on the overwhelming seven days she has experienced with her daughter.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Prince Philip has infection, will stay in hospital
London, Feb 24 (IANS) The Duke of Edinburgh is being treated for an infection and is not expected to leave hospital for several days, Buckingham Palace has said.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
35 more cricketers sign for The Hundred, but no Indians
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Some more of the best players in world cricket have been signed up to play in The Hundred, the new fast-paced family-friendly 100-ball cricket competition to be launched this summer. However, no Indian cricketer appears in any of the eight franchise teams.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Epic Games' bid to pursue case against Apple in UK rejected
London, Feb 23 (IANS) The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal has dismissed Fortnite creator Epic Games's bid to take Apple to court in the UK over competition law.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Being lonely ups risk of Internet addiction: Study
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Loneliness has become increasingly prevalent among adolescents, who spend longer and longer periods of time online, says a new study.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Eng secure comprehensive 8-wicket win over NZ in 1st ODI
Christchurch, Feb 23 (IANS) England secured a comprehensive eight-wicket win over New Zealand on Tuesday in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. All seven of England's bowlers took wickets to blow the hosts away for just 178 after which captain Heather Knight (67 not out) and opener Tammy Beaumont (71) helped the visitors reach 181/2 in 33.4 overs.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Covid infection not linked to stillbirth: Study
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Covid-19 infection in pregnancy is not associated with stillbirth or early neonatal death, says a new study.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Queen Elizabeth II to address UK on TV on March 7
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II is set to address the UK on March 7, sharing a televised message, ahead of Commonwealth Day, a media report said.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
UK records another 10,641 coronavirus cases, 178 deaths
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Another 10,641 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,126,150, according to official figures released on Monday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Johnson lays out four-step 'unlock' roadmap for England
London, Feb 22 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday unveiled his four-stage roadmap that will "cautiously but irreversibly" ease restrictions in England by June end, even though he stressed that the threat of Covid-19 is still "substantial".
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
As long as they go, I'll go: Djokovic on Federer, Nadal
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic has set his eyes on eclipsing the 20 Grand Slam titles tally held by Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer and also the overall singles records held by Serena Williams and Margaret Court.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Covid-19: NZ reports 6 border cases
Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand on Monday reported six border cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation, and one new community case linked to the Auckland February cases, who is already in quarantine.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Politics
Conway's 99 not out helps NZ beat Aus by 53 runs
Christchurch, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand on Monday beat Australia by 53 runs in the 1st T20I at the Hagley Oval to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Devon Conway scored an unbeaten 99 to help New Zealand to 184/5 after which Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult and Tim Southee dismantled the visitors who were all out for 131.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Poor memory, impulsive personality: Traits of extremist mind
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Extremists have shorter memories and tendencies towards impulsiviness and are also sensation seekers, according to a study by Cambridge researchers in to the psychological "signature" of the extremist mind.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Low-quality diet during pregnancy linked to childhood obesity
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Pregnant women need to have overall healthy diet, high in fruit and vegetables and low in refined carbohydrates and red and processed meats, said a new study which found links between mother's low quality diet and higher risk of obesity and excess body fat in children, especially during late-childhood.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Djokovic to 'focus more on Grand Slams' after 9th Aus Open win
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) Tennis world No.1 Novak Djokovic could be set for a period on the sidelines after his ninth Australian Open win due to a tear in his abdominal muscle he suffered during the tournament. After the final against Daniil Medvedev, Djokovic revealed the nature of the injury that he had suffered during a third round match in Melbourne.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
City maintain 10-point lead, United beat Newcastle 3-1
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Manchester City maintained their 10-point lead at the Premier League after extending their winning run to 18 games with a 1-0 triumph away to Arsenal on Sunday.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Louise Redknapp regrets not trying to save her marriage
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Singer Louise Redknapp feels she should have worked harder to save her 21-year marriage with her ex-husband, former Liverpool and England football star Jamie Redknapp.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK records another 9,834 Covid cases, 215 deaths
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Another 9,834 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,115,509, according to official figures released on Sunday.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Clinical Djokovic clinches 9th Australian Open crown
Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic on Sunday dismantled Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open title at the Rod Laver Arena. The win moves world No 1 Djokovic, 33, within two of Swiss great Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal's record total of 20 major victories.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic dismantles Medvedev to win 9th Australian Open
Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic on Sunday blew away Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open title at the Rod Laver Arena. The win moves world No 1 Djokovic within two of Swiss great Roger Federer and Spain's Rafael Nadal's record total of 20 major victories.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Playable version of Rare's cancelled N64 game leaks online: Report
London, Feb 21 (IANS) UK-based video game developer Rare's unreleased cancelled game 'Dinosaur Planet' for Nintendo 64, which ended up being repurposed into GameCube's Star Fox Adventures, has leaked online and is fully playable.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Over 20 mn years of life lost worldwide due to Covid-19: Study
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Researchers have estimated that a total of 20.5 million years of life have been lost due to Covid-19 worldwide with an average of 16 years per individual death.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Australian Open: Dodig, Polasek win men's doubles title
Melbourne, Feb 21 (IANS) Ivan Dodig and Filip Polasek won their first Grand Slam doubles title together by comprehensively defeating defending champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury at the Australian Open on Sunday at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Everton finally win at Anfield, Chelsea unbeaten under Tuchel
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Everton drew level on points with Liverpool in the Premier League, after their first win at their rivals' Anfield stadium since 1999. Richarlison opened the scoring for the visitors in just the third minute, before Gylfi Sigurdsson sealed the 2-0 win from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
UK records another 10,406 Covid-19 cases, 445 deaths
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Another 10,406 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,105,675, according to official figures released on Saturday.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
All UK adults to get Covid vax jab by July 31: Johnson
London, Feb 21 (IANS) All adults in the UK will be offered their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by the end of July, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
UK records another 10,406 Covid cases, 445 deaths
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Another 10,406 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,105,675, according to official figures released on Saturday.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Nature sanitizes 41.7 mn ton of human waste every year: Study
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Nature sanitizes about 41.7 million ton of human waste per year before the liquid enters the groundwater -- a service worth about $4.4 billion per year, according to a new study.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Study reveals how to prevent future Covid surges
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A combination of robust vaccination programmes and strict physical distancing rules could avoid recurring peaks of Covid-19 outbreak without the need to rely on stay-at-home restrictions, according to a new study.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
How smartphone apps extract your data via location tracking
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Smartphone users are unaware of privacy implications of some permissions they grant to apps and services and researchers have been able to identify which kind of personal information the apps extract with location tracking on.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win 2nd Australian Open title
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Japanese tennis sensation, Naomi Osaka won her second Australian Open title by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women's singles final here on Saturday for her fourth Grand Slam title.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Medvedev looks to challenge Djokovic in men's final
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Daniil Medvedev, who is looking to become Russia's first Grand Slam champion since Marat Safin in 2005, said he is pleased to see himself playing with an amount confidence that can scare his opponents. The 25-year-old Medvedev faces Serbian top seed Novak Djokovic in the final of the Australian Open on Sunday. Djokovic has won the Australian Open title eight times and will be gunning for his ninth title here.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Naomi Osaka clinches second Australian Open title
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Naomi Osaka of Japan won her second Australian Open title by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women's singles final here on Saturday. This is Osaka's fourth Grand Slam title.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Interval between Oxford Covid doses can be safely extended to 3 months: Lancet
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A three-month interval between doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine resulted in higher vaccine efficacy than a six-week interval, reveals The Lancet study.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
I fight the hardest in the finals: Osaka ahead of Aus Open final
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) Japan's Naomi Osaka faces American Jennifer Brady in the final of the Australian Open later on Saturday as she aims to win her fourth Grand Slam title.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Hope England don't go into siege mentality after loss: Hussain
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain has advised the England team to avoid going into siege mentality by blaming the pitch and outside factors, and instead look at their recent overseas record to draw inspiration for the remaining two Tests against India.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Shia LaBeouf's apology reminds FKA Twigs of gaslighting she faced with him
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Singer FKA Twigs, who had earlier filed a complaint against ex-boyfriend Shia LaBeouf of sexual battery, assault and infliction of emotional distress, says his apology only brings back the wrong memories.
2021-02-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Indian children expose themselves on video chat site Omegle
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Omegle, a live video chat website, has found itself in a massive controversy after a BBC investigation found that children are exposing themselves to strangers on the platform where videos of child pornography are frequently being shared.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Technology
Uber loses long-standing case in UK on drivers' status
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Ride-hailing major Uber has lost a long running employment tribunal challenge in the UK's Supreme Court -- with the court dismissing its appeal and reaffirming earlier rulings that drivers who brought the case are workers, not independent contractors.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Won't be under pressure in Aus Open final vs Djokovic: Medvedev
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Russia's Daniil Medvedev admitted that he won't be under too much pressure in the Australian Open final against Novak Djokovic who has never lost a summit clash in Melbourne.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Sabalenka to focus on singles after winning Aus Open doubles crown
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka won their second Grand Slam doubles title on Friday at the Australian Open but the pair won't be competing together in Grand Slams for the rest of the season. Sabalenka said after the match that she will be concentrating on her singles career this year.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Aus Open: Medvedev beats Tsitsipas, sets up final against Djokovic
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Russian fourth seed Daniil Medvedev on Friday beat Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach his first Australian Open final. Medvedev was clinical throughout the match and dismantled Tsitsipas in straight sets with the score reading 6-4 6-2 7-5 at the Rod Laver Arena.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Elise and Aryna win women's doubles crown
Melbourne, Feb 19 (IANS) Second-seeded pair Elise Mertens of Belgium and Aryna Sabalenka of Bulgaria beat Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova 6-2, 6-3 to win the women's doubles title of the Australian Open on Friday. This is the second Grand Slam title for the pair, having earlier won the 2019 US Open.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
How screen time impacts boys and girls differently
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Screen time affects boys and girls differently, a new study suggests that boys who play video games regularly are less likely to develop depressive symptoms whereas girls who stay active on social media platforms may experience an increased risk of depressive symptoms.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
25 health workers receive Covid-19 vaccines in New Zealand
Wellington, Feb 19 (IANS) A total of 25 health workers on Friday became the first people to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in New Zealand.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
US Texas running out of food as weather disrupts supply
Houston, Feb 19 (IANS) As many in the US state of Texas experience power outage, the state is now running out of food with the disruption of supply chain, local media has reported.
2021-02-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife,Politics