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Six Months After The Russians Shot Down Ukraine’s Last Naval Rescue Helicopter, the U.K. Is Sending Replacements

A Westland Sea King HU5 in Royal Navy service in 2013. Via Wikimedia Commons The United Kingdom is sending three Westland Sea King helicopters to Ukraine. The 1970s-vintage rotorcraft, which once served in large numbers in the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, are Ukraine’s first Western helicopters. Harbingers, perhaps, of the Ukrainian military’s future […]

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Business

Video of The Beatles during 1966 Japan visit disclosed

A video of The Beatles captured by Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Department during the British rock band’s 1966 tour to Japan has been disclosed. The release came after a disclosure request filed with the MPD eight years ago by a nonprofit organization working to promote information disclosure in the city of Nagoya and a related lawsuit. […]

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Science

Shinhan Financial chairman discusses climate change with UK environment minister

Shinhan Financial Group Chairman Cho Yong-byoung, second from right, poses with with U.K. Minister for the Pacific and the Environment Zac Goldsmith, second from left, and U.K. Ambassador to Korea Colin Crooks, left, during their meeting at the group’s headquarters in central Seoul, May 6. The meeting took place on the occasion of Goldsmith’s Korea […]

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Business

‘Wordle’ Spin-Off ‘Heardle’ Stats Revealed: Here Are Its 10 Best Countries

As with ‘Wordle’, the ‘Heardle’ champion is a smaller European nation. getty Wordle might be slowly easing its arresting grip on humanity, but its spin-offs still continue to satisfy those with their own specific cultural itch that needs scratching. Soccer fans have Who Are Ya?; Quordle is four times the fun; Crosswordle is a masochist’s […]

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Beatles Fan Bites Into Apple And Sees George Harrison’s Face Inside | Q104.3

A Beatles fan who is preparing to open up a record shop in the U.K. says his wife recently bit into a good omen for their venture. Mark Thorne tells The Sun that he first became obsessed with the Fab Four as a teenager, so when he saw his wife’s apple core during a recent […]

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US

Prince Harry aims to pay for family’s protection in U.K. amid safety concerns

The Duke of Sussex says he has safety concerns about bringing his family to visit the United Kingdom but was previously denied the option of paying local police to defend them. Read more here New York Daily News

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Finance

Omicron hospitalization risk lower than delta, vaccines provide good protection, U.K. study says

The U.K. Health Security Agency found the risk of hospitalization for people infected with omicron is about a third the risk posed by the delta variant. Read more here US Top News and Analysis

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US

U.K. bank accidentally gave clients $175 million on Christmas — and now wants it back

This bank got into the holiday spirit, but now it wants out. Read more here New York Daily News

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US

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson mandates masks, urges remote work amid omicron surge: ‘I know this will be hard’

Johnson made the shift to what he called “plan B” after his country logged more than 560 cases of omicron and its Health Security Agency, which monitors COVID in the U.K., determined that cases of the strain could be doubling every two-to-three days. Read more here New York Daily News

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Finance

Treating COVID-19 at home could soon be a reality in the U.K. as government steps up efforts

Author This post originally appeared on MarketWatch.com – Top Stories Capsules or tablets to treat patients with mild coronavirus disease at home could be ready as soon as the fall, the U.K. government has announced. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that he is launching a new antivirals task force that will “supercharge” the […]