In the UK, NHS paramedics are on strike to decry the lack of funding

In the UK, NHS paramedics are on strike to decry the lack of funding

Published on: 23/01/2023 – 08:17 In Britain, purchasing power has plummeted and energy bills are skyrocketing. In the midst of a crisis, the NHS, the British health system, sounds the alarm. On Monday, ambulance workers are on strike. First report from London in our series on the difficulties faced by Britons. This Monday, January 23, … Read more

prepaid meter, an energy poverty machine

prepaid meter, an energy poverty machine

Although the thermometer does not exceed 2 ° C, Richard Betts leaves his home in socks. This 50-year-old London taxi driver goes to inspect his gas meter, which is located in a cupboard next to the door of his house. “There is still… 3.29 pounds (€3.75), he says after pressing the red button on the … Read more

arrest of the leader of a major smuggling network

arrest of the leader of a major smuggling network

He is expected to appear in court on Monday to be officially sentenced. The head of a major smuggling network who fled before the courts in December was sentenced to eight years in prison has been arrested, British authorities announced on Saturday. This network is suspected of transporting at least 1,900 Kurdish immigrants from the … Read more

In Britain, the status quo surrounding the Parthenon spheres is “no longer tenable” – Liberation

In Britain, the status quo surrounding the Parthenon spheres is "no longer tenable" - Liberation

Refund? Article reserved for subscribers In the country, the opinion is mainly for a return to their country of origin of the Greek balls, but the institutions and policies are stubborn. Last December, supporters of a return of the Parthenon relics to Athens thought they saw light at the end of the tunnel: the president … Read more

police watch video of Sunak without seatbelt

police watch video of Sunak without seatbelt

By Le Figaro with AFP Released 27 minutes ago British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. SCOTT HEPPELL/REUTERS British police will look at a video of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak appearing on Thursday 19 January without a seatbelt in the back of a car, “an error in judgment” for which, according to Downing Street, he has apologized. … Read more

Britain wants to ban all conversion therapy

Britain wants to ban all conversion therapy

By Le Figaro with AFP Released 57 minutes ago, Update 55 minutes ago The UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Michelle Donelan, announced the initiative on Tuesday 17 January. DANIEL LEAL / AFP Originally, the British government intended to ban this practice for gays and lesbians, with the exception of transgender … Read more

man sentenced to death for spying for Britain

man sentenced to death for spying for Britain

British Foreign Affairs protested this decision by a “barbaric regime” and demanded his immediate release. Iranian justice has sentenced to death a British-Iranian convicted of spying for the United Kingdom, the judiciary announced on Wednesday (January 11th), angering London, which called for the sentence not to be carried out. “Alireza Akbari was sentenced to death … Read more

Church of England apologizes for past ties to slavery

Church of England apologizes for past ties to slavery

Published on: 01/11/2023 – 03:20 The Church of England issued an apology on Tuesday (10 January) for past links with slavery by a financial body linked to it. Today, a comprehensive process of compensation for victim communities is underway. With our correspondent in London, Sidonie Gaucher ” I am deeply sorry. The time has come … Read more

Nine satellites launched from the UK this Monday evening thanks to a rocket installed on a Boeing 747

Nine satellites launched from the UK this Monday evening thanks to a rocket installed on a Boeing 747

A modified Boeing 747 carries the LauncherOne rocket under its wings. Virgin Orbit The first launch of the “Start me up” mission, piloted by Virgin Orbit, will be carried out from the Newquay site. It opens perspectives for the commercial and military market. British humor continues to sweep the space industry. In February 2018, there … Read more

UK: Rishi Sunak’s government’s uncertain future

UK: Rishi Sunak's government's uncertain future

British politics approaches 2023 with a little pagan side. On the back of strong industrial action, the fate of Rishi Sunak’s Conservative government will be determined more by the weather than by voters, parliamentarians or striking transport workers. After an unusually mild fall, a sudden cooldown could trigger a wave of blackouts that could topple … Read more