Frank Langfitt

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Coronavirus Surge Puts British Hospitals Under Tremendous Stress

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Britain's National Health Service is said to be at breaking point, with twice as many COVID-19 patients in hospitals than there were during the worst weeks of the pandemic last April.

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Dr. Martens Footwear Brand Is Planning London IPO

Monday, January 11, 2021

The brand, which evolved into a symbol of rebellious youth culture and is worn by celebrities, has thrived during the pandemic. Dr. Martens sells over 11 million pairs a year in 60-plus countries.

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U.K. Court Rejects U.S. Request To Extradite WikiLeaks Founder

Monday, January 04, 2021

Julian Assange is charged in the U.S. with violating the Espionage Act and hacking government computers.

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What The End Of Brexit Means For Trade And Travel Between U.K. And Europe

Friday, January 01, 2021

New Year's Day marks the start of the new relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, which will make the borders harder to cross.

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United Kingdom Completes Its Exit From The European Union

Friday, January 01, 2021

Britain is now well and truly out of the European Union, and the border between the U.K. and its former partners in the EU will be very different,

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How U.K.'s Separation From EU Will Affect The Country

Thursday, December 31, 2020

After years of political tumult, the United Kingdom has finalized its divorce from the European Union. The end of Brexit will bring changes to politics, the economy and regular people's lives.

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Model Train Company Makes Comeback In Quarantine

Sunday, December 27, 2020

The model train company Hornby has seen a big increase of sales because families are spending more time at home. Prior to the pandemic, it was described as a "company in chaos".

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Great Britain And The European Union Finalize Brexit Trade Deal

Saturday, December 26, 2020

The details of the long-awaited Brexit deal between Great Britain and the European Union are coming into focus.

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U.K. And EU Agree To A New Free Trade Deal, As U.K. Finalizes Brexit

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The U.K. and the European Union have finalized their post-Brexit agreement, striking a deal to allow for tariff-free trade after the U.K. exits the EU single market and customs union.

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'Time To Leave Brexit Behind': EU And U.K. Agree To Last-Minute Trade Deal

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The agreement comes a week before the Brexit transition period ends. The pact averts a worst-case divorce that would have hurt the EU economy but damaged the British economy even more.

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U.K. And EU Reach Post-Brexit Trade Agreement

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The European Union and British government have announced a last-minute trade deal to avert a chaotic economic breakup when the United Kingdom's Brexit transition ends.

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Latest On Brexit Trade Deal Negotiations

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

U.K. and European Union officials continue negotiating a trade deal before the Brexit transition period ends on Dec. 31. NPR updates the latest efforts to secure the deal before Christmas.

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U.K. Tightens Rules As A Variant Of The COVID-19 Virus Spreads

Monday, December 21, 2020

A mutation of the coronavirus was discovered spreading rapidly through London and other parts of England. Most of the country is now under a strict lockdown, and U.K. travelers face travel bans.

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United Kingdom Locks Down As Cases Of New, More-Infectious COVID-19 Strain Skyrocket

Sunday, December 20, 2020

A tighter lockdown in the U.K., strictly limiting the movement of millions during the holidays amid worries of a possible new variant of the coronavirus. Infections are climbing dramatically.

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Brexit Countdown: What To Know As Britain And The EU Fight Over Their Divorce

Thursday, December 17, 2020

As the New Year's Eve deadline approaches, the two sides are still trying to negotiate a deal to avert major economic and trade disruptions. Here are some of the top issues at play.

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U.K. To Finalize Its Departure From EU

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

The United Kingdom is expected to complete its divorce from the European Union on Dec. 31. However, there's still no agreement about their future relationship.

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Support For Scottish Independence Is Growing, Partly Due To U.K.'s COVID-19 Response

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Recent polls show consistent support among Scots for leaving Great Britain. Many in Scotland think Prime Minister Boris Johnson is poorly suited to handle the pandemic and trust Scottish leaders more.

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Britain Begins Vaccinating People Against COVID-19

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

The U.K. has begun inoculating people against COVID-19 using the Pfizer vaccine, amid concerns that future supplies of vaccines might be disrupted by Britain's exit from the European Union.

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U.K., Russia Make Strides Toward Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

Friday, December 04, 2020

The United Kingdom and Russia both made big announcements on the coronavirus vaccine front this week.

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U.K.'s Approval Of Pfizer Vaccine Should 'Give People Hope,' Vaccine Expert Says

Thursday, December 03, 2020

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was developed fast. But a leading vaccine expert says it's important for consumers to know the companies "haven't cut corners" in the clinical science.

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