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Coronation Street’s acid attack hailed best episode at British Soap Awards

By | 06/04/2023

Corrie: Daisy Midgeley targeted with acid attack The 2023 British Soap Awards have taken place with Jane McDonald replacing Phillip Schofield as host. Viewers will get to see all the emotional speeches as a special programme will air on ITV on Tuesday, June 6. Coronation Street was the most successful soap of the night, scooping… Read More »

Jane McDonald turns heads as she replaces Phil Schofield at British Soap Awards

By | 06/04/2023

Jane McDonald, 60, looked incredible as she made her red carpet debut at The British Soap Awards 2023, joining a host of glamorous soap stars. The Cruising with Jane McDonald presenter looked delighted to be taking on the role, after she was drafted in at the last minute by ITV bosses, following Phillip Schofield’s resignation.… Read More »

Bristol 408 V8 Barn Find Is An Extremely Rare British Muscle Car

By | 06/03/2023

Bristol occupies a unique spot in British motor history. Founded by the Bristol Aeroplane Company after World War II, it manufactured hand-built luxury cars. Not as well known as Aston Martin or Jensen, its early cars are extremely rare today. That’s why it’s unlikely to see one turn up in a barn, especially an early… Read More »

A ‘very bitter’ Prince Harry’s mission is to ‘clean up’ British media

By | 06/03/2023

A “very bitter” Prince Harry’s mission is to clean up British media after neither he nor Meghan received the apology they’d hoped for, says Royal Commentator Richard Fitzwilliams.  “He actually believes it’s his life’s work to clean up what he sees as the audience staples of the British media,” Mr Fitzwilliams said. “There are several… Read More »

Stars to battle for best dramatic moments at British Soap Awards 2023

By | 06/03/2023

The British Soap Awards 2023 will see the UK’s popular dramas and performers battle it out be honoured at a star-studded ceremony in Greater Manchester. Singer and travel presenter Jane McDonald, 60, will host the event on Saturday at The Lowry in Salford Quays. McDonald was announced on Thursday as replacement for Phillip Schofield, 61,… Read More »

Going Back to The Routes: See History of India through Maps at This Exhibition

By | 06/03/2023

At the exhibition, the organisers also explain the emergence of the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India, which was one of the most advanced and extensive mapping exercises in the history of the world, and its impact and relevance in contemporary times. Pic/News18 Mapped, curated by Past Perfect Heritage Management LLP along with The Rotary Club… Read More »

British energy developers to be told: speed up projects or leave queue for grid

By | 06/02/2023

Britain’s electricity system operator will tell energy developers to get on with their projects or get out of the queue for a grid connection as it struggles to manage the growing backlog of delayed green energy projects. The ultimatum is expected to help speed up the 10- to 15-year wait for a grid connection, which… Read More »

Prince Harry To Be First British Royal In 130 Years To Testify In Court

By | 06/02/2023

Prince Harry is the fifth-in-line to the British throne (File) London: Prince Harry will become the first senior British royal to give evidence in court for 130 years when he testifies next week in his lawsuit against a newspaper group he accuses of unlawful behaviour. Harry, King Charles’ younger son, will appear in the witness… Read More »

US fines British Airways $1.1m for ‘failing to refund’ Covid cancellations

By | 06/02/2023

British Airways has been fined $1.1m (£878,000) by the US over claims it failed to pay refunds for cancelled flights during the coronavirus pandemic. The US Transportation Department said in a legal document the airline did not “provide timely refunds to passengers” for abandoned or rescheduled flights to and from the country in 2020. British… Read More »

Jane McDonald addresses replacing Phillip Schofield at British Soap Awards

By | 06/01/2023

Singer Jane McDonald has broken her silence about replacing Phillip Schofield at this year’s British Soap Awards which are being held in Salford Quays on Saturday. Ahead of hosting the star-studded ceremony, Jane exclaimed: “Oh my God… “Everyone knows how much I love my soaps, this year I’ve been honoured to be mentioned in Corrie, EastEnders… Read More »

Leonardo DiCaprio hangs out with Indian-origin British model Neelam Gill in London

By | 06/01/2023

Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio was seen dining with British model of Indian origin, Neelam Gill in London on Tuesday. DiCaprio’s mom, Irmelin Indenbirken and other friends also accompanied the pair, as per a report by Page Six. Leonardo DiCaprio(left), Neelam Gill(in the back, right image)(Page Six) The “Titanic” actor was photographed wearing a black cap,… Read More »

Woman Shares How Punjabis In Kenya Have Adopted Swahili Words

By | 05/31/2023

Last Updated: May 31, 2023, 19:21 IST Punjabis who migrated to Kenya during British colonisation merged certain Swahili words into their language. (Credits: Twitter/Lalkaar_) Radhika Kaur explained that this unique blend of languages may be incomprehensible to those who solely speak Punjabi or Swahili. Language can be a fascinating topic. It changes with time and… Read More »

Terrifying moment when great white shark lunges at British tourist aboard pleasure boat in South Africa

By | 05/31/2023

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British gran held in windowless room for five days after dropping her passport

By | 05/31/2023

A gran was held in a windowless room for five days after dropping her passport on a Ryanair flight from Liverpool to Spain. Tracy McKellar, 53, from the Wirral, Merseyside, was en route to her property in La Coronada, Extremadura, when it happened on May 20. Ms McKellar wasn’t allowed a phone, her belongings or… Read More »

British households on prepayment meters risk missing £130m of energy bills support

By | 05/31/2023

British households on prepayment meters face missing out on up to £130m of support for their energy bills if they fail to redeem government vouchers before they expire in a month’s time. Under the energy bills support scheme, which runs until 30 June, all households are entitled to discounts of up to £400 on their… Read More »

British Man, 26, Dies After Being Struck By Lightning While Paddleboarding In Greece

By | 05/30/2023

An investigation is now underway into the incident. A 26-year-old British tourist died after he was reportedly hit by lightning while paddleboarding in Greece, as per Guardian.  The unnamed man was in the sea during a thunderstorm in Agia Agathi, Rhodes, as his girlfriend filmed him from the beach, according to local media. Greek newspaper Rodiaki reported… Read More »

British government takes steps to crack down on teen vaping

By | 05/30/2023

Britain’s government is taking steps to crack down on teenage vaping by closing a loophole that allows retailers to give children free samples of vapes. England’s Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty believes “We should continue to encourage smokers to swap to vaping as the lesser risk,” but said companies need to stop marketing the… Read More »

UK PM Rishi Sunak’s Grandfather Trained Kenyan Fighters Against British Rule: Report

By | 05/30/2023

Curated By: Shankhyaneel Sarkar Last Updated: May 30, 2023, 15:48 IST London, United Kingdom (UK) Ramdas Sunak, Rishi Sunak’s grandfather, was involved in teaching guerilla techniques to fighters against British rule in Kenya. (Image: Twitter/@hollywoodcurry) Ramdas Sunak helped Kenyan fighters by training them during the Mau Mau rebellion. UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s paternal grandfather… Read More »

Microsoft, British Council Collaborates To Upskill 4 Lakh Young Indians On Technology, English Language Skills

By | 05/30/2023

The ‘English Skills for Youth’ programme is especially significant considering the current employment landscape in India The ‘English Skills for Youth’ program will be integrated into rural engineering colleges that are already linked to Microsoft’s existing skilling projects The British Council and Microsoft India have come together for a ground-breaking partnership to enhance employment avenues… Read More »