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Celebrate this Ramadan with Asda’s wide range

Just ahead of Ramadan, a season of fasting and festivity. ASDA lets you prepare well for the celebrations by offering its wide range of...

UK’s Johnson insists new lockdown will end on Dec 2

A second coronavirus lockdown in England will end on December 2, UK prime minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday(4), despite suggestions it could be...

UK Supreme Court seeks a minority justice to ‘boost diversity’

WITH the retirement of Lady Black of Derwent over the Christmas break, UK Supreme Court  now only has one woman and no BAME representation. To fill...

Sunak hopes four-week lockdown will be ‘sufficient’

UK finance minister Rishi Sunak on Monday(2) said that the government will seek to lift its four-week coronavirus lockdown for England in early December. There...

New £3m fund to support communities experiencing racism across the UK

CHARITY Comic Relief on Monday(2) launched a new fund worth nearly £3million to support communities experiencing racial inequality across the UK. Under the fund, £2,150,000...

WMCA launches ‘RACE code’ to help organisations ensure ethnic diversity in boardrooms

THE West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) launched the RACE (reporting action composition education) code on Friday(30) as part of Black History Month to help...

UK to depend only on ‘local measures’ despite surge in Covid-19 cases

THE UK government on Thursday(29) vowed to persist with localised coronavirus restrictions, despite registering nearly 25,000 Covid-19 cases on a daily basis. Communities secretary Robert...

UK announces new protections for working parents

THE UK on Monday(26) announced that working parents who are on the government’s job support schemes will continue to receive their childcare entitlements from...

Macron lays ground for netting Brexit compromise on fisheries

France is preparing its fishing industry for a smaller catch after Brexit, industry members said, in a sign that President Emmanuel Macron is laying...

New virus curbs for another 1.4m in northern England

More than a million people in northern England will be banned from mixing with other households under new coronavirus rules announced Wednesday(21), sparking warnings...