World’s largest hybrid ship to ferry passengers between UK, France

An artist’s impression of the Saint-Malo at sea. According to Brittany Ferries it will have a battery capacity of 11.5 megawatt hours. Brittany Ferries A ship set to carry passengers between the UK and France in the next few years will be the largest hybrid-vessel ever built, according to operator Brittany Ferries. In a statement … Read more

British Cop Fired For Touching Colleague’s Genitals: Report

The identity of the victim has not been disclosed. England: A Police officer from the Wiltshire Police department has been immediately dismissed from all his duties for making a colleague’s ‘penis size’ and shouting ‘it is small’. Officer Adam Reeds, after a five-day trial, was sacked from the Wiltshire Police department without any notice for … Read more

Airbus sets up UK facility to focus on hydrogen tech for aircraft

A model of one of Airbus’ ZEROe concept planes, photographed in November 2021. The firm has said it wants to develop “zero-emission commercial aircraft” by the year 2035. Giuseppe Cacace | afp | Getty Images Airbus is launching a UK-based facility focused on hydrogen technologies, a move which represents the firm’s latest attempt to support … Read more

British government approves Boehly’s £4.25 billion Chelsea takeover

Todd Boehly pictured after the Premier League match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge, London on Sunday 22nd May 2022. On 25th May, the UK government approved the £4.25bn Boehly-led consortium’s takeover of Chelsea. Ivan Yordanov/MI News | Nurphoto | Getty Images The government has approved the £4.25bn Todd Boehly-led consortium takeover of Chelsea. … Read more

Seaweed could be a vital ingredient in the fight against climate change

Like many coastal communities around the world, people living by the sea in the United Kingdom have harvested and consumed seaweed for centuries. In Wales, Welsh laverbread — made from cooking a type of seaweed called laver — is a culinary delicacy so revered that it enjoys Protected Designation of Origin status. Seaweed’s uses do … Read more

monkeypox: England detects four more cases of monkeypox infection

LONDON: Britain’s health authorities are investigating four more cases of rare viral monkeypox infection which have been diagnosed in England taking the total confirmed cases since May 6 to seven. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said investigations were underway to establish links between the latest four cases that appear to have been infected in … Read more

Millions of Brits plunged into ‘fuel poverty’ as energy bills surge

A protester holds a ‘Save Us From The Energy Crisis’ placard during a rally in London. British households face soaring energy bills from April 1 as the country’s energy price cap rises by 54%. Vuk Valcic | Soup Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The number of English households in fuel poverty will double to … Read more

UK maternity scandal review finds out 200 avoidable baby deaths

LONDON: A review into a scandal-hit British hospital group said Wednesday that persistent failures in maternity care contributed to the avoidable deaths of more than 200 babies over two decades. The review began in 2018 after two families that had lost their babies in the care of Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust in western England … Read more

UK Covid cases are back on the rise as travel restrictions dropped

Shoppers walking along Oxford Street in London on Dec. 21, 2021. Tolga Akmen | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Cases of Covid-19 are rising once again in the UK, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics, just as the government lifts its remaining travel restrictions. ONS figures published Friday showed … Read more