Britain is blanketed by April snow, sleet and hail as temperatures plunge to MINUS 5C overnight

Britain has been hit with a flurry of April snow, sleet and hail showers ahead of pubs and restaurants reopening outdoors tomorrow, as temperatures are set to plunge to a frosty 23F (-5C) overnight.  Those heading to the beer garden tomorrow may need to don their thermals, as swathes of the Midlands and parts of … Read more

Britain hit with final blast of SNOW as mercury plunges to -4C today

Britain is hit with final blast of SNOW in the north as mercury plunges to -4C today ahead of chilly reopening of beer gardens and high streets tomorrow – before ‘mini heatwave’ sweeps in next week UK hit was last blast of wintry weather as Met Office issue snow and ice warnings in Manchester and … Read more

Britain records biggest number of second Covid-19 jabs in a day as 450,000 are administered

Britain has recorded a record number of second doses of Covid-19 vaccine in a single day, with the total number of jabs rising to more than 39million in the country. Government data up to Friday shows the total number who have received at least one dose is now 39,001,554 in the UK. Of those 32,010,244 … Read more

Covid-19: Britain daily coronavirus cases drop by 24% in a week to 2,589

Britain’s coronavirus pandemic is continuing to shrink with cases falling by nearly a quarter, according to official figures and estimates.  Department of Health bosses posted another 2,589 Covid cases today — down by 24.4 per cent on last week.  Another 40 victims were added to the official death toll, four times as many as last Saturday’s … Read more

Britain is hit by SNOW on frosty final weekend before lockdown is eased

Flurries of snow which hit parts of England today are expected to continue into tomorrow – but the skies will clear in time for Britons to enjoy a pint outside when pubs and restaurants reopen on Monday. The snow, accompanied by a freak hail stone shower, caused chaos in the north-west with a number of … Read more

Moderna boss says his firm is on track to make sure Britain gets all 17million doses

Moderna boss says his firm is on track to make sure Britain gets all 17million doses of its Covid vaccine by the end of the year Dan Staner said the company was on track to deliver all doses by the end of 2021 UK has ordered 17million from the company – enough to inoculate 8.5million … Read more

Magical wedding of Prince Philip and the Queen cheered post-war Britain

Good-looking and blond-haired, the tall, athletic Prince of Greece impressed the young Princess – then known as Lilibet – by jumping over the college tennis nets at their first publicised meeting.  They had been present together on various occasions, including the wedding in 1934 of Philip’s cousin Princess Marina, later Duchess of Kent, to Princess … Read more

Value of private property in Britain tops £6TRILLION for first time

The total value of private property in the UK topped £6trillion for the first time on record last year, fresh data reveals. Mortgage-holders also made an ‘unprecedented’ £5.1billion worth of overpayments in the final quarter of 2020, but regular repayments remain below pre-pandemic levels, the Equity Release Council said. In the final quarter of last … Read more

717,000 AstraZeneca jabs have been sent from Britain to Australia after the EU blocked exports

Hundreds of thousands of doses of AstraZeneca vaccine have been secretly flown to Australia from Britain after the EU blocked exports to the country. A total of 717,000 doses have been sent, but the source of the shipments was kept quiet to avoid any controversy in the United Kingdom, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on … Read more