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London could be back on lockdown within days

According to one heisty MP for London and Wesminister Nickie Aiken the city could soon within days be back on lockdown. That lockdown likely will be triggered by intense rises in COVID-19 cases against the separate backdrop of vaccine fears. On Tuesday, the NHS issued a warning to people who have severe food or medication allergies not to get the COVID jab. News of such riled members of the public whom are now rightfully concerned. According to that warning, at least 2 confirmed cases of severe allergic reactions amongst health workers emerged on V-Day. The news hasn’t sat well with members or constituents of Aiken ‘s now that she is stating lockdown’s could be back. Aicken claims that “rule breakers” among other cohorts. At least 24 areas of region have spikes in COVID-19 ...
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Alex Rodda, 15, a British teenager was bludgeoned to death by his rapist — he’s now standing trial

A sad story today as it has emerged a local teen is dead this week after having been killed by the 19-year-old man who was having a sexual relationship with him. According to the Manchester Evening News, Alex Rodda, 15, is dead after being bludgeoned to death by Matthew Mason an apprentice mechanic worker. From what we understand, this happened last December and is just now being made to stand trial. Mason allegedly led the young boy to a wooded area in the village of Ashley where he bludgeoned him 15 times to shut up him over the further alleged revelation that he was going to tell the cops about their relationship.
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The Queen has lost another one of her dog’s

The Queen has long considered her dogs part of her family. And with this news comes legitimate heartbreak. According to The Sun, the Queen ‘s dog Vulcan died this week leaving her with just one of her famous dogs left. The dogs have been with the Queen practically since the beginning of time and were often regulards throughout royal property.
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People have absolutely no interest in a statue of Thatcher

GRANTHAM — The late Baroness Margaret Thatcher (and in part her shitty politics that helped degenerate the U.K) are making headlines once more. In the coming days, a new statue in her honour is reportedly set to be unveiled in her hometown of Grantham. However — it’s become wildly clear the locals want no parts. Thousands of people have now signed up to throw eggs at her status as it is being unveiled. Bois and girls and me non binarys, we out here holding contest for egg throwing, lassos throwing, and potentially graffiti art,” the event’s organizer, Kass Arif, wrote on Facebook.  “Where are we doing this you might ask, well the in the wonderful city of Grantham, and we have a special target being made currently, a beautiful statue of the Iron Lady, now it’s a family f...
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The wild story of Michael Fagan and how he managed to break into Buckingham Palace

This article is on the subject of Michael Fagan the historical figure mentioned in Season 4 of the Crown. In 1982, Michael Fagan managed to breach the walls of Buckingham Palace; break through a staff window, wander around the palace, and eventually land in the Queen ‘s bedroom. Fagan, according to history, was a troubled individual but particularly not quite on his own accord. Stamped out by the rising unemployment; civil unrest, and lack of help from the state during Thatcher ‘s reign —- Fagan was at a brick road in his life. Certainly nobody should ever break into place’s that aren’t there’s — however much more should’ve been done to address the fact Margaret Thatcher single-handedly brought often more trouble than good to the United Kingdom. On the night of 9 July 1982 ...
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Killer Be Gone: Notorious serial killer the Yorkshire Ripper is dead at 74 after refusing COVID treatment in prison

The Yorkshire Ripper (aka Peter Sutcliffe) has died at the age of 74 today after having contracted the Coronavirus. According to reports, Sutcliffe died at the University hospital in North Durham shortly after 1:10 am locale time. Sutcliffe had apparently mused about his death for months in the event that he would actually get the Coronavirus although feared it. In the months leading up to his death, he had written letters to an unidentified penpal unamused that lockdown had begun but nothing seriously had changed in relation to the virus. Meanwhile it is also believed that he had more victims although his death moots whatever search for truth may come out of that.
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The Welsh Government (temporarily?) tried to stop the sale of women’s tampons for reasons that are unclear

Firebreak lockdown; tampons, and Tesco. If that sounds like the subject of a conservative memo --- that's because that's just what it appears to be. Over the weekend, a woman known only as Katie decidedly went to Tesco to buy her feminine products as one normally would. One could easily guess that controversy quickly followed. What is a firebreak lockdown? The Welsh Government implemented a confusing ban on non-essential items amid rising cases of the Coronavirus. Somebody high up in the government told Tesco not to tell tampons at their store --- otherwise this wouldn't have happened. This is called a firebreak lockdown -- which is "designed" to prevent people from spending allot of time in stores. The problem is that women's tampons are most definitely essential. ...
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Princess Beatrice is married

Beatrice is officially a married woman. In a socially distanced wedding, Princess Beatrice married her partner Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in the presence of Prince Phillip and the Queen herself. Kensington Palace
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Wild: Cummings claims he violated the law to test his VISION

Dominic Cummings has apparently responded to the backlash over his literal 250+ mile journey to Durham. According to The Guardian, Boris Johnson 's top aide told numerous outlets that he made the drive to the area to reportedly "test his eyesight." The controversy continues to grow even though Cummings' feels not all rules apply to everyone. Widely mocked --- the following quotes are catching steam online as per reports. Quote #1: I’ve seen some of the media over the last couple of days, and I’m not surprised that a lot of people are very angry. I hope and think that today, when I’ve actually explained all the circumstances about it, I think people realise this is a very complicated, tricky situation. Further implying... I can understand that some people will argue ...
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A third Brighton player has tested positive for the Coronavirus: Reports

Potentially concerning situations arising for the team. According to reports, at least one more unnamed player has tested positive for the Coronavirus. Sky News notes that the player has not been identified and is expected to quarantine with all the necessary precautions. Brighton chief executive Paul Barber says the newly confirmed case is a 'concern' The team is expected to continue training, but may undertake solo sessions at their planned stadium.
Tesla has applied to become a UK electricity provider
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Tesla has applied to become a UK electricity provider

While it remains unknown as to why they needed such a license, Tesla might soon be your energy provider throughout parts of the UK. According to documents that appeared online, Tesla applied for an energy provider license in the U.K this week -- sparking speculation that they may be preparing to expand their business efforts. It remains unclear the purpose of the license but it was signed by Tesla 's energy sales director on Tuesday. Tesla is known for making cars; batteries, and is the proud owner of the world's largest battery.
There have been 4k domestic abuse-related arrests across the U.K in the past six weeks
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There have been 4k domestic abuse-related arrests across the U.K in the past six weeks

A stunning confirmation from the Metropolitan Police force. On Friday, British police confirmed that since at least 9 March 4,033 arrests have occurred across London related to domestic violence cases. Police say that the spike in cases mostly came after people were asked to self-isolate, er, some with their rather violent partners. The force confirmed that charges are up 24% compared to last year and especially now considering there aren't many options for victims to leave their homes. There have been 17,275 recorded cases between 9 March and 19 April - a 9% increase on the same period in 2019.
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Lorry driver has been living inside to protect his wife and children from virus exposure

In a telling interview with Sky News, a Lorry driver is making headlines today after revealing that the next best place during isolation is in fact inside his Lorry. Sky News reports that  Ben McKeown has been living in his Lorry for the last 5 weeks to protect his children and wife from potential exposure to COVID-19. Ben McKeown has been living in his lorry for weeks to protect his family "I saw my partner Nicola but we made sure to keep the two-metre distance," Mr McKeown says. "It's a safety thing." How does he keep up with his family? Alike others making profound sacrifices at this difficult time --- McKeown told Sky News that he keeps up with his family by daily video calls.
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The latest royal wedding has been called off entirely

PEOPLE Magazine reports that Princess Beatrice and soon to be hubby Edward have reportedly cancelled their wedding. The magazine received a statement over the weekend confirming that the couple just couldn't make it happen at this time, given the current worldly circumstances. Cred: Royal Family There are no plans to switch venues or hold a bigger wedding. “They aren’t even thinking about their wedding at this time. “There will come a time to rearrange, but that’s not yet.” per the statement.
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Rupert Grint and Georgia Groome are expecting a baby

If you're perhaps British, you might recognise these names off the rip without having to characterise them by their stage names. According to E!; People Magazine, and ET Harry Potter star Rupert Grint (aka Ronald Weasley) and Georgia Groome are expecting a baby. Turns out, the uber private couple has actually been dating since 2011. For those who may not remember, Georgia Groome starred in the eerily annoying yet adorable comedy Angus Thongs & Perfect Snogging. News of their pregnancy surfaced after paparazzi spotted them in London yesterday.
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UK #Coronavirus death toll rises by 881

The latest death toll is out in the United Kingdom. According to Sky News, another 881 people died from Wednesday to Thursday this week bringing the total death toll to more than 7.7k. The site also reports that more than 243,000 people have been tested in total as of this writing.
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