Prime Minister Liz Truss was set to meet King Charles Friday ahead of his address to the nation. Speaking in the House of Commons, she paid tribute to the queen and offered her loyal service to the king. She called Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II “one of the greatest leaders the world has ever […]
The latest NHS England figures show that at the end of June, nearly 7 million people were waiting to start hospital treatment. Almost 30,000 people had to wait more than 12 hours at Accident and Emergency Departments in July—a record number. NTD spoke to Jamie Jenkins, the former head of health analysis at the Office for […]
Last week, an army veteran was arrested for “causing anxiety.” Hampshire Police handcuffed a 51-year-old man after he shared a post critical of LGBT on social media. The original post was a meme posted by actor and leader of the Reclaim Party Laurence Fox, showing pride flags digitally mocked up into the shape of a […]
This year’s Wimbledon tournament closed on Sunday for another year. The men’s final and some previous matches saw protests by a group of human rights activists asking a simple question about the whereabouts of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai. NTD spoke with one of the protesters, human rights activist Drew Pavlou.
Following on from announcements by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lift Plan B measures, NTD spoke to consultant ENT surgeon Doctor Tony Hinton and asked him what he thought about the timing of the move.
Separate studies from England and Scotland both suggest the Omicron variant is milder than the Delta variant. But experts and government ministers warn that people should still be cautious as the sheer number of cases could overwhelm hospitals. NHS data shows the number of NHS staff off work due to COVID-19 is up over 50 percent on […]
Sports Minister Nigel Huddlestone says it is footballers’ social responsibility to overcome their reluctance to get vaccinated against COVID-19. And European Football’s governing body has launched a campaign to encourage players to get the jab. The news comes as some Premier League clubs consider taking vaccination status into account when they sign new players.
Germany expelled two members of the Russian Embassy after a court ruled that Russia ordered the murder of a former Chechen militant in a Berlin park in 2019. Russia rejects the ruling and said it would retaliate. The incident, which has been compared to the Salisbury poisoning, could heighten pressure on the new German government to toughen its […]
The government said Thursday that Wembley is one of several stadiums nationwide to be turned into a vaccination centre. The irony of this won’t be lost on many football fans. It comes as Premier League teams cancel games due to a rise in COVID-19 cases and managers call for a circuit breaker pause in the league.
London’s Air Ambulance has launched an additional rapid response medical team to reach more critically-injured patients during the winter months. It’s the first time in over 30 years the service will operate two teams on call. The move comes after recent figures show ambulance delays are at a record high.
British politician Nigel Farage interviewed former U.S. President Donald Trump in a GB News Exclusive broadcast on Wednesday evening. The former UKIP leader visited the former president at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Migrants are crossing the English Channel on a daily basis, trying to get from France to the UK. But the journey is very risky. One of the migrants shared his living conditions while he waits for an opportunity to get to the UK.
Ukraine’s president says the only way to stop the conflict in Ukraine’s eastern region is by negotiating with Russia. But Moscow says the conflict is a civil war that Ukraine needs to deal with. Meanwhile, NATO meets to discuss the build-up of Russian troops near Ukraine’s borders. Tensions are high as Russia begins military drills in the region.
Members of the European Parliament warned that the political crisis in Bosnia could reignite civil war in the Balkan country. During a debate in Strasbourg on Tuesday, members called on the EU to impose sanctions to preserve Bosnia’s territorial integrity.
The Belarus border crisis threatens to spiral into a major East-West confrontation as NATO’s leader underlines the seriousness of the situation and his support for the NATO member states that border Belarus. Poland says Minsk changed tack this week, clearing migrant camps on Thursday and then shipping those migrants back to the border to cross illegally Friday.
The United States has shared with European allies its fears over Russian troop movements on the Ukrainian border and a potential attack. Ukraine says 90,000 Russian soldiers are now stationed near its border. The Kremlin says it is up to Moscow where it deploys troops within its own borders and denies it might be weighing an […]
Every year, visitors flock to World War I memorials in northern France and Belgium to pay tribute to the fallen. This year, as Armistice Day approaches, travel and other COVID-19 restrictions are still keeping foreign visitors away. Many institutions that rely on this remembrance tourism have struggled to stay open during the pandemic.
Things went from bad to worse at Yorkshire County Cricket Club Friday. Two Yorkshire board members and Club Chairman Roger Hutton resigned over the club’s response to racism against former player Azeem Rafiq. Hutton said the club “should have recognised at the time the serious allegations of racism.” Rafiq made the claims in 2020. The fallout from the […]