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Jonathan Shenfield

'The cow can't tell my secrets' - UK care farms a lifeline during pandemic

19 Nov 2020

LONDON Care farms nestled in the British countryside are providing a lifeline for people struggling with mental health during the pandemic, allowing them to swap therapy sessions on Zoom for the joys of fresh air, mucking out cow sheds and cuddling donkeys. | Video

London Film Festival offers beacon of hope to COVID-hit industry

09 Oct 2020

LONDON The pizzazz of the red carpet will be lacking and fewer films will be on offer at this year's London Film Festival, but fans can still enjoy a broad programme, either on the big screen while socially distanced or streamed into their own homes.

Fundraising record, knighthood, now a book: UK veteran Moore ponders what's next

17 Sep 2020

MARSTON MORETAINE, England He turned 100, raised nearly 40 million pounds ($51.5 million) for Britain's health service and was knighted by the queen. But for Captain Tom Moore, the achievements of 2020 aren't over: he has written an autobiography and plans more charity work.

Locked in under lockdown: "we can't complain", say pals stuck in pub

29 Apr 2020

LONDON If you are going to be stuck under lockdown, there are worse places to end up than a spacious pub with free beer on tap. | Video

Windrush child calls for help after immigration scandal

21 Jun 2018

LONDON Winston Robinson journeyed to Britain from the Caribbean as a child of the Windrush generation in the 1960s but found his new life wrecked by a bureaucratic nightmare that left him anxious and despairing.

Symbolic or meaningless? What do black Britons think of Meghan's marriage to Harry?

09 May 2018

LONDON Lawyer Gaile Walters has no time for the British monarchy but still believes the wedding of American actress Meghan Markle to Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince Harry marks an important moment for Britain's black community. | Video

Salisbury locals angered at UK delay in nerve-agent warnings

12 Mar 2018

SALISBURY, England Worried residents in Salisbury said on Monday it was inexcusable that the authorities had taken so long to issue a health warning after a former Russian spy was attacked with a nerve agent in the city.

Salisbury locals angered at UK delay in nerve-agent warnings

12 Mar 2018

SALISBURY, England Worried residents in Salisbury said on Monday it was inexcusable that the authorities had taken so long to issue a health warning after a former Russian spy was attacked with a nerve agent in the city.

British firms hope for halcyon days ahead of royal wedding

09 Mar 2018

STOKE-ON-TRENT, England After nearly 70 years of producing royal merchandise, British luxury gift manufacturer Halcyon Days is hoping the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and his U.S. fiancee Meghan Markle will be a happy one for them as well as the bride and groom. | Video

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