GREASBY/LONDON For one gym owner in the northwest of England, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's latest COVID-19 lockdown is a step too far. To save his business, he is defying the government's command to close, along with dozens of other gyms in the area.
LIVERPOOL, England The last pints could be pulled in some pubs across northern England this week as furious bosses warn new coronavirus restrictions will wipe out their businesses, which are already reeling from a national lockdown earlier this year.
LIVERPOOL, England, Oct 12 The last pints could
be pulled in pubs across northern England this week as furious
bosses warn new coronavirus restrictions will wipe out their
businesses which are already reeling from a national lockdown
earlier this year.
BIRMINGHAM, England Police said they were searching for a man in relation to a two-hour stabbing spree in the city of Birmingham, central England, early on Sunday, that left one man dead and seven people injured, two of them critically. | Video
MANCHESTER Britain imposed tougher lockdowns across swathes of northern England after a rise in the rate of coronavirus transmissions, raising concerns that a second wave could sow yet more turmoil.
WARRINGTON, England Thousands of people across England queued up for school and IKEA on Monday as the British government eased the coronavirus lockdown by allowing some children to return to class and many shops to reopen for the first time since March. | Video
SANDRINGHAM, England Britain's Prince Andrew skipped the royals' traditional Christmas Day walk to church after what his mother Queen Elizabeth said in her seasonal address had been a "bumpy" year. | Video
WHALEY BRIDGE, England A British military helicopter dropped sacks of ballast onto the outer slope of a reservoir dam in central England on Friday in an effort to prevent it from collapsing and flooding the town below. | Video
WHALEY BRIDGE, England, Aug 2 A British military
helicopter dropped sacks of ballast on Friday onto the outer
slope of a dam that has partially collapsed and is at risk of
bursting and flooding the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire.
WHALEY BRIDGE, England Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent flooding posed a risk to life.