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Some British gyms defy PM Johnson's COVID-19 lockdown

15 Oct 2020

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.

We won't survive: Liverpool pubs say new UK lockdown will wipe them out

13 Oct 2020

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.

We won't survive: Liverpool pubs say new UK lockdown will wipe them out

12 Oct 2020

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.

Police hunt for man in Birmingham after stabbings leave one dead, seven injured

06 Sep 2020

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

Second wave? UK tightens lockdown in northern England

31 Jul 2020

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.

Keep your distance: people queue for school and IKEA in England

01 Jun 2020

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

Britain's Prince Andrew skips Christmas Day walk after royals' 'bumpy' year

25 Dec 2019

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

British military called in to stop dam collapsing and flooding town

03 Aug 2019

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

British military drop ballast sacks on dam to prevent flooding of UK town

02 Aug 2019

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.

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam

02 Aug 2019

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.

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