Plymouth residents pay tribute to victims of UK’s worst shooting for decade
16 August 2021 | 10:48 am
Plymouth residents stage a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the victims of Britain's first mass shooting in 11 years, after a 22-year-old gunman described as a 'troubled loner' shot dead five people including his mother and a three-year-old girl before taking his own life.
President Joe Biden met with U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Wednesday as part of a visit to mark the 25th anniversary of Northern Ireland's 1998 peace deal.
British health minister Steve Barclay said on Tuesday that junior doctors were making "unreasonable" pay demands as they began a four-day strike that is likely to cause unprecedented disruption to the state-funded National Health Service (NHS).
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Russia appears to have found a second wind in its assault on Bakhmut according to British intelligence. Meanwhile, Germany's foreign minister has called on China to urge Russia to stop the war. DW has the latest.
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British media reported on Wednesday that Mauricio Pochettio is set to be named as manager of Chelsea.
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