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99-Year-Old War Veteran Raises Millions in Charity Walk to Help Hospitals

A 99-year-old war veteran has walked 100 laps of his garden to raise more than £13m ($16.2) for the British National Health Service (NHS). Captain Tom Moore originally wanted to raise £1,000 for the NHS' "Charities Together" by completing laps...

Boris Johnson Keeps Fighting Coronavirus in Intensive Care

British PM Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care on Monday after his condition worsened, Downing Street has said. The Prime Minister was admitted to St. Thomas' Hospital in London on Sunday night - ten days after testing positive...

British PM Boris Johnson Admitted to Hospital Over Coronavirus Symptoms

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to the hospital for tests, ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street announced on Sunday night. The British leader was taken to a London hospital on Sunday evening with what...

Loss of Smell and Taste “Key Indicators” of Coronavirus Infection

New research in the United Kingdom suggests that losing the sense of smell and taste could be a good way to determine whether someone might be infected with the coronavirus. Kings College London says that its scientists have asked people...

British Premier Boris Johnson Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a personal statement he uploaded onto his social media platforms on Friday morning. Johnson, 55, said that his symptoms are mild. He mentioned that...

Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Prince Charles has tested positive for the coronavirus, Buckingham Palace announced on Wednesday. The Prince of Wales, 71, is displaying mild symptoms "but otherwise remains in good health", a spokesman said, adding that his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall,...

UK Imposes Greek-Style Lockdown as Coronavirus Spreads

Hours after Greece imposed a strict lockdown nationwide, the UK followed suit in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking from Downing Street on Monday evening, PM Boris Johnson said the country faced a "moment of national...

St Pancras New Church, London: Where Ancient Athens Meets Anglicanism

If you are a visitor to London and happen to be on Euston Road, chances are a magnificent building will attract your attention. It looks like a museum or gallery with its impressive Greek columns and the caryatids on...

Britain Rejects Returning Parthenon Marbles in EU Trade Deal

The British government ruled out any discussion of the return of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece as part of its deal with European Union in the post-Brexit era on Tuesday. A Downing Street spokeswoman said the sculptures would not be...

EU Warns Returning the Parthenon Marbles Might Be a Price For a Trade Deal With Britain

A draft of a document from top EU diplomats was revealed on Tuesday, showing that the Union is considering attaching a demand for the UK to return the Parthenon sculptures to Greece to its post-Brexit negotiations' slate of requests. The...