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This was the hardest: Guardiola on City's Premier League triumph
Manchester, May 12 (IANS) Manchester City won their third Premier League title under manager Pep Guardiola and their fifth overall and the Spaniard said that this one has been the toughest league victory yet because of the conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Samsung, Sony, Hitachi invest in UK healthtech firm Huma
London, May 12 (IANS) Samsung, Sony and Hitachi have invested in UK heathtech company Huma Therapeutics Limited in its latest Series C funding round with financing of approximately $130 million, the company said on Wednesday.
2021-05-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Technology,Health/Medicine
Manchester City win 5th Premier League title in 10 years (Ld)
Manchester, May 12 (IANS) Manchester City were confirmed as Premier League champions once again after Manchester United were beaten 2-1 at home by Leicester City.
2021-05-12
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Manchester United extend Cavani's contract
London, May 11 (IANS) Manchester United have agreed to a one-year contract extension with Uruguayan striker Edison Cavani until June 2022, announced the English Premier League side.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
England cricket board reports big loss in 2020-21 due to Covid-19
London, May 11 (IANS) The raging Covid-19 pandemic caused England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) a loss of 16.1 million pounds in the financial year 2020-21.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Eng players will have little appetite for rescheduled IPL: Atherton
London, May 11 (IANS) England players are unlikely to be eager to go back to their Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises later in the year if a rescheduled 2021 season is held, said former captain Mike Atherton.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Asian smart city startups to soar high by 2025: Report
London/New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Smart city startups worldwide are expected to generate $110.7 billion in revenue by 2025, a trifold increase in five years, Norwegian financial services company AksjeBloggen said on Tuesday.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Technology
England may field new faces against New Zealand: Giles
London, May 11 (IANS) England may play a number of uncapped players in next month's Test series against New Zealand so as to keep regulars in the squad as fresh as possible for the Ashes that begins in December.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UK Parliament to reopen after local elections
London, May 11 (IANS) The UK Parliament is set to reopen on Tuesday after last week's local elections in England, Scotland and Wales.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NZ to make it illegal for high-risk people to own firearms
Wellington, May 11 (IANS) The New Zealand government will make it illegal for high-risk people to own firearms by introducing Firearms Prohibition Orders (FPOs) that will strengthen action already taken to combat the influence of gangs and organised crimes.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
UK lockdown to be further eased from May 17: PM
London, May 11 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that the coronavirus lockdown in England will be further lifted from May 17.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
MCC rejects bamboo bats, says will ponder further
London, May 11 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has rejected the idea of bats made from bamboo being used in professional cricket for now but said that it will discuss the topic at the next Laws sub-committee meeting.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
London Mayor launches campaign for domestic tourism
London, May 11 (IANS) Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a domestic tourism campaign to kick-start the British capital's economy as restrictions on international travel will likely continue this year, local media reported.
2021-05-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Langer attributes India's rich cricket talent to population
London, May 10 (IANS) Former England cricketer-turned-commentator, Michael Vaughan rubbed Australian chief coach Justin Langer the wrong side, reminding him of the humiliation Aussies suffered at the hands of India in the Border-Gavaskar series earlier this year.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bamboo bats may drive cricket in future
London, May 10 (IANS) The likes of Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and Kane Williamson could well discard their English willow bats for those made from bamboo. British scientists have come up with a research saying that cricket bats made of bamboo are a viable option given that they don't compromise on the 'sweet spot' of traditional willow.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Scientists develop coronavirus protocols to quickly spot mutants
London, May 10 (IANS) A worldwide network of scientists has isolated functional units of the SARS-CoV-2 proteins in such a way that their structure, function and interactions can now be characterised by researchers the world over and develop protocols to quickly spot mutations and new variants.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
UK fugitive arrested in Dubai after absconding for 8 yrs
London, May 10 (IANS) One of the UK's most wanted fugitives has been arrested in Dubai after absconding for eight years, the London-based National Crime Agency (NCA) said.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
All West Indies IPL players are back home: CWI CEO
Kingston, May 10 (IANS) West Indies players, officials, coaches and commentators who were part of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) have returned to the Carribean islands, said Cricket West Indies (CWI) CEO Johnny Grave.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Vaughan hopes batting elephant has English passport
London, May 10 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan took a funny swipe at the team's batting lineup by asking if an Indian elephant has an English passport. Vaughan was reacting to a video of an elephant hitting the ball with a bat when it is thrown towards it.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UK PM invites devolved leaders to Union summit
London, May 10 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of the devolved nations to a summit on how "Team UK" can recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Apple AirTag hacked by security researcher: Report
London, May 9 (IANS) German security researcher Stack Smashing said that he was able to "break into the microcontroller of the AirTag" and modified elements of the item tracker software.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Ibuprofen safe, doesn't raise Covid death risk: Study
London, May 9 (IANS) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, is safe and does not lead to higher rates of death or severe disease in patients hospitalised with Covid-19, according to a new observational study of more than 72,000 people in the UK.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Sadiq Khan wins 2nd term as London Mayor
London, May 9 (IANS) Incumbent London Mayor Sadiq Khan has won a second term in office, beating his Conservative rival Shaun Bailey, following the local elections held last week, the media reported on Sunday.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
1 in 9 adults struggled with mental health amid Covid
London, May 9 (IANS) One in every nine adults consistently had very poor or deteriorating mental health during the first six months of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
UK's Labour Party suffers huge losses in local polls
London, May 9 (IANS) As counting of votes across Britain continued into this weekend, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservative Party was given plenty of reasons to celebrate while the local elections led to a string of crucial losses for the country's main opposition Labour Party.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
City loses 2-1 to Chelsea, Premier League crown will have to wait
London, May 9 (IANS) Manchester City will have to wait at least 24 hours before they are crowned Premier League champions for this season after they lost 2-1 at home to Chelsea on Saturday evening.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Scotland's 1st Minister vows to push for independence
Edinburgh, May 9 (IANS) Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to push for a second independence referendum as her Scottish National Party (SNP) secured "historic and extraordinary" fourth consecutive victory in the parliamentary election.
2021-05-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Sennheiser sells off its consumer brand
London, May 8 (IANS) Long-running German audio company Sennheiser has announced that Swiss holding company Sonova will be acquiring the brand in a deal expected to close by end of the year.
2021-05-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
78% of 16-17-year-old encounters porn on Internet in UK: Report
London, May 8 (IANS) A new survey has revealed that 78 per cent of Internet users in the UK between the age of 16 and 17 reported that they had encountered pornographic content on the Internet.
2021-05-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Mild Covid very unlikely to cause lasting heart damage: Study
London, May 8 (IANS) Mild Covid-19 infection is very unlikely to cause lasting damage to the structure or function of the heart, a new study suggests.
2021-05-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Double-mutant variant shows enhanced host cell entry, immune evasion
London, May 8 (IANS) Double-mutant variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome SARS-CoV-2 -- B.1.617 -- that has emerged in India, entered certain types of lung and intestine cells with slightly increased efficiency compared with the original wild-type strain, say researchers.
2021-05-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Play IPL in England in September as top players will be there: KP
London, May 8 (IANS) The availability of players from world's top two T20 Internationals teams -- England and India -- should prompt the Indian cricket board (BCCI) to host the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in England in September, said former England captain Kevin Pietersen.
2021-05-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Unique infectious profile' makes Covid so hard to treat: Lancet
London, May 8 (IANS) As the Covid-19 cases surge globally, especially in India, leaving many of us wonder why it is so hard to treat, a review published in the prestigious journal The Lancet has revealed that the increase in caseloads is owing to a unique infectious profile.
2021-05-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Aston Villa offers to host Champions League final: Reports
London, May 7 (IANS) Aston Villa has offered to host the Champions League final amid doubts over the suitability of Covid-stricken Turkey as venue of the match, according to reports.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
IPL postponement: Indian cricket not a complete loser (Column: Close-in)
'The show must go on' was what one had hoped would have been the way forward. Unfortunately, the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic struck the progress of the second half of cricket's most popular entertainment, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UK Conservatives win oppn-held seat
London, May 7 (IANS) The UK's ruling Conservative Party has snatched a historically left-wing seat from the opposition Labour in a tense by-election in England.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Solskjaer hails Cavani, de Gea after United's win against Roma
London, May 7 (IANS) Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heaped praise on Edinson Cavani and David De Gea after Manchester United kicked off a run of four matches in eight days by reaching the Europa League final.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
England county clubs express interest to host IPL: Report
London, May 7 (IANS) England's county cricket clubs have reportedly offered to host the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL). The tournament, which was being held amid the raging second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India, was postponed earlier this week after multiple positive cases of the coronavirus came up in the tournament's bio-bubble.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
1 in 3 women with Covid pneumonia at lung damage risk: Lancet
London, May 7 (IANS) Most patients hospitalised for Covid-19 infection return to full health, but one in three may develop lung damage even after a year, according to a study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
UK Navy vessels to monitor situation amid fishing row
London, May 7 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Navy vessels would remain in place to monitor the situation in waters of the the British Channel island of Jersey as both sides are involved in a post-Brexit fishing dispute.
2021-05-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Malan replaces out-of-form Vihari in Warwickshire XI
Birmingham, May 6 (IANS) South Africa batsman Pieter Malan replaced India's Hanuma Vihari in the Warwickshire county team's line-up for the match against Worcestershire here on Thursday.
2021-05-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
England to vote in local, mayoral polls
London, May 6 (IANS) Citizens in England and Wales will vote on Thursday for local and mayoral elections.
2021-05-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NZ supports recovery of tourism sector
Wellington, May 6 (IANS) New Zealand's Minister of Tourism Stuart Nash on Thursday outlined a plan to ensure the immediate survival and long-term transformation of the tourism sector.
2021-05-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Chelsea beat Real, to face City in Champions League final
London, May 6 (IANS) Chelsea set up an all-England Champions League final against Manchester City as Timo Werner and Mason Mount settled their last four second leg tie against Real Madrid.
2021-05-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
United's aborted game vs Liverpool to be played on May 13
London, May 5 (IANS) Manchester United on Wednesday said that their match against Liverpool, originally scheduled for Sunday, had been rearranged for May 13.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Sterling racially abused after Man City's semi-final win
London, May 5 (IANS) Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling has been racially abused on Instagram less than 48 hours after English football's social media boycott came to an end.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Just don't see gap in calendar for IPL to be rescheduled: Atherton
London, May 5 (IANS) Former England captain Mike Atherton said that while a lot of people would want the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be held at some point considering the revenue it brings to global cricket, he can't see when it can be rescheduled to.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Eight England players return home from IPL, three more to arrive
London, May 5 (IANS) With the Indian Premier League (IPL) suspended indefinitely, eight England cricketers, including the likes of Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Sam Curran, arrived at the Heathrow airport on an early-morning flight on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
UK pumps in 29m pound to fast-track Covid-variant vaccines
London, May 5 (IANS) The UK government has pledged to invest 29.3 million pound to 'future-proof' the country against Covid variants, media reports said on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
UK plans to give third Covid jab for over-50s in autumn
London, May 5 (IANS) The UK government is planning to give a third Covid vaccine shot to everyone above 50s in the autumn in a bid to remove the threat from Covid-19 infections entirely by Christmas, the media reported on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine