The UK government on Thursday lifted England's moratorium on the fracking process to extract oil and gas, saying the move aims to shore up energy security as Russia cuts gas deliveries amid tensions over its invasion of Ukraine and the intensification of the war.Add your comment!
For the first time in the century of its existence, Northern Ireland has more residents who identify as Catholic than those calling themselves Protestants, a census has shown, according to results published on Thursday.4 comments
The Princess Royal visited Portsmouth Naval Base on Thursday to offer her personal thanks to sailors involved in Her Majesty the Queen’s funeral. Princess Anne spoke to the men and women about their role hauling the State Ceremonial Gun Carriage bearing the Queen’s coffin and lining the streets of London and Windsor.Add your comment!
The Bank of England hiked its base rate to 2.25% from 1.75% on Thursday, lower than the 0.75 percentage point increase that had been expected by many traders, but cautioned the UK economy was already entering recession since GDP is forecast to contract by 0,1% in the third quarter, following on a 0.1% decline in the second quarter.Add your comment!
United Kingdom prime minister Liz Truss and US president Joe Biden held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the United Nations annual Assembly with special emphasis on the Good Friday Agreement that helped to end decades of conflict in Northern Ireland.Add your comment!
British banknotes and coins in circulation with the Queen's portrait will slowly be replaced by new printed and minted banknotes and coins bearing King Charles III portrait. The Bank of England has not yet given any details, saying that more will be known once the period of mourning has passed.Add your comment!
Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the proclamation of King Charles III the Falkland Islands Government would like to reassure the public that all existing notes and coins with the face of Her Majesty will remain legal tender for some time. This will also be the case for all existing stamps.Add your comment!
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador defended Foreign Ministry Marcelo Ebrard who came under heavy flak for taking a selfie of himself and his wife Rosalinda Bueso during the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London.Add your comment!
Queen Elizabeth II was buried in a private service Monday evening at Windsor Castle, following a week of events that marked the death of Britain’s longest-serving monarch, and which was televised to the world.Add your comment!
In March 1999, King Charles III, then Prince of Wales made a three countries visit, Argentina, Uruguay and the Falkland Islands. A visit which was mainly a retribution to the one then Argentine President Carlos Menem and his daughter Zulemita, acting as First Lady, had done to London the year before, October 1998.5 comments