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Afghan refugee who helped British army forced into crowdfunding for vocational training

A n An Afghan refugee who worked for the British Army for 13 years was forced to crowdfund to find a job in London after learning that his qualifications are not recognized in the UK. Akbar, 38, who wishes to remain anonymous, came to Islington with his pregnant wife and …

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It is not too late for the UK government to develop an effective Covid strategy | Gabriel Scally

TThe emergence of a disturbing new variant of Sars-CoV-2 should come as no surprise to anyone. Omicron appears to be a real threat and should give thought to how countries can protect their populations from this and other similar challenges in the future. The UK has helped create the conditions …

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PRESS DIGEST-British Business – December 6

December 6 (Reuters) – The following are the main stories on the business pages of UK newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not guarantee their accuracy. The temperature – Anonymous investor cuts stake in Klarna and offers shares to UK small investors at a 5% discount from …

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Southgate and Hodgson honored at British Sports Awards

Former Palace manager’s career rewarded with prestigious award – “He made football better” Crystal Palace all-time greats Gareth Southgate and Roy Hodgson were among the winners of the 2021 British Sports Awards on Thursday. Honored: Former Palace manager Roy Hodgson receiving his trophy at the awards ceremony England coach Southgate …

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British Airways Seeks to Recycle Cooking Oil Fuel to Reduce Aircraft Emissions | British Airways

British Airways has signed an agreement for aircraft fuel made from recycled cooking oils and other household waste to be produced on a large scale in the UK and used as early as 2022 to help power its flights. The airline revealed on Thursday evening that it had struck a …

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British armed forces allow people with HIV to enlist

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at an event thanking the British Armed Forces for their role in the evacuation operation in Afghanistan earlier this year in London, Britain on November 24, 2021. British Parliament / Jessica Taylor / Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE and unlimited access to …

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Hamilton thanked for inspiring British tennis star

GPFans staff Monday, November 29, 2021 12:29 Lewis Hamilton has been hailed as “a role model” and “a really cool guy” for playing a key role in helping British tennis star Emma Raducanu stay humble and grounded. Raducanu made history and made headlines around the world in September when she …

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British cyclist breaks world record with imposing Picasso GPS outline | New

To a world record holder, cycling is an art. Anthony Hoyte, a British cyclist known as the ‘Pedal Picasso’, broke a Guinness world record for the largest continuous GPS track by a bicycle in 12 hours. Hoyte created a portrait of a man with a mustache while cycling a total …

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British veterans wounded in action at increased risk of cardiovascular disease | Imperial News

British soldiers injured in Afghanistan may have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, compared to their uninjured colleagues. These are among the first results of a study of more than 1,100 British veterans of the war in Afghanistan, more than half of whom suffered a battlefield injury while …

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Mikael Lawal’s Devastating Power Is Not Enough To Defeat Me, Says British Cruiserweight Rival Luke Watkins | Boxing News

Luke ‘The Duke’ Watkins isn’t intimidated by Mikael Lawal’s knockout power and has vowed to be the “last man standing” if the two cruiserweights collide next year. Lawal picked up a spectacular one-stroke victory over Leonardo Damian Bruzzese on Saturday night, bringing his destructive record to 15 wins, including nine …

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