Britons pop the fizz to see off COVID blues

FILE PHOTO: A late wine of Chardonnay is seen in the cellar where bottles of Champagne are left to mature during the traditional Champagne wine harvest in Bethon, France, August 20, 2020. Picture taken August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Charles PlatiauLONDON (Reuters) – More Britons than ever are splashing out on champagne to help them through the…Continue Reading

Britons will roll up their sleeves on Tuesday for a COVID vaccine jab as the world anxiously watches

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Scammers fool Britons with investment firm clones, says trade body

No results matched your search Economy9 hours ago (Nov 27, 2020 07:30PM ET) © Reuters. A bank employee counts pound notes at Kasikornbank in Bangkok LONDON (Reuters) – More than 200 British retail investors have lost nearly 10 million pounds ($13.4 million) in total to sophisticated investment scams since a government lockdown in March to…Continue Reading

Russia bars 25 Britons from entering country in retaliation for UK government sanctions

Russia has barred 25 British citizens from entering the country in a tit-for-tat move after London sanctioned 25 Russians, including a close ally of Vladimir Putin.A Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman accused the UK of interfering in Russia’s internal affairs by issuing the July sanctions against individuals thought to be involved in the mistreatment and death…Continue Reading

One in four Britons believe in QAnon-linked conspiracy theories, study finds

A movement that has been identified as a terror threat by the FBI after beginning life among Donald Trump’s most unhinged supporters is finding fresh support in the UK, according to new research.The QAnon conspiracy theory emerged from “a supposed intelligence agent” known as Q, who “maintains that Donald Trump is actually a white knight…Continue Reading

Wealthy Britons step up citizenship shopping to thwart Brexit

No results matched your search Economy2 hours ago (Sep 26, 2020 06:10AM ET) 3/3 © Reuters. A handout picture shows Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, in Limassol 2/3 By Sinead Cruise LONDON (Reuters) – The number of British entrepreneurs looking to “buy” citizenship from countries offering visa-free access to the European Union has…Continue Reading