Johnson leads the government despite hospitalisation

On Sunday 5th April, following Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s televised speech, reports surfaced of Prime Minister Boris Johnson being rushed to an undisclosed hospital as he continued to show “persistent symptoms” of coronavirus.

Nandy appointed the Shadow Foreign Secretary

On Sunday 5th April, the MP for Wigan was appointed as the Shadow Foreign Secretary by newly elected Labour leader Keir Starmer. Indian-origin MP Lisa Nandy came third in the Labour leadership election and has replaced Emily Thornberry in a...

Dozens gather at Birmingham cemetery defying Covid-19 lockdown

On 1st April, the West Midlands Police were called up to a city cemetery after local reports indicated that about 100 mourners - including a Birmingham MP, Tahir Ali had gathered at the Sutton New Hall Cemetery defying the coronavirus lockdown.

NHS nurse and mother of three, passes away due to Coronavirus

On Friday 3rd April, a 36-year-old NHS nurse, believed to have no other underlying health issues, died after contracting coronavirus. Areema Nasreen, mother of three children passed away in the intensive care at Walsall Manor Hospital in West...

Worried parents of missing Preston student appeal to ‘join them asap’

Parents of Indian-origin student originally from Pune, India who has gone missing from Preston, has launched an emotional video plea for their son to get in touch and let them know that he is safe. 23-year-old Siddharth Murkumbi has been studying...

Nandy says remove the “Empire” reference, won’t stand in way of Welsh independence

A Labour leadership candidate has called out for removing references to the British empire in the honours system, and insisted on the recognition of “British excellence” instead. On 1st February, Saturday at a hustings in Bristol Lisa Nandy asserted...

770,000 people in England unable to speak English well

In an interview, the communities secretary, Sajid Javid revealed that 770,000 people living in England speak little or no English at all, and warned that up to 70% of them are women from the Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities.

Sigma sponsors transformation of Community Pharmacy 2025 vision

A donation from Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc is funding a three year PhD scholarship aimed at developing a coherent and transformative vision for English community pharmacy in 2025. The project has already begun in the Department of Pharmacy and...



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