MacaoSociety

Macau students in United Kingdom impacted by mutated virus

The discovery of a mutated coronavirus strain is affecting macau students who are in United Kingdom. Some students in the UK told TDM they have reconsidered their plans to return home following the newest development. For Macau students studying overseas, Christmas is…
SocietyWorld

UK reaches deal with France to allow trucks to cross border

Britain and France have reached a deal to reopen their border to haulers and some passengers from today, the British Department for Transport announced on Tuesday. As part of the agreement, rapid turnaround lateral flow tests, which can return results in around 30…
PoliticsWorld

UK and EU extend Brexit talks after ditching deadline

The European Union and Britain will return to the negotiating table on Monday after agreeing to abandon a supposed make-or-break deadline for a post-Brexit trade pact. EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and Prime Minister Boris Johnson had said last week they would decide…
CultureWorld

Covid-19 stokes fears for UK music industry

Classically trained singers Mark Nathan and his partner Carolyn Holt had bookings stretching into next year until the coronavirus pandemic struck. Restrictions imposed because of the outbreak, including venue closures, have instead seen those concerts put on hold &#8212…
EconomyPolitics

UK to ban sales of diesel and petrol cars from 2030

Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, announced on Wednesday that he will ban the sale of cars and vans with diesel and gasoline engines from 2030. The decision comes ten years earlier than expected. However, the government said that hybrid vehicles capable of…
ChinaSociety

British diplomat saves woman from drowning in China

The Chinese government on Tuesday praised a British diplomat who was filmed diving into a river in southern China to save a drowning student The good deed comes at a time when the People’s Republic of China and the United Kingdom have been in conflict over human…
PoliticsWorld

UK evaluates extradition of WikiLeaks founder to the US

Julian Assange faces up to 175 years in prison for making confidential documents public, disclosing how US military forces killed civilians. The extradition hearing for the founder of WikiLeaks will resume today in London There are at least eight prisons in London. To…