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|www.theguardian.com: 'It was a feeling of terror: when will the water stop?': Britain's flood victims, six months on|
Added: 12.04.2021 16:19 | 1 views | 0 comments
In the weeks before lockdown, thousands had their lives upturned as storms submerged vast areas of the UK. What happened next?
Emma Laughton’s memories of the days before lockdown may not be like yours. When the shops and supermarkets around her home in east Yorkshire overflowed with people in search of essentials, she was trying to furnish a caravan. “Everyone was fighting over milk and bread and there I was, running around trying to get crockery and cutlery,” she says.
Exactly a month before Boris Johnson ordered a nation to stay at home, two metres of dirty water had coursed into the modest red-brick semi that Laughton shared with her husband, Richard, and their three sons. The flood, which devastated East Cowick, a small village a mile south of the River Aire, left the family traumatised and homeless.
The fireplace had already been knocked off the wall and the sofa was bouncing about upside down
I can't even remember what I was thinking. I was completely cold, frozen. That building has become part of me
I keep going back to this shell of a house, but I’ve got no love for it any more
|U.K.'s Boris Johnson will not attend Prince Philip's funeral due to Covid restrictions|
Added: 11.04.2021 13:18 | 31 views | 0 comments
Prince Harry, Prince Philip's grandson, is expected to travel from the U.S for the ceremony.
|British PM pays tribute to 'steadfast' Prince Philip|
Added: 09.04.2021 15:45 | 16 views | 0 comments
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has paid tribute to Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, whose death was announced by Buckingham Palace on Friday. (April 9)
|Prince Philip dies at 99: Boris Johnson, Piers Morgan mourn the Duke of Edinburgh|
Added: 09.04.2021 14:16 | 17 views | 0 comments
Political figures and celebrities are remembering the life of Prince Philip, who died Friday morning at Windsor Castle.
|Prince Philip remembered: Boris Johnson leads tributes to Duke of Edinburgh|
Added: 09.04.2021 13:51 | 14 views | 0 comments
World leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99 at Windsor Castle.
|Help for expats in Spain: Dominic Raab secures extra £1million into fund for UK pensioners|
Added: 08.04.2021 10:26 | 32 views | 0 comments
BORIS Johnson's Government has paid an extra £1million into a fund offering help and support for UK expats who are struggling to cope with rule changes that have come into force after Brexit.
|[Ticker] Northern Ireland violence blamed on 'dishonest' Brexit|
Added: 08.04.2021 6:02 | 14 views | 0 comments
Four nights of paramilitary violence in Northern Ireland was blamed on Wednesday on "dishonesty" over Brexit, by justice minister Naomi Long. More than 40 police officers have been injured in nightly rioting since Easter, blamed on loyalists angered at new customs borders with the mainland UK in the Irish Sea. UK prime minister Boris Johnson promised in advance of Brexit there would be no such border.
|Covid: Trust regulator on AstraZeneca vaccine safety, Boris Johnson says|
Added: 06.04.2021 18:06 | 41 views | 0 comments
Benefits of the AstraZeneca jab outweigh the risks, the UK regulator says, amid blood clots concern
|Prime minister hopeful of travel return – but urges holidaymakers not to book yet|
Added: 06.04.2021 8:34 | 33 views | 0 comments
Prime minister, Boris Johnson, has said he is “hopeful” international travel can resume from the UK on May 17th, but offered few further details on the process of reopening borders.
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