Strikes cripple Britain’s railways, unions warn of more to come

Passengers board a tube at Stratford station, as train services continue to be disrupted following the nationwide strike by members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, along with London Underground workers, in London, Wednesday. (File photo: AP) LONDON: Strikes Crippled Britain‘s rail network on Thursday as union bosses, train operating firms and the government … Read more

UK confirms local transmission of monkeypox

LONDON: Britain is seeing daily infections of the rare monkeypox virus that are unconnected to any travel to West Africa, where the disease is endemic, a health official said on Sunday. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) said new figures would be released on Monday, after it registered 20 cases on Friday. Asked if community … Read more