UK Urges People to Get Healthier After Lockdown Weight Gains

Reading Time: 5 minutes The average gain reported was about 4 kilograms, or over half a stone. (Representational) The U.K. government is encouraging people to eat healthier and become more active after waistlines expanded for many during extended coronavirus lockdowns. Some 41% of U.K. adults say they’ve gained weight since the initial March 2020 lockdown, according to a nationwide … Read more

“Barbaric Practice”: UK Could Make Street Harassment Of Women A Crime

Reading Time: 5 minutes Britain is considering making street harassment of women a crime, minister said. (File) London: Britain is considering making street harassment of women a crime, the interior minister said Wednesday, as the government was to publish new proposals to tackle violence against women and girls. The government is pledging to improve legislation after the kidnap and … Read more

UK To Probe Footage Leak That Led To Minister’s Resignation

Reading Time: 7 minutes UK’s Boris Johnson has suggested Matt Hancock might return to a higher public role. (File) London: Britain’s government will investigate how footage of former minister Matt Hancock kissing his aide found its way into the media and forced his resignation, in the latest scandal to hit Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government. After first rejecting calls … Read more