United Kingdom

WhatsApp May Disappear From UK Over Privacy Concerns

Britain’s ministers have warned that the messaging app could disappear from the country. Legislatures have been working on a bill that gives right to Ofcom, UK’s communications regulator, to impose restrictions and make sure social networks abide by rules to protect terrorism and child abuse.

Scotland Elects its First Muslim Government Head

Hamza Yousaf has been elected as the First Minister or the head of the government by the Scottish parliament, becoming the first ever Muslim government head in the history of Western Europe’s history. The former First Minister from the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon, resigned in February, creating confusion of who is going to become the new First Minister.

19% Of UK Population Have Mysterious Hearing Condition

Most people have never heard of the term ‘misophonia’, a mysterious hearing condition that has affected 20% of the United Kingdom. One in five people in the UK suffers from misophonia, which makes up 19% of its population. Misophonia is a disorder in which people are extremely irritated by normal sounds like chewing, breathing, yawning, sounds that normal people never attend to.

Tomato Shortage Causes Pizza Crisis In UK

Tomatoes flow to the market has been restricted amid a decrease in its production across Europe. Britain’s favorite vegetable will not be readily available because of national shortages. The soaring tomato prices have caused a Pizza crisis forcing Pizza chefs to increase pizza prices.

Drones Set To Deliver Medical Supplies In UK

What seems to be a revolution in the field of health service, the NHS trust has started delivering medical supplies between hospitals. The innovative project is still under trial but most of the officials are optimistic about its success. The trial will take place at Wansbeck General Hospital, in Ashington, Berwick Infirmary, and Alnwick Infirmary.

World War 2 Bomb Detonated In UK Town

A WWII era bomb exploded in the United Kingdom’s town of Great Yarmouth. The 250kg bomb exploded unexpectedly, the police said. Army specialists and the police department were working to diffuse the bomb when it was first discovered on Tuesday. 

Police Fined UK PM For Not Wearing Seatbelt

Rishi Sunak was fined for not wearing a seat belt in a video he published on Instagram. The police fined the UK prime minister after finding out that he was not wearing the seatbelt in the backseat of his car.

Iran Set to Execute Ex-Deputy Minister for Spying

Amid the ongoing protests for months, Iranian authorities have sentenced multiple individuals for showing solidarity with the protestors. Iran has recently announced another death sentence for its former minister for being a British spy. Alireza Akbari will be put to death shortly after his last meeting with his family members.