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Newport Wafer Fab is the UK's largest wafer fab, which produces 20nm processes that are mainly used as automotive wafers.
China Buys UK’s Largest Semiconductor Firm, Raising National Security Concerns
With Beijing facing a chip shortage under U.S.-led global technology sanctions, Chinese companies have been aggressively acquiring global semiconductor plants since the coronavirus pandemic began last year. Its latest purchase was Newport Wafer Fab (NWF),...
Virgin Founder Richard Branson Kicks Off Billionaire Space Tourism Race With Successful Unity 22 Mission
The billionaire space race was kicked off when Sir Richard Branson, the British founder of Virgin Galactic, entered space with a private crew on Sunday, July 11, launching from New Mexico. Branson’s historic space adventure,...
BBC has lost a million subscribers over the past two years
BBC Loses 1 Million Subscribers, Plans to End Free TV for People Aged Above 75
The BBC seems to be facing a crisis of survival right on the heels of the global pandemic. Over the past two years, a million households in the United Kingdom stopped paying the TV license...
Members of the public arrive to receive a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine inside a temporary vaccination centre set up at the Emirates Stadium, home to Arsenal football club, in north London on June 25, 2021.
UK COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Plunges, Research Studies Against Child Inoculation
The rate of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccinations in the UK has slowed down over the past weeks. Even though the country is one of the most vaccinated in the world, the number of infections...
UK Labour MPs hold placards promoting socialism as they demonstrate against Brexit during a public relations stunt outside Portcullis House on March 5, 2019 in London, England. A study by UK think tank Institute of Economic Affairs found 67 percent of Millennials and Generation Z say they long to live under socialist policies. The oldest Millennials would be in their 40s today.
Two-Thirds of UK Under-45 Want to Live in Socialism: Study
A recent study conducted by a UK think tank uncovered a startling and widespread shift in the attitude of the Millennial and Zoomer (Gen Z) generations away from a desire to live in and construct...
Nissan is investing one billion pounds into its Sunderland plant in the UK
Nissan Announces UK Investment, PM Johnson Calls It a ‘Pivotal Moment’
Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co. recently announced a £1 billion ($1.18 billion) investment in the UK as part of its Sunderland car plant expansion project. The company plans to build new generation all-electric vehicles at...
A French court has dismissed a defense lawyer's request to take cultural differences into account in a rape case.
French Court Rejects Migrant Afghan Rapist’s ‘Culture’ Defense
A French court has convicted a migrant for the crime of rape after rejecting his defense argument of taking his culture into consideration when making a ruling. 30-year-old Mohammed Rahman Arsala from Afghanistan was sentenced...
A healthcare professional draws up a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the West Wales General Hospital in Carmarthen, Wales, on April 7, 2021. Britain on April 7 began rolling out its third coronavirus vaccine, from US company Moderna, as questions mounted over jabs from the country's main supplier, AstraZeneca.
UK Plans to Give ‘Most Vulnerable’ People Third Vaccine Dose in September, Also Targets Children
On June 30, the UK Department of Health and Social Care announced that millions of people “most vulnerable” to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) would be provided with a booster shot in September this year. The...
Apple Daily journalists get emotional after thanking supporters gathered outside their office in Hong Kong early on June 24, 2021, as the pro-democracy tabloid was forced to close after 26 years under a sweeping new national security law.
UK Government Uncommitted to Strong Action Against China While ‘Hong Kong is Getting Darker’
July 1, 2021, was the 24th anniversary of the UK’s handover of Hong Kong, which ended the 156-year British occupation of the region. June 30, 2021, marked one year since China imposed the National Security...