UK students march for climate change awareness

Students in London protest in Parliament Square in defiance of government inaction to tackle climate change. The growing global movement started by Swedish schoolgirl Greta Thunberg has seen protests in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands in recent weeks.

Special post-boxes set up in UK to fight Valentine’s loneliness

Big-hearted Britons are writing thousands of uplifting messages to be delivered to single seniors on Valentine’s Day in a project aimed at alleviating loneliness. The letters and cards are being sent via in special red post-boxes set up in locations across London and several other cities.

Name revealed for Mars rover as UK commits to ESA post-Brexit

The result of a competition to name the European Space Agency’s new ExoMars rover is revealed as Rosalind Franklin after a 20th century female DNA pioneer . At the event Britain’s Minister for Space confirmed the UK will remain part of the ESA post-Brexit, a move welcomed by the ESA’s Director General.

Britain and EU to hold more Brexit talks: spokesperson

European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas announces that British Prime Minister Theresa May will come back to Brussels for more Brexit talks before the end of February. He also says that EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will meet his UK counterpart Stephen Barclay next Monday in Strasbourg. SOUNDBITE.

Boat carrying body from Sala plane wreckage docks in UK

The boat bringing the body recovered from the wreckage of a plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in the Channel docks in southern England. IMAGES of the boat

Tusk: Special place in hell for no plan Brexiteers

European Council President Donald Tusk blasted British politicians in Brussels Wednesday, saying there’s a ‘special place in hell’ for those who lobbied for the UK to leave the European Union without considering a plan for how to do it. (Feb. 6)

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