Kyaw Zwar Minn: Myanmar's military coup has reached streets of London
Myanmar diplomat Kyaw Zwar Minn said the country’s military coup has reached the streets of London after he was barred from entering his embassy.The junta has terminated his position as ambassador but he told reporters: “This kind of coup is happening in the middle of the UK, in the middle of London – this shouldn’t be happening.”
During the “national costume” segment of the pageant some contestants used the limelight to unveil messages about anti-Asian hate, discrimination against LGBTQ communities and the ongoing political crisis in Myanmar.
The Mayor of London has said he would not support another tiered Covid-19 restrictions system.The rise in cases of the highly transmissible variant of concern risks the next stage of England’s road map out of lockdown, currently pencilled in for June 21, being delayed. But if outbreaks are limited, ministers could opt instead to push ahead with the reopening while keeping some areas under restrictions in an echo of the controversial tiers system.
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The world’s first ultra-realistic robot artist, Ai-Da, is the subject of a new exhibition at the Design Museum in London, from May 18 to August 31.Ai-Da is a life-size humanoid robot named after Ada Lovelace, the pioneering female scientist and mathematician.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he does not see "anything conclusive at the moment to say that we need to deviate from the road map" out of coronavirus lockdown, but added that "we've got to be cautious". Speaking at a vaccination centre in London, the Prime Minister said "we are keeping everything under very close observation" following the emergence of the Indian coronavirus variant of concern and "we'll know a lot more in a few days' time."
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Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger has lavished praise on Boris Johnson, saying he is the “real deal”.The Terminator actor and former governor of California, 73, has also hailed the UK’s public bicycle hire scheme, launched when Mr Johnson was mayor of London and often referred to as Boris bikes.
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A group of protesters gathered outside Lancaster House in central London today (May 5) where G7 foreign ministers are meeting and called the international group to take action against the military regi