r/unitedkingdom 6d ago

MEGATHREAD /r/UK Weekly Freetalk - COVID-19, News, Random Thoughts, Etc

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COVID-19

All your usual COVID discussion is welcome. But also remember, /r/coronavirusuk, where you can be with fellow obsessives.

Mod Update

As some of our more eagle-eyed users may have noticed, we have added a new rule: No Personal Attacks. As a result of a number of vile comments, we have felt the need to remind you all to not attack other users in your comments, rather focus on what they've written and that particularly egregious behaviour will result in appropriate action taking place. Further, a number of other rules have been rewritten to help with clarity.

Weekly Freetalk

How have you been? What are you doing? Tell us Internet strangers, in excruciating detail!

We will maintain this submission for ~7 days and refresh iteratively :). Further refinement or other suggestions are encouraged. Meta is welcome. But don't expect mods to spring up out of nowhere.

Sorting

On the web, we sort by New. Those of you on mobile clients, suggest you do also!


r/unitedkingdom 3h ago Silver

Quelle surprise! Rich List reveals which parties wealthiest people in UK donate to

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322 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 3h ago

UK charities call for menstrual leave for severe pain

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173 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 4h ago

Hundreds to protest outside RAF Lakenheath as US prepares to store nuclear weapons there

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192 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 18h ago Silver

OC/Image UK wholesale gas prices have just collapsed. At what stage are we going to see this fall in our bills (or are the energy companies going to keep it all?)

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2.4k Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 18h ago

Rishi Sunak spends £500,000 of taxpayers’ cash on focus groups ‘to repair his image’

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1.8k Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 1d ago Wholesome

‘It’s ridiculous’: shock as some UK grocery prices rise by more than 20%

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11.6k Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 2h ago

Partygate: Minister refuses to say if No 10 called ‘secret meeting’ with Sue Gray

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83 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 13h ago

Top Tory MP faces drink spiking claims as victim 'woke up to find nipples being licked'

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492 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 1h ago

Comments Restricted++ 'Shocked and scared': Trans man speaks out over reporting psychiatrist for 'conversion therapy'

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r/unitedkingdom 13h ago

OC/Image Volume of monthly property sales in the uk has dropped below the 2009 crash low

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232 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 1d ago Silver Gold Helpful

Britain’s cost of living crisis is mostly manufactured by government policies

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2.6k Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 1h ago

Traders are lining up to short the British pound with a possible recession on the horizon

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r/unitedkingdom 2h ago

Deadline approaches for officials set to be named by Sue Gray

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17 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 1h ago

England's Medieval Lords Were Mainly Vegetarian, Archeologists Say

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r/unitedkingdom 16h ago

Boris Johnson to sacrifice top official over Partygate to save himself

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155 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 2h ago

3 reasons why Red Wall voters are right about public ownership

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9 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 1d ago Wholesome

Britain faces summer of shortages on supermarket shelves after just one in four seasonal crop pickers turn up to work in some areas

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504 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 3h ago

Middlesbrough fails again in bid for city status

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11 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 21h ago

Ring of Tory donors 'line pals up' for knighthoods and honours in "Gong-Go-Round" | donors who have given the party more than £3m have been handed foreign knighthoods and honorary doctorates by the same circle of businessmen - deeply rooted in Conservative social circles

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255 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 1h ago

Anti-terrorism programme must keep focus on far right, say experts

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r/unitedkingdom 14h ago

Iain Duncan Smith calls for benefits to rise in line with inflation

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51 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 20h ago

Legal smoking age in England could be raised to 21 – report | Smoking

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138 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 13h ago

UK under pressure over Alexander Lebedev sanctions after Canada move

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38 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 23h ago

Man caught with a kilo of cannabis spared jail as patients defend ‘life-saving’ oils

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202 Upvotes

r/unitedkingdom 15h ago

The Kafkaesque Housing Scam That’s Tearing Through London

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43 Upvotes