This Archipelago Was Just Named the Most Scenic Destination in the UK – Travel + Leisure

While UNESCO World Heritage sites mark the globe’s most valuable landmarks for cultural and natural significance, the U.K. has its own designation — called Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, and National Scenic Areas in Scotland — and one destination has risen to the top. U.K. consumer site Which? … Read more

Covid live: UK reports 40004 new cases and 61 new deaths; Brussels protest turns violent – The Guardian

Latest updates: tens of thousands of people march in Belgian capital against Covid measure; UK health secretary says vaccination must be voluntaryGerman politicians are debating making Covid-19 vaccinations compulsory for citizens in light of soaring infections and low inoculation rates. Several members of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc said on Sunday that federal and state … Read more

Protests flare in crisis-hit Sri Lanka as govt readies for IMF talks – Reuters

COLOMBO, March 15 (Reuters) – Opposition leaders led a march of hundreds of protesters through Sri Lanka's main city of Colombo on Tuesday as anger grows over a worsening economic crisis that has brought fuel shortages and spiralling food prices.President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's government said it will begin talks next month with the International Monetary Fund … Read more

Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets – The White House

The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  Advances in digital and distributed ledger technology for financial services have led to dramatic growth in … Read more

COVID news live: UK daily cases top 40000 again – as England's R number falls to between 0.8 to 1 – Sky News

Latest on coronavirus as the UK reports 40,375 daily cases and 145 deaths; England’s R number is estimated at between 0.8 and 1.0 – down from between 0.9 and 1.1 last week; Netherlands “to impose a partial lockdown” from this weekend despite COVID vaccine rollout.That’s it from our live coverage for this evening.Thanks for following … Read more