Volcanic ash cloud closes airport on Spanish island, as new vent prompts concern
News/World: The airport on the Spanish island of La Palma shut down on Saturday because of an ash cloud spewing out of a volcano that has been erupting for a week, and scientists said another volcanic vent opened up, exposing islanders to possible new dangers.
Bill seeks to save thousands of employment-linked green cards from going to waste
USCIS will also be enabled to award green cards to eligible applicants from the pool of unused employment-based immigrant green cards during the fiscal years 2020 and 2021. While a short summary of the bill is available, the entire text has not yet been issued in the public domain. If the bill is passed it will greatly help the Indian diaspora stuck for decades in the green card backlog.
Britain expected to ease visa rules as truck driver shortage bites
As retailers warned of significant disruption in the run-up to Christmas, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said it was looking at temporary measures to address the shortage of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers.
UK unveils new medal to celebrate Queen's Platinum Jubilee
The medal, awarded to frontline members of the police, fire, emergency services, prison services and Armed Forces with five years' service, will form part of commemorations of 70 years of the 95-year-old British monarch's rule in 2022.