May urged to reassure businesses over her Brexit strategy

2017-07-20 14:06

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will be urged to do more to reassure businesses about her Brexit plans, as she begins her first serious consultation with companies.

UK inflation rate's unexpected drop takes pressure off BoE

2017-07-18 11:15

UK inflation has unexpectedly slowed in June, giving respite to Bank of England policy makers concerned that price growth was getting out of hand.

Teen charged in London acid attacks

2017-07-16 18:30

British police have charged a teenager with a spate of London acid attacks, as authorities consider tougher sentences to curb a spike in assaults with corrosive liquids.

American doctor to travel to UK in Charlie Gard case

2017-07-15 07:29

An American doctor who specialises in conditions such as that affecting Charlie Gard will be travelling to Britain next week to assess the critically ill child.

Social media fury as UK paper calls Dar es Salaam as 'a fishing village'

2017-07-14 10:12

Social media users have taken to Twitter to express their fury after a British tabloid newspaper, Daily Mail, published a story that described Tanzania's capital city as a "fishing village of Dar es Salaam".

DA gives Bell Pottinger till end of business day to respond

2017-07-13 14:16

The DA is giving controversial PR firm Bell Pottinger until the end of the day to respond to a complaint they lodged against the firm for allegedly violating the Public Relations and Communications Association’s code of conduct which they are bound to.

UK housing cools as political uncertainty undercuts demand

2017-07-13 10:45

UK house-price growth has cooled in June as the inconclusive election weighed on demand, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Three cups of coffee a day keep the doctor away - studies

2017-07-12 18:53

Coffee addicts and aficionados often say drinking the bitter liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to two major international studies.

London house price drag prompts UK's weakest gains since '13

2017-07-12 12:50

Weakness in London house prices have contributed to the UK’s slowest annual increase since 2013 last quarter.

UK real earnings fall despite lowest unemployment since 1975

2017-07-12 11:15

British consumers are continuing to see their spending power eroded by feeble wage increases and the rising cost of living, despite unemployment falling to a 42-year low.


UK retail sales rebound as heat wave boosts clothing demand

2017-07-20 11:00

UK retailers have received a summer boost as sweltering temperatures spurred sales of clothing.

Brexit talks get down to detail as May seeks to silence feuds

2017-07-18 09:30

Brexit negotiators will get down to the technical details of the divorce, tackling issues from nuclear cooperation to residency rights.

Tony Blair says Brexit must be stopped to halt harm to UK

2017-07-15 14:50

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says there's a chance Britain won't leave the European Union _ and stopping Brexit is "necessary" to avoid severe economic damage

UK's worst property market already, Aberdeen braces for Brexit

2017-07-14 16:27

First it was the collapsing oil price. Now it's Britain's quest to leave the European Union. There's little respite for the country’s worst-performing property market.

'Hope' the whale replaces 'Dippy' as London museum's skeleton star

2017-07-13 20:35

"Hope" the blue whale took over as the centrepiece of the revamped atrium of London's Natural History Museum on Thursday despite a spirited campaign to keep its much-loved predecessor, "Dippy" the dinosaur.

Year after the vote, UK to unveil first Brexit bill

2017-07-13 11:31

A year after Britons voted to leave the European Union, the government is unveiling the first piece of legislation to make it a reality.

UK police detail painstaking search for Grenfell fire remains

2017-07-13 07:11

British police have described the painstaking work of recovering remains from a burnt-out London high-rise, four weeks after the disaster killed at least 80 people.

EU Negotiator: UK must still accept it has Brexit costs

2017-07-12 14:00

The European Union is still unsure whether the UK government has accepted it must foot a bill when it leaves the bloc, say the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator.

BoE's Broadbent says he's not ready to raise rates just yet

2017-07-12 11:45

Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent says he’s not ready to vote for higher interest rates, even though he sees pressures to do so building up.

UK airbrushes history of spanish conflicts in Brexit diplomacy

2017-07-11 11:38

British diplomats are brushing over a century of conflict and one attempted invasion as they seek to bolster ties with Spain in the midst of the Brexit negotiations.

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