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Afghan interpreters working for UK army 'failed' by government

Afghan interpreters working for UK army 'failed' by government

The government has “dismally failed” to protect Afghans who worked as interpreters for the British army and are now at risk from the Taliban and Islamic State, according to a Commons defence select committee report. The study criticises the Home Office and Ministry of Defence for not fulfilling obligations towards thousands of Afghans who worked […]

UK stocks rebound from 2-day losing run as Brexit jitters drive pound lower

UK stocks rebound from 2-day losing run as Brexit jitters drive pound lower

U.K. stocks advanced on Friday, set to break a two-day losing streak, as the pound selloff resumed on signs Brexit discussions between Brussels and London are close to a painful breakdown. Traders reacted little to data confirming the U.K. economy expanded at its slowest pace in five years in the first quarter. What are markets […]

Boys who plotted UK school shooting guilty of murder conspiracy

Boys who plotted UK school shooting guilty of murder conspiracy

Two teenage boys have been found guilty of plotting to kill pupils and teachers at their North Yorkshire school after developing an obsession with the Columbine massacre. The boys, who were 14 when their plans were uncovered last October, intended to shoot pupils and teachers “to clear out the underclass” and had begun stockpiling bomb-making […]

UK foreign secretary seeks trade agreements in Chile, Latin America

UK foreign secretary seeks trade agreements in Chile, Latin America

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson concluded a five-day charm offensive in Latin America on Wednesday by expressing interest in a trade agreement with Chile and other countries in Latin America’s so-called Pacific Alliance. Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera and Britain’s Foreign Minister Boris Johnson shake hands in Santiago, Chile, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Ivan […]

UK threatens to name and shame state backers of cyber-attacks

UK threatens to name and shame state backers of cyber-attacks

Britain will name and shame foreign states that hire hackers to carry out cyber-attacks or interfere via the internet in national elections, the attorney general is to warn. In a speech referring to Russian and North Korean “campaigns of intrusion”, Jeremy Wright QC will call for international sanctions to be applied against countries that exploit […]

UK government borrowing falls to lowest level in decade

UK government borrowing falls to lowest level in decade

Cat Rutter Pooley in London May 22, 2018 Print this page The UK government kicked off the new fiscal year by borrowing the lowest net amount for April in a decade, after substantially undershooting expectations for the previous year. Public sector net borrowing excluding banks dropped by £1.6bn year-on-year to £7.8bn. Economists had anticipated a […]

UK Unlikely to Block Comcast's Proposed Sky Takeover, Minister Says

UK Unlikely to Block Comcast's Proposed Sky Takeover, Minister Says

LONDON — Britain’s culture secretary said on Monday that he was unlikely to block the American cable giant Comcast’s proposed takeover of the British satellite broadcaster Sky, the latest twist in a merger battle between Comcast and Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. In a statement, the culture secretary, Matt Hancock, said he was not inclined […]

UK's Boris Johnson Seeks to Woo Latin America for Brexit Trade

UK's Boris Johnson Seeks to Woo Latin America for Brexit Trade

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is on a mission to Latin America to sell Britain after Brexit as a global trading nation just waiting for its chance to break free of the European Union and strike new commercial deals. He’s staging a five-day trip the region to charm the locals including officials in the government […]

Pensioner charged with murder of Rosina Coleman in Romford

Pensioner charged with murder of Rosina Coleman in Romford

A pensioner has been charged with the murder of an 85-year-old woman in east London. Rosina Coleman was discovered by a handyman at her home of about 50 years in Ashmour Gardens, Romford, at about 11.30am on Tuesday. The Metropolitan police said Paul Prause, also of Romford, who was arrested on Friday, has been charged […]

Reaching Out – As Brexit Looms UK Angels Body Urges Investors And SMEs To Think Global

Reaching Out – As Brexit Looms UK Angels Body Urges Investors And SMEs To Think Global

Reaching Out – As Brexit Looms UK Angels Body Urges Investors And SMEs To Think Global  Forbes Full coverage Source link

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