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Heat turns up on Valentine's Day – and it could stay warm – Sky News

Heat turns up on Valentine's Day – and it could stay warm – Sky News

Britain enjoyed its warmest Valentine’s Day in more than 20 years on Thursday, according to the Met Office. A high of 16.1C (61F) was recorded in the Welsh town of Bala, Gwynedd, making it the warmest 14 February since 1998. Camborne in Cornwall was the sunniest spot, enjoying 9.3 hours of sunshine, while Cassley in […]

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far? – BBC News

Brexit: What trade deals has the UK done so far? – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK-Swiss agreement signed in Bern on 11 February also applies to neighbouring Liechtenstein As a European Union member, the UK is automatically part of about 40 trade agreements which the EU has with more than 70 countries. If the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 […]

Brexit: Ford warns no-deal would be 'catastrophic' as it prepares to 'pull 5,000 jobs out of UK' – The Independent

Brexit: Ford warns no-deal would be 'catastrophic' as it prepares to 'pull 5,000 jobs out of UK' – The Independent

Ford has said it will do “whatever is necessary” to protect its business in the face of no-deal Brexit as it ramps up plans to move UK manufacturing jobs overseas. The US car giant employs 13,000 people in the UK including 5,000 in manufacturing roles at its Bridgend, Dagenham and Halewood plants and 3,000 at its […]

Brexit PLOT: Top UK official 'RULES OUT' no deal – MPs must pick LONG delay or May's terms – Express.co.uk

Brexit PLOT: Top UK official 'RULES OUT' no deal – MPs must pick LONG delay or May's terms – Express.co.uk

He was overheard in a hotel bar in Brussels openly discussing how fear of keeping the UK well after March 29 might focus minds when the agreement goes back to the Commons. The UK’s chief Brexit negotiator said he believed the EU would “probably just give us” an extension on the deadline for leaving, according […]

'Frail' Edinburgh couple granted leave to stay in UK – BBC News

'Frail' Edinburgh couple granted leave to stay in UK – BBC News

Image caption Rezvan Habibimarand and Mozaffar Saberi An elderly Iranian couple, threatened with deportation to Iran, have been granted leave to stay in the UK. Mozaffar Saberi, 83, and Rezvan Habibimarand, 73, have lived in Edinburgh since the 1970s. Despite buying a flat in the city more than 40 years ago, they had never sought […]

Marty Brennaman Cherishes UK Memories With Cawood Ledford, Bill Keightley, Oscar Combs – LEX18 Lexington KY News

Marty Brennaman Cherishes UK Memories With Cawood Ledford, Bill Keightley, Oscar Combs – LEX18 Lexington KY News

By LARRY VAUGHT Marty Brennaman didn’t get to have too many on-court moments to cherish from the two years he worked on the Kentucky TV Network about 30 years ago with former UK star Larry Conley during the Eddie Sutton era with the Wildcats. But off the court, Brennaman made some memories he still cherishes […]

House prices: Stamp duty hike for foreign home buyers to make market fairer – Express

House prices: Stamp duty hike for foreign home buyers to make market fairer – Express

The move comes amid growing concern that first time buyers are being priced out of the market in parts of the UK, especially London and the south-east, partly because of foreign speculators driving up the cost of housing. Non-resident buyers can currently buy homes in the UK at the same stamp duty rate as people living […]

Up 18 early in second half, UK has to survive Bulldogs’ comeback attempt – Lexington Herald Leader

Up 18 early in second half, UK has to survive Bulldogs’ comeback attempt – Lexington Herald Leader

Before playing at Mississippi State on Saturday, Ashton Hagans said it would not be difficult for streaking Kentucky to meet Coach John Calipari’s request to stay humble and hungry. “Nah, not at all,” he said. “Because at the beginning of the season, everybody thought we weren’t going to be this team. Some people jumped off […]

Eurovision 2019: Why Michael Rice believes he can break the UK's losing streak – BBC News

Eurovision 2019: Why Michael Rice believes he can break the UK's losing streak – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Rice’s version of Bigger Than Us Michael Rice, who won BBC talent show All Together Now last year, has been chosen to fly the flag for the UK at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The 21-year-old from Hartlepool, who was also on The X Factor in […]

Brexit Brief: U.K. banks fret over data exchanges in disorderly split – MarketWatch

Brexit Brief: U.K. banks fret over data exchanges in disorderly split – MarketWatch

Lobbyists representing some of London finance’s largest companies are demanding a legal lifeline from European policy makers to ensure data can continue to be transferred between the U.K. and the EU in the event of a crash-out Brexit. The International Regulatory Strategy Group, which is attended by representatives from the likes of BlackRock, Citigroup and […]