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10 awesome SUP adventure weekends in the UK

10 awesome SUP adventure weekends in the UK

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UK remembers London Bridge attack victims on 1st anniversary

UK remembers London Bridge attack victims on 1st anniversary

A tribute is projected onto the side of London Bridge, London, Sunday June 3, 2018, to mark one year since a deadly vehicle-and-knife attack on London Bridge. Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain’s resolve to “stand firm” against terrorism is stronger than ever. (Dominic Lipinski/PA(/PA via AP), The Associated Press Source link

Singapore signs defence agreements with UK, Germany

Singapore signs defence agreements with UK, Germany

SINGAPORE: Singapore signed two separate defence agreements with the United Kingdom and Germany on Saturday (Jun 2), covering areas such as cybersecurity, counter-terrorism and maritime security. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the UK is the first on defence signed between the two countries. Advertisement Signed on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue, the agreement covers […]

Now fixed, Visa outage disrupted 'millions' of payments in UK and Europe

Now fixed, Visa outage disrupted 'millions' of payments in UK and Europe

You may be having problems with your Visa card. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images If you wanted to use your Visa card to pay for something in the UK and Europe today, you had to use cash instead. Visa announced Friday that it experienced a “service disruption” that prevented transactions from going through.  We are currently experiencing […]

Sailor stranded on ship in UK port for 15 months after legal dispute

Sailor stranded on ship in UK port for 15 months after legal dispute

A sailor has been stranded aboard a ship moored at a port in Norfolk for more than 15 months due to a legal dispute. Captain Nikesh Rastogi was contracted as part of a 13-strong replacement crew for the offshore supply vessel Malaviya Twenty in February 2017. The ship has been held at a port in […]

UK consumer credit rebounds in April

UK consumer credit rebounds in April

LONDON–The amount Britons borrowed strongly rebounded in April, after a bout of weakness in March, in a signal that may strengthen the Bank of England’s case for raising its key interest rate in the months to come. Figures released Thursday showed the sharpest U.K. consumer-credit increase in almost 18 months, despite recent economic data releases […]

UK set to ban drones from flying within 1km of airports

UK set to ban drones from flying within 1km of airports

The UK government has announced new rules to ban drones from flying within 1km of UK airports, in an effort to prevent collisions with aeroplanes. The Department for Transport said on Wednesday that the number of “drone incidents with aircraft” had risen from six in 2014 to 93 last year. The new rules, which will […]

Government U-turn over anti-terror law used to deport migrants

Government U-turn over anti-terror law used to deport migrants

The government has agreed to stop deporting people under an immigration rule designed to tackle terrorism and those judged to be a threat to national security pending a review, after the Guardian highlighted numerous cases in which the power was being misused. The news came as the home secretary, Sajid Javid, admitted on Tuesday that […]

Arbitrary UK visa quotas lead to perverse and damaging outcomes

Arbitrary UK visa quotas lead to perverse and damaging outcomes

Sarah O’Connor May 29, 2018 Print this page Brexit is fast approaching and the UK’s labour market is feeling the strain. Migrant workers from the EU are heading home and — it turns out — the economy needed them after all. Employers faced with staff shortages are applying for more visas to bring in skilled […]

Man dies after vehicle submerged in flood water in Walsall

Man dies after vehicle submerged in flood water in Walsall

A man in his 80s has died after his vehicle was submerged during flash flooding on a day of extreme and varied weather across the UK. Police were called to Rushall in Walsall just after 2am on Monday to reports that a vehicle had entered the water. The victim was taken to hospital but pronounced […]