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Cold weather to continue across Britain – The Guardian

The unseasonable cold weather shows no sign of letting up following the coldest March in more than 50 years. No significant snowfall is forecast, but temperatures are expected to remain low for the time of year. Forecasters predict that the cold snap could last until mid-April. Andy Radcliffe, a forecaster with MeteoGroup, said temperatures would […]

UK Independence Party finds its voice amid growing anti-immigrant wave – Washington Post

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In UK, Halo Effect Wanes – Wall Street Journal

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UK financial regulation overhauled – BBC News

UK financial regulation overhauled – BBC News

31 March 2013 Last updated at 20:06 ET The new structure was first planned in 2010 The UK’s banking regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), has been abolished and replaced with two successor organisations. The changes mark the end of the system set […]

Egyptian TV satirist bailed after police questioning – The Guardian

Egyptian TV satirist bailed after police questioning – The Guardian

Link to video: Bassem Youssef’s supporters protest as Egyptian satirist is detained The Middle East’s most popular TV satirist was issued with an arrest warrant and questioned by Egypt‘s top prosecutor for allegedly insulting Islam and the Egyptian president. Bassem Youssef, who is known as Egypt’s Jon Stewart, turned himself in after the prosecutor general issued […]

Feminism ‘has failed working-class women’ – The Guardian

Feminism has failed working-class women by focusing too much on gender equality in high-profile roles, according to new research. While the average gap between the earnings of men and women has narrowed in the last 50 years, differences between professional and unskilled women are significantly higher than those between the same groups of men, a […]

UK businesses warn on emissions tax – Financial Times

Last updated: March 31, 2013 5:31 pm By Pilita Clark, Environment Correspondent UK businesses warn on emissions tax – Financial Times

Archbishop Justin Welby warns against trusting fallible leaders – The Guardian

Justin Welby has used his first Easter sermon as archbishop of Canterbury to warn of the dangers of investing too much faith in frail and fallible human leaders, be they politicians or priests. Blind belief in the power of the individual to bring about true change in any sphere, he said, was simplistic and wrong, […]

Glencoe avalanche victim’s body found – The Guardian

Rescue teams searching for a missing skier who was killed by an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands have found his body. Daniel Maddox, from Clackmannanshire, was skiing in an off-piste area behind Glencoe ski centre when the avalanche struck at around 1pm on Saturday. The 41-year-old, who was said to be an experienced skier, was […]

Police rule out sectarian motive in Belfast shooting – The Guardian

A sectarian motive has been ruled out in the murder of a pizza delivery worker in west Belfast on Saturday night. The victim, who was in his 20s, was shot dead outside the Dominos Pizza takeaway shop in Kennedy Way. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said the man was rushed to hospital but died […]