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U.K. flies cash to Cyprus for soldiers – CNNMoney

U.K. flies cash to Cyprus for soldiers – CNNMoney

British government said it is “determined to do everything we can” to help members of U.K. military stationed in Cyprus deal with bank crisis. The U.K. is flying €1 million of cash into Cyprus for British soldiers […]

UK Has Long Road To Fiscal Repair – Wall Street Journal

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UK Tech Scene Tries To Get Its Act Together – Forbes

UK Tech Scene Tries To Get Its Act Together – Forbes

Former Facebook VP Wants to Make Tech Startups Cool in the UK Karsten Strauss Forbes Staff Hot Tech Teams Pursuing Finance Solutions In London’s FinTech Lab Tom Groenfeldt Contributor Tablets Trump Smartphones on the World (Web) Stage Karsten Strauss Forbes Staff London, UK. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) There’s no doubt London and the UK is a […]

UK air pollution: why are we only now waking up to this public health crisis? – The Guardian

When Justin Bieber collapsed last week at the O2 arena in London and was taken to a private clinic feeling “short of breath” and needing oxygen, the rumours started flying that he had had an asthma attack. They were denied by his management, but it would have been understandable if he had. Most of last […]

Why doesn’t the UK have more companies like ARM? – The Guardian (blog)

Long-term planning, almost everybody agrees, is a key to success, especially in the technology business. Even so, ARM Holdings is taking things to extremes. Warren East, at the age of 51, says he is bowing out as chief executive after 12 years because the company is already planning for 2020 and beyond. He thinks there’s […]

UK Car Market Avoids Slump for Now – Wall Street Journal

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Miners weigh on UK stocks as metals prices fall – MarketWatch

Miners weigh on UK stocks as metals prices fall – MarketWatch

By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) — Mining firms drove U.K. stocks lower on Tuesday, as metals prices dropped and a Rio Tinto PLC executive warned of downward pressure on […]

UK increased recycling rates fastest in Europe over past decade – The Guardian

Recycling rates in the UK rose faster in the first decade of the millennium than any other country in Europe, according to official statistics published on Tuesday. Although the UK started from a low base in 2001 – recycling rates were just 12% for all municipal waste – it increased by the greatest amount by […]

Energy bills push UK inflation to nine-month high – The Guardian

The annual rate of inflation rose for the first time in five months in February as dearer energy bills added to the cost of living. The Office for National Statistics said inflation as measured by the consumer prices index stood at 2.8% last month, up from 2.7% and the highest for nine months. Officials blamed […]

Charity distributes cannabis scratch and sniff cards – The Guardian

Marijuana-scented cards are being distributed across the UK in the hope that they will help people to literally sniff out crime. The scratch and sniff cards, the initiative of independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers, are intended to help people identify illegal cannabis farms in their neighbourhood. Over the last two years police forces have seized more […]