(Reuters) – Brexit secretary David Davis is creating a Brexit plan that would give Northern Ireland joint UK and European Union (EU) status so it could trade freely with both, as well… Read More
Monthly Archives: May 2018
UK pensions regulator chief to step down in February 2019
(Reuters) – Britain’s pensions watchdog head Lesley Titcomb will step down at the end of her four-year contract in February 2019, The Pensions Regulator said on Thursday.
Northern Ireland police demand extra resources for post-Brexit
BELFAST (Reuters) – Northern Ireland’s police will ask the British government for hundreds more officers to help secure the province’s border with Ireland after Britain leaves the European Union, a senior police… Read More
Original Winnie-the-Pooh map to be auctioned in London
LONDON (Reuters) – The original map of the Hundred Acre Wood from the Winnie-the-Pooh children’s stories is set to go under the hammer, with an estimate price tag of up to $200,000.
Superbike rider Kneen killed in Isle of Man TT practice
LONDON (Reuters) – Local superbike rider Dan Kneen died on Wednesday after an accident during qualifying for the Isle of Man TT races, organisers said.
Man who encouraged attack on Prince George admits terrorism charges
LONDON (Reuters) – A British man, who suggested Islamist militants should target four-year-old Prince George – destined to be Britain’s future king – pleaded guilty to terrorism offences on Thursday.
UK Vogue names “campaigning feminist” Meghan Markle among top influential women
LONDON (Reuters) – Meghan Markle was named among the 25 most influential women in Britain on Thursday, according to a list published by UK Vogue magazine which hailed her as forging a… Read More
Tories urged by Muslim group to tackle Islamophobia
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s largest Muslim group on Thursday urged Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party to launch an independent inquiry into Islamophobia to make sure “racists and bigots have no place… Read More
Does FCA’s Bailey want the Bank of England’s top job? No comment
LONDON (Reuters) – The chief of Britain’s financial regulator Andrew Bailey on Thursday declined to comment as to whether he was interested in succeeding Mark Carney as the Bank of England governor,… Read More
FCA to consider capping rent-to-own prices
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s financial watchdog is considering capping “rent-to-own” prices and fundamentally reforming how banks charge for unarranged overdrafts to crack down on high cost credit, it said on Thursday
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