Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would bring his divided nation back together next year when Britain leaves the European Union, telling Britons they were set for a “fantastic year and a… Read More
Yearly Archives: 2019
Man charged after ‘Picasso painting’ attacked in London gallery
British police have charged a man with criminal damage after a painting, reported by the BBC to have been by Spanish master Pablo Picasso, was attacked at a London gallery over the… Read More
Prince William launches prize to solve Earth’s top environmental challenges
Britain’s Prince William launched a multi-million pound prize on Tuesday to encourage the world’s greatest problem-solvers to find answers to Earth’s biggest environmental problems, saying the planet was now at a tipping… Read More
Britain’s energy price cap saved households £1 billion in 2019 – government
Britain’s cap on domestic energy prices saved customers around 1 billion pounds in 2019, but shopping around is still the best way to save money, the government said on Tuesday.
Britain says will raise minimum wage by more than 6% in 2020
Britain’s national minimum wage will rise by more than 6% next year, taking it to 8.74 pounds an hour, the government announced on Tuesday.
UK to raise National Living Wage by 6.2%, finance minister Javid says – The Sun
Britain will increase the National Living Wage, a mandatory minimum wage, by 6.2% to 8.72 pounds per hour from April, finance minister Sajid Javid said in an article for The Sun newspaper… Read More
Newly face-lifted Big Ben will ring in London New Year
Britain’s Big Ben bell in parliament’s landmark clock tower will ring at midnight on New Year’s Eve, marking the start of a year for the first time since its new face was… Read More
UK honours recipients’ addresses accidentally leaked online
The British government accidentally published online the addresses of the New Year’s Honours 2020 recipients, it said on Saturday.
UK honours recipients’ addresses accidentally leaked online – BBC
The British government accidentally published online the home and work addresses of more than 1,000 New Year’s Honours recipients including singer Sir Elton John, the BBC reported on Saturday.
Britain’s Harry and Meghan file for Sussex Royal trade mark
Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have filed to register the name of their charitable foundation, Sussex Royal, as a trade mark, according to a document published on the Intellectual Property… Read More
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