Why the EU should let the UK revoke Article 50 – New Statesman

One day, when Anas Sarwar was a boy, he left his Glasgow home to go to school and found a letter on the doorstep. “I rather stupidly picked it up and opened it,” Sarwar, now 34, recalls. “There was a picture mocked up of my mum, tied to a chair, with two guns pointed to […]






UK-Dutch-built Sentinel launches to track air quality – BBC News

UK-Dutch-built Sentinel launches to track air quality – BBC News

Image copyright ESA Image caption The Rockot lifted away from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome right on cue A UK-assembled satellite has launched from Russia on a mission to monitor air quality around the globe. Its Dutch-designed instrument will make 20 million observations daily, building maps of polluting gases and particles known to be harmful to health. […]






UK mobile coverage ‘deplorable’, says Lord Adonis – BBC News

UK mobile coverage ‘deplorable’, says Lord Adonis – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Mobile phone coverage in the UK is “deplorable”, according to the chairman of the national infrastructure commission, Lord Adonis. The comments come on the day that Lord Adonis launches a public consultation into the UK’s infrastructure. Speaking to the BBC, he also highlighted traffic congestion. Lord Adonis said traffic speeds in […]






UK ministers told to ‘get a grip’ after accidental deportation letters – The Guardian

The British government misinterpreted its own rules when it mistakenly sent more than 100 letters to European nationals ordering them to leave the country within a month or face deportation, a minister has admitted. The government confirmed it would reimburse those who spent money fighting the wrongful orders and Brandon Lewis, the immigration minister, said […]






Brexit: EU ‘to prepare’ for future trade talks with UK – BBC News

Brexit: EU ‘to prepare’ for future trade talks with UK – BBC News

Media captionMichel Barnier said there was “deadlock” over the UK’s Brexit bill The EU is to begin preparing for its post-Brexit trade negotiations with the UK, while refusing to discuss the matter with the British government. An internal draft document seen by the BBC suggests the 27 European Union countries should discuss trade among themselves […]






UK-built Sentinel satellite to track air pollution – BBC News

UK-built Sentinel satellite to track air pollution – BBC News

Image copyright ESA Image caption Sentinel-5 Precursor is a major UK contribution to the EU’s Copernicus programme A UK-assembled satellite is set to go into orbit shortly to monitor air quality around the globe. Its Dutch-designed instrument will make daily maps of polluting gases and particles known to be harmful to health. Called Sentinel-5P, the […]






BCC: ‘Robust’ manufacturing fails to boost UK growth – BBC News

BCC: ‘Robust’ manufacturing fails to boost UK growth – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images The UK economy grew at a muted rate in the third quarter of 2017 despite progress in the manufacturing sector, the British Chambers of Commerce says. The number of manufacturers reporting improved domestic sales and orders rose in the quarter to its highest level since early 2015, the BCC said. Export […]






Edentree: 3 Top UK Growth Stocks – Morningstar

Emma Wall: Hello, and welcome to Morningstar. I’m Emma Wall and here with me today to give his three stock picks is Phil Harris, Manager of the EdenTree UK Equity Growth Fund. Hi, Phil. Phil Harris: Hello. Wall: So, what’s the first stock on the agenda today? Harris: Right. The first stock today is […]






Harvey Weinstein: US and UK police launch investigations – BBC News

Harvey Weinstein: US and UK police launch investigations – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Police in the US and UK have launched investigations into allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein. The New York Police Department is looking into an allegation dating from 2004 and is reviewing whether there are any additional complaints. London’s Metropolitan Police has received an allegation of sexual assault in the London […]